The Strategy, Execution, and Valuation (SEV) concentration is designed for MBA candidates destined for higher levels of corporate management, management consulting, investment banking, equity research, money management and entrepreneurs. This quintessential and innovative MBA concentration makes the connection between business strategy, execution, value creation and valuation. It prepares Kellstadt students to make a significant impact on the future of their organizations and in their careers. The program applies the Return Driven Strategy framework which describes the pattern of strategic activities of high performance companies to enable MBA candidates to evaluate business strategy and strategic initiatives and develop the valuable skill of strategic thinking. The SEV concentration immerses MBA candidates in strategic analysis, the seamless connection necessary between strategy and execution, and advanced applications for bridging strategic analysis to valuation. The innovative seminar courses in the program include presentations by executives and top thought leaders to provide insight on the leading practices in strategy, execution and strategic valuation.