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Study Abroad in Scotland – U. of Glasgow Info Session – on Monday! 11-12

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Study Abroad in Scotland – U. of Glasgow Info Session

Mon, April 27

11am – 12pm

International Center Oceanids Pavillion

Come hear directly from a representative of the University of Glasgow and learn about how you could be studying abroad in Scotland next year. 

Scholarship for Summer/Winter Programs in Italy – Europe

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Dear student,

We want to communicate to all interested candidates there is a great opportunity to participate in a scholarship program at the University Centre for Business Management – UCBM (Fondazione CUOA) in Italy – Europe. UCBM is located at Altavilla Vicentina, province of Vicenza. The city allows easy access to other countries such as Switzerland and France, as well as to other Italian cities (accessed by train).

UCBM, a private non-profit foundation, is one of the most active centers of management training in Europe. Founded in 1957 and recognized by the European Union, it is a business school that operates with support from the Universities of Padua, Venice, Trento and Udine.

International students can apply for scholarships covering up to 70% of tuition costs offered by the International Business School Americas, being eligible undergraduate (sophomore and up) or graduate students.

Programs are offered twice each year, during the holidays (in January and in July), and lasts 3 weeks.

We offer the following multicultural programs:

1-      INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP (IML)
1st week: Strategic Leadership (Monday-Thursday): Classical and Contemporary Views of Leadership; leadership versus management; sharing power and confidence. Company Visits and Project work.
2nd week: Business Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (Monday-Thursday): Negotiation techniques and strategies; environmental analysis and approach methods; Mediator’s role in conflict resolution. Role Game. Company Visits and Project work.
3rd week: Intercultural Management (Monday-Wednesday): Globalization and the new business arena; international mergers & acquisitions and its impacts over employees; intercultural management foundations.  Company Visits and Project work. Graduation Ceremony.
2-      CREATIVITY, INNOVATION & NEW BUSINESSES (CIN)
1st week: Entrepreneurship (Monday-Thursday): personal characteristics and skills which foster entrepreneurial and managerial performances and enhance firm competitiveness; developing and improving these skills. Company Visits and Project work.
2nd week: Business Models (Monday-Thursday): how enterprises work, deal with the competitors and, generally speaking, compete in the global economy; which activities firms perform, how they perform them, how they create superior customer value (low cost or differentiated products) and put itself in a position to appropriate the value. Company Visits and Project work.
3rd week: Creativity & Innovation (Monday-Wednesday): organizational processes which improve the ability to innovate products and services; skills needed to increase the orientation to innovation. Company Visits and Project work. Graduation Ceremony.
3-      BUSINESS STRATEGY & MARKETING MANAGEMENT (BSM)
1st week: Retail & Distribution Management (Monday-Thursday): Communication with final consumers and distribution chain; managing channel conflicts; optimizing channel structure. Company Visits and Project work.
2nd week: Brand Management (Monday-Thursday): Creating and positioning brands; the power and the challenges of country brands. Company Visits and Project work.
3rd week: Business Strategies for Luxury & Specialty Goods (Monday-Wednesday): Globalization and the new business arena; international strategy for fashion and design industries. Company Visits and Project work. Graduation Ceremony.
4-      OPERATIONS, LOGISTICS & LEAN MANAGEMENT (OLM)
1st week: Logistics and operation for Global businesses (Monday-Thursday): Foundations of logistics and operation for Global businesses; How to leverage competitive advantage based upon excellence in LOP. Company Visits and Project work.
2nd week: Lean goals and strategies (Monday-Thursday): Toyota’s lessons for today’s companies; linking corporative strategies to lean management. Company Visits and Project work.
3rd week: Lean management for industries and services (Monday-Wednesday): Broadening the concept of lean management: service sector and lean management concepts and practices. Company Visits and Project work. Graduation Ceremony.

All programs are composed by lectures, mandatory company visits and seminars, and also includes optional visits to the World Trade Organization, The United Nations Organization – European headquarters (both in Geneve) and to the Fashion District of Milan.

Please check CUOA’s website in order to know more about: International Management & Leadership program; Creativity, Innovation and New Businesses program.

Ready to study abroad in Europe?

It is a great opportunity to know Italy, getting in touch with different economic powers of the world and opening up new academic and professional horizons for you.

You can visit our Youtube channel to watch the testimonials from our last July group:

Flavia Franco (Brazil) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vaIlC6PG1N8&index=6&list=PL_DTMJm28hFf0JgZH9_O2FPeMxk-uSLcJ

Angela Morales (Chile) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFp4rg1YnAo

Rolando Castro (Panama) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icv3d43V2wM&index=5&list=PL_DTMJm28hFf0JgZH9_O2FPeMxk-uSLcJ

How to participate?

