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You can usually take higher education courses if you’re 18 or older. They’re regularly taught in universities, colleges and professional institutions such as art schools or agricultural colleges - nearly all of which have their own websites. You can get a wide range of skills, for example, diplomas, bachelor degrees, foundation degrees and post-graduate degrees.

Les cours peuvent varier de beaucoup en longueur. Certains cours à plein temps dure quelques semaines et d'autres quelques années. Certains cours à temps partiel peuvent même durer plus longtemps.

South America is the fourth largest continent. It is divided politically into 12 independent countries. South America is home to the majestic Andes mountain range and the mysterious Amazon River. The world's largest rain forest, with millions of species of exotic animals, is also found in South America.

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Spanish as a Second Language

University of Belgrano
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 7 weeks February 2017 Argentina Buenos Aires + 1 more

The School of Languages and Foreign Studies offers intensive lower division courses all year round with complete immersion in Argentine life and culture. A team of qualified native Spanish faculty with expertise in applied linguistics teaches language courses using the communicative approach methodology. [+]

Best Course Studies in South America 2017. The School of Languages and Foreign Studies offers intensive lower division courses all year round with complete immersion in Argentine life and culture. A team of qualified native Spanish faculty with expertise in applied linguistics teaches language courses using the communicative approach methodology. Classes meet five times a week for 3 or 5 hours and take 120 academic hours (of 45 minutes) to complete (see table). The course books are written by the professors themselves and published by Belgrano University Press. Intensive courses are also meant to better prepare students for our PEAL semester courses (Programa de Estudios Argentinos y Latinoamericanos). Continuing students may also take a further course in Spanish language during the semester. Students will be allocated to different levels on the basis of a written online placement test that will take priority over past courses. Course capacity is limited to 15 students. On request, we also offer special programs e.g. Spanish for the Professions (Medicine and Healthcare, Political and Social Sciences, Business and Law) and we can also train instructors in teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language. Course Catalogue: (INT 121) Español Básico This course is intended for beginners and false beginners. The general aim of this course is to provide the student with basic language skills. Students acquire and develop a basic knowledge of the language that allows them to communicate straightforward information in a familiar context. Classes emphasize production and understanding in communicative situations. On completing the course, students will be able to understand basic instructions, take part in factual conversations on a predictable topic and express simple opinions or requirements about the present, past and future. (INT 151) Español Intermedio 1 This course is intended for students who already have basic communication skills. The general aim of the course is to extend students’ ability to communicate on a wider range of topics. Classes emphasize the active acquisition of grammatical structures and vocabulary. On completing the course, students will be able to keep up a conversation on a fairly wide range of topics and give short talks or write short letters and other texts on familiar subjects. (INT 181) Español Intermedio 2 This course is aimed at students who have already mastered the main grammatical features of the language and can communicate in a fairly wide range of formal and informal situations both orally and in writing. Emphasis is placed on the use of precise and appropriate vocabulary in context and distinguishing between formal and informal registers. Special attention is paid to fluency and pronunciation as well as producing well-organized and grammatically correct written texts. On completing the course, students will have mastered all the major grammatical forms of the language. They will be able to express different attitudes (e.g. possibility, probability, doubts, and advice) using a good range of structures. (INT 221) Español Avanzado The course is intended for students that have mastered all the major grammatical forms of the language and can communicate with relative fluency in a wide range of formal and informal situations. At this level, students are encouraged to consolidate and perfect their communicative strategies, both oral and written. Students are required to give oral presentations in order to improve their fluency and accuracy when speaking in public. Students also gradually learn to produce expository and argumentative prose. On completing the course, students will be able to speak and write about complicated or sensitive issues using appropriate and complex language. [-]

Portuguese Language and Culture

Dialogo - study in Brazil
Campus Part time 1 - 24 weeks Open Enrollment Brazil Salvador

The main objective of the course is to bring students to achieve good communication skills in Portuguese, with success. This means that not only will be taught the grammar and vocabulary, but also listening, reading, writing and oral production, whether in formal or colloquial contexts. An introduction to the Brazilian way of life, customs and social mores, politics and culture is also an important part of the... [+]

