Business Process Improvement and Reengineering

Competitive Frugality: Doing More with Less

Course Overview
According to Benjamin Franklin, thriftiness and industriousness are the best pathways to wealth. Because scarcity itself can open new markets for businesses, Bruce Piasecki, author of "Doing More with Less," urges companies to adopt the concept of competitive frugality as a roadmap of how they can become more adept in the short term and more adaptive in the long run.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:
  • Define what "competitive frugality" involves in the corporate context;
  • Identify how "doing more with less" can benefit team performance;
  • Recognize why companies integrate sustainability reporting with financial reports.

  • Content Partner:

    SmartPros Ltd.

    SmartPros Ltd. is a leader in online and offline continuing education for
    accounting, finance and engineering professionals. With over 2,000 hours of
    content, SmartPros has been providing mandatory continuing education
    products since 1981. SmartPros provides services and content to its
    professional and corporate clients, in a variety of media including Web, CD
    ROM, and video. In the accounting market, SmartPros also has a predominant
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    provides services to over 100,000 subscribers. SmartPros' customers include
    50% of the Fortune 500, as well as the major firms and associations in each
    of its professional markets.

    Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

    Work experience in a corporate staff position, or an introductory course in management

    Speaker / Author:

    SmartPros Ltd.

    Software & Hardware Requirements:

    • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
    • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
    • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
    • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
    • Ram: 256 MB minimum
    • Sound card with speakers/headphones
    • Windows or Mac OS


    Price (USD)

    Standard Rate: $24.95


    Course Code : 99SPK07

    Release Date : 04/09/2014
    Expire Date : 05/01/2020
    Credits :
    CPE 1.00
    QAS 1.00

    Length : 50min
    Course Level : Update
    Course Type : New Standards
    Passing Grade : 70%
    Format Type : eLearning
    Mobile Compatible
    Field Of Study : Management Services

    Theme : Business Process Improvement and Reengineering

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