Functional Mini-MBA

Functional Mini-MBA is a program for training managers capable of taking effective management decisions in all spheres of modern business. The program covers key functional fields of business such as marketing, finance, personnel, etc.

Moscow Business School offers the following functional specializations:

The training program is for you if you are:

  • CEO;
  • manager of one of the functional units;
  • first-time entrepreneur with 2-3 years experience in business after graduation;
  • young professionals willing to acquire management qualification.

What is the result of the training?

The goal of this training program is to get comprehensive professional knowledge in functional processes’ management in the organization.

At the end of the training each graduate must defend the graduation project — to submit a full business plan of an innovative enterprise using the tools learned during the training or to prepare a proposal for the reorganization of a company using the methods learned.

The learning process also includes:

  • test and control papers;
  • video conferences and online workshops with leading practitioners who you can ask all the questions online;
  • access to Moscow Business School knowledge base, containing recordings of lectures, conferences and seminars, notes, tutorials and expert articles;
  • participation in a large business community, which provides a great opportunity to share experience and find business partners.

The learning process

Training on any of the Mini-MBA programs is distance what makes obtaining business education available at any convenient time regardless of location. Only computer and internet access are needed for the training.

Students of any functional Mini-MBA program have access to distance learning system and educational multimedia complex for installation on PC. Training complex allows you to watch video lectures, study text and graphics tutorials, study business cases, participate in role-plays, take tests designed for self-control.

Upon authorization in the Distance Learning System, you will:

  • get full access to all the training materials;
  • communicate on professional topics with teachers, tutors and fellow students;
  • participate in group discussions of business cases;
  • communicate with leading experts (business practicians) via video conferences and webinars.

During the training you can choose the most convenient time to come to the Moscow campus of Moscow Business School to undergo an onsite session during which you will be able to participate in lectures, seminars and trainings of leading experts. All classes are provided with handouts.

Admission requirements:

  • University degree or secondary vocational education
  • 1+ years of employment career


Mini-MBA Graduates receive a diploma of vocational retraining, certifying the right to act professionally in management field.

Program formats and Tuition fee

Part-time (weekend group)
with 1 onsite session in Moscow
69 000 rub.
(143 000 rub.)
143 000 rub.

The price includes a full course of study (9 months), no additional payments required;
Education loan up to 36 months with an initial payment of 0% is possible.