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.
In nearly every market, there is competition. One way to beat your competition is with effective strategic planners. With a master's in strategy, you will learn how to format business strategies to counter competition and maintain and gain customers.
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It is the ideal course for students interested in acquiring technical and managerial skills to build a career in the marketing and international markets. The program is digital oriented, in order to provide students with practical knowledge in brand management, marketing and communication strategies... [+]
Gain the skills to take a strategic approach to resourcing and talent management in order to build and maintain sustainable organisations. With a style that challenges the experienced practitioner, this postgraduate qualification programme reviews, questions and considers alternative solutions to complex and specialist resourcing and talent management topics. [+]
Course objective is to encourage critical thinking and creative and architectural design capabilities, using the Strategic Design as a tool. [+]
The London Postgraduate Credit Management College is UK’s most globally revered independent credit management educational institution, providing first class and internationally inclusive professional credit management courses in Credit Management. [+]
Oxygenate the corporate structure of using a business model through design that addresses indeed an innovation culture in the process of creating and managing (Design Thinking). [+]
These qualifications provide a flexible route for learners who have already achieved management qualifications at a lower level as well as for learners who do not have business or management qualifications, but may have qualifications in other areas and/or prior management experience in the work place. [+]
Disease control refers to a broad package of strategies for controlling diseases, from primary prevention, health promotion, and health legislation to screening for early detection, treatment and rehabilitation. This course is designed to help disease control officers retain the strength of their programmes while moving towards more integrated and sector-wide approaches. [+]
During two weeks in September students from different countries study International strategic management. Special attention is paid to features of business in Russia and Russian business environment. [+]
The course aims to provide you with a critical understanding of the strategic management process, and the contribution of strategic marketing to that process. It will integrate material from other aspects of management theory within a strategic management framework. Competitor analysis, marketing analysis and planning are explored in this course. You will gain a strong insight into strategic management at all levels; from business and... [+]
Getting Things Done shows business leaders how to identify sources of power within their organizations and use this information to effectively influence others and drive strategic change... [+]
Getting Things Done
When a business strategy fails, shortcomings are often exposed – not in the strategy itself, but in the execution. The ability to “get things done” is critical for business leaders and it is the overriding factor in determining a company’s long-term success.
Getting Things Done shows business leaders how to identify sources of power within their organizations and use this information to effectively influence others and drive strategic change. Participants learn how to map an organization’s political terrain to identify individuals who are critical for diffusing a strategy-supportive culture. They acquire tools for monitoring strategy implementation over time within the context of a changing business landscape.... [-]
Creative people often feel somewhat guilty if asked about how they managed to come up with something because they simply “saw” it. It seemed obvious to them after a while. This is due to their ability [+]
Course - Strategic Creativity
(To be opened in Sep. 2015)
Creative people often feel somewhat guilty if asked about how they managed to come up with something because they simply “saw” it. It seemed obvious to them after a while. This is due to their ability to 1) associate prior experiences and 2) synthesize them, creating different ones. The reason they are able to do this is that they have had more experiences or have thought more about them than other people. Unfortunately, this is not common. Many people in our industries have not enjoyed diverse experiences which means they don't have enough “dots” to be able to connect them. They end up designing solutions that are too "linear", without a broad enough perspective with regards to the challenge before them. As Steve Jobs told Wired magazine in February of 1995: "The broader our understanding of the human experience, the better design we will have."... [-]
This program teaches you effective negotiation strategies and influence tactics for every business situation, and helps you to analyze the ethical issues that arise as you negotiate to achieve your objectives. [+]
