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Online Master of Business Administration in Leadership - Curriculum

Online Master of Business Administration in Leadership

Leadership MBA Curriculum and Courses Online

The online Master of Business Administration leadership program at Queens is made up of 12 courses, for a total of 36 credit hours – addressing all major functional areas of business. The carefully crafted business courses prepare students to be exceptional leaders with the ability to effectively analyze problems, think strategically and build strong global organizations. The emphasis in leadership development anchors nearly every course in the curriculum. It supports the development of your abilities to envision, plan, and implement large-scale initiatives in finance, marketing, organizational development, and all other areas of business.

MBA 600 Leadership Development 
Based on the finding that increased self-awareness is key to leadership effectiveness, students will be exposed to a variety of assessments and experiences — including personality assessment, 360-degree feedback and coaching — in order to build their leadership abilities. Some elements of the course will take place during the scheduled residencies. Click for more information.

MBA 660 Strategic Planning & Implementation 
This course focuses on developing a strategic plan to ensure an organization can define and achieve its overall objectives. Students will also explore how  economic, moral, personal, social and political factors can affect this task. A major theoretical or practical project is required, and a final exam will evaluate overall synthesis of content of the foundation and core courses. Click for more information.

MBA 620 Organizational Behavior
This course provides an overview of topics and concepts in the field of Organizational Behavior. Students develop a theoretical understanding of issues and problems as well of the practical implications of various theories of human behavior at work. Topics include leadership, motivation, teamwork, career issues, work roles and job enrichment. Click for more information.

MBA 640 Managing in a Global Context
Students will develop their understanding of the challenges that organizations face in an increasingly global business environment. The course explores the causes and consequences of this environment, including the changing patterns of international trade and investment, the nature and impact of international trade policies and institutions, exchange rates and the management of exchange rate risk. Through case analysis, students will explore multinational enterprise management topics, including strategic options for international expansion, parent-subsidiary relationships and the challenges of operating in a multicultural business environment. Click for more information.

MBA 645 Corporate Governance and Ethics
This course focuses on the practice of corporate governance and ethical behavior. Students will develop their understanding of the legal and ethical responsibilities of corporate shareholders, boards of directors and management, with the goal of learning to develop a sound corporate governance framework. Coursework includes analysis and discussion of cases and real-world situations to better understand the interplay between law, ethics, corporate governance and social responsibility in the context of business and public policy. Click for more information.

MBA 635 Managerial Finance
This course introduces the theory and practice of corporate finance in a valuation and decision-making context. In particular, students will learn to use a valuation approach for making decisions in areas including capital budgeting, capital structure, cash distributions, raising capital and mergers and acquisitions. Case discussions will be used to illustrate real-world applications. Click for more information.

MBA 625 Marketing Management 
Students will receive an overview of this vital business function, including market analysis, the design and implementation of marketing strategies and brand management, as well as how to allocate resources to meet customer needs and maximize internal objectives. Both quantitative and qualitative methods of market research and management will be explored. Click for more information.

MBA 605 Managerial Accounting
Students explore the basic concepts of financial and managerial accounting, including the way managers analyze and use accounting information to make effective managerial decisions. Coursework focuses on how to compute and prepare special analyses and reports as well as how to interpret those results for decision-making purposes. Major topics include financial statements, product costing, budgeting, cost-volume-profit relationship, and planning and control. Click for more information.

MBA 615 Economics for Managers
This course introduces core economic concepts and relationships pertinent to business strategy formulation and managerial decisions. Topics covered include the role and interaction between consumer demand, organizational costs, and industry market structure in guiding informed managerial decisions; the impact of alternative public policies at the industry and organizational level; and assessment of broader macroeconomic policies. Students will learn and apply basic economic concepts to develop their understanding of their use and importance in management and decision making. Click for more information.

MBA 655 Management Information Systems
This course examines how information systems are developed and used in organizations to achieve business success and competitive advantage. Coursework emphasizes how information technology can support business strategy, define business models and provide for more efficient operations in both domestic and global business environments. Click for more information.

MBA 650 Operations Management 
This course explores the relationship between the operating systems of the organization and the marketing, financial and human resource systems. Tactical day-to-day operating decisions and long-range strategic decisions are discussed. Students will learn strategies and methods to evaluate and improve performance. Click for more information.

MBA 630 Business Analytics
The Business Analytics course offers an overview of concepts, techniques and applications of statistical data analysis and management science as they support decision-making processes throughout the organization. Topics include quantitative methods commonly used to support business decision modeling and to investigate past business performance. Discussions cover the application of current computer software. Click for more information.

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