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What you will learn - Succeed in Your Business Today!
  • Lay the groundwork to develop a succession plan
  • The importance of mentorship
  • Define and use a SWOT analysis to set goals
  • Create a plan, assign roles and execute the plan
  • Describe the WIFM  the individual motivators for change
  • Use needed components to develop change management and communications plans
  • Employ strategies for gathering data
  • Utilise methods for leading change project status meeting and celebrating success

  • Enjoy BIG Savings with our Business Succession Planning Online Bundle, 3 Certificate Courses

    1. Business Succession Planning

    2. Change Management

    3. Conflict Resolution


    1. Business Succession Planning: Learn To Develop A Smooth & Professional Business Succession Plan

    The loss of valuable leadership can cripple a company. Business succession planning is essentially preparing successors to take on vital leadership roles when the need arises.

    Whether it is preparing someone to take over as the sole proprietor of a small business or a position of leadership in a corporation, business succession planning is essential to the long-term survival of a company. This course will teach you the difference between succession planning and mere replacement planning and how to prepare people to take on the responsibilities of leadership so that the company thrives in the transition.


    2. Change Management: Manage Change Smoothly and Effectively to Achieve Your Goals

    Change is a constant in many of our lives. All around us, technologies, processes, people, ideas, and methods often change, affecting the way we perform daily tasks and live our lives. Having a smooth transition when change occurs is important in any situation and you will gain some valuable skills through this course.

    The Change Management course will give any leader tools to implement changes more smoothly and to have those changes better accepted. This course will also give you an understanding of how change is implemented and some tools for managing reactions to change.

    This course will investigate various ways of managing change leaving you better equipped to deal with future changes.

    Course Topics:

    • Change Management Plan
    • Appreciative inquiry is conducted in organizations for several reasons:
    • Communication Plan
    • Four Stages of Appreciative Inquiry
    3. Basic Business Management: Boot Camp for Business Owners: Learn the Basics of Business Management

    Owning a business requires a vision balanced with attention to detail. You need to be a generalist who understands the multiple aspects of running a business, as well as the ability to step back and see the big picture and to reach into the future. This course will give you the basic business management skills that you need for success.

    This course will give you all the skills that you need as a new business owner. You’ll learn how to develop your organizational chart, manage operations, speak knowledgeably about finance, hire the right people, build your brand, market your product online and offline, complete a strategic plan and a succession plan, and build your customer base. You’ll also learn the basics of leadership and tips for taking your business to the next level.


    Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

    Develop your business management skills and get an entrepreneurship certification by enrolling today!

    For comprehensive information on units of study click the units of study tab above.

    This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

    Course Fast Facts:

    1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
    2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course
    3. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
    4. Study as many courses as you want
    5. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
    6. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
    7. Certificates 

    Course Delivery

    Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

    Recognition & Accreditation

    The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.


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    Business Succession Planning Bundle, 3 Courses includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

    Course 1 - Business Succession Planning

    Module One - Getting Started

    Module Two - Succession Planning Vs Replacement Planning

    • What is Business Succession Planning?
    • What is replacement planning?
    • Differences between
    • Deciding what you need

    Module Three - Preparing for the Planning Process

    • How to set Parameters for the planning process
    • Should you establish a committee
    • How to gather operational data

    Module Four - Initiating Process

    • Develop a Mission Statement
    • Develop a Vision Statement
    • Choosing to be a Mentor

    Module Five - The SWOT Analysis

    • Identifying strengths
    • Identifying weaknesses
    • Identifying opportunites
    • Identifying threats

    Module Six - Developing the Succession Plan

    • Prioritise what the succession plan will address
    • Set goals and objectives
    • Develop a strategy for achieving goals
    • Draft the plan

    Module Seven - Executing the Plan

    • Assign responsibility and authority
    • Establish a monitoring system
    • Identifying paths
    • Choosing your final approach

    Module Eight - Gaining Support

    • Gathering data
    • Addressing concerns and issues
    • Evaluating and adapting

    Module Nine - Managing the Change

    • Developing a change management plan
    • Developing a communication plan
    • Implementing the plans
    • Providing constructive criticism
    • Encouraging growth and development

    Module Ten - Overcoming Roadblocks

    • Common obstacles
    • Re-Evaluating goals
    • Focusing on progress

    Module Eleven - Reaching the End

    • How to know when you've achieved success
    • Transitioning

    Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

    Course 2 - Change Management

    Section One: Getting Started

    Section Two: Preparing for Change

    • Defining Your Strategy
    • Building the Team and the Six C’s

    Section Three: Identifying WIFM

    • What’s in it for Me?
    • Building Support

    Section Four: Understanding Change

    • Influences on Change
    • Common Reactions to Change
    • Tools to help the Change process

