Program Details

Master of Science in Organizational Leadership and Entrepreneurship

Offered By: Colangelo College of Business
Next Start Date:
Program Now Enrolling
ProgramLength:
Total Program Credits: 46
Online: 8 weeks [More Info]
Transfer Credits:
Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the program
Program Tuition Rate:
Online: $560 per credit. [More Info]

Overview

Advanced Skills with the MS in Organizational Leadership and Entrepreneurship

Enrich your entrepreneurial innovations and organically grow your business with the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership and Entrepreneurship degree. Offered by the Colangelo College of Business, learn strategies that drive business growth and increase revenue. This MS program is focused on marketing and sales approaches to help your product or business grow.

In this graduate-level program, coursework allows you to adopt the skills necessary to develop, build and maintain a successful business model for the 21st century economy. Through a rigorous curriculum, you learn the behaviors to bolster marketing and sales of a product or service, using research-based study. Discussions led by expert faculty allow you to gain a deepened understanding of concepts such as customer development, analytics and web-based marketing strategies.

Degree Outcomes

Business Growth and Leadership Strategies

The MS in organizational leadership and entrepreneurship degree is focused on innovative, creative marketing and sales approaches to help you apply strategies that ensure long-term business success. Coursework provides the foundation for servant leadership as well as ethical practices from a Christian worldview. During the last course of your program, you foster a viable innovation, prepare a proposal for stakeholders, formulate strategies for managing the business model and present your plan after it is finalized.

What You Will Learn

Master's in Organizational Growth and Leadership

The MS in organizational leadership and entrepreneurship degree program covers a wide range of topics and learning objectives in enterprise to help you gain the following competencies:

  • Intrapreneurial and entrepreneurial concepts to increase sales of products and services
  • Commercialization of innovation
  • Shareholder reporting and policies

Career Outcomes

Promote Business Growth with an MS in Organizational Leadership and Entrepreneurship

The Master of Science in Organizational Leadership and Entrepreneurship degree prepares you to begin or enrich a business career. This program is ideal for entrepreneurs, marketing leaders, business development strategists, sales professionals and leaders seeking growth in their organization.

Course List

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Major:
46 credits
Total Degree Requirements:
46 credits

Program Core Courses

Course Description

This course is designed to prepare students for the graduate learning experience at Grand Canyon University. Students have opportunities to develop and strengthen the skills necessary to succeed as graduate students in the College of Business. Emphasis is placed on utilizing the tools for graduate success.

Course Description

This course is designed for individuals who are preparing for more advanced coursework in accounting and for students who have not had accounting in undergraduate work. Topics covered include the principles and practices of financial accounting and the fundamentals of managerial accounting, such as cost behavior and budgeting. The course covers accounting theories using computational examples, and homework is problem solving.

Course Description

This course is designed for individuals who are preparing for more advanced coursework in accounting and is designed for students who have not had finance in undergraduate work. Topics covered include financial analysis, financial planning, asset evaluation, capital structure, and working capital management.

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to prepare students in mathematical, probability, and statistical concepts for their upcoming studies in quantitative methods. The course is intended for those students who have not had any prior statistical education, although students who have had statistics should also consider taking the course as a refresher.

Course Description

This course introduces a business model development framework for identifying opportunities for organizational growth through innovation development and sales. Students are introduced to needs assessment techniques and marketing and sales analytics in order to apply problem solving strategies to identify, analyze, and solve problems via commercialization of innovative products, services, or business processes.

Course Description

Students will collect and analyze consumer data to identify customer segments for the commercialization of innovations. Students will use methods of consumer behavior and market analysis to establish the viability of an innovation and competitive advantage within a target market. Prerequisite: OGS-600.

Course Description

Students will assess the financial viability of a business model through identifying revenue streams generated via commercialization of products, services, or business processes. There is specific emphasis on pricing, costs of product development and distribution, and business model cost structure. Prerequisites: FIN-504 and OGS-605.

Course Description

This course focuses on identifying, analyzing, and managing marketing and sales channels to drive product sales or service delivery. Students examine customer needs analysis, sales analytics, the sales cycle, and web-based marketing and sales strategies. Prerequisites: SYM-506 and OGS-605.

Course Description

This course is an overview of how to fund ventures, innovations, and organizational growth strategies. Students research internal and external sources of funding and learn strategies for pitching proposals for raising capital to various stakeholders. Prerequisites: OGS-605 and OGS-610.

Course Description

This course focuses on scaling up operations and infrastructure to support the growth of sales and services. Students examine legal and licensing issues related to marketing and sales, managing staffing and resources, and key partnerships. Prerequisites: ACC-502, FIN-504, SYM-506, and OGS-605.

Course Description

This course focuses on establishing an organizational culture that fosters the creativity and innovation necessary to drive continual product and service development and sales in today's fast-changing business market. Students are provided with skills to lead organizational growth with an emphasis on collaboration, sales force design, business model management, and ethics. Prerequisite: OGS-605.

Course Description

This capstone course requires students to complete and implement their business models and finalize their pitch to selected stakeholders. Students validate their business plans using sales and marketing analytics to prove the viability of their business models. Prerequisites: OGS-600, OGS-605, OGS-610, OGS-615, OGS-620, OGS-625 and OGS-630.

Faculty Bios

Program Locations

Online

Online

Pursue a next-generation education with an online degree from Grand Canyon University. Earn your degree with convenience and flexibility with online courses that let you study anytime, anywhere. GCU offers the most experienced leadership in delivering online degree programs. Full-time faculty members and fully trained adjunct instructors, equipped with strong academic backgrounds and practical experience in their fields, support you every step of the way. Designed with the career-oriented professional in mind, our online classes provide an intimate environment that stimulates engaging and challenging discussions. Choose from programs across our distinct colleges, in high-demand employment areas. Classes begin frequently.
Evening

Evening

Grand Canyon University’s evening programs cater to the demands of working professionals who prefer an in-person learning environment. Our night classes meet just once per week and offer the interaction and discussion of a typical college classroom. Night classes are designed for a specific number of students, providing a warm and nurturing environment that supports an engaging experience. In an evening cohort, you will progress through your degree program with the same career-minded classmates, providing an opportunity to network and forge relationships that go beyond the classroom. Classes begin frequently at various locations, including our main campus.

* The Department of Education defines how an institution must calculate a program's On-Time Completion rate for federal disclosure purposes. The On-Time Completion rate is based on a program’s published required number of months to complete all degree requirements as provided in the institution’s catalog. Completion statistics are updated every January and are based on the cohort of students who graduated between 7/1 – 6/30 of the preceding year. The On-Time Completion rate is determined by the number of students in the cohort who completed the program within the published program length divided by the number of students in the cohort who graduated.

Online and Evening program disclosures

* Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information. Program subject to change.