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Summer courses give students the flexibility needed to study during the summer holiday. Students can study practically anywhere in the world, and students can gain valuable insight in addition to completing core coursework.

What is a summer course in management? A summer course in management can have a variety of different focuses for students with different goals. Students can choose to take courses that each have a strong emphasis on finance, leadership, or general business theory. Additionally, students can take courses that will help further their academic careers for master’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and associate’s degrees.

The primary benefit of taking a summer course in management varies between individuals. Some students enjoy the opportunity to study abroad for a handful of weeks instead of an entire year. Other students can complete degree programs in less time with a summer course. Also, a number of students can take a summer course in management to sharpen existing skill sets while already in the workplace or as part of personal development initiatives.

The cost of a summer course in management depends on a number of factors including the location of the school and specific tuition requirements. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an institution of higher education directly to learn more about specific costs.

A summer course in management can be used for a variety of career paths. Students can anticipate more opportunities in finance, human resources, and executive positions. Summer courses can help students learn advanced management skills without taking too much time away from work and family, especially in seasonal positions such as school administration. Additionally, numerous students choose to use skills learned in a summer course to apply to entrepreneurial endeavors.

Get started with a new career, or embark on a summer adventure by taking a summer course in management. Study online, or study in a different country. Find the summer course that meets your needs today. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Summer Course in Philanthropy and Civil Society: A Comparative View

Koc University - Istanbul Turkey
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2017 Turkey İstanbul

Historically, philanthropists have played an important role in the development of civil society. Philanthropy today is a global phenomenon, utilizing a variety of institutional forms and involving both the very wealthy and those of modest resources to address issues of common concern. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Management 2017. Academic Program: To see the 2017 syllabus with updates, please check back again in early 2017! Historically, philanthropists have played an important role in the development of civil society. Philanthropy today is a global phenomenon, utilizing a variety of institutional forms and involving both the very wealthy and those of modest resources to address issues of common concern. The nonprofit organizations that philanthropists fund represent nearly ten percent of the United States economy and nongovernmental organizations are among the fastest growing parts of economies in other parts of the world. Yet, many students are unfamiliar with philanthropy and the role nongovernmental organization plan in community life. Philanthropists are an important source of capital in social movements, encouraging innovation and supporting the nongovernmental and grass roots infrastructure that leads to social change. Nongovernmental organizations, both formal and informal are the vehicles for philanthropists’ social investments. The goal of this course is to introduce students to the role philanthropy and civil society organizations play in community life, specifically in Turkey and the United States. This course introduces students to individual and institutional philanthropy and the role and management of nonprofit/civil society organizations in community life through a hands-on service-learning grantmaking experience. As part of this course students will have the opportunity to learn about several Turkish civil society organizations. Credits: You will earn 6 ECTS credits at the end of the course. Pre-requisites: A background in social sciences is not required. Koç University invites all interested... [-]

EIPM Summer School

EIPM - The European Institute of Purchasing Management
Campus Part time 4 weeks July 2017 Switzerland Geneva

The EIPM Summer School is a concise executive programme in Purchasing and Supply Management offered at the Archamps Campus. [+]

Four Weeks of Purchasing Immersion The EIPM Summer School is a concise executive programme in Purchasing and Supply Management offered at the Archamps Campus. The programme encourages an action learning philosophy, as participants are expected to work on real life strategic challenges. It consists of the 4 specialisation modules from the EIPM Executive MBA programme and has a convenient schedule over the summer months, presented in two blocks of two weeks each. It is delivered through June to September. Starting from the alignment between the business and purchasing strategy, it explores how value can be created together with suppliers, how external innovation can be identified and used and how leading global supply chains operate. Advanced negotiation and communication practices are also part of the curriculum. Target Group The programme is designed for purchasing and supply management executives, senior managers, high potential purchasing professionals or upper management moving to a purchasing role. Previous Summer School Programmes welcomed participants from companies such as EGDF Suez, Ericsson, OMK, Clariant and Infrabel, as well as students from the SDA Bocconi School of Management. Learning Goals To use analytical skills and leadership effectiveness To implement new practices to enhance today’s performance and prepare their organisation to sustain performance in the future To transform the Purchasing function and use external resources for competitive advantage To increase the performance at individual, team and organisation levels Curriculum 2017 Purchasing Strategy 03-07 July 2017 Operations & Supply Chain Management 10-14 July 2017 Innovation & Entrepreneurship 21-25 August 2017 International... [-]