    Section Five: Leading and Managing the Change

    • Preparing and Planning
    • Delegating
    • Keep the Lines of Communication Open
    • Coping with Pushback

    Section Six: Obtaining & Maintaining Support

    • Force Field Analysis
    • Addressing Concerns and Issues

    Section Seven: Making it a Worthwhile Exercise

    • Leading Status Meetings
    • Celebrating Successes

    Section Eight: Using Appreciative Inquiry

    • The Four Stages
    • The Purposes of Appreciative Inquiry
    • AI Whole System Vs AI Summit
    • Whole-System Inquiry
    • The AI Summit

    Section Nine: Bringing People to Your Side

    • Liberation of Power
    • Facts, Facts, Facts

    Section Ten: Building Resilience to Change

    • Why is It Important?
    • Five Easy Steps to Increase Resilience

    Section Eleven: Flexibility

    • The Importance of Flexibility?
    • Five Easy Steps for the Leader and the Individual

    Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

    Course 3 - Basic Business Management: Boot Camp for Business Owners

    Session 1: Course Overview

    • Learning Objectives
    • Pre-Assignment

     Session 2: Who Are You and What Are You About?

    • What is Our Business?
    • Making Connections
    • Pre-Assignment Review
    • The Owner’s Role
    • Ingredients for Success
    • The Business Owner
    • The Entrepreneur
    • The Freelancer
    • Words of Wisdom
    • Keeping Things Moving

     Session 3: Designing Your Organizational Structure

    • Bringing the Idea to Life
    • Getting Started
    • Growth Phase One
    • Growth Phase Two
    • Putting the Pieces Together
    • Looking at the Options
    • Geographic Structure
    • Divisional Structure
    • Matrix Structure
    • Summary
    • Making Connections
    • Differences for Corporations
    • Choosing Board Members
    • Board Issues
    • The Role of Shareholders
    • The Big Picture
    • Words of Wisdom
    • Current Thinking
    • Making Connections

     Session 4: Introduction to Operations Management

    • Defining Operations Management
    • What Does It All Mean?
    • Envisioning the Process
    • Introduction to Types of Operations
    • Types of Operations
    • Practical Application

     Session 5: Understanding Financial Terms

    • Finance
    • Recording Financial Transactions
    • General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
    • The Income Statement
    • Income Statement Equation
    • Sample Income Statement
    • The Balance Sheet
    • Balance Sheet Equation
    • More About Balance Sheets
    • Current vs. Fixed Assets
    • Cash Flow Statement
    • Statement of Retained Earnings

     Session 6: Getting the Right People in Place

    • Six Essential Steps of Hiring
    • More about Orientation
    • More about Onboarding
    • Making Connections

     Session 7: Getting Your Product Together

    • Inventory Management
    • Types of Inventory
    • More About Inventory
    • Understanding the Value Chain
    • Making Connections
    • Outsourcing Options
    • Quality Control
    • Quality Control Philosophy

     Session 8: Building a Corporate Brand

    • Your Brand
    • Example: Acme Widgets Inc.
    • Brand Names and Slogans
    • Do’s and Don’ts
    • Developing a Slogan
    • How People Will See Your Images
    • Choosing a Color
    • Color Spectrum Two
    • Fonts
    • Sans Serif Fonts
    • Specialty Fonts
    • Font Considerations
    • Simple Pictorial Mark
    • Letterform
    • Wordmark
    • Emblems
    • Working It Out

     Session 9: Marketing Your Product

    • About the Marketing Process
    • Cycle Overview
    • Stage One: Consumer and Market Analysis
    • What Do They Need?
    • Who is Buying Our Product? Who is Using Our Product?
    • What is the Buying Process?
    • How Can I Leverage Segmentation?
    • Segmentation Case Study
    • Stage Two: Analyzing the Competition and Yourself
    • SWOT Analysis
    • Next Steps
    • Stage Three: Analyzing Distribution Channels
    • Making Connections
    • Stage Four: Creating a Marketing Plan
    • Price
    • Price
    • Place
    • Promotion
    • Packaging
    • Making Connections
    • The Final Stages: Implement, Evaluate, Review, Revise
    • Leveraging Social Media

     Session 10: Selling Your Product

    • Building Your Sales Force
    • The Sales Cycle
    • Initiate
    • Initiate
    • Build
    • Manage
    • Optimize

