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Academic Information: -  top

What is Management?  top

Management is the organizational process that includes strategic planning, setting; objectives, managing resources, deploying the human and financial assets needed to achieve objectives, and measuring results. Management also includes recording and storing facts and information for later use or for others within the organization. Management functions are not limited to managers and supervisors. Every member of the organization has some management and reporting functions as part of their job.

Career Information  -  top

Possible/Typical Job Titles -  top

  • Retail Store Manager
  • Personnel Managers
  • Human Resources Administrator
  • Personnel Recruiter
  • Personnel Specialists
  • Employee Training Instructor
  • Job Analyst
  • Quality Control Coordinator
  • Credit and Collections Manager
  • Compensation & Benefits Administrator
  • Compensation Administrator
  • Labor Relations Specialist
  • Employee Benefits Analyst

-Account Executive
-Government Services Admin.
-Media Planner
-Bank Manager
-Health Services/Hospital Admin
-Mortgage Loan Officer
-Benefits Manager
-Hotel Manager
-Occupational Analyst
-Branch Mgmt-Any Industry
-Human Resource Manager
-Operations Manager
-Budget Officer
-Industrial Relations Director
-Outside Property Agent
-Commodity - Industry Analyst
-Information Systems Manager
-Payroll Officer
-Communications Officer
-Insurance Agent
-Personnel Manager
-Compensation Manager
-Itnl. Business Manager
-Personnel Recruiter
-Construction Supervisor
-Job Analyst
-Promotions Manager
-Labor Relations Manager
-Provisioning Manager
-Credit Analyst
-Loan Officer
-Public Utilities Manager 

  • Small Business Owner
  • Job Development Specialist
  • Management Consultant
  • Personnel Administrator
  • Employment Interviewers
  • Entrepreneur Operations Manager
  • Account Executive Branch Manager
  • Equal Opportunity Representative
  • Management Trainee
  • Manufacturing Supervisor
  • Industrial Relations Director
  • Hotel Manager
  • Credit Analyst

-Credit and Collections Mgr
-Management Analyst
-Purchasing Agent
-Employment Counselor
-Management Trainee
-Entertainment Agent
-Manufacturing Supervisor
-Quality Control Auditor
-Financial Analyst
-Market Information Specialist
-Real Estate Agent/Broker
-Foreign-Exchange Trader
-Market Research Analyst
-Recreation Manager
-Restaurant/Food Service Mgr
-Media Planner
-Reports Analyst
-Retail Sales Manager
-Stock Broker
-Training Manager
-Sales Manager
-Transportation Director
-Securities Trader
-Telecommunication Marketer
-Travel Agent
-Service Org. Manager
-Telecommunications Coord.
-Trust Administrator
-Wholesale Sales Rep.
-Traffic Manager
-Voice/Data Service Operations

Typical Places of Employment -  top

  • Retail Stores
  • Human Resource Dept.
  • Banks & Financial Institutions
  • Consulting Firms
  • Restaurant & Food Service
  • Manufacturing Companies
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Telecommunication
  • Health Services
  • Computer Industry
  • Wholesalers
  • Hospital Administration
  • Distribution
  • Public Utilities Insurance

Required Skills and Abilities  -  top

  • Problem solving and trouble shooting
  • Working independently and as a team member
  • Tolerating ambiguity and change
  • Planning and organizing events
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Coordinating activities
  • Directing activities and staff
  • Cross-cultural skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Analyze and interpret data 
  • Planning activities
  • Delegating authority to others
  • Supervising and managing the work of others
  • Prioritizing tasks so as to make efficient use of time and resources
  • Leadership
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Numerical computation
  • Sound decision-making
  • Oral & written communication
  • Organizing activities
  • Computer literacy

Alumni Resources  -  top

(Listed below are examples of SU Alumni and their Jobs in this major-For more alumni resources, go to Mentor Network)

-Alex Biahun - Charlotte NC 28202 - Wells Fargo Securities-Associate Investment Banking
-Chris Bishop - Salisbury MD 21801 - Labinal MRP - Associate/Inventory Planner
-Scott Byers - Charlotte NC 28203 - US Department of Homeland Security - Assistant Federal Security Director
-Patricia Gibson - Orlando FL 32803 - Northrop Grumman - Program Finance
-Todd Watson - Edgewater MD 21037 - Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. - Vice President of Analytics  
-Stephanie Willey - Salisbury MD 21801 - Comcast Spotlight - Local Sales Manager

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