Management is a vital ingredient in all organized human activities. As businesses and societies become more complex, individuals trained in management can help them accomplish their goals. Graduates earning management degrees are employed in business, government, and not-for-profit organizations and have an excellent record of placement and advancement. The Kansas State Management Department is committed to shaping tomorrow’s leaders through relevant, ethical, and innovative management scholarship.
You will choose one of three tracks within the management major:
Human resource management; this track is ideal for those who want to help the organization use their people more effectively, and create work environments that are more responsive to employee needs. A career in human resources involves managers to better manage their employees and includes designing management systems in areas of recruitment and selection, salary determination and incentives, training and employee development, and dispute resolution.
Operations management; for those who like to be in charge of how a company works, this is the track to follow. A career in operations management will allow you to apply ideas to enhance a company by increasing efficiency and productivity and reducing costs.
General management; for those who want the maximum flexibility in selecting courses to fit their unique career plan will appreciate this academic track. Graduates are prepared for many career tracks including several that lead to the general manager position, which has broad responsibility for business revenue and cost and usually oversees different functional areas such as operations, marketing and sales within a company.