Weatherhead recognizes that creativity is as vital as quantitative analysis. Our full-time MBA program integrates design and innovation and sustainable value with rigorous instruction in core skills in accounting, finance, marketing, operations and supply chain management, strategy, statistics and decision modeling and economics. Our students benefit from courses in leadership assessment and development with our highly ranked organizational behavior faculty. Hands-on experience throughout the program culminates in intensive applied projects.
The part-time MBA creates instant ROI for the student's organization in a cohort-based program designed to meet the needs and particular interests of busy professionals. The foundation in design and innovation and sustainable value blends with a strong core curriculum, practical applications and networking among colleagues. The program meets one weeknight a week for three years.
This is a collegial, interactive program for experienced, driven professionals seeking to move into senior leadership roles. Developing leadership skills at the levels of self, team, organization and society, executives are challenged by world renowned faculty to take an enterprise-wide perspective, approaching critical disciplines as a tool for leading organizational change.
Combining Weatherhead’s breakthrough business concepts of leadership in management with Cleveland Clinic’s innovation in healthcare, this Executive MBA (EMBA) is the premier option for experienced professionals in the healthcare profession. The Cleveland Clinic-Weatherhead EMBA will help students examine leadership strengths and gaps and develop a personalized learning plan to become great leaders in healthcare management.
Students gain a solid foundation in financial theory and quantitative skills and have the opportunity to apply their knowledge in hands-on projects and internships. Also great for STEM grads who seek business expertise, this program prepares students to make immediate and skilled contributions in corporate finance, financial modeling, valuation, derivatives, risk management, investment management and financial corporate consulting. (This program is also offered in Shanghai, China.)
This degree offers the essential knowledge and technical expertise for professional success while fulfilling the standard requirement that CPA examination applicants complete 150 credit hours of college study. Developing their leadership and critical thinking skills, students pursue diverse paths in public or corporate accounting, taxation, financial analysis, management and consulting.
The MSM-Business Analytics degree prepares students in advanced data analytics skills to transform big data into smart insights for executive decision making. Students master analytical skills for application in both operations and marketing; this interdisciplinary training allows graduates to navigate with confidence across industries. The program also includes a unique, in-depth professional development course to advise and equip students to successfully enter managerial, consulting and analyst positions upon graduation.
Designed for students with quantitative training, this rigorous program provides students with fundamentals of business as well as principles, concepts and analytical skills required to increase efficiency and competitiveness in an organization. Students will be prepared to enact positive change and obtain a position in operations, manufacturing, service or consulting.
This program is designed for working professionals in the healthcare industry and those interested in entering the healthcare profession who wish to advance their careers in medical research, insurance, hospital administration, regulation, technology and healthcare management. Students learn to identify and design new opportunities to address complex healthcare business issues.
Drawing on concepts pioneered at Weatherhead such as Appreciative Inquiry and emotional intelligence, this program enables working professionals to create a better world by developing human potential with strength-based methods of inquiry, design and change management. Experiential learning, action research methods and residency-based collaboration prepare graduates for strategic and immediate impact.
This innovative collaboration between the Case School of Engineering and the Weatherhead School of Management builds on the technical and analytical skills gained through an undergraduate engineering degree and provides a real-world framework for applying them along with master’s level business management tools.
Disciplined scholarship with an emphasis on integration of theory and practice is at the core of this program. The rigor of evidence-based research with a focus on compelling problems of practice prepares experienced executives to bring their own contributions of applied management to their organization as well as conduct and apply new research to practice.
Students preparing for an academic career or research position in the accounting field combine studies of practitioners with original research in matters of enduring consequence. They develop expertise in corporate development and diversification, management behavior, mergers and acquisitions, comparative management and technology policies, strategic planning and corporate entrepreneurship.
The PhD program in the Department of Design & Innovation seeks to develop scholars who challenge conventional wisdom, think critically and creatively, are skilled in rigorous research methods that transcend the qualitative/quantitative divide and desire a career addressing significant organizational problems.
The Designing Sustainable Systems PhD track allows for focused, rigorous and independent study and takes a broader, evidence-based approach to management issues. Research incorporates perspectives from new thinking about design, sustainability and complex systems as they relate to management in a global environment.
The first of its kind in 1964, this program continues to set the standard as one of the best in the world. Our faculty includes originators of theories who are among the world’s most influential thinkers and our graduates are hired by leading universities and research-oriented organizations. As they learn to unite qualitative, quantitative and action-research methodologies in their quest for understanding human potential, students pursue high-impact research, becoming scholars capable of designing and studying contexts and conditions for human development and transformational change.
Supply chain organizations are intrinsically complex, compounding the difficulty of effective operational and financial decision making. Students, who wish to pursue scholarly teaching and guide strategic thinking, learn a unique combination of mathematics, statistics and computer-modeling to drive understanding of such complexities. In 1957, we were the world’s first to grant a doctorate in operations research and as a management school today, we continue to make this program the premier center of education and scholarship.