Universidad Ana G. Méndez

Introduction

Universidad Ana G. Méndez is a private, non-profit, non-sectarian university, directed to serving the local and international community. It seeks to provide the needs of students who require to break time and space barriers in order to obtain a quality education, which will enable them to satisfy the demands of modern society.

UAGM is an institutional entity dedicated particularly to the development, offering and management of distance academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as other educational projects and distance education initiatives. The Institution acknowledges that distance education is the educational alternative planned for the design of interactive, dynamic and social learning environments, aimed at a diverse and dispersed student population. The educational modality is mediated through innovative information and telecommunication technologies, which contribute to the construction of knowledge and the exchange of information through synchronous and asynchronous interactivity.

UAGM trains and certifies its faculty members as distance educators and with its technological infrastructure manages the publication of online courses. The faculty professional development process combines a sequence of workshops addressed to enhance learning concepts and skills development required to work as instructor of an online distance education course.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Spanish

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Certificate

Certification For The Teaching Of Distance Courses

Online Part time Open Enrolment Puerto Rico Puerto Rico (US) Online

Certification for the teaching of courses in the distance mode will train teachers and developers related to distance education and emerging technologies, so that they have the necessary tools to transform the educational paradigm. [+]

Certification for the teaching of courses in the distance mode will train teachers and developers related to distance education and emerging technologies, so that they have the necessary tools to transform the educational paradigm.

GOALS Review significant milestones on the evolution of distance education. Identify the basic principles of Andragogy. Recognize the importance of using the internet for educational purposes. Analyze the role of multimedia resources in virtual communities to socialize learning. Distinguish between measurement, appraisal or assessment. Distinguish the characteristics of an online course. Consider all the elements that make up a digital image. Analyze the concepts of interaction and interactivity. Provide general information on the elements considered in the projects to manage online courses. Themes Fundamentals of Education and Distance Learning Environments Role of the distance facilitator in the education of the adult learner One of the internet in distance education Assessment and appraisal of learning in distance courses Instructional design of an online course Graphic design of an online course Interactivity in online courses Administration of an online course [-]

Lean Six Sigma - Yellow Belt

Online Part time Open Enrolment Puerto Rico Puerto Rico (US) Online

This Lean Six Sigma Yellow Ribbon certification course will help you learn about Lean's philosophy and how it helps organizations and their resources by improving their way of working, thinking and conducting in the work environment. [+]

This Lean Six Sigma Yellow Ribbon certification course will help you learn about Lean's philosophy and how it helps organizations and their resources by improving their way of working, thinking and conducting in the work environment.

The philosophy of Lean can be applied to any context of the world of work and even to day-to-day activities. The main focus of this course is that the participant can understand the fundamental principles and be able to understand how these tools help in the continuous improvement of the processes.

Second, understand the role of a certified person in Cinta Amarilla and finally, understand how to work as part of a continuous improvement team within the organization.... [-]


Course

Distance Conversational English Programme

Online Part time Open Enrolment Puerto Rico Puerto Rico (US) Online

The Conversational Distance Learning Program (PICD) is an initiative of the Ana G. Méndez School of Continuing Education. The courses are offered entirely online with certified English language experts. [+]

The Conversational Distance Learning Program (PICD) is an initiative of the Ana G. Méndez School of Continuing Education. The courses are offered entirely online with certified English language experts.

ENGLISH CONVERSATIONAL BASIC Develop the four language arts: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Practice and develop comprehension and discussion skills through written and oral work. Use basic grammatical structures in oral and written form. Analyze a series of written texts. Use the acquired knowledge of the language in a complete conversation in English. Adapt the language to different contexts, demonstrating an understanding of English. ENGLISH INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATION Develop the four intermediate language arts: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Practice and communicate prayers that help resolve family situations. Use grammatical structures in oral and written form that allow you to coordinate and communicate in situations related to travel and everyday interactions. Analyze a series of written texts. Use the acquired knowledge that allows participants to gain greater confidence in communicating. ADVANCED CONVERSATIONAL ENGLISH Communicate messages effectively in a family and / or professional environment. Understand important details in oral communication. Participate in formal and informal conversations for problem solving and decision making. Develop skills to express yourself with a high level of fluency in front of an audience. We have a placement test to help you identify the level of education you need to attend! Methodology ... [-]

MBA

Master in Business Administration with a Specialization in Agribusiness

Online Full time Part time 18 - 24  Open Enrolment Puerto Rico Puerto Rico (US) Online + 1 more

The objective of this specialization is to prepare students for the decision making and planning process in the agribusiness industry. It presents theoretical and practical concepts related to the production and consumption of goods. It also provides the strategies to achieve organizational goals according to the global economy standards. [+]

The objective of this specialization is to prepare students for the decision making and planning process in the agribusiness industry. It presents theoretical and practical concepts related to the production and consumption of goods. It also provides the strategies to achieve organizational goals according to the global economy standards.

