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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.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

The city of Chicago is third highest in population in America with almost 10 million residents. It has some of the best national universities to attend in the country.

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Forté Forum Programme

Forté Foundation
Campus August 2017 USA Boston

Forté Forums are designed for standout women considering an MBA whether you’re a high-achiever looking to change careers, a college student planning for the future, or a professional ready to take your career to the next level. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Business Studies in Chicago in USA. Forté Forums (fortefoundation.org/forum) are designed for standout women considering an MBA whether you’re a high-achiever looking to change careers, a college student planning for the future, or a professional ready to take your career to the next level. A free event unlike any other, the Forté Forum will empower you with information about the value of an MBA. You’ll make critical connections with representatives, alumnae, and students of top business schools in North America and Europe—all while forming an unmatched peer support network. Successful businesswomen representing diverse industries and career stages will also share how their MBAs help them make a mark. And you’ll gain exclusive insights to the admissions process. A free event unlike any other, Forté Forums are held in 12 cities every summer to empower you with information about the value of an MBA. Reasons to go Understand the MBA advantage, offering career advancement, expanded earning potential, and even opportunities to study abroad Connect with a business school that's the best fit for you Hear from top MBA businesswomen in various industries and career stages, including in the non-profit world. Network with standout peers to build a lasting support network Discover how to finance your MBA Virtual Forté Forum The Forté Virtual Forum connects with 50 of the world's top business schools from the comfort of your office, local cafe, or living room. Whether you are exploring if an MBA is right for you or are looking for an opportunity to ask questions of a specific school, the Virtual Forum provides a venue for you to do so in a convenient, supportive environment. Free Pre-MBA Webinars Nothing boosts your confidence like feeling completely prepared for your MBA journey. To gain the in-depth knowledge you’ll need, attend one of the many live and on-demand webinars geared just for pre-MBA women for no cost. [-]

Skill Building Programs

Computer Systems Institute
Campus 11 - 44 weeks Open Enrollment USA Skokie

Computer Systems Institute’s Skill Building programs offer a way for students to gain professional skills needed in the business world. Each program is a specialized, fast-paced, flexible, and academically rigorous course of study. [+]

