At St. Ambrose, you can customize your degree with four concentration options*:
Human Resource Management
Designed to increase your knowledge and skills above and beyond the core business expertise needed to conduct business globally across a variety of cultures. Courses cover international strategy, cultural and economic differences and their effect on management practices, and issues in global political economy.
Designed to increase the knowledge and skills above and beyond the core business expertise needed to successfully manage the people and human resource processes within your organization. This concentration is not just designed for people in the "HR Department" but anyone in management who wants the most out of the talent in their area. Understanding motivation, talent development, and employee engagement are all essential elements in managing people, regardless of the department you manage.
Gain knowledge and skills above and beyond the core business expertise needed to direct, manage, and advance your organizations sales and brand. Understanding how to do this must be rooted in serious marketing research and a focused strategy to then apply that knowledge. This concentration puts you ahead of your organization's external market competitors – and ahead of your own internal career competitors.
This concentration connects the learner with four key courses within the Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL) program. MOL's understanding of leadership is leading change through influence and persuasion regardless of your organizational authority or position. In the current business environment – where change is the only constant – understanding what it means to lead that change gives you a critical advantage.
*All concentrations require a minimum of four courses