By drawing on expertise from multiple domains, students learn creative problem solving
In the EM Track, classroom lectures, faculty mentors, and cross-functional teams promote a multi-disciplinary approach to addressing business issues. The track is highly flexible within the MBA program. No more than 50% of the MBA credit requirements are necessary to qualify for an EM Track certificate.
Students are broadly trained in the components of management including accounting, marketing, operations, strategy, and finance within the context of core requirements. Electives are drawn from diverse domains such as Strategy, Management Practices, Industries and Sectors, Business Analytics, Product Development and Innovation, and Global Management. A recommended set of electives, linked to specific careers, is intended to guide students and act as a signal to potential employers that the student has completed highly relevant coursework.
Required courses include:
2014 – 2015 Requirements (subject to change)
Core courses: Required by the end of 2nd semester
15.900 – Competitive Strategy (Strategic Management)
15.810 – Marketing Management
15.761 – Intro to OPS
Required by the end of 3rd semester 15.401 – Finance Theory I
Note: Students need to take one of 15.900, 15.810 or 15.761 in their core semester.
Students will select 4 electives from a broad list based on their interests.
For a full list of electives: