Online Master of Leadership and Management
Are you interested in strengthening your management skills? The Master of Leadership and Management combines cutting-edge management coursework with a global curriculum, cross-cultural communication, negotiation training, personal development and leadership components to prepare graduates to thrive as decision-makers in enterprises operating across borders.
Next start date: 10/11/2023
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
Degree questions, answered.
Have questions about the Master of Leadership and Management (MLM) – Thunderbird? Fill out this form and we’ll get in touch!
* Indicates a required field
What is a Master of Leadership and Management?
The Master of Leadership and Management is a graduate program focused on your ability to deliver high-level 21st century leadership and management principles and practices. Built to sharpen your leadership skills as a whole, this leadership and management program allows you to dive deeper into a variety of topics, such as cross-cultural communication, data analytics, finance and marketing.
Upon graduating with a degree in leadership and management, you’ll have the tools needed to pursue high-caliber leadership positions in both local and global organizations.
What will I learn in this leadership and management program?
Built to empower students and develop future-ready skill sets, the Master of Leadership and Management walks you through every facet of international management. Throughout your courses, you’ll learn data-driven decision-making in relation to global finance and marketing. You’ll also discover how to work in diverse teams to strengthen your leadership skills as a whole. Additionally, you’ll gain a wide range of transferable skills, including:
- Consulting skills.
- International business experience.
- Global and regional negotiation skills.
- Applied skills in today’s modern business.
Why should I earn a degree in leadership and management?
Now more than ever, organizations in all sectors need versatile leaders with high management acumen. The leadership and management program prepares you to take on more responsibilities in a range of settings, giving you the freedom to make desirable career changes across numerous industries.
Leadership and management program courses
Made up of eight core courses, one applied learning project and one capstone, the Master of Leadership and Management gives you the freedom to explore specific topics of interest while still learning the fundamentals of leadership, management and communication.
This degree in leadership and management also offers a specialization option for students interested in global and public affairs. To obtain this specialization, students must complete four additional courses. Courses include:
Communicating and Negotiating in a Dynamic, Global World
Customer Experience and Digital Marketing in the Global World
Data Analytics and Digital Transformation in a Global World
Financial Value Creation for Leaders
Global Accounting: Managing with Numbers
Global Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Business
Global Leadership and Personal Development
Navigating the Global and Regional Business
What careers are available to me with a degree in leadership and management?
Many Master of Leadership and Management graduates go on to manage global projects, become country managers, do business development work internationally, open subsidiaries in foreign locations and advance business careers in multinational companies. Potential careers include, but are not limited to:
Master of Leadership and Management admission requirements
Study at a world-renowned university
ASU is a global university that is committed to innovation, research and high-quality academic programs. Our university has been recognized with peer-reviewed honors from U.S. News & World Report. We’ve also received accolades from other prestigious organizations, showcasing our commitment to excellence across all disciplines.
master’s in management, according to Times Higher Education/Wall Street Journal.
in innovation for 9 consecutive years, ahead of Stanford and MIT.
best online bachelor’s programs.
best global universities.