Short Courses in Business Administration

Business administration deals with the performance or management of business operations and therefore is all about making or implementing major decisions. It is mostly about organizing people and resources efficiently so as to channel activities toward common goals. A degree in Business Administration can help you obtain those particular abilities and master the latest methods to manage a group or business. Problem-solving, theorizing and analytical thinking skills are much needed and favoured. In addition, this major will encourage you to think about issues such as diversity, ethics, politics and other dynamics that play a role in every work environment.Many colleges and universities offer different specialization areas in the field and require you to focus on one. Focus areas include operations management, human resources management and general management

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English for Business Short Course English for Business
  • Jun 2016
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA £ 1,475 per module
  • Non-EEA £ 1,475 per module
  • 21 days

The English for Business course is offered at Westminster Summer School. English is the key language for communication in international business. Acquisition of communicative competence and the range of skills necessary to perform in business will provide students with a competitive edge when entering the job market.

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The Summer School The Demidov Express Short Course The Summer School The Demidov Express
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 500 per module
  • Non-EEA € 500 per module
  • 21 days

We live in an era of great discoveries and great changes. Therefore, to gain success we need the knowledge, proactive attitude and ability to adequately evaluate and analyze what is happening around us. Within the framework of The Global Education Initiative BRICS Ural Federal University (Ekaterinburg, Russia) and the Higher School of Economics (Saint-Petersburg, Russia) invite foreign students to join the Summer program The Demidov Express.

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Business Strategy & Consulting Short Course Business Strategy & Consulting
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA £ 1,950 per module
  • Non-EEA £ 1,950 per module
  • 19 days

The Business Strategy & Consulting course from Imperial College Summer School will enable students to learn and actively and critically apply business strategy concepts to diagnose, manage, design and change commonly faced challenges by organisations. Concepts of consulting will be also analysed to provide students with a strong understanding of strategic approaches for managing consulting projects and managing clients.

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Business in the Arts Certificate Business in the Arts
  • Jul 2016
  • Aug 2016
  • International £ 4,600 per module
  • 2 months

The course is designed to assist both students with a background in business and those with an arts background to acquire an understanding of the nature, structure and workings of contemporary business organisations in the arts and creative industries, and the management processes that take place within them.

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The Entrepreneurial Side of Business Certificate The Entrepreneurial Side of Business
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 1,500 per module
  • Non-EEA € 1,500 per module
  • 1 months

More and more, companies are looking for people who not only understand their own academic discipline but also have a basic understanding of business and entrepreneurship. Strange? Not at all! All sorts of business start with an idea, be it in arts, communication, design, food, gaming, health care, life science, mobility... But in order to be viable some basic elements must be in place like (product) development, communication, management, persuasion, financing and also selling.

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Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear Short Course Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear
  • Any time
  • National $ 214 per module
  • International $ 214 per module
  • Not specified

Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear is your introduction to a vitally important subject in today's data-driven society. In 24 half-hour lectures, you will explore the principles and methods that underlie the study of statistics. You have probably heard such terms as mean, median, percentile, quartile, statistically significant, and bell curve, and you may have a rough idea of what they mean. This course sharpens your understanding of these and scores of other statistical concepts and shows how, properly used, they can extract meaning from data.

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Customer Discovery and Value Proposition Validation Certificate Customer Discovery and Value Proposition Validation
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 1,100 per module
  • Non-EEA € 1,100 per module
  • 14 days

Our goal is to create an entrepreneurial experience for you with all of the pressures and demands of the real world in an early stage startup. The Customer Discovery and Value Proposition Validation course from Utrecht Summer School is intensely and deliberately experiential to develop the mindset, reflexes, agility and resilience an entrepreneur needs to search for certainty in a chaotic world.

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Personal Leadership Development in a Globalized World Certificate Personal Leadership Development in a Globalized World
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 475 per module
  • Non-EEA € 475 per module
  • 5 days

Personal Leadership Development in a Globalized World from Utrecht Summer School, gives an overview of different theories on (business) leadership, the influence of globalization and culture in an international setting. In a globalized world management and leadership become more internationally oriented too. Different cultures around the globe lack a universal management style and firms expanding into new geographical areas do not always realize this. Our colleagues from Rhodes University, South Africa will focus on questions like: - Does global leadership really exist or is it a myth? - What does African - Ubuntu - management mean? - What does it take to become a manager of the future?

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Globalising your business - how to conquer the world? Short Course Globalising your business - how to conquer the world?
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 340 per module
  • Non-EEA € 724 per module
  • 12 days

This Globalising your business - how to conquer the world? course from Aarhus University will help students to critically analyse, evaluate and appraise the factors which constitute and influence the global business environment. They will learn about the complex and often unpredictable variables and contexts important to international business.

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