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CPE Self-Study
MBAExpress: Key Concepts of Business Strategy
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Business Management and Organization
LEVEL
Intermediate
CPE CREDITS
Online: 6.0
This course provides an overview of the key elements of a traditional MBA to help you improve your strategic planning skills.

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Key Topics

  • Business Benefits of Sustainability - Triple Bottom Line: Economy, Society, Environment; Bottom Line Impact of Sustainability; Creating a green team; Monitoring success
  • Creativity & Innovation - Creativity methods for generating ideas quickly; Breaking through mental barriers; Brainstorming; Innovation; Using the creative side of your brain
  • International Business - Business Models; Customs and Etiquette; Communication; Import/Export/Product liability; Guides/Interpreters; International markets
  • Masterful Marketing - 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 its people who create the relationships that that drive revenue: Discuss the differences between the various social media platforms
  • Risk Management - 5 Business Risk Truths; Risk Assessment Approaches (SWOTS & PESTLES); Risk Evaluation
  • Strategy for Success - Simon Sinek – "Start with why"; 5 Step Backcasting Process; Good & Bad Mission Statements

Learning Objectives:

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

If you don't have the time to complete an MBA degree but still want to understand the key concepts, then this course is for you.

This course is designed for managers, professionals, and business owners who want to develop a broad perspective to deal more effectively in today's rapidly changing and increasingly complex business environment. Learn the key elements and components of a traditional MBA while looking strategically at an organization from a holistic perspective to improve business planning and decision-making. You will also learn to recognize how different business processes drive results as well as identify the effective use of key performance indicators to motivate, measure, evaluate, and improve results.

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.

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Business Learning Institute

The Business Learning Institute (BLI) is the strategic learning partner and talent management consultancy for organizations worldwide. BLI is a center facilitating the development and sharing of competencies and strategic knowledge required for leadership in today's rapidly changing business environment. BLI delivers competency-based curriculum, courses, content, and community to maximize career trajectories and grow intellectual capital for organizational and executive leadership.

Our 60+ instructors offer over 400 learning programs in all formats (including on-site training, live events and seminars, keynotes, and online formats like webcasts, webinars, and on-demand learning). Each BLI program can be tailored to the needs of your organization.

The future is here, and it will continue to come with increased speed and complexity. We hope you will continue to learn more about how BLI can help align your organization's learning strategy and guide the momentum of your staff's career growth.

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CREDIT INFO
CPE credits
Online
: 6.0
NASBA Field of Study
Business Management and Organization
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
None
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
Course acronym
MBASTRAT
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