MBA in Management




The Management concentration within our online MBA program incorporates your desire to lead a team of business professionals with a Christian set of ethics, preparing you for service in all aspects of your life. Acquire new marketable assets for your management portfolio and gain a clear understanding of the skills required in the corporate world, such as project management, marketing, advertising, legal aspects, supply chain management, and more. Apply your selected master’s concentration to your career of choice, whether it be small business, investments, or real estate.

Our worldwide practitioner instructors, individualized programs that start at your convenience, and unique perspectives from a diverse MBA student body are what make Concordia University Online’s business program so effective, preparing future CEOs, company presidents and vice presidents, and high-level executives.

The Concordia University Online School of Business does not require graduate students to take the GMAT or GRE, or write a thesis as part of their admission process. Instead, a Capstone course is required at the end of your program to prove your skill level.
Area of Study Business
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Goals / Objectives

  • Practical knowledge of current software for designing and managing business projects
  • Ability to apply proven project management tools and techniques at each stage in a project’s lifecycle
  • Understanding of how to integrate organizational strategies, involving the parent, supplier, and sub-supplier organizations working together in domestic and global environments
  • Knowledge of marketing tools and experience with market segmentation, research analysis in decision-making, media and promotion, budgeting, and evaluation
  • Solid understanding of the principles of management as applied to a small business
  • Ability to develop a comprehensive and viable business plan
  • Skills to identify and take advantage of the professional paths available in setting and obtaining investment objectives such as capital, debt, securitization, and government-subsidized options

Career Outlook

  • Financial Manager
  • Health Services Manager
  • High-End Management Consultant
  • Marketing Manager
  • Sales Manager

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Choose 15 Credits

Project Management (MBA 827) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Project Management presents project management from a practical point of view . The course focuses on the technical aspects of project management that are directly related to practice. Numerous case studies are considered to help explain how to apply proven project management tools and techniques at each stage in a projects life-cycle. Software tools for project design and management are also presented and used.
Strategic Marketing (MBA 850) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Strategic Marketing studies the planning, implementation and control of the marketing function. Topics covered include: market segmentation, use of marketing research in decision-making, use of media and promotion, budgeting, and marketing program evaluation.
Advertising Management (MBA 854) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Advertising Management is the study of advertising in a context of marketing communication and integrated marketing. It covers all forms of promotion which exist to inform and persuade the diverse and fragmented audiences that seek goods, services and ideas. The course places the advertising function within a marketing framework while recognizing that advertising is both an art and a science.
Small Business Management (MBA 855) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Small Business Management studies the principles of management as applied to a small business with emphasis on the elements necessary to create a successful business operation. Development of a business plan will be culmination of the course.
Real Estate Management (MBA 556) - Credits: 3

Course Description

On Campus Format Only - Real Estate Management is a survey course which outlines the different professional paths available in setting and obtaining investment objectives. This survey includes an overview of available investment instruments (capital, debt, securitization and government subsidized) and investor strategies for constant fluid markets.
Sustainable Business Practices (MBA 857) - Credits: 3
No course description at this time.
Supply Chain Management (MBA 865) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Supply Chain Management is the study of the integration of organizational strategies, policies, and programs across organizations) both the parent organization, supplier organizations, and sub-supplier organizations . This course examines supply chain management in both a domestic and global environment.
Legal Aspects of Business (MBA 870) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Legal Aspects of Business entails the study of the contemporary and legal issues facing managers and the development of practical skills for analyzing decision-making from both the legal and ethical standpoints. Issues will be studied from the position of managerial decision-making with an emphasis on the establishment of sound, well-grounded policies intended to prevent and resolve disputes.
Fraud Management (MBA 876) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Fraud Management is designed to provide students with a basis understanding of the principles of occupational fraud, emphasizing circumstances with which any management team may ultimately be confronted . The course covers fraud in the areas of skimming, cash larceny, check fraud, register schemes, and misappropriation of cash and assets. A brief overview of corruption and interviewing of employees when a fraud is suspected is also included.
Risk Management and Insurance (MBA 922) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Risk Management and Insurance is an introduction to the tools of insurance and risk management . Property, life, health, and liability insurance will be discussed.
Global Production and Operations (MIB 830) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Global Production and Operations studies the structure and functioning of production systems within a manufacturing context. The complexity of international business operations is also studied. Topics include: plant location and operation, inventory control, transportation, technology acquisition (CAD/CAM), work flow planning, JIT concepts and statistical quality control. Also covered is how each of the above topics generally relates to the global service environment.
International Business (MIB 860) - Credits: 3

Course Description

International Business studies business with an international context, with special attention paid to the problems peculiar to international business, as well as current trends, such as drive toward European unity, GATT, NAFTA, and Pacific Rim developments.

MBA Core Curriculum

Managerial Economics (MBA 800) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Managerial Economics provides a clear and balanced presentation of relevant economic theories and instruments. The focus of this course will be on the application of these relevant theories and the tools of analysis of decision-making science to examine how a firm makes optimal managerial decisions in the face of the constraints it faces. It will teach students how to deal with the nature of the firm, and how and why it is organized the way it is, in order to make students better, more efficient and more highly rewarded executives. The course should be thought of as applied economics, emphasizing those topics of the greatest interest and importance to managers. These topics include demand, production, cost, pricing, market structure and government regulations. A strong grasp of the principles that govern economic behavior is an important managerial asset. Students will learn how to apply these principles in appropriate situations. Undergraduate economics prerequisite required.
Applied Statistical Methods (MBA 815) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Applied Statistical Methods studies statistical methods used in business decision-making, including the use of both descriptive and inferential techniques, probability, regression, and research study designs . Application and integration of statistical methods in business-related fields is emphasized along with the use of computer analysis. Undergraduate statistics prerequisite required.
Corporate Finance (MBA 830) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Corporate Finance studies the function of finance and the flow of funds within the corporation. This course emphasizes financial analysis, decision-making, planning and controlling, capital acquisition and use, and strategic planning. Prerequisite: undergraduate finance or equivalent. Undergraduate finance prerequisite required.
Accounting: Financial Analysis for Decision Making (MBA 840) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Accounting: Financial Analysis for Decision Making is the study of the interpretation and use of Accounting reports in decision making. Topics covered include financial statements, forecasting of financial performance/budgeting, cost-profit relationships, break-even analysis, and management planning and control. Undergraduate accounting prerequisite required.
Business Ethics (MBA 875) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Business Ethics studies contemporary business issues facing managers . Emphasis will be on developing theoretical skills for analyzing ethical issues and competing claims, and formulating sound well-grounded policies. Also covered will be development of an understanding of how society develops and changes ethical norms.
Leadership and Organizational Behavior (MBA 880) - Credits: 3
No course description at this time.
Human Resources Management (MBA 910) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Human Resources Management is a study of the management and administrative issues related to group and individual performances and their effective contribution to the organizational objectives . Strategies for successful self-management, team building and delegation will be emphasized.
Strategic Management (MBA 890) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Capstone: Taken Last. Strategic Management incorporates utilization of a textbook, Capstone Foundation simulation, and other resources such as Internet and workplace materials. Undergraduate marketing prerequisite required.

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