University of California, Riverside

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About Management

Management studies the roles of managers in organizations. Major topics include: employee behavior and motivation, bargaining, negotiation, team development, leadership and innovation, managing diversity, human resource management, strategic change, organization learning, top management team, managing competitive environments, corporate strategy and strategic alliances, and strategy formulation and implementation.

 At both the undergraduate and graduate levels, the courses we offer in Management are designed to help students learn skills such as leadership, critical thinking, problem solving, sound decision-making, oral & written communication, interpersonal skills, leadership, organizing and planning activities, diversity management, and cross-cultural skills.

At the undergraduate level, management students can choose their concentrations in the following areas:

  • General management.
  • Human resources management.
  • International management.
  • Public policy and management.

At the graduate level, we offer elective courses in:

  • Entrepreneurial management.
  • General management.
  • Human resources management/organizational behavior.
  • International management.

Students interested in a Management concentration can enjoy very good career prospects. Management careers are found in all varieties of industries and sectors (government, the not-for-profit sector, education, or private industry). Many people enter management positions with a bachelor's degree. However, a master's in business administration is essential in some areas for advancement.

UCR General Catalog

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