Global Leadership University offers 2 graduate degrees:

MBA in Entrepreneurship

MBA in Business Management

This MBA (Master of Business Administration) is for those who want to develop the skills to turn an idea into a profitable business startup anywhere in the world.

What's In This MBA?

This MBA equips students with 2 entrepreneurial frameworks, 3 entrepreneurial skills, and 4 managerial skills, and then has students apply them in a hands-on entrepreneurial experience.

First, students will meet with faculty for 3 days onsite at a designated conference center location. This Entrepreneurial Launch Seminar 1 (MBA 501) connects students with the MBA faculty and with the other students in their cohort. After this Launch Seminar, students will be equipped to succeed in the 9 online courses.

In the first 2 online courses, students will learn 2 entrepreneurial frameworks for successful startups in multicultural environments:

  • Pursuing Integrated Priorities in Business (MBA 601)
  • Designing a Profitable Startup (MBA 602)

In the next 3 online course, students will learn 3 entrepreneurial skills for successful startups in multicultural environments:

  • Discovering and Developing Eager Customers (MBA 603)
  • Designing Compelling Solutions to Customer Needs (MBA 604)
  • Communicating Persuasively to Inspire and Sell (MBA 605)

In the final 4 online courses, students will learn 4 managerial skills for successful startups in multicultural environments:

  • Leading Engaged and Empowered Employees (MBA 606)
  • Designing Lean and Adaptive Operations (MBA 607)
  • Understanding Business Accounting and Finance (MBA 608)
  • Understanding Legal Requirements and Venture Capital for Startups (MBA 609)

Finally, students will bring it all together in the Entrepreneurial Launch Seminar 2 (MBA 502) and Entrepreneurial Practicum (MBA 610), which equips students to integrate and apply all that they’ve learned in a 6-month project where they take a entrepreneurial startup idea from plan to validation to launch in a multicultural environment!

What's Required?

The MBA in Entrepreneurship requires 36 credit hours of coursework, consisting of two Launch Seminars, 9 online courses, and 1 Entrepreneurial Practicum.

The prerequisite for this MBA is GEN 301 – Introduction to Business, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation.

What Will It Cost?

The tuition for this MBA is $9,000.

Books are extra, as is the cost of travel to the two Launch Seminars.

For more detail, see our Pricing page.

What Are The Course Descriptions?

MBA 501 – Entrepreneurial Launch Seminar 1

This Launch Seminar requires students to meet onsite for 3 days at a designated conference center location.

This Launch Seminar introduces students to the online courses of the MBA in Entrepreneurship. Students will connect with MBA faculty and fellow students in their MBA cohort. They will preview the readings and assignments for each of the MBA online courses. They will work in groups to understand and apply key frameworks and concepts that are foundational to the MBA in Entrepreneurship.

After this Launch Seminar, students will be equipped to succeed in the MBA online courses.

MBA 601 – Pursuing Integrated Priorities in Business

Prerequisites: MBA 501.

This course is the first of two courses focused on entrepreneurial frameworks for successful startups in multicultural environments.

This online course introduces students to the integrated quadruple bottom line in business – financially viable, socially beneficial and compassionate, spiritually open and respectful, and environmentally responsible. Students will examine the nature, history, and distinctives of the business corporation. They will assess implications of the pursuit of financial viability. They will consider how spiritual openness and respectfulness can be achieved appropriately and positively in business. They will evaluate ways to implement social benefit and compassion, as well as environmental responsibility, in any business. Students will also apply weekly leadership, cross-cultural, and spiritual integration readings to improve their leadership skills, increase their multi-cultural intelligence, and develop a spiritually integrated approach to business.

After this course, students will be able to design an entrepreneurial startup to be simultaneously financially viable, socially beneficial and compassionate, spiritually open and respectful, and environmentally responsible.

MBA 602 – Designing a Profitable Startup

Prerequisites: MBA 601.

This course is the second of two courses focused on entrepreneurial frameworks for successful startups in multicultural environments.

