Drawing on the twelve core disciplines of business, including business law, economics, marketing and finance, this fourth edition of the hugely successful The 30 Day MBA shows you how to use key business concepts and tools to assess business decisions and implement strategy.
Now with a new concept for each chapter - including crowdfunding, digital marketing, business incubators and the 80/20 principle - The 30 Day MBA also provides coverage of the key optional modules: Mergers and Acquisitions and
International Business. New case studies include Chilango, TomTom, Heinz, Hotel Chocolat, Shell, The Card Factory and Addidas among others.
Including a range of free online questions and answers that enable you to self-assess your knowledge, this bestselling classroom-free guide is brimming with models, international case studies and practical applications of key theories, placing MBA skills within reach of all professionals and students.
Following a career in business where he held senior staff and line positions, including that of managing director of a substantial manufacturing enterprise with multi -plant and multi-country operations he was Head of the Enterprise Group at Cranfield School of Management, a leading European Business School, for ten years. He has been a visiting professor in universities in the US, Europe and the Far East. For five years he was a non-executive director of a high tech venture capital fund, has sat on Government task forces and is now strategic advisor to a number of business owners.
As well as his own books he currently writes freelance, ghost writing and 'Anglicising' books for American authors and lectures extensively on business topics.
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Professional Manager - Andrew Macy FCMI
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