Focus of Study Options
Business Performance Management
The Focus of Study in Business Performance presents students with foundational functions of business needed for optimal performance, which focuses on leading positive organizational change in an effective manner. In addition, students will demonstrate ways to lead with agile strategic management techniques, applying major components of leading various business environments. This focus of study concentrates on core courses teaching fundamentals of finance, economics, and business statistic concepts and skills.
Corporate Social Responsibility
The Focus of Study in Corporate Social Responsibility focuses on positively impacting society while still elevating an organizational and community performance. Designed for those who are seeking to possess or enhance leadership skills, utilized in guiding corporate social responsibility. The program blends concepts of ethical leadership, social justice, while maximizing resources, and advocacy.
The Focus of Study in Entrepreneurship is designed for students to build critical entrepreneurial skills and prepare students from different backgrounds to plan, develop, and launch new ventures. Students will identify key steps of the entrepreneurial process, from identifying new opportunities, developing an integrated strategic marketing plan, to cultivating a growth mindset as an intrapreneur.
The Focus of Study in Public & Nonprofit Leadership focuses on applying the process of leading ethically, in a spirit of social justice, using effective communication, and actively leading public and nonprofit organizations. Designed for those who are seeking to possess or enhance leadership skills utilized in managing public and nonprofit organizations. The curriculum blends concepts of leading and managing public and nonprofit organizations to recognizing stakeholders’ roles, volunteer oversight, and organizing nonprofit boards.
The Focus of Study in Organizational Leadership is more than managing tasks; it involves investing in individuals, pursuing effective policies and procedures to ensure an organization is successful. Enhancing personal and professional abilities and traits, this focus of study identifies practices of exemplary leadership, asking students to engage in actions leading to change through shared vision, analyzing processes, and enabling others to reach their potential through shared modeling and advocacy. Leaders make a difference as they bring change.