Down To Business: Business Management From the First Step
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Down To Business: Business Management From the First Step

Learn how to plan, organize, lead, and monitor people and teams to take your business to the next level.
4.3 (2 ratings)
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361 students enrolled
Last updated 6/2015
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 20 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Understand how businesses work like a system and what factors are critical to their survival
Appreciate of how global environment affects local businesses
Recognize the impact of regulations and fiscal policies on business
Understand how Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is defined.
Identify opportunities for new ventures
Learn how to write a business plan and pitch a project for funding.
Challenge established businesses in being relevant, competitive and profitable
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Requirements
  • Utmost desire to enhance learning and knowledge in business management
  • An intermediate level of English language
  • Ability to relate issues faced in current day businesses context and how they fit in larger scope of business management
  • Have a laptop or desktop computer with internet access
  • Headphones or speakers
  • No previous knowledge is required.
Description

Business management offers versatile opportunities to individuals from diverse backgrounds and skills. Talented business managers are always in demand in the evolving global business environment. Business management mainly involves generating profit by creating and selling valued products and services at a reasonable cost to the customers. This also creates enough employment opportunities.

Global Finance School brings you this amazing module that helps you in deconstructing the building blocks of a business and how they can be effectively managed. Managing a business involves a persistent effort to build superior products and services at low cost, expand to new markets, fight competition, and retain existing employees and customers while generating profit and complying with rules and regulations.

As you realise already business management is a very challenging field which requires multiple skills and a deep appreciation of the business management framework. This course will help you grasp the fundamental principles of business management which is essential for any aspiring or existing business management professional. Whether you are a young professional, experienced businessman or a start-up executive, a better understanding of business management principles is always prized as it helps you make informed decisions and contribute positively to the organisations.

Learn and understand what it takes to manage a successful business! After taking this course you will be in a better position to appreciate various factors and their implications that come into play when running a business in a global environment like –

  • Functional aspects of systems in an organisation (Departments)
  • Planning and coordination within an organisation
  • Role of economics in the real world
  • Survival and growth in a competitive environment
  • Different types of organisations, priorities, and purpose
  • Local and international business environments
  • Starting up and seizing opportunities
  • Business planning and communication
  • Factors of sustainability and the business environment

Sign up now for this amazing course and build your understanding of managing a successful business.

Who is the target audience?
  • Existing professionals wanting to enhance their learning on business management
  • Students planning to take university courses or beginning a career in business management
  • Entrepreneurs and new business owners interested in critically understanding what goes into managing a successful business
  • Freelance workers who want to learn how to better manage their time and work
  • Anybody with an interest in concepts of business management
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 54 Lectures Collapse All 54 Lectures 02:51:34
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Welcome to the Course!
1 Lecture 04:40
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It's A Jungle Out There
5 Lectures 13:47


Learn more : When Ideas Have Sex
00:22

Learn More : The 6 Killer Apps of Prosperity
00:31

Competition and Countdown to Extinction
03:44

Review Quiz: It's A Jungle Out There
5 questions
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Different Kinds of Organizations
3 Lectures 10:24
Different Kinds of Organizations
02:34

Organizational Purpose
04:19

Stakeholders and Responsibility
03:31

Review Quiz: Different Kinds of Organizations
5 questions
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Global Forces, Local Impacts
10 Lectures 39:31
Recommended Reading: Global Forces, Local Impact
00:25

Free Market
04:04

Government Policies
04:30

Global Economy
05:00

The Benefits of Trade
05:51

Further Reading : The World Trade Organization
00:19

Protectionism
04:12

Resistance To Free Trade
07:04

How Organizations Respond
05:38

Learn More and Test Yourself! An Introduction to Exporting
5 questions

Homework Assignment: Macroeconomics
02:27

Review Quiz: Global Forces, Local Impact
11 questions
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Corporate Social Responsibility
3 Lectures 10:55
The Economy As An Ecosystem
02:39

Changing Attitudes
04:50

The Effects of CSR Programs
03:26

Review Quiz: Corporate Social Responsibility
3 questions
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Where New Firms Come From
7 Lectures 16:31
Recommended Reading: Where New Firms Come From
00:08

Did You Know?
00:10

Entrepreneurship
03:28

Seizing Opportunity
04:00

Test Yourself! The Entrepreneur Test
00:07

Realistic Expectations
05:48

Homework Assignment: Where New Firms Come From
02:49

Review Quiz: Where New Firms Come From
24 questions
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Finding Opportunity
11 Lectures 32:13
Measuring and Forecast Demands
02:20

Total Market Demand
03:19

Area Market Demand
03:00

Total Industry Sales and Market Shares
03:15

Market Segmentation and Customer Acquisition
02:57

Product Development
05:07

Learn More and Test Yourself! The Marshmallow Challenge
1 question

Legal
03:24

Further Reading : 3 Hacks to Save on Startup Legal Fees
00:08

Further Reading : When Business Names Confuse Consumers: The Basics of Trademark
00:12

Financing and Critical Issues
08:19

Further Reading : Loan Programs
00:11

Learn More and Test Yourself! Crowdfunding For Entrepreneurs
14 questions

Learn More and Test Yourself! How To Prepare A Loan Package
15 questions

Review Quiz: Finding Opportunity
9 questions
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Business Plans
12 Lectures 42:58
Values
03:33

Further Reading : Writing A Business Plan
00:11

Learn More and Test Yourself! Business Tax Data
1 question

Did You Know?
00:09

Learn More and Test Yourself! Small Businesses
1 question

Further Reading : The FSB ‘Voice of Small Business’ Member Survey
00:18

Planning Operations and Forecasting
08:57

Planning Tools
10:45

Learn More: How to Be Be A Serial Entrepreneur
00:18

Test Yourself! How to Be Be A Serial Entrepreneur
12 questions

Further Reading: How To Turn Your Business Into A Lean, Mean, Marketing Machine
00:09

Plans B-Z
02:59

Selling Your Vision
03:39

Elevator Pitch Vs. Formal Presentations
11:34

Learn More and Test Yourself! How To Write a Business Plan. c
13 questions

Homework Assignment: Planning A Plan
00:24

Review Quiz: Business Plans
11 questions
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Test Your Management IQ Final Exam
2 Lectures 00:41
Down To Business: Business Management Final Exam
30 questions

Final Research Project: Build A Company!
00:29

Final Project: Job Shadowing
00:11
About the Instructor
Global Finance School
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3,696 Students
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Online Finance and Management Education

Global Finance School, Instructed by Mr. Simanovsky, has been leading innovation in the field of financial studies for over 30 year. Mr.Simanovsky has written 27 bestsellers books on Finance education, including Finance for Beginners, Statistics for Beginners, and Stock Market for Beginners.

Mr. Simanovsky, who also co-founder of Meitav Group, an Asset Management and Investment Banking firm with over 7 billion USD under management, brings his real life experience to create a pragmatic learning experience, especially suited to professionals aspiring to advance in financial positions.

With over 3 decades of experience, Mr. Simanovsky and his team of finance professionals and e-learning experts from around the globe developed an extraordinary ability to explain and teach financial topics by providing a wide variety of easy to access high quality business education tools.

Global Finance School is known for its unique teaching style that sets to make finance a fun topic, intuitive to understand, and very engaging.