Gain foundational knowledge in the art of productively coordinating people and resources.
Your bachelor's degree in management from Webster University will provide you with knowledge on economic activity and growth, determination of income, output, inflation, aggregate demand and supply, money and banking, monetary and fiscal policies, and international economic issues. You'll learn about the relationship between management and employees, how to motivate top employee performance, hiring procedures, and labor-management relations. You'll even study business law including contracts and laws affecting sales, warranties, and consumer protection.
Why the BA in Management?
Management is the art of effectively coordinating people and resources to achieve the goals of an organization. Position yourself for advancement in any industry with knowledge and skills acquired while studying management theory, reviewing case studies on management functions, exploring internal and external aspects of managerial work, and decision-making. Webster's BA in Management has been designed to meet the needs of younger students as well as adults with business experience.
Webster Athens offers three different emphasis areas within the BA in Management: human resources management, international business and marketing.
Webster's BA in Management includes options to emphasize one area within the field.
The Human Resources emphasis focuses on the study of organizations and the use of personnel as primary institutional resources. Emphasis is placed on a behavioral science/management approach in which the understanding of individual behavior and group processes is combined with the techniques of the management of personnel within an organization. This interdisciplinary approach draws from the field of Management, Social Psychology, and Organizational Behavior to read skills in interpersonal and intergroup relations.
Upon successful completion of the program students will be able to:
- Identify and apply appropriate terminology, facts, concepts, principles, analytic techniques, and theories used in management when analyzing moderately complex situations.
- Analyze and integrate important concepts, principles, and theories used in management into solutions to moderately complex management problems.
Students taking the International Business concentration receive a broad education covering the major functional areas needed to succeed in the global marketplace. Upon completion of the program you will be able to: demonstrate a knowledge of the different forms of international transactions and the implications of each on a strategic and operational level as well as apply concepts and theories from international business toward understanding both global and national environments.
The marketing emphasis is designed to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the various marketing disciplines. It will give students the skills and knowledge necessary to find jobs in advertising, personal selling, marketing management, international marketing, retailing marketing research, and transportation among other careers. The curriculum is designed to cover trends in business and industry while considering professional ethics and social responsibility. A number of Webster students with this major move to graduate study in management, marketing or other business specialties.
Why Choose Webster University?
Webster Athens, part of Webster University's global network of international schools, brings the best of American education to Greece. Class sizes are small and our faculty bring real-life knowledge and personal attention to the classroom.
Webster's Bachelor of Arts in Management Program
The management program examines the relationship between an organization, its leaders and employees. This program is designed to help students develop the competencies as both a business professional and scholar practitioner with the capabilities to drive growth and innovation. In this program, students will acquire skills necessary to effectively manage people, analyze management problems, develop sound business practice and communicate effectively.
A student who successfully completes the program requirements will be able to:
- Analyze, understand and evaluate how legal, social, economic and global issues affect business.
- Integrate key theories to manage people, processes and resources in a diverse organization.
- Use appropriate tools and technology to critically analyze and interpret key business information.
- Apply concepts regarding ethics and corporate responsibility and how they impact managerial decisions.
- Build upon ambiguous and incomplete information to draft, support and defend innovative solutions to complex managerial challenges.
Required Courses (42 hours)
- ACCT 2010 Financial Accounting (3 hours)
- ECON 2000 Survey of Economics (3 hours)
- WSBT 2000 Career Exploration (1 hour)
- MNGT 2100 Management Theory and Practices (3 hours)
- MNGT 2150 Business Ethics (3 hours)
- MNGT 3280 Introduction to Business Law (3 hours)
- MNGT 3400 Human Resource Management (3 hours)
- MNGT 3450 Principles of Organizational Behavior (3 hours)
- MNGT 2500 Marketing (3 hours)
- WSBT 2300 Personal Branding (1 hour)
- BUSN 3710 Entrepreneurial Financial Management (3 hours)
- CSIS 1500 Introduction to Business Technologies (3 hours)
- STAT 1100 Descriptive Statistics (3 hours) (Preferred)
or BUSN 2750 Introduction to Business Statistics (3 hours)
- WSBT 2700 Career Management Strategies (1 hour)
- MNGT 4900 Managerial Policies and Strategies (Capstone) (3 hours)
Plus, choose one of the following:
- MNGT 4330 International Marketing (3 hours)
- MNGT 3740 Global Entrepreneurship (3 hours)
- MNGT 4100 International Management (3 hours)
Students are required to complete at least 42 credit hours in management courses, including MNGT 2100 Management Theory and Practices, MNGT 3400 Human Resource Management, courses in accounting, law and economics, as well as a capstone. This includes WSBT 2000 Career Exploration, WSBT 2300 Personal Branding and WSBT 2700 Career Management Strategies. The required minimum distribution of coursework varies, depending on the emphasis selected by the student.
Transfer students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours of academic work in the departments of Business and Management at Webster University.
Required courses must be completed at Webster University once the student begins to matriculate at Webster University. Transfer courses taken prior to enrollment at Webster University may be used to substitute for required courses if accepted by the chair.
No more than one course completed with a grade of D may count toward fulfilling the specific requirements of the major.
At the international campuses, MNGT 3320 Business Law: International may substitute for MNGT 3280 Introduction to Business Law.
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