Management

Management is a multidisciplinary field in which managers use accounting, information technology, economics, human resource management, marketing, and finance skills to organize, plan, form policies, lead and direct operations. To be successful in this field, strong communication skills are a must, and will be developed throughout your studies.


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Management Department


Why study Management at Saint Mary

Management is a multidisciplinary field in which managers use accounting, information technology, economics, human resource management, marketing, and finance skills to organize, plan, form policies, lead and direct operations. To be successful in this field, strong communication skills are a must, and will be developed throughout your studies.

As part of the most comprehensive Bachelor of Commerce program in Atlantic Canada at the Sobey School of Business, you will develop the diverse skills demanded by today’s employers. Our world-renowned faculty and the international diversity of our community will help you build the experience needed to be a leader in sustainable and entrepreneurial businesses.


Hands-on Learning

Management students have travelled to Hong Kong, Rouen, France, and Mexico on academic exchanges. They have also received awards for their writing from the Saint Mary’s Writing Centre.


Sample Courses Offered

  • Introduction to Business Management
  • Micro-organizational Behaviour
  • Macro-organizational Behaviour
  • Industrial Relations
  • Human Resource Management
  • Ethical Responsibilities of Organizations
  • Organizational Theory

Future Career Opportunities

  • Human resource coordinator
  • Project manager
  • Operations manager
  • Employment agency counsellor

What our students are saying:

“The Management co-op program is an excellent opportunity to apply all the concepts learned in class to real-life situations. Not only do you obtain a better understanding of these concepts, but you also gain valuable job experience that can open many doors upon graduation. It simply creates ‘added value’ to your degree and to your future career opportunities.”

Karen Reyna, a co-op student in the Commerce program studying Management with a Certificate in Human Resource Management


View Management course descriptions (page 225)


Requirements for Major

In addition to all other requirements for this major, a minimum GPA of 2.2 is required in ACCT 3332, MGMT 2383, MGMT 2384, MGMT 3385, MGMT 3386, MGMT 4481, MGSC 3317, plus the courses satisfying in the required ACCT, FINA, and MKTG electives (as indicated below by *).

Year 3

  • *ACCT 3332 Planning and Control
  • FINA 2360 Business Finance I
  • FINA 3361 Business Finance II
  • MGMT 3480 Ethical Responsibilities of Organizations
  • * MGSC 3317 Operations Management
  • * Three (3) credit hours in Accounting electives
  • * Six (6) credit hours in Marketing electives
  • Three (3) credit hours in Commerce electives
  • Three (3) credit hours in free electives

Year 4

  • *MGMT 3385 Human Resource Management
  • *MGMT 3386 Industrial Relations
  • * MGMT 4481 Organization Theory: Structure, Process, Analysis and Design
  • MGMT 4489 Strategic Management
  • *Three (3) credit hours in Finance electives
  • Twelve (12) credit hours in non-Commerce electives
  • Three (3) credit hours in free electives

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