Management: Leadership and Innovation

Develop coveted design-thinking expertise critical to in-demand leaders who foster creativity and innovation for organizations. Offered as a major.

Bryant University Professor Michael Roberto walking with two students in the Quinlan / Brown Academic Innovation Center.

Program Overview

Immerse yourself in an innovative program developed in collaboration with industry-leading partners and prestigious employers. Award-winning educators and dedicated mentors enrich your learning experience by sharing their expertise in leadership and innovation with a wide range of businesses and organizations. 

  • The robust curriculum includes classes in design thinking and strategic management of technological innovation as well as a distinctive leadership capstone course.
  • Award-winning educators and dedicated mentors enrich your learning experience by sharing their expertise in leadership and innovation with a wide range of businesses and organizations. 
  • Deepen your knowledge and enhance your skills through experiential learning and in internships, practicums, and co-curricular opportunities.
  • Participate in award-winning Bryant chapters of Collegiate DECA, the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization, Enactus, and Omicron Delta Kappa, national organizations that prepare emerging leaders through activities and competitions.


  • A strong foundation integrating business, STEM fields and the liberal arts develops critical 21st century skills essential for success and continuous growth in every field.
  • Every student graduates with a major and a complementary minor, gaining a competitive advantage that highlights the acumen and problem-solving abilities cultivated through experiential learning.
  • Whether you begin a career or continue your education after graduation, Bryant credentials prepare impact thinkers who are in high demand and prepared to contribute and make a difference.
Triple Venn Diagram - Business, Liberal Arts, STEM

The Bryant Difference

$68K Salary

Median starting salary of Bryant's graduates.

No. 7

U.S. News & World Report 2023 Best College rankings list Bryant as No. 7 in the Regional Universities North category.

Top 1% ROI

For lifetime earnings and ROI -- Georgetown University CEW

Where Our Students Go

Graduates of Bryant's Management program go on to prestigious graduate schools and are in demand by business, government, and nonprofit organizations.

212 Consulting
CVS Health
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Dell EMC
FGX International
General Dynamics
Liberty Mutual
LG Electronics
Mondelez International
New York Yankees
Quest Diagnostics
U.S. Army
Bryant University
Howard University
Istituto Marangoni
Ohio State University
Suffolk University
University of Connecticut

Experiential Learning Opportunities


  • Shadow and network with accomplished Management alumni to explore different paths.
  • Leadership and Innovation internships in various sectors obtained through our nationally recognized Amica Center for Career Education.
  • Discuss career opportunities with recruiters from more than 400 organizations.


  • Collegiate DECA
  • Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization
  • Management Association
  • Omicron Delta Kappa member


  • IDEA mentor as a member of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK)
  • Enactus member


  • Sophomore International Experience


  • Research and Engagement Day presenter

Inspired Faculty

Bryant University Professor Lori Coakley speaks to a classroom of students

Inspired Faculty

Our inspiring faculty are nationally-recognized educators, acclaimed industry experts, and mentors whose expertise in a variety of sectors including government agencies, financial, and leadership industries. Among them is:


Professor of Management