Management  |  Format: Flash

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.
    Catalog Number: 99SPK07
    CPE Credits: 1 Registry / 1 QAS
    Author: SmartPros
    Advanced Preparation:
    Work experience in a corporate staff position, or an introductory course in management
    Course Level: Update
    Field of Study: Management Services
    Content Partner: SmartPros Ltd.
    QAS: QAS Certified based on 50 minute hours.
    Course Type: Self-study
    Minimum Passing Grade: 70%
    Soft/Hardware Reqs.:  Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
     Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
     56k or Greater Internet Connection
     Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
     Ram: 256 MB minimum
     Sound card with speakers/headphones
     Windows or Mac OS
    Release/Expiration Dates: Apr 09, 2014 / Aug 14, 2020