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.
As Russian economy develops, more and more Western companies are expanding their business in Russia or considering a market entry. Therefore they need and will need even more qualified professionals in their quest for the Russian market. Our program aims at providing you with advanced knowledge and expertise of the contemporary Russian business environment and the latest strategies and practices required to do successful business in it.
The Amsterdam Summer School offers small-scale courses in a wide range of fields at an excellent research university, VU University Amsterdam. The creation of new ventures is one of the most important economic issues in these days, all over the world. The course New Venture Creation/Entrepreneurship will follow a sustainable entrepreneurship approach, in which all economic aspects, social aspects and ecological aspects of new ventures are dealt with. Spend your summer studying a challenging and interdisciplinary topic in the vibrant city of Amsterdam!
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.
Search marketing is now recognised as a crucial element in today’s wider marketing strategy. The IDM Certificate in Search Marketing goes beyond an introduction to the success factors for search marketing and explores the latest advanced optimisation techniques that will improve ROI and increase your value as the search strategy expert within your organisation.
Get professionally qualified as a social media marketing expert with the skills and knowledge that will set you apart in this competitive marketing discipline. Holders of the IDM Certificate in Social Media will have the ability and the know-how to create a robust business case for investment, and to set up the necessary organisational structures to confidently direct, manage and implement a social media marketing strategy that delivers measurable ROI.
The Brussels Summer School is centred on the theme of ‘Europe and the World’ which builds upon the academic strengths of the school. Within this context various sub-themes will be also covered, these include migration, the European Union’s (EU) relationship with emerging powers such as China, and the EU’s response to the global economic crisis.
The IDM Certificate in Email Marketing is a highly coveted professional marketing qualification recognised throughout the industry. Refreshed and updated, this syllabus is delivered by leading email marketing experts who will impart their insights and share their real-world experience of the technology, delivery methods, creativity and customer insight that is essential for successful email marketing.
PMI's Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® is a valuable entry-level certification for project practitioners. Designed for those with little or no project experience, the CAPM® demonstrates your understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management.
The Enterprise & Entrepreneurship Diploma is designed for anyone who is new to self-employment, entrepreneurship, or is simply aiming to realise their full potential in the world of business. This online programme focuses on the main five areas of business, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Technology & Media, Communication skills, and Personal Finance & Tax which develop the necessary business skills for success.
As the backbone of any business, strategy gives an organisation direction and outlines its plan for success against competitors. This course examines how to form effective business strategies, and the issues surrounding their implementation. You will be equipped to create high quality business strategies through the latest business insights and freshest perspectives.
This module views change as inescapable in managing everyday situations ranging from personal to workplace to society in general. Rather than passively accepting change this module will equip you with skills to shape the nature and direction of change.
If you’ve completed vocational study at Framework for Higher Education Qualifications level 3 and you want to move into undergraduate study, this course is for you. This introductory Level 1 course introduces management ideas and uses activities to build on your existing knowledge and skills. You’ll also use your own workplace experiences to develop an academic understanding of management and valuable study skills, which you’ll demonstrate by writing about management and reflecting on your own skills as a learner.