Be prepared for anything and everything with a Management degree from UND.
The career you start right out of college likely won't be your last — the average
American worker will hold down 12 to 15 different jobs over a lifetime, according
to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. UND's Management program is broad enough to
give you the problem-solving and decision-making skills to handle whatever your career
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What are the benefits of a management degree?
Modern organizations, both for-profit and not-for-profit, are more complex than ever
before: Managers must be adept at topics as disparate as ethics, leadership, strategy,
human resources, finance, supply chain management and globalization. At UND, you'll
learn the principles of management at the same time you study all the different aspects
of business. As a student in UND's Management program, you'll learn how to:
Organize and lead teams
Generate goals and strategies
Motivate and develop employees
Make strategic decisions
Manage technology and work processes
Understand the unique contributions of effectively managed supply chains
Analyze data for effective decision making
By the time you graduate, you'll have the ability to analyze and solve management
problems regardless of the field you enter.
Accredited Management Degree
The online or on-campus management degree is accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Accreditation by AACSB
International puts the Nistler CoBPA in the top 5% of business schools in the world.
Management Degree at UND
Gain real-world experience through internships at companies such as Energizer, Target and Polaris.
The Management program is part of UND's Nistler College of Business & Public Administration,
the largest business school in North Dakota.
Network and build skills out of class when you join the Management Club, the Supply
Chain Club, the student chapter of SHRM or any of our professional student clubs and
Careers in Management
Median annual wage for management occupations in 2019
UND's broad management curriculum prepares you for opportunities in fields such as:
Leisure and hospitality
Mining & petroleum
When You Major in Management
An Management degree gives you the strategic skills you need, including:
UND Management Major Alumni
Management alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:
Wells Fargo & Company
Border States Cooperative
Management Courses You Could Take
LEAD 400. Advanced Leadership. 3 Credits.
An in-depth analysis of the applications of leadership skills in a variety of contexts, including an experiential analysis of self (and others) as a leader within context. Students will demonstrate creative and critical thinking about leadership, communicate effectively in oral and written format, and apply networking concepts and leadership skills in an applied setting. Prerequisites: LEAD 101, completion of one ethics course, and enrollment in the minor. S.
MGMT 501. Quantitative Analysis for Management Decisions. 3 Credits.
The topic of quantitative business modeling is relevant to all business professionals. Management in today's turbulent economic times requires a full breadth of management skills and capabilities. This course provides comprehensive coverage of both traditional management skills and new competencies needed in a turbulent environment characterized by economic turmoil and general uncertainty of the future. This course is designed for any manager who is engaged in solving difficult business problems. The key to problem solving is knowing how to select and then use the right tools. The primary goals of this course are to provide a variety of quantitative models that should be useful in solving business problems, explain how they work, and show how the decision maker can apply and interpret them. This course covers various topics, such as Linear Programming, Sensitivity Analysis, Network Models, Integer Programming, Nonlinear Programming, and Forecasting. Spreadsheet-based tools and techniques will be extensively utilized in building various decision models for effective decision making in this course. Because Excel currently offers the best collection of built-in analytical capabilities, it will be used with this course. Prior experience with Excel is certainly helpful, but it is not required. Prerequisites: Admission to the MBA program and ECON 506. S,SS.
MGMT 475. Strategic Management. 3 Credits.
This is the capstone course in business. The focus is on understanding companies, competitors, and industries, and the factors that influence long term competitive advantage. In addition to and in conjunction with these topics, students apply knowledge gained in prerequisite courses to develop integrated cross-functional business strategies. The course includes a comprehensive business exam covering material from all prerequisite courses. Prerequisites: ACCT 200, ACCT 201, ECON 201, ECON 202, ECON 210, ISBC 217, MGMT 300, MGMT 301, FIN 310, MRKT 305, 95 credits, and declared CoBPA majors only. F,S.
MGMT 302. Human Resource Management. 3 Credits.
A survey of the concepts, procedures, and programs associated with Human Resources Management in organizations. It includes an overview of the basic management functions and legal issues linked to the execution of the personnel functions of employment, performance appraisal, training, compensation, and development. Prerequisites: ECON 210 with grade of C or better, MGMT 300 with grade of C or better, Junior or Senior standing, and declared COBPA majors only. F,S.
MGMT 431. Supply Chain Management. 3 Credits.
This course covers the set of approaches utilized to efficiently integrate activities of suppliers, operations/production, and distribution of goods and services. Topics include: logistics, inventory, information systems, integration, alliances, procurement, international issues, coordination of product/service and processes in a supply chain, customer value, and decision support. Prerequisites: MGMT 301 with grade of C or better and declared COBPA major. F.
MGMT 310. Organizational Behavior. 3 Credits.
The objective of this course is to allow the student to become acquainted with and experience various ways of thinking about and responding to the issues of human relations and management. The course is designed to survey the following topics at the individual, group, and organizational levels: individual perceptions, attitudes, values, motivation, leadership, communication, group dynamics, and problem solving. Prerequisites: ECON 210 with grade of C or better, MGMT 300 with grade of C or better, Junior or Senior standing, and declared COBPA majors only. F,S.
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