Master of Management  
 

Program Goals & Outcomes

 
All graduates from the Master of Management program will be able to successfully:
 
Research, analyze and identify key management issues by:
  1. Demonstrating an awareness of the role, responsibilities and expectations of a manager 
  2. Researching, analyzing & deconstructing relevant information to advance organizational goals
  3. Comparing the past, current & expected performance of individuals, products, organizations & industries.
  4. Contrasting expectations and resources with realized performance to validate areas of concern or opportunity
 
Think critically, assess and respond appropriately to functional and strategic management issues by:
  1. Objectively critiquing the credibility and relevance of information, and identifying deficiencies  
  2. Evaluating the potential risk, cost and effectiveness of managerial options
  3. Contrasting the resource-input against the value-output for various alternatives
  4. Summarizing preferred alternatives that address all aspects of a management issue
 
Plan strategically by:
  1. Discussing the advantages of proactive decision-making,
  2. Explaining the risks and opportunity-costs involved when planning initiatives
  3. Designing a strategy to mitigate potential associated risks 
  4. Composing a contingency plan to implement if the scenario or planning variables change
  5. Performing a regular review of the plan, and adjusting as needed based on the plan dynamics.
 
Manage decisively by:
  1. Demonstrating a thorough understanding of behavioral science and the impact on the organizational environment as it relates to advancing productivity, morale, interaction & culture.
  2. Organizing the factors involved in situational managerial decision-making
  3. Demonstrating consistency, logic and equitable decision-making when establishing policy
  4. Applying the appropriate management theory and method to control management situations
 
Communicate effectively by:
  1. Identifying the appropriate audiences to communicate with and actively listening
  2. Deciding on the message, level of detail needed, and appropriate timing
  3. Classifying approaches based on the situation, expectations and communication goals
  4. Demonstrating clear, concise and proper communication etiquette in all situations  
  5. Engaging with teams as both a facilitative team-leader, and a collaborative team-member.
  6. Enhancing individual presentation skills in large and small audience settings  
 
Lead successfully by:
  1. Interacting with employees, engaging with teams, being accessible and approachable
  2. Inspiring others to take ownership and explain how their individual role adds bona-fide value
  3. Positively influencing work behavior while always recognizing others for their contributions    
  4. Illustrating the value in performing above expectations, and always leading by example