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Distance learning courses are becoming increasingly popular as a mode of education and are being utilized by professionals and students from around the world. Whether seeking professional development, new skills, or a career change, there are distance learning courses at top-notch academic institutions around the world, and you don’t even have to leave home.

Students taking distance learning courses experience their learning through video and web conferencing, email, message boards, live satellite broadcasts, and chat rooms. There are numerous possibilities for distance learning courses in a variety of fields such as hospitality, health care, business, psychology, finance, public relations, strategic management, and leadership, among many others.

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Spanish for your career - ILISA Language School Costa Rica

ILISA Language School
Campus or Online Full time Open Enrollment Costa Rica San Pedro

For many ILISA students, Spanish skills are a necessity in their current or future workplace. For you, language training is an investment in your job skills. Several of ILISA’s programs can be tailored to meet your needs to assure you’ll be better prepared for the challenges of an increasingly bilingual workplace. [+]

Distance learning Courses 2017. We have successfully designed courses for professionals in various areas: - Executives - Speech-language pathologists - Lawyers - Medical doctors, nurses and assistants - Educators - International aid workers - Dentists - Psychologists - Diplomats - Military officers - Law enforcement officers - Social workers - Physicians - MBA and MBA students - Priests, seminarians or ministers - Others ILISA’s expertise lies in the customization of programs tailored entirely to the needs of each student individually. Classes can include visits to organizations of interest (i.e. doctors and nurses can visit a major hospital and/or a private clinic, lawyers can visit a court session and can be put into contact with local lawyers and teachers can visit a local school and/or university). You can also study and practice specialized vocabulary and skills to help you use Spanish in your own particular work environment. Program highlights 1. Benefit from the personal tailored approach 2. Learn from our excellent professors 3. Visits to organizations of interest 4. Learn in a comfortable and beautiful environment 5. Study and practice specialized vocabulary and skills [-]

Interior Design Course

NAD - Nuova Accademia del Design
Campus or Online Part time 162 hours October 2017 Italy Verona

The objective of the course in Interior Design is to provide the tools and knowledge necessary to enter the world of interior design, to understand the role of the profession of Interior Designer as well as the skills and responsibilities. This profession is not yet formally recognized, like many other categories that revolve around the world of art and creativity. As a result, it is increasingly required for its specific expertise and technical design ability. [+]

The objective of the course in Interior Design is to provide the tools and knowledge necessary to enter the world of interior design, to understand the role of the profession of Interior Designer as well as the skills and responsibilities. This profession is not yet formally recognized, like many other categories that revolve around the world of art and creativity. As a result, it is increasingly required for its specific expertise and technical design ability. The end customer wants to buy what he sees and the interior designer must interpret these needs and transform them into final works that most closely match the wishes of the client. Requirements The course is open to all although it is preferable to have a minimum knowledge of using PC with Windows or Mac operating system. Program Our Interior Design courses are structured so that the student can learn and practice the theory during the same lesson, applying the formula of 3 + 2, or three hours of theoretical training and two hours of practical realization. Students thus have the opportunity to structured attend courses according to the latest teaching methods of "learning by doing", which is a balanced mix between theoretical and practical training on the project,materials and decor. Being an Interior Designer means to design the interior spaces, know how to organize the rooms according to the needs of the client, choose and arrange the furniture, choose the colors and the most appropriate materials. The Interior Design I course, is also open... [-]

Academic - TOEFL Preparation - San Francisco

Stafford House International
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA San Francisco San Diego Chicago + 1 more

Taken by over 25 million English language learners, the TOEFL test is a widely respected English language test. It measures your ability to use English at university level and is recognised by over 8,000 institutions in more than 130 countries. [+]

