MBA is a program designed for students who want to further their academic skills and apply them to actual real-life business situations. It guides students to reflect and reposition themselves in terms of choosing their future careers. Students gain a broad understanding of the key functions of a range of business areas and use these skills to contribute to strategic direction of a business.
Asia is the world's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. It covers 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area and comprises 30% of its land area.
Executive course in Asia
This practical course will prepare you for an exciting career in Management and Leadership. Improve your prospects for career advancement by using this program as a foundation for further studies in this fast-growing field. [+]
*Recruitment – position review, advertising; interviewing skills; selection techniques
*Retention – induction, orientation, development, rewards & recognition
*Performance Management – setting expectations, key accountabilities
*Training and coaching for performance and provision of effective feedback
*Outline of the legal requirements that HRM practices
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This intensive, month-long program for senior executives will help you to extend your views on current issues, policy, and the competitive environment by focusing on three primary objectives: [+]
* Sharpen your functional and leadership skills * Broaden your knowledge of leading-edge theory and practice * Network with executive peers from around the globe * Interact with world-respected thought leaders* Create an action agenda for organizational success
OverviewAs a participant in The Executive Program, our flagship program for senior executives, you will explore a range of issues involved in managing the multibusiness firm in the international business and economic environment. Primary consideration will be given to issues involved in planning the strategic direction of business within economic, political, organizational, and competitive parameters and constraints. Throughout the program, you will have numerous opportunities to examine issues, problems, and opportunities from a multidimensional, multicultural perspective.... [-]
Refresh and expand your business acumen without missing a step on the job. Executive Development Program examines fundamental management topics in a nine-month format that focuses on practical business applications. [+]
The Executive Development Program (formerly The Management Program) at the Michael G. Foster School of Business explores each facet of business enterprise from an executive's top-level view. Taught by the University of Washington's nationally ranked Foster School of Business faculty, the Executive Development Program examines fundamental management topics in a nine-month format that focuses on practical business applications.
Created for busy senior managers and executives, the Executive Development Program, formerly The Management Program, is a nine-month, part-time certificate program. The program covers essential business subjects, including finance, accounting, economics, marketing, international business, operations, leadership and strategy.... [-]
The Sasin Senior Executive Program (SEP) is founded on the knowledge that an enterprise’s success is the result of a well-balanced combination of short-term operational efficiency and long-term competitive advantage. [+]
The Sasin Senior Executive Program (SEP) is founded on the knowledge that an enterprise’s success is the result of a well-balanced combination of short-term operational efficiency and long-term competitive advantage. To achieve such success, organizations need executives who are masters of management's functional disciplines and who also can navigate today’s volatile marketplace to win.
That’s why Sasin created SEP. This intensive three-week residential program is conducted in English and designed to provide executives like you with the most modern, state-of-the-art knowledge and skills to advance your firm and propel your own success.... [-]
This course enables you to understand and analyze financial reports, cost allocation methods, and activity-based costing. [+]
Finance and Accounting for the Nonfinancial Executive is a five-day program that blends broad financial principles with practical applications. It enables you to understand and analyze financial reports, cost allocation methods, and activity-based costing. You'll grasp the intricacies of your organization's finances so that you can fully collaborate with financial managers and accountants.
No previous knowledge of accounting and finance is necessary for you to take this lively and interactive program. It provides you with everything you need to understand the "numbers" side of your business. If you are already familiar with finance it will serve as an excellent refresher course... [-]
Participants will learn to utilize financial tools to make more effective decisions, develop and understand long-term strategic plans for growth and sustainability. [+]
The University of Washington is well positioned to offer a program such as this due to our Business and Economic Development Center (BEDC). For ten years, the BEDC has linked students, faculty, and staff from the UW Business School with a racially and ethnically diverse business and nonprofit community to expand students' knowledge and skills, help small businesses grow, create and retain jobs, open educational opportunities for under-represented minority students, and stimulate innovative economic development research.
