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Lake Forest Graduate School Of Management, Chicago:
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management is a leading business graduate school in the Chicago, Illinois area. An MBA from Lake Forest can help you solve business problems more effectively, sharpen your leadership skills and professional presence and meet your career goals. It is a general management business degree, providing you with a broad knowledge base in the areas that are critical for success in today's business environment. Timely business topics are incorporated into a curriculum which includes accounting, business management and policy, communications, economics, finance, marketing, organizational development, and strategy.

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MBA General Management Business Degree Program:

Photo of MBA Programs in Chicago IL areaThe Lake Forest MBA program is a smart choice for experienced professionals who want to become the kind of leaders who get noticed and get results. Our classes are small and dynamic, with 22 students on average, but never more than 30. Our classroom experience is built around the open exchange of ideas, not just lectures.

Our MBA coursework requires both team projects and individual study. By forming study groups and participating in team projects, you will develop and improve your abilities to assume various and important roles, and interact within any given business situation.

The wealth of your fellow students’ diversity, experience, perspectives, and skills contribute directly to your learning experience through our collaborative approach. Our faculty members teach using a wide range of teaching methodologies that enhance your experiential learning and improve retention. Whether you attend classes at our Lake Forest, Chicago, or Schaumburg campus, you will benefit by learning from facilitated discussions, case studies, computer simulations and exercises, role-play, team projects and presentations, and the application of classroom learning to your current workplace projects.

Accreditation & Recognition:

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. LFGSM is authorized to grant Master's degrees by the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Courses in the MBA program have been approved by the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation for Illinois public accountants' continuing professional education credit.

Our exceptional approach to the Lake Forest MBA classroom experience is what makes Lake Forest Graduate School of Management one of the leading Chicago MBA schools in the area. At Lake Forest, we recognize the increasingly important challenges in global business and offer a specialization in global business. We also offer a specialization in organizational behavior. Additionally, we offer a specialization in healthcare management as a corporate on-site program only.

Why Study at Lake Forest?

Image of MBA Programs in Chicago IL area- As an independent, not-for-profit organization, we put your educational interests first. Because we focus on the working professional, we've designed our program around what working professionals say is most important in an MBA education. The combined strengths of our curriculum, faculty, students, and administration set us apart from other Chicago business schools.

- Our part-time program fits your full-time life. Three convenient campuses in downtown Chicago, Schaumburg and Lake Forest offer evening and Saturday programs to accommodate your busy schedule. We even offer classes at some of the area’s leading corporations. And you can complete your Lake Forest MBA with only 16 course units, choosing from our two-, three- and four-year programs.

- Lake Forest's broad, general management curriculum will provide you with the conceptual perspectives, the functional skills, and the practical tools to lead or manage almost any type of business situation. The contemporary content of our courses means your Lake Forest MBA will be relevant to the issues you face today.

- Our 100% business-leader faculty is made up of successful practitioners, from key executives in Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurial founders of start-ups. When they’re not in the classroom, they’re making real decisions that affect real businesses, every day. That means you learn more than theory – you learn what works in the real world.

- You will be challenged by and partner with experienced professional classmates in small, dynamic classroom settings that stimulate creative problem solving and skill development. Our students bring serious experience to class – 13 years on average, which is more than twice that of most other Chicago business schools. So they come ready to share practical ideas and fresh perspectives on today’s business issues.

- Your Lake Forest MBA learning will be immediately applicable to your current workplace challenges, so you can leverage your learning investment right away, and throughout your MBA career. You won’t find this high level of meaningfulness, practicality, and business relevance at every Chicago business school; but at Lake Forest it’s what we teach every day.

- You will experience being treated professionally – with interest and responsiveness – by an approachable, collaborative organization solely focused on developing tomorrow’s business leaders. You’ll form lasting relationships with classmates and business-leader faculty members. And you’ll be able to tap into a huge business network for your entire career.

