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About the course
New and seasoned managers alike need a broad perspective to effectively deal with the complex challenges they face daily. To develop and promote this skill, this one-day seminar presents many of the tools and techniques found in quality MBA programs today. Specifically, participants will examine how basic business processes drive financial results, learn how effective risk management can improve business planning and decision making, and explore how financial and non-financial measures are best used to evaluate operating results. Frontline managers also will learn what e-business really means for their own unique operating environment.
Time Allocation - Topics
30% Business Processes and Financial Results Objective: Illustrate why strategy is so critical to organizational performance, and how business processes and managers’ decisions drive financial results.
25% Assessing and Managing Business Risk Objective: Demonstrate how to assess and manage the major risks facing business operations.
25% Balancing Financial and Non-Financial Measures Objective: Learn how to best balance financial and nonfinancial measures when evaluating business results.
20% Managing Innovation and Delivering World Class Performance Objective: Discuss how managers can meet today’s innovation challenges and deliver world class performance.
Primary -- PLANNING/ORGANIZING: Problem Identification, Selecting and Organizing Information, Analysis, Evaluating Alternative Solutions, Developing Specific Plans, Determining Required Resources
Secondary -- EXECUTING/CONTROLLING/EVALUATING: Decision Making, Coordination, Guidance, Discipline, Results Analysis, Evaluation
Tertiary -- LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Communication, Decisiveness, Judgment, Performance Standards
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Dr. Barsky is currently a professor at the Villanova University School of Business. He has also taught as a visiting professor in the Executive MBA program at Washington University in St. Louis and the INSEAD MBA program in Europe. He has been a faculty member with the Institute for Management St...