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Fashion Business

London College of Contemporary Arts
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 10 weeks January 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The Fashion Business course at LCCA will introduce you to the business side of the fashion industry. You will be learning the fundamentals of the design process, branding, promotion and marketing in order to sell the designs. [+]

Course Studies in Business Studies in London in United Kingdom. Fashion Business The Fashion Business course at LCCA will introduce you to the business side of the fashion industry. You will be learning the fundamentals of the design process, branding, promotion and marketing in order to sell the designs. By the end of the course, you will have basic understanding of the fashion industry as a whole and the business behind making it one of the most dynamic industries in the world. Course Requirements Minimum age: 18 years of age, English proficiency: intermediate and eligible to study in the UK. Intake Part-time (Oct 2016, January 2017, March 2017, May 2017) Full-time (June 2017, July 2017, August 2017) [-]

Design Thinking and Innovation Week

Future London Academy
Campus Full time 1 week March 2017 United Kingdom London

A unique programme for service designers, creative entrepreneurs and business owners – introducing you to London's most innovative businesses and uncovering the latest approaches to design thinking. [+]

A unique programme for service designers, creative entrepreneurs and business owners - introducing you to London's most innovative businesses and uncovering the latest approaches to design thinking. Every day will consist of lectures, workshops and visits to top companies, where you will meet the teams behind their latest research and innovation. You will learn about their approach to creativity, product management and business management - and have the opportunity to ask any questions in an informal atmosphere. This programme is designed to give you inspiration for your work, to help you get an expert opinion on your current projects, and keep you up-to-date with the latest trends in the industry. Structure of the programme: Every day you will discover design thinking through different lenses: Monday: focus on consumer 
Tuesday: focus on processes
 Wednesday: focus on brain 
Thursday: focus on innovation
 Friday: focus on digital Every day will consist of various activities to maximise your learning experience. Boosting breakfast: t​he first activity of the day includes informal activities over breakfast to activate brain and body to receive the creative stimuli of the day. During the boosting breakfasts, you will interact with other participants, share your ideas, experiences and expectation for the day and meet local professionals to get to know more about the backstage of the creative industry. Morning session: it is the first session of the day, it will take the form of a lecture or a hands-on workshop. Practical exercise: a short task to follow up morning session and make everyone unlock their brain's full potential Lunch break: between the morning and afternoon sessions w​e will have a short break when you will have an opportunity to have lunch and enjoy the surroundings of the day programme locations. Afternoon session: i​t is the second session of the day, where you will have a chance to visit another top London agency and listen to their team revealing secrets they use in everyday work. Course curator Ekaterina Solomeina, designer, innovator, cofounder of Future London Academy "London is the best place to learn about innovation and service. This is a city where technology giants meet quirky startups, where traditions meet inventions, and where designers from all across the world are solving problems with the power of design thinking." Schedule Dates: 20-26 March 2017 
Educational programme: 20-24 March 2017, 10am-6pm Cost £1,995 – full programme, shared accommodation
 £1,625 – full programme, no accommodation [-]

Forté Forum Programme

Forté Foundation
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom London

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. [+]

Course Studies in Business Studies in London in United Kingdom. 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. [-]

Fashion & Luxury Goods Management

European School of Economics
Campus Part time 6 months January 2017 United Kingdom London

The aim of ESE Professional Programme in Fashion & Luxury Goods Management is to provide a focused and vocationally oriented education in specific aspects of Fashion & Luxury related disciplines, namely fashion research, marketing, trend forecasting, luxury goods management, brand management and retail management. [+]

