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Online miniMBA Certificate

Key Business Skills to Advance Your Career

Miami University's online miniMBA provides a taste of a full business master's at a fraction of the time and cost. Gain essential business knowledge and real industry perspective from Miami's renowned Farmer School of Business faculty and experienced alumni network. With no application or additional costs, you can start learning as soon as today.

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miniMBA Quick Facts

Bringing the miniMBA to your workforce or organization?

5 courses

Each online course consists of three modules and provides a digital badge.

Flexible pace

Complete each self-paced course on your terms.


Start expanding your business horizons right away.

Online miniMBA Courses

Earn a career-focused credential through five self-paced online courses. With no application or additional costs, you can start learning as soon as today. Upon completion of all courses, you'll be able to share your verified miniMBA certificate. Register for the full certificate for a reduced price.

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Executive Judgment and Decision-Making

Learn to lead change effectively, apply business frameworks for successful strategic direction, and better understand the impact of ethical thinking on organizational success.

Innovation and Management

Access your entrepreneurial spirit and learn how creativity as a process leads to innovative problem-solving. Lastly, leverage disruptive technology in a data-driven world.

Financial Acumen

All decision-makers benefit from learning about financial management, accounting, cash flows, and taxes. Delve into the language and methodology of finance and its impact.

Inclusion and Belonging

Strengthen your organization by valuing people's unique experiences and perspectives. Explore actionable strategies for inclusion in the workplace.

Enhancing Market Presence

Consider branding, digital marketing, and user experience to effectively find your audience and ensure a positive and relevant customer experience.

Learn from Miami Experts

Miami University faculty are a community of talented teacher-scholars who actively provide challenging intellectual experiences for our exceptional student body. During your miniMBA journey, you'll learn from nationally recognized Farmer School of Business (FSB) faculty. You'll also glean further insights from Miami's broad network of successful alums sharing their perspectives.

Meet the Faculty

Executive Judgment and Decision Making

Megan Gerhardt, William Isaac and Michael Oxley Center for Business Leadership Co-Director, Director of Leadership Development, and professor of Management

Chelsea Green, assistant clinical professor of Finance

Karen Meyers, assistant clinical professor of Finance

Chris Welter, assistant professor of Management

Innovation and Management

Chad Anderson, assistant professor of Information Systems and Analytics

John "Skip" Benamati, chair and professor of Information Systems and Analytics

Arthur Carvalho, Dinesh & Ila Paliwal Innovation Chair and associate professor of Information Systems and Analytics

Michael Conger, associate professor of Entrepreneurship and affiliate in the Institute for the Environment and Sustainability

David Eyman, FSB Director of Innovation and associate lecturer of Entrepreneurship

Allison Jones-Farmer, Van Andel Professor of Business Analytics and professor of Information Systems and Analytics

Gabe Lee, C. Michael Armstrong Business Chair and professor of Information Systems and Analytics

Waldyn Martinez, associate professor of Information Systems and Analytics

Carol McGuire, assistant teaching professor of Information Systems and Analytics

Maciej Rysz, assistant professor of Information Systems and Analytics

Zhe "Jay" Shan, Rose-Marie Garcia Anderson Chair and assistant professor of Information Systems and Analytics

Maria Weese, associate professor of Information Systems and Analytics

Financial Acumen

Lee Biggerstaff, Armco Alumni Professor and associate professor of Finance

Michele Frank, associate professor of Accountancy

Haim Kassa, Lindmor Professor and associate professor of Finance

Eric Marinich, associate teaching professor of Accountancy

David Yin, Frank H. Jellinek Jr. Endowed Assistant Professor of Finance

Inclusion and Belonging

Gillian Oakenfull, Faculty Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Director of Center for KickGlass Skills, and professor of Marketing

Darryl Rice, associate professor of Management

Megan Gerhardt

Enhancing Market Presence 

James Coyle, associate professor of Marketing

Professor Emeritus Michael McCarthy, Marketing


To learn more about faculty at Miami's Farmer School of Business, visit their site.

Alumni Perspectives

Throughout the five miniMBA courses, you'll hear industry insights, success stories, and lessons learned from successful Farmer School of Business alums, including CEOs, vice presidents, and presidents of leading national corporations. Miami University is recognized among the top producers of Fortune 500 CEOs (Money, 2016).

What is the Miami University difference?

Immerse yourself in the renowned faculty expertise of Miami University's Farmer School of Business, recognized as one of the top-ranked business schools in the nation.


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Top 15

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Top 10

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Find Success with Miami's miniMBA Certificate

Take charge of your business success with Miami University's miniMBA program. Elevate your skills and knowledge through concise, impactful online business courses without sacrificing convenience. Begin today to unlock new opportunities and drive your career forward.

Ready for a deeper dive?

With Miami University's MBA and Online Master's in Entrepreneurship and Emerging Technology programs, you can earn a graduate degree in business with the convenience your busy schedule demands. 

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Award-Winning Courses

Miami University's online and professional programs are an exceptional return on investment. Miami Online is the proud recipient of awards recognizing excellence in instructional design (UPCEA Central Region, 2022) and video production (Telly Awards, 2022).