Pre-MBA Program

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The Chicago Institute of Business Online Pre-​MBA Pro­gram is ideal for those who want to improve their knowledge about management in preparation for apply­ing for an MBA. These basic courses will pre­pare you for an MBA and give you a taste of what an MBA pro­gram is.

This online certificate program consists of five compulsory courses.


As you complete each of the five (5) courses in the Chicago Institute of Business Online Pre-MBA Pro­gram, you will be able to auto­mat­i­cally down­load each course cer­tifi­cate. When you complete the fifth course you will find your final certificate in the "My Certificates" section of your account page.

At the end of your study you will have received a total of six (6) cer­tifi­cates of com­ple­tion (5 from each course and your Pre-MBA cer­tifi­cate). We call it the 6-​in-​1 offer!

Better still should you require a stamped hard copy of your certificate(s), we can deliver same to any address of your choosing anywhere in the world. Simply go to the "Order Hard Copy Certificate" section of your account page.

What are you still waiting for? Enroll now for the Chicago Institute of Business Online Pre-MBA Pro­gram.

Program Features

  • Qualification Certification
  • Recognition Global
  • Provider Chicago Institute of Business
  • Prerequisites None
  • Study Mode 100% Online
  • Location Online
  • Start Date Anytime
  • Study Load 50 hours
  • Videos Yes
  • Assessment 80% pass mark. Unlimited attempts. No negative marking
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Courses: 5 (5 Com­pul­sory)

    Compulsory Courses (5)
  • Bookkeeping Basics Course
    • Module One: Introduction
    • Module Two: Basic Terminology (I)
    • Module Three: Basic Terminology (II)
    • Module Four: Accounting Methods
    • Module Five: Keeping Track of Your Business
    • Module Six: Understanding the Balance Sheet
    • Module Seven: Other Financial Statements
    • Module Eight: Payroll Accounting / Terminology
    • Module Nine: End of Period Procedures
    • Module Ten: Financial Planning, Budgeting and Control
    • Module Eleven: Auditing
    • Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
  • Budgets and Financial Reports Course
    • Module One: Getting Started
    • Module Two: Glossary
    • Module Three: Understanding Financial Statements
    • Module Four: Analyzing Financial Statements (I)
    • Module Five: Analyzing Financial Statements (II)
    • Module Six: Understanding Budgets
    • Module Seven: Budgeting Made Easy
    • Module Eight: Advanced Forecasting Techniques
    • Module Nine: Managing the Budget
    • Module Ten: Making Smart Purchasing Decisions
    • Module Eleven: A Glimpse into the Legal World
    • Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
  • Business Acumen Course
    • Module One: Getting Started
    • Module Two: Seeing the Big Picture
    • Module Three: KPIs (Key Performance Indicators)
    • Module Four: Risk Management Strategies
    • Module Five: Recognizing Learning Events
    • Module Six: You Need to Know These Answers and More
    • Module Seven: Financial Literacy (I)
    • Module Eight: Financial Literacy (II)
    • Module Nine: Business Acumen in Management
    • Module Ten: Critical Thinking in Business
    • Module Eleven: Key Financial Levers
    • Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
  • Marketing Essentials Course
    • Module One: Getting Started
    • Module Two: What is Marketing?
    • Module Three: Common Marketing Types (I)
    • Module Four: Common Marketing Types (II)
    • Module Five: The Marketing Mix
    • Module Six: Communicating the Right Way
    • Module Seven: Customer Communications
    • Module Eight: Marketing Goals
    • Module Nine: The Marketing Funnel
    • Module Ten: Marketing Mistakes (I)
    • Module Eleven: Marketing Mistakes (II)
    • Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
  • Sales Essentials Course
    • Module One: Getting Started
    • Module Two: Understanding the Talk
    • Module Three: Getting Prepared to Make the Call
    • Module Four: Creative Openings
    • Module Five: Making Your Pitch
    • Module Six: Handling Objections
    • Module Seven: Sealing the Deal
    • Module Eight: Following Up
    • Module Nine: Setting Goals
    • Module Ten: Managing Your Data
    • Module Eleven: Using a Prospect Board
    • Module Twelve: Wrapping Up