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Short course - Entrepreneurship

European School of Economics
Campus Full time 3 - 6 months January 2017 Italy Milan Florence Spain Madrid United Kingdom London USA New York Rome + 8 more

The Short Course in Entrepreneurship & Leadership‘s main objective is to develop participants’ entrepreneurial skills and behaviour. [+]

Course Studies in Entrepreneurship in North America 2017. The Short Course in Entrepreneurship & Leadership‘s main objective is to develop participants’ entrepreneurial skills and behaviour. The modules are designed for those individuals willing to utilise and further develop their own creative potential aiming selfdevelopment and as a consequence to grow and further develop their current and future businesses opportunities. Entrepreneurship is a practical concept. That is the reason we designed modules based on case study methodology and interactive team work activities exploring diversity of participants background. Models and framework derived from multiple global case studies are utilised as tools to unleash participants’ insights leading to sustainable learning. Next Starting Dates: January / April / September The course is made up of 4 modules (modules may be subject to change and may vary according to the ESE center): Entrepreneurial Management and Ethical Leadership Creating and Re-creating Corporate Entrepreneurial Culture International Business Decision Making E-Business and E-Commerce Course Duration: 3 months = 120 in-class hours + revision/reading week + exam week Internship (optional): 3 months Internship (optional) Students who intend to participate in an internship must first undergo an assessment by the ESE Placement Officer. Upon being deemed eligible, host companies will be decided together with the Placement Officer who will assist the student in obtaining an internship at the company of choice. Candidates must submit a CV and undergo a successful interview for their acceptance. Course structure Each module holds a weekly 3-hour class (total 12 hours per week, Monday to Friday) Assessment Mid Term Assessment (30%) Final Assessment (70%) Entry requirements: Application form High School or Undergraduate Degree Diploma Résumé / CV (include reference to all previous education) Personal Statement Intermediate command of the English language (TOEFL/IELTS is a plus) Photocopy of passport / ID document Three passport-sized photographs Non-refundable € 50.00 online application fee Internship programme: Students will undergo an assessment with the ESE Placement Officer, so as to determine their eligibility for an internship placement. The placement office will assist eligible students in obtaining an internship fitting their profile and career objectives. Credits & Recognition: No ECTS credits awarded. Upon completion of the programme, students receive a Certificate of Attendance awarded by the European School of Economics. [-]

Short course - Management

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

The ESE Specialised Programme in Management is designed to develop and contextualise managerial skills and acumen to ensure that managers dealing with international markets have the required understanding and insight for success in this field. [+]

Today’s managers are required to possess a diverse set of key skills and core competences that are essential to successfully plan, execute and evaluate a wide range of business activities. The ESE Specialised Programme in Management equips participants with the right combination of practical knowledge supported by theoretical foundations to hone their leaders skills The course offers a valuable insight into the field of Management that gives participants an advantage over the rest of the increasingly professionally prepared workforce in the market. The ESE Specialised Programme in Management is designed to develop and contextualise managerial skills and acumen to ensure that managers dealing with international markets have the required understanding and insight for success in this field. This will be achieved through critical thinking, teamwork, creativity, and personal development in a highly interactive and stimulating environment. Participants will be able to take responsibility to manage, supervise and direct their own, and others, activities, whilst understanding key strategic issues and trends in management. This includes the use of information to make critical decisions and the application of theories and techniques to practical realistic work situations in the business sector. Students will have developed the skills to implement agreed effective and efficient solutions within the constraints of limited resources. Intake Dates: January, April, September Course Structure Students will take four of the following modules: Entrepreneurship and Leadership Globalised Information and Communication Systems International Project Management International Business Management Human Resources Management International Strategic Marketing 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: The aim of this specialised course is to provide a distinctive, inter-disciplinary and integrative educational programme for individuals seeking to consolidate their managerial achievements or prepare for a career at the highest levels of industry. Participants will have increased competitive advantage by possessing a dynamic balance of solid academic knowledge and essential practical skills. The programme thus aims to provide learners with a progressively higher level of understanding and critical awareness of the main issues in strategic management, and of the associated concepts, models and techniques. Credits & Recognition: Upon completion of the programme, participants will be awarded an ESE Certification of successful completion of the programme. [-]

The Ultimate Photography Training Bundle

Courses for Success
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA Valley Cottage

This photography business online course bundle contains 12 key courses that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to not only take your photography skills to the next level, but go on to start a profitable Photography business! [+]

