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Business Studies

If you’re looking to continue your personal development with a multitude of study options either online or in a classroom, law courses are for you. Specific study topics typically include intellectual property, commercial law and regulatory theory.

A program in Business, Economics and Administration, intends to further the student’s understanding of the business world. This program often incorporates theory with real world application. With this course, one can be the head in various business departments.

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

England is the largest of the four "home nations" that make up the United Kingdom. It is also the most populous of the four with almost 52 million inhabitants (roughly 84% of the total population of the UK).

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Professional Development in Fashion Business

London College of Contemporary Arts
Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 United Kingdom London

With our Fashion Business course and subjects you will learn about the principles employed by today’s fashion industry from marketing, promotion to buying, merchandising and the supply chain and its effective management. [+]

Course Studies in Business Studies in England in United Kingdom. Professional Development in Fashion Business With our Fashion Business course and subjects you will learn about the principles employed by today’s fashion industry from marketing, promotion to buying, merchandising and the supply chain and its effective management. After completing our Fashion Business course, you will have a comprehensive understanding of the fashion industry and how it works including current and future trends and new developments. Course Requirements 16 and above [-]

Forté Forum Programme

Forté Foundation
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom London

Forté Forums are designed for standout women considering an MBA whether you’re a high-achiever looking to change careers, a college student planning for the future, or a professional ready to take your career to the next level. [+]

Forté Forums (fortefoundation.org/forum) are designed for standout women considering an MBA whether you’re a high-achiever looking to change careers, a college student planning for the future, or a professional ready to take your career to the next level. A free event unlike any other, the Forté Forum will empower you with information about the value of an MBA. You’ll make critical connections with representatives, alumnae, and students of top business schools in North America and Europe—all while forming an unmatched peer support network. Successful businesswomen representing diverse industries and career stages will also share how their MBAs help them make a mark. And you’ll gain exclusive insights to the admissions process. A free event unlike any other, Forté Forums are held in 12 cities every summer to empower you with information about the value of an MBA. Reasons to go Understand the MBA advantage, offering career advancement, expanded earning potential, and even opportunities to study abroad Connect with a business school that's the best fit for you Hear from top MBA businesswomen in various industries and career stages, including in the non-profit world. Network with standout peers to build a lasting support network Discover how to finance your MBA Virtual Forté Forum The Forté Virtual Forum connects with 50 of the world's top business schools from the comfort of your office, local cafe, or living room. Whether you are exploring if an MBA is right for you or are looking for an opportunity to ask questions of a specific school, the Virtual Forum provides a venue for you to do so in a convenient, supportive environment. Free Pre-MBA Webinars Nothing boosts your confidence like feeling completely prepared for your MBA journey. To gain the in-depth knowledge you’ll need, attend one of the many live and on-demand webinars geared just for pre-MBA women for no cost. [-]

Design Thinking and Innovation Week

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

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

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

Masterclass Platinum

Management Development Centre International
Online & Campus Combined Full time 4 days

Most professional qualifications have frequent update programmes. MDCI now provides you with the opportunity to keep your MBA [+]

This new Executive Development Programme is designed to provide business master’s degree level holders like an MBA or a similar level professional qualification, with regular updates. These updates will help maintain and develop their knowledge with important recent developments in the fast paced business environment. Masterclass Platinum is offered as a 4 day open training programme for suitably qualified delegates but can be offered on a bespoke basis for employers who have a number of potential candidates in house. Subjects will change from time to time in response to latest developments in international business and management. The Process The Programme comprises four, one-day modules. The modules are offered in two groups of 2 days, separated by a period designed for reflection and private study, supported by blended learning materials and techniques. Each day will be a combination of taught and focused discussion led by expert University teachers. Weeks one and two will take place two weeks apart. Participants will be provided with materials for Further Reading and Self Reflection between the weeks of teaching. Accreditation MDCI is currently working towards partnership and therefore certification of both programmes by the Leicester Castle Business School, De Montford University, UK. [-]

PRINCE2® Practitioner course

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

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

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

A-Level Courses

Sussex Coast College Hastings
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom Hastings

