Developing Business Acumen

Learn to interpret financial data and lead a business strategically in a 3-week Fast Track Program.

Spring Program
April 5 – 22, 2023

Application due: February 10

Tuition
$750

Think Like a CEO

Developing Business Acumen is a fast track to understanding the fundamentals of business. You will learn how to interpret financial statements and analyze data to make more informed decisions. By the end of three weeks, you will feel comfortable evaluating critical financial information and making data-driven strategic decisions.

This highly collaborative, social learning-based program gives you hands-on practice making decisions like a CEO and prepares you for the next step in your career.

Your career path is unique to you – your business education should be too.

What You Will Learn

  • How to interpret and communicate essential financial reports and terms
  • How to connect day-to-day tactical decisions to high-level strategic impact
  • How to analyze real-world companies and make strategic decisions

Who Will Benefit?

New managers and non-financial contributors looking to understand the language of business and finance

1,500+ alumni from top organizations

100% virtual, live cohort-based program

You won’t be learning alone! You’ll grow your network while learning alongside your peers

Verified Certification

A recognized digital certificate and badge to verify the skills you attain through the Invited MBA

A Pathway to Leadership

No degree required; 2-5 years of business experience ideal; English proficiency required

The Curriculum

Our award-winning curriculum covers essential business skills and our group projects boost collaboration and build community. Upon completion, you’ll be conversant in the language of business and understand the fundamentals of financial reporting.

Module 1

  • Intro to Financial Literacy
  • Understanding Value Creation
  • Applying Strategy & Innovation

Module 2

  • Evaluating Financial Data
  • Communicating Financial Strategy
  • Data-driven Decision-making
  • Hands-on Strategic Execution

Module 3

  • Competitive Analysis
  • Connecting Short-term Decisions to Long-term Impacts
  • Identifying Future Growth Opportunities

The Schedule

3-week certificate program
7 hours of virtual classroom time on our metaverse campus each week
4-6 hours of preparation and project work with peers each week

Cohorts meet 2x each week
Wednesdays at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Central US Time
Saturdays at 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Central US Time.

Schedule subject to change.

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How To Apply

It’s easy. No transcripts or application fee. What matters most is your desire to learn and engage with fellow participants.

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Developing Business Acumen – Spring

Learn to interpret financial data and lead a business strategically in a 3-week Fast Track Program.

For new managers and non-financial contributors who want to understand the language of business.

Start Date
April 5, 2023


Application due

February 10, 2023

Tuition

$750

Developing Business Acumen – Summer

Learn to interpret financial data and lead a business strategically in a 3-week Fast Track Program.

For new managers and non-financial contributors who want to understand the language of business.

Start Date
July 12, 2023


Application due

May 15, 2023

Tuition

$750

The Invited MBA Gets Results

Elisa Pederson

Fall 2019 alum

I have tons of experience as an entrepreneur; it was nice to get some actual book learning, so to speak, and to fill in the gaps. I’m very excited about the network I’ve become a part of.

Sarah Flynn

Spring 2020 alum

Finance is notoriously difficult, but the Invited MBA made it accessible and fun. It had a direct impact on my day-to-day work.

Remi Hampton

Fall 2022 alum

The Invited MBA has been so helpful in my overall understanding of finance, business, and analytics. It’s been truly insightful.

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