Our One-Year MBA program offers three specializations: accounting, finance and business systems, and analytics. Students who select accounting must have an undergraduate degree in accounting. Our accounting and finance tracks are accelerated to prepare students for the CPA or CFT exams. Our innovative curriculum uses one- and one-and-a-half-credit to three-credit modules is flexible and dynamic, focuses on both traditional and emerging topics and trends.
This program allows students with an undergraduate degree in business or a related field to complete their MBA in one year. The program consists of 11 or 12 three-credit courses and two one-credit courses: Professional Development Seminar and Written Communication Skills for Business. Students take classes three days a week.
The One-Year MBA program attracts students from diversified college backgrounds and is ideal for recent graduates with business degrees, career changers, and business professionals seeking career advancement. Our contemporary classroom setting encourages collaboration and idea-sharing between our multicultural student body and faculty. Our tuition rate reflects La Salle’s commitment to affordability and offers students an excellent ROI.
The course shows how the techniques of marketing management can be used to attract and satisfy customers while building long-term business profitability. Topics include (1) market, consumer, and competitive analysis; (2) segmentation, targeting, and positioning; (3) product development, pricing, promotion, and distribution; and (4) marketing strategy and planning.
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.
This integrative capstone course is designed to expose students to strategies that companies use to build and sustain competitive advantage in the global market. The course provides students with industry, competitor, and business level analytic tools that help students to assess factors that influence strategy formulation and strategy implementation in both domestic and global markets.
La Salle School of Business is accredited by the AACSB, which represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.