Distance learning Courses 2017. Taken by over 25 million English language learners, the TOEFL test is a widely respected English language test. It measures your ability to use English at university level and is recognised by over 8,000 institutions in more than 130 countries, including the majority of North American universities. Exam Preparation All our exam preparation courses cover the areas of your chosen exam in detail ensuring you learn the skills and English language through the use of past papers and exam technique to achieve exam success. Preparation courses available for Cambridge Exams, IELTS, and TOEFL. Objectives Goal-oriented and highly focussed preparation programme Develop the skills needed to succeed in the exam Develop strategies to maximise your score in the exam How you will learn Skim reading for meaning, scanning for detail, paraphrasing, making inferences, and more Methods and strategies for successful integrated and independent writing The skills needed to speak confidently and succeed in a one-to-one interview Listening strategies such as listening for gist and for detail With sample papers and continuous practice of specific tasks, you will become familiar with the exam you are taking and learn how to answer the questions as effectively as possible Quick Facts Start Dates Every Monday Minimum Level Upper Intermediate Age 16+ [-]

CISA Certified Information System Auditor

Leoron Professional Development Institute
Campus or Online Full time 5 days September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai London USA New York Sweden Jönköping Germany Munich Austria Innsbruck Stuttgart Stockholm Turkey Istanbul Spain Barcelona Norway Oslo Frankfurt am Main Gothenburg + 19 more

This training course is of high value for both individuals who would like to invest in their future and keen to join the community of senior information technology leaders and consultants. [+]

This training course is of high value for both individuals who would like to invest in their future and keen to join the community of senior information technology leaders and consultants. The Certified information systems auditor (CISA) certification is highly appreciated from highly reputable firms; on the other hand this course is also of high value for firms who care to extend their workers capabilities in order to build and sustain quality and secured informational services; which for sure will enrich organization differentiation and facilitate e-business transformation. COURSE OBJECTIVES Introduce IT Audit as a science, practices and profession will be introduced to candidates, in addition to globally accepted Audit practices. Share practical experiences about conducting and managing IT Audit assignments according to the profession ethics and standards. Introduce IT security key concepts and principles as well as treatment strategies as per the ISACA frameworks. Readiness to pass the Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) exam conducted by information systems audit and control association - USA. WHO SHOULD ATTEND? IT Managers/ Security managers/ IT Project Managers IS/IT Auditors Public accountants and auditors IS/IT Consultants IT Quality management staff IT technical staff who aspire to IT leadership All aspirants for leading IT positions 5 KEY TAKE AWAYS A different look at IT as a “business enabler”, and how to converge it with business goals and objectives. Trainees will became aware about set of topics and knowledge areas in IT governance and its operational management. Realise the key roles and responsibilities in managing IT... [-]

Specialist Paralegal Qualification in Residential Conveyancing in England & Wales

Central Law Training
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom Glasgow

Property law has changed dramatically in recent years, with changes to the law in respect of the formation of a contract for the sale of land, the introduction of title guarantee, the new Land Registration Act and accompanying rules; and these changes have not finished with the proposals to extend electronic conveyancing and the likelihood of further developments with regards to land registration. [+]

Distance learning Courses 2017. This qualification reviews property law in the context of contract law for the sale of land, life guarantees and the new Land Registration Act. The course places an emphasis on the recent changes to property law in recent years, and provides up-to-date best practice. In order to effectively advise a client, paralegals must have wide and detailed knowledge of the subject matter. This course takes an A-Z approach in covering all aspects of property law, ensuring that you complete this course with a thorough understanding of property law regulations, and how they can relate to each client. This training course will include the following modules: Sources of Law, Capacity to Contract and Client Information Deduction of Title for Real Property Selling Real Property and Breach of Contract New Build Developments and Section 106 Agreements Requirements of Writing and Execution of Documentation Home Rights and Property Transactions Investigation of Title Land Registration Sale of Secure Tenancies, Powers of Attorney and Sale by Receiver Residential Flats - Long Leases Adverse Possession, Easements and Covenants Borrowing on Real Property Short-Term Residential Tenancies Insolvency Conveyancing Acquisition of a Business and Professional Negligence [-]

