Universities and colleges set their own admission requirements for higher education courses, so they vary broadly. Depending on the course, graduate student may be able to get into higher education with a range of qualifications. If you're applying to do a Foundation Degree course, you may find that work experience is taken into consideration alongside any qualifications you have. Some higher education institutes and colleges offer Foundation Years as preparation for a certain degree courses. They usually don't result in separate criteria as they simply qualify you to enter the degree program itself. Foundation Years aren't within reach for all degree courses, however.
If you are a strong leader and good at communicating, a master’s program in management could be for you. A master’s in management program will teach you effective management techniques, how to deal with employee issues, and how to make your employees work efficiently.
Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.
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Learn business concepts and apply your advanced English skills to team projects and business case studies. This English program is for students who want to explore and develop their careers. [+]
The Business Program is designed to prepare international students for a University/College business course. [+]
Experience a better way to prep for the GMAT. At Manhattan Prep, we believe test prep should be real education that prepares you not just for the test, but also for the challenges you’ll face as you earn your MBA and advance your career. [+]
This one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate (completed in two semesters) is designed for university and college graduates seeking a career in the operations management sector. Graduates are involved in decision making related to planning, operating, and control within a business or organization. [+]
Duke's Advanced Management Program (AMP) provides senior executives with frameworks for creating and overseeing the execution of new strategies and initiatives. [+]
Duke's Advanced Management Program (AMP) provides senior executives with frameworks for creating and overseeing the execution of new strategies and initiatives. The program focuses on new tools and approaches to business challenges, helping executives move their businesses to the next level. They will return to work with a better understanding of business possibilities, a creative set of options for making improvements, and a personal action plan.
Our unique split-schedule format ensures that executives are away from work and family for only two weeks at a time. The program is conducted in two, two-week sessions, with approximately one month between sessions.... [-]
The Executive Development Program shortens the learning curve for new general managers by developing the skills needed to achieve excellence as a cross-functional executive. [+]
The Executive Development Program shortens the learning curve for new general managers by developing the skills needed to achieve excellence as a cross-functional executive.
During this program you will discuss the job of the General Manager, how GMs get work done, the different functions of business that report to the GM and business strategy. Most importantly, you will practice the skills of a GM- such as questioning, listening, integrating, and communicating. You will have the opportunity to experiment with new approaches and to discuss your own professional challenges with your colleagues and faculty facilitators.
Our program demonstrates how to maximize people and resources, develop a broader understanding of integration across functions, and make accurate projections to enhance your organization's effectiveness and profitability.... [-]
UCLA Anderson EDGE is a 3-week summer program for rising juniors, seniors and recent college graduates focused on Business, Leadership & Communication. [+]
Even highly innovative and creative managers with excellent people skills must report their results using financial terms and concepts. This program presents the main elements of modern finance from the manager’s viewpoint. [+]
Even highly innovative and creative managers with excellent people skills must report their results using financial terms and concepts. This program presents the main elements of modern finance from the manager’s viewpoint.
The purpose of this seminar is to help general managers, senior functional managers, and other nonfinancial managers make decisions that will measurably improve their personal effectiveness and the profitability of their organizations. The program provides sufficient familiarity with financial information to enable managers to interpret and comfortably use financial data in their daily decisions.
