Executive Mini MBA

An excellent course which provides commercial understanding of business leadership and management.

This mini MBA course is non accredited, however it provides the essential learning for the Post Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, certified by the University of Chester. Please see the Post Graduate Certificate information sheet below.

Next Scheduled Date: 8 Nov 2021

Why take this course?

The Executive Mini MBA will enhance future career prospects, develop management awareness and provide an integrated knowledge of the core disciplines of management, leadership, organisation and relationships at work.

Is this the right course for me?

If you have leadership experience at a senior level within the military, managing multiple departments and operations and wish to pursue a career at a similar level after discharging from the UK Armed Forces, then this course would benefit you.

Qualifications

In-house digital certification

Eligibility

Those applying to attend this course must have demonstrable experience of managing and leading at senior levels within the Armed Forces. Anyone seeking to book a place must have completed an assessment prior to booking, this is available from the Course Booking and Information Centre.

Fees & Funding

  • Full course cost is paid in Module 1

Course Content

This course provides the essential learning to achieve the Post Graduate Certificate in Business Administration from the University of Chester. You may choose to complete the PG Cert which is available with our associate provider directly. Full information on how to complete this can be downloaded via the link at the bottom of this page.

Delivered over a 5-day period, you will develop a broad range of business management knowledge and leadership thinking in the core areas of projects & processes, finance, marketing, operations, creative thinking and strategy. Covering 5 subject areas, one per day. The detail of these subject areas are:

Leadership in action

  • Leading organisational culture
  • Leading organisational change and knowledge
  • Becoming a strategic leader and decision maker
  • Leading a change driven process
  • Critical decision-making processes at a strategic level
  • Developing soft skills for performance (coaching and mentoring)
  • 21st century leadership practice

Managing excellence in processes & projects

  • Leading the development of a continuous improvement strategy
  • Strategic process improvement and system thinking principles
  • Designing and implementing change programmes and project management
  • Core processes and end-to-end delivery
  • Delivering excellence in project management tools

Marketing across boundaries

  • Developing a marketing plan and strategy
  • Examining value and market share from research data
  • Reviewing the market research process
  • Customer relationship management and brand loyalty
  • Developing a brand personality and the universal truth
  • The analysis of consumer and industrial buyer behaviour and the purchasing decision making process
  • Public affairs and stakeholder communications
  • The evaluation of the world of digital and social media marketing
  • Working within data protection legislation and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Understanding corporate social responsibility when making strategic marketing decisions
  • The examination of global marketing principles
  • Developing strategies for international marketing

Finance for Managers

  • Financial accounting – financial reporting/statements of the balance sheet, the

    profit and loss account and a cash flow statement/corporate financing/financial control techniques/cash flow management

  • Management and cost accounting operational / implementation / strategic / financial decision making / performance measurement / budget analysis
  • Investment decisions – appraisal / risk / financing / capital / rationing / strategy / acquisitions / rationalisation / strategy / acquisitions and mergers using appropriate tools 
  • Value-based management – shareholder value/valuation/contemporary and ethical issues in financial decision-making

Strategic Management

  • Understanding the overall role of strategic management and leadership
    Developing and executing a strategic business plan
  • Shaping organisational cultures and values
  • Leading the development of a quality strategy
  • Strategy development and change knowledge management

Career Opportunities

Those who complete the Mini MBA will have gained the knowledge and skills to seek many different new and exciting career options such as (not exhaustive),

  • Business Manager
  • General Manager
  • Head of Operations
  • Head of Projects

Executive Mini MBA

Scheduled dates and locations

Here are the next available dates. To check availability or to book a place contact
  • Date Location Availability
  • 8 Nov 2021 CTP Aldershot Training Centre
    Good Availability
  • 7 Feb 2022 CTP Aldershot Training Centre
    Good Availability
  • 9 May 2022 CTP Aldershot Training Centre
    Good Availability
  • 4 Jul 2022 CTP Aldershot Training Centre
    Good Availability
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