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MBAexpress: Key Concepts of Business Strategy – V 2.0 | BUNDLE (6 COURSES)
CPE Self-study

MBAexpress: Key Concepts of Business Strategy – V 2.0 | BUNDLE (6 COURSES)

This course provides an overview of the key elements of a traditional MBA to help you improve your strategic planning skills.

$150 - $180
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Format

Online

NASBA Field of Study

Business Management and Organization

Level

Intermediate

CPE Credits

6

Author(s)

Peter Margaritis, Jennifer H. Elder

Availability

1 year

Product Number

BLIMBAC13

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Product Details

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

Business Benefits of Sustainability – V 2.0: Does your business have a sustainability initiative? Recognize the benefits and business impact of sustainability and identify the steps to get started.

Creativity and Innovation – V 2.0: You will discover new ways to break through mental barriers, SALY thinking, and roadblocks in order to improve performance, creative thinking, and innovation.

International Business – V 2.0: This course will discuss what you need to consider before you expand your operations into a new country and the steps to starting an international business.

Masterful Marketing – V 2.0:  This module will discuss various methods of lead generation, investing in your people, the importance of branding, and the use of social media.

Risk Management – V 2.0: Do you know if your organization is risk-averse or risk aggressive? This course will define risk management and discuss the types of risk and risk management processes.

Strategy for Success – V 2.0: This course will help you identify the importance of why an organization should know its "Why," how to use backcasting as a strategic planning tool and understand the most important thing about a mission statement.

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
  • Creativity methods for generating ideas quickly
  • Breaking through mental barriers
  • Brainstorming
  • Innovation
  • Using the creative side of your brain
  • Business Models
  • International Culture, Customs, and Etiquette
  • Communication
  • Import/Export/Product liability
  • Guides/Interpreters
  • International markets
  • Determine what lead generation method would work the best for their business (referrals, direct marketing, publish a book, etc.)
  • Recognize that you are in the people business first and it’s people who create the relationships that that drive revenue
  • Discuss methods for defining your target market
  • Business Risk Truths
  • Risk Assessment Approaches (SWOTS & PESTLES)
  • Risk Evaluation
  • 5 Step Backcasting Process
  • Good & Bad Mission Statements
Learning Outcomes
  • This course will prepare you to:
  • Define sustainability
  • Identify the core principles of sustainability
  • Recognize benefits of sustainability
  • Identify steps to starting a sustainability initiative
  • Identify techniques to develop your creativity confidence
  • Identify different types of creativity methods
  • Identify steps to starting an international business
  • Identify questions to consider when researching international business structure
  • Recognize cultural differences to consider
  • Illustrate the marketing value by investing in their people
  • Identify how business professionals are differentiating themselves in the market place
  • Describe ways to strengthen business relationships
  • Recognize ways to determine ROI using social media
  • Define risk
  • Identify sources of risk
  • Identify types of risk
  • Identify an example of business risk truths
  • Identify risk management processes
  • Identify the importance of why a company should know "why it does what it does"
  • Define how to use Backcasting as a strategic planning tool
  • Identify the most important thing about a mission statement
  • Identify the benefits of a SWOT analysis
Credit Info
CPE Credits
Online
6
NASBA Field of Study
Business Management and Organization, Communications and Marketing, Personal Development
Level
Intermediate
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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MBAexpress: Key Concepts of Business Strategy – V 2.0 | BUNDLE (6 COURSES)
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