Academics

Strategic Management and Innovation

Strategic Management and Innovation prepares students to work across multiple disciplines within a company. More details about career paths can be found in the Strategic Innovation Career Academy section.

The Strategic Management and Innovation (SMI) track carries a specific plan of study with its own series of carefully selected strategy courses. All students who've selected the SMI track take the following courses:

In addition to these, you'll choose seven elective courses (21 s.h.) from the following categories: (1) Two Strategic Innovation Academy pre-approved electives (see list below) and (2) Five other MBA electives.

Recommended electives for Strategic Management and Innovation students include:

You can find a full list of School of Management courses and their descriptions on our Electives page.

You can also download a PDF of the Strategic Management and Innovation plan of study.

Plan of Study

Year 1
Fall
(16 s.h.)
Winter
Spring
(16 s.h.)
8 weeks 8 weeks   8 weeks 8 weeks
Marketing
Management (2)
Management in
Organizations
(2)
Winter
Break
Strategic Business Consulting (3)
Business
Analytics
(2)
Operations
Management
(2)
Strategic Management
of Change
(3)
Strategic Management and Policy (2)
Corporate Financial
Reporting
(2)
Managerial
Finance
(2)
Evaluating Innovation Opportunities (3) Corporate Investment & Financing Decisions (3)
Corporate Communications (2) Leadership (1)
Business Acumen and Careeer Development (2) Business Acumen and Careeer Development (1)

Year 2
Fall
(17 s.h.)
Winter
(3 s.h.)
Spring
(15 s.h.)
8 weeks 8 weeks   8 weeks 8 weeks
International
Economic
Environment of
the Firm
(2)
Elective (3) Global Learning Opportunity (3) Business
Integration
(2)
Elective (3)
Ethics and the Law (2) Elective (3) Elective (3)
Elective (3) Elective (3)
Commercializing New Technology (3) Elective (3)  
Business Acumen and Careeer Development (1) Business Acumen and Careeer Development (1)

 

Career Academy Course Core Course Elective Course