     Session 11: Planning for the Future

    • Introduction to Strategic Planning
    • Identifying Your Stakeholders
    • Taking the Right Approach
    • Making Connections
    • The Strategic Plan Pyramid

     Session 12: Goal Setting and Goal Getting

    • Setting Achievable Goals: Identifying Outcomes
    • The Four Perspectives
    • Customizing the Perspectives
    • Timeline for Your Plan
    • Goals with SPIRIT
    • Getting Into It

     Session 13: Succession Planning 101

    • What is Succession Planning?
    • Replacing vs. Succeeding
    • Defining Succession Planning

     Session 14: Managing Your Money

    • What is a Budget?
    • Test All Assumptions
    • How Was Last Year?
    • How’s The Marketplace Doing?
    • What’s It Costing?
    • Managing Your Budget
    • Know Your Accruals
    • Getting it Right

     Session 15: Ethics 101

    • Are You Ready?
    • Sample Codes of Ethics
    • Rotary Four-Way Test
    • Minnesota Principles
    • Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics
    • Your Code of Ethics

     Session 16: Building a Strong Customer Care Team

    • The Pillars of Success
    • The Critical Elements of Customer Service
    • Making Connections
    • The Remaining Elements
    • Critical Element Three: Given Life by the Employeess
    • Critical Element Four: Be a Problem Solver
    • A Problem Solving Process
    • Critical Element Five: Measure It
    • Critical Element Six: Reinforce It
    • Developing and Maintaining Relationships

     Session 17: Training Employees for Success

    • Why Continuous Learning?
    • Factors for Learning Success
    • Getting Motivated for Training
    • Steps in the Learning Process
    • Making Connections

     Session 18: Leadership Essentials

    • Leading and Managing
    • Leadership Styles
    • Making Connections
    • Applying the Styles
    • The Cycle of Styles
    • Managing Performance
    • Making Connections

     Session 19: A Personal Action Plan

    • Starting Point
    • Where I Want to Go
    • How I Will Get There
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    Windows:

    Microsoft Windows XP, or laterModern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

    MAC/iOS

    OSX/iOS 6 or laterModern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

    All systems

    Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or fasterFlash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

    Students will also need access the following applications:

    Adobe Acrobat Reader

    Requirements

    Entry requirements:

    Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.


    Minimum education:

    Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.


    Device requirements:

    Students will need access to a computer/any device and the internet.

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    • Delivery: Online
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    • Time: Study at your own pace
    • Duration: 6 to 8 hours per course
    • Assessments: Yes
    • Qualification: Certificate
    About This Course
    What you will learn - Succeed in Your Business Today!
  • Lay the groundwork to develop a succession plan
  • The importance of mentorship
  • Define and use a SWOT analysis to set goals
  • Create a plan, assign roles and execute the plan
  • Describe the WIFM  the individual motivators for change
  • Use needed components to develop change management and communications plans
  • Employ strategies for gathering data
  • Utilise methods for leading change project status meeting and celebrating success

  • Enjoy BIG Savings with our Business Succession Planning Online Bundle, 3 Certificate Courses

    1. Business Succession Planning

    2. Change Management

    3. Conflict Resolution


    1. Business Succession Planning: Learn To Develop A Smooth & Professional Business Succession Plan

    The loss of valuable leadership can cripple a company. Business succession planning is essentially preparing successors to take on vital leadership roles when the need arises.

    Whether it is preparing someone to take over as the sole proprietor of a small business or a position of leadership in a corporation, business succession planning is essential to the long-term survival of a company. This course will teach you the difference between succession planning and mere replacement planning and how to prepare people to take on the responsibilities of leadership so that the company thrives in the transition.


    2. Change Management: Manage Change Smoothly and Effectively to Achieve Your Goals

    Change is a constant in many of our lives. All around us, technologies, processes, people, ideas, and methods often change, affecting the way we perform daily tasks and live our lives. Having a smooth transition when change occurs is important in any situation and you will gain some valuable skills through this course.

    The Change Management course will give any leader tools to implement changes more smoothly and to have those changes better accepted. This course will also give you an understanding of how change is implemented and some tools for managing reactions to change.

    This course will investigate various ways of managing change leaving you better equipped to deal with future changes.

    Course Topics:

    • Change Management Plan
    • Appreciative inquiry is conducted in organizations for several reasons:
    • Communication Plan
    • Four Stages of Appreciative Inquiry
    3. Basic Business Management: Boot Camp for Business Owners: Learn the Basics of Business Management

    Owning a business requires a vision balanced with attention to detail. You need to be a generalist who understands the multiple aspects of running a business, as well as the ability to step back and see the big picture and to reach into the future. This course will give you the basic business management skills that you need for success.

