A course, on a special topic in the discipline at the post-baccalaureate or master degree level, offered on the basis of need, interest, or time lines. May be repeated for credit. See registrar's office current class schedules Web page for specific semester description.

The PMP Certificate is the most recognized and respected credential in the field of project management. The purpose of this course is to prepare eligible, or nearly eligible, students to obtain this certification by helping them with an organized study approach, by providing explanations and presentations of the most challenging topics, providing many practice questions with explanations of the answers, and access to a knowledgeable instructor and a study cohort group.

Examines the principles of marketing from the viewpoint of a leader making marketing decisions in a variety of competitive and institutional settings. Students will examine the components of the strategic marketing mix and adapt it to various business functions including value creation, market segmentation, consumer behavior, product development, marketing research, pricing and distribution channels, and relevant marketing metrics and analytics.

This course uses relevant theory and practical application of brand strategy to provide useful insight and useable tactics that either create, sustain, or enhance the brand's equity. Students learn to employ Integrated Marketing Communication strategies within viable organizational environments that can be disruptive in nature to the competitive landscape. Emphasis is placed on establishing a sustainable competitive advantage to develop, maintain and grow market segments. A case study approach along with insight from executive level experts is woven into course content.

A course, on a special topic in the discipline at the post-baccalaureate or master degree level, offered on the basis of need, interest, or time lines. May be repeated for credit. See registrar's office current class schedules Web page for specific semester description.

As part of their academic program, Viterbo University students may choose to participate in a full-time or part-time business-related internship. The goal is to provide students the opportunity to blend academic theory with practice and to explore and gain experience in functional areas they may wish to enter professionally. An internship plan including a timeline, intended outcomes, and assessment requirements must be approved by the student's graduate advisor and arranged with the professor advising the internship. Graded CR/NC.

This course provides independent reading and/or research, at the post-baccalaureate or master degree level, under the direction of a faculty member. Refer to the academic policy section for independent study policy. May be repeated for credit.

The Dahl School of Business partners with Dale Carnegie to bring MBA learners this course in advanced interpersonal skills. Learners will study and apply tested leadership practices in order to further develop their networking and communication skill sets, manage stress, and handle fast-changing workplace conditions. Learners will develop a "take-charge" attitude that enhances their ability to lead initiatives with confidence and enthusiasm.

This course helps prospective and practicing business leaders assess and develop their communication skills relating to managing and leading others. Students will look at communication strategically and practically studying topics that will enhance their management and leadership skills. Communication topics such as presentation development and delivery, conflict management, performance reviews and employee feedback, employee motivation and professional writing skill development will be addressed.

The purpose of this course is to develop skills necessary for students to conduct original quantitative and qualitative research. This course teaches students to design a research question, find literature to motivate and support new research, and develop testable hypotheses. Furthermore, this course develops students' quantitative skills in order to apply appropriate statistical methods to answer research questions. Topics in statistics include hypothesis testing, nonparametric methods, analysis of variance, and multiple regression analysis.