The fashion industry is a complex, growing and strongly competitive business sector. Becoming a leader in this fast evolving trade requires individuals to possess an extensive array of managerial skills, a high degree of strategic planning capabilities, interpersonal communications abilities and a creative approach to problem solving. The aim of ESE Professional Programme in Fashion & Luxury Goods Management is to provide a focused and vocationally oriented education in specific aspects of Fashion & Luxury related disciplines, namely fashion research, marketing, trend forecasting, luxury goods management, brand management and retail management. Working closely with key figures within the fashion and luxury goods industry, the programme will equip the students with an invaluable education and skills base. It will ensure that the candidates develop a competitive fashion business curriculum, allowing them to become the leading fashion innovators of tomorrow. Intake Dates: January, April, September Modules Offered*: Fashion Research, Marketing and Trend Forecasting Retail Management Brand Management E-Business & E-Commerce* *On the Milan campus only, the programme includes 5 modules (•Luxury Brands Management • Fashion Research, Marketing and Trend Forecasting • Buying and Merchandising • Retail Management • Consumer Behaviour) Total Course Hours: 165 hours Mode of Delivery: Each module entails one 3-hour session per week for a total of 15 weekly hours (Monday – Friday). Language of Instruction: English Assessment Mid Term Assessment (30%) Final Assessment (70%) (Students must have 80% attendance rate to qualify for final exam and certificate) Level of Instruction: Undergraduate Entry Requirements: Application form High-School Diploma or Undergraduate Degree Résumé / CV Intermediate command of the English language (TOEFL / IELTS is a plus) Photocopy of passport / ID document Three passport-sized photographs Non-refundable € 50.00 application fee Maximum number of Attendees: 30 (In order to provide a unique learning experience with a ratio between Professor to students, no more than 30 students will be admitted into this programme) Internship (optional): Upon successful completion of the programme participants may opt to take a 3-month internship fitted to their profile and career objectives. An assessment with the ESE Placement Officer will determine their eligibility for a placement.* Professional Opportunities: This course is aimed to students interested in careers in the fashion and luxury business. On completion of the course, participants will be prepared for careers in fashion magazines, show rooms, press offices, fashion houses and as freelance professional for styling agencies. The programme’s luxury component provides students with concrete knowledge of a vast variety of goods and services, such as jewellery, hotels, concierge services, real estate and so forth. Credits & Recognition: Upon completion of the programme, participants will be awarded an ESE Certification of successful completion of the programme. Application Process: in order to apply for the course, candidates are required to fill out an online application form and submit a non-refundable application with a fee of € 50.00. * Visa Regulations Permitting ** Subject to change according to each Campus [-]

CIPD Advanced Level 7 Award in Resourcing and Talent Management –

Chartered Institute Of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Campus Full time 5 weeks February 2017 United Kingdom London

Gain the skills to take a strategic approach to resourcing and talent management in order to build and maintain sustainable organisations. With a style that challenges the experienced practitioner, this postgraduate qualification programme reviews, questions and considers alternative solutions to complex and specialist resourcing and talent management topics. [+]

