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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English for Business Short Course English for Business
  • Jun 2016
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA £ 1,475 per module
  • International £ 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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SMU Global Summer Programme 2016 Short Course SMU Global Summer Programme 2016
  • Jul 2016
  • National € 670 per module
  • International € 670 per module
  • 28 days

Located in the heart of Asia and Singapore, SMU comprises Schools of Accountancy, Business, Economics, Information Systems, Law, and Social Sciences where our research and teaching are focused in this region. In the 21st century, a deep understanding of the emerging Southeast Asia, and Asia in general, will be central to success in most fields as the region presents both challenges and opportunities.

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LUT Summer School Short Course LUT Summer School
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 495 per year
  • International € 495 per year
  • 21 days

LUT Summer School provides you with an exceptional opportunity to combine high-quality learning with an unforgettable summer experience in an international environment and a taste of student life in Lappeenranta.

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English for Business Short Course English for Business
  • Jun 2016
  • 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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Modern Business Technologies Certificate Modern Business Technologies
  • Sep 2016
  • Not specified
  • 5 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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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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Organizational Behaviour Management Short Course Organizational Behaviour Management
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 1,115 per module
  • International € 1,115 per module
  • 14 days

To change behaviour within an organization, we first need to understand it. Only then can we effectively improve leadership, motivation and culture, creating a more productive workplace with happy staff and managers. That may seem obvious, but organizational behaviour remains a much-misunderstood topic. A field muddied by esoteric social scientific theories based upon non-replicable research.Organizational Behaviour Management at VU University Amsterdam is taught at four different levels, namely Beginner Bachelor, Advanced Bachelor, Master and PhD.

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Implementing Customer Insights for Your Business Certificate Implementing Customer Insights for Your Business
  • Any time
  • EEA € 180
  • International € 180
  • 28 days

This professional education course in Implementing Customer Insights for Your Business from Delft University of Technology is an advanced introduction for design, innovation and marketing managers who would like to learn how qualitative user research can support their business and product or service design.

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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
  • International € 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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Pre-Sessional English for Postgraduates - Cass Business School Short Course Pre-Sessional English for Postgraduates - Cass Business School
  • Aug 2016
  • EEA £ 1,390 per module
  • International £ 1,390 per module
  • 1 months

Short and intensive preparation in academic English for students starting an MSc degree course at Cass Business School in September. If you already have an offer for a place with the MSc programme at Cass Business School and have been referred to INTO City to raise your English language level, this course will prepare you for your studies.

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Customer Discovery and Value Proposition Validation Certificate Customer Discovery and Value Proposition Validation
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 1,100 per module
  • International € 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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