Corporate CommunicationMBA Concentration
Corporate communication is geared to those who speak or communicate as a major part of their profession. This is an excellent program for corporate public relations or spokespeople, those in consulting, or those responsible for public image.
Business Studies Rooted in Christian Ethics
Are you considering furthering your education but are concerned with the pressures of juggling work, school, and family? At Concordia University Wisconsin – an accredited online university, we understand the life of a busy, working adult and have tailored our 100% online Master of Business Administration program specifically to meet your needs. Our online mba offers flexible classes that are taught by experienced business leaders and practitioners who are currently active in their field. Each class is specifically designed to move you closer to your career goals while still allowing you to maintain a work/life balance.
Program Features and Benefits
- Capstone Course Required (No GMAT or GRE or Thesis required)
- Worldwide practitioner instructors
- Choose from eleven different concentrations ranging from environmental
- studies to risk management.
- Start anytime in an individualized program.
- Become part of a diverse MBA student body. 40% of our students are international and 60% are female.
- Concordia University Wisconsin has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
Take all of the following
|Course Number||Course Title||Description||Credits|
|MBA 806||Group Dynamics and Leadership||Group Dynamics and Leadership applies concepts of small task-oriented group communication to the life/work experiences of participants, emphasizing both micro and macro leadership skills.||3|
|MMC 820||Managerial Communication: Practices and Principles||Managerial Communication: Practices and Principles examines major approaches to management, focusing on theories of employee motivation, morale, resource management, communication networks, upward and downward messages, and superior-subordinate relationships. Diagnostic instruments are utilized in analyses and evaluation of managerial communication, identifying strengths and limitations. Focus is on setting behavioral goals for improving communication skills.||3|
|MMC 825||Effective Business Writing in the Marketplace||Effective Business Writing in the Marketplace surveys writing techniques for public affairs and public relations including news releases, company publications, brochures, announcements, advertising, and media spots. Assignments stress tact, clarity, and conciseness in writing bad news, good news, and rejection letters. A segment on writing grant and research proposals are also included.||3|
|MMC 840||Public Speaking: Professional Reports and Presentations||Public Speaking: Professional Reports and Presentations is a five-unit course that addresses the development of proficiency in organizing, researching, structuring, editing and presenting oral presentations, covering a diverse range of topics from delivery, visual aids, nonverbal communication, and voice, to argumentation, evidence, and emotional appeal. For those doing this course at a distance, speeches will be videotaped by the student and analyzed for areas of potential improvement.||3|
|MMC 847||Advanced Interpersonal Communications and Interviewing||Advanced Interpersonal Communications and Interviewing reviews theories and research findings about how relations develop or deteriorate in the work environment. Topics include listening, nonverbal communication, trust, empathy, self-disclosure, climate, and interpersonal conflict.||3|
MBA Core Curriculum
|Course Number||Course Title||Description||Credits|
|MBA 800||Managerial Economics||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.||3|
|MBA 815||Applied Statistical Methods||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.||3|
|MBA 830||Corporate Finance||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.||3|
|MBA 840||Accounting: Financial Analysis for Decision Making||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.||3|
|MBA 875||Business Ethics||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.||3|
|MBA 880||Leadership and Organizational Behavior||Leadership and Organizational Behavior is designed to increase one's effectiveness and skill in analyzing and understanding organizations and their attendant processes. Behavioral science concepts and theories are studied. Individual, group, and structural behavior and concepts are presented. A special emphasis on leadership is provided. Undergraduate management prerequisite required.||3|
|MBA 910||Human Resources Management||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.||3|
|MBA 890||Strategic Management||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.||3|