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University of Leicester, School of Management:
The School of Management at the University of Leicester is one of the UK's top management schools offering postgraduate courses in Business Administration, Marketing, Finance and Human Resource Management and Training that can be studied flexibly through supported distance learning.

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Master of Business Administration (MBA):
The Leicester MBA provides you with the skills necessary to become a competent and capable manager in today’s global business environment. The course will enhance your ability to evaluate and analyse evidence and implement appropriate solutions in any business environment.

Upon successful completion of the Leicester MBA you will have developed:
* an understanding of a wide range of management skills and operating techniques;
* confidence to assess and analyse complex problems and make decisions;
* a co-operative approach to problem solving;
* skills in communicating clearly and concisely both orally and in writing;
* the capacity to think creatively and strategically about a wide range of business issues;
* the ability to work to deadlines and under pressure;
* an awareness of cultural sensitivity and the ability to work in a cross-cultural, multi-national, team based environment.

Candidates who wish to focus on a chosen subject may obtain a specialist MBA in:
* MBA (Marketing)
* MBA (Finance)
* MBA (Employee Relations)

MSc Finance:
This qualification will jump start your financial career or allow you to get ahead in your current management career. You will gain the following skills and abilities:
* thorough understanding of the principle methods and techniques of financial management
* provide you with a framework of reference enabling you to deal with complex financial issues and to handle them effectively
* strategic focus of the course will enhance your ability to analyse any situation and to make sound financial decisions
* practical management skills will be gained using a various approaches and methods including case studies

MSc in Marketing:
To cope with new and changing market conditions managers need a greater sensitivity and awareness of the special circumstances now facing them. This degree will enable you to advance your career by being aware and having the abilities to manage these changing market demands.

You will benefit from studying with a University that has a huge amount of experience in delivering distance learning education. We have more than 5,000 distance learning students - making it part of our core provision and meaning our teaching and learning support is well developed for this kind of learning.

MSc in Human Resource Management and Training:
This degree looks in depth at human resource management and training processes and their relationship with organisational performance and culture. You will acquire the specialist knowledge and skills needed to succeed as a professional in the field of HR management and training.

You will gain a comprehensive grounding and critical understanding of a variety of HRM topics including recruitment, managing labour relations, workplace learning and employee development. You will also look at the culture of organisations and the workplace and the broader environmental factors that can impact on the decision-making of human resource management and training professionals.

MSc in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management:
This course provides you with a thorough grounding in risk management theory and its application to real world problems. You will have the opportunity to engage in a wide-ranging interdisciplinary analysis of the extent, effects and explanations of crisis and disaster, and the use of risk theory.

BSc/Diploma/Certificate in Human Resource Management:
Our BSc Human Resource Management by distance learning combines all the benefits of a University of Leicester degree with the flexibility to suit the needs of working professionals. You have the option of applying for the Certificate, Diploma or full BSc depending on the level of qualification you aim to achieve.

Updated: 2015-11-26
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University of Roehampton, London Online
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Learn key strategic supply chain management skills required to meet the challenges of today's dynamic and complex global business environment.

Modern supply chain management (SCM) requires the developing, managing and leading of systems and processes at the center of business profitability and growth, while building a competitive infrastructure, synchronizing supply with demand, and continuously measuring overall performance.

There is unprecedented pressure on businesses & organizations to skillfully manage costs while simultaneously, generate growth. Proactive and highly creative supply chain management is increasingly sought after as a vital tool in achieving this.

This online MSc in Strategic Supply Chain Management course seeks to equip students with the knowledge and skills to contribute to business leadership at a strategic level, managing vital systems and processes that underpin performance, profitability and growth. 

Maintaining high academic standards is central to University of Roehampton, London Online’s vision. As a UK-based institution, the University complies with the academic standards set by the UK government’s Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). 
Master of Science (MSc) in Strategic Supply Chain Management - Online study for UK & international students and professionals:

Programme Modules
- Learning and Leading in a Dynamic Era
- Managing Competitive Supply Chain Networks
- Strategic Sourcing and Procurement
- Operations and Logistics Management
- Supply Chain Systems and Technology
- Emerging Opportunities and Challenges in Supply Chain Networks
- Research Methods
- Management Research Project – Your Dissertation

Contact us for descriptions of the modules.
Updated: 2015-11-11
Updated: 2015-11-11
George Brown College - Tech Training Online
Courses / Programs
George Brown College offers certificate distance education programs in Electronics, Electromechanical, Robotics, PLC and PLC Technician II, designed to provide UK & global students with a complete technical introduction to these subjects.

These programs provide a self-paced distance education alternative to students who cannot attend the traditional college environment on a full or part-time basis.

