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Hr-Academy

Академия PwC
Campus Part time January 2017 Russia Moscow

The program «HR-Academy" is aimed at enhancing skills, improving skills and acquire new knowledge in the field of personnel management. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Economics and Administration 2017. HR-Academy About the program The program «HR-Academy" is aimed at enhancing skills, improving skills and acquire new knowledge in the field of personnel management. Teachers: Leading experts in the field of HR; Consultants in the field of personnel management with extensive experience in project work both in Russian and in international company; Certified instructors course CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development). The format of the program: The program includes 12 modules, which are held in the open and in the corporate format. When you select the format of the corporate client content modules and their number is discussed with the client, depending on its needs. There are two versions of the program: Training for one or more modules of the program, which includes theoretical and practical part (case studies and interactive exercises); Training for one or more modules of the program, including design work, analysis and assessment of its results, as well as a final evaluation of learning outcomes in selected modules. (Comprehensive Program) Open format of the program provides for the participation in any of the modules, the content of which is not changed. The program is used: International practice of PwC; The elements of the CIPD course, which are used in companies that operate in the territory of the Russian Federation; Experience PwC, obtained in the process of consulting projects in the field of personnel management. Teaching methods: Lecture part containing theoretical material; Practical interactive exercises to help participants consolidate the theoretical material; Solution cases prepared on the basis of experience of consulting projects in the field of personnel management, as well as the customer designed on request; Group discussions and facilitation; Individual work, which helps participants to draw a parallel between the content of the Module and work tasks, problems and situations. The target audience Managers and employees of the departments of Human Resources Heads of business units that want to expand their knowledge in the field of human resource management and labor law. What participants get Practical skills on topics included in the program «HR-Academy", which can then be successfully implemented in their daily activities and work projects Knowledge of Russian and international best practices, the latest trends, new tools and approaches in the field of HR Ability to solve complex and non-standard tasks, using a holistic approach The ability to identify and eliminate existing gaps in knowledge. Why PwC Intensive training format Interactive training - discussions, business games, computer simulation Individual approach - maximum attention to each member of the group (maximum 15) Comfortable training - Academy convenient location, modern classrooms, lunches and coffee breaks in the PwC Club Course program Module 1: The functions and the role of HR. January 30 Duration: 1 day. Price: 18 000 rub. (Excluding VAT) Module 2: Internal and external employer brand. Creating Employee Value Proposition (EVP). February 28-March 1 Duration: 2 days. The cost of 36 000 rubles. (Excluding VAT) Module 3: The selection and adaptation of personnel. March 28-29, Duration: 2 days. The cost of 36 000 rubles. (Excluding VAT) Module 4: Assessment of personnel. April 26-27 Duration: 2 days. The cost of 36 000 rubles. (Excluding VAT) Module 5: Talent Management in the modern world. Career planning and formation of personnel reserve. May 24-25, Duration: 2 days. The cost of 36 000 rubles. (Excluding VAT) Module 6: Training and staff development. 27-28 June Duration: 2 days. The cost of 36 000 rubles. (Excluding VAT) Module 7: Remuneration and motivation. Duration: 2 days. The cost of 36 000 rubles. (Excluding VAT) Module 8: Analytics HR. Duration: 1 day. Price: 18 000 rub. (Excluding VAT) Module 9: Managing Change. Corporate culture. Duration: 2 days. The cost of 36 000 rubles. (Excluding VAT) Module 10: The involvement and employee satisfaction. Duration: 1 day. Price: 18 000 rub. (Excluding VAT) Module 11: The theory of generations in action. Duration: 2 days. The cost of 36 000 rubles. (Excluding VAT) [-]

(PALAS 400) Latin America in Global Economy

University of Belgrano
Campus Part time 15 weeks February 2017 Argentina Buenos Aires

This course will study the development patterns of Latin America since colonial times to present days. Dependency from external factors has underpinned Latin America´s economic development. This course will focus on the specific issues that determined the economic development of the region as a whole, as well as that of individual countries. [+]

