Course in Management in South America

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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.

If you wish to increase your knowledge of social, cultural, administrative, and historical viewpoints of South America and the Latin world, this is the continent for you.

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Operations, Logistics & Lean Management – OLM

International Business School Americas
Campus Full time 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. [+]

Course Studies in Management in South America 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. [-]

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. [-]

Postgraduates / Executive Summer Program - Energy Management Track

Grenoble Ecole de Management
Campus Part time 10 days July 2017 France Grenoble

The objective of this Energy Management course is to present the major contemporary energy challenges and to analyze the innovative answers proposed by private actors and public regulators to face these challenges. [+]

Postgraduates / Executive Summer Program - Energy Management Track

 

The objective of this course is to present the major contemporary energy challenges and to analyze the innovative answers proposed by private actors and public regulators to face these challenges.

 

In fact new products, new services and new actors are emerging and changing the shape of competition in many energy markets, changing the business models of energy companies now competing for energy efficient solutions. The energy policy is also playing a crucial role using regulation and market design to orient and organize competition in energy markets. This course provides an analysis of these evolutions using various examples and cases of business innovations and incentive regulations. It discusses and explores what future trends might be in the light of all these changes.... [-]


Course in Strategies and Leadership in Supply Chains

Stanford Graduate School of Business
Campus Part time 1 week August 2017 USA Stanford

Taught by world-renowned thought leaders in the field, this program gives you the tools you need to create and manage market-leading global supply chains. [+]

The growing global economy has redefined the dynamics of competition for modern organizations. With product lifecycles shortening and worldwide rivalries increasing, success depends on effective global supply chain management—being able to deliver the right product to the right market at the right time.

The complexity involved in managing supply chains that span continents and dominate markets demands strategies and systems that are agile, adaptable, and aligned. Taught by world-renowned thought leaders in the field, this program gives you the tools you need to create and manage market-leading global supply chains.

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Managing Teams for Innovation and Success

Stanford Graduate School of Business
Campus Part time June 2017 USA Stanford

This program enables you to manage team dynamics in a manner that establishes a productive work environment, delivers high performance, and fosters creative ideas. [+]

Managing or participating in a team-based work environment can be either exhilarating or exasperating. Given the potential benefits and pitfalls of using teams, when should you use them, how do you choose team members who will accomplish a goal in the most effective manner, and how do you manage them to deliver successful results?

This program enables you to manage team dynamics in a manner that establishes a productive work environment, delivers high performance, and fosters creative ideas.

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Teams have a vast capacity to drive an organization beyond its boundaries. When managed well, teams stimulate creativity and innovation, make an organization more adaptive to market forces, and tap into a firm's intellectual resources to drive breakthrough results.... [-]


Executive Program in Leadership: The Effective Use of Power

Stanford Graduate School of Business
Campus Part time 1 week July 2017 USA Stanford

The Executive Program in Leadership is designed to help participants put effective, collaborative methods of leadership to work in their organizations and leverage the leadership potential of all members of their teams. [+]

Successful leaders understand power-and they know how to share it. In today's world, where intellectual capital reigns, competitive advantage occurs when an organization utilizes the knowledge and experience of all its members. "Command and control" leadership styles are obsolete; instead, leaders must learn to identify, focus, and release the power of the entire organization.

Content Overview

The Executive Program in Leadership is designed to help participants put effective, collaborative methods of leadership to work in their organizations and leverage the leadership potential of all members of their teams. Participants focus on developing their own leadership skills and personal influence, as well as explore strategies for building a team of strong individuals who will support each other, deal with tough problems in an efficient manner, and take accountability for results.... [-]


Executive Program for Women Leaders

Stanford Graduate School of Business
Campus Part time 5 days May 2017 USA Stanford

In this program, CIOs, CTOs, and senior general managers learn to identify, assess, and communicate the strategic competitive advantages enabled by information technology. [+]

Recent developments in information technology have transformed the way organizations conduct business. Today, companies are slashing costs using real-time electronic communications, improving customer intimacy by leveraging the Internet, and taking advantage of new business models such as distributed auctions and trading hubs. Yet many senior leaders lack the tools to assess and communicate the business impact that information technology can bring to their organization.

In this program, CIOs, CTOs, and senior general managers learn to identify, assess, and communicate the strategic competitive advantages enabled by information technology.

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Executive Program in Leadership: The Effective Use of Power

Stanford Graduate School of Business
Campus Part time 1 week July 2017 USA Stanford

Participants will explore the nature and consequences of resistance to change, as well as the impact of various approaches to executing change, using a computer-based management simulation. [+]

Managing Organizational Change: The Executive Information System Simulation

 Participants will explore the nature and consequences of resistance to change, as well as the impact of various approaches to executing change, using a computer-based management simulation.

Influence Without Authority: Dealing with Multiple Stakeholders

This session introduces a model for influencing important stakeholders who cannot be given orders (or who will cooperate better when allowed to influence back). Learn to apply it in complex organizational situations where it is necessary to diagnose the interests of a diverse group.

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Executive Program for Growing Companies

Stanford Graduate School of Business
Campus Part time 2 weeks July 2017 USA Stanford

This general management program enables you to develop the strategic thought processes and skills necessary to successfully grow your business in today's dynamic global marketplace. [+]

To compete successfully, today's business leaders must take an entrepreneurial approach to driving and sustaining growth. As global rivalry intensifies and product lifecycles shorten, growing companies must continually devise and execute strategies to move faster, operate more efficiently, and expand into new markets.

 

This general management program enables you to develop the strategic thought processes and skills necessary to successfully grow your business in today's dynamic global marketplace.

 

Content Overview

 

The Executive Program for Growing Companies offers a general management curriculum customized for organizations facing the opportunities and challenges of growth. While strategic leadership is the key theme of the program, the broad curriculum also covers all major functional business areas in depth. For example, finance sessions cover topics such as debt financing, leveraged buyouts, and initial public offerings; marketing sessions examine global market entry strategy, brand management, and customer relationship management; and human resource sessions explore management and measurement systems in growing organizations. The program also incorporates leading research from Stanford's world-renowned Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.... [-]