The business administration major offers an even more enhanced and customizable experience in the following areas:
Finance is a growing field! In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, finance positions are growing faster than the average for employment in the United States. Using a blend of intermediate finance and investments, this concentration incorporates some flexibility so students are able to tailor their program to the wide variety of career opportunities a finance degree has to offer at Grand View.
Managers need finance to find funding sources for their firms, to identify and manage risk, and to decide whether to make capital expenditures or produce new products. Individuals use the principles of finance to set long-term financial goals and to make personal investment decisions.
Human Resource Management Concentration
This concentration incorporates human resource strategy, compensation and benefits, employment law, recruitment, staffing and training in order to allow organizations to leverage their work forces efficiently and effectively. It is available to undergraduate students of any major who have an interest in human resource management and want to prepare for a career in human resources or related fields. The concentration is designed to provide students with the core competencies to be competitive in today's job market.
International Business Concentration
Combining foreign language training, international politics and various business areas focusing on international environments, this concentration prepares you to be successful in a global business environment.
As globalization persists, people who can conduct international business are vital to organizations now more than ever before. With the international administration concentration, you will gain the valuable skills global companies are seeking. Often combining training in language and in other business areas, you will learn to manage business relationships across borders in a variety of capacities.
The Business Administration: Management Concentration major prepares students with the skills necessary to meet the business demands of today and the future. This concentration allows you to merge your academic focus with your career goals. You'll study 21st century management issues such as knowledge management, organizational behavior and group dynamics, human resource issues, entrepreneurship, international business, ethics and project management.
Incorporating a theoretical as well as an applied perspective, this concentration focuses on consumers' needs, wants and behaviors, as well as market segmentation, marketing management and positioning, strategic marketing as a critical role within an organization and the exchange process.
Professional Sales Concentration
This program is designed to prepare graduates for positions in retail trade, manufacturing and service industries, financial services, real estate, marketing, insurance and health systems. Business courses are appropriate for cultural, educational and governmental positions and for those interested in graduate business studies or law.
Supply Chain Management Concentration
This program emphasizes logistics, technologies supporting supply chain, working with suppliers, and forecasting. The Supply Chain Management program emphasizes practical application.