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.

Cost Effective

The average cost in the US for an MBA program is $60k while EMBA at over $100k. Our Mini MBA Online Program takes out an emphasis of the real MBA program and concentrate into 36 hours with a reasonable price. It is like a balcony view of the business landscape, offering a view of how all the pieces work together.

For AmCham Shanghai members and member company employees, the Mini MBA Program is 3000RMB/person to attend. For non-members, the price is 8000RMB/person. The sessions will be held in English. 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 3,000
Member Company Employee Ticket
Standard Price RMB 3,000
Non-member Ticket
Standard Price RMB 8,000