Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Lally School of Management

Introduction

Located in the heart of Upstate New York's Tech Valley, the Lally School of Management is the business school at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. We develop aspiring business leaders who have a passion for innovation with the ability to work across business functions. Our programs are built around the themes of innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship in the global economy.

Our Vision

To be a preeminent business school that creates and disseminates knowledge to leverage advanced management practices, analytical insights, and technology for the benefit of society.

Our Mission

To bridge management and technology to create sophisticated global business leaders who are prepared to guide their organizations in the conversion of pioneering ideas and analytical insights into innovative products, processes, and businesses.

Our Values

  • Innovative Spirit - We have the confidence to think in terms of what is new, possible, and exciting, and the courage to change the world based on our conclusions.
  • Impact and Relevance - We make a difference through rigorous and practical research, education, and application.
  • Engaged and Supportive Community - We work together constructively and actively toward the betterment of the school, the institute, and the global community.
  • Intellectual Vibrancy - We promote an environment that fosters the exchange of ideas, leading to insight and discovery.

As a Lally student you will:

  • Receive an outstanding education in the fundamentals of business.
  • Learn the specialized skills needed to succeed in the workplace of the future.
  • Develop the skills to integrate technology across business functions for commercial results.
  • Acquire “real-world” experience through study that emphasizes hands-on projects and teamwork from day one.
  • Leverage the resources at Rensselaer to network, learn, and position yourself to capitalize on the business opportunities of tomorrow.
  • Have access to Lally's highly respected international faculty as well as students and faculty from engineering, information technology, science, architecture, humanities and social sciences, the Rensselaer Technology Park and the Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship.
This school offers programs in:
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Master of Science in Business Analytics

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 USA Troy

The M.S. in Business Analytics (one year and 30 credits) provides students with the knowledge and essential skills needed to respond to the new challenges characteristic of the data intensive decision-making environments in the world today. This program is STEM certified. [+]

Master of Science in Business Analytics The M.S. in Business Analytics (one year and 30 credits) provides students with the knowledge and essential skills needed to respond to the new challenges characteristic of the data intensive decision-making environments in the world today. The program prepares students with the skills to understand, analyze, and integrate data in business functions: Master cutting-edge analytical modeling Perform statistical analysis Excel at data management techniques Understand emerging concepts, practices, and techniques in handling big data Utilize data modeling and analysis to identify patterns Apply skills to real-world problems in specific business domains Curriculum The curriculum offers a balance between foundational business concepts with skills in analytical and statistical modeling and data management. The curriculum includes three parts: a business core, an analytics core that in-cludes both modeling and data management courses, and a domain-focused application core that includes project-based courses that allow students to apply their skills to real world problems in specific domains. Corporate Partnerships Foster Real-World Problem Solving This program is designed to provide hands-on experience through real-world problem solving. Academic partnerships with IBM and SAS will allow students to access a suite of software tools from these firms. Students will be able to use these software plat¬forms in their courses to gain practical experience. Real-world data sets will also be used. Typical Master’s Course Sequence Business Core Courses Three (3) required courses: Statistics and Operations Management I Introduction to Accounting and Financial Management Information Systems for Management Analytics Core Courses Three (5) required courses: Technology Fundamentals for Analytics Predictive Analytics Advanced Data Resource Management Advanced Quantitative Methods Analytics Capstone Plus, two (2) electives from the following: Machine & Computational Learning Neural Language Processing Interactive Data Visualization Projects in Big Data Anlatyics Marketing Research Supply Internet Marketing Database Mining Risk Management Financial Econometrics Modeling Supply Chain Analytics Data and Society Marketing Analytics [-]

Master of Science in Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 USA Troy

With the M.S. in Management you gain the ability to apply business methods in a specific area, and learn to use technology to create significant value for your employer. [+]

Master of Science in Management With the M.S. in Management you gain the ability to apply business methods in a specific area, and learn to use technology to create significant value for your employer. The Master of Science in Management degree is a career path for students with technical expertise who want to develop broader career options. The M.S. in Management is a general management degree with a specialized focal area. Specific requirements are developed for an individual student or a specialized audience. Students have the opportunity to specialize in one area of concentration designed in conjunction with the MS academic adviser. Areas include business analytics, entrepreneurship and innovation, finance, information systems - operations management, marketing - new product development, and supply chain management. This program begins every fall. There is no mid-year start for this program. Typical Master’s Course Sequence Foundation Management Core Talent Management Marketing High Tech Products Competitive Advantage and Operations Strategy Information Systems for Management Introduction to Accounting and Financial Management Statistics and Operations Management I Management Specialization/Concentrations Business Analytics Finance Management Information Systems Marketing - New Product Development Supply Chain Management Technological Entrepreneurship [-]

Master of Science in Quantitative Finance and Risk Analytics

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 USA Troy

Quantitative Finance is the quantitative analysis of financial markets and decision-making using statistics and mathematical tools of physics, computer science, and engineering. [+]

