The Haslam Department of Management offers majors in Management and Human Resource Management. Both are designed to deliver unique insight into the business world and produce graduates confident in their professional abilities.
Managers motivate and coordinate people in order to achieve organizational goals. Management involves the critical functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. Professional managers think strategically and work with others to lead organizations or departments to successful outcomes.
Human resource management requires attracting, developing, and maintaining an effective workforce within an organization. Human resource management professionals forecast human resource needs and recruit and select individuals to match job needs. They also develop training programs, performance appraisal procedures, and compensation systems.