Course Studies in Entrepreneurship in North America 2017. EXCLUSIVE ONLY AT KEYSTONE ACADEMY! The Ultimate Course Package For Starting Your Own Photography Business This photography business online course bundle contains 12 key courses that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to not only take your photography skills to the next level, but go on to start a profitable Photography business! If you're looking to start a successful photography business then look no further, kicking off with our highly popular Photography & Photoshop course you will learn not only to take better photos with your SLR but also how to further tweak those images in photoshop, taking your photography to a professional level. You're going to need more then just great photography skills to operate your own business though, this is where the additional 9 courses included in this bundle will help you out. Courses included such as Communication Strategies and Negotiation Skills will help you in your day to day dealings with clients and employees. Entrepreneurship on the other hand will help you start your business, nurture its growth and get potential new customers over the line. Additionally you gain access to the Internet Marketing Fundamentals Course which will help you market your business on the web, increasing your maximum exposure so that you can focus on improving the quality of your work while the clients come rolling in. This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, Sharpen Your Photography Skills with Courses For Success Today! Course Fast Facts: All courses are easy to follow and understand Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course Unlimited Lifetime Access Study as many courses as you want Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time Download printer friendly course content Certificate (IAOTS Accredited) How to study online course? Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent, advising you of our enrolment process (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. Recognition & Accreditation These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction. Other Bundle Packages Courses If you’re hoping to get more bang for your buck, check out the rest of the course bundle packages from the Courses For Success range! Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time. The Photography Bundle consists of 12 courses, below is a summary of each course: The Photography and Photoshop Online Course: Module 1: Certificate In Learn Digital SLR Camera Unit 1: Introduction to Photography Understand the professional settings Setting your dioptre Adjusting your burst mode Adjusting your white balance settings Metering settings Exposure compensation mode What is histogram and how to use it How you camera is focusing Adjusting the focal points Setting your file capture Raw & jpeg explained in detail Using bracketing to enhance your photo’s Types of cameras Multi exposures Setting colour and tone Sharpness settings ISO explained Camera bags and cases Tripod options and squeeze grips Different types of Flashes How to choose a good camera Types of lenses Unit 2: Understanding Exposure Manual settings ISO settings Pixels F-Stops Camera Speed White balance Putting the settings into practise Understanding aperture Settings for different camera makes Unit 3: Landscape Photography Equipment Proper planning How to capture the best shots Ideas for your shots Picking the best scenery Technical settings What makes a good landscape photo Unit 4: Night Photography Equipment Settings different types of shoots Tips and tricks Unit 5: Travel Photography Planning Equipment Types of shoots Tips and techniques Unit 6: Cruise Ship Photography Travel Tips Types of lenses Photos with different lenses How to get interesting photos Settings to get the best shoots Unit 7: Part A Studio Photography Setting up your studio Equipment Studio shoots Unit 7: Part B Professional Studio Visit to award winning David Oliver's studio Unit 8: Fine Art Photography How to see great shots Setting up Techniques and settings Unit 9: Portrait Photography Planning your shoots Techniques Pro settings Tips and tricks Types of portraits Black & white Unit 10: SLR Video Photography How to use your SLR camera to shoot a movie High Definition Video What a short film being shot Unit 11: Aerial Photography Helicopter shoot Equipment required Types of lenses How to get the best shoots Use of a helicam Photos with different lenses How to get interesting photos Settings to get the best shoots Unit 12: Fashion Shoot Importance of research and resources Location and logistics Borrow what you need Get your team together Importance of planning Organisation of photography gear Stick to schedule Model release Shooting in raw Portfolio of your work Best tips Module 2: Certificate In Professional Photography Unit 1: Different types of photography explained We cover 20 different types of photography and examples of the types of photo's that they capture, the type of equipment that they use and how they go about getting their images. Wildlife photography Fine art photography Business photography Commercial product photography Stock photography Photojournalism photography Event photography Food photography Sports photography Underwater photography Landscape photography Interior design photography Paparazzi photography Wedding photography Aeriel photography Portrait photography Real-estate photography Travel photography Fashion photography Glamour / model / dance photography Unit 2: How to set up your photography business The important steps of setting up your new business: Setting up at home Developing an outdoor studio Interview with a new photographer Developing portfolios Setting up freelance Knowing your camera Developing your style How do you charge for your work How much can you charge? Understanding lenses Picture framing Unit 3: Advanced Photographic techniques Advanced techniques that every good photographer should know. We show you how to use these techniques to help grow your business. Some of the topics covered include: Understanding your histogram Tips for using your flash Tips for getting good shots Colour management Mirror up settings for landscape How to choose a good digital camera The importance of getting good highlights Correctly using your ISO Using exposure compensation File rescue software Keeping up technically Sample of movie shot by an HD SLR camera Unit 4: How to promote your business Everything