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MBA (Space Leadership)

Advance your career with this flexible online MBA.

The MBA (Space Leadership) program combines the curriculum of Kennedy University of Leadership with Ducere Global Business School’s expertise in online learning. You’ll benefit from Kennedy University’s specialized courses while enjoying Ducere’s innovative online delivery methods.

Duration

12 months

Mode

100% Online. Flexible, asynchronous delivery

Program State Date

October 21, 2024

Tuition Fees

US$12,000*

*Scholarships available from KennedyU for those who qualify. Speak to an enrollment advisor. 

Number of Subjects

9 Courses + Career Applied Project

Program Highlights

Exclusive Access to Insights from World-Renowned Leaders

Sharpen your business smarts with insights from hundreds of global leaders and business innovators.

Work with the world’s top employers

Ducere and Kennedy University of Leadership partner up to offer you a unique opportunity: gain practical experience through projects and collaborations with leading companies. This partnership allows you to apply your learnings in real-world settings and demonstrate your capabilities to potential employers or within your current organization.

Licensed Degree Program

Earn your MBA from Kennedy University of Leadership, licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 12748.

100% online

Study for your online MBA degree from anywhere, anytime. Manage your work and family commitments while studying remotely.

No exams

Kennedy University of Leadership assesses students using real-world assignments and applied projects.

Ducere Student Voice

I have built a global network of peers, with colleagues in Italy, London, New Zealand and across Australia.

Peter N., Ducere MBA Student

You have to know business and I’ve learned the hard-way as an entrepreneur that not having a Masters education has prevented me from participating in multi-million dollar deals.

Adrian D., Ducere MBA Student

Program Overview

  • Offered by Kennedy University and delivered in collaboration with Ducere, our mission is to bridge the gap between education and industry by designing an MBA with real career impact. 
  • Become the leader your industry needs to meet the challenges of conducting business locally and globally in the 2020s.
  • We collaborate with business partners around the world to stay up-to-date on global business challenges to ensure our online programmes are innovative and industry-relevant. 
  • Fast-track your career as you apply what you learn, with immediate results in your workplace.
  • Instead of a traditional exam-based approach, our assessments are project-focused, as we believe real learning comes from practical implementation.

The structure of our program includes 10 modules, covering a wide range of critical business topics, to provide you with the opportunity to transform theoretical concepts into real-time business projects.

Our 9 MBA courses are:

  • Business Research Methods
  • Space Leadership and New Frontiers
  • Business Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Digital Transformation
  • The Space Economy
  • Space Technologies
  • Space Law and Government
  • Leadership in Practice
  • + Career Applied Project

Course Details

CORE SUBJECTS

BUS 600: Business Research Methods

The Business Research Methods class prepares students for the theoretical and practical preparation for business research. Since the objective of business research is to provide information to solve managerial problems, this class focuses on conducting research with an emphasis on applied problem-solving.  Special emphasis will be placed on problem identification and analysis, problem-solving strategies, and communication skills.  Students will also develop the fundamental skills to conduct effective primary and secondary research and analyze and present findings and conclusions.

SPC 600: Space Leadership and New Frontiers

John F. Kennedy will always be remembered as the visionary leader who challenged a nation to land a man on the moon.  Following in the great footsteps of Kennedy and his astounding leadership and bold vision, students will develop the mindset, skills and behaviors required to lead forward-thinking and sustainable companies and organizations. Students will uniquely build their leadership knowledge and skills through the study and analysis of visionary leaders in the space industry.

MGT 630: Business Strategy

This subject provides students with a comprehensive and critical understanding of strategy fundamentals and the role it plays in improving business performance.  Students will examine a variety of strategic frameworks and concepts from various organizational contexts conducive to fostering a competitive advantage, driving growth, and improving business performance. Students will also have the opportunity to develop business strategies and plan a strategic change for their own organization.

ENT 610: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Today’s prominent organizations recognize the value of innovation and cultivate entrepreneurial thinking to drive business performance and increase shareholder value. In this subject, students will analyze entrepreneurship and the role innovation plays in shaping the organizational culture of a firm.  Students will also critically examine and theorize how different visionary attitudes can transform existing businesses and learn a variety of frameworks and tools to commercialize new ideas.

