MBA Programs in Leadership

Compare 31 MBA Programs in Leadership

Leadership

An MBA in leadership is what some schools are choosing to rename the old standby degree, the MBA in management. This change of title does not indicate a radically new curriculum, but rather a shift in focus from concentrating purely on the nuts and bolts of managing a workforce onto the very important business of making employees feel like a team.

An MBA in leadership covers all the same material as an MBA in management. Degree holders get a broad view of business topics, including accounting, human resources, and product development. There is a special focus on issues of importance to management, such as how to organize teams, motivate employees, and troubleshoot productivity problems in the workplace. An MBA in leadership takes a more cooperative and holistic approach to these subjects, giving managers the information they need to relate to their employees and convince them to give their best at work.

Those who already hold a leadership position in their organization will find an MBA in leadership has a number of career advantages. Not only can the skills learned in the program make them more successful at their work, but the degree itself is often the edge they need to advance in their careers.

The price of an MBA in leadership can vary depending on the institution and the length of the course. Most courses are designed to be completed in two years, but some schools offer accelerated programs that take between twelve and eighteen months to finish. Many institutions offer the degree online to fit a busy lifestyle.

There are a number of different career paths available to someone with an MBA in leadership. A leadership MBA program gives a good overview of different aspects of the business world, and imparts the skills necessary to be a successful manager in any one of them.

MBAs in leadership are available from number of respected institutions, and many programs can be completed easily and conveniently online. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Full-Time MBA

Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
Campus Full time Open Enrollment USA Newmarket

Rutgers Business School Full-Time MBA program is a traditional masters of business administration degree located on the Newark Campus that prepares students for unparalleled success with an innovative curriculum and valuable hands-on experience. Rutgers MBA is ranked the #1 Public MBA program in the Northeast U.S., (Financial Times, 2017) and #1 in job placement nationwide (Bloomberg Businessweek, 2016). [+]

Rutgers Business School Full-Time MBA program is a traditional masters of business administration degree located on the Newark Campus that prepares students for unparalleled success with an innovative curriculum and valuable hands-on experience. Rutgers MBA is ranked the #1 Public MBA program in the Northeast U.S., (Financial Times, 2017) and #1 in job placement nationwide (Bloomberg Businessweek, 2016).

With a wide variety of concentrations to pursue their career goals, regardless of prior experience or education, graduates go on to become leaders in corporations, excel in their discipline and build businesses of their own.

In the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2017, Rutgers MBA graduates earned a 130 percent salary increase three years after graduation, No. 1 in the U.S. according to the survey.... [-]


MBA, Leadership and Change Management

Concordia University Chicago
Campus or Online Open Enrollment USA Chicago

Were you born to lead? The current economic environment requires successful businesses to use resources creatively and effectively. There is an increasing need for leaders who can guide an organization in adapting to changing environments and consumer needs. Many businesses seek out managers with strong leadership skills who adjust well in a changing environment. [+]

Were you born to lead? The current economic environment requires successful businesses to use resources creatively and effectively. There is an increasing need for leaders who can guide an organization in adapting to changing environments and consumer needs. Many businesses seek out managers with strong leadership skills who adjust well in a changing environment. Learning Objectives Concordia University Chicago's MBA specialization and certificate in leadership and change management will build the business fundamentals you need to advance your career while focusing on leading people and organizations. The courses are designed to help students understand the value of an array of leadership theories, the intercultural impact of leadership practice, and the intricacies of facilitating strategic change. Students develop servant leadership, interpersonal, and influencing skills to effectively shape group change. Graduates will successfully champion systemic change while achieving their organization’s mission. Career Possibilities Executive leadership: CEO, CMO, COO Entrepreneur/Small-business owner Human resource manager Global manager Consultant Demand for MBA Graduates According to the Graduate Management Admission Council® survey of 185 companies in 33 countries worldwide, 87-percent of employers plan to maintain (43%) or increase (43%) headcounts for new MBA hires. Forty-one respondents are affiliated with companies in the Fortune 500, and include 22 from Fortune 100 firms. [-]

MBA Full-Time

University of Baltimore, Merrick School of Business
Campus or Online Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Mount Vernon

The University of Baltimore MBA is designed with you (and your employer) in mind. You have the option to take classes in a traditional classroom, online or both—it's your choice. Whatever you decide, you'll learn alongside other students who are looking to grow professionally, just like you. [+]

