Curriculum

GCEL Courses
 Credit Hours
The Entrepreneurial Manager 3.0
Leadership and Motivation for Executives 3.0 
The Executive Environment 3.0 
Budgeting & Finance for Leaders 3.0 
Leading Strategic Change 3.0
15 Credits

Course Descriptions

MGMT 601 - The Entrepreneurial Manager (3 credits)
You will learn how to develop an entrepreneurial mindset and apply entrepreneurship principles in both existing organizations and new ventures. The focus will be on enhancing your skills with respect to identifying and screening new venture opportunities, business planning, acquiring the resources needed to execute your plan and exit strategies. Offered fall and spring semesters.

MGMT 605 - Leadership and Motivation for Executives (3 credits)
You will gain a deep understanding of human behavior in organizations and how to maximize organizational and unit performance by effective leadership of human capital. Examples of topics covered include perception, attitudes, power, influence, motivation, group dynamics, managing teams, diversity, managing conflict, negotiation and culture. Offered fall and spring semesters.

MGMT 608 - The Executive Environment (3 credits)
An exciting overview of contemporary thinking about executive leadership, including how to develop and execute a vision for the future. Features accomplished senior executives who share their insights and experiences with you about the leadership challenges they have faced. Offered spring and summer semesters.

MGMT 619 - Budgeting & Finance for Leaders (3 credits)
This course will expose you to the fundamentals of managing a profit and loss center. You will get a better understanding of financial statements including the balance sheet, income statement and the statement of cash flows. Basic financial concepts like financial ratios, time value of money and capital budgeting will be introduced. The goal of the course is to provide a foundation of financial literacy so that leaders can make effective decisions within their organizations. Offered fall and summer semesters.

MGMT 620 - Leading Strategic Change (3 credits)
You will learn the skills and processes to lead organizational changes that enable the creation of sustainable value. You will focus on theories, concepts, and applications so that you can successfully initiate, analyze and implement organizational changes. Additionally, you will practice the skills that leaders need to make positive change, and learn about the barriers to organizational change. Offered fall and spring semesters.