NATIONS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT

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Nations School of Business & Management boasts top of the line facilities and experienced, knowledgeable and dynamic lecturers, making this the school of choice for all business and management courses in Guyana.

UNIVERSITY OF BEDFORDSHIRE

Masters in Business Administration

Why choose this course?

The MBA is a flagship generalist management qualification designed to meet the needs of early career individuals and is structured to support your aspirations for fast track career progression through the development of leadership and strategic management skills and a contemporary understanding of business.

When can I start?

There are six entry points through the year. This allows you to start when it is most suitable. The entry points are:

  • September

  • November

  • January

  • March

  • June

  • July

Mode of Study:

4 x 6week blocks and a 12 week dissertation stage.

What specializations are available?

In addition to the Business Administration MBA, students can specialize in the following areas:

  1. Oil & Gas Management

  2. Hospital and Health Services Management

  3. Human Resource Management

  4. Marketing Management

Entry Requirement

To apply for a postgraduate degree (MA/MSc/MBA/LLM) at the University of Bedfordshire you should have a good honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in an appropriate subject from a recognized university or HE institution.

The University of Bedfordshire will consider candidates with other relevant qualifications or appropriate work experience.

Downloads:

Application Form

For more information contact:

Director: Nations School of Business and Management

Deoranie Kellawan

Email: deoranie.kellawan@nations.gy

Contact: 225-4516 or 225-4211 ext 118

Business Administration (Top Up) (BA (hons)

About the course

This is a one-year top-up course for students who have a UG Degree or Level 5 certification from ABE or HND equivalent. The course is of one year's duration and successful students will be awarded a BA Business Administration (Hons.) Degree from the University of Bedforshire (UK).

Why choose this course?

Study advanced topics in management, business, administration, operations and international marketing.

Courses of study are:

  • New Advancement  in Business

  • Strategic Management for Business

  • Global Marketing Strategy

  • Management and Administration of Projects and Operations

Entry requirements

This Level 6 course is for applicants with a related Foundation Degree, Level 5 Diploma(ABE) or higher Education qualification wishing to top up, in one year, to the full BA ( Hons.) Degree.

Assessment style

A wide range and variety of assessment methods are used throughout the course. Some of the different kinds of assessment are listed below:

  • Formal Examination: 36%

  • Coursework/essays: 57%

  • Group work and presentations: 7%

For more information contact:

Program Manager:

Shauna Jupiter

Email: shauna.jupiter@nations.gy

Contact: 227-4623 or 225-4211 ext 120

For more information about the University of Bedfordshire courses: https://www.beds.ac.uk/

Association of Business Executives (ABE)

The Association of Business Executives (ABE) is a professional membership body and an examination board. ABE business and management qualifications are recognized worldwide.

By providing high quality qualifications in the areas of Entrepreneurship, Business Start-Up, Business Management, Marketing, Human Resources, and Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Management, the ABE learner is empowered with the skills and provided with a major advantage to secure a job or start a business in today’s competitive employment market.

ABE qualifications are delivered by Accredited Centre Partners, which operate in all four corners of the globe. ABE Alumni form a well-established, prestigious global network of professionals engaged in a wide range of disciplines - in business, the professions and in government.

Diploma courses are offered in the evenings, to help encourage the continued development of working professionals. The diploma course in Business Management is offered both in the day and evenings.

Diploma courses are offered in:

  • Business Management

  • Business Management and Marketing

  • Business Management and Human Resource

Also

  • ABE Level 2 Award Setting Up Your Own Business

  • ABE Level 2 Award in Employability

NSBM is the largest provider of ABE courses in Guyana and the 2nd  largest ABE centre of the 115 centres worldwide. In addition to regularly securing top paper awards, in June 2015 examinations, Nations  produced the highest number of Top Paper Awards of any provider in the Caribbean.

For more information contact: 

Program Manager:

Shauna Jupiter

Email:Shauna.jupiter@nations.gy

Contact: 227-4623 or 225-4211 ext 120

PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE

PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE (PMI)®

The PMI® represents over 650,000 Project Management practitioners residing in over 185 countries making PMI® the world’s largest project management member association. 

WHY CHOOSE A COURSE FROM PMI®?

PMI® professional certification is recognised worldwide. A PMI® certification is accepted as proof that you can meet the demands of a wide variety of projects and satisfy employer demands.

WHY CHOOSE NATIONS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT (NSBM)?

Being the only Registered Education Provider in Guyana the PMI® courses offered at Nations are of the highest standard having undergone a very rigorous approval process by PMI®. 

CERTIFIED ASSOCIATE in PROJECT MANAGEMENT (CAPM)®

The CAPM® qualification equips you to demonstrate your understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management.

 

PREREQUISITES

High School Diploma (CSEC or IGCSE)

 

CLASSES

Classes will be held on Tuesdays from 5:30pm to 8:00pm for twelve weeks.

 

ASSESSMENT

The assessment for the CAPM® course is 150 Multiple Choice questions to be answered in 3 hours. Exams are scheduled quarterly with the application deadline approximately five weeks prior to the exam date.

 

MAIN TEXT for CAPM® Course

Materials in this class are based on the text, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) 6th Edition     

Nations will provide Rita Flash Cards and a free Text - The CAPM/PMP Project Management - All in One Exam Guide.

PMBOK is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc

PMP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL (PMP)®

The PMP® is the gold standard of project management certification and a must-have for any serious project manager. Recognized and demanded by organizations worldwide, managers holding the PMP® certification have proven competence to excel in the role of a project manager, leading and directing projects and teams to excellence.