Masters in Business Administration in Leadership. The Baltimore MBA – Powerful, Flexible and Designed by YOU. The University of Baltimore MBA is designed with you (and your employer) in mind. You have the option to take classes in a traditional classroom, online or both—it's your choice. Whatever you decide, you'll learn alongside other students who are looking to grow professionally, just like you. AACSB International accreditation ensures that we are offering you a quality program that may help you today—but ultimately provide you with the knowledge and skills for tomorrow. We're flexible when it comes to starting the MBA program. ATTEND CLASS ON CAMPUS OR ONLINE You have six opportunities to enter the program–at the start of any session–as indicated above. A Flexible MBA that allows you to create your future. Your time — is your time. You work full-time. You travel a couple times a month. You coach little league. What if you had the flexibility to pursue your MBA and still could do all those things? The University of Baltimore has a long history of having business programs that allow busy professionals to also pursue their educational goals while living their daily lives. Enrolling in the UB MBA program allows you to choose: how fast you want to complete your degree; how you want to take your classes (traditional classrooms, online or both); how many classes per session or semester you want to take; your specialization or you can build a custom one that suits your career goals.... [-]

Professional MBA (PMBA)

WU Executive Academy - Vienna University of Economics and Business
Campus Part time 15 - 20 months October 2017 Austria Vienna

This part-time Professional MBA is structured into two tiers, the business core and specialization Options, ranging from Finance through Marketing & Sales, Energy Management, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Project Management to Health Care Management, Public Auditing or Social Management. Depending on focus, programs are taught in English or German. [+]

The Professional MBA combines a broad business management education with a functional or industry focus. We offer a large variety of specializations ranging from Finance through Marketing & Sales, Energy Management, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Project & Process Management to Health Care Management, Public Auditing or Social Management. Depending on focus, programs are taught in English or German.

 

This part-time Professional MBA is structured into two tiers. The business core offers vital economic and business administration expertise alongside up-to-date management and leadership tools and techniques. 

 

During the Business Core part participants focus on comprehensive business, management and leadership knowledge and techniques, while addressing fundamental areas such as: ... [-]


Mba Full Time

Universidad de los Andes - School of Management
Campus Full time 15 months July 2018 Colombia Bogotá

The MBA is a development-oriented management skills and strengthen their students' knowledge in the functional areas of management program. Our MBA is designed for a comprehensive transformation of its students. [+]

Masters in Business Administration in Leadership. MBA Full Time Why is it important to study the MBA? The MBA is designed to develop leaders with management skills and strengthen their students' knowledge in the functional areas of management and its capacity for innovation program. Our MBA is designed for a comprehensive transformation of its students. modalities: full time lasts 15 months with classes Monday through Friday during the hours 6:30 am - 6:00 pm and some Saturdays. The MBA School of Management at the University of the Andes: It is renowned for its academic quality its local and international prestige during his 40 years of activity we have the Triple Crown, the three international accreditations granted by the World Association of MBA Schools -AMBA-, the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and EQUIS. in Colombia, we are accredited with the highest rating by the CNA. Our MBA graduates are valued by: multinationals and public, private and third sector national organizations. They are renowned for their ability to develop entrepreneurial projects their leadership skills training with a global perspective its ability to boost competitive organizations in an environment Who can study? The MBA in two categories is aimed at professionals with intellectual and academic abilities that have a large potential to lead competitive, innovative and committed to their country organizations. For the full-time MBA applicants must have at least three (3) years of professional experience, and a minimum of four (4) years of professional experience for the MBA part... [-]

MBA with a specialism in Leadership Studies

University of Strathclyde Business School
Campus Full time Part time 24 - 36 months August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

Our aim is to develop directors and high-potential managers into outstanding leaders in their own specialist business fields. The programme is valuable for those in the private, public and voluntary sectors. [+]

Why this course? The MBA with a specialism in Leadership Studies has been developed by Strathclyde Business School (SBS) and the Leadership Trust Foundation (LTF). Our aim is to develop directors and high-potential managers into outstanding leaders in their own specialist business fields. The programme is valuable for those in the private, public and voluntary sectors. Good leadership skills are essential for directors and senior managers to run their businesses effectively. With the challenges of the 21st century, these skills are now even more in demand. Specialist features The course structure combines an understanding of business functions, strategy and strategic thinking with an understanding of the leadership process and the practical development of leadership skills. You’ll enhance your self-awareness, self-control and self-confidence through personal experience of practical leadership and teamwork situations. We provide you with an innovative range of learning approaches to suit your own circumstances and you’ll gain a unique mix of practical leadership skills from one of Europe’s foremost leadership development organisations. We offer the academic depth and rigour expected of a top university business school. Benefits of the MBA with a specialism in Leadership Studies For you You’ll gain a better understanding of yourself and how others perceive you in your leadership role. Exposed to key business management and leadership theories and practices, you'll have an unparalleled opportunity to develop your strategic and behavioural leadership skills. You’ll gain a greater understanding of business management and will be able to lead your people more effectively, and will have... [-]