Information Semesters: First and Second Hours of Instruction per Week: 4 Total Weeks: 15 Total Hours of Instruction: 60 Courses transferable to ECTS Courses transferable to U.S. System Recommendation: A background in Economics plus advanced written and spoken English Course Description This course will study the development patterns of Latin America since colonial times to present days. Dependency from external factors has underpinned Latin America´s economic development. This course will focus on the specific issues that determined the economic development of the region as a whole, as well as that of individual countries. The first part of this course will focus on economic history. In the second part, students are expected to choose one country from a list of Latin American countries and conduct research. A case study of the chosen country’s patterns of development and how economic history forged present-day conditions/ issues/ disparities/ insertion in the world will be presented, both orally - approximately 25 minutes followed by a 10-15 discussion – as well as written, both with a substantial weigh in the total final grade of the course, as seen below. The third part of the course will focus on the future prospects of Latin American development, future dilemmas and strategies to follow. Course Requirements Class attendance is required of all students at UB. A 75% attendance to classes is mandatory to keep the regular student status. An electronic system keeps track of attendance. Students have to slide an electronic card every class to comply with the attendance policy. Class participation is very important; there will be several class discussions, which will rely heavily on student participation. Students are expected to conduct research for the final paper and consult the digital library (EBSCO) for that purpose. UB holds to the view that plagiarism constitutes intellectual theft and is a serious breach of acceptable conduct. Any student caught plagiarizing will immediately be given a “no credit” for all courses taken in the semester. There will be no make ups for classes falling on public holidays. [-]

Barcelona Labor Economics Summer School

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
Campus Part time 5 - 10 days June 2017 Spain Barcelona

Labor related issues have been studied in the economics profession from a number of different angles. The goal of the Barcelona Labor Economics Summer School is to cover a wide range of topics in labor economics from a variety of perspectives. In particular, this summer school offers courses that will cover recent developments within the macro-labor and micro-labor contexts. In each course, both theoretical and empirical aspects will be covered as well as economic policy. These courses should be of interest to graduate students or academics who want to expand their knowledge in the area and to practitioners interested in understanding the fundamentals of these issues. During the courses, faculty are available to discuss research ideas and projects with the program participants. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Economics and Administration 2017. Who will benefit from this program? Given the wide range of topics covered in the courses, candidates who would benefit from the labor economics summer school include: - PhD and master students in Economics (or other social sciences) who want to further their knowledge in labor issues, or whose dissertation focuses on the labor market or related topics - Researchers and professionals from public institutions and policy-oriented institutions whose work would benefit from exposure to the latest advances in academic research of the labor market or related topics - Holders of undergraduate degrees in Economics (or other social sciences) who wish to complement their background with a comprehensive overview of the labor market from a variety of perspectives [-]

Graduate Diploma in Finance

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years January 2017 Australia Sydney

The Graduate Diploma in Finance provides financial institution knowledge and decision-making skills for executives in financial institutions, corporations and financial consultancies. [+]

The course provides participants with the opportunity to acquire knowledge of finance theory and techniques for leading-edge professional practice purposes.

Career options include management-level positions in industry or government.

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Sustainable Local Economic Development: Supporting Firms and Farms (LED)

IHS, Institute For Housing and Urban Development Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Part time 3 weeks May 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

Rationale of the Training Course - Sustainable Local Economic Development: The focus of this course is on creating and managing multi-stakeholder processes that take place in the local and regional urban economy. [+]

Rationale of the training course

The focus of this course is on creating and managing multi-stakeholder processes that take place in the local and regional urban economy. Regions and localities are faced with two mayor trends in opposite directions: internationalisation and decentralisation. Internationalisation exacerbates the interactions between the global and the local levels but operates selectively. It includes only those actors that participate in networks in which competitiveness drives constant transformations and restructuring. Decentralisation is a means to coping with complexity and a reaction to growing demands for greater responsiveness and sustainability by citizens, clients and consumers. The two trends have changed the ways in which the multiple stakeholders relate to each other in the local and regional economy. Competition and cooperation are blended in the links between firms, between firms and state and non-state actors. The central concern for the governance of sustainable local economic development is to create synergies between the policies and interventions of business, state and non-state or civic actors. These come together around specific opportunities for local economic development for small and medium sized enterprises.... [-]


Course in Management and Reduction Costs in Transport and Logistics

BVL Campus - The Global Supply Chain Network
Campus 2 days October 2017 Indonesia Jakarta

