Contact Tom Myers, Ph.D., Professor | Department Chair
Phone: (802) 865-6413
Leaders at every level, from all types of enterprises—including business startups, established corporations, nonprofits and government—are looking for managers who come with fresh ideas and insights.
As a Management & Innovation major, you taking more than just management classes; you're learning how to incorporate innovation and creativity into your management skills. You'll become an inventive, flexible, resourceful problem-solver and design thinker who will be able to create positive change in a variety of workplace roles: employee, team member, manager or entrepreneur.
Champlain College's location in Burlington, VT, provides the ideal environment for this progressive business degree. Burlington, widely recognized as one of the nation's most innovative business communities, is the home to many innovators, inventors, entrepreneurs, product developers, venture capitalists and artists.
As a student in the Stiller School of Business, you will have the opportunity to work and intern at local business enterprises like Ben & Jerry's, Fresh Tracks Capital, Green Mountain Harley Davidson, Lake Champlain Chocolates, and Renoun Skis and a host of other wildly successful organizations across Vermont. From those experiences, you'll gain valuable insights on how to build innovative organizations.
Through the course content, the project-based learning and internships in the Management & Innovation program, you will also acquire the strategic thinking and collaboration skills needed to build effective partnerships where innovation can flourish.
Champlain's Career Collaborative team surveys alumni six months after graduation to find out how job searches are going. The college-wide results below are based on an outstanding 89% response rate—significantly higher than most post-graduation college surveys.
Our graduates are thriving; their Champlain education prepared them with real-world experience that sets them apart in their field.