Course in Social Sciences in Asia

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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.

Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.

As the largest and most populous continent in the world, Asia consists of a wide variety of ethnic groups, cultures, environments, economics, historical ties, and governmental systems.

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Chinese Language Courses

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Part time 1 - 1 semester September 2018 China Suzhou

Are you interested in learning the most commonly spoken language in the world? XJTLU offers non-degree courses in Mandarin Chinese for beginner, intermediate, advanced and business learners with approximately 16 class hours per week. [+]

The delivery of the Chinese course is interactive and “hands-on” with a focus on stimulating activities so that you experience the language as you would in real life situations. The modules emphasize listening, speaking, reading and writing, enabling students to learn Chinese language and culture in an all-round way. Students can study in Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters.

Highlights Interactive and "hands-on" delivery of courses Focus on stimulating activities like real life situations Emphasis on listening, speaking, reading and writing Small class teaching - no more than 20 students Highly-qualified teaching staff - fully certified Mandarin Chinese teachers with substantial experience in China and internationally Tailored to your level Each level takes about 6 weeks - students can finish 2 levels each semester Dedicated Chinese language partner - students are partnered with Chinese students who provide extra support,four hours per week Cultural learning field trips - in Suzhou and 4 days in the North of China Summer schools available for 2, 4 or 6-week courses [-]

International Development Training and Internships

FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development
Campus Full time September 2018 Bolivia Cochabamba Uganda Kampala Kenya Nairobi Argentina Buenos Aires India Udaipur Nicaragua Managua + 9 more

FSD International Development Internships are an opportunity for students and young professionals to gain hands-on experience in sustainable development and insight into other cultures that can only be obtained through participating in the work on the ground. [+]

FSD International Development Internships are an opportunity for students and young professionals to gain hands-on experience in sustainable development and insight into other cultures that can only be obtained through participating in the work on the ground. The internships are thoughtfully designed to help you build your career while having a lasting impact on the people in the community in which you serve. Our Development Internships have a strong emphasis on community ownership and follow the principles of Asset-Based Community Development. Interns receive extensive training in sustainable development principles and gain professional skills in project planning and budgeting, program evaluation, community assessment, and proposal writing. Interns apply their new and existing skill sets as they collaborate with their local colleagues on identifying, designing, and implementing a project to benefit the community.... [-]


English Course: Business Culture

ILSC Education Group
Campus Full time Open Enrollment Canada Vancouver Toronto India New Delhi USA San Francisco + 4 more

Develop English speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills and improve cross-cultural awareness. Study world business etiquette and learn how to employ humor in the workplace. [+]

BUSINESS CULTURE

Develop English speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills and improve cross-cultural awareness. Study world business etiquette and learn how to employ humor in the workplace.

LOCATIONS

Vancouver, Toronto, San Francisco, New York, New Delhi

LANGUAGE LEVELS

B1, B2, B3, B4, I1, I2, I3, I4, A1, A2

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Gap Year

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Campus 1 year October 2018 Israel Haifa

The Gap Year at Technion International offers high school graduates a 10-month program combining academic studies, leadership development workshops, Jewish studies, community service, cultural experiences, and unforgettable trips. [+]

Spend ten months living, studying, and volunteering at Israel’s most prestigious technical institute:

The Gap Year at Technion International offers high school graduates a 10-month program combining academic studies, leadership development workshops, Jewish studies, community service, cultural experiences, and unforgettable trips.

We offer two tracks for Gap Year in Israel:

1. October 2018 – August 2019

2. January 2019 – August 2019

You may choose to participate in either of these tracks (depending on personal preference, date of completion of studies, etc).

Academic program: Science & Engineering (mandatory): Basic science and engineering academic courses Hebrew studies Social activities Volunteering Torah, Science & Engineering (optional): Spiritual guidance from Technion’s Rabi. Elad Dokov Gemara lessons and Havruta Hebrew studies Israel and Jewish social activities ... [-]

China Homestay Program

China Homestay
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 12  Open Enrollment China Beijing + 1 more

This is a volunteer teaching placement designed for deep cultural immersion and exchange. This program is ideal for adults hoping to get their feet wet in teaching, teachers planning to travel during their summer break, or travelers seeking to experience full cultural immersion while teaching English abroad. Both Language Buddy and host family are volunteers. [+]

This is a volunteer teaching placement designed for deep cultural immersion and exchange. This program is ideal for adults hoping to get their feet wet in teaching, teachers planning to travel during their summer break, or travelers seeking to experience full cultural immersion while teaching English abroad. Both Language Buddy and host family are volunteers. They exchange their languages and cultures instead of paying a rental fee or tuition fee. This is a perfect chance to know different people and different countries. It is also a valuable opportunity to make life-long friends, have the chance to visit the host's working company or even work there, which means much more than just renting a room.... [-]


Youth Policy Planning and Implementation

Matsh Youth Development
Campus 4 days April 2018 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

This Program will enable you to develop the skills required to investigate, analyze and influence the policy-making processes that shape welfare services, particularly those that directly affect the quality of young people’s lives. [+]

This Program will enable you to develop the skills required to investigate, analyze and influence the policy-making processes that shape welfare services, particularly those that directly affect the quality of young people’s lives. It will focus in particular on the nature and scope of youth policy – the common themes that underpin national youth policies and the characteristic tensions within such policies. The relationship between youth policies and the wider policy environment will be considered. The program will also look at the criteria for success or failure of youth policies and the evaluation of their outcomes.

