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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.
BA in International Relations and Management: International Business, ‘22
Upon completion of the BA in Management degree program, students will be able to:
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.
The Walker School of Business & Technology is proud to be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) for the BA in Management. ACBSP is dedicated to improving the quality of business schools and programs around the world, and ultimately to improving the practice of business in every industry around the world.
Webster offers a BA in Management, five different areas of emphasis, and a minor in Management.
All Bachelor of Arts in Management degrees include a core curriculum of classes. There may be substitutions specified in each emphasis.
Entrepreneurship is creating or seizing an opportunity. Webster students learn how to vigorously work toward developing an idea, overcome obstacles and take calculated risks to ensure the success of the idea. Webster University's entrepreneurship program empowers students to explore innovative approaches to start new ventures or help grow existing ventures. Students learn how to recognize and assess business opportunities, conduct economic and resource feasibility analyses, and develop an entrepreneurial plan of action. Expert faculty promote entrepreneurial thinking among students and help them to develop the necessary real-world skills for founding and growing an entrepreneurial venture.
Students demonstrate these skills by developing and presenting a viable business plan to a review panel made up of successful entrepreneurs in the capstone course. Opportunities to connect with the entrepreneurship community, conduct research and get involved in the Entrepreneurship Club help students build a network of connections and resources that are vital to success. As part of the degree program, qualified students may apply to participate in an elective experiential learning course, the Entrepreneurship Practicum.
The emphasis in Entrepreneurship requires 48 credit hours, with the following four courses replacing MNGT 2500 and MNGT 4900 from the core curriculum:
The Human Resources Management 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.
The emphasis in Human Resources Management requires 51 credit hours, with the following four courses replacing MNGT 4900 from the core curriculum:
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 emphasis in International Business requires 72 credit hours, with the following courses replacing MNGT 3450 and MNGT 4900 from the core curriculum:
Language chosen and courses are dependent on initial incoming capability and progress. Students would typically focus on only one foreign language. A reasonable capability in a foreign language is required. Students can establish their capability by successfully completing 12 credit hours (at least 6 credit hours of which must be at the 2000-level) or by passing an intermediate level language competency examination. If a student successfully completes a major or minor in a foreign language, they will also have met the language requirement for the international business emphasis.
Students whose native language is not English and who are studying in English will be considered to have achieved their foreign language requirement if they successfully pass an ESL test of their English proficiency. The 12-credit-hour requirement must be completed through other coursework from the curriculum.
A student can substitute another foreign language, subject to the approval of the chair of the Department of Management, if that student successfully passes written and oral examinations in that language.
A study residency of at least one term (eight weeks) outside the United States or an international internship/practicum in the United States is strongly recommended. For the study residency, students may attend one of Webster University's international campuses or an approved alternative location. Students unable to study outside the United States can take an international internship (3 to 6 credit hours) with an approved firm or organization in the United States involved in international activities.
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.
The emphasis in Marketing requires 57 credit hours, with the following courses replacing MNGT 4900 from the core curriculum:
The emphasis in Sports and Entertainment Management is designed to provide students, with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary to succeed in the business-side of sports and entertainment, in addition to the skills provided in the management core curriculum. The administration of academic and professional sports and athletic franchises is a large and growing business both in the United States and around the world. Sometimes overlooked but also important, is the large and growing business of using professional sports venues to regularly host live entertainment events (concerts, ice events, children's shows). Recognizing the importance of both sports and entertainment, this program is designed to be an all inclusion approach so graduates of the program have what is necessary to be successful in both of these areas of business.
The emphasis in Sports and Entertainment Management requires 57 credit hours, with the following courses replacing MNGT 4900 from the core curriculum:
BS in Business Administration and BA in Management, ‘24
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of management occupations will grow by 8% from 2016 to 2026, creating over 800,000 jobs.
St. Louis supports an active start-up community, with opportunities for funding, networking and growth for Webster student entrepreneurs. Arch Grants conducts an annual Global Startup Competition in St. Louis, and students can get involved with the Annual Startup Talent Showcase. Weekly Venture Cafe gatherings provide opportunities, to learn, connect and collaborate.
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