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.
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.
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 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.
Qualifying as a professional bookkeeper could see you earn up to £42,000* in a variety of rewarding roles. There are three distinct pathways you can take with your bookkeeping qualification. Either to open up your own bookkeeping practice, work within a large company or process payroll for UK companies.
As a professional career, jobs in accounting are attractive, not only because of a handsome salary packet but due to career progression and pathways that are available. CEO’s and Managing Directors tend to have some sort of finance background because careers in accounting provide a direct route to director level at most companies.
As a professional career, jobs in Human Resources are attractive, not only because of a handsome salary packet but due to career progression and pathways that are available. The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is the leading international body for the field of Human Resources. Their accredited training courses from Foundation to Advanced are recognized globally and a strong asset on any CV.
Our Wedding Planning course is the perfect match for you whether you want to make a career as a wedding planner or whether you just want to organise your own perfect wedding day. With a huge amount of organisation required for a memorable wedding day, more and more people are calling on professional wedding planners to make sure everything runs smoothly, and with the aid of our course you could start your own wedding planning business.
The hospitality industry covers a vast range of operations, from three star restaurants and grand hotels to intimate bars and cosy bed and breakfasts. But all need to provide a highly professional service to succeed. Our BTEC Hospitality course will equip you to be the type of hospitality manager who can steer a business to success, ensuring your employment prospects in the hospitality industry. The nationally-recognised BTEC Level 3 Hospitality course will enable you to run a hospitality business efficiently and professionally.
The Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Management course is set at undergraduate level, and is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).