you need to know about promoting your product and the different types of methods that you can use. We go over the marketing techniques that you need to know to make your business successful. Some of the topics discussed are: Jpeg and raw files Turning you into a marketable product Building your own website Photographers shared websites Stock photography Stock Libraries Having a professional photography website made Buying a pre-made template website Unit 5: Making your business legal All the steps that you need to follow to make your business legal Making your business legal Registering your business name Developing your logo Sole Trader or company? Photographers insurance Develop your business to re-sell Business policies Developing goodwill What rights does your customer have over your photos? Storing your photos What can you photograph legally Holding accounts Developing a code of practice Investing in your portfolio Unit 6: Marketing masterclass session one How to market yourself professionally. We go into great detail on how you can catapult your business growth by explaining a number of successful strategies. Developing your business mindset Getting your image right Your Business colours Business stationary Bullet proofing your customers Customer loyalty programs Customer mix Unique selling position-how to sell your self Emotional buying Designing your customers experience Customer profiling Focus on marketing Your hourly costs to run your business Business financial advice Unit 7: Marketing masterclass session two How to write hypnotic sales copy. We also go over in great detail how to develop yellow pages ads that work. We also show you how to write a detailed business plan. How to set goals and achieve business success. Unit 8: Marketing masterclass session three How to create your own products so you can make money from Digital Photography. Some of the topics covered are: Developing photography products Photographic albums Video slide shows Producing books Canvas Prints Gift Certificates Oil Portraits Story board prints Photo collage Family portrait packages This video also includes an interview with David Oliver a Master Photographer (one of only 5 in the world) He shares his insights, experience and what it takes to be a successful photographer, this is one of the most interesting and important interviews in the whole course. Resources Including All Business Templates Study instructions Photography 12 point business plan template Marketing/sales letter templates Colour management chart Invoice template Plus more Module 3: Certificate In Photoshop Techniques Unit 1: Selection Tools In this lesson you will learn some of the best functions of Photoshop. Which tools to use for what shape How to adjust photos using a photo filter How to fix up faces Various layering techniques How to edit a photo How to create a montage page Unit 2: How To get a magazine look in your photos Duplicat images Filters Blur tool Brightness Contrast Tools Techniques Unit 3: Rescuing a Photo Which tools to use How to adjust photos How to use contrasting tools Unit 4: Fixing Up Faces How to fix up faces How to use the Lasso tool Adjusting images How to whiten teeth How to fix a droopy eye Unit 5: Layering Techniques Tools Contrast Brightness Filters Unit 6: Creating a Montage Page Tools Techniques Backgrounds Sizes Unit 7: Adjusting Photos Filters Marque tool Colours Adjust tools Additional Courses Course 1 - Certificate In Communication strategies Online Course The big picture Understanding communication barriers Paraverbal communication skills Non verbal communication Speaking like a STAR Listening skills Asking good questions Appreciative inquiry Mastering the art of conversation Advanced communication skills Course 2 - Certificate In Entrepreneurship Online Course Deciding on the type of business What is the market/competition like Basics of starting a business Create a business plan Get financing Hire employees Training employees Market the business Run the business Grow the business Course 3 - Certificate In Negotiation Skills Online Course Understanding negotiation Getting prepared Laying the groundwork Exchanging information Bargining About mutual gain Closing Dealing with difficult issues Negotiating outside the boardroom Negotiating on behalf of someone else Course 4 - Certificate In Personal Branding Online Course Defining yourself Controlling and developing your image Personal and professional influences Sharpening your brand Appearance matters Social media Brand management during a crisis Branding personality traits Course 5 - Certificate In Project Management Online Course Key concepts Initiation Planning Planning tools Executing the project Maintaining and controlling the project Closing out Course 6 - Certificate In Internet Marketing fundamentals Online Course SWOT analysis in marketing Marketing research Real time marketing Brand management Social media SEO basics Website characteristics Capturing leads Campaign characteristics Course 7 - Certificate In Business acumen Online Course Seeing the big picture KPI's Risk management strategies Recognizing learning events You need to know these answers more Financial literacy Business acumen in management Critical thinking in business Key financial levers Course 8 - Certificate In Overcoming sales objections Online Course Three main factors Seeing objections as opportunities Getting to the bottom Finding a point of agreement Have the client answer their own objection Deflating objections Unvoiced objections The five steps Dos and don'ts Sealing the deal Course 9 - Certificate In Body Language basics Online Course Communicating with body language Reading body language Body language mistakes Gender differences Nonverbal communication Facial expressions Body language in business Lying and body language Improve your body language Matching your words to your movement Unlimited Tutor Support 12 months tutor support Email student support with any questions you have about the course. Tutor Support gives you the benefit of two-way conversation on any of the topics covered. Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer are: Windows: Microsoft Windows XP, or later Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) MAC/iOS OSX/iOS 6 or later Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari) All systems Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) Students will also need access the following applications: Adobe Acrobat Reader [-]

