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MBAexpress: Key Concepts of Adding Value – V 2.0 | BUNDLE (6 COURSES)
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MBAexpress: Key Concepts of Adding Value – V 2.0 | BUNDLE (6 COURSES)

This course provides an overview of the key elements of a traditional MBA to help you improve your business planning techniques and add value to your firm.

$150 - $180
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Format

Online

NASBA Field of Study

Accounting

Level

Basic

CPE Credits

6

Author(s)

Peter Margaritis, Jennifer H. Elder

Availability

1 year

Product Number

BLIMBAC12

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Product Details

MBAexpress provides essential business savvy over the course of 6 1-hour online learning modules.

Basics of Business Law – V 2.0: This course will focus on three areas accountants should be aware of – contracts, intellectual property and employment law.

Better Budgeting and Forecasting – V 2.0 Discover 21 tips to change your budgeting process that results in a detailed one year budget, to a planning process resulting in a strategic, progressive and long-term achievement of your goals.

Faster Disaster Recovery – V 2.0: We often think about hurricanes and tornadoes as disasters but have you thought about the impact of new technology, a product recall, or even fraud? Could your business survive 6 weeks without power?

Insightful Financial Analysis – V 2.0:  There are a number of reasons why you would conduct a financial analysis, from investment decisions to career management. It’s a valuable tool used to tell a comprehensive “story”.

Nuances of Negotiating – V 2.0:  The art of negotiating with your customers, clients, business partners, and colleagues is a vital skill set for the business professional.

Preventing and Detecting Fraud – V 2.0: Fraud costs US companies $400 billion annually. Do you know where the fraud is in your organization? Don’t let your company continue to be a victim.

This course has been developed by the Business Learning Institute. The Business Learning Institute, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site: www.nasba.org.

Who Will Benefit
  • CPAs, corporate finance teams, business leaders and other financial professionals.
Key Topics
  • Employee Handbook
  • Intellectual Property
  • Contract Law
  • Contract Components
  • Budgeting and planning best practices
  • SWOT analysis
  • The 80/20 rule
  • Common budget problems
  • Rolling forecasts
  • The effects of bad data
  • Common Disasters
  • Preparing for a Disaster
  • Disaster recovery steps
  • Ranking disaster threats
  • Disaster planning team
  • Fraud Triangle
  • Fraud Risk Factors
  • Warning Signs of Fraud
  • Fraud Prevention
  • The financial analysis process
  • Corporate overview
  • Industry analysis
  • Business strategy
  • Ratio analysis
  • Cash sufficiency
  • DuPont analysis
  • Horizontal and vertical analysis
  • Continuity plan
  • Types of negotiations
  • Setting expectations
  • Using “Yes and”
  • Egos
  • Listening bias
  • Don’t give up
  • Going big
  • Using your network
Learning Outcomes
  • This course will prepare you to:
  • Identify legal issues with corporate management, employee manuals, intellectual property and contracts
  • Identify components of a contract
  • Recognize ways to protect intellectual Properties
  • Recognize key differences between planning and budgeting
  • Identify best practices to use in your planning process
  • Define key elements of rolling forecasts
  • Identify the impact of a disaster on a business
  • List important assets to protect and how to protect them
  • Identify how to rank disasters by their potential risks
  • Define the fraud triangle
  • Define the purpose and use of a fraud risk assessment
  • Determine where the greatest opportunity of committing fraud is in an organization
  • Identify the key components in a financial analysis
  • Identify the components in a ration analysis
  • Identify methods for predicting cash flow
  • Define what negotiating is
  • Identify the 6 skills of negotiation
  • Identify 7 steps to negotiation success
  • Identify 10 Steps for common goal negotiation
Credit Info
CPE Credits
Online
6
NASBA Field of Study
Accounting, Business Law, Business Management and Organization
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
Access
Online
This is a digital product. With full paid access the content will be available to you for 1 year after purchase date.
For more information, please refer to CPE requirements and NASBA sponsorship information
Pricing
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Nonmembers
Online
$180.00
AICPA Members
Online
$150.00

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Instructors
Peter Margaritis
Peter Margaritis, CPA, CGMA, CSP, is a keynote speaker, communication strategist, and improv virtuoso. Peter is the author of two books, Improv Is No Joke: Using Improvisation to Create Positive Results in Leadership and Life and Taking the Numb Out of Numbers: Explaining and Presenting Financial Information with Confidence and Clarity. Peter works with financial professionals to help adapt their mindset and believes that strong communication skills are the most effective way of delivering technical knowledge and building strong business relationships. The underlying premise in everything Peter does is the power of applied improvisation. He focuses his strategies using two powerful words, YES AND along with the concept of listening to understand. This strategy promotes a better connection with customers and clients leading to higher profits and higher retention of employees. Peter has delivered over 500 keynote speeches and workshops in 38 states in the U.S. and across Canada and the Caribbean. His clients range from Fortune 500 companies to family-owned businesses, national, regional & local public accounting firms, and national and state associations. Peter earned his Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky, a Master’s Degree in Accountancy from Case Western Reserve University and he is a licensed, non-practicing, CPA in Ohio. He has worked for companies such as Price Waterhouse, Victoria Secret Catalogue (not as a model), two large banking institutions and has managed restaurants in his day. Don’t be surprised – he is Greek. He was also an assistant professor of accounting and taught in the MBA program at THE Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, OH. Peter is also a blogger, writer, humorist and a podcaster. His podcast, Change Your Mindset can be found on his website, along with iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play. You can visit his website (petermargaritis.com) to watch his videos and read his promotional resources which include a variety of magazine articles, along with his weekly blog. Peter lives in Westerville, OH with his wife, 17-year-old son, and two Labrador retrievers. His passion is his family and improvisation, along with a love of humor, and at times he performs both improv and stand-up comedy.
Jennifer H. Elder
CPA, CMA, CIA, CFF, CGMA, MS
Jennifer Elder, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFF, CGMA is a keynote speaker, trainer, and business coach dedicated to business transformation. For more than 20 years, she has been helping businesses by peeling back the layers of "administrivia" and finding the hidden strengths and core values that make you and your company awesome. Ms. Elder works with businesses to develop a compelling business strategy that is quick to implement that transforms your company from what you are now to what you have always wanted to be. Known for being energetic and enthusiastic, Ms. Elder has been delivering high-quality, customized training that make complicated topics easy to understand, relevant, and useful for years. She has conducted seminars for the Fortune 500, US Government, State CPA Societies, and CPA Firms in 33 states. Her sessions are highly interactive, full of discussion, and even entertaining. Ms. Elder received her BA from the University of Massachusetts and an MS in Organizational Management from Antioch University New England. She lives on her boat near Annapolis, Maryland.
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