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Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.

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University of California, Berkeley

The Berkeley International Study Program (BISP) provides a unique opportunity for visiting international students to take high-quality courses alongside UC Berkeley degre ... [+]

The Berkeley International Study Program (BISP) provides a unique opportunity for visiting international students to take high-quality courses alongside UC Berkeley degree students in a short-term study abroad program for one or two semesters. BISP provides sponsorship and the necessary letter of invitation to obtain a student visa for qualified students, who enroll in courses on a fee-paying basis. We also offer a robust program of activities and support to students who get the much sought-after “Berkeley Experience.”

Each semester, BISP sponsors over 350 visiting international students from all over the world, who enjoy the experience of taking classes at the world-famous UC Berkeley. They tend to do quite well here and have a fantastic experience both in and outside the classroom. BISP students often transfer these courses back to their home universities for their degree requirements. ... [-]

USA Berkeley
January 2020
English
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
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Campbellsville University

The IELP program is a four-week residential program of study in the Center for International Education, which focuses on the development of conversational skills in Engli ... [+]

Intensive English Learning and American Culture Immersion Program. The IELP program is a four-week residential program of study in the Center for International Education, which focuses on the development of conversational skills in English, exposure to American university academic experience, and exposure to American culture and arts experience.

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USA Campbellsville
September 2020
English
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
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Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Are you interested in learning the most commonly spoken language in the world? XJTLU offers non-degree courses in Mandarin Chinese for beginner, intermediate, advanced an ... [+]

The delivery of the Chinese course is interactive and “hands-on” with a focus on stimulating activities so that you experience the language as you would in real life situations. The modules emphasize listening, speaking, reading and writing, enabling students to learn Chinese language and culture in an all-round way. Students can study in Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters.

Highlights Interactive and "hands-on" delivery of courses Focus on stimulating activities like real life situations Emphasis on listening, speaking, reading and writing Small class teaching - no more than 20 students Highly-qualified teaching staff - fully certified Mandarin Chinese teache... [-]
China Suzhou
September 2020
Chinese
Part-time
1 - 1 semester
Campus
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Accademia del Lusso

Course objectives: to prepare students in the Italian language, teach them about Italian culture & lifestyle, and provide knowledge of some basic principles of fashio ... [+]

Preparatory courses are available to those who have already enrolled onto a Master’s, 1-Year Intensive, or 3-Year Course at Accademia del Lusso. They take place during the months before each academic year starts, usually between July and October.

Preparatory Courses are directed at students who would like to improve their language skills before beginning their subsequent Fashion or Design course at Accademia del Lusso. They also serve to help students take the first step towards a successful integration into their new social and professional environment in Milan.

Course objectives

To prepare students in the Italian language, teach them about Italian culture & lifestyle, and provide knowledge of some basic principles of fashion and design.... [-]

Italy Milan
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Italian,English
Full-time
3 months
Campus
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Scuola Leonardo Da Vinci

Our “La Dolce Vita” 50+ Course is offered on different dates in all of our locations (Florence, Milan, Rome, and Siena), 4 fascinating cities that will enchant you with t ... [+]

“La Dolce Vita” 50+ Course

Offered by our schools in Florence, Milan, Rome, and Siena.

Our “La Dolce Vita” 50+ Course is offered on different dates in all of our locations (Florence, Milan, Rome, and Siena), 4 fascinating cities that will enchant you with their history and their wide cultural offerings. It can be taken for either one or two weeks in pre-established dates.

The course is organized into 2 parts: the first one is dedicated to studying the language with 4 lessons a day of Intensive Italian Language Course, which takes place in the mornings, while the second is dedicated to culture and recreation, with a rich program of afternoon and evening activities.

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Italy Florence Milan Rome Siena  + 1 More
March 2020
Italian
Full-time
1 - 2 weeks
Campus
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Adler

Approved by the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, our online CBT program is a robust training in the skills of this much-needed modality. During studies, students proceed thr ... [+]

Online CBT

This online CBT offering is a stand-alone program for those that are not able to attend our CBT certificate in person in Toronto.

