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Executive Education: mini-MBA Certification Program

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May 13—17
5 daysModules info
Chicago, Illinois, United States
USD 3750
USD 750 per day
Sep 9—Nov 11
10 daysModules info
Chicago, Illinois, United States
USD 3750
USD 375 per day


The Quinlan Mini-MBA Program offers a practical transition back to academia for established professionals looking to sharpen their business administration skills. This 10-week program meets one evening per week for three hours to engage in business topics and strategies that can be implemented at work the next day.

This program features insights from expert Quinlan faculty on a robust selection of business areas. Participants will leave with a greater understanding of business strategy, marketing, finance, project management, and more. The curriculum provides opportunity for improvement at personal and organizational levels

Key Benefits

  • Personalized leadership style and conflict management assessments
  • Developed strategic and cross-functionality skills
  • Strengthen functional knowledge of successful frameworks and models
  • Applicable problem-solving techniques
  • Improved negotiation skills
  • One-on-one coaching session
  • Elective credit towards the Quinlan School of Business MBA program

Program Outline

  • Formulating Strategy: Creating Competitive Advantage
  • Applying Strategy: Sustaining Competitive Advantage
  • Building Successful Teams and Conflict Resolution
  • Managerial Accounting: Planning, Control, and Decision-Making
  • Negotiations
  • Principles of Finance
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Project Management
  • Leadership: The Art of Persuasion and Conflict Management
  • Balanced Scorecard

Who should attend

Professionals with a bachelor’s degree and at least 5 or more years of work experience looking to update their business acumen through interactive learning.


Degrees PhD Business Administration - Accounting, 1991. Kent State University MBA General Business, 1987. University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh  BBA Professional Accounting, 1981. Eastern Washington University Research Interests Rolling forecast practices linking theory to practi...
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