    This course will give you all the skills that you need as a new business owner. You’ll learn how to develop your organizational chart, manage operations, speak knowledgeably about finance, hire the right people, build your brand, market your product online and offline, complete a strategic plan and a succession plan, and build your customer base. You’ll also learn the basics of leadership and tips for taking your business to the next level.


    Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

    Develop your business management skills and get an entrepreneurship certification by enrolling today!

    For comprehensive information on units of study click the units of study tab above.

    This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

    Course Fast Facts:

    1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
    2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course
    3. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
    4. Study as many courses as you want
    5. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
    6. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
    7. Certificates 

    Course Delivery

    Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

    Recognition & Accreditation

    The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.


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    Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

    Business Succession Planning Bundle, 3 Courses includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

    Course 1 - Business Succession Planning

    Module One - Getting Started

    Module Two - Succession Planning Vs Replacement Planning

    • What is Business Succession Planning?
    • What is replacement planning?
    • Differences between
    • Deciding what you need

    Module Three - Preparing for the Planning Process

    • How to set Parameters for the planning process
    • Should you establish a committee
    • How to gather operational data

    Module Four - Initiating Process

    • Develop a Mission Statement
    • Develop a Vision Statement
    • Choosing to be a Mentor

    Module Five - The SWOT Analysis

    • Identifying strengths
    • Identifying weaknesses
    • Identifying opportunites
    • Identifying threats

    Module Six - Developing the Succession Plan

    • Prioritise what the succession plan will address
    • Set goals and objectives
    • Develop a strategy for achieving goals
    • Draft the plan

    Module Seven - Executing the Plan

    • Assign responsibility and authority
    • Establish a monitoring system
    • Identifying paths
    • Choosing your final approach

    Module Eight - Gaining Support

    • Gathering data
    • Addressing concerns and issues
    • Evaluating and adapting

    Module Nine - Managing the Change

    • Developing a change management plan
    • Developing a communication plan
    • Implementing the plans
    • Providing constructive criticism
    • Encouraging growth and development

    Module Ten - Overcoming Roadblocks

    • Common obstacles
    • Re-Evaluating goals
    • Focusing on progress

    Module Eleven - Reaching the End

    • How to know when you've achieved success
    • Transitioning

    Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

    Course 2 - Change Management

    Section One: Getting Started

    Section Two: Preparing for Change

    • Defining Your Strategy
    • Building the Team and the Six C’s

    Section Three: Identifying WIFM

    • What’s in it for Me?
    • Building Support

    Section Four: Understanding Change

    • Influences on Change
    • Common Reactions to Change
    • Tools to help the Change process

    Section Five: Leading and Managing the Change

    • Preparing and Planning
    • Delegating
    • Keep the Lines of Communication Open
    • Coping with Pushback

    Section Six: Obtaining & Maintaining Support

    • Force Field Analysis
    • Addressing Concerns and Issues

    Section Seven: Making it a Worthwhile Exercise

    • Leading Status Meetings
    • Celebrating Successes

    Section Eight: Using Appreciative Inquiry

    • The Four Stages
    • The Purposes of Appreciative Inquiry
    • AI Whole System Vs AI Summit
    • Whole-System Inquiry
    • The AI Summit

    Section Nine: Bringing People to Your Side

    • Liberation of Power
    • Facts, Facts, Facts

    Section Ten: Building Resilience to Change

    • Why is It Important?
    • Five Easy Steps to Increase Resilience

    Section Eleven: Flexibility

    • The Importance of Flexibility?
    • Five Easy Steps for the Leader and the Individual

    Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

    Course 3 - Basic Business Management: Boot Camp for Business Owners

    Session 1: Course Overview

    • Learning Objectives
    • Pre-Assignment

     Session 2: Who Are You and What Are You About?

