Management & Innovation Concentration

The Management and Innovation concentration for EMPA is a comprehensive and flexible program designed to equip students with the skills needed to tackle a range of complex management and leadership challenges facing today's global managers. This concentration focuses on critical areas such as human and resource management, communications, operations, ethics, and corporate social responsibility. Students will also learn about innovative management tools, including total quality management, reengineering, benchmarking, strategic planning, electronic communication and commerce, performance management, and team management.

Primarily serving working professionals from the for-profit, nonprofit, social enterprise, and government sectors in the greater New York City area and worldwide, this concentration provides the knowledge and skills necessary to advance into senior management positions. Graduates will be prepared to lead large organizations, serve as founders, or take on team leadership roles in smaller organizations or startups.