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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, Custom Curriculum, MBA

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Program Information

The GGU Custom Master of Business Administration (MBA) program will advance students’ leadership skills and business knowledge using an activity-based learning approach. A custom MBA is developed in conjunction with senior management and talent development professionals at each Corporate Sponsor organization, tailored to meet the needs of the organization and its employees via an appropriate mix of Golden Gate University graduate courses. Enrollment is restricted to students admitted to the specific Corporate Sponsor custom program.

Student Learning Outcomes

By the end of the program, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a general management “holistic” perspective
  • Demonstrate managerial and leadership skills, such as teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving, communications and presentations, self-awareness
  • Master and apply general management analytic processes and tools for decision making
  • Integrate strategic business objectives within competitive industry dynamics
  • Integrate strategic business objectives within the socio-political-economic-ecological-global context
  • Understand functional areas’ impact on business and departmental interaction issues
  • Demonstrate integrated business level planning
  • Additional learning outcomes may be developed based on the corporate sponsor’s needs

Admission Process

Admission decisions will be made in consultation between the sponsoring organization, GGU’s Admission Office, and the MBA program director. Admission decisions will be based upon information contained in the following documents:

  • Prior academic history reflected on their academic transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letter of recommendation from sponsoring organization
  • CV/Resume

Advanced Program - 30-33 units

Managerial and Leadership Courses 9-12 units

Contextual Courses - 6 units

Optional Custom Cohort Elective Courses

Any two 300 or 400-level courses, as agreed upon by the corporate sponsor.

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