Concentration & Academics

Management & Leadership

The Management and Leadership concentration will help develop and enhance your ability to lead and manage people and organizations. These skills are highly desired by virtually all potential employers, making the Management and Leadership concentration beneficial to all Carroll School undergraduates.

Upon completing the concentration, students will (1) demonstrate an appreciation for the fundamentals and complexity of successful leadership; (2) identify exemplary leadership in themselves and others; and (3) demonstrate skills of effective leadership.

In addition to taking MGMT1021 Organizational Behavior or MGMT1031 Organizational Behavior - Honors, the concentration requires MGMT2127 Leadership and three electives. Two electives in particular are highly recommended for this concentration: MGMT2123 Negotiation and MGMT2137 Managing Diversity.

Required of all concentrators:
MGMT1021 Organizational Behavior or MGMT1031 Organizational Behavior – Honors

MGMT2127 Leadership

Three Electives Chosen from the Following:
MGMT2110 Human Resource Management

MGMT2111 Ethical Leadership Skills

MGMT2119 Communication and Personal Branding

MGMT2123 Negotiation

MGMT2132 Managing Change

MGMT2133 Leading High Performance Teams

MGMT2137 Managing Diversity

MGMT2139 Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

MGMT2165 Managing in Adversity

MGMT2169 Special Topics: Business In Real Time

MGMT2170 Entrepreneurial Management

MGMT2265 Globalization, Culture, and Ethics

MGMT2270 Ethics, Public Policy and Controversial Industries

MGMT3345 Managing for Social Impact

MGMT4901 Independent Study (by permission of instructor)

Entrepreneurship Co-concentration

Are you interested in revolutionizing markets or joining a firm that does?  The Entrepreneurship Co-concentration provides a strong background for launching and managing high-growth ventures in nascent or high-velocity industries. The curriculum introduces a set of tools and a way of thinking that will help students to navigate the uncertain, ambiguous contexts that often characterize new initiatives in established firms as well as start-ups.

The Entrepreneurship Co-concentration is designed to be a second concentration for Carroll School of Management students. Up to one class from the co-concentration course list can be counted towards another concentration. 

The courses in the co-concentration include the following:

Required:

MGMT2170 Entrepreneurial Management

Required: one of the following two finance courses:

MFIN2210 Entrepreneurial Finance

MFIN2212 Venture Capital / Private Equity

Students must also take two electives from the following list:

BSLW6604 Law for the Entrepreneur

ISYS3205 TechTrek West

ISYS3253/MKTG3253 Digital Commerce

ISYS6621/MKTG6621 Social Media and Digital Business

ISYS6640/MKTG6640 Analytics and Business Intelligence

MGMT2123 Negotiation

MGMT2139 Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

MKTG3156 Special Topics: Launching Digital Marketing

MKTG3158 Product Planning & Strategy

MKTG3170 Entrepreneurial Marketing

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Minor in Management & Leadership

A minor in Management and Leadership is offered to students in the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences, Lynch School of Education, and Connell School of Nursing who are interested in pursuing management careers.This minor focuses on the behavioral side of management by offering courses designed to increase students’ knowledge of leadership and management and build skills in these areas. Students must complete six courses offered by the Management and Organization Department.

The Management and Leadership minor will help students develop and enhance their ability to lead and manage people and organizations.  More specifically, students will:

  1. Develop an appreciation for the fundamentals and complexity of successful leadership
  2. Identify exemplary leadership in themselves and others
  3. Demonstrate effective leadership and management skills

Required Courses:
MGMT1021 Organizational Behavior or MGMT1031 Organizational Behavior – Honors

MGMT2127 Leadership                                                               

Four Additional Electives (Any MGMT Course)

The Management and Leadership minor prepares students for managerial roles in corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. The common thread is managing people. In addition, the concentration provides excellent preparation for a career in management consulting, which focuses on diagnosing and solving management problems in client organizations.

For more information, please consult Professor Richard Spinello, in Fulton 430E or e-mail him at spinello@bc.edu to set up an appointment.