Course Studies in Business Studies in London in United Kingdom. An intensive, fast-track qualification programme Gain the skills to take a strategic approach to resourcing and talent management in order to build and maintain sustainable organisations. With a style that challenges the experienced practitioner, this postgraduate qualification programme reviews, questions and considers alternative solutions to complex and specialist resourcing and talent management topics. Who is it for - Senior resourcing practitioners who understand the strategic direction of the organisation and are looking to develop specific knowledge and skills through an intensive programme of face-to-face workshops, assessment and self-study. - Generalists and specialists who have a remit to initiate change in the resourcing and talent management arena - As the face-to-face workshops are completed in a one week block, this programme is particularly suited to practitioners working outside the UK. Benefits On completion of the programme, you will be able to: - critically analyse the internal and external factors impacting on resourcing and talent management - demonstrate a commitment to diversity in resourcing and talent management practices - evaluate resourcing and talent management strategies for long term planning - undertake long and short term session planning - utilise workforce planning to identify gaps for talent planning - critically analyse recruitment and selection methods for predictability, reliability and validity - utilise talent management tools and techniques - analyse turnover, stability and retention strategies - review retirement, redundancy and dismissal practices against law, ethical and professional practice. Content PRE-WORK - you will be require to complete around 10 hours of pre-reading or pre-work before attending this programme. Please ensure you factor this into your time. Pre-work will be available on the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). VLE access details will be sent to you 2-3 weeks from the start date. Please note if you are a late booker, access may be delayed slightly, however pre-work will be sent to you via e-mail. - Analysis of the organisational context impacting on resourcing and talent management strategies - Legislation, diversity, equality and ethical practice in resourcing and talent management - Continuing professional development - Strategic workforce planning and an evaluation of resourcing and talent management strategies - Tools and techniques for succession planning - Approaches to internal and external talent acquisition - Managing exits and restructures - Employer Branding and its contribution to resourcing and talent management What are the assessment activities? Formative: - exercises and activities held throughout workshops - a presentation on resourcing, talent management and exits in your organisation for which you will be expected to prepare for throughout the week. Written assignment: - a 3,000 – 3,500 word written assignment which must be completed four weeks after the face-to-face element of the programme. Accreditation On successful completion of the programme, you’ll be awarded the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Award in Human Resources. The qualification is accredited by the CIPD and is equivalent to QCF level 7. About the CIPD We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 140,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years. Through our expertise and research we provide a valuable point of view on the rapidly changing world of work. And for our members we’re the career partner of choice, setting professional standards and providing the know-how to drive the HR and L&D professions forward. We’re independent and not-for-profit and hold a highly respected Royal Charter. We exist to make work and working lives better. And at a time of unprecedented change we have the vision, agility and strength to make a real difference to our members, to businesses, to the economy and to all working people. Why study with CIPD Training? CIPD Training is one of the UK's largest providers of HR and L&D training for businesses and professionals, and our programmes are developed and run by some of the UK’s leading experts. We offer learning solutions that enable HR and L&D practitioners, HR and L&D departments, and line managers across the organisation, to build their capability, and thus drive the performance of their organisation through great people management and development practices. Duration and price Upcoming start dates: - First module start date: 20 February 2017 (Location: London) - First module start date: 12 June 2017 (Location: London) - Full up-front qualification fee: £3,495 + VAT Fees include all tuition, personal tutor support and telephone coaching, assessment, course materials and access to the dedicated Virtual Learning Environment. They do not include travel, accommodation or Award Registration Fee, mandatory for all candidates who are not already CIPD members. Membership is not mandatory to complete this programme; however we strongly recommend coming into Affiliate Membership in order to benefit from the full range of CIPD resources available to members. Length of programme You have five weeks to complete the requirements of the programme, including the written assignment. [-]

Creative Visual Merchandising for Graduates and Professionals

University of the Arts London
Campus Full time 10 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom London

Creative Visual Merchandising for Graduates and Professionals is an intensive course designed for visual merchandisers, art directors, set designers, stylists, creative graduates, as well as practicing visual merchandisers, who want to expand their experience, cultivate their practical skills and further develop a creative approach to creative display. [+]

Creative Visual Merchandising for Graduates and Professionals is an intensive course designed for visual merchandisers, art directors, set designers, stylists, creative graduates, as well as practicing visual merchandisers, who want to expand their experience, cultivate their practical skills and further develop a creative approach to creative display. Content and Structure In response to an industry demand, this course provides a creative and relevant approach to exploring visual merchandising, creative display, set design and styling for still life. This course is designed to enrich your creativity and provide a supportive learning environment for personal and professional development Retail environments are becoming curated, emporiums and theatrical stages for sending out messages to the audience and engaging customers in the entertainment of brands and products. Showcasing fashion products in new and innovative ways enhances a brand’s identity, story and reach. The appropriate communication and promotion of clothing and accessories in both physical and digital environments is key to a brand’s message and can successfully define and propel the DNA of a brand forward. Creative visual display has become far more than simply developing the visual concept of a window display or a brand's retail and on-line store. Visual merchandisers, art directors and stylists oversee and art direct photo shoots and create imagery to be shared with the potential consumers. Responsible for the overall visual strategy, visual merchandisers are heavily involved in the brands creative process and contribute towards defining the style language of the brand, their target market and message, influencing all departments within the product creation and distribution chain. Throughout the course emphasis is placed on exploratory and versatile approaches to this subject through practical work carried out both as a group and independently. You will build your knowledge by being encouraged to unlock the potential of your existing Visual Merchandising skills. You will discover the creativity of your own discipline by developing new practical, analytical and interpretative skills. Successful and creative merchandising is all about balancing the creative with the practical. Projects will cover different aspects of visual merchandising – exploring research, design development, communication and presentation. Course Location King's Cross [-]

