1. Becoming a Better Manager APPLY HERE
Master a process approach to management and move your organization forward. Effective management is essential for all teams and organizations to accomplish their goals. But all too often, managers today just don’t have the tools or processes to get the job done efficiently.
Becoming a Better Manager is an online course designed to elevate your managerial skills through a distinctive, hands-on approach to management. You will learn to identify, analyze, design, and influence critical organizational processes as a means of getting work done and achieving results. Working through real-world challenges faced by managers across a variety of industries, you’ll focus on four of the most essential processes for managers: decision-making, implementation, organizational learning, and change management.
Whether you’re new to management, a seasoned manager, or somewhere in-between, you’ll come away with tangible tools and techniques that you can readily apply in your organization to deliver on time, on budget, and at the highest quality.
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
- Differentiatebetween the myths and realities of management
- Recognizethe advantages of taking a “process perspective” towards managerial work
- Influencethe context and environment in which decisions get made
- Implementstrategies, plans, projects, and initiatives more effectively
- Leadlearning initiatives so that your organization can improve and innovate
- Manageand lead change in organizations of varying sizes
- Design, direct, and shapevarious organizational processes to your advantage
Program Structure for Becoming a Better Manager
Becoming a Better Manager consists of 30 hours of material, developed by seasoned experts, delivered over an eight week period with a flexible program structure. There is no set time to log in. You complete the coursework, which consists of a highly-engaging mix of short videos, multimedia cases, interactive learning exercises, and written reflections, on your own time while meeting regular deadlines.
The case protagonists in Becoming a Better Manager represent some of the best and brightest from the worlds of technology, pharma, the government, and more.
Topics covered in the program include:
- Adopting a Process Perspective in Management
- Shaping the Decision-Making Process
- Implementing for the Present
- Learning for the Future
- Managing and Leading Change
Participants in Becoming a Better Manager are eligible for a Certificate of Completion from Riverford Business School. To earn the certificate, you must successfully complete all coursework by the stated deadlines and actively contribute to the vibrant Riverford learning community.
- Length: four Weeks
- Program Dates: as soon as application is complete
- Cost: N30,000 APPLY HERE
Who Would Benefit From Becoming a Better Manager
Becoming a Better Manager is intended for individuals at all stages of their careers who would like to gain the tools and techniques necessary to become an effective manager. While people management experience is not necessary, experience with complex organizational projects and activities involving groups or teams (e.g., project management, product management, new product development) is expected.
2. Financial Accounting APPLY HERE
Discover what’s behind the numbers in financial statements
Financial statements can be intimidating, a seemingly inscrutable jumble of acronyms and jargon. Understanding the key concepts and principles of financial accounting, however, can illuminate financial statements and unlock critical insights into business performance and potential. This online course will demystify financial statements and teach you how managers, Wall Street analysts, and entrepreneurs use an understanding of accounting to drive strategic decision making.
Whether you’re preparing for an MBA, a career on the street of Port Harcourt, or just need to gain confidence in your ability to understand and communicate financial results, participating in Financial Accounting will allow you to:
- Appreciate how the balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement are constructed—and how they interact
- Evaluate the financial health of a business using financial statements
- Prepare and evaluate financial forecasts used to make strategic decisions
- Valuea venture, project, or investment opportunity and perform a sensitivity analysis
Program Structure: Financial Accounting
Financial Accounting consists of approximately 30 hours of material developed by qualified financial experts and delivered over an eight-week period with a flexible program structure. There is no set time to log in. You complete the coursework, which consists of a highly engaging mix of short videos, multimedia cases, interactive learning exercises, and written reflections, on your own time while meeting regular deadlines. All course material is delivered through the innovative RBS Online Portal. While there is no direct real-time interaction with the faculty built into the course, current and former participants may be invited to special events, both on and off-line, where RBS faculty are present.
Topics covered include:
- Recording Transactions
- Financial Statements
- Analyzing Financial Statements
- Forecasting & Valuation
Participants in Financial Accounting are eligible for a Certificate of Completion from RBS. To earn the certificate, you must successfully complete all coursework, including satisfactory performance on quizzes, by the stated deadlines and actively contribute to the vibrant RBS learning community.
Duration: Eight weeks
3. Strategic Marketing Planning For Competitive Advantage APPLY HERE
Riverford Business School welcomes you to the exciting world of Strategic Marketing Management. This course is focused on Strategic Marketing Planning. Participants develop skills and competencies needed for planning, developing and implementing strategies to gain a competitive advantage in a crowded marketplace.
Utilizing a practical approach to strategic market planning, participants will adopt a customer-centric method to understanding target markets and create value. Emphasis will be placed on the integrated nature of the planning process aligned with your organisation’s vision and adapted to the ever-changing business environment in order to meet and exceed customers’ expectations.
Our unique approach to Strategic Marketing Planning process will ultimately translate to increase in Top of Mind Awareness (TOMA), increase market share, revenue growth, and sustained business success.
The four-week course will focus on marketing planning and cover situation analysis. Competitive analysis, the planning process, implementation, and control in four modules. At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Analyse the market environment to facilitate segmentation
- Use segmentation to target specific population in advertising
- Conduct a competitive analysis of a business utilizing SWOT analysis
- Design a market plan and layout strategies for execution
- Collect feedback on your solution to determine the effectiveness of your decision
Module 1: Situation Analysis (Overview of customers, competitor, market, and environment)
Module 2: Segmentation, Targeting, and Positioning (STP)
Module 3: Competitive Analysis
Module 4: (i) Designing your market plan (ii) Monitoring and execution
Marketing is becoming more sophisticated and understanding strategic marketing planning will enable you to make the best of your marketing efforts. You will gain knowledge to help you navigate the competitive landscape and gain market share.
