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The Mini-MBA

Few people can afford the years - or the money - for an MBA course. But this does not mean that you cannot use the key principles of an MBA to your advantage in your day-to-day business life. This on-line course of 12 modules will show you how.

Complete course

also available:

GBP 300
EUR 420
USD 468

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Course overview

Few people can afford the three years – or the money – for an MBA course. But this does not mean that you cannot use the key principles of an MBA to your advantage in your day-to-day business life. This twelve module, self-managed on-line course, will give you the key business skills of an MBA but at a pace decided by you.

How does this on-line programme work and what do you get?

  • Course access from anywhere through your own personal login and administration suite
  • Keep track of your progress as you go
  • Easy to use note taking and bookmarking facility to return to areas of interest and re-study
  • Individual modules or the full course can be downloaded as PDF files to print or file as you decided
  • At your convenience: at your desk, from your tablet or from your home computer
  • An optional on-line multiple choice assessment at the end of the course for you to ensure you are satisfied with the completion of your training
  • Certificate of completion awarded for your training records

Course benefits include:

  • The essential theory, practice and techniques of an MBA
  • Savings in your time and the huge costs involved in enrolling for a traditional MBA course
  • Guidance on your strategic planning with current tools, techniques and thinking
  • Improvement on the bottom line with your increased financial understanding
  • Exponential improvement in your leadership skills
  • Measurable results with your enhanced knowledge of key strategic marketing tactics
  • Success in the project you undertake with a greater understanding of how to take a project from start to completion successfully
  • Improvement on your ability to influence and impact colleagues and clients
  • Enhanced negotiation techniques and skills to increase your success in commercial agreements


The Mini MBA
MODULE 1: Managing yourself and others, part 1
Mastering yourself
Mastering performance management
Communicate and motivate
Effective coaching
Tackling poor performers
MODULE 2: Managing yourself and others – Part 2
Managing your team
Managing your time
Mastering meetings
How to be assertive, not aggressive
MODULE 3: Learn to be a Leader – Part 1
What is management?
What is leadership?
The leader as mentor
MODULE 4: Learn to be a Leader – Part 2
Decision making in leadership
Management and leadership… essentially a team effort
MODULE 5: Strategy is the Key – Part 1
Keys to Business Success
Techniques of Strategic Analysis
Effective market analysis
MODULE 6: Strategy is the Key – Part 2
Mastering the Volume – Cost – Profit relationship
Mastering organisational analysis
Mastering option appraisal
Mastering strategic leadership
Mastering performance measurement
Mastering new business development
MODULE 7: Master Marketing – Part 1
How marketing works
Choosing your customers
The marketing mix – The product
The marketing mix – Pricing
MODULE 8: Master Marketing – Part 2
The marketing mix – Your route to market distribution
The marketing mix – Marketing promotion and communications
The marketing plan
Workbook: Planning a campaign
MODULE 9: Demystifying Finance – Part 1
Finance makes the world go round
Analysing performance
External analysis
MODULE 10: Demystifying Finance – Part 2
Review of accounting principles
Budgeting and management accounting
MODULE 11: Demystifying Finance – Part 3
Computing future decisions
MODULE 12: Successful Project Management
Introducing project management
Early stages
Planning a project
Making sure it sticks: follow through

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Complete course GBP 300.00
EUR 420.00
USD 468.00
+ VAT @ 20.00%
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GBP 0.00
USD 0.00
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Previous customers include...

  • 1994
  • ALH Systems Limited
  • Biomern Europe Ltd
  • Centrax Limited
  • Consult Capital
  • CTI
  • Daniel Roe LImited
  • Daniel’z Mind LTD
  • Donna Barr Associates
  • Emergent Product Development UK Ltd
  • Energy Developments (UK) Ltd
  • fao
  • Freelancer
  • Fusion Building Systems
  • Hall & Watts Ltd
  • Hamworthy Combustion Engineering Limited
  • Hansen Technologies
  • ITW Security & Brand Identity
  • Kim's Training
  • Kingspan Ltd
  • Kostal UK
  • Kostal UK Ltd
  • Lewisham College
  • Premier Global
  • Premier Global Limited
  • Richoux Plc
  • Roxhill Media
  • Simply Media TV Limited
  • UCB Ltd