International Business and Management Summer Program

ISC Paris Business School
Campus Full time June 2018 France Paris

This program is taught entirely in English. It introduces students to real-world concepts of business and marketing in an international environment and context. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Management 2017. This program is taught entirely in English. It introduces students to real-world concepts of business and marketing in an international environment and context. PROGRAM DETAILS The program covers topics such as: Human resources Entrepreneurship Sports marketing Innovation and creativity Hospitality management and tourism The wine sector, including a wine tasting STRENGTHS AND UNIQUE FEATURES Case studies and group discussions are an integral part of these courses. Guest speakers and corporate site visits will also be included. Students receive a certificate and ECTS credits. RECOMMENDED FOR The course is ideally suited for Master or Bachelor students studying business administration. Students studying economics, law, accounting or related fields, MBA students or students currently in the workforce may also apply. HOW? Online application must be received before May 15, 2016. WHERE? ISC Paris campus Bachelor Level – June 13-24 2016 - 1200 EUR Master/MBA Level - July 11-22 2016 - 1400 EUR [-]

Fashion Management Summer Classes Paris

MODESIGN Academy
Campus Full time 5 days August 2017 Belgium Brussels

Paris is the capital of fashion and since MODESIGN ACADEMY’s Director studied at the institute Francais de La Mode in Paris and worked there several years, it seemed logical to organise a one week Summer Classes in Fashion Management in this city. [+]

Summer Classes Paris Paris is the capital of fashion and since MODESIGN ACADEMY’s Director studied at the institute Francais de La Mode in Paris and worked there several years, it seemed logical to organise a one week Summer Classes in Fashion Management in this city. Content Retail/Monday The morning will take place at the Institut Francais de la Mode (IFM) where Adeline Cabale, alumni from the IFM, will introduce you to what retail is and give you a view on the lasted trends in the field. In the afternoon, she will make a guided tour with you at Galeries Lafayettes and Printemps. She will introduce you to people working within those 2 big department store and you will train yourself with practical exercises on the field. Luxury and Designers Brands/Tuesday Paris is the capital of luxury, so the best place to start that day is Avenue Montaigne and Rue Francois 1er where all the luxury brand have their flagship store. You will visit some of them and especially the Christian Dior one which celebrates the 70th anniversary of the brand. Paris is also the capital of influential multi brand stores such as Collette or Merci. Adeline Cabale will take you in a “Must-See” guided tour of those shops that spot the trends before the others or just make them! Perfume/Wednesday Perfume is another speciality of Paris and you will visit the brand new Grand Musee du Parfum in the morning which is settled in the former house of Couturier Christian... [-]

Summer course in Image Consultant and Personal Shopper

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona
Campus Full time 4 weeks July 2017 Spain Barcelona

The aim of the Course in Personal Assistance and Personal Shopping is to place theoretical and practical knowledge at the students' disposal, enabling them to become skilled professionals in the personal assistance world. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Management 2017. THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH Ever since the figure of the personal advisor and shopper took shape in the eighties, the world of fashion is alive with professionals who lend advice on anything, from choosing a bunch of flowers to deciding on an outfit for an interview or a wedding. These professionals no longer lend their services exclusively to celebrities and personalities with high purchasing power – they are now available to any average citizen who needs their counsel. Choosing the right outfit for an occasion can be a real issue for anyone who does not have enough time or perhaps taste to do so. The services these professionals offer are precisely intended to find the right look for any occasion, to build a versatile base wardrobe and give tips on beauty and lifestyle. Their goal is to ensure that the client portrays the qualities they wish to convey. In order to offer a full, comprehensive service, PAs are backed by stylists, hairdressers, make-up artists and a variety of other professionals that give their service that extra touch of quality. Objectives The aim of the Course in Personal Assistance and Personal Shopping is to place theoretical and practical knowledge at the students' disposal, enabling them to become skilled professionals in the personal assistance world. The course explores the most essential aspects of a Personal Assistant and Personal Shopper's work: analysing changes in the fields of fashion and beauty; identifying trends in order to... [-]

