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.
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.
The Department of Management at Webster University has been designed to meet the needs of younger students as well as adults with business experience.
Webster University management courses are also offered at Webster's international campuses, providing an opportunity for students to study with faculty members and students from various parts of the world.
- 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 problems.
Points of Distinction
- The BA in management program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
- Courses are relevant to what's happening in the real world.
- Degree completion program is offered online and at several campus locations throughout the U.S.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of management occupations will grow by 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, creating over 800,000 jobs.
Areas of Emphasis
Human Resources Management
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.
Management Academic Programs
To read about specific program requirements, learning outcomes and how to apply, click on a program from the following list:
- Bachelor of Arts in Management (B.A.)
- Bachelor of Arts in Management with an Emphasis in Human Resource Management (B.A.)
- Bachelor of Arts in Management with an Emphasis in International Business (B.A.)
- Bachelor of Arts in Management with an Emphasis in Marketing (B.A.)
- Minor in Management
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