GET A 360 VIEW OF BUSINESS

With ThePowerMBA you’ll:

  • Understand today’s digital world better than an MBA graduate
  • Get a 360-degree view of business and management practices
  • Discover the most innovative business models across all industries
  • Learn how to launch a business – from scratch and without making common mistakes
  • Get the most transformative knowledge for business owners, like Blue Ocean Strategy or digital marketing
  • Develop the skills needed to lead, inspire and scale teams

Our curriculum

Business Model innovation

Business Model Analysis

You’ll learn how to describe, analyze, and evolve any business model by using Alexander Osterwalder’s Canvas and applying it to top real-life cases.

Engines of Growth

In order to understand and manage growth in digital environments, you must be familiar with the different growth levers and metrics. How do digital companies grow? What are the right KPIs?

The Power of Platforms

Platform models are disrupting every industry and the way we do business (competitive advantages, growth strategies, value creation, etc.). You’ll become a platform-expert: differentiate them from linear business models, understand why they’re more valuable, and explore their implications in strategic management.

Segmentation & Targeting

Everyone claims they understand their customers, but the truth is that 99% don’t. We’ll set you apart with insights into behavioral segmentation, customer personas or how to develop an effective customer journey map.

Value Propositions

Creating a winning VP is like driving a 1,000 horsepower Formula 1 racing car. The rest of the competition will fall behind once you get it right.

Business Model innovation

Business Model Analysis

You’ll learn how to describe, analyze, and evolve any business model by using Alexander Osterwalder’s Canvas and applying it to top real-life cases.

Engines of Growth

In order to understand and manage growth in digital environments, you must be familiar with the different growth levers and metrics. How do digital companies grow? What are the right KPIs?

The Power of Platforms

Platform models are disrupting every industry and the way we do business (competitive advantages, growth strategies, value creation, etc.). You’ll become a platform-expert: differentiate them from linear business models, understand why they’re more valuable, and explore their implications in strategic management.

Segmentation & Targeting

Everyone claims they understand their customers, but the truth is that 99% don’t. We’ll set you apart with insights into behavioral segmentation, customer personas or how to develop an effective customer journey map.

Value Propositions

Creating a winning VP is like driving a 1,000 horsepower Formula 1 racing car. The rest of the competition will fall behind once you get it right.

Testing Business Ideas & The Lean Startup

Testing Business Ideas and Lean Startup

Eric Ries’ Lean Startup methodology has been a revolution in marketing and business strategy. 

As well as covering the theory and key concepts, such as Minimum Viable Product, we’ll walk you through how to put it into practice and hear from those who have done it so you can get out there ASAP.

*Eric Ries himself will participate in this module to share firsthand his revolutionary framework.

Strategy & Business Fundamentals

Blue Ocean Strategy

You don’t have to be a visionary to innovate or disrupt an industry. You just need to know the tools Learn these simple but genius methods for how to create completely innovative value propositions and models.

Industry Analysis

Companies aren’t isolated entities. They depend on external factors related to their markets and competitive landscape – see how to dominate any sector.

Corporate Growth Strategies

Dive into the key strategies (and associated risks!) that can be used to help a firm grow.

Marketing Basics

Branding & Positioning are two of the most commonly cited terms in marketing, but also the most misunderstood and elusive. We’ll break them down and take a look at how you can master them. As for pricing, it’s a true art – and has an enormous impact on any business’ results. So it’s important that you get to know the strategies and key concepts related to pricing.

The Power of Being a (Digital) Marketer

Power Selling

The ability to create more powerful ads, webs, emails, or sales pitches than the rest is one of the most valuable skills you can acquire.

Power Funnel

Learn to design and execute strategies throughout the entire funnel. from attracting traffic and  lead conversion, to nurturing and closing sales.

Marketing 360

These days, there’s no such thing as digital marketing, marketing is digital. Learn how to grow your business through an online 360o strategy: understand digital channels, set goals, develop your own sales funnel from prospecting to customer loyalty, use the main tools, and learn all the details of attraction & conversion.

Entrepreneurship

Real Life(-changing) Reflections

We’ve gathered the best advice from those who’ve been there on how to choose your idea, get prepared for success, take the first steps, build a team, and more.

Who’s Who in the Ecosystem
Get to know the full landscape of the entrepreneurship ecosystem. Understand the different resources available at growth stages, and hear from incubators, accelerators, venture builders, and investors directly.

Fundraising & Investment
Dig deep into the investment ecosystem. What types of investors are there? What do they bring to the table? How should you reach them? When?

Leadership

Leading Yourself – The Inner MBA

What about soft skills? It’s not only about knowledge or professional capacities. Developing your soft skills is a crucial part of your professional training.

Leading Teams

Almost every professional will have to deal with people management at some point. We’ll make sure you have the tools and knowledge to tackle this challenge.

Leading Organizations

Companies are made up of people. People respond to work culture. Explore how to implement and practice good leadership – it makes the difference between mediocre and excellent organizations. Learn the most revolutionary management strategies, like OKRs, that will allow you to build excellent organizations.

Talent & Organization

Integrated Talent Management

Counting on- and effectively managing the right talent is paramount for any organization. We’ll cover all critical ingredients around next generation talent management to ensure that you and your organization are able to attract, motivate, develop and retain the best talent

HR 3.0

Learn how to effectively structure your people function so that it can act as a true value partner to the business across all critical topics regarding talent management and human capital. 

Organizational Design & Agility

Once your strategy is clear, how can you take effective organizational design choices? In this unit, you will learn how to link your business strategy to decisions around your operating model, as well as which type of operating models are most suited for your specific context. 

Finance & Accounting

Management Accounting

Learn how companies record and organize their financial transactions. Understand the language and principles of accounting.

Financial Accounting

Get prepared to interpret and analyze the financial statements necessary to understand a company’s performance, the main profitability factors, and risk ratios.

Valuation (Investments and Companies)

Understand how to analyze an investment project. Learn the basics like compounding, discounting, and NPV, to the most common valuation methods such as trading comparables, DCF, etc.

Disruptive Tech in Business

BONUS:

Chances are, your industry is already being disrupted by a new technology.

From AI (Artificial Intelligence) to Big Data and Blockchain, amongst others, these technologies are driving how business gets done in the years to come. It is crucial to understand what these trends are and how they are disrupting the way we do business today.