The main objective of the course is to bring students to achieve good communication skills in Portuguese, with success. This means that not only will be taught the grammar and vocabulary, but also listening, reading, writing and oral production, whether in formal or colloquial contexts. An introduction to the Brazilian way of life, customs and social mores, politics and culture is also an important part of the lessons. Classes are divided as follows: grammatical structures (25 %), understanding and writing (25 %), comprehension and oral production (30%) and technical vocabulary (20 %). This variety makes the most dynamic and fun classes as well as being an effective way to improve and enhance language skills. Lessons are always conducted in Portuguese, although all teachers are proficient in English and other languages. Student performance is evaluated according to the observation in the classroom as they are able to produce and understand the target language, as well as their commitment to learning and lessons. About the Teachers All teachers are Brazilians with a degree in Literature and Foreign Languages Vernacular. They receive special training for 4 months at the school in didactic teaching Portuguese as a foreign language (LPE). All of them speak English and some other languages like German, French, Spanish and Italian. The school also promotes an annual training program faculty through workshops and seminars. Student Profile In general, the school welcomes students from all over the world, and most from United States, Europe and Latin America. The reasons for learning the Portuguese language in Brazil are very varied, including professional, commercial, cultural tourism, university programs and also personal motivations. About the course Intensive Program for Groups or Individuals: Brazil Workshop Program maximum of participants: 09 Course Length: minimum of 1 week Levels: Beginner / Basic / Intermediate / Advanced Format of the course: Classes from Monday to Friday, distributed as follows 9:00 to 12:30 - Small Group lessons - average 5-6 people 12:30 p.m. to 13:30 p.m. - Lunch time Combos You can also combine group lessons in the morning, 9:00 to 12:30 with 1 or 2 private lessons in the afternoon. Private You can also get only private lessons in the morning or afternoon. During the afternoons – practice Portuguese using fun & intercultural approach (Brazilian cooking classes, Dancing Classes, “Capoeira” Classes, Lectures, Social activities and excursions) Programs recommended for those who want to start or need to enhance their learning of the Portuguese language, and is inserted in the Brazilian cultural context in order to purchase support for their inclusion in the local environment, minimizing potential cultural clashes. The courses proposes the development of different language skills (oral and written comprehension, oral and written production) through a communicative and dynamic approach that uses varied instructional stimuli (audiovisual, interactive activities, internet, etc.). Details: - Days and times may vary according to the climate, external activities, trips to be arranged. - Educational material provided by the school. - Placement test done by the teacher upon arrival. - Teachers trained in PLE (Portuguese Foreign Language). Cultural Activities Capoeira Class Book extra lessons or use your free class once a week for each week of Portuguese class! Dance Class Book extra lessons or use your free class once a week for each week of Portuguese class! Water Sports Tell us which water sport do you want to have classes and we'll make a budget and schedule the classes for you! Cultural Tours Once a week go with our staff and your class meet some awesome place in Salvador, have fun and practice your portuguese! Gastronomy Learn how to cook all the delicious brazilian food with once a week classes! They're free, and you just pay for the ingredients. Volunteering Let us know if you would like to be part of a volunteer and help people in need and we will schedule with needy institutions. That can be a great way to practice! Yoga Each student get one free yoga class on portuguese course! If you like you can book more classes. Brazilian Movies Once a week we choose a brazilian movie to watch in group in our school. Of course, in portuguese audio and with popcorn and soda ;) [-]

Course - Spanish for Professionals

Coined International
Campus Full time Part time 1 week February 2017 Chile Santiago + 1 more

The best way of really getting to know a new culture is by learning its language. In our schools we offer different Spanish courses fitted to all ages and skills. [+]

Best Course Studies in South America 2017. Spanish courses The best way of really getting to know a new culture is by learning its language. In our schools we offer different Spanish courses fitted to all ages and skills. Either in group lessons or private lessons you'll get the hang of Español and live an exciting new adventure. Spanish is one of the most spoken languages in the world for a reason! Come to Latin America and find out why this romantic language bewitches everyone! Spanish for Professionals Spanish & Business Spanish & Culture Spanish & Medicine Spanish for DELE Certificate Spanish for Teachers Spanish & Internship Locations Argentina Bolivia Chile Colombia Costa Rica Cuba Dominican Republic Ecuador Guatemala Honduras Mexico Panama Peru Uruguay Venezuela Spain What is included Spanish level test Study material Spanish course Welcome package Support and Advice Weekly Tours and Recreational activities calendar End of course exam Course certificate 24/7 Emergency Phone Telephone and fax machine access (Low cost) Internet access (Free or low cost) COINED Tutorship. [-]

Entrepreneurship Center And Internationalization

Ibmec
Campus March 2017 Brazil Rio de Janeiro

Entrepreneurship and Internationalisation Centre is a set of cells and projects that give the student Ibmec an environment to exercise their skills and abilities, with freedom and autonomy. [+]

CIS Entrepreneurship and Internationalisation Centre is a set of cells and projects that give the student Ibmec an environment to exercise their skills and abilities, with freedom and autonomy. It is a testing center that moves the walls between the market and the gym. The ERC welcomes students already from the first half to work adaptability and leadership teams forming and managing the cells. We start from the blank sheet to form the protagonists of the world. The student also has the possibility to add value to their education building an international experience. Agreements signed with educational institutions in 20 countries offer exchanges and partnerships that empower students with new experiences aligned to what happens in the universe. junior companies In Ibmec, the student refines professional skills in direct contact with business processes. theoretical and practical knowledge to write your professional history. social entrepreneurship Undertake a connected planet causing a positive impact on reality. The Social Ibmec is a nonprofit organization that develops socio-entrepreneurial projects with an emphasis on poor communities of Rio de Janeiro, seeing possibilities, acting and allowing progress. internationalization Educate with excellence in a borderless world means empowering professionals to work across the globe. Ibmec is part of DeVry Education Group, one of the world's largest, with headquarters in Chicago and 85 years old. The participation of an international provider is more a connection in the training of our students now have an expanded range of international benefits. Products and services Services with different types of duration and certification that suit your learning objectives. Know that the ERC offer to build their international experience: EXCHANGES: more than 50 partner institutions in 20 countries with offers related to all areas of undergraduate and masters programs. SEMESTER ABROAD: graduation, make exchanges in DeVry universities in the United States taking advantage of all disciplines to attend in their school history. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES: participate in conferences to Silicon Valley (USA), Boston College (USA) and China know more about the culture of startups and entrepreneurship. ENGLISHPRO: English course subsidized by Ibmec leading the student from basic to proficient in a primary language. [-]

