UW-Stevens Point MBA Program Guide

MBA Master of Business Administration in Applied Leadership and Decision-Making

Decide to LEAD Are you ready to power up your career? The MBA program at UW-Stevens Point is not like other MBAs. Our focus is YOUR skill development. It’s not just theory; it’s practical, useful and career-ready. You will gain marketable skills in the most sought-after areas of business including analytics, communication, economics, finance, leadership, management and marketing.

Local Classes Attend evening classes on our Stevens Point, Marshfield and Wausau campuses in a combined in-person and online format. Professional Connections Engage in classes, projects, events and mentoring with experienced business leaders and educators.

Accelerated Learning Complete your degree in as few as 12 to 24 months. Most classes are completed in eight weeks.

Brand Recognition Choose a school with a brand. The University of Wisconsin System and Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) are respected by employers.

In-Demand Skills Learn the leadership skills that employers consider when hiring and promoting.

POWERFUL LEADERS

“Our focus on applied leadership, decision-making and regional economics makes the UW-Stevens Point MBA program highly unique and valuable to employees and employers.” – Kevin Neuman, Ph.D. Head, UW-Stevens Point School of Business and Economics

Four Ways to POWER UP Your Career

Applied Leadership Skills Manage Teams Improve your ability to lead people, projects and organizations.

Decision-Making Skills Influence Strategies Advance your ability to analyze data and direct strategic choices.

Regional Economic Impact Create Thriving Communities Deepen your ability to analyze economic indicators and drive economic development.

Professional Development Achieve Career Goals Strengthen your self-awareness, emotional intelligence and interpersonal communication.

POWERFUL SKILLS

“We hire smart and hard-working employees who are ready to work in a fast-paced, high-growth company. Skills matter. For us, it’s not so much what you know, it’s what you can do.” – Amy Nystrom Business Advisory Council, School of Business and Economics Chief Business Officer, Prevention Genetics

Schedule This schedule is an example. The final schedule may differ. This schedule is available to students on our Stevens Point campus. Full-Time

Schedule OPTIONS Full Time. Part Time. Three Cities. Secure an Early Advantage with a FULL-TIME MBA Finishing your bachelor’s degree? As an emerging leader, you can choose to secure an early career advantage by immediately adding an MBA to your undergraduate degree. Elevate Your Credentials with a PART-TIME MBA Working full time? As an experienced professional, you can add a highly marketable MBA to your credentials.

COURSE TITLE

CR DATES

DAY/TIME

FALL 2019

BUS 701 Professional Leadership Development: Group and Individual Assessment BUS 710 Financial Leadership through Applied Decision-Making BUS 760 Analysis of Economic Conditions for Business in Wisconsin BUS 730 Managerial Leadership through Applied Decision-Making

1 Sept. 3-Dec. 20 Online

3 Sept. 3-Oct. 25 Tuesday 4-8 p.m.

3 Sept. 3-Oct. 25 Thursday 4-8 p.m.

3 Oct. 28-Dec. 20 Tuesday 4-8 p.m.

BUS 770 Analysis of Economic Development in Wisconsin 3 Oct. 28-Dec. 20 Thursday 4-8 p.m.

WINTERIM 2020 BUS 732 NeuroLeadership: Mastering Resilience and High Performance (or internship/research project) 3 Jan. 2-18 SPRING 2020 BUS 702 Professional Leadership Development: Mastering Resilience and High Performance

1 Jan. 21-May 15 Online

BUS 740 Effective Communication in Business Leadership 3 Jan. 21-March 13 Tuesday 4-8 p.m.

