Oregon State MBA in Executive Leadership (Portland)

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<p>Slide 1</p> <p>The OSU MBA in Executive Leadership</p> <p>AgendaWhat is an MBA?Benefits of Earning an MBAThe Oregon State MBA in Executive LeadershipFormatDegrees Requirements Admissions ProcessTuition &amp; FeesKey TakeawaysQuestions &amp; Answers</p> <p>What is an MBA?Masters of Business AdministrationPost-graduate degree awarded to those who have mastered the study of business</p> <p>Students study the theory and application of business and management principles </p> <p>Typical coursework includes the study of accounting, economics, human resources, marketing, finance, operations, project management and strategy </p> <p>VariationsFull-timePart-time/Executive OnlineHybrid</p> <p>Is an MBA Valuable?According to a survey of MBAs graduating between 2000-2011:93% found the experience personally rewarding86% advanced professionallyOn average students recouped their investment in 4 yearsSource: GMAC 2012 alumni perspectives survey </p> <p>MBAs Graduating in 2012Full-time MBA graduates reported an average salary increase of 81%Part-time MBA graduates reported an average salary increase of 53% Source: http://poetsandquants.com/2012/05/30/the-mba-bump-how-much/</p> <p>MBAs Graduating in 201385% report their MBA gave them a competitive advantage in the job market81% reported greater empowerment over their employment outcomes 77% felt their education introduced them to new career opportunities Source: Job Search - Class of 2013 (GMAC) </p> <p>Benefits of an MBAEnhanced skill setBudgeting (Grants, research proposals)Abstract/critical thinkingProject management Accounting/Finance </p> <p>Greater interpersonal, managerial and leadership abilities</p> <p>Improved career flexibility/ability to change positions within the organization</p> <p>Enhanced credibility with investors/funders of startup organizations</p> <p>Higher Salary Potential </p> <p>Global Alumni Network </p> <p>MBA in Executive Leadership - OverviewAACSB AccreditedGold standard in MBA programsOnly top 25 percent of business schools achieve AACSB accreditationCourses taught by leading scholars and seasoned professionals</p> <p>FlexibleCourses blend the best of online and in-person educationDesigned for busy working professionalsOnline curriculum about 75 percent of all coursework maximize flexibility</p> <p>PersonalSmall class sizes, coupled with 1-3 required in-person sessions for each course, build strong bonds with faculty and among studentsRequired in-person sessions also help students enhance interpersonal skills sought by employers</p> <p>AcceleratedPart-time students, taking 2-3 courses per academic quarter can complete this degree in 21 monthsAdditional time required for candidates needing Foundation Knowledge courses</p> <p>FormatThe MBA in Executive Leadership is offered in an online/hybrid formatStudents complete approximately 75% of coursework at their own paceEach course meets 1-3 times for an in-person session with faculty and classmates Classes meet at the Collaborative Life Sciences Building in PortlandFormat combines the flexibility of a full-time program with the benefits of regular interactions with faculty and classmatesThose taking two courses/term can earn their MBA in about 2 years Students can start any term We recommend budgeting 10 hours per week, per course for self-study and group projects </p> <p>The Oregon State MBA Program ComponentsMBA Foundation Knowledge pre-MBA coursework for non-business majorsAccounting/finance, marketing/management, sustainable business operations, business/legal environment Students may be able to opt out of some foundation courses if they have received equivalent on-the-job training. </p> <p>MBA Core Skills and knowledge every OSU MBA graduate must haveCurriculum includes coursework in Financial/Cost Analysis, Business Law, Finance, Leadership, Business Analysis, Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Strategic Management, Information Systems and New Product Development</p> <p>Track-specific courseworkCareer specialization (see next slide for more information)</p> <p>Coursework Executive Leadership: 15 