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Basics for Business Growth

Explains how small & medium businesses (SMEs) can make appropriate choices, as basics for business growth.
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This course will guide you on:

  1. identifying real constraints and challenges,
  2. solutions to overcome constraints,
  3. managing data
  4. strategic planning as a business need
  5. forecasting process
  6. options on affordable and suitable software models
  7. aligning and balancing divergent aspects in an enterprise

towards achieving business growth in SME

The course will also help to implement certain additional processes in your Enterprise.

The course is structured through lectures on:

  1. Identifying and categorizing true constraints
  2. Manage constraints
  3. Implement Planning & Forecasting processes
  4. Dashboards & Analytics with Variances
  5. Options of software solution models
  6. Balancing - Approach, Data and Software solution

This course will help SMEs to understand gaps and align towards their targeted business growth.

The lectures run for 30 minutes.

Who is the target audience?
  • Business owners
  • Directors
  • Investors
  • Senior Management professionals
  • Decision-makers in an enterprise
  • Entrepreneurs
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What Will I Learn?
Identify and categorize true constraints in SME
Manage constraints
Implement planning & forecasting for business growth
Evaluate software solution models
Balance - Approach, Data and Solutions for business growth
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  • Having business experience as owning an enterprise (or) managing an enterprise is better.
Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction to the course
1 Lecture 01:49

This course will give an insight to SMEs on true challenges, to identify and manage them.

This course will foster business growth as it explains processes like budgeting and forecasting.

This course discusses on solutions to achieve business growth, year on year.

In my experience, I find, SMEs need awareness of certain dimensions in business for plugging loopholes. When SMEs decide based on awareness, those become 'informed decisions'. This course will be useful to SMEs to accelerate business growth.

Preview 01:49
1 Lecture 00:56

Describes Challenges and Managing Challenges

Preview 00:56
Managing Data
4 Lectures 19:22

Explains about data and data storage in an enterprise

Preview 03:39

This lecture mentions about the data summarization aspects

Preview 04:27

Details the need and advantages of planning for business growth

Strategic Planning

Explains Forecasting process and its advantage in controlling business

Forecasting Process
Managing Approaches
1 Lecture 03:32

Explains the importance of managing approach before managing data

Managing Approaches
Options on software solution models
1 Lecture 04:07

Elaborates different options of models and evaluation aspects

Options on software solution models
Balancing – Approach, Data & Solutions
1 Lecture 02:14

Benefits of balancing approaches, data and software

Balancing – Approach, Data & Solutions
1 Lecture 01:00

Summarizes the learning and how it would lead towards business growth

About the Instructor
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888 Students
5 Courses
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Srinivasan Seshadri

Teaching is my passion and I love teaching to bring in value addition to students based on expertise gained in different dimensions over 25 years.

I have gained expertise in consulting Senior Management, Business Analytics, Corporate Performance Management, ERP, with over 25 years of consulting experience through projects participation across geographies - India, Europe, Scandinavian countries,Middle East, Australia and other APAC countries.

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