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Amajor in global management

Amajor in GlobalManagement providesstudents with the expertise to manage people develop businesspolicies and align business processes in the global context.

People-Astudent who undertakes global management as a major, gain theknowledge and competencies required to manage people from variousnational and cultural boundaries. The course is exposes students tobusiness contexts beyond the familiar so that they can apply theskills in real-life management on a global scale.

Processes-Thecourse entails an integration of knowledge developed on issues suchas global procurement, distribution of global supply chains, andmanufacturing.

Policies-Themost important policy aspects that students will handle throughoutthe course are the infusion of cross-border regulation as in globalmanagement, managing globally-dispersed stakeholders, and corporategovernance.

Itis vital that students have a deep understanding these interrelatedareas that will be complemented by the minors they will be interestedin pursuing so as to add value to tomorrow’s corporate sector.Global management starts with core concepts of traditional managementtheory practice and integrates them with modern economics,regulations, operations, and global policy. Upon completion, studentsshould be able to secure internships in leading multinationalcorporations and also secure fulltime positions as competitiveemployees and managers (Universityof Leicester, 2016).The course also provides the relevant background for students tobecome global entrepreneurs.

Requirements

  • Obtain a minimum of 110 Academic Credits (This must include 15 Academic Credits in Global Management)

  • Attain:

    • All foundation requirements in Arts and Sciences

    • All the Core Curriculum Requirements of the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 (C+) in all the courses applied for a major in Global Management

  • Take a complementary program comprising of three courses (Optional)

  • The main concentrations available for a major in Global Management include: Human Resource management, Finance, Accounting, Supply Chain Management, Business Information Systems, Global Management, and Marketing.

ForeignLanguage Requirement

Allstudents undertaking Global Management as a major must enroll andcomplete a foreign language and attain a level 4 mark, score aminimum of C+ in all the courses, and an additional course comprisingthree credits in the language, which is also to requires a minimum ofC+. In the event that the University offers instruction for aparticular language limited to level 4, this requirement translatesto a fulfillment of 3 credits of the specific course in which theparticular language is widely spoken, with a minimum mean grade ofC+. For students who are already fluent in a given second language,they must earn at least 7 credits and a minimum average of grade ofC+ in course for another language

Requirementfor Studying Abroad

Allstudents must undertake a Global Management Major must complete astudy abroad unit. This requirement may be satisfied in one of thefollowing ways:

    • Take part in an at least four-week program outside the United States and earn at least three credits in the program.

    • Have a professional experience outside of United States of at least six weeks in a business-related discipline with a minimum of 18 hours and earn at least one credit for that.

    • Either of the above experiences should be in a country that has a student’s language of study as the primary language (possibly the official language). For example, if a Spanish is a student’s foreign language, they should meet the study abroad requirements in Spain or a Spanish-speaking country. A student may take up to 6 credits of a major area courses in the chosen country as part of the whole semester study, but with official approval.

    • A student must adopt a careful plan to be able to complete a Global management major within four years.

Eightrelevant minors

EntrepreneurialStudies

Rationalefor the minor: A minor in entrepreneurship serves to complement themajor because it enables students to practice what they study intheory in global management into practice.

Criteriaof inclusion with Global Management: In Entrepreneurship studies,core skills such as opportunity recognition, industry analysis,technology transfer, and innovation are taught so that students canapply them in global management (Universityof Dayton, 2016).

Leadershipand Strategic Management

Rationalefor the minor: It complements other areas studied under globalmanagement as a major especially n the area of accounting andfinance.

Criteriaof inclusion with Global Management: The minor provides analyticaland interpersonal skills as a way to deal with a globalized market.

Marketing

Rationalefor the minor: Majors in global management will need knowledge on howto understand and shape the modern marketing practice in differentregions and countries.

Criteriaof inclusion with Global Management: Students will study marketing asa minor as a component functioning of all enterprises: whether in theprivate, public, or third sectors.

ManagerialEconomics

Rationalefor the minor: As a minor, a managerial economics provides studentswith knowledge on the basic principles that govern management,finance, and business so that they can apply it in their major inglobal management.

Criteriaof inclusion with Global Management: The course has criticalproblem-solving assignments related to management in different typesof organizations.

Operationsand Supply Chain management

Rationalefor the minor

Criteriaof inclusion with Global Management

Korean

Rationalefor the minor: Some global management majors may be interested inlearning Korean as a second language. Inclusion of Korean as a minorenables students to learn about Korean culture, which is an importantplayer in the world economy.

Criteriaof inclusion with Global Management: Various Korean semantics arerelevant to business. Majors in global management can include it aspart of their bicultural qualifications in the course.

Chinese

Rationalefor the minor: Some global management majors may be interested inlearning Chinese as a second language. Inclusion of Chinese as aminor enables students to learn about Chinese culture, which is animportant player in the world economy

Criteriaof inclusion with Global Management: Various Chinese semantics arerelevant to business. Majors in global management can include it aspart of their bicultural qualifications in the course (Brown,2016).

Japanese

Rationalefor the minor: Some global management majors may be interested inlearning Japanese as a second language. Inclusion of Japanese as aminor enables students to learn about Japanese culture, which is animportant player in the world economy.

Criteriaof inclusion with Global Management: Various Japanese semantics arerelevant to business. Majors in global management can include it aspart of their bicultural qualifications in the course.

AfricanCultural Studies

Rationalefor the minor: Majors in global management should have knowledgeabout contemporary and historical material expressions in at leastone major community on the global market. With increasedparticipation of Africa in the global market, a minor in Africancultural studies offers important knowledge on African materialexpressions.

Criteriaof inclusion with Global Management: Completion of 15 credits (9 corecredits and 6 electives)

References

Brown,R. (2016). Minorin Cultural Studies. Available at

https://www.pratt.edu/academics/liberal-arts-and-sciences/social-science-and-cultural-studies/minor-cultural-studies/

Universityof Dayton (2016). Managementand Marketing.Available athttp://catalog.udayton.edu/undergraduate/schoolofbusinessadministration/programsofstudy/managementandmarketing/

Universityof Leicester (2016). Minorin Marketing. Availableathttps://le.ac.uk/student-life/undergraduates/pathways/major-minor/minors/marketing