Leadership and Strategic Innovation Option

Why study Leadership and Strategic Innovation?

The Leadership and Strategic Innovation (LSI) option will engage students in a rigorous study of leadership, strategy, and innovation. You will graduate ready to lead teams, manage innovation, and inspire employees. LSI graduates can go on to become project leads, managers, consultants, business development leads, HR analysts, market analysts, sales managers, entrepreneurs, and much more.

Faculty

Admission requirements

Applicants to the LSI Option must complete BBUS/ELCBUS 300 with a minimum grade of 3.0, and Bothell students must also complete BBUS 307 with a minimum grade of 3.0.

Requirements

Business or non-Business General Electives: Complete 15 credits in coursework at the 300- and/or 400-level. Courses used in this requirement may be business or non-business courses. (BIS 315, BIS 495, STAT 311 not allowed if used toward QSR.)
Needs: 15 credits

Business Administration Upper Division Requirement: 90 credits at the 300- and/or 400-level.
Needs: 90 credits
 

Required courses

  • B BUS 402 – Managing Work Teams
  • B BUS 461 / ELCBUS 382 – Business, Government, and Society
  • B BUS 473 / ELCBUS 402 – Leadership and Decision Making
  • B BUS 475 – Managing Innovation
  • Complete one of the following:
    • B BUS 476 – New Technology and Future Markets
    • B BUS 477 – Human Resource Management
  • Complete two of the following:
    • B BUS 441 – Business Project Management
    • B BUS 443 – Entrepreneurship Seminar
    • B BUS 444 – Product Development Lab
    • B BUS 462 /  ELCBUS 403 – Negotiations and Conflict Management
    • B BUS 471 – Entrepreneurial Management
    • B BUS 472 – Managing Employees
    • B BUS 476 – New Technology and Future Markets
    • B BUS 477 – Human Resource Management
    • B BUS 479 – Special Topics in Management
    • B BUS 491 – Business Consulting