As an MBA or Sloan Master’s Program student, you may tailor your coursework to match your personal interests and discover how MBA skills can drive solutions to social problems in all sectors. Each year, the PM/SI offers 50+ electives in education, health care, the environment, international development, public policy, nonprofit management, social and environmental entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility, philanthropy, and more. These courses highlight collaboration among government, nonprofit, and business entities and explore various paths to creating social and environmental value. Most GSB students take at least one of these courses. Recent offerings have included:
The Certificate in Public Management and Social Innovation is available to those students who wish to focus their elective coursework on topics in social and environmental management. The Certificate is evidence of a student’s preparation for and commitment to addressing public issues and can serve as an important signal to future employers.
The GSB partners with other university schools to offers unparalleled interdisciplinary experiences:
Design for Extreme Affordability
Professor Plambeck talks about her multidisciplinary approach to teaching.
Professor Zenios talks about the multidisciplinary philosophy behind his biodesign class.