The 12-Week MBA

Prioritize real-world practice and earn a professional credential without putting your life on hold.

Next Program
September 9 –
November 18, 2023

Application due: September 4


Selective scholarships available

Build Your Professional Network & Prepare for Your Best Future.

Affordable and flexible, the Invited MBA’s 12-week MBA is tailored for ambitious professionals. You will gain the fundamentals of business, people management, strategy, and finance without putting your life on hold.

Our highly collaborative, social learning-based program builds communication, teamwork, decision-making, financial literacy, and problem-solving skills to accelerate your professional growth. This is your fast track to leadership.

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

A Professional Network

A global network of peers and mentors to build your professional community

Verified Certification

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

Critical Business Skills

Critical business skills, people leadership, financial acumen, and operational strategy

1,500+ Alumni From Top Organizations

What To Expect

  • 12 weeks of live virtual classes led by Ivy League faculty and top CEOs
  • Interactive, team-based business competitions and Harvard Business School Case Studies
  • Active study group meetings and virtual networking happy hours

How You Will Learn

Mini-MBA Program

Live Learning & Collaboration

Social interaction forms the cornerstone of the Invited MBA, accounting for over 60% of the participant experience.

From breakout rooms and simulation play to hands-on problem-solving, you are immersed in real-world challenges to develop your decision-making and people management skills.

Mini-MBA Program

Hands-On Experience

Test your skills and gain experience with our award-winning team-based business competitions, which challenge you to run companies in sophisticated leadership and business strategy simulations.

Engage with your peers and our expert facilitators during live classes, Action Learning Projects, and Harvard Business School Case Study discussions.

Mini-MBA Program

Always-On Metaverse Classroom

We use a metaverse environment called Gather to facilitate the learning process and promote participant agency.

Participants have 24/7 access to our online campus, making the most impactful elements of an in-person classroom come to life virtually.

Who Will Benefit?

Ambitious professionals who are ready to level up quickly or anyone who is ready to take the next step in their career growth.

The Curriculum

Developed by the experts at Abilitie, an established global leadership development organization, the Invited MBA will accelerate your business transformation and build your competitive advantage.

Our award-winning curriculum will provide you with the in-demand leadership and strategic skills to be management ready in 12 weeks.

12 Week Curriculum

Module 1

Business Intelligence

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

Module 2

Management Intelligence

  • Coaching and developing people
  • Holding critical conversations
  • Understanding people
  • Your personal motivators

Module 3

Leadership & Strategy

  • Executing in cross-functional teams
  • Executing strategy under pressure
  • Building your executive presence
  • Executive-level presentations

Module 4

Group Projects

  • Applying the skills of Business Management and Strategic Intelligence as a real-world consultant

The Schedule

The 12-Week MBA certificate program
7 hours of virtual classroom time on our Metaverse campus per week
4-6 hours of preparation and project work with peers per week

Cohorts meet twice per week and choose between multiple options to accommodate time zone differences.

Choose the Wednesday option that works best for you each week.
Wednesday Option 1: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Central US Time / 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm CET
Wednesday Option 2: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Central US Time / 1:30 am – 3:30 am CET

Choose from Friday or Saturday for your experiential session.
9:00 am – 1:00 pm Central US Time / 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm CET

Schedule subject to change.

Fall 2023 – 12 Week Mini MBA

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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Upcoming Programs

Choose the Dates That Work for You

We’re accepting applications from both corporate partners and individuals who are ready to step up their skills and power up their connections. Start your application now! You may apply for a scholarship through the application. 

12-Week MBA Fall 2023

Gain critical business skills, build your network, and earn a professional credential without putting your life on hold.

September 9 – November 18, 2023

Application due

September 4, 2023



12-Week MBA Spring 2024

Gain critical business skills, build your network, and earn a professional credential without putting your life on hold.

Coming soon

Application due

Coming soon



The Invited MBA Gets Results

Libby Beavitz

Spring 2022 alum

This mini-MBA program has already helped me in my new career! I’ve seen an increase in my team’s clarity of vision, efficiency, and plans for growth.

Hannah Rivers

Fall 2020 alum

The Invited MBA set a foundation of skills for me to pivot into any career I want. That’s what I’ve done my whole life, and now I’m confident in the qualities and accomplishments I bring to the table, whatever comes next.

Silvan Velez

Spring 2022 alum

This has been an amazing experience that I wholeheartedly recommend to everyone. The best training simulations I’ve ever taken.

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