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
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.
Provides conceptual tools for the personal and professional development of future business graduates. Explores the responsibilities of managers and those engaged in business from a deontological and consequentialist perspective.
Introduces marketing concepts and their use in contemporary management. Considers how individuals and firms process information to make decisions, and how firms determine and meet customer demands and needs. Through lectures, discussions, case studies, and written analyses, the course examines the marketing function from a strategic and functional point of view. Considers marketing in the US and in an international context.
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.
A Business Studies A Level shows you are serious about starting a career in business. Whether you're aiming for a high-flying corporate role or your own successful small enterprise, the A Level Business Studies course is the place to start. Do you have a head for business? What's involved in starting an enterprise? How can you make a strategy for success? As the business world becomes more and more competitive employers are looking for people who understand the principles of business and can show commitment to a business career.
This qualification aims to provide you with knowledge needed to work in the retail sector, covering: selling, service, team working, health and safety, dealing with theft, and product knowledge. Covering a variety of specific product areas, it's ideal for those already working in the retail sector looking to progress, or for those looking to work in the sector who'd like to increase their knowledge.
Sustainability Strategies course takes a corporate view of the sustainability world where students learn how to gain a competitive advantage while operating in the short and long term in a sustainable manner. Corporate sustainability strategies provides students with tools and vision to develop business approaches that create long-term social value (as opposed to stockholder, stakeholder, environmental or corporate social responsibility biases) by embracing opportunities and managing risks.
The focus of the Optimization Modeling of Economic Systems course will be on the theoretical and practical aspects of mathematical programming and on the formulation of mathematical models with a primary focus on optimization models. This is a hands-on model building course.
The Summer Study Tour in China offers a unique 12-day guided tour of Shanghai and its nearby beautiful attractions in the Yangtze River delta area: Shanghai, Hangzhou, Suzhou and Zhouzhuang.