Introduction to the Major in Management
The Management major is intended for students interested in studying the roles, activities and functions of managers in all kinds of organizations, whether service or manufacturing, profit or not-for-profit, domestic or global, large corporate enterprises or entrepreneurial ventures. Studies in management provide students with the sought after skills, knowledge and abilities— critical and creative thinking, leadership, teamwork, effective communication, problem solving, social responsibility, ethical sensitivity—that enable them to perform effectively in any work environment. The program is designed for students interested in the challenges and opportunities of starting, operating, and growing their own business, as well as those who want to pursue a career in a variety of corporate structures, from small-to-medium size enterprises to large multinational firms.
What You Will Study
The Management major encompasses a broad range of disciplines including:
The pathway in Operations Management focuses on quality and meeting the needs and expectations of customers, while extending this philosophy to the entire business operation. Some of the topics included in this pathway include: operations management, logistics and supply chain management, fundamentals of total quality, principles in management science, project management and operations strategy.