The Mini MBA is an intensive 10-day programme that provides a practical foundation in current business practices through interactive class sessions, case studies and other readings, and problem-solving exercises. The methodology employed in delivering the courses in the programme are innovative and flexible, making it ideal for professionals wanting to broaden their management acumen and enhance their career potential. Participants of this programme have, in the past, appreciated the relevance of these classes to their jobs, and find them immediately applicable to day-to-day management and informed decision-making. Individual courses/areas include Operations, Strategy, Finance, Marketing, Leading Organisation and Human Resources.
Who Should Attend?
- Experienced professionals wanting to update or broaden their business knowledge and skills.
- Individuals looking to master the language of business and gain greater perspective on how organizations succeed.
- Non-business majors wanting to understand business fundamentals in order to work more effectively with senior management or transition into management roles.
- Individuals considering a graduate degree and interested in obtaining an overview of MBA fundamentals.
What Will You Gain?
- Comprehensive understanding of the key business concepts
- A framework for making better strategic business decisions
- Increased ability to think critically and act strategically
- Increased confidence in your ability to speak up in meetings
- Access to a wider network of professionals
- After the 10-day intensive Mini MBA Programme, one could work toward a full MBA Degree and receive an academic transcript from EIU-PARIS (eiu.ac)
- Requires only an additional duration of 6 – 12 months – add additional fee of € 1,499 ONLY
- Application-oriented-assignments (AOA) of 3,500 to 4,000 words for each of the 2 modules
- Action research ( minimum 5,000 – word long research report)
1. Operations Management (2 days):
Management of Productions / Operations – Introduces production and operations management, the business function responsible for creating goods and services. In recent years, the scope of production management has broadened considerably. Production concepts and techniques are now being applied not only to manufacturing concerns but to a wide range of service industries. These include health care, food service, recreation, banking, hotel management, retail sales, education, transportation, and government. This course examines the design and control of systems needed for the efficient use of materials, human resources, and equipment. It also discusses allocation of financial resources, facilities, and information in the development of competitive products and services.
2. Strategic Management (1 day):
The course synthesizes and integrates the concepts and techniques developed in prior courses to construct a rational basis for developing business objectives and strategic plans. Case analysis and business simulation are used to develop understanding of the concept of strategic management. Cases are selected from a cross section of industries.
3. Corporate and Managerial Finance (2 days):
An introductory graduate core course in corporate finance covering the following topics: an overview of financial decision making, time value of money, risk and return, bond valuation, stock valuation, cost of capital, and capital budgeting. Examine long-term financial management topics. Study extensions of capital budgeting models such as cash flow estimation and scenario analysis, weighted average cost of capital, capital structure decisions and dividend policy.
4. Marketing & Sales Strategy & Management (1 day):
Designed to provide an understanding of the major strategy problems facing today’s marketing executive. Students are provided with an opportunity to bring their marketing knowledge to bear in the solution of contemporary marketing problems. Fundamentals of personal selling and sales force management are developed, including an analysis of the sales process and the sales plan. Emphasis is placed on sales administration as an element in marketing management.
5. Leading Organisation (2 days)
This module offers opportunity for senior-level managers to acquire expert insights, explore leadership people management concepts, and examine actionable strategies for building the kind of leadership and people manager to enable employees to deliver their optimum performance. This module also aims to provide students with the ideas, frameworks, and tools required in creating an environment and culture in which individuals feel compelled to innovate and contribute to a transforming work environment. This module covers both the role of the effective leader and the impactive manager. The roles are different but connected and clarifying the differing approaches and capabilities in the two roles helps effectiveness and impact in both.
6. Human Resource Management (2 days):
Developing World Class Human Resources – Examines the management of human resources in a multinational context. Emphasizes the strategic role of human resource management and focuses on changing traditional human resources practices to meet the needs of a global organization. The course explores how ‘best in class’ human resources practices can improve an organization’s bottom line.
10-Day Intensive Crash Course Programme
Whilst most of the courses do not set an exact deadline for applications, participants are advised to apply early to secure the place and organise any sponsorship or funding.
International inquiries are encouraged to apply 1 month prior the commence of the preferred courses. This allows sufficient time to process our decision, for you to obtain visas and to organise your accommodation and travel arrangements.
* Minimum 5 Participants in one Batch Required
January 6 – 17
February 17 – 28
March 16 – 27
April 20 – May 1
May 18 – 29
June 15 – 26
July 13 – 24
August 17 – 28
September 14 – 25
October 5 – 16
November 16 – 27
December 7 – 18
Note: Dates could be flexible per your request
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Degree Awarded By
The European International University (EIU) – Paris is a private, independent higher education provider. EIU – Paris offers higher education programmes that are different from the French National Curricula and Proogrammes leading to French Government accredited university qualifications, which falls under the French Public Higher Education sector.
The European International University (EIU-Paris) acknowledges the importance of a physical location in providing assistance to students in the pursuit of their studies. We recognize that there are some students who prefer an On-Campus learning opportunity. Taking this into consideration, the European International University (EIU-Paris) has partnered with multiple campuses all over the world to make this option available; a world class Multi-Campus and Multi-Modal education.
Our industry-relevant, internationally recognized and accredited vocational and academic programmes are now accessible, more than ever before, wherever students might reside or wish to go; as we understand the different needs and unique circumstances that students might face.
The Mini MBA is a non-credit programme and does not provide any transferable credits. However, if participants wish to continue on toward the full MBA in General Management pathway and obtain a full MBA Degree + academic transcript from EIU–Paris, they could opt do to so. Participants are not required to have an undergraduate or graduate degree. Nevertheless, to get the most value from the program, students should have at least five years of work experience in business / management field.
Participants must have attended the sessions at least 80% in order to receive a CERTIFICATE from Bangkok School of Management.
Well-balanced theoretical and non-theoretical methodology, which includes interactive discussions, case studies, interactive activities/exercises and assignments to understand the concepts and their applicability.
Discussions are based on extensive practical experience, not just theory. Engaging interactions characterize the training session from start till the end, keeping everyone hooked to the learning process, and applying what is learned to real-life work situations and circumstances. Collaborative work is assigned for enhance learning and mastery of knowledge and/or skills.