Course in Management Studies in Illinois in USA

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Management Studies

A course is the study of a particular topic within a wider subject area and is the foundation of a qualification. A typical course includes lectures, assessments and tutorials.

Students looking to obtain a managerial position might be interested in pursuing a degree in management. These programs may give students the necessary experience to work in a management role for various corporations by focusing on topics such as marketing, business or finance.

Education in the United States is mainly provided by the public sector, with control and funding coming from three levels: state, local, and federal, in that order. The common requirements to study at a higher education level in United States will include your admissions essay (also known as the statement of purpose or personal statement), transcript of records, recommendation/reference letters, language tests

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Product Management Course

General Assembly
Campus Part time 10 weeks February 2019 USA New York Atlanta Austin Boston Chicago Dallas Denver Los Angeles Santa Monica Irvine Providence San Francisco San Jose Washington Arlington USA Online + 15 more

Guide a product through its lifecycle via lean methodologies that yield viable, market-ready products that anticipate user needs. [+]

Skills & Tools

Apply product management best practices to ship products and features that solve real problems for your customers.

Create a product roadmap

Create a roadmap, business model canvas, MVP, key metrics, personas, wireframing, and a stakeholder management plan.

Develop metrics to measure success

Grow capable of launching viable, market‐ready products that anticipate user needs by making tough decisions and working with stakeholders.

Meet Your Support Team

Our educational excellence is a community effort. When you learn at GA, you can always rely on an in-house team of experts to provide guidance and support, whenever you need it.

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The Science of Lean Six Sigma Operations Course

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Campus Part time 3 days September 2018 USA Evanston Midland + 1 more

Generate a sustainable advantage in cost, quality, speed, and customer service to achieve world-class performance. Using real-world case studies, group workshops, and animated computer simulation models, you explore a framework for diagnosing, improving, and designing effective processing systems and for identifying leverage points with the greatest impact on the bottom line. [+]

Generate a sustainable advantage in cost, quality, speed, and customer service to achieve world-class performance. Using real-world case studies, group workshops, and animated computer simulation models, you explore a framework for diagnosing, improving, and designing effective processing systems and for identifying leverage points with the greatest impact on the bottom line.

This framework includes the Business Process Flow Paradigm which examines an organization as a collection of business flows with a critical link between operational drivers and strategic success. We analyze a set of "laws" representing the core science of lean operation--which describe the underlying behavior of manufacturing and service systems, including the fundamental relationships between performance measures such as throughput, work-in-progress, flow time, and process variability.... [-]


Corporate Governance: Effectiveness and Accountability in the Boardroom

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Campus Part time 5 days September 2018 USA Evanston Midland + 1 more

In this ISS-accredited program, you will improve your understanding of the responsibilities of board membership and gain the skills and strategies needed to become a more effective director. Through cases and simulations, you will learn techniques to respond to internal and external pressures, as well as a framework to manage the crises that can confront today\'s corporations. [+]

Today's breakneck business pace, changing economic conditions, variable capital markets, and increasing demands for corporate accountability in light of the disclosures of widespread unethical business practices are driving the board\'s role in corporate governance on to center stage.

These new requirements dictate that boards become more involved, knowledgeable, and proactive. In this ISS-accredited program, you will improve your understanding of the responsibilities of board membership and gain the skills and strategies needed to become a more effective director. Through cases and simulations, you will learn techniques to respond to internal and external pressures, as well as a framework to manage the crises that can confront today's corporations.... [-]


Performance Counts!-Raise More by Demonstrating Your Effectiveness

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Campus Part time 3 days September 2018 USA Evanston Midland + 1 more

This program will teach nonprofit leaders and board members why measuring performance is important, how to measure results in any type of organization, how to implement performance measurement within their organization, and how measurement can be linked to raising more money [+]

Are you making a difference? How do you measure your impact on the community? How can you evaluate your progress toward your mission? And how can you improve?

In today’s competitive nonprofit environment, organizations are competing for funding on different terms: it’s not who you know anymore…it’s what you can deliver. As a result, nonprofits are striving to demonstrate the impact they are having on the community.

This program will teach nonprofit leaders and board members why measuring performance is important, how to measure results in any type of organization, how to implement performance measurement within their organization, and how measurement can be linked to raising more money. Participants will learn from leading academics, practitioners and representatives from the funding community. ... [-]


One-To-One Program: Campbell Organizational Survey

Foster College of Business Administration at Bradley University
Campus Part time September 2018 USA Peoria Chicago

Executives and managers gain an overview of 13 key dimensions of employee job satisfaction and organizational effectiveness. [+]

Executives and managers gain an overview of 13 key dimensions of employee job satisfaction and organizational effectiveness.

