Department of Management
The Department of Management offers a comprehensive undergraduate program in management through a variety of courses in organizations and management theory, human resources, operations and production management, and strategic management.
The purpose of the program is to prepare the student for the challenges of modern management by providing an overall understanding of the basic functions of management as well as appropriate skills and problem solving methods.
The program introduces the student to the complexities of organizational variables and provides an appropriate framework for examining various institutions and the external environment in which these units operate.
The Department of Management provides students with several majors in which they may specialize, including:
- Human Resource Management
- Operations and Supply Chain Management
Airport Management and Aviation Management
Offered through the College of Business & Public Administration in cooperation with the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences
The mission of the Management Department of the College of Business & Public Administration is threefold:
- To create and disseminate management-related knowledge,
- To provide practical and innovative management courses for undergraduate and graduate students, and
- To provide appropriate types and level of service to our stakeholders, which include but are not limited to the department, College, the University, the community, and the profession.
Students will be exposed to current information concerning the study and practice of business management. Students develop an understanding of current management concepts and practices, build problem- solving and communications skills, and appreciate the ethical implications of managerial work.
Topics of interest in management include decision-making and planning, organizing processes and resources for effective action, leading and motivating organization members, and the impact of technology in the workplace and the competitive environment.
The faculty is dedicated, motivated, caring, experienced, and academically or professionally qualified; values meaningful student-faculty interaction; and searches out and uses current instructional resources and methods.