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.... [-]
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 ABE programme is ideal for those who wish to be most relevant in the diverse business environment by becoming better business managers. The programme covers a broad range of business principles and applications that may be... [+]
The ABE programme is ideal for those who wish to be most relevant in the diverse business environment by becoming better business managers. The programme covers a broad range of business principles and applications that may be encountered global environment.2014 Intakes/Term dates Term 1: 13 Jan 2014 to 23 May 2014 **** Application & admission in progress Term 2: 24 Jun 2014 to 21 Nov 2014 Programme objectives
This course is specially designed to equip students, especially those targeting to the international employer, to be business savvy and competent. It is aimed at giving the students a platform to exercise their entreprenual skills as well as management capabilities. This is achieved through the interactive nature of the course as provide at INtel, amongst the students as well as lecturers. The programme forms a progression path to various degree options including; Information Technology (IT), Human Resource Management (HRM), Marketing, Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management (TTHM) or Finance.... [-]
The Executive Space Course, taught in English, provides an overview of space and of space-related subjects for professionals of diverse backgrounds, including marketing, finance, law, and contracts management. [+]
Executive Space Course
The Executive Space Course, taught in English, provides an overview of space and of space-related subjects for professionals of diverse backgrounds, including marketing, finance, law, and contracts management. Providing them with a better understanding of space technology and business, professionals leave with the knowledge and skills that will enable them to communicate more effectively with their technical colleagues. The course also provides its participants with exposure to a unique interdisciplinary, international and intercultural learning environment.
The ISU faculty constitutes an international group of space experts joined by visiting lecturers from industry, space, academic and research organizations. The Faculty is specialized in integrating the technical and non-technical aspects of the space field, into clear, complete interdisciplinary programs for students with a range of professional and educational backgrounds.... [-]
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.... [-]
Through this program, executives will learn technology buzzwords, the technology that is available today, and where that technology is headed. [+]
Developing sustainable business models that effectively use technology to further operational improvements, vendor procurements, and customer relationships is critical in staying competitive in today’s business environment. Technology coupled with strategic planning and proven industry best practices yields unbounded rewards for those organizations who dare to challenge the status quo. This course will provide senior executives and upper management with the technical foundation, strategies, and solutions to effectively plan, implement, and sponsor information technology initiatives.
The course is composed of sessions which consist of technical deep-dives accompanied with practical, technical application scenarios. Through this program, executives and management will learn information technology concepts, real-world applications, technology trends, and the use of technology as a competitive lever. Executives and management members will be grounded with enough technical competence to effectively communicate with their CIO, CTO, Technology Managers, Software Developers, and IT consultants. This course will allay any fears one has about engaging in any information technology discussion and will allow one to quickly ascertain the technologies involved, the challenges the organization faces, and the appropriate course of actions to take.... [-]
Whether you are seeking to strengthen skills in leadership, management, finance, ethics, marketing, information technology, strategy, or an interdisciplinary program, we offer a depth of expertise in areas essential to yoru company’s success. [+]
The Graziadio School of Business and Management’s staff and faculty are dedicated to creating a learning experience designed specifically for your organization’s needs. Whether you are seeking to strengthen skills in leadership, management, finance, ethics, marketing, information technology, strategy, or an interdisciplinary program, we offer a depth of expertise in areas essential to yoru company’s success.
Our programs can be hosted at one of Pepperdine's six convenient graduate campuses or at the Villa Graziadio Executive Center located at Pepperdine's Drescher Graduate Campus in Malibu. Programs can also be hosted at a conference center of your choice or your own corporate headquarters – whatever works best for your organization. Programs range in length from a few days to a few weeks.... [-]
The purpose of the Executive Management Program is to enhance the strategic management skills and knowledge of high-achieving managers and executives. [+]
Executive Management Program OverviewThe Executive Management Program offered by Florida State University is a challenging journey that is shared by promising executives. Program participants from both the business and government sectors come together to explore the challenges and opportunities of today and tomorrow. Personal growth, dynamic classroom sessions focused on today's business, economic and social climate, group learning-team discussions, and practical problem solving will take place during the intensive program. A diverse staff of outstanding faculty with relationships in industry will guide you through the classes. The program takes a special approach to learning by focusing on developing conceptual and problem-solving skills needed for success as an executive. ... [-]
Participants will learn techniques to understand the competitive structure of an industry and company position in the industry. [+]
This program focuses on the formulation and implementation of company strategy. Participants will learn techniques to understand the competitive structure of an industry and company position in the industry. Entry, positioning, pricing, new ventures, technology, diversification and vertical integration decisions will be studied. The organizational issues associated with effectively developing and implementing strategies will also be analyzed. Additionally, the course incorporates an introduction to game theory and develops a tool to apply it to strategic decision making.
