Description

The Managing Organizations major focuses on the science and practice of leading and managing people, teams, and organizations. Courses emphasize leveraging human and social capital to drive organizational growth and change. Skill sets include leadership, building teams and networks, negotiating effectively, developing power and influence, fostering organizational culture, and designing high-performance organizations within a global context.

Major requirements are determined by the quarter you began your Kellogg MBA program. Any new courses and adjustments to the major displayed in the most recent academic year can be applied to previously matriculated students.

Please click on the relevant time period below to confirm your specific requirements:

Spring 2017 - Summer 2018

A student must earn at least FOUR credits (in any combination of half-and full-credit courses) from the courses listed below to complete the major. Only one Lab credit can count toward the major. Only one Independent Study credit can count toward the major.

At least THREE course credits from the following list:

INTL-916-0 International Business Strategy Lab (IBS-Lab)
KACI-469-5 Leadership: Power, Politics, and Talk (formerly designated MORS-942-B)
KPPI-460-0 Values-Based Leadership
MORS-441-0 Managing People for Competitive Advantage
MORS-451-0 Designing Organizational Systems
MORS-452-0 Leading the Strategic Change Process
MORS-453-0 Power In Organizations: Sources, Strategies and Skills
MORS-454-0 Creating and Managing Strategic Alliances
MORS-454-5 Creating and Managing Strategic Alliances
MORS-455-0 Strategy Implementation
MORS-460-0 Leading and Managing Teams
MORS-470-0 Negotiations
MORS-472-5 Negotiations Fundamentals
MORS-474-0 Cross-Cultural Negotiation
MORS-476-0 Bargaining
MORS-920-5 Social Media and Reputation
MORS-457-0 Social Dynamics and Network Analytics (formerly designated MORS-945-0)
MORS-946-5 Managing Organizations for Growth

ONE additional course credit from the courses listed above OR from the following list:

KACI-467-0 Perspectives on Leadership (formerly designated MORS-468-0 w/ Prof. Hughes)
KACI-468-0 Managerial Leadership (formerly designated MORS-468-0 w/ Prof. Kraemer)
KACI-470-0 Leading a Sports Entity (formerly designated MORS-941-0)
KIEI-952-5 Entrepreneurship: Building Innovation, Teams, and Cultures (formerly designated MORS 952-A/B)
MORS-462-5 Leading and Managing Diverse Organizations
MORS-499 Independent Study
MORS-910-5 Sports & People Analytics
KIEI-927-5 Recruiting & Retaining Talent in Growth Companies (formerly designated MORS-915: Human Capital and Enterprise Scaling)
MORS-934-0 Managing in Professional Service Firms
MORS-955-5 Creativity as a Business Tool

Last edited July 15, 2017. For any questions regarding this page, please email kellogg-registrar@kellogg.northwestern.edu

Summer 2016 - Spring 2017

A student must earn at least FOUR credits (in any combination of half-and full-credit courses) from the courses listed below to complete the major. Only one Lab credit can count toward the major. Only one Independent Study credit can count toward the major.

At least THREE course credits from the following list:

INTL-916-0 International Business Strategy Lab (IBS-Lab)
KACI-469-5 Leadership: Power, Politics, and Talk (formerly designated MORS-942-B)
KPPI-460-0 Values-Based Leadership
MORS-441-0 Managing People for Competitive Advantage
MORS-451-0 Designing Organizational Systems
MORS-452-0 Leading the Strategic Change Process
MORS-453-0 Power In Organizations: Sources, Strategies and Skills
MORS-454-0 Creating and Managing Strategic Alliances
MORS-454-5 Creating and Managing Strategic Alliances
MORS-455-0 Strategy Implementation
MORS-460-0 Leading and Managing Teams
MORS-470-0 Negotiations
MORS-472-5 Negotiations Fundamentals
MORS-474-0 Cross-Cultural Negotiation
MORS-476-0 Bargaining
MORS-920-5 Social Media and Reputation
MORS-945-0 Social Dynamics and Network Analytics
MORS-946-5 Managing Organizations for Growth

ONE additional course credit from the courses listed above OR from the following list:

KACI-467-0 Perspectives on Leadership (formerly designated MORS-468-0 w/ Prof. Hughes)
KACI-468-0 Managerial Leadership (formerly designated MORS-468-0 w/ Prof. Kraemer)
KACI-470-0 Leading a Sports Entity (formerly designated MORS-941-0)
KIEI-952-5 Entrepreneurship: Building Innovation, Teams, and Cultures (formerly designated MORS 952-A/B)
MORS-462-5 Leading and Managing Diverse Organizations
MORS-499 Independent Study
MORS-910-5 Sports & People Analytics
KIEI-927-5 Recruiting & Retaining Talent in Growth Companies (formerly designated MORS-915: Human Capital and Enterprise Scaling)
MORS-934-0 Managing in Professional Service Firms
MORS-955-5 Creativity as a Business Tool

Last edited December 2016. For any questions regarding this page, please email kellogg-registrar@kellogg.northwestern.edu

Summer 2015 - Spring 2016

A student must earn at least FOUR credits (in any combination of half-and full-credit courses) from the courses listed below to complete the major. Only one Lab credit can count toward the major. Only one Independent Study credit can count toward the major.

At least THREE course credits from the following list:

INTL-916-0 International Business Strategy Lab (IBS-Lab)
KACI-469-5 Leadership: Power, Politics, and Talk (formerly designated MORS-942-B)
KPPI-460-0 Values-Based Leadership
MORS-441-0 Managing People for Competitive Advantage
MORS-451-0 Designing Organizational Systems
MORS-452-0 Leading the Strategic Change Process
MORS-453-0 Power In Organizations: Sources, Strategies and Skills
MORS-454-0 Creating and Managing Strategic Alliances
MORS-454-5 Creating and Managing Strategic Alliances
MORS-455-0 Strategy Implementation
MORS-460-0 Leading and Managing Teams
MORS-470-0 Negotiations
MORS-472-5 Negotiations Fundamentals
MORS-474-0 Cross-Cultural Negotiation
MORS-476-0 Bargaining
MORS-920-5 Social Media and Reputation
MORS-945-0 Social Dynamics and Network Analytics
MORS-946-5 Managing Organizations for Growth

ONE additional course credit from the courses listed above OR from the following list:

KACI-467-0 Perspectives on Leadership (formerly designated MORS-468-0 w/ Prof. Hughes)
KACI-468-0 Managerial Leadership (formerly designated MORS-468-0 w/ Prof. Kraemer)
KACI-470-0 Leading a Sports Entity (formerly designated MORS-941-0)
KIEI-952-5 Entrepreneurship: Building Innovation, Teams, and Cultures (formerly designated MORS 952-A/B)
MORS-462-5 Leading and Managing Diverse Organizations
MORS-499 Independent Study
MORS-910-5 Sports & People Analytics
KIEI-927-5 Recruiting & Retaining Talent in Growth Companies (formerly designated MORS-915: Human Capital and Enterprise Scaling)
MORS-934-0 Managing in Professional Service Firms
MORS-955-5 Creativity as a Business Tool

Last edited December 2016. For any questions regarding this page, please email kellogg-registrar@kellogg.northwestern.edu

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