Duration: Four weeks
Cost: N20.000 APPLY HERE
4. Advanced Human Resources Management APPLY HERE
People Leadership and Organisational Brand Advantage
|For a long time HR struggled to get a seat in the boardroom of organisations. Today, the question is “What does HR bring into the room and what should HR bring”? Related to these are questions around how HR could more effectively demonstrate the huge value it makes and can make to deliver today’s result and perpetually in a rapidly changing world. The climate within the organisation is a major source of performance erosion and winning this strategic internal war is as crucial as winning the external competitive battles.
By understanding how to ensure internal translation and expression of their brand positioning so that there is an alignment between the culture within and their desired external perception of their brands, participants are prepared to better leverage the dynamic variables in the war, so that investments in Human Capital effectively complements the other crucial external competitive battles in the area of Brand Management, Marketing and Sales, supply chain and cost optimisation.
The Engine of performance
Key Learning Outcomes
The programme will strengthen demonstrate the personal and functional attributes and competencies of effective HR functions and HR practitioners. Participants will strengthen their capacity to:
Programme Duration: Four weeks
Programme Fee: N20.000 APPLY HERE
5. Procurement and Contract Management APPLY HERE
6. Logistics and Supply Chain Management APPLY HERE
|Logistics and supply chain management have been described as the planning and coordination of the activities necessary to achieve the desired levels of service at the lowest possible cost. This course explores the key managerial tasks that should be coordinated and controlled to achieve an efficient and effective logistics and supply chain programme for the organization. The course focuses on helping participants gain new insights into how the application of the tools can transform their competitive position.
Key Learning Outcomes
Acquisition and internalization of the skills and tools necessary to efficiently and effectively manage organisation’s logistics and supply chain especially during difficult times.
Programme Duration: Four weeks
Programme Fee: N20.000 APPLY HERE
7. Diploma Course In Office Administration & Secretarial Studies APPLY HERE
In any business, being professional is essential, but it is especially important as an office administrative and secretary because they are usually the first and the last people that clients come into contact with when they enter the organisation. Organisations have come to have very high standards in their expectation of employees, and that includes office assistants and secretaries. In the administrative profession, it has come to mean showing compassion, respect, and integrity towards clients. Office Administrators and Secretaries prepare meetings, organise office procedures, and deal with orders and invoices, compile factual and numerical data, check cash flow and maintain accounts. They are also responsible for coordinating office activities and operations to secure efficiency and compliance with company policies, supervising administrative staff and dividing responsibilities to ensure performance and managing agendas for upper management.
Diploma Course in Office Administration & Secretarial studies will prepare participants to be highly demanded career advancement. This diploma course is offered in a unique, fast-tracked format that gives participants the opportunity to achieve a career in less than a year. This Diploma Course in Office Administration & Secretarial studies will help participants cope with the demands of the role of an Office Administrator and Secretary. It will develop their ability in building professional working relationships, professional customer care skills, prioritising workloads, communication skills, questioning and answering skills, managing stress, and being an effective member of a team.
At the end of this diploma course, you will be able to:
Duration: Four weeks
Programme Fee: N20.000 APPLY HERE
8. Project Management APPLY HERE
Project management was traditionally a specialist skill area used primarily in large complex projects, such as those in construction, engineering and information technology. This skill area is now becoming increasingly in demand across most industries and job functions. Any set of tasks that are delimited in time, with a defined set of requirements, can be managed as a project. Having a tried and tested toolkit that is scalable to large and small projects alike, is becoming an essential requirement for most business professionals.
You will gain an understanding of the essential steps in the project life cycle and reflect on the techniques available to you and how they can be applied. You will have the opportunity to review, in the light of your new knowledge and experience, a project on which you have already worked. The topics covered include stakeholders, finance, risk, people, project administration and quality etc.
The Project Management module from The Riverford Business school takes a broad approach to technological projects and will be relevant to project managers and those wishing to increase their knowledge about project management. The tools and techniques presented will be of use to project managers and team members in improving the effectiveness of their teams.
Upon completing the four weeks Professional Certificate, you would:
The PMP credential is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers, and is highly valued by employers in every industry.
As a Professional Certificate learner, you’ll have access to premium services to help you succeed. Services include:
In this flexible, hands-on program, you’ll have the opportunity to attend instructor-led virtual sessions, receive expert feedback on projects, and access career coaching services.
Who is this Certificate for:
Professionals with 3-5 years of work experience, who are interested in pursuing careers in project management. Anyone who currently works on projects in a professional setting.
Duration: four weeks
Cost: N30.000 APPLY HERE
9. Online Advanced Diploma In Business Management And Leadership APPLY HERE
This course provides you with the knowledge and initiative to lead your company, your business or your team from the front and guide them to success.
You will learn pivotal attributes that will help you to recruit, train, shape and manage your teams and colleagues all the way to the top.
Who is this course for?
The Advanced Diploma in Business Management & Leadership is designed for Graduates looking to develop a senior management skill set, Business Owners, Business Managers, HR Managers, Church Leaders, Executives and Middle Level staff, Operations, Team Lead Etc.
What You Will Learn
Tuition: N30.000 APPLY HERE