Event Details

This Fall, together with Northern Illinois University Business School, AmCham Shanghai Nanjing Center presents you and your employees our newly developed program – 2020 Mini MBA Online Program: Business Essentials. Enjoy a highly interactive experience via Zoom every Wednesday evening and Friday morning as NIU (Northern Illinois University) professors teach courses on leading topics in business, this 36-hour program takes out 3 essential courses (Financial Planning and Controls, Organizational Behavior & Operating Analysis) of a real MBA program and is ideal for professionals wanting to change or advance their careers or gain a better understanding of each area in the business ecosystem with affordable price. For companies who have limited training budget but still hope to enhance employees' practical skills, this will be the best Career Development choice of this year.

Financial Planning & Control:

This course teaches you basic financial concepts such as return on investment (ROI), fixed and variable costs, and payback period; as well as the tools for financial decision-making, including cost-benefit analysis, break-even analysis, and Balanced Scorecard. Professor provide cases for attendees to discuss and resolve.

Please be noted, this is only one section of our Mini MBA Online Program. You will receive a 12-hour course out of the full Mini MBA Online Program. The course will be delivered in English. See below for this course's schedule.

If you want to participate, please contact katherine.zhao@amcham-shanghai.org or call 025-8365-7157.

What will you gain?

  • Comprehensive understanding of the key business concepts
  • A framework for making better strategic business decisions
  • Increased ability to think critically and act strategically
  • Increased confidence in your ability to speak up in meetings
  • Access to a wider network of professionals

Who should attend?

  • Experienced professionals wanting to update or broaden their business knowledge and skills.
  • Individuals looking to master the language of business and gain greater perspective on how organizations succeed.
  • Non-business majors wanting to understand business fundamentals in order to work more effectively with senior management or transition into management roles.
  • Individuals considering a graduate degree and interested in obtaining an overview of MBA fundamentals.
  • Common program participant job titles include: 

Course Schedule


Please use your own name and email when registering for a training session. Additional fees may apply if you fail to register under your own identity. 

A prepayment is required when choosing 'Members only price' or 'Standard Price'.


Member Ticket
Member Price RMB 1,500
Member Company Employee Ticket
Standard Price RMB 1,500
Non-member Ticket
Standard Price RMB 4,000