MBA Concentrations - Executive Leadership for Women
As the opportunities for women's advancement become more competitive, the ability to stand out and demonstrate one's capabilities to make a significant contribution toward an organization's success is more important than ever. To evidence those skills, women must strengthen their foundations as leaders, hone their abilities to strategically network, develop approaches that cultivate the right relationships, and understand the factors that lead to success in diverse work forces. With these priorities in mind, Chatham's MBA concentration track in Executive Leadership for Women focuses on developing creative and knowledgeable women leaders for 21st century business.
Chatham University's Executive Leadership for Women MBA concentration is designed to address the distinctive challenges women leaders face in today's business climate. As part of its mission to develop women as leaders and innovators, Chatham is now focused on educating a new generation of businesswomen who are prepared to take their careers to the next level of success.
Executive Leadership for Women concentration
Required Courses for Focus
|5 courses - 11 credit hours|
|BUS 620||Risk Management (2)|
|BUS 621||Gender and Diversity in Leadership (2)|
|BUS 622||Advanced Topics in Leadership and Governance (2)|
|BUS 623||Strategic Performance for Women Executives (2)|
|BUS 624||Multi-discipline Strategic Management (3)|
Creating women leaders for more than 140 Years
Chatham University has long been committed to the advancement of women's leadership throughout its 140-year history, a tradition that continues today through the development of groundbreaking programs that focus on the needs of women, particularly those in leadership roles.
Graduates of the Executive Leadership for Women concentration will:
- Understand, analyze, and creatively employ the dynamics of gender differences in corporate settings in order to develop effective interaction with male and female colleagues;
- Successfully negotiate with, and persuade superiors, colleagues and clients;
- Communicate clearly and confidently in a variety of professional settings, and align communication objectives with those of the audience;
- Possess a confident leadership presence in the workplace, and successfully demonstrate that presence among all organizational levels; and
- Develop an effective strategy for professional advancement.