May 11, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog-Draft 
    
2021-2022 Catalog-Draft

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

Graduates of the Master of Business Administration program will have the knowledge and skills 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

Foundation Program - 6 units


The two-course foundation program provides the groundwork for the advanced program core and concentration courses. Some, or all, of the foundation course requirements may be waived if they have previously completed comparable undergraduate courses at a regionally accredited college or university with a grade of “C” or better. Students may be admitted to advanced program courses before completion of the entire foundation program, but they must complete the foundation program by the time twelve units have been earned in the advanced program.

Advanced Program - 30-33 units


Skills Courses 9-12 units


Contextual Courses - 6 units


Capstone Course - 3 Units


Optional Custom Cohort Elective Courses


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

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