The Mini MBA

Robins School of Business

Robins School of Business

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Who should attend

  • Experienced professionals wanting to update or broaden their business knowledge and skills.
  • Individuals looking to master the language of business and gain greater perspective on how organizations succeed.
  • Non-business majors wanting to understand business fundamentals in order to work more effectively with senior management or transition into management roles.
  • Individuals considering a graduate degree and interested in obtaining an overview of MBA fundamentals.

About the course

The Mini MBA is an intensive 14-week program that provides a practical foundation in current business practices through interactive class sessions, case studies and other readings, and problem-solving exercises. Once a week classes are taught by the same faculty who teach in Richmond’s MBA program, making it ideal for professionals wanting to broaden their business acumen and enhance their career potential.

Students have appreciated the relevance of these classes to their jobs, and find them immediately applicable to day-to-day management and informed decision-making.

Past participants have high praise for their classmates who are similarly motivated and from a large variety of industries and organizations. They highly value the growth of their professional network with classmates and instructors.

Individual courses include marketing, accounting, finance, human resources, operations, strategy, leadership, economics, project management and negotiations.

What Will You Gain?

  • Comprehensive understanding of the key business concepts
  • A framework for making better strategic business decisions
  • Increased ability to think critically and act strategically
  • Increased confidence in your ability to speak up in meetings
  • Access to a wider network of professionals

The Mini MBA is a non-credit program and does not provide any transferable credits. Students are not required to have an undergraduate degree. To get the most value from the program, students should have at least five years of work experience.

Description

Individual courses include marketing, accounting, finance, human resources, operations, strategy, leadership, economics, project management and negotiations.

Experts

Doug Bosse

Doug Bosse is Professor of Strategic Management and the David Meade White Jr. Chair in Business at the Robins School of Business at University of Richmond. Doug is also Chair of the Management Department. He received his Ph.D. from Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. Doug’s s...

Richard Coughlan

Richard Coughlan is an award-winning educator who has delivered engaging talks to academic and professional audiences on three continents over the last 20 years. In addition to his role on the faculty at University of Richmond, he serves as a keynote speaker, strategic advisor, facilitator and co...

April Auger Perrin

April Auger Perrin is the owner and creator of the website All Awear. She started her career doing public relations in the fashion industry and dreamed about one day combining her love of both fashion and philanthropy. At the time, she had no idea what that meant (this was before the days of TOMS...

Carolyn Bishop

Experienced leader of operations, finance, and administration with a demonstrated history of strategic leadership in financial services, banking and public sector roles. Skilled in technical operations and application development management, government leadership, finance and budgets, information...

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