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Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.

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International Taxation

Executive M.B.L.HSG, University of St. Gallen
Campus Full time 5 - 6  May 2017 USA New York

NYU’s International Tax Program is unique in the world, and the benefit will be yours. You will acquire special knowledge of international tax law and the different tax jurisdictions multinational enterprises are confronted with. In many situations a cross-border investment will lead to double taxation. [+]

Course Studies in Economics and Administration in North America 2017.

NYU’s International Tax Program is unique in the world, and the benefit will be yours. You will acquire special knowledge of international tax law and the different tax jurisdictions multinational enterprises are confronted with. In many situations a cross-border investment will lead to double taxation. In this course you will learn about the domestic and international tax law rules of the United States - the trendsetter in international taxation. We will then compare these rules with the tax law provisions in the European Union. At the end of the course you will have acquired basic knowledge of how to avoid double taxation and how to make use of beneficial tax regimes.... [-]


Course - International Business & Entrepreneurship

Winterline Global Skills
Campus Full time 12 weeks September 2017 USA Boston Austin India Mumbai Singapore + 4 more

Whether it’s a one-person startup or a multi-national conglomerate, business is business. Find out if it’s for you, and acquire valuable skills that will help you succeed in college and in life. You’ll visit four of the world's leading innovation hubs and do much more than observe. You’ll design your own startup, learn to sell, negotiate, present, network – and ultimately think like a business person. [+]

International Business & Entrepreneurship Whether it’s a one-person startup or a multi-national conglomerate, business is business. Find out if it’s for you, and acquire valuable skills that will help you succeed in college and in life. You’ll visit four of the world's leading innovation hubs and do much more than observe. You’ll design your own startup, learn to sell, negotiate, present, network – and ultimately think like a business person. Then we will take you to SxSW, a leading innovation conference. From building a website to managing your finances, you’ll learn the skills that will help you succeed in college and in life, and gain insight into business as a college major or career choice. JANUARY 15 – APRIL 5, 2017 | US, ASIA JANUARY 15 – APRIL 5, 2018 | US, ASIA Boston, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Mumbai DATES Spring 2017: Jan 15-Apr 5 or Spring 2018: Jan 15-Apr 5 DURATION 12 weeks LOCATIONS Boston, MA, Singapore, Mumbai India, Austin, TX ACCOMMODATIONS Hostels DEPARTURE CITY Boston, MA RETURN CITY Boston, MA AGES 18-22 PROGRAM FEE $32,000 [-]

Accounting Degree

North Iowa Area Community College
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 USA Mason City

Are you interested in transferring to a four-year college or university and earning a bachelor’s degree? Students may wish to earn an Associate of Arts and apply their studies toward a bachelor’s degree in a business-related field at a four-year college or university. Students need courses that will facilitate their transfer to four-year institutions of their choice. Please consult with a NIACC counselor for... [+]

Course Studies in Economics and Administration in North America 2017. Accounting Degree Are you interested in transferring to a four-year college or university and earning a bachelor’s degree? Students may wish to earn an Associate of Arts and apply their studies toward a bachelor’s degree in a business-related field at a four-year college or university. Students need courses that will facilitate their transfer to four-year institutions of their choice. Please consult with a NIACC counselor for assistance in determining a schedule to meet your goal. The Business Division’s highest priority is to assist students in reaching their individual educational goals. Each instructor is dedicated to providing the highest quality instruction to facilitate this process. First Semester ENG-105 Composition I MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra* BCA-101 Intro to Computers and Information Systems Humanities class Social Science Class SDV-199 College Essentials Second Semester ENG-106 Composition II MAT-140 Finite Math (if needed)*** Humanities Class Science class ACC-111 Intro to Accounting (if needed or elective) Third Semester ACC-121 Principles of Accounting I ECN-120 Principles of Macroeconomics MAT-156 Intro to Statistics SPC-112 Public Speaking General Education Elective** Fourth Semester ACC-122 Principles of Accounting II ECN-130 Principles of Microeconomics MAT-161 Business Statistics Humanities class General Education Elective* *Appropriate math level needed before enrolling in any math class. **See NIACC catalog for list of General Education courses. ***Check with transfer institution. Note: Please check with transfer institution for their specific requirements or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for further transfer planning. AA Degree meets the General Education Requirements for the College of Liberal Arts at most transfer institutions. Check with transfer institution for Foreign Language Requirement. Admission requirements vary from institution to institution. Contact the transfer institution or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for assistance. Suggested schedule dependent on entry level of student. Note: It is recommended that Business core classes not be taken on the web for the College of Business at the University of Northern Iowa Note: The University of Iowa requires MAT-165 Calculus (Business Calculus) for prerequisite course for the College of Business. Note: For accounting majors at the U of Iowa, a 2.67 (B-) cumulative GPA is required in Accounting 121 and Accounting 122 with a 2.75 prerequisite GPA and 3.0 cumulative GPA and pass a writing assessment. Suggested Electives: Business Law I Principles of Management Suggested General Education Electives: College Algebra Calculus (for Business) [-]