ENT 620: Digital Transformation

This module enables students to explore the rapid technological and digital advancements in business and the impacts on structure, people and processes. The emphasis of this module is on developing analytical and process skills to be able to make critical decisions about technological and digital change in the context of organizations. Additionally, students will develop the skills to be able to effectively manage the organizational nuances resulting from digital transformation processes.

SPC 610: The Space Economy

In this course, students will explore the growth and evolution of the space economy and its integration into society and the economy.  Specifically, students will examine future trends and changing dynamics of the space industry and gain a better understanding of the global space ecosystem. As a result, students should gain an understanding of how space supports sustainable socio-economic development. Students will also examine how entrepreneurs, managers, investors, and innovators can develop new commercial space systems while maximizing the net benefit to society.

SPC 620: Space Technologies

In this course, students will explore the growth and evolution of the space economy and its integration into society and the economy.  Specifically, students will examine future trends and changing dynamics of the space industry and gain a better understanding of the global space ecosystem. As a result, students should gain an understanding of how space supports sustainable socio-economic development. Students will also examine how entrepreneurs, managers, investors, and innovators can develop new commercial space systems while maximizing the net benefit to society.

SPC 630: Space Law and Government

As space-based technologies are developed, it is critical to understand how law and regulations interact with these developments.  This course introduces students to the compelling roles governments play in sustaining the space sector and how the emergence of new actors is causing new challenges and opportunities.  Throughout the course, students will study the basic concepts of international space law which govern the conduct of space activities. Following this foundational information, students will examine important international treaties and applicable ethical considerations.

LED 610: Leadership in Practice

This subject explores the definitions and practices of leadership in the context of the 21st Century and enables students to examine their own skills, attributes, and actions for successful leadership practices. Through self-exploration and critical examination of different leadership models and techniques, students will develop the necessary mindsets, insights, and capabilities to lead and manage contemporary organizations.

BUS 610: Career Applied Project

The Career Applied Project is a culmination of coursework and allows students to apply the skills and knowledge they have developed to solve real-world business problems.  Specifically, students will critically reflect, develop, implement and analyze business research methods and devise solutions within a modern business environment. As a result, students will formulate relevant and data-driven recommendations and produce a clearly structured business research project for a company or organization of their choice.

Career Outcomes

  • CEO
  • Business Owner
  • Executive Director
  • Consultant
  • Project Manager
  • Director

Entry Requirements

Bachelor Degree

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Tuition

US$12,000*


*Tuition includes the cost of all course/technology access, academic and administrative support, textbooks and materials, library subscription, and proctoring costs.

Scholarships

The University offers a scholarship program for eligible students. Students may discuss their eligibility with a member of the University’s admissions team and submit an application for assessment.

Variable Pricing

  • 100% reduction in tuition for students with refugee or asylum seeker status.
  • 65% reduction in tuition for students from developing countries(For a detailed list of countries classified as developing nations, please click here).
  • 50% reduction in tuition for students with combined household income below $70,000 USD.

Skills Outcome

Presentation

Captivate your audience with compelling presentations and persuasive communication.

Creativity

Unleash your innovative spirit, tackling business challenges with fresh perspectives.

Collaboration

Harness the power of teamwork, synergizing strengths for exceptional outcomes.

Problem-solving

Cultivate creative solutions, ensuring you find the best path to success.

Critical Thinking

Evaluate and assess research to make the right decision to get the best result.

Digital Literacy

Navigate the digital age with confidence, understanding its impact on your work environment.

Financial Literacy

Sharpen your financial acumen, leveraging analysis to make strategic decisions that maximize results.

Initiative

Develop a proactive mindset, taking ownership of your goals and spearheading action.

Our Student Voice

Ducere Global Business School is an online education provider – recognized as one of the most student-focused and industry-relevant business schools in Australia, The UK, and The USA. We partner with established universities to deliver internationally recognized qualifications.

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