Executive miniMBA

  • Live interactive classes
  • Flexible schedule with evening sessions
  • Flexible payment options
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Live evening online classes

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8 Weeks | 1 evening per week



21st Sept



€2900 €2610 10% Off



Flexible payments

To avail of the 10% discount, please use the code IBATMBA10 with your application

This Executive miniMBA is tailored to significantly enhance your career. You will gain the necessary financial knowledge and management techniques needed to make strategic business decisions and lead business change.

It provides a perfect introduction to the different areas of management needed to up skill to more senior positions.

What is the Online Executive minMBA?

It is an IBAT award that is a focused, short duration practical course that consolidates, upskills and/or reskills learners in a professional area. This is a stand-alone qualification that does not lead to an award on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).

6 Core Take Aways

  1. Engage in the structuring and development of their organisation through management of teams, individual behaviour and employee engagement
  2. Recognise effective leadership techniques and how best to apply their own strengths in a leadership role
  3. Understand key financial statements and engage confidently in financial management processes
  4. Recognise the risks and benefits of internationalisation to their organisation and consider the role they can play in leading their organisations in response to globalisation
  5. Employ a structured approach to making strategic business decisions
  6. Lead business change confidently and effectively


Who Should Attend

This programme has been designed for executives, managers, and senior stakeholders from a wide range of industries.

All business sectors can benefit from participation of their organizations from manufacturing industries to healthcare, construction, telecommunications, education and professional services.

Course Content

Organisational Behaviour and Development:

  • The nature origins and foundations of organisational behaviour
  • Types of behaviour and culture
  • The importance and benefits
  • Managing of organizational development
  • Communication, teamwork, conflict resolution, motivation, engagement and values

Understanding and Providing Appropriate Leadership:

  • Reviewing models of leadership
  • Exploring effective leadership behaviours
  • Four keys to performance
  • Psychological frames of reference
  • Transactional analysis

The Fundamentals of Finance for Senior Management:

  • Analysing key financial statements
  • Understanding and managing business finance
  • Challenges with planning and controlling of budgets

Globalisation & Internationalisation of Companies and Trade:

  • The growth & power of Globalisation
  • The effects on structure, supply & value chains
  • Meeting the challenges
  • Understanding, managing and benefiting from Internationalisation
  • Cross cultural dimensions
  • Consumer behaviour, geographic & product portfolio development

Making Strategic Business Decisions:

  • Generating business options
  • Discussing growth strategies
  • The role of innovative thinking

Inspiring and Managing Change:

  • Recognising the need for change
  • Defining and selling change
  • Managing human responses to change

Entry Requirements

Work experience: Minimum of five years of management experience

Academic qualifications: None required but significant & relevant work experience necessary to engage in the programme as the programme is discursive and applied in nature.

English language: Delivered through English – You need to be able to listen, read, write and speak confidently in order to contribute and derive maximum benefit from the programme.

How to Apply

You can contact us directly using the the "Ready to Enquire?"  button above, a member of our admissions team will then contact you with further details.

You can also "Book a One-to-One" with one of our course specialists who will provide you with additional guidance on your application, you can set up a meeting by:

We also have flexible payment plans, please contact us to discuss your options with our course specialists.

We look forward to meeting you.




Trainer BIO

Nigel Tomlinson
Nigel Tomlinson/ MBA, BA (Hons), CM. /
Nigel is a Non-Executive Director/Advisor and innovation specialist with a career in international business and project management and the development of business to business services spanning 35 years.

Between 1981 and 1997 he worked for British and US blue chip multi-national corporations on international trade and corporate international investment overseeing and developing operations and distribution channels around the world. He also designed and implemented change management, leadership and continuous improvement programmes for group subsidiary companies worldwide and led teams which won two Queen’s Awards for Export Achievement.

After spells in the USA, Middle East and Japan Nigel joined Sheffield Chamber of Commerce in 1997 as Chief Executive Officer (at the age of 37 he was the youngest Chamber CEO in the UK) overseeing a dramatic change in the organisation and its fortunes which coincided with the economic regeneration of Sheffield. The Chamber developed into a group of companies and became the lead Chamber in the UK for the provision of international trade, commercial training, enterprise support and overseas business capacity building services with the EU and UN.

Under Nigel’s leadership Sheffield Chamber won awards for Excellence in International Trade (2006), Commercial Training (2007), UK Chamber of the Year (2008) and in both 2007 and 2009 was a finalist in the World Chamber Awards. As a result of these successes, Nigel was selected to serve as a director of the British Chambers of Commerce in 2008.

In 2010 Nigel stepped down as CEO of Sheffield Chamber to build an extensive portfolio of Non-Executive positions and together with partners, to lead an international innovation and business capacity building company, Universal Projects. In 2013 Nigel was again a finalist in the World Chamber Awards and in 2015 was the recipient of the Howard Rosen Special Award for Business Excellence from the Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe.

Nigel is an accredited lecturer/speaker for the UN, World Bank, EU and Eurochambres in a number of subject areas including leadership, change, organisational development and corporate strategy. Nigel is also an Associate Lecturer for the University of Hull and London School of Business & Finance and an experienced director having served on the boards of nearly 20 different organisations over the last decade. He is a Chartered Marketer and has an MBA specialising in International Corporate Strategy.

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IBAT College Dublin is Ireland's leading enterprise-focused third level institution. We pride ourselves in how we guide, support and mentor our students throughout their college experience and into their working lives. Employers need graduates that can hit the ground running and our students enjoy some of the most applied course content and teaching techniques in the country. One of our biggest strengths is our people. The Academic team at IBAT College Dublin present with significant lecturing experience and also have many years industry experience.


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