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University of Minnesota Curtis L. Carlson School of Management

Minneapolis, MN
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321 Nineteenth Avenue South

Suite 1-110

Minneapolis, MN 55455

United States

Phone: 612-625-5555

Fax: 612-626-7785


Curriculum / Academic Overview
Academic Calendar: Semester
Degrees Offered: MBA, Full-Time, 2yr; MBA, Part-Time, 4yr; Carlson Executive MBA, 2yr; Master of Arts in Human Resources and Industrial Relations-2yr; Master of Business Taxation-1yr; Masters of Accountancy, 1 yr; Master of Science in Business Analytics, 1 yr; Ph.D. Business, 4yr; Ph.D. Human Resources and Industrial Relations, 4yr.
Joint / Combined Degrees Offered: JD/MBA, 4 years MHA/MBA, 3 years MPP/MBA, 3 Years MD/MBA, 5 years PHARMD/MBA, 5 years
Concentrations: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare Administration, Human Resources, Finance, Information Systems/Information Technology, International Business, JD/MBA - Dual Degree, Leadership/Management, Marketing, MD/MBA -- Dual Degree, MS/MBA -- Dual Degree, Non-Profit Management/Public Administration, Organizational Behavior, Product Management, Supply Chain Management
Study Abroad Options: Belgium: Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve; Brazil: Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo - Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV); Denmark: Copenhagen Business School; England: Manchester Business School; France: Hautes Études Commerciales – HEC School of Management; Germany: University of Cologne; Hong Kong: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Italy: Universitá Commerciale Luigi Bocconi; Norway: Norwegian School of Management – BI; Spain: Escuela Superior de Administración y Dirección de Empresas (ESADE); Switzerland: Universität St. Gallen; Costa Rica: Instituto Centroamericano de Administración de Empresas (INCAE); Japan: Keio University Graduate School of Business; New Zealand: University of Otago; Sweden: Stockholm School of Economics.
Online Course Catalog: http://www.carlsonschool.umn.edu/MBA/
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Information and Decision Scienceswww.carlsonschool.umn.edu/information-decision-sciences/
Strategic Management and Organizationwww.carlsonschool.umn.edu/strategic-management-organization/
Supply Chain and Operationswww.carlsonschool.umn.edu/supply-chain-operations/
Human Resources and Industrial Relationswww.carlsonschool.umn.edu/chrls/
Enterprise Programswww.carlsonschool.umn.edu/enterprises/
Research Centerswww.carlsonschool.umn.edu/enterprises/
Courses in Sustainability: Yes
Sustainability course is: Recommended
Description: MGMT 6100 course titled: Corporate Responsibility, Taught by Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Chairman and former CEO of Carlson, and Professor Myles Shaver, this course will combine insight from academic understanding of corporate responsibility issues with problems, approaches and solutions as seen from executives who have to address these issues. Topical applications will be drawn from Marilyn Nelson’s work on CSR issues. MGMT 5019 course titled: Business, Natural Environment, and Global Economy, covers such topics as: Resource deployment policies that affect the natural environment; Sustainability; Local/global environmental threats, how government policies address these issues; and Business strategies/practices that produce "win-win" outcomes.
Research Opportunities in Sustainability: Yes
School's environmental commitment:  
1: Net Impact: http://www.carlsonschool.umn.edu/cms/page4968.aspx
2: MGMT 6100: Corporate Responsibility; Students will better appreciate how a firm impacts society is complex and multi-faceted and why simple axioms or imperatives for how firms should act can be misguided. Students should leave with a better appreciation of how to evaluate, assess and demonstrate leadership with respect to these issues.
3: Courses offered: Ethics Seminar- The Ethical Environment of International Business: Ethics Seminar- Corporate Social Responsibility, A Scandinavian Approach:Costa Rica Seminar- Business and the Environment. http://www.carlsonschool.umn.edu/ip/
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Academic Support Services Offered
Non-US Student Support Groups:Yes
Description:At the Carlson School, we approach business education from a global perspective. International study isn't just an expectation of our students -- it's part of our culture. http://www.carlsonschool.umn.edu/ip/
Women Support Groups:Yes
Minority Support Groups:Yes
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups:Yes
Academic Prep Programs for Incoming Students:No
Peer Tutoring Programs:No
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