 

PREREQUISITES

High School Diploma (CSEC or IGCSE)

and  7500 hours PM leading and directing projects  

or

A degree

and 4500 hours directing and leading projects

 

CLASSES

PMP® classes are held over weekends to facilitate working participants. 

 

ASSESSMENT

The assessment for the PMP® course is 200 Multiple Choice questions to be answered in 4 hours. Exams are scheduled quarterly with the application deadline approximately five weeks prior to the exam date.

 

MAIN TEXT FOR PMP®

Materials in this class are based on the text, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) 6th Edition 

Nations will provide RMC Materials - PMP® Exam Prep, Eighth Edition Study Guide by Rita Mulcahy  & RMC Flashcards.

 

 

For more information contact: 

Director: Nations School of Business and Management

Deoranie Kellawan

Email: deoranie.kellawan@nations.gy

Contact: 225-4516 or 225-4211 ext 118

ESSENTIAL BUSINESS SKILLS

'Your fast track to career success'

Organizations want employees with the knowledge to do the job and the skills to be effective in a workplace environment. 

Essential Business Skills will give you the confidence to bring together these two fundamental elements of success, putting your knowledge into practice.

This is an inclusive, short and cost effective course developed in the UK with fully certified experts.

For more information contact: 

Program Manager:

Shauna Jupiter

Email: shauna.jupiter@nations.gy

Contact: 227-4623 or 225-4211 ext 120

For more information on ABMA Skills : www.abma.uk.com/abmaskills

KIDS MBA

The KidsMBA programme is aimed at children between the age of 11-15, and is designed to complement and enhance school education with a real-world taster of the life skills, know-how and the aptitude required to run a business or become an entrepreneur. KidsMBA opens up the concept of self employment and business management to young people from all walks of life. It’s also a great introduction to future business studies. It gives children a great start in their future careers. With the ABE Endorsed KidsMBA they will have fun whilst gaining the confidence to set up in business and develop real-world business skills. At the end of the programme, each child will receive a KidsMBA Certificate of Achievement featuring the branding of ABE: an internationally recognised awarding organisation and skills development specialist.

 

THE PROGRAMME COVERS THE FOLLOWING TOPICS IN MODULAR FORM:

  • Business Ideas and USP

  • Business Name and Logo

  • Copyright and Patents

  • Pricing

  • Marketing and Sales

  • Customer Service

  • Communication and Networking

  • Business Structures

  • Business Finance

  • Contracts and Legal Obligations

  • Operational Plan and Personnel

  • Budgeting

  • Bookkeeping and Tax

  • Business Plan and Financials

  • Leadership and Corporate Responsibility

  • Pitching to Investors

 

    Plus a ‘Shark Tank’ event

Downloads:

Kids MBA brochure

MSC Project Management

ABOUT THE COURSE

Effective project management is the key to the success of organizations in the commercial, public and voluntary sectors. This course will provide you with a multi-disciplinary skill set including planning and resource management, but also stresses the importance of communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.

 

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

  • Study the management of challenging projects for global companies over international boundaries on a course that has been developed with reference to professional bodies and with input from a number of leading specialists, ensuring your learning reflects current and best practice.

 

  • Explore project entrepreneurship, contract and procurement management, financial analysis, the human side of management, client delivery, risk and quality management and other essential business subjects.

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  • Develop your entire skill set as you put theory into practice by delivering a live project for a real business client.

 

  • Gain access to valuable PRINCE 2 Project Management Foundation and Practitioner training.

 

  • Benefit from a course accredited by the Association of Project Management with areas of knowledge specified by the Project Management Institute. All organizations, both business and government require some form of project management. This course provides a platform for you to develop advanced theoretical and practical skills to enable you to perform very well to a senior management level. Our employability practice-based approach engages with real business for you to apply important concepts and ideas during your course.

 

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

 

On this Project Management course, you will undertake four 30 credit units, and one 60 credit project unit. Our courses are designed engaging, attractive and flexible in the current global marketplace.

 

Your course takes place over 3 semesters. Depending on when you join the course, this will determine the order of units which you will study. You will benefit by beginning your studies with others who started at one of the earlier points of entry.

 

Units for your course (unit order depends on your start date)

Unit 1 (30 credits) Leading People in Creative Teams

Unit 2 (30 credits) Project and Operations Management

Unit 3 (30 credits) Project Management Practice

Unit 4 (30 credits) Risk and Procurement Management

Business/Law project (BLP) (60 credits)

 

The structure provides an intense and highly rewarding learning experience.. The Induction Session will prepare you well for study on your course. You will then study only one unit at a time, which will enable you to focus upon the subject. Our evidence-based approach is designed to enhance engagement and success by applied practice, working with others and network development. The learning delivery takes place through a mix of interactive lectures, seminars, tutorials and lab sessions, along with guided learning, independent and autonomous learning. This emphasis on active learning uses the latest in teaching and learning approaches, integrated with our employability practice-based method with real businesses to enable you to gain real experience as part of your course

 

HOW WILL THIS COURSE ENHANCE MY CAREER PROSPECTS?

Some By completing the course you will have the skills and find career opportunities in the following industries / areas:

  • Media

  • Sport and Leisure

  • Government

  • Financial Services

  • Construction

  • Hospitality

  • Engineering

  • Electronics

  • IT

  • Telecoms

  • Health Services

Downloads:

MSc Project Management Brochure

Application Form

Contact Us

41 - 42 New Market / Main Streets,

Georgetown, Guyana

director@nations.gy |   (+592) 225-4516, (+592) 227-4623, (592) 226-5781

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