BUS 750 Applied Data Analytics in Business Leadership BUS 720 Marketing Leadership through Applied Decision-Making BUS 752 Data Mining Methods for Business Leaders (or internship/research project)

3 Jan. 21-March 13 Thursday 4-8 p.m.

3 March 23-May 15 Tuesday 4-8 p.m.

3 March 23-May 15 Thursday 4-8 p.m.

SUMMER 2020

BUS 703 Professional Leadership Development: Leading Across Boundaries and Values

1 May 26-July 17 Online

BUS 780 Wisconsin Leadership Seminar

3 May 26-July 17

BUS 751 Data Visualization for Decision-Making (or internship/research project)

3 May 26-July 17 Online

Schedule #1

Schedule #2

Part-Time

Part-Time

This schedule is an example. The final schedule may differ. This schedule is available to students on our Marshfield and Stevens Point campuses.

This schedule is an example. The final schedule may differ. This schedule is available to students on our Wausau and Stevens Point campuses.

COURSE TITLE

CR DATES

DAY/TIME

COURSE TITLE

CR DATES

DAY/TIME

FALL 2019

FALL 2019

BUS 701 Professional Leadership Development: Group and Individual Assessment BUS 760 Analysis of Economic Conditions for Business in Wisconsin BUS 730 Managerial Leadership through Applied Decision-Making

1 Sept. 3-Dec. 20 Online

BUS 701 Professional Leadership Development: Group and Individual Assessment BUS 710 Financial Leadership through Applied Decision-Making

1 Sept. 3-Dec. 20 Online

3 Sept. 3-Oct. 25 Thursday 4-8 p.m.

3 Sept. 3-Oct. 25 Tuesday 4-8 p.m.

3 Oct. 28-Dec. 20 Tuesday 4-8 p.m.

BUS 770 Analysis of Economic Development in Wisconsin 3 Oct. 28-Dec. 20 Thursday 4-8 p.m.

SPRING 2020

WINTERIM 2020 BUS 732 NeuroLeadership: Mastering Resilience and High Performance (or internship/research project) 3 Jan. 2-18 SPRING 2020

BUS 702 Professional Leadership Development: Mastering Resilience and High Performance BUS 750 Applied Data Analytics in Business Leadership BUS 752 Data Mining Methods for Business Leaders (or internship/research project)

1 Jan. 21-May 15 Online

3 Jan. 21-March 13 Thursday 4-8 p.m.

3 March 23-May 15 Thursday 4-8 p.m.

BUS 740 Effective Communication in Business Leadership 3 Jan. 21-March 13 Tuesday 4-8 p.m.

SUMMER 2020

BUS 720 Marketing Leadership through Applied Decision-Making

3 March 23-May 15 Tuesday 4-8 p.m.

FALL 2020

BUS 751 Data Visualization for Decision-Making (or internship/research project)

3 May 26-July 17 Online

FALL 2020

BUS 760 Analysis of Economic Conditions for Business in Wisconsin BUS 730 Managerial Leadership through Applied Decision-Making

3 Sept. 3-Oct. 25 Thursday 4-8 p.m.

BUS 710 Financial Leadership through Applied Decision-Making

3 Sept. 3-Oct. 25 Tuesday 4-8 p.m.

3 Oct. 28-Dec. 20 Tuesday 4-8 p.m.

SPRING 2021

BUS 770 Analysis of Economic Development in Wisconsin 3 Oct. 28-Dec. 20 Thursday 4-8 p.m.

WINTERIM 2021 BUS 732 NeuroLeadership: Mastering Resilience and High Performance (or internship/research project) 3 Jan. 2-18 SPRING 2021 BUS 703 Professional Leadership Development: Leading Across Boundaries and Values

BUS 702 Professional Leadership Development: Mastering Resilience and High Performance BUS 750 Applied Data Analytics in Business Leadership BUS 752 Data Mining Methods for Business Leaders (or internship/research project)

1 Jan. 21-May 15 Online

3 Jan. 21-March 13 Thursday 4-8 p.m.

3 March 23-May 15 Thursday 4-8 p.m.

SUMMER 2021

1 Jan. 21-May 15 Online

BUS 740 Effective Communication in Business Leadership 3 Jan. 21-March 13 Tuesday 4-8 p.m.

