Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree with a Specialization in Management

Online Business Management Degree

Businesses need strong leaders to build teams, organize change, and help employees reach their full potential. AIU’s accredited, online business management degree is designed to help you refine your skills as a leader while working to build a strong base of business expertise.

Next Online Start Date:

May 30, 2018

Total Credits:

180

Offered:

Online
Atlanta
Houston

Program Details

Total tuition for this degree program may vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

Estimate your costs, potential savings and graduation date.

Learn about organizational change, the role of managers and cultural differences found in today's fast-paced, ever-changing business environment in addition to developing a solid background in business fundamentals.

We can help you learn how to:

  • Apply team-building and leadership skills and employ methods for improving decision-making
  • Apply quantitative tools to analyze contemporary business functions and practices
  • Apply the concepts and principles of finance, economics, and accounting to make effective decisions in the global business environment
  • Apply current operations and marketing management practices and principles used in the business environment
  • Examine the implications of technology and the Internet on today’s businesses
  • Recognize and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts in today’s business environment

Download program detail PDF

ACBSP

Degree Requirements

General Education
ECON 220 Microeconomics 4.5
ECON 224 Macroeconomics 4.5
ENGL 106 English Composition I 4.5
ENGL 107 English Composition II 4.5
HUMA 215 Topics in Cultural Studies 4.5
MATH 125 General College Mathematics 4.5
UNIV 103 Academic and Professional Success 4.5
UNIV 106 Technology and Information Literacy 4.5
UNIV 109 Interpersonal Communication 4.5
General Education Elective (1 Course) 4.5
Humanities (2 Courses) 9
Natural Sciences (2 Courses) 9
Total Credit Hours: 58.5
Core
ACCT 205 Principles of Accounting I 4.5
ACCT 310 Managerial Accounting 4.5
BUSN 105 Introduction to Business 4.5
BUSN 311 Quantitative Methods and Analysis 4.5
BUSN 150 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business 4.5
FINA 310 Financial Management 4.5
MGMT 305 Management Information Systems 4.5
MGMT 310 Management and Leadership of Organizations 4.5
MGMT 315 Survey of Human Resource Management 4.5
MGMT 499 Program Capstone 4.5
MKTG 205 Survey of Human Resource Management 4.5
Total Credit Hours: 49.5
General Electives

A combination of 11 electives dependent on Program

Total Credit Hours: 49.5
Management Track
MGMT 335 Personnel and Organization Policy 4.5
MGMT 340 Building Teams and Resolving Conflict 4.5
MGMT 348 Industrial Labor Relations 4.5
MGMT 345 Diversity in the Workforce 4.5
MGMT 415 Global Operations Management 4.5
Total Credit Hours: 22.5

Total Credit Hours: 180

AIU's Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), with all its specializations, is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Your classes may include:

Personnel and Organization Policy

In order to select and secure proper human resources for organizational needs, personnel policies must be in place to guide personnel selection, compensation planning and performance management. In addition, policies must be established for progressive disciplinary process and motivational alternatives. These policies must be linked with organizational strategy to develop human resources as a competitive advantage. They must also be linked with proper career management and employee retention activities. This course covers the basic aspects of policy writing for selection, performance management, disciplinary process, employee motivation, and career management.

Building Teams and Resolving Conflict

This course examines principles of team building and conflict resolution. Methods of building cohesive teams and diffusing confrontation will be discussed. Students will also explore the opportunities and challenges that arise from a diverse workforce.

Diversity in the Workforce

This course addresses the experience of work as it varies with gender and ethnic background. Topics include work-related stereotypes and attitudes, discrimination and harassment, career choice, occupational segregation, employment patterns, group differences related to fair testing and employment practices, and the relationship of diversity to processes such as supervision, leadership, mentoring and power.

Project Management

This course explores principles of project management to gain fundamental knowledge to enhance management outcomes including human resources management, communications management, scope management, quality management, scheduling/time management, cost and resource management, risk management, contract/procurement management, and project integration.

Global Operations Management

This course explores basic operations management in modern organizations which involves design, management and improvement of productive processes. Subjects include critical path methods (CPM), PERT Charts, Resource Allocations, Gantt Charts, budgeted cost of work scheduled, budgeted cost of work performed, actual cost of work performed, and projects associated with services and the manufacture of products including fast delivery to the ultimate consumer.

