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The Online Business Mini MBA Bundle

7 Courses focused on your business development


Excel with Business

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Price
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£39 inc VAT (was £349)
Offer ends 23 September 2019
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
67 Hours
Qualification
67 CPD points / hours

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Overview

Deepen your business acumen and accelerate your career to promotion and beyond.

With the online Mini MBA course from Excel with Business, you receive training from experts with Strategy, Finance, Project Management, Computing and Commercial experience.

If you’re an ambitious professional wanting to take control of your career by learning vital skills to stand out and succeed, the Mini MBA course is for you. In today’s crowded, competitive workplace, distinguishing yourself is more important than ever. Gaining relevant new skills and knowledge is a surefire way to ensure you retain an edge and are always progressing.

If you’re considering a formal MBA course or looking to get a head start on one, this bundle is perfect for you. But whether you decide to pursue further study or not, you’ll get a thorough grounding in the fundamental concepts that will be sure to strengthen your performance at work.

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Description

The skills Mini MBA will arm you with:

  • Project management scheduling, estimation, analysis and managing of stakeholders.
  • Being an effective leader, managing change, people, and maximising performance.
  • Understanding income, expenditure, budgets, investment appraisals and balance sheets.
  • Intermediate to advanced financial business modelling and forecasting techniques.
  • Writing for impact and achieving desired effects through your written communication.
  • Influencing others, reading body language, running a competent team and building rapport.
  • Recognise, develop and execute a successful strategy using business model frameworks.

The courses this bundle will cover:

Project Management:

  • Different approaches, including PMI framework and PRINCE2 methodology
  • How to define a project and assess risk
  • About using milestones, setting budgets and using quality measures
  • Engaging and getting the most out of stakeholders
  • How to plan, schedule, estimate and resource a project
  • To close, deploy and launch your completed project

Communication, Influence & Teams:

  • To better understand people’s emotions
  • How to tailor communication according to wants and needs
  • About using active listening and body language to communicate more effectively
  • How to speak clearly and with authority
  • The power of creating an excellent first impression
  • How to cultivate power, empathy, rapport and credibility

Strategy & Business Models:

  • How strategy has changed in the 21st Century and what that means for your business
  • How to recognise, develop and execute a successful strategy using business model frameworks
  • How to identify the drivers of strategy formulation using Megatrend Analysis
  • To adopt a dynamic and agile approach to deal with continuous change

Finance For Non-Financial Professionals:

  • How to understand and use financial statements
  • Including; profit and loss, balance sheets and cash flow forecasts
  • Budgeting and forecasting techniques to improve decision-making
  • How to use Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) effectively
  • How to appraise an investment using financial techniques
  • The best way to develop a business plan

Introduction To Leadership & Management – ILM:

  • The most effective way to communicate as a manager
  • How to train and develop your team, personally and professionally
  • How to benchmark and audit performance to ensure continued performance
  • Master the core principles of people and performance management.
  • Business planning, decision making and how to lead in person or virtually
  • Developing your own leadership style

Developing As A Leader & Management – ILM:

  • What it means to be a good leader
  • How to communicate work related information
  • How to manage the conflict
  • The insights of business strategies
  • How to handle change
  • How to foster innovation and creativity in the workplace

Business Analysis:

  • How to turn buckets of data into sound business decisions
  • Financial modelling theory
  • Essential Excel analysis techniques such as Dynamic Ranges, and Advanced Charts
  • How to effectively and clearly present your findings to relevant stakeholders
  • Different forecasting techniques, including Moving Averages and Regression

Business Writing:

  • How to predict your reader’s’ response with Reader Response Models
  • Style and structure to serve your purpose
  • The Pyramid Principle for planning and writing effectively
  • Ways to achieve a state of “flow” in your writing
  • How keep readers engaged and avoid “cognitive cost”
  • Use readability statistics to improve your writing quality reliably
  • How to avoid common punctuation and grammar pitfalls
  • Techniques for selecting the most impactful words
  • How to edit your work and get the most from feedback

More about us:

  • We have nearly a million students
  • Our training is personal. Use the filter to show you which parts of the course to skip.
  • Our platform is award-winning and always improving. We work with our authors to ensure our courses are up to date.
  • All of our courses are certificated on completion – most of our Business Courses are also CPD Accredited.

Who is this course for?

