UDC-TUIASI International Summer School, May 2016

The course of EMI will take place in Sala Dragomir Hurmuzescu (next to Facultatea de Inginerie Electrica), 11-19 May, Monday to Friday, 10.00-13.00.
The course of Smart Sustainable Cities will take place in Sala 0.1R, ground floor, Facultatea de Constructii si Instalatii, 9-27 May, Monday to Friday, 10.00-13.00 (except Friday 20 May).

Sound, light and earthquakes: vibrations and waves for engineering and architecture

The transmission of energy by wave propagation is a key concept that has applications in almost every branch of physics with transmitting mediums essentially acting as a continuum of coupled oscillators. This course contains several specialised modules where the concepts of vibration and waves are applied, such as sound, lighting or earthquake engineering. The course, taught by an international team of experts in its various fields, would be particularly useful for engineering and architecture students.

Entrepreneurship and business economics

The course aims to illustrate and discuss the scientific foundations of the firm and entrepreneurship. In particular, the nature of the firm, its role in different economic systems, the relationship between internal organization and market, in order to allow students to establish correct and useful logical links between the approaches of microeconomics, industrial economics, management science, and operational reality. This course also introduces students to the role of the entrepreneur in the economic system and covers how to start, finance, and operate a successful business.

Introduction to political systems

This course aims to provide an introduction to how political science tries to explain differences in political systems across countries and time. The main empirical differences in institutions, political behaviour and political outcomes across both developed and developing countries will be presented with the help of some of the main theories and methods in political science.

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EU employment law

The course begins with an examination of the development of EU employment law focusing on the shift from employment law to employment policy. The course then studies rule-making in the field of employment law, considering both the traditional routes to legislation and governance techniques such as the Open Method of Coordination. The final topics look closely at the substantive area of employment law, examining the free movement of persons, equal treatment, health and safety and working conditions, the restructuring of enterprises, worker participation, and collective action.

The leader of the future: improve commitment in your community

People are constantly being asked to perform better and go beyond what they have done in the past, to grow in uncertainty and to deliver more significant results. Through non formal education, the aim of the present course is to obtain the skills and capabilities necessary to tackle new pathways of thinking, collaboration, and action to achieve the extraordinary in your community. The program identifies current leadership strengths and enhances you through intensive personal development.

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Quality management and quality management tools

The goal of this course is to introduce QMS, its principles and importance in all areas. The course aims to provide students with knowledge on three main aspects: 1. Basic knowledge of the process approach to quality management, structured overview of the requirements of ISO 9001: 2015. The center of gravity of the subject is the detailed interpretation of the various requirements of the standard. These requirements will be explained on practical applications derived from activities in the company.

Management information systems

This couse aims to provide an in-depth exploration of how businesses successfully manage information. The course provides insight into how today's businesses leverage information technologies and systems to achieve corporate objectives. Providing comprehensive and integrative coverage of essential new technologies and information system applications, as well as their impact on business models and managerial decision-making, with the help of this course, students will build skills sought after in today's workplace.

Financial statement analysis

This course would like to equip you with the knowledge to read, interpret and analyse financial statement data in order to make informed business decisions regarding investment, credit, or resource allocation. Such skills are required for equity and credit analysts, executives, bankers, auditors, consultants, but also for individual, unsophisticated investors. Financial statement analysis process consists of three main steps, which will be the object of the course: • Teasing out key information for financial statement analysis.

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