MBA Essentials

Business Fundamentals
MBA Essentials Participants

You know your field inside and out. However, to effectively partner throughout your organization, you  need to understand the key fundamentals across core business disciplines. Learn how to collaborate more effectively with coworkers and develop better relationships with client, customers, and suppliers. 

PROGRAM DETAILS

  • May

    06

    to
    May

    10

    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • After taking this course, I feel confident in my ability to translate my learnings immediately in my career and armed with additional resources to continue my learnings independently. This course is perfect for those who are interested in pursuing an MBA in the future, as well as, for those interested in a week of exploring the general scope of business with other brilliant business minds in the Twin Cities and beyond.

    Senior Manager
    Kerry

ABOUT THE COURSE

COURSE OVERVIEW

COURSE OVERVIEW

Delve into MBA Essentials to learn to build and lead teams, get a better grasp on financial accounting, and develop business strategies. For five consecutive days, you’ll be engaged in discussions that tackle the practical issues and challenges associated with each functional business area and apply them to issues of firm strategy and competitiveness. There are no graded assignments or exams, but readings, case studies, and simulations, to make this an immersive, learning experience. Upon completion of this non-credit course, you’ll receive an MBA Essentials Certificate and be well on your way to enhancing your business acumen in order to drive business results.

Day 1 

  • Introduction and Overview
  • Business Strategy
  • Building and Leading Teams

Day 2

  • Talent Management
  • Leadership

Day 3

  • Supply Chain and Operations
  • International Business

Day 4

  • Accounting
  • Marketing Management

Day 5

  • Measuring Value Added: Why Capital Markets Matter
  • Strategy Execution and Conclusions

AUDIENCE

AUDIENCE

  • Directors and Managers who seek to refine their business acumen
  • Career switchers who need to enhance their skills
  • Technically-trained leaders who seek to enhance their business knowledge
  • Potential MBA students

OUTCOMES

OUTCOMES

  • Become more effective in day-to-day operations
  • Make better informed decisions
  • Acquire an overview of basic business concepts, language, and practice, including marketing, operations, supply chain, finance, and leadership
  • Communicate more effectively with colleagues and senior management

FACULTY