Teaching Class

MBA Essentials

Five days of in-depth work to polish your approach to critical business operations, enhance your understanding of data-driven decision-making, and refine your communication and leadership strategies.

Program Details

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Minneapolis, MN
$5000.00

About This Program

This course provides an introduction to the critical business disciplines housed within an MBA.  Participants will learn key concepts and terminology from Strategy, HR, Leadership, Analytics, Supply Chain, Finance, Accounting, and International Management.  The course is structured to broaden your perspective on your organization and to elevate your ability to influence and make more informed business decisions.     

You will learn to build and lead teams, get a better grasp on finance and accounting, as well as develop business strategies. 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 strategy and competitiveness. Upon completion of this non-credit course, you’ll receive an MBA Essentials Certificate.


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This program is valid for 36 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.

Audience

  • Directors and managers who seek to refine their business acumen
  • Professionals in transition who wish to enhance their skills
  • Technically-trained leaders who seek to enhance their business knowledge
  • Potential MBA students

Key Benefits

  • Become more effective in day-to-day operations
  • Make better informed decisions
  • Broaden your understanding of business beyond your specific area of expertise
  • Learn language and best-practices for business areas including marketing, operations, supply chain, finance, and leadership
  • Communicate more effectively with colleagues and senior management

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

Hear from Past Participants

In this five day course 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.

Additional Course Details

Day 1
Morning
Business Strategy
Afternoon
Building and Leading Teams
Day 2
Morning
Talent Management
Afternoon
Data Mining for Business Decisions
Day 3
Morning
Supply Chain and Operations
Afternoon
International Business
Day 4
Morning
Accounting
Afternoon
Marketing Management
Day 5
Morning
Measuring Value Added: Why Financial Markets Matter
Afternoon
Strategy Execution & Conclusion

Additional Details

Ravi Bapna
Curtis L. Carlson Chair in Business Analytics and Information Systems; Associate Dean for Executive Education, Academic Director, Carlson Analytics Lab
Joseph Redden
Associate Professor, Board of Overseers Professorship in Marketing
Myles Shaver
Professor, Pond Family Chair in the Teaching and Advancement of Free Enterprise Principles

Register Today!

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Minneapolis, MN
$5000.00