What Will I Learn?
What does it take to gain long-lasting business success? Find the answer here!
This comprehensive course will provide you with in-depth knowledge of how to gain that lasting business success that you would usually only find on high-level MBA courses within the most prestigious business schools.
On this course, you will receive extensive information from renowned educators who are experts within their respective fields.
The course focuses on these five key areas:
- Finance and accounting
- Organisational behaviour
In each section, you will learn about everything from key terms and methodologies to research-backed strategies. You will also investigate case studies involving some of the world’s most influential companies. Full details of the extensive list of course modules is outlined below.
Having a Diploma in Improving Critical Business Skills demonstrates that an individual has sound analytical skills, critical thinking, leadership ability, effective communication, numerical computation and computer literacy to name just a few. It demonstrates a keen eye for strategy and the facility to make successful business decisions. All of this means that candidates with this qualification will be highly sought after and will be able to establish their own business or become an integral part of a business which has already been set-up. Not only this, there are a whole host of highly desirable related careers available to someone with this qualification, such as Consultancy, Operations Management or Government Services.
Moreover, our online course is so well designed you will feel that you are in the classroom! This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to study effectively and guide you to secure your qualification.
Who is it for?
- From entry-level employees to CEOs, no matter the industry or size
- MBA students to use as an easily-accessible resource
- Anyone wishing to work in or who already works in a related field
Benefits you will gain:
- High quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
- Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
- 24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
- Benefit of applying NUS extra Discount Card.
- Recognised Accredited Qualification.
- Excellent customer service and administrative support.
Successful candidates will be awarded a Diploma in Improving Critical Business Skills – Level 3.
- This course is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. Having good education background will be an advantage.
- Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.
- Learners should be ages 17 or over to undertake the qualification.
There are many fantastic occupations available to candidates who pass the course successfully, including:
- Advertising and Marketing
- Business Writer
- Business Analyst
- Operations Management
- Government Services
|1. strategy is about making choices|
|01 Strategy is about Making Choices||00:30:00|
|2. how apple raises competitive barriers and danger of straddling|
|02 How Apple Raises Competitive Barriers?||00:29:00|
|03 Understanding the Danger of Straddling||00:32:00|
|3. identifying trader joes doesnt do|
|04 Identifying Trader Joes Doesnt Do||00:31:00|
|4. first movers or fast followers?|
|05 First Movers or Fast Followers?||00:30:00|
|5. netflix met blockbuster|
|06 Netflix Met Blockbuster||00:29:00|
|6. how to anticipate your rival’s response?|
|07 How to anticipate your Rival’s Response?||00:30:00|
|7. why was pixar acquired by disney?|
|08 Why was Pixar acquired by Disney?||00:30:00|
|8. explaining the diversification discount|
|09 Explaining the diversification discount||00:30:00|
|9. definition of forward and backward integration|
|10 Definition of Forward and Backward Integration||00:30:00|
|10. the winner’s curse in mergers and acquisitions|
|11 The Winner’s Curse in Mergers and Acquisitions||00:31:00|
|11. the lean startup methodology|
|12 The Lean Startup Methodology||00:30:00|
|12. explaining the power of superior operations|
|13 Explaining the Power of Superior Operations||00:34:00|
|13. definition of leaner & meaner production|
|14 Definition of Leaner & Meaner Production||00:32:00|
|14. process of refining service operations and demand?|
|15 Process of Refining Service Operations||00:30:00|
