Program Goals: Innovation, Strategy & Leadership

The Master of Science program in Innovation and Strategy (launching fall 2024) is a unique program that provides a solid foundation for the continual development of professionals and managers as innovative and strategic leaders. The program will equip participants with essential skills and frameworks for developing strategic thinking, creativity, innovation and leadership communication. The college organized an information session at TechTown - Detroit on May 16, 2024. 

We are organizing two more virtual information sessions. Please join us using the links below:

MS Information Session I
Time: Jun 11, 2024 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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https://emich.zoom.us/j/83082687605?pwd=LkLlWIOPq7i83W73oBLpVwfLk521vE.1

Meeting ID: 830 8268 7605
Passcode: 343151

MS Information Session II
Time: Jun 13, 2024 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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https://emich.zoom.us/j/85894840983?pwd=G6s44QRIpNua5KQaI6lNfzCHVO8maf.1

Meeting ID: 858 9484 0983
Passcode: 247590

Program participants will gain the skills to recognize the most pressing disruptors facing organizations today and respond with innovative strategies. Participants will practice developing strategies with a focus on innovation and creativity as leaders and as a result, graduates will improve their prospects of becoming as strategic leaders.

Admission Requirements

This program is designed for experienced and aspiring professionals/managers who have earned a bachelor’s in any discipline and currently employed as a full-time professional. Ideal candidates will have earned at least a 2.7 undergraduate grade point average (GPA) and seek to advance as strategic leaders.

Unique features of the program

  • Undergraduate degree in any field is eligible for this program
  • This MS program consists of ten 8-week courses (10 courses, 3 credits each)
  • the program has a dedicated and active advisory board consists of industry experts
  • Flexible course format with 5 virtual meetings and 3 in-person meetings with lunch & networking in Detroit
  • The program offers two courses per session (8-week session)
  • Students can take one or two courses per session
  • The program focuses on applications of latest business knowledge with a focus on innovation
  • Each course offers at least two meetings with experienced managers as guest speakers 
  • The program offers extensive opportunity for networking with professionals and high-level managers
  • All courses will offer case and project/simulation-based learning

Curriculum

MGMT 661 Creativity and Innovation within Organizations  3 hrs
MGMT 662 Strategic Corporate Leadership  3 hrs
MGMT 663 Emerging Trends in Business Innovation and Technological Advancements  3 hrs
MGMT 664 Management Analytics  3 hrs
MGMT 665 Competitive and Business-level Strategy  3 hrs
MGMT 667 Corporate Venturing and Intrapreneurial Innovation  3 hrs
MGMT 668 Corporate-level Strategy  3 hrs
MGMT 669 Effective Business Interaction and Negotiation for Leaders  3 hrs
MGMT 670 Strategy Implementation for Firm Performance  3 hrs
MGMT 671 Strategic Simulation for Leading an Innovative Organization  3 hrs

Graduate Degree

Management of Innovation and Strategy [MS]

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Any Field
  • GPA 2.7 
  • Employed as a Professional

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Contact Us

Dr. Sanjib Chowdhury

Director, Center for Entrepreneurship

Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation Chaired Professor in Entrepreneurship

734.487.9263

[email protected]