Executive MBA 15 generation attended Financial & Managerial Accounting module

Executive MBA 15 generation attended Financial & Managerial Accounting module

Executive MBA 15 generation has just completed intensive and challenging Financial and Managerial Accounting module that was delivered by professor Teerooven Soobaroyen.

During the module our students were guided through an introduction in managerial and financial accounting. Participants were given external and internal perspectives on accounting, based on easily comprehensive technical terms, as to relate as much as possible to students’ daily experiences. The module successfully met it’s objective of providing managers necessary tools to properly discern, analyze and interpret accounting information as a base in the decision making process.

Professor Teerooven is from Mauritius and has over 15 years of experience in accounting, consulting, teaching and research activities. He has held academic positions at the University of Mauritius and Aberystwyth University (Wales, UK), and until recently was a Reader in Accounting, Head of the Accounting Group and School International Development Director at the University of Southampton Business School. He has taught financial accounting and management accounting at undergraduate and at Masters/MBA level.

MBA module Leadership, Communication, Change and Culture in Belgrade

MBA module Leadership, Communication, Change and Culture in Belgrade

MBA 8 generation completed their Leadership, Communication, Change and Culture with lecturer Mike George. With this module being completed, MBA 8 generation will have only 2 modules left to conclude their MBA studies at COTRUGLI.

The purpose of this module was to explore leadership as it responds to the challenges of the 21st century and how it is influenced, shaped and evolves in such contexts. It includes the cultivation of emotional intelligence, how to facilitate the process of team and people development, building trust and resolving conflict. Students got a deeper understanding of culture, the role it plays and the cultural choices that can be made. They got a wider and deeper understanding of change, the four levels of change and the dynamics behind each. More comprehensive approach to communication in a leadership role and the application of emotional intelligence was represented to them.

Professor Mike George is an author of 14 books in 15 languages focused on self-awareness, personal enlightenment and leadership development. He is a personal and executive coach and guide to Mitsubishi, Siemens, Royal Bank of Scotland Bank, Bank of Kuwait and the Middle East, Johnson and Johnson, Coca Cola,  American Express, GlaxoSmithKline, Microsoft, British Telecom,  The Allianz Group, Sheraton Hotels, Nestle,  Zagrebačka banka, Unilever, Shell, Adris, Atlantic grupa, Alstom, Karlovačka pivovara, Pliva, Dukat, Carlsberg. His areas of expertise are Emotional/Spiritual Intelligence, Leadership/Management Development, Personal Development, Continuous Learning and Unlearning.

Executive MBA module Advanced Finance in Bucharest

Executive MBA module Advanced Finance in Bucharest

Last weekend Executive MBA 9 generation attended their Advanced Finance module in Bucharest, delivered by Professor Terence Tse. As our students gained basic knowledge about Financial Management last year, this time they build on the already developed concepts.

The main goal was to enable participants to discern the connections between strategies and finance, thereby making the course suitable for executives of both large corporations and start-ups. The course therefore focused on basic derivatives, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital.

Professor Terence Tse is an Associate Professor of Finance at ESCP Europe Business School and Head of Competitiveness Studies at i7 Institute for Innovation and Competitiveness. Professor Terence Tse is a co-founder and managing director of Nexus Frontier Tech: An AI Studio, which customises artificial intelligence products for its clients to build up new capabilities to attain unfair Harness the Power of Today’s Megatrends. Terence worked on mergers and acquisitions at Schroders, Citibank and Lazard Brothers in Montréal and New York. He also worked in London as a consultant at Ernst & Young focusing on UK financial services. Additionally, as an independent consultant, Terence advised Shell International, F&C Asset Management, Alliance Boots, Alitalia as well as a Cambridge University-based biotech start-up. He also wrote the book Corporate Finance: The Basics.

Combination of lectures, real-world examples, assignments and exercises made this module very inspiring and interesting. The end of the module was reserved for discussion about entrepreneurship projects. Students got a meaningful feedback and a final conclusion about their business idea, which turned out to be very useful for them.