This online course introduces students to “lean startup” strategies for designing a profitable business. Students will explore key concepts in aligning customer development with product/service development. They will compare “lean canvas” models for business planning, and use the Integrated Business Model to develop a two-page business plan. They will learn how to identify the riskiest parts of a business plan and develop a plan for testing and experimentation to reduce or eliminate those risks. They will learn the shortcuts to profitability in a business startup. Students will also apply weekly leadership, cross-cultural, and spiritual integration readings to improve their leadership skills, increase their multi-cultural intelligence, and develop a spiritually integrated approach to business.

After this course, students will be able to design an entrepreneurial startup with a clear path to profitability and financial viability.

MBA 603 – Discovering and Developing Eager Customers

Prerequisites: MBA 601 and MBA 602.

This course is the first of three courses focused on entrepreneurial skills for successful startups in multicultural environments.

This online course introduces students to practical strategies for finding and cultivating new customers in a business startup. Students will learn the four stages of customer development and how to align them with the four stages of product development. They will develop practical skills for interacting with potential customers to understand their problems and needs. They will explore ways to convert potential customers into “early adopters,” and ways to encourage customers to promote your products and services to others. Students will also apply weekly leadership, cross-cultural, and spiritual integration readings to improve their leadership skills, increase their multi-cultural intelligence, and develop a spiritually integrated approach to business.

After this course, students will be able to discover and develop eager customers in a business startup.

MBA 604 – Designing Compelling Solutions to Customer Needs

Prerequisites: MBA 601 and MBA 602.

This course is the second of three courses focused on entrepreneurial skills for successful startups in multicultural environments.

This online course introduces students to principles of design thinking as applied to solving customer needs. Students will explore key design concepts essential to developing compelling products and services. They will explore how successful companies apply design thinking to solve customer needs. They will explore ways to design simplicity and virality into new products and services. Students will also apply weekly leadership, cross-cultural, and spiritual integration readings to improve their leadership skills, increase their multi-cultural intelligence, and develop a spiritually integrated approach to business.

After this course, students will be able to assess customer needs and design relevant and compelling solutions to those customer needs.

MBA 605 – Communicating Persuasively to Inspire and Sell

Prerequisites: MBA 601 and MBA 602.

This course is the third of three courses focused on entrepreneurial skills for successful startups in multicultural environments.

This online course introduces students to practical skills of selling to customers and communicating persuasively to investors, employees, and external audiences. Students will explore principles of human persuasion and how to apply them in practical situations. They will learn selling techniques appropriate to business startups. They will learn how to develop compelling stories in launching new products and services. They will practice principles for communicating briefly and clearly. Students will also apply weekly leadership, cross-cultural, and spiritual integration readings to improve their leadership skills, increase their multi-cultural intelligence, and develop a spiritually integrated approach to business.

After this course, students will be able to communicate more persuasively to customers, employees, investors, and external audiences.

MBA 606 – Leading Engaged and Empowered Employees

Prerequisites: MBA 601 and MBA 602.

This course is the first of four courses focused on managerial skills for successful startups in multicultural environments.

This online course introduces students to principles of inspiring and empowering employees in multi-cultural environments. Students will begin with the basics of hiring, training, reviewing, and firing employees in a business startup environment. They will consider principles for inspiring others and influencing vital behaviors. They will learn how situational leadership can empower employees. They will explore the complexities of leading and managing employees in multicultural contexts. Students will also apply weekly leadership, cross-cultural, and spiritual integration readings to improve their leadership skills, increase their multi-cultural intelligence, and develop a spiritually integrated approach to business.

After this course, students will be able to lead engaged and empowered employees in multicultural environments.

MBA 607 – Designing Lean and Adaptive Operations

Prerequisites: MBA 601 and MBA 602.

This course is the second of four courses focused on managerial skills for successful startups in multicultural environments.

This online course introduces students to the practical application of project management and process improvement to enhance the daily operations of a business. Students will explore systems thinking as it applies to practical aspects of process improvement. They will learn to identify and eliminate wasted effort in business operations. They will learn and apply essentials of project management to accelerate implementation in business. They will explore ways entrepreneurs can align their business plans and actions for results. Students will also apply weekly leadership, cross-cultural, and spiritual integration readings to improve their leadership skills, increase their multi-cultural intelligence, and develop a spiritually integrated approach to business.

