Dual Bachelor’s/Master’s degrees are a great way to save time and money and also enhance your career opportunities. Receive your Master’s degree in as little as one year. Eligible students take 12 graduate credits which is applied to both the undergraduate and graduate degrees.
The BS in Business Management and MS in Human Resource Management and Organizational Effectiveness program would allow students to complete the requirements for an undergraduate and graduate degree at Manhattanville at an accelerated pace. The BS in Business Management and MS in Human Resource Management & Organizational Effectiveness programs are appropriate for this type of dual degree progression given the content, goals and philosophies underlying the curricula.
After completing a solid foundation in Business Management at the undergraduate level, students continue to the MS degree program. The MS program further educates students by providing them with advanced knowledge and business skills in business to prepare them to assume leadership roles in management. The MS program provides a thorough foundation in business while allowing flexibility for students to explore a wide variety of opportunities within a number of fields.
As one of the top business schools in Westchester County, Fairfield County and the NYC area. The School of Business serves residential students as well as commuters.
Students must have at least 75 earned credits to be accepted into the program. Candidates need an overall GPA of at least 3.3, have taken coursework to provide a strong foundation of business knowledge, and have at least one recommendation from Manhattanville faculty attesting to the student’s preparedness for graduate level study.
The BS programs of study in Business Management require students to complete three elective courses in an area of concentration. Undergraduate students who are accepted into the dual degree program would fulfill these electives as well as one additional course (which would count toward the degree, but not the major) via 4 of 5 possible graduate level courses in the Human Resource Management and Organizational Effectiveness M.S. program (see below). These courses encompass eight core courses which are required to earn the M.S. degree in Human Resource Management and Organizational Effectiveness.
All students in the dual degree program must complete HROE 5100, HROE 5102, MGPS 5010 and MGPS 5050 and must also earn a B or better in all HROE/MGPS coursework to continue in the program and may take no more than one HROE/MGPS course in the first two semesters of their participation in the program. Students may subsequently take up to two HROE/MGPS courses per semester.
Courses that are eligible to be counted toward both awards:
In this core course, students will gain an overall understanding of the core competencies of human resources and their relationship to creating an effective HR strategy able to adapt and thrive in a constantly changing global world. Emphasis will be placed on behavioral, technical and organizational workforce issues and solutions. Through case studies, applied research, and team projects, students will gain an understanding of the stakeholders and systems needed to execute business strategy and an appreciation for typical challenges and potential solutions for human resource professionals. Topics include: Talent Management, Compensation, Benefits, Organizational Development and Design, Recruiting, Staffing, Employee Relations, Legal and Ethical practices and Learning and Development, and Business Strategy. Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to identify core competencies and HR Specializations and potential approaches to HR Management in their own organizations.
HROE5101 Business Strategies For A Globally Diverse Workforce
Business Strategies for a Globally Diverse Workforce
This course will extrapolate and present topical developments in the diversity and inclusion space from a businesss and global perspective. The evolution of D & I now requires that leaders and organizations understand the CBA/ROI of this dynamic discipline. The strategic aspect of the course will look at D & I as a business driver by discussing strategic differentiation and tactical planning which leads to organizational engagement and transformation. Examples will be presented and highlighted in this regard by analyzing expanded market segmentation, stock performance indicators, increase board composition and the alignment of D & I in performance goals for managers and other leaders in an organization. Furthermore the course will provide a immersion into the dissection, analysis and discussion of how metrics and analytics has impacted business strategy for a globally diverse workforce. Students will be exposed to cutting edge nuances such as updates and developments in cultural competence, exposure to the concept of diversity maturity and an introduction to the dynamic concept of microinequities. Moreover we will explore the absolute best practices in diversity and inclusion and also illustrate what happens when diversity insensitivity permeates a organization. Through the use of lectures, interactive discussions and dialogues, group exercises, multimedia, case studies, business simulations, and mapping, the students will explore a myriad of dimensions of diversity. Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to integrate their understanding of cultural diversity and its respective dimensions to other core workplace challenges and will have mastered the basic fundamentals of, and perspectives on, business strategies for a globally diverse workforce.
This course has been designed to equip the students with the skills and techniques necessary to identify key factors to consider and potential approaches to managing talent covering the full employee life cycle - from talent acquisition to exit. In this course, students will gain an in-depth understanding of the full-range of talent management practices and trends and their relationship to business models and business cycle changes. Through case studies and team projects, student will create a talent strategy that supports a given business strategy and design the respective talent initiatives needed to execute that strategy. Through guest speakers and their own research, students will gain an appreciation for typical challenges and potential solutions for talent identification and development. Students will gain familiarity with important talent concepts and practices covering the full employee life-cycle - from talent acquisition to exit. Topics include developing a talent strategy, talent planning (including activity-based costing), talent acquisition (including employees, contractors, and outsourcing solutions), on-boarding, hi-potential talent identification, succession planning, performance management, competency modeling, talent inventories, talent development activities, and right-sizing.
