Courses are intended to be taken by those wishing to further their personal development. Whether you take the courses in a classroom or online, there are a variety of specialized study areas.
Economics and administration is a hybrid field in which professionals are trained in both macro and micro economics. Analysis of history and understanding economic principles, along with knowledge of finance, public policy and business topics arm experts in making short and long term recommendations.
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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LSBF’s four-day short courses in finance are designed to provide you with specific industry knowledge. Choose between our course Financial Planning and Analysis and Finance for Non-Finance Managers. [+]
LSBF’s four-day short courses in finance are designed to provide you with specific industry knowledge. Choose between our course Financial Planning and Analysis and Finance for Non-Finance Managers. You will soon be able to apply what you’ve learned to your current workplace, or use your new knowledge to boost your CV.Course Requirements Education - Undergraduate degree or equivalent Higher Education qualification, or relevant work experience English language – Common European Framework (CEF) Level B2* or equivalent (all teaching and learning materials are provided in English only)
*Please note those with a B1 level of English and relevant proof of further study will be considered.... [-]
The Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences International Foundation Year provides the subject knowledge, language proficiency and study skills you need to progress to degree study at the University of Surrey in a related field. [+]
The Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences International Foundation Year provides the subject knowledge, language proficiency and study skills you need to progress to degree study at the University of Surrey in a related field.Core units
Academic English Skills Academic English Skills aims to provide you with thorough training in the language and related academic skills which will enable you to best achieve your academic potential at University. These skills include the processes of academic writing, effective and extensive reading strategies, effective participation in seminars and delivery of presentations, and listening to and recording information effectively from lectures. You will also develop the accuracy and range of written and spoken language required to use language effectively and appropriately, with clarity and confidence in an academic context.... [-]
The ESE Specialised Programme in Finance is aimed at aspiring fund managers and professional investment analysts and examines the principles of financing and investment decisions and their impact across a broad range of contemporary management issues. [+]
The ESE Specialised Programme in Finance is aimed at aspiring fund managers and professional investment analysts and examines the principles of financing and investment decisions and their impact across a broad range of contemporary management issues. Students not only examine the external causes and effects of wealth, but more importantly are urged to look at the invisible inner causes.
This programme provides a synthesis of financial policy into a strategy, which integrates organisational purpose and goals. The focus of the course is on current thinking regarding valuation of the firm, investment decision processes, financing, and dividend policy, asset management, financial strategies and portfolio theory. This course also covers financial analysis, planning, and the concept of risk. It includes the formation and use of current assets, working capital, and credit policy. Financial management includes the understanding of long term financing instruments and the capital structure.... [-]
The NCUK International Year One in Accounting and Finance prepares you for entry to the second year of a business or related undergraduate degree at a choice of leading UK universities. [+]
Develop your mathematical, analytical and financial skills in preparation for Year 2 of a degree in a range of accountancy and finance-related subjects.
The International Year One in Accounting and Finance is equivalent to studying the first year of an undergraduate degree.Why apply for the Year One programme? Guaranteed conditional progression to one of 10 NCUK universities (subject to meeting progression requirements). A quality-assured, NCUK accredited programme. Recognised by a wide range of other leading UK universities.
Course options availableInternational Year One (3 terms) – this is the standard option, suitable for most students. Extended International Year One (4 terms) – this option features an additional term of English at the beginning for extra language support and English language entry requirements are typically lower. Where will this programme take me? ... [-]
Offering you direct entry to year two of an undergraduate degree in subjects such as accounting and finance at the University of Exeter. [+]
Offering you direct entry to year two of an undergraduate degree in subjects such as accounting and finance at the University of Exeter.Why apply for the International Year One programme? university placement for all successful students a campus based programme with access to university facilities flexible start dates Where will it take me?
This course leads to the second year of the following undergraduate degrees at the University of Exeter:
University of Exeter Business SchoolBSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance BSc (Hons) Business and Accounting What is special about the programme?
The International Year One programme is equivalent to studying Year 1 of a UK undergraduate degree, and you will be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education on satisfactory completion. It is a quality-assured pathway to degrees in business, accounting and economics-related subjects.... [-]
An advanced, one-year programme of study, enabling you to enter the second year of an undergraduate degree in business, finance and economics related subjects at the University of East Anglia. [+]
An advanced programme offering direct entry to Year 2 of a business or economics degree at UEA.Why apply for the International Year One programme? A route to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree at UEA (subject to meeting the specified entry requirements). You are a student of the University from day one, on a quality-assured, UEA-validated programme. Professional help and support with your application to university.
Course options availableInternational Year One (3 terms) - this is the standard option, suitable for most students Extended International Year One (4 terms) - this option incorporates an additional term of intensive English language tuition at the beginning of the course, and English language entry requirements are lower Where will this programme take me? ... [-]
This two-day programme gives you a hands-on introduction to the world of trading financial markets, with a particular focus on hedging of currencies, commodities and major indices. [+]
This two-day programme gives you a hands-on introduction to the world of trading financial markets, with a particular focus on hedging of currencies, commodities and major indices. The programme will particularly suit those who have limited understanding of the financial markets and are looking to kick-start their knowledge discovery.
