Why Concordia University Chicago?

As a distinctive, comprehensive university of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, based in the liberal arts, Concordia University Chicago equips men and women to lead and serve with integrity, creativity, competence and compassion in a diverse, interconnected world.





MBA, Not-for-Profit Management Specialization

The MBA, Not-For-Profit Management Specialization program is designed to provide students with the unique skills it takes to manage a not-for-profit organization. The curriculum is based on a business foundation of management, finance and marketing. Students become prepared to lead in serving the greater good. Experienced professors work with students to reach their potential and begin a successful career. Learning objectives include gaining an understanding of board formation, grant writing and funding sources.

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  • Managing and Leading Effective Organizations
  • Ethics, Law & Communication in Decision Making
  • Global Marketing in the Digital Era
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Economics for Management
  • Entrepreneurialism & Innovation
  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Managing Human Capital (HR, HCM, Global Teams)
  • Statistics Applied to Managerial Problems
  • Financial Management
  • Global Management
  • Capstone Course

Not-for-Profit Management Specialization Courses

  • Introduction to NFP Organizations
  • Financial Management of NFP Organizations
  • Topics in Board Governance & Management of Volunteers
  • Fund Development & Management