Lake Forest MBA Global Business Opportunities:

Photos of Lake Forest Graduate School Of Management, ChicagoIf you're interested in gaining hands-on global business experience, the Lake Forest MBA program is the place for you. At Lake Forest, you can either specialize in global business, or you can take as many or as few global business courses as you'd like. In each course, you and your teammates will:

- Work, study, and live in selected global cities for up to two weeks, depending on the course
- Examine the region's economic climate in meetings with the senior management of local and multinational businesses and financial institutions
- Examine the region’s political environment through visits with local government officials
- Become familiar with the region’s culture and its impact on conducting global business
- Complete a consulting project in the local market by analyzing a problem or opportunity, and developing a business solution
- Personally present your business solution to a panel of local academics, business representatives, and clients for their evaluation
- Gain insight into the challenges facing global business and acquire a new understanding of business as it relates to your organization
- All courses are taught by Lake Forest MBA faculty who have business experience in the respective region, and by faculty from in-country university partners.

Fundamental to each course is your hands-on, in-country consulting project for an area business, and regional presentations by prominent business, political, financial, and labor leaders chosen for their expertise in global issues.

Our current in-country global business courses are:
- Global Practicum: Europe
- Global Practicum: Asia
- Global Practicum: Latin America

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Millikin University, Decatur
Courses / Programs
Millikin University, located in Decatur, Illinois, is a co-educational, comprehensive 4-year university offering undergraduate degree programs in Arts & Sciences, Business, Fine Arts, and Professional Studies fields, and graduate degree programs in Business Administration and Nursing. Millikin University also offers Professional Adult Comprehensive Education Programs (PACE), the perfect solution for adults seeking a bachelor's degree in an accelerated course format.

Millikin University has a long-standing history of academic excellence. When James Millikin founded the university in 1901, his theory-practice approach to education was unique. Today, Millikin takes this idea a step further by introducing “performance learning” – a unique approach to higher education that builds the confidence to succeed after graduation.

Due to this unique approach, it is no surprise that Millikin students have a history of success after graduation. Last year, 99% of Millikin graduates gained employment or entry into graduate/professional school within six months of graduation.

Millikin University is accredited by the Higher Learning commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Undergraduate Degree Programs:
- PACE (Adult Degrees)
- Nursing
- Biology
- Chemistry
- Accounting
- International Business
- Management
- Marketing
- Applied Mathematics
- Mathematics Education
- Art Therapy
- Graphic Design/Computer Art
- Information Technology
- Communication
- Early Childhood Education
- Physical Education
- Athletic Training
- Music
- Philosophy, and many more ...

Graduate Degree Programs:
- Master of Science in Nursing
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Kellogg School of Management, Chicago
Courses / Programs
Located in Chicago, Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management offers one of the best MBA programs in the world. Our full-time MBA program can be taken over 1 or 2 years, or as a dual degree program. We also provide part-time and executive MBA options. Our purpose is to educate, equip and inspire leaders who build strong organizations and wisely leverage the power of markets to create lasting value.

The Kellogg curriculum is designed to ground students in the fundamentals of management, while also providing the flexibility to tailor the program to meet their individual interests and career ambitions. As a result, Kellogg School graduates are well positioned to operate effectively across the entire span of an organization, first in their roles as function-specific managers and continuing in their careers as top-level executives and leaders.
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree Programs:

- Full-Time MBA Program
- Part-Time MBA Program
- Executive MBA Program
LSBF EE - Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma in Finance, London
Courses / Programs
• Executive Education (EE) is a distinct division within the London School of Business and Finance developed for professionals, executives and managers.

• LSBF EE is British Accreditation Council (BAC) accredited, and all EE division programmes are CPD accredited, and are taught in the heart of London at our Holborn campus (in the Borough of Camden).

• LSBF Executive Education offers marketing, finance and management courses where each course has a strong industry focus, helping you advance in your career by using case studies to show you how theory can be applied in the workplace.

• LSBF EE is BAC accredited and all of our programmes are accredited by the CPD taught in central London at our Holborn campus.

Career prospects:
• After taking this course, you will be able to use your new understanding of finance to aim for more senior positions in your current workplace or elsewhere.

Course structure:

Postgraduate Certificate Programme (PGC)
This 12-week programme consists of four elective courses you can choose from.