The seminar focuses on the optimization of processes in transport and logistics and advanced methods of reducing costs. Different methods and examples from the field will be presented and discussed. A workshop is included to transfer the methods directly to their own business. [+]

Management and Reduction Costs in Transport and Logistics The seminar focuses on the optimization of processes in transport and logistics and advanced methods of reducing costs. Different methods and examples from the field will be presented and discussed. A workshop is included to transfer the methods directly to their own business. Course Objectives Management of logistics costs is crucial for every successful business. Compared with other countries, the logistics costs in Indonesia are much higher. There is a need for change to ensure competitive prices in international business. Target Audience Managers who are responsible for strategic and operational processes in the field of transport and logistics in their companies, as well as executives who are searching for highly effective cost cutting methods. Curriculum Day 1 Introduction into cost structures and economic environment, which covers: Trends in logistics/ market development Identification of logistic costs Analysis of cost structures in logistics and supply chain Day 2 Cost modeling, which covers: Costing systems Process and activity based costing Best practice cases Certificate: On completion of the 2 days course, the participant will receive Certificate of Successful Participation, issued jointly by AHK & Kuehne Foundation. Registration and Inquiries For enquiry and assistance, please contact: Blessy Trinandha blessy.trinandha@ekonid.or.id (+62)21 3154685 Hardy Hoffmann hardy.hoffmann@ekonid.or.id (+62)21 3154685 For course registration or details, please visit:www.ekonid.or.id Closing date for registration: October 1st, 2017 All information furnished is correct at point of print. The organizers reserve the right to cancel or postpone the course due to certain conditions. [-]

Operations, Logistics & Lean Management – OLM

International Business School Americas
Campus 3 weeks July 2017 Italy Altavilla Vicentina

Deepen knowledge in Logistics, Operations and quality control using, as a reference the concept of lean manufacturing (Toyotism) applied to factories and services. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Economics and Administration 2017. Period: January and July Course load: Full day classes and activities for 3 weeks - 80h in classroom and 8 hours of extra activities and 12 hours option visit. Faculty: Specialist professors from the university, with great academic and professional experience Dynamics of the class: theoretical classes, cases discussions and practical activities Students’ profile: Undergraduates interested in Administration Additional activities: Visit to the World Trade Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, or the Fashion District of Milan, Italy. Number of students in class: from 15 to 30 Investment: € 5.100 + enrollment fee € 60 – check scholarship programs Payment conditions: up to 10 installments Enrollment period: upon request Objectives of the program Deepen knowledge in Logistics, Operations and quality control using, as a reference the concept of lean manufacturing (Toyotism) applied to factories and services. Program* 1st week: Logistics and operation for Global Foundations of logistics and operation for Global businesses; How to leverage competitive advantage based upon excellence in LOP. Company Visits and Project work. 2nd week: Lean goals and strategies Toyota’s lessons for today’s companies; linking corporative strategies to lean management. Company Visits and Project work. 3rd week: Lean management for industries and services Broadening the concept of lean management: service sector and leand management concepts and practices. Company Visits and Project Word. Graduation Ceremony. * Subject to change according to the coordination. Previous readings: Students will receive a set of articles to read, with six months in advance, allowing the best preparation for classes. [-]

Project Management

Fanshawe College
Campus or Online 1 year September 2017 Canada London

Project Management is a one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate program, completed in two four-month semesters. Students may choose to study at the London Campus or in a fully online format. [+]

