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George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

management major

Management Concentration

Organizations need managers that can lead people, think strategically, and create successful organizational environments. The management concentration teaches you how to:

  • Motivate human capital
  • Encourage teamwork
  • Identify competitive advantages
  • Build and change organizations
  • Negotiate effectively
  • Think strategically
  • Engage in consulting
  • Start a new business successfully
  • Manage people and organizations
  • Succeed in diverse and multicultural work environments

Mason's management prepares you for business management careers in both the public and private sectors. Offering a wide variety of management courses, you can tailor the management concentration to a specific management career path such as human resource management, entrepreneurship, or management consulting.

Management faculty mentors can provide additional information on business management careers. For more information, contact businfo@gmu.edu

Learning Goals for Management Concentration

  • Integrate key components of human resource management (including selection, training, compensation, strategic human resource planning, performance evaluation, employee relations, and employment law).
  • Become aware of the uses of technology in business.
  • Effectively communicate.
  • Increase knowledge about the legal environment of business.
  • Learn how to be critical thinkers.

View the management curriculum in the current University Catalog or University Catalog Archives. You may also find a sample four-year plan on the Resources page.