If you don’t have the time to complete an MBA degree but still want to understand the key concepts, then this course is for you. This course is designed for managers, professionals, and business owners who want to develop a broad perspective to deal more effectively in today’s rapidly changing and increasingly complex business environment. Learn the key elements and components of a traditional MBA while looking strategically at an organization from a holistic perspective to improve business planning and decision-making, You will also learn to recognize how different business processes drive results as well as identify the effective use of key performance indicators to motivate, measure, evaluate, and improve results.
CPAs, corporate finance teams, business leaders and other financial professionals.
- Recognize the difference between IQ and EQ
- Identify responsibilities of those charged with governance
- Describe Duty of Care and Duty of Loyalty
- Recognize how to minimize liability related to governance
- Identify factors that impact decisions
- Emotional Intelligence – benefits of emotional intelligence (EI); steps to increase your emotional intelligence; emotional intelligence to decision making; active listening versus traditional listening
- Essence of Entrepreneurship – why current business plans that focus primarily on the numbers is the wrong approach; components of the non-traditional business plan: people, opportunity, context, risk and reward; the dark side of being an entrepreneur; lead generation strategies
- Good Governance – duty of care; duty of loyalty; increased risk factors; minimizing liability; ethical organization strategies
- Latest in Leadership – the principles of improvisation are respect, support, trust, listen, focus, adapt; Team building; Leadership attributes; Leadership styles
- Smarter Decision-Making – decision-making bias; decision- making styles; solving problems; brainstorming and brainswarming
- Teamwork & High-Performance Teams – illustrate the principles of improvisation and how they relate to building a high-performance team; demonstrate the positive effects of replacing “yes but” with “yes and”; experiment with the improvisation concept of “listening to understand (listen)” and “being present (focus)”
A basic understanding of financial statements.
Course materials are distributed electronically. To access the materials visit njcpa.org/MyEvents. Download to your laptop or tablet prior to the seminar, handouts are added as received.