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/news-events/news-archive/2014/ Ranks Widener's MBA in Business Process Management Seventh Among Competing Programs

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Widener University’s online MBA in Business Process Management (also known as Business Process Innovation) ranked seventh in a recent list of the 20 best online MBA in Management Information Systems Degree Programs compiled by selected Widener’s program based on several weighted factors, including academic excellence, course offerings, faculty strengths and reputation, which included reputation for online degree programs.

Widener’s MBA in Business Process Management includes 33 credit hours, which provide students with a comprehensive business management education with courses in managerial economics in an innovative environment, accounting, managing for results, leading organizations and people, and marketing.

The program also equips students with information system skills. Widener’s School of Business Administration has a strong relationship with SAP, the world’s leading provider of business software solutions, as an active member of the SAP University Alliance.

The online MBA in Business Process Management degree specifically prepares students for the Certified Business Process Professional certification, governed by the Association of Business Process Management Professionals, and for managerial roles.

“The MBA in Business Process Management is highly relevant in today’s business environment,” said Dr. Penelope Sue Greenberg, associate provost for graduate studies and director of School of Business Administration Graduate Programs.  “Business process innovation centers on understanding the need to change the focus of organizations from functional silos to integrated end-to-end business processes to gain a competitive advantage. Students gain the cross-functional perspectives to manage today’s process-oriented organizations.”

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Widener University is a private, metropolitan university that connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention, leadership development, and experiential learning are key components of the Widener experience. A comprehensive doctorate-granting university, Widener is comprised of eight schools and colleges that offer liberal arts and sciences, professional and pre-professional curricula leading to associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. The university’s campuses in Chester, Exton, and Harrisburg, Pa., and Wilmington, Del., serve some 6,300 students. Widener is proud to be a tobacco-free university. Visit the university website,