Strategic Leadership, MBA, Concentration

MBA students in the Gupta College of Business may concentrate in strategic leadership by combining required coursework in finance, marketing and other practical basics with select courses in leadership.

About the Concentration in Strategic Leadership

The MBA with a concentration in strategic leadership is a 39 credit-hour program. This concentration is designed specifically for those who desire to lead virtuously while refining the necessary skills to become a truly effective global business leader.

Required Courses


ACCT 5323. Accounting for Managers.
BUAD 5350. Data Analysis for Decision Making.
BUAD 6305. The Effective Leader.
BUAD 8310. Business and Society.
FINA 6305. Managerial Finance.
MANA 6307. Managing Complex Organizations.
MANA 8320. Global Strategy.
MARK 6305. Value Based Marketing.
OPER 6305. Management of Operations.
BUAD 8390. The Capstone Experience.
LDRS 5320. The Craft of Leadership. 
LDRS 6310. Leading Through Adaptive Challenges.
LDRS 6360. Spiritual Leadership.

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Featured Faculty

All Business Faculty
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Enoch Asare DBA

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Phone: (972) 721-5230


Office: SB Hall #213

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Biodun Awojobi Ph.D., CISSP

Adjunct Professor of Cybersecurity