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SBX8117

Course
SBX8117
Course Title
Management Training

Description

If you're thinking of starting a business or pursuing an MBA, learn the essentials here. The Management Training Online Program is perfect for business owners, entrepreneurs, and anyone who wants to learn the basics of business and management. Offered in partnership with ed2go. 

Students should have basic keyboarding and computer skills, be comfortable navigating the Internet and using email, and have an understanding of a word-processing computer program (Microsoft Word is recommended).

Objectives

  • Understand financial and accounting terms
  • Know the entire marketing process, including the roles of ethics and technology
  • Develop basic practical and managerial skills
  • Explore important topics in running operations in accord with legal requirements
  • Learn about how taxes affect you, whether your business is a sole proprietorship, partnership, or corporation
  • Understand the process of negotiating, evaluate negotiation styles, and consider successful negotiation strategies for most environments
  • Know the seven management disciplines essential to business success

Content

  1. Financial and Accounting Management
    1. Introduction and Overview
    2. Importance of Financial Statements
    3. The Balance Sheet
    4. The Income Statement
    5. Statement of Cash Flows
    6. Financial Ratios
    7. Conclusion
  2. Marketing Management
    1. Introduction and Overview
    2. Marketing Goals
    3. The Marketing Plan
    4. The Marketing Mix
    5. The Marketing Budget
    6. Marketing Implementation
    7. Technology and Marketing
    8. Summary
  3. Strategic Management in Operations
    1. Introduction and Overview
    2. Definitions and Business Models
    3. Categories of Strategies
    4. Strategic Planning Models
    5. Creating Strategic Alternatives
    6. Implementation
    7. Conclusion
  4. Legal Issues in Operations
    1. Introduction
    2. Sources of Law
    3. Agency and Employment Law
    4. Torts Law
    5. Sales and Products Liability
    6. Intellectual Property
    7. Ethics
    8. Summary
  5. Legal Aspects of Contracts
    1. Introduction and Overview
    2. What is a Contract?
    3. Elements of a Contract
    4. Duties and Obligations
    5. What is the Deal?
    6. Legal Representation
    7. Good Faith and Conclusion
  6. Tax Issues
    1. Introduction
    2. Methods of Accounting
    3. Income and Expenses
    4. Depreciation
    5. Property Dispositions
    6. Types of Entities and Tax Returns
    7. Summary
  7. Organizational Development and Change
    1. Introduction and Overview
    2. The Culture of an Organization
    3. Types of Culture
    4. Organizational Change
    5. The Human Side of Change and Resistance
    6. Summary
  8. Negotiating Strategies
    1. Introduction
    2. Steps in Negotiating
    3. Tools in Negotiating
    4. Types of Negotiations
    5. Personality Types
    6. Preparing for Negotiations
    7. BATNA and Summary
  9. Business Best Practices
    1. Introduction and Overview
    2. Definitions
    3. Questions for Discussion
    4. Benchmarking
    5. Resources
    6. Understanding the Process
    7. Conclusion
  10. Organization Leadership and Decision Making
    1. Introduction and Overview
    2. What Is a Leader?
    3. Sources of Power in Leadership
    4. Leadership Theories
    5. Transformational Leaders
    6. Decision Making and Empowerment
    7. Accountability
    8. Summary
  11. Project Management for Executives
    1. Modern Project Management
    2. Project Management Context
    3. Project Management Life Cycle
    4. Successful Project Managers
    5. Project Management Methodology
    6. Project Management Processes and Practices
  12. Seven Management Disciplines
    1. Introduction and Overview
    2. Strategy Management
    3. Human Resource Management
    4. Technology Management
    5. Production and Operations Management
    6. Sales and Marketing Management
    7. Financial Management
    8. Risk Management
    9. Summary

Method of Instruction

Online

Evaluation

Class Participation