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Faculty of Business & Media



Faculty of Business & Media

 

Business Administration via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Business Administration Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Business Administration Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Business Administration Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Business Administration Online via distance learning

 

This program provides the knowledge necessary for entrepreneurs and business administrators to succeed in a business environment. Students will gain a wide perspective of enterprises' world, while acquiring specific skills in the area of planning and organization, finance, management, marketing, economics, as well as national and international markets. This updated program highlights the challenges facing the twenty-first-century business managers such as quality and customer management, the influence of technology and its integration, and the creation of new standards for business administration in periods of instability.

 

Academic Supervisor : Clemens P.J.A. van den Broek
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...

 

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

Finance & Economics
Marketing & Communication
Advertising & Public Relations
Business Entrepreneurship Plan
Business Marketing
Cost & Managerial Accounting
Product & Price Management
Sales Force Management
Human Resources
Customer Relations Management
Promotional Strategies
Business Finance
Financial Management
Financial Strategic Planning
Management Information Systems
Human Resources Management
Strategic Marketing Management
Business Law
Business Management
Entrepreneurship Management

 

 

Business Administration via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Business Administration Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Business Administration via distance learning = 60 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Business Administration Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Business Administration via distance learning = 60 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Business Administration Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Business Administration via distance learning = 60 Academic credits + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Business Administration Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Business Administration via distance learning = 60 Academic credits + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments.

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - Business Administration Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

Business Administration via distance learning

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
This course is suitable for company training. More info...

 

Finance & Economics
This course deals with the principles of business finance and the functioning of the market economy with emphasis on the role of finances in determining the allocations of resources, the functioning of the firm in the economy, and the forces governing the production of economic goods. It focus on using economic and financial analysis in managerial decision making.
Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial

Marketing & Communication
This course examines the concepts and techniques involved in the planning, pricing, promoting, and distribution of goods and services. It provides an analysis of marketing opportunities and threats, researching and selecting target markets, developing and comparing marketing strategies, and consumer marketing versus business-to-business marketing. It deals with the communication process related to marketing problems and the promotional mix. It is specifically applied to the areas of advertising, consumer and trade sales promotion, publicity, public relations and sponsorships, personal selling, and sales management.
Academic Supervisor : Lorena Cano Camarero

Advertising & Public Relations
This course examines the theory and practice of advertising and public relations and their functions within the marketing strategy. It provides a detailed examination of the communicative process, and describes the tools used in effective communication to solve, implement, and evaluate communication problems with the aid of advertising and public relations. It explains the role of advertising and public relations in integrated marketing communications, in consumer behavior, and in media and creative planning.
Academic Supervisor : Lorena Cano Camarero

Business Entrepreneurship Plan
This course explains how to avoid common startup problems and how to turn entrepreneurship and business initiatives into a lasting success. It describes the business plan development and the real startup entrepreneurial process, whether operating a manufacturing, wholesale, retail, or service business.
Academic Supervisor : Clemens P.J.A. van den Broek

Business Marketing
This course deals with the principles and concepts involved in the planning, pricing, promoting, and distribution of goods and services at a small business scale. It examines market opportunities and threats, develops and compares promotional strategies for small business, and provides approaches to achieve an effective marketing strategy on a minimal budget.
Academic Supervisor : William Martin Olsen

Cost & Managerial Accounting
This course deals with the preparation, analysis, interpretation, and use of accounting information in the guidance and control of a business enterprise. It treats profit planning, budgeting, and standards. Topics include budgeting, cost-volume-profit analysis, short-run decision making, standard costing, cost accounting systems, and the statement of cash flows. It provides an analysis of accounting information for management decisions.
Academic Supervisor : María del Carmen Villanueva Kcom

Product & Price Management
This course overviews company’s product portfolio management, including the task of product positioning, product development, product price, market development, brand diversification, and alternative strategies associated with the introduction, growth, maturity, and decline stages of the product life cycle. It shows the skills needed to become a successful product manager capable of dealing with all aspects of product and price management.
Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial

Sales Force Management
This course examines the strategic role of sales; the sales process and careers in selling; customer relations and sales channel strategies; the design, development, direction, and evaluation of the sales team; sales force organization; and ethical and global dimensions of the sales force management.
Academic Supervisor : Clemens P.J.A. van den Broek

Human Resources
This course explains human resources management concepts and processes as they apply to managing individual and work-group behavior in organizations. It deals with organizational behavior topics such as leadership, motivation, and teamwork. It also considers diverse human resources strategies, personnel selection, performance evaluation, reward systems, and employee development.
Academic Supervisor : Philipose Daniel

