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If you’re looking to continue your personal development with a multitude of study options either online or in a classroom, law courses are for you. Specific study topics typically include intellectual property, commercial law and regulatory theory.

A program in Business, Economics and Administration, intends to further the student’s understanding of the business world. This program often incorporates theory with real world application. With this course, one can be the head in various business departments.

Across the Atlantic, the discussion about online courses and their potential to restructure higher education has been raging for some time. Courses are structured as weekly online conferences; communication with the course tutor and other learners takes place in a virtual learning environment. The online courses are intended to fit around your calendar; you access the course whenever it is suitable for you.

Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state and a member state of the European Union. It is located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. Spanish universities regulate access to their own degrees and they fix the academic fees. They can also offer unofficial postgraduate degrees. The capital city Madrid has possibly the largest number of bars per capita of any European city and a very active nightlife.

Being the 2nd largest city in Spain, Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia province. It has over 4 million inhabitants. It is a vibrant city that hosts thousands of tourists annually. It is home to university of Barcelona among others.

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Strategic Innovation Management

ADEN Business School
Online Part time February 2017 Spain Madrid

Knowledge economy, as was defined by Peter Drucker and others, poses unprecedented challenges for companies and organizations. One of the pillars on which business models are based on this new era is innovation, a complex and multidimensional phenomenon. From this perspective, strategic management of innovation resulting in the ability of the company to build a ... [+]

Online Course Studies in Business Studies in Barcelona in Spain. Knowledge economy, as was defined by Peter Drucker and others, poses unprecedented challenges for companies and organizations. One of the pillars on which business models are based on this new era is innovation, a complex and multidimensional phenomenon. From this perspective, strategic management of innovation resulting in the ability of the company to build a culture of innovation that can generate value reinventing regularly its own business model, adapting to the constantly changing environment and introducing innovations incremental order , developmental and / or disruptive. It is the responsibility of driving teams create the internal conditions for these policies - the result of a Vision and Mission consensus - are properly understood and internalized through appropriate communication processes. Innovations can occur in multiple stages inside and outside the company (Doblin model). This is a proposal theoretical-practical oriented development of generic and systemic skills in order to integrate innovation in organizational culture as a strategic axis for value creation in business models and policies for development and growth companies and organizations. The mastery of this competition is closely linked with other generic skills that are considered in program development such as Creativity, Focus on quality, project management, orientation achievement, Entrepreneurship, Problem solving, decision making, orientation learning, Teamwork and Leadership. GOALS Upon completion completed, the participant will have achieved the following transfer targets: Leading processes of defining innovation policies for value creation in line with the development strategies of the company, from detecting and identifying causes, opportunities, needs and dynamic demands resulting from the interaction between organizational contexts and the reality of markets and intervention environments, both for small and medium businesses and international corporations and other organizations. Design, systematize and develop processes, systems, products and / or services matching innovative policies and strategies formulated and designed to meet internal and external demands and to take advantage of the opportunities identified, assessing how they will affect the possible innovations both people, the organization and the context of intervention by identifying risks and benefits. Justify, plan and implement the components of innovation according to related policies and sustainability of the organization, introducing innovations that impact the various systems, processes, products, services and results and targets both personal, organizational and as in the contexts of intervention, monitoring and evaluating progress steadily and results. recipients senior and managerial staff of small and medium Latin American and international companies. academic content MODULE 1: From the creative spark innovation strategy MODULE 2: Towards a culture of innovation MODULE 3 Management of the innovation process MODULE 4: The practice of innovation [-]

Expert Event Management And Sports

UNISPORT MANAGEMENT SCHOOL
Online 7 months Open Enrollment Spain Barcelona

Program Objective: To train students to manage any type of sporting event, leisure or competition, with a clear international focus. [+]