Project Management Project Management is a one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate program, completed in two four-month semesters (laptop required). Students may choose to study at the London Campus or in a fully online format. Students will gain the in-depth knowledge, competencies, skills, tools, and techniques required to plan and execute major projects that achieve organizational goals on time and on budget. The Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge is an integral part of the program curriculum. The curriculum also addresses emerging trends in project management through courses in agile project management, project recovery and project leadership. Academic School: Lawrence Kinlin School of Business Campus: London Campus (LC) Program Delivery: Day Time, Full Time, Online Program Type: Certificate, Graduate Available to International Students?: Yes Admission Requirements A Two- or Three-Year College Diploma, or a Degree (Note: minimum 'C+' average or cumulative 2.5 GPA) OR Acceptable combination of related work experience and post-secondary education as judged by the College* OR Five years of work experience in the project management field as judged by the College to be equivalent* Note: *Applicants may be required to submit a resume and cover letter that includes details of work experience. English Language Requirements Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English by one of the following methods: A Grade 12 College Stream or University Stream English credit from an Ontario Secondary School, or equivalent, depending on the program's Admission Requirements Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test with a minimum score of 570 for the paper-based test (PBT), or 88 for the Internet-based test (iBT), with test results within the last two years International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test with an overall score of 6.5 with no score less than 6.0 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test with an overall score of 70 with no score less than 60 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years An English Language Evaluation (ELE) at Fanshawe College with a minimum score of 75% in all sections of the test, with test results within the last two years Recommended Academic Preparation It is highly recommended that students be proficient in the following areas before entry into the program: - Mathematics - Business Communication - Computer applications, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint Applicant Selection Criteria Where the number of eligible applicants exceeds the available spaces in the program, the Applicant Selection Criteria will be: Preference for Permanent Residents of Ontario Receipt of Application by February 1st (After this date, Fanshawe College will consider applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until the program is full) Achievement in the Admission Requirements Other Information Applicants applying to the Online version of the program should select Campus Code LCL (London - Online). Applicants applying to the Online version of the program should ensure they have appropriate technological capacity to complete the program, including access to a computer, required software and internet access for each course in the program. Upon completion of the first semester of the program, students will be eligible for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification, an entry-level designation offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Graduates will be prepared to pursue PMI's Project Management Professional (PMP) designation after completing the prescribed period of professional project management experience. Students entering Level 1 of the program in January will proceed to Level 2 of the program in May. Approximate Costs Students attending the Online version of the program will not be required to pay a CONNECT lab fee. For all other students: A laptop computer is to be purchased by the student, approximately $1000.00. The cost of the laptop is included in the General Expenses stated in the Fee Schedule. A CONNECT lab fee of $75.00 per academic term is included in the Additional Program Fees stated in the Fee Schedule. This fee helps cover costs associated with the delivery of the CONNECT mobile computing program. The CONNECT lab fee is OSAP eligible. Students should not purchase a laptop computer or software until the College publishes the recommended configuration, models, software titles and versions for that academic year. Career Opportunities Graduates can expect to find employment in large and small organizations, in the public and private sectors, and in a variety of fields (e.g., information technology, construction, transportation, education, manufacturing, healthcare). They will be prepared for various project management roles, from entry-level to senior management, depending on their prior education and work experience: project assistant, project management assistant, project coordinator, project manager, project management specialist, project scheduler, project accountant, project administrator, project supervisor, project management consultant, project analyst, and project engineer. [-]

Masterclass Platinum

Management Development Centre International
Online & Campus Combined 4 days September 2017 Kuwait Kuwait City Qatar Doha Saudi Arabia Riyadh Bahrain Manama + 5 more

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

Best Part time Course Studies in Economics and Administration 2017. 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. [-]

Intermediate Merchandising

Fashion Retail Academy (FRA)
Campus 3 days January 2017 United Kingdom London

This 3 day course provides a more in-depth study of the practical realities of merchandising in the fashion retail industry. [+]