A/C, Ref. & Heating Technology (AS)

CBT College - Miami
Campus Full time 8 months September 2017 USA Miami Colombia Peru Venezuela + 3 more

When you enroll in the A/C Refrigeration Technician program at CBT College, you could receive the training necessary to begin working in an entry-level position. You do not have to spend years and years training to receive the industry experience that is necessary to begin finding employment; instead, you will spend eight months in this program, which is available in both English and Spanish languages... [+]

Best Course Studies in South America 2017. When you enroll in the A/C Refrigeration Technician program at CBT College, you could receive the training necessary to begin working in an entry-level position. You do not have to spend years and years training to receive the industry experience that is necessary to begin finding employment; instead, you will spend eight months in this program, which is available in both English and Spanish languages. The hands-on training, and courses that you take while enrolled in an A/C & Refrigeration Technician program on our Flagler or Hialeah campuses will help you learn how to understand, develop, repair, and maintain a variety of equipment. The courses that you take will cover various areas, including: Basic Design Repair of Residential and Commercial Equipment Air Conditioning Repair Heating Equipment Repair Installation Refrigeration Maintenance and more… The A/C & Refrigeration Technician program will teach you how to follow industrial blueprints as well. To learn more about the A/C & Refrigeration Technician program available at CBT College, give us a call today! For information about Gainful Employment related to this academic program, click here. For detailed information of terms and disclosures, please visit: www.cbt.edu/academics/disclosure Objective Once you have successfully completed the A/C & Refrigeration Technician diploma program at our Hialeah or Flagler campuses, you will be able to install, maintain, and repair refrigeration, heating, and air conditioning systems of all types. Once you have finished the A/C & Refrigeration Technician diploma program, you could transfer your credits into the Associate Degree in Air Conditioning & Refrigeration program available at CBT College. You will need to be certified once you have completed this diploma program. Outcomes The average salary for an A/C & Refrigeration Technicians was $40,630. Your salary will depend on various factors, including certifications, location, and the level of experience that you have. Outlook Within the next decade, this industry is expected to grow by 9 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The majority of homes and buildings being built today will have centralized cooling and heating systems, which will keep the need for A/C & Refrigeration Technicians in demand. [-]

Course - Semester in Ecuador

Universidad Espiritu Santo
Campus Full time 1 semester February 2017 Ecuador Guayaquil

Students in the Semester in Ecuador Program have the opportunity to learn, practice and perfect their Spanish language skills during their time at UEES. We offer six levels of Spanish language instruction, and two content focused levels of for those with advanced skills. Students are placed in the appropriate course according to their demonstrated level. [+]

What Can I Study? Classes International students are permitted to take a maximum of 5 courses (15 credits) per semester. These can be made up in any one of the following 4 ways – Studies in English, Spanish Language Classes, Studies in Spanish, Service Learning – but a combination of some or all is usual. Studies in english A wide range of subjects at UEES are taught in English, enabling international students that do not have a high proficiency in Spanish to keep on track with their majors while also working on their language skills. While the largest selection of courses are in the areas of Business, Finance and Marketing, there is sufficient choice to enable students of most disciplines to take a full-time load for a semester or academic year. Spanish language classes Students in the Semester in Ecuador Program have the opportunity to learn, practice and perfect their Spanish language skills during their time at UEES. We offer six levels of Spanish language instruction, and two content focused levels of for those with advanced skills. Students are placed in the appropriate course according to their demonstrated level. Studies in Spanish Students who demonstrate a high degree of proficiency in Spanish may enroll in courses in one or more of the following colleges: Architecture and Civil Engineering Communications and Marketing Law, Politics and Development Liberal Arts and Education Economics and Business Management Tourism, Hotel Management and Culinary Arts Computer Systems, Telecommunications and Electronics Medical Sciences Languages (Italian, French, Japanese, Mandarin) ACADEMIC CALENDAR Our International Calendar is as follows: Spring Semester: early January to late April. Fall Semester: late August to late December. Summer Programs: two 4-week Summer Serve and Learn Spanish Programs. Summer 1 during the month of June, Summer 2 during the month of July. Latin American Language and Culture Program: 4 weeks during May/June. Spanish for the Health Professions Field Experience: 5 weeks during July/August. Credit transfer & syllabi UEES is a fully accredited university, recognized as among the top universities in Ecuador by the higher education authority, CONEA. UEES employs a credit system that mirrors that used in the United States and Canada. Each class counts for 3 credits, and international students can take up to a maximum of 5 classes (or 15 credits) per semester. International students tend to take 2 Spanish courses during their stay (our semester is divided into two halves), and 3 other courses from those above. We issue international transcripts in either English or Spanish, and our syllabi are available for download online (click here to download a guide to locating syllabi online). In the past international students have successfully transferred their credits from UEES to universities in the USA, Canada, Australia, Europe, Asia, and other parts of Latin America. [-]