Program Objective: To enable the student to manage any type of sporting event, leisure or competition, with a clear international focus. recipients: Sport passionate people, linked or not the sports sector and who want to develop their career in a sector of the future and in great need of professionalization. Workload: 525H (Equivalence ECTS: 21 credits) COURSE MODULES B122 The organization of sport B126 Management of Sports Activities B130 Sports Event Management B134 Deportivo Security and Protocol Methodology Flexible methodology adapted to your life Campus online available 24h / 365 days Personalized tutoring Teaching materials always updated Individual lessons by videoconference Case Study Campus adapted to mobile devices Free subscription to industry magazines Access to specialized resources International technical stays Classroom activities Placements Employment Unisport students can enjoy various exclusive services related to employability: Internship program in companies and sports entities. Exclusive job search and job Services to support entrepreneurship Validation of your business model Search for funding Training Acceleration of innovative projects related to sport [-]

Social Media Expert Sport Management

UNISPORT MANAGEMENT SCHOOL
Online 6 months Open Enrollment Spain Barcelona

To train students as professional Social Media, acquiring skills necessary to lead the digital strategy of any organization, specializing in sports organizations, professional athletes, competitions and brands associated with the sport competitions. [+]

Online Course Studies in Business Studies in Barcelona in Spain. Program Objective: To train students as professional Social Media, acquiring skills necessary to lead the digital strategy of any organization, specializing in sports organizations, professional athletes, competitions and brands associated with the sport competitions. recipients: Passionate people of sport and new technologies, who want to develop a new highly demanded profession in the sector that moves more fans and generate more content and Internet traffic. Workload: 425h (Equivalence ECTS: 17 credits) COURSE MODULES B160 Introduction 2.0 B161 Social Media and Sport B162 social platforms You B163, social media manager B164 The Social Media Plan B165 Measuring Results B166 Legal Aspects Methodology Flexible methodology adapted to your life Campus online available 24h / 365 days Personalized tutoring Teaching materials always updated Individual lessons by videoconference Case Study Campus adapted to mobile devices Free subscription to industry magazines Access to specialized resources International technical stays Classroom activities Placements Employment Unisport students can enjoy various exclusive services related to employability: Internship program in companies and sports entities. Exclusive job search and job Services to support entrepreneurship Validation of your business model Search for funding Training Acceleration of innovative projects related to sport [-]

Expert In Executive Coaching And Management Development

UNISPORT MANAGEMENT SCHOOL
Online 4 months Open Enrollment Spain Barcelona

What is an executive coach ?: A coach is the person who stimulates and accompanies other / s in achieving specific goals within the scope of professional development. [+]

What is an executive coach ?: A coach is the person who stimulates and accompanies other / s in achieving specific goals within the scope of professional development. The coach's job is to encourage and facilitate, through scientifically valid and reliable self-reflection of the coachee (client or pupil) so that design methodology and commit to an action plan fruit of the synergy of the work of both. Program Objective: The program is aimed at all those who wish to train as an executive coach and started in the exercise of the profession. Managers, sports managers, entrepreneurs and professionals from various fields can learn the techniques to develop coaching processes. recipients: Sport passionate people and leadership eager to learn a new profession booming in all sectors. Workload: 300h (Equivalence ECTS: 12 credits) COURSE MODULES B140 Introduction to Coaching B141 executive coaching and talent management B142 Methodology of executive coaching B143 Tools and executive coaching skills Methodology Flexible methodology adapted to your life Campus online available 24h / 365 days Personalized tutoring Teaching materials always updated Individual lessons by videoconference Case Study Campus adapted to mobile devices Free subscription to industry magazines Access to specialized resources International technical stays Classroom activities With this program you'll have your own coaching sessions, with a detailed report of your skills and competencies. You will have your own Personal Development Plan with the help of Coach-Tutor to achieve your goals. Employment Unisport students can enjoy various exclusive services related to employability: Exclusive job search and job Services to support entrepreneurship Validation of your business model Search for funding Training Acceleration of innovative projects related to sport [-]

Graduate In Digital Positioning Companies

IIMN - Instituto Internacional de Marketing
Online & Campus Combined Part time 10 months September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Today one of the main points for a company is to know the positioning that has its brand in the market and in the minds of consumers. It is critical to the success of any organization not only be well positioned to achieve, but keep that situation through different techniques and strategies ... [+]