Also, it will equip participants to communicate more effectively with financial specialists, including treasurers and controllers. It concentrates on the uses of financial information rather than on its preparation. Participants will develop skills to understand financial decisions that affect their companies’ business and operational objectives. They also will learn how to analyze decisions involving capital structure, financing, dividends, valuations, acquisitions, and restructuring.... [-]
The purpose of the Executive Management Program is to enhance the strategic management skills and knowledge of high-achieving managers and executives. [+]
Executive Management Program OverviewThe Executive Management Program offered by Florida State University is a challenging journey that is shared by promising executives. Program participants from both the business and government sectors come together to explore the challenges and opportunities of today and tomorrow. Personal growth, dynamic classroom sessions focused on today's business, economic and social climate, group learning-team discussions, and practical problem solving will take place during the intensive program. A diverse staff of outstanding faculty with relationships in industry will guide you through the classes. The program takes a special approach to learning by focusing on developing conceptual and problem solving skills needed for success as an executive. ... [-]
This post-graduate program provides you with the skills and knowledge to efficiently manage all aspects of a project to achieve organizational goals in a competitive global environment. [+]
The HTH GSE Education Leadership Academy focuses on developing educational teams as change agents. This one-year hybrid program blends face-to-face residencies at High Tech High in San Diego, partnerships with HTH critical friends, and online learning. [+]
Developing Professional and Personal Effectiveness is designed to help busy managers improve both professional and personal effectiveness in order to lead with greater vision and skills. [+]
How can you manage yourself and your team in this dislocated environment to achieve and sustain a high performance culture? How can you stay motivated and motivating under increasing amounts of pressure and change? This program has been developed specifically to meet these demands. Courses such as Accelerated Learning and Risk Taking, Creative Thinking, Crisis Communication/Media PR, Effective Business Writing: From Email to Proposals, Confronting Conflict, and more can be taken as half day classes or combined in five class segments to fulfill a Certificate in Professional and Personal Effectiveness.Increase your professional and personal value through flexible one–half day classes that strengthen your leadership skills. Combine bundles of classes to earn bronze, silver, gold, and platinum certificates.OverviewDeveloping Professional and Personal Effectiveness is designed to help busy managers improve both professional and personal effectiveness in order to lead with greater vision and skills. Half-day classes are focused on practical tools and are designed to result in prompt and meaningful outcomes and are the same as those offered to SMU Cox MBA students through the Cox Business Leadership Center. Earn a bronze, silver, gold or platinum certificate from the only nationally-ranked business school in the metroplex and learn how to better manage yourself, your team and your projects.Who should attend?- Mid-level to senior-level who want to become more effective by strengthening their professional and personal skills - Entrepreneurs - Anyone working to fulfill a personal development planDates: Starts May, 2006 - check back for specific program dates... [-]
This certificate prepares students for the IT project management field in business and government, which is expanding both locally and globally. [+]
IT Project Management
This certificate prepares students for the IT project management field in business and government, which is expanding both locally and globally. Individuals with project management qualifications are increasingly sought by government agencies, government contractors, and other industries.
Admission Requirements: In addition to Universitywide requirements for graduate certificate admission, the applicant should hold a bachelor’s degree and show significant coursework or experience in Information Technology or Computer Science.
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In this program we discuss findings of research done where leaders, world-wide, were asked to describe what they did, on a daily basis, that made them successful leaders [+]
Program Description - Building Engagement: What Leaders Do To Manage Talent & Build Allegiance
Both formal and informal leadership is essential to creating engagement in today's competitive work environment. In this program, we examine what it takes to "make it" as a leader. The session offers a wide variety of very practical moves successful people do to create loyalty and build commitment. Different than many sessions of this sort, we look at very specific steps participants can accomplish that will enhance their interpersonal effectiveness as well as generate high levels of engagement among those that work with them. In this program we discuss findings of research done where leaders, world-wide, were asked to describe what they did, on a daily basis, that made them successful leaders. ... [-]
To provide participants with knowledge and skills that will enable them to succeed in information technology (IT) projects management areas such as hardware, software, systems integration, and human resources. [+]
This course covers management areas such as hardware, software, systems integration, and human resources.ObjectivesTo provide participants with knowledge and skills that will enable them to succeed in information technology (IT) projects management areas such as hardware, software, systems integration, and human resources.
PMBOK Knowledge Areas - Integration Management - Scope Management - Quality Management - Time Management - Cost Management - Risk Management - Human Resources Management - Procurement Management - Communications Management Topics Covered- What is a project? - What is project management? - System development lifecycle (SDLC) - Approaches to implementing IT projects - Implementing the Capability Maturity Model (CMM) - Factors for IT project success - Gathering and analyzing requirements - Converting business requirements into technical requirements - Staffing project teams: in-sourcing and outsourcing - Structuring the IT team - Developing a project plan - Creating and using the work breakdown structure (WBS) - Using different estimating methods (e.g., COCOMO, function point analysis) - Scheduling techniques (including Rapid Application - Development and time-boxed scheduling) - Budgeting techniques (including cost estimating) - Resources allocation techniques - Software Quality Assurance (SQA) - Progress reporting - Schedule, resource and cost tracking - Change control (e.g., software configuration management) - Measuring work performance - Project closeout (customer acceptance testing) - Systems integration testing - Post-implementation review Course LengthThis course comes in varying lengths depending upon the needs of your organization. Project Management Professionals (PMPs) are eligible to earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) for taking this course.... [-]