Management Essentials

Want to get a taste of business management through a mini-MBA?
Want to give your professional career a boost?
Join this program and gain basic knowledge in some prominent business subjects!

5 out of 6 learners get positive career growth.
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  • 2+ Million
  • Live Online
  • 3 Months
    Recommended 8-10 hrs/week
  • Jun 29, 2022
    Programme Start Date
  • 5 out of 6 Learners
    Get Positive Career Growth
  • Overview
  • Tools
  • Certificate
  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Benefits
  • Admission Process
  • Fees
  • FAQs
About the Program

Get a closer look and feel of an MBA and gain basic knowledge and understanding of some important business subjects by enrolling and completing this online certification program.

Hands on Harvard Case studies

Solve and discuss in live lectures.

25 Live Sessions

Programme Overview

Key Highlights

  • Designed for audience that is interested to develop business awareness
  • 30+ Hours of Learning
  • Case Based Learning
  • 2 Harvard Business Case Studies
  • Live Sessions
  • Program driven by only Live Sessions (no platform learning content)
  • Doubt Clearance
  • Dedicated time in each live session for addressing doubts
  • Dedicated Sessions on Business Economics, Accounting, Operations and Supply Chain, OB and HR, Marketing

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of live sessions and cases.

  • Who Is This Programme For?
    Anyone who shows interest in gaining business awareness
  • Minimum Eligibility
    Any candidate who is at least a 12th Pass

Programming Language & Tool Covered

Management Essentials Certification

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain an upGrad certification.

    Management Essentials Certification
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    Industry Experts

    Live sessions by subject matter experts.


    • Subject matter experts are tentative and are subject to change basis the availability and inputs from industry.


    Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of live sessions and cases.

    • Introduction to Case Based Learning
      • Introduction to MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
        • Basics of Business Economics
          • Basics of Marketing
            • Basics of Operations and Supply Chain
              • Basics of Accounting
                • Basics of OB and HR
                  • 6
                  • 2
                    2 Harvard Case Studies
                  • 25
                    Live Sessions
                  The upGrad Advantage
                  Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you master Management Essentials
                  • Learning Support
                    Student Support
                    • Student support is available 7 days a week, 24*7.
                    • You can write to us via or for urgent queries use the " Talk to Us" option on the learn platform.
                    Live Sessions
                    • Gain business knowledge by attending live sessions facilitated by experts in the subject/industry
                    • Develop business awareness by attending live sessions
                  • Q&A Forum
                    • Timely doubt resolution by industry experts and peers
                    • 100% expert verified responses to ensure quality learning
                  • Getting a feel for management programs
                    • Evaluate and decide whether you want to pursue an MBA or management program post the completion of the management essentials program

                  Admission Process

                  Programme Fee - Indian Residents
                  INR 25,000/-
                  (Including GST)

                    Empowering learners of tomorrow

                    Over 2,300 students have completed this course and started working at their dream job, whats stopping you?

                    How You Benefit From This Program
                    • Cutting edge curriculum designed by industry experts
                    • Comprehensive & Rigorous curriculum
                    • Gearing up with essentials of Management programs
                    • Peer to Peer networking with like-minded professionals
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