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Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management

Cleveland, OH
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Academics & Programs

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Academic Programs
Our distinguished programs are rooted in three themes: leadership, business as an agent of world benefit, and manage by designing. These concepts guide core classes as well as our distinct electives. Weatherhead's small class sizes make for intimate classroom experiences so that...
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Weatherhead Students Say...

One of the Midwest’s finest business programs, Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management has a “great reputation” and “world class…faculty.” The “relatively small” class sizes afford students the opportunity “to network with professors and staff.” While students admit that, ... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

Peter B. Lewis Building, Suite 150

10900 Euclid Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44106-7235

United States

Phone: 216-368-2030

Fax: 216-368-5548

Website

Curriculum / Academic Overview
Academic Calendar: Semester
Degrees Offered: Doctorate of Management -3 yrs.; Executive MBA -2 yrs; MBA- 2 yrs; PT MBA - 3 yrs; Global MBA – 2 yrs; Master of Accountancy - dependent on prior coursework; MSM-Operations Research/Supply Chain - 1.5 yrs.; MSM-Finance - 1.5 yrs.; MSM-Healthcare – 2 yrs.; Master in Positive Organizational Development - 2 years; MEM – Master of Engineering and Management – 1.5 yrs: PhD (7 specializations)
Joint / Combined Degrees Offered: MBA/Juris Doctor; MBA/Medical Doctor; MBA/Master of Science in Social Administration; MBA/Master of Public Health; MBA/Master of Global Management; MSM Finance and Tongji Universtiy
Concentrations: Accounting, Healthcare Administration, Finance, International Business, JD/MBA - Dual Degree, Leadership/Management, MD/MBA -- Dual Degree, Organizational Behavior, Supply Chain Management
Study Abroad Options: Study Abroad / Student Exchange •Austria - WU-WIEN Vienna (Vienna University of Economics and Business) •Canada – York University Schulich School of Business •Costa Rica - INCAE Business School •Denmark - Copenhagen Business School •France - EM Strasbourg School of Business; EM LYON, Lyon Graduate School of Business •Germany - WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management •Mexico - Institute Tecnológico de monterrey; Instituto Tecnológico Autonoma de Mexico •Netherlands - Rotterdam School of Management (Erasmus) •Nicaragua – INCAE Business School •Norway - Norwegian School of Management
Online Course Catalog: http://bulletin.case.edu/weatherheadschoolofmanagement/
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Faculty

Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Total Faculty
100
Academic specialties of facultyURL
Sustainable Valuehttp://weatherhead.case.edu/centers/fowler/
Manage by Designinghttp://design.case.edu/
Appreciative Inquiryhttp://appreciativeinquiry.case.edu/
Emotional Intelligencehttps://weatherhead.case.edu/faculty/Richard-Boyatzis/
Health Care Managementhttps://weatherhead.case.edu/faculty/J-B-Silvers/
Customer/Supplier Co-operationhttps://weatherhead.case.edu/faculty/Susan-Helper/
Entrepreneurshiphttps://weatherhead.case.edu/faculty/Scott-Shane/
Risk Managementhttps://weatherhead.case.edu/faculty/Peter-Ritchken/
Leadership Assessment and Developmenthttps://weatherhead.case.edu/faculty/Tony-Lingham/
Strategic Planninghttp://weatherhead.case.edu/faculty/Sayan-Chatterjee/
Sustainability
Courses in Sustainability: Yes
Sustainability course is: Optional
Description: http://weatherhead.case.edu/centers/fowler/
Research Opportunities in Sustainability: Yes
Description: http://weatherhead.case.edu/faculty/research/by-topic
School's environmental commitment:  
1: The Fowler Center is an academic center that bridges the gap between theory and practice for both management practitioners and scholars. Through intimate, meaningful collaborations with individuals from a diverse range of organizations, the Fowler Center guides managers to embed sustainability in their core business, creating value for society and the environment in ways that create even more value for their customers and shareholders. Projects include developing a sustainability-themed business case study library and organizing a globally attended Global Forum- Business as An Agent of World Benefit in October 2014 that is structured like an appreciative inquiry summit and feature prominent speakers on topics related to sustainable value. Faculty affiliated with the Fowler Center include David Cooperrider, PhD, Fairmount Minerals Professor of Social Entrepreneurship and one of the inventors of appreciative inquiry (along with Ron Fry, PhD , Professor of Organizational Behavior); and Chris Laszlo, PhD, originator of the concept of “embedded sustainability.”
2: In the second year of Weatherhead’s MBA program, students choose from two practicums that deepen their mastery of design in management and sustainable value through hands-on project work, reinforcing theory with on-the-ground practice in ways that can surprise, instruct, and enlighten. The MBA Institute in Sustainable Value and Social Entrepreneurship is one of the practicum options and was named one of the 10 Most Innovative Business School Courses by Forbes. The concept of sustainable value shows how environmental and social challenges can turn into business opportunities when we capitalize on entrepreneurial and “intrapreneurial” initiative. Students work as teams of consultants with locally headquartered companies and nonprofits that benefit directly from their knowledge and creativity.
3: Weatherhead students can get involved in several clubs and volunteer opportunities promoting sustainability: Net Impact, Case For Community Day, the Student Sustainability Council, the Squire Valleevue Farm (where the university operates a local food program), and the Weatherhead Green Team. Weatherhead’s Net Impact club partnered with Accenture to add the Accenture Eco Challenge (an online carbon footprint tool) to the university president’s Climate Action Plan (CAP). Our Career Management Office can help students seek sustainability-related internships through Climate Corps, Net Impact, the Institute for Sustainable Development, and other organizations. Finally, incoming MBA students can apply for fellowships with the Fowler Center for Sustainable Value.
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Academic Support Services Offered
Non-US Student Support Groups:Yes
Description:http://weatherhead.case.edu/careers/graduate/international
Women Support Groups:Yes
Description:•Dynamic Women in Business group; •Women in Organizations course; •Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion: Towards a Globally Inclusive Workplace course; •Women in Leadership Certificate Program: http://weatherhead.case.edu/executive-education/subjects/women-in-leadership
Minority Support Groups:Yes
Description:The Multicultural Student Association works with Weatherhead administration to enhance exposure to minority and diversity issues, as well as concerns relevant to the general body. The Multicultural Club hosts cultural awareness events for the entire Weatherhead community, including faculty, staff and students.
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups:Yes
Description:http://weatherhead.case.edu/events/2013/10/17/reaching-out-lgbt-mba-conference
Academic Prep Programs for Incoming Students:Yes
Peer Tutoring Programs:No
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Degrees / Programs

  • Academic Experience Rating:
    86
  • Part Time Program:
    Yes
  • Evening Program:
    Yes
  • Executive MBA:
    Yes
  • Online MBA:
    No

Faculty

  • Student Faculty Ratio:
    9:1
  • Total Faculty:
    100
  • Full-Time Faculty:
    70%
  • Part-Time Faculty:
    30%
  • Female Faculty:
    28%
  • Minority Faculty:
    4%

Academic Services Offered

  • Academic Prep Programs:
    Yes
  • Peer Tutoring:
    No
  • Minority Support Groups:
    Yes
  • Women Support Groups:
    Yes