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!
Our current 1-credit offerings include:
- MBE 502 - Analysis with Microsoft Power BI — 9/23/2023 and 9/30/2023
Microsoft Power BI brings advanced analytics to help users gain important insights and transform data into breakthroughs and solve business problems. Advanced analytics in Power BI helps business users to monitor key performance indicators in real time. It helps the business to determine which metrics are driving more opportunities and success.
- MBE 512 – Professional Business Writing — 10/14/2023 and 10/21/2023
Writing well is one of the most important skills you can develop to be successful in the business world. In this course, students will assess their own personal style of writing to determine their strengths and weaknesses and develop strategies for improvement. Your ideas are important. Learn how to deliver them with the influence and clarity they deserve.
- MBE 503 – Managing and Leading People — 1/6/2024 and 1/13/2024
This course is for all students who lead and manage teams, projects, and/or direct reports. Topics will include the latest advice on how to manage change, motivate, delegate, inspire, problem solve - all the critical skills you need to succeed as a leader and manager. Students will be offered the opportunity to identify specific topics of interest to their needs and concerns prior to the first class meeting.
- MBE 507 - Navigating Difficult Conversations — 2/24/2024 and 3/2/2024
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.
- MBE 513 – Becoming Market Ready — 4/13/2024 and 4/20/2024
Provides strategic solutions for planning and managing your career. Participants explore their personal skills, preferences and opportunities to open themselves to the evolution of their personal brand. The course will focus on key elements of career progression including developing a professional digital presence, exploration strategies, organizing your job search and landing the job.
- MBE 501- Negotiations — 4/27/2024 and 5/4/2024
This course examines how influence, power and organizational politics are related to effective negotiation and development of leadership style. Experiential exercises facilitate learned application of strategy. This course is intended for those who want to challenge themselves to explore their potential to stimulate innovation and creativity in others.