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.

Program Curriculum

The Coles Mini MBA is a nine-session program delivered in-person at KSU Galleria Center from 6:00pm - 9:00pm. (Topics subject to change due to instructor availability)

Section A:  Enterprise Strategy

Session 1 -  September 1, 2021 – Strategy & Strategic Implementation
Session 2 – September 15, 2021 – Strategic Innovation
Session 3 – September 29, 2021 – The Business Model Canvas

Section B:  Business Acumen

Session 4 – October 13, 2021 – Strategic Marketing
Session 5 – October 27, 2021 – Professional Sales – The Basics
Session. 6 – November 3, 2021 – Finance & Accounting:  The Language of Business

Section C:  Leading and Managing

Session 7 – November 17, 2021 – Inclusive Leadership
Session 8 – December 1, 2021 – Strategic HR
Session 9 – December 15, 2021 – 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 bluther@kennesaw.edu.

Current program schedule:

Section A:  Enterprise Strategy

Session 1 -  April 20, 2021 – Strategy & Strategic Implementation
Session 2 – May 4, 2021 – Strategic Innovation
Session 3 – May 18, 2021 – The Business Model Canvas

Section B:  Business Acumen

Session 4 – June 1, 2021 – Strategic Marketing
Session 5 – June 29, 2021 – Professional Sales – The Basics
Session. 6 – June 15, 2021 – Finance & Accounting:  The Language of Business

Section C:  Leading and Managing

Session 7 – July 13, 2021 – Inclusive Leadership
Session 8 – July 27, 2021 – Strategic HR
Session 9 – August 10, 2021 – Change Leadership

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