After this course, students will be able to design lean and adaptive operations in a business startup through project management and process improvements.

MBA 608 – Understanding Business Accounting and Finance

Prerequisites: MBA 601 and MBA 602.

This course is the third of four courses focused on managerial skills for successful startups in multicultural environments.

This online course introduces students to essential aspects of accounting and finance in a small business. Students will learn the value of accounting in running a business. They will learn essential accounting principles, including how to set up the chart of accounts and apply double entry bookkeeping to a business startup. They will learn the components of balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements. They will understand how daily business activities affect accounting and ultimately lead to profit or loss. Students will also apply weekly leadership, cross-cultural, and spiritual integration readings to improve their leadership skills, increase their multi-cultural intelligence, and develop a spiritually integrated approach to business.

After this course, students will be able to set up and oversee accounting and finances in a business startup.

MBA 609 – Understanding Legal Requirements and Venture Capital for Startups

Prerequisites: MBA 601 and MBA 602.

This course is the fourth of four courses focused on managerial skills for successful startups in multicultural environments.

This online course introduces students to the legal and regulatory climate affecting a business startup, including the practical aspects of venture capital and loans. Students will learn the typical business structures that are available in many countries, and explore the specific structures available in at least one other country. They will learn how to register a corporation and identify the legal and regulatory boundaries within which they must operate. They will explore common legal mistakes made by entrepreneurs and learn how to avoid them. They will learn the vocabulary and structure of venture capital and loan funding, and learn how to pursue favorable terms. Students will also apply weekly leadership, cross-cultural, and spiritual integration readings to improve their leadership skills, increase their multi-cultural intelligence, and develop a spiritually integrated approach to business.

After this course, students will be able to navigate the legal and regulatory complexities of a business startup and evaluate venture capital and loan opportunities.

MBA 502 – Entrepreneurial Launch Seminar 2

Prerequisites: MBA 601, MBA 602, MBA 603, MBA 604, MBA 605, MBA 606, MBA 607, MBA 608, and MBA 609 (exceptions require faculty approval).

This Launch Seminar requires students to meet onsite for 3 days at a designated conference center location. This Launch Seminar introduces students to the Entrepreneurial Practicum. Students will work in groups to evaluate their business startup ideas and finalize the idea they will each pursue during the Entrepreneurial Practicum. Business startup ideas must pursue a quadruple bottom line and have a multicultural dimension in order to be accepted. Students will develop their initial business plans using the Integrated Business Model. They will create project plans to take their business ideas from planning through validation to launch during the Entrepreneurial Practicum. They will review the assignment requirements for the Entrepreneurial Practicum.

After this Launch Seminar, students will have an initial plan for the business startup idea, a project plan for validating and launching their business startup idea, and a clear understanding of the assignments due in the Entrepreneurial Practicum.

MBA 610 – Entrepreneurial Practicum

Prerequisites: MBA 502, MBA 601, MBA 602, MBA 603, MBA 604, MBA 605, MBA 606, MBA 607, MBA 608, and MBA 609 (exceptions require faculty approval).

This MBA capstone experience requires students to iterate their initial business plan (developed in MBA 502) through customer interactions and risk explorations until they have validated that they have designed a compelling and profitable business model, and then fill out the paperwork to register their business startup. Students will document each step of their idea-to-validation-to-launch process and submit a “Documentary of a Business Startup” that will serve as their Masters thesis.

After this Entrepreneurial Practicum, students will be able to take a business idea from plan, through validation of a compelling and profitable business model, to launch in a multicultural environment.

When Could I Start?

You can start the MBA in Entrepreneurship once a year - in August.

We are currently accepting applications for the August 2017 Cohort of the MBA in Entrepreneurship. 

If you haven't already done so, begin by enrolling in GEN 301 "Introduction to Business, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation," our 8-week online course which is a prerequisite for this MBA.

What's The Schedule?

