University of Maryland at University College offers the Master of Business Administration degree for students and professionals in businesses who want to develop fundamental and advanced management skills necessary for managers in the organizational and corporate structure, with roles in middle and high level management. The program will get students acquainted with the theories, principles and strategies involved in the operation of a business. In addition, they will develop their creative and critical thinking capabilities to develop strategies and learn to innovate in order to solve problems and make strategic decisions from the managerial perspective.
Students will develop their skills through a curriculum which involves classes that focus on specialized management education. Those classes include master of business administration fundamentals, the manager in organizations and society, managing people and groups in the global workplace, the economics of management decisions, managing projects, operations, and information systems, marketing management and innovation, managing global business, and managing strategy in the global marketplace.
Through completion of the program, students will have demonstrated the professionalism and skill necessary to earn the Master of Business Administration degree. The qualifications demonstrate that the student has been able to apply the principles they have learned in the program into their eventual development as a functional effective professional in their field. These qualifications include but are not limited to the ability to demonstrate an extensive and practical knowledge-base of theory, tools, skills, practices, and research related to business and be able to apply these to the problems and opportunities that are encountered in environments encountered in management, to demonstrate effective professional and interpersonal practices essential in business, to develop a range of professional strategies that promote effectiveness in a business environment, and to demonstrate ethical, legal, and responsible behavior and explain the broader role that business has in society and their own responsibilities as a member of the business community and citizens in society.
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