PRINCE2® Practitioner course

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Part time 2 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

This accredited course follows on the PRINCE2® Foundation course and provides an understanding of how the method works in practice. The course completes the coverage of the contents of Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2®, the official manual of the method, which was published by the Cabinet Office (CO) in 2009. [+]

Course Studies in Business Studies in London in United Kingdom. This accredited course follows on the PRINCE2® Foundation course and provides an understanding of how the method works in practice. The course completes the coverage of the contents of Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2®, the official manual of the method, which was published by the Cabinet Office (CO) in 2009. The CO's manual explains in its forward: "Today, complex projects often involve several organisations working together in partnership or through contractual agreements to achieve the objectives. PRINCE2® provides a common language between organisations and with external suppliers. It also allows a focus on the Business Case, providing a mechanism to define what the project is trying to achieve, and the rationale and business justification for it." At the end of the course a 2.5-hour multiple choice test takes place, which leads to the sought-after PRINCE2® Practitioner certificate. Course content The course is designed to put the PRINCE2® concepts into practice and to prepare for the test that leads to the PRINCE2® Practitioner certificate. The course begins where the Foundation course left off by going into more detail on each of the themes and processes that make up the method. By the end, the all-important fourth element of the method, which demands that the method is always tailored to fit the project’s environment, is explained and demonstrated. The topics covered include: overview of PRINCE2® the seven PRINCE2® themes the seven PRINCE2® processes tailoring PRINCE2® Teaching and assessment As the practitioner course follows on the PRINCE2® Foundation course, where the method, its philosophy and its terminology are introduced, it focuses on the more intricate aspects of the method. Based on a case study, the method is put into practice through a series of challenging questions that mirror the questions of the formal test. The course consists of a series of interleaved lectures and seminars, but this time the emphasis is on the seminars where the method is put into practice with the help of case studies. The lectures are designed to remind how the method operates while the seminars take on the principles and apply them to a well trodden case study. The comprehensive course handbook, containing all the course’s slides, which most students would have met in the foundation course, is used along with the case study which was also introduced prior to this course. By assuming familiarisation with the method, the course can proceed at a pace that helps the visualisation of the method’s concepts. Each seminar ends with sample multiple choice questions that prepare us for the certificate examination. Fees Fees include lectures, lecture materials, two sample examination papers and the examination. Entry Requirements The course is open to anyone with a PRINCE2 ® Foundation certificate. However, candidates should continue to familiarise themselves with the methods manual and study for around five hours before the first day of training. Study is also required between training days. Candidates cannot sit for the Practitioner exam unless they have passed the Foundation exam. [-]

International Business Communication Course

The London School of English
Campus 1 - 6 weeks Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

This course is ideal for experienced executives, managers and professionals who wish to improve their business English language in a commercial context in the shortest possible time. [+]

Executive and manager course in business English and communication

This course is ideal for experienced executives, managers and professionals who wish to improve their business English language in a commercial context in the shortest possible time.

Typically, participants have been working for some time and are already well established in their chosen careers.

