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  • Minor in Entrepreneurship
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Curriculum

The MBA’s core curriculum is a structured set of classes that provide a foundation for the program. All core classes are offered in an eight-week block with a variety of instructional formats. These courses lay a vital framework for your management education. They enhance critical thinking, creative problem solving and professional interpersonal skills.

Working Professional MBA Semester Schedules

 

Working Professional MBA Curriculum & Certificates

To complete the Working Professional MBA, students are required to complete the Foundation and Pillars courses and choose one elective certificate.

Each Working Professional MBA course has an equivalent online course. Working Professional Students may choose to take the in-person course at the KU Edwards Campus or the equivalent online course.

Foundations Certificate (15 credits)

  • ACCT 701 Accounting
  • FIN 701 Finance
  • DSCI 701 Statistics
  • MGMT 701 Managing People
  • MKTG 701 Marketing

 

Pillars Certificate (15 credits)

  • MGMT 705 Business Law and Ethics
  • BE 701 Managerial Economics
  • SCM 701 Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • IBUS 701 International Business
  • MGMT 704 Strategic Management

 

Elective Certificates (12 hours)

Finance

  • FIN 751 Business Investment and Valuation
  • FIN752 Investments
  • FIN 753 Financing Business Growth
  • FIN 754 Derivatives and Risk Management

Marketing

  • MKTG 751 Consumer Behavior
  • MKTG 752 Integrated Marketing Communications
  • MKTG 753 Global Marketing
  • MKTG 754 Digital and Social Media Marketing

Management and Leadership

  • MGMT 751 Strategic Organization Design & Change
  • MGMT 752 Management and Team Building Skills
  • MGMT 753 Leadership
  • MGMT 754 Managing Internationally

 

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Contact the MBA office

Lawrence MBA Office
785-864-6052
bschoolmba@ku.edu
3155 Capitol Federal Hall

Jinae Krieshok
MBA Director of Admissions
mjkrieshok@ku.edu
913-897-8617

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New session dates and times will be posted here when those events are confirmed.

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