Management Major

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No matter the level of technical skills career success will be determined by the mastery of the principles taught in the study of management. As a Management major, students learn tools for effective teamwork, leadership, organizational dynamics, organizational culture, strategic planning, change management, and human resource management. Students have the opportunity to develop and refine the analytical, quantitative, and communication skills that are critical for a successful professional career, to start a company, or to pursue graduate study in business or law.

Major Requirements

In addition to the core curriculum, each student must take courss specific to their declared major.  These requirements are listed below.

Required Courses:

Plus three (3) Management elective courses (ENT 2020, Intro to Entrepreneurship, also fulfills a Management elective course.)

Student Societies and Extracurricular Activities

The Management Society brings guest speakers to campus to discuss the latest management practices and career opportunities, and sponsors business plan competitions.

Students who study management will not only be provided with a practical, hands-on education, but a curriculum that complements VSB’s academic experience by offering opportunities outside the classroom. These opportunities include research seminars, field trips, internships, and study abroad programs.

Internships & Job Opportunities

Students who major in Management will be prepared for a wide variety of careers in every dimension of the business world - from international consulting firms to entrepreneurial opportunities.  Management majors pursue a wide variety of careers, including:

  • Project and team management
  • Business consulting
  • Entrepreneurship and corporate intra-entrepreneurship
  • Banking and financial services
  • Corporate and government research
  • Health service administration
  • Information service administration
  • Human resource management
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Government positions

Companies

The following is a selection of companies that have hired management students for full-time and internship positions:

  • Accenture
  • Booz Allen Hamilton Inc
  • Bristol-Myers Squib
  • Comcast Spectacor LP
  • Ford Motor Company
  • KPMG
  • Merrill Lynch & Co Inc
  • National Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Siemens Medical Solutions
  • Susquehanna Interantional Group LLP
  • The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company LLC
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc
  • Warner Music Group