• UPCOMING COURSES AT THE GIMPA DISTANCE LEARNING CENTER - 2008


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UPCOMING COURSES AT THE GIMPA DISTANCE LEARNING CENTER - 2008
In collaboration with Worldwide Education (WWEDU)
Announce to the general public, its Distance and eLearning Courses to be offered from July 1 2008.
The programmes are supported by the state-of-the- art technologies and platforms. Students are offered an array of
platforms to select from with the needed technical support. Students taking these programmes will also be awarded
GIMPA and or International Certificates.
1. GIMPA Distance Learning Centre eLEARNING PROGRAMMES AND COURSES
Full Programmes - Starting from July 1, 2008
• MBA General Management
• MBA Software Business
• MBA Biobusiness
Starting October 2008
• MPA
• Masters in GL
• Executive Masters in Governance and Leadership (EMGL)
• Executive Masters in Business Administration (EMBA)
• Executive Masters in Public Administration (EMPA
Professional Diploma Programmes - Starting from July 1, 2008
• International Business
• Biobusines
• Hospitality Management
• Facilities Management
• Business Administration
• Post-graduate Dip Entrepreneurship
Single (Certificate) courses - Starting from July 1, 2008
- Project Management
- E-business
- Marketing
- International Business
- Finance and Controlling
- Innovation and Technology Management
Microfinance (October 2008)
For further enquiries about these eLearning programmes please contact:
http://www.wwedu.com.gh,[email protected],[email protected]
2. GIMPA DLC CAPACITY BUILDING COURSES/ EVENTS BY DISTANCE LEARNING
a) Forum Title: Africa Local Government Action Forum ( ALGAF VIII)
The Africa Local Government Action Forum (ALGAF) is a joint initiative of the Municipal Development Program for
Africa, the World Bank Institute, and the Global Development Learning Network (GDLN). Each module is presented from
08:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on the first Friday of each month.
Proposed Date and Time:
June 6 – October 3, 2008 @ 8:00am – 11:00am
Fee: GH ¢ 10.00 (Application Form) GH ¢ 50.00(Tuition Fee per annum)
b) Course Title: Distance Learning Course in Project Management
Aim of the Course
The aim of this program is to develop the skills required for the management of a project.
Course Objectives
• Employ commonly used techniques for selecting projects from a list of candidate projects.
• Determine how each of PMI's Nine Project Management Knowledge Areas can be used to improve
project performance.
• Name the key stakeholders in a project and determine ways of keeping them "on task" during the phases
of a project.
• Break a project into logical phases and specify the primary activities that occur in each phase.
• Etc
Topics:
I. Project Management Essentials
Proposed Dates and Times:
July 7 – 11; November 10 – 14, 2008 @ 11:00am – 2:00 pm GMT
Fee: GH ¢ 10.00 (Application Form); GH ¢ 350.00 (Tuition Fee) – for each session
II. Project Management Advanced
Proposed Date and Time
August 25 – 29, 2008 @ 9:00am – 1:00pm GMT
Fee: GH ¢ 10.00 (Application Form); GH ¢ 350.00 (Tuition Fee)
Target Audience: Consultants, Managers, Researchers, Lecturers and all those in managerial positions with
several responsibilities and considerable number of years experience in a managerial position.
c) Course Title: Distance Learning Course in Executive Assistants Skills
Aim of the Course
The Executive Assistants Skills course is designed to help Executive Assistants upgrade their skills and
knowledge to meet the requirements of their position.
Course Objectives
The course will help the Executive Assistants to:
• Improve the decision making process
• Reinforce their initiative and creativity in preventing or solving problems
• Facilitate the effective operation of the team and be good team members
• Build excellent human relationships
• Take smart/ calculated risks, within limits set by the company
• Etc
Topics:
i) Executive Assistant Essentials
Proposed Dates and Times:
July 21 – 25; October 27 – 31, 2008 @ 9:00am – 1:00pm GMT
Fees: GH ¢ 10.00 (Application Form); GH ¢ 250.00 (Tuition Fee) – for each session
ii) Executive Assistant Advanced Leadership and Communication
Proposed Date and Time:
September 22 – 26, 2008 @ 9:00am – 1:00pm GMT
Fees: GH ¢ 10.00 (Application Form); GH ¢ 250.00 (Tuition Fee)
Target Audience:
Executive Assistants, Personal Assistants, Secretaries, Administrative Assistants, Junior Managers, Middle and
Upper Management and Candidates to managerial position.
1. Course Title: Distance Learning Course in Meeting of Cultures in a Global Perspective
Background:
This event is an undergraduate programme organized by the University of Gavle and GIMPA Distance Learning
Centre for Students in Secondary and Tertiary education.
Proposed Date and Time:
May 22 – June 5, 2008 @ 8:00am – 11:00am
Fees: GH ¢ 10.00 (Application Form); GH ¢ 50.00 (Tuition Fee)
2. Course Title: Distance Learning Course in Value Chain Approach in Agriculture Marketing
Background
This course is designed to introduce participants to the concept of the value chain approach in agriculture. The
course will help participants to understand the importance of the value chain approach to private sector oriented
agricultural development. Participants will be exposed to the opportunities and challenges of the approach and be
able to select and map value chains.
Proposed Date and Time:
August 4-8, 2008 @ 9:00am – 1:00pm
Fees: GH ¢ 10.00 (Application Form); GH ¢ 300.00 (Tuition Fee)
Target: these include any body in business especially those who cultivate, produce and market horticultural
products.
3. Course Title: Distance Learning Course In Doing Business Abroad Effectively
BACKGROUND
Business issues vary from country to country and by industry, but some matters are consistent. Local laws and
regulations, the political climate, the local labor market, the availability of financing and natural resources,
infrastructure, market conditions, competition, and tax incentives" are some major considerations. This course will
help participants to understand both local and other cultures and business customs — knowing how to get things
done and whom to trust.
Proposed Date and Time
September 8 – 12, 2008 @ 9:00am – 1:00pm
Fees: GH ¢ 10.00 (Application Form); GH ¢ 300.00(Tuition Fee)
Target: These include small and medium scale business owners, and all those interested in doing business
overseas.
Venue: Programmes will take place at the GIMPA Distance Learning Centre.
Mode of Delivery: Programmes will be organized through videoconferencing and web-based online
activities.
Services Provided:
• Audio Conferencing
• Video Conferencing
• Internet Facilities
• Rental of Multimedia Facilities
• Preparing Candidates for interview
For more information, please contact: Postal Address
The Ag. Director/ Training Coordinator P.O. Box AH50
GIMPA Distance Learning Center Achimota
GIMPA –Greenhill Tel: 021-401-338, 012-401-681/2/3 Extns: 2224/2225
Achimota Fax: 021-405-805 Mob: 0244-324-924
Email: [email protected],[email protected],[email protected]


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