Skill Building Programs Computer Systems Institute’s Skill Building programs offer a way for students to gain professional skills needed in the business world. Each program is a specialized, fast-paced, flexible, and academically rigorous course of study. Students supplement classroom lecture with externships in various industry positions. Each program is four academic quarters (44 academic weeks) in length and includes externships as an integral part of learning. These programs are not eligible for Title IV funding (financial aid). Customer Service Specialist Program – 1 Year/44 weeks Tuition – $4,700 per year or $1,175 per quarter Book Fee and Supply Fee – $90 per quarter The Customer Service Specialist program offers advanced development and training in professional and business-related skills. Students learn core competencies of customer relationship management through techniques that teach them to assess, assist, and meet the needs of customers. All four courses of the program – Customer Relationship Management, Call Center, Personal and Home Care Aide, and Customer Service as a Career – will focus on customer service and professional business skills. Customer Relationship Management Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Call Center Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Case Studies in Customer Service Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Customer Service as a Career Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Hospitality Industry Professional Program – 1 Year/44 weeks Tuition – $4,700 per year or $1,175 per quarter Book Fee and Supply Fee – $90 per quarter The Hospitality Industry Professional program is designed to help students be successful in different positions within the hospitality industry. Students learn core competencies of hospitality service through techniques that teach them to assess and serve the needs of customers and clients in a multitude of different industries. This program will also introduce the concepts and principles of treating customers as guests and creating an extraordinary experience for them. Quality Service and Reception Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Food Service Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Case Studies in the Hospitality Industry Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Business Etiquette Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Small Business Administrator Program – 1 Year/44 weeks Tuition – $4,700 per year or $1,175 per quarter Book Fee and Supply Fee – $90 per quarter The Small Business Administrator (SBA) program is focused on teaching students the essential concepts and skills necessary to grow and manage a business successfully. The one-year program consists of five core courses: Introduction to Small Business Administration, Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses, Bookkeeping, Financial Services, and an externship course. The classes cover the major knowledge-areas of entrepreneurship and equip students with practical knowledge and skills needed to become successful in business enterprises. Introduction to Small Business Administration Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Bookkeeping Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Marketing Strategies for Small Business Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Financial Services Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Small Business Administrator Externship Minimum 84 hours of externship and 6 hours of seminars are required for program completion Administrative Assistant Professional Program – 1 Year/44 weeks Tuition – $4,700 per year or $1,175 per quarter Book Fee and Supply Fee – $90 per quarter The Administrative Assistant Professional (AAP) program aims to equip students with necessary administrative skills needed to succeed in an office environment. The program includes the following five courses: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Office Procedures, Business Communications, and an externship course. The one-year program aims to provide students with imperative knowledge about proper professional behavior in an office environment, management of electronic files, and handling of correct office procedures. Microsoft Word Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Microsoft Excel Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Office Procedures Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Business Communications Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Administrative Assistant Professional Externship Minimum 84 hours of externship and 6 hours of seminars are required for program completion Sales and Marketing Professional Program – 1 Year/44 weeks Tuition – $4,700 per year or $1,175 per quarter Book Fee and Supply Fee – $90 per quarter The Sales and Marketing Professional (SMP) program is a one-year program that focuses on a wide array of business topics, theories, and practices. The SMP program consists of five courses: Introduction to Small Business Administration, Social Media Marketing, Communication for Sales, Consumer Psychology, and an externship course. The program assists students in honing the following skills: public speaking, interpersonal communication, sales operations, customer relations, and technical skills (such as digital marketing). Each course that composes the SMP program awards the student with a complete understanding of the sales and marketing world and prepares them to enter the field as a well-read professional. Introduction to Small Business Administration Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Social Media Marketing Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Communication for Sales Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Consumer Psychology Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Sales and Marketing Professional Externship Minimum 84 hours of externship and 6 hours of seminars are required for program completion [-]

Executive Program in Information Technology: Strategies and Solutions

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 3 days September 2017 USA Chicago

Through this program, executives will learn technology buzzwords, the technology that is available today, and where that technology is headed. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Business Studies in Chicago in USA.

Developing sustainable business models that effectively use technology to further operational improvements, vendor procurements, and customer relationships is critical in staying competitive in today’s business environment. Technology coupled with strategic planning and proven industry best practices yields unbounded rewards for those organizations who dare to challenge the status quo. This course will provide senior executives and upper management with the technical foundation, strategies, and solutions to effectively plan, implement, and sponsor information technology initiatives.

 

The course is composed of sessions which consist of technical deep-dives accompanied with practical, technical application scenarios. Through this program, executives and management will learn information technology concepts, real-world applications, technology trends, and the use of technology as a competitive lever. Executives and management members will be grounded with enough technical competence to effectively communicate with their CIO, CTO, Technology Managers, Software Developers, and IT consultants. This course will allay any fears one has about engaging in any information technology discussion and will allow one to quickly ascertain the technologies involved, the challenges the organization faces, and the appropriate course of actions to take. ... [-]


Executive Program in Corporate Strategy

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 5 days September 2017 USA Chicago

Participants will learn techniques to understand the competitive structure of an industry and company position in the industry. [+]

This program focuses on the formulation and implementation of company strategy. Participants will learn techniques to understand the competitive structure of an industry and company position in the industry. Entry, positioning, pricing, new ventures, technology, diversification and vertical integration decisions will be studied. The organizational issues associated with effectively developing and implementing strategies will also be analyzed. Additionally, the course incorporates an introduction to game theory and develops a tool to apply it to strategic decision making.

 

During this program you will learn to:

-- Assess the value of strategy options.

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Building and Implementing Growth Strategies

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 5 days September 2017 USA Chicago

Strategy drives all business disciplines. Therefore, development of a strategy sense is probably the single most important talent any manager can build and possess. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Business Studies in Chicago in USA.

