The course descriptions for most of the courses offered in the Full-Time MBA are listed under the Part-Time MBA Program. The Courses specific to this program are MBA 590, MBA 592 and MBA 811. The descriptions for these courses are listed below:
MBA 590 Professional Development Seminar
This course focuses on career development and building a "Professional Skills Portfolio." The initial orientation toward building a resume and developing strategies to obtain a job provides the basis of continued career planning and professional growth. This course is offered in conjunction with MBA 811.
MBA 592: Written Communication Skills for Business
Students will learn to plan, draft, revise, and edit documents (such as letters, memos, e-mails, executive summaries, proposals, and reports) required of them as professionals in a business environment.
MBA 811: Leadership: Theories and Skill Development
This course reviews major leadership theories including trait theory, behavioral theories, contingency models, expectancy theory, path goal theory, transformational leadership, and servant leadership. The course also covers a series of in-depth exercises that address leadership skills including individual decision making, team decision making, nominal group technique, problem framing, negotiation, and managing organizational change. Students are expected to complete a written exam and a series of five short analytical papers.