Course Information

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN LEGAL SECRETARY


The objective of this course is to prepare secretaries with specialized office training for the legal environment. Training will emphasize mastery of computer applications and formats applicable to the legal office, familiarity with legal office procedures, with actual work experience in a law office firm.


Program Objectives:

Level 1 – Beginner

• During this first section students will receive an introduction to the theory of law, the legal

process, and the nature of the practice of law. Discussion will include the process of law as well as the specific legal terminology.


• Office Management: -
- Phone Call Techniques
- Incoming and Outgoing Mail
- Meeting Refreshment
- Enquiry Handling and Customer Relation
- Document Management & Photocopying
- Records Management
Level 2 – Intermediate

• This section addresses the particulars of law office management. This session also

studies technology usedin the law office. Students will be exposed to actual court documents and will prepare some of these documents as part of their homework.


• The final section will be spent examining the intricacies of the law office, including office

proceduremanuals, billing techniques and collection, Print Media, Travel Arrangement, Chambering Schedule, Legal file work, Legal Document Production, Legal Cataloguing and overall management techniques of the law office.


• Students will also be introduced to the basics of legal research and proper citation format.

Job search strategies and placement possibilities will also be discussed.

Level 3 – Advanced

• Reception Duties, Correspondence, File Management & Filing Systems
• Print Media & Communication Media Handling
• Confidential Information Handling
• Supervisory Duties
• Word Processing & Legal Document Preparation
• Litigation Documents Preparation
• Legal Diary and Datelines
• E-discovery, Computers in a Law Office
• Legal Secretary Practicum
• Status Reporting

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN DISC JOCKEY


Professional Certificate seeks to provide DJ students with the education needed to compete in the highly competitive DJ profession. By earning the DJ certificate, it is hoped that DJ students will gain an edge in getting work, DJ skills, confidence, networking opportunities, an accelerated rate of success, and personal fulfillment. Whatever your skill level is or your genre of choice, My Business Academy trains DJs in both essential and advanced skills.


Learn to carry out perfect blends, clean mixes, and manipulate sounds with effects in any style of music.


Program Objectives:

Module 1: Overview
• Introduction
• Roots Of Beginning
• DJ Basic Setup
• Equipment
• DJ Psychology
• Conclusion
Module 2: History

• Introduction
• Where Did It All Start
• Using Two Turntables
• Culture Influences
• Conclusion

Section 3: Equipment and Technology

• Introduction
• Analog gears
• Direct Drive Turntables – Advantages & Disadvantages
• Shift to computers - Traktor
• Production Tools
• DJ Tools
• Integration of Production Tools and DJ Tools
• Serato Scratch Live
• Linear and Loops
• Conclusion

Section 4: Deconstructing Music

• Introduction
• Beats & Tempo
• Bars and Phrases
• Key and Pitch
• Conclusion

Section 5: Song Components

• Introduction
• Drums & Breakbeats
• Bassline
• Melody
• Equalization and Filters
• Conclusion

Section 6: DJ Psychology and Preparation

• Introduction
• Music Organisation
• Tips on “Reading the Room’s Mood” (What To Play When)
• From Classroom To The Club
• Bag of Tools
• Conclusion

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN RADIO BROARDCASTING


This course grooms potential students to become professional Disc Jockeys. The course not only imparts with the usual protocol but interlaces technical knowledge with communication skills. MBA’s course and comprehensive curriculum provides you with a meticulous and well-rounded broadcasting education.


In addition to meeting with your mentor in the radio station regularly, the apprentice also hosts their own online radio program. MBA’s curriculum will function as a supplement to the mentor's instruction. This then deepens understanding about how to broadcast and all it entails. We believe in a wholesome approach that enables the student to develop a more practical broadcasting foundation by being hands-on in applying what they have learned into action


Program Objectives:

Section 1: Announcement – Let’s make it Professional
• Introduction
• What’s your call – Announcer; Talent; Personality
• Announcing: Looking Back
• Announcing: Looking Forward and to the Future
• Announcing: Subject Matter Expert
• Necessity of a Degree for Broadcasting
• Broadcasters: Primary Physical Requirements
• Broadcasters: Primary Emotional Requirements
• Necessity for Practical Experience
• Personal Accountability and Responsibilities
• Exemplar Announcers
• Conclusion
Section 2: Audio - The Studio Environment

• Introduction
• Studio – Where it all happens
• Apparatus / Equipment
• Working the Apparatus
• The Auditory Console
• Playback Sources
• Recording Equipment
• Digital Audio Equipment
• Conclusion

Section 3: Vocal Improvement

• Introduction
• How Sound is Formed
• Diaphragmatic Breathing Skill
• Posture to promote Proper Breathing
• How to avoid Thoracic Breathing
• Key Components of Vocal Development
• Volume and Pitch
• Rate and Tone
• Articulation (Sounds)
• Primary Pronunciation
• Secondary Pronunciation
• Common Vocal Problems and Maintaining a Healthy Voice
• Conclusion