The course schedule for the August 2017 Cohort of the MBA in Entrepreneurship is as follows:

Course           Start Date              Duration & Location

MBA 501        Starts 21 Aug 2017   Runs 3 days in Amman, Jordan

MBA 601        Starts 29 Aug 2017   Runs 8 weeks online

MBA 602        Starts 31 Oct 2017    Runs 8 weeks online

MBA 603        Starts 9 Jan 2018      Runs 8 weeks online

MBA 604        Starts 13 Mar 2018    Runs 8 weeks online

MBA 605        Starts 29 May 2018   Runs 8 weeks online

MBA 606        Starts 28 Aug 2018   Runs 8 weeks online

MBA 607        Starts 30 Oct 2018    Runs 8 weeks online

MBA 608        Starts 8 Jan 2019      Runs 8 weeks online

MBA 609        Starts 12 Mar 2019    Runs 8 weeks online

MBA 502        Starts 20 May 2019   Runs 3 days, location undecided

MBA 610        Starts 28 May 2019   Runs 24 weeks online

Should I Pursue This MBA?

  • Do you want to learn how to launch “integrated” business startups that simultaneously pursue financial viability, social benefit, spiritual openness, and environmental responsibility?
  • Do you want to learn how to launch business startups that are rapidly and sustainably profitable in multicultural environments?
  • Do you want to develop the entrepreneurial and managerial skills needed to launch and manage successful startups in multicultural environments?

If you answered yes to these questions, we invite you to pursue the MBA in Entrepreneurship at Global Leadership University!

This MBA (Master of Business Administration) is for those who want to develop the skills to successfully lead an existing multicultural business anywhere in the world.

What's In This MBA?

This MBA equips students with 2 managerial frameworks and 7 managerial skills, and then has students apply them in a hands-on managerial experience

First, students will meet with faculty for 3 days onsite at a designated conference center location.  This Managerial Launch Seminar 1 (MBA 521) connects students with the MBA faculty and with the other students in their cohort.  After this Launch Seminar, students will be equipped to succeed in the 9 online courses.  

In the first 2 online courses, students will learn 2 managerial frameworks for sustainable business in challenging multicultural environments:

  • Pursuing Integrated Priorities in Business (MBA 621)
  • Pursuing Sustainable Profitability in Business (MBA 622)

In the next 3 online courses, students will learn 3 managerial skills for adaptive business in changing multicultural environments:

  • Implementing a Customer Focused Mindset (MBA 623)
    • Implementing a Problem Solving Mindset (MBA 624)
    • Communicating Persuasively to Inspire and Lead (MBA 625)

    In the final 4 online courses, students will learn 4 managerial skills for prudent business in complex multicultural environments:

    • Leading Engaged and Empowered Employees (MBA 626)
    • Implementing Lean and Adaptive Operations (MBA 627)
      • Understanding Business Accounting and Finance (MBA 628)
      • Understanding Legal Requirements for Business (MBA 629)

      Finally, students will bring it all together in the Managerial Launch Seminar 2 (MBA 522) and Managerial Practicum (MBA 630), which equips students to integrate and apply all that they’ve learned in a 6-month management consulting project!

      What's Required?

      The MBA in Business Management requires 36 credit hours of coursework, consisting of two Launch Seminars, 9 online courses, and 1 Managerial Practicum.

      The prerequisite for this MBA is GEN 301 – Introduction to Business, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation.

      What Will It Cost?

      The tuition for this MBA is $9,000.

      Books are extra, as is the cost of travel to the two Launch Seminars.

      For more detail, see our Pricing page.

      What Are The Course Descriptions?

      MBA 521 – Managerial Launch Seminar 1

      This Launch Seminar requires students to meet onsite for 3 days at a designated conference center location.

      This Launch Seminar introduces students to the online courses of the MBA in Business Management. Students will connect with MBA faculty and fellow students in their MBA cohort. They will preview the readings and assignments for each of the MBA online courses. They will work in groups to understand and apply key frameworks and concepts that are foundational to the MBA in Business Management.

      After this Launch Seminar, students will understand what is required of them in the MBA online courses and be able to explain foundational concepts in business management.