Spanish for tourism (conversational)

Universidad de La Sabana, Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures
Campus Part time January 2017 Colombia Chia

A Spanish course designed for students who wish to learn Spanish for tourism. [+]

Best Course Studies in South America 2017. Schedule Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 m. (intensive) Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 m. (regular) Regular: 15 hours weekly / Intensiva: 20 hours weekly Includes: One (1) cultural outing a week Two (2) hours of Latin dancing a week Unlimited use of the “Studium” resource center Unlimited access to the “Virtual Sabana” virtual platform Material for classes Placement test Certificate of completion of course with number of hours, dates attended, and level completed. ADDED VALUE SERVICES There is one cultural outing and a 2-hour Latin dancing class each week for students, free of charge. Special cultural outings may have additional costs. The University offers a portfolio of additional extracurricular courses with special prices for our Spanish students. These activities take place in the afternoons. Students have access to all the facilities and services of Universidad de La Sabana. [-]

El Movimiento de Solidaridad Social en Argentina y Problemática Social Sudamericana

Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina
Campus Full time 1 semester February 2017 Argentina Buenos Aires

Este curso busca acrecentar y profundizar el conocimiento, en primer lugar, acerca de la acción solidaria social en general, con foco en Argentina principalmente y en segundo lugar, el conocimiento de la problemática social del continente partiendo del análisis de la problemática social y su abordaje solidario que se realiza en la República Argentina, incluida dentro del contexto de subdesarrollo continental sudamericano. [+]

Este curso busca acrecentar y profundizar el conocimiento, en primer lugar, acerca de la acción solidaria social en general, con foco en Argentina principalmente y en segundo lugar, el conocimiento de la problemática social del continente partiendo del análisis de la problemática social y su abordaje solidario que se realiza en la República Argentina, incluida dentro del contexto de subdesarrollo continental sudamericano. Para ello el curso desarrolla: Descripción; análisis y presentación del estado del debate contemporáneo acerca de los siguientes tópicos: Políticas sociales gubernamentales; acción social de la sociedad civil; acción social solidaria. Presentación del estado de la problemática social sudamericana. Análisis de causas del subdesarrollo social de los países sudamericanos y de sus consecuencias. Descripción y análisis de las modalidades sudamericanas de las problemáticas sociales y sus derivadas de: Pobreza; pobreza urbana, pobreza rural; grupos sociales indígenas; trabajo informal; migración involuntaria; discriminación; violencia en relación con el subdesarrollo social-económico; déficit habitacional; desnutrición infantil. Exposición de un panorama histórico de Sudamérica desde los puntos de vista social y político desde el periodo pre-hispánico hasta hoy. El curso se implementa siguiendo dos modalidades: Clases expositivas teóricas por parte del docente a cargo del curso, divididas temporalmente y por contenidos en aula. Clases con salidas para el contacto directo de los alumnos cursantes con los protagonistas de la acción solidaria y con el lugar donde ésta se realiza, utilizando como criterio de selección temáticas que son objeto de la acción solidaria ligadas a problemáticas donde las consecuencias del subdesarrollo económico característico de la región tienen mayor incidencia. Docente: Lic. Oscar Satol Kitashima (UCA). [-]

Oneyear Course In Shoes & Bags - Design And Business

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Sao Paulo
Campus Full time 208 hours April 2017 Brazil São Paulo

Creative Course in Shoes & Bags - Design and Business offered by the Istituto Europeo di Design - IED São Paulo, in partnership with IED Milan and IED Firenze is an advanced program for training shoes and handbags designers, as well as entrepreneurs or executives who want to work in this area. [+]

