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Business Skills

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There are certain business skills that every professional needs to enhance their career. The good news is that you probably already have some - and the rest are easily learned. So, whether you're looking for a promotion or boost your appeal to potential employers, the professional skills in our business skills range will help you seal the deal.

We have selected the following short online courses to enhance your business skills. Courses are 1-2 hours long, but the effect will last a life-time. We believe, once you know better, you can do better.

Strategy In Action

Overview:

It is often cited by business commentators and academic gurus that management, is steadily losing the ability to think and act truly strategically. Operational effectiveness (the pursuit of greater and greater economies and cost reductions) is being confused with strategic thought and action. This module takes an overview of what strategy and strategic planning should fundamentally consist of and how key strategic elements drive competitive success and a focused workforce.

CPD Points: 1.5

CPD Duration (hours): 1.5

Access: 12 months from purchase date
 
Price: R425

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this course you will:

  • Recognise the traditional and more strategic future roles the accountant will play
  • Understand a route map for successful strategic reporting
  • Understand the elements of a winning, value and market based strategy
  • Recognise the relevance and importance of Porters 'Five Forces' model.

Authored by: John McKenzie

John McKenzie has over 20 years' experience during which he has undertaken ABC/M implementation work at a range of companies including Halifax Plc, British Airways, Seeboard Electricity, London Electricity, British Gas, ADNOC (Abu Dhabi National Oil Company), Sharwoods, Vauxhall Motors, IBC Vehicles, MATAV(Hungarian Telecom), Glasgow City Council, Royal Sun Alliance, NatWest, and Unilever International. His book ABC/M to the Max was published in 2008
 
A CPD certificate of completion will be provided by BPP Professional Education Limited upon successful completion of the online course.
 
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