Master of Science in Management (MSM) Courses

Ethics & Stakeholder Management

Prepares you to recognize and solve multi-disciplinary ethical dilemmas in business. You will identify appropriate ethical frameworks for addressing real-world business issues and facilitating responsible decision-making.

The Legal Environment

Provides you with a broad view of the ever-changing legal environment of business from a management perspective. You will examine common legal and regulatory issues facing managers (e.g., related to personnel, contracts, technology, the environment). Strategies for managing these issues are addressed.

The Executive Environment

An exciting overview of contemporary thinking about executive leadership, including how to develop and execute a vision for the future. Features accomplished senior executives who share their insights and experiences with you about the leadership challenges they have faced.

Competitive Intelligence

You will examine methods for identifying industry trends, market opportunities and target markets as well as how to outperform competitors through, product design, distribution, promotion and pricing policy. You will also learn about the tools and techniques used in contemporary market research.

Leadership and Change Management

Presents theories, concepts, and applications that will allow you to successfully create and implement various types of organizational change. Improves your analytical, strategic leadership and motivational skills as a change agent for use in either a managerial or consulting capacity.

Business Strategy

You will learn about the process of investigating, selecting and implementing various business-level strategies. This course challenges you to apply material from earlier core courses to develop a holistic business strategy for an organization.

The Entrepreneurial Manager

You will learn how to develop an entrepreneurial mindset and apply entrepreneurship principles in both existing organizations and new ventures. The focus will be on enhancing your skills with respect to identifying and screening new venture opportunities, business planning, acquiring the resources needed to execute your plan and exit strategies.

Behavior in Organizations

You will gain a deep understanding of human behavior in organizations and how to maximize organizational and unit performance by effective management of human capital. Examples of topics covered include perception, attitudes, power, influence, motivation, group dynamics, managing teams, diversity, managing conflict, negotiation and culture.

Human Resources Management

You will explore the strategic role and technical services provided by the human resource function in contemporary organizations. Examples of topics covered are human resource planning, recruiting, selection, performance appraisal, training, compensation, occupational health and safety, employee rights, labor unions, and equal employment opportunity issues.

Project Management

Projects have a specific purpose plus a defined beginning and end. You will learn how to develop project objectives, build your team, prioritize, operate effectively within time and resource constraints and deliver on goals. Successful project management requires excellent influence and technical skills.