Short course - Finance

European School of Economics
Campus Full time January 2017 USA New York Italy Rome Milan Florence Spain Madrid United Kingdom London + 7 more

The ESE Specialised Programme in Finance is aimed at aspiring fund managers and professional investment analysts and examines the principles of financing and investment decisions and their impact across a broad range of contemporary management issues. [+]

The ESE Specialised Programme in Finance is aimed at aspiring fund managers and professional investment analysts and examines the principles of financing and investment decisions and their impact across a broad range of contemporary management issues. Students not only examine the external causes and effects of wealth, but more importantly are urged to look at the invisible inner causes. This programme provides a synthesis of financial policy into a strategy, which integrates organisational purpose and goals. The focus of the course is on current thinking regarding valuation of the firm, investment decision processes, financing, and dividend policy, asset management, financial strategies and portfolio theory. This course also covers financial analysis, planning, and the concept of risk. It includes the formation and use of current assets, working capital, and credit policy. Financial management includes the understanding of long term financing instruments and the capital structure. Intake Dates: January, April, September Course Structure Students will take four of the following modules: Multinational Corporate Finance Mergers and Acquisitions Value Assessment Investment Risk Management International Project Management Course Duration: One Academic Term Mode of Delivery: Each module consists of 100 hours of learning; 30 hours are spent in lectures/seminars and the remaining time is devoted to directed learning activities, final assessment preparation and self-study. Entry Requirements: Application form, completed correctly A first degree in a relevant subject or an equivalent level professional qualification* Resume / CV + personal statement Two letters of recommendation IELTS/ TOEFL score Three photographs (passport size) Photocopy of passport/ID Application fee (£50) - to be paid online here or addressed to the European School of Economics NB: All non-English documents must be officially translated. Internship Programme: 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 Advantages: Participants who complete this course will hone their skills in their current employment or expand their professional opportunities in the fields of fund management and investment analysis. Credits & Recognition: Upon completion of the programme, participants will be awarded an ESE Certification of successful completion of the programme. [-]

Project Management

Fanshawe College
Campus or Online Full time 1 year September 2017 Canada London

Project Management is a one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate program, completed in two four-month semesters. Students may choose to study at the London Campus or in a fully online format. [+]

