HOW WE DO IT

EDUCATION BASED ON FACTS AND NOT ON THEORIES

EDUCATIONAL MODEL

Zigurat relies on the excellence of professional knowledge that specialists and mentors from each sector are able to offer to our participants, since they are the best source of the knowledge on trends, demands and key factors of success. In addition to this, Zigurat is committed not only to a broad professional experience, but also to an outstanding pedagogical knowledge and innovation capabilities in order to provide a student with a complete perspective of the industry.
To meet expectations, Zigurat has designed a unique business model within the training sector, through which the knowledge is provided by institutional partners, private companies and influential figures of the industry.

Zigurat brings all of this added value to the student, from the e-learning methodology through to the infrastructure that is necessary to foster an environment of constant and complete educational community.

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ACADEMIC PARTNERSHIPS
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This includes all of the academic partners of Zigurat’s programs, that is, all public or private companies with which Zigurat has created some academic program and/ or training program.

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*Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya
Master’s Degree in Building Structures: Renovation and Pathology Based on Real Case Studies
Master’s Degree in Steel and Composite Structures for Buildings

SOFTWARE COMPANIES PARTNERSHIPS
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Zigurat focuses its training on practices based on real market case studies. To bridge the gap between theory taught at university and day-to-day industrial practice, Zigurat offers extensive software training to enable students to enter the working world as a competent professional.
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STRATEGIC PLAN
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Providing the best online education – tailored to the needs of the industry. 

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Further development of Zigurat’s training programs for the global market. 

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Launching a strategy to help professionals to attain top job positions at a global level. 

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Sectoral diversification, opening doors to new industries using Zigurat’s know-how. 

INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED

Zigurat aims to demonstrate its commitment to quality training and business by guaranteeing recognized certifications and accreditations.

We believe it is important to sustain a high quality of:

BUSINESS
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Zigurat’s clients trust the institution not only for its experience in training professionals for more than 15 years, but also for its certified quality services.

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ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
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Zigurat is aware that their students not only need high quality training programs, but also the ability to demonstrate the skills and competencies acquired in their professional careers.

It is for this reason that Zigurat works to obtain the best accreditations, endorsements and certifications of its programs through collaboration with leading companies and institutions in the sector.

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*Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Master’s Degree in Building Structures: Renovation and Pathology Based on Real Case Studies
Master’s Degree in Steel and Composite Structures for Buildings

SOFTWARE
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Zigurat is highly committed to its students, and has therefore obtained various certifications and endorsements from software companies to ensure that the knowledge obtained meets the standards of the market, as stipulated by the leading software companies.

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EDUCATIONAL METHODOLOGY

Since its inception, Zigurat has chosen a digital learning model. After 15 years of teaching online, the company has gained a competitive advantage creating a better learning system, quite different from those online programs currently offered by traditional institutions. Since studying on a cloud-formatted platform arise endless opportunities.

CONVENIENCE AND FLEXIBILITY
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As companies become more focused on global markets, co-workers are more likely to work in different geographical areas and/or time zones. Moreover, professionals can make a change to their future lifestyles by actively participating in Zigurat’s programs while maintaining routine tasks such as working, interning or taking time to raise a family, as it is the case with our professors and many of our students.

DYNAMIC
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The dynamics and resources contained in the activities are diverse, heterogeneous and adaptable to a broad spectrum of learning situations and needs. Regarding this, Zigurat is committed to using the most advanced technologies and communication tools to assist students in their learning activities.

Some of them are:

  • Social media tools and learning communication systems that facilitate collaboration, interaction and knowledge sharing (communities, forums, blogs and cloud-based platforms).
  • Multimedia resources that provide interactive content which combines pdf documents, podcasts, videos and live streaming masterclasses.
  • Networking events and summits organized to exchange professional experience and share knowledge / best practices to facilitate knowledge building & improvement by students and teachers.
  • One-on-one tutoring, ensuring personalized attention with the program advisor.
  • An immersive experience that enables interaction between participants in projects, simulating real situations and workflows.
  • Roleplay scenarios to stimulate learning and make projects more dynamic by using storytelling to understand the flow of program events and challenges that are designed to motivate the participants.
  • Easy access to content and learning resources from any device allowing students to learn independent of their time/location availability.

COLLABORATIVE METHODOLOGY
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Zigurat’s programs are oriented towards collective participation and knowledge building, and embrace the students’ learning, social and working experiences.

It is committed to a learning process that balances the individual engagement of the student with collaboration, enriching the learning process by exchanging knowledge, opinions and experiences with other participants, and developing their teamwork skills in preparation for the professional world.

PARTICIPANT GUIDANCE
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Each participant has constant and instant support by specialized faculty whose primary functions are to provide guidance and advice during the entire program duration. There are three teaching profiles (director, lecturer and program coordinator/tutor) that are at the participant’s disposal throughout the process.

REAL CASE STUDIES
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Students will enhance their knowledge of their specialization while simulating real projects. They learn first-hand roles involved in a project, processes, flows of information, documentation delivery, and project presentation & communication in a collaborative cloud environment. These real case studies show the professional the real workflows for the different processes of the industry and improve his/her technical skills.

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS
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All programs by Zigurat transmit a genuine experience and international vision. International collaborative projects and direct communication with professors are the key to international networking with AECO industry professionals from more than 55 countries. Working collaboratively with colleagues from countries on all 5 continents enriches the learning experience and helps to prepare to excel in today’s remote virtual offices.

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OUR LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
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Zigurat provides our education through the most advanced online learning platform. Canvas is used by more than 2,000 universities and institutions worldwide, such as Harvard University. Through this platform, students have endless opportunities to network, manage program content, organize personal projects, and more. Learn more about what you can do with Canvas.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
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Zigurat offers a complete service for the different needs a professional encounters throughout their career. Zigurat understands that professionals need to acquire technical knowledge (hard skills) as well as soft skills and abilities to reach their goals.
Because of this, in addition to offering masters and postgraduate programs, Zigurat provides a platform for continuous-training courses where participants have the opportunity to learn the specific technical knowledge that is necessary for daily business activity.
Zigurat has also developed its own social platforms to bring together all of the professionals and companies with a common vision: To be informed, connected and to progress.

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