This 3 day course provides a more in-depth study of the practical realities of merchandising in the fashion retail industry. To undertake this course you should have either completed the FRA Introduction to Merchandising course, or have relevant experience of working in the fashion retail industry. A good understanding of this business function and the different elements involved is required. Experience of working with Excel is also essential as study will involve the use of mathematical formulae and calculations. The principles and practises of merchandising are explored and specifically analysed in terms of how it is applied in different retail businesses, including e-retail. The course will include: Sales and forecasting WSSI The supply chain Allocation and reconciliation Practical exercises If you wish to increase your knowledge of the merchandising business function, as a way of developing a career in merchandising, or you would like to progress in the industry, then this course is for you. This course is ideal for any business wishing to develop their team by providing opportunities to fully explore this business functions. The course enables the development of new skills and explores important elements within fashion retail that will encourage team members to "think outside of the box" and develop new areas of learning. The following aspects of merchandising and buying are covered: Merchandising: Sales Budgeting - 'Top down' and 'bottom up' planning is explained, along with the concept of sales densities. This section examines why a sales budget is needed, who is involved, how retailers forecast and which factors must be considered Margin & Profitability - Sales and gross margin profitability theory, calculating a selling price, margin principles, mark up's, hidden costs and margin improvement. Costing - The elements of product cost, the supplier's cost and cost sheets Range Planning - Key areas of range planning: strategy, analysis and implementation. Product hierarchy, store grading, option planning and forecasting are examined in detail. Receiving at a warehouse, initial allocation, reconciliation of sales, stock and space, stock and sales reporting, replenishment algorithms, markdowns and WSSI reporting Supply Chain, Calendars & The Critical Path - Supplier selection: an exploration of different types of suppliers, regional specialisms and skill sets, lead times, seasonal calendars and critical path formation OTB - The meaning of OTB is explained, along with how it is calculated. Includes an explanation of the concept of 'weeks of stock cover' WSSI - Discussion on the principles of the WSSI, what it is and who uses it. Includes a WSSI reporting exercise Intake & Allocation - A look at how stock is received at the warehouse and how initial allocations are determined. Includes a detailed allocation matrix exercise In-Season Trading - Stock and sales reporting is examined, along with actions taken to remedy adverse or favourable variances between planned and actual stock and sales Markdowns - Examines planned and forced markdowns, using weighted average margin to calculate a markdown and estimating the effectiveness of a markdown Suitable for: After completion of Introduction to Buying and Merchandising course or relevant head office experience at MAA or BAA level. Over 18. Pre-course prep: Before the course begins it is preferable to have started your research into the UK retail market, by comparing the different retail locations and shopping areas of London. Specifically examine different types of stores, customers, prices, areas and merchandise, to give you initial insight into different retail environments. Duration 3 days 10.00am - 4.30pm (including lunch break) [-]

Health Policy, Governance and Finance in Fragile and Conflict-affected Environments

Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)
Campus 3 - 5 weeks September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam

What are the key issues in addressing governance challenges in fragile and conflict-affected environments? What are the consequences of health financing policies and what are the opportunities for developing an effective health workforce in countries emerging from crisis? [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Economics and Administration 2017. If you are a health professional working in or with countries in crisis, working as health personnel in government institutions, NGOs, UN agencies and humanitarian organisations or as an independent consultant, then this course is intended for you. This residential training programme for health professionals explores the complex fields of policy, financing, management and governance in Fragile and Conflict-affected Environments. Content What are the key issues in addressing governance challenges in fragile and conflict-affected environments? What are the consequences of health financing policies and what are the opportunities for developing an effective health workforce in countries emerging from crisis? This course explores the complex fields of policy, financing, management and governance. Participants discuss common patterns and approaches to policy analysis, explore the difficulties of resource allocation mechanisms, and evaluate the challenges of regulating health care provision in a crisis context. You will be exposed to real life examples, learning from successes and failures in rebuilding health sectors. Participants learn to define and explore policy options to address key policy gaps. This course can be followed independently or as part of the Master in Public Health, track in Health Systems in Fragile and Conflict-affected Environments or as advanced module in the Master in International Health. NFP scholarships For this course and a number of other KIT courses funding from the Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP) is available for applicants from NFP countries. See the NFP page for more information. See top of this page for the NFP deadline for this course. Applicants from NFP countries are strongly encouraged to apply for an NFP scholarship. ECTS The European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) facilitates the transfer of course credits between different institutions of the same academic level. A course comprising 30 hours of formal teaching and private study is equivalent to one ECTS credit point. Course dates Check our website for up to date information on the course dates. It is foreseen that this course will take place in spring 2018. [-]

Short course - Finance

European School of Economics
Campus January 2017 USA New York Italy Rome Milan Florence Spain Madrid United Kingdom London + 6 more

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. Intake Dates: January, April, September Course Structure Students will take four of the following modules: Multinational Corporate Finance Mergers and Acquisitions Value Assessment Investment Risk Management International Project Management Course Duration: One Academic Term Mode of Delivery: Each module consists of 100 hours of learning; 30 hours are spent in lectures/seminars and the remaining time is devoted to directed learning activities, final assessment preparation and self-study. Entry Requirements: Application form, completed correctly A first degree in a relevant subject or an equivalent level professional qualification* Resume / CV + personal statement Two letters of recommendation IELTS/ TOEFL score Three photographs (passport size) Photocopy of passport/ID Application fee (£50) - to be paid online here or addressed to the European School of Economics NB: All non-English documents must be officially translated. Internship Programme: Upon successful completion of the programme participants may opt to take a 3-month internship fitted to their profile and career objectives. An assessment with the ESE Placement Officer will determine their eligibility for a placement. Professional Advantages: Participants who complete this course will hone their skills in their current employment or expand their professional opportunities in the fields of fund management and investment analysis. Credits & Recognition: Upon completion of the programme, participants will be awarded an ESE Certification of successful completion of the programme. [-]

