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The Mini-MBA Certificate Program: Business Essentials

Our Mini-MBA certificate program develops learners for an innovation economy and empowers professionals to address some of the world’s most consequential challenges to make a positive impact with a strong business foundation.

This is accomplished through an accelerated and comprehensive program that provides practical business insights and key business disciplines through interactive, in-person or virtual class sessions. Two-days a week (8:00-4:30PM) for 3-weeks, classes are taught by the same faculty who teach in Bentley’s graduate program, making it optimal for professionals interested in expanding their business knowledge to enhance their career potential and make an immediate impact.

Through interactive team engagement with a cohort of peers, participants gain the strategic business skills and understanding needed in today’s fast-paced and ever-changing global business environment, while building a lasting network.

Register Today for our Mini-MBA program!

In-person Mini-MBA: Spring 2024

  • March 7th - April 5th 
  • Two Days per Week (8:00 - 4:30PM)
  • Schedule

Mini-MBA Program Cost

Register Early for the Best Rate:

  • $4,680 registering by February 8, 2024
  • $5,265 registering by February 22, 2024
  • $5,850 starting February 23, 2024

Who Should Attend?

The Mini-MBA Certificate Program has been designed for those wanting a well-rounded perspective encompassing key business elements. Through interactive engagement and experiential learning with a cohort of peers, participants will gain confidence in strategic business skills.

The program will especially benefit:

  • Experienced managers who need a refresher or a solid foundation in the latest management and inclusive leadership disciplines
  • Professionals seeking to make an impact and are upskilling themselves to make a career change or in a career transition
  • Non-business professionals seeking 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
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Be prepared to be engaged and challenged. This program provides opportunities to learn from your peers, expand your business knowledge and make lasting connections.
Alicia Charles-St Juste
Mini-MBA Participant

What You Will Gain

  • Business acumen to be a catalyst for business-driven impact in an innovation economy
  • A framework for making better strategic business decisions
  • New perspectives to lead and elevate diverse teams
  • Increased ability to think critically and act strategically
  • Relevant and practical experience to bring back to your office on Monday morning ensuring a high impact ROI
  • A lasting network of peers


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The Bentley Mini-MBA program is well organized and extremely inspiring! The topics & concepts are explained in a way that you can immediately apply to your professional life.
Jenna Granger Thomas
Manager, Compliance Audit, John Hancock

Jasvinder Khera, Mini MBA ’19

Seeing the Big Picture: Mini MBA Delivers C-Suite View of How Business Works

Jasvinder always felt he was missing the big picture of how his industry worked at the macro level. Through Bentley’s Mini-MBA, he polished his negotiation skills, and developed a keen end-to-end understanding of marketing and budgeting. “It couldn’t have been more enlightening,” Khera says.

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Jasvinder Khera, Mini MBA ’19

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