The Harvard GSAS Business Club (HGBC) is pleased to be offering the Mini-MBA program again this summer.  The Mini-MBA Program is an intensive five-week business course designed for non-business students to gain a business background, and will be relevant to those of you who are interested in working in the management realm.  Applications are now open (see details below)!


Harvard GSAS Business Club Mini-MBA 2018

WHEN: Mondays and Thursdays, 9:00 am – 10:30am; June 4th  – July 9th  2018 (tentatively) *students are expected to attend all 10 sessions

WHERE: Harvard Business School (exact location to be announced)


DESCRIPTION: Now in its tenth year, the Mini-MBA Program is an intensive five-week business course based on The 10-Day MBA by Steven Silbiger, designed for non-business students to gain business background through materials MBA students encounter in their first year of business school. Held twice a week, instruction is led by professors from Harvard Business School (HBS) or leading industry professionals in the traditional HBS case method. Students are therefore able to master the core concepts of business while also engaging with complex business problems and real-world scenarios under the guidance of some of the world’s top business thinkers.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Our online application form, due by 11:59 PM on Sunday, April 29th 2018, can be found HERE. The enrollment fee is $200 for Harvard GSAS graduate students and postdocs, $250 for non-Harvard GSAS students and postdocs, and $300 for non-Harvard affiliates. This includes the cost of case reading materials, but students must purchase their own copy of The 10-Day MBA. Successful applicants will be notified after the end of application period with more details on course venue, syllabus and payment method.


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*This course is not an accredited degree program nor is it affiliated with Harvard Business School. All lecturers are volunteers and in teaching for this course do not act in the official capacity of any academic appointment they may possess.