Mini MBA in Business

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Mini MBA in Business

This course is aimed at three types of students

- Industrious people who want to arm themselves with the theoretical grounding and practical ready to apply tools, to remain competitive and ahead of their peers and colleagues BUT do not have the time or resources to dedicate to the full MBA programme;
- Conscientious people who wish to pursue an MBA and want a quick study of the proposed content so that they are prepared and confident to tackle their future coursework; alternatively are busy with an MBA and require a quick concise revision of their course content; and
- Tenacious people who already have academic credentials or are seasoned in business and need a quick refresher of current and contemporary business jargon, tools, models and insights

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Course details

Course details

1.Strategy I: Business Strategy Basics

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At the end of this lesson, you will review the full course overview & understand the components that make up this course. Identify the types of businesses, entities, the three business contexts and the purpose of business. Recognise the purpose and components of a business strategy and strategic plan. Understand the business context using Porter's 5 Forces model which is a situational analysis to determine the business context. Complete a personal elevator pitch.

2.Marketing I: The Exciting World of Marketing

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By the end of this lesson, students will

  • Explain using examples your understanding of important concepts in marketing

  • Understand strategic marketing & value creation

Practical outcome

  • Create a strategic marketing plan using the 7P’s of marketing: decision-making model

3.Economics I: Perspectives in economics

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By the end of this lesson, students should be able to:

  • Understand the definition & branches of economics; and
  • Explain rational choice & key concepts in economics

Practical outcome

  • Construct the Production possibility curve based on your understanding of key concepts

4.Accounting I: Accounting fundamentals

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At the end of the this lesson Students will

- Correctly identify the various types of accounting concepts and financial transactions of a business

- Categorise transactions using the accounting equation

- Understand the common language of accounting and global practices

5.Supply chain management I: The Marvellous World of Supply Chain & Operations Management

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By the end of this lesson, students will 

  • Describe key concepts in supply chain management, and
  • Explain the strategic role of SCM using the 3 stages of operational planning

Practical outcome

  • Application of the SCOR model

6.Strategic human resource management I: Human Capital intrinsics

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By the end of this lesson, students will 

  • Understand key concepts in the field of human resources
  • Identify the three roles of the human resources department
  • Explain the strategic role of human resources, their deliverables and their metrics

Practical outcome

  • HR measurement metrics for certain deliverables in the employee life cycle

7.Information systems I: Information System Fundamentals

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At the end of this lesson, students will
- Identify the types of information systems, 
- Recognise the five primary components of information systems, and
- Explain why information systems are a business imperative.


8.Leadership, Ethics, Governance & Law I

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By the end of this lesson, students will

  • Understand important concepts in Leadership

  • Identify and apply different leadership styles for different contexts

    Identify the qualities or traits of effective leaders 

Practical outcome

  • Identify their own leadership style and create a plan to become a more effective leader


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