Certificate in CBT for Clinical Practitioners

Cost: $895 +HST per module

Course Highlights: This program contains two levels; CBT Fundamentals and CBT Advanced Practice; students can take one or both levels Each level requires 36 hours / must be completed within a maximum of 12 weeks Students will require practice with clients (live or “mock”) Please note that these courses frequently have a waitlist (see below) Overview of the CBT Program

Approved by the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, our online CBT program is a robust training in the skills of this much-needed modality. During studies, students proceed through written lectures, talks, case studies and video demonstrations, and complete practice assignments along the way. Students receive personalized, attentive feedback from a veteran teaching team known to make online learning fun and interesting. Though Canadian in origin, the online CBT program is comprehensive in nature and designed with a broad audience of students in mind, both culturally and with regard to practice diversity. Please note that oral and written fluency in English is required.... [-]

Canada Toronto
Open Enrollment
English
Full-time
Part-time
36 hours
Online
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IHS, Institute For Housing and Urban Development Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam

This Urban Management and Development Theories course offers the latest theory on urban development and management. It guides participants through economic, social and en ... [+]

Urban Management and Development Theories

Urban Management and Development Theories (UMDT) is designed for individuals who are contributing or would like to contribute to the holistic and equitable sustainable development of cities. It guides participants through economic, social and environmental urban theories and links these to the latest management theories, including theories on policies, plans, finances and governance structures. It offers the knowledge to analyse urban development and to manage the cities of the future.

What will I learn?

The course provides a set of carefully selected urban management and development theories that you will see reflected through practice in major cities during academic excursions in the Netherlands. You will witness how gentrification, urban heritage, green cities, and other important theories can be applied to help manage cities.... [-]

Netherlands Rotterdam
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English
Part-time
3 months
Campus
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DiploFoundation

Diplomats are members of a profession developed over many centuries. But why do we still need them in a world transformed by electronic communications? This course examin ... [+]

Why do we need diplomats?

Diplomats are members of a profession developed over many centuries. But why do we still need them in a world transformed by electronic communications? This course examines the nature of diplomacy; when it is appropriate; the advantages and disadvantages of different diplomatic methods; and the lexicon of diplomacy.

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

Describe and explain with clarity the shape and functions of the contemporary world diplomatic system. Identify and describe the different stages of negotiations, the objectives for each stage, and techniques for securing agreement, providing examples from diplomatic practice. Compare and contrast the various missions, offices, conferences, techniques and procedures of bilateral and multilateral diplomacy. Analyze what contributes to a successful mediation. Justify the role of summits and their place in the negotiating arena. Defend the value of diplomacy with authority and enthusiasm. Course Reviews ... [-]
Malta Msida
February 2020
English
Part-time
10 weeks
Online
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Tecnológico de Monterrey (Educación Continua Presencial)

Support practically 80% to the participants learn different ways to deal with win-win negotiations, using different techniques, depending on the contexts, problems and ta ... [+]

objective

Support practically 80% to the participants learn different ways to deal with win-win negotiations, using different techniques, depending on the contexts, problems and taking from point of reference the mission and vision of their specific companies to reach to the achievement of its objectives by negotiating assertively and intelligently. In addition to seeking to know their personality type to understand the personality of the other negotiator or negotiators.

Benefits of the programThe participant will obtain the knowledge and skills for the development of an effective negotiation in any context.Clear knowledge of your adversaryConstant practice for the development or streng... [-]
Mexico Monterrey Buenavista Mexico City Santa Fe  + 1 More
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Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
24 hours
Campus
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Global School for Entrepreneurship

Each destination has a topic and a stay of two months. In Amsterdam, you will discover your entrepreneurial DNA in the company of delicious Dutch pancakes and wooden shoe ... [+]

GAP Year Program

Travel throughout Europe and discover four of its greatest cities.

Each destination has a topic and a stay of two months. In Amsterdam, you will discover your entrepreneurial DNA in the company of delicious Dutch pancakes and wooden shoes. In Paris, you will unleash your creativity with the inspiration of cheese and wine. In Berlin, you will get immersed in the Digital World and the urban décor of bratwurst and beer. Finally, in Italy, you will find yourself and celebrate this discovery with some great pizza & pasta!