A-Levels are a prestigious qualification and one of the main routes into university in the UK. You can study up to four subjects. [+]

A-Levels are a prestigious qualification and one of the main routes into university in the UK. You can study up to four subjects. What we can offer you We are committed to helping you make the most of your time with us and will support you with your university application. Our A-Level students have gone on to study at top universities in the UK, Europe and the United States. Our courses are delivered in a friendly and exciting way by our specialist tutors, with a wide range of A-Levels to choose from, including: Biology Business Chemistry Classical Civilisations Economics English Language English Literature Fine Art French Geography Government and Politics Graphic Design History Law Mathematics Further Mathematics Media Studies Physics Philosophy Photography Physical Education Psychology (Forensic) Science Sociology Sport Textiles Entry requirements - 5 GCSEs grades A* -C (including Mathamatics) or the equivalent from your home country - IELTS 5.5 including 5.5 for writing, or equivalent [-]

Certificate in Innovation, Design Thinking & Intrapreneurship

Grenoble Ecole de Management
Campus Full time 3 weeks

Enhance your business education and experience life in a new and challenging environment. [+]

Objectives

The Certificate in Innovation Design Thinking & Intrapreneurship is a three-week course designed for managers of technology-based and service companies willing to take leadership in innovation and initiate change.

The modular structure of the program is designed so that the tracks can be followed independently or in a block, allowing participants to fully benefit from the complete training if they attend the 3 weeks.

Innovation Management: 23-27 May 2016 Design Thinking: 30 May – 3 June 2016 Intrapreneurship: 6-10 June 2016 Profile of Participants

Managers and professionals who need an executive course to acquire necessary knowledge and tools for a step forward in their career.... [-]


Course in Film Business Management, Deal-making, Marketing & Sales, Rome, Italy

European School of Economics
Campus Full time 3 months

With all its lights and shadows, the film industry remains one of the strongest sectors worldwide, and it is arguably the most influential. [+]

Film Business Management, Deal-making, Marketing & Sales, Rome, Italy With all its lights and shadows, the film industry remains one of the strongest sectors worldwide, and it is arguably the most influential. In terms of raw figures, the film industry is one of the biggest sources of importation income for the US, and film studies are offered in hundreds of colleges and universities. This course aims at three primary goals and has three different levels of utility: It will improve your capacity to identify and face challenges, establish priorities, find solutions, organise processes, manage personal relationships and, moreover, manage your own creative potential. Along the course, you will learn the fundaments of filmmaking and will accomplish a solid foundation upon which you may grow in any direction. Once there, the course will help you choose your area of interest and will provide you with the proper tools to specialize. But, most important, this course is about who you are, what you truly want and how to achieve it. In short, it is about creating, facing and fulfilling your dream. Because, both, the film industry and yourself can be rightly seen as that: factories of dreams. And this course is about helping these factories work for good. The programme comprises 4 modules and 1 workshop. Each module entails one 3-Hrs session per week over 10 weeks, plus an optional 3-month internship programme upon completion of all modules. Modules offered: The Movie Business: Strategy & Management Introduction to Accounting & Finance International Marketing International Strategic Management Legal and Film Business Contracts workshop Internship: Available Language used: English Course Duration: 3 months = 130 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 13 hours per week, Monday to Friday) Assessment: Mid Term Assessment (40%) Final Assessment (60%) Entry requirements: High school diploma or equivalent Course dates: from January, 23rd to April, 28th 2017. Language of instruction: English. Course fees: Registration fee € 600 + tuition fee € 5.000 [-]

Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

The University of Newcastle, GradSchool (Online)
Campus or Online Full time Part time

The University of Newcastle’s Graduate Certificate in Business Administration will prepare you for an advanced career in management in an extensive range of business areas. Throughout the program, you will improve your foundation skills in managerial decision making, understand effective organisational structures, study human behaviour and learn to expertly manage people. [+]

