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AMA's 5-Day ''MBA'' Workshop

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Get grounded in the essential elements of high-level business courses in just one week.

Fast track to advance your knowledge base, make more informed decisions, develop successful strategies, and achieve your personal and organizational goals. You will learn how key components of various business units must be integrated and aligned to achieve short- and long-term success.

This seminar is presented by a team of expert faculty specializing in accounting, finance, strategy, marketing, and management.  With practical examples, case studies, and practice, this is your seminar to accelerate to the next level of excellence.
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Schedule

  • [5] days
  • [5] days - $3,545 Non Members
  • [5] days - $3,195 AMA Members
  • [5] days - $2,736 GSA

Credits

33 CPE /30 PDU /3 CEU

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The course packet will provide all curriculum information necessary to demonstrate the value of the program.

AMA's 5-Day ''MBA'' Workshop is no longer available as an open enrollment seminar, but it can be delivered at your site. Please consider these alternative solutions to your development needs:


How You Will Benefit

  • Recognize how all components of a business fit together
  • Read and understand financial statements and analyze the financial health of a business
  • Gain insights into the economy and its impact on your business
  • Develop a business strategy and establish a sustainable competitive position
  • Learn the language of business and communicate effectively on business matters to any audience level
  • Develop an effective organization and successfully manage people
  • Enjoy an invaluable peer-to-peer learning experience

What You Will Cover

Accounting
  • Basic accounting and its impact on financial reporting
  • Financial statements: Income statement, balance sheet, retained earnings statement, cash flow statements
  • The accounting process and annual report
  • How to evaluate financial statements: Understand nonfinancial considerations, liquidity, leverage, and profitability

Finance

  • Performance measures and key indicators: Return on Net Assets (RONA), Economic Profit (EP), Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)
  • How to improve business unit operating performance
  • Finance the business: Leveraging, short- and long-term financing alternatives, equity financing

Cost Analysis and Profit Planning

  • Fixed, variable, and semivariable costs
  • Break-even analysis and contribution margins
  • Cost allocations and reduce inefficiencies

Capital Expenditures

  • Types of capital expenditure decisions
  • Calculate Net Present Value (NPV), Internal Rate of Return (IRR), and Profitability Index (PI)
  • Estimate project’s cash inflows and outflows

Corporate Strategy

  • What is strategy? Understand relationship between vision, mission, and strategy
  • Strategy formulation—the SWOT approach
  • Conceptual model for strategy development: Cost leadership, differentiation, and cost focus strategy
  • Analysis phase of the strategy development: Examine competitive advantage, predict future trends, evaluate competitive position
  • The creation and selection process: Generate strategy alternatives
  • How to use quantitative analysis to screen, evaluate, and select strategies

Marketing

  • The marketing mix and application: Positioning, product/service, price, place/distribution channels, promotion
  • Guiding principles for effective marketing
  • Product and market development
  • Commoditization and product innovation

Management and Leadership

  • The basic functions of management
  • EI and leadership: Lead employees toward organizational goals
  • How to motivate, increase morale, and enhance productivity
  • Being a team leader and building effective teams
  • Performance management and conducting effective performance reviews
  • How to manage organizational change
  • The 7S Model: Align skills, shared values, staff, and other factors to support your organizational strategy and change

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Who Should Attend

AMA’s 5-Day “MBA” Workshop is for anyone interested in obtaining an effective, broad-based overview of the functional areas often covered in university-level MBA programs.

Special Feature

The course agenda may be updated regularly as required.

Note: AMA’s 5-Day "MBA" Workshop does not award a degree.

 

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Each of our course leaders has been selected from a pool of top candidates, has undergone rigorous AMA training and is periodically evaluated by AMA practice leaders. All bring with them many years of expertise...plus fresh new ideas and perspectives.

Our seminar leaders add value to every course not only through their practical, action-oriented presentations-but also through the expert advice they offer and the opportunities throughout the seminar session for the one-on-one mentoring critical to effective learning.

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Seminar Hours and Attire

Q: What time does my seminar begin and end?

A: On the first morning, please arrive at 8:30 am to pick up your registration packet and room assignment. Seminars begin at 9:00 am and end at 5:00 pm, except on the last day. On the last day, seminars that run the full day begin at 9:00 am and end at 4:30 pm. Seminars that conclude with half day sessions end at 12:00 pm.

Q: What should I wear?

A: Casual business attire is appropriate. Note: room temperatures may vary so you may want to dress in layers. Travel and Accommodations

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A: AMA partners with leading travel organizations to offer participants special discounts when attending AMA seminars. Car Rentals - Hertz offers American Management Association members and course participants discounts at participating locations in the U.S. and around the world. Your CDP# 1215377 is the key. Visit www.hertz.com for reservations on-line, or, if you prefer, you may call the Members Only Reservations Line at 1-800-654-2200 or call your travel agent. Hotels - Preferred pricing is available at hotels close to all seminar venues. Visit our travel page or call 1-877-566-9441 for information.

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