Christopher Bruno

Christopher Bruno
  • Doctoral Student

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    3114 SH-DH
    3620 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

Overview

Before joining the program, Chris conducted research on ESG investing at NYU and worked for a technology startup. He started his career in management consulting, focused on the investment management industry. Chris received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Applied & Resource Economics from the University of Connecticut – his master’s thesis was focused on the economically optimal allocation of interstate water resources. He is excited about research connecting firm and societal outcomes, especially as it pertains to how they decide to invest.

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Teaching

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  • MGMT1010 - Intro To Management

    We all spend much of our lives in organizations. Most of us are born in organizations, educated in organizations, and work in organizations. Organizations emerge because individuals can't (or don't want to) accomplish their goals alone. Management is the art and science of helping individuals achieve their goals together. Managers in an organization determine where their organization is going and how it gets there. More formally, managers formulate strategies and implement those strategies. This course provides a framework for understanding the opportunities and challenges involved in formulating and implementing strategies by taking a "system" view of organizations,which means that we examine multiple aspects of how managers address their environments, strategy, structure, culture, tasks, people, and outputs, and how managerial decisions made in these various domains interrelate. The course will help you to understand and analyze how managers can formulate and implement strategies effectively. It will be particularly valuable if you are interested in management consulting, investment analysis, or entrepreneurship - but it will help you to better understand and be a more effective contributor to any organizations you join, whether they are large, established firms or startups. This course must be taken for a grade.

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