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 [-]

The Ultimate Operating a Small Business Training Bundle, 12 Courses

Courses for Success
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

This Operating a Small Business skills Course Bundle contains 12 key courses that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to operate and grow your own small business! [+]

Course Studies in Entrepreneurship in North America 2017. EXCLUSIVE ONLY AT KEYSTONE ACADEMY! Learn Key Business Skills for Running a Business This Operating a Small Business skills Course Bundle contains 12 key courses that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to operate and grow your own small business! This comprehensive online bundle includes courses such as customer service skills, marketing basics, business ethics, coaching and mentoring, project management, and much more! If you've ever dreamed of starting your own business then this is the pack for you, with 14 great courses you'll be prepared to meet any challenges head on. Included is the Entrepreneurship Course which will equip you with the skills to get any small business off the ground as well as the Basic Bookkeeping and Budget & Financial Reports Courses which will help you keep track of your businesses finances and measure your success. We have also included the Business Etiquette and Business Ethics and Coaching & Mentoring Courses which will help you run a ethical business while you pass on your skills and knowledge to new staff or partners so you are seeing yourself reflected in the way your business operates. Additionally the Marketing Basics Course will help you market your business across a variety of channels while the Excel 2010 & 2013 Essentials and Advanced courses will give you a strong understanding of whichever version of excel you use allow you to build great reports, manage your essential business data and track the growth of your business on its journey to success. This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen Your Business Skills with Courses For Success Today! Course Fast Facts: All courses are easy to follow and understand Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course Unlimited Lifetime Access Study as many courses as you want Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time Download printer friendly course content Certificate (IAOTS Accredited) How to study online course? Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent, advising you of our enrolment process (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. Recognition & Accreditation These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction. Units of Study Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time. The Operating a Small Business Course Bundle Package consists of 14 courses, below is a summary of each course: Course 1 - Certificate In Entrepreneurship Online Course Make Your Business Venture an Astounding Success! Understand how to start a business Develop a business plan Get financing for your business Hire and train employees Run your business Grow your business Is It Feasible? What Are Your Interests? Do You Have the Experience? Are You an Expert? What is the market/competition like Is the Venture Lucrative? Is There Competition? How Can You Set Yourself Apart from the Competition? Basics of starting a business Legal Structure of the Business Create a business plan What Should Be Included in the Business Plan Gather Documentation Get financing Hire employees Training employees Market the business Create a Website Networking Groups Social Media Run the business Grow the business Course 2 - Certificate In Basic Bookkeeping Online Course Understand and Implement Basic Bookkeeping Principles Basic terminology Accounts Receivable Accounts Payable Inventory Payroll Accounting Methods Differences between Cash and Accrual Cash Management Keeping track of your business Understanding the balance sheet Types of Assets Types of Liabilities Equity Other financial statements Income Statement Cash Flow Statement Capital Statement Budget vs Actual Payroll accounting / terminology End of period procedures Financial Planning, budgeting and control Reasons for Budgeting Creating a Budget Comparing Budget to Actual Expenses Auditing Course 3 - Certificate In Project Management Online Course Perfectly Manage Projects to Achieve Your Goals What is a project? What is project management? What is a project manager? Key Concepts Identifying your Stakeholders Assessing Needs and Wants Setting a SMART project goal Creating requirements and deliverables Creating a statement of work Completing the project planning worksheet Completing the project charter Managing expectations Creating a task list Estimating time Estimating resources Estimating costs Building the work breadkdown structure Creating the schedule Creating a risk management plan Creating a communication plan Planning Tools Establishing baselines Monitoring project progress Making the most of status updates Managing change Monitoring risks Executing the Project Maintaining and Controlling the Project Preparing for closeout Celebrating successes Learning from project challenges Scope verification A final to-do list Course 4 - Certificate In Budget and Financial Reports Online Course Back Your Business with Bulletproof Finance Understanding Financial Statements Balance Sheets Income Statements (AKA Profit and Loss Statements) Annual Reports Analysing Financial Statements Income Ratios Profitability Ratios Liquidity Ratios Working Capital Ratios Bankruptcy Ratios Long - Term Analysis Ratios Calculating Return on Investment (ROI) Understanding Budgets Common types of budgets What information do I need? Who should be involved? What should a budget look like? Budgeting Made Easy Computer based methods Advanced Forecasting Technigues Managing the Budget How to tell if you're on track Should your budget be updated Keeping a diary of lessons learned When to panic Making Smart Purchasing Decisions A Glimpse into the Legal World Course 5 - Certificate In Coaching and Mentoring Online Course Get the Best out of your Employees to Increase Productivity Defining coaching and mentoring The G.R.O.W. Model Setting goals "G” for Goals Identifying Appropriate Goal Areas Create SMART Goals