– Jessica Paule, Class of 2015
MBA with a concentration in Leadership & Change
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.
Program Accredited by Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
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.
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 & Change Concentration 12 hours
- LDR 531 Individual Leadership & Influence
- LDR 610 Leadership Behavior & Change Dynamics
- LDR 611 Systems Thinking & Innovative Teamwork
- LDR 670 MBA Leadership Internship
- Set Elective if no internship:
- MGT 631 Strategic Analysis in Global Industry
- HRM 631 Strategic Human Resources Management
- Or other elective per approval
MBA Core Curriculum 24 hours
- MGT 515 Managerial Business Foundations**
- MGT 516 Fundamentals of Quantitative Business**
- MGT 522 Human Resources
- MKT 523 Marketing Management
- ECO 524 Managerial Economics
- MGT 526 Quantitative Business Analysis and Research
- FIN 612 Managerial Finance
- MGT 614 Global & Transnational Management
- MGT 621 Org Analysis and Design
- MGT 622 Strategic Management
- MGT 623 Legal & Ethical Issues in Management
- MGT 630 Innovative Decision Making
**MBA core courses required of non-business undergraduate majors, international students and special admit applications.
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: Two 7-week terms per semester starting in January, March, May, July, August and October
On Campus: Two 7-week terms per semester starting in January, May, August and October
- Core MBA, Leadership & Change and Data Analytics courses are offered online or on campus; remaining concentration courses are offered exclusively online.
Individual Leadership & Influence (LDR 531) - 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.
Leadership Behavior & Change Dynamics (LDR 610) - 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.
Systems Thinking & Innovative Teamwork (LDR 611) - 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.