Management & Innovation Concentration
The Management & Innovation Concentration is a broad and flexible concentration that seeks to afford students the skills necessary to address a collection of complex management and leadership issues facing the world’s managers today. Students in this concentration will focus on issues surrounding human and resource management, communications, operations, ethics and corporate social responsibility while also learning management innovation tools such as total quality management, reengineering, benchmarking, strategic planning, electronic communication and commerce, performance management, and team management.
The Management & Innovation Concentration primarily serves working professional students from the for-profit, nonprofit, social enterprise and government sectors in the greater New York City area, but also from countries across the globe. The Concentration provides the knowledge and skills necessary to advance into more senior management positions to lead large organizations or to serve as founders and team leaders in smaller organizations or startups.
In addition to the EMPA Core, students must take four of the seven courses (12 credits total) listed below to complete the Management & Innovation Concentration. This structure offers our students the flexibility to pursue the skills most relevant to their career, while also gaining from the rigorous EMPA core.
Students must select four (4) courses, for a total of 12 points, from the following list:
|EMPA U6425||Communicating in Organizations||3|
|EMPA U6033||Decision Models & Management||3|
|EMPA U6025||Ethics for Public Leadership||3|
|EMPA U6217||Operations Management||3|
|EMPA U6036||Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility||3|
|EMPA U6105||Strategic Management of Information & Communications Technologies for the Public Good||3|
|EMPA U6430||Organizational Behavior||3|
|Other||Requires Concentration Director Approval|