The Department of Management offers courses that cover areas like consulting, change management, human-capital management, strategy, and entrepreneurship. Faculty members regularly publish cutting-edge research on entrepreneurship, organizational science and strategic management. Students can customize a major in general management, or follow the focused curriculum in consulting and change management. We train management-track students to become administrators in a wide variety of organizations public and private, profit and non-profit. Students in the consulting and change management track prepare to become leaders in consulting firms.
General Management Track
The major objective of the of the general management track is to train broadly competent administrators for service in a wide variety of organizations – public or private, product- or service-oriented, profit or not-for-profit. To accomplish this basic objective, the program offers the student the opportunity to acquire knowledge about the management of human and physical resources and to acquire skills useful in the management of any organization.
12 hours of coursework the following Management electives:
MAN 325 - Strategic Human Resources Management
MAN 337 - Topics vary. Any topic may count.
OM 337 - Topics vary. Any topic may count.
OM 367 - Strategic Supply Chain Management
OM 368 - Logistics and Inventory Management
ME 366L - Operations Research Models
Consulting and Change Management Track
The consulting and change management track is designed to prepare students to become leaders in consulting firms, firms which require consulting advice, and firms implementing important changes. From time-to-time every organization experiences the need to renew its ability to compete and often uses external advisors to assist in the process. These consulting processes often involve extensive analyses of the firm’s competitive position, capabilities, organizational processes, culture, etc. Once a new direction is developed the process of implementing the changes must be managed.
MAN 328 — Consulting and Change Management (REQUIRED)
9 hours from the following courses:
- MAN 337 — Topics vary. Any topic may count.
- MAN 325 — Strategic Human Resources Management
- OM 337 — Topics vary. Any topic may count.
- ACC 329 — Managerial Accounting & Control