Academic Programmes

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Individual Courses

Introductory Level

Certificate in Penology, Psychology and Criminology (July 3 - September 29, 2017

The Certificate in Penology, Psychology and Criminology is a course offered by the Department of Government, Sociology and Social Work in conjunction with the Cave Hill School of Business of the University of the West Indies. It offers insights into the workings of the criminal justice system as it relates to social behaviour.  It is an eye opener for all interested in understanding the contributing factors to criminality the criminal justice system and the psychology of criminology.  It is of specific relevance to those working the system such as the Prisons, Probation, Rehabilitation.  The course is taught by well qualified and highly trained professionals in a congenial atmosphere , at a convenient time for working adults.  It is a 12-week course that culminates in a sealed certificate of completion from the Cave Hill School of Business- University of the West Indies. 

Intermediate Level

Industrial Relations (January 23-February 24, 2017)

This course applies a multi-disciplinary approach to the understanding of Industrial Relations focusing on:

  • Theories of Industrial Relations
  • Trade Unionism (with emphasis on the Caribbean)
  • Collective Bargaining
  • The Legal Framework

Production and Operation Management (June 27 - July 28, 2017)

This course will address the inter-relationship between systems, services and technical factors, product quality, capacity and productivity. It will provide a useful basis for understanding and analysing the function of management of operational systems. 

Advanced Level

Small Business and Entrepreneurship (April 10 - May 12, 2017)*

The course will examine, in depth, the issues involved in: the creation of new business ventures; identification of business opportunities; preparation of winning business plans; business financing; the theory and practice of entrepreneurship; stimulating creativity and facilitating innovation in organizations; promoting women as entrepreneurs and development of the small business sector. 

The main thesis of the course in Small Business and Entrepreneurship is that Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship are the critical ingredients in the future development of the Caribbean  

Proposal Writing for Funding Agencies (May 15 - June 2, 2017)*

This course is designed to show participant show to effectively design and present proposals for assistance to funding agencies. It is based on the premise that most funding agencies apply similar criteria to evaluate proposals. It focuses on proposal writing in general and pays attention to accessing proposals for grants as well as other funding considerations.  It is well suited to individuals within organisations . responsible for preparing proposals to source funding as well as those independent or self-employed  persons seeking attract funding for the creation of business.

The knowledge gained in this course is useful for budding entrepreneurs wishing to provide the service of proposal writing. 

Human Resources Development (November 7 - December 9, 2017)

This course seeks to equip participants with a comprehensive view of the field of human resources development and the relevance of HRD to Caribbean nations. The course addresses the role of HRD in helping to drive business, not-for-profit, government, and educational operations in today’s global economy.

Please note the following:

  • The registration deadline is two (2) weeks before the start of each course
  • The tuition fee for each course is USD$300.00 (text not included)
  • *Programme tuition fee is USD$600.00 (text not included) 
  • The courses are asynchronous on-line courses
  • Each course runs for five (5) weeks
  • Participants will be issued with a certificate of attendance 

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