The MLD option can be tailored to advance student's career paths in:

Management and Leadership Courses




Jonathan Hill

Outstanding Graduate in Management & Leadership

December 2013





Management & Leadership (MLD)

Benefits of Management and Leadership as an option

Management is the ability to cope with complexity in organizations and Leadership is the ability to gain commitment from organization members. Together they provide the foundation for all business disciplines. Skills in management and leadership are needed by all types of organizations, by all the economic activities of business, and across all areas within an organization. Students in Management & Leadership are trained to step into organizations and assist in building the future for those organizations.

The Management and Leadership option is versatile. It prepares graduates for entry level management development programs and gives them the knowledge they need to advance their management careers. By selection of the appropriate electives, a student can customize the option to fit the career path of most interest.

The university elective requirement gives students the opportunity and power to tailor the MLD option to fit their personal and career interests. These electives provide students exposure to disciplines that will enhance their preparation for a career.

To be effective organizational leaders, managers need the capability to plan and implement strategies for success. The Management and Leadership option prepares students for control of the competitive behavior and integrated activity of complex business organizations. Particular emphasis is placed on ethical decision making, global perspective, interpersonal capabilities, environmental analysis, business forecasting, resources assessment, leadership skills, goal setting, and corporate governance.

Required Courses (fifteen credits)

Elective Courses (six credits)

All of the above classes are CSB Restricted

Students pursuing this option cannot also pursue an option in Human Resources Management or Entrepreneurship and Business Development

Undergraduate Degree Program Worksheets & Option

Student Learning Outcomes

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