Master in Business Administration

Leadership Development Track

You’re a born leader and ready to discover what’s possible in your career. A graduate education from Ottawa University can help you achieve your goals and reach new heights in executive leadership. In our Leadership Development MBA track, you’ll gain advanced leadership skills and the ability to think at an executive level. This 36-credit-hour Master’s in Business Administration program consists of eight required core courses and four courses designed specifically for those in the Leadership Development track:
  • Developing Leaders and Leadership Capabilities
  • Developing Leaders to Create Value
  • Servant Leadership
  • Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace
Capitalize on your talent for leading others in Ottawa University’s MBA program. Contact us today to learn more about our Leadership Development MBA track.

For detailed curriculum and more, please visit the Course Catalog entry for this program.
For detailed curriculum and more please visit the University Catalog entry for this program.

Master of Business Aministration Required Courses

Organizational Behavior and Theory | BUS 7000
Examines human behavior as it impacts the work organization. Includes theoretical foundations of motivation, group dynamics, leadership, decision-making, satisfaction and performance.

Human Resources Planning and Administration | BUS 7100
Integration of human resources with strategic business functions and planning. Examines issues of structure, staffing, effectiveness, performance and assessment and diversity within organizations.

Value Systems and Professional Ethics | BUS 7200
Study of personal and corporate value systems and decision making. Investigation of personal beliefs, purposes and attitudes, and their effects on self and others. Examines the ethical dimensions of organizational structures and practices.

Strategic Marketing | BUS 7450
Covers the identification and selection of marketing opportunities, target markets and design, and implementation and evaluation of marketing programs.

Managerial Economics | BUS 7500
Application of economic theory to managerial decisionmaking. Emphasis on both quantitative and qualitative application of microeconomic principles to business analysis.

Managerial Finance | BUS 7600
Application of the theories and tools used in financial decision making. Topics include present value and capital budgeting, financial analysis and forecasting, market efficiency and capital structure.

Management Information Systems | BUS 7700
Examines the use of computer information systems in business organizations with emphasis on how information technology supports business functions and aids managerial decision-making. Explores current trends and emerging technologies.

Management Accounting | BUS 7800
Explore use and application of accounting information for planning, control and decision making. Topics include: cost analysis and allocation, budgeting and behavioral aspects of accounting systems.

Social, Cultural, Legal, and Political Influences of Business | BUS 7900
Examination of social, legal, political and cultural forces affecting organizations in both domestic and
global environments. Emphasis on identification and development of strategies for dealing with threats and opportunities arising from the relationship between organizations and their operating environments.

Graduate Seminar: Business Policies and Strategy | BUS 8500
Capstone course in which participants develop a major case study of business administration issues, programs and policies in a current organization. Draws from and utilizes concepts, theories, and skills developed in previous courses.

For detailed curriculum and more please visit the Course Catalog entryfor this program.

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