Master of Business Administration - Strategic Management Concentration (MGT CON MBA)

39 Credits


The Strategic Management Concentration focuses on strategic decision-making skills essential to corporate success in both the private and public sectors. Students examine the analysis and implementation of strategy while integrating key leadership characteristics necessary for success as business leaders.

This program targets individuals who desire an advanced understanding of and expertise in managing strategic processes while integrating the key leadership strategies necessary for individual and corporate growth and development. These skills are integrated through four interdisciplinary approaches — global, ethical, quality, and humanistic — using case analysis and interactive technologies.

Students who want to take the Certified Professional Manager (CM) exams from the Institute of Certified Professional Managers (ICPM) should enroll in MGMT699 as part of DU’s MBA Strategic Management Concentration.

In addition, students who want to sit for the Certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification exam developed and conducted by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) should complete GPMT699 as one of their course options in this concentration.

*Students who completed GPMT499 and/or MGMT399 are not eligible to complete GPMT699 and/or MGMT699 and may not use either undergraduate class as a substitute for GPMT699 or MGMT699.

Davenport University’s 39 credit MBA program is designed for those early in their business careers and entrepreneurial endeavors, and those mid to senior-level managers looking to sharpen their professional skills. The student will complete a set of core requirements prior to proceeding to concentration courses.

Any exceptions or variations must be approved by the MBA/MM exceptions committee.

Foundations of Business Requirements
All students admitted into any Davenport University MBA program are expected to have the necessary business foundations prior to entering the 600-level courses. Students without an earned grade of B or better within the last eight years in undergraduate course work in the areas of accounting, finance, management, marketing and statistics will be required to take these foundational business (500-level) courses. These courses are not included in the credits required for degree completion.

  • ACCT510    Fundamentals of Accounting Principles and Concepts
  • BUSN520    Management and Marketing
  • FINC510    Foundations of Financial Management
  • STAT500    Statistics for Business


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