International Business Driving License

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IBDL Essential: Level 1: Understanding Business

5 Day instructor Led Course – 35 /contact Hours
IBDL Essential provides students with an integrated “big picture” approach to business that covers all the most important functional areas of business. Students while clearly and concisely cover the main concepts and theories they need to know to understand business today.

The coverage provides them with the essential knowledge of the main building blocks of business without drowning them in details. This introduction to business contains state-of-the-art content and descriptions of current business practices yet explains the nature of business with an emphasis on its applications for people and organizations.

IBDL Essential provides students with an integrated “big picture” approach to business that covers all the most important functional areas of business. Students while clearly and concisely cover the main concepts and theories they need to know to understand business today. The coverage provides them with the essential knowledge of the main building blocks of business without drowning them in details. This introduction to business contains state-of-the-art content and descriptions of current business practices yet explains the nature of business with an emphasis on its applications for people and organizations.

Objectives

Developing individual’s ability to understand business skills effectively through:

  1. Developing individual’s ability to interact with others within the real business environment in terms of productivity and business spoken language.
  2. Facilitating the understanding of the functions of each department in the organization and knowledge of modern methods to increase productivity and efficiency.
  3. Explaining the traits of a successful entrepreneur processes and understanding the different types of businesses and how businesses can grow.
  4. Understanding the functions of management and how management could be expressed and analyzed.
  5. Understanding the importance of leadership and motivation of employees within a business environment.
  6. Illustrating the process of Human Resources Management and how it could be manipulated to increase employee performance and efficiency.
  7. Understanding the marketing functions and how it could be formulated to better reach of your customers.
  8. Defining and explaining the key accounting and financial terms, statements and reports.
  9. Describing the nature of the global markets and developing strategies of reaching them.
  10. Defining ethics and social responsibility of the individuals and corporate within the business field.
  11. Explaining the role of information technology in the modern business environment.

Audience

Fresh university graduates, new business comers and corporate developing their first-line employees.

Training Materials

McGraw-Hill Business Publishing

Credential

This course is a preparation for the international exam of IBDL Essential credential. 

Table of Contents

  1. Entrepreneurship and Starting a Small Business
  2. Management: Functions and Styles
  3. Leadership and Motivation
  4. Human Resources Management
  5. Marketing: Product and Price
  6. Marketing: Place and Promotion
  7. Understanding Financial Information and Accounting
  8. Business in Global Markets
  9. Demonstrating Ethical Behavior and Social Responsibility
  10. Information technology in Business 
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IBDL Professional: Level 2: Business Management and Planning

5 Day instructor Led Course – 35 /contact Hours
Today’s world is very competitive and challenging. It becomes so imperative to your career that you need to learn the skills of management. This leads to many opportunities and challenges with lots of potential risks and rewards.

You will compete with other people for jobs, resources, and promotions. Your organization will compete with other firms for contracts, clients, and customers. To survive the competition, and to thrive, you must perform in ways that give you an edge over your competitors, that make the other party want to hire you, buy from you, and do repeat business with you. You will want them to choose you, not your competitor.

To survive and thrive, today’s managers have to think and act strategically. Today’s customers are well educated, aware of their options, and demanding excellence.  For this reason, managers today must think constantly about how to build a capable workforce and manage business in a way that delivers the goods and services they provide in the best possible value to the customer.

By this standard, managers and organizations must perform.  There are five essential pillars of performance, on which the organization beats, equals, or loses the competition.  Those pillars are cost, quality, speed, innovation, and service.  These five performance dimensions, when managed well, deliver value to customers and competitive advantage to you and your organization.  We will go through all of these topics in detail throughout the book.

Objectives

  1.  Know the importance of character in management.
  2.  Know the four dimensions of behavioral style.
  3.  Embrace six core functions of effective managers.
  4.  Discuss the ten key elements used by major organizations to achieve business excellence.
  5.  Understand how to implement a successful strategy.
  6.  Understand the need to take responsibility for leading change.
  7.  Understand how to be a Champion of Change.

Audience

Managers and Executives, Business Professionals and Middle Management.

Training Materials

McGraw-Hill Business Publishing

Credential

This course is a preparation for the international exam of IBDL Professional credential. 

Table of Contents

  1. Managing
  2. International Management
  3. Planning and Strategic Management
  4. Managerial Decision Making
  5. Managerial Control
  6. Teamwork
  7. Communicating
  8. Human Resources Management
  9. Organization Structure
  10. Organizational Agility
  11. Managing the Diverse Workforce
  12. The External Environment and Organizational Culture
  13. Ethics and Corporate Responsibility
  14. Managing Technology and Innovation
  15. Creating and Managing Change
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IBDL Master: Level 3: Business Leadership and Strategies

5 Day instructor Led Course – 35 /contact Hours
IBDL Master brings together the key strategic thinking and leadership skills of strategic planning, negotiation and conflict management required to succeed in today’s complex and challenging business environment.

Objectives

  1.  Expand your understanding of how Strategic Thinking has been developed and used by managers and leaders.
  2.  Develop an understanding of the process of Strategy Formation and Implementation within any organization.
  3.  Link the Strategy of a firm with the Desired Outcomes of Revenues, Profits, and Growth through Value Creation and Market Focus.
  4.  Recognize factors that require change in your organization and how to lead the changes in your business unit.
  5.  Demonstrate the leadership core skills of Communication and Inspiration; Systems Thinking and Emotional Intelligence.
  6.  Use personal influence, develop political savvy and influence people effectively.
  7.  Apply a change management model for communicating and implementing change.
  8.  Tap into “inner power” to gain self-confidence and strength.
  9.  Get the most productivity out of each employee.

Audience

Business Executives, Decision Makers, Chief Executives Officers, General Managers and Members of the Board of Directors.

Training Materials

McGraw-Hill Business Publishing

Credential

This course is a preparation for the international exam of IBDL Master credential.

Table of Contents

  1. What is strategy and why is it important?
  2. Charting a company’s Direction
  3. Evaluating a company’s Resources
  4. The five Generic Competitive Strategies
  5. Strengthening a company’s competitive Position.
  6. Strategies for competing in International Markets.
  7. Corporate Strategy
  8. Building an Organization Capable of Good Strategy Execution
  9. Leadership
  10. Effective Groups and Teams
  11. Corporate Culture and Leadership