All interested candidates should contact my assistant, Mr. Julio Souza, at julio.souza@ibs-americas.com not later than May, 10th of 2015 and you will be given an application form and all detailed information regarding the course.

Best regards,

Prof. Ricardo Britto, PhD

Dean of International Business School Americas

Member of the Institute of International Education (IIE)

Member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)

IIA Student Night – Plus Internship Opportunities (May 1st from 6 – 8:30pm) – CANCELLED – DEFERRED TO THE FALL

IIA Student Night – Plus Internship Opportunities (May 1st from 6 – 8:30pm) – CANCELLED – DEFERRED TO THE FALL

This event has been cancelled!

IIA Student Night

NETWORKING AND KNOWLEDGE BUILDING PANEL

The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is hosting a local student event with the help of Sharp HealthCare that will be a perfect opportunity to build your network and learn more about the internal audit profession.

The event will consist of a panel of top internal audit professionals speaking on career development, some challenges of the profession, and tips for entering internal audit. In addition, there will be three internship opportunities available!

WHEN:         Friday, May 1, 2015 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm

WHERE:       Sharp Healthcare Auditorium

                      8695 Spectrum Center Blvd.

CalCPA San Diego Chapter’s scholarship program – Deadline is April 30th!

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The CalCPA San Diego Chapter’s scholarship program helps promote the future of the CPA profession, provide
financial support to meritorious students, encourage student/candidate members of CalCPA and enhance
CalCPA’s visibility at colleges and universities. Based on the pool of qualified applicants, one individual may be
selected from each of the following institutions: California State University, San Marcos, National University,
San Diego State University, University of California, San Diego, University of San Diego and a local community
college. Additional recipients may be selected by the chapter’s Scholarship Committee based on merit or need.
Scholarship amounts may vary between $500 and $5,000 per individual.
Eligibility:
• CalCPA student or candidate member.
• Full- or part-time undergraduate or graduate student attending a university, college or community
college within the geographical boundaries of the San Diego Chapter.
• Enrolled in at least nine quarter units or six semester units, with at least one quarter/semester remaining
in their academic program. (Community college students must intend to transfer to a four-year institution)
• Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
Where to apply:
• Apply through the accounting department of the school if you attend one of the following: CSUSM, SDSU or
USD.

• Apply through the CalCPA San Diego Chapter if you are attending: National University, UCSD or any of the
community colleges.
Submit with application:
• Official transcripts from all colleges and universities that you have attended.
• Résumé, which should include relevant internships or accounting experience, involvement in
extracurricular college activities, community service and any honors or awards received.
• One letter of recommendation from a professor/instructor (must have taken the course during 2014 or
2015).
• One letter of recommendation from an employer/supervisor (paid or volunteer employment during 2014 or
2015).
• A personal statement of no more than 500 words indicating your plan for entrance to the profession and
licensure; the reasons that you chose accounting; any CalCPA involvement or participation in organizations
that have shown a commitment to the accounting profession.
• All resources that you are using to finance your education. Please provide award letters if you are receiving
financial aid and approval documents if you are receiving loans.
Are you a CalCPA member? Student membership is FREE.
Visit http://www.calcpa.org/join

Check out the flyer and application here: SD_Scholarship

Study Abroad Opportunity: University Centre for Business Management – UCBM (Fondazione CUOA) in Italy – Europe

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Dear student,

We want to communicate to all interested candidates there is a great opportunity to participate in a scholarship program at the University Centre for Business Management – UCBM (Fondazione CUOA) in Italy – Europe. UCBM is located at Altavilla Vicentina, province of Vicenza. The city allows easy access to other countries such as Switzerland and France, as well as to other Italian cities (accessed by train).

UCBM, a private non-profit foundation, is one of the most active centers of management training in Europe. Founded in 1957 and recognized by the European Union, it is a business school that operates with support from the Universities of Padua, Venice, Trento and Udine.

International students can apply for scholarships covering up to 70% of tuition costs offered by the International Business School Americas, being eligible undergraduate (sophomore and up) or graduate students.

Programs are offered twice each year, during the holidays (in January and in July), and lasts 3 weeks.