Understanding the realities Understanding Where You Are Past Performance Developing options Your Path to BIG Success Wrapping up the coaching session Create a Development Plan The importance of trust How to Build a Trusting Relationship Providing feedback Overcoming roadblocks Frequent Obstacles Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Pyramid Characteristics of Good Feedback Encouraging Growth and Development Reviewing Progress & Re-evaluating Goals Reaching the end Blending the Two Models GROW Model & Mentoring How mentoring differs from coaching Course 6 - Certificate In Business Etiquette Online Short Course Look and Sound Your Best in Any Situation Understanding etiquette Networking for success Defining Etiquette Why Bother with Business Etiquette Networking The Cold Introduction First Impressions Matter The Business Card Sorry, what was your name again? The meet and greet The bone crusher and the dead fish Conversation Etiquette Stages of Conversation The dining in style Eating out Business email etiquette Phone etiquette The written letter Dressing for success International etiquette Course 7 - Certificate In Business Ethics Online Short Course Business Ethics are Vital for an Organization to be Successful What is ethics Implementing ethics in the workplace Guidelines for managing ethics in the workplace Roles and responsibilities Harrassment issues Employer/employee rights Business Ethical Decisions Balancing personal and organisational ethics Common dilemmas Making ethical decisions Overcoming obstacles Whistle blowing Criteria and risk The process When you should "blow the whistle" Managerial ethics Unethical behaviour Ethics in business Course 8 - Certificate In Marketing Basics Online Course Improve Your Cashflow With Practical Marketing Skills What is marketing? Understanding customer needs Defining your product or service Common marketing types Direct marketing Active marketing Incoming marketing Outgoing marketing The marketing mix B2B marketing B2C marketing Promotional marketing Communicating the right way Sell value, not the price Fun and entertaining is powerful Answers questions honestly Customer communications Give your customers a voice Marketing goals Brand switching The marketing funnel Not taking social media seriously Cross cultural and international translations Marketing mistakes Course 9 - Certificate In Creative Problem Solving Online Course Solve Problems Quickly and Easily The problem solving method What is a Problem What is Creative Problem Solving? What are the Steps for Creative Solving Information gathering Understanding Types of Information Identifying Key Questions Methods for Information Gathering Problem definition Defining the Problem Determining Where the Problem Originated Defining Present State and Desired States Stating and Restating the Problem Analyzing the Problem Writing the Problem Statement Preparing for brainstorming Identifying Mental Blocks Removing Mental Blocks Stimulating Creativity Generating solutions Analyzing solutions Developing Criteria Analysing Wants and Needs Using Cost/Benefit Analysis Selecting a solution Final Analysis Paired Comparison Analysis Analyzing Potential Problems Analyzing Potential Problems Planning your next steps Lesson One: Identifying Tasks Identifying Resources Implementing, Evaluating, and Adapting Recording lessons learned Planning the Follow-Up Meeting Celebrating Successes Identifying Improvements Course 10 - Certificate In Customer Service Online Short Course Techniques to Ensure 100% Customer Satisfaction Who we are what we do Establishing your attitude See things from a clients perspective Thinking Outside the Box Meeting Their Needs Going the Extra Mile Identifying and addressing customer needs Generating return business In-Person customer service Telephone customer service The Advantages and Disadvantages Telephone Etiquette Tips and Tricks for Providing Customer Service over the Phone Giving customer service over the phone Providing electronic customer service The Advantages and Disadvantages Netiquette Email Etiquette: The Do’s and Don’ts of Email Tips and Tricks Electronic Ping Pong Recovering difficult customers Understanding when to escalate Ten things you can do to WOW customers Course 11 - Certificate In Excel 2010 & Certificate In Excel 2013 Essentials Online Short Course Learn the basics of the best version of excel for you Opening Excel Opening Excel Understanding the Interface Using Backstage View Understanding Worksheets Understanding Workbooks Working with the interface Your first worksheet An Overview of Excel’s Views Switching Views Creating Custom Views Using Zoom Switching Between Open Files Viewing Excel data Building formulas Using Excel funcations Formulas vs. Functions Using the SUM Function Using Other Basic Excel Functions Understanding the Formulas Tab Using the Status Bar to Perform Calculations Understanding the New Function Names Using quick analysis Formatting your data Using styles, themes and effects Printing and sharing your workbook Course 12 - Certificate In Excel 2010 & Certificate In Excel Advanced 2013 Online Short Course Learn advanced excel features Insert SmartArt Add text to a diagram Resize and move a diagram Reset a diagram Understand the contextual tabs Add pictures from your computer Add Clip Art Add text boxes Draw shapes Trace precedent cells Trace dependents of a cell Display formulas within the sheet Work with comments Insert a chart Use the Chart Tools tab Understand the parts of a chart Change the chart style Resize and move a chart Insert a Pivot Table Use the Pivot Table Tools tab Choose fields and group data in a Pivot Table Change Pivot Table data and refresh the view Apply a Style to a Pivot table Use Real-life examples in a Pivot Table Create a Pivot Chart from a Pivot Table Create a Pivot Chart from Data Display the Developer tab and much more. Requirements Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer are: Windows: Microsoft Windows XP, or later Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) MAC/iOS OSX/iOS 6 or later Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari) All systems Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) Students will also need access the following applications: Adobe Acrobat Reader [-]

