Core business functions are integrated into the program to provide a foundation of strategic thinking through communications, decision-making, teamwork, organizational change, information technology, the international dimension, technological innovation, social responsibility and ethics.
During the program, students complete three primary integrative tools to increase their knowledge:
- Learning Alliance – Students are placed into a consulting team and paired with a regional firm. Projects coincide with program coursework. The Alliance culminates with strategic recommendations to the firm.
- Electives - Students enhance their core business knowledge by completing additional coursework in a specialized field of study. Student may choose from such disciplines as finance, international business, information technology, or other topics selected by the student (requires director approval).