Managing Organizational Change

This course presents both conceptual and experiential approaches to the topic of organizational change and organization development. Special emphasis is placed on developing interpersonal skills in order to analyze situations.

International Legal and Ethical Issues in Business
This course presents the ethical and legal issues of business including contracts, agency law and investor protection.
Budgeting

This course will provide fundamental understanding of budgeting, budgeting process and includes a practical guide for preparing financial budgets.

Managerial Accounting

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the role of accounting information in support of decision making and planning throughout the organization. Students will learn accounting methods for planning and controlling operations through budgets, responsibility centers and cost management. Furthermore, students will learn various measures and analysis techniques to evaluate the performance of the business.

Management and Leadership of Organizations

This course examines the elements of management and leadership as they apply to modern organizations. Special emphasis is placed on organizational change, role of managers, and cultural differences found in today's management environment.

Management Information Systems

This course focuses on management of information systems. Topics include resources, information systems in an organization, social implications and use and evaluation of common microcomputer software packages.

Program Capstone

The emphasis in this course is on applying and synthesizing concepts and techniques from all previous business/concentrations courses. The class sessions are designed to familiarize students with the many dimensions of business, with special emphasis on the area of specialization.


View the Course Catalog

Course content subject to change.

From grants to military service to transfer credit, see the variety of opportunities available to save time and money on your degree at AIU.

  • Scholarships & Grants - AIU offers a number of institutional scholarships and grants that can help eligible students offset the program cost and help reduce out of pocket costs
  • Reduced Military Tuition Rate – AIU Online offers a 45% tuition reduction to active military undergraduate students and a 20% tuition reduction to active military graduate students, including members of the Reserves and National Guard
  • Transfer Credit – AIU’s transfer-friendly credit policy lets you transfer in up to 75% of the qualifying credits needed toward your degree
  • Prior Learning Credit – You can receive credits for past college courses, qualifying military service, or eligible work experience

For more information, review the AIU guides below:

  • Financial Aid Guide: Our guide to financial aid can answer your initial questions and help you prepare to apply for financial aid
  • Scholarships and Grants Guide: Learn about the scholarships and grants offered by AIU along with details about eligibility
  • Transfer Credit Guide: This guide explores how to transfer your credits from other schools—and earn college credit for your eligible past work and qualifying military experience

Program Outline

Learn about organizational change, the role of managers and cultural differences found in today's fast-paced, ever-changing business environment in addition to developing a solid background in business fundamentals.

We can help you learn how to:

  • Apply team-building and leadership skills and employ methods for improving decision-making
  • Apply quantitative tools to analyze contemporary business functions and practices
  • Apply the concepts and principles of finance, economics, and accounting to make effective decisions in the global business environment
  • Apply current operations and marketing management practices and principles used in the business environment
  • Examine the implications of technology and the Internet on today’s businesses
  • Recognize and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts in today’s business environment

Download program detail PDF

ACBSP

Courses

Degree Requirements

General Education
ECON 220 Microeconomics 4.5
ECON 224 Macroeconomics 4.5
ENGL 106 English Composition I 4.5
ENGL 107 English Composition II 4.5
HUMA 215 Topics in Cultural Studies 4.5
MATH 125 General College Mathematics 4.5
UNIV 103 Academic and Professional Success 4.5
UNIV 106 Technology and Information Literacy 4.5
UNIV 109 Interpersonal Communication 4.5
General Education Elective (1 Course) 4.5
Humanities (2 Courses) 9
Natural Sciences (2 Courses) 9
Total Credit Hours: 58.5
Core
ACCT 205 Principles of Accounting I 4.5
ACCT 310 Managerial Accounting 4.5
BUSN 105 Introduction to Business 4.5
BUSN 311 Quantitative Methods and Analysis 4.5
BUSN 150 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business 4.5
FINA 310 Financial Management 4.5
MGMT 305 Management Information Systems 4.5
MGMT 310 Management and Leadership of Organizations 4.5
MGMT 315 Survey of Human Resource Management 4.5
MGMT 499 Program Capstone 4.5
MKTG 205 Survey of Human Resource Management 4.5
Total Credit Hours: 49.5
General Electives