Section 4: Developing Performance

• Introduction
• Developing a Broadcasting Approach
• Beat the Jitters
• Vocal Elements
• Copy Marking and Word Usages
• Professionally Apt Announcing and Delivery
• Building Audience Rapport
• Conclusion

Section 5: Commercial Announcements

• Introduction
• Various Source of Broadcast Commercials
• Commercial Forms: Radio, Television and Cable
• Basic Structure of the Commercial
• Analyzing a Commercial
• Significance of Timing
• Hard and Soft Sell
• Gesticulations and Facial Expressions
• Voice-Over and Ad-Lib Commercials
• Making an Announcement: Public Service, Promotional
• Conclusion

Section 6: Doing an Interview

• Introduction
• Categories of Interviews
• Basic Structure of doing a Broadcast Interview
• The Setting for the Interview
• Preparation by way of Research
• Preparing Guests and Topics that are Fascinating
• Developing Questioning Skills
• Self-Groom for an Interview
• Taking Control
• Being Neutral
• Talk Radio and Television
• Special or Sensitive Interviews: Politicians, Dignitaries, VIPs
• Conclusion

Section 7: News Announcement

• Introduction
• Defining What Has News Value
• Criteria and Standard - Newscaster
• News Sources and Writing Broadcasting News
• Radio Newscast
• Radio News Anchor
• Radio News Reporter
• Newscast & Television News Team
• Television News Anchor
• Television News Reporter
• Ad-Lib Circumstances in Broadcast News
• News Announcement & Internet
• Conclusion

Section 8: Music Announcement

• Introduction
• Roles and Duties of a Radio Announcer
• Cultivating the Ability to Ad-Lib
• Being an Effective Music Announcer
• Format Programme for Radio
• Various Genre :

Contemporary Hit
Smooth Jazz
Country
Rock
News/Talk Radio,
Urban Contemporary,
Oldies,
Modern Rock,
Classical Music Announcing
• Announcement According to Day Port
• Announcement for Satellite Radio
• Music Video Jockey and Disc Jockey
• Conclusion

Section 9: Specialty Announcement

• Introduction
• The Weather Report
• Financial Report
• Understanding What a Financial Reporter Covers
• Becoming Feature Specialists
• Host Selling, Narration and Voice-Over
• Improving Voice-Over Skills
• Voice Classifications
• Conclusion

Section 10: Beginning Your Career

• Introduction
• Creating Your Resume
• Using a Cover Letter
• Audition Tapes
• Having and Expanding a Contact List
• Tackling Job Interviews
• Professional Response to a Job Offer
• Agents, Unions and Contractual Agreements
• Facts of Broadcaster’s Life – How To Cope With Losing That First Job
• Conclusion

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN TV BROADCASTING


This course grooms potential students to become professional TV personalities. The course not only imparts with the usual protocol but also interlaces technical knowledge with communication skills. MBA’s course and comprehensive curriculum provides you with a meticulous and well-rounded broadcasting education.


In addition to meeting with your mentor in the TV stations regularly, the apprentice also hosts their own online TV program. MBA’s curriculum will function as a supplement to the mentor's instruction. This then deepens understanding about how to broadcast and all it entails.


We believe in a wholesome approach that enables the student to develop a more practical broadcasting foundation by being hands-on in applying what they have learned into action.


Program Objectives:

Section 1: Announcement – Let’s make it Professional
• Introduction
• What’s your call – Announcer; Talent; Personality
• Announcing: Looking Back
• Announcing: Looking Forward and to the Future
• Announcing: Subject Matter Expert
• Necessity of a Degree for Broadcasting
• Broadcasters: Primary Physical Requirements
• Broadcasters: Primary Emotional Requirements
• Necessity for Practical Experience
• Personal Accountability and Responsibilities
• Exemplar Announcers
• Conclusion
Section 2: Audio - The Studio Environment

• Introduction
• Studio – Where it all happens
• Apparatus / Equipment
• Working the Apparatus
• The Auditory Console
• Playback Sources
• Recording Equipment
• Digital Audio Equipment
• Conclusion

Section 3: Television/Cable TV - The Studio Environment

• Introduction
• The Studio
• The Production Crew
• Terminology
• Working With a Camera
• Communication: Cue Cards, Prompters, Hand Signals
• Makeup
• Conclusion

Section 4: Vocal Improvement

• Introduction
• How Sound is Formed
• Diaphragmatic Breathing Skill
• Posture to promote Proper Breathing
• How to avoid Thoracic Breathing
• Key Components of Vocal Development
• Volume and Pitch
• Rate and Tone
• Articulation (Sounds)
• Primary Pronunciation
• Secondary Pronunciation
• Common Vocal Problems and Maintaining a Healthy Voice
• Conclusion

Section 5: Developing Performance

• Introduction
• Developing a Broadcasting Approach
• Beat the Jitters
• Vocal Elements
• Copy Marking and Word Usages
• Professionally Apt Announcing and Delivery
• Building Audience Rapport
• Conclusion

