University of Virginia
Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Private Businesses, Part II
University of Virginia

Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Private Businesses, Part II

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Edward D. Hess

Instructor: Edward D. Hess


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9 hours to complete
3 weeks at 3 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Different types of costs and how they are represented graphically

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

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

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

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There are 6 modules in this course

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What's included

4 readings

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.

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9 videos1 reading1 quiz

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.

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10 videos1 reading1 quiz

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.”

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7 videos1 reading1 quiz

The required reading is “SecureWorks.”

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7 videos1 reading1 quiz

This is the final exam.

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1 quiz


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Edward D. Hess
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