This tool measures employee job satisfaction and organizational effectiveness ... the candid feedback you need to build a committed, dedicated workplace. Because it yields data you can act upon, the Campbell Survey is an excellent starting point for organizations.

Process

Prior to a training session, all employees complete the 30-minute Campbell Organizational Survey. This data collection is followed by a 1-day senior management debriefing and planning session.

This survey will help you:

gain a broad view of the organizational culture find out employee views on company leadership and management gather opinions on pay, benefits, working conditions, stress levels and job security set action plans for addressing needed changes establish a benchmark for monitoring trends and attitudes focus on attitudes that can increase job satisfaction and growth ... [-]

One-To-One Program: Organizational Culture Survey for Teamwork

Foster College of Business Administration at Bradley University
Campus Part time September 2018 USA Peoria Chicago

Executives, managers, and employees assess teamwork in their own corporate culture, its effectiveness, and how it compares to the most effective teamwork culture. [+]

Executives, managers, and employees assess teamwork in their own corporate culture, its effectiveness, and how it compares to the most effective teamwork culture.

A tool that gives you an objective, detailed look at your organization's philosophy, policies, procedures and reward systems and how they contribute to or hinder teamwork.

Process

Before a training session, each employee completes a confidential, 20-minute SYMLOG questionnaire. This data is then analyzed and presented to the senior management team with strategies for any necessary change.

The survey will help you:

assess the current organizational culture and values measure the teamwork values that are currently being rewarded compare your organization's current culture to its desired future examine expectations for major customers/clients begin to resolve chronic conflicts design an action plan for a culture of continuous improvement in quality and teamwork [-]

One-To-One Course Program: Personal Coaching for the Team

Foster College of Business Administration at Bradley University
Campus Part time September 2018 USA Peoria Chicago

This team development design enables teams and other work groups to develop a shared vision, amend strategy, and plan for creating beneficial change in the group based on common and corporate values [+]

This team development design enables teams and other work groups to develop a shared vision, amend strategy, and plan for creating beneficial change in the group based on common and corporate values. This program provides the tools and techniques to blend individual strengths, build teamwork, solve conflict, and manage change.

A powerful team building process for existing management teams that focuses on the dynamics of the group as a whole, and also provides one-to-one coaching for each team member in order to:

Define specific team values and set strategies to improve future team work effectiveness Plan behavioral changes with each individual that will build and improve team work ... [-]

Contract Program: High Performance Teams

Foster College of Business Administration at Bradley University
Campus Part time 1 day September 2018 USA Peoria Chicago + 1 more

This one-day workshop combines SYMLOG with a Team Talk session to help your team identify an action list to improve team performance in a way that's non-threatening as well as entertaining. [+]

Get almost instant results from one of your teams by putting them through this fast-track program.

This one-day workshop combines SYMLOG with a Team Talk session to help your team identify an action list to improve team performance in a way that's non-threatening as well as entertaining.

During the first half-day, team members will review individual and anonymous team ratings on the team's unique values and effectiveness as revealed by the SYMLOG (SYstem for the Multiple Level Observation of Groups) assessment tool. This SYMLOG feedback debriefing is followed by a three-hour Team Talk session which stimulates open discussion of the identified issues in an innovative, engaging board game format.... [-]


Contract Program: Communication Styles and Strategies

Foster College of Business Administration at Bradley University
Campus Part time 2 days September 2018 USA Peoria Chicago + 1 more

This program will provide employees with the fundamentals of effective interpersonal communication skills. [+]

The most effective leaders have good working relationships with their supervisors, peers and direct reports. These relationships, in large part, are formed and maintained by our ability to communicate openly and honestly with each other. The degree of trust, respect and collaboration we receive is greatly determined by how well we communicate our needs, expectations and disappointments at work.

This 1 1/2 day workshop is designed to provide leaders with new insight and understanding of their natural work communication patterns. By objectively understanding all the "signals" they are sending to others in the organization, leaders can make the adjustments they need to increase their workplace communications effectiveness and workplace synergy ... and to decrease the potential for conflict.... [-]


Contract Program: Managing Conflict

Foster College of Business Administration at Bradley University
Campus Part time 1 day September 2018 USA Peoria Chicago + 1 more

Examine the reframed thinking and associated behaviors essential for capturing and dealing with creative conflict. [+]

Healthy conflict can provide the "spark" that organizations need in order to create, innovate and grow. Unhealthy conflict, however, can disrupt, demoralize and destroy. It's important to you, as a leader, to be able to tell the difference between the two in order to create a culture where healthy conflict thrives.

