Whether you’ve got a great career or are ready for a new opportunity, investing in your own education to develop in-demand leadership skills and knowledge can have a big impact.
The Ken Blanchard Companies has partnered with the University of San Diego to create an innovative leadership degree program — the Master’s in Executive Leadership (MSEL) Degree Program — an innovative graduate degree course that teaches you all of the skills you need to become a great leader.
This Master’s degree in leadership connects you with top-rated USD faculty and Blanchard faculty, as well as practicing executives, who will help you take your career and your company to the next level. Through role-playing, assessments, and presentations, you'll explore and master real-world leadership content and skills that can be applied immediately to your workplace, including:
- Optimizing individual learning
- Power and politics in organizations
- Ethics in the workplace
- Effective decision making
- Succession planning & talent management
- Partnering for performance using Situational Leadership® II
- Leading teams
- Leading organizational change
- Marketing strategies and process
- Finance & accounting
- Corporate governance
- Executing strategic initiatives
The flexible, 22-month program takes place on the University of San Diego campus and features small class sizes and weekend sessions to accommodate even the busiest work schedules. Students are part of a cohort of peers that progress through the content together. Students share their knowledge and real-world experience with one another, maximizing the learning experience and supporting each other’s success.