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5-Day MBA

September 3, 2012 Leave a comment

In today’s ever-changing and highly competitive business environment, organizations need managers who effectively lead their business units and organizations.  Managers, executives, and entrepreneurs must be well-rounded.  They must possess high-level business skills in analysis, decision making, strategy, and leadership.

For these reasons, having an MBA degree (Master in Business Administration) is a widely-accepted approach to equip professionals with high-level business skills.  However, getting a degree is usually very time-consuming and costly.  Companies also need results and their return on investment faster.  And managers need to continue managing their businesses full time.

Responding to these challenges, we at Guthrie-Jensen Consultants, invite you and your people to our innovation:The 5-Day MBA.  In this five-day seminar, participants are equipped with the essentials of high-level business courses, enabling you to

  • Manage your unit or organization more effectively, make the right decisions by knowing the different components of business and how they all must be aligned with each other.
  • Analyze the financial health of your business successfully by reading and understanding the different financial statements.
  • Gain insights into the local and global economy and know their impact on your business and its strategy.
  • Develop a sound business strategy for your organization and establish a sustainable competitive position.
  • Converse like a true executive by learning the language of business and communicate business matters to any audience.
  • Develop an effective organization and successfully manage people.
  • Gain fundamental skills in accounting and finance, strategy, marketing, and management.

This five-day seminar/mini MBA is conducted by a team of consultants specializing in accounting and finance, strategy, marketing, and management.  With practical and approachable methodologies, this is your seminar to accelerated excellence and competitiveness.

Guthrie-Jensen’s 5-Day MBA Program is for

  • Managers, executives, entrepreneurs who want to manage their unit or organization effectively by knowing the fundamentals of business
  • Professionals being groomed for leadership positions

The 5-Day MBA is also recommended as a refresher for managers, as a means to be updated with the latest trends in managing a business.

For more information about this program, click here.  Or visit


Strategic Planning

August 12, 2011 Leave a comment

In a highly-competitive business landscape, the challenge for companies is to ensure success, continued growth or even survival.  To ensure that your company performs, short-term plans are not enough.  You need to develop a complete roadmap to success.

In other words, you need a strategic plan.

A strategic plan provides direction and focus for your organization and its employees. It points to specific results that are to be achieved.  It establishes a course of action for achieving them. A strategic plan also helps various work units within your organization to align themselves with common goals.

Ensure long term growth for your organization.  Develop and implement a strategic plan that works.  With Guthrie-Jensen’s Strategic Planning seminar, you and your colleagues will

  • Ensure business competitiveness, growth, and survival  by developing a sound strategic plan.
  • Identify and understand the scope, elements, and steps in strategic planning.
  • Acquire insights and simulated experienceson strategic planning process.
  • Maximize benefits from opportunities, and minimize the effects of threats in the changing business   environment.
  • Confidently chart the future of your organization.
  • Formulate strategies that will ensure your long-term survival and growth.

Join Guthrie-Jensen’s Strategic Planning seminar and ensure continued growth!

For more information about this seminar, call Guthrie-Jensen today at (+63-2) 816-1610.  You can also email, or visit for information about this program as well as other training courses in the Philippines.

Innovation for Growth and Profitability

August 12, 2011 Leave a comment

In this ever-changing, technology driven, and highly-contested environment, companies need more than new products or new selling and marketing strategies.  There is a need for a revolutionary system to revitalize business performance.

Responding to these needs, Guthrie-Jensen has developed the Strategic Innovation Seminar.  With this program, you can produce the following results:

  • Develop and cultivate the entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Enable participants to constantly search for new business solutions.
  • Re-think of more efficient systems and structures.
  • Establish an environment that inspires and rewards consistent creation and implementation of market-driven ideas.

The program will also enable your and your people to

  • Use innovation to improve the organization’s competitive stance, growth and sustainability.
  • Build and strengthen the company’s core capabilities.
  • Benchmark and adapt the best practices of successful companies that have defined their competitive edge.
  • Shift mindsets from problem solvers to opportunity seekers.
  • Apply the tools and techniques that will develop innovative skills.
  • Facilitate the generation of out-of-the-box ideas and implement highly-prioritized innovation programs.
  • Formulate action points necessary for making innovation work throughout the organization.

Implement enhancements and pioneer solutions that will make competition irrelevant, ensure business growth and improve the organization’s bottom-line.

For more information about this seminar, call Guthrie-Jensen today at (+63-2) 816-1610.  You can also email, or visit for information about this program as well as other training courses in the Philippines.

Strategic Marketing

August 12, 2011 Leave a comment

Having good salespeople and products is needed to ensure profit for the organization.  But in order to ensure long-term profit for your business, you will need to go beyond the sales skills of your people.  Your organization needs up-to-date marketing skills and strategies.

