TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MSU's 100%-online Master of Science in Management, Strategy and Leadership (MSL) has received the coveted 2016 Leadership Excellence Award as a top master's program with emphasis on leadership/organizational development. The Leadership Excellence Award from HR.com recognizes achievements from top leadership practitioners and university programs. The award was presented at the LEAD2016 event to MSU's Eli Broad College of Business.
"We're thrilled that our Management, Strategy and Leadership program has been recognized for leadership development," said Don Conlon, PhD, Eli Broad Professor of Management and interim chairperson of the Department of Management. "We empower our MSL students to make an impact by providing real-world tools for effective strategy implementation and opportunities to tackle business challenges. This award has even more solidified our Broad College 'Make Business Happen' mantra."
The two-year-old Michigan State program, offered exclusively online and also ranked as a 2016 Best Online Graduate Business Program by U.S. News & World Report, is designed for working professionals to develop strategies for motivating employees, mobilizing teams, making strategic decisions and implementing long-term plans. Broad College faculty members are leading-edge experts who develop strategies that drive real-world business practices today.
"This program has built a foundation for me to lead and inspire others, and has influenced the depth of the questions that I am asking now and will ask in the future," said MSL graduate Ryan Farage, Global Dealer Development Strategy Manager, Harley-Davidson Motor Co.
With online technology powered by Bisk Education, MSU's Management, Strategy and Leadership program features anytime, anywhere learning from any computer or mobile device. Students learn on their own busy schedules via professor-led video-based lectures and downloadable audio and video files. A vibrant virtual community includes professor-hosted discussion boards, live sessions with visual whiteboards, live chat rooms, email, social networking and group study.
For information about Michigan State's MS in Management, Strategy and Leadership program, visit www.MichiganStateUniversityOnline.com.
About Michigan State University
Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good in uncommon ways for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources on creating solutions to some of the world's most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.
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