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Strategic leadership goes beyond managing others, encompassing all of the skills and capacities needed to influence others, manage change, set strategic direction, build teams and support networks and navigate the complex analytical and human dimensions inherent in any leadership role.


MBA majors require 5 courses (15 credits) in a particular field. Suggested course sequence:

Required Courses

BUAD873 Advanced Topics in Leadership and Teams
BUAD879 Negotiation & Conflict Resolution

Choose 3 from:
BUAD878 Leading Across Boundaries
BUAD872 Strategic Change & Innovation
BUAD899 Management Consulting Project
BUAD841 Managing the Global Enterprise
BUAD877 Skills for Change Agents
BUAD875 Strategic Human Resources
BUAD843 Special Topics in Global Business (with permission)
BUAD874 Selected Topics in Management and Leadership

Career Opportunities

  • Director of leadership development
  • Strategy consultant
  • Senior strategic analyst
  • Director of thought leadership
  • Director of strategic planning and operations
  • Executive director

Admissions Information

Learn more about MBA admissions requirements, deadlines, tuition and financial aid available to you.

Admissions & Financial Aid