With a concentration in management, you will study the analysis and development of organizational design and change, trends in human resource management and utilization, and best practices in leadership, teamwork, and diversity. You will also study negotiation and motivation strategies for individuals and teams, domestic and international supply chain management, project management concepts and theories, training and development, and more.
Managers are found in every industry and organizations of all sizes, including for-profit and non-profit enterprises.
As an entry-level manager, you will get the skills and experience you need to launch your career. As you progress, you’ll become more proficient in the interpersonal, organizational, and management areas required to work your way to middle management and even achieve executive status. You’ll be required to deliver products and services that are on time, on budget, and on target as it relates to strategic business plans.
Your IU degree will prepare you for careers as an organizational planner, corporate trainer, project scheduler, human resource director, business consultant, general manager in a manufacturing operation, or a small business owner and entrepreneur.
Over one-third of jobs in Bartholomew County are in manufacturing (ranked #59 in the United States, #1 in Indiana). In the IUPUC service region, between 24 percent and 37 percent of jobs are in manufacturing. Eleven of the nineteen “Hoosier Hot 50 Jobs” in Indiana Region 9 require a bachelor’s degree in business.
As a Division of Business graduate who has completed the management concentration, you might also choose additional study, like: