Management and Entrepreneurship

  • Management and Entrepreneurship at the Leeds School of Business

Advances in business knowledge and technology have radically changed business systems, organization structures and processes. As a result, critical to today's businesses is the ability to get the right information to the right people at the right time, so that both strategic and operational decisions are made properly and quickly. Students majoring in Management and Entrepreneurship will learn to recognize the pivotal role that information plays in the business world and to use their knowledge to increase business competitiveness.

Students completing the management and entrepreneurship area of emphasis are viewed by potential employers as having the education required to successfully compete in the team-oriented, horizontally organized and globally competitive environments of the 21st century. The Management and Entrepreneurship area of emphasis prepares students for careers leading organizations through starting new ventures, managing people and process in existing organizations, and shaping strategic operations by harnessing information in an analytic or consultative capacity.

Management and Entrepreneurship students must choose one of the following Tracks:

Information Management

Students graduating from the Information Management track are exposed to a wide range of tools, methods, and techniques for addressing issues such as the selection and implementation of new technologies.

Leadership Track

The leadership track is designed to provide real-world insights and best practices for future leaders to achieve key strategic objectives . Students who complete this track will learn the skills and will be provided with the tools to inspire others to accomplish organizational objectives.

Operations Management

The operations management track focuses on a creative process and identifies how organizations use productivity, quality, flexibility, timeliness, and technology to compete and prevail in their markets.

Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Learn how to identify and create value, how to make decisions in fast moving and rapidly changing environments, and how to construct business models from startups to global conglomerates with our strategy and entrepreneurship track.

Talent Management Track

The Talent Management track focuses on organizational excellence by hiring, training, rewarding, and retaining an organization’s people.  Effective talent managers provide competitive advantage by developing talent:  people who excel not only in job related skills, but in collaborative and innovative capabilities.