Business Management

BusMngmt_1What do you like to do: think of new business ideas; start your own business; innovate; solve problems; and design new technologies

Definition: Improve the world by creating new products to solve problems. Entrepreneurship teaches students how to start new businesses and make them profitable.

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Academics

You will learn how to:

  • Start, grow, and harvest business ventures
  • Create business plans
  • Produce innovative ideas
  • Market new products

Other things to do:

  • Take Bus M 170 or Bus M 371
  • Join the CEO club
  • Participate in business plan competitions
  • Get mentoring on your business ideas (Visit 470 TNRB)
  • Complete an on-campus and/or a company internship

Careers

Jobs:

  • Start your own business
  • Work for a new venture
  • Home-based businesses
  • Corporate analyst

Sample of Potential Companies:

  • Omniture
  • KT Tape
  • J-Dawgs
  • Calle
  • DearElder.com
  • 1-800-Contacts
  • Allegiance
  • Property Solutions

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BusMngmt_1What do you like to do: learn about global business; improve processes and efficiencies; organize projects; understand logistics; and problem solve

Definition: Global supply chain majors learn how to manage the network of interconnected businesses to provide products and services to customers. This includes product development, purchasing, logistics, and managing buyer and supplier relationships. Global supply chain students can ensure the right amount of goods and services are delivered to customers at the right time.

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Academics

You will learn:

  • Global supply chain strategy
  • Procurement
  • Quality management
  • Customer relationship management
  • Project management
  • Logistics

Other things to do:

  • Join the GSCM student association
  • Job shadow at a company/warehouse to see their logistics, inventory, and order flow
  • Participate in a business study abroad program
  • Complete an on-campus and/or a company internship

Careers

Jobs:

  • Strategic supply chain analyst
  • Project manager
  • Buyer/planner
  • Inventory specialist
  • Process analyst
  • Quality assurance specialist
  • Operations manager

Sample of Potential Companies:

  • Adobe
  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • Boeing
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Intel
  • JCPenney
  • Lowes
  • Nestlé
  • HP
  • Target
  • Whirlpool
  • DHL
  • Ford Motor
  • Skullcandy

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BusMngmt_1What do you like to do: analyze human behavior; create advertisements; sell products; design social media campaigns; plan events; organize projects; and problem solve

Definition: Marketing is the link between a company and its target audience. It is the process of determining the needs and wants of consumers to get the right product to the right place at the right time. Marketers identify consumer needs, develop campaigns, and sell products or services. Marketing appeals to creative thinkers as well as numbers-minded statisticians.

To view prerequisites and program requirements, click here.


Academics

You will learn:

  • Data analysis
  • Market research
  • Sales
  • Communication
  • Marketing strategies

Other things to do:

  • Join the Marketing Association
  • Job shadow at a company to see how marketing plays a role in the organization
  • Participate in a business study abroad program
  • Compete in national competitions
  • Complete an on-campus and/or a company internship

Careers

Jobs:

  • Business to business sales
  • Project manager
  • Buyer/planner
  • Brand manager
  • Process analyst
  • Social media planner
  • Consumer product sales
  • Customer relations
  • Retail marketing and sales

Sample of Potential Companies:

  • Adobe
  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • General Mills
  • HP
  • Intel
  • Leadgenix
  • Kraft Foods
  • JCPenney
  • J&J
  • OrangeSoda
  • Qualtrics
  • Nestlé
  • Skullcandy
  • Target
  • Teach for America
  • Union Pacific

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BusMngmt_1What do you like to do: help people enjoy their jobs; build teams; negotiate solutions; make things better; and motivate people

Definition: OBHR helps organizations convert human capital into strategic, sustainable competitive advantages. OBHR will help you learn how to lead organizational change, utilize employee skills, provide training, and evaluate ways to increase employees’ satisfaction with their jobs and working conditions.

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Academics

You will learn:

  • Team management
  • How to influence and motivate
  • Human resource practices
  • Talent management
  • Business operations

Other things to do:

  • Join SHRM association
  • Job shadow at a company
  • Participate in a business study abroad program
  • Complete an on-campus and/or a company internship

Careers

Jobs:

  • Recruiter
  • Training manager
  • Employee relations specialist
  • Employee consultant
  • Quality assurance specialist
  • Operations manager

Sample of Potential Companies:

  • Adobe
  • Boeing
  • Citigroup
  • Goldman Sachs
  • HP
  • Honeywell
  • Intel
  • Epic Systems Corp.
  • Qualtrics
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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BusMngmt_1What do you like to do: compete; think outside the box; think critically; problem solve; and produce results

Definition: Business strategy students learn to develop strategies for improving performance in business, families, and individual lives. As the business environment becomes more complex, firms increasingly rely on strategy consultants to remain competitive. Strategy consultants affect change by collecting, reviewing, and analyzing information to make recommendations to management. Consultants may propose ways to improve an organization’s structure, efficiency, or profits.

To view prerequisites and program requirements, click here.


Academics

You will learn:

  • Analytical skills
  • Communication
  • Presentation skills
  • Time management skills
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Teamwork

Other things to do:

  • Join the management consulting and strategy clubs
  • Job shadow at a company
  • Participate in a business study abroad program
  • Complete an on-campus and/or a company internship

Careers

Jobs:

  • Consultant
  • Research analyst
  • Strategic manager
  • Investment banker
  • Venture capitalist

Sample of Potential Companies:

  • Accenture
  • Aon Consulting
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • Duff & Phelps
  • KPMG
  • Bain & Co.
  • CRA Associates
  • Audex Group
  • Boston Consulting

For starting salary information, click here.