Many of our participants come from leading international companies and organisations. So as part of the course you will be able to network with mature professionals during your lessons and networking evenings we organise every Monday.

Participants age: Minimum age 25 Average age 42 Group size: Maximum 6 Hours per week: 30 hours per week 09.00 - 17.00 Monday - Friday ... [-]


Postgraduate Fashion Retail Programme: Buying, Merchandising & Management

Fashion Retail Academy (FRA)
Campus Full time 6 weeks April 2017 United Kingdom London

This 6-week course has been created for individuals currently working in the industry or graduates who would like to advance their career in fashion retail. [+]

Course Studies in Business Studies in London in United Kingdom. Postgraduate Fashion Retail Programme: Buying, Merchandising & Management This 6-week course has been created for individuals currently working in the industry or graduates who would like to advance their career in fashion retail; with a particular focus on buying, merchandising and retail management. Course Length: Six Weeks Cost: £2,750 Inc VAT The course provides a unique and in-depth insight into the retail business covering subjects such as: Analysis of retail organisations and business models Brands and image Retail roles and responsibilities - buyer, merchandiser, manager Buying and range-planning Merchandising Consumer behaviour Management skills Technology and the future of retail Core skills: interview, negotiation, presentation, team building, and networking Targeted CV preparation The course makes full use of the FRA facilities and its many industry contacts to include industry lectures, store and head office visits and master classes. Opportunities are provided for networking and career planning, culminating in practise interviews conducted by HR specialists working in the industry. These include practise interviews and assessment centres with Arcadia. The course is popular with both UK and international students and has become recognised within the retail industry as offering a gold standard of retail training. 60% of students who completed the last course are now working in the retail sector in a variety of roles. Completion of research tasks and independent research are required during the course. The course will be delivered by experienced tutors who are also experts in their industry fields. Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a certificate of attendance signed by the principle of the FRA. Please note students need to be over 18 years for our short courses. [-]

Music Business Program

Recording Connection Audio School
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom Brighton

If you’re going to be successful as a record executive, label owner or band manager, you really need to be smart and deliberate regarding your choice of music school. There are many options out there, but many schools charge far too much money and don’t offer any real connection to the music industry itself. [+]

THE RECORDING CONNECTION MUSIC BUSINESS PROGRAM: AVAILABLE IN ALL 50 STATES AND CANADA. With hundreds of locations across the U.S., Canada, Australia and theU.K., the Recording Connection has helped thousands of students find their way in to rewarding music industry careers by placing them as working apprentices (externs) in actual recording studios. Each student is paired with a mentor, a successful working producer/engineer with years of experience and real album credits. We partner with hundreds of music professionals across the globe, many of whom work with Platinum-selling and Grammy-winning artists, to ensure that our students are receiving the best guidance, education and opportunities possible. The Recording Connection's Music Business Program is now enrolling! Are you looking for an exciting, rewarding career as a record executive, music mogul, band manager or other music industry professional? 
Do you have a desire to find fresh, new, talented bands and artists and help them reach a wider audience? Do you wish you had the connections and resources to do so?
 Are you perhaps already managing a few bands and artists but feel you need more industry connections to take it to the professional level? 
Do you have a drive and passion to find the next world music superstar and watch the world sing their songs? 
Do you dream of becoming the next Quincy Jones, David Geffen, Jimmy Iovine or Sam Phillips? 
 Do you have the work ethic and commitment to see these dreams succeed, if only you had the right opportunity? IF YOU ANSWERED YES TO ANY/ALL OF THESE QUESTIONS, THEN IT’S TIME TO CONSIDER YOUR NEXT STEPS VERY CAREFULLY. ARE YOU READY TO TAKE ACTION TO TURN YOUR DREAMS INTO REALITY? DO YOU HAVE THE COURAGE TO MAKE THE TOUGH DECISIONS TO HELP YOU GET THERE? Straight Talk About Your Music Industry Career: If you’re going to be successful as a record executive, label owner or band manager, you really need to be smart and deliberate regarding your choice of music school. There are many options out there, but many schools charge far too much money and don’t offer any real connection to the music industry itself. By choosing one of these schools, you run the risk of taking on career-crushing amounts of student debt for little or no return on your investment. And for someone trying to make it in the music business, that can halt your career before it ever starts. Don’t be that guy or girl. Don’t make the mistake of spending $25,000, $50,000 or $100,000 for a music school education that offers no real path to your future, and don’t make the even more serious mistake of taking on that kind of debt. Let’s be clear: your key to breaking into the music business doesn’t lie in a classroom with a bunch of other students, nor does it lie in some sort of online program that offers you no real feedback. Your path to success lies in the music industry itself—with the people who are actually DOING the work, who can show you the ropes and help you make your own connections. The Recording Connection offers this opportunity with our unique music business training program. Instead of placing you in an overpriced classroom, we place you as a working apprentice (extern) with a real music industry professional who is doing the job you want to be doing. As you follow a structured course curriculum, you’ll gain lots of real-world experience as you work alongside your mentor, and you’ll learn how to make the connections you need in order to succeed (and trust us—success in this business is ALL about connections). Best of all, you’ll gain this experience, knowledge and insider access for a FRACTION of what other music schools charge, so you can graduate with little or no debt and get on with your career. The music industry is a highly competitive field, and it’s the smart ones, the ones willing to think outside the box, who are the ones who rise to the top. For you, that begins with making choices about your education that will actually help your career without crushing you with debt. If you’re serious about beating out the competition to become a successful record executive or band manager, the Recording Connection is here to help! [-]