Our courses have taught individuals from an array of industries, learning experience and seniority – from IT professionals, marketing managers, accountants, teachers, project managers, HR, nurses / healthcare workers, university students, financial analysts and many other professions.

Career path

The Mini MBA is ideal for anyone looking to progress their business career. The Mini MBA is a great introduction to those considering a full MBA and will equip you with essential business skills.

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David Bradford asked:

How long does the mini MBA take to complete (or how many CPD hours)? Thanks.

Answer:

Hi - our Mini-MBA programme has 67 hours of study material. Our courses use unique filters to adapt the learning material and refine the syllabus based on your knowledge and experience in a specific subject area so you could potentially complete the programme in closer to 30 hours.

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Amanda asked:

Hello there, this is an actual mini MBA and not a levelled course as another provider has conned me into thinking that it was

Answer:

Good afternoon. Thank you for contacting us. Please note this is a bundle of courses put together that covers the topics. Please note this is divided into 8 courses please have a look: Project Management: Communication, Influence & Teams: Strategy & Business Models: Finance For Non-Financial Professionals: Introduction To Leadership & Management – ILM: Developing As A Leader & Management – ILM: Business Analysis: Business Writing: Let me know if you have further questions.

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Diane asked:

I don’t already have a degree. Would I be able to do the course?

Answer:

Good afternoon. Thank you for contacting us, Of course! No need for a degree as this si start point for most of our users. This will be a great beginning for you to develop your path in this direction. Once you have purchased the course, you will receive the login details in less than 24 hours so you may start learning. Let me know if you have further questions so we may assist. Thank you.

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Mara asked:

Good morning, I have one general question, After to finished these courses on line , did you send one certificate?

Answer:

Good afternoon. Thank you for contacting us, At the end of the course, you will receive a certificate of attainment for each one of the courses. Also, to receive a complete Mini MBA certificate please contact support to we may generate this for you. Please let us know if you have further questions so we may assist. Thank you.

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Rachel Goodwin asked:

Hi, Once you purchase the course, is there a time limit to complete it by?

Answer:

Good morning. Thank you for contacting us, You will have 12 months to complete the course from the day of redemption. Please let us know if you have further questions so we may assist. Thank you.

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Patrick Tewi asked:

Does each course for mini mba in business bundle cost 49.00 pound per course?

Answer:

Good morning. Thank you for contacting us, Each course in the mini MBA course costs £59. At the end of your certificate, you will receive a certificate of attainment, which will have the modules you have completed and the time you have spent on each one them. Please let me know if you have any additional questions. Thank you.

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Rob asked:

Is this a degree course? what is the actual qualification you get after completion of this course eg: degree qualification - MBA in Bus. Mgt?

Answer:

Good morning. At the end of the course, you will receive a certificate of attainment, which will the certificate of completion that would be CPD accredited (Continuing Professional Development). In here, you will be able to see the modules you have completed and the time you have spent on each one of them. This will only be accredited in the UK only. Please bear in mind this will not be a formal certificate such as a Degree or a Diploma. Let us know if you have further questions.

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SNagle asked:

Is this course actually recognised as Level 7 on the NQF? It sounds like it should be in effect a Post Grad Cert as it's made up of 9 courses.

Answer:

Good morning. Thank you for contacting us. At the end of your course, you will receive a Mini MBA certificate of attainment, this is the certificate of completion which will be CPD accredited which will have the modules you have completed and the time you have spent on each one of the. Please note this will not be a formal certificate such as a Degree or Diploma. Let us know if you have further questions so we may assist. Thank you.

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SNagle asked:

Does the price include the Certificates? Noted 'ILM' mentioned. Does this indicate that they recognise the course as suitable for membership?

Answer:

Good morning, Thank you for contacting us, The certificate will be included within the price, No further fees will be added. Please note the certificate its CPD accredited and recognised by them this will only be accredited in the UK only not US. I am not entirely sure about the membership you are referring to. I will go ahead and ask. Please do contact us directly to our support as we can follow along and have an answer for your questions soon. Thank you.

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Thu Zar asked:

Any fee still need to paid during studying (e.g exam fee, assignment fee and thesis ) can get certificate or not? If got how much extra need to pay

Answer:

Good morning. Thank you for contacting us, Please note there will no extra fees within the course, only the one you see started on the bundle. Correct! At the end of your course, you will receive a certificate of attainment which will be CPD accredited. No need to pay for the certificate as this will be included within the price of the bundle. Let me know if you have further questions so we may assist. Thank you.

