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What you will learn

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    Different types of costs and how they are represented graphically

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    Cost-volume-profit analyses to answer questions around breaking even and generating profit

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    How to calculate and allocate overhead rates within both traditional and activity-based cost allocation systems

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    How to distinguish costs and benefits that are relevant from those that are irrelevant for a given management decision

Skills you will gain

PlanningEntrepreneurshipBusiness IntelligenceInnovationStrategic Management
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

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Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Hours to complete

Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks, 1-3 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Course Overview

Start here! ...
Reading
4 readings
Reading4 readings
About the Course10m
Getting the Most from the Course10m
Syllabus10m
Readings10m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

The Entrepreneur Must Grow Too!

This week will look at the role of the entrepreneur in growing a business. The required reading is Edward D. Hess, “Barbara Lynch Gruppo: An Entrepreneurial Journey,” Case Study. There are two optional readings “Global Medical Imaging, LLC” and “Growth is the Dynamic Confluence of Strategy” in this module also....
Reading
9 videos (Total 72 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video9 videos
The 5th P is People8m
People are Your Number 1 Asset14m
The Transition from Me to Them9m
Delegation: From Doer to Manager4m
Best Practices of Delegation13m
Becoming a Leader8m
Becoming a Mentor and Coach6m
You Must Grow1m
Reading1 reading
Module 2 Readings10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
The Entrepreneur Must Grow Too!10m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

The Secret of High Performance is High Employee Engagement

The required reading for this module is “Trilogy Health Services, LLC: Building a Great Service Company” by Gosia Glinkska and Edward D. Hess. There is an optional reading also: “Leaders Bank: Creating A Great Place To Work” Case Study....
Reading
10 videos (Total 99 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video10 videos
Leadership Behaviors, Culture, and Best Practices for Hiring6m
The Secrets of High Performance Organizations: 9 Strategies 6m
What is High Employee Engagement (HEE) and How Do You Get There?2m
What is the Best Job You've Ever Had?1m
Research: What do Employees Want?22m
Research: Behaviors that Lead to Growth in an Organization?6m
High Employee Engagement is Built Through Trust11m
Creating Your Company's Secret Sauce11m
Conversation with Randall Bufford, Trilogy Health Services18m
Reading1 reading
Module 3 Readings10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
The Secret of High Performance is High Employee Engagement16m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Growth is Much More Than a Strategy—It Requires a System

The required reading is Edward D. Hess, “Room & Board” Case Study. The second required reading is “Growth Is Much More Than Just A Strategy: It’s A System.”...
Reading
7 videos (Total 73 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video7 videos
Measure and Reward Behaviors7m
An Internal Growth System5m
The CEO's Office 4m
Room and Board: Quality and Relationships20m
Room and Board: Key Expectations7m
UPS Case Study10m
Reading1 reading
Module 4 Readings10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Growth is Much More Than a Strategy—It Requires a System10m

Instructor

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Edward D. Hess

Professor of Business Administration
Darden School of Business

About University of Virginia

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