Business Management Programs

Rutgers Mini-MBA™ programs bring practitioners from different organizations and industries together in a rich and diverse learning environment, designed to develop skills and capabilities through the powerful combination of expert class instruction and peer interaction. Participants can earn a variety of credits and certifications from RBSEE programs, including academic graduate credit from Rutgers Business School.

Basic Organizational and Supervisory Skills

The transition from individual contributor to team leader is an exciting one, but without training or guidance becoming a successful manager can be stressful and scary. Understanding how to motivate employees, provide feedback and maintain morale rarely comes naturally.

Our Basic Organizational and Supervisory Skills (BOSS) course is an excellent opportunity for those new to supervisory roleswhether for the first time in their careers, or for the first time in an industry or organization different from prior experience.

Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Finance for Non-Financial Managers helps individuals understand the core elements of finance with a focus on real world applications. Understanding, preparing and presenting financial information is a fact of professional life, regardless of your functional role or industry. This presents challenges to those without formal background or training in finance. This course will give you very hands-on, practical guidance on how to deal with the financial data in your day-to-day work.

Mini-MBA for Engineers and Technology Managers

In today’s corporate environment, those who specialize in engineering and technology management, must master cross-discipline concepts and contribute to multifunctional teams. Technical expertise, while vital, is not enough for long-term career success.

Mini-MBA: Business Essentials

The power of the consumer, the impact of globalization, and the pervasiveness of the digital era are all rapidly shifting organizational approaches, business parlance, and leadership strategy. Experienced professionals must balance the daily demands of a successful career with the necessary investment in the education to meet these new expectations.

Mini-MBA: Business Management for Military and Veterans

Unquestionably, a career in the military is like no other. After years of dedicated service to country, the world as a civilian employee can feel foreign and impenetrable. Learning to successfully communicate and apply the experience acquired while in uniform is an imperative part of a successful career after leaving the armed forces. Current employers of former servicemen and servicewomen who want to help position these unique hires for long-term success in their organizations also play an important role in identifying and cultivating their potential.

Mini-MBA: Customer-Centric Management

Business leaders are increasingly challenged to transition themselves and their organizations to change not only how they interact externally with customers, but also within the business—how the customer experience defines their corporate culture.

Mini-MBA: Data Driven Management

Career success in the data space requires far more than just gathering and presenting data. It requires the ability to analyze and monetize data to make decisions and design goals that positively impact the organization. Simply put – it’s not the data but how you use it. The Mini-MBA in Data-Driven Management will provide business leaders with the knowledge, tools, and techniques to manage and use data to accelerate business opportunities in an evolving data landscape.

Mini-MBA: Idea Design to Execution Accelerator (IDEA)

Business leaders who want their company to become–and stay–competitive in this constantly changing era must continually find new and better ways to deliver their products and services to customers. It’s imperative not only to innovate, but to do it quickly, moving from idea to actualization with discipline and vision.

Mini-MBA: Information Technology Management

With today’s digital transformation, information technology management has become both more complex and more crucial to a business’ success.  Many companies now recognize that every business is becoming an IT organization with an additional focus on leveraging IT for revenue growth. The need to prepare IT and non-IT professionals for the digital transformation has become essential.

Mini-MBA: Innovation for Corporate Enterprises

Advancements in technology and competition have increased the need for innovation. More and more companies are looking for individuals who can propel them beyond their status quo into new and exciting territories. The Mini-MBA: Innovation for Corporate Enterprises (ICE) takes a fresh approach to helping leaders and managers learn how to keep their companies innovative and competitive at all levels within organizations of all sizes.

Mini-MBA: Intergenerational Leadership

For the first time in history, we now have four distinct generations in the workplace: Traditionalists - born before 1945; Baby Boomers – born between 1946 and 1965; Gen X - born between 1965 and 1977; and Millennials – born between 1978 and 1995. In addition, a new generation of employees (Gen 2020, born after 1995) has already started to enter the workforce.

Mini-MBA: Lean Six Sigma

In the digitized modern era, consumers have nearly unlimited access to information and freedom of choice in the market. Their ever-increasing expectations from businesses require successful executives to increase and improve delivery and quality in step with those demands.

Lean Six Sigma is a management methodology used by businesses to improve products and processes, and ultimately achieve operational excellence. Our Mini-MBA: Lean Six Sigma for Executives teaches you how to maximize efficiency and through change, while prioritizing the wants and needs of the customer.

Mini-MBA: Sustainability-Aligned Leadership and Strategy

The business of the 21st century is sustainability. It is vital that leaders, managers, and employees all have the mindset and tools to surmount the challenges of transitioning our complex business ecosystem to support sustainable enterprise.