Business and economics are basically concerned with the management of scarce resources. The field deals with the conceptual ideas that are built from thorough research and is mainly concerned with translating those concepts into pragmatic business and professional contexts. Economical theories and empirical techniques fundamentally revolve around human decision making, hence have many direct applications in business, finance, along with non-monetary fields. As such, business programmes benefit from economical theories and deals with the ways to manage people so to organize and maintain collective productivity toward accomplishing particular goals (usually to generate revenue).
Programmes in business and economics provide students with theoretical and practical knowledge of various business, economics, finance, management, accounting and marketing subjects. In addition, awareness of the moral and ethical responsibilities of management is covered during studies as an increasingly important issue. Many programmes adopt a holistic approach to business challenges and issues, along with conventional discipline-based academic subjects. Studying business and economics allows students to develop individual leadership and personal capabilities. Students are provided an intellectual environment where they can improve their critical and innovative thinking capabilities.
Joint UOC-Institut Municipal de Mercats de Barcelona (IMMB) 12-credit specialist subject forming also part of the Master's in "Food, Culture and Territory" that takes an in-depth look into local markets as commercial agents with a cultural basis and a clear impact on regional development and food security.
The Entrepreneurial Summer School of TecnoCampus is a unique opportunity to enhance and train your entrepreneurial skills in order to develop your business project within just 3 weeks.
This one-week crash course is an introduction to experimental economics. At the end of the course you will have obtained the skills needed to design and run an experiment as part of your thesis.
The University of Pau and Adour Regions (South West of France) is holding a one-week English-language summer school on its Atlantic Coast campus just outside Biarritz (13-17 July 2015). The school is open to students of all ages interested in a unique "Anglo-Saxon" academic experience in an exceptional setting: sandy beaches and stunning coastal cities are 10 mn away from campus.
The joint UOC-FAO Postgraduate Diploma in Food Security Programme Management is taught by an international team with extensive field experience. With this training, students will understand food security and be better prepared to undertake and support food security work in their communities.
This program has been designed for management executives who need to acquire targeted skills, in particular specialists who want to broaden their knowledge of Human Resource Management.
Conflicts are everyday occurrences in people's lives, social groups and international relations. In all historic times, in all cultures, groups and countries, the quest for peace has been ongoing. Costs incurred because of conflicts are very high: human suffering, economic losses and moral degradation.
The University of Kent’s Brussels School of International Studies is a specialist postgraduate centre, which offers English language-based degrees covering the spectrum of international affairs. Our strong links with Brussels-based organisations greatly enhance the teaching on our programmes and short courses and students benefit from many opportunities for research, internships and future employment by studying in the capital of Europe.
Our summer school will take place at our Madrid campus located in the heart of the city. During the three weeks at IE, you will have the opportunity to take classes with an outstanding faculty, the same that teach our internationally recognized master degrees.
Economics is a subject which plays a part in everything from homes and small businesses to the macro-economics of nations, and the A Level Economics course gives you new perspectives on the way the world works and some of the most challenging problems affecting us today. Economics has the ability to shape our working and personal lives, and studying economics is an extremely broad field which can lead to a wide variety of lucrative careers. The A Level Economics course will give you a sound knowledge of economic principles.
The Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) course provides an in-depth understanding of how FP&A can be applied by companies to gain a competitive edge in terms of identifying cost patterns, uncovering savings and maintaining cash flow which is vital for any business both at a strategic and operational level.