Business organizations usually require additional educational training and certification for employees with upper-division management career advancement ambitions even with a college degree.
The Special Skills Academy provides opportunities to acquire upper-division management knowledge and certifications in the following areas:
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT COURSE
Human resource management (HRM, or simply HR) is the management of an organization's workforce, or human resources. It is responsible for the attraction, selection, training, assessment, and employee rewards. They also oversee organizational leadership, culture, and ensure compliance with labor laws.
MARKETING MANAGEMENT COURSE
Marketing management is a business discipline which is focused on the practical application of marketing techniques and the management of a firm's marketing resources and activities. Globalization has led firms to market beyond the borders of their home countries, making international marketing highly significant and an integral part of a firm's marketing strategy.
SALES MANAGEMENT COURSE
Sales management is a business discipline which is focused on the practical application of sales techniques and the management of a firm's sales operations. It is an important business function as net sales through the sale of products and services and resulting profit drive most commercial business. Everyone needs training in sales, and every employer loves to see these skills in your resume.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT COURSE
Project management is the discipline of planning, organizing, motivating, and controlling resources to achieve specific goals. A project is a temporary endeavor with a defined beginning and end (usually time-constrained, and often constrained by funding or deliverables), undertaken to meet unique goals and objectives, typically to bring about beneficial change or added value.
Making the move from a Computer Developer or IT team member to management is one of the typical steps in the career of an IT professional. Statistics show that less than 20% of IT professionals remain as senior developers regardless of company size. Our training covers both the theoretical and practical aspects of IT systems management. We use methods and examples drawn from decades of experience the world’s leading and most complex enterprise IT organizations.
Project Management for EU Funded Projects
The European Union offers a wide range of funding and grant opportunities to support innovative projects. The management of European projects is a complex process which requires experienced and trained experts to deliver a project on time, on budget and on scope. An EU Funds Project Manager is an attractive specialization that offers excellent, professional full or part-time job opportunities.
Hotel management and tourism operations
We offer training materials featuring the most modern approaches to hotel management and tourism operations. Tourism is increasingly becoming widespread and an adaptive management approach through economic, ecological, social and cultural elements is necessary to realize its full potential . "Up-to-date" education and training are crucial for success in this area.
Investment Management Course
Investment management is the professional asset management of various securities and other assets in order to reach specified investment goals for the benefit of investors. This is a unique and specialized training aimed at helping participants acquire a job in finance or at an investment institution. The training course focuses on private investments in particular with tools and solutions specially designed for investment management professionals.
Sports Management Course
The sport management course provides you with an expansive view of various sporting areas and with the skills required to succeed and establish a career in sports and recreation. Learn the principles of leadership and management in the sports environment, the basics of sports psychology and how to manage risks appropriately.
Brand Management Course
Creating and managing brands is one of the biggest and most important challenges of our time. Brands can be a huge asset for large as well as start-up companies. Brand managers in today's turbulent economic times often lead several parallel and brand campaigns for various brands. Such knowledge is definitely a career advancement.
Social Media Management Course
Today, the rapid, timely and quality social media communication is essential. All opportunities that small or large businesses have to increase their own visibility is valuable. Social media networks are the best channels for brand's voice and content. This all is important because it simultaneously makes all businesses be more accessible for new customers, and Social Media Management knowledge is often a key role for success in one's business carrier.
Top qualification in the wine and spirits industry
The course is primarily intended for people already working in the industry who wish to advance their skills and professional responsibilities, and is a pre-requisite to the Master of Wine. It offers in-depth study into the business, winemaking, and consumption trends of the world's wine and spirit production regions.
Professional real estate investing analysis concepts and techniques
Real estate investing is perfect for everyone’s lifestyle and personality. Learn the fundamentals of real estate investing and how to actually evaluate investment opportunities the way professional investors do. This course is for anyone interested in real estate investing, from the beginner to seasoned pros looking for more money making knowledge.
Improve your resume and progress in a wide business area with insurance management knowledge
In a today’s changing economy, business professionals need to protect their competitive edge. It’s an environment that demands more knowledgeable leaders who can think through all of the intricacies of modern-day insurance management. Today’s insurance managers face ongoing challenges that span legal, ethical, financial, and global concerns.
The management of venture capital projects is a complex process that requires foreknowledge and understanding the bigger picture from the start. Knowing how to raise venture and angel funding, creating value in a startup company, and how to exit a business with the maximum value for both the founders and the investors can save hundreds of thousands of dollars or more.