Prepare for the next step in your career on your own terms with our innovative and flexible MS in Management—we call this MS x. You’ll build deep knowledge in your area of concentration and become empowered to deliver successful business solutions quickly and confidently, with coursework aligned to your experiences and goals.

Participants in this event will…
  • Connect with Recruitment Manager, Jelena Pejic, as she gives an inside look into the application process and reveals key tips to make your program application stand out
  • Gain understanding about the curriculum from Professor Tucker Marion
  • Participate in an open Q&A session with the speakers

Speakers

Jelena Pejic

Jelena Pejic is an international higher education professional who is motivated to meaningfully influence students at a pivotal time in their lives. She has 10 years of experience recruiting and advising graduate applicants and students. Jelena currently manages the graduate certificate portfolio of programs at D’Amore-McKim School of Business. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Boston University and is currently pursuing a graduate program in global studies at Northeastern University. She grew up in former Yugoslavia and relocated to the United States in 1997.

Tucker Marion

Tucker Marion is the Associate Professor for Technological Entrepreneurship. Tucker’s research is centered on the new product development (NPD) process, for both startups and corporate ventures. Specifically, he researches critical attributes that can influence improvements in efficiency and efficacy from a process and organizational standpoint. These include lean processes used for innovation, Information Technology (IT) and design tools used in NPD, and sourcing and cost engineering. These three segments represent a comprehensive depiction of the total innovation process, with implications for business theory and practice.

Tucker joined Northeastern in 2007, where he developed core graduate courses for the new School of Technological Entrepreneurship. In 2013, he led the development and launch of the new Masters of Science in Innovation program and currently serves in the following roles: Entrepreneurship & Innovation Group Coordinator for Academic Programs, Director of the Innovation Masters programs, Co-Director of the Institute for Global Innovation Management. His custom executive education classes include design thinking, rapid design and development, corporate entrepreneurship, innovation strategy, and revitalizing organizational growth starting with empowered, entrepreneurial teams.