Management BSB

About the management B.S.B. major

Management is the study of leadership for the day-to-day operations of a business as well as the future direction a business may go to continue its stated mission. You'll motivate employees, build teams, shape corporate cultures, allocate people and resources, and create strategies to improve operations and achieve business goals. You'll also study a broad range of business topics and specializations to gain a big picture understanding of the corporate world.

Skills and abilities this major develops: leadership, team-building, strategic planning, and resource allocation.

Engaged learning experiences

Regardless of your major or future career, engaged learning is vital to your present and future. It makes you more marketable for jobs and professional schools upon graduation, it enables you to build deeper connections with faculty and staff in your field of study, and it makes your learning personal by connecting your interests and values with the curriculum from your classes. Check out the three ideas below for places to get started, or learn more at IU Indianapolis’s Institute for Engaged Learning website.

Quick facts

Sample coursework

  • Effective negotiations
  • Financial management
  • International business environment
  • New venture creation
  • Operations management
  • Organizations and organizational change

Possible careers

  • Account manager
  • Customer service manager
  • Hotel manager
  • Operations manager
  • Public relations manager
  • Store manager

Where could I work?

  • Banks
  • Higher education
  • Real estate agencies
  • State of Indiana
  • Stock brokerage firms

Enterprise, Policy, and Planning Cluster

This major is part of the Enterprise, Policy, and Planning (EPP) cluster. The EPP cluster is the academic home of University College students pursuing or interested in business; economics; labor studies; organizational leadership; public and environmental affairs; sport management; and tourism, conventions, and event management.

Learn about the EPP cluster

Learn about other clusters

Meet with an advisor or career consultant

Schedule an appointment