Program Overview

In Widener University's online Master of Business Administration in Business Process Innovation program students will gain a deep understanding of the technology behind today's most agile business processes. Business process innovation continuously improves and optimizes procedures through the effective use of policies, metrics, management practices and software tools.

Today's competitive global marketplace is creating a need for business professionals with the skills to improve and adjust business processes to keep up with changing market conditions and new technologies.

Widener's online BPI curriculum introduces students to technologies and strategies that will make an organization lean, more responsive to shifting market demands, and more competitive in changing economies. In addition to the online MBA program curriculum, students in the Business Process Innovation concentration will complete three BPI related courses:

  • Business Process Management: Modeling to Monitoring provides students with an overview of business process management methods, concepts, and processes. Case studies are utilized to ensure that students see how BPM technologies impact real-world companies.
  • Business Process Analysis and Process Automation: class, by analyzing business processes in depth, you will examine how information technology can support business processes. You will use SAP software for hands-on assignments to diagnose deficiencies and propose redesigns of core organizational processes.
  • Knowledge Management and Social BPM: introduce students to the process of information discovery, capturing, sharing, and application with the most current technologies. Artificial intelligence, expert systems, web-based technologies, and SAP software are explored and incorporated throughout the course.

Accreditation & Recognition 
Widener University's School of Business is AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accredited and a member of the SAP University Alliance and ranked by SAP as one of the best in the world for process improvement programs.

About Widener                           
At Widener University, we proudly cultivate challenging and culturally diverse learning environments where academics, leadership, and service come first. Founded in 1821 in Chester, Pennsylvania, Widener is nationally recognized for our commitment to civic engagement, service, and social responsibility. It is our goal to develop true leaders who inspire positive change throughout our community.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

    Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

    Requirements

    Must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited university.  Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.7. Application requires GMAT score of 450 or above (waiver may be available for those with five years of relevant work experience, a master’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution and/or an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher). Minimum TOEFL score of 95 for international students (if applicable). Statement of purpose. Two recommendation forms.

    School Overview

    Why Choose Widener University?

    At Widener University, we proudly cultivate challenging and culturally diverse learning environments where academics, leadership, and service come first. Our curricula are connected to societal issues and challenge students to take social responsibility for their role in today's global society.

    Founded in 1821 in Chester, Pennsylvania, Widener is nationally recognized for our commitment to civic engagement, service, and social responsibility. The university has been included on the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with distinction every year since its inception in 2006.

    It is our goal to develop true leaders who inspire positive change throughout our community.

    When you graduate with an online degree from Widener, you are fully prepared with the professional experience, knowledge, and drive to advance your career and lead in your field.

    We offer the following online degrees in our flexible, innovative format:

    • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Master of Social Work (MSW)
    • Registered Nurse-Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN)

    No matter the program or profession, a Widener education emphas hands-on learning in small classes, meaningful service-learning projects, and relevant, on-the-job experience.

    Financial Aid at Widener University

    Financial aid, including federal loans and grants, is available for Widener University online students to help pay for education expenses. Employer tuition reimbursement arrangements can also be made for qualified students with employer documentation.

    You can apply for financial aid with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Widener University code is 003313.

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