A Practical MBA Can Help Advance Your Career

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National Louis University (NLU) is for people who are ready for career advancement whether to enhance their business careers or change professions. While there's no shortage of schools where students can earn their M.B.A., NLU has been educating Chicagoans for more than 125 years, and today is known for providing relevant, professional and practical programs for adult learners -- both online and on campus.

Working professionals appreciate the benefits of NLU

Most students today are juggling personal and professional commitments while pursuing their M.B. A. NLU offers the quality education and convenience they need as well as:

* Flexible class schedules -- with most classes meeting just once a week -- and the option to study online.

* Small class sizes, intensive interaction with faculty, and shared experiences with classmates that often result in lifelong personal and professional networks.

* Rich cultural and economic diversity with students from varied backgrounds, ages and ethnicities.

* Faculty members who bring years of practical experience, accomplishments, and a dedication to teaching that benefits students inside and outside the classroom.

Learn what you need to succeed

Today's companies seek business graduates who have a broad understanding of the dynamics of the global economy; the management and organizational skills needed to lead change; and the communication skills required to motivate team members and engage diverse constituencies.

At NLU, M.B.A. students not only study trends and practices in today's business environments, but the role of strategic thinking, leadership, communication, diversity, law and ethics in business. They graduate knowing how to work effectively with a team to identify, clarify and make effective business decisions and solve organizational challenges. …