The programme requires no prior knowledge of trading or financial markets since we start with a beginners guide to financial markets and work from the bottom up. The programme then moves on to look at a day in the life of a trader, before moving into an overview of fundamental and technical analysis and evaluation of macroeconomic data releases. We also look at the topic of trading psychology and examine the effects this can have on trading performance. You will be introduced to live markets and be encouraged to trade on a simulated account whilst being supported by the team.... [-]
Organizational Development enhances the role of HR to become a strategic partner in the business. This course will help you learn all about Organizational Development from definition to applications. It will emphasize the role of human resources development in the organization to help people and organizations effectively manage change. This course uses a combination of theory and practical application of course concepts. Participants will engage in simulation exercises combined with discussions of real-life situations allowing them to gain a strong knowledge and skills. [+]
*Understand Organizational Development
*Assess the organization readiness for development
*Present Organizational Development-related data analytics
*Draft an Organizational Development strategy
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Be prepared for international public sector accounting standards or IPSAS with a qualification that will demonstrate your in-depth understanding of the standards and their application, certified by CIPFA, the global body for public financial management. [+]
Be prepared for international public sector accounting standards or IPSAS with a qualification that will demonstrate your in-depth understanding of the standards and their application, certified by CIPFA, the global body for public financial management.Course Objectives
The certificate will give you in-depth IPSAS knowledge, and certification by CIPFA, to demonstrate your skills to employers, colleagues and others to advance your careerCourse Outline
A1) Description of the role of the IPSASB in the development and publication of IPSASs andother documents:Terms of reference and objectives of IPSASB Linkage between IAS/IFRSs and IPSASs IPSASB program of development activities Exposure drafts and consultations IPSASB studies ... [-]
This is your chance to live and learn alongside students from the UK and around the world by directly enrolling at City, University of London. [+]
There is something irresistible about London. Maybe it’s the sights like Big Ben or the Tower Bridge that already feel familiar. Or the international character that is evident in every neighborhood, where people of different cultural, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds live and work together. Whatever it is that has drawn you to London, don’t look back now—London awaits!
This is your chance to live and learn alongside students from the UK and around the world by directly enrolling at City, University of London.
IES Abroad London is dedicated to enhancing your study abroad experience with superior student services and opportunities to fully experience life in London. Our staff in London helps you make the most of your experience abroad.... [-]
Implement the smooth running of your company’s finances by learning to master your Sage Software with our 2009 Sage 50 plus 2012 online course. [+]
The purpose of this course is to help managers gain a thorough understanding of what financial derivatives are, how they work, how they are used. [+]
The purpose of this course is to help financial managers, general managers, senior functional managers, and other nonfinancial managers gain a thorough understanding of what financial derivatives are, how they work, how they are used, and how to measure the risks and rewards associated with them.
While using and trading derivatives can add enormous value to a firm, a lack of understanding of risk management techniques can easily lead to disaster. It is, therefore, vital for financial and nonfinancial firms to be knowledgeable about the latest tools, tactics, and strategies for risk management.
You will leave this course with a solid and immediately useful understanding of:... [-]
The AAT Level 2 course covers a range of basic accounting practices and techniques from costing as well as double entry book keeping to computerised accounting. The course will also provide you with practical and theoretical understanding of systems in the modern workplace. [+]
Our Accounting Courses range from Beginner to Advanced level and are aimed at people who work or who wish to work in a role that requires Accountancy skills.
Kensington and Chelsea College has been accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) to deliver its accounting qualifications. AAT is a professional qualification and membership body. Its qualifications give students practical skills to work in a range of finance and accounting jobs. People with AAT qualifications go on to work at all levels and in all sectors of the economy with some running their own accountancy practices.
Only AAT Approved training providers are allowed to deliver the AAT Accounting Qualification and they must first go through a rigorous verification process. We are delighted to be offering the AAT Accounting Qualification. Our tutors bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise in training accountancy students. Jane Scott Paul, AAT Chief Executive said: ‘Every business needs well trained finance staff and an AAT qualification demonstrates to a prospective employer that you have the skills to do job. Gaining a recognised accountancy qualification with AAT is the first step into a professional finance career.’... [-]
To explain why hedge funds have been so attractive in recent years and contemplate whether this performance is sustainable. [+]
Programme overviewAdvanced knowledge of the latest research issues
The Hedge Funds Programme seeks to explain why hedge funds have been so attractive in recent years and contemplates whether this performance is sustainable.
Beginning with an overview of the hedge fund industry, it reviews the various hedge fund investment models in existence. Advances in research are introduced to establish a comprehensive framework that encompasses a wide range of hedge fund strategies.
This framework is then used to demonstrate how hedge fund investment models differ from those of mutual funds and how alphas can be measured. The programme draws on the research work carried out at the BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre.... [-]
These classes are ideal for finance and accounting professionals who want to work on their industry-specific [+]
These classes are ideal for finance and accounting professionals who want to work on their industry-specific language skills. Studying for Cambridge ICFE will give professionals the opportunity to study and practice English in a wide range of accounting and financial contexts, even if students choose not to take the final exam.
Because the course is based on realistic texts, topics and tasks that are found in the daily working life of those employed in an accounting and finance role, successful candidates will find that they are better able to function in practical situations, such as meetings and discussions of a financial nature where they have to express opinions clearly.... [-]