Business Administration: People Management and Leadership
The B.A. in Business Administration: People Management and Leadership is a dually accredited program. You will get both American and European BA degree for a single price. The Management and Leadership concentration focuses on human resources management with special emphasis on leadership, both on a team and individual level.
|Accreditation||WASC + MSMT|
|Degree||Bachelor of Arts|
|Intake||Fall / Spring|
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About the program
The B.A. in Business Administration: People Management and Leadership is a dually accredited program. You will get both American and European BA degree for a single price. The program is delivered by an international faculty with top qualifications and experience in the business world. We commit ourselves to a personalized education model: in Spring 2020 marketing, the average class size in business undergraduate studies was 18 students!
What I enjoy most about AAU is its diverse and engaging environment. The smaller class sizes allowed me to make meaningful connections with faculty members and students, and facilitated networking, which is extremely important in the business world, and has enabled me to seek out the right opportunities.Kristian Pankulych, Business Administration, Student
The Management and Leadership concentration focuses on human resources management with special emphasis on leadership, both on a team and individual level. Students will also learn skills in the area of project management and effective communication as well as acquire knowledge of organization theory and applied psychology. Given the multicultural nature of the student body and the teaching staff, special emphasis will be given to management and leadership in multicultural environment of transnational corporations.
The graduates of this concentration will become not only skilled people managers in leading businesses but will also be capable of leading their own teams as entrepreneurs.
Business Administration: People Management and Leadership is a 3-year study program. To graduate, students must accumulate 90 US credits (180 ECTS credits) by completing 30 courses.
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On top of that students are also required to complete the Thesis module.
Five elective courses offered by any school at AAU
Having passed all the required and elective courses, students complete their studies by taking graduation examination: state exam covering the major module, state exam covering the concentration module, thesis defense.
For more information on the modular structure and the study program, please contact our admissions team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graduates of the B.A. in Business Administration: People Management and Leadership can expect to:
- Understand the field of “human resource management” and its relevance to managers and employees in work organizations especially in a global economy.
- Articulate and demonstrate a significant understanding of the many challenges and opportunities that global managers face today.
- Apply project management principles in different situations and for solving various problems in the everyday operation of business
- Understand the complexity of ethical decision-making processes in multinational companies.
- Understand and apply relevant concepts of intelligence, abilities, emotions, communication, decision making, creativity, and coaching to improve interpersonal skills.
- Communicate professionally, decisively and strategically in verbal and written English; our graduates are able to identify, analyze, describe, present and discuss complex problems and solutions to international audiences.
AAU graduates thrive in multinational environments and are able to communicate professionally in English to international audiences. As a graduate of this degree program, you will be well equipped to continue your studies or pursue a global career in areas such as:
- communication manager
- HR manager
- business coach
- product manager
- program manager
- sales executive / manager
- sales manager
- business consultant
See what our students have to say
We do almost all of our projects in small international teams, and we work together like we would in a business company and synergize our different ideas. There's flexibilities to meet with teachers outside of class, and ask them questions, not just specifically things we learn in the class.
Business Administration, United States of America
I like AAU because it’s very diverse and you can take as many classes as you want, including ones not connected to your degree. That way you can grow as a person. I enjoy basically every hour I spend here and I feel like I’m getting value for every class and I feel very connected to the people around me.
Business Administration, Russian Federation