NEW for 2017! Advanced Management Training Program (v 4.1)
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Like an MBA: hiring, mentorship, communication & persuasion, productivity hacks, negotiation & leadership skills, + more
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Includes:
  • 8.5 hours on-demand video
  • 10 Articles
  • 11 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Innovate, execute on good ideas, and diffusing the ideas throughout the organization
  • Unlock more strategic information and find better ways of working together
  • Succeed in a world where smart, orchestrated networks and tiny firms that do not need much capital to compete with larger organizations
  • Make their organizations more agile, responsive, and creative
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Requirements
  • You should already be somewhat familiar with fundamental business practices and be interested in learning to achieve more by working with and through other people
Description

Your MBA in a Box! Learn to manage people, innovate, and lead!

Updated Course Version 4.1 Live July 2017

Similar to MIT's Advanced Management Program for high potential managers (which costs $57,000), this course will develop a comprehensive suite of skills that you need in order to be a manager that delivers exceptional value to your team, organization, and the communities you serve.

Advanced Management Training for Business Leaders

  • Learn recipes for handling common management challenges
  • Communicate and persuade in the age of digital communication
  • Win in negotiations while cultivating long-term relationships
  • Maximize your personal productivity and handle time constraints
  • Understand issues faced by managers from a macroeconomic perspective
  • Transform your leadership style and develop your soft skills

Take the Next Step in Your Career

This course will deepen your abilities as a manager, entrepreneur, or experienced executive and enable you to make a significant and long-lasting impact on your organization and the communities you serve. In the course, you'll acquire new frameworks and skills developed based on research from MIT, Stanford, Harvard and other leading institutions. You'll also see an exclusive series of interviews with Brian Burwell, the leader of one of the world's premier management consulting firms. Brian has led dozens of multimillion dollar consulting engagements with Fortune 100 companies from all over the world and will be with you in each section to contextualize your course material with over 35 years of real-world experience. In short, the course is here to help you take another step in your career and be a more effective change agent in the future.

Engaging Video Lectures, Expert Interviews, and Interactive Exercises

This course is ideal for new managers looking to successfully transition into leadership positions, entrepreneurs who find themselves responsible for growing businesses, and senior executives looking to invest in themselves so that they can continue to deliver value to their organizations. In the first third of the course, you'll learn how handle the most common management challenges and then how to be an effective communicator and a leader of high-performing teams. The modern leader effectively communicates through in-person and digital mediums. You'll learn how to make your messaging effective through multiple channels and to use communication models like the ELM, Minto Pyramid, and others.

In the second third of the course, you'll build your negotiation skills and learn how to increase your personal productivity. You're likely to face complex negotiation scenarios during your career. In the negotiation section, you'll learn to think “win-win" and claim value from high-stakes negotiations. You'll learn how to use tools like the BATNA and Eazl's negotiation preparation tool. Then, you'll learn how to be more productive and how to work successfully with the many claims on your time and energy.

In the final third of the course, you'll develop an ability to look at key management issues from a macroeconomic perspective. This will enable you to anticipate macroeconomic events and important changes in government policies. In the final section, you'll learn to develop your leadership style by developing leadership guideposts and then building tools that you can use to understand people and work better in teams.

Version Release Notes:

  • What's new in version version 1.1?
    • Added welcome video to pose key questions and introduce key learning outcomes
  • What's new in version 2.0?
    • Lucky you! If you enrolled prior to June 2015, you've just been upgraded to masterclass! Over the summer of 2015, entire sections on macroeconomics for managers, negotiation, personal productivity, communication strategies, and teambuilding will be rolled out! Stay tuned!
    • All new intros are now included to support the conversion to a masterclass.
    • Woohoo! The section on macroeconomics for managers is live.
  • What's new in version 2.1?
    • Rock on! There's a great new section on negotiation for you!
  • What's new in version 2.2?
    • Woohoo! There's an awesome new section of modules on personal productivity!
  • What's new in version 2.3?
    • Check out the new section on persuasive, internal, and visual communication strategies for managers!
  • What's new in version 3.0? We're proud to launch a fully upgraded version of the course! In version 3.0, you now have:
    • A brand new section that provides detailed recipes for handling common management challenges. This section includes a guide to candidate interviewing and an entire additional set of modules.
    • We've now added contextual interviews with Brian Burwell, one of the world's business leaders. Though we can't tell you the name of the company Brian leads, you can certainly look it up on the web. Brian has led multimillion dollar management consulting engagements for some of the world's largest and most sophisticated firms (Fortune 100 companies) and you're very lucky to see and hear his perspective on the topics covered in each section of the course.
    • The content has been reordered, old introductions have been removed, and other changes have been made to upgrade your learning experience. Enjoy!
  • What's new in version 3.1?
    • Woohoo! Brand new section intros to make your learning experience even better!
  • Coming in Version 4.0
    • In version 4.0, you'll have access to a first-of-it's-kind interactive business simulation that mixes video, data, and reactions to the decisions you make based on the concepts studied in the course. Stay tuned!
Who is the target audience?
  • New managers looking to successfully transition from a production to a management role
  • Existing managers looking to get more engagement and innovation from their teams and organizations
  • Entrepreneurs who need to use "soft power" to motivate people to achieve exceptional outcomes with limited resources
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09:20:30
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Your MBA in a Box: The Advanced Management Training Course Trailer
2 Lectures 06:04
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New for 4.0: The AMT Business Simulation Game (Use When You’re Ready)
4 Lectures 15:36
Part 1: Introducing the Business Simulation and Your First Decision
05:23

