Master of Science in Organizational Change Management

Welcome to the virtual home of the Master of Science program in Organizational Change Management at Milano/The New School. 

Visit the Organizational Change Management page at newschool.edu to learn about degree requirements, application information, program faculty, and more. 

The advanced seminar, capstone course, culminates the Milano experience in a meaningful and integrated way. Recent Student Capstone Projects

 

Milano Management Hosts Ecosystem Partner Workshop

Milano Management hosted an ecosystem partner workshop to help Heat Seek, a civic tech venture, develop strategies and partnerships to scale up their impact. Heat Seek believes that low cost, scalable technology has the power to drastically improve the lives of millions of New Yorkers while increasing the efficiency of government service provision. They are providing a model for what a smarter city—one that embraces technology to solve real civic problems—can look like.  Attended by tenants, tenant advocates, legal service providers, and student volunteers from the New School and Columbia University, the workshop was designed and facilitated by Isake Smith ...

Serving over 20,000 Brooklynites each year: Janelle Farris (’13)

The change management consultants Janelle Farris hired, while working at the Pratt Center for Community Development, were first to suggest she explore the field of organizational development (OD). She was hooked once she discovered that she had been doing OD work without realizing it. That was when she decided to study full-time and to look for a program that made the connection between theory and real-world practice. The path led straight to The New School and Milano Management’s Post Master’s Certificate in Organization Development. By the time she entered Milano, Farris had already earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from Spelman ...

The New School Announces Inaugural Cohort of Impact Entrepreneurship Fellows

Last year, The New School launched the Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative (IEI), a university-wide program supporting early-stage socially engaged entrepreneurial leaders in developing the mindsets, skills, and sense of purpose needed to thrive in our rapidly changing world. Now, The New School is welcoming the first cohort of IEI fellows — 18 incoming students representing various backgrounds and disciplines, including design, media, the arts, nonprofit management, education, policy, and community development. In addition to participating in a two-year cohort experience, fellows also receive a 50 percent merit-based scholarship toward their course of study at The New School. The fellows are Jhon Valdes Klinger, MFA Creative ...

Congratulations to Our Spring 2018 Graduates!

Please enjoy these highlights from Milano's Master's, PhD, and Certificate Candidates Recognition Ceremony held on May 17, 2018.  Student speaker Monae Sheron Evans praised the graduating class saying, "You all are truly inspirational, not only for the innovative work you will go on to do, but for the work many of us here tonight have already been doing." You can read Monae's full address here.  Enjoy a slideshow of the evening's celebration.  2018 Student Awards Recipients of the Distinguished Student Award Anastasiya Filippova Brianda Jeanett Quinones Salgado Amber Nicole Thomas  Recipient of the John Clinton Outstanding Environmental Policy and Sustainability ...

Venture Lab Students Present at Pitch Event

During the Fall 2018 semester, there was a call for applications among graduate students and upper-level undergraduates at The New School who sought support developing financially sustainable ventures with the potential for scalable impact. Eleven teams were selected to participate in the Spring 2018 Venture Lab course and given the opportunity to pitch for prize money. Two of the eleven were Milano teams: Anthony Meyer (OCM) Leading ChangeMakers; Cheryl Bennett (EPSM) and Ralph Olacio (EPSM) Nightingale Farms. Hosted by The New School’s Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative (IEI), the competition gave students enrolled in the Venture Lab course the chance to sell their ideas and receive constructive ...