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.

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

  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Overall, the program offers applied contents and flexible format suitable for working professionals.


  1. Emerging Trends in Innovation and technological advancements
  2. Creativity and Innovation within organizations
  3. Strategic Leadership
  4. Competitive and Business Strategy
  5. Corporate Entrepreneurship & technology commercialization
  6. Effective Leadership communication
  7. Strategy implementation and firm performance
  8. Management Analytics
  9. Corporate and International Strategy
  10. Business Simulation: Leading innovation in organizations

Graduate Degree

Management of Innovation and Strategy [MS]

Admission Requirements

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


Tuition & Financial Aid

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Dr. Sanjib Chowdhury

Director, Center for Entrepreneurship

Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation Chaired Professor in Entrepreneurship


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