Part 1: Choose Your Leadership Style
01:45

Part 2: Negotiating with Players in Your Market
02:27

Revealing the Results from the Simulation Game
06:01
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Practical Solutions for Common Management Challenges
10 Lectures 16:49
A Brief Introduction to the Applied Management Section
00:35


Action Learning: What a Skillful Response Sounds Like
00:24

The Eazl Interview Reference Tool
1 page

Access to the Private Facebook Group and Brain Boosts
00:25




Action Learning: Shifting to a Growth Mindset
00:19

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Persuading and Communicating in the Digital Age
11 Lectures 48:11
A Brief Introduction to the Persuasion and Communication Section
01:41

The Communication and Persuasion Section Study Guide
3 pages

The CSA Persuasion Planning System
04:41

Action Learning: Work with the CSA Persuasion Planning System
00:26

How to Develop a Persuasive Message
03:22

The Fiedler Model and Your Internal Communication Style
02:49

The Fiedler Model Task-Relation Orientation Decision Tree
1 page

4 Core Lessons in Visual Communication
03:14

Action Learning: See Effective Communication that’s 100% Emotion, 0% Content
00:11

Visual Communication Mini Quiz
2 questions

How to Deliver Better Online and Offline Presentations
03:47

Don't forget to check for additional resources in the links section of this module!

EazlLive: The Persuasion Planning and Argument Design Event
28:00
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Negotiation Training for Managers and Executives
8 Lectures 19:37
A Brief Introduction to the Negotiation Section
01:57

The Negotiation Toolkit Study Guide
2 pages

Integrative Bargaining: Learn to How to Make a Bigger Pie
03:25

How to Prepare for High-stakes Negotiations
03:40

Action Learning: Tour the Negotiation Preparation Worksheet
00:15

The Psychological Factors that Impact Negotiations
03:09

5 Ways to Be Better at the Table and Close Deals
03:41

Cross-cultural Negotiations and Hofstede’s 6 Dimensions
03:30

Negotiation Training Learning Review
4 questions
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Exclusive Negotiation Interviews + SideBYSide Training
3 Lectures 51:06
EazlView: Hymie Bielsky, Former CEO of Safety-Kleen Europe
21:22

EazlView: Ian Butcher, Partner at MWM Consulting in London
27:12

SideBYSide: Exploring Surface and Deeper Cultural Preferences
02:32
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Maximizing Your Personal Productivity
8 Lectures 18:23
A Brief Introduction to the Personal Productivity Section
01:20

Maximizing Your Personal Productivity Study Guide
3 pages

Bandwidth Allocation in Theory and Practice
03:48

Organize Your Energy with the Ultimate Productivity Recipe
03:34

Smart Maker Bursts and Affective Value
02:42

Manager Activities, IT, and Value Creation
03:06

The Minto Pyramid and Quality Information Flow
03:53

How to Organize Your Communication with the Minto Pyramid
3 pages

Key Personal Productivity Concepts
3 questions
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Exclusive Productivity Interviews + SideBYSide Tutorials
6 Lectures 01:34:20
EazlView: Paul Klipp on the Ultimate Productivity Recipe
31:56

SideBYSide: Paul Klipp's Recipe in Action
12:00

EazlView: Jonathan Levi on Choosing the Right Opportunities
28:49

EazlView: Jenise Harmon on the Power of Saying No
07:26

Guide to Graceful Refusals and Tactful Commitments
3 pages

SideBYSide: Let's Curate Elon Musk's Information Feed
14:09
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Macroeconomic Frameworks for Important Issues in Global Management
8 Lectures 17:28
A Brief Introduction to the Macroeconomics for Managers Section
01:18

