Management

MBA Concentration

Management

Management is the most general of the emphasis areas and may be tailored toward those looking to supervise, those interested in production and operations, or those involved in their own business.

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)

Management

Choose 15 Credits

Course Number
Course Title
Description
Credits
MBA 827Project ManagementProject 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.3
MBA 850Strategic MarketingStrategic 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.3
MBA 854Advertising ManagementAdvertising 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.3
MBA 855Small Business ManagementSmall 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.3
MBA 556Real Estate ManagementOn 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.3
MBA 857Sustainable Business Practices3
MBA 865Supply Chain ManagementSupply 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.3
MBA 870Legal Aspects of BusinessLegal 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.3
MBA 876Fraud ManagementFraud 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.3
MBA 922Risk Management and InsuranceRisk Management and Insurance is an introduction to the tools of insurance and risk management. Property, life, health, and liability insurance will be discussed.3
MIB 830Global Production and OperationsGlobal 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.3
MIB 860International BusinessInternational 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.3

MBA Core Curriculum

24 Credits

Course Number
Course Title
Description
Credits
MBA 800Managerial EconomicsManagerial 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 815Applied Statistical MethodsApplied 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 830Corporate FinanceCorporate 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 840Accounting: Financial Analysis for Decision MakingAccounting: 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 875Business EthicsBusiness 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 880Leadership and Organizational BehaviorLeadership 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 910Human Resources ManagementHuman 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 890Strategic ManagementCapstone: 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