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"Activity-Based Costing: The Road to Profitability"
This resource-based approach to financial management has important strategic implications for many companies. The session is designed for senior financial executives who are evaluating the potential benefits of ABC philosophies.

The session covers ABC basics and is focused on an actual case study using a real data set. Participants evaluate operating data and suggest improvements to SampleCoís core business processes.

Session Duration: 2 Days
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"Economic Value Added (EVA) : Profitability 101"
Go Beyond Basic Performance Measures. This executive exchange is designed to provide the CEO and CFO with insight on how companies are successfully incorporating “asset charges” into their existing performance management systems.

The day is structured as an informative session designed to review performance measurement basics, examine actual case studies, and evaluate the impact of implementing various approaches to 21st Century corporate financial management.

Session Duration: 1 Day
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"Improving Performance: Whatís Your Strategy for Managing Knowledge?"
Participants complete an on-line assessment focused on evaluating their organizationís implicit approach to managing information. Two approaches are identified and evaluated.

This session is critical for information executives responsible for implementing large migration or upgrade projects within the organization.

Session Duration: 1 Day
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"Improving Time to Market: Beating Your Competition"
Quick response is competitive industries is now more critical than ever. This session explores the driving factors which enable organizations to become flexible, adaptable, and profitable.

Principles of concurrent engineering are evaluated and applied to white-collar and service-based industries.

Session duration: 1 Day
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"Managing Information: Using Technology as a Competitive Weapon"
Havenít yet developed an IT strategy for the organization? This session evaluates several workflow process and document management software packages currently being used by todayís leading organizations. The session compares and contrasts each solution and identifies common pitfalls associated with poor implementation approaches.

Session duration: 1 Day
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"Creating Wealth in the Knowledge Economy"
A significant amount of press has been generated in the past few months about the US's migration to a knowledge-based economy. The recent volatility in the DOW and NASDAQ have caused several executives to re-examine the source of true wealth creation.

This one-day session is designed to examine different approaches to market valuations and assess various business models in the "new economy".

Session duration: 1 Day
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"Business Process Re-engineering"
Think BPR was yesterday's news? Think again. Today's leading organizations are using BPR basics and applying them to product development, new market penetration, and strategic partnerships to leverage revenue enhancement opportunities.

This session is designed to introduce senior management to the basic philosophies of BPR. Participants will review case studies and examine past pitfalls of expense-focused BPR implementations.

Session duration: 1 Day
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"Internal and Competitive Benchmarking"
Choosing the appropriate approach to benchmarking can save a tremendous amount of company resources. From internal-, industry-, to "best-of-breed"-benchmarking, participants examine the pro's and con's to each approach.

The session is designed to provide executives with practical guidelines to developing, managing, and executing successful benchmarking activities.

Session duration: 1 Day
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"Innovation"
Designed for creativity and "out-of-the-box" thinking, this session is designed to spark new approaches to solving today's key business issues.

Participants are encouraged to bring "current issues" to the session where they will apply these practical techniques with the assistance of the experienced facilitators.

  Session duration: 1 Day

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"Managing Change"
Behavioral barriers have been sighted as the number one issue senior managers face when implementing new corporate initiatives. This session is designed to provide insights into the various approaches executives may utilize to successfully execute organizational objectives.

Participants review case studies and are able to begin preparation of the critical planning activities for their own organizational programs. Facilitators assist the executives in analyzing past failures and design a successful change management strategy.

Session duration: 1 Day
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