During this program you will learn to:
-- Assess the value of strategy options.
-- Improve your ability to recognize key strategic issues.... [-]
This program will help you make decisions that measurably improve your managerial effectiveness and increase the productivity of your sales team. [+]
This program will help you make decisions that measurably improve your managerial effectiveness and increase the productivity of your sales team!
Executive Program in Strategic Sales Management is specially designed to meet the needs of experienced sales managers and other executives responsible for directing the sales force, this program links sales structure design and implementation with the firm's marketing strategy to improve sales force productivity.
-- Understand how your success is linked to fully integrating your sales structural design to the strategic direction of the firm.
-- Anticipate and respond to turbulent business environments. Understand why the sales force is the firm’s primary means to adjust to rapidly changing environments.... [-]
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.... [-]
The Executive Certificate in Acquisition Management is a new certificate program introduced by UMT, following the lead of its successful Executive Certificate in Project Management program. [+]
The Executive Certificate in Acquisition Management is a new certificate program introduced by UMT, following the lead of its successful Executive Certificate in Project Management program.As a professional development program, the new Executive Certificate Program in Acquisition Management allows students to enroll in the program and courses at any time. To receive the certificate, students need to enroll in and complete a minimum of 150 Professional Development Units (PDUs) worth of study at UMT, comprising at least five courses, within two years. Three required courses are:UMT-PM215. Operations, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management UMT-PM254. Contracts and Procurement UMT-PM279. Management of Major Programs Except for these required courses, students in the program can choose any other courses in the Project Management Suite™ that best fit their interests and job needs. There are no pre- or co-requisites for any of these courses. When students complete a minimum of 150 PDUs comprising at least five courses, they receive the Executive Certificate in Acquisition Management. In addition, the student who has successfully earned a UMT Executive Certificate is qualified to transfer 12 credit-hours toward an academic degree. To enroll in a degree program, a student needs to formally apply and meet UMT admission requirements.... [-]
Executive Leadership Coaching provides a complete discovery, alignment, assessment, feedback and coaching package. It can be engaged along with another CCL program or as a stand-alone leadership development opportunity. [+]
This research-driven model of coaching is a custom-built, one-on-one developmental experience for the mid- to senior-level executive who is preparing for a greater scope of responsibility or who needs to make a leap forward in leadership capability. Executive Leadership Coaching provides a complete discovery, alignment, assessment, feedback and coaching package. It can be engaged along with another CCL program or as a stand-alone leadership development opportunity.
FormatA custom assessment package that typically includes personality and style surveys, 360-degree feedback instruments and telephone interviews with selected work colleagues. In-person feedback and goal-setting sessions. May include a boss-alignment session between the coach, coachee, and the supervisor to cement agreement on developmental goals. Ongoing coaching utilizing a variety of media that could include: telephone, in-person, video, or on-line contact. On-site observations - shadowing - can be included in the assessment or coaching phase. ... [-]
Since 2015, ASE has been offering two certificate programs as part of its Executive Education portfolio: the Certificate in Impact Evaluation and Certificate in Quantitative Finance. [+]
Since 2015, ASE has been offering two certificate programs as part of its Executive Education portfolio: the Certificate in Impact Evaluation and Certificate in Quantitative Finance. The Certificate in Impact Evaluation trains students in the design and implementation of impact evaluation studies, analysis and interpretation of experimental and quasi-experimental data sets. It also introduces students to implementation strategies of public policy reforms. The course modules include Introduction to statistical software, Experimental methods and Cost-effectiveness analysis. The program distinguishes itself through its pragmatic teaching approach that focuses on real-life cases and program management. The Certificate in Quantitative Finance seeks to train students in the applications of mathematical and statistical methods to Finance and Management. The program also provides training in market finance and auditing with the aim of preparing students for management in the banking sphere. Some of the modules include Financial Markets, Statistics and Applies Econometrics. Both programs are open to professionals holding a least a Master’s degree who have a desire to understand public policy systems, finance and project management.... [-]
Build on your expertise & develop your strength as an HR leader who actively drives business strategy & improves your organisations capacity for change. Our CPD course combines online study with 2-day workshops that build your professional network. [+]
Senior HR professionals must be able to translate business strategy into HR priorities. This CPD course will help you develop your expertise and build your confidence as a strategic HR leader who goes beyond to actively develop business strategy and improve your organisation's capacity for change. Working with HR professionals from public, private and not-for-profit sectors you'll hone your skills in building the case for change based on market and business realities, overcoming resistance and gaining stakeholders' commitment to implementing and sustaining change.
Our PgC in Strategic Human Resource Management for Business Executives is for current and aspiring senior HR professionals, consultants and people leaders operating, or desiring to operate, at a strategic level and become dynamic leaders in HR. It offers you the opportunity to:... [-]