Outcomes

When you successfully complete this program, you should be able to:... [-]


London Direct Enrollment - SOAS, University of London

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters September 2018 United Kingdom London Hong Kong + 1 more

This is your chance to live and learn alongside students from the UK and around the world by directly enrolling at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (SOAS). [+]

Overview

There is something irresistible about London. Maybe it’s the sights like Big Ben or the Tower Bridge that already feel familiar. Or the international character that is evident in every neighborhood, where people of different cultural, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds live and work together. Whatever it is that has drawn you to London, don’t look back now—London awaits! This is your chance to live and learn alongside students from the UK and around the world by directly enrolling at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (SOAS). IES Abroad London is dedicated to enhancing your study abroad experience with superior student services and opportunities to fully experience life in London. Our staff in London will help you make the most of your experience abroad. London will be your classroom. Involvement in the local community or a student club enriches your learning experiences and provides excellent opportunities for cultural integration. We want you to feel at home in England, so we do everything we can to help you integrate into life in London. Our housing options provide you opportunities to meet and make new friends, while our cultural events familiarize you with the city of London.... [-]


Academic Gap Year

Tel Aviv University
Campus 1 year July 2018 Israel Tel Aviv

Academic Gap Year students are integrated with the rest of the year-long study abroad programs for coursework and activities but receive extra support from our experienced program staff. [+]

If you are not yet a bachelor student, but can’t wait to come to Tel Aviv, join us for your first year of college in TAU International!

Academic Gap Year students are integrated with the rest of the year-long study abroad programs for coursework and activities but receive extra support from our experienced program staff.

During your time with us you will be able to experience all of Israel with fellow study abroad students during three exciting trips:

Northern Israel: visit Karmiel, on the northern edge of the beautiful Galilee; Kiryat Shmona, surrounded by beautiful green expanses; and the Kinneret, where you can melt in the hot springs.

Southern Israel spends a few nights in Eilat. Sip sweet tea in historic Bedouin tents, let a camel take you on a tour, give a dolphin a high five, and float away in the Dead Sea.... [-]


Course in Japan Studies (non-major)

International College of Liberal Arts - Yamanashi Gakuin University
Campus Full time April 2018 Japan Kōfu

The JSP (Japan Studies Program) consists of the Japan Area Studies Program (JAS) and the Japanese Language Program (JLP). [+]

Course in Japan Studies

The JSP (Japan Studies Program) consists of the Japan Area Studies Program (JAS) and the Japanese Language Program (JLP). JAS courses are embedded within the liberal arts curriculum to ensure both that they have a strong academic base and that students are able to see Japan from a number of disciplinary perspectives. JAS is proud to host a large number of experiential workshops on Japanese culture taught by masters in Noh, Koto, Shakuhachi, Zen, Shinto, Shodo, Sado, Kado, and the martial arts: Aikido, Judo, Karate and Shugendo.

The JLP includes not only Japanese language courses ranging from beginning to advanced levels but also courses in professional Japanese writing, reading Japanese newspapers, and public speaking in Japanese. Our Language Acquisition Center (LAC) includes a Japanese Writing Desk to help Japanese and international students polish their composition skills.... [-]


Course - Gap Year Global Skills Program

Winterline Global Skills
Campus Full time 9 months September 2018 USA Estes Park Panama Panama City Costa Rica San José Thailand Bangkok Cambodia Phnom Penh India Mumbai Italy Rome Austria Vienna Germany Munich Czech Republic Prague Cambridge + 19 more

Each week, a new place. In 9 months, across 10 countries in 3 continents, you'll travel from the urban jungle to the wilderness, from mountains to the open ocean, from rich industrial environments to impoverished villages in developing nations. It will be the busiest, most challenging, constructive, fun and exhilarating year of your life. [+]

This is not your typical gap year.

In 9 months, across 10 countries in 3 continents, you'll travel from the urban jungle to the wilderness, from mountains to the open ocean, from rich industrial environments to impoverished villages in developing nations.

You will learn how to build a house, cook a meal, manage your finances, sail a boat, speak in public, serve a customer, negotiate a deal, and drive a car safely.

You will learn how to help save a person's life when far removed from medical help.

