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Women Entrepreneurship and Leadership for Africa WELA

CEIBS Africa
Campus Part time 6 months November 2017 Ghana Accra China Shanghai + 2 more

WELA is a practical project-based programme that examines the issues, challenges and opportunities women face in creating, managing and leading companies in Africa. The programme is specifically designed for women [+]

WELA is a practical project-based programme that examines the issues, challenges and opportunities women face in creating, managing and leading companies in Africa. The programme is specifically designed for women entrepreneurs and is focused on enabling them to identify business opportunities and maintain viable and sustainable enterprises. CEIBS creates a supportive and participatory learning environment for the exchange of best practices and experiences, strategy development and skill building, working within the context of women's economic development priorities.

WELA aims to empower participants to develop mindsets and strategies for effectively managing their firms as well as their leadership and entrepreneurial careers. The programme provides technical training focused on strengthening competencies in project design and management, financial management, entrepreneurial marketing and innovation, leadership, and business sustainability to impact the enterprises implemented by the participants. Participants undertake practical field work projects throughout the duration of the programme. An important aspect of the programme is the China Immersion Module in Shanghai, where students in addition to their classwork have the opportunity to receive mentoring and coaching from successful Chinese women entrepreneurs.... [-]


Company Specific Programmes

CEIBS Africa
Campus Part time 1 - 5 days September 2017 Ghana Accra

Professional Programmes designed to suit the needs of each and every organization. It aims to provide top management/senior management/middle managements with general management perspectives, systematic management knowledge, framework for strategic thinking and hands on management tools. [+]

CEIBS Africa Executive Education Programme creates an extraordinary platform for professional development and innovation across industries. We offer a range of Open (OP) and Company Specific (CSP) programmes for elite industry practitioners who aspire to higher levels of performance. Using our in-depth China knowledge and extensive global reach, and facilitated by our world class faculty, CEIBS Africa Executive Education programme works in partnership with client companies to develop their executives’ leadership skills. We prepare today’s leaders for the future. CEIBS Africa Executive Education has created tailor made CSP programmes in Change Management for Coca-Cola, Advanced Management for WPP, a Corporate Governance and Board Programme for First Bank Nigeria (in collaboration with Wharton and IESE) and a Business Agility Programme for Heineken. We have also collaborated with top global business schools such as IESE and Wharton to provide a course for Global CEOs. Our deep understanding of the strategic and operational issues facing companies that do business in Africa and other emerging economies ensures that our CSPs are fully customised for you, your company, and your industry. Why CEIBS Africa CSP? Company Specific Programmes are a highly effective tool for achieving both individual and organizational development. CEIBS Africa has a track record of delivering high quality programmes to top level clients like, WPP, First Bank Nigeria, and Coca-Cola. Our Faculty CEIBS Africa has a world-class team of international faculty whose global perspective is complemented by their academic expertise in emerging economies such as China and Africa. Many have led or taught at prestigious business schools around the world before joining CEIBS; many others have practical industry experience. They offer a wealth of knowledge and share international best practices that your executives can successfully apply on the job. Our Approach We fully engage and involve top management in the design, delivery and impact evaluation assessment of the programme. Our collaboration is based on a shared understanding of your organisation’s vision and company culture. We conduct a training needs analysis to understand your company's vision for the future and formulate a clear strategy to get there. Based on our findings a draft proposal, with input from your company’s management, will be drafted for your final approval. Programmes are offered at client-approved venues. However, CEIBS Africa is ready to offer use of our ultra-modern and fully-equipped training facility – centrally located in the business hub of Accra. Our Customised Approach One business solution does not fit all business needs. A Company Specific Programme (CSP) is a training solution that has been designed to meet the specific needs of a group of managers from the same company or group of companies. A CSP is the most appropriate approach when your organisation requires a training solution that can be: Tailored to the training and development requirements of a group of managers Fully customised to your business or industry Linked to your business strategy Integrated with your talent development or localisation strategies Supportive of your company culture or "way of doing business" Designed to incorporate different modes of delivery in addition to classroom lectures Delivered at dates and times which are convenient for you. CSPs are the fastest growing type of training solutions offered by leading business schools worldwide. Our Team We have a team of experts who are committed to your success and dedicated to helping you develop a highly effective CSP. This team works closely with CEIBS faculty and client companies. They have accumulated rich experience in programme design, delivery and evaluation. For enquiries on how we can help you with a Company Specific Programme that can become an integral part of your vision and strategy, please contact one of our CSP team members: Henry Kwesi Andoh +233 544 349 483 ahenry@ceibs.edu Thelma Opara +234 814 719 555 58 othelma@ceibs.edu [-]

