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Strategic Management and Public Policy

Strategic Management and Public Policy knowledge domain:

Directed toward understanding and analyzing the principal forces shaping the global business environment: governmental policies and programs: social and cultural change; and the structure, evolution, and fluctuations of the economy.

Students in this field take courses that survey the political, economic, social, legal, environmental, and ethical environments of business and the micro- and macroeconomic foundations of government policies.

Special attention is given to business response to these policies.

Suggested Coursework

  • SMPP 202: Business Government Relations
  • SMPP 205: Business Representation & Lobbying
  • SMPP 206: Applied Microeconomics
  • SMPP 207: Environmental, Energy, Technology & Society
  • SMPP 208: Macroeconomic Policy & Business
  • SMPP 209: Seminar Business Econ & Public Policy
  • SMPP 210: Strategic Environmental Management
  • SMPP 213: Management of Strategic Issues
  • SMPP 290: Sustainable Communities and Organizations (summer)
  • SMPP 290: Consulting Process (summer)
  • SMPP 291: Ethics & Business
  • SMPP 293: American Business History

Possible Job Titles for MBAs in Strategic Management and Public Policy

  • Consultant
  • Senior Consultant
  • Policy Analyst
  • Senior Policy Analyst

A Selection of Companies Hiring MBAs in Strategic Management and Public Policy

  • Bearing Point
  • Accenture
  • PWC Consulting
  • Cassidy Consulting
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • SAIC
  • United Technology Associates
  • Federal Government Agencies