- Management (BA)*
*You may not combine the management — general minor with this major.
The general management minor at Lynchburg provides students with a robust understanding of management principles, international business, and organizational behavior. Designed for students who aspire to leadership roles or want to learn about managing business operations, this minor offers key insights into the world of business management irrespective of your major.
Starting with core courses in management principles and organizational behavior, you’ll learn to navigate the dynamics of a business environment, understanding how to motivate, lead, and manage teams effectively. You’ll also explore supporting courses that delve into topics like cross-cultural management, negotiation tactics, employee training and development, and management through organizational changes.
The program also provides flexibility with an assortment of electives that’ll give you a broad and pragmatic toolkit. You can learn about human resource management, project management, or specific aspects of psychology related to management such as behavior modification, health psychology, and psychology of diversity. These options allow you to tailor your minor to suit your particular interests and career aspirations.
The general management minor isn’t just about theoretical knowledge; it provides practical skills that are essential in any modern workplace. Whether you’re aiming for a career in business, nonprofits, the public sector, entrepreneurship, or another industry entirely, this minor can equip you with broadly applicable and useful skills.
Lee Schimmoeller, DBA
Professor of Business Administration
Chair of the Management Department