Dec 03, 2023  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 [Archived Catalog]

Management and Strategic Leadership Major (B.B.A.)

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Major code BB6126

Today’s dynamic and highly competitive businesses require energetic and capable leaders who can add value and create high performance at all levels of enterprise responsibility. The major in Management and Strategic Leadership is designed to create the foundations of knowledge and personal capability requisite to life-long professional learning and career-long success in business leadership.

Success in strategic business leadership requires a broad base of conceptual knowledge, personal skills and competencies. The required courses ensure a variety of rich developmental experiences that can include community service learning, individual leadership and emotional intelligence assessments, case analyses, research projects, team-based active learning projects, and guest speakers, in addition to traditional classroom lectures and discussions. The major places a strong emphasis on written and oral communications skills, teamwork, and personal initiative.

College-level Requirements

Please see the appropriate college listing for college-level academic requirements.

The major in Management and Strategic Leadership requires six courses and 21 hours of study.

Management Elective: Credit Hours: 4 (To be selected with approval of the advisor from any 300-level or 400-level MGT)

Additional Requirements

Majors in Management and Strategic Leadership within the Department of Management Systems will be required to successfully defend their personal Strategic Business Leadership Portfolios in order to graduate. This portfolio will be initiated in the prerequisite MGT 240 course and will be further developed in each of the required courses in the major. The portfolio will be reviewed annually with the student’s major advisor. The final defense will be “Pass/Fail” and will be accomplished through participation in MGT 499, Strategic Business Leadership Portfolio.

Additional electives from course offerings in management within the Department of Management Systems are also available for those wishing to pursue further study. Students should also check the Department of Management Systems web site at to learn about available courses and any modifications in the major.

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