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Successful Management for Business Achievement: The 5 Day MBA

Hemsley Fraser

MBA , Business

Course Description

This intensive course is designed to stretch individuals and equip them with the skills and confidence to manage in a fast moving and complex business environment. It will help to build effective management skills, within the global context, drawing on current issues and the changing economic and competitive landscape during the sessions. This course offers departmental and functional managers tried and tested models, concepts and tools to confidently address the dilemmas faced in today's rapidly changing world. Is it right for me? Suitable for departmental and functional managers who are preparing for, or already in, a senior and strategic management position. It is assumed that participants have some knowledge of strategic management and the challenges faced. What will I learn? By the end of this course you will be able to: Define the key elements of strategic management. Apply the concepts, tools and analytical techniques used in strategic management. Understand the issues and dilemmas now facing organisations at a strategic level. Devise or participate in a strategic review of an organisation. Recognise the key issues involved in change management. Define the leader's role in today's increasingly complex business environment. What will it cover? Leadership and Human Resource Management Strategic leadership, its scope and limitations in corporate governance and how to be emotionally intelligent Leadership in the current climate including enhanced motivation, cross functional teamwork and global culture Managing and leading change and how organisations respond to a changing environment Comparative approaches to human resource management and the management of the HR function Labour as a commodity - the role of role of internal and external labour markets Strategy Strategy and the importance of the strategic management process in achieving sustainable competitive advantage International strategic management and the competitive advantage of co-operative strategies Cultural diversity and its implication for strategic management Strategic change and the challenge it provides for organisations including dealing with uncertainty Marketing Marketing as influenced by internal and external factors such as competitors, political, social, technological and economic trends The difference between the global and the local consumer and the impact on marketing Understanding your customers, competitors and suppliers Marketing as an integrative process which must communicate effectively and work jointly towards achieving competitive advantage Information Systems and Operations Management Role and scope of IS within the business organisation Strategic alignment between information systems and the organisation and the challenges inherent in IS development and implementation Electronic business models and strategies The broader social and ethical impacts of information systems Accounting and Finance Two categories of accounting and how they relate to one another and to your organisation Organisational performance statements and cash flow statements in helping the manage resources Financial ratios How budgets and budgeting reflect both the operational context of the organisation and commitment to investors The importance investment decision making and the types of costs and methods of recovery Personal Development Developing your strategic skills and competencies Personal action plan Further courses to consider Effective Change Management High Performance Leadership Testimonial Katie Rodney-Smith, Financial Controller Metro I found the course useful in providing me with the tools to better understand and deal with the challenges faced by the business, both externally and internally. The Management of Change section of the course was of particular interest and has helped me enormously in dealing with recent changes within Metro.

This intensive course is designed to stretch individuals and equip them with the skills and confidence to manage in a fast moving and complex business environment. It will help to build effective management skills, within the global context, drawing on current issues and the changing economic and competitive landscape during the sessions. This course offers departmental and functional managers...

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