      MBA 621 – Pursuing Integrated Priorities in Business

      Prerequisites: MBA 521.

      This course is the first of two courses on managerial frameworks for sustainable business in multicultural environments.

      This online course introduces students to the integrated quadruple bottom line in business – the simultaneous pursuit of financial viability, social benefit and compassion, spiritual openness and respectfulness, and environmental responsibility. Students will examine the nature, history, and distinctives of the business corporation. They will assess implications of the pursuit of financial viability. They will consider how spiritual openness and respectfulness can be achieved appropriately and positively in business. They will evaluate ways to implement social benefit and compassion, as well as environmental responsibility, in any business. Students will also apply weekly leadership, cross-cultural, and spiritual integration readings to improve their leadership skills, increase their multi-cultural intelligence, and develop a spiritually integrated approach to business.

      After this course, students will be able to align an existing business to be simultaneously financially viable, socially beneficial and compassionate, spiritually open and respectful, and environmentally responsible.

      MBA 622 – Pursuing Sustainable Profitability in Business

      Prerequisites: MBA 621.

      This course is the second of two courses on managerial frameworks for sustainable business in challenging multicultural environments.

      This online course shows students how to harness “lean startup” strategies for ongoing renewal and innovation in existing businesses. Students will use the Integrated Business Model to think through the essential aspects of a successful business. They will explore the principles of aligning customer development with product/service development. They will learn the keys to scaling for profitable growth. They will explore the threats and opportunities of disruptive innovation, and learn to innovate for sustainable profitable growth. Students will also apply weekly leadership, cross-cultural, and spiritual integration readings to improve their leadership skills, increase their multi-cultural intelligence, and develop a spiritually integrated approach to business.

      After this course, students will be able to lead an existing business to scale for profitable growth and innovate for sustainable growth.

      MBA 623 – Implementing a Customer Focused Mindset

      Prerequisites: MBA 621 and MBA 622.

      This course is the first of three courses on managerial skills for adaptive business in challenging multicultural environments.

      This online course introduces students to the ways that a customer focused mindset can improve the sustainability and profitability of a business. Students will explore the customer focused mindset and consider the various processes and functions in a business that must align to provide a compelling customer experience. They will explore strategies for managing and improving current customer relationships to improve customer retention. They will assess options for attracting new customers. They will analyze how to harness simplicity and virality to improve customer experience. Students will also apply weekly leadership, cross-cultural, and spiritual integration readings to improve their leadership skills, increase their multi-cultural intelligence, and develop a spiritually integrated approach to business.

      After this course, students will be able to implement a customer focused mindset in an existing business to improve customer attraction and retention.

      MBA 624 – Implementing a Problem Solving Mindset

      Prerequisites: MBA 621, MBA 622, and MBA 623.

      This course is the second of three courses on managerial skills for adaptive business in changing multicultural environments.

      This online course introduces students to the ways that a problem solving mindset can improve business strategies, products, and services. Students will explore frameworks for problem solving that can be applied in different situations. They will examine how design thinking can be applied to improve current products and services and develop new products and services. They will assess how simplicity and virality can be designed into products and services. They will learn about disruptive innovations and consider how companies can implement competitive in-house innovations. They will learn how to monitor a company’s strategic and market environment and respond to competitive risks. Students will also apply weekly leadership, cross-cultural, and spiritual integration readings to improve their leadership skills, increase their multi-cultural intelligence, and develop a spiritually integrated approach to business.

      After this course, students will be able to apply a problem solving mindset to various strategic and practical challenges facing a business.

      MBA 625 – Communicating Persuasively to Inspire and Lead

      Prerequisites: MBA 621, MBA 622, and MBA 623.

      This course is the third of three courses on managerial skills for adaptive business in changing multicultural environments.

      This online course introduces students to practical skills of setting vision, inspiring others, and influencing change. Students will explore principles of human persuasion and how to apply them in practical situations. They will learn how leaders start with questions to connect with and inspire others. They will explore and apply principles of communicating briefly and clearly in public speaking contexts. They will analyze the dynamics of influencing and leading change, and consider how to apply them to businesses that need transformation. Students will also apply weekly leadership, cross-cultural, and spiritual integration readings to improve their leadership skills, increase their multicultural intelligence, and develop a spiritually integrated approach to business.

