Short Courses in Business Administration

Business administration deals with the performance or management of business operations in regards to making or implementing major decisions. The business administration discipline focuses on efficient methods on how to organize people and resources to drive activities towards set goals. Business administration combines knowledge and theories of finance/economics, human resource, marketing, information systems, accounting and law.

A Bachelor or Master degree in Business Administration (BBA or MBA) can help students obtain particular abilities, like: learning how to negotiate or approve contracts and agreements, analyse financial statements, make sales reports and analysing performance indicators. Graduates will know how to apply new technologies in the workplace and how to best manage an organisation or business. Problem-solving, theorizing and analytical thinking skills are much needed and favoured by employers in the field. In addition, BBAs encourage students to think about issues such as diversity, ethics, politics and other dynamics that play a role in every work environment. Many colleges, universities and business schools offer different specialisation areas, such as: operations management, human resources management and general management.

Some of the most common career options for graduates from business administration include: office manager, business owner, risk management consultant, financial planner, purchasing agent, research analyst, marketing representative, quality assurance specialist.

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Business Administration Certificate Business Administration
  • Aug 2017
  • Not specified
  • 8 months

Become a leader in today’s business world with the Post-Graduate Certificate in Business Administration offered at York University School of Continuing Studies.

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University of Cape Town Human Resource (HR) Management Short Course University of Cape Town Human Resource (HR) Management
  • Jul 2017
  • National $ 851
  • International $ 851
  • 70 days

Human Resource (HR) Management is an increasing priority for organisations in the modern business landscape. Effectively attracting, engaging, developing and retaining the right employees is now imperative for the success of any organisation. As such, there are now many exciting career opportunities for those with an up-to-date and practical HR skill set. This course is offered by GetSmarter.

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University of Cape Town Import and Export Management Short Course University of Cape Town Import and Export Management
  • Jul 2017
  • National $ 943
  • International $ 943
  • 70 days

70% of all business failures are as a result of poorly specified project requirements. Which is why, in various industries across South Africa, the demand for astute Business Systems Analysts who can implement efficient, user-friendly systems that both support the strategic objectives of a business, and also meet the end-user’s requirements, is on the rise. The Business Systems Analysis course is offered by GetSmarter.

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Modern Business Technologies Short Course Modern Business Technologies
  • Sep 2017
  • Not specified
  • 4 months

Modern world market provides opportunities for company development in different industries. Modern Business Technologies course is offered by Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU).

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University of Cape Town Graphic Design Short Course University of Cape Town Graphic Design
  • Jul 2017
  • National $ 789
  • International $ 789
  • 70 days

The importance placed on design and visual thinking, as well as design software proficiency, as a skill for success in the 21st century workplace, makes graphic design a universally applicable skill. The Graphic Design course is offered by GetSmarter.

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English for Business Short Course English for Business
  • Jun 2017
  • National € 6,045 per module
  • International € 6,045 per module
  • 42 days

The English for Business course is offered at Yale English Language Institute. Make international connections and learn business communication through case studies and discussions.

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How to Become a Start-up in the Creative Industry Short Course How to Become a Start-up in the Creative Industry
  • Any time
  • EEA € 0
  • International € 0
  • 12 days

In this intensive course offered by HKU University of the Arts Utrecht – called How to Become a Start-up in the Creative Industry – you will join forces to form international student start-up teams and work on your own or a team member’s innovative idea.

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Business, Government and the Global Economy Short Course Business, Government and the Global Economy
  • Any time
  • EEA € 1,500
  • International € 1,500
  • 21 days

The aim of this Business, Government and the Global Economy course at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) is to analyse the key factors that affect the competitive position of a nation by investigating the economic forces that drive trade integration and how globalisation is changing the macroeconomic scenario.

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International Business Semester Short Course International Business Semester
  • Feb 2017
  • Not specified
  • 4 months

The International Business Semester at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) is developed according to the European requirements and can be recognized as a semester abroad. It provides students with opportunity to study in the international environment getting the intercultural experience.

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