Management involves creating organisational performance. People in a variety of roles practise management. Some are line managers and executives who manage teams and systems, others manage specific functions or processes in an organisation.
Studying management explores how organisations function, and how you can influence their performance. The subject is broad and you will cover a range of topics, including leadership, business strategy, organisational behaviour, people management, operations management, change, and innovation.
- UC is ranked in the top 250 universities in the world for Business and Management Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020).
- Our courses are closely linked with business, and taught by leading experts in their fields.
- Our programme is strongly applied and so you will gain both knowledge and skills related to managing.
- Students can work on consulting projects dealing with current challenges in a variety of industries.
An interest in human behaviour and social sciences (such as psychology and sociology) as well as a general interest in business, is advantageous as these areas are present in all aspects of Management.
Good communication skills, both written and interpersonal, are important.
A sound understanding and previous study of statistics can be useful.
Students complete these courses throughout their degree for the Management major:
Plus at least two courses from:
- MGMT 208 Principles of Leadership
- MGMT 221 International Business
- MGMT 230 Business, Society and the Environment
- MGMT 270 Introduction to Operations and Supply Chain Management
- MGMT 281 Business Research Methods
- MKTG 201 Marketing Management
- MGMT 301 Leading Change and Innovation
- MGMT 344 Strategic Management
- Two 300-level courses from MGMT or MKTG
For the complete three-year BCom Management major degree plan, see the UC Business School | Te Kura Umanga website.
Management graduates are found in every kind of organisation. They start their careers in a wide range of roles such as trainee managers, coordinators of functions, marketing, or market research roles, and advance into positions as business consultants, strategic business analysts, and senior managers in the commercial, public, and not-for-profit sectors.
Find out more about what you can do with a degree in Management.
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