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2017-2018 Catalog (September 2017)

Executive Leadership–MS in Leadership


Those with strong leadership skills can rise through an organization to positions of increased executive responsibility. In this specialization, students gain some of the critical skills that executives need to be successful in complex organizations. Students examine how properly planning for and using budgets and resources can support success and aid decision making. Students also examine the critical role of innovation in ensuring sustainable organizational growth as well as how leaders support innovation by cultivating a culture in which it flourishes. Students also learn how to think about organizations as a system and look for opportunities to improve business performance through systemic and systematic thinking and utilizing well-established methods for process and performance improvement.