Executive Leadership Course in Hospitality Innovation

Hospitality Innovation Program
Campus Full time 1 week September 2017 Spain Marbella

HIP will share the latest innovative trends, both academic and practical from the innovation and management perspective, with its participants. The executive course is focused on 5 specific themes: Leadership, Hospitality, Gastronomy, WholeSale FoodService & Blue Ocean Innovation. [+]

Course Studies in Leadership in Europe 2017. HIP is an exciting one-week high-end innovative executive course developed as a result of the unique partnership between Hotel Management School Maastricht (HMSM) & Ronda Mountain Think Tank ( RMTT). HIP will share the latest innovative trends, both academic and practical from the innovation and management perspective, with its participants. The executive course is focused on 5 specific themes: Leadership, Hospitality, Gastronomy, WholeSale FoodService & Blue Ocean Innovation. These themes are interrelated and this relationship will be researched in the exciting and challenging overall project assignment the participants receive at the beginning of the course. MONDAY THEME I: BLUE OCEAN INNOVATION ‘Unique process on how to create uncontested market space and make the competition irrelevant. We provide a variety BOS Value Innovation inputs and usage of strategic tools. TUESDAY THEME II: INNOVATIVE LEADERSHIP Share the next step in Leadership development and detect the leader within yourself. Join the excitement of the Leadership Lab and make your move to ignite your potential’ WEDNESDAY THEME III: LUXURY INNOVATION What is the Art of Luxury? Share the next steps in Hospitality and latest trends from the Luxury segment. Explore the surprising art of increasing guest satisfaction and revenues at the same time.’ THURSDAY THEME IV: RESTAURANT TECH ‘Explore the excitement and potential of innovative e-marketing and communication in the food industry! Go beyond culinary theories & discover the experience of fueling creativity through technology‘ FRIDAY THEME V: WHOLESALE FOOD SERVICE ‘Complete blurring of food retail and food service activities, Cash & Carry vs Delivery service, International partnerships, Big data, e-commerce become key factors’ Dates and Prices PRICE 1,950.00 € PRICE & PAYMENT Tuition fees are 1,950 euros ( taxes included) including documentation, attendance to additional workshops, networking events, lunch and coffees. We can offer special prices for accommodation and transportation, if need it. The completion of enrollment and payment must be made and paid as deadline, 15 natural days before the beginning of program. [-]

Short course - Entrepreneurship

European School of Economics
Campus Full time 3 - 6 months January 2017 USA New York Italy Rome Milan Florence Spain Madrid United Kingdom London + 8 more

The Short Course in Entrepreneurship & Leadership‘s main objective is to develop participants’ entrepreneurial skills and behaviour. [+]

The Short Course in Entrepreneurship & Leadership‘s main objective is to develop participants’ entrepreneurial skills and behaviour. The modules are designed for those individuals willing to utilise and further develop their own creative potential aiming selfdevelopment and as a consequence to grow and further develop their current and future businesses opportunities. Entrepreneurship is a practical concept. That is the reason we designed modules based on case study methodology and interactive team work activities exploring diversity of participants background. Models and framework derived from multiple global case studies are utilised as tools to unleash participants’ insights leading to sustainable learning. Next Starting Dates: January / April / September The course is made up of 4 modules (modules may be subject to change and may vary according to the ESE center): Entrepreneurial Management and Ethical Leadership Creating and Re-creating Corporate Entrepreneurial Culture International Business Decision Making E-Business and E-Commerce Course Duration: 3 months = 120 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 12 hours per week, Monday to Friday) Assessment Mid Term Assessment (30%) Final Assessment (70%) Entry requirements: Application form High School or Undergraduate Degree Diploma Résumé / CV (include reference to all previous education) Personal Statement Intermediate command of the English language (TOEFL/IELTS is a plus) Photocopy of passport / ID document Three passport-sized photographs Non-refundable € 50.00 online application fee Internship programme: Students will undergo an assessment with the ESE Placement Officer, so as to determine their eligibility for an internship placement. The placement office will assist eligible students in obtaining an internship fitting their profile and career objectives. Credits & Recognition: No ECTS credits awarded. Upon completion of the programme, students receive a Certificate of Attendance awarded by the European School of Economics. [-]