Course Studies in Economics and Administration in North America 2017. Project Management Project Management is a one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate program, completed in two four-month semesters (laptop required). Students may choose to study at the London Campus or in a fully online format. Students will gain the in-depth knowledge, competencies, skills, tools, and techniques required to plan and execute major projects that achieve organizational goals on time and on budget. The Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge is an integral part of the program curriculum. The curriculum also addresses emerging trends in project management through courses in agile project management, project recovery and project leadership. Academic School: Lawrence Kinlin School of Business Campus: London Campus (LC) Program Delivery: Day Time, Full Time, Online Program Type: Certificate, Graduate Available to International Students?: Yes Admission Requirements A Two- or Three-Year College Diploma, or a Degree (Note: minimum 'C+' average or cumulative 2.5 GPA) OR Acceptable combination of related work experience and post-secondary education as judged by the College* OR Five years of work experience in the project management field as judged by the College to be equivalent* Note: *Applicants may be required to submit a resume and cover letter that includes details of work experience. English Language Requirements Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English by one of the following methods: A Grade 12 College Stream or University Stream English credit from an Ontario Secondary School, or equivalent, depending on the program's Admission Requirements Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test with a minimum score of 570 for the paper-based test (PBT), or 88 for the Internet-based test (iBT), with test results within the last two years International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test with an overall score of 6.5 with no score less than 6.0 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test with an overall score of 70 with no score less than 60 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years An English Language Evaluation (ELE) at Fanshawe College with a minimum score of 75% in all sections of the test, with test results within the last two years Recommended Academic Preparation It is highly recommended that students be proficient in the following areas before entry into the program: - Mathematics - Business Communication - Computer applications, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint Applicant Selection Criteria Where the number of eligible applicants exceeds the available spaces in the program, the Applicant Selection Criteria will be: Preference for Permanent Residents of Ontario Receipt of Application by February 1st (After this date, Fanshawe College will consider applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until the program is full) Achievement in the Admission Requirements Other Information Applicants applying to the Online version of the program should select Campus Code LCL (London - Online). Applicants applying to the Online version of the program should ensure they have appropriate technological capacity to complete the program, including access to a computer, required software and internet access for each course in the program. Upon completion of the first semester of the program, students will be eligible for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification, an entry-level designation offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Graduates will be prepared to pursue PMI's Project Management Professional (PMP) designation after completing the prescribed period of professional project management experience. Students entering Level 1 of the program in January will proceed to Level 2 of the program in May. Approximate Costs Students attending the Online version of the program will not be required to pay a CONNECT lab fee. For all other students: A laptop computer is to be purchased by the student, approximately $1000.00. The cost of the laptop is included in the General Expenses stated in the Fee Schedule. A CONNECT lab fee of $75.00 per academic term is included in the Additional Program Fees stated in the Fee Schedule. This fee helps cover costs associated with the delivery of the CONNECT mobile computing program. The CONNECT lab fee is OSAP eligible. Students should not purchase a laptop computer or software until the College publishes the recommended configuration, models, software titles and versions for that academic year. Career Opportunities Graduates can expect to find employment in large and small organizations, in the public and private sectors, and in a variety of fields (e.g., information technology, construction, transportation, education, manufacturing, healthcare). They will be prepared for various project management roles, from entry-level to senior management, depending on their prior education and work experience: project assistant, project management assistant, project coordinator, project manager, project management specialist, project scheduler, project accountant, project administrator, project supervisor, project management consultant, project analyst, and project engineer. [-]

Administrative Assistant

IBT College
Campus Full time Part time 21 weeks September 2017 Canada Toronto + 1 more

The Administrative Assistant course is suitable to those who are seeking to enter the lucrative world of office careers. Administrative Assistants provide high-level administrative support by preparing reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, arranging meetings and receiving visitors. Experienced Administrative Assistants may also train and supervise lower level clerical staff or provide accounting support. [+]

The Administrative Assistant Course is suitable to those who are seeking to enter the lucrative world of office careers. Administrative Assistants provide high-level administrative support by preparing reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, arranging meetings and receiving visitors. Experienced Administrative Assistants may also train and supervise lower level clerical staff or provide accounting support. The Administrative Assistant course is a ministry approved and recognized diploma program. The course takes 21 weeks to complete full-time. Part-time option is also available. The course is taught hands-on with practical assignments, projects and presentations. We are proud of our unique, personalized training of administrative assistants that is supported by instructors highly qualified and experienced in the field of office administration. Course Highlights MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, MS Outlook) Office Procedures Business Communication Business Law Bookkeeping and Accounting Level 1 & 2. Our Graduates Find Employment As Office Administrator Administrative Assistant Executive Assistant Receptionist Clerical Supervisor Office Support Office manager and other. Admission Requirements Applicants must have a Canadian high school diploma of grade 12 or equivalent, or apply as mature students (18 years of age or older) AND pass the Scholastic Entrance Exam administered by IBT College. An assessment interview is also required for some of the courses prior to being accepted into the chosen course. Financial Aid IBT College offers flexible monthly payment plans with no interest. Students may apply for a student line of credit through major financial institutions or through contacting IBT College's representative at selected financial institutions. IBT College also accepts HRSDC (EI) and Social Assistance recipients. [-]

Enterprise Application Development and Administration Program

Pacific Institute of Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Morrow

Enterprise development is an education program designed for candidates aspiring to grow into outstanding software developers or simply software architects in the commercial off-the shelf (COTS) applications. Because it concentrates on enhancing standard enterprise applications, this application development program is much different from the regular application development which basically uses application... [+]

