Anyone familiar with the Mini MBA run by Marketing Week’s Mark Ritson? I’ve seen a lot of promotion of the program in the last few weeks and it starts tomorrow. Curious if anyone has either done it, or know others who have. I’m a 10-year veteran in the marketing/advertising space and wondering if I’ll derive much value from it. Thanks for the help. 🙏

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For those following, I opted not to participate based on suggestions from a few other folks that most of these “talks” are available for free on the inter webs. Just have to find em. (The certificate wasn’t of less importance than the actual education id be receiving. Others might want to do it for different reasons.)

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Sorry, never heard about it. I’m looking for feedback about that one (trendy). https://thepowermba.com/en/ Do you plan to have your own business or it's too boost your career?

I did it and thought it was great. It reduces marketing fundamentals into digestible topics. But if you’ve taken marketing courses it might be redundant

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