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5-Day "MBA"


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Starting at: $3,595.00

Get grounded in the essential elements of high-level business courses in just one week.
Designed, created, and delivered by our partner, the American Management Association.

Duration: 5 days   |  CEU: 3

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.

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:


  • 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


  • 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 outflow

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 strategie


  • 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

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.

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

Length of Training:

5 Days

AMA Workshop Tuition:

1-4 People $3595 each
5+ People $3495 each

Please call 1-888-669-1776 for GSA or AMA member pricing.

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