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International Project Management

In this course, you will learn what makes global projects challenging and how to successfully manage projects based in different industries and countries. Some of the goals of the course are managing global teams, understanding the impact of culture on projects and setting up an efficient global collaboration framework.

Project Management for Development

This course provides concepts and tools to apply in project management that can generate a substantial change in the way objectives are being met. It seeks to strengthen participants’ capacities in project management for development so that government projects in the region can be effectively and efficiently executed.

Project Risk Management

Project risk management is a process used for the identification, assessment, and analysis of potential challenges to an organization or project. This process enables you to develop the most appropriate risk response. In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of risk management, as well as how to apply a risk management process in a project-based setting. Risk management is an iterative process and you will learn how adopting key procedures can help you maximize opportunities and minimize negative impact on your project objectives.

PMP Exam Preparation

This course prepares participants for the PMP certified exams. It covers all the topics that they need to study, and ends it with tips and hints to help them go through it. This course provides the experience and education requirements, and master the skills that participants will need for future success regardless of how advanced their project management experience.

Human Resource Management

This course gives managers and business people the basic tools to handle numerous human resource situations such as interviewing, orientation, safety, harassment, discrimination, discipline, and termination. It assists participants with certain Human Resource situations.

Entrepreneurship in Today’s World

This course offers the entire entrepreneur process and practice some of it including ideation, launch, marketing, growth, and pitching investors. The course has two components: a study of key entrepreneurship concepts and a simulation of an actual business plan where teams develop model companies.  Teams present portions of their plans throughout the term and receive feedback on improvement opportunities.

Management Accounting

This course introduces methods to utilize financial information for internal line management use. It extends the study of accounting in the preparation of and the evaluation of management reports to facilitate planning, control, and decision-making.

Management in Global Operations

This course focuses on how the global enterprise manages the goods and services value transformation process in a manner that is aligned with corporate goals and business strategy. A value-based management approach emphasizes the relationships between activities for product/process design, sourcing, production, delivery, and support using an integrated strategic planning and performance measurement framework.

Business System Modeling

This course focuses on how to design, model, and simulate systems to forecast behavior based on business and organizational strategies, policies, and procedures. It develops insight into the relationship of system structures such as inventories, goal seeking, and feedback process loops. Participants practice techniques for working with client teams and create simulations of real systems.

Investments in the New Era

This course offers both theoretical and practical approach to investment principles. Topics include efficient market theory, risk and return analysis, various theories of risk with emphasis on modern portfolio theory, stocks, and derivative securities.

International Finance

This course considers the international monetary systems and the development of international financial transactions, including international payments, balance of payments, international liquidity, international portfolios, direct investments, and international financial institutions.

Enterprise Information Management Systems

This course focuses on how the enterprise uses systems and technology to manage the strategic and operational decision-making for organizations in the private and public sectors. Course topics include the role of management information systems in finance, research and development, marketing, production, sales, and the customer support value chain. Knowledge management principles and practices for enabling the strategic alignment and for promoting collaborative problem-solving between virtual enterprise stakeholders are emphasized.

Technology and Innovation

This course provides a strategic framework for understanding technological innovation.  It covers how the innovation process works and the incredible impact that innovation and technology have had on society, including both intended and unintended consequences.  Participants explore factors that have led to some major innovations and what lessons can be drawn from these cases.  Organizational structures that enhance and reward innovation are analyzed.

Systems Management

This course focuses on how to identify important system elements of a project, including how to clarify boundaries, relations, and dynamics of organization systems. Operations research, systems thinking, the learning organization, strategic planning, organizational structure, systems dynamics, and sociotechnical designs are considered.

Distribution and Supply Chain Management

This course introduces the principles, concepts, and analytical tools of distribution and supply chain management. It is designed to address the key operations and logistical issues in manufacturing and service organizations as well as analysis of inventory control, distribution management, and multi-plant coordination.