Mini MBA in Marketing with Mark Ritson

Posted 14 January 2019.

​​We’ve teamed up with leading marketing academic Professor Mark Ritson to bring you a unique 12 week online course

​Mini MBA in Marketing with Mark Ritson

The Comms Council and Marketing Week UK are today announcing a partnership to market for the first time in NZ the Marketing Week Mini MBA in marketing, led by Mark Ritson.

The Marketing Week Mini MBA in Marketing covers the same core marketing modules as leading MBA programmes, but in just 12 online lessons followed by an MBA standard end-of-term assessment.

The Mini MBA distils the core marketing function of a full MBA programme into an easily digestible and thoroughly engaging 12 week course.

Over 3,600 marketers and professionals have completed the course since its inauguration in 2016 with overwhelmingly positive feedback across every intake and an average NPS score of +72.

The online course is developed and presented by Mark Ritson. Armed with a BSc and PhD in Marketing from Lancaster University, the UK’s oldest and most venerated marketing department, Mark has spent the past 20 years teaching marketing to MBA students at some of the world’s leading business schools, including London Business School (ranked 1st among international schools), MIT Sloan School of Management (ranked 5th among US schools) and Melbourne Business School, Australia (ranked 9th among international schools).

Not only has he taught on these prestigious programmes but his teaching has been widely acclaimed with Mark winning the teaching prize at each of these institutions.

The course is appropriate for a wide range of audiences, including managers and executives from other disciplines wishing to broaden their marketing knowledge, senior marketers looking to get high-level strategic lessons from one of the world’s leading marketing consultants, to those marketers wishing to equip themselves to step up the next level.

The Mini MBA will run 2 courses in 2020: 21st April & 22nd September

The course is being offered at the discounted price of GBP1150 (UK Pounds) and all enquiries should be to Comms Council Industry Development Manager, Marlen Smith. Email;

To find out more from Mark, click here

To learn more about the online course, download the brochure here. Download the course calendar for 2020 here.