Business Fundamentals

Facilitator: Deb Linehan

This essential course will broaden management and leadership acumen about strategic planning and operations within various business structures/systems. The participants will be introduced to diagnostic models and tools, which may be applied within social enterprises and for-profit businesses. Participants will also learn the language of finance for application in their leadership practice. In particular, finance terms, formats, and interpretive analysis are introduced to illustrate the impact of resource management. As students work through two unique case studies, the course focus is directed toward the impact of decision-making and internal/external stakeholder management.

Topics Covered:

  • Business structures in the public and private domains
  • Strategic planning and systems
  • Operational interdependencies
  • Financial analysis
  • Governance and stakeholder management

Learning Outcomes:

  • Participants will be able to differentiate between various business entities
  • Participants will apply diagnostic tools to determine appropriate strategies
  • Participants will gain comfort in using basic finance terms and practice interpreting financial results for decision making
  • Participants will broaden their practice and communications in stakeholder management

Course Dates: Business Fundamentals

Start Date:Feb 03, 2020
End Date:Mar 01, 2020
Delivery:4 weeks, Online
Delivery Day(s)/Time(s):asynchronous
Price:$495.00 + GST
Instructor:Deb Linehan
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