Summer School - Management Research Methods and Big Data Analytics ACISS

RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Campus Full time 1 - 7 weeks September 2017 Germany Aachen

The School of Business and Economics is glad to announce its research-oriented summer school for Post-Docs, PhDs, and advanced master students from all areas of specialization [+]

The programme is based on the following pillars: I. Excellence Science and Research in Management Research Methods and Big Data Analytics The 2016 ACISS Summer School offers a unique set of courses designed to meet the needs of novice and advanced researchers in research methods ranging from qualitative research and academic publishing to scale development and data mining. All classes will be highly interactive, method-, and application-oriented. Outstanding instructors from PennState, the University of Chile, the University of Leeds, the University of Vienna, and RWTH Aachen University will deliver the courses. All courses have been designed to equip you with insights into state-of-the-art research methods and supporting software packages. You will also have the opportunity to apply these insights in order to solve hands-on research problems and to discuss your findings with your peers. What better way to prepare for your empirical master thesis, PhD project, and journal publication? II. Mentoring During the week long courses, participants will have the opportunity to get in touch with their respective lecturer to discuss their own research projects. Current research projects or dissertations can be presented to receive feedback from a qualified third party. III. Get-together with Researchers All participants of the ACISS programme are invited to take part in get-togethers with researchers and academic staff at the RWTH Aachen University. There is a wide offer of intercultural activities and excursions in and around Aachen – enjoy your stay! You can find more information on our programme website: https://www.academy.rwth-aachen.de/en/education-formats/summer-schools/aciss-management-research-methods-and-big-data-analytics [-]

Summer course - Oxford Enterprise Programme (for ages 16-18)

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2018 United Kingdom Oxford Yarnton + 1 more

The Oxford Enterprise Programme is designed to provide students aged 16-18 with a summer course consisting of both academic classes in international business and group activities focusing on leadership. The course is aimed at students who plan to study business at University – the business leaders of the future! [+]

Best Summer Courses in Management 2017. Overview The Oxford Enterprise Programme is designed to provide students aged 16-18 with a summer course consisting of both academic classes in international business and group activities focusing on leadership. The course is aimed at students who plan to study business at University – the business leaders of the future! This programme is also available in London and Cambridge. For students aged 13-15, ORA offers an Introduction to Enterprise course. Academic Content Students are taught the principles of business management, economics and finance in small groups, and will be given the opportunity to learn the principles of accounting, finance, marketing, human resources and business ethics. In addition to the academic classes, skills-based workshops will develop the students’ presentation and leadership skills for the benefit of their future business goals. The programme will include a competitive element in which students will work as a group to research, design and market a new business idea. The programme will culminate with an Enterprise Fair during which students will have the opportunity to present their ideas to others within the school. Learning Objectives By the end of the course students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of: the workings of key economic models, business concepts and management techniques; the different objectives that firms may have; the factors that affect total revenue and total cost; how managers seek to motivate workers; the steps through which businesses progress when they start up and the causes of business failure; the... [-]

Summer School Art and Museum Management

Il Sole 24 ORE Business School
Campus Full time 12 days July 2017 Italy Milan

A two-weeks international intensive program for students and professionals interested in acquiring direct knowledge and experience of the Italian excellence in Art and Museum Management. [+]

