Interpersonal

Communication: Ability to effectively express your thoughts, ideas, and messages to diverse people in oral and written form. Public speaking skills and ability to write/edit emails, letters, and technical reports. Conflict Management: Ability to manage conflict. Emotional Intelligence: Ability to monitor your emotions and those of others, to discriminate among them, and to use this information to guide your thinking and behavior. Professional Skills: Accountability and positive work habits such as punctuality, time management, appropriate dress and appearance, and willingness to go beyond a job description or ask for help when needed. Demonstrated integrity, ethical behavior, and concern for the greater good. Self-Awareness: A realistic view of your strengths and weaknesses relative to a specific job and context, and the ability to create and implement a personal development plan. Social Intelligence: Ability to connect with others in a meaningful way, to recognize and understand another person's feelings and thoughts, and to use this information to stimulate positive relationships and beneficial interactions.

Through the courses in the Management major, you can potentially develop knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA) that will prepare you to effectively manage organizations and the people in them, as well as develop and implement strategies that will lead to success.

Through the Interpersonal KSA Category, you will gain:

  • Communication: Ability to effectively express your thoughts, ideas, and messages to diverse people in oral and written form. Public speaking skills and ability to write/edit emails, letters, and technical reports.
  • Conflict Management: Ability to manage conflict.
  • Emotional Intelligence: Ability to monitor your emotions and those of others, to discriminate among them, and to use this information to guide your thinking and behavior.
  • Professional Skills: Accountability and positive work habits such as punctuality, time management, appropriate dress and appearance, and willingness to go beyond a job description or ask for help when needed. Demonstrated integrity, ethical behavior, and concern for the greater good.
  • Self-Awareness: A realistic view of your strengths and weaknesses relative to a specific job and context, and the ability to create and implement a personal development plan.
  • Social Intelligence: Ability to connect with others in a meaningful way, to recognize and understand another person's feelings and thoughts, and to use this information to stimulate positive relationships and beneficial interactions.

Visit our Management Major Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) Webpage to learn more about the KSA's.

 

Prescribed MGMT Courses:

Course No.

Knowledge

Skills & Abilities

MGMT 326

 

Communication

Conflict Management

MGMT 451W

  Self-awareness

MGMT 481

   

Additional MGMT Courses: (Choose any three courses from the following list based on your interests.)

Course No.

Knowledge

Skills & Abilities

MGMT 341

   

MGMT 355

 

Self-awareness

Emotional Intelligence

Social Intelligence

MGMT 420

Conflict management

Social intelligence

Social Intelligence

MGMT 441

   

MGMT 443

 

Self-awareness

Professional skills

MGMT 445

 

Self-awareness

Emotional intelligence

Social intelligence

MGMT 480

Professional skills

Communication

Professional skills

BA 441

   

 

Knowledge

  • Conflict Management: Conflict management approaches (MGMT 420)
  • Professional Skills: Client relationship management (MGMT 480)
  • Social Intelligence: Interest/Value Identification and Capture (MGMT 420)

Skills & Abilities

  • Communication: MGMT 326, Report writing and presenting (MGMT 480)
  • Conflict Management: MGMT 326
  • Self-Awareness: Ethical awareness and leading ethically (MGMT 451W); Implementation of personal leadership philosophy and action plan (MGMT 355); Identification of one’s personal coaching style (MGMT 443); Self-awareness of bias and privilege; and implementation of personal diversity mission and action plan (MGMT 445)
  • Emotional Intelligence: MGMT 355; Empathy and perspective-taking across differences (MGMT 445)
  • Professional Skills: MGMT 443; Report writing and presenting (MGMT 480)
  • Social Intelligence: MGMT 355; Identifying mutual benefit (MGMT 420); Empathy and perspective-taking across differences; Self-awareness of bias and privilege (MGMT 445)