The Ultimate Entrepreneurship Training Bundle, 10 Courses

Courses for Success
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

This Entrepreneurship skills course package contains 10 key courses that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to become a successful Entrepreneur! [+]

Gain the Knowledge, Skills, and Confidence to Become A Successful Entrepreneur! This Entrepreneurship skills course package contains 10 key courses that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to become a successful Entrepreneur! This comprehensive online course bundle includes, public speaking, time management, personal branding, interpersonal skills, business writing, and much more! If you're looking to become a successful Entrepreneur don't miss out on this opportunity to get all the soft skills you need to succeed in one convenient package. The Entrepreneurship Course will help you build a solid foundation covering everything an aspiring entrepreneur needs to get their business off the ground from business plans and financing to marketing your business and promoting business growth. While this comprehensive course is a great start, the additional soft skills you will learn in this bundle is what will take your success to the next level including Negotiation Skills and Interpersonal Skills that will allow you to come out on top when negotiating new and exciting deals. In addition to this the Personal Branding and Assertiveness & Self Confidence Courses will help you build your presence and market yourself on a professional level either when acquiring new clients or marketing your business. Finally we have also included the Time Management Course which will help you achieve more goals in less time allowing you to focus on growing your business. This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, boost your skill set and confidence to become a successful entreprenuer with Courses For Success today! Course Fast Facts: All courses are easy to follow and understand Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course Unlimited Lifetime Access Study as many courses as you want Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time Download printer friendly course content Certificates (IAOTS Accredited) How to study online course? Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent, advising you of our enrolment process (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. Recognition & Accreditation These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction. Units of Study Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time. The Entrepreneurship Course Bundle Package consists of 10 courses, below is a summary of each course: Course 1 - Certificate In Entrepreneurship Online Course Make Your Business Venture an Astounding Success! Understand how to start a business Develop a business plan Get financing for your business Hire and train employees Run your business Grow your business Is It Feasible? What Are Your Interests? Do You Have the Experience? Are You an Expert? What is the market/competition like Is the Venture Lucrative? Is There Competition? How Can You Set Yourself Apart from the Competition? Basics of starting a business Legal Structure of the Business Create a business plan What Should Be Included in the Business Plan Gather Documentation Get financing Hire employees Training employees Market the business Create a Website Networking Groups Social Media Run the business Grow the business Course 2 - Certificate In Public Speaking Online Course Deliver Powerful Speeches and Outstanding Presentations Identifying your audience Creating a basic outline Organising the program Your Body speaks its own Language The Signals You Send The Power of Tone Preparing Mentally using Visualisation Breathing A Few Extra Tips Putting it all together Being prepared Overcoming nervousness Delivering your speech Questions and answers Course 3 - Certificate In Time Management Online Course Manage your time to be the highest achiever Create SMARTER Goals Prioritizing Your Goals Visualize your Goals-Visualization Setting SMART goals Prioritizing your time The 80/20 Rule Being Assertive...Saying “NO” to Requests you can’t meet. Planning wisely Using To Do List Tackling procrastination Why We Procrastinate Nine Ways to Overcome Procrastination Crisis management When Crisis Calls...do you have a Contingency Plan? Creating a Plan Executing the Plan Organizing your workspace De-Clutter Managing Workflow Dealing with E-mail...email etiquette Using Calendars Delegating made easy Setting a ritual Metting management Alternatives to meetings Course 4 - Certificate In Personal Branding Online Course Managing Your Personal Brand To Help You Achieve Success Define your image Control your image Understand how to sharpen your brand Use social media appropriately Manage your brand in a crisis Develop a professional appearance Controlling and developing your image Personal and professional influences Sharpening your brand Have an Objective Appearance matters Never Burn a Bridge Social media Blogging Networking Brand management during a crisis Branding personality traits Identify Your Unique Values Course 5 - Certificate In Interpersonal Skills Online Course Learn Powerful Communication Skills! Verbal communication skills Listening and hearing: they aren't the same thing Asking questions Communicating with power Non-verbal communication skills Body language The signals you sent to others It's not what you say, it's how you say it Making small talk and moving beyond Moving the conversation along Asking for examples Using repetition Usng summary questions Asking for clarity and completeness Remembering names Influencing skills Creating a powerful introduction Using Mnemonics Uh-oh... I've forgotten your name Bringing people to your side Sharing your opinion Negotiation basics Making an impact Course 6 - Certificate In Negotiation Skills Online Course Enhance Your Career With Better Negotiation Skills! Understanding negotiation Types of negotiations The three phases Skills for successful negotiation Getting prepared Laying the groundwork Creating a negotiation framework The negotiation process Exchanging information Getting off on the right foot What to share What to keep to yourself Bargaining What to expect Techniques to try How to break an impasse About mutual gain Closing Dealing with difficult issues Negotiating outside the boardroom Negotiating on behalf of someone else Course 7 - Certificate In Business Writing Online Course Become an Expert at Writing Effective Emails, Letters, Reports and More Spelling and Grammar Working with words Language and tone Sentences and Paragraphs Organization and Structure Tools and Techniques The Reader The Requirement Write faster – effective writing Templates Proofreading Review/Peer Review The Appearance - Printing and Publishing Writing meeting agendas Writing Emails Writing business letters Writing proposals The Basic Outline Key information Sequence Choosing a Format Proposal Structure and Content Executive Summaries Writing reports Course 8 - Certificate In Assertiveness and Self-Confidence Online Course How To Be A Highier Achiever and Succeed in Life! What does self-confidence mean to you? Obstacles to our goals Communication skills The importance of goal setting Feeling the part Looking the part Sounding the part Powerful presentations Coping techniques Dealing with difficult behaviour Course 9 - Certificate In Manager Management Online Course Transform Your Managers Into Your Greatest Asset Grooming a new manager Coaching and mentoring Measuring performance Motivating managers Signs of poor management Trust your team of managers When an employee complains about their manager When do you step in Remember these basic qualities Course 10 - Certificate In Managing Effective Meetings Online Course Achieve Your Workplace Goals With Effective Meetings Planning and preparing Setting up the meeting space Electronic options Meeting roles and responsibilities Chairing a meeting Dealing with Disruptions Taking Minutes Making the most of your meetings Requirements Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer are: Windows: Microsoft Windows XP, or later Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) MAC/iOS OSX/iOS 6 or later Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari) All systems Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) Students will also need access the following applications: Adobe Acrobat Reader [-]

Business Management and Entrepreneurship

IBT College
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Toronto

The Business Management and Entrepreneurship diploma course is designed to provide the skills that are necessary to manage and administer a small, medium or large business or organization. The Business Management and Entrepreneurship course is an approved and registered diploma course. The course is all instructor led with real life examples and business simulations. [+]

Course Studies in Entrepreneurship in North America 2017. The Business Management and Entrepreneurship diploma course is designed to provide the skills that are necessary to manage and administer a small, medium or large business or organization. The Business Management and Entrepreneurship course is an approved and registered diploma course. The course is all instructor led with real life examples and business simulations. Students are encouraged to apply the course materials to their individual business idea. Those students who already own a business are able to apply the learning materials towards running their business more efficiently as well as expanding their business to a new level. Main Modules Microsoft Office level 1-2-3 Entrepreneurship Business Law Business Management Accounting for a Small Business Economics (Macro-and Micro Economics) Marketing Business Communication Financial Management Project Management. Employment Opportunities Business Manager Business Administrator Business Support Provider Entrepreneur Business Manager Trainee 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. [-]

Workshop - Doing Business In The Us

Ambra College
Campus Part time 4 days September 2017 USA Orlando

certificate of completion of continuing education (Continuing Education) Issued by Ambra, which is accredited by Florida Department of Education - Commission for Independent Education. [+]

