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Emerging Leaders MBA Program Requirements


Faculty from the Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business will teach all courses of the Emerging Leaders Program.

Class Structure

The Program is designed to be completed in 12 courses, with one course a month for a year. Each course consists of 7 class sessions offered on the first and third weekends of every month in a lockstep model. The class-weekends schedule is as follows:

First Weekend Each Month

Class Session 1: Friday 1:30–5 p.m.
    Dinner Break (meal included)
Class Session 2: Friday 6–9:30 p.m.
Class Session 3: Saturday 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    Lunch Break (meal included)
Class Session 4: Saturday 1:30–5 p.m.

Third Weekend Each Month:

Class Session 5: Friday 1:30–5 p.m.
    Dinner Break (meal included)
Class Session 6: Friday 6– 9:30 p.m.
Class Session 7: Saturday 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Courses

The program consists of 37 credit hours taken in the following succession:

MBA 501 • Managerial Skills Development • 3 credits • September 6, 7, 20, 21
MBA 506 • Quantitative and Statistical Methods for Managers • 3 credits • October 4, 5, 18, 19
MBA 504 • Global Business and Economics • 3 credits • November 1, 2, 15, 16
MBA 503 • Financial Reporting and Control • 3 credits • December 6, 7, 20, 21
MBA 509 • Financial Analysis • 3 credits • January 3, 4, 17, 18
MBA 505 • Strategic Marketing • 3 credits • February 7, 8, 21, 22
MBA 516 • Organizational Theory and Management Practice • 3 credits • March 7, 8, 21, 22
MBA 508 • Leadership in Organizations • 3 credits • April 4, 5, 25, 26
MBA 518 • Management and Information Technology • 3 credits • May 2, 3, 16, 17
MBA 536 • Business Ethics and Social Responsibility • 3 credits • June 6, 7, 20, 21
MBA 519 • Strategic Analysis and Integrated Decision Theory • 4 credits • July 11, 12, 25, 26
MBA 590 • Capstone Seminar in Leadership • 3 credits • August 8, 9, 22, 23

The Emerging Leaders Program is one of intense and focused study. Students are expected to take time during the week to complete course work. Occasionally students will be completing assignments and projects for one course while starting another.

Traditional MBA students will not be permitted to attend Emerging Leader courses.

 
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