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Master of Business Administration

Overview

Professional in a meeting

  • 100%

    Online or On-Campus Blended Formats
  • 12-24 months

    Completion Time
  • 12 Courses

    36 credits

Master of Business Administration (MBA)  program at Lasell University instills the skills, knowledge, and credentials you need to maximize your impact on your company's performance and advance your career - available in both online and on-campus.  We realize that that time and flexibility are essential to get you started on your future career path. We offer 6 term starts per year to choose from and no GRE/GMAT requirements so you can begin earning a master's degree when it fits into your schedule. 

Why Lasell's MBA?

  • Globally accredited program: 
    ACBSP The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) is a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence.

  • 12-24 month degree-completion timeframe.
  • Affordable tuition.
  • Small classes capped at 23 students.
  • No GRE/GMAT requirement.

Concentration Options: 

If you are already working in a particular industry or would like to change your career path, a concentration can be a great way to focus and enhance those skills. We offer 3 concentrations to customize the program to your interest.  Typically the concentration adds 3 courses to the core MBA program and will take a deeper dive into those subjects:

The Lasell Experience:

An MBA with ROI - Maximize your career impact with a high-value degree. Our tuition is under $30,000, just half the cost of competing programs.  

Offered online for convenience - Experience all the quality you demand from an MBA program paired with the convenience of classes provided online. With 24/7 access, you can complete your coursework as your schedule allows, knowing that you can join class discussions at times that work for you. 

Comprehensive curriculum - The program's coursework - taught by a small team of expert faculty - covers the full range of skills and knowledge you need to advance in your career. Topics include organizational development, leadership, quantitative analysis, finance, and strategy.   

Great student support services - To maximize your success in our program, Lasell provides a wide range of support services, including career counseling,  academic advising, and enrollment counseling. 

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Curriculum

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
Core courses

MGMT700 Global Leadership 3
MGMT703 Strategic Information Management 3
MGMT714 Principles of Project Management 3
MGMT728 Human Resource Management 3
MGMT745 Strategic Marketing 3
MGMT749 Ethical Theory & Management 3
MGMT769 Statistical Analysis for Decision Making 3
MGMT770 Managerial Economics 3
MGMT771 Accounting for Managers 3
MGMT772 Financial Analysis for Managers 3
MGMT773 Entrepreneurial Strat & Venture 3
Choose one elective from graduate course offerings 3
Total Credits 36


MGMT700 - Global Leadership - 3 Credit
This course considers the key aspects of what it means to be a leader in our ever-changing global business environment. Best practices and key considerations for developing global strategy, driving change around the world, managing multicultural teams, addressing the intricacies of a global supply chain, and the challenges we face from macro trends, such as climate change and sustainability. Formerly MBA706

MGMT703 - Strategic Information Management - 3 CreditsThis course presents the conceptual foundations of information technology and examines the development, application, and advances of information technology resources in organizations. With a focus on the managerial perspective, students investigate issues related to the development of contemporary systems development approaches. Formerly MBA713

MGMT714 - Principles of Project Management - 3 CreditsThis course focuses on the essentials of project management. It approaches project management from the standpoint of managing a single, stand-alone project that is small to medium in size. The course takes attendees through the project life cycle in the same sequence they would face when managing a real project in the workplace. Topics covered include the product and project life cycles, including initiation, planning, executing, controlling, and closing.

MGMT728 - Human Resource Management - 3 CreditsThis course examines the staffing function of management, including planning, recruiting, selection, training, motivation, appraisal, compensation, labor laws, and organizational development. The course also addresses the current issues affecting the human resource manager, including the changing workforce and need to increase productivity as well as changes in the areas of unions and affirmative action.

MGMT745 - Strategic Marketing - 3 CreditsThis course provides an overview of data-driven strategic marketing, the management, planning and control of the function and the process. Designed as a foundation course for the Masters in Marketing, an emphasizing the developing the skills to lead, plan, implement and measure strategic marketing initiatives within the dynamics of today's organization. Formerly MGMT706

MGMT749 - Ethical Theory & Management - 3 CreditsThis course introduces the discipline of ethical analysis and its application to management. The course examines different methods of value clarifications, the sources of ethical conflict in management practices, the structure of ethical argu­ments, as well as the ethical theories and principles associated with management. The course also explores how these concepts are concretely applied in organizations and professional life. Formerly MBA707

MGMT769 - Stat Tech & Analysis for Decision Making - 3 CreditsThis course covers basic statistical techniques in a managerial setting featuring case studies and conceptual exercises. Statistical topics include effective use of numerical and graphical summaries, estimation and confidence intervals, hypothesis testing and regression. A few more advanced topics such as data mining, the Bayesian paradigm and principles of model building may be encountered during projects. Formerly MBA709

MGMT770 - Managerial Economics - 3 CreditsManagerial Economics is the application of economic theory and methodology to managerial decision-making problems within various organizational settings such as a firm or a government agency. The emphasis in this course will be on-demand analysis and estimation, production and cost analysis under different market conditions, forecasting and decision making under uncertainty. The course provides an understanding of the microeconomic forces that influence firm decision making. Topics include competitive markets and market failure, benefit-cost analysis, demand estimation and forecasting, decision making under risk and uncertainty, production and cost estimation, and market structure analysis.