Course Studies in Business Studies in England in United Kingdom. The University of Newcastle’s Graduate Certificate in Business Administration will prepare you for an advanced career in management in an extensive range of business areas. Throughout the program, you will improve your foundation skills in managerial decision making, understand effective organisational structures, study human behaviour and learn to expertly manage people. The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration is the first step for professionals aiming to expand their career opportunities. The program’s content focuses on high level management capabilities which are transferrable to organisations of all sizes in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors, arming you with the high-level skills and "know-how" to succeed in management roles. Choose to study full-time or part-time to suit your needs as well as at one of our many locations including Newcastle City Precinct, UON Sydney, UON Singapore or study 100% online. In particular, individuals who need the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere - with the University’s advanced online learning system you will have the flexibility to balance your work, life and study. Neville Sawyer Scholarship in Businesss and Law This scholarship was established by Mr Neville Sawyer to encourage graduates of the Engineering, Science, and Information Technology fields to undertake formal postgraduate studies within the Faculty of Business and Law, strengthening the business skills and experience required for future Industry leaders. The successful applicant will receive a tuition fee waiver for the 4 core courses (40 units) shared by the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration and Masters of Business Administration programs. Is it for you? Are you searching for a challenge to achieve a point of difference and give your career the edge? Business professionals are finding it increasingly competitive to leverage their careers to the next level. Achieving a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration will demonstrate your ability and dedication, and increase your employability in professional management positions. The program has a strategically derived focus on business management capabilities via an integrated online learning platform. It will leverage your career potential at a time and place that suits the demands of your life. It focuses on developing a higher understanding of and applicable skills in managerial decision making, organisational behaviour, finance, business analysis and strategic and international management. This postgraduate qualification can be the key to your future career success or can provide you with the know how to get your business off the ground. Upon graduation you will have a comprehensive understanding and ability to apply the fundamental areas of business. This is key to business success in both the public and private sectors. Career Pathways The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration is an internationally recognised qualification known for its ability to increase your professional capacity making you highly employable. With your enhanced leadership capabilities, business management focus and chosen specialisation you will have a new found awareness of company culture, people, management and leadership, leading you to improved opportunities. The theory and applicable business and management principles you have acquired through the program will equip you for diverse real-world business situations. This knowledge will increase your business value and provide you with the skills to fast-track you to leadership, increase your salary potential and advance your career. The program’s content focuses on high level management capabilities which are transferrable to organisations of all sizes in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors, arming you with the high-level skills and "know-how" to succeed in management roles. With a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration you can leverage your existing experience with enhanced skills to gain control of your future. Whether your goal is to boost your current career, change career paths or start your own business, you will have the advanced skills and knowledge to achieve with a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration. Admission Requirements Entry into the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (40 units) will be available for applicants who have: 3 year Bachelors Degree not in the discipline; or 3 year Diploma in the discipline; or 3 year Diploma not in the discipline + 1 year relevant business experience; or 2 year Diploma in the discipline + 2 years relevant business experience; or 2 year Diploma not in the discipline + 3 years relevant business experience; or At least 5 years business experience. Students will be required to successfully complete a Business Academic Skills Program (BASP) which will be of 6 weeks duration. The BASP will be non-fee based and can be completed concurrently with courses in the Graduate Certificate. Only after the successful completion of the Graduate Certificate and the business academic skills program will students be eligible to formally enrol in the Masters Program. They will, however, receive 40 units credit by virtue of the studies they will have already completed. Therefore they will be required to do an additional 80 units to complete their Masters Degree. Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements Applicants who do not speak English as a first language must demonstrate that they meet the University's English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/governance-and-leadership/policy-library/document?RecordNumber=D15/15438 [-]

Creative Visual Merchandising for Graduates and Professionals

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

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

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

Certified Postgraduate Credit Supervisor (CPCS)

London Post Graduate Credit Management College
Campus Full time 16 months August 2017 United Kingdom London

LPCMC Learning Progression: CPCS is basically designed as entry level for new entrant or trainee in credit work wishing to take up career in credit management. [+]