Postgraduate Diploma Programme (PGD)
This 26-week programme consists of four mandatory courses, two elective courses and an independent major project.
Executive Education Courses:
- Postgraduate Certificate in Finance
- Postgraduate Diploma in Finance

Subjects:
- Accounting for Performance and Control
- Corporate Finance
- Financial Markets: Trading and Analysis
- Financial Modelling
- Financial Risk Management
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Project Finance
- Understanding Financial Statements

The main objective of our Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma in Finance is to empower you with the confidence to progress into a career in the finance industry or to move to a higher academic challenge such as an MSc in Finance.
Updated: 2022-01-14
Updated: 2022-01-14
Piccadilly Brainiz, Aurora
Courses / Programs
Located in Aurora IL, just 40 miles west of Chicago, Piccadilly Brainiz is a global consulting agency and business school that offers intensive, 6-day Graduate Certificates in Project Management. We provide a number of Project Management concentrations - including Technology and Process Engineering, Diverse Device Management, Risk Management in Business, and other fields of study. Prospective students should have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited or Ministry-recognised institution of higher education, or Project Management-related experience.

Established in 2009, Piccadilly Brainiz is a global consulting firm that operates an innovative platform of accredited courses and study programs in technology, process engineering, project management, and enterpreneurship. Our mission is to encourage innovation by researching new ideas and asking the right questions. We provide our clients with a solid partnership in their entrepreneurial quests.
6-Day Intensive Graduate Certificate Programs in Project Management:

Concentrations include:
- Technology and Process Engineering
- STEM (Stress Test Efficiency Management)
- Diverse Device Management
- Risk Management in Business - Intelligent Business Auditing
- Business Intelligence and Entrepreneurship Management
- Government and Business Inter-operability
The Kendall College School of Business, Chicago
Courses / Programs
The Kendall College School of Business, based in Chicago, Illinois, provides a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business with a number of career-specific concentrations that include Management, Psychology, Marketing Methods, Foodservice Management, and Small Business Management. Our business degree program curricula combines innovative tools such as situation-based challenges, living case studies, management simulations and integrative projects with a globally-driven academic base in the areas of economics, accounting, finance, marketing and human resources.

We generate graduates who are professionally-poised, confident and prepared for leadership roles in a variety of career fields such as retail, marketing, sales, communications, financial services, insurance, public administration, consulting, project management and food service management.

Kendall College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Kendall has maintained its accredited status since 1962. The academic degree programs have been approved by the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Business Degree Programs:

Concentrations include:
- Management
- Foodservice Management
- Psychology
- Small Business Management
- Marketing Methods
University of St. Francis
Courses / Programs
Study in university in Illinois, USA! Situated in Joliet, a suburb of Chicago IL, University of St. Francis (USF) is a liberal arts university that provides a wide range of Undergraduate and Masters Degree programs to American students and international students from around the world.

Undergraduate majors are available in a wide range of popular career fields including Computer Science, Information Technology, Art & Design, Education, Social Work, Management, Marketing, and more.

As a Catholic university rooted in the liberal arts, we are a welcoming community of learners challenged by Franciscan values, engaged in a continuous pursuit of knowledge, faith, wisdom, and justice, and ever mindful of a tradition that emphasizes reverence for creation, compassion and peacemaking.

We strive for academic excellence in all programs, preparing women and men to contribute to the world through service and leadership.

USF facilities offer state-of-the-art amenities such as campus Wi-Fi, SMART electronic classrooms, a SIM Nursing Lab, and a Digital Audio Recording Arts studio.

USF is proud that the quality of its academic programs has been recognized by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Illinois State Board of Education.
Undergraduate Degree Programs:
• Accounting
• Art & Design
• Biology
• Communication & Media Arts
• Computer Science
• Criminal & Social Justice
• Elementary Education
• English
• Finance
• Health Care Management
• History
• Information Technology
• International Business
• Management
• Marketing
• Mathematics
• Medical Technology
• Nursing
• Political Science
• Radiation Therapy
• Radiography
• Social Work, and more..

Masters Degree Programs:
• Master of Business Administration
• Nursing
• Master of Education
• Training Development, and more..