MBA for Professionals - Courses

The Willamette MBA for Professionals features a managed curriculum which maps out your complete set of courses for your entire 24-month experience. Each course provides a firm grounding in a functional area while introducing advanced topics and concepts.

The curriculum is delivered through a proven learning model that emphasizes learning by doing and the immediate application of new knowledge. Willamette's respected and recognized faculty understand the unique needs of working professionals and provide a learning experience focused on individual outcomes and success.

MBA Candidates progress through the integrated curriculum in small cohorts, offering a unique opportunity to develop relationships, learn from diverse experiences and approaches, and benefit from a built-in support network. The program is designed to be completed as two courses per semester on two weeknights per week. All MBA for Professionals' courses are delivered 6:00pm to 10:00pm.

Foundational Knowledge

  • LEAD: Leadership Effectiveness and Development
  • Data Analysis, Modeling and Decision Making
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Managing Organizations: Individuals, Teams and Human Resources
  • Managing Organizations: Design and Change

Functional Knowledge

  • Creating and Implementing Market-Driven Strategies
  • Finance and Economics for Managers
  • Operations and Information Management

Synthesis and Integration

  • Global Management & Innovation
  • Politics and Public Policy for Managers (previously titled "Creating Value through Governance")
  • Special Topics in Management
  • Strategic Management
  • IMAP (Integrative Management Project) Capstone Course

MBA for Professionals

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Read the course descriptions for each of the twelve courses that compose the MBA for Professionals program.