Micro MBA Certificate Program

Micro MBA Program students in class

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 Micro MBA 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 Micro MBA 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.

Upcoming Session: September 26 through December 5, 2018*

Wednesday evenings from 6:30 – 9 p.m.
*Class will not meet November 21, 2018.

Price: $1250* (includes all classes for 10 weeks & certificate)
*call 401-865-2294 for special pricing & discounts

Download last session’s informational brochure here.

Apply here!


Learn the Fundamental Principles of:

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


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

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September 26 – December 5 2018*

Wednesday evenings from 6:30 – 9 p.m.
Class will not meet November 21, 2018.

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


Download Last Session’s Informational Brochure!


Program Schedule 2018

Subject to change.

Week 1: Introduction to the Micro MBA & Marketing

Overview of the course and management decision making

The customer as central organizing principle of the firm

Understanding today’s effective marketing mix


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: Intro to Digital Marketing & Social Media

Staying current in digital

The need to know about social


Week 6: Business Law

Overview of the current legal environment

Where ethics and law collide


Week 7: Organizational Behavior

How to get the most out of your organization


Week 8: Managing Information Technology

Techniques and tools


Week 9: Everything is Sales

Seeing the world through the customer’s eyes

Communication keys results


Week 10: Business Strategy

The big picture today

Internal capabilities in a complex world


Contact Information


Contact us if you have any questions about our Micro MBA 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.