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Your MBA in a Box! Learn to manage people, innovate, and lead!
Course Version 4.0 Live October 2016
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
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.
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Your MBA in a Box: The Advanced Management Training Course TrailerPreview
Welcome to the CoursePreview
|Section 1: New for 4.0: The AMT Business Simulation Game (Use When You’re Ready)|
Part 1: Introducing the Business Simulation and Your First Decision
Part 1: Choose Your Leadership Style
Part 2: Negotiating with Players in Your Market
Revealing the Results from the Simulation Game
|Section 2: Practical Solutions for Common Management Challenges|
A Brief Introduction to the Applied Management Section
How to Perform Meaningful Interviews with Potential HiresPreview
Action Learning: What a Skillful Response Sounds Like
The Eazl Interview Reference Tool
Access to the Private Facebook Group and Brain Boosts
How to Manage High Potential PeoplePreview
Three Trust-Building Communication StrategiesPreview
Quality Feedback and Coaching the Growth MindsetPreview
Action Learning: Shifting to a Growth Mindset
Getting to Ambivalence: Personal Conflicts at WorkPreview
|Section 3: Persuading and Communicating in the Digital Age|
A Brief Introduction to the Persuasion and Communication Section
The Communication and Persuasion Section Study Guide
The CSA Persuasion Planning System
Action Learning: Work with the CSA Persuasion Planning System
How to Develop a Persuasive Message
The Fiedler Model and Your Internal Communication Style
The Fiedler Model Task-Relation Orientation Decision Tree
4 Core Lessons in Visual Communication
Action Learning: See Effective Communication that’s 100% Emotion, 0% Content
Visual Communication Mini Quiz
How to Deliver Better Online and Offline Presentations
Don't forget to check for additional resources in the links section of this module!
|Section 4: Negotiation Training for Managers and Executives|
A Brief Introduction to the Negotiation Section
The Negotiation Toolkit Study Guide
Integrative Bargaining: Learn to How to Make a Bigger Pie
How to Prepare for High-stakes Negotiations
Action Learning: Tour the Negotiation Preparation Worksheet
The Psychological Factors that Impact Negotiations
5 Ways to Be Better at the Table and Close Deals
Cross-cultural Negotiations and Hofstede’s 6 Dimensions
Negotiation Training Learning Review
|Section 5: Exclusive Negotiation Interviews + SideBYSide Training|
EazlView: Hymie Bielsky, Former CEO of Safety-Kleen Europe
EazlView: Ian Butcher, Partner at MWM Consulting in London
SideBYSide: Exploring Surface and Deeper Cultural Preferences
|Section 6: Maximizing Your Personal Productivity|
A Brief Introduction to the Personal Productivity Section
Maximizing Your Personal Productivity Study Guide
Bandwidth Allocation in Theory and Practice
Organize Your Energy with the Ultimate Productivity Recipe
Smart Maker Bursts and Affective Value
Manager Activities, IT, and Value Creation
The Minto Pyramid and Quality Information Flow
How to Organize Your Communication with the Minto Pyramid
Key Personal Productivity Concepts
|Section 7: Exclusive Productivity Interviews + SideBYSide Tutorials|
EazlView: Paul Klipp on the Ultimate Productivity Recipe
SideBYSide: Paul Klipp's Recipe in Action
EazlView: Jonathan Levi on Choosing the Right Opportunities
EazlView: Jenise Harmon on the Power of Saying No
Guide to Graceful Refusals and Tactful Commitments
SideBYSide: Let's Curate Elon Musk's Information Feed
|Section 8: Macroeconomic Frameworks for Important Issues in Global Management|
A Brief Introduction to the Macroeconomics for Managers Section
The Macroeconomics for Managers Section Study Guide
How GDP Works and Why it Matters
ActionLearning: Use Google Public Data to Compare GDP Trends
How Governments Manage their Economies
How Specialization and Trade Create Wealth
Labor Arbitrage and the Economics of Offshoring
Environmental Limits, Risk, and Innovation
Interpreting Macroeconomic Signals and Using Decision-making Frameworks
|Section 9: Exclusive Interviews with Macroeconomists and Research Tutorials|
[The Nature of Financial Crises] Mish Shedlock, Economist and Blogger
[Cooperative Economics] Charles Hugh Smith, Economist, Author, and Blogger
SideBYSide: The User-friendly Public Data Resource
SideBYSide: Advanced Economic Data Sourcing Techniques
Access to a Library of Macroeconomic Databases
|Section 10: Develop Your Leadership Skills, Innovate, and Improve Your Organization|
A Brief Introduction to the Leadership Section
The Leadership Development Section Study Guide
Cultivating Your Leadership Style with 4 GuidepostsPreview
Sensemaking: How to Generate Insights in a Team Setting
Action Learning: The 12 Angry Men Exercise
The MBTI Framework: How to Appreciate Different Personality Types
The MBTI and Unique Personality Traits
Eazl's Guide to Using the MBTI
How to Have Effective Interpersonal Exchanges
Cultivating an Effective Interpersonal Communication Style
5 Steps to Creating a Compelling Vision
Building X-Teams for Extreme Performance
Finding Innovations, Executing, and Diffusing Through the Organization
|Section 11: Exclusive Leadership Interviews|
Optional: Matt Moeller, CTO of Crunchyroll on Technical Leadership
Optional: Dave Johnson, SVP of Operations at AUMA on Corporate Leadership
Optional: Lomesh Shah, CEO of Nonprofiteasy on the World of Non-profits
Optional: Tim Haitaian, CEO of Redshelf on Startup Leadership
Takeaways from the Expert Interviews
|Section 12: Bonus: Brian Burwell Interview Series + Content Upgrades|
Preview of the Bonus Interview Series
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.
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