What will I learn?

This Program aims to nurture professional managers and executives who want to acquire a broad-based understanding of how to effectively manage in order to achieve strategic objectives. In order to achieve this ultimate aim, the Program aims to help managers develop the critical thinking, analytical, and behavioral skills needed to deal with complicated management environments.

This program is designed to help you enhance your ability to achieve 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 program finishes off with the Organizational Consulting Project, where student teams undertake consulting projects for actual organizational clients. Past clients have been multinational corporations, local SMEs, and NGOs. This capstone project is designed to help you learn how to leverage various managerial tools in a coherent way to bridge the gap between academic learning and managerial practice.

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.

Course Description

Core Courses

  • Strategic Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Effective Managerial Decision Making
  • High Performance Collaborations
  • Leadership: Managing in Adverse Situations
  • Employee Engagement and Performance
  • Management Consulting Skills
  • Organizational Change and Development
  • Organizational Consulting Project

Which department am I in?

College of Business

Study options

Full Time (Normal Study Period: 1 year, Maximum Study Period: 2.5 years)

Tuition fees
HK$177,000.00 (16,92,403) per year
HK $5,900 Per Credit
Application deadline

Expected March 2022

More details

Start date

Expected September 2021

Venue

City University of Hong Kong

Tat Chee Avenue,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree of one of the universities in Hong Kong or of an overseas institution recognized for this purpose by the University; or hold such other qualifications as deemed acceptable by the University as equivalent. English Language Requirements: a TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based test) or 79 (internet-based test); or an overall band score of 6.5 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or band 6 in the Chinese mainland's College English Test; or other equivalent qualifications

For international students

To be eligible to apply, applicants must hold a recognized degree or equivalent.

Applicants whose entrance qualification is obtained from an institution where the medium of instruction is not English should also fulfill the minimum English proficiency requirement as follows:

  • a TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based test) or 79 (internet-based test); or
  • an overall band score of 6.5 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or
  • Score 450 in the new College English Test (CET6) of Chinese mainland or a pass in the old CET-6 test; or
  • Other equivalent qualifications

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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