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  • Management & Leadership (Minor)

  • Overview

    The Management and Leadership minor is offered through the Schools of Public Engagement.

    The minor in Management and Leadership offers focused study of management and leadership processes and competencies involved in developing and maintaining inclusive, sustainable, and socially responsible organizations. Students learn to apply principles and methods that embrace interdependencies, navigate complexities, and connect the dots between multiple perspectives employing a socially responsible and global lens.


    This minor requires successful completion of 18 credits. Course availability may vary from semester to semester. Some courses may be in development and offered at a later time. Students seeking to pursue alternative coursework to fulfill the minor should consult with their advisors.

    Subject AreaCourse OptionsRequirements
    General Management CoreNMGT 2100 Introduction to Management
    NMGT 2400 Introduction to Nonprofit Management
    NMGT 2122 Introductory Finance for Management
    3 credits
    Leadership CoreNMGT XXXX Intro to Leadership
    NMGT xxxx Intro to Strategy
    3 credits
    Analytical Problem SolvingNMGT 2200 How to Convince with Numbers
    NMGT 2112 Big Data: Consumer Research
    NMGT XXXX Social Entrepreneurship
    3 credits
    Management ElectivesNMGT 3110 Arts Management: An Entrepreneurial Approach
    NMGT 2110 Basic Accounting
    UENV 3501 Economics of the Environment
    ULEC 2230 Introduction to Political Economy
    UGLB 4526 Conflicts and Global Responses*
    3-6 credits
    Leadership ElectivesNCOM 3048 Media Ethics
    NPOL 3222 International Policy in the Modern Age
    NPSY 3841 Psychology of Gender
    NPSY 2301 Introduction to Social Psychology
    UGLB 3210 Introduction to International Law
    UGLB 3721 CRS: Political Organizing for Social Justice: From Below & the Revolutionary Left**
    UGLB 3733 CRS: Social Action and Solidarity in Difficult Times**
    3-6 credits

    *Restricted to juniors and seniors.
    **These UGLB classes are required for Global Studies and are restricted to juniors and seniors.

    Learning Outcomes

    A student who has completed this minor should be able to:

    • Demonstrate an understanding of the contexts of modern organizations, including the legal, economic, and ethical environments, and how they shape organizational strategies for managing the future.
    • Employ critical thinking and creative problem solving to address the challenges of managing complex, socially responsible, and inclusive organizations.
    • Demonstrate familiarity with a range of leadership styles and the abilities required for effective and inclusive leadership.
    • Apply effective interpersonal, social, and collaborative skills needed to thrive in groups, organizations, and communities.
    • Demonstrate written and oral communication skills necessary for effectiveness in organizations.


    The Management and Leadership minor is available to all undergraduate students at The New School.

    For questions about this minor, please contact Latha Poonamallee, associate professor of management and social innovation and chair Management programs, at

    How to Declare or Change a Minor

    General guidelines for declaring a minor are available here. Current students can declare or change a minor by logging in to, clicking on the Academics tab, and then clicking on the link to Major/Minor Declarations.

  • Take the Next Step

    Contact your Student Success advisor to discuss how a minor will fit with your degree requirements.

    Declare or change a minor on in the Academics tab. Note that some minors require an application.

  • Take The Next Step

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