The Macroeconomics for Managers Section Study Guide
2 pages

How GDP Works and Why it Matters
03:24

ActionLearning: Use Google Public Data to Compare GDP Trends
00:16

How Governments Manage their Economies
02:37

How Specialization and Trade Create Wealth
03:16

Labor Arbitrage and the Economics of Offshoring
03:00

Environmental Limits, Risk, and Innovation
03:37

Interpreting Macroeconomic Signals and Using Decision-making Frameworks
5 questions
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Exclusive Interviews with Macroeconomists and Research Tutorials
5 Lectures 30:06
[The Nature of Financial Crises] Mish Shedlock, Economist and Blogger
07:51

[Cooperative Economics] Charles Hugh Smith, Economist, Author, and Blogger
09:05

SideBYSide: The User-friendly Public Data Resource
07:02

SideBYSide: Advanced Economic Data Sourcing Techniques
05:55

Access to a Library of Macroeconomic Databases
00:13
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About the Instructor
Davis Jones, MBA
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Co-founder of Eazl, Winner of Udemy's Innovation Award

Davis Jones is the co-founder of Eazl, the venture-backed professional development community headquartered in San Francisco. Prior to launching the Eazl community, Mr. Jones placed talent at firms in Silicon Valley, the city of San Francisco, and the North Bay as a headhunter for Robert Half, the international talent consulting firm with ~$5.4 billion in annual revenues. While working in talent acquisition, his clients included Western Digital, Lending Club, Hitachi, and the Kendall-Jackson family of companies and small and medium-sized organizations like hedge funds, non-profits, and biotechnology companies. Before joining Robert Half, Mr. Jones was a team lead and content marketer for the CCA Group, a financial technology consultancy specializing in institutional crowdfund investing.

In 2014, Mr. Jones was named one of the North Bay Business Journal's People of the Year for his international economic empowerment work and today, Eazl is a community of more than 80,000 ambitious professionals around the world. Eazl's production team is honored to have won multiple production and innovation awards for excellence in producing video-based learning experiences, including Udemy's Innovation Award two years in a row and Skillshare's Top 5% honor.

Mr. Jones earned an MBA with a focus in global finance from EDHEC Business School in France, ranked one of the top 50 MBA programs in the world by The Economist, and a bachelor's degree in international economics with a focus on international development (with highest honors) from Sonoma State University in California.

Eazl Publishing
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Winner of Udemy Innovation Award, Udemy Best Seller 2017

Publisher of unique, high quality, and researched content for all things career and business.

The Eazl Talent Network is a community of 80,000+ marketers, innovators, and entrepreneurs at the front lines of technology, business, and social change. 

Through the Eazl Blog, our award-winning video courses, and the Eazl YouTube channel we make it easier for people to learn new skills and apply those skills with good teams and organizations. 

We strive to provide the highest quality education outside of universities in order to empower the individual to be more in life, in business, and in their career. We help our students invest in themselves. 

Ludell Jones
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CMO of Eazl, Winner of Udemy Innovation Award

Ludell Jones is the Marketing Director of Eazl, the venture-backed professional development community headquartered in San Francisco and Chicago. 

She is an expert in marketing strategy, content, and community management for small business, community groups, and special events. A nerd for statistical analytics, she is passionate about numbers-based decision making and problem solving. She loves to see her positive impact on the bottom line.

Prior to joining leadership Eazl, Mrs. Jones built relationships with business and community leaders in the North Bay and Chicagoland, working with high-end clients like Russian River Flower School, political leaders like California State Assemblyman Jim Wood, and with high-growth businesses like Eazl.

Mrs. Jones began her career 8 years ago as a freelance digital marketing specialist, working with various organizations over the years. After earning an undergraduate degree in Marketing with highest honors and an advanced degree in event marketing and management, she continued her career in digital marketing.

She has built expert-level knowledge in marketing and is passionate about leveraging the power of the Internet to foster connections between businesses and individuals. 

Mrs. Jones earned her master’s degree from SKEMA Business School (Ranked #1 in France and #9 in the World) in Sophia Antipolis , France and her undergraduate degree from credits earned at the University of Texas at Austin and American InterContinental University. 

You can follow more of Ludell's work on the Eazl blog at eazlblog{dot}com.