BUS 703 Professional Leadership Development: Leading Across Boundaries and Values

1 May 26-July 17 Online

BUS 720 Marketing Leadership through Applied Decision-Making

3 March 23-May 15 Tuesday 4-8 p.m.

BUS 780 Wisconsin Leadership Seminar

3 May 26-July 17

SUMMER 2021

BUS 751 Data Visualization for Decision-Making (or internship/research project)

3 May 26-July 17 Online

BUS 780 Wisconsin Leadership Seminar

3 May 26-July 17

Bringing REGIONAL LEADERS to you UW-Stevens Point students interact with and learn from the experiences of top organizational leaders including entrepreneurs, CEOs of large businesses, non-profit creators, and economic-development experts.

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Educators with Experience

Business Advisory Council Access to a select group of decision-makers located in Central

Participate in classes developed and taught by highly qualified educators with the industry experience to

and Northcentral Wisconsin that includes CEOs, CFOs,

help you understand and meet employers’ needs.

business owners and retired organization leaders.

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Career Preparation

Expert Speakers Attend events with industry

Leverage our unique professional development course sequence to take advantage of world-class career preparation, personal coaching and access to a wide range of mentoring relationships.

leaders on a wide range of topics. MBA students have the opportunity to meet with C-Suite leaders and organization managers in a variety of small group settings.

“It is not any one person that solves a problem—it is a team. An ideal employee is a team player who likes being out with the customers and loves solving problems.” – Dave Kallstrom Business Advisory Council, School of Business and Economics President, Greenheck Fan Operations, The Americas POWERFUL RELATIONSHIPS

Experience MATTERS

Our classes are developed by educators with focused industry, research and teaching experience. We are ready to prepare you to meet employers’ needs.

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Professors 01 Kevin Neuman , Head, School of Business and Economics 02 Reed Stratton , Assistant Professor of Business 03 Elizabeth Martin , Professor of Business 04 Nikolaus Butz , Assistant Professor of Business 05 Scott Wallace , Professor of Economics 06 Lyna Matesi , Assistant Professor of Management 07 Ricardo Boeing , Assistant Professor of Business 08 Kevin Bahr , Professor of Business 09 Ruixue Du , Associate Professor of Accounting

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MASTER your future

TRANSCRIPTS

DISCUSSION WITH MBA DIRECTOR

The UW-Stevens Point MBA is designed for established and emerging leaders.

Application Requirements Include:

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE

AND DEMONSTRATED BUSINESS LITERACY

YOUR RÉSUMÉ

GMAT or GRE OR WAIVER

2 RECOMMENDATIONS

LETTER OF INTENT DISCUSSING GOALS,

COMPLETION OF TOEFL OR IELTS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

EXPERIENCES AND FUTURE

ADMISSION DEADLINES

TIME TO COMPLETE MBA

FALL START

SPRING START

Round 1: April 1 Round 2: July 1

Round 1: Oct. 1 Round 2: Dec. 1

12 MONTHS Full-time students will enroll for 4 continuous periods over 12 months 24 MONTHS Part-time students will enroll for 6 or 7 periods over 24 months

Please see our website for additional dates and details.

CONTACT Us

mbainfo@uwsp.edu

Lyna Matesi MBA Director 715-348-4988 lyna.matesi@uwsp.edu

Lori Brandt MBA Adviser 715-346-3316 lori.brandt@uwsp.edu

Leah Rose MBA Operations 715-346-4422 leah.rose@uwsp.edu

Kim Carroll MBA Administrative Asst. 715-346-3073 kim.carroll@uwsp.edu

Information

MBA Program School of Business and Economics 402 College of Professional Studies UW-Stevens Point Stevens Point, WI 54481 715-346-4988

Online mbainfo@uwsp.edu uwsp.edu/mba

facebook.com/uwspmba twitter.com/uwspbusiness

UW-Stevens Point is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

“I am conscious of what students take from my classes, and how our time together impacts their lives. I want to teach, mentor and inspire.” – Ruixue Du, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Accounting UW-Stevens Point School of Business and Economics POWERFUL EDUCATORS

uwsp.edu/mba mbainfo@uwsp.edu

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