MS in Management // Professional Development
As a Katz MS in Management student, you’ll be asked to complete the Career Leader assessment, which will help your career goals come into focus. Based on your results, you’ll be encouraged to discover opportunities at Katz that are tailored to your interests. Such opportunities include exploring the Center for Supply Chain Management, and the Center for Branding, which offer a variety of different workshops and events.
Interested MS in Management students are encouraged to participate in professional development and student clubs, including:
Students looking to develop their project management skills may take advantage of the following opportunities:
- Become a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI): PMI offers a student membership for $32 to those enrolled full time in a degree-granting program.
- Join PMI Pittsburgh: The chapter hosts a wide variety of professional development and networking events throughout the year.
- Participate in the CAPM/PMP Exam Prep Workshop, conducted every spring at Mervis Hall
- If you’re a veteran or serve in the U.S. Military, your PMI certification exam—including the PMI-PBA—is covered by the GI Bill.
Students earn their Six Sigma Green Belt certification while taking the BQOM Six Sigma Theory & Practice (3 credits) course.
University of Pittsburgh Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence
The Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence (IEE), part of the University of Pittsburgh’s Innovation Institute, has served business throughout Western Pennsylvania for over 25 years.
Offering a dynamic mix of consulting, education, and networking opportunities, the IEE strives to be an innovative leader in economic development in the region.