Educational Programs


An important objective of MIQOLS is to develop educational programs for managers related to management and quality-of-life issues. All educational programs are typically customized to the needs organizational clients and are frequently administered on site or a neighboring conference facility. Examples of educational programs offered by the Institute include:

Educational and training seminars related to federal and state government:

  • Ethics in public administration
  • Leaders in government
  • Accountability in revenue management
  • To measure quality of life of certain constituencies to guide public policies

Educational and training seminars related to local, regional, and municipal governmental bodies:

  • How to measure community quality of life for community development
  • How to measure neighborhood quality of life for neighborhood development
  • How to measure housing well being for housing development
  • Planning for sustainable development at the community level
  • How to develop community programs to materialism

Educational and training seminars related to business organizations:

  • Business ethics
  • Planning of change in a turbulent environment
  • Long-term strategic planning
  • Measuring corporate performance to be accountable to the organization's stakeholders
  • Corporate social performance
  • How to measure the quality of work life in your organization
  • How to develop quality-of-work life programs in your organization
  • How to recruit and retain people of high integrity and character
  • How to measure customer satisfaction and well being
  • How to develop products, services, and programs that can enhance enhance customer commitment
  • Training a sales force to achieve sales while being ethical at the same time
  • How to develop marketing communications campaigns that do little harm
  • How to make pricing decisions that are effective in the long run
  • How to develop a channel of distribution with little or no conflcit among channel members
  • Ethics in marketing research

Educational and training seminars related to non-profit organizations:

  • Ethics in the management of non-profit organizations
  • Social advertising
  • Social marketing

Educational and training seminars related to travel and tourism organizations:

  • How to measure leisure well being
  • How to develop travel and tourism programs that can enhance the quality of life
  • How to assess the costs and benefits of tourism on a host community

Educational and training seminars related to health care organizations:

  • How to measure health care's contribution to community quality of life
  • How to measure the effectiveness of health care on the elderly
  • How to develop health care programs that can enhance health-related quality of life

Educational and training seminars related to media organizations:

  • How to assess the impact the effect of television viewership on quality of life
  • How to assess the contribution of media programming on community quality of life
  • How to develop media programming that can enhance the quality of life of a particular audience

Educational and training seminars related to institutions of higher education:

  • How to measure college students' quality of school life
  • How to measure quality of work life of college faculty and staff
  • How to develop extra-curricula programs that can enhance students' quality of school life
  • How to develop management programs that can enhance the quality of work life of faculty and staff