Online Course Studies in Business Studies in Barcelona in Spain. Degree in Digital Business Positioning Today one of the main points for a company is to know the positioning that has its brand in the market and in the minds of consumers. It is critical to the success of any organization not only be well positioned to achieve, but keep that situation through different techniques and strategies. Social networks play an important role in the media, both to disseminate its contents, as to attract new audiences, so they are facing key users continue to consume. This postgraduate course will provide the necessary knowledge to create your own strategy based on quality content. GOALS Learn professional techniques of search engine optimization. Making our web application fully implement best practices positioning. Learn the technical vision of standards, languages, servers and Web applications to be better understood with the Department. Technical / Design. Provide attendees a comprehensive view of the range of laws and regulations affecting the information management and electronic commerce. Learn to create your own strategy based on quality content. Generate quality content on corporate platforms the company to attract potential customers. Development of the Strategic Plan on Social Media. Learn the concept of web usability and discover why it is so necessary. Mastering methods, techniques and processes user-oriented design (UCD. Methods for evaluating the usability of the web. Analyze user satisfaction, identify potential problems and provide solutions through web analytics. To train students to address web analytics from a professional perspective: to interpret the data provided by google analytics and apply them to the decision making. Blended Learning In the embodiment Blended Learning or blended learning divides the student with the combination of classroom and online work. Each student has a schedule of activities and study in the online campus to achieve its objectives. It accounts with the professor and tutor. E-Learning In the e-learning student learning based on work online through our virtual campus. Each student has a schedule of activities and study in the online campus to achieve its objectives. It accounts with the professor and tutor. Summer School In the embodiment Summer School students will perform its program following the format of blended learning mode, with the difference that the contact hours will be held intensively in the mornings from 9:30 to 14:30 during the months of June and July. To whom it is addressed The Graduate digital positioning companies is aimed at professionals from the private and public sector companies wishing to position with the latest digital marketing techniques Content Marketing and social networking strategies. Entrepreneurs, senior executives and middle management, communication directors, managers and strategists social and professional networks of communication and PR. Double Degree Once completed postgraduate qualifications and exceeded the corresponding own certificate issued by the Universitat Abat Oliva CEU and by the International Institute of Marketing will be obtained. [-]

Graduate In Digital Marketing Strategies & Social Networks

IIMN - Instituto Internacional de Marketing
Online & Campus Combined Part time 10 months September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The importance of Social Media Network is an undeniable fact and enterprises, institutions and organizations know. The proliferation and acceptance of social media as a channel of conversation with current and potential customers every day more. Responsible for designing the strategy for achieving the objectives is the Social Media Strategist ... [+]

Postgraduate Digital Marketing Strategies & Social Networks The importance of Social Media Network is an undeniable fact and enterprises, institutions and organizations know. The proliferation and acceptance of social media as a channel of conversation with current and potential customers every day more. Responsible for designing the strategy for achieving the objectives is the Social Media Strategist. For this reason we designed this from IIMN graduate meet the expectations of this new professional figure. This can provide you graduate the necessary guarantees to ensure that both your digital projects such as corporate strategies that you plan come to fruition. GOALS Make a marketing plan 2.0: Analyze the environment, markets and competition. Design and implementation of an effective strategy with quality content to attract potential customers. Development of the Strategic Plan on Social Media. Understand and develop the creation of digital creative campaigns, differentiated channel and directed by well-targeted process. Knowing what level of design best practices and recommendations for usable web are. Mastering methods, techniques and processes user-oriented design (UCD); methods for evaluating the usability of the web. Analyze user satisfaction, identify potential problems and provide solutions through web analytics. Interpret the data that Google Analytics and apply them to the decision making. To train students to address web analytics from a professional perspective. Enable students to establish and run a digital communication strategy. Provide students with the tools to meet the challenges of a business in the digital realm. To this end, they are taught to use the strategy and the key disciplines in Digital Marketing. Blended Learning In the embodiment Blended Learning or blended learning divides the student with the combination of classroom and online work. Each student has a schedule of activities and study in the online campus to achieve its objectives. It accounts with the professor and tutor. E-Learning In the e-learning student learning based on work online through our virtual campus. Each student has a schedule of activities and study in the online campus to achieve its objectives. It accounts with the professor and tutor. Summer School In the embodiment Summer School students will perform its program following the format of blended learning mode, with the difference that the contact hours will be held intensively in the mornings from 9:30 to 14:30 during the months of June and July. To whom it is addressed Profiles of the digital sector wishing to take a step beyond its vision and strategic capability in managing their campaigns. Degree holders young people seeking to enter the labor market with a plus professional qualification. Professionals who want refocus their career and acquire digital skills. Double Degree Once completed postgraduate qualifications and exceeded the corresponding own certificate issued by the Universitat Abat Oliva CEU and by the International Institute of Marketing will be obtained. [-]