Outsmart your competition with the strategic positioning of products and services.  Go beyond product recall and build a lasting reputation for your products and services.  Develop effective marketing strategies — even without a marketing degree.

With Guthrie-Jensen’s Strategic Marketing program, you and your people will be able to

  • Operationalize strategic plans into marketing success.
  • Recognize and hone the competitive advantage of your company and brand.
  • Recognize and understand your target market with sharp clarity.
  • Create and maintain a strong brand presence in your chosen market segment.
  • Position your brand more effectively.
  • Craft high impact promotion and advertising strategies.
  • Forge efficient marketing channels.
  • Price your products more advantageously.

Join our Strategic Marketing seminar today and make an immediate impact on your sales success!

For more information about this seminar, call Guthrie-Jensen today at (+63-2) 816-1610.  You can also email, or visit for information about this program as well as other training courses in the Philippines.

Strategic Human Resources Management

August 12, 2011 Leave a comment

“PEOPLE ARE OUR NUMBER 1 RESOURCE!”  We have heard this from each and every company.  But what does this really mean?

For many companies, it usually means recruiting the best people, training, and motivating them with the ultimate objective of reducing turnover.  But what if we told you that you can achieve much more by making human resources management a key part of your company’s overall strategy? Today managing human resources is not just a “support” function but also a strategic partner!

Under a more strategic human resource management, people become critical assets, who are not just hired, but are organized and managed effectively.  They are synchronized with the company’s overall competitive strategy.  Programs are developed so that employees do not just perform their tasks, but also add value to the organization, its products and services.

Get more from your most important resource! With Guthrie-Jensen’s Strategic Human Resources Management Seminar, you and your people will be able to

  • Use human resources management to enhance the overall competitive strategy of the organization.
  • Maximize the use of the strategic HRM roadmap and reap more benefits from it.
  • Hire the right people all the time.
  • Design appraisal strategies that will move people forward and upward.
  • Develop and use reward practices, career development, and training to ensure excellent people performance.
  • Manage employer and employee relationships more effectively.
  • Turn employee exits into learning situations.
  • Develop action plans to align human resource management with the organization’s competitive posture, business strategy and overall direction.

Use human resources management to ensure the long-term success of the organization.  Join the Strategic Human Resources Management seminar today!

For more information about this seminar, call Guthrie-Jensen today at (+63-2) 816-1610.  You can also email, or visit for information about this program as well as other training seminars in the Philippines.

Operational Planning for Competitive Advantage

August 12, 2011 Leave a comment

A good strategic plan provides long-term direction to give your business competitive advantage.  But how do you ensure that goals are met by people on the ground – and efficiently?  How do we ensure performance from all departments and professionals?

An efficient, fool-proof operations plan is needed.

Operations plans provide direction, encourage focus, and align people with the organization’s overall strategic plans.  Operational planning is necessary to keep departments and resources functioning like a well-oiled machine throughout each year.

Develop and implement plans that maximize the efficiency of your organization, resources, and people.  With Guthrie-Jensen’s Operational Planning Seminar, you will

  • Develop and sharpen your plans and ensure that they fit into your organization’s strategic direction.
  • Apply the Six Key Elements of the Operational Plan.
  • Evaluate exactly where your business is as of the present.
  • Avoid confusion and focus on the most essential elements of your business.
  • Set the means of measuring your business’ success.
  • Make your business objectives come alive.
  • Create action plans that will bring your business to the path of success.
  • Chart your finances and create a meaningful operational budget.

Maximize your company’s efficiency.  Join Guthrie-Jensen’s Operational Planning Seminar!

For more information about this seminar, call Guthrie-Jensen today at (+63-2) 816-1610.  You can also email, or visit for information about this program as well as other training courses in the Philippines.

Practical Financial Management

August 11, 2011 Leave a comment

In order to plan the direction of your organization, good financial management is not only a plus but a must.

Make the right decisions for your organization by using proven tools.  Understand financial statements with ease.  Apply practical techniques in forecasting, cash and inventory management, as well as corporate planning.  Analyze your organization’s financial condition to know the direction your organization will take.

With Guthrie-Jensen’s Practical Financial Management Program, you and your colleagues will

  • Understand the critical role financial management plays in business operations.
  • Make sound financing decisions by knowing the basic quantitative tools.
  • Uncover your firm’s financial performance through the basic interpretation and analysis of financial statements.
  • Use essential techniques to manage working capital as well as do profit planning.
  • Apply quantitative techniques to evaluate and prioritize major company investments or projects.
  • Learn the techniques to determine the value of your company or business.

Be financial savvy.  Join Guthrie-Jensen’s Practical Financial Management Program today!

For more information about this seminar, call Guthrie-Jensen today at (+63-2) 816-1610.  You can also email, or visit for information about this program as well as other training courses in the Philippines.