– Ivan Santiago, Class of 2015
MBA with a concentration in Leadership
Business leadership is sharpening an employee’s vision, raising their performance to a higher standard and building them up to feel that they can do anything. To lift your business to the next level, prepare yourself with leadership and management skills with TU’s MBA leadership program. Take classes in negotiations and conflict resolution, organizational and group performance and leading organization change so that you can lead by example.
Graduate Program Tabs
The Leadership Concentration: “As Real As It Gets!”
The MBA Leadership concentration is designed for the working professional employed across a range of professions including education, health care, social services, church, government, law enforcement and business. The program centers upon those characteristics that develop and promote leadership. Within the leadership framework, the program stresses decision-making and managerial skills.
Tiffin University’s Accreditations:
Tiffin University is authorized by the Board of Regents of the State of Ohio to award the MBA degree. The program is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The program has also received a national and international stamp of approval with an accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.
The Ohio Department of Staff Development and Certification has approved eleven TU MBA courses for Administrative/Management/Supervisory MR/DD certification. Our students and faculty communicate, negotiate, collaborate and evolve to produce graduates who are well prepared to succeed.
Your Life Experience Equals A Dynamic Classroom Experience
Our commitment to quality begins with an application process designed to ensure that students entering our program have the ability and background to be successful. The average MBA student enters the Tiffin University program with nearly 10 years of post-graduate work experience. The student body has degrees in fields ranging from business to medicine, from the social sciences to engineering, from law to liberal arts, humanities and more. The life experience of this diverse student body contributes to the dynamic and interactive nature of the educational atmosphere at Tiffin University.
The Tiffin University Academic Tradition
Tiffin University is in its twelfth decade of educating students for success, providing a solid foundation upon which to build your own personal success. Yet at the same time, the curriculum and educational methods at Tiffin University are undergoing a continuous process of improvement. Our curriculum is distinguished by a focus on developing competencies in leadership and teamwork, communication skills and managerial decision-making and problem solving.
We Provide You With Personal Support
We understand that your success depends on our ability to answer your questions quickly and correctly. Virtually every survey or study designed to identify the critical success factors in online education confirm that keeping students connected is a top priority. Our students rate the personal support they received at Tiffin University as the primary reason for their success and they would recommend Tiffin University’s online programs to a friend or coworker because of it.
Leadership Concentration 8 hours
- MGT531 Leadership & Influence
- MGT603 Negotiations & Conflict Resolution
- MGT618 Organizational Leadership and Group Performance
- MGT620 Leading Organizational Change
MBA Core Curriculum 28 hours
- ACC510 Financial Accounting
- ACC512 Managerial Accounting
- CIS514 Information and Decision Support
- ECO524 Managerial Economics
- FIN612 Managerial Finance
- MAT513 Statistical Methods for Managers
- MGT511 Individual and Teamwork
- MGT522 Management of Human Resources
- MGT613 Operations Management
- MGT614 Global and Transnational Management
- MGT622 Strategic Management
- MGT623 Legal and Ethical Issues in Management
- MKT523 Marketing Management
- MKT611 Business Research Analysis
- Total MBA 36 hoursConcentration 8 hours
- MGT603 Negotiations & Conflict Management
- MGT625 Human Resource Planning & Talent Acquisition
- MGT626 Talent Development & Performance Management
- MGT627 Strategic Human Resource Management
Total MBA 36 hours
This is a sample course sequence to illustrate course offerings for this major. Consult the official Academic Bulletin for detailed registration and advising information.
Online - Offered in two 7-week terms per semester starting in January, March, May, July, August and October
On Campus - Offered in two 7-week terms per semester starting in January, March, May, July, August and October
Leadership and Influence (MGT531) - Course focus will be on learning to make a difference as a leader. Discussion and utilization of practical principles of leadership with an emphasis on integrating theory and practice are included. Students will work to create a model and set of related perspectives about how one can become a better leader of one’s self as well as the organization.
Negotiations & Conflict Resolution (MGT603) - The course explores the nature and steps in negotiation strategies for conflict/dispute resolution, labor/management relations and mediation. In addition, the student evaluates interpersonal skills in order to achieve positive outcomes.
Organizational Leadership and Group Performance (MGT618) - An analysis of organizational leadership and the practice of leading and managing corporations and small businesses and nonprofit associations or governmental agencies. The intellectual, psychological, political and social sources of leadership are studied for their theoretical foundation and practical application. The concepts of transformational and transactional leadership are continually examined and students are encouraged to develop their leadership skills through case analysis, role development and research projects.
Leading Organizational Change (MGT620) - This course moves from the theory to the practical applications of leadership and organizational behavior. An analysis of the management of innovation and change in organizations; the technical, economic, and social dynamics associated with the change process; and the role of the leader as a change agent. Case studies of organizations undergoing change, and biographies of leaders and change agents, are examined. Students will analyze each phase of the consulting process (i.e., contracting and role negotiation, assessment and diagnosis, action planning, implementation and evaluation).