Graduate In Mobile Marketing And Email Marketing

IIMN - Instituto Internacional de Marketing
Online & Campus Combined Part time 10 months September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The marketer needs to move, continue to evolve and learn to integrate, within its overall strategy and vision, environments and mobile technologies. Therefore, this graduate prepares you to be able to define and implement correct and complete communication strategies and marketing campaigns with the technical Mobile E-mail Marketing understood as a technical ... [+]

Online Course Studies in Business Studies in Barcelona in Spain. Graduate Marketing Mobile and Email Marketing With mobile devices in range of 81% of Spanish citizens' (Source: Telefonica), mobile marketing is becoming the most powerful tool for marketing a business. Both the communication sector as business models have changed with the digitization of society and business. Users connect, surf, socialize, play, and shop from their mobile ... so we have a growing demand for professionals with knowledge and digital skills. The marketer needs to move, continue to evolve and learn to integrate, within its overall strategy and vision, environments and mobile technologies. Therefore, this graduate prepares you to be able to define and implement correct and complete communication strategies and marketing campaigns with the technical Mobile E-mail Marketing understood as a quick, effective and economical approach to implementing actions Internet marketing. All this will allow us to dominate, enhance and promote the marketing of products and services by sending emails to a targeted audience. GOALS Effective use of mobile platforms (smartphones, tablets ..) as key tools in optimizing mobile marketing strategy. Integrate social and traditional marketing in our mobile strategy. Mastering the overall email marketing strategy and get a practical view of how to succeed with shipments of emailing. Learn the concept of web usability and discover why it is so necessary. Mastering methods, techniques and processes user-oriented design (UCD. Methods for evaluating the usability of the web. Analyze user satisfaction, identify potential problems and provide solutions through web analytics. To train students to address web analytics from a professional perspective: Interpreting the data provided by google analytics and apply them to the decision making. Define the elements of a digital ecosystem, understand the relationship between them and multidevice design, digital solutions unified, user-centric, their needs, expectations and experiences. Learn to design usable, differentiated and engaging digital solutions for specific and consistent with the strategic needs of brand public. Understand and develop the creation of digital creative campaigns, differentiated channel and directed by well-targeted process. Blended Learning In the embodiment Blended Learning or blended learning divides the student with the combination of classroom and online work. Each student has a schedule of activities and study in the online campus to achieve its objectives. It accounts with the professor and tutor. E-Learning In the e-learning student learning based on work online through our virtual campus. Each student has a schedule of activities and study in the online campus to achieve its objectives. It accounts with the professor and tutor. Summer School In the embodiment Summer School students will perform its program following the format of blended learning mode, with the difference that the contact hours will be held intensively in the mornings from 9:30 to 14:30 during the months of June and July. To whom it is addressed The graduate in Mobile Marketing and Email Marketing is perfect for marketing profiles, product managers, analysts and account managers and other professionals involved in the campaigns and development in Mobile. Any profile interested in improving or raise their level and abilities in Mobile Marketing. All those wishing to express current trends in Mobile and emaling marketing, with an analytical and creative profile. Double Degree Once completed postgraduate qualifications and exceeded the corresponding own certificate issued by the Universitat Abat Oliva CEU and by the International Institute of Marketing will be obtained. [-]

