Master of Business Administration (Cohort MBA)
This is the MBA for aspiring leaders. It takes the traditional MBA to the next level of performance by building in mastery of decision-making skills, collaboration, and communication. Offered as a cohort, you join with motivated learners from across the country and form valuable professional networks that you keep throughout your career.
Admission requires only a completed application and satisfactory completion of a bachelor's degree. Bellevue University does not require you to take a Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) for entry into their program.
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Courses in the major include:
Develop knowledge of fundamental business functions and processes, including management of human capital, marketing, operations, and finance and apply this knowledge to real business problems in a variety of organizational settings.
Understand financial information used to assess a company's current performance, future risks, and business opportunities. Learn how to read and interpret financial statements like the income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows.
Focus on the human and structural aspects of organizational management at the individual, group, and organization levels. You will assess, evaluate, and apply evidence-based management practice and theory leading to performance outcomes.
Use quantitative and qualitative descriptive analysis tools to support informed decision making, including numerical measures such as the mean and standard deviation as well as how to visualize data.
Learn how to discover and exploit entrepreneurial opportunities in both the consumer and business markets. Focus is given to the creativity needed to develop innovative value propositions to access these opportunities.
Size, structure, technology, and organizational culture impact operations, strategic contingencies, and competitive advantage. Learn how to assess these and the linkages that corporations must develop to manage their environments.
Integrate classical marketing theory with innovative marketing techniques and tactics to support a firm's overall marketing and business strategies.
Learn about a variety of contemporary leadership theories and suggested methods for developing leadership capacity at the individual and organizational levels. Effective communications and the role of personality types are also considered.
Learn how to evaluate foundational accounting concepts that impact performance, including cost-volume-profit analysis and the balanced scorecard to support budget preparation and variance analysis to improve company performance.
Learn how to evaluate financial performance and strategies to use limited resources to optimize the financial value of a business. Key elements include assessing financial performance, understanding financial and economic markets, computing the value of money and cash flows over time, performing risk analysis, and project valuation.
Learn about the operational activities that successfully create and deliver products and services across the entire supply chain from raw material to the finished product. Included is the development of performance skills which enhance the supplier and customer relationships and order fulfillment.
This capstone course gives you an opportunity to integrate and apply strategic performance principles presented in the MBA program. Experience is gained in formulating key strategic, financial, marketing, and operational decisions necessary to operate a successful business and measure their success doing so.
Your Experience Counts
Bellevue University welcomes the college-level learning you already have and will count it toward your degree. Take advantage of the credits you have. Save time and money.
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Tracy Zamora graduated from Bellevue University through her employer's partnership with Bellevue University. Now, she directly applies the knowledge and skills she earned from her BS in Behavioral Science to her role. Her colleagues notice and she's their go-to for advice.