Students can now pursue specializations in business analytics, strategic sustainability, and more

Georgia Institute of Technology's Scheller College of Business has announced that it has finalized four new MBA concentrations.

The new concentrations cover a range of interdisciplinary topics, including:

Business Analytics, which will cover analytical techniques and tools that can help students leverage data to make better business decisions. Some electives in the new business analytics concentration include "Business Process Analysis & Design," which will explore the software infrastructure of firms, and "Big Data Analytics in Business," which covers methodologies, algorithms, and challenges related to analyzing data.

Managing Innovation and Technology: This concentration will delve into the creation of new products and services, and will help students adapt to the rapidly-changing world of business and make better decisions under conditions of uncertainty. Students who pursue this concentration can explore topics in finance with a class called "Entrepreneurial Finance and Private Equity, along with classes in market research, product development, and more.

Quantitative Finance: This new MBA concentration will explore the quantitative aspects of finance, with classes like "Finance & Investments," "Derivative Securities," and "Fixed Income Securities."

The Strategic Sustainability concentration will help students gain an understanding of business-related trends and innovation opportunities related to environmental concerns and policy developments. Students pursuing this concentration will be able to take Scheller classes like "Managing Resources of the Technological Firm," "Analysis of Emerging Technologies;" as well as courses from other schools covering topics in policy, climate change, or sustainable development, for example.

These new MBA concentrations will be available to students pursuing Georgia Tech - Scheller's full-time and evening MBA programs. Scheller also offers interdisciplinary MBA concentrations in Entrepreneurship, International Business, Leadership and Collaboration, and Real Estate. The school also offers eight function-focused MBA concentrations, including Marketing, Finance, Law and Ethics, and Organizational Behavior, among others.

For more information, please see the Georgia Tech - Scheller news release announcing the launch of the new MBA concentrations.

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