We offer the following multicultural programs:

1-      INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP (IML)
1st week: Strategic Leadership (Monday-Thursday): Classical and Contemporary Views of Leadership; leadership versus management; sharing power and confidence. Company Visits and Project work.
2nd week: Business Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (Monday-Thursday): Negotiation techniques and strategies; environmental analysis and approach methods; Mediator’s role in conflict resolution. Role Game. Company Visits and Project work.
3rd week: Intercultural Management (Monday-Wednesday): Globalization and the new business arena; international mergers & acquisitions and its impacts over employees; intercultural management foundations.  Company Visits and Project work. Graduation Ceremony.
2-      CREATIVITY, INNOVATION & NEW BUSINESSES (CIN)
1st week: Entrepreneurship (Monday-Thursday): personal characteristics and skills which foster entrepreneurial and managerial performances and enhance firm competitiveness; developing and improving these skills. Company Visits and Project work.
2nd week: Business Models (Monday-Thursday): how enterprises work, deal with the competitors and, generally speaking, compete in the global economy; which activities firms perform, how they perform them, how they create superior customer value (low cost or differentiated products) and put itself in a position to appropriate the value. Company Visits and Project work.
3rd week: Creativity & Innovation (Monday-Wednesday): organizational processes which improve the ability to innovate products and services; skills needed to increase the orientation to innovation. Company Visits and Project work. Graduation Ceremony.
3-      BUSINESS STRATEGY & MARKETING MANAGEMENT (BSM)
1st week: Retail & Distribution Management (Monday-Thursday): Communication with final consumers and distribution chain; managing channel conflicts; optimizing channel structure. Company Visits and Project work.
2nd week: Brand Management (Monday-Thursday): Creating and positioning brands; the power and the challenges of country brands. Company Visits and Project work.
3rd week: Business Strategies for Luxury & Specialty Goods (Monday-Wednesday): Globalization and the new business arena; international strategy for fashion and design industries. Company Visits and Project work. Graduation Ceremony.
4-      OPERATIONS, LOGISTICS & LEAN MANAGEMENT (OLM)
1st week: Logistics and operation for Global businesses (Monday-Thursday): Foundations of logistics and operation for Global businesses; How to leverage competitive advantage based upon excellence in LOP. Company Visits and Project work.
2nd week: Lean goals and strategies (Monday-Thursday): Toyota’s lessons for today’s companies; linking corporative strategies to lean management. Company Visits and Project work.
3rd week: Lean management for industries and services (Monday-Wednesday): Broadening the concept of lean management: service sector and lean management concepts and practices. Company Visits and Project work. Graduation Ceremony.

All programs are composed by lectures, mandatory company visits and seminars, and also includes optional visits to the World Trade Organization, The United Nations Organization – European headquarters (both in Geneve) and to the Fashion District of Milan.

Please check CUOA’s website in order to know more about: International Management & Leadership program; Creativity, Innovation and New Businesses program.

Ready to study abroad in Europe?

It is a great opportunity to know Italy, getting in touch with different economic powers of the world and opening up new academic and professional horizons for you.

You can visit our Youtube channel to watch the testimonials from our last July group:

Flavia Franco (Brazil) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vaIlC6PG1N8&index=6&list=PL_DTMJm28hFf0JgZH9_O2FPeMxk-uSLcJ

Angela Morales (Chile) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFp4rg1YnAo

Rolando Castro (Panama) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icv3d43V2wM&index=5&list=PL_DTMJm28hFf0JgZH9_O2FPeMxk-uSLcJ

How to participate?

All interested candidates should contact my assistant, Mr. Boris Guedes, at boris.guedes@ibs-sp.com.br not later than May, 3rd of 2015 and you will be given an application form and all detailed information regarding the course.

Best regards,

Prof. Ricardo Britto, PhD

Dean of International Business School Americas

Member of the Institute of International Education (IIE)

Member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)

M.S.T. AV Solutions Inc – Looking for Interns!

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Internship Opportunity Description:

Hello,

My name is Michael Ferguson. I’m looking for 1 or 2 students to assist me on creating a business plan to acquire funding in order to grow my company. M.S.T. AV Solutions Inc is a system integration company that provides a Design, Build and Installation solutions. For the following areas in Audio/Video, Voice/Data, Networking, Lighting Control and Digital Signage for the residential, commercial and government market. Here is a link to the company’s website www.mstaudiovideo.com . The qualified candidates should have a basic understanding in the technology sector. This is a internship position and I hope that the students will benefit from this (even if it isn’t a paid position) but by getting real world experience.

Please don’t hesitate to call if you have any questions.

Michael Ferguson

Office/Warhouse:
M.S.T. AV Solutions Inc
4903 Morena Blvd Suite 1205
San Diego, CA 92117
Office (858) 427-1563
Fax (858) 650-4559
Website http://www.mstaudiovideo.com

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