The Best Business Books Ever Written

Nearly 3,000 business books are published each year. With today’s busy and demanding schedules, do you feel you don’t devote enough time to reading and absorbing new ideas*

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to analyze a book, comprehend its structure, dissect its main argument, and consider the author’s bias.
  • Understand the four levels of reading and when to apply each one.
  • Explore hundreds of business books and gain an elementary understanding of the major ideas they contain that can be utilized in your business.
  • Select books you want to read, and those you want your associates, colleagues and clients to read​.

Major Topics

  • Explore books written on management, marketing, leadership, sales, customer service, psychology and economics.
  • Learn how to read a book, as taught by Mortimer Adler and Charles Van Doren.
  • A comprehensive bibliography will be discussed, and a short synopsis of each book presented.
  • The instructors will debate and defend their choice of the twenty best business books ever written, and their ten favorite authors.

Advanced Preparations


Who Should Attend

Any professional who wants to gain a competitive advantage by understanding the leading thinkers and theories contained in the business books of yesterday and today.

Fields of Study

Communications & Marketing


Management experience


Business Learning Institute Dulaney Center II

CPE Credits




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