Communication is crucial to the success of all leaders, but as you climb within an organization the ability to write and speak effectively is magnified. One needs to be able to talk, write and present effectively to a diverse group of stakeholders, such as customers, supervisors, subordinates, peers, buyers, etc. And while business leaders have marketing strategies, expansion strategies, finance strategies, even exit strategies, successful leaders also have communication strategies. This course explores how individuals can develop and execute effective communication strategies for a variety of business settings. The course emphasizes the essentials of developing personal communication skills, inclusive of persuasive verbal and written communication, influence mapping, and communicating for buy-in. Students study audience analysis, communicator credibility, message construction and delivery, and are given the opportunity to learn best practices in presentation skills, particularly important for those wishing to pursue entrepreneurial interests. Globalization confronts almost every aspect of business from recruiting and managing a diverse staff to providing products and services, which cross language, time, and cultural barriers. This course delves into the two areas impacting a leader's success in the global arena: technology and culture. Through a blend of class discussions, seminars, observations, practice, feedback and reflection, students will study frameworks for effective communication in a global environment and then apply these lessons in team and individual projects. Upon successful completion of the course, students will have learned how to; understand the purpose of effective communication and how it can facilitate or hinder individual and organizational performance, appreciate the importance and the management of challenges in communicating to internal and external stakeholders, deliver effective oral and written business presentations, incorporate technology to facilitate more effective communications.
This course is designed for students to understand and apply key theories and best practices in leadership. Students will gain familiarity with important leadership concepts and hear, first-hand, the lessons-learned from leaders in business, government, military, and non-profit organizations. This is a highly interactive course that will engage students in identifying and applying what they've learned towards leading teams/organizations through challenging business scenarios. Topics include leadership concepts such as: situational leadership, transformational leadership, "Level 5" leadership/emotional intelligence, and "neuroleadership", cross-cultural models and theories, leadership competencies and assessment tools, actions and behaviors that model best practices in ethical leadership, and leadership development approaches. Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to integrate their understanding of leadership fundamentals in their own development as leaders as well as in the development of others through leadership development programs, mentoring, and coaching.
How to Apply to School of Business programs
Starting terms: APPEAL Adult Undergraduate Accelerated Degrees: we admit six times per year- Fall 1, Fall 2, Spring 1, Spring 2, Summer 1 and Summer 2
All Applicants: 1. On-Line Application: The School of Business on-line application can be found at the following link: APPLY NOW
2. Personal Essay: In a candid personal essay of 500-750 words, explain:
how and why did you decide to pursue this program
why the selected academic program is good match for your future goals
what you as a candidate can bring to our classroom
what special skills, leadership abilities, volunteer or other life experience make you a good overall fit for the selected program?
3. Resume: Submit a current resume indicating educational and business experience.
4. Transcripts:APPEAL-ADULT Undergraduate Accelerated: Please send official transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions. If you have not attended a post-secondary institution, submit an official high school transcript or proof of completion of high school, or Graduate Equivalency Degree (GED). Student copies are not acceptable. See below for the address.
5. Recommendations: Two letters of recommendations, either academic or professional, from a reference writer who can speak to the candidate’s intellectual capability and ability to handle the rigors of the applicant’s program. Letters can be uploaded via the on-line application. References writers may provide their own letter or you may forward our standard Professional Letter of Recommendation form available on our website if you prefer.
6. Application Fee: Fee waivers are available for attending Open House events. Please check the website for our next available date. APPEAL- Adult Undergraduate Accelerated: $50.00
7. Health Records: Due at the time of enrollment, Adult students please submit the health form with proof of immunization against measles and rubella, in compliance with New York State regulations. This requirement applies to only students born on or after Jan. 1, 1957
8. Optional: GRE, GMAT, SAT & ACT testing is an optional admissions requirement and not a required element, however if you wish to submit any testing scores, we are happy to consider them as part of your overall application if you feel it will strengthen your application.
Submit all materials to: Manhattanville College School of Business Office of Admissions Reid Castle –G4 2900 Purchase Street Purchase, NY, 10577
For any questions on the application or submission materials please contact (914) 323-5150 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please consult the website or Admissions Department for any deadlines and/or for questions regarding non-matriculated status.