Graduate In Online Marketing And Digital Communication Strategies

IIMN - Instituto Internacional de Marketing
Online & Campus Combined Part time 10 months September 2017 Spain Barcelona

It enables you to cope with the new situation that is occurring on the Internet. New professions and employment in high demand around the Online Marketing appear. With this Postgraduate students learn to develop effective strategies in order to achieve effective communication using digital creative design focused on the end user ... [+]

Graduate Online Marketing and Digital Communication Strategies It enables you to cope with the new situation that is occurring on the Internet. New professions and employment in high demand around the Online Marketing appear. With this Postgraduate students learn to develop effective strategies in order to achieve effective communication using digital creative design focused on the end user. GOALS Learn to make a marketing plan knowing the environment tools 2.0 Learning to make shipments emailing knowing the different software and using the strategies necessary for it. Knowing what level of design best practices for a usable web mastering methods, techniques and processes user-oriented design (UCD) Assess and analyze website usability user satisfaction and learn to spot potential problems and provide solutions through web analytics. Knowing how to plan, manage and develop a Mobile project individually, applying the necessary strategies and knowing the differences and similarities with traditional media. Learn to design usable digital solutions and creative campaigns aimed at specific audiences and in line with the strategic needs of the brand. Blended Learning In the embodiment Blended Learning or blended learning divides the student with the combination of classroom and online work. Each student has a schedule of activities and study in the online campus to achieve its objectives. It accounts with the professor and tutor. E-Learning In the e-learning student learning based on work online through our virtual campus. Each student has a schedule of activities and study in the online campus to achieve its objectives. It accounts with the professor and tutor. Summer School In the embodiment Summer School students will perform its program following the format of blended learning mode, with the difference that the contact hours will be held intensively in the mornings from 9:30 to 14:30 during the months of June and July. To whom it is addressed Those professionals working in marketing and communications departments and projects to be leading branding and digital communication campaigns in all kinds of interactive environments and those who want to strengthen their knowledge and broaden their professional perspective. Double Degree Once completed postgraduate qualifications and exceeded the corresponding own certificate issued by the Universitat Abat Oliva CEU and by the International Institute of Marketing will be obtained. [-]

Degree In E-commerce. Promotion & Strategist

IIMN - Instituto Internacional de Marketing
Online & Campus Combined Part time 10 months September 2017 Spain Barcelona

According to sources of Nielsen Global Consumer Report 60% of people have purchased any time online. And globally this figure rises to 80% regions except Middle East, Africa and East Pakistan. Internet now offers the chance to take our business to a market without borders. To this end, organizations are adapting by knowledge of e-commerce as an important part of ... [+]

Online Course Studies in Business Studies in Barcelona in Spain. Degree in E-commerce. Promotion & Strategist According to sources of Nielsen Global Consumer Report 60% of people have purchased any time online. And globally this figure rises to 80% regions except Middle East, Africa and East Pakistan. Internet now offers the chance to take our business to a market without borders. To this end, organizations are adapting by knowledge of e-commerce as an important part of business development. In turn, entrepreneurs and small businesses can see their business grow this new way. GOALS Learn the technical vision of standards, languages, servers and Web applications to be better understood with the Department. Technical / Design. Know the different types of stores, platforms and e-commerce strategies. Design a strategy to develop e-commerce for your business. Create and manage a store Prestashop. Define and manage the promotion and advertising of your store. Establish the most useful metric for optimization. Web analytics as an integral part of management. Mastery of advanced campaign optimization techniques, both "pay as organic positioning. Teach students to plan and manage professionally complex search marketing campaigns, evaluating and refining its strategy based on advanced analytical interpretations. Blended Learning In the embodiment Blended Learning or blended learning divides the student with the combination of classroom and online work. Each student has a schedule of activities and study in the online campus to achieve its objectives. It accounts with the professor and tutor. E-Learning In the e-learning student learning based on work online through our virtual campus. Each student has a schedule of activities and study in the online campus to achieve its objectives. It accounts with the professor and tutor. Summer School In the embodiment Summer School students will perform its program following the format of blended learning mode, with the difference that the contact hours will be held intensively in the mornings from 9:30 to 14:30 during the months of June and July. To whom it is addressed Entrepreneurs, professionals and students who need professionally applied and / or know the E-commerce in their work and those who want to strengthen their knowledge or broaden their professional perspective. Double Degree Once completed postgraduate qualifications and exceeded the corresponding own certificate issued by the Universitat Abat Oliva CEU and by the International Institute of Marketing will be obtained. [-]

