Strategic Management Online

Business is increasingly being conducted in the digital world. This program allows students to increase their technical and managerial skills, while learning core business principles in context with today’s digital economy.

By emphasizing business performance based on analytics and creative problem-solving, the program is designed to create value for corporate employees, as well as small businesses and entrepreneurial ventures. Since the global economy is increasingly a knowledge-based economy, this online strategic management concentration will also provide students with an edge in understanding and competing in the digital marketplace.

Concentration Courses

  • MGT 677: Organizational Development

    Credit Hours: 3

    This course considers organizational development as a process of planned change to improve an organization's problem-solving skills, creativity, innovation, and its overall effectiveness within a changing and complex environment. Students will study intervention strategies to help individuals and organizations achieve their goals.

  • MGT 672: Creative Problem Solving

    Credit Hours: 3

    Edward deBono said: “Creative thinking is not a talent, it is a skill that can be learned. It empowers people by adding strength to their natural abilities which improves teamwork, productivity, and, where appropriate, profits." This course examines the development of ideas as a collaborative process by exploring design thinking and other tools to creatively address organizational problems.

  • MGT 679: Data & Knowledge

    Credit Hours: 3

    This course builds on the problem solving, data manipulation skills, and associated analytics needed to turn information into competitive knowledge and enable business leaders to compete effectively in the digital data environment. Students will translate real-world problems into forms where digital technology and resources can provide problem solving assistance and insight.