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One-Credit MBA Courses

Topics include negotiation, data analysis, management, leadership, change management, and more.

Why take a 1-credit course?

Focused and timely topics. 1-credit courses are laser focused on a particular subject matter which will support your current and future job needs. These 1-credit courses will support nearly all MBA concentration areas.

Accelerated. Keep it moving—Complete a credit in a matter of 2-3 weeks! Degree seeking individuals will move towards the "finish line" at a quicker pace.

Flexible.  Classes can be a combination of live instruction, online, or Flex - which combines the best of both.  Most are scheduled over a few weekends.

Affordable.  1/3 the cost of a 3-credit course! Don’t have enough remaining in your annual tuition assistance plan to cover the cost of a full 3-credit course? A 1-credit course may be good option for you. Plus, DeSales MBA Alumni receive a 20% discount!

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Our current 1-credit offerings include:

  • Navigating Difficult Conversations
    This course tackles the diverse types of difficult conversations that seem to get in the way of forward movement and success. Experiential exercises facilitate learned application of tools and skills for effectively navigating these difficult conversations. This course is intended for those who are willing to do personal reflection and practice to achieve greater success with the challenging conversations they face.
  • Analysis with Microsoft Power B
    Discover advanced analytics to gain important insights, transform data into breakthroughs, solve business problems, and help business users monitor key performance indicators in real time.
  • Digital Assets: Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Fundamentals
    A study of the fundamentals of blockchain based assets including cryptocurrencies, NFTs, and smart contracts.   Students will explore how the concept of a blockchain allows for decentralized finance, evaluate which business uses might benefit from blockchain technologies, and analyze the benefits and shortcomings of cryptocurrencies versus traditional payment and investment methods.
  • Economic Training: Formulating Fiscal Policies
    Economics plays a major role in our personal and professional life. The objective of this course is to introduce you with economic analysis and policy formulation to stabilizing the economy. You will be provided with a systematic understanding of critical aspects of some economic issues such as inflation, unemployment, fiscal and monetary policy. We will also examine how the force of globalization affects you and your career.
  • Everyday Project Management
    This course provides the basic tools, knowledge, insights and skills project managers need to plan execute, and control projects including defining scope, creating plans, scheduling, balancing interrelated activities, identifying resources, executing project plans and managing risk. Exercises and activities are used to allow participants to apply the skills immediately and reinforce learning.
  • Introduction to Consulting
    This course provides an overview of the consulting profession. The primary objective of this course is to provide you with an opportunity to become familiar with the consulting business, the types of career paths, the challenges of starting and growing a consulting business, and the typical phases of a consulting project. These phases include: selling a project, entering the client firm, gathering data, diagnosing issues, implementing solutions, and leaving.

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Current students: 1-credit courses will count toward a concentration course requirement. For example, to substitute for a 3-credit concentration course, you will need to complete three 1-credit courses. See your advisor for details.