Mini MBA Topics Covered

Topics covered in this program

Project Management: Learn how to manage your project effectively in this course. We teach you how to prepare and plan your project; how to manage your team, resources and budget; and the steps required to successfully close your project

 

  • 15 hours of learning material
  • Techniques and tricks from project-management experts
  • Video summaries, Worked examples with screenshots, Downloadable templates, Exercises, Multiple-choice tests
  • 5 sections: Introduction, Preparation, Planning, Performance & Closure

 

Business Analysis: Learn to collect, analyse and forecast business and financial data to generate valuable insights from business data. The course will also teach you how to report on business data and present information and analysis to clients and stakeholders.

 

  • Over 20 hours of learning material
  • 60 professional spreadsheet models that can be adapted for your work.
  • Hours of video content including video summaries and screencasts, Techniques and Tricks from an expert, Practical exercises and Multiple-choice testing to benchmark progress

 

Communication, Influence & Teams: Communication, influence and teamwork are at the very heart of business life. This course teaches you how to cultivate these skills and ensure that they maximise their professional value.

 

  • Better understand peoples emotions
  • Distinguish between and tailor communication according to wants and needs
  • Employ body language and active listening to communicate more effectively
  • Communicate with introverts and extroverts
  • Speak clearly and with authority
  • Create excellent first impressions
  • Cultivate power, empathy, rapport, consistency and credibility
  • Apply a number of influence-building techniques
  • Distinguish between different types of team and team members
  • Manage teams, including conflict within teams
  • Communicate effectively as part of a team

 

Leadership & Management: This course provides the insights and practical steps you need to lead and manage your team with true professionalism. Topics we'll cover include: delivering stability and growth; managing staff performance; and developing your own effective style.

 

  • Understand your organisation in detail
  • Use this understanding to set strategy
  • Make strategic decisions based on this strategy
  • Build a set of core values and a brand
  • Get people to buy into these values and brand
  • Develop staff skills across the organisation to deliver your objectives
  • Lead and manage with charisma, integrity, conviction and support

 

 

Business Writing: In our frantic, numbers-driven world, the importance of clear writing is often over-looked. This course gives you the tools and techniques to improve your writing, whether it's a two-line email or a two-hundred-page report.

 

By the end of the course you will be able to;

  • Structure and plan your writing, Write with style and confidence, Edit to improve readability and Get more readers


Make use of;

  • Techniques and tricks from an expert, Video summaries, Exercises and Multiple-choice tests

 

Finance For Non-Finance Professionals: Whether working in a small or large organisation, it is vital that you make the most of the available financial resources to achieve success in business. This course is aimed at providing you the skills to excel financially and thus managerially.

 

  • How to understand and use key financial statements: Profit and Loss Statements, Balance Sheets and Cash Flow Forecasts
  • Budgeting and forecasting techniques to improve planning, control, and decision-making
  • How to use key performance indicators (KPIs) effectively
  • How to apply important investment-appraisal techniques
  • How to develop a business plan

 

Strategy & Business Models: This course is designed to equip professionals, entrepreneurs and established business owners with the ability to analyse, improve and create new business models that work and are grounded in 21st century strategic thinking.

 

Using a variety of images and media, by the end of this course you will have learned:

 

  • How to think strategically
  • How Strategy has changed in the 21st Century
  • How to recognise, develop and execute successful strategy using business model frameworks
  • How to identify the drivers of Strategy formulation using Megatrend analysis
  • How to adopt a dynamic strategic approach to deal with 21st Century continuous change
  • How to turn your idea into a business model prototype
  • How to construct a value proposition that works
  • The importance of customer centrality in business models and value propositions
  • How to personally deliver better results in company brainstorming sessions