Strategic management of organizational and human resources is critical for success in any business. This means that in order to be globally competitive, managers must be able to

  • Develop sustainable business practices and create competitive advantage
  • Lead and motivate people
  • Identify and develop top talent
  • Effectively manage teams
  • Manage organizational change

A concentration in management at the graduate level or a combined concentration at the undergraduate level focuses on developing the leadership and people management skills employers are looking for. Knowledge of management principles, theories and skills will enhance your ability to move up the corporate ladder or to more effectively run your own business.

You can choose from a rich suite of courses to develop the knowledge and skills needed to create business excellence:

  • Strategic management
  • Strategic human resource management
  • Managing human resource information systems
  • Leadership
  • Motivation and change management
  • Organizational behavior 
  • Social entrepreneurship

How to Proceed

Check out our AACSB-accredited undergraduate and graduate management degree programs, get to know our faculty, and peruse courses using the links under “Learn More About.”  Or, if you’re interested in applying, proceed to our Admissions instruction page, for guidance on the process and links to the University at Albany Admissions website.