Course Studies in Economics and Administration in North America 2017. Enterprise Application Development and Administration Program Enterprise development is an education program designed for candidates aspiring to grow into outstanding software developers or simply software architects in the commercial off-the shelf (COTS) applications. Because it concentrates on enhancing standard enterprise applications, this application development program is much different from the regular application development which basically uses application development tools such as .Net or J2EE to development custom business applications. The enterprise application development program concentrates on training the candidate into becoming managers or team members in large-scale enterprise projects in software development. Students learn how to map the functionality of enterprise applications to client’s business processes and practices, measure gaps that may exist and try to close these gaps by customizing the COTS application to meet the needs of the customer. This course takes students through the process of creating technical and functional specifications, application design, implementation, testing and rollout. Under this program we currently offer Microsoft productivity tools such as Microsoft Office. Qualifications and Educational Requirements Acceptance into Pacific Institute of Technology is competitive and all students seeking admission must meet all applicable requirements. In order to be considered for admission, all applicants must: Complete and submit an admissions application along with the required non-refundable fee; Provide proof of U.S. citizenship or Permanent Residence status; or for foreign students, Must have an approved International Student Form (Form I-20) under the M-1 Visa category; Provide proof of a U. S. high school diploma, GED, or the recognized equivalent. Interview with the college’s admissions officer (waived for international students); Possess basic keyboard skills (A minimum of 35 WPM is required); Pass the PIT computer-based Computer Literacy Test (CLT); and, Complete and sign an Enrollment Agreement. Admissions Criteria and Requirements In order to be considered for admission, all applicants must: Complete and submit an admissions application(click on apply now to submit an online application) along with the required non-refundable fee Have an approved International Student Form (Form I-20) under the M-1 Visa category; Provide proof of high school diploma, or the recognized equivalent. Possess basic keyboard skills (A minimum of 35 WPM is required); Complete and sign an Enrollment Agreement. [-]

Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers

McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
Campus Part time 2 days September 2017 USA Austin

This program teaches you how concepts and strategies are integrated into your company's big picture. You will learn the language of business and begin to understand the reality behind the numbers. [+]

Program Description - Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers

 

Refresh your knowledge or learn the basics of accounting assumptions, accounting and financial terminology, and financial analysis techniques. This program teaches you how concepts and strategies are integrated into your company's big picture. You will learn the language of business and begin to understand the reality behind the numbers. Different types of information systems will be examined: control-based accounting structures for managing physical resources; and information-based accounting structures for planning, evaluating, and decision-making. You will learn how to address and communicate problems more effectively, how to identify relevant information, and how to apply the analytical skills needed to make better business decisions and take maximum advantage of business opportunities.... [-]


Professional Human Resource Management Review (PHRM)

University of Toledo College of Business Administration
Campus Part time 11 weeks September 2017 USA Toledo

Advance your HR Career—expand your human resource knowledge and prepare for HR certification. [+]

Course Studies in Economics and Administration in North America 2017.

Professional Human Resource Management Review

Advance your HR Career—expand your human resource knowledge and prepare for HR certification.

 

If you’ve been planning to enhance your HR skills and knowledge and prepare for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) or Senior Professional inHuman Resources (SPHR®) designation, now is the time to enroll in our PHRM course.

We offer this program in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The curriculum covers the newly updated 2007 HRCIbody of knowledge which develops competencies and decision-making skills demanded of the profession.

As a certification preparation program, it consistently beats the national pass rate.... [-]


International Risk Management

National University, School of Business and Management
Campus or Online Part time September 2017 USA La Jolla

This course presents theories of risk management in international business and situations that will allow students to apply these concepts and integrate them with their own experiences and those of classmates. [+]

This course presents theories of risk management in international business and situations that will allow students to apply these concepts and integrate them with their own experiences and those of classmates. In developing alternative potential action plans, the student is encouraged to analyze a wide range of risk related situations and to evaluate short-term and long-term ramifications of decisions in risk management. [-]

Course Business Management / Human Resource Management

Keyin College
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Canada Saint John's Carbonear + 1 more

Keyin College now offers a three-year Business Management/Human Resource Management program that incorporates all facets of business and financial management, marketing, communicative, managerial, and technological skills, enterprise development, and entrepreneurship. It is highly case-driven curriculum, allowing students the opportunity to apply the various management skills they will acquire throughout the duration of the program. [+]

