What Does it Look Like to Study Business at Concordia?
This degree is the next step toward advancing in your career. In addition to the expertise you now have, you will gain a broader understanding of how to better lead and manage your business and your team. From reading financial statements to increasing your creativity to better project management, you will gain the skills and understanding needed for today's work environment.
Classes are taken with other professionals who bring their own experience to the discussion and dialogue. As the instructor guides the learning process, you will draw on each others' expertise, challenging you to think deeply and strategically as you develop management skills and then use them the next day in your work environment.
Concordia faculty in the College of Business are professionals themselves, instructors who work and serve in the community and bring their expertise to the classroom. Being both academically and professionally qualified is important for us because we want the student to learn deeply and practice completely the knowledge and skills needed for growth and success. IncubatorCTX, an entrepreneurial hub for Northwest Austin entrepreneurs, is one of the excellent resources our Business students can take advantage of.
Business Curriculum Overview
Classes encourage teamwork because we believe this helps you learn and practice leadership skills. Our graduates are set apart because they possess the ability to:
- Understand others
- Work together
- Produce a quality finished product
- Think and develop new ideas
Here are some highlighted courses:
Small Business Management: This course focuses on the theories used to manage and lead a small business. Whether
an entrepreneur, small business owner or franchiser/franchisee, the odds of being
a success greatly improve through real-world practices that are taught in this course.
Selling and Sales Management: This class covers the concepts of sales management including personal selling skills, the strategic role of personal selling; organizing, directing, controlling and evaluating the sales force.
- Professors with real-world experience
- Small class sizes
- Emphasis on teamwork
- Small business owner
- Sales Manager
- Promotions Coordinator
- Operations Manager
- Marketing Manager
Why study Business at Concordia?
- Small class sizes allow for individualized attention.
- We are accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), and guided by best practices of the National Communication Association (NCA).