Our students understand the importance of diversity and social responsibility in today's workplace.

You'll develop extensive management skills through hands-on learning — like case studies, team projects and internship opportunities — and gain confidence in your leadership style. You'll critique traditional and contemporary perspectives on leadership and solve real-world problems with innovative strategies.

The principled leadership minor emphasizes "doing well by doing good" — complimenting our general education focus on leadership for all majors.

Ethical and driven — employers know Simmons graduates can lead any team to success. Our students are well-prepared for careers in every type of organization including private companies, non-profits and social enterprises.

Program Requirements

Minor in Principled Leadership

  • MGMT 100 Foundations of Business and Management
  • MGMT 224 Socially Minded Leadership
  • MGMT 234 Organizational Communication and Behavior
  • Two electives

Electives: (choose two)

  • MGMT 223 Learning by Giving
  • MGMT 225 The Manager and the Legal Environment
  • MGMT 320 Negotiations 
  • MGMT 348 Sustainable Supply Chain
Internships and Research
Our students take advantage of internships at a variety of companies in Boston and beyond. You'll sharpen your skills and refine your interests while building your resume and developing important mentoring relationships.
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How to Apply
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