Department of Management
College of Business - City University of Hong Kong AACSB International EQUIS - European Quality Improvement System

Study Master of Science in
Organizational Management (MSOM)

One of the greatest challenges facing executives and senior managers is the development of the organizational capabilities needed to respond to the ever-changing business environment. These organizational capabilities center around a quality workforce that is agile, adaptive and efficient. . Managers must not only create good organizational strategies, but they must also manage the workforce intelligently and effectively in order to implement those strategies.

This program is designed to help managers enhance their ability to achieve their business objectives by providing the knowledge and skills needed to develop, retain, and manage subordinates. The program starts with foundation courses in strategy and organizational behavior, which provides the basis for understanding organizations and employees. Key managerial knowledge and skills are provided through courses concentrating upon leadership, collaborations, communications, and employee engagement. The first and second years of the program are finished off with integrative courses on human capital and organizational transformation respectively. These integrative courses are designed to help managers learn how to leverage various managerial tools in a coherent way to bridge the gap between organizational objectives and employee performance.

The following list shows some of the key reasons to choose the City University MSc Organizational Management:

  • A Unique Focus on bridging the gap between organizational objectives and employee behaviors.
  • Innovative Teaching. The program employs both traditional and out-of-classroom learning, melding the theoretical with the practical.
  • Learning through Experience Sharing. Courses emphasize learning through the sharing of experiences with fellow students.

Applicants are expected to have a recognized degree or equivalent. Those who have at least five years of post-qualification managerial professional experience will be given priority for admission. Applicants whose entrance qualification is obtained from an institution where the medium of instruction is not English must also demonstrate English proficiency.