Current Undergraduate Students

Management-Consulting

Consulting Track:

The Management Consulting program prepares students to manage people and processes within both large and small organizations or to consult organizations on those management issues. A particular emphasis is placed on managing within organizations facing the challenges of rapid change and increased competition. The major is designed to provide sufficient flexibility for students to prepare for several career paths by preparing students to think systematically about the processes through which organizations achieve excellence.

Management Department Core Requirements:
MGT 30220 Management Communication 1.5 hrs
MGT 30660 Management Communication 1.5 hrs
MGT 40420 Innovation and Design 3.0 hrs
MGT 40700 Project Management 1.5 hrs
MGT 40750 Spreadsheet Decision Modeling 1.5 hrs
MGT 40490 Business Problem Solving 3.0 hrs

Management Consulting Required Courses (choose any 3 of the following):
MGTC 30300 Management Competencies 3.0 hrs
MGTC 30450 Human Resources 3.0 hrs
MGTC 30460 International Management 3.0 hrs
MGTC 40410 Leadership and Motivation 3.0 hrs

Learning Objectives

Problem Solving

Competence to analyze and evaluate business problems. Students will recognize business problems, gather and measure relevant evidence and reach and articulate informed solutions.

Appreciation of the multi-functional nature of business and the corresponding need for inter-disciplinary study. Students will integrate, from multiple disciplines, the key concepts that influence business decisions.

Mastery of Fundamentals

Expertise within an academic major. Students will command the concepts, analytical tools, and technical skills that are essential to decision making within a concentration.

Collaboration

Professional and interpersonal communication and collaborative skills. Students will communicate effectively and will work collaboratively in teams, task forces and committees.

Respond to Uncertainty and Ambiguity

Ability to identify and respond to change. Students will recognize and respond to the impact of economic, social, and ecological change on people, organizations, technology and the environment within both domestic and global contexts.

Implementation

Competence to analyze and evaluate business problems. Students will manage projects from concept to successful outcomes.

Ethics

Ability to integrate ethics into decision making. Students will apply ethical frameworks to business problems.

Business Communication

Professional and interpersonal communication and collaborative skills. Students will communicate effectively and will work collaboratively in teams, task forces and committees.

Global/International

Ability to identify and respond to change. Students will recognize and respond to the impact of economic, social, and ecological change on people, organizations, technology and the environment within both domestic and global contexts.

Strategic Thinking

Familiarity with strategy theories and an ability to evaluate and formulate business strategies.

Technology Management

Proficiency to use information technology. Students will utilize current information/communication technology and appreciate the importance of emerging technology.

Departmental Grading Guidelines

The Department of Management honors an undergraduate grading policy. The grade point average for all undergraduate sections should fall in the established range of 3.0 to 3.4.