Certificate certificate of completion of continuing education (Continuing Education) Issued by Ambra, which is accredited by Florida Department of Education - Commission for Independent Education. Undertake in USA At the end of the course, you will master general aspects issues to undertake in the US as opening and closing a business, tax and accounting issues, import and export and immigration. Content PEOPLE AND IMMIGRATION Work authorization. Registration with the State. Federal labor laws and worker safety. State laws (Just-Cause versus At Will) Trips and activities with B1 visa. Since working U-1A. Working H-1B visa. Green investment card EB-5. THE US COMPANIES Types of businesses. Establishment of a company with foreign partners. necessary documentation. Federal Identification Number (FEIN, EIN, TAX ID). Social contract. TAXATION Social charges. federal and state taxes. Tax on retail sale (city, county and state). corporate income tax. loss record and profits. accounting records. CULTURE AND RELATIONSHIPS Cultural aspects. communication and negotiation tips. The relationship between Brazil and the United States. The relationship of Florida with Brazil. Brazilian lectures. Talk with entrepreneurs to understand the challenges faced. Trading cards with possible suppliers. Language Available versions in Portuguese, English or with English translation. [-]

Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Education Innovation Network (BE.IN)
Campus Full time 6 weeks October 2017 USA East New York

Brooklyn is a center of innovation. Spend six weeks in Brooklyn learning about innovation and entrepreneurship with the Brooklyn Education Innovation Network (BE.IN) and some of the most innovative startups firms in the United States. [+]

Course Studies in Entrepreneurship in North America 2017. Program Description: Brooklyn is a center of innovation. Spend six weeks in Brooklyn learning about innovation and entrepreneurship with the Brooklyn Education Innovation Network (BE.IN) and some of the most innovative startups firms in the United States. Brooklyn innovators believe that innovation does not happen in a vacuum; it is the result of engaged minds from different backgrounds working together to find creative solutions. With more than 1,500 startups in the Brooklyn Tech Triangle, Brooklyn is the destination for new and growing companies. Learn from top lecturers at BE.IN member universities, hear from leading entrepreneurs throughout New York City about how they got started, visit successful companies that have grown from a small staff to a large enterprise, and spend six weeks shadowing companies and learning their day-to-day operations. The program will consist of lectures, workshops, visits to top companies, and cultural excursion to learn more about Brooklyn and New York City’s vast history. Program Goals Learn about New York City’s entrepreneurial and innovation economy Tour small and large companies and hear from executives about how they got started Hear from leading faculty from BE.IN member institutions about what it takes to start a new company, how to get funding, and other nuisances of being an entrepreneur Engage with current student interns and employees who work for startup companies Network with professionals in finance, education, business, technology, and social entrepreneurship to build your global community that can be a resource to you Visit major universities, colleges, and a law school to learn about U.S. higher education and the innovation that takes place at these institutions Structure of the Program Every day you will discover what entrepreneurship and innovation is through different lenses. After the first week of the program participants will be paired with companies to shadow and learn about what it takes be an entrepreneur. A sample of the program focus is below: Sample Weekly Schedule - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 8:00 a.m. Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast 9:00 a.m. Lecture Lecture Lecture Lecture Lecture Excursion Excursion 12:00 p.m. Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch 1:00 p.m. *Visit to Google or shadow company Free time *Visit to NYC Public Library or shadow company Free time *Visit to Brooklyn Navy Yard or shadow company Free time Free time 6:00 p.m. Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner 8:00 p.m. Meeting with students from NYU Meeting with employees who work at startups Broadway Show Meeting with students + faculty Movie Night in NYC Free time Free time *After the first week you will be matched with a company to shadow and learn from. Duration Brooklyn’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program will last for six weeks during the fall. The program begins on October 3, 2016 and concludes on November 14, 2016. Program Curators Dr. Duleep Deosthale Co-Founder, AdmissionTable More than 20 years of international education experience. World traveler, multi- lingual, sports fan, enjoys developing students into future educational leaders. Dr. Eddie Summers Executive Director, Brooklyn Education Innovation Network (BE.IN). More than 10 years of higher education experience. Started BE.IN and has a history of starting new projects and spinning them off. A true education entrepreneur. Mr. Ryan McAllister Director of Operations, Brooklyn Education Innovation Network (BE.IN). Student Affairs expert. Mr. McAllister has spent his career working in student affairs focusing on leadership, academic advising, and student life issues. He is a leader in the innovation economy, working at Columbia University with student groups that work with startups. About Brooklyn’s College Town Downtown Brooklyn is Brooklyn’s College Town. 60,000+ students. 11,000 faculty and staff. 10 BE.IN Colleges and Universities. Downtown Brooklyn is the fastest growing downtown in America, the third largest business district in New York City, and sits within the Brooklyn Tech Triangle – the City’s largest hub for tech and innovation outside of Manhattan. About the Brooklyn Tech Triangle The Brooklyn Tech Triangle is made up of Downtown Brooklyn, DUMBO, and the Brooklyn Navy Yard. These three neighborhoods combine to become a magnet for creativity, culture and innovation in Brooklyn. The Brooklyn Tech Triangle has become a magnet for the world’s pioneering, energetic, and creative entrepreneurs and has emerged as the City’s largest cluster of tech activity outside of Manhattan, with nearly 10% of the sector calling this area home in 2013. A recent study indicated that the Brooklyn Tech Triangle innovation economy and Brooklyn are both hotter than ever. The number of innovation firms in the area now exceeds a 2013 projection and is now home to more than 1,350 innovation companies – 22% more than three years ago. In the last two years, companies like Etsy, Huge, MakerBot, Crye Precision, and Steiner Studios have grown significantly. The Tech Triangle has also attracted many new and expanding companies – startups like goTenna, Honeybee Robotics, and Sartorous; and companies from the West Coast and other countries like SolarCity, Lemon Squeeze, and Breather are looking to have a major New York presence. FAQs Brooklyn is a center of innovation. Spend six weeks in Brooklyn learning about innovation and entrepreneurship with the Brooklyn Education Innovation Network (BE.IN) and some of the most innovative startups firms in the United States. Program Deadline: August 15, 2016 Fees and Price: $6,000 includes accommodation, cost of the program, select meals and excursions. Program Type and Duration: Short-term academic program focused on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Study Place: Brooklyn, New York - The Center of Innovation! Funding: At this time funding is not available. How to Apply: Please use the contact form on this page Language: English [-]

