Management Concentration

Concentration in Management

The concentration in management consists of any five advanced-level management courses1 for a total of 15 credits. It is recommended that students choose these courses based on the specializations detailed in the next page.

Secondary Concentration in Management

The secondary concentration consists of any three advanced-level management courses1  for a total of nine credits.

Specializations represent groups of courses that reflect the interests of students pursuing particular careers. They are not formal requirements, but represent the general recommendation of the faculty for pursuing particular career areas.

Leading People and Groups

This specialization develops the knowledge and skills to achieve high performance through people and teams. It emphasizes developing leadership, self-awareness, and other forms of awareness to achieve maximum impact with human resources in executing strategy. Skill and knowledge to make the most of group and team dynamics are covered, as well as theories of how to energize and motivate oneself and others.

Course Title Credits
MGGB 7610LEADERSHIP AND CHANGE3
MGGB 7625TEAM DYNAMICS3
MGGB 7638CAREER MANAGEMENT3
Two additional advanced management courses6
Total Credits15

Competitive Strategy

Focuses on management concepts needed to formulate and implement effective strategies for the long-term health of corporations. This specialization is intended for students interested in careers in strategic planning and management consulting.

Course Title Credits
MGGB 7671INDUSTRY ANA & STRAT PLN3
Four additional advanced management courses12
Total Credits15

Operations

Focuses on understanding process flows, including knowledge flows, and issues of efficiency and quality in the management of operations in industrial and service organizations. Intended for students interested in careers in process improvement, management consulting, and quality management.

Course Title Credits
DGGB 7850FORECASTING MODELS3
Four additional advanced management courses 112
Total Credits15

Innovation Management

Focuses on understanding the complexity of the process of innovating and managing change in industrial and service organizations. Intended for students interested in careers in firms that operate in dynamic environments. They may have responsibilities for managing and leading change due to new product development or creation of new business models or manage growth and competition in entrepreneurial organizations.

Course Title Credits
MGGB 7610LEADERSHIP AND CHANGE3
MGGB 7637ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET3
MGGB 7671INDUSTRY ANA & STRAT PLN3
Two additional advanced management courses 16
Total Credits15

Applied Statistics and Decision-Making

Focuses on developing skills and capabilities in using quantitative techniques to make optimal decisions. Intended for students interested in careers in research and jobs requiring data-driven decision-making.

Course Title Credits
DGGB 7850FORECASTING MODELS3
Four additional advanced management courses 112
Total Credits15