Course Studies in Business Studies in England in United Kingdom. Certified Postgraduate Credit Supervisor (CPCS) The London Postgraduate Credit Management College is UK’s most globally revered independent credit management educational institution, providing first class and internationally inclusive professional credit management courses in Credit Management. Its students are drawn from developing, underdeveloped and developed countries, whose career interest is in Credit Management. LPCMC runs three distinctive credit management specialist programmes: The new programme titles were chosen to reflect the critical human capital needs of the credit industry all over the world. CERTIFIED POSTGRADUATE CREDIT SUPERVISOR (CPCS) Duration: 16 months FIRST SEMESTER Business Communication Principles of Management Quantitative Techniques Financial Management I Credit Management I Business Accounting I Credit and Financial Analysis I Business Economics SECOND SEMESTER Credit Management II Introduction to Consumer Credit Credit and Financial Analysis II Financial Management II Law Relating to Credit Management Business Accounting II Credit and Marketing Introduction to Ethics This is the world’s most recognized qualification, industry-wide accepted professional management courses. LPCMC Learning Progression: CPCS is basically designed as entry level for new entrant or trainee in credit work wishing to take up career in credit management. A student at this level must complete the CPCS program to progress to (CPCM). CPCE is the ultimate professional certification. Each of these programmes has link with the typical university’s academic standards. LPCMC AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY: THE OBJECTIVE To further create academic opportunity and global influence for the students of London Postgraduate Credit Management College, transferring academic credits of its students to the university with whom LPCMC collaborates for authentication and issuance of Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Doctorate (Ph.D) degrees and transcripts as the case may be in credit management. LPCMC’S AFFILIATION DEAL WITH UNIVERSITY FOR CREDIT MANAGEMENT ACADEMIC LPCMC’s interest in a collaborative engagement with a university is that, the university accepts credits of the LPCMC’s CPCE, CPCM and CPCS students in credit management issued by the LPCMC for conversion to and issuance of Bachelor of Science, Masters of Science, and Doctorate (Ph.D) degrees as the case maybe together with academic transcripts in credit management. LPCMC CAN MAKE YOU STAND OUT OF THE CROWD: LPCMC’s collaborative portfolio of Specialist degrees in credit management which it facilitates with university are highly sought after credit management specialist qualification that give student competitive edge in today’s global credit management market place. At LPCMC we offer highly recognized and accredited professional credit management courses rightly adjudged by academic authorities to be at the same structural levels with similar programme obtainable in the universities. Students gain wide spectrum of credit management skills driven by the needs of employers and students alike. The portfolio of degrees in credit management solely managed, supervised and awarded by the LPCMC’s affiliate university is unique both in terms of breadth of the subject coverage and the depth of subject expertise. In summary, the affiliate university shall issue specialist degree in credit management as stated hereunder to LPCMC’s deserving students who successfully complete any of its equivalent professional qualification programmes: CPCS credit transfer for the award of Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Credit Management, CPCM credit transfer for the award of Masters of Science (M.Sc) degree in Credit Management, and CPCE credit transfer for the award of Doctorate (Ph.D) in Credit Management. [-]

PDip Actuarial Science

University of Kent, School of Mathematics, Statistics & Actuarial Science
Campus Full time 9 months August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

The Actuarial Science PDip programme enables you to gain exemptions from subjects CT1 to CT8 of the UK Actuarial Profession's examinations. [+]

