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Experience a dynamic, team-based approach to experiential learning that will prepare you for a successful career in management. Our highly-qualified faculty have a unique advantage in linking your courses to real-world applications and employers. Team-based classroom experiences in the Management major help you develop the skills and knowledge necessary for your career.

During your coursework, you will:

  • Start a real one-semester business with classmates in the Integrative Business Experience (IBE).
  • Work on real problems for client organizations.
  • Have the opportunity to include an internship or study abroad experience in your program of study.

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Learn by Doing

Team-based classroom experiences in the BSBA in Management help you develop the skills and knowledge necessary for your career.

In the Classroom

BSBA in Management majors at UCM learn by doing, by helping each other improve and by educating others.

  • Apply knowledge in the classroom.
  • Solve real-world problems.
  • Work with employers in internships and class projects.
  • Participate in the Integrative Business Experience. (more info below)
  • Work with faculty & mentors with industry experience.

Students will also:

  • Lead and manage others.
  • Evaluate the performance of yourself and your peers.
  • Reflect on performance and improvement.
  • Manage yourself & relationships via emotional intelligence.

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Course Experiences

During your coursework, you will:

  • Start a real one-semester business with classmates in the Integrative Business Experience.
  • Work on real problems for client organizations.
  • Examine and practice leadership both within and outside the classroom.
  • Design and deliver training workshops.
  • Have the opportunity to include an internship or study abroad in your program of study.

Major Courses

In addition to business core courses in accounting, economics, statistics, finance and marketing, your courses will include:

  • Integrative Business Experience
  • XBOB: eXperience Based Organizational Behavior
  • Leadership
  • Organizational Development & Personal Praxis
  • Management Communication
  • Quality, Innovation & Sustainability
  • International Management

Beyond the Classroom

Many courses within the Management BSBA include meaningful and relevant interaction with external clients (e.g., client projects). Projects and interactions have helped students link classroom knowledge to applied skills and industry experience. Our students gain feedback from clients and the opportunity to network with local experts. At the same time, they learn the meaning of service and community.

Integrative Business Experience (IBE)

UCM’s School of Business Administration has a unique opportunity called the Integrative Business Experience; we call it “IBE”. IBE is required for many BSBA majors including Management, Entrepreneurship & Social Enterprise, and Events Marketing & Management. Other business majors may also choose to take the 12 credit IBE block.

IBE Accomplishments

Since its inception in 2004, more than 1600 students in 74 IBE student companies have:

  • Grossed over $635,000 in revenue.
  • Earned over $370,000 in profits which was donated to non-profit organizations.
  • Donated more than 24,700 hours to non-profits for service projects.

The IBE Course Block

IBE is a 12-credit block of courses typically taken 1st semester junior year. During the IBE course block, students:

  • Learn specific course content in management, marketing and finance.
  • Write a business plan for a one-semester business.
  • Apply course content to their team’s business.
  • Present their business plan to Equity Bank loan officers.
  • Sell a product and complete a student-led service project for a non-profit.

Equity Bank Supports IBE

Equity Bank supports IBE through loans to student teams, feedback on loan proposals and funding student advisers.

Internships and Study Abroad

Management majors have many other opportunties to learn inluding internships, study abroad and student organizations.

Internships

Internships are great opportunities to expand your experience, resume and network. The BSBA in Management can include an internship within your program of study without delaying your progress towards graduation. Internships provide a chance to earn college credit and money at the same time. You receive valuable work experience and can apply what you’ve learned in class. Internships allow you to explore possible career fields to learn what you might like to do after you graduate. Many interns receive permanent job offers from the firms with which they intern. The hands-on experience you get from an internship makes you highly competitive when you enter the job market because as many as 70 percent of employers now require new employees to have had an internship. Harmon College Internship Office

Study Abroad

Study Abroad is another great opportunity to expand your experience, resume and horizons. The BSBA in Management can include study abroad within your program of study without delaying your progress towards graduation.

Student Organizations for Management Majors

There are so many reasons to participate in student organizations:

  • Apply knowledge outside the classroom.
  • Solve real-world problems.
  • Compete regionally, nationally and internationally.
  • Expand your network and develop professionally.
  • Build your resume.
  • Win awards and prize money.
Program taught in:
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Last updated October 9, 2018
This course is Campus based
Start Date
May 13, 2019
Aug. 2019
Duration
Full-time
Price
451 USD
Missouri Resident: $225.65/per credit hour. Non-Resident: $451.30/per credit hour. Per credit hour rates do not include mandatory fees, housing or textbooks.
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