Management

Departmental Website

http://www.eiu.edu/business/management.php

Overview

Are you a leader? Do you have strong interpersonal skills? Do you enjoy planning and organizing? Do you like to implement plans? Are you a problem solver? Then you should consider a major and career in management. Excellent managers are the foundation of all successful businesses and organizations. Managers are responsible for planning, organizing, controlling, and directing organizations.

You can prepare for a management career by majoring in management, one of five business majors offered by Eastern Illinois University?s School of Business. EIU?s School of Business is student-centered and fosters relationship-driven learning between students and faculty. Management students in the School of Business can reach their potential through a variety of learning experiences both in and out of the classroom. All management and business classes are taught by faculty members ? not graduate students ? using collaborative and project based learning as well as more traditional teaching methods. Management majors may choose to complete a concentration of courses in International or Human Resource Management.

Option(s)

General Management, Human Resource Management, International

Four Year Degree Plan

https://www.eiu.edu/business/management_curriculum.php

Graduate Degree Opportunities After Graduation

MBA

Course Catalog Listing

http://catalog.eiu.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=32&poid=4787

Typical Starting Positions

A major in management provides the opportunity for a variety of management careers such as: Working within a large corporation or other organization where managers specialize depending on the unit or department in which they work; Owning or operating a small or family business that requires a variety of managerial responsibilities; Focusing on human resource management, including responsibilities like employee recruitment, selection, orientation, training, performance appraisal, and compensation; Working in the business world for several years and then pursuing a graduate degree such as the MBA with the goal of becoming upper-level executive.

Well Known Companies that Hire EIU Graduates

Heartland Dental, North American Lighting, Sherwin-Williams, TQL, Walgreens, GEICO, Enterprise, State Farm, Banks

Student Professional Organizations

Delta Sigma Pi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Society for Human Resource Management

Faculty Listing

http://www.eiu.edu/business/personnel.php?type=&subcat=9

Faculty Research Interests

Strategic Management, Organizational Behavior, Groups and Teams, International Business

Media Links

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Management, Lumpkin Hall 4025
Contact Name: Dr. David Boggs
Contact Email: djboggs@eiu.edu
Web: http://www.eiu.edu/business/management.php