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Business Management


Management in all business and organizational activities is the act of getting people together to accomplish desired goals and objectives using available resources efficiently and effectively. Management comprises planning, organizing, staffing, leading or directing, and controlling an organization or effort for the purpose of accomplishing a goal. No matter the situation, type of organization, or number of persons, there will always be a need for management to ensure the orderly execution of the desired outcome. The main branches of management are financial, marketing, human resource, strategic, production, service, information technology, and business intelligence.

University of Mount Olive strives to provide students with various program delivery options to help them reach their educational goals in the setting and time most convenient for their busy lifestyles.  The Tillman School of Business now offers the Business Management program with some online courses for adult students.  Students must complete the core courses in the Tillman School of Business curriculum before starting the online major courses.  The core courses are available in seated and online format.

As a Business Management major, some of the topics you will study include:

  • Organizational Behavior, Development, and Change
  • Management Science and Human Capital Management
  • Leadership for Managers
  • Global Management Methods
  • E-Business/E-Commerce
  • Money, Banking, and Corporation Finance
  • Values in Organizations
  • Fundamentals of Accounting, CIS, Management, and Marketing
  • Business Communication, Law, Policy, and Strategy
  • International Business

A few career possibilities for Business Management majors include:

  • Operations Manager
  • Non-Profit Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Consultant
  • Strategic Planner
  • Sales Manager
  • Administrator
  • Specialty Manager (city manager, property manager, etc.)
  • Business Manager
  • Various executive positions (CEO, CFO, etc.)

Interested in a business major? Learn more from Mr. Bob Tillman, former President and CEO or Lowe’s and namesake of the Robert L. Tillman School of Business.


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