|[February 04, 2013]
Colorado Technical University Adds New Global Leadership Concentration to World-Ranked, Online MBA Degree Program
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. --(Business Wire)--
Technical University (CTU), a leading provider of education for
career-motivated students, has launched a new concentration in global
leadership within its highly-ranked, online Master of Business
Administration (MBA) degree program.
The global leadership concentration is designed to prepare students with
prior knowledge in the areas of accounting, finance, economics and
statistics with specific skills necessary to pursue advanced career
opportunities in today's complex global business environment. CTU's
online MBA program is ranked among the top 10 online MBA programs in
the world, according to CEO
Magazine, a publication of the International Graduate Forum. With
the new concentration in global leadership, the CTU MBA program now
offers 11 different business-focused concentrations.
"We designed the MBA in Global Leadership program to address recent
labor market trends and workforce development gaps to help professionals
and organizations succeed in our global economy," said Emad Rahim, DM,
PMP, Dean of Business and Management at CTU. "Through the program,
students will learn to think and act more critically, strategically and
intuitively in how they do business and approach projects. We aim to
provide students with practical knowledge that they can apply to an
organization right away."
The CTU MBA in Global Leadership curriculum combines in-depth analysis
of advanced leadership concepts and examples of successful enterprises,
like Google (News - Alert), Apple and Zappos. In addition to the program's core
curriculum, students are required to complete four concentration courses
relevant to the area of global leadership. Concentration courses
include: Perspectives on International Business, Globalization and
International Strategy, Global Leadership Development and Management
Capstone (News - Alert).
Like the other CTU MBA program concentrations, the MBA in Global
Leadership is delivered through CTU's
virtual campus, allowing students to collaborate and learn online,
anytime from anywhere in the world. The courses are taught by faculty
members, many with professional careers in internationalbusiness,
bringing added insights and perspectives into the classroom.
The innovative course content was developed with the support of the
International University of Monaco (IUM), an internationally ranked
business school, to ensure students truly get a global experience.
Students pursuing the CTU MBA in Global Leadership will also have the
opportunity to learn from IUM's world-renowned scholars and participate
in a study-abroad option. IUM faculty will also be invited to CTU as
distinguished lecturers to present on global business topics relating to
economics, strategy, leadership and marketing. CTU's Distinguished
Lecturer Series offers online webinar presentations by some of the
world's most accomplished professors and subject matter experts in areas
like global leadership, entrepreneurship, and operational effectiveness.
Upcoming CTU Distinguished Lecturer presentations given by IUM faculty
Thursday, Feb. 14 at 12:00 pm CST - IUM's Professor of Economics and
Strategy, Dr. Ingo Böbel, will present on the topic: "Generating
Economic Value - Recent Developments."
Dr. Böbel is a published author and has had a profound impact on
industrial organization research with a focus on exploring an
updated market structure, conduct and performance paradigm
approach. He is nominated in the British Journal The Economist for
the "Business Professor of the Year Award 2012."
Thursday, Feb. 21 at 12:00 pm CST - Dr. Marika Taishoff, Director of
the MBA Program and Professor of Marketing, Luxury Services, and
Strategy at IUM will present on the topic: "Critical Elements as Firms
Enter the Global Markets."
Dr. Taishoff has had many years of experience consulting, coaching
leaders, and lecturing across Europe, as well as in Turkey,
Singapore and Russia. Her areas of expertise include marketing,
strategy, customer relations, entrepreneurship, and services
management and organization.
For more information and to register for Dr. Böbel's or Dr. Taishoff's
presentations, visit http://www.coloradotech.edu/Student-Life/Distinguished-LeCTUrer-Series.
In addition to global leadership, CTU offers the following 10
concentrations for its MBA program:
Human Resource Management
Operations/Supply Chain Management
For more information on CTU and its programs, including the MBA, visit www.coloradotech.edu.
About Colorado Technical University
Founded in 1965, Colorado Technical University (CTU) provides higher
education for today's career-focused students and offers support,
flexibility and resources to help students pursue new opportunities.
CTU's industry-focused curriculum has courses taught by instructors,
many with experience in the fields that they teach. CTU was named to the
2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 list of military-friendly schools by G.I.
Jobs Magazine, which includes the top 15 percent of colleges,
universities and trade schools which are doing the most to embrace
America's veterans as students. At CTU, students can collaborate with
people from all over the country via the CTU award-winning Virtual
Campus, which was recognized as the "Best of the Best" in the
Education and Academia category of the 2009 Computerworld Honors
program. Students can also connect on campuses in multiple
cities. CTU students can choose from more than 100 undergraduate and
graduate programs. For more information, please visit www.coloradotech.edu.
CTU is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the
North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org.
CTU is also a member of the Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO)
network of universities, colleges and schools. For more information
CTU cannot guarantee employment or salary. Find disclosures on
graduation rates, student financial obligations and more at www.coloradotech.edu/disclosures.
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