The activity of management is concerned with setting an organization's strategic goals and formulating processes to achieve them. Managers carry out their administrative roles by handling such duties as preparing and administering budgets, planning and directing operations, and coordinating employees' activities.
The management/international management concentration allows students to pursue an interest in the global nature of today's business world. A variety of opportunities for international study within and outside the university are available. Students in the management/international management concentration are encouraged to enrich their learning experience by pursuing a minor in international studies or foreign language, studying abroad or taking approved courses outside the School of Business.
Our program offers opportunities for international study within VCU and abroad, including the International Consulting Program. This unique immersive experience lets you earn six credits while traveling overseas to work on a consulting project with university students from a host country. As an international management major, you may also benefit from pursuing a minor in international studies or foreign language.
Program and degree requirements
The management/international management concentration provides a firm grounding on all aspects of business coupled with concentrated study on international topics including international management, international marketing, and international financial management. This concentrating extends your knowledge of business to the global arena. Students often combine this degree with study abroad opportunities or participation in the International Consulting Program. You will be prepared to take entry level positions such as account managers, business analyst or management trainees in international divisions of U.S. companies, and for careers in government agencies involved with international trade, and in nonprofit organizations.
- Alumni employers include:
- Brinker International
- C.H. Robinson
- Commonwealth of Virginia
- Melendez International
- Careers in the field:
- International Account Representative
- International Commodities Trader
- International Consultant
- International Economist
- International Exchange Trader
- International Finance Writer
- International Job Analyst
- International Marketing Specialist
- International Product Manager
- International Purchasing Agent