Executive Program In Digital Innovation Of Human Resources

inesdi - Digital Business School
Campus or Online Part time 142 - 300 hours September 2017 Spain Madrid Barcelona + 1 more

The transformation of HR and talent, the impact of new technologies and commitment of employees in an environment of continuous change is key for companies S.XXI who want to survive and be competitive. In the new digital environment, HR managers have to be very close to the business and be responsive to the new challenges of companies and the needs of their human capital. Being close is to understand the new ways of working, with vision and creativity to achieve innovation. [+]

The transformation of HR and talent, the impact of new technologies and commitment of employees in an environment of continuous change is key for companies S.XXI who want to survive and be competitive. In the new digital environment, HR managers have to be very close to the business and be responsive to the new challenges of companies and the needs of their human capital. Being close is to understand the new ways of working, with vision and creativity to achieve innovation. Executives of the areas of HR, change management experts, crosscutting and people have a great opportunity to promote and lead the digital transformation of organizations. Featured topics The basic principles of Internet and its relationship with the HR department The consistent and professional application of Web 2.0 and Social Networks in the functions of a professional HR How Social Media strategy is integrated into the traditional functions of Human Resources. Step design a plan for recruitment and selection of candidates through social networks. The optimal use of the new 2.0 tools in managing people; as well as internal training processes. Internal communication platforms. The communities of employees and internal social networks (RSI). How to position a business in today's job market. New personal and social skills that allow you to increase your digital reputation and enhance your personal brand. Program Introductory Module: The Role of HR in the Digital Transformation Module 1: Digital Skills and Personal Brand Module 2: Digital Channels Corporate Employer Branding and Web Jobs Module 3:... [-]

Advanced Diploma of Business

Australian College of Technology & Business
Campus or Online Full time 29 weeks January 2018 Australia Brisbane

The Advanced Diploma of Business explores in greater depth the knowledge and skills required to be an effective organisational administrator and senior business executive. The qualification is a logical progression from the Diploma of Business and is a highly recommended qualification for all managers or people who want to get into senior executive positions across a range of organisations. [+]

Distance learning Courses 2017. The Advanced Diploma of Business explores in greater depth the knowledge and skills required to be an effective organisational administrator and senior business executive. The qualification is a logical progression from the Diploma of Business and is a highly recommended qualification for all managers or people who want to get into senior executive positions across a range of organisations. All of our management and business courses equip the student with the relevant employability skill sets in these particular areas: Communication, Teamwork, Problem Solving, Initiative and Enterprise, Planning and Organising, Self Management, Learning & Technology This qualification reflects the role of individuals with significant experience in a senior administrative role who are seeking to develop expertise across a wider range of business functions. The qualification is suited to individuals who possess significant theoretical business skills and knowledge and wish to consolidate and build pathways to further educational or employment opportunities. What you will learn Manage organisational development and change Manage advertising Finance planning skills Project management skills Effective business planning and management skills Entry requirements Though the training package does not stipulate any entry requirements, RTOXYZ uses the following criteria for entry into this qualification: International students (if course offered in the future) Age 18 IELTS 5.5 or equivalent English proficiency Completed high school, or equivalent [-]

LSAT Admissions Test Preparation

Manhattan Prep: GMAT, GRE, LSAT Test Prep
Campus or Online September 2017 USA East Village

From live in-person and online LSAT classes to online lessons you can do at your own pace, we have the perfect LSAT prep for you. [+]