Advanced booking: 20% discount for subscriptions made within May 15th 2017 A two-weeks international intensive program for students and professionals interested in acquiring direct knowledge and experience of the Italian excellence in Art and Museum Management. GOALS AND PROFESSIONAL OPENINGS A full immersion program that offers interaction and up-close exposure to the Italian unique system of creativity, know-how and innovation, its excellence and best practices. The program provides the technical and managerial skills to operate in the Art & Museum fields. The faculty is composed by both academic and professional experts. TARGET The summer school is suitable for students and professionals who would like to strengthen their knowledge and expertise in Museum and Art Management as well as prepare for their own entrepreneurial ventures. The course is taught entirely in English. A SUMMER SCHOOL IN ROME, ITALY Rome is the ideal venue for an intensive summer school on Art and Museum management. It is home to some of the world’s most extraordinary artistic masterpieces ever realized, not to mention the Vatican City. It is also a hub to easily explore the rest of Italian artistic venues. Besides, Rome is a modern European capital hosting international political, artistic and business events. PROGRAM The summer school offers a combination of: Classroom and project works on the following topics: - The world of art: the sector structure and characteristics - The Museum: management and development - Marketing of cultural services and sitesi - Art and culture’s strategic communication - Technology and multimedia -... [-]

Managing Innovations and Creating Innovative Business Models

TU Berlin Summer & Winter University
Campus Full time July 2017 Germany Berlin

This course is for all undergrad and postgrad students as well as for professionals with an engineering, natural sciences, social sciences or arts background. Participants attending this Summer School should have a strong interest in creating new products, processes and businesses and in working together in multidisciplinary teams. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Management 2017. Summer University block 2: July 10th - July 21st, 2017 Course price: 920 Euros 22 hours of class sessions per week, 3 ECTS credit points Topic Innovation Management Entrepreneurship Business Models Design Thinking Systematic Design Methods Creativity Market Analysis Target group This course is for all undergrad and postgrad students as well as for professionals with an engineering, natural sciences, social sciences or arts background. Participants attending this Summer School should have a strong interest in creating new products, processes and businesses and in working together in multidisciplinary teams. Learning Goal/Output By the end of this course, students have: The ability to successfully apply the learned knowledge for development of a new product/Process or business concept The ability to systematically explore and create ideas or modify existing business ideas for answering market needs The ability to systematically explore diverse obstacles in building a viable business concept based on a technology An in-depth understanding of the different phases of a business development process The ability to transform new ideas into business solutions for a commercial market environment, combined with decision-making and leadership competencies The ability to work in multidisciplinary teams The ability to present a concept to an internal audience as well as to an external panel of financiers The ability to reflect upon ethical and team processes Course Components The course will include the following components: Classroom-based lectures Team projects Team coaching Company visits Pitch Training Team pitches Short Description Business plan development in... [-]

Summer School in Iceland 2017

Bifröst University
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2017 Iceland Borgarnes

The Summer School is located in the nature paradise of Bifröst Village in West Iceland, right between a volcano and a glacier. Students are accommodated in comfortable single and double rooms at the program´s beautiful campus on the shore of Lake Hreðarvatn. [+]

The Summer School 2017 Program The Summer School is located in the nature paradise of Bifröst Village in West Iceland, right between a volcano and a glacier. Students are accommodated in comfortable single and double rooms at the program´s beautiful campus on the shore of Lake Hreðarvatn. The three week program (6 ECTS / 3 US Credits) offers high level Leadership studies with emphasis on Innovation, Startups and Sustainability . The Summer School will take place from July 8th to July 29th 2017. The Summer School gives students Leadership training and prepares them for the challenges that future leaders will face. Here you can read an article about the Summer School in 2016, written by one of the students: http://www.mladiinfo.eu/2016/09/07/irelandsummerschool/ Campus The Summer School takes place at our campus located in the nature paradise Bifröst village. The area consists of a volcano and a glacier, and the campus consists of Lake Hreðarvatn, Glanni waterfall, Glanni golf course and Paradise Hollow, all within walking distance. Living together at the campus is an integral part of the summer program. The engaging campus life stimulates joint activities and intercultural and social exchange. Accommodation Students are accommodated in comfortable single rooms with private baths. All rooms are equipped with a desk and chair. All apartments have kitchen and living room. Accommodation is guaranteed on campus and is only 50 meters from the university building. Meals All meals are served in the dining hall. The breakfast buffet normally consists of a wide variety of breads,... [-]

Cologne International Summer University (CISU)

University of Cologne Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
Campus Full time 10 days October 2017 Germany Cologne

