Advanced Management Course (AMC) — Toronto

Mini-MBA – Managing your organization effectively and efficiently

Overview

A proven and popular seminar for more than 50 years, this practical and highly interactive program examines management’s major disciplines in depth and from a strategic perspective. The learning-by-doing format includes a realistic business simulation that enables you to respond concretely to complex management decisions and take away ideas that will have immediate impact on the job. This is also an opportunity to gain or renew contacts with leading management decision makers, learn from peer story telling, and gain new perspectives from the faculty team. Delivered in Montreal, Toronto (Mississauga), and online, the format fits well with the workday of busy professionals from in both the public and private sectors.

Key Benefits and Takeaways

  • Provides a condensed and up-to-date set of advanced management practices
  • Enhances the ability to formulate and communicate key strategies
  • Offers ideas to streamline management processes and set meaningful KPIs and goals
  • Integrates late-breaking market, competitive, and organizational issues for managing change
  • Includes personalized discussions with faculty that assist in implementing solutions
  • Learn to apply new skills through a realistic and engaging business simulation
  • Benchmark yourself and connect with peers from diverse industries/organizations

This program is designed for experienced decision makers who manage at regional, national, and international levels. Participants require strong management experience and/or an MBA academic background. This program is an outstanding next step for those who have taken our Executive Development Course (EDC).

Please contact us to make sure that this seminar is right for you.

The registration fee includes facilitation by our highly rated faculty members, a comprehensive digital workbook, results oriented exercises, and a certificate of completion from the McGill Executive Institute.

Topics covered in this course

  • Build competitive advantage
  • Understand your value chain
  • Strategic growth and trade-offs
  • Connect plans to results
  • Importance of strategic execution
  • Strategize on multiple levels (firm, product, market, etc.)
  • Gain first-hand experience running a simulated business
  • Make decisions that impact key functional areas
  • Analyze environments to develop and implement a business plan
  • Transition from silos to cross-functional alignment
  • Turn disruption into opportunity
  • Understand agile principles
  • Create a culture of continuous improvement
  • Optimize and streamline processes
  • Create lean supply chains
  • Operational flows and efficiency
  • Building blocks of organizational effectiveness
  • Give and receive feedback
  • Handle difficult conversations
  • Values and authenticity
  • Mindfulness for managers
  • Positive workplace culture
  • Manage others remotely
  • Equity, diversity and inclusion
  • Build market leadership
  • Buyer behaviour
  • Customer experience management
  • Customer lifetime value
  • Go-to-market trends and tech innovations
  • AI essentials and applications
  • Advanced presenting skills
  • Techniques to analyze financial operations
  • Activity-based management
  • Behaviour of direct, indirect, fixed, variable and mixed costs
  • Break-even analysis
  • Cost-volume-profit analysis
  • Allocation of costs
  • Variance analysis
  • Budget preparation
  • Compensation strategy
  • Governance, and controls

 

The Mini-MBA Series

This program is part of the McGill Mini-MBA Series: a three-part series designed to equip you with key business insights, comprehensive management practices, benchmarks, and business strategies taught in our full MBA program—at a fraction of the time and cost.

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Online Information Session

 May 11, 2022 ⁠–⁠ 12:00 pm ET

Join us online to learn more about the Mini-MBA Series, the curriculum, and the upcoming Online Mini-MBA programs. Advisors will be on hand to answer any live questions regarding the program.

 

Delivery Formats

Online
A virtual learning experience featuring an interactive suite of synchronous (live) and asynchronous (self-paced) components from the comfort of your home or office.

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In-Person
Join your peers in our world-class facilities and explore the dynamic life of McGill University’s Montreal campus or one of our offsite locations.

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Upcoming Sessions

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