Short course - Management

European School of Economics
Campus Full time January 2017 USA New York Italy Rome Milan Florence Spain Madrid United Kingdom London + 7 more

The ESE Specialised Programme in Management is designed to develop and contextualise managerial skills and acumen to ensure that managers dealing with international markets have the required understanding and insight for success in this field. [+]

Course Studies in Leadership in Europe 2017. Today’s managers are required to possess a diverse set of key skills and core competences that are essential to successfully plan, execute and evaluate a wide range of business activities. The ESE Specialised Programme in Management equips participants with the right combination of practical knowledge supported by theoretical foundations to hone their leaders skills The course offers a valuable insight into the field of Management that gives participants an advantage over the rest of the increasingly professionally prepared workforce in the market. The ESE Specialised Programme in Management is designed to develop and contextualise managerial skills and acumen to ensure that managers dealing with international markets have the required understanding and insight for success in this field. This will be achieved through critical thinking, teamwork, creativity, and personal development in a highly interactive and stimulating environment. Participants will be able to take responsibility to manage, supervise and direct their own, and others, activities, whilst understanding key strategic issues and trends in management. This includes the use of information to make critical decisions and the application of theories and techniques to practical realistic work situations in the business sector. Students will have developed the skills to implement agreed effective and efficient solutions within the constraints of limited resources. Intake Dates: January, April, September Course Structure Students will take four of the following modules: Entrepreneurship and Leadership Globalised Information and Communication Systems International Project Management International Business Management Human Resources Management International Strategic Marketing 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: The aim of this specialised course is to provide a distinctive, inter-disciplinary and integrative educational programme for individuals seeking to consolidate their managerial achievements or prepare for a career at the highest levels of industry. Participants will have increased competitive advantage by possessing a dynamic balance of solid academic knowledge and essential practical skills. The programme thus aims to provide learners with a progressively higher level of understanding and critical awareness of the main issues in strategic management, and of the associated concepts, models and techniques. Credits & Recognition: Upon completion of the programme, participants will be awarded an ESE Certification of successful completion of the programme. [-]

International Management & Leadership - IM

International Business School Americas
Campus Full time July 2017 Italy Altavilla Vicentina

Develop essential skills in management and create business leaderships no matter the area the participant takes part. It allows the participant to lead managerial posts and people and to improve managerial processes with an international view. [+]

Period: January and July Course load: Full day classes and activities for 3 weeks - 80h in classroom and 8 hours of extra activities. 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 Develop essential skills in management and create business leaderships no matter the area the participant takes part. It allows the participant to lead managerial posts and people and to improve managerial processes with an international view. Program* 1st week: Strategic Leadership Classical and Contemporary Views of Leadership; leadership versus management; sharing power and confidence. Company Visits and Project work. 2nd week: Business Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Negotiation techniques and strategies; environmental analysis and approach methods; Mediator’s role in conflict resolution. Role Game. Company Visits and Project work. 3rd week: Intercultural Management Globalization and the new business arena; international mergers & acquisitions and its impacts over employees; intercultural management foundations. Company Visits and Project work. 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. * 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. [-]

Professionalism in Context - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part-time

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 1 semester August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

This module is for professionals in the health, social care and public sectors and examines the concept of ‘professionalism’ in the context of your role within your employing organisation and wider environment. The course is based on the understanding that ‘professionalism’ is a problematic term that relates to both the competencies and standards to which you work and the purpose and values that underpin professionalism for you... [+]