Section 6: Commercial Announcements

• Introduction
• Various Source of Broadcast Commercials
• Commercial Forms: Radio, Television and Cable
• Basic Structure of the Commercial
• Analyzing a Commercial
• Significance of Timing
• Hard and Soft Sell
• Gesticulations and Facial Expressions
• Voice-Over and Ad-Lib Commercials
• Making an Announcement: Public Service, Promotional
• Conclusion

Section 7: Doing an Interview

• Introduction
• Categories of Interviews
• Basic Structure of doing a Broadcast Interview
• The Setting for the Interview
• Preparation by way of Research
• Preparing Guests and Topics that are Fascinating
• Developing Questioning Skills
• Self-Groom for an Interview
• Taking Control
• Being Neutral
• Talk Radio and Television
• Special or Sensitive Interviews: Politicians, Dignitaries, VIPs
• Conclusion

Section 8: Sports Announcement

• Introduction
• Sports Announcement
• Reporting on Sports
• Understanding What a Sports Reporter Covers
• Sports Anchor
• Review Play-by-Play and Sports Evaluation
• Being a Sports Talk Host
• Conclusion

Section 9: Specialty Announcement

• Introduction
• The Weather Report
• Using the Chroma-Key System
• Financial Report
• Understanding What a Financial Reporter Covers
• Becoming Feature Specialists
• Host Selling, Narration and Voice-Over
• Improving Voice-Over Skills
• Voice Classifications
• Conclusion

Section 10: Beginning Your Announcing Career

• Introduction
• Creating Your Resume
• Using a Cover Letter
• Audition Tapes
• Having and Expanding a Contact List
• Tackling Job Interviews
• Professional Response to a Job Offer
• Agents, Unions and Contractual Agreements
• Facts of Broadcaster’s Life – How To Cope With Losing That First Job
• Conclusion

CERTIFICATE IN HENNA ART & GEM STONE


Henna, and the art of body painting has been around for thousands of years, especially in the Middle East, Africa and India, and London is catching on. Henna courses will teach you how to prepare and apply henna, teach you different designs and some courses even teach you about how henna is used in different cultures around the world. Whether you have used henna before or want to learn a new skill, henna courses are suitable for anyone.


This course will teach you the amazing art form of henna. Students will learn how to create many different and inspirational patterns and designs. Tutors will include both theory and demonstration elements, as well as practical opportunities for students using live models. The course will explore a detailed insight into effective henna applications and practices. Students will learn how to design and create beautiful and impressive henna tattoos.


Duration of this programme will be two (2) months including internship and upon completion students will be awarded with Certificate in Henna Art


Program Objectives:

• Learning how to prepare the best and smoothest henna recipe using professional products
• Professional henna applicators
• Creating unique and special designs
• Use of glitter and gems
• Bridal henna designs
• Client aftercare
• Small classes to ensure extra attention to detail


*Students are welcome to bring in a camera to take photos during this course.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN HOLISTIC SPA AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT


Body massage is one of the essential skills for all beauty therapists. On this course you will learn how to conduct a client consultation and perform a luxurious, full-body massage using professional techniques for the ultimate in relaxation treatments.


Our specialties range from our own spa concepts to traditional spa practices. The wide dimension of methods enhances our students to be professionals with unique skills. Pioneering in most of the modern spa technologies, we ensure quality education to all our students and to mold each student into most advanced Spa professionals.


This course facilitates the student with the necessary skills to be a Spa technician as well as endorses with business management skills. In this course along with the spa therapy & management, the student undergoes business strategy management, current marketing methods, Spa operations and helps students to become a successful Spa Entrepreneur.


The duration of course is 12 months including Internship and its divided into three (3) levels. Upon completion, students will be awarded with a Professional Certificate in Holistic Spa & Hospitality Management.


Program Objectives:

Level 1- Beginner

Course description


To give students a practical working knowledge of how the human body works in order to better understand the physical impact of typical massage and other spa treatments and their counter indications. Students learn treatment options, specific techniques, procedures, indications/contraindications and the appropriate application of these approaches for various conditions.

Course objectives


Upon completion of the course the student will describe and/or demonstrate the following competencies:
• Demonstrate skill in the application of massage therapy
• Ability to communicate well and to maintain hygiene in spa
Level 2 – Intermediate

Course description


This course emphasizes the techniques of neuromuscular massage, lymphatic massage, deep tissue techniques, and trigger point therapy. Students learn treatment options, specific techniques, procedures, indications/contraindications and the appropriate application of these approaches for various conditions.


Course objectives:


Upon completion of the course the student will describe and/or demonstrate the following competencies:


• Demonstrate skill in the application of massage therapy
• Demonstrates knowledge in client intake procedures including use of postural assessment skills and    active range of motion.
• Ability to communicate treatment plan to clients and other health care providers.

Level 3 – Advanced

Course description


For those students who want to take spa as a business; this level will teach students how to set up business in the Spa industiries.


Course objectives


Upon completion of the course the student will describe and/or demonstrate the following competencies:

• Business Principals
• Communication & Management
• Social Media Marketing
• Entrepreneuship
• Financial planning & management