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Masters in Management

A Masters in Management can be a useful next step for aspiring leaders, whether fresh graduates with an interest in pursuing management careers, or mid-career professionals looking to take on management responsibilities. Drawing on the disciplines of business, economics, psychology, sociology and strategy, Masters in Management degrees allow students to develop their understanding of business operations and organizational behavior from multiple perspectives. Ultimately, the goal is for students to graduate with a solid foundation in effective management practice in their chosen industry, with an eye towards an eventual leadership role.

Key Skills

Common skills gained from a Masters in Management include:

  • Understanding of management practices, principles and industry
  • Strong foundation in the theoretical aspects of management
  • Knowledge and awareness of variety of business organizations
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Enhanced research skills – potentially allowing you to proceed to a PhD program
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Computational ability
  • Synthesis and evaluation ability
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to trust one’s own judgment
  • Project management skills
  • Team decision making skills
  • Strong ethics and logical ability
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including preparation and delivery of professional reports and presentations
  • Self-appraisal and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Entrepreneurship skills
  • Ability to argue a case and negotiate
  • Ability to tactfully deal with sensitive information