A-levels

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus 9 - 24 months January 2017 United Kingdom Oxford Yarnton

The A-Level programme at Oxford Royale Academy combines small class sizes with expert tuition, to ensure that students excel within their subjects and flourish in their future pursuits. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Economics and Administration 2017. The A-Level programme at Oxford Royale Academy combines small class sizes with expert tuition, to ensure that students excel within their subjects and flourish in their future pursuits. The A-Level course here at Oxford Royale Academy offers students aged 16+ the chance to study with us for up to 2 years. The A-Levels (also called Advanced Levels) are recognised worldwide and are used as a condition of entry for the UK’s best universities, including Oxford and Cambridge. Here at Oxford Royale Academy, students study in classes of no more than four to ensure that all students benefit from close personal tuition, whilst also having the opportunity to share ideas with their peers. Oxford Royale Academy prides itself on treating every student as an individual. We allow our students to build their own bespoke timetable with additional options of supplementary study such as English Language, University Preparation and Careers Guidance. We also support students in deciding which A-Levels they would like to take, advise them on opportunities to develop their learning outside the classroom and help them to build independent learning skills which are necessary for further study worldwide. In addition to the academic programme, students at Oxford Royale Academy are provided with a vibrant range of extracurricular activities and entertainment which supplement the curriculum. All students are able to reside and study in Yarnton Manor, benefiting from this beautiful location and its excellent learning facilities, whilst also being just 15 minutes from Oxford’s bustling city centre. Highlights Experience the life of an Oxford undergraduate student Choose from a multitude of subject options Study under the guidance of highly experienced teaching faculty Meet new friends from all around the world Gain valuable qualifications and certificates What’s Included? (Academic) 19 hours of tuition per week 3 hours of personal development workshops per week Access to weekly public lectures at the University of Oxford Short course accredited by the Department of Continuing Education (University of Oxford) University and career-based application support throughout the course What’s Included? (Social) Induction Week including trips to the centre of Oxford Formal dinner parties with special guest speakers Pastoral leader onsite Regular onsite activities What’s Included? (Other) Accommodation at Yarnton Manor for the duration of the course Breakfast and dinner daily All course materials Customer service support prior to arrival and after departure Certification Up to 3 A-Levels Short course accredited by the Department of Continuing Education (University of Oxford) ORA academic report and participation certificate Personal development course (ASDAN) Learning Outcomes Students will leave the Study Centre having gained 3 full A-Levels, ready for either university study or the workplace What are A-Levels? A-Levels are among the most respected and accredited exams for school leavers in the world. A-Levels are the exams taken by students aged 16-18 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. More than ¾ million candidates take A-Levels every year, and the A-Level results are recognised by universities worldwide. A high grade in the A-Levels is important for entry into top universities in the world such as Oxford, Harvard, Cambridge and Yale. The A-Level programme at Oxford Royale Academy offers the chance for students to take up to 3 A-Levels over a 5 or 6 term period. In addition, there is a 3-term programme for students who are of exceptional ability and are considered to already have covered the first year of A-Level material. Whilst many schools and colleges offer the A-Level programme, few offer such a bespoke and tailored timetable as here at Oxford Royale Academy. Here, students can pick and choose exactly which individual A-Levels they would like to study, and can choose to supplement this study with our supplementary study modules such as UCAS and University Guidance or Academic Essay Writing. In addition to learning the subject knowledge needed to achieve a high grade in the A-Levels, students also learn how to revise effectively, how to structure an essay and how to prepare a presentation in our weekly academic skills workshops, and have the opportunity to enrich their knowledge with our personal development programme. We are confident that you will progress at a much faster rate here at Oxford Royale Academy than other schools or colleges. In most Sixth Forms, schools and international colleges, the average class size is 20 people. Here at Oxford Royale Academy, we prefer the Oxbridge-style teaching methods, focused around a maximum of 4 students in a class (called a tutorial). This style of teaching offers the chance to discuss topics in depth with the tutor, to ask questions and to complete the course at your own pace. A-Levels are notable for their academic rigour. While any subject will require some memorisation of facts, A-Levels generally reward creativity, insight, analysis and deeper understanding rather than the shallowness of rote learning. This makes studying for A-Levels a good preparation for the kind of mental dexterity required at university, as well as being a satisfying intellectual challenge that will leave you feeling academically stretched. [-]