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George asked:

There is a discrepancy in pricing: your (Reed) email states £39 Inc VAT, but your (Reed) site states £69 Inc VAT. Why discrepancy? What is correct?

Answer:

Good morning. Thank you for contacting us, The correct price for the Mini MBA bundle should ve £69 Inc VAT as stated on the site. If there was an email from reed stating a different price for this bundle, this will be incorrect could you kindly send us a screenshot of this email so we may investigate and correct any errors from reed email. as the correct price for this course, the bundle is £69. Let us know if you have further questions. Thank you

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Tom E asked:

What king of certificate do we get? What is written on the certificate?

Answer:

Good afternoon. Thank you for contacting us, At the end of your course, you will receive a certificate of attainment, which is the certificate of completion, Please note this will be a CPD accredited, (Continuing Professional Development) The certificate will state, you have completed the Mini MBA course with us Excel with Business. This will have the modules/courses you have complete and the time you have spent on each one of them. Let me know if you have further questions.

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Rita Fenech asked:

Hi, How is this course delivered? Is it provided with printable notes? It is assignment based? What level is this course please? Thanks, Rita

Answer:

Good morning. The course is 100% online and although we recommend completing on a computer, it is available on any device as long as you have a good internet connection. You will have the downloadable exercises to practice what you learnt within the course. The course its beginner-intermediate level course Let us know if you have further questions so we may assist. Happy learning!

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Andrew asked:

What certification is gained by completing this course?

Answer:

Good morning. Thank you for contacting us. At the end of your course, you will receive a certificate of attainment which will be your certificate of completion. This will have the modules you have completed and the time you spend on each one of them. This will be CPD accredited, Note this will only be accredited in the UK only not US. Let us know if you have further questions. Thank you.

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Amanda asked:

You mentioned that each course in the mini MBA is £59 pound, that makes it expensive for a student like me, please can you advise

Answer:

Good morning. Thank you for contacting us. That is correct! However, if you purchased from reed directly, the entire course will be £59 so this will not be per course but the entire bundle. Let us know if you have further questions, Thank you.

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The Budget Mini MBA Bundle asked:

Price £39 inc VAT Offer ends 08 January 2019 Today (08 January 14:56) I wanted to order the course but the price is £59.

Answer:

Good morning. Thank you for contacting us, Please order directly from reed for the price to be £39. Once the course its purchased Excel with business will in charge of sending you the log in details so you may access your courses. Let me know if you have further questions. Thank you.

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George asked:

Purchased this course. No clear instruction how I can find it. Website seen on sent receipt shows different price. Grateful for help; looking forward.

Answer:

Good morning. Thank you for contacting us, Once you have purchased the course, we will be in charge of sending you the log in details. Please keep your eye on your inbox as it should arrive to you very soon. If you do not see this within the next couple of hours, please check your spam folder. Let us know you have further questions so we may assist. Thank you.

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MBA asked:

Tell me please, how long can I use the course?

Answer:

Good morning. Thank you for contacting us. You will have 12 months to complete the course from the day of redemption. Please let us know if you have further questions. Thank you.

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Karin asked:

Currently the sale price is £59 (normally £349). Does this include all 7 courses or is the price still per course?

Answer:

Good afternoon. Thank you for contacting us, That is correct! It will include the 7 courses for £59 only! Let me know if you have further questions so we may assist. Thank you.

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Sharon asked:

Once you have completed the mini MBA how many additional modules would you need to complete to convert it into a full MBA?

Answer:

Hi there Please note the bundle we have available is called the Mini MBA and its divided into 7 courses. If you require a full MBA with a formal qualification e.g degree or diploma, you will need to attend a college/university. Mini MBA course: Project Management Communication, Influence & Teams Strategy & Business Models Finance For Non-Financial Professionals Introduction To Leadership & Management – ILM Developing As A Leader & Management – ILM Business Analysis Business Writing

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ASARI asked:

how many module we need to complete before it became a complete MBA

Answer:

Good morning. Thank you for contacting us, The Mini MBA bundle has 7 courses to available to you. In order to receive the overall Mini MBA certificate, you will need to complete the 7 courses the Mini MBA bundle has. Please let me know if you have any additional questions so we may assist, KInd regards,

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