Course in Renewable Energy Management and Finance

European Energy Centre (EEC)
Campus or Online Full time Part time 2 days November 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Understanding policies and finances - fast track to a renewable energy consultancy job. [+]

Course Studies in Business Studies in London in United Kingdom. Two-day course This course is also available as distance learning with live tutorial WHO IS IT FOR: Individuals considering a consultancy job and/or those who have to evaluate the benefits of adopting renewable energy technology. Managers and directors intending to invest in the renewable energy sector. LOCATION: University of London WHEN: 19th - 20th November 2015, University of London OR Start the course today: Distance Learning with live tutorial and online remote exam. COURSE CONTENT: Course Introduction Introduction to Renewable Energy Finance Feed-In Tariff Project Finance calculations 1 Basic technical calculations – energy, economics, emissions EIA and LCA reports Project Finance calculations 2 Government policy and support schemes – UN, EU, UK Project Finance examples Practical international case studies Certificate of Participation provided. EARLY BIRD FUNDED PRICE: £642 £395 (£474 incl. VAT) Course + Certificate of Participation + Exam for Galileo Master Certificate (a saving of £168) [-]

E-Procurement Management

Accord Worldwide
Campus Full time 4 days September 2017 United Kingdom London

Advancement of online technology has already provided chances to find suppliers/service providers from any corner of the globe. This can provide you cost-effective and quality choices – if managed properly. [+]

