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Business Management

Business Management DEPARTMENT

Dr. Robert Stoll, Chair
Dauch College of Business & Economics
401 College Ave.
Ashland, OH 44805
419.289.5905
rstoll2@ashland.edu

2013-2014 Academic Year

2014-2015 Academic Year

2015-2016 Academic Year

2016-2017 Academic Year

2017-2018 Academic Year

2018-2019 Academic Year

Dr. Raymond Jacobs
Dr. Raymond Jacobs
Associate Dean and Professor of Management
101C, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5931 / rjacobs@ashland.edu
Kalamas
Joan Berry Kalamas
Professional Instructor of Management
244, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.207.5568 / jkalamas@ashland.edu
Pittenger
Dr. Khushwant Pittenger
Professor of Management , Robert S. Jepson Jr. Chair in Business Administration, Director of COBE Internships
204, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5219 / kpitten@ashland.edu
Schmeller
Dr. Rebecca Schmeller
Assistant Professor of Management
239, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.207.5699 / rschmell@ashland.edu
Stoll
Dr. Robert Stoll
Associate Professor of Operations & Supply Chain Management, Chair, Department of Management, International Business,, Supply Chain Management and Entrepreneurship
241, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5905 / rstoll2@ashland.edu
Sullivan
Dr. Daniel Sullivan
Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship
217 , Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.207.5567 / dsulliv1@ashland.edu
Kumar
Dr. Sivakumar Venkataramany
Professor of International Business, Burton D. Morgan Chair in Business Enterprise
228, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5956 / svenkata@ashland.edu
Westerfelt
Dr. Debra Westerfelt
Associate Professor of Management
206, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5692 / dwesterf@ashland.edu

Contact Us

Business Management DEPARTMENT

Dr. Robert Stoll, Chair
Dauch College of Business & Economics
401 College Ave.
Ashland, OH 44805
419.289.5905
rstoll2@ashland.edu

Curriculum

2013-2014 Academic Year

2014-2015 Academic Year

2015-2016 Academic Year

2016-2017 Academic Year

2017-2018 Academic Year

2018-2019 Academic Year

Faculty

Dr. Raymond Jacobs
Dr. Raymond Jacobs
Associate Dean and Professor of Management
101C, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5931 / rjacobs@ashland.edu
Kalamas
Joan Berry Kalamas
Professional Instructor of Management
244, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.207.5568 / jkalamas@ashland.edu
Pittenger
Dr. Khushwant Pittenger
Professor of Management , Robert S. Jepson Jr. Chair in Business Administration, Director of COBE Internships
204, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5219 / kpitten@ashland.edu
Schmeller
Dr. Rebecca Schmeller
Assistant Professor of Management
239, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.207.5699 / rschmell@ashland.edu
Stoll
Dr. Robert Stoll
Associate Professor of Operations & Supply Chain Management, Chair, Department of Management, International Business,, Supply Chain Management and Entrepreneurship
241, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5905 / rstoll2@ashland.edu
Sullivan
Dr. Daniel Sullivan
Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship
217 , Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.207.5567 / dsulliv1@ashland.edu
Kumar
Dr. Sivakumar Venkataramany
Professor of International Business, Burton D. Morgan Chair in Business Enterprise
228, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5956 / svenkata@ashland.edu
Westerfelt
Dr. Debra Westerfelt
Associate Professor of Management
206, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5692 / dwesterf@ashland.edu

Business Management Program
Preparing You to Lead

 Are you a natural leader interested in becoming a business manager or executive? If so, the Business Management program at Ashland University is the right place for you to start.

The management major at Ashland University is a comprehensive overview of the broad skills needed to compete in a global business environment. With a flexible curriculum geared toward your interests, you’ll learn quality managerial skills complemented by a solid foundation in the core of business to become a successful manager.

What to Expect in the Business Management Program

Today’s corporations look for energetic and confident leaders who will add real value to their organization. Business management majors at Ashland University are provided the knowledge and skills to be successful business managers, form effective teams, manage resources, understand the conceptual frameworks required to operate a business, and pursue graduate programs or management careers in a wide variety of business and non-business enterprises. Therefore, no matter what career field you choose, the Business Management major will help you excel in current contemporary business applications in a competitive business world.

Business Management Program Benefits

As a Business Management major, you’ll develop the leadership skills and practical business knowledge you need to advance in any organization.

Other program benefits include:

  • A flexible format and curriculum based on your interest

  • Small class sizes with individualized attention

  • Access to an interdisciplinary faculty with real-world experience in core business, finance, marketing, and entrepreneurship

Core Curriculum

The Business Management program has a unique curriculum based on your specific interests and career goals. You’ll have the option of studying a specialization such as Human Resource Management or choosing elective courses that expand opportunities for a broader business background.

The managerial skills you’ll acquire in the Business Management Curriculum include:

  • Problem solving strategies

  • Persuasive presentations

  • Skills to motivate & influence others

  • Ethical principles & moral issues

  • Consulting skills

Student Involvement

Business Management Career Outlook

Average Career Salary

$45,000-$65,000

Anticipated Career Growth

  • HR will increase 13 percent from 2010-2020

  • Business Managers will increase 8 percent from 2010-2020

Recent Employers of Business Management Graduates

  • Pepsi Corporation

  • Timken Corporation

  • Goodyear Corporation

  • JM Smuckers Company

Career Opportunities

  • Management Analyst

  • Production Manager

  • Organizational Development Specialist

  • Medical & Health Service Manager

  • Sales Representative

  • Human Resource Manager

  • Corporate Trainer

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