AMA's 5-Day "MBA" Workshop

Program Description

Arm yourself with the 10 vital business skills you need to make sound business decisions

Whether you’re in Boston or Beijing, New York or New Delhi, how you do business is changing fast. Competition is more fierce than ever. How well you can grasp and handle data, reduce risks, and manage people, processes, and new technology is being tested daily. You’re also expected to innovate, strategize, and lead with success.

In this one-of-a-kind program, you’ll explore these vital skills and behaviors, guided by leading business experts, and practice applying them in an intensive business simulation. Each new skill you explore will inform and support every other skill. Working alongside peers from a variety of industries, you’ll also develop the leadership skills you need to apply these behaviors on the job. This hands-on, 5-day immersive course, filled with exercises and insightful videos, offers you the unique opportunity to experience what every business must do—cut costs, increase revenue, and mitigate riskswith a holistic, game-changing approach that can have a lasting positive impact not only on your career, but your entire future.

How You Will Benefit

  • Know your numbers to make sounder business decisions fast
  • Communicate and collaborate more effectively with your team, management, and other stakeholders
  • Improve the way you manage people, processes, and risks to drive projects and create value for your organization
  • Enhance creativity and innovation in your team to develop new solutions to old problems and respond to changing customer expectations
  • Apply what you learn in a guided simulation with fellow course participants
  • Sharpen your leadership skills with actionable tips and tools 

Who Should Attend

All business professionals who need a well-rounded, practical, actionable set of skills and tools to enhance analytical, personal, professional, and business acumen and make sound business decisions.



Review and Analyze

  • Learn key financial concepts, tools, and terminology
  • Review and analyze financial statements
  • Identify relationships and learn the importance of key components

Number Crunch

  • Analyze the numbers to gauge your organization's financial health
  • Apply finance skills to lead sound business decisions

Problem Solve

  • Solve problems by calculating the Net Present Value (NPV), Internal Rate of Return (IRR), and Profitability Index (PI)
  • Estimate a project's cash inflow and outflow

Invest and Grow

  • Learn to make investment decisions using WACC, RONA, and EBITDA
  • Assess and minimize risk


  • Learn how to manage multigenerational and virtual teams
  • Utilize proven project management methodologies
  • Apply technology to increase daily productivity


  • Collaborate and communicate more effectively with colleagues
  • Learn skills for managing conflict
  • Present and write with greater clarity and impact


  • Use the ADEPTT model to analyze the current state of your business and define goals
  • Engage stakeholders for positive results
  • Plan and execute strategy
  • Troubleshoot and track results of strategy execution

Create and Innovate

  • Commit to doing things differently with your team and find out-of-the-box ideas
  • Anticipate customer needs and create new solutions to respond to them

Market and Launch

  • Learn skills and tools to introduce new products in today’s marketplace
  • Apply skills to effectively market in today's social media marketing-driven economy


  • Learn to make tough decisions and inspire and lead your team with behaviors developed in a powerful business simulation

Locations, Dates & Pricing

# Location Date(s) List Member

Arlington VA

AMA Washington Area Center
03/12/2018 - 03/16/2018 $3995 $3595 Register

Chicago IL

Summit West
03/19/2018 - 03/23/2018 $3995 $3595 Register

St Pete Beach FL

04/09/2018 - 04/13/2018 $3995 $3595 Register

New York NY

AMA New York Center
04/16/2018 - 04/20/2018 $3995 $3595 Register

Denver CO

04/23/2018 - 04/27/2018 $3995 $3595 Register

San Francisco CA

AMA San Francisco Center
05/07/2018 - 05/11/2018 $3995 $3595 Register

Atlanta GA

AMA Atlanta Center
05/14/2018 - 05/18/2018 $3995 $3595 Register

Chicago IL

Summit West
06/04/2018 - 06/08/2018 $3995 $3595 Register

Houston TX

06/18/2018 - 06/22/2018 $3995 $3595 Register

New York NY

AMA New York Center
06/18/2018 - 06/22/2018 $3995 $3595 Register

Prices are subject to change without notice. Discounts apply for groups of three or more people. Call for details. Federal government employees are eligible for special GSA pricing for many seminars.

If this course or the dates/locations listed do not have what you are looking for, then contact us and we will find it for you right away. It will save you a lot of time and energy finding it yourself.

AMA's Main Conference Centers

Seminars scheduled for the cities below are held at the locations listed. For location information for other cities in which AMA seminars are held please call or email for information.
  • New York

    AMA executive Conference Center
    1601 Broadway New York, NY 10019
    American Management Association (Located in the same building as the Crowne Plaza Hotel) 1601 Broadway On Broadway and 48th Street near Times Square. Entrance is on 48th Street.

  • Chicago

    AMA executive Conference Center (adjacent to the Marroitt O'Hare)
    8655 West Higgins Rd
    Chicago, IL 60631

  • San Francisco

    AMA executive Conference Center (located in San Francisco Marriott Hotel)
    55 Fourth Street 2nd Level
    San Francisco, CA 94103

  • Atltanta

    AMA Executive Conference Center
    1170 Peachtree Street Ne Cnr Peachtree & 14th (3rd Flr)
    Atlanta, GA 30309

  • Washington D.C.

    Arlington, Virginia
    2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 200
    Arlington, VA 22202

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We stand behind our seminars with a 100 percent, iron-clad, money-back guarantee of satisfaction. If for any reason you’re not completely satisfied with the solid skills, the tips, tools and shortcuts, and the crucial information you receive during this workshop, we’ll refund your money in full. Every penny. Guaranteed!

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    5 Day(s)

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    Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

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  • Lunch:

    Lunch is on your own.

  • Continuing Education:

    Continuing education credits may be recognized by your professional board. Contact your own board to find out what's required.

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