Managers in every business—from start-up to nonprofit—must navigate tough decisions and meet company objectives. As you build a marketable skillset at Bowie State, you’ll learn how to establish policies, develop plans, collaborate and communicate with your team. You will also:
- Develop key interpersonal skills that will help you become an effective supervisor, partner and hiring manager.
- Examine how cultural differences impact business relationships locally and globally.
- Analyze managerial traits that foster an optimal work culture and environment.
- Devise solutions to key issues using qualitative and quantitative analysis.
- Coordinate resources, processes, systems and most importantly, people
You’ll get an overview of management practices; an understanding of business and the economy; and applicable knowledge of human behavior. The business world is constantly changing, but you’ll be ready to shift with the demands. Graduate with the tools you need to take on a managerial position in the field of your choice.
- Engage: The Entrepreneurship Academy and the Bowie Business Innovation Center (BIC) are great opportunities to earn practical business experience and cultivate entrepreneurial skills outside of the classroom.
- Join: The Entrepreneurship Club lets members share resources and engage in regular activities including lectures, tours, idea pitching contests and networking opportunities.
- Experience: In addition to internships, students are also invited to participate in the College of Business Shadow Days with leading companies and government agencies. The department also hosts an annual Management, Marketing and Public Administration Conference to discuss career opportunities, industry trends and challenges in the field.
Trained leaders are always needed in the business marketplace. With a concentration in management, you’ll find entry-level positions across all industries—from retail, banking and manufacturing to pharmaceuticals, technology and entertainment. A host of opportunities are available, including but not limited to:
- Account manager
- Brand manager
- Business analyst
- General manager
- Human resources manager
- Management consultant
- Payroll manager
- Product manager
- Purchasing manager
- Sales representative