You can usually take higher education courses if you’re 18 or older. They’re regularly taught in universities, colleges and professional institutions such as art schools or agricultural colleges - nearly all of which have their own websites. You can get a wide range of skills, for example, diplomas, bachelor degrees, foundation degrees and post-graduate degrees.
In nearly every market, there is competition. One way to beat your competition is with effective strategic planners. With a master's in strategy, you will learn how to format business strategies to counter competition and maintain and gain customers.
The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.
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The program is a concentrated, week-long course of study that begins late afternoon on Sunday and concludes at mid-afternoon on the following Friday. Most days consist of three class sessions and three small group discussions. [+]
A one-week seminar delivering a hands-on approach to mastering the essentials of the financial side of today's energy industry.The seminar draws middle- to senior-level attendees from many segments of the oil and gas industry and from a variety of functional areas within energy companies. You will meet and share ideas with executives from around the world. Much of your time during the program will be spent discussing industry issues with other program participants – in small discussion groups, in lively classroom sessions, over lunch, and in informal sessions back at the hotel.The program is a concentrated, week-long course of study that begins late afternoon on Sunday and concludes at mid-afternoon on the following Friday. Most days consist of three class sessions and three small group discussions. A typical workday starts with group discussions and ends with individual preparation late in the evening. It is important to note that this is an in-residence program. Past experience has shown that participants benefit greatly from the group interaction and concentrated experience that the in-residence format allows.Who Should Attend - Non-financial managers who want to achieve some degree of financial literacy in an energy industry setting - Financial managers who wish to sharpen their skills, broaden their base of knowledge, and relate their functional skills to a broader, general management context - The typical participant has more than five years of management experience - The age of attendees has generally ranged from the early 30s to the early 50s - Participants will be from either oil and gas firms or from firms in related energy industries, such as pipeline companies, service and supply organizations, government agencies or financial institutions Benefits of AttendanceHundreds of executives have chosen SMU's Strategic Financial Skills for the Energy Industry for its concentrated exposure to financial management techniques uniquely tailored to the complexities of their industry. In this intensive, week-long course you will: - Gain a working knowledge of key financial techniques, practices, terminology, and controversies. - Learn essential financial concepts in order to better yourself as a manager...and do so in a concentrated setting away from your workplace. - Participate in stimulating classroom case discussions on relevant oil and gas industry topics. - Learn how other companies have implemented successful financial strategies. - Prepare yourself to make better financial and operating decisions...and learn the proper framework for doing so. - Acquire techniques for assessing the performance of your subordinates, your division, or your company. - Study and develop concepts and techniques you can apply to your job... immediately. - Prepare yourself for advancement to a more senior management role within your company. - Learn more NOW about a topic you've been meaning to brush up on..."someday." Dates: September 10-15, 2006... [-]
Uncertainty and complexity make many decisions difficult, especially those involved with R&D projects, new products, and new ventures. This module provides an introduction to decision and risk analysis. [+]
Uncertainty and complexity make many decisions difficult, especially those involved with R&D projects, new products, and new ventures. This module provides an introduction to decision and risk analysis -- the systematic evaluation of decision problems involving uncertainty. Decision and risk analysis provide a framework for analyzing decision problems by breaking them down into more manageable parts and explicitly considering the possible alternatives, the available information, and the relevant preferences of the decision makers. In this module, we will discuss methods for structuring and modeling decision problems, and apply these methods to a variety of problems that involve risk and uncertainty related to the commercialization of new technologies.... [-]
This program is designed to acquaint managers with the basics of strategic thinking and strategic analysis as it is practiced. This program is intended to enhance strategic capabilities of both line and staff managers. [+]
This program is designed to acquaint managers with the basics of strategic thinking and strategic analysis as it is practiced. This program is intended to enhance strategic capabilities of both line and staff managers. In addition to showing how the various tools and techniques that are commonly employed in strategic analysis are employed, the emphasis in the course will be on acquiring an understanding of the economic forces that underlie successful strategic actions, on understanding how to perceive products, processes, firms and industries in a strategic manner, and on how to think strategically.
The first session will cover the key elements of strategy as exemplified by Michael Porter's approach to industry analysis (the approach that currently dominates strategy). The various levels of strategy in an organization will be defined, illustrated and discussed. A general outline of the strategy process will be examined and Porter's five forces analysis will be explained. ... [-]