Management Concentration

Management positions exist at all levels—in administration, marketing, finance, human resources, sales, and more. The management concentration in the business administration at Becker College focuses on effective communication, planning, and problem solving skills, as well as expertise in project and team management. Students enrolled in the management concentration learn how organizations formulate strategies, set goals and objectives, implement plans, and measure results.

Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur, committed to social justice, or looking forward to a career at a Fortune 500 company, you will need to understand the fundamentals of business.


Learning Outcomes:

Communication: Students demonstrate effective written and oral communication including informed arguments, persuasion, synthesize complex data, and concepts.

Context: Students demonstrate comfort with and ability to effectively operate in: ambiguity, complexity, uncertainty, and change. Students will be adept at situational awareness.  Students understand the historical context of their culture and they will view the world from a global lens acknowledging the diversity of cultures and values.  Students demonstrate propositional thinking; they will test and iterate on ideas/solutions based upon feedback and learn from their own failures.

Quantitative: Students use quantitative and analytical methods to address unstructured business problems.

Ethics: Students demonstrate ability to evaluate decisions based on an awareness of relevant stakeholders in the creation of sustainable social, environmental, and economic value.

Cognitive Flexibility: Students demonstrate mastery of various thinking modes, notably analytic, synthetic, convergent, divergent, creative, and critical; and when to employ each type.  Student demonstrate awareness of their own strengths and weaknesses and will seek continual improvements. Student demonstrate both self and social awareness and management to effectively play various roles on an interdisciplinary team from leader to contributor to participant (role fluidity). These skills are essential for all leadership and management roles.

Value Creation: Students identify, create, shape, and capture value through understanding economic models and the reality of industry disruption cycles.

Fall SemesterCourse NameCreditsSpring SemesterCourse NameCredits
Freshman Year
ECON1200Global Economics: Micro and Macro Perspective3MKTG2004Marketing I - Creating, Marketing, Branding and Sales Strategies3
CORE1001Managing Transitions: Change as a Norm3MATH2101Applied Business Statistics3
PSYC1001Introduction to Psychology3CORE-ENGLThe New Normal: Exploring Unstructured Problems3
MATH1200College Algebra3Humanities and Fine Arts Elective3
MGMT1000Introduction to Business Models3Open Elective 3
Sophomore Year
ACCT2100Accounting and Finance I - Concepts and Tools3MGMT2900Business Career Exploration3
MGMT2400Innovating Value & Supply Chains (business elective)3ACCT3100Accounting and Finance II - Financial Decision Making3
MKTG3004Marketing II - Analyzing Marketing, Branding and Sales Strategies3Business Elective (2000 Level)3
CORE3100Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset3Open Elective3
ENGL1003Writing about Literature3Science Elective w/ Lab4
Junior Year
MGMT3700Business Decision Making: Law, Ethics and Stragies3MKTG3001Marketing Management3
MGMT3400Human Resource Management3MGMT4900Career Internship3
MGMT3205Organizational Behavior Or 3MGMT3100Managing in the Global Economy 3
Business Elective (3000+)MGMT3960Budget & Performance Measurement3
General Education Elective3Open Elective3
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective3
Senior Year
MGMT4101Capstone I (Business Policy)3MGMT4102Capstone II (Business Elective 3000+)3
MGMT3800Management Information Systems3MGMT4003Developing Business Leadership (MGMT4195)3
INFO3300Business Analytics Or3MGMT3890Managing Diversity in the Changing Workplace3
INFO2500Data Visualization OrGeneral Education Elective3
Business Elective (2000+)Open Elective3
Business Elective (3000+)3
Open Elective3
Total Credits:121