BA in Fashion Marketing

UK based University of Southampton’s Winchester School of Art (WSA) is inviting applications for its new undergraduate course, BA (Hons) in Fashion Marketing. This three year, full-time programme of study will provide students with a comprehensive understanding and critical appreciation of fashion marketing with an additional knowledge of promotion and communication strategies.

The programme provides professional preparation for students wishing to pursue a wide range of employment opportunities in fashion marketing, from small, growing fashion enterprises to complex, international fashion brands. It balances theoretical knowledge with practical skills, while offering a thorough understanding of fashion marketing theory and a critical appreciation of visual communications.

Students studying at WSA will be encouraged to explore fashion and the core principles of marketing through a series of creative projects, workshops, seminars, lectures and study trips. On successful completion, the course offers a range of learning and career opportunities in the fields like trend forecasting/fashion research, fashion journalism, marketing, buying, merchandising, fashion PR and styling, retail management and product development.

The programme commences in September 2013 and the deadline to apply for the same is January 15, 2013. Applicants who are applying to this course must comply with Winchester School of Art’s English language entry requirements of an IELTS overall score of 6.0 (with a minimum score of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent. The fee for the programme is £12,420. Candidates who wish to enrol for the course can apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). Visit www.ucas.com for the same. Further information on the programme can be found at http://www.southampton.ac.uk/wsa

Student scholarships

The University of Exeter Business School is offering four full fees scholarships to four exceptional students who are able to demonstrate world class ability.  There will be one scholarship each for applicants to the Masters level Accounting, Finance, Economics and Management programmes. The scholarships are competitive and require students to submit an application form with a 1500 word essay on what they consider to be, ‘The Most Challenging Aspects of Today’s Global Business Environment.’

Value: Full tuition fee for the programme of study for one year
Application deadline: January 27, 2013. Applicants will be notified of the outcome no later than March 31, 2013.

All scholarship awards are conditional to payment of the tuition deposit as specified in your offer letter and registration with the University of Exeter.

For full details see the University of Exeter Business School website for which programmes come under which discipline. For more information visit http://www.exeter.ac.uk/studying/funding or contact India@exeter.ac.uk

IATA courses

GMR Aviation Academy (GMR AA) has announced the launch of  its  first batch of International Air Transport Association (IATA) courses (3- month  part-time) in  Travel  & Tourism,   Airport Operations and Air  Cargo at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad.

Candidates who have completed their 10+2 / Intermediate with good English communication skills are eligible to enrol for the training. It is also open for students who are pursuing graduation and working professionals.

The selection process will be completed in the month of November and classes will commence from December 1, 2012.

For further information, candidates can contact GMR AA on 040-67393138 or email: gmraa.contact@gmrgroup.in

Parenting workshop

Chetana is a 10-day parenting workshop that explores perspectives that enable the parent to understand his/her child better, improve adult-child communication and understand oneself. Cost : Rs 3000. Weekend classes (twice a week between  5 pm to 7 pm, spread across 5 weeks) at Magichive,RBI Layout, JP Nagar 7th Phase, Bangalore. For further details, contact: 080-65706371.

Learn German

The Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan is offering weekend German language courses from January 5, 2013 and regular weekday German language courses from January 7, 2013.

These courses are designed according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. The courses are conducted in a learner-friendly ambience by highly qualified, trained teachers, using the latest interactive teaching methods and state-of-the-art equipment.

Besides the general language courses, there are also on offer tailor-made courses and inter-cultural workshops to cater to the needs of the corporate sector. These equip professionals with the confidence to travel to Germany without having to think about embarrassing etiquette blunders.

Registrations are open until November 23 for all levels on first-come, first-served basis from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm and 2 to 4.30 pm. An A1 course costs Rs 15,500.

For further details and registration, contact:Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, 716 CMH Road, Indiranagar 1st Stage, Bangalore 560 038.  Phone: +91 80 2520 5305/06/07/08.

Workshop on communication skills

Acquire an insight into effective verbal, vocal and visual communication at work. Develop awareness of your communication style and understand how your style impacts the image others have of you. Choose the right words, voice tone, and body language to make the message clear. Develop powerful presentation skills. To learn about communication tips and strategies to give you the winning edge contact lijithom8@gmail.com or call: +919739467728.

LIBA’s Mother Teresa Award

The Loyola Institute of Business Administration has announced the Mother Teresa Award for responsible corporates and Mindful Leadership sponsorship programme to USA for students

Under the auspices of the Centre for Business Ethics and Corporate Governance, the Mother Teresa Award for Corporate Citizenship will be presented to a company that has shown exemplary commitment to the ideal of being a responsible corporate. The participating company should be: Be a profit making listed company; Have explicit recognition of social responsibility in its Mission Statement; Excel in its duty to all its stakeholders; Be committed to quality and customer satisfaction; Have harmonious industrial relations;  Sponsor permanent projects which promote the social and economic empowerment of the marginalised.

Corporates are to give in their entries to the LIBA with a detailed report of their CSR activities and other outreach work in the prescribed application form available on the Liba website. After evaluation of the same on various fronts, the winner will be selected by a jury.

English and pronunciation workshop

The British Library is conductin an International English and pronunciation workshop for adults over 18 years of age on November 26 and November 27, 2012, between 10 am and 5 pm.

This highly practical workshop deals with two different aspects - International English and pronunciation. No lectures, power point presentations or inspiring talks but phonology games, activities, practice tasks and much more with English.
Venue: British Library, 23, Kasturba Road Cross, Bangalore.

Fee: Rs 2000 for Library members and 2500 for non-members. Registrations: First come first served basis. For further details, contact: Phone: 080-22489220.

Stock market course

Learn stock markets and smart investing on November 24 and 25, 2012 at iReboot. The workshop is engineered to groom your basic mathematical and analytical skills into a major financial device.

Participants will be understanding concepts of stocks and shares, various means of analysing trends, elements of trading , tips and tricks of making the right financial decisions, the art of understanding investment jargon and investing in the right areas etc., Participants also go through mock trading sessions which give them practical experience to invest with the market beat.

Fee: Rs 3,500.  Contact: 9035789474 or drop a mail on contact.ireboot@gmail.com for details and registration.

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