Course Studies in Leadership in Europe 2017. Professionalism in Context - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part-time This module is for professionals in the health, social care and public sectors and examines the concept of ‘professionalism’ in the context of your role within your employing organisation and wider environment. The course is based on the understanding that ‘professionalism’ is a problematic term that relates to both the competencies and standards to which you work and the purpose and values that underpin professionalism for you. Through study on the course, you will be encouraged to develop your critical perspectives on professionalism and relate this to your development within your occupational role and in the context of your organisation, service or community. You will consider notions of professionalism and explore the sources used by professionals to guide their behaviour and development. Within this, the importance of leadership is critically reviewed. In the light of ideas about what constitutes an effective professional, you will be asked to critically review your own skills and plan development that is appropriate to you and your organisation. To do this you need to understand and evaluate the impact of the immediate and wider context on your role and be able to critically evaluate and develop the role itself. This module will be taught through a series of lectures, seminars, guided learning, independent study, group discussion and reflective practice. Your learning will be based around three areas of study: Professionalism: Critiques of theories of professionalism and professionalisation; stakeholders in professionalism; the role of knowledge and values; codes and competencies; professionalism in the context of workforce development; service modernisation and the knowledge economy. The Professional: Professionalism, managerialism, leadership and effectiveness; learning as a professional: professional development, critical reflective practice, learning from theory and practice. The Wider World: Reviewing the external environment, stakeholders, relationships with other services and organisations, policy and strategic directions in the environment, inter-agency working, developing mutual understanding and joint approaches to values, principles and directions, collaboration, competition and best value. This will include a brief introduction to the history of policy and structures of your sector with the emphasis on implications for the present and potential change and will consider the different evidence bases used in health and social care, bio-medical and other paradigms. This module will be taught through a series of lectures, seminars, guided learning, independent study, group discussion and reflective practice. Professional recognition Mapping of the learning outcomes of this course against the Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF) is currently underway. Entry requirements Students will normally have completed a first degree, however alternative experience and / or academic qualifications will be considered. [-]

Leading Service Evaluation and Improvement - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part time

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 1 semester August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

Current care services are driven by notions of ‘best value’ and ‘evidence-based practice’. This means service commissioners and operational managers are constantly under scrutiny to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operational service systems. Managers are also increasingly directly accountable to users, carers and their representatives. Balancing client demands with political/organisational demands, and the supply of resources, is... [+]

Leading Service Evaluation and Improvement - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part time Current care services are driven by notions of ‘best value’ and ‘evidence-based practice’. This means service commissioners and operational managers are constantly under scrutiny to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operational service systems. Managers are also increasingly directly accountable to users, carers and their representatives. Balancing client demands with political/organisational demands, and the supply of resources, is a significant challenge for managers in the care sector. Redesign of service systems to be ‘modern and dependable’ is seen by the government to be critical to the future of public services, hence the module is heavily (but not solely) based on systems theory. The module looks at how to assess needs and engage stakeholders in service development. It will lead you through models of service quality and criteria for reviewing and evaluating service. You will study business and professional risk, regulation and governance and tackle mapping, improving and costing service processes. Service planning, business cases and project management are also covered. The assessment for this course will be a written evaluation of a process that engages your own organisation and a plan for feasible local service development. During the course you will learn to map relevant organisational structures, policies, and key stakeholders of a service, especially the ‘user base’. This will allow you to analyse the context of your service and identify the key factors that influence its design. You will also develop the ability to critically evaluate evidence indicating the need for change and present the outcomes of your research as part of an argument for service development. For instance you will learn to use user feedback and consultation information, Trust and public health information, and evidence of unmet social or health needs. As part of the assessment for the module you will produce a critical review of the operational aspects of a real service process and develop a plan for change. This will develop your ability to analyse the effectiveness and efficiency of current (‘as is’) service processes and systems and design improved services for future implementation. Furthermore, you will learn to apply theories of implementing planned service improvement and change. By using your understanding of local organisational requirements for planning and resourcing service change, governance and risk management you will ensure that your plans meet local organisational requirements and consider any risks that may be involved. Finally, you will learn to cost the proposed improvements in your plans to ensure that appropriate budgets are set and achieved. The module will be delivered through a mix of lectures and workshop based activity, supported by distance learning and university resources. You may be given financial support from your employer or you may be self-funded. This course is part of a professional development framework within the School and the credits gained upon completion of this course can be used towards the MSc Professional Development (Leadership in Health and Social Care). Professional recognition Mapping of the learning outcomes of this course against the Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF) and the Leadership Qualities Framework (LQF) is currently underway. Entry requirements Applicants should hold one or more of the following: a degree or equivalent; a relevant professional qualification deemed to be of an appropriate standard; or NVQ Level 4 in Management. All entrants should have at least three years relevant work experience. [-]

