Mini MBA Program

Executive Certificate Program in Business Strategy: The Coles Mini MBA

The upcoming Coles Mini MBA program offered by the Michael J. Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University is cohort-based, designed to improve your business knowledge and acumen.

Program Benefits

  • Improve your inclusive leadership skills
  • 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
  • Evaluate sales strategy
  • Leverage a proven framework for leading innovation
  • Develop and communicate a change plan
  • Implement a strategic plan

At the end of the program, you earn an Executive Certificate in Business Strategy.

The Coles Mini MBA is a nine-session program delivered in-person on topics of Enterprise Strategy, Business Acumen and Leading/Managing. Sessions run 6:00pm - 9:00pm. (Topics subject to change due to instructor availability)

Session 1 - 10/13/21 - Strategic Innovation
Session 2 - 10/27/21 - Strategy & Strategic Implementation
Session 3 - 11/3/21 - Professional Sales - The Basics
Session 4 - 11/17/21 - Inclusive Leadership
Session 5 - 12/1/21 - Strategic HR
Session 6 - 12/15/21 - Strategic Marketing
Session 7 - 1/5/22 - Finance & Accounting:  The Language of Business
Session 8 - 1/19/22 - The Business Model Canvas
Session 9 - 2/2/22 - Change Leadership

Program Registration and Fee

The program fee is $3900 per person. Discount available for companies sending a team, for non-profit organizations and military, and for KSU faculty, staff and alumni.

Register online here

For questions, please contact Brenda Luther, Program Specialist, at 470-578-3414 or email at