The future business is almost totally online! Advancement of online technology has already provided chances to find suppliers/service providers from any corner of the globe. This can provide you cost-effective and quality choices – if managed properly. The flip side can be frustration due to improper communication or improper management of the system. We came up with this course to address the “research-based” needs of logistics managers for required e-procurement development and management skills. This comprehensive training workshop will ensure the effective and efficient use of tendering skills and will be a value for money. General Notes: As an open course, this program is offered in specific destinations. However, as an in-house training it can be offered at any part of the globe. This Program can be integrated with any other program in the same category and for a 10 days course, client will get benefit of two days discount paying only for eight days. Accord Worldwide can offer this training in other languages than English, please contact us for your needs. This training will help you to learn: The process of needs assessment Comparison of offline versus online procurement Developing e-bids Understanding the legal framework E-Tender processing, selection and award of contract E-Vendor management; monitoring and evaluation Continuous learning and quality improvement Course Curriculum Day One Critical Supply Strategies Key principles of e-procurement Important steps in developing an e-Procurement system What preparation works are needed for developing an e-Procurement system Initiation of a Request for Goods/Services/Works Day Two e-Procurement business models Components of an e-Procurement system e-Procurement processes & workflows Supplier e-registration systems Developing e-purchase requisitions and approvals system Day Three Developing e-quotation preparations system Developing e-quotation evaluation system Developing e-purchase order system Developing e-tendering system Negotiating with Short-listed Suppliers Day Four e-Procurement hardware and software Communication Techniques Transforming the Supplier Relationship e-Procurement user administration e-Procurement security What Participants Receive? A DVD with all the training material and extra-curricular learning material Workshop handouts 12 months FREE advice and support for any relevant questions and queries Free membership to get free learning material Who should attend This course is suitable for any procurement or non-procurement professional involved in the planning, creation, issue, receipt or evaluation of tenders. Fee Training fee includes the course certificate, training materials, lunch and refreshments one social program at the end of the training and tuition fee. Not included in the fee are: Visa Costs, Airfare cost, Accommodation, Travel Insurance, Dinner and any personal expense of the participant. Please note that for groups, different destinations and in-house training we offer significant discount and we encourage you to contact us for a quotation. [-]

Hedge Funds Programme

London Business School
Campus Part time 3 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

To explain why hedge funds have been so attractive in recent years and contemplate whether this performance is sustainable. [+]

Programme overviewAdvanced knowledge of the latest research issues

 

The Hedge Funds Programme seeks to explain why hedge funds have been so attractive in recent years and contemplates whether this performance is sustainable.

 

Beginning with an overview of the hedge fund industry, it reviews the various hedge fund investment models in existence. Advances in research are introduced to establish a comprehensive framework that encompasses a wide range of hedge fund strategies.

 

This framework is then used to demonstrate how hedge fund investment models differ from those of mutual funds and how alphas can be measured.  The programme draws on the research work carried out at the BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre.... [-]


Managing People in an International Environment

MCE Management Centre Europe
Campus Full time 4 days January 2017 United Kingdom London

Attracting, motivating and retaining best talent in the current knowledge economy can be very challenging! Teams are often located in different parts of the world and need to perform with less resources. [+]

