In a crowded field of intelligent business professionals, you can set yourself apart. Tackle the toughest business challenges head-on when you learn to unify diverse personalities and make smart, data-driven decisions. A Strayer master’s degree in management can give you the capabilities to cultivate great teams and map the future of your organization.
Obtain a breadth of knowledge in management theory, strategy, leadership, and best practices—skill sets that make you an asset to any corporation or business environment.
At Strayer, our management degree allows you to explore theories and applications of strategic management and leadership, while deepening your business expertise. Coursework emphasizes leadership, diversity, communication, team building, ethics and strategy. Strengthen your skills and prepare to enhance your career as a manager.
Learn how our curriculum gives you more opportunities to lead.
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Nearly 87% of Strayer master’s degree recipients responding to our survey said their degree had an impact on them meeting their professional or career goals.
— OIRAE Graduates Survey, April 2013
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BUS 508-Contemporary Business
Examine the functions and processes within a business enterprise and key factors affecting productivity. Review the dynamics of the business operations environments both internal and external factors affecting competition and considerations for global operations. Receive a conceptual base for assessing and enhancing strategic performance in a business organization through the integration of the core business functions, effective resource management and sound leadership.
BUS 520-Leadership and Organizational Behavior
Analyze the interaction of individual, group and organizational dynamics that influence human behavior in business and determine appropriate management approaches to foster a productive work environment. Examine a variety of theories, models and strategies used to understand motivation and individual behavior, decision making, the dynamics of groups, work teams, communication, leadership, power and politics, conflict resolution, work design, organizational structure and culture, and managing change. Receive a conceptual base for interpreting, assessing, and influencing human behavior in an organization.
BUS 599-Strategic Management
Examine the strategic management process and implementation of successful business strategies in the highly competitive and dynamic global environment. Analyze the impact of technology, government policy, and world economic and political forces on strategy formulation and execution. Exercise analytic, integrative and decision-making skills through the use of case analysis. Make decisions involving the core business functions, leadership challenges and global operations.
CIS 500-Information Systems for Decision Making
Examine the strategic use and trends of organizational information systems with emphasis on the application of information technology. Study key computing concepts in the strategic context in which information technology is used with emphasis on how information technology enables improvement in quality, timeliness and competitive advantage.
HRM 530-Strategic Human Resource Management
Analyze workforce management processes in light of their strategic importance. Examine the relationships between the traditional human resource functions and the various business functions so that efficiency and effectiveness are balanced and optimized. Review these processes and relationships in both the domestic and global environments now and in the future.
LEG 500-Law, Ethics, and Corporate Governance
Examine and evaluate the legal environment and ethical challenges of management and organizations. Review approaches to enhance corporate accountability, foster an ethical work environment, ensure legal compliance and provide effective leadership. Analyze the impact of management decisions, corporate governance and the leaders individual conduct on a business ability to meet its obligations to stakeholders. Evaluate alternative courses of action from an economic, legal and ethical perspective to ensure management meets corporate responsibilities to create wealth, obey the law and observe societys ethical standards. Examine the key elements of effective corporate governance, the predominate schools of ethical thought in relation to strategic management and the ethical consideration for global operations.
MGT 500-Modern Management
Explore the foundation of management principles and their integration into modern management theory. Address the primary functions of managers, which include planning, organizing, leading and controlling. See how effective management can lead to a competitive advantage that sustains the organization.
MGT 505-Managerial and Business Communication
This course examines communication concepts and issues fromvarious fields such as marketing, public relations, management, andorganizational communication. The focus is on providing basicknowledge and a broad overview of communication practices in theworkplace along with providing an understanding thatcommunication is essential to decision making and fundamental tosuccess in a global marketplace.
MGT 510-Global Business Management
Examine communication concepts and issues from various fields such as marketing, public relations, management, and organizational communication. Focus on basic knowledge and a broad overview of communication practices in the workplace, along with an understanding that communication is essential to decision making and fundamental to success in a global marketplace.