Management Consulting Concentration

Strong technical and functional skills are essential, but organizations need leaders who can innovate quickly in a demanding environment. Stand out from the competition.

As a management consultant, you are a change agent, whether you're providing insights for external clients or delivering results within your own organization. To be successful, you must identify challenges, persuasively communicate ideas to solve them and lead teams effectively.

Be Career Ready

  • Learn to manage a consulting engagement and the process of organizational change and development
  • Think creatively while juggling assignments on collaborative, team-based projects
  • Understand the psychological and emotional motivations of others to become a true change agent
  • Gain practical problem-solving and strategic-planning skills
  • Think beyond the obvious and apply theories to make sense of complex issues
  • Enhance your credibility and improve your oral and written communication skills to deliver simple, clear recommendations
Prove yourself — and make an impact

The UB MBA Consulting Group is a pro bono, student-run firm that selects three to four projects to complete each semester for small- to medium-sized businesses or nonprofits. Learn more.

Management consulting is a secondary concentration and should be taken together with such functional concentrations as finance, marketing, health care, information systems, or operations and supply chain management.

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School of Management
University at Buffalo
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Buffalo, NY 14260-4010

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Concentration Requirements

Fall Semester

 • MBA Core – 15 credits

Spring Semester

 • MBA Core – 10 credits
 • MBA Electives – 3-6 credits

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