You will develop skills in negotiation, critical thinking and problem-solving, and in team-building and leadership. You will learn how governance works, and will put it into practice on a day-to-day basis. You will be taught how to operate power tools and heavy machinery such as forklifts and tractors.... [-]


Negotiation and Decision Making Strategies

Columbia Business School
Campus Part time 3 days July 2018 USA New York Japan Tokyo United Arab Emirates Dubai Switzerland St.Gallen + 6 more

This course teaches you how to get the most out of your negotiations while creating a winning proposition for both sides. [+]

Negotiation and Decision-Making Strategies teaches you how to get the most out of your negotiations while creating a winning proposition for both sides. The program takes you through each element of a negotiation applying a framework of strategies based on psychological research.

You will learn methods for successful conflict resolution and examine the impact of cultural differences on the negotiation process. As you participate with peers in a series of increasingly difficult, real world negotiation simulations, you'll benefit from constant feedback and refinement of new

techniques.

Who should attend? This program is appropriate for executives at all levels, who are seeking to enhance their negotiation capabilities... [-]


Course "effective Manager"

International Institute Of Management LINK
Online & Campus Combined Part time 6 - 12 months September 2018 Russia Moscow St. Petersburg Khabarovsk Ekaterinburg Astrakhan Chelyabinsk Kazan Novosibirsk Samara Tyumen Ufa Voronezh Krasnoyarsk Volgograd Ukraine Kiev Donetsk Kharkiv + 17 more

To effectively manage its activities and a market-oriented company, it is necessary to be a fully developed specialist capable of making decisions on the basis of a set of information coming from the external environment and the internal environment of the organization. [+]

To effectively manage its activities and a market-oriented company, it is necessary to be a fully developed specialist capable of making decisions on the basis of a set of information coming from the external environment and the internal environment of the organization. Training on the program for managers will allow you to form a systematic vision of the organization and the context in which it exists, which will form the basis for effective activity, self-development and career growth.

To whom is this program addressed:

middle managers; line managers; heads of structural divisions; specialists.

Learning Objectives:

to expand knowledge in the field of management in order to allow you to see the complexity and complexity of the business activities of the organization, increase the level of self-confidence, and also teach you to reasonably approach to solving non-standard and unfamiliar management problems; to master the skills of self-development in order to meet the modern requirements of the business environment, to be able to effectively develop and build business processes in an ever-changing context; form a deeper understanding of the needs of customers and consumers; actualize decision-making skills based on financial information; to develop a reasonable approach to solving non-standard, unfamiliar, multifaceted management problems. ... [-]

Coaching for Development

Center for Creative Leadership
Campus Part time 3 days September 2018 USA Greensboro Switzerland Davos Colorado Springs Belgium Brussels Saint Petersburg College Park Australia Mount Eliza San Diego Singapore + 12 more

This program is custom-designed for delivery to organizations. The Center also offers an open-enrollment version of Coaching for Development. [+]

This program is custom-designed for delivery to organizations. The Center also offers an a open-enrollment version of Coaching for Development.

Coaching for Development is a classroom-based, custom-designed program for delivery to organizations, and can be offered to all levels from first-line managers to senior executives. The program effectively builds coaching skills for the organization's leaders, enhances initiatives aimed at managing change, and fosters a climate of organizational learning. The program can teach coaching skills to a general audience, or can be targeted to the organization's internal coaches in the human resources and organization development areas. An important goal of this program is for the organization to become more self-sustaining in developing its leaders internally.... [-]


Undergraduate Study Semester in Russia

European University at St. Petersburg
Campus Full time 12 - 12 weeks February 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

This unique program was specially designed for undergraduates. Spend one unforgettable semester in St. Petersburg, learn more about Russian history, politics, energy resources, cultural history and arts, and improve your Russian at intensive Russian language course. [+]

This unique program was specially designed for undergraduates. Spend one unforgettable semester in St. Petersburg, learn more about Russian history, politics, energy resources, cultural history and arts, and improve your Russian at intensive Russian language course. The module draws upon the resources and experience of the renowned International MA Programs: IMARES, MARCA and ENERPO but is tuned to the specific requirements of the undergraduate training. Throughout the semester in Saint Petersburg students will receive professional academic training in the Russian area studies and get a diverse personal experience of the Russian society. The courses in history and culture will include on-site classes in cultural and historical venues of Saint Petersburg. All instruction is in English.... [-]


Course - Public Relations: International Pespectives

Russian State University For The Humanities
Campus Full time September 2018 Russia Moscow

Course structure: The course consists of 10 classes. This course is designed in such a way that offers important insights into the development of public relations and communications strategies. The cases examined in this course demonstrate the breadth of [+]

Course - Public Relations: International Perspectives

Language: English

Time of courses: Autumn / Spring

The course is available from the academic year 2013-2014

Course structure: The course consists of 10 classes. This course is designed in such a way that offers important insights into the development of public relations and communications strategies. The cases examined in this course demonstrate the breadth of contemporary public relations practice and the increasing importance of the public relations function in both public and private sector organizations worldwide. The first half of the course is devoted mostly to the theoretical aspects covering. The practice of public relations that has developed significantly, particularly in western countries, from its post-World War II technical and media relations roots into a more sophisticated function that is recognized as an integral part of all organizational efforts to communicate with groups of people ranging from the media to employees.... [-]