Management is the art and science of achieving results through the efforts of others. The courses in our Department will help you utilize human, financial, and physical resources to achieve results effectively and efficiently. Regardless of your current major, a minor in Management will increase the value of that major and your future earning potential.
Whether you are looking for a job or, looking to be promoted, technical skills are necessary, but not sufficient. Regardless of your major, employers are looking for people with demonstrated competence in creativity, communication, teamwork, leadership, and the ability to successfully manage complex projects. Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Economics, and Equine administration, represent technical skills. The Management Minor will give you the confidence and competence to apply those skills for your future career.
Increase your competitiveness in the job market with a Minor in Management. You will develop a greater appreciation for this broad area of business knowledge and build an additional skill set–project management skills that have universal value, including communication skills, problem solving, teamwork, leadership, creativity, and appreciation for diversity a nd cultural differences. This minor incorporates subject matter including Human Resource Management, Leadership, Management Decision Making, and Operations Management. Selecting our minor will brand you as possessing project management skills–requisite skills for all organizations in the future. Please see the UofL Undergraduate Catalog for pre-requisites and curriculum for the minor in management.
Career Opportunities in Management
Careers in Management
Every industry and every organization relies on project management:
An audit or year end closing of the books, determining how to allocate scarce budgets or which investments are aligned with the company strategy, implementing new technology, creating a new piece of software, creating an ad campaign, research and development, and many more.
The salaries of project managers around the world continue to climb, indicating not only that project management professionals are in strong demand, but also that organizations are increasingly recognizing the value of trained project managers to their overall business goals. Project managers in the US had a median average salary of $105,000 last year.
-PMI Project Management Salary Survey, Seventh Edition (2011)
Many faculty have received national and/or international recognition as teacher/scholars. All faculty have advanced degrees, typically a PhD, in their areas of expertise and are productive teachers/scholars.
Department of Management
College of Business
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
Phone: (502) 852-1011 Fax: (502) 852-7557