The Cologne International Summer University (CISU) is an annual four-week programme targeted at international and Cologne students, giving them the opportunity to participate in exciting and challenging courses conducted by international faculty and benefit from a rich social programme as well as company visits. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Management 2017. The Cologne International Summer University (CISU) is an annual four-week programme targeted at international and Cologne students, giving them the opportunity to participate in exciting and challenging courses conducted by international faculty and benefit from a rich social programme as well as company visits. Taking place in one of Germany's most vibrant cities, CISU offers international BSc and MSc students an attractive choice of courses from the areas of Management, Economics and Social Sciences. All courses carry 6 ECTS and are taught in English by international faculty. The MBA and MSc courses for CISU 2017 are now available via our course database (see top right on this page). BSc courses are partially online and more will follow during this month. CISU 2017 covers four full weeks in August: 7 – 17 August and 21 – 31 August 2017. Academic programme The MBA and MSc courses for CISU 2017 are now available via our course database. BSc courses are partially online and more will follow during this month. Although we generally encourage participation for the full month, you are able to opt for participation in one or two sessions according to your study interest, level and schedule at your home institution. Please note that you can only opt for one course per session. Session 1: 7 – 17 August 2017 Session 2: 21 – 31 August 2017 Classes are scheduled from Monday to Thursday, 9 am – 12.30 pm and usually end with a final... [-]

Summer School

Varna University of Management
Campus Full time 4 weeks June 2018 Bulgaria Varna

Do you want to enrich and develop your business knowledge and skills? Do you want to be placed in a perfect academic environment that will let you share and test new ideas with co-students from all over the world? Do you want to obtain extra ECTS while having fun on the vibrant Bulgarian Black Sea coast? [+]

Do you want to enrich and develop your business knowledge and skills? Do you want to be placed in a perfect academic environment that will let you share and test new ideas with co-students from all over the world? Do you want to obtain extra ECTS while having fun on the vibrant Bulgarian Black Sea coast? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, you are only one step away from your dream! Apply now and you could even get a scholarship! What are the courses DURATION From 19 June to 27 August. OPTIONS The modules are split into 4 periods – each of them offering 2 business modules. The student can choose the period of training. The minimum period of education is 4 weeks or two modules. 19 June – 16 July Strategic Management & Operations Management ECTS 8, €690 03 July – 30 July Operations Management & Marketing Management and Marketing Communications ECTS 8, €690 17 July – 13 August Marketing Management and Marketing Communications & Managing People and Organisations across Cultures ECTS 8, €690 31 July – 27 August Managing People and Organisations across Cultures & Project Management ECTS 8, €690 LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONS English Classes in Russian language are available upon request APPLICATION PROCEDURE In order to apply for European Summer University at VUM you have to follow these steps: 1. Fill in the Application form 2. Scan your International passport (ID if you are a European Union citizen) 3. Provide evidence of student status... [-]

Summer Peace and Conflict Course Kosovo

RIT Kosovo™
Campus Full time Part time June 2018 Kosovo Prishtina

Practice global learning with new friends from around the world. Explore conflict transformation with practitioners and academics in classrooms, workshops, study-travel, and meetings with senior officials in the Balkans. Do this and more at the Post-Conflict Transformation summer program at the RIT/A.U.K. Our five week package consists of two courses (three credit hours, offered by A.U.K’s partner university, Rochester Institute of Technology) and one of two study tours: Montenegro, Bosnia and Serbia or Albania, Greece and Macedonia. Courses are for undergraduates, graduates and professionals in relevant fields The program offers courses in: [+]

