New Lencioni-Powered MBA Concentration

Lencioni Program Announcement

University of Saint Mary Offers First Ever Online MBA Based On Best-Selling Author Patrick Lencioni's Business Lessons

Leavenworth, KS (December 15, 2014) - The University of Saint Mary is proud to announce a first-of-its-kind online Master of Business Administration (MBA) modeled after the lessons of renowned business expert and New York Times best-selling author, Patrick Lencioni. Emphasizing ethics and corporate responsibility, coursework for the MBA concentration in Leadership and Organizational Health is based on Lencioni's real-world business techniques, strategies, and expertise.

Patrick Lencioni is the New York Times best-selling author of "The Advantage" and "The Five Dysfunctions of a Team." He is one of the most sought after business consultants in the world and founder and CEO of The Table Group, a firm with a proven track record for helping organizations function cohesively and productively to maximize their success. The Table Group has worked with 78 of the Fortune 100 companies as well as mid-market businesses and startups. "Lencioni's approach to organizational health is a game-changer. It's a whole new way of looking at competitive advantage, "commented Jeff Scherer, Senior Vice President of Bain Capital.

From professional sports teams to the military, nonprofits and some of the biggest leading corporations around the globe, Patrick Lencioni's practical, forward-thinking approach to leadership can be applied universally. The Leadership and Organizational Health concentration offers students a deeper understanding of the social and political factors that affect organizational environments. It is designed to provide students tangible tools and skills that can be immediately applied to their current jobs and prepare them for advanced leadership roles.

The University of Saint Mary online MBA, with a concentration in Leadership and Organizational Health, consists of 36 credit hours and can be completed in just one year. Courses are sequential and build on each other to reinforce core concepts. Upon completion, students will be able to lead highly functioning teams and create clear organizational goals and strategies.

About the University of Saint Mary:
The University of Saint Mary is a four-year Catholic liberal arts university founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1923. The University offers two campus locations in the cities of Leavenworth and Overland Park, Kansas, along with online degree options. The University of Saint Mary is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and has been named a "Best Midwestern College" by the Princeton Review since 2005. Information on campus-based programs can be found at stmary.edu and on the online MBA program at online.stmary.edu/mba.