Published: March 27, 2009
A redesigned curriculum to navigate the new economy. A global learning
component. A focus on leadership. Competitive, fixed tuition. And a
schedule made for working professionals. All of these points highlight
The University of Tampa’s newly enhanced Saturday MBA Program for
Business Leaders, which is designed for individuals who are motivated to
succeed in today’s dynamic economy.
UT’s selective, highly
regarded program, which targets Tampa Bay’s top executives, provides a
collaborative, interdisciplinary and hands-on approach to mastering the
art of leadership in the new and international economy. Enhanced course
topics include sustainability, knowledge and innovation management,
negotiation and diplomacy skills, leadership and creative global problem
The Saturday MBA also includes a groundbreaking
international component, in which MBA participants are required to spend
a short time in a foreign country, assessing and building a business
strategy with an international company.
According to Bill Rhey,
dean of graduate studies, participants in the program will develop the
global perspective, strategic vision and innovative thinking needed to
make the right decisions and to manage risk in a changing world.
is evolving in today’s business world,” Rhey said. “This program isn’t
business as usual. It’s an advanced model that targets forward-thinking
business decision makers who thrive in a complex, dynamic and demanding
“There’s simply no other program in the Tampa Bay region like this. Plus, it’s a great value,” Rhey added.
progress through the two-year curriculum as a team, collaborating as
professionals and cultivating valuable business relationships. Except
for the international component, all classes are taught at the UT John
H. Sykes College of Business on the UT campus in downtown Tampa. The
Sykes College of Business is housed in an 80,000 sq.-ft. facility with
state-of-the-art resources such as the Huizenga Family Foundation
Trading Center and more than 1,300 data ports for high-speed access.
Princeton Review recently named UT’s MBA program with a marketing
concentration as one of the top 15 in the country based on student
feedback. Plus, UT’s Sykes College of Business is one of only 19 private
schools in the Southeast accredited at both the graduate and
undergraduate levels by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of
Business (AACSB International).
UT’s Saturday MBA tuition,
which is extremely competitive with other top executive MBA programs, is
fixed – meaning no annual tuition increases.
Fall enrollment is now open.