The 30 Day MBA

Author: Colin Barrow
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749474971
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Drawing on the twelve core disciplines of business, including business law, economics, marketing and finance, this fourth edition of the hugely successful The 30 Day MBA shows you how to use key business concepts and tools to assess business decisions and implement strategy. Now with a new concept for each chapter - including crowdfunding, digital marketing, business incubators and the 80/20 principle - The 30 Day MBA also provides coverage of the key optional modules: Mergers and Acquisitions and International Business. New case studies include Chilango, TomTom, Heinz, Hotel Chocolat, Shell, The Card Factory and Addidas among others. Including a range of free online questions and answers that enable you to self-assess your knowledge, this bestselling classroom-free guide is brimming with models, international case studies and practical applications of key theories, placing MBA skills within reach of all professionals and students.

The 30 Day MBA

Author: Colin Barrow
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749469919
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Drawing on the twelve core disciplines of business, including business law, economics, marketing and finance, this third edition of the hugely successful The 30 Day MBA shows you to use key business concepts and tools to assess business decisions and implement strategy. Now with a new concept for each chapter - including crowdfunding, digital marketing, business incubators and the 80/20 principle - it also provides coverage of the key optional modules: Mergers and Acquisitions and International Business. New case studies include Volkswagen Group China, Google in China, IKEA, Meraki, Ocado, Ford, IBM and McDonalds among others. Including a range of free online resources that enable you to revise and test your knowledge, this bestselling classroom-free guide is brimming with models, international case studies and practical applications of key theories, placing MBA skills within reach of all professionals and students.

The 30 Day MBA

Author: Colin Barrow
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749463325
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Drawing on the twelve core disciplines of business, including business law, economics, marketing and finance, this second edition of the hugely successful The 30 Day MBA shows you to use key business concepts and tools to assess business decisions and implement strategy. You will be able to create your own Management Information Resource Centre, giving you access to business information on markets and competitors, research data and case studies, as well as hundreds of free business tools to help you carry out analyses. Importantly it will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to take part in strategic decisions alongside MBA graduates. Now including a thorough explanation of the 'break-even' analysis - the tool for making cost, volume, pricing and profit decisions - and case studies detailing economically resilient brands with particular focus on developing countries, The 30 Day MBA, second edition places MBA skills within reach of all professionals and students.

The 30 Day MBA in Business Finance

Author: Colin Barrow
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749475412
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The 30 Day MBA in Business Finance provides a complete 'course' in business finance, covering 13 key topics which fall under three main headings - the Fundamentals of Business Finance, Corporate Capital Structures and Financial Strategies and Special Topics. Learn what they teach you at the world's top accountancy firms and Business Schools and why it matters to you. With guidance on understanding financial reports, assessing the credit worthiness of business partners, determining profitable strategies, raising finance and ensuring proper records, this book contains everything you need to eliminate gaps in your financial knowledge, think like a financial strategist and become a top manager.

The 30 Day MBA in Marketing

Author: Colin Barrow
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749474998
Format: PDF
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The 30 Day MBA in Marketing provides a complete marketing 'course' spanning twelve disciplinary areas, and including hot topics such as: buyer behaviour, marketing strategy, promotion and advertising, pricing, managing the marketing organization and marketing and the law. Each chapter includes at least one practical real life example to illustrate how marketing concepts apply to business decision making. Learn what they teach you on professional marketing courses and at the world's top Business Schools and why it matters to you; eliminate gaps in your marketing knowledge and take part in business decision making on an equal footing with MBA graduates or your company marketing director. This book includes detailed information on how to find and analyse market data on any business or market anywhere and online resources that enable you to test your own knowledge. It also provides an invaluable guide to finding further information and free resources on each topic covered.

