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5-Day "MBA" Certificate Program

at American Management Association - Arlington

Course Details
Price:
$3,995 100 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Oct 03, 9:00am - Oct 07, 4:30pm Eastern Time (5 sessions)

Location:
Arlington
2345 Crystal Dr Suite 200
At Crystal Dr
Arlington, Virginia 22202
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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 21 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this business management course:

How you do business is changing fast. Competition is more fierce than ever. How well you can grasp and handle data, reduce risks, and manage people, processes, and new technology is being tested daily. Prepare yourself to innovate, strategize, and lead with success.

In this one-of-a-kind program, you’ll explore these vital skills and behaviors, guided by leading business experts, and practice applying them in an intensive business simulation. Each new skill you explore will inform and support every other skill. Working alongside peers from a variety of industries, you’ll also develop the leadership skills you need to apply these behaviors on the job. This hands-on, 5-day immersive course, filled with case studies, exercises, and activities, offers you the unique opportunity to experience what every business must do—cut costs, increase revenue, and mitigate risks—with a holistic, game-changing approach that can have a lasting positive impact not only on your career but your entire future.

Certificate Programs include additional post-course resources:

  • On demand lessons to reinforce key skills
  • Best practice skill refreshers
  • Articles offering practical tips and tactics

Who Should Attend

All business professionals who need a well-rounded, practical, actionable set of skills and tools to enhance analytical, personal, professional, and business acumen and make sound business decisions.

How you will Benefit

  • Know your numbers to make sounder business decisions fast
  • Communicate and collaborate more effectively with your team, management, and other stakeholders
  • Improve the way you manage people, processes, and risks to drive projects and create value for your organization
  • Enhance creativity and innovation in your team to develop new solutions to old problems and respond to changing customer expectations
  • Apply what you learn in a guided simulation with fellow course participants
  • Sharpen your leadership skills with actionable tips and tools 

What Will You Cover

Get a Return on Investment

  • Identify how the relationship between risk and return influences everyday business decisions
  • Recognize how effective risk management maximizes returns while mitigating, minimizing, and eliminating risks
  • Know the importance and sources of high-quality information
  • Identify ways a business creates and builds value

Speak Finance

  • Learn the General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Examine cash versus accrual accounting
  • Recognize how the accounting process flows from journal entries, to the general ledger, trial balance, and financial statements, translating operational activities into the financials
  • Prepare an income statement, balance sheet, retained earnings statement, and cash flow statement

Problem Solve, Invest, and Grow

  • Identify and define the key liquidity, leverage, and profitability ratios
  • Improve profitability through cost analysis and profit planning
  • Apply different methods for evaluating capital expenditures, monitoring project performance and reaching strategic conclusions
  • Evaluate and monitor operating performance

Manage

  • Develop, coach, and motivate individual people
  • Apply tools to manage teams, processes, and information
  • Address generational differences and manage conflict
  • Move from an operational manager to a strategic leader

Communicate

  • Utilize effective speaking, listening, and writing strategies to enhance and expand your interpersonal and organizational communication skills
  • Present ideas (in writing and verbally) in a logical, well-organized format in the appropriate tone
  • Learn strategies for virtual and cross-cultural communication
  • Develop your own mission statement and strategy for success

Strategize

  • Use the ADEPTT model to analyze the current state of your business and define goals
  • Engage stakeholders for positive results
  • Plan and execute strategy
  • Troubleshoot and track results of strategy execution

Market

  • Use the Five Ps of Marketing: positioning, product, price, place, and promotion
  • Create customer value and cultivate relationships
  • Explore the impact of social media
  • Analyze marketing budgets, controls, and tracking

Create and Innovate

  • Learn various techniques for generating new ideas and uncovering opportunities
  • Anticipate customer needs and create new solutions to respond to them
  • Use the four basic rules for brainstorming
  • Apply tips and tools to develop creative and innovative thinking around products and services

Business Challenge Simulation

  • Collaborate with your team of R&D, Sales & Marketing, Finance, and Operations in an online simulation with real-world business challenges
  • Understand the market, create demand, and invest in the future
  • Create greater value for your company
  • Put your newly acquired knowledge and skills to use along with your leadership and teamwork skills

Lead

  • Explore the differences between leading and managing
  • Examine the key characteristics of leadership
  • Present, as a team, leadership and management aspects of making sound business decisions

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Transfer, Cancellation and Refund Policy:

For Classroom, Live Online, Express Skills Courses and Webinar programs, you may transfer to a future session, send someone to take your place or cancel without penalty at any time up to three weeks prior to your program. If you provide AMA with less than three weeks’ notice, or fail to attend, you will be liable for the entire program fee. 

Programs included in AMA On Demand offerings are not eligible for substitution, transfer, cancellation, return, or refund. We appreciate that this is an important investment for you and your company and would like to accommodate your needs the best we can. Therefore, please email CourseHorse.

Pricing, Offers, and Discounts Policy:

AMA-delivered programs are eligible for AMA member pricing, GSA pricing, special offers, and discounts as applicable, according to the terms of the specific pricing, offer and/or discount. Third party-delivered programs available through AMA and Express Skills courses are excluded from all discounted pricing, offers, and discounts offered by AMA, including but not limited to AMA member pricing, GSA pricing, AMA Seminar Savings Pass redemptions, AMA SLS Contract pricing, AMA Annual Pass/All-Access Pass, and complimentary registrations of any type.

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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
9:00am - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD 5 $3,995
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Oct 04 9:00am - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD
Wed, Oct 05 9:00am - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD
Thu, Oct 06 9:00am - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD
Fri, Oct 07 9:00am - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD

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