Prepare for a career in law. Pick the best LSAT prep for you No matter how you like to learn or how much time you have before test day, we have plenty of prep options to get you ready. Live LSAT Course - online or in class The LSAT Complete Course is the most comprehensive LSAT prep program available. Providing not just material inside the classroom but outside as well, you’ll be fully immersed in LSAT work throughout your preparation period. Taught by expert instructors with 99th percentile scores, our live in-person and online classes are interactive, challenging, and anything but boring. And our small class sizes make sure that you receive the individual attention required to maximize your score. Live classes offered in-person or online 50+ video lessons, 10 in-person sessions, and CrunchTime Ideal for comprehensive guided study Interact™ LSAT Course LSAT Interact™ is our comprehensive (award-winning!) on-demand LSAT prep course. Manhattan Prep’s expert instructors guide you through each interactive lesson from start to finish, but you’ll be the one making the choices. LSAT Interact isn’t a video. It’s a breakthrough in intuitive technology that allows you to define your path through hours of LSAT content. A Manhattan Prep instructor guides you through each lesson from start to finish, but you’ll be the one making the choices. It’s Actually Fun! Let’s face it — LSAT content is not that riveting. It’s bad arguments and diagrams and a whole lot of conditional logic. But your prep doesn’t have to be... [-]

Course in Machine Learning (Intermediate)

Coursera
Online Part time 8 months Open Enrollment USA USA Online

This Specialization provides a case-based introduction to the exciting, high-demand field of machine learning. You’ll learn to analyze large and complex datasets, build applications that can make predictions from data, and create systems that adapt and improve over time. [+]

Distance learning Courses 2017. This Specialization provides a case-based introduction to the exciting, high-demand field of machine learning. You’ll learn to analyze large and complex datasets, build applications that can make predictions from data, and create systems that adapt and improve over time. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply your skills to solve an original, real-world problem through implementation of machine learning algorithms. Courses Machine Learning Foundations: A Case Study Approach Do you have data and wonder what it can tell you? Do you need a deeper understanding of the core ways in which machine learning can improve your business? Do you want to be able to converse with specialists about anything from regression and classification to deep learning and recommender systems? In this course, you will get hands-on experience with machine learning from a series of practical case-studies. At the end of the first course you will have studied how to predict house prices based on house-level features, analyze sentiment from user reviews, retrieve documents of interest, recommend products, and search for images. Through hands-on practice with these use cases, you will be able to apply machine learning methods in a wide range of domains. This first course treats the machine learning method as a black box. Using this abstraction, you will focus on understanding tasks of interest, matching these tasks to machine learning tools, and assessing the quality of the output. In subsequent courses, you will delve into the components of this black box by examining models... [-]

JAVA Fundamentals Online

Infopulse University Ukraine
Online Part time 60 hours September 2017 Ukraine Kiev

This is a general purpose, object-oriented and high-level programming language, prevalent in many sectors. Startups, banking and finance, aerospace, high-tech, medical and other diverse industries use Java to automate processes and enable new business. Students will learn a broad range of tools and frameworks, building a foundation on which to start a rewarding career. [+]

Course outline Introduction to Java Application areas. The Java platform. Features of Java. Java Virtual Machine. Java Development Kit. Java Runtime Environment. Compiling and running programs from the command line. Integrated Development Environment (IDE). Overview of popular development environments. Perspectives of using and development of the Java programming language Working with Eclipse IDE Download and installation Eclipse. Setting up a workspace. Configuring Java in Eclipse. Overview of Eclipse working environment. The concept of the project. Creation and running a simple Java application in Eclipse. Overview of program debugging. Diagnosing problems. The concept of unreachable code. Debugging programs in Eclipse. The basic syntax of Java Data types. Primitive data types. Reference data types. Converting numeric types. Type casting. Variables. Initializing variables. Constants. The modifier final. Operations. Arithmetic operations. Increment and decrement operations. Relational operations. Logic operations. Bitwise operations. Mathematical Functions (Class Math). Priority of operations. Control operators. If statement and its forms. Nested ifs. Switch operator. Blocks and local variables. Break operator. Ternary operator. Loops operators. The concept of loop condition and exit. While loop. Do-while loop. For loop. Nested loops. Continue operator. Return operator. Arrays. The concept of the array. Declaration, creating and initializing arrays. Changing size of array. Multidimensional arrays. Methods. The concept of the method. Method signature and method body. Method calling. Passing parameters to method. Return value. Overloading methods. Recursive methods. Methods with variable number of parameters. Working with strings. Class String and its methods. StringBuffer and StringBuilder classes. Converting numbers to Strings and back. Basics of... [-]

