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Online Course

Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Private Businesses, Part II

University of Virginia via Coursera

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Found in Entrepreneurship
  • Provider Coursera
  • Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
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  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 4-6 hours a week
  • Duration 6 weeks long
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Overview

This course focuses on the common human resource ("people") challenges faced by existing private businesses when they attempt to grow substantially. PART 1 OF THE GROW TO GREATNESS COURSE IS NOT A PREREQUISITE FOR TAKING THIS COURSE.

Syllabus

Course Overview
-Start here!

The Entrepreneur Must Grow Too!
-This week will look at the role of the entrepreneur in growing a business. The required reading is Edward D. Hess, “Barbara Lynch Gruppo: An Entrepreneurial Journey,” Case Study. There are two optional readings “Global Medical Imaging, LLC” and “Growth is the Dynamic Confluence of Strategy” in this module also.

The Secret of High Performance is High Employee Engagement
-The required reading for this module is “Trilogy Health Services, LLC: Building a Great Service Company” by Gosia Glinkska and Edward D. Hess. There is an optional reading also: “Leaders Bank: Creating A Great Place To Work” Case Study.

Growth is Much More Than a Strategy—It Requires a System
-The required reading is Edward D. Hess, “Room & Board” Case Study. The second required reading is “Growth Is Much More Than Just A Strategy: It’s A System.”

Building a Senior Management Team
-The required reading is “SecureWorks.”

Final Exam
-This is the final exam.

Taught by

Edward D. Hess

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