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Full-Time MBA Concentration in Strategy & Leadership

Successful businesses and organizations don’t happen by accident. They are the result of good strategy, strong leaders and in today's world, a global mindset.

The Strategy & Leadership concentration prepares you to step into strategic management and organizational leadership positions, and is particularly helpful when paired with a functional discipline like finance, marketing or supply chain.

My Passion is Strategy - Jennifer, Rutgers MBA '12


You can choose from one of two tracks

The Strategy track prepares you to develop and execute organizational and business strategies, create or extend new products and services to cope with technological and market changes, manage mergers, acquisitions and alliances, and build organizational capabilities for long-term competitive advantage.

The Leadership track prepares you to manage people, teams, and organizations. Courses in executive leadership, creative decision making, human resource management, team building, management consulting, negotiations, and change management provide you with the tools you need to be a successful organizational leader.

Sample Courses
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Executive Leadership
  • Global Management Strategy
  • Management Consulting
  • Management of Innovation and Technology
  • Managing Strategic Transformations
  • Mergers, Acquisitions, and Alliances
My experience as an MBA student at Rutgers Business School was foundational for everything that I accomplished in my professional life post-graduation … I’ve never seen the business school as strong as it is today—truly world-class and among the most sought-after programs in all of Rutgers University.
—  Gary M. Cohen, Executive Vice President and President, Global Health and Development, Becton, Dickinson and Company