Business Writing

Gotham Writers Workshop
Campus or Online Full time 1 - 42 days Open Enrollment USA USA Online Clinton + 1 more

In business, your writing counts. It’s a projection of yourself (and your company) just as much as what you wear or how you conduct yourself in a meeting. [+]

Distance learning Courses 2017. Business Writing For more information about our school and programs, please check our website. In business, your writing counts. It’s a projection of yourself (and your company) just as much as what you wear or how you conduct yourself in a meeting. Good writing skills will enhance your image, increase your confidence, boost your productivity, and help you achieve your objectives on a daily basis. Here you will learn the basic principles of good business writing, which you can immediately put into action—on anything from simple emails to complex documents. You’ll also be surprised at how entertaining the course is, and by how much “personality” can play a part in your business writing. Whether you seek to pick up the basics or polish your skills, you’ll soon be writing with less stress and more success. For companies interested in our Business Writing program, see our brochure or visit our Corporate Classes page. Notes This course touches on grammar and style points, but these things are covered more fully in Grammar!. This is not an English-as-second-language course. It’s fine if English is not your first language, but you must speak and write it fluently. “A great course that will help you in all areas of your working environment.” Tracy Martin public relations Business Writing | Level I 6-WEEK CLASS NYC info, tuition: $325 Online info, tuition: $325 Registration fee $25, paid once per term One-on-One tuition: $1800 Request consultation Premium class: discounts do not apply Business Writing... [-]

Graduate Certificate in Digital Media

The University of Newcastle, GradSchool (Online)
Campus or Online Full time May 2017 Australia Newcastle

The Graduate Certificate in Digital Media is the stepping stone to explore, develop and learn multiple skills. The innovative teaching and unique approach means you’ll be able to critically analyse digital media design. The program focuses on hands-on practical work applied to real world projects as well as the latest software. [+]

Technology is continually advancing, permeating our environments and affecting how we interact with the world. As society increasingly relies on technology ranging from interaction and digital TV to personal devices including phones and game consoles and with ongoing advancement expected, the demand for technical experts continues to grow. The Graduate Certificate in Digital Media at the University of Newcastle has been designed to develop professional digital media skills and knowledge to be applied to almost any field, providing the stepping stone to a new career or to enhance you’re the one you are already in. You will explore a range of progressive subjects including digital video, 3D modelling animation and rendering, computer games design and much more. It will enhance your knowledge and encourage and embrace your creativity, whist providing you with the practical skills to translate ideas to reality. At the completion of your studies you will be able to offer more in your current role or seek new positions in the areas of website design, animation, digital post-production, digital visual effects production and post-production supervision. Our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere to balance work, life and study. You can achieve your Graduate Certificate in Digital Media at a time that suits you. Is it for you? Would you like to possess the skills and knowledge to develop new and innovative digital media technology? The University of Newcastle’s Graduate Certificate in Digital Media has been designed to enhance the... [-]

ESL Program

Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA Milwaukee

The Milwaukee School of Engineering’s (MSOE) Intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) Program offers courses in person, on campus in a face-to-face format, and also online, which can be take any time of day, from anywhere in the world. [+]