Degree In Search Marketing And Web Analytics

IIMN - Instituto Internacional de Marketing
Online & Campus Combined Part time 10 months September 2017 Spain Barcelona

New employment opportunities. Technicians increasingly demanded. It enables you to cope with the new situation that is occurring on the Internet. New professions and employment in high demand around the Online Marketing appear. Recycling of knowledge for professionals ... [+]

Graduate Search Engine Marketing and Web Analytics New employment opportunities. Technicians increasingly demanded. It enables you to cope with the new situation that is occurring on the Internet. New professions and employment in high demand around the Online Marketing appear. Recycling of knowledge for professionals. GOALS Knowledge of the fundamentals of Search Engine Marketing and Search Engine Optimization. Usability oriented web conversions. Web analytics as an integral part of management. Mastery of advanced campaign optimization techniques, both "pay as organic positioning. Teach students to plan and manage professionally complex search marketing campaigns, evaluating and refining its strategy based on advanced analytical interpretations. Blended Learning In the embodiment Blended Learning or blended learning divides the student with the combination of classroom and online work. Each student has a schedule of activities and study in the online campus to achieve its objectives. It accounts with the professor and tutor. E-Learning In the e-learning student learning based on work online through our virtual campus. Each student has a schedule of activities and study in the online campus to achieve its objectives. It accounts with the professor and tutor. Summer School In the embodiment Summer School students will perform its program following the format of blended learning mode, with the difference that the contact hours will be held intensively in the mornings from 9:30 to 14:30 during the months of June and July. To whom it is addressed All those who work in the area of ​​Marketing and they need to acquire the knowledge and tools necessary current online sector. A professional in any field of business that interests them evolve and understand the major changes that the Internet is having on marketing strategies. The people who want to create their own digital marketing company and have the resources to manage it successfully. For those who need to learn a new profession that demands the market today. Double Degree Once completed postgraduate qualifications and exceeded the corresponding own certificate issued by the Universitat Abat Oliva CEU and by the International Institute of Marketing will be obtained. [-]

Degree In Social Strategist And Advanced Social Media Campaigns

IIMN - Instituto Internacional de Marketing
Online & Campus Combined Part time 10 months September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The importance of Social Media on the Web is an undeniable fact and enterprises, institutions and organizations know. The proliferation and acceptance of social media as a channel of conversation with current and potential customers every day more. The comments, opinions and recommendations should be integrated as part of the management and planning of actions ... [+]