Best Course Studies in South America 2017. THIS PROGRAM IS IN PORTUGUESE Taught O Creative Course in Shoes & Bags - Design and Business offered by the Istituto Europeo di Design - IED São Paulo, in partnership with IED Milan and IED Firenze is an advanced program for training shoes and handbags designers as well as entrepreneurs or executives who want to work in this area. Duration: 208 hours Home: April / 2016 End: Module in IED São Paulo: 144 hours (14 meetings of two days) Saturday and Sunday - from 9 am to 12 pm and from 14 to 17 h program content is distributed in 12 modules described below. International Module: 64 hours - International Extension in Milan and Florence - 12 days / 11 nights in September - Visit to Micam and Mipel fair - visit the upscale Fashion trade - classes with international teachers in units of IED Italy ABOUT THE COURSE Creative Course in Shoes & Bags - Design and Business offered by the Istituto Europeo di Design - IED São Paulo, in partnership with IED Milan and IED Firenze is an advanced program for training shoes and handbags designers, as well as entrepreneurs or executives who want to work in this area. The course runs over 14 meetings and includes a 12-day international module in Milan and Florence, totaling 208 hours of activities between March and December 2015. The activities are held on Saturdays and Sundays at the School's headquarters in Higienópolis neighborhood of São Paulo. TARGET AUDIENCE Training in Shoes & Bags - Design and Business was designed especially for professionals in the fashion industry, footwear and bags that seek to dominate the architectural design practice focused on the main demands of this market. The growing presence of products "Made in Brazil" on the international fashion scene has provoked the interest of professionals in improving their skills to the creation and production of high quality standard accessories with authorial design, either for production scale or shape artisanal, the large retail or the luxury segment. GOAL The course has the purpose to develop the potential of professionals to work successfully in all areas of footwear and bags market - from design and product design, through development of parts, the idealization of the brand, the strategic vision and market for the use of marketing tools, to marketing at all scales, reaching the final end retail. COURSE PROGRAM Taught modules at the Istituto Europeo di Design - IED São Paulo 1 - Strategic Design applied to product - 9 hours 2 - Trends and Consumer Behaviour - 9 hours 3 - International Trends - 9 hours 4 - Business Environment in Brazil and abroad - 9 hours 5 - Marketing applied to fashion - 9 hours 6 - Branding - 9 hours 7 - Product Development - 9 hours 8 - Collection Planning - Scholarships - 9 hours 9 - Collection Planning - Shoes - 9 hours 10 - Representation Techniques - 9 hours 11 - Product Design - 30 hours (distributed above the 10 meetings) 12 - Collection Project - 24 hours STUDY AREAS The methodology has emphasis on research and practice. Activities near the participant of the market reality. Teachers with extensive professional experience, propose students exciting challenges to applying the knowledge built and create innovative solutions. MINIMUM QUORUM The formation of classes and the beginning of the courses depend on quorum, to ensure the best experience for all participants. The IED SP reserves the right to postpone or cancel the course if you do not get a quorum. [-]

Branding Extension Course

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rio de Janeiro
Campus Part time 60 hours March 2017 Brazil Rio de Janeiro

The course aims at the understanding of branding, and the role of professionals in strategic brand management. This course provides information for participants to have a current view of Branding and identity can develop strategies and direct the expression of the brands we manage, so that they stand on their reference market. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS IN PORTUGUESE Taught School Management lab Type of course: Extension Portuguese language Coordinator: Marcelo Nacimento, Roberto Muntoreanu Home: March Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays Hours: 19:30 to 22:30 Total hours: 60h Duration: 2.5 months GOAL The course aims at the understanding of branding, and the role of professionals in strategic brand management. This course provides information for participants to have a current view of Branding and identity can develop strategies and direct the expression of the brands we manage, so that they stand on their reference market. Classes will be taught by professionals with expertise recognized in the market, which will bring data from the reality of agencies, clients and large cases. The idea is to give students a practical way the challenges and opportunities related to Branding. TARGET AUDIENCE Students, recent graduates or professionals in Design, Marketing, Communication, Arts and stakeholders that aim to expand their knowledge on the subject. Coordination Marcelo Nascimento Designer specializing in design thinking, UX and strategic communications planning. It has extensive experience in developing strategies for brands, and has served clients such as FGV, Disney, Bayer, Ticket, attentive, Coca-Cola and other big companies. It is a partner and Innovation Manager of BINKY. Roberto Muntoreanu Graphic designer and illustrator with experience in account management, people and brands. He is currently a partner and creative advisor of Binky. Throughout his career, actively participated in campaigns for the Accor Group and subsequently for Edenred, which yielded the Top of Mind HR awards and Best Companies to Work For. Has served clients from various fields, including, Disney, GSK, Ticket, attentive, Coca-Cola, Petrobras, Odebrecht, SulAmérica and Health Secretariat of Rio de Janeiro. STUDY AREAS Subject matter: - Introduction to branding - The strategic phase - build- the brand platform - Brand Architecture - Experience the brand - Construction of visual and verbal identity - Brand management - Archetypes - Cases - Project Development Group [-]

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. [+]

Best Course Studies 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. 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.... [-]


Portuguese Language and Brazilian Culture for Foreigners

Unisul
Online & Campus Combined Part time March 2017 Brazil Florianópolis

The Portuguese Language and Brazilian Culture for Foreigners Program supports students interested in learning Portuguese as a second language and getting to know more about the Brazilian Culture, especially Santa Catarina and its natural beauty... [+]