MGMT771 - Accounting for Managers - 3 CreditsAs the language of business and the cornerstone of our capital markets, accounting provides terminology, frameworks, and concepts with which to analyze and understand the financial consequences of business activities. This course explains the basics of accounting, links accounting to financial statements analyzes financial statements and works through economic analysis of investments. As these activities have become increasingly complex and global, the task of presenting timely, relevant, and reliable financial information to interested internal and external users has become more challenging. The course highlights how managers use cost, cash flow and financial reporting information in their decisions. Pre-requisites: PMBA 708, 709, 710 with a grade of B- or better. Formerly MBA711

MGMT772 - Financial Analysis for Managers - 3 CreditsThe primary purpose of this course is to help you develop a high degree of financial statement, financial analysis, and financial management expertise to enhance your capabilities as an informed manager and decision-maker. In addition, this course has a global perspective that examines the operation of the foreign exchange markets, foreign exchange risk management, sources and instruments of international financing, foreign direct investment and the management of political risk, multinational capital budgeting, and financing control systems for the multinational firm. Formerly MBA712

MGMT773 - Entrepreneurial Strat & Venture Creation - 3 CreditsEntrepreneurship is the process of creating and growing new businesses and is fundamentally concerned with the identification and exploitation of opportunities for wealth creation (profit). Successful entrepreneurs generate wealth by identifying opportunities for value creation and then develop competitive advantages to exploit them. The broad objective of this course will be to apply insights from the fields of strategic management and economics to the process of entrepreneurship in order to understand what differentiates successful from unsuccessful entrepreneurial firms.

Course Schedule

Spring 2020 Courses

Course Number Name Format Instructor
SPRING MAIN 1/22 - 5/11
MGMT704 Financial Management On-Campus Blended Hannon, James
MGMT741 Marketing Research & Data Analytics On-Campus Blended McGeough, Bob
MGMT745 Strategic Marketing On-Campus Blended Plumb, Chelsey
MGMT751 Business Strategy On-Campus Blended McKinnon, Bruce
MGMT763 Employee Learning & Development On-Campus Blended Howard, Kim
MGMT765 Project, Program & Portfolio Management On-Campus Blended Sawhney, Anil
MGMT767 Risk Management On-Campus Blended Sawhney, Anil
MGMT798 Research Project Capstone  TBA TBA
MGMT799 Internship Capstone  TBA Waldron, Nancy
SPRING 1: 1/22 - 3/10
MGMT702 Research Methods Online Obeng, Raymond
MGMT704 Financial Management Online Hannon, James
MGMT728 Human Resources Management Online Parry, Robin
MGMT758 Service Quality Management Online Buchin, Stanley
MGMT760 New Product Development Online Huetteman, Janet
MGMT769 Statistical Analysis for Decision Making Online Borden, Dan
SPRING 2: 3/23 - 5/11
MGMT700 Global Leadership Online Parry, Robin
MGMT703 Strategic Information Management Online Pineault, Gerry
MGMT731 Human Resource Law & Compliance Online Howard, Kim
MGMT740 Consumer Behavior Online Borden, Dan
MGMT746 Digital Marketing Online Plumb, Chelsey
MGMT747 Event Management Operations Online Butt, Dianne
MGMT749 Ethical Theory & Management Online Carvalho, Kathy
MGMT752 Change Management Online TBA
MGMT757 Hosp & Event Law, Ethics, & Risk Mgmt Online Mobar, Siddharth
MGMT766 PM Tools & Technology Online Sawhney, Anil
MGMT770 Managerial Economics Online Johansson, Tulin
MGMT773 Entrepreneurial Strat & Venture Creation Online McGeough, Bob

Admission Requirements

Candidates seeking admission to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at Lasell University must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. GRE/GMAT scores are not required for admission.

The 36-credit program is delivered in 100 percent online and on-campus blended formats. Rolling admission is offered for our September, October, January, March, May and July start dates. Learn more about the courses offered in Lasell's MBA program.

Prerequisites:

Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of microeconomics and statistics through prior coursework or by successfully completing self-paced tutorials in introductory statistics and microeconomics.  For more information about the self-paced tutorials or prerequisites for the MBA program please contact the Office of Graduate Enrollment at gradinfo@lasell.edu or call/text @617-243-2400.

Admission Requirements Checklist:

  1. Online application
  2. Resume of professional work experience 
  3. Official college transcripts
  4. A one-page personal statement describing your goals, strengths and potential for achievement in graduate school



If you have questions, feel free to contact us: 


The Office of Graduate Enrollment
Lasell University
1844 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02466
gradinfo@lasell.edu
617-243-2400

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