Why Study Management?
The Management Concentration offers a wide variety of courses that examine the many challenges facing modern business organizations and provide the tools to meet those challenges. Specific areas of study include entrepreneurship, leadership and decision-making, conflict resolution, human resources and managing employees. Students who graduate with a concentration in management often pursue careers in consulting or as leaders in the private or public sector.
- Sophie Leroy, Associate Professor, Management Area Coordinator
- Stephen Jones, Assistant Professor
- Denis Trapido, Assistant Professor
- Misha Mariam, Assistant Professor
- Afif Nassif, Assistant Teaching Professor
- Elizabeth Follmer, Lecturer
- Paul Collins, Associate Professor (emeritus)
- Kevin Laverty, Associate Professor (emeritus)
- Walter Freytag, Principal Lecturer (emeritus)
Twenty credits in 300 and 400-level management courses are required for the Management Concentration, including two required courses and two elective courses (five credits each).
All Business degree program students start out in the following introductory management courses, which are prerequisites to all other courses in the concentration:
- BBUS 300 – Organizational Behavior, Ethics and Inclusivity (DIV)
- BBUS 472 or 402 – Managing Employees
- BBUS 473 – Leadership & Decision Making
Minimum of two required.
- BBUS 330 – Information Management and Analysis
- BBUS 401 – Work Motivation and Performance
- BBUS 402 – Managing Work Teams
- BBUS 441 – Business Project Management
- BBUS 443 – Entrepreneurship Seminar
- BBUS 444 – Product Development Laboratory
- BBUS 461 – Business, Government, & Society
- BBUS 462 – Negotiations & Conflict Management
- BBUS 471 – Entrepreneurial Management
- BBUS 475 – Managing Innovation
- BBUS 476 – New Technology & Future Markets
- BBUS 477 – Human Resources Management
- BBUS 479 – Special Topics in Management
- BBUS 490 – Special Topics (check quarterly time schedule for concentration approval)
- BBUS 491 – Business Consulting