CalSouthern’s MBA in Strategic Leadership
The business skills to develop a vision; the leadership skills to execute it
CalSouthern’s Master's Degree (MBA) in strategic leadership is an ideal program for anyone who is currently—or who aspires to be—a corporate leader, whether at the c-level or as the head of a department or division.
While many talented executives have the technical business expertise to make fundamentally sound decisions, it takes a skilled and strategic leader to communicate his or her vision to the organization’s people, secure buy-in and motivate the team to effectively execute the vision.
That’s where CalSouthern’s online MBA degree in strategic leadership comes in. Students will develop a mastery of fundamental business principles in topic areas such as finance, data analysis, marketing and organizational management. But by concentrating their studies in strategic leadership, they can hone invaluable skills in leadership strategies, management communications, human resources and conflict management, among others—all essential for effective leadership in 21st-century business organizations.
At CalSouthern, you’ll work one-on-one with faculty mentors who are not only talented and responsive educators, but who are also skilled and experienced business professionals. Available by phone, email or Skype, they will answer any questions you might have. But even more important, they will help you take the concepts you learn and apply them to real-world challenges presented by today’s business world, using current best practices.
With CalSouthern’s MBA in strategic leadership, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and practical skills you need not only to make strategically sound business decisions, but to effectively execute your vision through solid executive-level leadership.
Strategic Leadership Courses
SLDR 86005 Leadership Strategies for Developing High Performance Teams
This course provides the Learner with a broad-based view on leadership in how to best develop high performance teams from the organization’s perspective to deliver maximum benefits. This course further explores: 1) how high performance teams work in today’s real world, 2) how individual leaders function as both individuals and as part of an organization’s leadership team, 3) how those teams function and develop, and 4) how through all of this the organization develops high performance teams and develops leaders for the future.
- Strategic leadership theories
- Organizational success
- Key themes
- Leadership development
- Team building
- High performance teams
- Leading change
- Ethical leadership
- Politics, power and perception
- Resource knowledge
- Short-term focus
- Long-term vision
- Leadership development
- Changing minds