This one-day workshop will help you harness the energy created by conflict in your organization through a new approach called "confluence".

By fully understanding the potential and positive benefits of healthy conflict, you will find that your perception and attitude toward conflict will change. Once this change occurs, you'll be introduced to specific conflict management skills that you can immediately put to work in your organization.... [-]


Contract Program: Embracing Change

Foster College of Business Administration at Bradley University
Campus Part time 1 day September 2018 USA Peoria Chicago + 1 more

In today's business world, nothing is more constant than change, but managing change is integral to your organization's continued success. [+]

In today's business world, nothing is more constant than change. And in our cyber-savvy age ... where major industry changes can occur in the blink of an eye ... nothing is more integral to your organization's continued success than its willingness to embrace change as an opportunity rather than reject it as a threat.

This one-day workshop uses innovative exercises and examples to help you and your organization:

identify and understand your preferred style of initiating and dealing with change learn to manage change in the workplace create a culture that appreciates change-style diversity increase commitment, buy-in and morale through participatory decision-making explore the impact of information sharing and communication in successful change efforts realize that managing the transitions is more important than managing the changes ... [-]

Contract Program: Principal Leadership Program

Foster College of Business Administration at Bradley University
Campus Part time September 2018 USA Peoria Chicago

This workshop is designed to provide practical leadership information based on feedback (self and others) on your leadership practices. [+]

This workshop is designed to provide practical leadership information based on feedback (self and others) on your leadership practices. This unique experience will include a new multi-rater feedback tool created from the Illinois Professional School leader Standards for Principals. Reflection and dialogue time will be provided and encouraged. A facilitator will be available for a one-to-One telephone consultation within 60 days following the workshop.

Rationale

Knowing self better, getting clarity around the situation and acquiring new skills are at the center of leadership development. As principals fulfill their role, they are exposed to increasingly difficult and changing challenges. Typically, principals receive little preparation to meet these leadership challenges. This workshop is designed to assist principals in their growth and development as leaders.... [-]


Contract Program: Strengthening Departmental Leadership

Foster College of Business Administration at Bradley University
Campus Part time 2 days September 2018 USA Peoria Chicago + 1 more

Typically, chairs receive little opportunity for orientation and preparation for their assignment. This workshop is designed to assist academic department chairs in their growth and development. [+]

Academic Chairs used to be thought of as stately faculty members who set the tone for a department and watched others fall into line.

There are still success stories, but more frequently chairs complain about being picked on by people inside and outside the department and about how much time they devote to pushing paper.

Academic Chairs lack the power of middle managers in the corporate world, yet they are still responsible for their department's bottom line.

Description

This workshop is designed to provide up-to-date and practical leadership information. There will be an opportunity for feedback (self and others) on your leadership practices. Reflection and dialogue time will be provided and encouraged.... [-]


Women's Senior Leadership Program

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Campus Part time 12 months September 2018 USA Evanston Midland + 1 more

Led by exceptional Kellogg School of Management faculty and corporate experts, this executive education program will offer practical guidance and multiple perspectives on leadership development for women. [+]

With the number of female corporate officers steadily increasing, why are so few women making it to the top of corporate America? Kellogg’s Center for Executive Women and The Allstate Foundation will help women circumvent barriers and take a confident stride toward the highest level of corporate leadership with this women's leadership program.

Led by exceptional Kellogg School of Management faculty and corporate experts, this executive education program will offer practical guidance and multiple perspectives on leadership development for women.

Individual progress will be emphasized with personalized feedback sessions and a unique leadership assessment tool designed to help you identify and leverage your areas of greatest strength. ... [-]


Strategic Business Leadership: Creating and Delivering Value

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 5 days September 2018 USA Chicago Philadelphia + 1 more

This program will equip managers to effectively manage their work and relationships to be more productive in contemporary organizations. [+]

Building platforms for success is critical in today’s changing business environment. This program will equip managers to effectively manage their work and relationships to be more productive in contemporary organizations.

They will learn to manage cross-functional, cross-organizational relationships, develop social capital, and create and manage organizational strategic partners.

Participants will also gain an understanding of how a savvy manager transitions to a leadership role and how to create an environment where creativity is the norm.

After Attending This Program You Will:

-- Be better equipped to know what needs to be accomplished in "getting the job done."... [-]