Strategy drives all business disciplines. Therefore, development of a strategy sense is probably the single most important talent any manager can build and possess. This seminar will help you develop strategic intuition and emphasize application of strategy. It will go beyond the review of the various theories and will generate real ideas that apply to your current and future business.

 

Objectives

-- Identify the great payoff from strategy

-- How to develop, design, and implement the right strategy

-- Differentiate goals from strategy

--- Define management’s role in strategy

-- Analyze powerful patterns in strategic thinking ... [-]


Pricing: Strategy and Tactics

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 5 days September 2017 USA Chicago

Too often, managers treat pricing as a tactical problem in financial analysis or sales management. In fact, pricing products and services is a strategic problem that requires coordination of many functional areas. [+]

Too often, managers treat pricing as a tactical problem in financial analysis or sales management. In fact, pricing products and services is a strategic problem that requires coordination of many functional areas. The ability to manage effective pricing affects a company's growth and profitability more quickly and directly than any other strategic decision.

  

During this program participants will learn to:

Standardize discounting criteria to enable salespeople to respond more quickly and consistently with price offers that meet customers' needs. Evaluate the real financial implications of pricing decisions. Use pricing strategically to guide a business to long-term profitability, rather than reactively to solve short-term problems. Determine when it makes sense to compete on price and when it does not. Determine which value-added alternatives to price competition are appropriate for your business. ... [-]

Strategic Marketing Management

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 5 days September 2017 USA Chicago

Marketing is the core of all business. To outperform the competition requires solid marketing knowledge and precision in marketing decision making. Your organization's positioning and the positioning of its products and services depend on the formulation and implementation of intelligent and aggressive strategic marketing plans. [+]

Marketing is the core of all business. To outperform the competition requires solid marketing knowledge and precision in marketing decision making. Your organization's positioning and the positioning of its products and services depend on the formulation and implementation of intelligent and aggressive strategic marketing plans. Drawing on Chicago GSB's latest research and Chicago's unique approach to marketing, this program will help you to develop the necessary competitive advantage to excel in today's business environment.

During this seminar you will learn to:

 -- Formulate a framework for analyzing competitive strategies and understand how industry structure impacts strategic leverage.... [-]


New Product Innovation, Development, and Implementation Strategies

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 5 days September 2017 USA Chicago

This unique program will provide you with the frameworks, tools, techniques, and perspectives that will help you to more effectively develop and market new products. [+]

This unique program will provide you with the frameworks, tools, techniques, and perspectives that will help you to more effectively develop and market new products. The course provides comprehensive coverage of major topics in developing and implementing a market-driven approach to innovation. Incorporating cutting-edge thinking and best practices in new product development, this program will help you to both create and modify your organization’s new product development process and position your firm to gain a strategic competitive advantage. It covers a wide spectrum of industries including business-to-business, consumer products, and services.

 

Topics cover four broad areas:... [-]


Fundamentals of Effective Sales Management

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 4 days September 2017 USA Chicago

This comprehensive program assists salespeople in making a smooth transition to sales management. Successful hiring, training, motivation, performance evaluation, and management techniques are presented in a real-world manner. [+]

This comprehensive program assists salespeople in making a smooth transition to sales management. Successful hiring, training, motivation, performance evaluation, and management techniques are presented in a real-world manner.

During this program participants will learn to:

 -- Effectively make the transition from a salesperson to a sales manager

-- Utilize techniques for identifying, hiring and retaining the best salespeople

-- Evaluate performance in ways that produce desired results

-- Identify the types of incentives and compensation systems to obtain better sales results

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Executive Program in Strategic Sales Management

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 5 days September 2017 USA Chicago

This program will help you make decisions that measurably improve your managerial effectiveness and increase the productivity of your sales team. [+]

This program will help you make decisions that measurably improve your managerial effectiveness and increase the productivity of your sales team!

Executive Program in Strategic Sales Management is especially designed to meet the needs of experienced sales managers and other executives responsible for directing the sales force, this program links sales structure design and implementation with the firm's marketing strategy to improve sales force productivity.

