Business Essentials: MBA in a Day Series

Business Essentials

Villanova University presents a new leadership program for the business professional.

Business Essentials: MBA in a Day Series is designed for non-finance professionals looking to develop business acumen, managers facing new leadership challenges, and individuals considering an MBA program. Delivered once a month on four Fridays, Business Essentials: MBA in a Day Series provides a broad overview of management topics. It is facilitated by prominent faculty from the Villanova School of Business who offer a dynamic, real-world perspective on the changing business environment.

Upon completion of the series, participants receive the following benefits:

  • 2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • A Villanova University Business Essentials certificate

The 4-day series is designed to enhance strategic decision-making and critical problem-solving skills by gaining knowledge in these specific disciplines:

Session #1 Friday, September 19th   
Financial Statement Analysis / Leadership
Session #2 Friday, October 17th What is Strategy? / Analytics   
Session #3 Friday, November 21st Finance & Firm Value / Innovation
Session #4 Friday, December 12th   
Performance Measurement / Marketing

Program sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


  • Villanova University Conference Center, Radnor, PA
  • $2500 for the entire 4-day series

*The program is recognized by most employers as meeting the requirements for corporate tuition assistance.

For More Information

Pam Kokkalis
Executive Education
(610) 523-1774