Agility, Ethics Define Management Major

Stonehill’s holistic approach to the management major equips graduates to lead in an evolving field.

Program Overview 

The Management major in Stonehill's Meehan School of Business prepares students to be leaders in a variety of industries and allows them to experience a broad-based curriculum with coursework in human resource management, organizational behavior, project management and operations management. It is designed to provide students with basic knowledge in each of these areas using several tools: 

  • Case studies 
  • Classroom lectures and discussions 
  • Community-based learning projects 
  • Computer simulations 
  • Internships 
  • Team projects 
  • Research reports 

In line with the current concerns of the business community, particular focus is placed on ethical values, the behavioral sciences and international operations. 

Recent Accolades

Organizations involved in assessing U.S. colleges and universities continually cite Stonehill as being among the best in the nation when it comes to value, outcomes and a commitment to making the world a better place. See full list of accolades.

Sample Management Courses

Human Resource Management

The course provides an overview of the human resources field and the opportunity to study common employment practices in organizations. Topics include employee recruitment, selection, orientation, training and development, retention, performance management, rewards and compensation, benefits, counseling, employment legislation, the changing workplace and diversity, and labor relations. Emphasis is on current, relevant, and important issues through cases and readings.

Managerial Negotiation and Decision Making

This is the senior Management Capstone course whose goal is to provide insights and tools which enable students to improve their negotiating and decision-making skills, as well as to understand the actions of others. Extensive use of readings, cases and experiential exercises.

Project Management

The first half of the course will cover traditional project management topics such as project planning and initiation, budgeting, scheduling, change management, and risk management. The second half of the course will introduce the agile approach to project management and will teach students how to manage projects using this iterative and incremental life cycle.

Operations Management

Examines the principles, techniques, and methodologies required to successfully operate an organization in today’s dynamic environment. The course addresses both strategic and tactical issues of operations management and evaluates their impact on competitiveness, productivity, flexibility, quality, and cost. The course will draw on case studies and the analysis of real-world situations.

AACSB Accredited

Stonehill’s business program is accredited by AACSB International, placing us within an elite group of higher education institutions that make up less than 6% of the world’s business schools.

Where Our Management Graduates Work

Stonehill’s management graduates go on to work at a range of notable organizations. Continue exploring where Stonehill graduates work. 

What stands out the most to me is the individual attention that professors were always willing to give. It really made a difference in helping me understand a variety of situations and encouraged me to think outside the box

Outside Partnerships & Special Programs

Stonehill College has developed academic affiliations with colleges and universities that enable our students to augment the degree they earn at Stonehill with graduate and undergraduate degrees that further enhance their opportunities.

Pair Your Degree With a Master's Degree in Business

The Skyhawk Accelerated Dual Degree allows Stonehill students to earn a bachelor's degree and master's degree in as little as four years. Eligible students receive early and expedited admission to their graduate program of interest and can begin working toward a master's degree in marketing or data analytics.

Contact Information

Michael J. Sale

Michael J. Sale

Associate Professor of Business Administration, Management & Business Analytics Chair, Management Information Systems Program Director, Data Analytics Minor Program Director