Distance learning Courses 2017. The Milwaukee School of Engineering’s (MSOE) Intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) Program offers courses in person, on campus in a face-to-face format, and also online, which can be take any time of day, from anywhere in the world. On Campus ESL International students are prepared for success in rigorous academic environments such as the undergraduate and graduate programs at MSOE. Program details: 25+ hours of instruction per week Optional math review for those going into engineering Comprehensive approach to learning English with courses in reading and writing, listening and speaking, intensive grammar and various electives involving presentations, conversations, writing academic research papers, and other technical specific courses designed to prepare students for their degree program after completion of the ESL program Four 11 week - levels from pre-intermediate through advanced with 1-2 week breaks between levels Convenient start dates in September, December, March and June Focus on mastery of ESL content material Online ESL MSOE offers two types of online study: online courses and online conversation. Online courses have been designed to be similar to face-to-face classes, with lectures and activities based upon a set curriculum. In online conversation sessions, students get one-on-one conversation time with a qualified instructor, are given direct feedback on their speaking skills, and are able to choose how often they meet and the topics they discuss. Online Courses Students are able to improve their English proficiency from anywhere in the world and work on their own schedule. They are... [-]

Professional And Technical Analysis Chartist (level I)

Academia de Mercados
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2017 Spain Madrid Spain Online + 1 more

In this course you will attain the level of a professional in the interpretation and use of the Chartist Technical Analysis. During the same you will have access to a personal trading platform with which you can interact with the market in real time, in our trading room with professional traders. [+]

Introduction In this course you will attain the level of a professional in the interpretation and use of the Chartist Technical Analysis. During the same you will have access to a personal trading platform with which you can interact with the market in real time, in our trading room with professional traders. Target The course objective is acquire a broad knowledge on the operation of the Chartist Technical Analysis, theories, strategies, trend analysis, change or continuity figures and leading indicators. All accompanied by practical exercises in real time in our trading facilities. To whom it May concern? The course is open to anyone who wishes get a thorough, professional and practical technical analysis and charting, ideal for those who have a general knowledge of trading or who wish to delve into these analytical tools. Methodology presencial: The course is designed for group Maximum 18 students per course. Each student will have the course content and single computer in the Trading Room. For overcoming the course you will be required attendance at classes and performing the exercises in them. On-line: The student will have access to the virtual platform that includes training materials and exercises and other activities. You will need to overcome various assessments to successfully complete the course. Duration and location presencial: The Professional Course in Technical Analysis Chartist lasts 20 hours over 17 hours of class for 6 days, plus 3 hours of tutoring. The embodiment thereof will be from 17:30 to 20:30. in the trading rooms of... [-]

Waypoint Pilot Program - Oxford

CAE Oxford Aviation Academy
Campus or Online Full time August 2017 United Kingdom Oxford

CAE Oxford Aviation Academy's Waypoint Pilot Program introduces greater structure and integrity to the professional training modules of commercial pilot training. [+]

Distance learning Courses 2017. CAE Oxford Aviation Academy's Waypoint Pilot Program introduces greater structure and integrity to the professional training modules of commercial pilot training. The course itself combines the Multi-Engine Commercial Pilot's Licence (ME CPL), the Instrument Rating (IR) and the Multi-Crew Co-Operation (MCC) all in one package. An additional module - a Jet Orientation Course (JOC) is available as an optional extra. Course Overview: The Waypoint Pilot Program is completed in two stages the first at our fair weather base in Phoenix Arizona and the second in Oxford. Across the two stages you will complete: - ME CPL - ME CPL Skill Test - Instrument Rating - Multi Crew Co-operation - Jet Orientation Course (Optional) Enrolment Requirements: - Completion of the ATPL Theoretical Knowledge course of training (either Full-Time Classroom or Distance Learning course) and passing the 14 EASA examinations to a minimum competency standard set by CAE Oxford Aviation Academy in the Waypoint Entry Requirements - These can be done at CAE Oxford Aviation Academy - Achieve the minimum of 169 hours of total flight time, which must include 100 hours Pilot In Command (PIC) required to enrol upon our course of professional pilot training (MECPL). These 169 hours of total experience do not necessarily need to be achieved through CAE Oxford Aviation Academy. - Enrol upon and complete the professional flight training steps of the Waypoint Pilot Program [-]