      After this course, students will be able to communicate more persuasively in order to inspire and lead others.

      MBA 626 – Leading Engaged and Empowered Employees

      Prerequisites: MBA 621, MBA 622, and MBA 623.

      This course is the first of four courses on managerial skills for prudent business in changing multicultural environments.

      This online course introduces students to principles of inspiring and empowering employees in multi-cultural environments. Students will begin with the essentials of hiring, training, reviewing, and firing employees in multicultural environments. They will consider principles for inspiring others and influencing vital behaviors. They will learn how situational leadership can empower employees. They will explore the complexities of leading and managing employees in multicultural contexts. Students will also apply weekly leadership, cross-cultural, and spiritual integration readings to improve their leadership skills, increase their multi-cultural intelligence, and develop a spiritually integrated approach to business.

      After this course, students will be able to lead engaged and empowered employees in multicultural environments.

      MBA 627 – Implementing Lean and Adaptive Operations

      Prerequisites: MBA 621, MBA 622, and MBA 623.

      This course is the second of four courses on managerial skills for prudent business in complex multicultural environments.

      This online course introduces students to principles of managing the operations of a business, with an emphasis on lean thinking and continuous improvement. Students will begin with the essential concepts of operations and logistics. They will explore systems thinking as it applies to practical aspects of process improvement. They will compare lean, six sigma, and business process management methodologies and assess their usefulness in both product and service oriented businesses. They will learn key principles of measurement and managing for results, in the context of operational execution in business. They will explore project management principles and analyze how they can be used to accelerate operational adaptation. Students will also apply weekly leadership, cross-cultural, and spiritual integration readings to improve their leadership skills, increase their multi-cultural intelligence, and develop a spiritually integrated approach to business.

      After this course, students will be able to develop and manage lean and adaptive operations in business.

      MBA 628 – Understanding Business Accounting and Finance

      Prerequisites: MBA 621, MBA 622, and MBA 623.

      This course is the third of four courses on managerial skills for prudent business in complex multicultural environments.

      This online course introduces students to essential aspects of accounting and finance in a business. Students will learn the value of accounting in running a business. They will learn essential accounting principles, including general ledger and double entry bookkeeping. They will learn the components of balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements. They will understand how daily business activities affect accounting and ultimately lead to profit or loss. Students will also apply weekly leadership, cross-cultural, and spiritual integration readings to improve their leadership skills, increase their multi-cultural intelligence, and develop a spiritually integrated approach to business.

      After this course, students will be able to understand and manage accounting and finance in a business.

      MBA 629 – Understanding Legal Requirements for Business

      Prerequisites: MBA 621, MBA 622, and MBA 623.

      This course is the fourth of four courses on managerial skills for prudent business in complex multicultural environments.

      This online course introduces students to the legal and regulatory climate that shape an international business, and exposes them to the complexities that must be navigated. Students will explore the business regulations that affect local business in various countries, and contrast the business regulatory climates in two countries of their choice. They will examine political and business regulations affecting international businesses. They will analyze the challenges of bribery and corruption and assess strategies for dealing with them. They will learn how to assess local and international regulatory risk in business and develop mitigating strategies. Students will also apply weekly leadership, cross-cultural, and spiritual integration readings to improve their leadership skills, increase their multi-cultural intelligence, and develop a spiritually integrated approach to business.

      After this course, students will be able to navigate the legal and regulatory complexities affecting local and international businesses.

      MBA 522 – Managerial Launch Seminar 2

      Prerequisites: MBA 621, MBA 622, MBA 623, MBA 624, MBA 625, MBA 626, MBA 627, MBA 628, and MBA 629 (exceptions require faculty approval).

      This Launch Seminar requires students to meet onsite for 3 days at a designated conference center location.