Program Benefits

 -- Understand how your success is linked to fully integrating your sales structural design to the strategic direction of the firm.

-- Anticipate and respond to turbulent business environments. Understand why the sales force is the firm’s primary means to adjust to rapidly changing environments.... [-]


Strategic Business Leadership: Creating and Delivering Value

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 5 days USA

This program will equip managers to effectively manage their work and relationships to be more productive in contemporary organizations. [+]

Building platforms for success is critical in today’s changing business environment. This program will equip managers to effectively manage their work and relationships to be more productive in contemporary organizations.

They will learn to manage cross-functional, cross-organizational relationships, develop social capital, and create and manage organizational strategic partners.

Participants will also gain an understanding of how a savvy manager transitions to a leadership role and how to create an environment where creativity is the norm.

After Attending This Program You Will:

 -- Be better equipped to know what needs to be accomplished in "getting the job done."... [-]


Negotiation and Decision Making Strategies

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 5 days September 2017 USA Chicago

This interactive five-day program is designed to improve your personal effectiveness and increase the productivity of your organization. [+]

This interactive five-day program is designed to improve your personal effectiveness and increase the productivity of your organization by drawing on the latest research in the psychology of judgment, combined with time-tested theories of negotiation and decision making.

The purpose of this course is to help general and functional managers develop consistently effective strategies and systematic approaches to negotiations and decision making that will dramatically improve their personal effectiveness and the productivity of their organizations. The course provides sufficient familiarity with negotiating and decision making styles that will help managers identify their unique strengths and weaknesses, thus enabling participants to interpret and comfortably use the latest advances in the field of negotiation in their daily decisions.... [-]


Executive Development Program - The Transition to General Management

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 11 days September 2017 USA Chicago

The Executive Development Program is designed to prepare successful functional level executives for general management responsibilities. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Business Studies in Chicago in USA.

The Executive Development Program is designed to prepare successful functional level executives for general management responsibilities. This intensive two-week program is taught by an outstanding group of professors from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. The program's core faculty members have extensive experience and expertise in global business and teaching executives.

 

The program's participants are an international group of experienced managers. The general age range of the group is 35 to 55 years old. They come from large publicly-held companies, private corporations, and smaller organizations. The class participants represent a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, services, finance, transportation, healthcare, not-for-profit, and government.... [-]


The Chicago Management Institute

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 6 months September 2017 USA Chicago

CMI presents highlights of our best programs in a format that minimizes disruptions to daily life and career. [+]

As an executive, you need access to the latest thinking and tools to competitively position your business—for today and for the future. You also need to focus on daily operations. How do you gain the critical insight you need without taking too much time away from work? The University of Chicago Booth School of Business offers a powerful solution: The Chicago Management Institute (CMI).

CMI presents highlights of our best programs in a format that minimizes disruptions to daily life and career— and maximizes opportunities to gain a competitive advantage for your company, and for yourself.

The format is convenient: Classes convene every other Friday and one Saturday for a total of 15 class days over six months. The content is compelling: You will learn general management essentials taught by world-renowned faculty from one of the most prestigious and highly acclaimed business schools.... [-]


Portfolio Management

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 5 days September 2017 USA Chicago

Although the program primarily focuses on quantitative strategies in U.S. equities, the basic principles can be applied to other assets and to the international arena. [+]

This program examines the latest research on investment strategies. Although the program primarily focuses on quantitative strategies in U.S. equities, the basic principles can be applied to other assets and to the international arena.

 

The program will expose investment professionals both to fundamental concepts in portfolio management and to cutting-edge research – including new research in behavioral finance. Starting with the building blocks of risk and return, the seminar discusses building quantitative strategies, assessing and controlling investment risk, implementing strategies, and minimizing trading costs. Participants will also tackle a case study designed around the use of portfolio software for asset management. The case study will illustrate the various methodologies presented during the program, including the use of factor models for asset management. The last day of the program is devoted to the increasingly important hedge fund industry.... [-]