Single Courses - School of Business

Single Master’s-Level Business Courses

At CalSouthern, students are permitted to enroll in a course at the master’s level without committing to a particular degree program. It’s a great option for students who want to:

  • Get a feel for online learning at CalSouthern before pursuing a master’s degree
  • Earn credits that can be applied toward a master’s degree at CalSouthern or another institution*
  • Gain master’s-level knowledge and expertise in a topic of interest

Choose any master’s-level course offered by CalSouthern’s School of Business. You’ll find a vast selection of subjects available, on topics as diverse as finance, human resources, change management, international business and project management.

Getting started is a quick and simple process. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. A bachelor’s degree is not required to take master’s-level courses. (However, if you wish to enroll in CalSouthern’s Master of Business Administration program, a bachelor’s degree is a prerequisite.) Courses start every month; you’ll never encounter a closed course or waiting list!

*Although credits from regionally accredited institutions like CalSouthern are readily accepted by other universities, acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.

Graduate Business Courses

MGT 86536 Cross Cultural Management

Credits : 3

This course develops cross-cultural competency for meaningful human relationships for success as professionals, managers, or technicians. It explores the interaction of how ethnicity affects today's organizational structure while fashioning a postindustrial knowledge culture amidst worldwide chaos. Also emphasizes the importance of culture and its impact on human behavior and performance as it develops diversity consciousness

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe how cultural characteristics such as age, gender, status, wealth, power, and wisdom affect human and organizational relationships.
  • Explain the impact of culture on the development of moral systems.
  • Explain the impact of cultural factors on communication both verbal and nonverbal.
  • Describe how management philosophies are rooted in culture.
  • Describe skills that allow for the successful management of individuals from disparate cultures and backgrounds.
  • Explain strategies for developing diversity consciousness.
  • Explain why diversity-conscious Leaders need to adapt, communicate inclusively, and assess themselves.
  • Explain how a unique global culture with some common characteristics may be emerging through the influences of mass media and telecommunications.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.

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