A WMU management degree sets students on a course for success through active learning and determination. Those aspiring to manage their own business or to work for well-known companies can excel in our management program. The Department of Management is one of only a handful in the country that pairs small business owners and entrepreneurs with student teams to provide real-world exposure to the challenges of running a business and managing a team.
Set your standards high. Find gold and earn a management degree in a professional business school setting that will challenge you on techniques essential for a successful career in human resources, ISM, entrepreneurship or management.
WMU's chapter of the Society for Excellence in Human Resources has been awarded the Society for Human Resource Management's Superior Merit Award for being one of the nation's most active and highest achieving student chapters.
Alexis Lenderman, an entrepreneurship and global and international studies major from Flint, is among just 1,000 undergraduate students nationwide to earn a Gilman International Scholarship to intern or study abroad.
Do you know a young professional who graduated from Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business and is doing extraordinary things in business? Do you know someone under 30 who is shaping their industry, making a difference in their community, or breaking new ground? If you know a young alum who is a thought leader in business, or if you are this alum, then fill out our nomination form for the college's new 30 Under 30 digital publication, brought to you by the Young Alumni Advisory Board.
Dr. Dan Farrell, professor of management, has always been studious but did not decide to pursue a career in academia until he was a sophomore in college. He shares what brings him joy in his career, what inspired him to teach and what he thinks sets Western Michigan University apart.
"We are definitely a newer sector of the travel and tourism industry, and still tapping into a niche market that is mostly unknown," says Desi Taylor, founder of Cluventure, a travel agency that provides unique and personalized vacations with a catch. Travelers don't know where they are going.
Access is the important features of the culture at CloudCraze, a business-to-business e-commerce platform. And Janie Howell, B.B.A.'04, is on the front lines for articulating the company's values in her role as talent acquisition manager.