Global Business Management and Economics Major


Mission

The Department of Global Business Management and Economic's mission is to provide an environment of collaborative learning among students, faculty, staff and the greater community for the purpose of creating personal and professional success for all stakeholders.

Goals

  • Providing quality instruction
  • Maintaining continuous improvements in programs and curricula
  • Providing timely career-based skills and knowledge for students so that they will be viewed as desirable prospects for career growth opportunities by their current and/or future employers
  • Supporting continuing education outreach programs (credit and non-credit) for the business community within the College’s service area
  • Providing students from around the world with a global awareness of domestic and international business

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Student Learning Outcomes for Business Management

Students will:

  • Know the core areas of business: accounting, management, marketing, economics, and finance in a global context
  • Analyze ethical issues that impact business decisions from economic, political, legal, and social perspectives
  • Utilize technology skills to maximize managerial decision-making from the perspective of the organization
  • Apply statistical analysis and other quantitative project management techniques to evaluate data, test assumptions, and apply conclusions to managerial decision-making
  • Develop a business strategic plan that integrates and applies all the core areas of business

The Business Management major is a balanced program of liberal arts and management education that prepares future professionals for work in business, government, and non-profit organizations. Students learn to deal with complex issues in dynamic, changing work environments through focusing on these critical elements:

  • Conceptual – analysis, problem solving, decision making, and systems thinking
  • Human Relations – communication, interpersonal skills, leadership, and motivation
  • Technical Expertise – functional skills in financial analysis, statistical analysis, economics, and computer literacy
  • Doing the Right Thing – understanding the ethical dimensions of decisions and actions

In the classroom, students apply knowledge to solve organizational problems through discussion, case analysis, simulation exercises, oral presentations, and field research, field service, and internships.

The department also offers a minor in Accounting, Economics and Management Information Systems.

The following prerequisites and requirements are effective beginning with the graduating class of 2018 (entering fall 2014 or later). Earlier classes should refer to the course catalogue for the year they enrolled at the College.

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Prerequisites for the Major

  • MA 210 Statistics
  • MT 203 Leadership Management
  • MT 204 Organizational Behavior

Required for the Major (refer to the catalog for course descriptions)

  • MT 209 Financial Accounting
  • MT 210 Managerial Accounting
  • MT 220 International Management
  • MT 222 Principles of Marketing
  • MT 235 Software Applications for Business
  • MT 340 Financial Management
  • MT 373 International Financial Management
  • MT 374 International Marketing
  • MT 402 Senior Seminar
  • EC 201 Principles of Microeconomics
  • EC 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • EC 203 The Global Economy
  • ID 327 Project Management
  • ID 413 Internship

plus a minor in Accounting, Economics, or Information Systems Management

Accounting Minor

  • MT 209 Financial Accounting
  • MT 210 Managerial Accounting
  • MT 235 Software Applications for Business
  • MT 250 Principles of Federal Taxation
  • MT 361 Non-Profit Accounting
  • MT 365 Cost Accounting
  • EC 305 Money and Banking

Economics Minor

Choose only two (2) from  

  • EC 201 Principles of Microeconomics
  • EC 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • EC 203 The Global Economy

plus 12 credits chosen from these Economics electives

  • EC 205 Women in the American Economy
  • EC 304 History of Economic Thought
  • EC 305 Money and Banking
  • EC 317 Economics of American Industry
  • EC 323 Managerial Economics
  • EC 326 Economics of Health Care
  • EC 328 Environmental Economics

Management Information Systems Minor

  • MT 235 Software Applications for Business
  • MT 251 Management Information Systems
  • MT 352 E-Commerce
  • MT 370 Networking and Systems Management
  • MT 372 Database Management and Applications
  • ID 327 Project Management

Coming Soon

A study-abroad pre-approved degree plan

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Internship

All majors are required to complete an internship associated with their field of study.  Here are some of the placements our students have had:

  • Lenovo Corp, North Carolina: Corporate Sales.
  • Microsoft Corp: Retail Sales
  • Brown Brothers Harriman: Custody Representative
  • Boston Financial Data Services, Inc.: Operations Representative
  • Hannah Instruments: Marketing Assistant
  • MSA Mortgage Company: Administration
  • Linx Corp: Administrative Assistant
  • EMC Corp: Software Sales Position

And a sample of comments from students and internship supervisors:

Some employer feedback:

  • “If you have any more students like XX, send them over. I would like to partner with Regis College for internships and guest speaking opportunities.” (Massachusetts State Police)
  • “We recruit at a lot of schools but something is missing. That missing ingredient is here at Regis.” (HR director, non-profit organization)
  • “We are still talking about how great Regis College is.” (Microsoft recruiter)
  • “XX did such a fantastic job for us that we want to hire more Regis interns”. (College Interactive, managing partner)

Student feedback:

  • “I can’t believe how much I’ve learned in 3 months.” Mortgage company internship
  • “I feel completely confident in my ability to find a job.”
  • “I loved my marketing internship. I think they may hire me.” Intern for local car dealership

Ongoing:  the department is seeking accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

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Global Business Management and Economics Department

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Dean's Office

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