Mid-level Managers WHY attend this programme? Attracting, motivating and retaining best talent in the current knowledge economy can be very challenging! Teams are often located in different parts of the world and need to perform with less resources. So how can you be a great manager? How do you define roles and get the best performance out of each individual on your team? How do you make sure your team supports the business objectives? How do you motivate people with different expectations and business experience? How do you manage in a global context with multicultural teams located in different parts of the world? By joining this programme, you will gain insights into what motivates different people, as well as learn pragmatic tools and methods for delegation, feedback and coaching to help you hire and retain your best performers. WHO should attend? This programme is for anyone managing a team of people in an international organization or company. Whether you are new to the role or wish to improve or refresh your people management skills, then the “MCE Managing People” programme is ideal for you. HOW will you benefit? As a result of participating in this programme, you will be better able to: Build a high-performance team by Clarifying the competences needed in the team, relative to the team's role in the organization's strategic context Recruiting best-fit candidates into their teams by asking competency-based and behavioural questions during recruitment interviews Taking into account the needs of a team at each stage of a team's life cycle Effectively manage the performance of people on an ongoing basis by Managing each person as an individual, adapting the management style to their personal style and needs Setting clear objectives and delegating tasks appropriate to one's level Giving constructive feedback and praise Addressing poor performance Manage the annual performance management process by Setting SMART objectives aligned with the organization’s goals Conducting effective performance reviews with confidence Building stimulating development plans for team members utilizing a variety of development methods Create a motivating workplace through understanding and leveraging individual sources of motivation Use coaching as a management technique to bring the best out of each person Adapt their people management approach in different cultures and leverage the (cultural) diversity of the team WHAT will you learn and practice? The MCE Managing People programme is delivered in a blended format, including pre-work activities, interaction and post-workshop action planning. You can also opt for coaching sessions with the faculty after your attendance. Pre-work will include 2 one hour webinars, 1 online assessment and some self-study (reading, watching videos): Insights Discovery personal profile assessment, taken online Asynchronous threaded discussion online where participants introduce themselves, express their expectations and learning objectives, and can ask questions to faculty 1-hour virtual classroom on Personal Styles Introduction to the Insights Discovery model and the 4 personal styles Virtual break-out discussion in style-alike groups: What’s a good manager like? Debriefing of the exercise, conclusions Reading of articles (to be selected), e.g. What Great Managers Do (HBR 1487/ Marcus Buckingham) Getting Virtual Teams Right (HBR R1412J) Emerging Trends in People Management (Swiss Business) Gamification at Work (Bunchball) Viewing of podcasts/videos (to be selected), e.g. Podcast (20-30 minutes) produced by MCE, covering the content of two HBR articles “A New Game Plan for C Players” and “Keeping A Players Productive” Other relevant videos, to be selected 4-Day classroom attendance Module 1: You as a People Manager expectations from senior management and from own team) Workplace Trends Emotional Intelligence Context of your job: strategic goals and priorities Teams Diversity: personal styles, cultural differences, Generation differences, organizational culture Evening assignment Module 2: Building a High Performance Team Attracting Talent Competencies (knowledge, skills, behaviour) Interviewing Role Plays On-boarding/Inductions Team Development Daily Performance: delegation, feedback, poor performance management Team Building Exercise Module 3: Managing Performance Annual performance management process Objective setting Performance reviews Strengths vs. weaknesses “What Great Managers Do” Motivation Coaching Evening assignment: The Learning Styles Assessment Module 4: Developing and Retaining Your Team Development Planning and Learning Styles Retention and Career Planning Stress Management Peer Feedback exercise Key learning points and action planning Note: The course content will include the following assessments: Insights Discovery online self-assessment Learning Styles assessment (based on Honey & Mumford’s 4 learning styles) Post-workshop activities Following this course, participants will be asked to: Create a personal action plan of 3 learning points to implement Optional: Participants can opt for a package of two personal (virtual via Skype or Zoom) coaching sessions with the faculty: two sessions of about 1 hour, with 3-4 weeks in between (every time, actions agreed for the next meeting) [-]

Fashion Business

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 3 weeks January 2017 United Kingdom London

Istituto Marangoni gives you the opportunity to study at Europe’s top fashion and design school. We welcome students from all over the world. In just few weeks the students, wherever they come [+]

Course Studies in Business Studies in London in United Kingdom. The Course Studying the positioning of a collection and of a brand, developing management skills for a fashion business plan, analysing competitors scenario, understanding the luxury brands structure and developing selling capacity: these are some of the important tools participants will study during this course. Course Themes week 1 Analysis of economic and social trends: understanding economic and social evolution and how this influences fashion consumption. The new markets and how fashion can evolve in them through expansion strategies: new brands, luxury brands and distribution chain stores. Analysis and comparison of styles. week 2 Analysis of fashion: textiles, clothing, accessories, cosmetics, eyewear and jewellery. Participants will look at critical factors defining the success of some italian leading brands such as prada, gucci, dolce & gabbana, including commercial international distribution chain stores such as, zara, h&m and sportswear chain stores like nike. They will create a winning placement of their product through the definition and analysis of competitors. week 3 The product: life cycle, function and definition of price points. Integrated communication: brand identity, brand image and brand equity. Distribution: the different distribution channels, evolution and future developments. Licensing and the importance of branding: rules, benefits and risks. Portfolio definition and final assessment. [-]