Leading and Managing People - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part time

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 1 semester August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

Working with others, in a multiplicity of ways, is required of most managers. It entails working with others who have very strong and differing value bases, complex and differing organisational backgrounds as well as contrasting stakeholder and client expectations. The aim of this course is to develop knowledge, understanding and skills in the management of people in order to improve organisational performance... [+]

Course Studies in Leadership in Europe 2017. Leading and Managing People - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part time Working with others, in a multiplicity of ways, is required of most managers. It entails working with others who have very strong and differing value bases, complex and differing organisational backgrounds as well as contrasting stakeholder and client expectations. The aim of this course is to develop knowledge, understanding and skills in the management of people in order to improve organisational performance. During the course you will explore the impact of differences in values, style and behaviours on performance in the workplace, and develop the ability to diagnose the need for change in your employment context, as well as analyse and develop feasible and sensitive change strategies. You will also develop the ability to analyse group working using notions of power, leadership and style, and apply these to your own working context and behaviours. Your capacity to manage the performance of individuals and groups will improve and you will learn about the operational performance management systems of recruitment and selection, appraisal, and capacity and governance management. These skills are essential for successful and sensitive management and will assist you in gaining access to higher levels of responsibility at work and improving organisational performance. You may be given financial support from your employer or you may be self-funded. This course is part of a professional development framework within the School and the credits gained upon completion of this course can be used towards the MSc Professional Development (Leadership in Health and Social Care). Professional recognition Mapping of the learning outcomes of this course against the Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF) and the Leadership Qualities Framework (LQF) is currently underway. Entry requirements Applicants should hold one or more of the following: a degree or equivalent; a relevant professional qualification deemed to be of an appropriate standard; or NVQ Level 4 in Management. All entrants should have at least three years relevant work experience. [-]

Leading and Managing in Context - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part time

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 1 semester August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

This course introduces the study of organisation and management, and the importance of ‘context’ in being effective. It explores the significance of management and leadership in making developments work, and takes a thorough look at these components of your own role. It provides an advanced introduction to the main ideas of business and service planning, and asks you to plan your own and your service's development in your context... [+]

Leading and Managing in Context - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part time This course introduces the study of organisation and management, and the importance of ‘context’ in being effective. It explores the significance of management and leadership in making developments work, and takes a thorough look at these components of your own role. It provides an advanced introduction to the main ideas of business and service planning, and asks you to plan your own and your service's development in your context. This is an excellent professional development course for anyone seeking career progression. It meets the specific needs of employers and will help participants gain access to higher levels of responsibility at work. The course covers the main schools of thought that relate to management and organisations, and what constitutes evidence in that context. You will learn about the various notions of management and leadership, and the relevance of these to your own practice and assumptions. You will investigate frameworks that may help to articulate your role eg functional approaches, competences, planning and decision making. We will also introduce ideas that will help you understand and evaluate your wider and immediate context and the impact this may have on your role. In light of all the above, you will be asked to critically review your own role and skills, and plan development that is appropriate to you and your organisation. Assessment in all cases is by the submission of coursework. There are no exams. The course is flexible and designed to fit in with your busy home and working life. The University of Bolton offers excellent student support, and small class sizes, taught by friendly, approachable and experienced tutors. All students have access to all university facilities including libraries and IT suites. You may be given financial support from your employer or you may be self-funded. This course is part of a professional development framework within the University and the credits gained upon completion of this course can be used towards the MSc Professional Development (Leadership in Health and Social Care) or towards a general MBA offered by the Bolton Business School. Professional recognition Mapping of the learning outcomes of this course against the Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF) and the Leadership Qualities Framework (LQF) is currently underway. Entry requirements Applicants should hold one or more of the following: a degree or equivalent; a relevant professional qualification deemed to be of an appropriate standard; or NVQ Level 4 in Management. All entrants should have at least three years relevant work experience. [-]

Leading and Managing Teams - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE6] part-time

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 1 semester August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

There is a recognised and growing demand for health care professionals with high level management skills. This module provides a dynamic opportunity to explore and develop your role as a leader and manager within the context of team working. In brief, the course content covers management/leadership, styles and theories, personal analysis, collaboration and performance management. Team working considers the theories and concepts of teams... [+]

