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MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION     39 CREDITS   MGT CON MBA
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.

Davenport’s Master of Business Administration with concentrations requires a minimum of 39 credit hours leading to an MBA. The student should complete the core requirements prior to proceeding to concentration courses.

Foundations of Business Requirements
All students admitted into the Davenport University MBA are expected to have the necessary business foundations prior to entering the 600-level courses. Students without an earned grade of C 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 courses (500-level). Statement of Purpose will determine if student is required to take MGMT535 Managerial Communications.

ACCT510 Fundamentals of Accounting Principles and Concepts
BUSN520 Management and Marketing
FINC510 Foundations of Financial Management
MGMT535 Managerial Communications
STAT500 Statistics for Business

Core Courses18 cr.
ACCT640Managerial Accounting3 cr.
BUSN650Business Analysis3 cr.
ECON625Managerial Economics3 cr.
FINC620Financial Management3 cr.
MGMT645Organizational Development and Culture3 cr.
MKTG610Marketing Strategies 3 cr.
Concentration Courses18 cr.
HRMG700Managing Human Resources3 cr.
GPMT699 or MGMT735Certified Project Management Prep or Managing Projects3 cr.
MGMT699 or MGMT725Certified Manager Prep or Effective Leadership3 cr.
MGMT745Operations and Quality Management3 cr.
MGMT747Sustainable Business Strategies3 cr.
MGMT755 or MGMT780Strategic Management and Planning or Global Business Strategies3 cr.
Capstone - Choose one of the following:3 cr.
CAPS781Business Study Abroad3 cr.
CAPS790MBA Capstone Internship3 cr.
CAPS799MBA Capstone Experience 3 cr.