Leadership and Change Management Specialization

The leadership and change management specialization helps students develop their leadership potential and enhance their expertise in managing changing technological, competitive, demographic, and other organizational contingencies.  Courses introduce specific concepts, theories, and tools that can assist executives entrusted with the task of leading organizational change.  Students develop skills in diagnosing forces of change, developing change strategies, and monitoring the effectiveness of change initiatives.  This specialization is particularly useful for those planning careers in general management, consulting, or business development.  

Academic Advisor: Professor Anat Lechner, 212-998-0263

Course List

Full-Time students who select the Leadership & Change Management specialization must also complete COR1-GB.1302: Leadership in Organizations (or equivalent) in addition to 9.0 credits from the list below.


Course Number Course Title
BSPA-GB.2105 Sustainability for Competitive Advantage
BSPA-GB.2305 Sustainability for Competitive Advantage
BSPA-GB.3318  Corporate Governance
BSPA-GB.3362 Corporate Turnarounds and Leadership
INTA-GB.3130 Leadership Fellows*
MCOM-GB.2106 Improvisation for Effective Leadership
MCOM-GB.2129 Engage Your Audience
MGMT-GB.2100 Inclusive Leadership
MGMT-GB.2107 Becoming You: Crafting Your Authentic Career
MGMT-GB.2153 Managing Change
MGMT-GB.2159 Collaboration, Conflict, and Negotiation
MGMT-GB.2161 Negotiating Complex Transactions with Executives and Lawyers
MGMT-GB 2162 Advanced Negotiation: Emotion & Nonverbal Communication in Conflict Resolution
MGMT-GB 2164 Advanced Topics in Negotiation: Corporate Deals, Decisions, and Diplomacy
MGMT-GB.2327 Managing the Growing Company
MGMT-GB.2353 Managing Change
MGMT-GB.2363 Leadership Models
MGMT-GB.2370 Strategic Design
MGMT-GB.2375 Advanced Strategy: Tools
MGMT-GB.3151 Managerial Decision Making
MGMT-GB.3159 Leading through Technological Change
MGMT-GB.3165 Power and Professional Influence
MGMT-GB.3321 Developing Managerial Skills
MGMT-GB.3356 Design Thinking for Managers
MGMT-GB.3366 Power and Politics in Organizations

*Note: Students may point a maximum of 3 credits of INTA-GB.3130 Leadership Fellows towards the Leadership and Change Management specialization.

For course descriptions, please see the Office of Records & Registration website.