Loyola University Chicago

Executive and Professional Education Center

Housed in the Loyola Business Leadership Hub

Mini-MBA

The Quinlan Mini-MBA Program offers a practical transition back to academia for established professionals looking to sharpen their business administration skills. Throughout the course, you gain insights about business and management topics as you grown into a stronger leader within your industry. This program features expert Quinlan faculty on a robust selection of business areas. Participants will leave with a greater understanding of business strategy, marketing, finance, project management, and more. The curriculum provides opportunity for improvement at personal and organizational levels.

Professionals with a bachelor’s degree and at least 5 or more years of work experience looking to update their business acumen through interactive learning.

  • Personalized leadership style and conflict management assessments
  • Developed strategic and cross-functionality skills
  • Strengthen functional knowledge of successful frameworks and models
  • Applicable problem-solving techniques
  • Improved negotiation skills
  • One-on-one coaching session
  • Elective credit towards the Quinlan School of Business MBA program

I. Formulating Strategy: Creating Competitive Advantage
II. Applying Strategy: Sustaining Competitive Advantage
III. Building Successful Teams and Conflict Resolution
IV. Managerial Accounting: Planning, Control, and Decision-Making
V. Negotiations
VI. Principles of Finance
VII. Marketing Strategy
VIII. Project Management
IX. Leadership: The Art of Persuasion and Conflict Management
X. Balanced Scorecard

Diane Dawson
Associate Professor and Management Program Chair
Loyola University Chicago
Carol Fitzgibbons
Adjunct Faculty
Quinlan School of Business
Gezinus Hidding
Associate Professor
Quinlan School of Business
Carolyn Tang Kmet
Senior Lecturer
Quinlan School of Business 
Amy Kyhos
Executive Lecturer
Director, Quinlan School of Business Honors Program
Russell Rhoades
Professor of Finance
Quinlan School of Business 
Peter Wojcik
Adjunct Faculty
Quinlan School of Business
Tom Zeller
Professor of Accounting
Quinlan School of Business

"The Loyola University Mini MBA program far exceeded my expectations and I recommend it to anyone interested in gaining a better understanding of the key functional areas of business. You are taught by Quinlan MBA professors and the courses are tailored in such a way that you can apply the newly learned knowledge to real-life situations."

Daniel Koll
Producer, ESP Presents 


"I would recommend this program for those seeking to increase their business skills as it provided a comprehensive overview of key topics."

Donna Quinones
Senior Director, Loyola University Chicago

Upcoming Sessions  
ONLINE: January 11 - 15, 2021
5 consecutive days from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Registration closes Jan. 4, 2021
$3,000 Register
ONLINE: March 22 - May 24, 2021
10 consecutive Mondays from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Registration closes March 8, 2021
$3,000 Register
IN-PERSON: June 14 - June 18, 2020
5 consecutive days from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Registration closes June 4, 2021

This course is scheduled to be delivered in-person. Class size and classroom layout will adhere to social distancing guidelines. In the event the class cannot meet in-person, the course will be delivered online.
$3,000  Register

For a course consultation, please contact us at 312.915.6780 or executive-ed@luc.edu.