BUS 598

Applied Capstone


In the capstone course, students identify, examine, and apply the practical connections between the MBA program, their personal and professional lives, organizations, their communities, and the triple bottom line perspective that includes financial, environmental, and social impacts. Using skills and competencies that demonstrate mastery of the MBA program learning outcomes, students identify a project in which to apply their learning. Employing a variety of tools, students demonstrate their ability to synthesize and apply theory to create an implementation plan for improved organizational performance and make a contribution to the literature on sustainable business practices.

Note: Completion of all other MBA degree program requirements and the course is taken at the end or concurrently with final program requirements.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of domestic and international business leadership, professional best practices, and sustainable business management.

  • Using a global mindset, formulate core business functions in a global or local community business environment, incorporating sustainability principles that support the health and wellness of a community and optimize sustainability and wellness outcomes.

  • Improve organizational proficiency in the management of technology.

  • Design methods for the analysis of complex data to produce performance improvements consistent with sustainability values.

  • Generate research that contributes to the literature on sustainable practices in a global or local community business environment.


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Required Course Pack:

  • Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR)

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Last updated 5/20/21

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Admissions Requirements:

Candidates must possess a baccalaureate degree or higher from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education. Candidates must submit official transcripts directly from the issuing institution along with one professional letter of recommendation. All applicants must be recommended for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.

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