Daytime Degree Programs: Business Management at University of Mount Olive

Program Description

Management in all business and organizational activities is the act of getting people together to accomplish desired goals and objectives using available resources efficiently and effectively. Management comprises planning, organizing, staffing, leading or directing, and controlling an organization or effort for the purpose of accomplishing a goal. No matter the situation, type of organization, or number of persons, there will always be a need for management to ensure the orderly execution of the desired outcome. The main branches of management are financial, marketing, human resource, strategic, production, service, information technology, and business intelligence.

As a Business Management major, some of the topics you will study include:

  • Organizational Behavior, Development, and Change
  • Management Science and Human Capital Management
  • Leadership for Managers
  • Global Management Methods
  • E-Business/E-Commerce
  • Money, Banking, and Corporation Finance
  • Values in Organizations
  • Fundamentals of Accounting, CIS, Management, and Marketing
  • Business Communication, Law, Policy, and Strategy
  • International Business

A few career possibilities for Business Management majors include:

  • Operations Manager
  • Non-Profit Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Consultant
  • Strategic Planner
  • Sales Manager
  • Administrator
  • Specialty Manager (city manager, property manager, etc.)
  • Business Manager
  • Various executive positions (CEO, CFO, etc.)

Useful Resources

If you are interested in this major, or simply have questions, contact Dr. Paull Cwik at pcwik@umo.edu or (919) 658-7496 x 1121.