Strategy MBA - Business Strategy from Startup to CEO

MBA Level Business Strategy Training - Business Management Fundamentals for every Startup, MBA Student and CEO

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Welcome to Strategy MBA - Business Strategy from Startup to CEO

Are you planning on starting a Business Degree - want to get ahead?

Are you looking to get a promotion by being better trained and more valuable?

Do you aspire to starting your own business or becoming a CEO?

If you are looking for the most comprehensive, MBA level Business Strategy Course on Udemy you have come to the right place.

Make sure you watch the first two Preview Videos to get a comprehensive overview of this Business Strategy Course - then decide if its right for you!

Business Strategy is a cornerstone of Business Management which you need to study and understand, but I want to make it as easy as possible for you, whether you are a Startup or a CEO!

The Business Strategy Process can be simply summarised:

Set Objectives

Company and Market Analysis

Strategic Option Evaluation

Financial Confirmation

Strategy Selection

We harness these key topics to help you with your Strategic Thinking and Strategic Planning.

I spent two years studying Business Strategy for my MBA at City University Business School (formerly Cass) in London, one of Europes leading business schools. Most courses try to teach business strategy along with lots of other MBA subjects such as marketing, organisational behaviour, leadership, finance etc. This course is pure Business Strategy from formulation to implementation!

In this Course you will discover the Essential Business Strategy Topics along with Business Models and Frameworks taught in every leading MBA School:

Business Strategy Design

  • Business Model Canvas
  • Lafley and Martin's Five Step Strategy
  • Hambrick and Fredrickson's Strategy Diamond

Change Over Time: Life Cycle Models

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Business Life Cycle
  • Product Life Cycle
  • Corporate Funding Life Cycle

External Environment Analysis PEST and PESTEL Analysis

  • PEST

Internal/External Analysis

  • SWOT
  • TOWS
  • SOAR

Industry Analysis

  • Porter's Five Forces
  • Porter's Generic Strategies
  • Value Chain Analysis

Market Growth/Market Share

  • BCG Matrix

Competitive Advantage

  • Core Competency
  • VRIO
  • USP
  • ADL Matrix

Growth Strategy Options

  • Ansoff Product Market Mix
  • Organic vs Inorganic
  • Blue Ocean

Competitive Analysis Evaluation

  • Competitive Analysis Matrix

Connecting Finance and Strategy

  • 3 Statement Integrated Financial Model

Strategic Planning

  • Strategic Planning Process
  • Mintzberg's Five Configurations

Every Section includes:

  • Explanation
  • Templates
  • Case Studies
  • Case Study Solutions
  • Quizzes
  • Every slide deck is available to download and review off line

If you are looking for the most comprehensive MBA Business Strategy Training, then its time to take action!

Don't delay - its time for you to take action and start mastering Business Strategy!

Make sure you watch all my Free Preview Videos to get a comprehensive overview of this Business Strategy Course - then decide if its right for you!

If English is not your first language, don't worry, I have you covered. Every lecture includes comprehensive on screen notes to help you follow and you can download a PDF of every slide deck to help you work off line!

Don't forget that your enrolment is supported by Udemy's 30 day money back guarantee - you risk nothing but your time and you stand to gain so much more!

Enroll today to get life time access as well as lifetime updates.

As a member of my student community you can ask questions at any time and I am always excited to help you progress!

See You inside the Course

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Your Instructor

John Colley
John Colley

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Course Curriculum

  Welcome to this Business Strategy Course
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  Evaluating Strategic Options
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  Summary and Wrap Up
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Frequently Asked Questions

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