A combination of 11 electives dependent on Program

Total Credit Hours: 49.5
Management Track
MGMT 335 Personnel and Organization Policy 4.5
MGMT 340 Building Teams and Resolving Conflict 4.5
MGMT 348 Industrial Labor Relations 4.5
MGMT 345 Diversity in the Workforce 4.5
MGMT 415 Global Operations Management 4.5
Total Credit Hours: 22.5

Total Credit Hours: 180

AIU's Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), with all its specializations, is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Classes Overview

Your classes may include:

Personnel and Organization Policy

In order to select and secure proper human resources for organizational needs, personnel policies must be in place to guide personnel selection, compensation planning and performance management. In addition, policies must be established for progressive disciplinary process and motivational alternatives. These policies must be linked with organizational strategy to develop human resources as a competitive advantage. They must also be linked with proper career management and employee retention activities. This course covers the basic aspects of policy writing for selection, performance management, disciplinary process, employee motivation, and career management.

Building Teams and Resolving Conflict

This course examines principles of team building and conflict resolution. Methods of building cohesive teams and diffusing confrontation will be discussed. Students will also explore the opportunities and challenges that arise from a diverse workforce.

Diversity in the Workforce

This course addresses the experience of work as it varies with gender and ethnic background. Topics include work-related stereotypes and attitudes, discrimination and harassment, career choice, occupational segregation, employment patterns, group differences related to fair testing and employment practices, and the relationship of diversity to processes such as supervision, leadership, mentoring and power.

Project Management

This course explores principles of project management to gain fundamental knowledge to enhance management outcomes including human resources management, communications management, scope management, quality management, scheduling/time management, cost and resource management, risk management, contract/procurement management, and project integration.

Global Operations Management

This course explores basic operations management in modern organizations which involves design, management and improvement of productive processes. Subjects include critical path methods (CPM), PERT Charts, Resource Allocations, Gantt Charts, budgeted cost of work scheduled, budgeted cost of work performed, actual cost of work performed, and projects associated with services and the manufacture of products including fast delivery to the ultimate consumer.

Managing Organizational Change

This course presents both conceptual and experiential approaches to the topic of organizational change and organization development. Special emphasis is placed on developing interpersonal skills in order to analyze situations.

International Legal and Ethical Issues in Business
This course presents the ethical and legal issues of business including contracts, agency law and investor protection.
Budgeting

This course will provide fundamental understanding of budgeting, budgeting process and includes a practical guide for preparing financial budgets.

Managerial Accounting

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the role of accounting information in support of decision making and planning throughout the organization. Students will learn accounting methods for planning and controlling operations through budgets, responsibility centers and cost management. Furthermore, students will learn various measures and analysis techniques to evaluate the performance of the business.

Management and Leadership of Organizations

This course examines the elements of management and leadership as they apply to modern organizations. Special emphasis is placed on organizational change, role of managers, and cultural differences found in today's management environment.

Management Information Systems

This course focuses on management of information systems. Topics include resources, information systems in an organization, social implications and use and evaluation of common microcomputer software packages.

Program Capstone

The emphasis in this course is on applying and synthesizing concepts and techniques from all previous business/concentrations courses. The class sessions are designed to familiarize students with the many dimensions of business, with special emphasis on the area of specialization.


View the Course Catalog

Course content subject to change.

Tuition and Fees

Total tuition for this degree program may vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

Estimate your costs, potential savings and graduation date.

Ways to Save

From grants to military service to transfer credit, see the variety of opportunities available to save time and money on your degree at AIU.

  • Scholarships & Grants - AIU offers a number of institutional scholarships and grants that can help eligible students offset the program cost and help reduce out of pocket costs
  • Reduced Military Tuition Rate – AIU Online offers a 45% tuition reduction to active military undergraduate students and a 20% tuition reduction to active military graduate students, including members of the Reserves and National Guard
  • Transfer Credit – AIU’s transfer-friendly credit policy lets you transfer in up to 75% of the qualifying credits needed toward your degree
  • Prior Learning Credit – You can receive credits for past college courses, qualifying military service, or eligible work experience

For more information, review the AIU guides below:

  • Financial Aid Guide: Our guide to financial aid can answer your initial questions and help you prepare to apply for financial aid
  • Scholarships and Grants Guide: Learn about the scholarships and grants offered by AIU along with details about eligibility
  • Transfer Credit Guide: This guide explores how to transfer your credits from other schools—and earn college credit for your eligible past work and qualifying military experience

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