MBA Business Tools That Get Results--Free Workbooks Included
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Achieve Business Success With These Practical Leadership, Financial and Performance Management Tools!
4.1 (20 ratings)
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Last updated 6/2017
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Includes:
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 5 Articles
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Lead with clarity and confidence
  • Conduct powerful performance reviews
  • Utilize a Balanced Scorecard tool to measure customer satisfaction, internal processes and organizational knowledge
  • Lead across lines of difference
  • Analyze financial statements
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Requirements
  • You should be able to use a PC at the basic level
  • Have a hunger for success
  • Be ready to learn practical skills
Description

** ACCORDING TO THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: "Business success relies on a solid combination of innovative leadership, evidence based management and sound financial literacy ."

THIS COURSE IS BUILT TO PROVDE THESE SKILLS!

** SPECIAL FREE BONUS WORKBOOKS INCLUDED:** 

  • Master Over Twenty Strategic Thinking And Decision Making Tools
  • Utilize a Free Excel Balanced Scorecard, perfect for start-ups or established enterprises
  • Map out your strategies to a Strategy Map for improved results: This helps ensure everything is even easier to understand & even more fun and engaging! **

Are you ready for a practical course designed to equip you with the skills to:

  1. Lead excellent and diverse teams
  2. Think and act strategically
  3. Conduct performance reviews that lead to improved employee performance
  4. Analyze and use financial statements
  5. Operationalize a Balanced Scorecard for your organization

This course includes important topics such as Key Performance Indicators (KPI's), Supply and Demand Costing, Idea Generation, Strategy and Vision Maps and much much more!

I will work with you throughout the course to support your journey to mastery!

The contents of this course are all based on my work experience as an education innovator and entrepreneur with global experience in  for profit, start up and corporate settings. I used these networks to survey entrepreneurs asking them one simple question: What do you need to know to be successful?

I collected all their answers and designed this course, working closely with them each step of the way. The result is a course that ties together both  theoretical knowledge and practical experience in a dynamic, practical and applicable way.

Ready to take your skills to the next level? Click "Take this course now" to get started!

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Who is the target audience?
  • Entrepreneurs seeking to improve their strategic thinking
  • Managers looking to apply basic financial systems
  • Start Ups wanting to build a comprehensive customer, internal process, learning and knowledge and financial data system
  • Leaders wanting to build productive and inclusive teams
Curriculum For This Course
51 Lectures
03:42:36
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Welcome to the Course!
2 Lectures 05:13

The course toolbox: Get your workbooks here
00:09
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Idea Generation
9 Lectures 28:43


Jamie Lerner, one of the greatest Mayors in the world used design thinking to turn Curitiba in Brazil into one of the most efficient and human centered cities in the world. He used Design Thinking to achieve this feat. We learn more here.

Demo: Design Thinking
02:30

Why do some of the same problems persist? Is it because we are using single loop learning? Here we learn how to use double loop learning to address permeant challenges.

Preview 02:56

This lecture describes the 20/80 principle.

Cost-Benefit Analysis
04:59

This lecture describes the 20/80 principle.

Preview 03:45

Placing a product in the market requires a lot of planning and strategy. The Long Tail approach helps us think about this further.

Long Tail Effect
01:43

In this lesson we explore the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats model in relation to your organization and it's competitors.

SWOT Analysis
01:27

This model is perfect for thinking about how to position your product or business in relation to market share and market growth.

BCG Box
04:49
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How to Deliver Effective Performance Reviews
8 Lectures 35:45

We begin this section with the basics: What is a performance review? By the end of this lecture you will be able to describe and provide examples of a performance review.

The basic principles of a performance review
06:12

How to give a performance appraisal
04:35

It often not what we say but how we say it that makes all the difference in a performance review. Phrases are the therefore, are the lifeblood of a successful review. This lecture outlines useful phrases you can use to deliver feedback.

Useful performance phrases
08:44

In this lesson we explore the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats model in relation to your employees.

Demo: Conduct an employee SWOT Analysis
05:12

Employee review sheet
02:33

Giving great feedback is the most important tool of being  a manager. In this lesson we explore this further.

Feedback Model
02:00

We explore the foundation of conflict management.

Conflict Resolution
02:41

Here we explore the work of the greatest management theorist of the 21st century: Mary Parker Follet. You will learn why she believed that compromise was the worst outcome for conflict.

Integration Model
03:48
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Performance Management
9 Lectures 41:25
Balanced Scorecard Overview
07:13


Demo: A Balanced Scorecard in Action
03:26

Mission Perspective
07:20

Customer Focus
05:20

Internal Processes
05:47

Problems can often be solved or created based on the skill level in the organization. In this demo lecture we talk through the steps necessary to conduct a skills audit to help you grasp the skill level in your organization.

Demo: Conduct a skills audit
03:13

Professional Development
04:39

Finances
03:16

Test your knowledge
4 questions
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Leadership: Basic Decision Making and Problem Solving Strategies
3 Lectures 08:01
John Whitmore Model
02:11

Rubber Band Model
02:18

Eisenhower Model
03:32
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Lead Across Lines Of Difference
5 Lectures 50:28

Religion
15:46

Gender
10:57

Sexual Orientation
13:47

Race & Ethnicity
08:43
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Pricing Your Product: Supply and Demand Curves Overview
3 Lectures 10:40
Pricing Your Product: Supply and Demand Curves Overview
02:52

What happens when we increase our price?
03:57

What happens when we offer a discount?
03:51
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Salesforce: A powerful CRM Tool
2 Lectures 11:50
What is CRM?
06:33

Get your free Salesforce license here.
05:17
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Finances: An Overview
8 Lectures 29:11
Framing this section
00:59

How To Analyze Financial Statements and Save Money
04:52

What is a Balance Sheet?
04:15

What is an Income Statement?
04:12

What is Shareholders Equity?
02:50

Revenue: An Overview
05:00

Assets: An Overview
04:06

Liabilities: An Overview
02:57
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Bonus Section
2 Lectures 00:52
More courses from Warren
00:20

Connect with your instructor Warren!
00:31
About the Instructor
Warren Chalklen, PhD
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Education Innovator | 41,000+ Students on Udemy

Dr. Warren Chalklen is an education innovator who has taught over 41,000+ students across 167 countries using online and face to face platforms. He is passionate about building individual and organizational capacity in the fields of diversity, policy analysis, and data driven performance with softwares such as Excel, Salesforce and Balanced Scorecard tools. In his spare time he loves to travel and recently returned from a vacation in Brazil!