PDip Actuarial Science A firm foundation for studying more advanced actuarial subjects... Covering the core skills and technical actuarial knowledge required to make a career in industry, the Actuarial Science PDip programme enables you to gain exemptions from subjects CT1 to CT8 of the UK Actuarial Profession's examinations. It could cut short the time taken to qualify as an actuary by as much as three years. Optional modules include training in the use of PROPHET, the industry's leading actuarial software package. Our Postgraduate Diploma in Actuarial Science, MSc in Applied Actuarial Science and International Master’s are all fully accredited by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries; they also provide a fast-track route to qualifying as an actuary, because students who achieve a high enough overall mark in these programmes can obtain exemptions from the professional examinations included within their studies. Course structure The PDip covers the syllabus of the Core Technical Stage of the professional examinations and offers exemptions from eight subjects (subjects CT1 to CT8 inclusive). Although you only need to take 120 credits (equivalent to a minimum of four subjects leading to the professional examinations) for the Diploma, you can take further subjects for exemption purposes. If you take fewer than 120 credits, you may be eligible for a Postgraduate Certificate in Actuarial Science. Assessment Assessment is usually by a mixture of coursework and examination; exact weightings vary from module to module. Learning outcomes Programme aims This programme aims to: give you the depth of technical appreciation and skills appropriate to a Master’s level programme in actuarial science provide successful students with eligibility for subject exemptions from the Core Technical series of examinations of the actuarial profession. This means obtaining a thorough knowledge and understanding of various core actuarial techniques and gaining current knowledge and understanding of the practice of some of the major areas in which actuaries are involved ensure you are competent in the use of information technology, and are familiar with computers, together with the relevant software introduce you to an appreciation of recent actuarial developments, and of the links between subject theories and their practical application in industry prepare you for employment within the actuarial profession and other financial fields provide suitable preparation for students who wish to proceed to the MSc in Applied Actuarial Science. Knowledge and understanding You will gain knowledge and understanding of: statistical, economic or specific actuarial mathematical techniques at an advanced level and their applications to insurance, covering areas such as financial mathematics, financial accounting, survival models, economics, financial economics, time series and stochastic processes the actuarial and financial theory and the complex techniques applicable to solve problems in some of the major areas of current professional actuarial practice. Intellectual skills You develop intellectual skills in: the ability to demonstrate a systematic understanding of the main body of knowledge for the programme the ability to demonstrate advanced skills in calculation and manipulation of the material written within the programme the ability to apply a range of concepts and principles in various contexts the ability for logical argument using specialised knowledge the ability to demonstrate advanced skills in solving problems in complex situations by various appropriate methods. Subject-specific skills You gain subject-specific skills in: the specific mathematical and statistical techniques used in actuarial science, and in their application to solving actuarial and other financial problems the specific information technology and software used in actuarial science (optional learning outcome: this will only apply if you take the Financial Modelling module) understanding the practical applications of programme material in insurance and finance the ability to develop simple actuarial computer models to solve actuarial problems and to interpret and communicate the results (optional learning outcome: this will only apply if you take the Financial Modelling module). Transferable skills You will gain the following transferable skills: problem-solving skills, relating to qualitative and quantitative information (including cases where information/data is not complete) communications skills, covering both written and oral communication to both technical and non-technical audiences numeracy and computational skills information technology skills such as word-processing and spreadsheet use, internet communication etc time-management and organisational skills, as evidenced by the ability to plan and implement efficient and effect modes of working study skills needed for advancing knowledge and understanding, for developing new skills and for continuing professional development. Fees As a guide only, the 2014/15 annual tuition fees for this programme are: Actuarial Science - PDip at Canterbury: Full-time: £9145 UK/EU; £12960 Overseas Key facts Subject area: Actuarial Science Award: PDip Course type: Taught Location: Canterbury Mode of study: Full-time only Attendance mode: Campus Duration: Nine months full-time Start: September Accredited by: Institute and Faculty of Actuaries Total Kent credits: 120 Total ECTS credits: 60 [-]

Luxury Management

Polimoda, International Institute Fashion Design & Marketing
Campus Part time 1 month

Introducing the figure of a manager who can find the perfect mix between innovation and heritage, the emotion of an exclusive service and the indisputable quality of a wide range of products, without any compromise. [+]

Course Studies in Business Studies in England in United Kingdom. Introducing the figure of a manager who can find the perfect mix between innovation and heritage, the emotion of an exclusive service and the indisputable quality of a wide range of products, without any compromise. The study plan features: Luxury Lifestyle (Italian sense of quality - focus on Wine & Spirits, Hotels, Spas and Interior Design), Luxury Management (management tools for Fashion Luxury, Leather Goods and Fragrances), Heritage Marketing (history as a marketing tool – focus on Cars and Motorcycles), Retail Marketing (consumer behaviour, shop management and performance), Hard Luxury (jewels, yachts, real estate, finance). As part of the course you will have the opportunity to visit the Gucci and Ferragamo museums, attend a lecture given by an international industry expert, follow your own project and have an individual consultation to discover your personal potential and options for further study. Taking this course is an excellent way to start your educational journey in fashion and leads perfectly into either the four-year undergraduate programme in Fashion Management or the nine-month master in Luxury Business. [-]