    • What is Our Business?
    • Making Connections
    • Pre-Assignment Review
    • The Owner’s Role
    • Ingredients for Success
    • The Business Owner
    • The Entrepreneur
    • The Freelancer
    • Words of Wisdom
    • Keeping Things Moving

     Session 3: Designing Your Organizational Structure

    • Bringing the Idea to Life
    • Getting Started
    • Growth Phase One
    • Growth Phase Two
    • Putting the Pieces Together
    • Looking at the Options
    • Geographic Structure
    • Divisional Structure
    • Matrix Structure
    • Summary
    • Making Connections
    • Differences for Corporations
    • Choosing Board Members
    • Board Issues
    • The Role of Shareholders
    • The Big Picture
    • Words of Wisdom
    • Current Thinking
    • Making Connections

     Session 4: Introduction to Operations Management

    • Defining Operations Management
    • What Does It All Mean?
    • Envisioning the Process
    • Introduction to Types of Operations
    • Types of Operations
    • Practical Application

     Session 5: Understanding Financial Terms

    • Finance
    • Recording Financial Transactions
    • General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
    • The Income Statement
    • Income Statement Equation
    • Sample Income Statement
    • The Balance Sheet
    • Balance Sheet Equation
    • More About Balance Sheets
    • Current vs. Fixed Assets
    • Cash Flow Statement
    • Statement of Retained Earnings

     Session 6: Getting the Right People in Place

    • Six Essential Steps of Hiring
    • More about Orientation
    • More about Onboarding
    • Making Connections

     Session 7: Getting Your Product Together

    • Inventory Management
    • Types of Inventory
    • More About Inventory
    • Understanding the Value Chain
    • Making Connections
    • Outsourcing Options
    • Quality Control
    • Quality Control Philosophy

     Session 8: Building a Corporate Brand

    • Your Brand
    • Example: Acme Widgets Inc.
    • Brand Names and Slogans
    • Do’s and Don’ts
    • Developing a Slogan
    • How People Will See Your Images
    • Choosing a Color
    • Color Spectrum Two
    • Fonts
    • Sans Serif Fonts
    • Specialty Fonts
    • Font Considerations
    • Simple Pictorial Mark
    • Letterform
    • Wordmark
    • Emblems
    • Working It Out

     Session 9: Marketing Your Product

    • About the Marketing Process
    • Cycle Overview
    • Stage One: Consumer and Market Analysis
    • What Do They Need?
    • Who is Buying Our Product? Who is Using Our Product?
    • What is the Buying Process?
    • How Can I Leverage Segmentation?
    • Segmentation Case Study
    • Stage Two: Analyzing the Competition and Yourself
    • SWOT Analysis
    • Next Steps
    • Stage Three: Analyzing Distribution Channels
    • Making Connections
    • Stage Four: Creating a Marketing Plan
    • Price
    • Price
    • Place
    • Promotion
    • Packaging
    • Making Connections
    • The Final Stages: Implement, Evaluate, Review, Revise
    • Leveraging Social Media

     Session 10: Selling Your Product

    • Building Your Sales Force
    • The Sales Cycle
    • Initiate
    • Initiate
    • Build
    • Manage
    • Optimize

     Session 11: Planning for the Future

    • Introduction to Strategic Planning
    • Identifying Your Stakeholders
    • Taking the Right Approach
    • Making Connections
    • The Strategic Plan Pyramid

     Session 12: Goal Setting and Goal Getting

    • Setting Achievable Goals: Identifying Outcomes
    • The Four Perspectives
    • Customizing the Perspectives
    • Timeline for Your Plan
    • Goals with SPIRIT
    • Getting Into It

     Session 13: Succession Planning 101

    • What is Succession Planning?
    • Replacing vs. Succeeding
    • Defining Succession Planning

     Session 14: Managing Your Money

    • What is a Budget?
    • Test All Assumptions
    • How Was Last Year?
    • How’s The Marketplace Doing?
    • What’s It Costing?
    • Managing Your Budget
    • Know Your Accruals
    • Getting it Right

     Session 15: Ethics 101

    • Are You Ready?
    • Sample Codes of Ethics
    • Rotary Four-Way Test
    • Minnesota Principles
    • Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics
    • Your Code of Ethics

     Session 16: Building a Strong Customer Care Team

    • The Pillars of Success
    • The Critical Elements of Customer Service
    • Making Connections
    • The Remaining Elements
    • Critical Element Three: Given Life by the Employeess
    • Critical Element Four: Be a Problem Solver
    • A Problem Solving Process
    • Critical Element Five: Measure It
    • Critical Element Six: Reinforce It
    • Developing and Maintaining Relationships

     Session 17: Training Employees for Success

    • Why Continuous Learning?
    • Factors for Learning Success
    • Getting Motivated for Training
    • Steps in the Learning Process
    • Making Connections

     Session 18: Leadership Essentials

    • Leading and Managing
    • Leadership Styles
    • Making Connections
    • Applying the Styles
    • The Cycle of Styles
    • Managing Performance
    • Making Connections

     Session 19: A Personal Action Plan

    • Starting Point
    • Where I Want to Go
    • How I Will Get There
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