AAT Level 2

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 22 - 25  September 2017 United Kingdom London

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.’ 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. AAT Level 2 comprises of 5 papers (Basic Accounting 1, Basic Accounting 2, Basic Costing, Computerised Accounting and Work Effectively in Accounting and Finance) and on successful completion you will be awarded the AAT Certificate in Accounting. Course Overview 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. AAT Level 2 comprises of 5 papers (Basic Accounting 1, Basic Accounting 2, Basic Costing, Computerised Accounting and Work Effectively in Accounting & Finance) and on successful completion you will be awarded the AAT Certificate in Accounting. Please note all learners enrolling on the AAT courses are required have AAT student membership costing £82 (plus £38 one-off admission fee). Registering as a student member with AAT will allow you to: Study with your training provider (KCC) Sit AAT assessments Access a host of resources to help with your studies and career progression. We advise that you register with AAT as soon as you enrol to avoid any delays in taking your assessments. Campus: Kensington Centre Times: Various [-]

Human Resource Management - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part-time

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 14 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

This course covers the key concepts and applications of Human Resource Management (HRM) theories and techniques relating to the education sector. There will be a particular emphasis on how organisations respond to personal development in attempting to become responsive not only to individuals but to the demands of a competitive post compulsory sector market with its increasing emphasis upon entrepreneurial strategies. You will negotiate your... [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Economics and Administration 2017. Human Resource Management - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part-time This course covers the key concepts and applications of Human Resource Management (HRM) theories and techniques relating to the education sector. There will be a particular emphasis on how organisations respond to personal development in attempting to become responsive not only to individuals but to the demands of a competitive post compulsory sector market with its increasing emphasis upon entrepreneurial strategies. You will negotiate your assignment with your tutor, ensuring a fit between your circumstances and your employment context. If your job description includes a junior or middle management dimension, you would be expected to analyse and evaluate your own HRM skills in the light of your own experiences in addition to what you have learned, indicating areas for improvement. If you do not have the requisite work experience you would be expected to demonstrate practical problem solving skills through the analysis and evaluation of a written case study or studies. On successful completion of this course you will be awarded a certificate of credit for 20 credits at Level HE7. In addition, you may use these credits towards one of the Masters in Education degrees offered by the University of Bolton. You will consult and work closely with your tutor whilst deciding which mode of assessment to choose. Initially if you are employed in education, training or a related area, with responsibility for managing a team of staff, you should decide whether you should produce a work-based HRM assignment or a case study analysis. Secondly, if you choose the work-based model you should then consider whether you wish to embark on either a written piece of work, or a combination of a video-recorded, work-based role play plus written analysis. If you have limited management experience you will be provided with a detailed HRM case study to analyse in the light of HRM theory and concepts. This module is part of a suite of professional development courses offered by the University of Bolton covering contemporary issues and developments in education. The modules are designed to equip you with advanced skills and knowledge as you progress in your career and take on additional levels of responsibility. To gain a Masters in Education award you need 180 credits; 120 credits from undertaking advanced professional development courses or other selected modules and 60 credits from completing a dissertation. There has to be a balance between what are called option and core modules but this is straightforward and the Programme Leader can advise. The courses can be taken over a number of years, to fit in with your career and work/life balance. Most part-time students gain their Masters qualification in 2 to 3 years, but you can take up to 5 years if you wish. You will have access to 24/7 IT facilities and campus-wide WiFi, as well as one-to-one support from professional and highly experienced tutors. Entry requirements This course is open to anyone in a managerial position within the education sector who is interested in issues of human resources. [-]