WHU Full-Time MBA Program

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management
Campus Full time 12 months April 2018 Germany Düsseldorf

12-month Full-Time MBA, taught completely in English [+]

Your MBA at WHU:

Benefit from an exclusive learning experience in a program with small classes, high academic standards and an excellent student to staff ratio. The WHU-MBA is a General Management Program with a strong overall focus on leadership and personal development. Enjoy the familiar atmosphere on our campus but also our included study trips to China, India and the USA. In search of the best students we are able to provide very talented candidates with scholarships. The program starts each April and September but application is possible throughout the year. Since seats are limited we strongly recommend early application.

 

The Program The MBA Program includes 3 modules in the USA, China and India. It is designed to equip participants from all over the world with the skills to master strategy, change and competition in an international context and to advance in their career. We are committed to educate general managers who can function in a variety of jobs and cope with diverse and changing environments. Our standards of excellence value highly honesty and integrity, mutual trust and respect as the foundations for competent and confident leadership. A maximum class size of 45 ensures excellent mentoring between professors and students. Scholarships are awarded to highly talented candidates. WHU has its own Career Center for on-campus recruitment. Company presentations, career days and informal dinner conversations contribute to successful networking with the company representatives. ... [-]

Greehey MBA for Values-driven Leaders

St. Mary's University
Campus Full time 16 months September 2017 USA San Antonio

The Greehey MBA is for values-driven leaders who want to transform their enterprises, institutions and communities by positively transforming themselves. A 16-month, cohort-based program, its small class sizes afford you personalized attention, one-on-one faculty interaction and the opportunity for peer-to-peer mentoring. [+]

The Greehey MBA is for values-driven leaders who want to transform their enterprises, institutions and communities by positively transforming themselves. A 16-month, cohort-based program, its small class sizes afford you personalized attention, one-on-one faculty interaction and the opportunity for peer-to-peer mentoring. Self-assessment exercises, goal-setting activities and individual and group projects provide just the right context for learning, application and practice. In the process, students develop close working relationships that will benefit them and their organizations throughout their careers. Saturday lab sessions accommodate working professionals and focus on essential skills. Advanced Business Skills Labs (ABS-Labs) held on selected Saturdays throughout the semester fall into three categories. Values-Driven Leadership Labs (V-Labs) focus on fundamentals of ethical leadership, including strategies for aligning individual behavior and organizational culture, the development of advanced behavioral skills and familiarity with contemporary business issues and strategies. Technical Labs (Tech-Labs) focus on essential skills such as the use of spreadsheets and other software tools for budgeting, data analytics, simulations and decision support. Fitness Labs (Fit-Labs) focus on individual and group strategies to develop physical and financial fitness, and an inquiry into the personal meaning of work in ways that will enhance performance and provide a healthy work-life balance. A built-in, concentrated international experience. Today, every facet of business is touched by the global economy, and no professional can operate successfully without an understanding of this context. The Greehey MBA program takes students to global destinations for a concentrated learning experience during which they are exposed to diverse business cultures... [-]

Two-Year Bentley MBA

Bentley University Graduate School of Business
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Waltham

The Emerging Leaders MBA at the Bentley Graduate Business School is a two-year, full-time program designed for students with relatively little or no work experience. [+]

Masters in Business Administration in Leadership. The Emerging Leaders MBA at the Bentley Graduate Business School is a two-year, full-time program designed for students with relatively little or no work experience. Candidates range from recent college graduates to those with three years of professional employment. The program provides a solid foundation in the major areas of business, upon which students can build by taking advanced courses and concentrations. Today’s young business leaders need both breadth and depth of expertise. Elective courses in the Emerging Leaders MBA program let you pursue a specialty that adds value for a future employer. You can customize your degree by choosing from eight concentrations: Accountancy Business Analytics Economics of Financial Markets Finance Information Systems and Technology Law and Taxation Leadership (formerly titled Management) Marketing Dual Degrees Students in the Emerging Leaders MBA Program can combine their degree with one of six Master of Science offerings at Bentley. Integrating the general business skills acquired through the MBA with the focused expertise of an MS degree offers a distinctive set of qualifications for your job search. Credits from four courses apply to both degrees, so you can earn the valuable extra credential by completing six additional courses. Tuition for the Emerging Leaders MBA program does not include Master of Science courses; they are charged at the regular per-course rate. Student Profile The Emerging Leaders MBA (Full-Time, Two Years) is designed for young people who want to launch their career with an added credential of high value to... [-]