      This Launch Seminar prepares students for their Managerial Practicum. Students should arrive at the Launch Seminar with an agreement from a company to conduct a managerial consulting project. (GLU will facilitate connections and opportunities, but the student is responsible to arrange the consulting project and negotiate any consulting fees associated with it, if any.) Students will learn how to structure a management consulting project. They will explore how to assess 10 dimensions of a business – the business integration, profitability, customer service, problem solving, communications, employee leadership, operations, accounting, legal, and multicultural dimensions. Students will outline the chapters of their proposed Company Assessment & Recommendations Report, which will serve as both their final report to the company and as their Masters Thesis. They will create project plans with which they will manage their consulting project and their Company Report / Masters Thesis. They will work in groups to review and give feedback on each other’s project plans and thesis outlines.

      After this Launch Seminar, students will have a project plan for their management consulting project and a strategy for completing each aspect of their Company Report / Masters Thesis, which is due at the end of the Managerial Practicum.

      MBA 630 – Managerial Practicum

      Prerequisites: MBA 522, MBA 621, MBA 622, MBA 623, MBA 624, MBA 625, MBA 626, MBA 627, MBA 628, and MBA 629 (exceptions require faculty approval).

      This MBA capstone experience requires students to apply their managerial mindsets and skills by doing an assessment of an existing business, and document what they learned in the form of a Company Report / Masters Thesis. Students will assess how well the business is pursuing the four priorities on an integrated business, using the Integrated Scorecard, and develop recommendations for improving business integration. They will assess the problem solving dimensions of the business, looking at how design thinking is being applied to current and new products or services, and develop recommendations for implementing better problem solving in the business. They will assess the customer service dimensions of the business and develop recommendations for enhancing a customer service mindset throughout the business. They will assess company culture and employee dynamics and develop recommendations for engaging and empowering employees more effectively. They will assess the operations of the business and develop recommendations for making the operations leaner and more adaptive. They will assess the communication and change strategies in the business and develop recommendations for how leaders and managers could communicate more effectively. They will assess the accounting and finance in the business and develop recommendations for improving profitability and reducing risk. They will assess the regulatory environment of the business and outline potential risks and strategies to mitigate those risks. They will assess the multicultural dimensions of the business, looking at employees, customers, and the community, and outline recommendations for improving the company’s multicultural effectiveness.

      After this Managerial Practicum, students will be able to conduct a comprehensive assessment of an existing business and develop recommendations for improving it.

      When Could I Start?

      You can start the MBA in Business Management once a year - in August.

      We are currently accepting applications for the August 2017 Cohort of the MBA in Business Management.

      If you haven't already done so, begin by enrolling in GEN 301 "Introduction to Business, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation," our 8-week online course which is a prerequisite for this MBA.

      What's The Schedule?

      The course schedule for the August 2017 Cohort of the MBA in Business Management is as follows:

      Course           Start Date                    Duration & Location

      MBA 521        Starts 21 Aug 2017     Runs 3 days in Amman, Jordan

      MBA 621        Starts 29 Aug 2017     Runs 8 weeks online

      MBA 622        Starts 31 Oct 2017     Runs 8 weeks online

      MBA 623        Starts 9 Jan 2018       Runs 8 weeks online

      MBA 624        Starts 13 Mar 2018     Runs 8 weeks online

      MBA 625        Starts 29 May 2018    Runs 8 weeks online

      MBA 626        Starts 28 Aug 2018    Runs 8 weeks online

      MBA 627        Starts 30 Oct 2018     Runs 8 weeks online

      MBA 628        Starts 8 Jan 2019      Runs 8 weeks online

      MBA 629        Starts 12 Mar 2019    Runs 8 weeks online

      MBA 522        Starts 20 May 2019   Runs 3 days, location undecided

      MBA 630        Starts 28 May 2019   Runs 24 weeks online

      Should I Pursue This MBA?

      • Do you want to learn how to manage an “integrated” business that simultaneously pursues financial viability, social benefit, spiritual openness, and environmental responsibility?
      • Do you want to learn how to apply problem solving and customer service mindsets to manage sustainable businesses in multicultural environments?
      • Do you want to develop the managerial skills for adaptive and prudent business in multicultural environments?

      If you answered yes to these questions, we invite you to pursue the MBA in Business Management at Global Leadership University!