Course Studies in Leadership in Europe 2017. Leading and Managing Teams - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE6] part-time There is a recognised and growing demand for health care professionals with high level management skills. This module provides a dynamic opportunity to explore and develop your role as a leader and manager within the context of team working. In brief, the course content covers management/leadership, styles and theories, personal analysis, collaboration and performance management. Team working considers the theories and concepts of teams including professional power and empowerment, team building, team dynamics and motivational theories. The skills you will develop are highly regarded, and sought after, by employers. On completion of this demanding and thought provoking course you will be further capable of meeting the changing and complex requirements of the contemporary health and social care sectors at a management level. The School has a leading reputation in the delivery of professional development courses for the health and social care sector. Courses and modules are designed specifically around the current and future needs of health care professionals and their employers. We have over 30 years experience in delivering the highest quality health and social care courses which enable practitioners like you to enhance their careers and progress through a variety of management roles. The learning and teaching strategies for this course include lectures, seminars, problem based learning workshops and self-directed study. Assessment is in the form of written coursework and a presentation. The University of Bolton offers excellent student support and small class sizes, taught by friendly, approachable and experienced tutors. Students have access to all university facilities including libraries and IT suites. You may be given financial support by your employer to undertake this course, or you may be self-funded. Former Bolton students are working as managers and senior managers in health care; many return to the university for additional professional development courses as their careers develop and responsibilities increase. As a learner on one of our health and social care professional development courses you are also welcome to join the University’s Alumni and Friends Association which provides valuable professional and social networking opportunities. This course is part of a professional development framework within the School and the credits gained upon completion of this course can be used towards the BSc (Hons) Professional Studies (Health and Social Care). Professional recognition The mapping of the learning outcomes of this programme of study against the Knowledge and Skills Framework (DoH, 2005) is currently underway. Entry requirements Applicants should have studied at higher education (university) level before. [-]

Sustainable Leadership - PgC 20Twenty Leadership Programme

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 10 months August 2017 United Kingdom Cardiff

The overall aim of the programme is to promote sustainable business growth by developing the critical leadership and business skills that employees need to meet the formidable expansion challenges facing businesses in Wales. [+]

The 20Twenty Leadership Programme, supported by funding from ESF, is designed specifically for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises. The overall aim of the programme is to promote sustainable business growth by developing the critical leadership and business skills that employees need to meet the formidable expansion challenges facing businesses in Wales. More than 240 companies have benefited from the programme so far, with more than 90 percent reporting an increase in sales turnover, employment, productivity and profits. More than 240 companies have benefited from the programme so far, with more than 90 percent reporting an increase in sales turnover, employment, productivity and profits. ​Course Content​ The programme duration is 10 months and this is divided into six, two day workshops. The first half of the programme is designed to acknowledge and develop your own leadership style through a series of practical workshops and individual executive coaching. In the second half of the programme, a series of Master classes are provided on innovation and new thinking on a variety of business themes - including, Lean processes, creating a brand, maximising sales and making the business 'investor ready'. The practical elements introduced throughout the programme are supported by opportunities to achieve a range of qualifications from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) including a CMI level 7 Certificate in Leadership together with a Postgraduate Certificate (PgC) in Sustainable Leadership. Following successful completion of the PgC, 60 Master-level credits will be obtained and these credits can be used towards the new Executive MBA​. Students also have the option of continuing their studies to achieve the designation Chartered Manager or 'CMgr'. However, the main objective of 20Twenty Leadership programme is to get participants to develop a three-year growth strategy for their business. Hence all the workshops and assignments are based around the needs of the business in driving sustainable growth. This is what makes this programme different from other leadership development programmes - it will provide sustainable results with tangible benefits. [-]

Strategic Leadership for Senior Managers

MCE Management Centre Europe
Campus Full time 4 days March 2017 Belgium Brussels

You are facing a leadership challenge. Your organization has to make strategic adjustments, or perhaps adopt a new strategic direction, and that means change for a lot of people. [+]

