Part time Course in Economics and Administration in Illinois in USA

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Skill Building Programs

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

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. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Economics and Administration in Illinois in USA. 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 [-]

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.... [-]


Mergers and Acquisitions

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

This unique interdisciplinary course gives executives the analytical framework and tools necessary to successfully execute mergers, acquisitions, and corporate restructuring. [+]

The forces of globalization, technological change, and deregulation have created a highly competitive and dynamic business world where mergers and acquisitions are increasingly being used to seek competitive advantage and maximize value for shareholders. This unique interdisciplinary course gives executives the analytical framework and tools necessary to successfully execute mergers, acquisitions, and corporate restructuring.

 

Participants will learn to:

 --Create a corporate restructuring strategy based on building competitive advantage and share holder value.

 

--Develop an analytical framework for integrating the various stages of an acquisition... [-]


Financial Analysis for NonFinancial Managers

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

This program will enhance your ability to understand financial reports, better communicate with financial officers in your organization, evaluate your unit's financial performance, and make sound financial decisions. [+]

This five-day program will enhance your ability to understand financial reports, better communicate with financial officers in your organization, evaluate your unit's financial performance, and make sound financial decisions.

 

The purpose of this course is to help nonfinancial managers interpret data from financial reports, including balance sheets, income statements, budgets, and divisional performance reports and make better business decisions based upon this information. The program will teach the analysis of historical performance of financial reports and forecasting financial performance.

 

Participants will be better able to communicate the financial goals and performances of their departments to outside sources. They will improve their understanding and be able to use financial language to communicate with others, including financial managers in their organizations.... [-]


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. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Economics and Administration in Illinois in USA.

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:... [-]


Supply Chain Management: Strategy and Planning for Effective Operations

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Campus or Online 3 days September 2017 USA Evanston

In this program, faculty present state-of-the-art models and practical tools for supply chain management and multi-plant coordination. [+]

Create opportunities for revolutionizing your operations through increased efficiencies in the design and management of your supply chain. In this program, faculty present state-of-the-art models and practical tools for supply chain management and multi-plant coordination.

 

Sessions focus on effective logistics strategies for companies operating complex networks and on the integration of supply chain components into a coordinated system to increase service levels and to reduce costs. The effective management of facilities, inventories, transportation, information, outsourcing, and strategic partnering to improve operational performance are presented with real-world case studies. Each participant receives the book Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning, and Operation. ... [-]


Energizing People for Performance

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

Using interactive lectures and real-world case studies, this program provides you with the tools to develop and implement people empowering strategies in your organization to achieve competitive advantage. You will leave this program with applicable frameworks and ideas that can be implemented to achieve results [+]

Part time Course Studies in Economics and Administration in Illinois in USA.

Energize your work force and maximize bottom-line results by implementing valuable people-related strategies in your organization. Understand your role in creating an environment where people feel motivated.

 

Whether you are the leader of a small team within a large organization or the head of a business unit responsible for hundreds of people, motivating and developing those who work for you involves more than good leadership skills. It requires effective people-focused processes and motivational tools designed to unleash the potential in others so they can achieve and sustain high levels of performance.

 

Using interactive lectures and real-world case studies, this program provides you with the tools to develop and implement people empowering strategies in your organization to achieve competitive advantage. You will leave this program with applicable frameworks and ideas that can be implemented to achieve results.... [-]


Merger Week: Creating Value Through Strategic Acquisitions and Alliances

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Campus Part time 6 days September 2017 USA Evanston

The Kellogg School’s comprehensive Merger Week seminartakes you through the intricacies of the entire strategic merger and acquisition process. From identifying target companies to post-merger integration, you will learn the latest frameworks and tools to ensure your company’s success, and also learn to avoid the common pitfalls of M&A failures. [+]

Forge and implement effective, sustainable mergers, acquisitions, and alliances that create value and competitive advantage. The Kellogg School’s comprehensive Merger Week seminar—one of the oldest and most successful programs of its kind—takes you through the intricacies of the entire strategic merger and acquisition process. From identifying target companies to post-merger integration, you will learn the latest frameworks and tools to ensure your company’s success, and also learn to avoid the common pitfalls of M&A failures.

 

An outstanding faculty of leading academics and business practitioners help you learn to capitalize on opportunities that globalization and technological advancements have created in the marketplace. Topics include the search process, valuation techniques, negotiations, tax-free versus taxable transactions, joint ventures, and international M&A. ... [-]


Forensic Accounting for Credit and Equity Analysts

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

Learn how to “get behind” the numbers and recognize “red flags” during this highly acclaimed forensic accounting seminar. To avoid future losses, analysts must understand how financial reporting options affect income, assets, cash-flow forecasts, financial ratios, and trends—and distinguish between accounting rules and underlying economic realities. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Economics and Administration in Illinois in USA.

Learn how to “get behind” the numbers and recognize “red flags” during this highly acclaimed forensic accounting seminar. To avoid future losses, analysts must understand how financial reporting options affect income, assets, cash-flow forecasts, financial ratios, and trends—and distinguish between accounting rules and underlying economic realities.This advanced, sequential two-part program focuses on pragmatic implications of corporate disclosures (and non-disclosures), using critical analyses of financial reporting numbers and comprehensive lending and equity valuation case analyses as a basis for improved risk assessment and cash-flow forecasting. Part I incorporates the latest financial reporting developments and includes coverage of middle-market firms, with classes stressing earnings sustainability and its linkage to future cash flows. Part II applies the methodology to new situations and economic circumstances.The two parts are sequential. You must complete Part I before enrolling in Part II. You will benefit from taking both parts consecutively. Key Benefits During this course, you will:... [-]


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. [+]

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. ... [-]