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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 Alumni receive a 20% discount!

Our current 1-credit offerings include:

  • Introduction to Consulting (April 9 and April 23, 2022)
    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.
  • Negotiation (May 7 and May 14, 2022)
    Examines how influence, power and organizational politics are related to effective negotiation and development of leadership style. This course is for students willing to challenge themselves to explore their potential to stimulate innovation and creativity in others.
  • Analysis with Microsoft Power
    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.
  • Managing and Leading People
    Ascertain the latest advice on how to manage change, motivate, discipline, delegate, inspire, and problem solve -all the critical skills you need to succeed as a supervisor of people.
  • Voice of the Customer
    Learn how to capture, analyze and report on customer feedback—expectations, likes, and dislikes associated with companies.
  • Managing Change
    Sharpen your acumen to introduce change, overcome resistance to change, and facilitate open and honest change communication in order to implement changes. Students will develop skills to minimize conflict and reduced periods of low productivity.

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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.