Course Studies in Leadership in Europe 2017. Senior Managers WHY attend this programme? You are facing a leadership challenge. Your organization has to make strategic adjustments, or perhaps adopt a new strategic direction, and that means change for a lot of people. You are not sure how you are going to get people across the organization to act together in function of the strategy and achieve the goals. What should you as a leader do to align your people, get their buy-in, get the strategy implemented, and reinforce the attitudes and behaviors that contribute to flawless execution? WHO should attend? Senior executives who lead change and strategy implementation in their companies. They must align multiple levels, divisions and locations to achieve strategic objectives. HOW will you benefit? As a result of participating in this workshop, you will be better able to lead strategy implementation and change. You will have a plan for aligning your people to deliver on your customer value proposition. WHAT will you learn and practice? This is a flexible workshop, continuously updated as business trends change, and adjusted to the concerns of each participant group. Time will be set aside every day for peer-to-peer coaching, where participants can share challenges and experiences. Many participants have gained valuable solutions to difficult problems by this method. Before the workshop, you will: Complete some background reading on the key concepts Prepare a very short case study about a real leadership situation and come to the workshop prepared to discuss it Gather any leadership or behavioral feedback you have received in your company You will use these to help you think about your leadership action plan Module 1 - Start with a Clear Strategy This module is about setting the context for leadership. Topics include: Global trends: The world is changing, what changes do you have to manage? Elements of a clear strategy Customer Value Proposition at the centre of mission, vision, and strategy How do your customers experience your company, and why is this? Implications of the Customer Value Proposition for leadership – the MCE Leadership for Strategy Implementation Model Creating a clear strategy implementation plan – the “Strategy House” Making your strategy crystal clear and communicating it in a way people can understand, buy into, and know what to do Segmenting your stakeholders and tailoring your strategy communication Module 2 - Align Processes and People to Strategy You will look at the hard systems in the company that influence people’s beliefs and behaviour. When the strategy changes, these things have to change too in support of the strategy; otherwise, you won’t get the change in behaviour you want. What helps people to act in support of the strategy, and what blocks them, or encourages them to do something else? What can you do about it? Performance metrics Setting the right KPIs Cascading objectives Performance management systems Individual performance management Aligning compensation and reward systems Processes and Structure Best structures for different strategies Different business process methodologies Business process improvement Keeping things simple Using the Net Promoter Score to measure customer loyalty – a key performance measure and driver of process improvement to deliver value to the customer Applying to your own situation Module 3 - You as Leader You will focus more on the “soft systems” in the company – how do values, behaviour and culture help or hurt strategy implementation? What is your personal style and how can you use it to align your people? Talent, competencies, and mindsets needed for different strategies New strategy implementation as a change management programme The role of the top team in setting the example Building coalitions for change Your leadership style and behavior Exemplary leadership practices Motivating diverse teams and organizations Module 4 - Getting into Action You will compile your learning into a personal action plan for implementation on your return, informed by feedback from the workshop facilitator and from your peers. Practice communicating your implementation plan as you would to your staff How to make strategy actionable Managing complexity, scale and pace Managing multiple projects and setting priorities Managing risks to implementation [-]

Negotiating Effectively

MCE Management Centre Europe
Campus Full time 3 days March 2017 Belgium Brussels France Paris + 2 more

This workshop provides you with the negotiation skills to deal with business situations – from everyday negotiation situations to more complex deal-making – and to get better results in every situation. [+]

