Module 5: Selecting Payment Methods
Select appropriate methods, terms, and currency of payment to agents, sales representatives, distributors, suppliers, and international joint ventures. MSU Global has teamed with experts in the international finance field to create resources to help increase international skills in the business community. These materials address the need of the international trade practitioner for knowledge and information that is specific to trade finance by providing a means for educators and business practit
11.469 Urban Sociology in Theory and Practice (MIT)
This course is intended to introduce graduate students to a set of core writings in the field of urban sociology. Topics include the changing nature of community, social inequality, political power, socio-spatial change, technological change, and the relationship between the built environment and human behavior. We examine the key theoretical paradigms that have constituted the field since its founding, assess how and why they have changed over time, and discuss the implications of these paradig
Milestone for Medical School
The University of Nottingham Medical School celebrates 40 years of pioneering medical education with a one-day conference and reunion event. Around 6,500 students have graduated from the School since 1970 with an initial intake of just 48. Nowadays the School accepts around 265 undergraduate students each year and a further 90 postgraduate students on the 'fast-track' Graduate Medicine course at the Royal Derby Hospital.
Transportation Policy: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally and Walking the Talk
Why do so many sustainable transportation programs turn out, like the Alice in the Wonderland parable to lead us down unexpected paths? Fred Salvucci observes that true sustainable transport requires making more than short-term fixes. A sustainable transportation program is built upon the pyramid of three “E”s: equit
Writers Series: Deborah Eisenberg
Recipient of a 2009 MacArthur Fellowship, Deborah Eisenberg was recently recognized by Ben Marcus, writing in The New York Times, as "one of the most important fiction writers now at work." She has been publishing spare and elegant prose to national acclaim since the 1980s, with many of her stories appearing in The New Yorker. Winner of the Rea Award for the Short Story, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and three O. Henry Awards, Eisenberg's latest work is her 1,000-page Collected Stories, the culminati
21F.222 Expository Writing for Bilingual Students (MIT)
The purpose of this course is to develop your writing skills so that you can feel confident writing the essays, term papers, reports, and exams you will have to produce during your career here at MIT. We will read and analyze samples of expository writing, do some work on vocabulary development, and concentrate on developing your ability to write clear, accurate, sophisticated prose. We will also deal with the grammar and mechanical problems you may have trouble with.
SAMS - Rocio Garay
Rocio Garay, a sophomore chemical engineering major from Cleveland, attended Carnegie Mellon's Summer Academy for Mathematics and Science (SAMS) as a rising high school junior. SAMS is a program designed to increase the number of outstanding college-bound students from diverse backgrounds who pursue education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. She reflects on her time in the program and how it helped her develop more confidence in pursuing a career in engineering.
Carnegie Mellon in Silicon Valley - Academics
Recognized for its world-class education in arts and technology programs, collaboration across disciplines and innovative leadership, Carnegie Mellon is consistently a top-ranked university. CMU in Silicon Valley offers a unique learning opportunity for working professionals and those interested in entrepreneurship and innovation. The learn-by-doing methodology that students are exposed to provides them with the hands-on skills that make them sought after competitors in the software industry. P
15.521 Management Accounting and Control (MIT)
This course examines management accounting and related analytical methodologies for decision making and control in profit-directed organizations. It also defines product costing, budgetary control systems, and performance evaluation systems for planning, coordinating, and monitoring the performance of a business. This course defines principles of measurement and develops framework for assessing behavioral dimensions of control systems; impact of different managerial styles on motivation and perf
Sheppard Award 2010
Outstanding leadership and academic achievement awards were presented to Darden Second Year students at the School's annual awards ceremony September 1, 2010 during First Coffee. The C. Stewart Sheppard Distinguished Service Award, named in honor of the former Dean of the Darden School, recognizes students for outstanding non-academic service to the School. The C. Stewart Sheppard Distinguished Service Award recognizes students for exceptional service of a non-academic nature to Darden or the U
6.825 Techniques in Artificial Intelligence (SMA 5504) (MIT)
6.825 is a graduate-level introduction to artificial intelligence. Topics covered include: representation and inference in first-order logic, modern deterministic and decision-theoretic planning techniques, basic supervised learning methods, and Bayesian network inference and learning. This course was also taught as part of the Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA) programme as course number SMA 5504 (Techniques in Artificial Intelligence).
12.000 Solving Complex Problems (MIT)
Solving Complex Problems provides an opportunity for entering freshmen to gain first-hand experience with working as part of a team to develop effective approaches to complex problems in Earth system science and engineering that do not have straightforward solutions. The subject includes training in a variety of skills, ranging from library research to Web Design. Each year's course explores a different problem in detail through the study of complimentary case histories and the development of&nb
R. L. Stine - Interview
Video done by Barnes & Noble/meet the writers. The creator of the Goosebumps and Horrorland books, R.L. Stine invites us into his NYC apartment to talk about his beginnings, his inspirations, and his fantastic (if a little frightened) fan base. He talks about how he found a typewriter in his attic and that is how he got his start. When he was a kid he would read Tales from the Crypt and The Vault of Horror, he said they were funny and scary at the same time and he LOVED them. He said he thin
Texas Tech Professor Links Brain Reactions to Marketing Tactics
New equipment allows researchers to quantitatively assess brain functions - such as attention, memory, planning, and problem solving - while individuals perform cognitive tasks.
Alumni Professional Networking: Politics & Government
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/alumni/careers Over 100 alumni attended the fourth in our series of professional networking events. The panel discussion was very lively with lots of excellent questions from the audience. Each of the panel members discussed their varied career paths, the highs and lows of their present role and the most useful stepping stone for them. Previous professional networking event: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDTPYTvbiAA
When UNSW lecturer Gabina Funegra decided to investigate the language of her ancestors, she had no idea she was on the way to becoming an award-winning filmmaker. Unable to obtain a tape recorder for her interviews, she took a video camera to Peru; the resulting film won her the Best Local Filmmaker award at the 2010 Sydney Latin American Film Festival.
The Creation of the Sun, Time, the Elements, Space and the Solar System
This is a short but detailed video on the creation of the Sun and all of its' counterparts within the solar system and space. It explains that although the Big bang Theory is the most accepted theory on the creation of space, it did not create any of the elements we learn contained on the Periodic table. This is only a theory as no one really knows how these components were created. It is extremely visual yet very informative.
Palliative Care – Shedding Light on Euthanasia
The ethics of euthanasia continue to be debated in Parliament, the National Assembly, in the media and around dinner tables everywhere. It is one of the most difficult issues with which a society must deal. Who better to shed light on this difficult question than one who has dedicated her career to transforming the culture of dying - through research, pioneering treatment and care for patients with life-limiting and terminal illnesses?
Through her award-winning research, Vicky Kaspi, a world-renowned McGill astrophysicist and pulsar expert, makes stars out of her students and headlines around the world.
STS.014 Principles and Practice of Science Communication (MIT)
This course helps in developing skills as science communicators through projects and analysis of theoretical principles. Case studies explore the emergence of popular science communication over the past two centuries and consider the relationships among authors, audiences and media. Project topics are identified early in the term and students work with MIT Museum staff. Projects may include physical exhibits, practical demonstrations, or scripts for public programs.