Are you a newly minted executive or about to be promoted to a management-level position? If so, now is the perfect time to invest in yourself to fast-track your success, build your confidence and strengthen your skill sets.
Part of your quest to become a better manager should include acquainting yourself with the other functions in your organization (human resources, finance, marketing and so forth), learning about best practices and honing your leadership style.
With the MBA Essentials program, you will learn the same basic concepts taught in the MBA program, only condensed into an eight-day format. By the end of the program, you will have acquired the hard and soft skills you need to excel in your role and leverage your full potential.
Six hours of personalized coaching included in the program.
This program will let you:
Broaden your horizons and become more confident.
Expand the array of solutions at your disposal by exposing you to new concepts, practical analysis frameworks and best management practices.
Understand the strategic issues at play in your organization.
Turn your focus inward to evaluate your own management style and use it to your advantage.
Get ideas and inspiration through interactions with your fellow participants.
IS THIS FOR YOU?
Professionals with at least nine years of experience
Newly promoted managers
Learn core MBA concepts in a matter of days.
Embrace new perspectives through a deeper understanding of your role and the various functions within your organization.
Take advantage of six hours of personalized coaching.
Benefit from the expertise of leading MBA-level instructors.
Enjoy the flexibility of a schedule built around the needs of busy professionals.
If you would like to offer this course to a group of professionals and you are based outside of Canada, check our international programs.
Day 1 - Mastering your management skills (+ previous evening) - Kevin J. Johnson and Viana Poulin
A new and improved vision of the management profession
Assessing your managerial style and practices
Day 2 - Driving customer satisfaction through listening-based marketing - Johanne Brunet
Needs analysis and customer retention
Cultivating a successful marketing strategy
Day 3 - Empowering your human resources: A winning strategy - Alain Gosselin
Envisioning human resources as an investment
Lessons learned from industry-leading employers
Day 4 - Getting a handle on your financials - Hugo Lesley
Reading and interpreting financial reports
Top financial analysis ratios
Day 5 - Operational excellence: The key to creating value - Olivier Lourdel
Managing operations: concepts, challenges and compromises
Operational excellence: management approaches and models
Day 6 - Strategy as a source of organizational agility - Brian King
Clearly articulating your strategic intent
The foundations of a winning strategy
Day 7 - The organization as a springboard for action - Kevin J. Johnson
Developing a realistic view of your operational leeway
Understanding the interdependent relationship between various action-oriented solutions
Day 8 - Spotting and seizing opportunities for action within your organization - Kevin J. Johnson and Viana Poulin
Identifying incentives and obstacles for translating knowledge into action
A variety of dynamic and interactive teaching methods are used, including real business case scenarios, discussions, role-playing activities and team presentations.
In addition to training sessions on the various functions within an organization, we are proud to deliver an innovative and integrated approach rooted in four types of tools:
Introductory seminar to help you contextualize your understanding of the managerial role Using a self-assessment questionnaire, which has proven to be a useful tool for thousands of managers to date, and a series of in-class exercises, you will take stock of your career, examine your management-related values, attitudes, beliefs and behaviours, and explore your approach to employee motivation and engagement.
Two three-hour personalized coaching sessions with an expert in working with business professionals This will help you draw relevant lessons from past experiences, improve your introspective ability, experiment with new practices and strengthen methods that will help you move forward.
A learning log that will be used throughout the program After each of the sessions, you are encouraged to note what you have learned and add your personal thoughts about how they apply to your organization and your own development journey.
A strategy sharing and implementation day at the end of the program Engage in a discussion with your peers about the conditions that help or hinder the process of translating knowledge into action.
CPA Auditor, CA, MBA Full-Time Lecturer, HEC Montréal
$5,995 + taxes
One evening (2 p.m. to 8 p.m.) and eight days (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
FALL 2023 Offered in class October 19, 2023 to January 26, 2024 One evening: October 19, 2023 (start 2 p.m.) Eight days: October 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 8, 2023 One day-long knowledge transfer activity: January 26, 2024
WINTER 2024 Offered online OR in class March 14, 2024 to May 31, 2024 One evening: March 14, 2024 (start 2 p.m.) Eight days: March 15, 22, April 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3, 2024 One day-long knowledge transfer activity: May 31, 2024
The welcome evening, day one and the transfer activity will take place in person at HEC Montréal.