Course Studies in Economics and Administration in North America 2017. Keyin College now offers a three-year Business Management/Human Resource Management program that incorporates all facets of business and financial management, marketing, communicative, managerial, and technological skills, enterprise development, and entrepreneurship. It is highly case-driven curriculum, allowing students the opportunity to apply the various management skills they will acquire throughout the duration of the program. In the third year, students will have the opportunity to specialize in human resources, which will address such topics as recruiting, training, creating compensation / benefit packages, and employee relations. Upon graduation, students will have developed a strong business background and will have acquired the skills and confidence required for management. They will be qualified to seek employment in various areas such as all levels of government, financial institutions, small business, and large corporations. They will also be eligible for employment in the manufacturing, retail, and service sectors. Graduates of Keyin College’s BM/HRM program will be awarded 60 of the required 120 credits towards a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree with Cape Breton University. Academic Admission Requirements: High school diploma or high school equivalency (Transcript and/or diploma to be forwarded to the College); or Mature students who do not meet the education prerequisites may be considered for admission on an individual basis provided the following conditions are met: Applicants are at least 19 years of age at the time of application; Applicants have been out of school for at least one year; Applicants complete the standardized assessment instrument and obtain the result of high school equivalence on all subtests; Applicants present a certified copy of grades for the highest educational level attained. [-]

Course - Human Resources Management

Niagara College
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Canada Niagara-on-the-Lake

If human capital is the most important asset of any organization, human resources management is central to organizational success. Graduates of this program contribute to the success of diverse [+]

Course - Human Resources Management

If human capital is the most important asset of any organization, human resources management is central to organizational success.

Graduates of this program contribute to the success of diverse organizations by taking such entry-level positions as:

Recruitment Coordinator Human resources generalist Labour relations officer Occupational health and safety co-ordinator Pension and benefit administrator Recruiter Training and development co-ordinator Benefits coordinator Compensation specialist

The NC Difference

Program complements prior education in other disciplines Professors are human resources practitioners and experts in the field Program Outline includes work experience component Courses required to write the National Knowledge Examination (NKE) required for the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation must have an overall average of 70, with no marks below 65. ... [-]

Corporate Financial Strategies for Creating Shareholder Value

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Campus Part time 5 days September 2017 USA Evanston

Through lectures, cases, discussions, and a review of current research results, you explore important questions and help find farsighted answers as to what investments you should make, what companies you should acquire, what should be divested, and what the impact of financing strategy is on your bottom line. [+]

Course Studies in Economics and Administration in North America 2017.

Build shareholder value by strategically planning and integrating financing and investment decisions. In this program, senior faculty in the Kellogg School of Management’s Finance Department and other leading experts bring real-world and academic experience to the classroom to review the latest techniques for analyzing and valuing financial decisions, and exploring a comprehensive framework for effectively integrating financing and investment decisions in order to maximize value creation. Through lectures, cases, discussions, and a review of current research results, you explore important questions and help find farsighted answers as to what investments you should make, what companies you should acquire, what should be divested, and what the impact of financing strategy is on your bottom line. ... [-]


Basics of Options, Futures, and other Derivatives

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

The purpose of this course is to help managers gain a thorough understanding of what financial derivatives are, how they work, how they are used. [+]

The purpose of this course is to help financial managers, general managers, senior functional managers, and other nonfinancial managers gain a thorough understanding of what financial derivatives are, how they work, how they are used, and how to measure the risks and rewards associated with them.

 

While using and trading derivatives can add enormous value to a firm, a lack of understanding of risk management techniques can easily lead to disaster. It is, therefore, vital for financial and nonfinancial firms to be knowledgeable about the latest tools, tactics, and strategies for risk management.

 

Program Goals

You will leave this course with a solid and immediately useful understanding of:... [-]


Accounting Technician Program

Reeves College
Campus Full time 32 weeks Canada

In today’s job market, you need practical and marketable skills. The Accounting Technician program offers a combination of general office administration skills, accounting skills and technology with which to help prepare you for opportunities in administrative or financial positions [+]

In today’s job market, you need practical and marketable skills. The Accounting Technician program offers a combination of general office administration skills, accounting skills and technology with which to help prepare you for opportunities in administrative or financial positions. A very strong aptitude for math is required for this course.

 

 

Program Objectives

 

The aim of this program is to provide students with a combination of computer and office administration skills and a practical foundation in accounting, computerized accounting systems and payroll. Students are prepared to enter the employment market upon graduation after a practicum that givesthem on-the-job experience. The graduate should be able to: meet the compliance requirements for the payroll practice through an annual payroll cycle; effectively communicate payroll issues to all stakeholders; and understand the accounting function as it relates to the payroll practice.... [-]