July 28, 2011
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Rensselaer Offers New Focus on Lean Applications in Healthcare for the
M.S. Management Program to start in Fall 2011

HARTFORD, CONN The Lally School of Management and Technology at Rensselaer’s Hartford campus is pleased to introduce a new focus area for graduate management studies: the M.S. in Management with a Focus on Lean Applications in Healthcare. This new focus has a curriculum designed to address the needs of professionals in the healthcare industry.

Leadership skills and Lean business practices are important components of this timely course of study. Specific program highlights include:

• Managing more effectively while leading change initiatives that improve patient outcomes as well as improving the financial position of the organization

• Developing a better understanding of the legislative process and regulatory applications

• Learning to implement innovative project plans to increase productivity

• The latest concepts and best practices for updated business knowledge

The program is scheduled to start on October 11. To learn more, please contact Amy Cunningham, Senior Program Manager, at 860-548-5346 or cunnia2@rpi.edu. Students will work in teams and collaborate to offer solutions to business problems. Case studies and real-world examples are used to illustrate course content, and the faculty, with significant industry experience, challenge students to consider the impact of management decisions and actions.

Students in the program are part of a special cohort and complete the entire curriculum as a unified group. This format allows participants to develop ongoing relationships with peers, providing opportunities for networking and support. In addition, the collaborative relationship between students and faculty enhances the academic experience.

Rensselaer’s Lally School of Management and Technology is an accredited member of AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International).

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