Mid-level Managers WHY attend this programme? This workshop provides you with the negotiation skills to deal with business situations – from everyday negotiation situations to more complex deal-making – and to get better results in every situation. This is a core skill for any management career. WHO should attend? This workshop is intended for experienced managers of every function, both line and support, who recognize the need to negotiate their way to achieving objectives in today's complex organizations. Participants should already have a basic level of negotiation skill to get the most out of this workshop. HOW will you benefit? As a result of participating on this workshop, you will be better able to influence the world around you and come to workable deals that lead to better business value for everyone involved. WHAT will you learn and practice? The workshop will be largely practice-oriented. You'll be able to practice the techniques in engaging role plays and business simulations, with feedback from your facilitators and fellow participants on your effectiveness. Day 1 Quick review of the basics Just to make sure everyone is on the same page, we’ll review Skills and competencies of a good negotiator Different types of negotiation situation Basic concepts (win-win vs. win-lose, BATNA, ZOPA, etc) Evaluating the situation: when to negotiate and when not The Negotiation Process You know negotiation is a process, but it’s easy to lose sight of the different stages and techniques for each stage when you’re in the heat of the discussion. We’ll look at the challenges of each stage, what tends to go wrong and best practice in setting it right. Stage 1: Setting goals Stage 2: Research interests and alternatives of both parties Stage 3: Plan strategy Stage 4: Exchanging information Stage 5: Opening the negotiation Stage 6: Bargaining to create highest value Stage 7: Closing with real commitment to the deal Day 2 Negotiation Strategy and Techniques You’ll go more into depth in setting the right negotiation strategy in line with the goal you want to achieve and the context in which you are dealing. Negotiating/conflict handling styles - you vs. others and how the styles interact Choosing a negotiation style appropriate for the situation Creative bargaining – identifying opportunities for win-win Negotiation tactics and techniques for different situations (strong hand, weak hand, etc) Cross-cultural negotiations Defending yourself against high-pressure negotiation tactics Team negotiation exercise Day 3 Handling Yourself in a Negotiation One of the most daunting aspects of negotiation is managing the relationship with the other party, managing your emotions and impulses, and steadily working toward the goal. Through some theory and more practical application you will learn: Assertiveness and conflict management skills Managing the relationship Managing your emotions and behaviour, and keeping everyone focused on positive outcomes throughout the negotiation process Building credibility and reputation for fair dealing Different schools of ethics Complex, multi-party negotiation exercise [-]

MCE Leadership Development Programme

MCE Management Centre Europe
Campus Full time 4 days March 2017 Belgium Brussels Spain Barcelona + 2 more

Organizations are changing and customers are becoming more and more demanding. Business is not easy in 2015! So, how can you lead your team through this change? [+]

Course Studies in Leadership in Europe 2017. Mid-level Managers WHY attend this programme? Organizations are changing and customers are becoming more and more demanding. Business is not easy in 2015! So, how can you lead your team through this change? How can you make sure you get the results that your team and your company needs? What do you need to do differently? What are the leadership best practices? WHO should attend? If you are a team leader or manager who needs to learn, experience and practice the best leadership skills in order to be a better leader and move up in your career, this programme is for you! WHY is this programme different? The programme is focused on YOU and your journey into leadership. You feel, think and experience di erent situations to help YOU draw your own conclusions. Each activity helps YOU gain insight into your own strengths and how to create personal balance to align your body, mind and spirit to develop the relevant skills you need as a leader. You bene t from intensive feedback from peers and faculty. You get direct and practical feedback in 1-on-1 coaching sessions with professional coaches. HOW will you benefit? During and following the programme, you will: Feel more… Conscious and aware of your personal leadership strengths and areas of development Empowered to act and take important leadership decisions Think about the… Impact you have on others Way your leadership style affects and triggers the performance of your team Do… Coach to help your team members build confidence, grow and contribute in more effective ways Discover your values Align your personal leadership brand closely to your values Create greater balance in the way you lead, work and live Map out a plan of actions to bring about your development Receive and apply feedback from a professional coach in order to move your plans forward Work in partnership with others toward common goals and objectives Before joining this programme, you will complete several assessments to ensure you gain full benefit from your learning experience. WHAT will you learn and practice? Over 4 intensive days, you work with different leadership models that provide you with a "transformational learning experience". Different self-assessments help you identify your strengths and your leadership development opportunities. Throughout the whole programme, you are challenged to apply the learnings in group practical applications and give and get intensive feedback. This new MCE ‘Do, Think and Feel’ approach combined with peer feedback and professional coaching, shapes your new leadership brand and you leave this programme with a concrete action plan for you to implement directly in the workplace. Here are the highlights of these four days: Debriefing, Feedback and Professional Coaching – intensive and ongoing feedback from professional coaches and peers to better understand your current style and identify where to improve Leadership and why it matters MCE Leadership Model - including Body-Mind-Spirit (BMS). You will go through a leadership exercise that will help you gain awareness of the close connection between these three dimensions and their impact on your personal leadership style Self-assessments to assess yourself and your leadership impact: Leadership 360°, MSQ and FIRO-B Introduction and objectives of the DTF Model – Do, Think, Feel – helping you to reflect and journal your experience and learning journey Practical Application of the Leadership Model. The whole group will put the learnings into practice through group exercises, role plays, and a team building evening exercise Building my Leadership Brand. You will complete your learning journal and development plan that you will implement back in the workplace [-]