Professional Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Methodist University - Charles M. Reeves, Jr. School of Business
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 16 months September 2017 USA Fayetteville + 1 more

The Professional MBA Program at Methodist University provides a rigorous graduate program in business subjects for those who seek personal and professional satisfaction, wish to increase salary potential, and advance or change their careers. The MBA Program at Methodist University is flexible for busy adults, the cost is competitive, and the opportunity awaits. [+]

Professional Master of Business Administration (MBA) The Professional MBA Program at Methodist University provides a rigorous graduate program in business subjects for those who seek personal and professional satisfaction, wish to increase salary potential, and advance or change their careers. The MBA Program at Methodist University is flexible for busy adults, the cost is competitive, and the opportunity awaits. The Professional MBA Program offers students a focus on Organizational Management and Leadership and blends online course work with two weekend residency class sessions per eight-week term. Students can begin classes in the fall or spring and can earn their Master of Business Administration in 16 months. For further information, contact us by phone or email. Yarborough Auditorium: October 28 at 6:00 p.m. December 11 at 2:00 p.m. Accreditation The Reeves School of Business is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) to offer the following master's degree: Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with a focus in Organizational Management and Leadership. Program Description The Professional MBA Program at Methodist University with a focus on Organizational Management & Leadership consists of 12 courses (36 credit hours) taken over 16 months. Classes are held in Margaret and Walter Clark Hall at the Reeves School of Business at Methodist University in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Students attend residency weekends twice per eight-week term (on a Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday) and work online between residency weekends. MISSION AND GOALS The mission of the Professional MBA program is to provide a... [-]

Mba In Strategic Management Of People

Grupo Tiradentes
Campus Full time 396 hours March 2018 Brazil Aracaju

Technical visits to further approach the graduate student to the reality of the area where you want to act. Exchange with classicists entities, public authorities, business and entrepreneurial consulting. [+]

Masters in Business Administration in Leadership. Differentials Course Technical visits to further approach the graduate student to the reality of the area where you want to act. Exchange with classicists entities, public authorities, business and entrepreneurial consulting. Institutional Intervention Project. Career advice (coaching): at the end of the course, tracing goals and preparing students for professional growth. Goals General: enable the student to business management, providing you with the knowledge of the main methods and management techniques, concepts, principles of use, motivations, quality tools and strategies of information technology. specific: develop theoretical and practical knowledge, skills and tools that can help analyze managerial problems, supporting decision making and effective implementation of projects; train entrepreneurs with managerial capacity to act in an integrated way with the reality of society and the public and private markets; develop skills related to Strategic Management in Human Resources; develop planning skills and coordination of the management process improvement. TARGET AUDIENCE Professionals in the field of people management, social workers, psychologists, business managers and other professionals working directly or indirectly in People Management. METHODOLOGY Will be used according to the nature and desirability of each subject, various methods such as case studies; games and simulations; conferences; lectures; seminars; directed studies; group work; practical lessons in business; debates; development of institutional intervention projects, workshops, participation in events. [-]

Master of Business Administration in Innovation and Entrepreneurial Leadership

Felician University
Online & Campus Combined Full time 20 months September 2017 USA Rutherford

The Felician University Master of Business Administration in Innovation and Entrepreneurial Leadership is designed to provide students with not only business content knowledge but also leadership skills for the 21st century, resulting in the ability to make better business decisions and work with diverse teams to achieve results. [+]

Credits: 36 credits Program Length: 20 months Start Dates: Rolling admissions Instructional Method: Hybrid (on campus and online) Build your creativity, ethical decision making, communication, teamwork, critical reasoning, and emotional intelligence competencies with immediate payback in the work place. The Felician University Master of Business Administration in Innovation and Entrepreneurial Leadership is designed to provide students with not only business content knowledge but also leadership skills for the 21st century, resulting in the ability to make better business decisions and work with diverse teams to achieve results. Advanced course work includes scholarly and practical project work culminating in a real-life capstone experience and portfolio. Our program builds critical thinkers who dig deeper and question the how and the why. Most importantly, our commitment to ethical decision making is unique – our curriculum provides students with the framework for ethical strength in decision making and performance in the workplace. Why our MBA in Innovation and Entrepreneurial Leadership Program? Accredited by the International Assembly of Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). Participation in a cohort where students share work experiences and learn about working in a team environment. Annual Symposium with key note speakers Optional one-week study abroad program in Dublin, Ireland Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society Convenience of a schedule of courses that meet one night a week for eight weeks. Focused curriculum allows working adults to complete their MBA while advancing in their career. Admission Requirements In addition to a completed admissions application, the following are required: Graduation from an accredited baccalaureate... [-]