The Electronics, Electromechanical, Robotics, PLC and PLC Technician II Certificate programs enrich your skills and knowledge in design, programming, installation, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting industrial electronics, robotics and PLC equipment.

George Brown College is the largest distance education provider in Canada and the third largest distance education college in North America. George Brown College is a fully accredited community college, with approximately 25,000 full-time students and over 15,000 in the online technical programs.

Student Success Story:  Alex has seen the impact of taking these programs in his day to day work; 
"They helped me a lot with my troubleshooting skills and have allowed me to develop projects and make improvements in my work place. Throughout my career I have acquired many skills but never got specific credentials.

These programs have helped me develop new skills and knowledge, and also provided the types of support that are crucial to my success. I am confident that these programs will help me achieve my long term professional goals."
Online Technician Certificate Programs:

- Electronics Technician
- Electromechanical Technician
- PLC Technician
- PLC II Technician
- Robotics Technician

One of the main features of the programs is the complete integration of lab experiments and projects within the presentation of theory.

This is accomplished through the introduction of software that simulates the behavior of real-world tools and systems.

The simulators (CircuitLogix, LogixPro, PLCLogix and RoboLogix) can be used to build circuits and programs.
Glion Institute of Higher Education, Online MBA & Hospitality Postgraduate Programs
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Earn an accredited online hospitality MBA or Postgraduate Qualification from a true global leader in international hospitality education. Glion Institute of Higher Education is a private university in Montreaux, Switzerland which has been ranked among the Top 3 Hospitality Management Schools in the world.

Established in 1962, we provide an accredited online MBA in International Hospitality & Service Industries Management degree program which is available to UK students, international students, and working professionals around the globe.

In addition, we provide specialist Diploma and Certificate Postgraduate programs in International Hospitality. The language of instruction is English, and the programs are taught entirely through distance learning via the internet. Students can avail of two start dates in 2015.

Our MBA offers students a management curriculum that balances hospitality and tourism applied knowledge with a core of management and leadership theory.

It is designed to equip working professionals with the expertise to lead and motivate individuals, teams and organizations within a diverse and multicultural global business environment.

With no geographic restrictions and flexible lecture times, dedicated working professionals from all over the world will now have access to a level of higher education that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Contact us today for further details.
Online MBA in International Hospitality & Service Industries Management degree program with the following specializations:

- Marketing & Innovation
- Asset & Revenue Management
- General Management for Service Industries
- ‘Self Designed’: Any 3 courses from the other specializations

Specialist Online Graduate Programs in International Hospitality:

- Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality & Services Management

- Postgraduate Certificate in International Hospitality & Services Administration
Animal Biology and Care
Courses / Programs
Based in Norfolk, UK, Animal Biology and Care is a distance learning organisation that concentrates on academic and accredited training courses online in animal welfare, care, conservation and ecology.

Outside of our ABC Awards qualifications, all of our other courses have been approved and accredited by the CPD Standards Office.

All of our courses are written and tutored by experts in their area of study. We only offer those courses for which there is an experienced subject tutor available.

Our courses are primarily delivered via email but are available as paper copies too.

The courses range from level 3 to 6 and their content and assessment matches the standards set by the UK regulator for qualifications (Ofqual). Our bespoke courses are accredited by the CPD Standards Office.

Some of our courses are considered acceptable for supporting an application to top-up degrees by a well-known college of further and higher education in the UK.
Online Animal Welfare, Conservation and Ecology Courses:

- Animal Science and Welfare (Level 4)

- African Ecology and Conservation (Level 4)

- Animal Behaviour (Level 5)

- Canine, Feline & Rabbit Care Courses (Levels 3-4)

- Animal Nursing Assistants (ABC Awards Level 2)

- Ecology Training Course (Level 3)

- Vet Assistant (Levels 2 & 3)

- Dog Grooming Therapy

- Wildlife Conservation..
Updated: 2015-11-25
Updated: 2015-11-25
National IT Learning Centre
Courses / Programs
The National IT Learning Centre in London, England, has over 12 years experience delivering computer training via open and distance learning. Our online industry certification courses are designed to give students the best combination of skills, experience and training to gain employment within the computer industry.

With The National IT Learning Centre, career support is a key priority, even during your computer training course. An extensive career support programme is available to all students during their computer training course including CV design, interview training, CV sponsorship and one-to-one advice.

The National IT Learning Centre is accredited as a Microsoft Certified Partner. We are also accredited by the ODL QC (Open and Distance Learning Quality Council).
Microsoft Certifications:
- Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
- Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
- Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
- Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
- Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)
- Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)

Other Certifications:
- Adobe, CISCO (CCNA, CCNP), CIW & CompTIA (A+, Network+)