Carnegie Mellon University

MBA Organizational Behavior Concentration

Concentrating in organizational behavior provides students with foundational knowledge regarding how organizations, and the people within them, function.

The program’s strength lies within the areas of groups and teams, social networks, organizational learning, negotiation and conflict management, strategy, and ethics and justice. The Organizational Behavior courses feature faculty who are spearheading innovative research on the nuanced management issues facing today’s organizations, particularly in the arenas of knowledge transfer and management, team dynamics, conflict and negotiation, and organizational strategy.

Within our trademark framework of analytics, this concentration will help you to learn how to solve complex “human” problems facing organizations. Students who concentrate in Organizational Behavior have the opportunity to develop highly valued skills including effective negotiation and conflict management, organizational assessment and design, and leading effective teams.

This concentration is ideal for students who plan to:

  • Manage others immediately upon graduation
  • Work in a technical position but expect to manage others in the future
  • Pursue a career in management consulting

Course Spotlight: Organizational Learning and Strategic Management

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