The MBA Distilled for Project & Program Professionals: Up-Level Your Skills & Career by Mastering the Best Parts of an MBA Program
“Brad is a leader and expert program manager. He has years of hands-on experience managing programs which deliver concrete business goals by aligning program execution with business operations.” –Becky Oliver, Program Management Leader “I really enjoyed the book. Anyone can pick up project management books focused on the art of running projects, but this book focuses on the intersection of a company operations, economics, and human element.” –John Robbins, Senior Principal Program Manager “Throughout ‘The MBA Distilled for Project and Program Management Professionals’, Bradley Clark adeptly synthesizes the fundamental components of MBA programs. His objective, candid, and digestible style can readily assist both those considering business education as well as seasoned professionals looking to refresh or refine their skills. In an era of seemingly infinite choices, this book provides a clear framework for understanding the capacity of the MBA.” –William Sellman, MD, MBA, District Medical Director, One Medical, San Francisco
Certifications in project management are like birthdays: everybody has one. You need something more to distinguish yourself in this profession.
This book is a practical guide for project and program managers who want to increase their skills by incorporating relevant theory, formulas, and tools from Master of Business Administration (MBA) curriculum. The book provides an overview of core classes taught in most MBA programs, but in a way that makes the material practical for project practitioners.
Readers will learn new tools to improve critical decision making, formulas and techniques for making recommendations to leadership, and an assortment of theories for up leveling their project management skills.