Global Leader Program - Master in Management

The NUCB Business School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years April 2018 Japan Nagoya + 1 more

The goal of the Global Leader Program is to instill in our students the motivation for embarking upon or enhancing successful and rewarding careers in global business environments. Our faculty and staff members provide students with the knowledge and skills needed for future employment and leadership opportunities. [+]

Masters in Business Administration in Leadership. The Global Leader Program is the flagship English program of the NUCB Business School that features both professional and international exchange students representing over 40 different nationalities, 96% practitioner instructors with international business experience, and a dedicated administrative team to assist your career development during enrollment and post-graduation. Located in the business and finance district of Nagoya at the new Marunouchi Tower Campus, we welcome you to visit our campus and learn about how you can upgrade the skills you need to reach the next level in your career through the NUCB Global Leader Program! The Global Leader Program (GLP) is a Master’s program designed for those who seek quality and flexibility to improve their skills for future employment and leadership opportunities. The aim of the program is to cultivate highly skilled professionals with a global mindset, a strong sense of ethics, and the ability to contribute positively to the international business community. Start of the program: September / April Duration: 1 year full-time (MBA), 2 year (MBA/MSc) Language of instruction: English Requirements: 3 years work experience (MBA) Class size: Average 40 Additional programs: Study abroad exchange, Double Degree Program Degree: MBA/MSc Master in Management The GLP offers two paths of study dependent on the background of the applicant at the time of enrollment. Applicants with over three years of professional experience enter onto the one-year, full-time Masters in Management track. A two-year option for a Master in Management through the GLP is also... [-]

MBA ISEG

ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management
Campus Part time 18 months September 2017 Portugal Lisbon

ISEG has conferred more than 700 Masters in Business Administration (MBA) over the last 30 years. Today these alumni occupy prominent positions in the national and international economic sectors. [+]

Programme Structure

The diploma of MBA ISEG is awarded upon successfully obtaining 90 credits, accrued through study over a period of 18 months. The programme requires successful completion of 16 core-courses and 13 personal development courses. The Programme is taught in English.

Personal development

In addition to the above, the MBA ISEG offers activities in the area of personal development individual and group:

Leadership and teambuilding activities, with outdoor activities in collaboration with renown partners like the Portuguese Air Force and Portuguese Navy, amongst others; Management Seminars – which encourage discussion with well-known figures from Business and the economy; Strategy Simulator (Markstrat); Management Simulator (Global Management Challenge). ... [-]

ABA Mini MBA

Aros Business Academy
Campus Full time 6 months September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

ABA Mini MBA is probably the most ambitious Mini MBA in Denmark. The leadership-training programme introduces you to the classic MBA disciplines while giving you the latest in management. You will also become a member of ABA Leaders Club, where you as a member automatically will attain free access to exclusive lectures, master classes and networking events. [+]

Masters in Business Administration in Leadership. ABA Mini MBA ABA Mini MBA is probably the most ambitious Mini MBA in Denmark. The leadership-training programme introduces you to the classic MBA disciplines while giving you the latest in management. You will also become a member of ABA Leaders Club, where you as a member automatically will attain free access to exclusive lectures, master classes and networking events. The 6 best reasons to take an ABA Mini MBA! You will get an extremely ambitious Mini MBA developed in collaboration with leading management experts You will get a 6 months leadership education consisting of intensive training days, e-learning, exercises and a final exam The leadership education introduces you to the classic MBA disciplines and provides you with additional information about future management You become a member of the exclusive ABA Leaders Club The curriculum consists entirely of literature from respected writers and researchers! Furthermore, it is mainly in Danish You will get a Mini MBA that focuses on your personal development as a leader. The Aros Mini MBA will cover 6 main fields Mini MBA – Field 1: Corporate and leadership understanding in a globalized world. Management and sustainability in the modern organization. Mini MBA - Field 2: Personnel management. Man in the modern private and public organization. Organisational development, team-management, self-management and coaching. Mini MBA - Field 3: Strategic management. Visions and strategic processes in a turbulent and changing world. Learning in organizations. Mini MBA - Field 4: Change. Management of change... [-]