Based on Professor Stralser's popular seminar series, MBA in a Day? is specifically designed for the busy professional (physician, attorney, architect, nonprofit executive, etc.) or entrepreneur/small business owner, who needs to know about the "business-side" of their practice, organization or business. With comprehensive coverage of vital business topics, important concepts and proven strategies taught at top graduate schools, this handy book offers a complete business education without the hassle of enrolling in an MBA program. Divided into four sections covering management and policy; economics, finance, and accounting; marketing; and systems and processes; this straightforward guide is easy to navigate and simple to use. Packed with illustrative examples, helpful anecdotes, and real-world case studies, this commonsense guide covers everything busy professionals would learn at the very best business schools-if they only had the time.
Steven Stralser, PhD (Phoenix, AZ), is Clinical Professor and Managing Director, The Global Entrepreneurship Center at Thunderbird: The American Graduate School of International Management and founder and CEO of The Center for Professional Development, Inc., an organization dedicated to post-graduate training and education of today's professionals.
SECTION I: PEOPLE, MANAGEMENT, AND POICY.
Chapter 1. Human Resources.
Chapter 2. Organizational Behavior.
Chapter 3. Leadership and Team Building.
Chapter 4. Ethics.
Chapter 5. Negotiation.
SECTION II: MONEY; ECONOMICS, FINANCE, AND ACCOUNTING.
Chapter 6. Accounting and Finance.
Chapter 7. International, National and Local Economics.
SECTION III: MARKETS AND STRATEGY.
Chapter 8. Marketing, Strategy and Competitive Analysis.
Chapter 9. Advertising and Promotion.
Chapter 10. Communications and Presentations.
SECTION IV: SYSTEMS AND PROCESSES.
Chapter 11. Project Management.
Chapter 12. Management Information Systems.
Chapter 13. E-Commerce and the Use of the World Wide Web.
Chapter 14. Quality Issues and Systems.