The 30 Day MBA in International Business

Author: Colin Barrow
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749475439
Format: PDF, ePub
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As business becomes increasingly reliant on succeeding in export markets, the need for specialist knowledge in international trade is at its highest. With thorough explanations to describe the current international business environment as well as international case studies which include IKEA, Shell, Innocent Drinks, Ford, Match.com and Ryanair, The 30 Day MBA in International Business will boost your knowledge and help you play a more rounded role in shaping the direction of your organization. It covers all the essential elements of international trade and business, including international marketing strategy, managing international organizations and selecting global strategic partners as well as finance, accounting and human resource management. The 30 Day MBA in International Business is packed with links to free resources from the top business schools as well an online list of sources to keep you informed on all the key business issues.

Starting a Business From Home

Author: Colin Barrow
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749480858
Format: PDF, Kindle
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For aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners, the possibilities are limitless. The flexibility, freedom and cost-effectiveness that starting-up in the home offers means that more and more entrepreneurs are choosing this as the best location to agilely launch their business. Starting a Business from Home gives you the valuable advice you need on how to run a successful business from your own desk and, crucially, how to rise to the challenge of business expansion. Packed with practical advice, Starting a Business From Home covers how to research your market, business ownership and titles issues, raising money and managing your finances, building and operating a website, writing a business plan, preparing your accounts, taking your product to market and expanding overseas - all from your home. Exercises, end of chapter actions and technical resources in the appendices mean that this is the ultimate practical guide for home-based entrepreneurs. Case studies from around the world showcase best practice and provide inspirational stories from successful businesses that began in the home.

The Business Plan Workbook

Author: Colin Barrow
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749464623
Format: PDF, Docs
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Without a business plan no bank, venture capital house, or corporate parent will consider finance for start up, expansion or venture funding. The Business Plan Workbook is the essential guide to all aspects of business planning for entrepreneurs, senior executives and students alike. Based on methodology developed at Cranfield School of Management and using successful real-life business plans, The Business Plan Workbook brings together the process and procedures required to produce that persuasive plan. The case examples have been fully updated and include a cross section of businesses at various stages in their development, making the book invaluable reading for anyone in business - whatever their background.

Starting a Business For Dummies UK

Author: Colin Barrow
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118837290
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Starting your own UK business is an exciting - and challenging - time. This updated edition of the startup classic shows you how to build a business agile enough to take advantage of emerging trends and opportunities, and sturdy enough to weather any storm. Packed with real-life examples and links to hundreds of valuable resources, Starting a Business For Dummies, 4th UK Edition gives you what you need to make the leap from employee to successful entrepreneur with confidence. All your favourite, trusted content has been updated including: Laying the groundwork and testing the feasibility of your business idea Writing a winning business plan and finding funding How to operate effectively, including managing your finances and employing people Growing your business and improving performance New content includes: The latest funding schemes, including government funding and crowdfunding Tendering for public sector work Avoiding business cyber-crime Franchising and pop ups Exporting (the government has set a target of doubling the number of exporting companies by 2020) Environmental impact (a recent survey found 77% of SMEs wanted to know how to measure and improve their environmental impact)

The Ten Day MBA 3rd Ed

Author: Steven A. Silbiger
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061793175
Format: PDF, ePub
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Now totally revised -- the 3rd edition of The Ten-Day MBA includes the latest topics taught at America's top business schools, including leadership, corporate ethics and compliance, financial planning, and real estate. This internationally acclaimed guide (more than 200,000 copies sold in the United States and around the world) distills the material of the most popular business-school courses taught at Harvard, Stanford, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Chicago, Northwestern, and the University of Virginia. Silbiger's research comes straight from the notes of real MBA students attending these top programs today. You will learn how to: Read and understand financial statements Develop effective and comprehensive marketing plans Understand accounting rules and methods Manage your relationship with your boss Develop corporate strategies Understand the present value concept Use quantitative techniques to evaluate projects Value stock, bond, and option investments Understand the language of business law Master the most-used MBA jargon At the rate of one easy-to-understand chapter a day, this classic business book enables readers to absorb the material, speak the language, and acquire the confidence and experience needed to succeed in the competitive global business world of the twenty-first century.