|16 How to match Supply and Demand?||00:31:00|
|15. process of inventory rightsizing|
|17 Process of Inventory Rightsizing||00:31:00|
|16. how to manage supply and suppliers?|
|18 How to manage Supply and Suppliers?||00:33:00|
|17. learning the long reach of logistics|
|19 Learning the Long Reach of Logistics||00:32:00|
|18. business processes rethinking|
|20 Business Processes Rethinking||00:30:00|
|19. operational performance measuring and margins.|
|21 Operational Performance Measuring||00:33:00|
|22 How to keep an Eye on your Margins?||00:32:00|
|20. how to leverage your supply chain?|
|23 How to Leverage your Supply Chain?||00:33:00|
|21. overview of reducing risk building resilience|
|24 Overview of Reducing Risk Building Resilience||00:32:00|
|22. learning accounting and finance decision-making tools|
|25 Learning Accounting and Finance Decision-Making Tools||00:29:00|
|23. how to understand a balance sheet?|
|26 How to understand a Balance Sheet?||00:30:00|
|24. how to read and analyze an income statement?|
|27 How to Read and Analyze an Income Statement?||00:31:00|
|25. analyzing a cash flow statement and trend and ratio.|
|28 Analyzing a Cash Flow Statement||00:31:00|
|29 Explaining Common Size Trend and Ratio Analysis||00:31:00|
|26. process of cost-volume-profit analysis and time value of money.|
|30 Process of Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis||00:30:00|
|31 Definition of the Time Value of Money||00:31:00|
|27. identifying the trade-off between risk and return|
|32 Identifying the Trade-Off between Risk and Return||00:29:00|
|28. method of using net present value by investors and net present value|
|33 Method of using Net Present Value by Investors||00:29:00|
|34 Substitutes to Net Present Value||00:30:00|
|29. the debt and equity costs weighing and value a company’s stock|
|35 The Debt and Equity costs Weighing||00:31:00|
|36 Understanding how to Value a Company’s Stock||00:32:00|
|30. organizational results achieving|
|37 Organizational Results Achieving||00:30:00|
|31. explaining the value of great leadership and emotional intelligence|
|38 Explaining the Value of Great Leadership||00:30:00|
|39 Why emotional intelligence is important in the workplace?||00:30:00|
|32. the art of key effective communications|
|40 The Art of Key Effective Communications||00:31:00|
|33. explore the motivation & performance connection and win with teamwork|
|41 Explore the Motivation & Performance Connection||00:30:00|
|42 Way to Win with Teamwork||00:30:00|
|34. how to coach from gridiron to boardroom?|
|43 How to coach from Gridiron to Boardroom?||00:30:00|
|35. definition of power relationships and guidelines for handling conflict.|
|44 Definition of Power Relationships||00:31:00|
|45 Guidelines for Handling Conflict in the Workplace||00:32:00|
|36. understanding the bathsheba syndrome and ethics|
|46 Understanding the Bathsheba Syndrome and Ethics||00:31:00|
|37. how to lead real organizational change? & enables career success.|
|47 How to Lead Real Organizational Change?||00:32:00|
|48 How Lifelong Learning Enables Career Success?||00:30:00|
|38. definition of marketing and market segmentation|
|49 Definition of Marketing||00:30:00|
|50 Explaining Market Segmentation||00:29:00|
|39. how to target a market segment?|
|51 How to Target a Market Segment?||00:27:00|
|40. way of positioning your offering and sources of sales growth.|
|52 Way of Positioning Your Offering||00:29:00|
|53 Explaining Sources of Sales Growth||00:28:00|
|41. how to derive value from your customers? & customer experiences.|
|54 How to Derive Value from Your Customers?||00:29:00|
|55 Way of Creating Great Customer Experiences||00:30:00|
|42. the process of successful branding|
|56 The Process of Successful Branding||00:30:00|
|43. definition of customer driven pricing|
|57 Definition of Customer Driven Pricing||00:28:00|
|44. marketing communications strategy|
|58 Marketing Communications Strategy||00:28:00|
|45. understanding the promise and perils of social media and innovative marketing research|
|59 Understanding the Promise and Perils of Social Media||00:29:00|
|60 Techniques of Innovative Marketing Research||00:29:00|
|Mock Exam: Diploma in Improving Critical Business Skills – Level 3.||01:00:00|
|Exam: Diploma in Improving Critical Business Skills Level 3.||01:00:00|