Not an ordinary school Global School for Entrepreneurship shouldn’t feel like a school. Students shouldn’t behave like students. Let’s make it better, together! We are looking to develop Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs. Will you join our movement in Entrepreneurial Education?... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam France Paris Germany Berlin Italy Florence  + 4 More
September 2020
English
Full-time
8 months
Campus
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CESCOMPOL - Centro de Estudios Superiores de Comunicación y Marketing Político

This program is aimed both recently graduates or graduates in the areas of Political Science, Marketing, Journalism, Law or International Relations; as to professionals w ... [+]

OBJECTIVES:

Students who successfully pass this program:

They will understand the environment of the policy and official institutionsThey can participate or direct an election campaignThey will know how to handle the latest marketing tools.They will know all the polling techniques and will be able to interpret them.They will learn public speaking techniques.They will know the context of politics abroad, as well as the most common practices in other environments.They will be able to effectively design a personal branding strategy.ADDRESSED TO:

This program is aimed both recently graduates or graduates in the areas of Political Science, Marketing, Journalism, Law or International Relations; as to professionals with university degrees and experience in the world of politics who wish to improve their personal skills.... [-]

Spain Madrid
Open Enrollment
Spanish
Full-time
6 months
Online
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Fundación Universitaria Popayán - Univida

The Social Communication Program in virtual mode offered by the FUP seeks to contribute to the development of the region and the country by training integral professional ... [+]

Title: Social Communicator Modality: 100% Virtual Duration: 8 semesters SNIES Code: 106233 Qualified Registry: Resolution 07548 of April 12, 2017 - Valid for 7 years

The Social Communication Program in virtual mode offered by the FUP seeks to contribute to the development of the region and the country by training integral professionals, with a high sense of ethics and social responsibility, committed to their time and territory, with a solid training Theoretical and methodological to contribute from their discipline to the dialogue between different social actors and the peaceful and dialogic solution of conflicts, professionals capable of analyzing, interpreting and understanding various social, political and cultural processes, acting as a mediator in participatory processes of innovation, development and social change, and creatively integrate into digital communication environments through content generation and management.... [-]

Colombia Popayán
Open Enrollment
Spanish (Colombia)
Full-time
Part-time
8 semesters
Online
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Instituto Séneca - Centro Internacional de Postgrado

This Expert Course on Protocol and Organization of Events presented by the Seneca Institute, responds to the need for companies and institutions to have trained professio ... [+]

Courses in Social Sciences.

This Expert Course on Protocol and Organization of Events presented by the Seneca Institute , responds to the need for companies and institutions to have trained professionals in both areas, in order to manage different types of acts, in accordance with the Protocol.

Since the organization of each event pursues certain objectives, its planning is key to achieving them, so it is necessary to pay attention to the structure protocol, the management protocol and the effectiveness protocol, in order to meet the objectives set, preserving the corporate or institutional image, and duly attending to the different audiences that an organization has.

The Program of this Expert Course in Protocol and Organization of Events is structured in four Parts, each one comprising the contents, techniques and management tools that will facilitate the work of those in charge of organizing any type of event, from breakfast of company, until International Conferences, past meals, buffets, banquets, congresses and online events.... [-]

Spain Madrid
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Spanish (Spain)
6 months
Online
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VERITAS

The key to wellness and happiness is finding the means, practices, and mindset to lead a sustainable lifestyle. Health is more than just a physical condition. Becoming a ... [+]

Overview Duration: 12 weeks Language: English Terms: Fall, Spring, Credit: 14 - 16

The key to wellness and happiness is finding the means, practices, and mindset to lead a sustainable lifestyle. Health is more than just a physical condition. Becoming aware of some of the critical elements to well being, and stress prevention practices are crucial to a better quality of life.

Choose 4 of the following courses for a Certificate in: Wellness and Psychology Costa Rican Health Care and Tropical Medicine Holistic Health Approaches Introduction to Nutrition Physical Therapy and Rehab for Sport Injuries Health Psychology Conflict Resolution and Healthcare Principles of Medical Entomology in the Tropics Introduction to the Physical and chemical basis of everyday life Introduction to genetics: current applications ... [-]
Costa Rica San José
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English
Full-time
12 weeks
Campus
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Manhattan College

This program integrates classroom discussions with government officials, and experts practicing law in New York City. Visits to renowned locations, like New York State Su ... [+]

Government, International Relations and Law

This program integrates classroom discussions with government officials, and experts practicing law in New York City. Visits to renowned locations, like New York State Supreme Court, provide once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to learn where the law is practiced.

During the program, participants will network and meet former and current elected officials, as well as visit firms practicing international law and arbitration. Participants will be taking sessions at the NYC criminal court building taught by a court clerk and will attend real trials. Students will have the opportunity to meet officials from higher education institutions to learn about their opportunities to study an LLM and JD for national and international students in NYC.... [-]

USA The Bronx
November 2019
English
Full-time
1 week
Campus
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