Employees working in the Management pathway focus on preparation and execution of business activities; supervision of other employees; maintenance of facilities, equipment and supplies; organization of operations and production; utilization of marketing functions to ensure success; performance of financial functions; communication with customers, clients and others; performance of administrative functions; and use of professional services.
Courses in general management will help prepare students who may be interested in management careers such as:
Most jobs require a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a four-year university or college in management or in a related field such as administration, accounting, marketing, finance, public government or hospital management. The premier management degree is a master of business administration (MBA) degree.
Professional organizations also offer certification programs that are recognized marks of competency in the profession. Most require experience and passing a comprehensive exam that demonstrates competence in specific components of the field. Examples are Certified Professional Consultant and Certified Government Auditing Professional.
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