Postgraduate Fashion Retail Programme: Buying, Merchandising & Management

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

This 6-week course provides a unique and in-depth insight into the retail business covering subjects such as: [+]

Postgraduate Fashion Retail Programme: Buying, Merchandising & Management This 6-week course provides a unique and in-depth insight into the retail business covering subjects such as: Analysis of retail organisations and business models Brands and image Retail roles and responsibilities - buyer, merchandiser, manager Buying and range-planning Merchandising Consumer behaviour Management and professional skills Technology and the future of retail Core skills: interview, negotiation, presentation, team building, and networking Targeted CV preparation and career planning Retail store, head office visits Opportunities are provided for networking and career planning, culminating in practise interviews conducted by HR specialists working in the industry. The course is popular with both UK and international students and has become recognised within the retail industry as offering a gold standard of retail training. The course will provide you with an understanding of how the fashion retail business operates including analysis of different business functions and will provide opportunities for you to complete research into key fashion retail organisations. Analysis of the different roles and responsibilities within retail, including Buyers/Merchandisers and Managers will enable you to consider different career paths, so that you can develop an individual and informed career plan. Merchandising – forecasting and range plans, seasonal calendars, sourcing and costing, margin and mark-up, in-season allocation, promotions and markdowns, integration with buying Buying – customer profiling trend analysis, luxury sector and high street, range planning, product development, critical path, integration with merchandising Professional and Management Skills – targeted CV development, interview, presentation and negotiation skills, personal development plans, communication in retail The course will include industry visits and presentations to enable closer examination of retail organisations. Opportunities to develop your individual skills set will be given, including developing skills in presentation, interview technique, negotiation, working as a team, organisational and networking abilities and targeted CVs. Tutorial support and coaching will assist in the development of the portfolio/reference file and preparation for interviews. The course will culminate in you taking part in a practise industry interview and assessment centre with one of the Academy fashion retail contacts. Teaching and Learning All tutors at the FRA have experience in the retail industry and will deliver lectures and seminars on key subjects using the different interactive learning facilities and formats available at the FRA. Learning will be based around individual and group work and several research projects. Lectures will also be given by visiting lecturers from industry and master classes delivered by key industry figures. Periods of individual study time will be included. Assessment will be on-going focusing on the production of a personal retail reference file. This will include information collated during the course, individual business research, and analysis of job roles, personal career path projections, and a targeted CV. Feedback from the practise interview/presentation will also contribute to the overall assessment. Suitable for: UK and international graduates, those with retail experience Pre-course prep Please bring with you: Pen and notebook USB stick A copy of your CV (paper and electronic version) Duration Students are scheduled to attend 5 days a week, Monday - Friday 10am - 4.30pm for 6 weeks. On occasion the timing may be adjusted to facilitate a particular visit, presentation or self-directed study time. [-]

Doing Business in Russia

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 1 semester

Valuable practical experience through business internships and theoretical knowledge through classroom instruction in Moscow [+]

Designed for students interested in careers involving Russia, this program provides both valuable practical experience through internships and theoretical knowledge through classroom instruction.

Students are placed at Russian and international companies, where they learn first-hand about the inner workings of businesses in Russia. Courses focus on entrepreneurship, business environments, cross-cultural negotiations, multicultural teamwork, and marketing. The program culminates with company-based projects and final group presentations.

Dates: March 26 – October 2, 2016 | September 26, 2016 – April 3, 2017

Fee: 1500 EUR

Credits: 12-30 ECTS

Contact: lzamanova@hse.ru | hse.ru/doingbusiness... [-]