Curriculum

Develop your business toolkit for any environment or industry. With an accelerated core curriculum, the W. P. Carey Master of Science in Management (MiM) program will help you uncover new strengths and build critical leadership and communication skills.

By providing an overview of key business principles, exploring leadership concepts in depth, and concluding with a real-world consulting project, the nine-month MiM program is the perfect complement to your undergraduate degree.

Program format

  Course Credit hours
Business core Financial and Managerial Accounting
Organization Theory and Behavior
Managerial Statistics
Managerial Economics
Managerial Finance
Marketing Management
Operations and Supply Chain Management
21
Leadership Strategic Leadership
Business Communications
Project Management
Career Leadership
Ethics
Negotiations
10.5
Capstone Consulting Project 4.5

Course descriptions

Financial accounting concepts and procedures for external reporting.

Concepts and applications of management, including motivation, leadership, group dynamics, organization design, decision-making, communication, and organization change.

Fundamentals of quantitative analysis to aid managerial decisionmaking under uncertainty.

An overview of strategy and policy in the organization, emphasizing the integration of decisions in functional areas.

Application of microeconomics analysis to managerial decisionmaking at the firm level in areas of supply and demand, production, cost and pricing; evaluation of competitive strategies.

Theory and practice of financial decision-making, including risk analysis, valuation, capital budgeting, cost of capital and working capital management.

Managing the marketing function; market and environmental analysis; marketing planning, strategy, and control concepts. Development and management of marketing programs.

A foundation in the essential knowledge bases crucial to being an effective negotiator delivered through experiential exercises and negotiation simulations, as well as discussions of negotiation-based cases.

Conceptual foundations of operational and logistic functions for all types of organizations. Application of analytical methods to production problems.

Managerial accounting concepts and procedures for internal reporting.

This course teaches and applies theories and best practices of career management and job search techniques to make an informed career choice and develop life long career management skills.

The main emphasis of the class is on presentation skills, but business writing, informal business communications, and communications related to the job search are also addressed. The class is experiential giving students the opportunity to practice these communications skills.

Addresses the fundamentals of managing projects to help students learn the tools and techniques available to successfully manage projects of varying sizes and complexity.

Develops a higher level of ethical functioning as a current and future organizational decision maker, manager, and leader.

Generate and evaluate solutions while working with a real business client on a consulting assignment, provide recommendations, and prepare and present a final report to the client.