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BA in Leadership and Cultural Management




3 Years

About the Course

A Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Leadership and Cultural Management typically combines elements of leadership, cultural studies, and management to prepare students for careers in cultural organizations, arts management, or related fields. Here are some key aspects you might find in such a program:

  1. Leadership Skills: The program may emphasize the development of leadership skills, including communication, problem-solving, decision-making, and teamwork. These skills are valuable in managing cultural organizations and teams.

  2. Cultural Studies: Students may study various aspects of culture, including cultural history, anthropology, sociology, and the impact of culture on societies. This knowledge is essential for understanding the cultural context in which arts and cultural organizations operate.

  3. Arts and Cultural Management: Courses may cover topics related to arts administration, cultural policy, fundraising, marketing, event management, and audience development. Students learn how to effectively manage cultural institutions, plan events, and engage with audiences.

  4. Ethics and Cultural Preservation: Programs in cultural management often address ethical issues in cultural practices and the preservation of cultural heritage. This includes discussions on cultural sensitivity, cultural preservation, and the responsible management of cultural resources.

  5. Internships and Practical Experience: Many programs include internships or practical experiences in cultural organizations, museums, galleries, theaters, or other cultural institutions. This hands-on experience allows students to apply their knowledge in real-world settings.

  6. Research and Analysis: Students may be required to conduct research related to cultural topics, management strategies, or leadership theories. They may also learn how to analyze data and make data-driven decisions.

  7. Interdisciplinary Approach: Cultural management often involves an interdisciplinary approach, drawing from fields such as business, the arts, social sciences, and humanities to provide a well-rounded education.

  8. Career Opportunities: Graduates of a BA in Leadership and Cultural Management can pursue careers in various fields, including arts administration, cultural program management, museum management, event planning, tourism, and nonprofit management within the cultural sector.

Earn Your B.S. in Christian Leadership & Management

Combine your talent for business with your heart for Christ. The Bachelor of Science in Christian Leadership & Management will prepare you to integrate your faith with critical business skills that you can apply in a variety of settings. Whether you’re called to a blend of business and ministry or just looking to expand your biblical studies, you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to support your unique calling. You’ll also examine personal spiritual formation and growth, as well as strategies that can be used to facilitate formation and growth in church and parachurch ministry. Study strategies for effective stewardship of assets, capital, and resources. Learn to develop budgets, recruit and hire staff, and manage employees and volunteers. Analyze organizational culture and the effect it has on leadership decisions. Cultivate your understanding of the Bible and how it applies to leadership and ministry.

The online management and leadership degree provides a liberal arts perspective through the General Education core, plus 39 credit hours in the major. You’ll study organizational behavior, business fundamentals, and entrepreneurship, applied accounting and finance, and marketing. You’ll also design an organizational change plan, practice project management techniques, conduct collaborative and competitive negotiations, and construct a strategic plan for a business.

Career Opportunitiesdivider

  • Executive Pastor/Pastoral Leadership

  • Ministry Entrepreneur

  • Nonprofit or For-Profit Operations Director

  • Social Services Professional

  • Communications Specialist

All University College undergraduate students must satisfy the same general education requirements. Requirements specific to the BS in Leadership and Management include:

  • Introduction to Microeconomics (U07 1011)

  • Introduction to Macroeconomics (U07 1021)

  • Introduction to Statistics (U20 1011) 

  • Applied Statistics (U20 205) 

  • Probability and Statistics (U20 305)

  • Financial Accounting (U44 263)

  • Marketing Concepts (U44 270)

  • Principles of Management (U44 339) or Supply Chain Management (U44 303)

  • Business Finance (U44 342)

  • International Management: Leadership Across Cultures (U44 330)

  • International Trade and Globalization (U44 380)

  • Global Regional Economies: Economic Integration (U44 385) 

  • Cross-Cultural Psychology (U09 381)

  • Intermediate Microeconomics (U07 406)

  • Economic Systems in Theory and Practice (U07 427)

  • Writing for Public Speaking (U11 324)

  • Business Ethics (U22 234)

  • Intercultural Communication (U43 324)

  • Introduction to International Business (U44 240)

  • Introduction to Resilience (U44 325)

  • Other internationally-related courses from Political Science or International Affairs, with approval

REQUIRE COURSES  (39 credit hours in the major)

MAN 301 Organizational Behavior 4

MAN 120 Business Fundamentals and Entrepreneurship 2

MAN 204 Legal Environment of Business 2

ACC 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 4

ACC 384 Applied Accounting and Finance 4

MAR 301 Principles of Marketing 4

MAL 402 Team Leadership 4

MAL 404 Leading Change 4

MAL 406 Project Management 4

MAL 408 Conflict Management and Negotiations 4

MAL 410 Strategic Planning Capstone 4

MAN 205 Fundamentals of Analytics 4

Your Instructor

Mr. Willington Kalule

Mr. Willington Kalule

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