Management

Porter B. Byrum School of Business

 
Management Overview
Do you have effective communication skills? Are you able to motivate and lead others? Is sound decision making a strength you possess? If you demonstrate these qualities, a career in management might be the right path for you.

The mission of the Porter B. Byrum School of Business is to deliver nationally accredited bachelors and masters degree programs in business. In addition, the Porter B. Byrum School of Business seeks to encourage students to pursue academic and professional excellence while providing opportunities for engagement with ethical issues, involvement with cultural events and encountering of a global perspective.

A major in management, more specifically, will prepare you for the broad spectrum of responsibilities associated with the managerial process. Management at Wingate is a comprehensive business program offering courses that specialize in a variety of management areas. Human resource management, organizational behavior, management information systems, production and operations management and strategic management are covered in the management curriculum.

As a management major, you will examine the foundations of contemporary management theory, develop skills to convert the theory into practice and prepare to manage change effectively throughout your future business career. Depending on the type of management career you wish to pursue, employment rates and job offerings differ greatly among the varying fields (http://www.bls.gov/oco/oco1001.htm).

Wingate University dedicates Porter B. Byrum School of Business

Porter B. Byrum School of Business

 
Graduate Opportunities
Wingate University offers a nationally accredited Master of Business Administration program. Click here to learn more about the MBA program.
 
Contact:
Joseph M. Graham, Dean
704-233-8148
graham@wingate.edu
 
 
 
 
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Classes of Interest
Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship
Organization Theory and Behavior
Human Resource Management
Managerial Communication

Clubs
Delta Mu Delta, national honor society
Delta Sigma Pi, professional business fraternity
Internships
Candace Eudy – City of Monroe
Brooke Tucker – Anson Mechanical Piping, Inc.
Carlos Jones – Carolina Courts
Dwight Richardson – Anson Group Indianapolis
Research Projects
Cooperative team project in Organization Theory and Behavior - “Our Company”
Team project in entrepreneurship
Team project in strategy and policy

Career Opportunities
Business management positions can involve the management of people, projects, operations or logistics. Individuals can train or specialize in various functional areas.
Administrative services & facilities managers
Advertising, marketing & public relations managers
General managers & executives
Health service managers
Industrial production managers
Management analysts & consultants
Purchasing managers and buyers
Restaurant and food service managers
Retail sales supervisors & managers

 
 
 Our Graduates
Jessica Marshall - TS Lead Manager for Dixie Stampede
A.J. Smith - MBA candidate, Frostburg State University, Pennsylvania
Matthew Tomberlin - Project/records/operations manager, Talley Farms, Stanfield, N.C.