Customer Relations Management
Companies are often derailed by poor customer support and management. This course explains the relationship between suppliers, technology, and customers, which together provide the infrastructure for customer support in any business environment. Managing successful relationships with customers has become a critical organizational competency for acquiring and retaining customers.
Academic Supervisor : William Martin Olsen

Promotional Strategies
This course studies the foundations and the processes of developing advertising and promotional strategies, and the important factors used to design successful advertising campaigns. Topics include data research, positioning analysis, selection of target markets, development of objectives, creative guidelines, media planning, budgeting, and performance evaluation.
Academic Supervisor : Lorena Cano Camarero

Business Finance
This course examines the concepts of taxes (gross income, deductions, and gains and losses), accounting, and finance with an emphasis on using the financial data used for decision making. It shows how the analysis and use of cash flow projection and budgeting play in the survival, taxation, and management of a small business enterprise.
Academic Supervisor : George Iatridis

Financial Management
Financial management and analysis are one of the most important and valuable skills for today's managers and executives. It is essential to understand the impact of daily decision-making on an organization's financial performance. This course gives the essential tools, strategies, and tactics for analyzing and improving the financial dimensions of operating decisions.
Academic Supervisor : María del Carmen Villanueva Kcom

Financial Strategic Planning
This course outlines the process for effective financial planning, including where to start, what types of budgets to prepare, and how to turn planning into a value-added activity. The objective of the course is to provide guidance for the user on financial strategic planning.
Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial

Management Information Systems
This course analyzes information systems and their role in organizations. It focuses on the management of information resources for optimum performance. It reviews hardware, software, data storage, and telecommunication technologies, and considers the issues of emerging technologies, social and ethical concerns, security, and control. It explains the best use of computers to minimize cost and optimize results.
Academic Supervisor : Jose A. Cordova

Human Resources Management
This course examines the cost effectiveness of human resources programs in terms of culture diversity, work force management, benefits, budgets, and financial planning. It explores how to effectively utilize human resources in organizations. Topics include: human resources information systems, employee protection, management succession, and human resources strategic planning.
Academic Supervisor : Philipose Daniel

Strategic Marketing Management
This course explores the marketing strategic process; from marketing analysis and the identification of market targets, to planning and executing the conception, pricing, promotion, and distribution of ideas, goods, and services. It considers major issues such as negative word-of-mouth, product failure, consumerism, product liability, and deceptive advertising. This course integrates marketing challenges within a problem-solving strategic framework.
Academic Supervisor : William Martin Olsen

Business Law
This course focuses on issues related to the law of business in all its forms: agency, partnerships, limited partnerships, and corporations. It provides the essentials and implications of contractual and fiscal matters relating to business and entrepreneurship ventures. It explains how to deal with lawyers, accountants, tax advisors, dispute resolution, contracts, and legal considerations related to business.
Academic Supervisor : Philipose Daniel

Business Management
This course reviews the nature of managerial economics, demand analysis and estimation, customer behavior, production analysis, estimation of cost, profit planning and control, pricing decisions, competition in different market structures, the economic role of government, investment, and financial policy. It deals with problem identification, problem solving, critical thinking, consulting, project management, and strategies for effective decision making.
Academic Supervisor : Wolf Dettmer

Entrepreneurship Management
This course offers practical advice on searching, planning, and starting business. It considers targeting customers, getting financing, choosing location, hiring and managing employees, marketing products and services, pricing for profit, distribution, managing the company's finances, and planning for growth and expansion.
Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial

 

Admission - Business Administration Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham International University distance learning higher education degree programs, you need to send in a filled out, dated and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from our website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to the corresponding BIU Office and allow ten business days for processing. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in PDF Format.

Allow ten business days for processing.

ALL applicants must:
* Fill out the application for admission;
* Submit one ID-sized photo; and
* Date and sign the application.

ALL Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate applicants also must:
* Attach biodata in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (Resume);
* Submit Registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details);
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents; and
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Recognition - Business Administration Online via distance learning

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Non formal and independent education leading to degrees not formally recognized by a Ministry of Education.
Acceptance of these distance learning higher education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution or company policy and country legal framework.

 

 

Recommended Professional References

Business Administration Online via distance learning

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume on each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of recommended memberships and professional references because we consider that joining the proper association(s) is the best way to become an updated professional. Contact directly the ones you select.

 

ABE - Association of Business Executives

AMA - American Management Association

APEG - Association Nationale des Professeurs d'Économie et de Gestion

BMA - Business Management Association

CAM - The Cambridge Association of Managers

EBEA - Economics & Business Education Association

FREDLA - Family-Run Executive Director Leadership Association

IACMP - International Association of Career Management Professionals

IAOM - International Association of Management

ICC - International Chamber of Commerce

OAM - The Oxford Association of Managers

UAAMP - Universal Association of Arts And Management Professionals

 

 

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