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miniMBA Certificate Overview

Miami University's miniMBA program consists of five short courses, each focusing on a different area of business. Led by renowned faculty from Miami's Farmer School of Business, you'll advance your business acumen and earn a digital badge of completion for each three-module course. Complete all five courses to earn your shareable, verifiable miniMBA Certificate.

What You'll Learn

Executive Judgment and Decision-Making

  • Change Management
  • Strategy
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Innovation and Management

  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Creative and Design Thinking
  • Leveraging Disruptive Technology

Financial Acumen

  • Financial Management
  • Accounting and Decision-Making
  • Cash Flows and Taxes

Inclusion and Belonging

  • DEI in the Workplace
  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Women in Leadership

Enhancing Market Presence

  • Branding
  • Digital Marketing
  • User Experience

Why Miami?

Miami University Farmer School of Business students — tomorrow's leaders — choose us for our teaching excellence, global perspective, access to business leaders, career connections, and outstanding alumni network. Farmer ranks in the nation's top 15 public undergraduate business schools — and number one in Ohio (Poets & Quants, 2023). Our academic programs are all accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Computer and Browser Requirements

A computer or laptop is recommended for an optimal learning experience. Miami University hosts this course in its learning management system, Canvas. Most browsers should work fine, but Canvas provides a list of minimum browser and computer requirements and a tool to check whether the browser you are using is up to date.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

If you wish to cancel your registration and receive a refund for the course, you must complete the Refund Request Form within 3 days of enrollment.

Enrollment Guidelines

This course is currently open to those in the United States. Our payment gateway does not accept international credit cards at this time.


Miami University is recognized for its teacher-scholars. More than 20 Miami faculty members are among the top 2% most cited researchers in the world. Miami is recognized as a top 5 school for best undergraduate teaching among national public universities (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Learn more about the Farmer School of Business faculty who lead the miniMBA courses.