College of the Extended University

International Professional Training (IPT)

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Overview

The International Professional Training (IPT) program provides professional development and personal growth through customized curriculum for educators, government officials, business executives, entrepreneurs and other working professionals from all over the world.  Program participants can enhance their leadership skills, professional knowledge, and career opportunities within a global economy.

Program Highlights:

  • Cutting-edge lectures by prestigious professors and experts
  • Field trips closely related to the program contents
  • Meetings with program participants’ peers
  • Class observations with local university students
  • “Learn by doing” activities
  • Panel discussion with experts
  • Excellent personalized services by staff members
  • Lodging, meals and ground transportation can be provided upon the request

Program Advantages:

  • Develop the value of your profession through expert knowledge
  • Increase real-world work proficiency and global application of current academic theory in a practicum
  • Obtain new information on global trends
  • Participate in educational excursions to observe cultural diversity within professional work environment
  • Obtain greater effectiveness in your career
  • Cultivate an expert network of international contemporaries among leaders
  • Collaborate with others to enhance learning and professional development

Who Should Attend

Working professionals in the related areas.

Program Offerings:

1. Higher Education

This course identifies the changing roles of U.S. higher education and covers an advanced overview of the higher education system in the United States. Examine the array of factors dating back to the historical foundation of American education.

Topics

  • Overview of Higher Education System in the U.S.
  • CSU System-wide Perspective - Admissions & Transfers
  • Academic Affairs: Curriculum Design and Accreditation
  • University Student Academic Record Systems in the U.S.
  • University Student Affairs- Students’ Health & Counseling Services
  • Faculty Performance Evaluation in Teaching and Research
  • Relationship Between University, Government and Local Communities
  • University Fundraising and Alumni Relations
  • University Financial Management and Resource Allocation
  • University Human Resources Management
  • Preparing Students for Career Life Beyond the University
  • Global Mindset and Innovation

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2. K-12 Education

This course identifies the changing roles of K-12 education. It reviews the strategies available to educational professionals to influence American educational reform. The courses include advance knowledge of the K-12 educational system in the United States and how it can enhance integration in global education. Examine the factors and history that contributed to the design of the American K-12 educational framework.

Topics

  • Administration of Public Schools in California
  • American School Management: Policies and Procedures
  • Historical Development of Elementary & Secondary Education in the U.S.
  • Human Resource Management in K-12 Education
  • K-12 Teacher Training and Professional Development
  • Leadership Development for K-12 Principals
  • Management Policy and Procedures in K-12 Schools
  • Role of Parent-Teacher Association (PTA)
  • Specialization in Education Programs: Gifted, Talented, Character and Special Education 
  • Teaching in California Schools: State Learning Standards
  • Technological Advancements in Education
  • Global Mindset and Innovation

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3. Business Administration

Business administrators will appreciate the depth of this program that covers best practices for leading others, management competency, performance enhancement, and industry, education, business and government issues. The coursework is up-to-date and communicates current local and global business trends for the busy executive or business administrator. The course maintains a contemporary understanding of the volatile economic and social business environment. Additionally, examine the broad array of factors that have established the overall business administrative framework dating back to the historical journey that have established characteristics in American business practice.

Topics

  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Human Resource Management
  • Corporate Leadership
  • Customer & Process Management in the Supply Chain
  • Developing and Sustaining Business Growth
  • Marketing Strategy: An International Approach
  • Overview of Global Marketing
  • Overview of e-Commerce
  • Quality Management in the United States
  • Strategic Management: A Global Approach
  • Total Quality Assurance Framework
  • U.S. Business and Public Sector Institutions and Practices

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4. Public Health

Definitions and distribution of health and illness, historical context for development of the US health care system, current organization of the health care system, ability of the system to meet population needs, policy environment that influences access to care, and trends that could impact the system in the future. The course will examine the factors and history that have contributed to the implementation of the Public Health system framework in the U.S.

Topics

  • Environmental Health Issues
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Healthcare Systems in the US
  • Hospital Quality Management & Control
  • Issues in Public Health
  • Overview of Healthcare Systems in the U.S.
  • Overview of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Private and Volunteer Organizations in the U.S.
  • Public Health and Pandemic Disease

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5. Hospitality Management

This course offers advanced information into the field of hospitality, emphasizing the hotel, restaurant and resort industries. It will examine differences and similarities of each of these operations and their relationships to each other. Management styles, skills and functions will be examined as well as the decision- making process with an emphasis on teamwork. The hospitality management course offers a comprehensive lineup of courses for understanding hospitality management integration in the United States and worldwide.

Topics

  • Overview of the hotel industry
  • Development of international hotels
  • Effective leadership for hotels
  • Hotel decision-making with data
  • Hotel accounting system
  • Cross-cultural customer service for international hotels
  • Conflict management in international hotels
  • Marketing strategies of international hotels
  • Reservation management in hotel industry
  • Hotel human resource management
  • Hotel/resort operation and housekeeping management
  • Food service management in the hotel industry
  • Hotel safety and security

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6. Engineering and Science

This course identifies the changing roles of engineering and science. The course may fulfill professional engineering continuing education requirements, and covers current laws and ethical matters based on public safety. Includes intense skill building, technical updates, and career opportunities. Topics will address leadership development and various aspects of engineering, architecture, contract, consulting, and management.

Topics

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Air and Quality Control
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Biotechnology

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7. Agriculture

Within the venue of higher education and professional development, individuals will engage in lectures on agribusiness management. Professionals will confront issues in agriculture with regard to local businesses, production, and building a better future in agriculture. Gain advanced knowledge in 21st century perspective for understanding the agriculture system in the United States and how it can enhance integration global agricultural education. Examine the broad array of factors that have established the overall agricultural framework dating back to the historical journey that have established characteristics in the farming industry.

Topics

  • Food & Safety and Quality Control
  • Accounting for Agriculture
  • Agrobusiness
  • Plant science
  • Development of leadership skills
  • Introduction to agricultural education programs
  • Agricultural skills and facilities
  • Field experience in agricultural education
  • Animal nutrition
  • Development of competitive agricultural activities
  • Animal science

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8. Public Administration

This course provides comprehensive knowledge, history and best practice examples of effective public administration. The course aids in understanding the public administration system in the United States and how it can enhance integration globally. Moreover, the International Professional Training program offers courses related to fields of political science with the objective to improve the quality and effectiveness of public service.

Topics

  • Embracing Change in Public Organizations
  • Leadership in Public Administration
  • Federal, State and Local Governments
  • Metropolitan Politics
  • Public Management and Policy
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA)
  • Private and Volunteer Organizations in the U.S.
  • Public Finance & Taxation Systems in the U.S.
  • Role of U.S. Government in Economic Development
  • Strategic Thinking and Decision Making in the Public Sector
  • U.S. Business and Public Sector Institutions and Practices
  • U.S. Homeland Security: Emergency Management and Disaster Preparedness

 

 

 

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9. Other Customized Training Programs

Here at The College of Extended University Global Education Institute, we work with you and fully customize a training program for your needs.

Please contact us for more information.

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