Online Course Studies in Business Studies in Barcelona in Spain. Graduate Advanced Social Strategist and Social Media Campaigns The importance of Social Media on the Web is an undeniable fact and enterprises, institutions and organizations know. The proliferation and acceptance of social media as a channel of conversation with current and potential customers every day more. The comments, opinions and recommendations should be integrated as part of the management and planning of the actions of any organization. Responsible for designing the strategy for achieving the objectives is the Social Media Strategist. Therefore from IIMN Social Media We designed this course to meet the expectations of this new professional figure. GOALS Design and implementation of an effective strategy Development of the Strategic Plan on Social Media. Knowledge of measurement and analysis tools. Development of content strategies. Learn the technical vision of standards, languages, servers and Web applications to be better understood with the Department. Technical / Design. Provide attendees a comprehensive view of the range of laws and regulations affecting the information management and electronic commerce. Introduce students to the basic knowledge of the leader in online marketing tool: Google AdWords, learning to activate and set up an account. Introduce students to the possibilities of web analytics using Google Analytics, a leading tool in the landscape of web analytics applications, learning to activate and set up an account. Learn the fundamentals of SEO, the main strategies and the most efficient techniques to make a success of an SEO campaign and positioning a website. Learning and knowing what the best practices and recommendations for usable web are. Mastering methods, techniques and processes user-oriented design (UCD) as well as methods for evaluating the usability of the web. Analyze user satisfaction, identify potential problems and provide solutions through web analytics. Blended Learning In the embodiment Blended Learning or blended learning divides the student with the combination of classroom and online work. Each student has a schedule of activities and study in the online campus to achieve its objectives. It accounts with the professor and tutor. E-Learning In the e-learning student learning based on work online through our virtual campus. Each student has a schedule of activities and study in the online campus to achieve its objectives. It accounts with the professor and tutor. Summer School In the embodiment Summer School students will perform its program following the format of blended learning mode, with the difference that the contact hours will be held intensively in the mornings from 9:30 to 14:30 during the months of June and July. To whom it is addressed To all those who want to deepen the strategic area of ​​social media, whether Community Managers, students Communication, Advertising and / or Marketing, or in charge of the area of ​​Online Marketing. Double Degree Once completed postgraduate qualifications and exceeded the corresponding own certificate issued by the Universitat Abat Oliva CEU and by the International Institute of Marketing will be obtained. [-]

Assessing Impact of Development Programmes on Food Security

UOC Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Online Full time 4 months October 2017 Spain Barcelona

This 4 month online joint UOC-FAO specialization provides a comprehensive understanding and guidance for assessing the impact of development programmes on food security. [+]

This 4 month online joint UOC-FAO specialization provides a comprehensive understanding and guidance for assessing the impact of development programmes on food security. Specifically, students review food security impact assessment in the context of development programmes; methods and approaches for assessing impact; and, interpreting and communicating impact assessment results. This specialization brings together the latest information on impact assessment from numerous guidelines and presents it within the context of development programmes that address food insecurity. The focus is on large scale programmes but the methods and approaches are equally applicable to smaller food security projects. Students will be challenged with regular assignments and activities and will be supported by teachers with extensive experience. Content: Module 1: Assessing programme impact on food security Module 2: Methods and approaches for assessing impact Module 3: Interpreting and communicating results Objectives Define food security as a broad concept used to determine people's general well-being; Identify in a practical way the main items for the assessment and evaluation of food security programmes; Understand the concept of vulnerability and how it is applied to food security; Appreciate the importance of food systems analysys to trigger appropriate action to address food security; Understand the basic measures to monitor and evaluate targeting activities; Acknowledge food security as a policy issue cutting across different sectors. Competencies This programme will prepare you to meet the demand for knowledgeable and well-trained food security professionals, by fostering practical and critical learning with an international perspective. Students in the Department of Food Systems, Culture and Society typically have backgrounds in a field related to the agri-food sector or an academic background in agriculture, anthropology, economics, environmental studies, development, public health or sociology. Student profile The programme attracts people who wish to specialise in the agri-food sector, as well as those interested working in this field. Many already have work experience in the agrifood sector and are looking to broaden their knowledge and skills so as to advance their careers. Academic requirements Courses in the Department of Food Systems, Culture and Society are open to everyone with a good grasp of English. The UOC is an open university which means that even if you do not have a high school diploma or university degree you can still take our courses. To be eligible for the master's title you must have a recognised university degree. If you do not have a recognised university degree then you will receive an equivalent certificate instead of a degree. Prior knowledge For these studies no prior knowledge is required. Degrees Once the overall assessment process has been completed successfully, the UOC will issue a Master Diploma/ Postgraduate Diploma/Specialization Certificate to those participants with an accredited university qualification that is valid in Spain. Should you not have such a qualification, a Certificate will be issued. [-]