Mini MBA Program

Executive Certificate Program in Business Strategy: The Coles Mini MBA

The Mini MBA program offered by the Michael J. Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University can help you dramatically improve your business knowledge and acumen. At the end of the program, you will earn an Executive Certificate in Business Strategy credential that will help you advance in your career.

Program Curriculum

The Coles Mini MBA is a nine-month program that meets one night a month from 6-9 PM. The program held in Sandy Springs begins on October 11, 2018. The program held in Downtown Marietta (Cobb County) begins on October 16, 2018. The Coles professors will cover the following topics:

  • Strategic Thinking: The Planning Phase
  • Strategic Marketing: Growing Revenues in the Digital Age
  • Strategic Human Resources: Winning the War for Talent
  • Strategic Finance: Speaking the Language of Business
  • Strategic Business Models: Understanding the Basics of Business
  • Strategic Data Analytics: Identifying Key Insights
  • Strategic Change: Building an Agile Organization
  • Strategic Innovation: Creating and Delivering New Value
  • Strategic Decision-Making: The Execution Phase

Program Benefits

Attend this program and you will learn how to:

  • Improve your strategic thinking
  • Implement marketing strategies in a digital age
  • Identify, develop and retain top talent
  • Speak the language of business
  • Build a business model using the business model canvas
  • Identify the true value of data analytics
  • Leverage a proven framework for leading innovation
  • Develop and communicate a change plan
  • Implement a strategic plan

Program Dates and Location Options

For your convenience, we offer the Mini MBA program in both Sandy Springs (City Springs Complex) and Downtown Marietta (Ignite HQ).

Mini MBA Sandy Springs Dates
(Held at City Springs Complex on Thursday nights, 6-9PM)

October 11, 2018
November 8, 2018
December 13, 2018
January 10, 2019
February 7, 2019
March 7, 2019
May 9, 2019
June 6, 2019
July 11, 2019

Mini MBA Downtown Marietta Dates
(Held at Ignite HQ on Tuesday nights, 6-9PM)

October 16, 2018
November 13, 2018
December 18, 2018
January 15, 2019
February 12, 2019
March 12, 2019
May 14, 2019
June 11, 2019
July 16, 2019

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Program Registration and Fees

The program fee is $3,900 per person and includes educational fees, binder materials, book, parking, refreshments and access to the Leadership Excellence mobile-learning program. Discounts are available to companies sending a team, non-profit organizations and KSU faculty, staff and alumni.

Register online here for the Sandy Springs Mini MBA program that begins on October 11; or call Brenda Luther at 470-578-3414.

Register online here for the Downtown Marietta (Ignite HQ) Mini MBA program that begins on October 2018; or call Brenda Luther at 470-578-3414.