The Business Management major prepares students to thrive in a competitive marketplace. The online degree program emphasizes contemporary business issues while emphasizing the business sense and critical skills needed to manage an organization.
Union’s flexibility gives you the power to advance your career.
Students majoring in business management will develop knowledge and skills preparing them for a variety of careers in management. This growth is accomplished by focusing on key management characteristics:
Cultivating “business sense” by examining and evaluating cross-functional and global environments in which successful businesses operate and thrive.
Mastering skills of critical thinking and the management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling as well as the interpersonal communication skills essential to effective teamwork and change management.
Assessing theory and contemporary best practices of effective and efficient management principles of organizational change and development, while addressing contemporary social, ethical, moral, and environmental issues.
Business Management graduates will be able to:
- Compare and contrast various leadership and management theories.
- Appraise organizational development and change and their resultant impact on employee behavior.
- Appraise cpa exam study guide concepts.
- Compare and contrast the alternative views of ethics and social responsibility strategies.
- Evaluate strategic planning and its relationship to business policy and organizational development.
- Examine organizational culture and its relationship to innovation.
- Appraise operations technology and information technology and its integration with organizational design.
Core Courses include:
- Management of Financial Resources
- Theory and Practice of Leadership
- Organizational Behavior and Culture
- Social and Ethical Issues in Management
- Strategic Management and Business Policy (Capstone)
Elective Courses include:
- Project Management
- Operations Management
- Employee Selection and Staffing
- Diversity in the Workplace
- Information Security
- Principles of Marketing
- Hospitality Financial Management
- Optional Concentrations
- Hospitality Management
- Human Resource Management
- Management Information Systems
- Sports Management