Learn how to effectively manage change, motivate employees, coordinate projects and direct organizations. You'll help companies create a competitive advantage through expertise in human resource management, business strategy, leadership, small business and international management, teamwork and negotiations.
Students graduating with degrees in management often move into management training programs such as those offered by Vavoline, Dell, and Enterprise Rental Car or careers in personnel management, hiring and training, supervision, sales, entrepreneurial ventures, and consulting.
Management majors receive broad training in human behavior in organizations and in the integration of business disciplines from a caring faculty. Management students study human resource management, organizational behavior, business strategy, small business management, and international management, teamwork and negotiations.
A suggested course to explore this career path is MGT 301.
To earn the bachelor of business administration (BBA) degree in management, students in the Gatton College of Business and Economics must fulfill University Studies requirements (students enrolled prior to Fall 2011) or UKCore requirements (students enrolled Fall 2011 on), the College premajor and major requirements, and College core requirements.
Minimum Total Hours: 123University Studies UK Core
Requirements for the Management major consist of at least 18 credit hours. There are three required courses:
MGT 320 Survey of Personnel and Industrial Relations (3)
MGT 410 Analysis of Organizational Behavior (3)
MGT 499 Strategic Management (3)
The remaining nine (9) credit hours are selected from:
MGT 309 Introduction to International Business (3)
MGT 341 Business Law I (3)
MGT 390 Special Topics in Management (Subtitle required) (3)
MGT 430 Services Marketing Management (3)
MGT 450 Negotiations and Conflict Resolution (3)
MGT 491 Small Business Management (3)
MGT 492 Entrepreneurship and Venture Creation (3)
Management analysts, often called management consultants, propose ways to improve the efficiency of an organization. They advise managers on how to make organizations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues.
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Management analysts travel frequently to meet with clients. In 2014, about 3 in 10 worked more than 40 hours per week.
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