Strategic Management

What do you like to do: compete; think outside the box; think critically; problem solve; and produce results

Definition: Strategic management students learn to develop strategies for improving performance in business, families, and individual lives. As the business environment becomes more complex, firms increasingly rely on strategy consultants to remain competitive. Strategy consultants affect change by collecting, reviewing, and analyzing information to make recommendations to management. Consultants may propose ways to improve an organization’s structure, efficiency, or profits.

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Academics

You will learn:

  • Analytical skills
  • Communication
  • Presentation skills
  • Time management skills
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Teamwork

Other things to do:

  • Join the management consulting and strategy clubs
  • Job shadow at a company
  • Participate in a business study abroad program
  • Complete an on-campus and/or a company internship

Careers

Jobs:

  • Consultant
  • Research analyst
  • Strategic manager
  • Investment banker
  • Venture capitalist

Sample of Potential Companies:

  • Accenture
  • Aon Consulting
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • Duff & Phelps
  • KPMG
  • Bain & Co.
  • CRA Associates
  • Audex Group
  • Boston Consulting