Executive Education and BEDC have created a strategic partnership with the Northwest Minority Business Council (NMBC) to launch the MBEP program which has been designed to increase the competitiveness of Minority Business Enterprises.... [-]
This finance course provides an introduction to the concepts underlying external financial accounting and internal management accounting. [+]
This finance course is designed for Top non-Finance managers and Business owners who need an understanding of the financial drivers of business. This finance course provides an introduction to the concepts underlying external financial accounting and internal management accounting.
You’ll be introduced to the skills necessary to prepare, interpret and analyse financial statements, including balance sheet, profit and loss statements and will gain an insight into how your business decisions impact the financial reports of your company. In this finance course, we will also cover budgeting, costing and key performance indicators, and clarify the often-misunderstood area of accrual accounting.... [-]
The Human Resource Executive Programme teaches state-of-the-art HR practices that will secure your organisation's competitive position and enhance your career. [+]
Outline: In today's rapidly changing and highly competitive environment, the human resource function plays an increasingly important role in an organisation's ultimate success or failure. Where success was once dependent upon an organisation's ability to discover and manage natural resources, success today goes to the organisations that most effectively discover and manage their human resources.
Though organisations widely recognise the need to attract, manage and develop people, today HR professionals must strive to do much more. They must enable their organisation to build global HR networks in order to expand and prosper in the international arena. They must also develop human resources that continually build competitive advantage in an ever-changing environment. And, they must add value to the organisation's distinctive competencies. This programme, being offered by the University of Michigan Business School, teaches state-of-the-art HR practices that will secure your organisation's competitive position and enhance your career. As a participant in the programme, you will learn to align your organisation's HR practices with your overall strategy, create a customer-focused culture, articulate the value of HR investments for your business, apply the latest techniques to HR management and focus on human resource issues via-a-vis cross-cultural management in a cosmopolitan work environment like in the Middle East. ... [-]
As a participant in this program, you will broaden your knowledge of country, regional and functional dynamics, and deepen your capabilities in meeting strategic and leadership challenges. [+]
Senior leaders in Asia face the dual challenge of dealing with unique country and regional competitive dimensions, while trying to integrate and coordinate with units and entities in the larger global environment. They also face the twin tensions of delivering results against specific responsibilities and integrating and coordinating across various activities, departments, and units. The Senior Executive Program in Asia takes a strategic and practical approach to these challenges. As a consequence, the content is both focused on Asia and at the same time includes broad topics, including strategy, financial analysis, human resource management, technology and strategic marketing. Who Should Attend This program is targeted at leaders in Asia who have increasingly broad responsibilities. This includes company presidents, division heads, regional presidents, regional functional and business executives, as well as country managers and other general managers.Learning Objectives As a participant in this program, you will broaden your knowledge of country, regional and functional dynamics, and deepen your capabilities in meeting strategic and leadership challenges. Specifically, this program will enable you to better:... [-]
The Global Executive Development Program is an innovative program that will change the way we perceive the global environment. This program equips one with the required skills to lead in an increasingly globalized business environment and provides invaluable insights on how to advance one's career. [+]
Course in Global Executive Development
The Global Executive Development Program is an innovative program that will change the way we perceive the global environment. This program equips one with the required skills to lead in an increasingly globalized business environment and provides invaluable insights on how to advance one's career.
With the advent of science and technology geographical barriers are no more that huge a factor. Open economies, Free Trade Agreement and Globalization are slowly bringing us to believe in the veracity of "one world-global village" concept.
