Executive Mini MBA

Essential Skills and Knowledge for Managers Executives and Professionals

Course topic:

Executive Management

Format availability:

In-Person, Online streaming


5 Days

Introduction to the course

The Executive Mini-MBA training course is aimed at experienced managers looking to make their next step in professional development. In today’s complex world, it is critical to have the essentials executive skills needed to be successful as a manager or leader.

This 5-Day training course on Executive Mini-MBA will focus on new models and competencies for success, updating the learning for the new generation of employees, global operations, and internet age. It takes an innovative approach to training and will introduce you to the key leadership and management topics that you may study in a formal MBA Programme.

This KC Academy training course will highlight:

  • Leadership and business strategy and skills
  • Marketing, business development and sales models
  • Financial measurement, control, and forecasting
  • Organizational development and talent management
  • Personal development and advanced communication skills

Course details

At the end of this Executive Mini-MBA training course, you will learn to:

  • Learn the key essentials of an MBA in just five days.
  • How to increase your confidence and competence as a manager.
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of modern business strategy, including the latest thinking and organization growth models.
  • Examine the new best practices in motivation, HR management and talent development.
  • Sharpen your financial understanding and skills to make better decisions faster.
  • How create a marketing and business development plan using the latest online and global strategies and models.
  • Take your communication, personal organization and influencing skills to the next level

The Executive Mini-MBA training course uses many advanced learning techniques to ensure maximum knowledge transfer. This includes current and relevant case-studies, stimulating presentations supporting each of the topics together with interactive trainer lead sessions of discussion.

There will also be many practical sessions where participants can practice and experience course-related activities: participant’s case studies, short video presentations, small group work and feedback will be used to facilitate learning.

The Organization Impact will be as the following;

  • Ensures that attendees are appraised of current MBA methods and application.
  • Learn practical insights that can help improve results in any organization.
  • Assess current issues in international business related to managing and leading.
  • Improved business-planning and effective decision-making models and techniques.
  • Staff who appreciate the importance of on-going learning and development.
  • Improved engagement with all colleagues and other executives by learning the language of business.

By attending this Executive Mini MBA training course, the participants will have the following benefits;

  • Know the essential skills and models of personal, management and business success
  • Understand executive language and methods of business and senior management thinking
  • Learn vital business topics, concepts and proven strategies taught as part of an MBA program
  • Apply the concepts, tools, techniques, and knowledge to gain benefit for you and your organization
  • Be aware of the challenges facing an organization seeking to achieve excellence and grow
  • Increase your personal image and reputation and ability to communicate complex ideas well

This KC Academy training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • All Supervisors, Middle Managers, Department Heads and Senior Managers
  • Engineers and other Technical Professionals moving into management positions
  • Human Resource (HR) Professionals including HR Business Partners
  • Non-business Professionals who need a wider understanding of leadership and management principles
  • All Professionals whose task it is to create or implement strategy who have not undertaken a formal MBA program
  • Those considering a formal MBA course
  • Anyone who are likely to take up managerial positions in the future
  • Professionals who would like a refresher course in MBA type topics and want to be familiar with current thinking about running an organization

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
Leadership and Business Strategy and Skills
  • Understanding the new models and role of strategic management and leadership in the current business environment
  • Developing and executing a strategic business plan for organizational change, improvement, and growth
  • Shaping organizational cultures and values for the new and next generation of employees and managers
  • The dynamics of organizations: culture, style, direction, and purpose.
  • Leading the development of a quality models and building a great place to work.
  • A review of recent business strategies, including the latest thinking and organization growth models.
DAY 2:
Marketing, Business Development and Sales Modelling
  • Developing a marketing plan and strategy in the online and global marketplace.
  • Understanding and implementing customer relationship management, marketing principles and brand loyalty techniques.
  • The analysis of consumer and industrial buyer behavior and the purchasing decision making process.
  • The evaluation of the world of digital and social media marketing: global trends and issues
  • Understanding corporate social responsibility when making marketing decisions
  • Developing strategies for marketing
DAY 3:
Financial Measurement, Control, and Forecasting
  • Reading and understanding financial reporting, ratios, and statements more accurately
  • Making data-driven decision from analyzing financial reports and information
  • The purpose and importance of budgeting
  • Different budgeting models – Are They Relevant for Your Business?
  • Preparing, negotiating implementing the budget: controlling the budget
  • Using budgets to aid decision making and achieve your objectives
DAY 4:
Organizational Development and Talent Management
  • HR Business Strategy: the need for long-term planning for future skills.
  • Aligning training and HR development to meet business objectives.
  • Defining career paths and HR competency models in the organization.
  • Methods of developing key personnel and talent.
  • Talent management: models, grading and structures
  • How to attract and retain the best talent: succession planning.
  • Assessment methods: Psychometric, Behavioral, Competency frameworks
  • Formulating a strategic talent plan for the organization in line with the business strategy.
DAY 5:
Personal Development and Advanced Communication Skills
  • The principles of effective communication: clear, concise, and compelling.
  • Winning written communication strategies
  • Knowing how to present with confidence and impact
  • Advanced questioning and listening skills for improved influence
  • Understanding conflict and how to resolve it
  • Communication with different personality styles
  • Communication upwards and to the board and the senior company stakeholders

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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New York
29 Jul-02 Aug 2024
Fee: $6,950
Los Angeles
19-23 Aug 2024
Fee: $6,950
New York
23-27 Sep 2024
Fee: $6,950
Online streaming
28 Oct-01 Nov 2024
Fee: $3,950
28 Oct-01 Nov 2024
Fee: $5,950
Los Angeles
02-06 Dec 2024
Fee: $6,950
Los Angeles
10-14 Feb 2025
Fee: $6,950
19-23 May 2025
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07-11 Jul 2025
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New York
04-08 Aug 2025
Fee: $6,950
Los Angeles
25-29 Aug 2025
Fee: $6,950
New York
29 Sep-03 Oct 2025
Fee: $6,950
Online streaming
03-07 Nov 2025
Fee: $3,950
03-07 Nov 2025
Fee: $5,950
Los Angeles
08-12 Dec 2025
Fee: $6,950
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Course customization available

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