The following courses comprise the leadership core common to all MBA degrees at Drury. In addition to these 24 hours of credit, students will complete six hours of elective credit.
This course provides in-depth coverage of evaluating corporate investments, using tools of investment analysis and decision making.
This course addresses the key strategic implications of technology and information and how to use technology and information to build competitive advantage.
The focus of this course is to conduct business in a responsible and ethical manner and to advance the practice of professional and ethical business leadership.
This course provides insight into how to build healthy and effective organizations designed to support a company’s strategic direction, and to recruit, select, train and develop the human resources that such organizations need to thrive and grow.
The focus in this course is to measure financial performance on a variety of important dimensions, to use statistical analysis effectively, and to correctly interpret, evaluate and report complex financial and statistical information.
This course includes reading the structure and dynamics of competition in industries and markets, and using sound strategic thinking to favorably position a company for competition within a particular industry and strategic peer group.
The focus of this course is to understand customer needs and identify customer markets, and how to effectively serve and grow a particular market or markets.
This course effectively assesses business opportunities and potential innovations. Understanding the strategic issues and actions necessary to convert ideas and product developments into successful business ventures in a context of global markets and global competition is also addressed. Note: This class would be taken during the final summer semester of each students program and includes a one week, mandatory international experience.