Become an agile and transformative leader with an MBA in leadership strategies

Master of Business Administration - Leadership Strategies Concentration (39 credits)

Learn how to define not only where an organization is headed, but how an organization will get there with Davenport University's Master of Business Administration in leadership strategies. The ever-changing global environment requires creative strategies for achieving organizational growth and development. Davenport's strategic leadership degree focuses on cultivating critical thinking, ethical decision-making and the integration of core business decisions to help you drive success in organizations. 

Delivered on Davenport's W.A. Lettinga Campus in Grand Rapids or through our Global Campus, you'll learn from faculty members who are experts in their fields. In fact, many faculty members in Davenport's College of Business are entrepreneurs while others work for global companies like Amway and Herman Miller.

What is strategic leadership? 

Strategic leadership is a mindset to adapt, innovate and succeed. Strategic leaders tackle problems efficiently and creatively. In addition, they identify what the organization needs to grow and can motivate, align ideas to strategy, and inspire employees to make significant contributions to the organization’s success.

Explore classes for Davenport’s master’s degree in leadership strategies

Depending on your business background, your MBA degree starts with foundational MBA courses, such as fundamentals of accounting principles and concepts, management and marketing, foundations of financial management and statistics for business. Through the leadership strategies concentration, students will develop skills to strategically innovate, plan and implement. This concentration emphasizes skills in project management, human capital structures and change management. 

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

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Deep dive into leadership strategies with our 39-credit MBA
of Davenport University students receive a scholarship or gift aid that, unlike student loans, does not have to be repaid

Why get a master’s degree in leadership strategies at Davenport?

Build competencies in conceptualizing and planning organizational systems and processes that integrate sustainable business practices for long-term success. The in-seat leadership strategies MBA program at Davenport was designed for working professionals just like you. You can also take your MBA courses full-time or part-time. Apply relevant work experience or certifications to earn credit toward your master's in leadership strategies degree, saving you time and money. And with a 96% graduate satisfaction rate, you can trust Davenport’s leadership MBA is worth your time, energy and effort. 

Experience the Davenport difference:

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No GMAT required

Get started on your master’s degree in leadership strategies at Davenport's W.A. Lettinga Campus  – with no GMAT requirement.  


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Learn from leaders

Take MBA courses from industry-experienced leaders so you’re prepared to lead in any industry, anywhere in the world.   


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Hands-on MBA leadership course

Build real business skills through hands-on MBA courses and experiences, like a real-world capstone simulation project. 


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Six start dates

Begin your in-seat MBA in leadership strategies program whenever it’s best for you with Davenport’s six start dates. 


Get started on your MBA in leadership strategies concentration

Take the next step toward earning your MBA in leadership strategies degree at Davenport. 

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Davenport programs related to the master’s degree in leadership strategies

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