Today’s most successful business leaders rely upon negotiation and influence skills at every turn — whether to close a major business deal, recruit a key team member, or obtain scarce resources in a highly interdependent environment.This program teaches you effective negotiation strategies and influence tactics for every business situation, and helps you to analyze the ethical issues that arise as you negotiate to achieve your objectives.Content OverviewThe comprehensive curriculum in the Influence and Negotiation Strategies Program covers negotiation skills and tactics, and also methods of dispute resolution that can be applied when negotiations break down. Topics range from the use of influence strategies in the everyday work environment to complex deal negotiations involving cultural differences, coalitions, and ethical challenges. Participants take part in exercises ranging from two-party to six-party negotiations, with constantly rotating partners from around the world. At the conclusion of the program, participants also receive a take-home toolkit on CD-ROM that includes a video lecture on negotiation by the faculty director and refresher exercises.Key Takeaways:- Powerful strategies to improve influence in both two-party and multi-party negotiations - General frameworks for a more rational approach to negotiation ... [-]
You are facing a leadership challenge. Your organization has to make strategic adjustments, or perhaps adopt a new strategic direction, and that means change for a lot of people. [+]
The program is a concentrated, week-long course of study that begins late afternoon on Sunday and concludes at mid-afternoon on the following Friday. Most days consist of three class sessions and three small group discussions. [+]
A one-week seminar delivering a hands-on approach to mastering the essentials of the financial side of today's energy industry.The seminar draws middle- to senior-level attendees from many segments of the oil and gas industry and from a variety of functional areas within energy companies. You will meet and share ideas with executives from around the world. Much of your time during the program will be spent discussing industry issues with other program participants – in small discussion groups, in lively classroom sessions, over lunch, and in informal sessions back at the hotel.The program is a concentrated, week-long course of study that begins late afternoon on Sunday and concludes at mid-afternoon on the following Friday. Most days consist of three class sessions and three small group discussions. A typical workday starts with group discussions and ends with individual preparation late in the evening. It is important to note that this is an in-residence program. Past experience has shown that participants benefit greatly from the group interaction and concentrated experience that the in-residence format allows.Who Should Attend - Non-financial managers who want to achieve some degree of financial literacy in an energy industry setting - Financial managers who wish to sharpen their skills, broaden their base of knowledge, and relate their functional skills to a broader, general management context - The typical participant has more than five years of management experience - The age of attendees has generally ranged from the early 30s to the early 50s - Participants will be from either oil and gas firms or from firms in related energy industries, such as pipeline companies, service and supply organizations, government agencies or financial institutions Benefits of AttendanceHundreds of executives have chosen SMU's Strategic Financial Skills for the Energy Industry for its concentrated exposure to financial management techniques uniquely tailored to the complexities of their industry. In this intensive, week-long course you will: - Gain a working knowledge of key financial techniques, practices, terminology, and controversies. - Learn essential financial concepts in order to better yourself as a manager...and do so in a concentrated setting away from your workplace. - Participate in stimulating classroom case discussions on relevant oil and gas industry topics. - Learn how other companies have implemented successful financial strategies. - Prepare yourself to make better financial and operating decisions...and learn the proper framework for doing so. - Acquire techniques for assessing the performance of your subordinates, your division, or your company. - Study and develop concepts and techniques you can apply to your job... immediately. - Prepare yourself for advancement to a more senior management role within your company. - Learn more NOW about a topic you've been meaning to brush up on..."someday." Dates: September 10-15, 2006... [-]
In this two-day seminar you will work with one of the world's foremost strategic thinkers to build market intelligence and market research skills [+]
Market Intelligence and Market Research in Asia
In this two-day seminar you will work with one of the world's foremost strategic thinkers to build market intelligence and market research skills to improve your company's performance. This course teaches a structured approach to collecting, analyzing and delivering key information for management decision making. It outlines the components of a market intelligence system and shows you how to conduct market research that will drive your company's strategy and provide immediate, actionable information for tactical decisions.
Why shall you attend?
Sound marketing strategy depends on superior market intelligence. In most companies, essential market information is improperly collected and analyzed. This two-day seminar trains you in the newest market research and intelligence trends to elevate your ability to transfer market information into pragmatic strategies to achieve your company's short- and long-term vision and stay ahead of your competition in Asia.... [-]