Development Dimensions International's (DDI) Global Leadership Forecast, a study of more than 12,000 leaders across 76 countries, found that18% of all leaders and 37% of executives had multinational responsibilities. The executives coordinated efforts across an average of 8.5 countries 62% of the multinational executives described their preparation for their global roles as fair or poor in the Global Leadership Forecast.... [-]
The program explores the conceptual foundations of management, reinforced through case discussions, workplace application assignments, and small group consultation. [+]
INM’s Executive Level Program gives senior executives the tools and skills they need to be strategic thinkers, confident decision-makers, and outstanding leaders. This highly interactive 20-day program (consisting of four non-consecutive residential weeks) explores the conceptual foundations of management, reinforced through case discussions, workplace application assignments, and small group consultation. Each participant receives guidance in the development of a comprehensive strategic analysis and plan for his/her agency and presents it for review and critique to faculty and peers. Through this intensive, interdisciplinary exercise, the participants integrate conceptual material with practical applications and create products of immediate value to their agencies.... [-]
In today’s turbulent business world, most companies find themselves in a complex, competitive environment in which the formulation and execution of strategy are more critical than ever before. When companies fail to deliver on their promises, most blame poorly designed strategy. [+]
In today’s turbulent business world, most companies find themselves in a complex, competitive environment in which the formulation and execution of strategy are more critical than ever before. When companies fail to deliver on their promises, most blame poorly designed strategy.
No worthwhile strategy can be planned without taking into account the organization’s ability to execute it - strategies most often fail because they were not executed well. Things that are supposed to happen don’t happen. Either the organization’s aren’t capable of making them happen, or the leaders of the business misjudge the challenges they face, or both.
HR leaders need to provide strategic insights on how the firm’s human capital can best deliver on its’ strategic business objectives. Participants will learn and use a variety of strategic tools, frameworks and mindsets to better understand the company’s business strategy and business model, their competitive position of their industry, and it’s human capital value proposition for competitive advantage. HR leaders will have a firm grasp of the key concepts, models and language of strategy and the implications strategy has on the design, capabilities and deployment of the workforce. Special emphasis is placed on connecting strategic and tactical organizational design issues, budgeting and analytics, developing a high performance culture, and how it can create new organizational possibilities.... [-]
The Executive Development Program shortens the learning curve for new general managers by developing the skills needed to achieve excellence as a cross-functional executive. [+]
The Executive Development Program shortens the learning curve for new general managers by developing the skills needed to achieve excellence as a cross-functional executive.
During this program you will discuss the job of the General Manager, how GMs get work done, the different functions of business that report to the GM and business strategy. Most importantly, you will practice the skills of a GM- such as questioning, listening, integrating, and communicating. You will have the opportunity to experiment with new approaches and to discuss your own professional challenges with your colleagues and faculty facilitators.
Our program demonstrates how to maximize people and resources, develop a broader understanding of integration across functions, and make accurate projections to enhance your organization's effectiveness and profitability.... [-]
The material presented in the program is based on a comprehensive award-winning study, conducted by University of Michigan Ross School of Business faculty Wayne Brockbank and David Ulrich [+]
* Acquire a new HR skill set as defined by the 2002 award-winning HR Competency Study * Align your company's HR practices with your business strategy * Create a customer-focused culture * Learn to articulate the value of your HR investments Who Should Attend Typical participants are human resource managers responsible for establishing policy at corporate or divisional levels of major corporations, or are policy-making heads of HR functions in smaller companies. You should be familiar with HR areas and be ready to adopt new perspectives. This program is of particular benefit to you if your company is undergoing changes, or if you are a line executive who needs to refine and further develop your HR skills.... [-]
The Advanced Human Resource Executive Program is considered the preeminent program for senior human resource executives. [+]
* Develop your general management perspective * Forge a leadership agenda and strategy for the HR function * Implement practices that add value to key business decisions
Who Should Attend If you are a senior HR executive or a general manager who realizes the importance of HR to your business success, you will find this program of tremendous value. HR professionals from large companies who are likely to have senior HR roles within three to five years are also appropriate candidates.
Learning Objectives The Advanced Human Resource Executive Program will substantially enhance your knowledge and competence to perform dual roles as a member of your senior management team, and as a leader of the human resource function.... [-]