Best Summer Courses in Management 2017. Welcome to the Summer Program 2017 in Kosovo 18 June - 28 July, 2017 The RIT Kosovo™ (A.U.K) Peace and Conflict Program enables participants to work with academic specialists and distinguished practitioners from the fields of military, diplomatic, human rights and humanitarian affairs with extensive experience in the Balkans and globally. Practice global learning with new friends from around the world. Explore conflict transformation with practitioners and academics in classrooms, workshops, study-travel, and meetings with senior officials in the Balkans. Do this and more at the Post-Conflict Transformation summer program at the RIT/A.U.K. Our five week package consists of two courses (three credit hours, offered by A.U.K’s partner university, Rochester Institute of Technology) and one of two study tours: Montenegro, Bosnia and Serbia or Albania, Greece and Macedonia. Courses are for undergraduates, graduates and professionals in relevant fields The program offers courses in: The Origins and Resolution of Violent Conflicts Conflict Resolution and Transformation The Economics of Post-Conflict Transformation Human Rights and Mediation in Conflict Regions Political Violence, Extremism and Terrorism Documentary This unique program combines the experience and talents of academics and practitioners and provides a practical, hands-on perspective on global conflicts, which takes advantage of our proximity to the recent wars in the Kosovo, Bosnia-Herzegovina and elsewhere in Eurasia. Students and professionals are invited to participate in this well-established and memorable experience: Balkan Study Tour that enables participants to meet with policy makers and activists Study abroad for six weeks with renowned... [-]

Sail and Learn Summer School on Business and Leadership

Business School PAR
Campus Full time 7 days July 2017 Croatia Split Rijeka + 1 more

The summer school you will never forget offers a seven – day cruise along the southern Croatian coast with a top educational program in Management, (Survival) Leadership, and Business worth 5 ECTS points (3 credits). [+]

ABOUT THE SAIL AND LEARN SUMMER SCHOOL Sail&Learn offers a seven – day cruise along the southern Croatian coast with a top educational program in Management, (Survival) Leadership, and Business worth 5 ECTS points (3 credits). The program takes place on a sailing boat that goes from the Trogir to the islands and finishes its’ route in Split during the Ultra Festival 2016! The program takes place at various sites along the coast and the islands. Each day will be an opportunity to explore a different sight, island and secluded beach where students will work on their assignments and projects. Each activity will be followed by evaluation, self-evaluation and individual and group feedback. There will be four teams of students. Teams will be given a Team Assignments that they will have to fulfill on a daily basis. These assignments will address their leadership and teamwork skills. They are a part of the Survival Leadership component of the educational program. Each team will have to fulfill a task during the program, related to a project on ecology, tourism, business, or leadership. Each team will have to focus their tasks based on the exploration of the area we visit during the program (all the islands). Students will have mentors and guides to help them. Specific goals of the program's cultural component: - provide students with a unique cultural experience - expand student knowledge of Croatian and European culture - familiarize students with Croatian and European cultural heritage Specific goals of the program's... [-]

CEIBS Summer Pre-MBA Boot Camp

China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)
Campus Full time 5 days July 2017 China Shanghai Shenzhen Beijing Ghana Accra + 4 more

The CEIBS Summer Pre-MBA Boot Camp is the ideal programme to let “you get your toes wet” before you take the dive. As part of an elite group of participants, you will have a unique opportunity to come to Shanghai for one week to live and experience China and the CEIBS MBA to the fullest. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Management 2017. Highlights The CEIBS Summer Pre-MBA Boot Camp is the ideal programme to let “you get your toes wet” before you take the dive. As part of an elite group of participants, you will have a unique opportunity to come to Shanghai for one week to live and experience China and the CEIBS MBA to the fullest. The programme will expose you to our MBA curriculum with some of our most distinguished professors as well as let you dive right into Shanghai life and China business, giving you a real feel of how things are done in this part of the world. Requirements and Application Process The programme is open to a limited number of Chinese and international applicants who are considering an MBA degree in the near future. You must be either currently enrolled or have graduated from an accredited undergraduate university programme anywhere in the world, preferably with a minimum of one-year work experience. Space is limited and offered on a first come first serve basis. Your application will be evaluated and upon initial approval, you will be invited for a brief 15 minutes phone / Skype interview. Programme Details Dates: July 13 – July 17 (5 full days, check-in July 12, check-out July 17) Location: CEIBS Shanghai Campus Accommodation: On-campus 4*executive dorm facilities single occupancy (space very limited, once full you will be offered our full-time dorms which are more basic). Private accommodation at a nearby apart-hotel is also available at an... [-]