General Management & Leadership Programs
Rutgers Mini-MBA™ programs bring practitioners from different organizations and industries together in a rich and diverse learning environment, designed to develop skills and capabilities through the powerful combination of expert class instruction and peer interaction. Participants can earn a variety of credits and certifications from RBSEE programs, including academic graduate credit from Rutgers Business School.
For the first time in history, we now have five distinct generations in the workplace: Traditionalists - born before 1945; Baby Boomers – born between 1946 and 1965; Gen X - born between 1965 and 1977; Millennials – born between 1978 and 1995; and Gen 2020 (or Gen Z), the newest generation of employees entering the workforce – born after 1995.
In today’s corporate environment, those who specialize in engineering and technology management, must master cross-discipline concepts and contribute to multifunctional teams. Technical expertise, while vital, is not enough for long-term career success.
Artificial intelligence (AI) continues to permeate nearly every aspect of business in order to solve both ordinary and complex business problems, regardless of an organization’s size or industry. However, the ability to harness AI’s power still remains elusive as many seek to more fully understand this subject matter area.
The power of the consumer, the impact of globalization, and the pervasiveness of the digital era are all rapidly shifting organizational approaches, business parlance, and leadership strategy. Experienced professionals must balance the daily demands of a successful career with the necessary investment in the education to meet these new expectations.
Business leaders are increasingly challenged to transition themselves and their organizations to change not only how they interact externally with customers, but also within the business—how the customer experience defines their corporate culture.
Career success depends on making high-quality decisions. The best decision-makers leverage their gut but confirm their instincts with data and change their mind when presented with new information. Data-driven decision-making and management require far more than gathering and presenting data. It requires purposeful analysis to extract insights from data and communicate actions with simple visuals. Simply put – it’s not the data but how you use it.
The accounting profession is in the midst of rapid change spurred by advances in digital technology. Technology fueled by artificial intelligence, data analytics, cloud computing, and blockchain requires skills beyond spreadsheet analysis. It requires a knowledge of business intelligence software and its role in managing the digital transformation of business operations and its impact on the financial health of an organization.
Successful professionals in contemporary workplaces understand that their success at work depends on more than their mastery of the tasks and skills associated with their direct workflow responsibilities. Interacting effectively with others, and understanding how their colleagues, managers, and team managers need and want to be treated, is key to true professional success. Strategies in problem solving, goal setting, performance management, conflict resolution, communications and related areas is critical, regardless of seniority, functional area, or specific job responsibilities.