Bachelor of Management

East Carolina University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Greenville

A concentration in management can provide you with the skills you need to succeed in future business enterprises. The concentration is designed to help you learn how to deal with the people-based challenges you will encounter in a management position. [+]

The Department of Management prepares students with the skills necessary to meet the business demands of today and tomorrow. The curriculum provides a solid business core, helping students learn how to deal with the people-based challenges encountered in various management positions. Graduates have employment opportunities in a wide variety of supervisory/management positions. The department offers concentrations in Management, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, and International Business. Management Concentration A concentration in management can provide you with the skills you need to succeed in future business enterprises. The concentration is designed to help you learn how to deal with the people-based challenges you will encounter in a management position. Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management Concentration The emerging high-technology and service industries have created a demand for entrepreneurs who can provide dynamic leadership in creating new enterprises. Equally important is the need for individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit to enter older, more mature industries. If you intend to enter a family business, work in the small business sector, start your own business, or buy an existing business, you should consider a concentration in entrepreneurship and small business management. International Business Concentration The international business major in the College of Business is a highly structured program that is best suited to students in their first semester of the freshman year. There are certain requirements that are unique to this major including a full semester study abroad and the fulfillment of a foreign language requirement. Study Abroad All international business majors are required to study abroad for a minimum of one full semester. Summer study abroad cannot be used to satisfy this requirement. One of the primary goals of the full semester study abroad is to enhance the student's proficiency in the chosen foreign language within its cultural context. It is recommended that students study abroad during the second semester of their sophomore year or the first semester of the junior year. Immediately upon their return from the study abroad, students are required to sit for a foreign language competency examination through the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. It is the student's responsibility to arrange the study abroad through the ECU International Programs Office. World Regions The full semester study abroad must be completed in an approved nation within the student's chosen world region. There are five world regions from which a student can choose: Africa/Middle East, Asia, Europe, South America, and North America. Each student must choose the language of preference within the appropriate world region. The study abroad must be completed within the nation whose native tongue is the student's preference. [-]

Driving Organic Top-Line Growth

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Campus Part time 4 days September 2017 USA Evanston

This program presents participants with a rigorous and market-tested approach to drive organic growth throughout medium- to large-sized companies. Combining academic research on growth and innovation with insights from practitioners who have implemented growth processes at leading companies. [+]

Organic growth is the most reliable and sustainable way to grow your company. However, few large firms have a systematic and repeatable process for driving organic growth; and, as many companies have seen, “buying” growth can be opportunistic, dilutive, and risky.This program presents participants with a rigorous and market-tested approach to drive organic growth throughout medium- to large-sized companies. Combining academic research on growth and innovation with insights from practitioners who have implemented growth processes at leading companies, the program also highlights perspectives from the Kellogg Innovation Network—a group of participating innovators from companies such as Sony, Motorola, Pepsi, and Microsoft.Participants will learn to think more holistically about innovation and growth and will leave the program able to put a growth process into action at their company.Key Benefits During this course, you will: ... [-]


Managing Teams for Innovation and Success

Stanford Graduate School of Business
Campus Part time 6 days June 2017 USA Stanford

This program enables you to manage team dynamics in a manner that establishes a productive work environment, delivers high performance, and fosters creative ideas. [+]

Managing or participating in a team-based work environment can be either exhilarating or exasperating. Given the potential benefits and pitfalls of using teams, when should you use them, how do you choose team members who will accomplish a goal in the most effective manner, and how do you manage them to deliver successful results? This program enables you to manage team dynamics in a manner that establishes a productive work environment, delivers high performance, and fosters creative ideas.Content OverviewTeams have a vast capacity to drive an organization beyond its boundaries. When managed well, teams stimulate creativity and innovation, make an organization more adaptive to market forces, and tap into a firm’s intellectual resources to drive breakthrough results.Managing Teams for Innovation and Success approaches team building at the strategic level. Participants evaluate not only the structure and management of high-performance teams, but also whether it is appropriate to use teams or individuals to most effectively accomplish a given goal. Participants also explore team dynamics from the perspectives of both team leaders and team members in order to build a deeper understanding of the implications of management decisions.Key takeaways:- Strategies for building high-performing teams and eliminating obstacles to effective teamwork - Tools to define and communicate manager and team member roles - Methodologies to manage the complexities of group dynamics, including decision making, power, and conflict ... [-]