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Dr. Kenneth Harris wears many hats at Concordia University Wisconsin and beyond. He is the Program Director for the Masters in Organizational Leadership Administration program, Department chair for Justice and Public Policy, and Chair on the JPP Advisory and OLA advisory councils. Outside of his work with Concordia, he serves at a Milwaukee Police Lieutenant Shift Commander. We caught up with Ken during his spare time to talk about his background, Concordia’s business school, and some student insight about the school’s offerings. Explain what you do for your role at CUW. With all of my Concordia University roles, I do… more >

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Erik Hollander is a Professor of Business and the Director of Strategic Growth and Business Development in the School of Business Administration. We sat down with Erik to learn about his interesting background, the wide arrange of tracks and concentrations Concordia University Wisconsin’s business school has to offer, and what prospective students can expect from Concordia’s unique programs. Explain what you do for your role at Concordia University Wisconsin. I am a Professor of Business in the School of Business Administration but am in a unique position because I have a dual role; I am also the Director of Strategic… more >

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I have nearly a decade’s worth of experience in the healthcare industry, much of it in leadership, and if there is one thing I can tell you from my experience, it is growing fast. As an instructor for Concordia University Wisconsin’s MBA program, I’ve also witnessed some incredible stories of our students achieving remarkable opportunities in healthcare. I wanted to communicate a couple “stand outs” that really emphasize the opportunities out there, especially for those prepared with an MBA degree. My first example is a rather unique case. For the sake of privacy, we will call this student “Doc.” Doc… more >

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Do you wonder if an MBA can make a difference to your career? Are wondering about return on investment? Do you question whether an advanced degree will truly make you stand out in the marketplace? Join us on October 14th, at 12 noon cst, for a free webinar where we will take a fact-filled, honest look at crucial questions regarding an MBA’s worth. Learn more by clicking the button below.

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Right now, more than ever, the value of higher education has been called into question. This is true for all degrees, but perhaps most noticeably for the MBA. I am here to emphatically tell you that the worth of an MBA from a respected, accredited, institution goes beyond what can simply be stated here. Primarily, we think of an MBA as a ladder to career advancement. But there are a lot of other metaphors that speak to what an MBA can do for you. It can be a springboard to a new career direction. It can be a safety net… more >

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The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) is a wonderful next step for current practicing nurses looking to advance a specific career trajectory in the field. But have you considered a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA)? Particularly, have you looked at an MBA with a Health Care Administration focus as an alternative? As a practicing nurse, you’ve experienced first-hand the importance that health care administration plays in your organization. Understanding the complexity of the medical system and the business choices that inform current practice are helpful in your current situation. If you look forward to the possibility of being in… more >

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You are a dedicated, career-focused professional that enjoys your job solving problems through information technology, and feel a calling to pursue the next level in your career. As you recognize your desire to push your skills to the next tier, you see the potential for a role in management or leadership along with (more…)

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In this overly saturated marketplace, where information is only a google or a few clicks away, you can find many opportunities to further your education. As the world grows increasingly curious, the varying types, degrees, and even levels of education have become more accessible. Thinking of all the forms of education, the age old question remains as you try to find the degree that is “best” suited for you….How do you choose? How do you find your calling or your purpose in life? When it comes to business, many people assume the MBA is the gold standard. However, we want… more >

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Not everyone has a clear idea of what educational path he or she wants to travel. Lucky for you, Concordia offers 100% online educational options including: single classes, certificates, undergraduate and graduate degrees, and custom options. We have put together a helpful business eGuide to better illustrate what programs and options Concordia has to offer. With a variety of class formats, exceptional student support, individual focus and more, you can easily find your niche by learning online with Concordia University Wisconsin. Some of the questions the eGuide addresses: What programs do we offer? What classes will you take during your… more >

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(click to see full image) Students often come to us knowing that they want to pursue some sort of graduate business degree. However, we often get the question, “How do I know if I should do your MBA or OLA program?” Our answer to that question is another question: “What motivates you?” Are you fascinated by people? Are you inspired when your team comes together and accomplishes your goal? Do you love helping others grow? Or are you a “number” person? Maybe you are all about digging into the data and finding innovative solutions? Perhaps developing and executing on processes… more >

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