Courses

All students in the Master of Arts in Leadership and Management Studies will complete 30 units. 

 

ORG512 Conflict Resolutn and Negotiatns

Emphasizes a pragmatic approach to resolving conflicts that arise in both non-profit and for-profit enterprises by applying conflict analysis models, tools and processes. Focuses on constructive communication, cultural awareness and sensitivity to diverse populations in a variety of settings, and reaching outcomes through the use of collaborative processes. (3 units; Fall/Summer)

ORG512-A
Devlin, April Marie
08/31/2020 T 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

LDR502 TheoriesAndFndtns in Ldrshp Stds

This course evaluates the primary theories and cross-cultural perspectives on leadership and the respective implications and applications in developing a holistic and international model for leadership. Students will develop a comprehensive philosophy of leadership which also evaluates their assumptions about the nature and knowledge of truth, God, humanity, good and evil, and society and their respective implications for leadership in a global society. Students will also develop a leadership improvement plan that examines their leadership strengths and challenges. Students will evaluate established classics in the leadership genre and various case-studies on leadership. (3 units)

LDR502-B
Baker, Robert C.
10/26/2020 W 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
LDR502-A
Baker, Robert C.
08/24/2020 W 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CBU Virtual ONLN

BUS515 Organizational Behavior

This course focuses on the relationships of individuals and groups within the organizational framework as it involves the nature, performance, and structure of organizational life. The course examines theories of organizational behavior and leadership methods with emphasis on integrating biblical principles. (3 units; Fall)

BUS515-C
Brewington, Candace L.
10/26/2020 Th 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
BUS515-B
Vanderslice, Gaynell
10/26/2020 T 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
BUS515-A
Brewington, Candace L.
10/26/2020 T 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
BUS515-B
Bigley, Joel Douglas
03/01/2021 T 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM BUS

LDR541 Knwldg Mgmt and Decision Making

This course evaluates theories on the nature of knowledge, knowledge management and decision making. Students will evaluate common reasoning fallacies and biases that make for flawed decisions and develop more robust and creative decision making strategies and processes that meet the needs of the situation. Student will develop a comprehensive rubric of principles that allows for effective management of knowledge and decision making. (3 units)

LDR541-A
Brown, Octavia L.
01/04/2021 W 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM BUS

BUS545 Global Business Management

This course focuses on management perspectives, economics, finance, culture, politics, legal, and organizational issues associated with international business operations. Course materials address business strategies, enterprise management alternatives, political and economics relations, comparative national systems, and the global economy. (3 units)

BUS545-A
Bigley, Joel Douglas
08/31/2020 Th 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
BUS545-A
Bigley, Joel Douglas
01/04/2021 Th 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM BUS
BUS545-A
Hove, Tad A.
05/03/2021 Th 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM BUS

LDR550 Ldrshp Ethics, Virtues, Practcs

This course evaluates various ethical frameworks and worldviews with an emphasis on the Christian worldview in order to promote ethical and virtuous leaders. Students will establish principles for practicing ethical judgments and habits for virtuous and ethical leadership practices. Students will develop a personal heuristic for developing virtues and making ethical decisions that address ethical and moral dilemmas and choices that confront those in leadership positions. Prerequisite: LDR 521. (3 units)

LDR550-A
Carter, David
03/01/2021 W 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM BUS

BUS521 Leadership and Change Management

This course provides a discussion of change in relation to the complexities of organizational life. The course takes both a theoretical and practical approach to the issue of organizational change to meet both the academic and applied aims of a cutting-edge MBA course. As such, the course will focus on a sound balance between discussions and practical application in a multi-dimensional context. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

BUS521-A
Bigley, Joel Douglas
08/31/2020 T 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
BUS521-A
Bigley, Joel Douglas
03/01/2021 Th 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM BUS

LDR560 Leading and Managing Complexity

This course evaluates systems and complexity theories and their respective implications for leadership. Students will explore the rules and patterns that govern all nonlinear and dynamic systems. Students will develop strategies and skills to successfully lead institutions and manage the complexity and chaos associated with leadership in complex environments. Prerequisite: LDR 521. (3 units)

LDR560-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/03/2021 W 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM BUS

LDR570 Social Capital

This course examines the relationship between social capital and specific types of political and economic behavior from a comparative (local, regional, and global) perspective. More specifically, the course examines the impact of social capital on important policy outcomes, such as democracy building, economic development, and governmental performance. (3 units)

LDR570-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/03/2021 T 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM BUS

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LDR589 Internship

Under the supervision of a faculty member and representative from the sponsoring organization, students will utilize the internship to develop and demonstrate the principles and skills introduced in the leadership studies course. Prerequisite: Declared Leadership and Organizational Studies specialization. (3 units)

LDR590 Advncd Stdies in Leadrshp Prctc

Students will engage in readings designed to advance their understanding of critical leadership perspectives and practices and complete a project that synthesizes learning from previous coursework in leadership studies and their formal leadership experiences. (3 units; As offered)

LDR590-A
STAFF, STAFF
06/28/2021 W 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM BUS