Best Course Studies in South America 2017. Language and Brazilian Culture to the world The Portuguese Language and Brazilian Culture for Foreigners Program supports students interested in learning Portuguese as a second language and getting to know more about the Brazilian Culture, especially Santa Catarina and its natural beauty. The CLPCB goes beyond classroom. Throughout the program, students participate in assorted learning activities such as excursions, directed researches, courses, events among other activities that comprise the country culture and language knowledge. Students attend classes with qualified teachers, both to achieve Portuguese language proficiency as learning technical linguistic terms used in different fields of knowledge. Target audience The program supports students interested in learning Portuguese as a second language. For regular admission (short or long-term program) is imperative that participants have a student visa (study or research). The visa may be obtained from the Brazilian Embassy, in your country of origin. Investment February Intensive Course Enrollment fee: R$ 220,00 Course cost: R$ 2.000,00 June & July Intensive Course I Enrollment fee: R$ 220,00 Course cost: R$ 2.000,00 June & July Intensive Course II Enrollment fee: R$ 220,0 Course cost: R$ 2.500,00 Extensive Course Enrollment fee: R$ 220,00 Course cost: R$ 1.500,00 Special Courses Taught in English or Portuguese, specially developed for the foreign student. Enrollment fee: R$ 220,00 Course cost: R$ 1.500,00 (each course) Enrollment fee payment must be made before the student's arrival in Brazil through international bank transfer. The course cost payment will occur in person when you arrive at Unisul. Blended Program The Unisul Virtual’s Blended Program of Brazilian Portuguese and Culture introduces the student to the Portuguese language spoken and written in Brazil, according to the skills and competencies of the levels A1, A2 and B1 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, and prepares students for Celpe-Bras proficiency test (official test of proficiency in Portuguese, in Brazil). The curriculum is especially designed for undergraduate and graduate foreign students and researchers, who are coming to Brazil to live in a university environment and want to take extension, master or PhD courses in the country, or integrate research teams. The program offers five learning units, and the student can choose which and how many attend. After all, you can participate in intensive presentialcourses during summer or winter vacations. Course Curriculum The Learning Units (LUs) have 45h duration and cost US$ 245.00 each one. Language Modules Portuguese as a Foreign Language Online - Level 1 (beginner) - 45h Portuguese as a Foreign Language Online - Level 2 (intermediate) - 45h Portuguese as a Foreign Language Online - Level 3 (advanced) - 45h Extra modules in Portuguese Brazilian Culture - 45h Renewable Energy - 45h Students may also carry out vacation intensive presentialcourses in Campus Florianópolis, in addition to visiting companies, laboratories, startups and research centers: Conversation (beginner, intermediate and advanced) Portuguese (beginner, intermediate and advanced) Brazilian Culture (beginner, intermediate and advanced) Professors André Bakker, PhD Baltazar Andrade Guerra, PhD Fernanda Lima Jardim Miara, Msc Luiz Henrique Milani Queriquelli, PhD Marilete Severo, Msc Maryualê Malvessi Mittmann, PhD [-]

Copywriting

Miami Ad School - São Paulo
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Brazil São Paulo

In the course of Copywriting Miami Ad School / ESPM, you can find it all: challenging, real life and of course, lots refação. It is the challenge to think creatively translated into words, and these words translated in your success. [+]