Executive MBA 14 generation completed Digital Transformation module

Executive MBA 14 generation completed Digital Transformation module

This weekend, Executive MBA 14 generation attended the Digital Transformation module in Zagreb that was delivered by professor Manuel Alonso Coto.

The module introduced the critical elements of designing and developing digital products and services, how these can be configured and lead, and how the results are managed. The digital revolution is rapidly transforming the fundamental nature of many companies in a wide range of industries and executives, entrepreneurs and general managers need to understand the economics, technology paradigms and management practices of innovating in digital-centric businesses to ensure corporate and personal success.

During this 3 day long module our students were equipped to confidently help conceive, lead and execute digital innovation initiatives and develop new business models for existing and insurgent organizations.

Slowly, but surely, Executive MBA 14 generation is getting closer to the end of their studies. We are looking forward to one of their last modules, Leadership, Communication, and Change that will be held in Sveti Martin na Muri next month.

Professor Manuel A. Alonso Coto, Ph.D. is a director of Innovation, Digital Transformation & Marketing, Executive Education at IE Business School. Also, he currently works as Academic Counselor for Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), Spain and Board’s External Advisor for Greater Than One, Europe and Diana Media Group (fifth digital advertising agency in US). Professor Alonso has written 12 books related to the topics of Digital Operations, Recruitment & Self Branding, Political & Direct Marketing, Social Media Marketing Plan etc.

MBA 9 generation completed their 2nd block of lectures

MBA 9 generation completed their 2nd block of lectures

Last week, our hard-working MBA 9 generation finished their second block of lectures: Marketing Management and Financial & Managerial Accounting modules.

The Marketing Management module was held from April 23 till April 25 and was carried out by professor Primož Hvala, The module involved a mixture of formal lecture and team exercises so the students would understand how to carry out the various tasks necessary to support customer focused organization and to manage a marketing activities successfully.

The students actively participated on group work and on a business project which is the best way to implement new knowledge into the real life challenges.

Professor Krešimir Delač delivered Financial & Managerial Accounting module from April 26 till April 29. This module gave participants a practical grasp of accounting from two perspectives: external and internal. First they were introduced to the basics of financial accounting concepts and the analysis of financial statements, (being the income i.e. profit and loss statement, the statement of financial position i.e. balance sheet and the cash flow statement). Afterwards, the managerial accounting perspective covered the elements related to the use of accounting information for internal purposes, such as costing of products/services, relevant costs/benefits in decision‐making, and the appraisal of divisional/managerial performance using financial and non‐financial metrics.

The students will now be able to properly discern and interpret accounting information, and contribute usefully to discussions or decision making based on accounting data.

 

Executive MBA Module Financial & Managerial Accounting in Sofia

Executive MBA Module Financial & Managerial Accounting in Sofia

Executive MBA 10 generation attended their fourth module Financial & Managerial Accounting in Sofia last weekend, delivered by Dr. Teerooven Soobaroyen.

This module gave participants a practical grasp of accounting from two perspectives: external and internal. Firstly, the basics of financial accounting concepts and the analysis of financial statements are considered as applicable to an external user of accounting information. Secondly, the managerial accounting perspective has covered the elements related to the use of accounting information for internal purposes, such as costing of products/services, relevant costs/benefits in decision-making, and the appraisal of divisional/managerial performance using financial and non-financial metrics. The over-riding objective is that managers should be able to properly discern and interpret accounting information and contribute usefully to discussions or decision making based on, or about, accounting data.

Professor Teerooven is from Mauritius and has over 15 years of experience in accounting, consulting, teaching and research activities. He has held academic positions at the University of Mauritius and Aberystwyth University (Wales, UK), and until recently was a Reader in Accounting, Head of the Accounting Group and School International Development Director at the University of Southampton Business School. He has taught financial accounting and management accounting at undergraduate and at Masters/MBA level.

Participants enjoyed listening to the professor Teerooven that represented Accounting in a very interesting way. A challenging, inspiring and knowledgeable module was finished with a professor’s birthday celebration full of positive atmosphere.

 

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