Quantitative Finance is the quantitative analysis of financial markets and decision-making using statistics and mathematical tools of physics, computer science, and engineering. Risk Analytics is the application of computational technologies, statistics, and operations research to solve problems of risk assessment and management in finance and business. As global markets become more complex and interdependent, the importance of “quants,” or managers who know how to use quantitative models to understand markets, is growing. Master of Science in Quantitative Finance & Risk Analytics (QFRA) Students will: Master cutting-edge financial theory and advanced analytical techniques Study emerging concepts, practices, and techniques in the finance industry Conduct empirical research and modeling Utilize a variety of professional databases and computer software STEM Certified QFRA is an interdisciplinary program across several Rensselaer departments, including: The Lally School of Management; Computer Science; Information Technology; Applied Mathematics; Industrial & Systems Engineering; and Economics. The curriculum balances an overall understanding of finance with specialized interests in order to provide both breadth and depth. Curriculum M.S. QFRA students can pursue a concentration in the General, Quantitative Finance, or Financial Analysis Track. Thirty credit hours for students with finance or technical undergraduate background. Prerequisites: Basic foundation of mathematics and statistics. An additional six credit hours of mathematics and statistics required for students with no finance or management background. Sample M.S. Curriculum Business Core Classes (Choose two) Financial Markets and Institutions Advanced Corporate Finance Accounting for Reporting and Control Financial Trading & Investing Investments Financial Management II International Finance Financial Statement Analysis Required QFRA Core: Financial Management I Financial Computation Financial Simulation Financial Modeling Options Futures & Derivatives Markets Select 2 Electives from Business Skills Area: Financial Markets and Institutions Advanced Corporate Finance Accounting for Reporting and Control Financial Trading & Investing Investments MGMT 6030 Financial Management II International Finance Financial Statement Analysis Select 1 Elective from Computational Skills Area: Introduction to Econometrics Numerical Computing Into to Numerical Methods for Differential Equations Financial Mathematics and Simulation Mathematical Statistics Computational Optimization Select at least 2 Electives from Technical Skills Area: Risk Management Financial Econometrics Modeling Fixed Income Securities Intro to Financial Mathematics & Engineering Stochastic Processes & Modeling Probability Theory & Applications Nonlinear Programming Applied Regression Analysis [-]

Master of Science in Supply Chain Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 USA Troy

The M.S. in Supply Chain Management (one year and 30 credits) adopts a systems approach to provide students the knowledge and skills needed for a career in supply chain management. This program is STEM certified. [+]

Master of Science in Supply Chain Management The M.S. in Supply Chain Management (one year and 30 credits) adopts a systems approach to provide students the knowledge and skills needed for a career in supply chain management. The program prepares students to design and manage supply chains in manufacturing and service industries in order to: Understand the perspectives and skills to design supply chains Develop strategies to optimize supply chain operations Identify opportunities to leverage information technology Create effective demand fulfillment capabilities in firms Curriculum The curriculum adopts an interdisciplinary focus and integrates concepts from industrial marketing, operations management, and information systems. The curriculum includes three parts: a business core, a supply chain core, and specialized electives that include real-world project-based courses that allow students to develop expertise in specific areas of supply chain management. Typical Master’s Course Sequence Business Core Courses Statistics for Managerial Decision Making Introduction to Accounting and Financial Management Competitive Advantage and Operations Strategy Information Systems for Management Supply Chain Core Courses Required Core Courses: Design of Manufacturing Systems and Supply Chains Networks, Innovation, and Value Creation Advanced Quantitative Methods for Business Supply Chain Capstone Specialized Electives (Select 2) : Supply Chain Analytics Global Sourcing and Procurement Facility Design Supply Chain Risk Management Transportation Economics Transportation Network Analysis Theory of Production Scheduling [-]

Master of Science in Technology Commercialization and Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 USA Troy

Successful commercialization of technology requires not only technical understanding, but also a basic foundation in management that covers bringing the product to market by developing a business plan, obtaining funding, staffing and managing the enterprise, and understanding how to value and protect intellectual property. [+]

Master of Science in Technology Commercialization and Entrepreneurship

Successful commercialization of technology requires not only technical understanding, but also a basic foundation in management that covers bringing the product to market by developing a business plan, obtaining funding, staffing and managing the enterprise, and understanding how to value and protect intellectual property. The purpose of the Lally School TC&E program is to prepare a new generation of technology entrepreneurs who have an advanced understanding of technology, a fundamental understanding of commercial functions and analytics, and practical experience in the process of innovation and technological commercialization. This unique program is an interdisciplinary collaboration between the Lally School of Management, 11 other departments at Rensselaer, and Albany Law School. Graduate students take core management and law credits and specialize in-depth in advanced studies in a technology, science or product design area. Undergraduates selected for this track can combine studies in a technology discipline with Management. After receiving a B.S. degree, they can continue for an additional 30 credits to earn an M.S. degree. Master’s Curriculum A one-year, 30 credit M.S. in Management focusing on TC&E. Students join with a cohort of graduate students who understand the basics of a specific science or technology, and pursue advanced studies in a technology while learning the basics of management that covers how to bring new technologies to market and the basics of business law relevant to commercializing technology. Management Core Courses - 12 Credits... [-]


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Lally School of Business and Management

Address 8th Street 110
Troy 12180, United States
Website http://www.rpi.edu/dept/lally/academics/index.html
Phone +1 518-276-6000