Applications Invited for Strategic Leadership and Management Specialization
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Closing Date : December 31 2021, Friday


Strategic Leadership and Management Specialization

About the Organization:

University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is a public land-grant research university in Illinois in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana. They are a world leader in research, teaching and public engagement, distinguished by the breadth of its programs, broad academic excellence, and internationally renowned faculty and alumni. Illinois serves the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and finding solutions to critical societal needs.

About this Specialization

Enhance leadership and business skills for immediate impact. Practice everyday leadership, manage people, learn and apply concepts and techniques to effectively manage organizations through organizational design, and formulate and implement strategy.

Through the courses in this specialization, you will learn the fundamentals to effectively lead people and teams, manage organizations as well as tools to analyze business situations and develop strategies. The Specialization covers the strategic, human resource, and organizational foundations for creating and capturing value for sustainable competitive advantage – including how to manage people and organizations, analyze the competition, and develop strategies both within a business and across a portfolio of businesses.

The capstone is a strategic leadership and management plan where you’ll apply what you will learn to an actual business situation with participation by one or more focal companies. The deliverable will be designed to create value from the perspective of potential employers while achieving pedagogical and experiential goals for learners.

This Specialization is part of the University of Illinois Masters of Business Administration degree program, the iMBA.


There are 7 Courses in this Specialization -

  • Foundations of Everyday Leadership

  • Applications of Everyday Leadership

  • Designing the Organization

  • Managing the Organization

  • Business Strategy

  • Corporate Strategy

  • Strategic Leadership and Management Capstone


Skills you will gain -

  • Strategic Management

  • Negotiation

  • Leadership

  • Business Strategy

  • Group Decision-Making

  • Managing motivation

  • Individual decision-making

  • Communication In Small Groups

  • Performance Management

  • Change Management

  • conflict resolution

  • Organizational Structure

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