PBJ MBA 2015

A focused course of study in Management can provide a meaningful advantage in today’s competitive and rapidly changing business environment. Recruiting, motivating, rewarding, and developing the human assets of a business are critical functions in the increasingly global, service-driven, and fast-paced business environment. You will have an opportunity to explore and apply leading management theories to a wide range of critical business decisions—communications, technology, project management, corporate social responsibility, group and interpersonal processes, and entrepreneurship—and learn how the most effective leaders manage change both internally and externally in today’s global business environment.

West offers the following management degree programs:

Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Management

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Management

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Information Technology (IT) Management

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Human Resource (HR) Management

Management (Master of Business Administration)

Leaders in all types of organizations must be able to think critically, plan strategically, communicate effectively, and act decisively in an ever-changing global marketplace, focused on value-added differentiation. They must be capable of creating and implementing business solutions that provide enduring competitive advantage. The Master of Business Administration in Management program prepares graduates to excel in such fast-paced, challenging environments, equipped with the insight, foresight, and tools required to become successful, innovative, and inspirational business leaders. The program focuses on developing competencies in all key management functions within a global service-oriented context

Degree Summary


58 weeks (approx. 1.2 years) Starting a new course each month, with no transfer credit


Master Degree Total Credits: 39


Total: $13,650 Books and Supplies: $0

Program Learning Outcomes

1 Formulate, conduct, and interpret research that fosters a broad and deep understanding of markets, customers, competitors, and stakeholders.
2 Employ quantitative and qualitative analytical tools and methods to select and support strategic decisions in an organization.
3 Establish and monitor corporate ethical policies that support business decisions, reflect high personal standards of behavior, and recognize the organization’s social and environmental responsibility.
4 Design, communicate, and deliver market-driven strategies through attention to customer needs and the customer experience.
5 Analyze key financial measures of efficiency and success and evaluate the financial implications of strategic and tactical decisions for short- and long-term planning.
6 Assess operational drivers of an organization’s value creation process and identify key obstacles for excellence in the delivery of value for customers.
7 Formulate information systems to support an effective enterprise and to drive competitive advantage.
8 Develop a viable business plan for a new or existing venture that addresses internal and external drivers of success from ideation through implementation.
9 Apply sound principles of human and organizational behavior to lead people, manage processes, and inspire innovation.
10 Assess the interdependencies of an organization’s functional components and identify the requirements for adoption of a holistic perspective.
11 Revise strategies and tactics to incorporate national and global economic and political events that impact an organization and its markets.
12 Employ effective communication skills that enable persuasive articulation and defense of business ideas.

Courses of Study and Requirements

Credits Required for Degree Completion 126 CREDITS


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