Copywriting We are committed to your unlearning. Are you a friend of words? Do it again. Do you feel pleasure in writing? Do it again. Do you enjoy writing? Do it again. Redo. That's the secret of a good copywriter. In Miami Ad School / ESPM, like writing is little. You have to like to rewrite. You have to like the challenge. You have to like real life. In the course of Copywriting Miami Ad School / ESPM, you can find it all: challenging, real life and of course, lots refação. It is the challenge to think creatively translated into words, and these words translated in your success. PROGRAM BOOTCAMP Without a doubt, this is not simply a discipline, but an experience. And a great experience, we agree. The student, during a quarter, coexist together with planners and students will assemble communication strategies and design concepts and advertising campaigns in a great marathon. In addition to creative teachers, students have the opportunity to live with great planners of the market. INTEGRATED CAMPAIGNS In this course you will work hard. You will not think only of formats: prints, banners, films. You will think of a BIG IDEA. Something greater than can multiply across multiple platforms without losing strength or brilliance. Will understand that today all communication work is integrated. All actions talk to each other and are not just adapted copies. There is even a category at the Cannes Film Festival for this: Titanium and Integrated Lions Awards. PRODUCT DESIGN The world of ideas is not limited to traditional campaigns. Today the customer expects you to have ideas to improve his business. Bright ideas, fresh and that the consumer is involved. In this course the student will think something that can add to the product (example: speakers of Skol cans) and, from that idea, it created an integrated communication platform. CREATING FOR RADIO The truth is that most radio spots (yes, radio commercial is called spot) is not very good. But when the radio is well used, it is very, very good. Radio is also a powerful media and a great workout for a young writer. This course will show you how to find your voice to this media like writing dialogue, when and how to use humor, using sound effects, creating a jingle writing and cost-effectively. And you will still think new formats, new ideas, will think, for example, a radio program. In the end, the three best pieces will be produced in producing sound. POP CULTURE First of creative can not feed only propaganda. Not least because the world is full of influences. Let's talk about pop culture. Increasingly advertising and pop culture mix. Increasingly advertising wants to be part of pop culture in a sociedade.Você have to start producing pop culture brands and products. And what exactly is a pop product? In this course, we deepen the discussion and investigate various cultural and artistic phenomena of comics to cinema, from literature to music. Part of the classes has invited as musicians, animators, cartoonists, etc., who share with the students their practical experiences. DIGITAL 1: BASIC CONCEPTS You are creative and know nothing about web? Now you are going to have to understand. The online world and the offline world are increasingly a single world. And all have to learn creative thinking ideas, no matter the means. In this first digital discipline, the student will have a balance of conceptual and technical part. But do not fear, we will not be boring. You will understand the communication scenario; as it was and where it goes; types of digital interfaces; digital technologies; forms of Internet advertising: banner with simple interaction / Richmedia / e-mail marketing; hot sites / websites / social networks, sponsored links and whatever else invented until the start of school. DIGITAL 2: CAMPAIGNS In this course you will think big digitally speaking. You will understand how to think the campaigns. Magnifying a creative concept in various digital formats. Have ideas that talk together and create an unforgettable experience for the consumer. Will discuss famous cases and think formats that do not exist yet. You will learn to think and use new technology, understand new vocabulary. DIGITAL 3: SOCIAL MEDIA AND MOBILE Nothing is much talked about, so celebrated in the world of technology than social media and mobile. No customer today worth its salt can stay out of social networks. You will study award-winning classic cases and learn to have ideas using social media. It will also understand that the mobile phone is the mainstream media of the 21st century. Will understand how to think an application for mobile and how to put this idea into a larger context. WRITING TITLES Like Elvis, the titles did not die. In this discipline, it will deepen in print and study in detail how to make a good title. Today, maybe make titles became an object of desire by agencies. Great writers that shine with visual ideas, also dominate bonds as anyone. Be one of them. And do not think that creating two, three titles will be enough. The game rule is: do more! WRITING OF TRADE ROUTES The 30 seconds are not alone. Today, write a creative script has numerous advertising solutions. Whether it's TV commercial, film or other screens like cell phones and computadores.As linear and classical narratives coexist with the irreverence of the Internet and viral. MAKE BEAUTIFUL: SUBMIT YOUR GOOD IDEAS Present ideas is as important as having ideas. In this course you will learn how to best present their work. The best tell an idea. The make a well made board, just like the agencies fall under the major international awards. Will understand how to create a videocase. An integrated campaign today need a good videocase show. BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY This course will teach you the basic skills of photography, how the camera works, lenses and what type of film used for different types of conditions. Another goal is to teach you how to use the camera for creative visualization. Remember, this school totally discourages the use of photographs of image banks. The student must become a good photographer and never depend on a catalog of photographs taken by others. GAMES The games area yields now more money every major Hollywood productions added. This is an audience that can not be neglected when we seek new channels for messages. This course aims to base the student with concepts games, boardgames, advergames, serious games and ARGs (Alternate Reality Games) as communication tools. Classes will be expository, with cases analysis, group discussions and some exercises in laboratories. RASTER IMAGE / MEDIA ELECTRONICS (PHOTOSHOP BASIC) The course teaches the student the concept of raster image through the Adobe Photoshop program use. Resolution, size, dimension, color depth, editing techniques, imaging and illustration. Color theory, production for electronic media, are among the topics covered. Merging the technical concepts required for classes that students acquire an understanding of the application with the practice of software, we take the student to seek their own solutions for the implementation of his ideas, separating creation and technique. IMAGE VECTOR / PRINTED MEDIA (ILLUSTRATOR / INDESIGN) The course teaches the student the concept of vector image through the use of Adobe Illustrator and InDesign programs. Starting with the design of the study and illustration students learn the basics of vector edition (anchor points and vectors) and illustration techniques