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You’ll start by developing expertise in the core responsibilities of general managers—finance, human resource management, managerial accounting, operations management, and macroeconomics.

Next, you’ll add new dimensions to your leadership toolkit with courses in strategic management or managerial and organizational behavior.

In our flexible curriculum, you can tailor your path to your ultimate goal by targeting specific business areas or functions. You won’t just see the big picture—you’ll shape it yourself.

Choose Your Courses

Customize your MBA education with a concentration in general management by choosing at least three courses that count toward a concentration in either strategic management or behavioral science, in addition to all seven of the functions, management, and business environment requirements. Here are just a few of the options.

To see more general management courses, visit our course catalog and search by concentration area for your program of interest.

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Our Distinguished Faculty in This Area

At Booth, you’ll study with management faculty who conduct groundbreaking research, consult with companies, and bring their real-world experience into the classroom.

Eric Budish

Eric Budish

Paul G. McDermott Professor of Economics and Entrepreneurship and Centel Foundation/Robert P. Reuss Faculty Scholar

Eric Budish

Spotlight on Research

Chicago Booth Review and other publications regularly feature the research of Chicago Booth scholars.

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Learn from Industry Experts

Faculty members at Booth are connected to some of the most important leaders across industry. Our faculty regularly invite these leading practitioners and influencers to speak to students in the Booth classroom, providing you with greater access to learn, network, and grow.

Learn from Industry Experts

Beyond the Classroom

Develop your skills and build a dynamic global network. As an MBA student in general management at Booth, you’ll have many opportunities to get involved in research centers, student groups, competitions, and other activities.