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MicroMBA Certificate Program

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Get the Most Up-to-Date Business Education

The business environment is changing at digital speed, and if you are in or want to understand business, you need to know how it works today and will work tomorrow. Entrepreneurs, those looking to advance their skills, and lifelong learners all would benefit from understanding what is new and innovative and how it all fits together.

The Skills to Make Better Decisions

The MicroMBA at Providence College does more than just present the basics; it helps people synthesize and integrate ideas and information across the latest important business concepts from accounting to finance to information technology to marketing. The program breaks down all the key areas of business and builds a robust, usable framework to provide the skills and confidence necessary to make effective decisions. This certificate program was developed for individuals who want or need a rapid foundational education in the principles of today’s business, or professionals looking for an excellent refresher in updating their business skills or considering pursuing a part-time MBA program in the future.

Learn from the Best

Unlike some certificate programs, the MicroMBA at PC is taught exclusively by faculty selected based on their extensive academic and real-world experience. These award-winning faculty, combined with the resources of a Bloomberg Businessweek-ranked business school, provides students with a varied and incredibly informative experience.

Learn the Fundamental Principles of:

Accounting • Economics • Finance • Marketing • Managing Information Systems •  Sales
Leadership •  Social Media • Business Law • Organizational Behavior • Business Strategy

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Who Should Enroll?

  • High-performing employees who have been promoted to administrative or management positions
  • Those who wish to update their business skills, or even already have an MBA or similar experience (an excellent refresher!)
  • Anyone considering pursuing a part-time or full-time MBA program in the future

Wednesdays*, 6:30-9:00pm
October 2 – November 20, 2019 (eight weeks)

*Students must attend all class meetings to earn the MicroMBA Certificate.


Sample Program Schedule

Week 1: Introduction to the Micro MBA & Organizational Behavior

Overview of the course and management decision making

How to get the most out of your organization

Week 2: Organizational Leadership

Leading organizations and leading change

What every manager needs to know about how to bring out their leadership skills

Week 3: Accounting

Budgeting: A primer

The income statement

Week 4: Economics and Finance

What to watch in the economy

Key concepts in financial management

Week 5: Marketing Including Introduction to Digital Marketing & Social Media

The customer as central

Understanding an effective marketing mix

Staying current in digital

Week 6: Business Law

Overview of the current legal environment

Where ethics and law collide

Week 7: Everything is Sales

Seeing the world through the customer’s eyes

Communication is the key to results

Week 8: Managing Information Technology

Survey of Techniques and tools

Bringing it all together and completion celebration

Contact Information

Contact us if you have any questions about our MicroMBA Program.

If you are a person with a disability and require an assistive device, service, or other accommodation to participate in this event, please contact our Central Reservations coordinator in advance of the event at 401-865-2070.