using Adobe Illustrator program. After presentation of concepts about print media and editorial production students learn the basic techniques of desktop publishing with Adobe InDesign program. INTRODUCTION TO TYPOGRAPHY The purpose of this course is to make students fall in love the typographical form by studying the history of the types of printing. The important stylistic developments of the great designers types, past and present, are the design based types of printing. LANGUAGE FILM This is a discipline of creation with production vision. You receive information about storyboards, camera techniques, sound effects, music, editing and basic understanding of how to plan a preproduction. And after all this, you still have to think about bright ideas scripts and produce them at the end of the course. We will let you know that a creative opinion and help a film director in a production business. LONG COPY: OFF AND ON LINE How much do you know how to write a text? You are of those writers who only think of concepts? You are of those writers who believe that consumers do not read texts? So get ready to revise their views. Large pieces with text earn Cannes, D & AD, One Show. Get ready to know the power of a text well done, well built, well designed. Yes, text is design, carpentry is with words. You will learn to campaign with text that everyone will want to read, including you. ADVANCED PRINTED MEDIA: CONCEPTS AND VISUAL IDEAS Ok, you already know the basics. Now, will undergo to overcome and have very good ideas, above average, which has content and brilliant execution. That fill the eyes of the most creative hard. This discipline is always given by a great art director of a large agency. As we said, we expect the worst even started! PRINTED MEDIA BASIC In this course, students learn a variety of advertising techniques that will help you think creatively. The first steps to understand art direction and how an idea works visually. PLANNING IS CREATIVE THING ALSO What is a strategy? Brand strategy versus creative strategy? Why is it important to understand a strategy? Increasingly have to understand the creative planning and organizing reasoning. You have to make the way before creating. You want to be creative? So all that concerns him. WHO KNOWS PRESENTS LIVE: STAND-UP COMEDY Nothing today is as discussed as stand-up shows. Are great texts of humor well built and well presented. This format which was already successful in the United States, is also a hit in Brazil. Stand-ups are real lessons for those who like to write and everything to do with copywriting. You will have classes with an expert in stand-ups, know the techniques, create your own stand-up and perform live. Get ready to take the audience into a frenzy. ADVANCED ESSAY: THE TRUTH TIME In this course, the student will work and produce more sophisticated advertisements than at the beginning of the course. Greater professionalism in the development of creative concepts, compared to large agencies will be required. That brilliant title, that killer campaign. The teacher of this matter will not be content with less. EDITORIAL: START WITH AN IDEA First discipline of advertising of course writing. His first contact with a more sophisticated propaganda vocabulary. Here you will understand that it all starts with learning to have ideas. Of all sizes and shapes. Learn writing techniques: developing texts and titles. Will take the first steps on conceptualization. Most of all, begin to develop a criterion. This will help you to distinguish what is a creative work and what is not. And, of course, will work great. EDITORIAL PLATFORM This is one of the most successful disciplines. Every writer out in love. Here you will learn how to write for different web formats. And will like. Today, the demand for copywriters who understand the virtual world is growing. And better paying. STUDENT Competitions This course is an acid test for the student. In it, we study prized ideas and why they were awarded. And, as a class exercise, you participate in major international competitions for students. Our students have won several international awards. It's your turn. Is not it a challenge? EVERYTHING CAN BE MEDIA: OOH guerrillas In controversial discussions about the survival of commercial TV and double pages of the magazine, there is a need to explore other ways never before thought media. In this discipline, your creative idea will go to places she never thought of being. Be pieces out of home (the traditional billboards to sophisticated modern street furniture) or alternative parts or guerrilla. Think outside the box. USER EXPERIENCE Agencies are increasingly building lasting digital platforms for its customers. For these digital products are created, there are techniques derived from interaction design to help creative in the process. Among the subjects taught in the course are: research methodologies and synthesis, design thinking and strategy design, ideation processes aimed at creating digital products beyond main concepts of information architecture and usability. VIDEO Storytelling How to tell a transmedia story that unfolds across multiple platforms? How to make the brand to create their own content with the participation of their fans, so spreading your own story? In this lesson, we will see great success stories, learn to think for various media and meet professionals who are creating and producing transmídias stories to their customers. PORTFOLIO This is the final discipline. In it, we will evaluate his two years of school and choose which the best pieces that will make up your portfolio. Select, say by the way, is also making new parts. No one leaves school without a portfolio, at least great. It's the rule! This quarter will be much harder than you might think. The goal is to develop a portfolio that reflects honestly your skills and strengths. It is the overhaul, a check-up of all that is going well or if we need to change something. This discipline has a great advantage: in addition to the orientation portfolio, you will have a lesson with a headhunter who will give tips on how you should present to the market. You will have 10 meetings with your advisor or live over the Internet. And in the end will present its portfolio in an event that combines portfolio night with graduation. [-]

Professional Chef Program - Culinary Arts in Argentina

Mente Argentina
Campus Full time 5 months February 2017 Argentina Buenos Aires

In recent years, developments in the gourmet food and restaurant industry as well as an increase in demand for high quality service have triggered a need for trained professional chefs internationally [+]

Professional Chef Program - Culinary Arts in ArgentinaIn recent years, developments in the gourmet food and restaurant industry as well as an increase in demand for high quality service have triggered a need for trained professional chefs internationally. With this in mind, Mente Argentina has designed a program adapted to the ever evolving needs of international gastronomy.

This is an intensive program, created specifically for students who are passionate about gastronomy and expanding their culinary skill set.

Aspiring chefs in the Mente Argentina Professional Chef Degree Program will take intensive classes for five months which cover the same content as a 2 year Culinary Arts degree program. Students will learn to plan and organize various types of kitchen operations, such as: restaurant, hotel, and catering company.... [-]