Micro MBA Certificate Program
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.
Download last session’s informational brochure 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
Next Session TBD
*Students must attend all class meetings to earn the Micro MBA Certificate.
Program Schedule Fall 2017
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
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 us if you have any questions about our Micro MBA Program.
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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.