creditsMGMT 571 Ethical Leadership (3)MGMT 572 Managing Human Resources (3)MGMT 574 Negotiations (3)BA 575/576 Capstone Sequence (6)MBA Core: 30 creditsBA 528 Financial and Cost Analysis (3)BA 533 Business Law for Managers (3) BA 540 Corporate Finance (3)BA 550 Organization Management &amp; Leadership (3)BA 555 Practical Business Analysis (3)BA 561 Supply Chain Management (3)BA 562 Managing Projects (3)BA 569 Advanced Strategic Management (3)BA 572 Advanced Information Systems (3)BA 590 New Product Development (3)Foundation Knowledge: 0-15 creditsBA 513 Business Legal Environment BA 514 Sustainable Business OperationsBA 515 Accounting and FinanceBA 516 Management and MarketingAdmissions OverviewRequirementsTuition, Fees &amp; ScholarshipsWhat We Look ForThe Application Process </p> <p>Admissions RequirementsGPAAt least a 3.0 from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States If under a 3.0, advisors can work with applicants to determine eligibility on a case by case basis</p> <p>GMATMinimum 500 overall scoreMinimum 20% on verbal, quant, IR and writing sub-scoresWe may waive the GMAT if an applicant has already earned a Masters degreeWe will waive the GMAT for anyone who has earned a PhDGMAT waiver process exists for those with extensive work experience AND strong academic performance (see next slide)</p> <p>TOEFL (international applicants)575 on paper based OR 7.0 on IELTS OR 91 on internet-based version (iBT) with all sub scores at or above 22</p> <p>The GMAT Waiver ProcessRequirements:At least 3.3/4 GPA in business or technical fieldAt least 5 years of full-time, post-baccalaureate work experience in a management or leadership capacityExceptional interpersonal/communication skills</p> <p>Process: Those meeting eligibility requirements should draft a GMAT waiver request and email to osumba@oregonstate.edu Request should not exceed 500 wordsA member of the admissions team may follow up with any questionsAdmissions committee will review requests weekly </p> <p>For More Information:Please visit: http://business.oregonstate.edu/mba/admissions/executive-leadership-gmat-waiver </p> <p>Application ProcessComplete Online Application Form $60 application fee (credit card)</p> <p>Submit Supplemental MaterialsOne official transcript of academic work from each school attendedStatement of ObjectiveThree letters of professional referenceCurrent Resume</p> <p>Deadlines (normal)Complete applications must be received no later than 30 days prior to the beginning of the admission term.International 90 days</p> <p>What We Look ForExcellent communication skillsDemonstrated success in a diverse and complex environmentTeam-orientation Demonstrated Leadership skills/experience/aptitude Excellent time-management skills Previous academic success Strong letters of reference (integrity, work ethic, results-orientation)</p> <p>Tuition &amp; Financial AidCurrent tuition rates (2014-15) are $761/credit hourProgram w/o foundation is 45 credit hoursFoundation can add 3-15 credit hoursDoes not include fees or textbooks</p> <p>Majority of financial assistance is administered by the financial aid office (541) 737-2241Scholarship information can be found at http://oregonstate.edu/admin/finaid/</p> <p>Academic Merit ScholarshipsAvailable for high-caliber students who advance the quality of the program and the diversity of perspective amongst MBA program participantsAll admitted MBA students are considered for scholarship</p> <p>Key TakeawaysAn MBA can add value in many ways to those from a non-business background </p> <p>The MBA in Executive Leadership is a high-quality, flexible program at a great value</p> <p>The online/hybrid model offers the convenience of an online program with the academic rigor and face-to-face interactions with faculty and classmates of more traditional part-time programs</p> <p>Our team is always willing to meet with students at all stages of the decision making process</p> <p>Thank You!We appreciate your time and willingness to speak with us about the MBA program</p> <p>Join us on social media: </p> <p>For more information, please contact us:OSUMBA@bus.oregonstate.edu+1 (541) 737-5510</p> <p>We are happy to answer any questions.</p>