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Pepperdine | Graziadio Business School

Leadership and Managing Organizational Change

Full-Time Leadership

Available to 12-, 15- and 20-Month MBA Students

In rapidly changing global environments, organizations are to remain competitive and economically viable. This includes innovative changes in their strategies, technologies, structures, work designs, and human resource systems. Our concentration in Leadership and Managing Organizational Change prepares you to spearhead change in a dynamic business environment. This MBA concentration consists of 12 units – six core units and six elective units.

Required Courses

Students pursuing an MBA concentration in Leadership and Managing Organizational Change must complete the following core MBA courses:

Course No. Course Title Units
BSCI 617 Creating and Leading Teams 2
OTMT 618 Designing and Managing International Organizations 2
BSCI 633
OTMT 634
Organizational Development and Change


Students must complete the remaining three courses (6 units) from the following electives:

Course No. Course Title Units
BSCI 631 Leadership and Organizational Success 2
BSCI 633 Organizational Development and Change 2
BSCI 635 Leadership and Ethics 2
DESC 636 Project Management
ECNM 649 Doing Business in Emerging Markets 2
LEGL 631 Negotiation and Resolution of Business Disputes 2
OTMT 630 Family Business 2
OTMT 632 Organizational Development and Human Resource Management 2
OTMT 634 Change Management 2
OTMT 641 The Role of Business in Society 2
OTMT 671 Cross-Cultural Management
STGY 620 Strategic Issues in Global Business 2
STGY 640 Social Entrepreneurship 2