Core courses Managing Organizations Technology and Information Management Marketing Management Managerial Finance* Accounting for Decision Making* Business Economics Quantitative Methods andBusiness Statistics Specialization courses Theory for Decision Making for Agribusiness Agribusiness Economics of Production and Consumption Agribusiness Finance and Risk Management Current Issues in Environment, Food Safety, Market Regulations and International Trade Human Resources Management in Agribusiness Elective courses Managing of Strategies and Planning for the Agribusiness Business Ethics Capstone course Case Studies in Agribusiness [-]

Master in Business Administration with a Specialization in Human Resources

Online Full time Part time 18 - 24  Open Enrolment Puerto Rico Puerto Rico (US) Online + 1 more

The specialty presents the student with the theory practiced by modern associates in human resources management and its function as a strategic element in the company. [+]

This specialty presents the student with the theory practiced by modern associates in human resources management and its function as a strategic element in the company.

Core courses Managing Organizations Technology and Information Management Marketing Management Managerial Finance* Accounting for Decision Making* Business Economics Quantitative Methods and Business Statistics Specialization courses International Human Resources Management Compensation and Benefits Quality Safety and Health in the Work Place International Economics Labor Conflict Management and Organizational Dynamics Elective courses Employment in the Global Economy Labor and Industrial Relations in Human Resources Management Negotiation and Conflict Resolutions Capstone course Knowledge Integration in Business Administration [-]

Master in Business Administration with a Specialization in Management

Online Full time Part time 18 - 24  Open Enrolment Puerto Rico Puerto Rico (US) Online + 1 more

The specialty in management allows the student to explore theoretical as well as practical elements of modern management, as well as changes in this field. Another objective of this concentration is to prepare the student for the different administrative jobs in commercial and industrial companies. [+]

This specialty allows the student to explore theoretical as well as practical elements of modern management, and changes in this field. Another objective is to prepare students for the different administrative jobs in commercial and industrial companies.

Core courses Managing Organizations Technology and Information Management Marketing Management Managerial Finance* Accounting for Decision Making* Business Economics Quantitative Methods & Statistics for Business Course descriptions Advanced Strategy Management Project Management Industrial and Service Quality Management Human Behavior in the Organization International Management Elective courses CRM: Increasing Customer Value Sales Force and Key Account Management Pricing and Value Management Capstone course Knowledge Integration in Business Administration [-]

Master in Business Administration with a Specialization in Supply Chain Management & Logistics

Online Full time Part time 18 - 24  Open Enrolment Puerto Rico Puerto Rico (US) Online + 1 more

This specialty provides the student with the necessary knowledge to work with the management of materials and its functions of planning, purchasing, control of production and inventory. [+]

This specialty provides the student the necessary knowledge to work with the management of materials and its functions of planning, purchasing, control of production and inventory.

Core courses Managing Organizations Technology and Information Management Marketing Management Managerial Finance* Accounting for Decision Making* Business Economics Quantitative Methods & Statistics for Business Specialization courses Operations Management Enterprise Resources Planning Supply Chain Design and Management Logistics Management and Strategy International Logistics and Global Supply Chain Management Elective courses Project Management Fundamentals Business Ethics CRM: Increasing Customer Value Capstone course Knowledge Integration in Business Administration [-]

MSc

Master of Science in Environmental Management with a Specialization in Environmental Planning

Online Full time Part time 18 - 24  Open Enrolment Puerto Rico Puerto Rico (US) Online + 1 more

This specialty prepares students to assume management responsibilities required by today’s environmental field. [+]

This specialty prepares students to assume management responsibilities required by today’s environmental field. The academic and field experience of the School allows students to develop the competencies in the area of environmental management which will enable them to assume leadership positions in the public and private sectors. The main goal of our program is to prepare an educated and skilled professional that contributes to solving the environmental problems of the world to achieve a sustainable development.

Core courses Fundamental of Environmental Sciences Statistical methods applied to Environmental Research Waste Management Environmental Legislation: Multilateral Environmental Agreements Environmental Documents and Evaluation Specialization courses Environmental and Natural Resources Economy Principles of Environmental Technology Environmental Communication and Writing Environmental Strategic Planning Environmental Quality Control Management Elective courses Environmental Risk Management Energy Sources and Environment Comparative Environment Assessment Currents Topic in Environmental Affair Climatology and Atmospheric Pollution Tropical Ecosystems Environmental Auditing Fundamentals of Hydrogeology Research courses Research Proposal Research [-]

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