Mini MBA Program
RITI’s Mini-MBA is a com¬pre¬hen¬sive busi¬ness lead¬er¬ship and man¬age¬ment devel¬op-ment pro¬gram that pro¬vides leading-edge busi¬ness skills, coach¬ing and lead¬er¬ship train¬ing to help pro¬pel your career forward.
At the end of this pro¬gram, you will have been exposed to key man¬age¬ment con-cepts that drive organizational growth. From finance to mar¬ket¬ing to human resource man¬age¬ment, and busi¬ness lead¬er¬ship, you will gain solid and cohe¬sive insights and under¬stand¬ing of each func¬tion and how it con¬tributes to orga¬ni¬za¬tional success.
While a Mini-MBA can¬not replace the depth of an MBA, it offers a con¬cise and dynamic approach which rapidly pre¬pares you to han¬dle new sce¬nar¬ios as a smart mid¬dle man¬ager while strength¬en¬ing your pro¬duc¬tiv¬ity, con¬fi¬dence and decision-making abilities.
The main outlines for the 8 modules of the programs are as follows;
1• Business in Global Context (16 hours)
o The logic of International Business: An Overview of Standard International Trade Theories.
o The Environment of International Business
o International Business Strategies and Tactics
o Special Issues in International Business.
o Common and Conflicting Interest of Countries
o How Do Processes of Countries in Transition Affect International Business?
2• Creating, Structuring and Managing Organizations (20 hours)
o Organization Structure and Design
o Team Building and Leadership Role
o Management and Leadership of Organizational Change and Learning
o Characteristics and Types of Organizational Culture
o Strategies for Conflict Management
o Role of Effective Communication in the Organization
3• Business Strategy for Leaders (20 hours)
o What is Strategy and the Strategic Management Process.
o Scanning the External and Internal Environment
o Strategy Formulation
o Strategy Implementation
o Evaluation and Control
o Strategic Issues in Entrepreneurial Ventures and SME Business.
4• Marketing: A key Success Factor (20 hours)
o Introduction to Marketing and the Evolution of the Definitions
o Creating Customer Value and Satisfaction
o The Marketing Planning Process
o Market Research and Marketing Research Planning
o Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning
o Developing the Marketing Mix: 4Ps
o Understanding Social Responsibility and Marketing Ethics
o SWOT Analysis and Marketing Audit
o Implementing Marketing Strategy and Control.
5• Mastering the Sales Process (20 hours)
o Sales Strategy and the Sales Function.
o Developing Forecasts, Quotas and Budgets
o Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Organization.
o The Role of Knowledge in the Selling Process.
o The Salesman Attitudes, Philosophies and Work Habits
o Sales Management and Administration
6• Strategic Human Resources Management (16 hours)
o The HR Functions and their roles in the organization
o Models for Strategic HR Management
o Planned vs. Emergent Approaches to HR Strategy Design
o Positioning an organization’s HR Strategy
o Impact of other functional area strategies on HR Strategy
o Incorporating Ethical Principles and Values in HR Strategy
7• Understanding Business Through Managerial Finance (20 hours)
o Finance Fundamentals, Financial Statements and Ratio Analysis.
o Financial Recurrent Planning and Cost – Volume – Profit (CVP) Analysis.
o Long-Term (LT) Investment Decisions (Capital Budgeting) Analysis.
o LT Investment Analysis under Certainty, Constraints and Risk
o LT Financing and Capital Structure Decisions
o Dividend and Surplus Distribution Decisions
o Working Capital Management
8• Research Methodology (20 hours)
o Introduction to Research and the Research Process
o Research Ethics and Integrity
o Critical Appraisal
o Introduction to Research Methods (Quantitative and Qualitative)
o Data Analysis and Interpretation
o Critical Appraisal of different Research Methods
The participants will pass by an exam after each of these 8 modules and the final evaluation to get the certification will be based on a case study project to ensure that the participant has a comprehensive understanding of different studied tools and techniques.
Upon the completion of the program participants will gain:
• Greater perspectives on both professional and personal sides, enabling you to develop and share your vision, lead your company and motivate your employees.
• An integrated vision of different managerial functions and how they work together.
• Global business perceptions through the analysis of best practice companies from a wide range of sectors and countries.
• Solid knowledge base and scientific foundation of management tools that enables you to work as an efficient manager.
This program is designed for middle level managers who exercise leadership and whose responsibilities require a concrete foundation of different management tools.
The program is excellent for newly appointed managers who seek greater opportunities in the managerial career.
At least 3 years of experience and good proficiency of English language are main prerequisites to join the program
Location: Regional IT Institute Premises.
Duration: 152 hours – 6 months.
Schedule: Twice a week from 18:00 to 22:00.
Registration Requirements: Registration form, graduation certificate copy, ID copy and 1 photo.