Business administration deals with the performance or management of business operations and therefore is all about making or implementing major decisions. It is mostly about organizing people and resources efficiently so as to channel activities toward common goals. A degree in Business Administration can help you obtain those particular abilities and master the latest methods to manage a group or business. Problem-solving, theorizing and analytical thinking skills are much needed and favoured. In addition, this major will encourage you to think about issues such as diversity, ethics, politics and other dynamics that play a role in every work environment.
Many colleges and universities offer different specialization areas in the field and require you to focus on one. Focus areas include operations management, human resources management and general management
The Dutch have always played an important role in international business. Our university is named after the Hanze League, a medieval bond of cities in the north western part of Europe of which many Dutch cities were a member.
This course introduces you to the different internal and external elements of a business, helping you to understand the context in which a business operates. It explores common aims and characteristics of business and what makes them different. Business structures, cultures and functions are identified and the political, social, economic, technological and ethical considerations affecting business are introduced.
This module enables you to put your work experiences to practical use in your academic study of business and management. It provides a first taste of work-based learning with the Open University. In this version of Working and learning: developing effective performance at work (BU130) you’ll study issues that are particularly relevant to working in the public sector.
This ILM management course will equip you with the skills and confidence to be more effective as a First Line Manager. Whatever the line of business, First Line Managers are the ones with their fingers on the pulse, managing staff, administering projects, reporting up the line, and still managing to keep their eye on the big picture.
This programme is designed to equip participants with skills and knowledge relevant to the arts and entertainment business.
Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear is your introduction to a vitally important subject in today's data-driven society. In 24 half-hour lectures, you will explore the principles and methods that underlie the study of statistics. You have probably heard such terms as mean, median, percentile, quartile, statistically significant, and bell curve, and you may have a rough idea of what they mean. This course sharpens your understanding of these and scores of other statistical concepts and shows how, properly used, they can extract meaning from data.
The ILM Level 2 Certificate in Leadership and Team Skills is specially designed to give practising or aspiring team leaders a solid foundation in their formal development as a team leader.
This course prepares you for participating in or managing projects. You will learn a leading project management method (PRINCE2®), work on project simulations in teams, and experience the different factors that determine the successful completion of a project. As part of the course assessment, you will have the opportunity to do the PRINCE2® Foundation level exam and earn the official PRINCE2® certificate.
This interactive workshop explores the International Business Environment in its various dimensions communication, globalization, legal framework and enables students to deepen their understanding of the key concepts through team work, case studies and hands on projects.
Explore the challenges faced by European companies, the solutions they find, and gain insight on how business cultures in the European Union (EU) influence the decision-making processes. Focus on new business models, corporate social responsibility, sustainable innovation, and creative approaches to brand identity – all strategies used by European companies to prepare for the future.
The ISIBM is open to any graduate or undergraduate student currently attending university/college in their respective country.