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The MBA with a Specialization in Management degree provides students access to advanced knowledge, skills and practical experience-based education necessary in business or management. Students explore a variety of issues such as employment, international trade and investment, licensing property, commercial transactions and conflict resolution strategies.

Logo: Intellipath - AIU's Adaptive Learning PlatformThe 11-Month MBA in Management is customized for you with AIU’s innovative adaptive learning technology, intellipath™, a program that recognizes what you already know and skips to what you need to focus on, along with professor support when you need it.

Learn more about how adaptive learning works and how it provides an efficient, personalized learning experience that meets the needs of today’s online MBA students.

  • Next Start Date

    November 10, 2014

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  • Specialization Credits


  • Program Length

    11 MONTHS

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  • acbsp accredited school
    ACBSP accreditation certifies that the teaching and learning processes within AIU’s business administration degrees meet the rigorous educational standards established by ACBSP. Learn more.

    The Management specialization offers students an opportunity to examine the principles and techniques of designing, analyzing and managing international operations processes. Students should expect to learn to:

    • Adapt and innovate to solve problems.
    • Analyze various leader, follower, cultural and situational characteristics that contribute to leadership and adapt to the needs of situations, employees and co-workers.
    • Apply quantitative reasoning and analysis to business and management problems using knowledge of mathematics, statistics, finance and economics.
    • Develop plans to improve business operations.
    • Discuss the opportunities provided by technology for businesses.
    • Recognize and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts.
    • Communicate effectively in business situations.
    • Form an international operations strategy for a given scenario.

    Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation

    American InterContinental University is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.
    The business administration degree programs at AIU are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

  • Logo: AIU intellipath, our adaptive learning platform.The ACBSP accredited MBA with a specialization in Management includes courses taught by instructors who are specialists in their fields. The specialized curriculum is customized with AIU’s innovative adaptive learning technology, intellipath™, and has been designed for students to immerse themselves in topics like the legal aspects of business decisions, leadership and ethics, economics, quality management and continuous improvement. The experiences and firsthand perspectives our faculty members share in class can help prepare students for real-life challenges after graduation.


    • Economics for the Global Manager
    • Leadership & Ethics for Managers
    • Legal Aspects of Business Decisions
    • Quality Management and Continuous Improvement


    Download the AIU catalog for more information and a full list of courses for this degree.

  • Students who complete coursework in the Management specialization program will receive a comprehensive overview of the knowledge, skills and experiences necessary not only to succeed in various roles in corporations and businesses, but also successfully lead and take on more responsibility as business managers and administrators.

    Students will review basic professional and corporate principles and best practices and will evaluate the effectiveness of these practices in their own future careers.

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