Why Study Management at IU Southeast?

Knowledge of management issues has always been and will continue to be important. All companies, regardless of the location or industry, need to be managed and have managerial positions. IU Southeast faculty work with students to develop the tools to analyze situations, think critically, effectively communicate, motivate others, and engage in creative problem solving.

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Management is the act of working through others to accomplish desired goals and objectives. Managers must be able to plan, organize, lead, and control. These actions may involve motivating, budgeting, communicating, leading a team, disciplining, strategizing, or rewarding, all in the effort to help the organization run as effectively and efficiently as possible.

All students entering the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program must have completed a bachelor’s degree prior to enrolling.

Previous equivalent coursework can fulfill some of the course requirements listed below. To earn the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Management,

  1. five of the courses listed below must be successfully completed (C- or better) and
  2. at least four of the courses listed below must be successfully completed (C- or better) at IU Southeast after undergraduate degree completion.

Coursework to prepare for Certificate in General Management

  • BUS-D 300 International Business Administration P: E200
  • BUS-W 301 Principles of Management
  • BUS-W 311 New Venture Creation P:A201, E150, P or C: M301 or M300
  • BUS-W 320 Leadership and Ethics
  • BUS-W 430 Organizations and Organizational Change P: Z302, W301
  • BUS-Z 440 Personnel-Human Resource Management P: Z302

Gainful Employment Disclosures for Certificate Programs

BUS–D 300 International Business Administration (3 cr.)
Foreign environment for overseas operations; U.S. government policies and programs for international business; international economic policies; and management decisions and their implementation in international marketing, management, and finance.

BUS–W 301 Principles of Management (3 cr.)
Designed to synthesize knowledge of principles and functions of management: planning, organizing, staffing, directing, controlling, and decision making.

BUS–W 311 New Venture Creation (3 cr.)
This course helps students identify viable career options in entrepreneurship, expand their basic knowledge of the entrepreneurial process, and develop a repertoire of venture management skills.

BUS–W 320 Leadership and Ethics (3 cr.)
Students are introduced to ethics concepts and leadership skills, with a particular emphasis on demonstrating how ethics and leadership are complementary areas of emphasis for an effective leader. Ethics and leadership must be considered together in order to produce leaders who have the foresight to consider issues of responsibility, accountability, and the full impact of their actions, as well as a skill set that will empower them to implement their vision.

BUS–W 430 Organizations and Organizational Change (3 cr.)
Analysis and development of organizational theories with emphasis on environmental dependencies, sociotechnical systems, structural design, and control of the performance of complex systems. Issues in organizational change, such as appropriateness of intervention strategies and techniques, barriers to change, organizational analysis, and evaluation of formal change programs.

BUS–Z 440 Personnel-Human Resource Management (3 cr.)
Nature of human resource development and utilization in modern organizations. Establishment and operation of a total human resource program. Includes recruitment, selection, training and development, performance appraisal, reward systems, benefit programs, role of personnel department, and role of government.



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David Eplion
Associate Professor of Management
Coordinator Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing & International Business
Phone: (812) 941-2269
Office Location: HH 006
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Kenneth J. Harris
Associate Professor of Management
Phone: (812) 941-2501
Office Location: HH 117
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Aycan Kara
Acting Assistant Professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship
Phone: (812) 941-2654
Office Location: HH 030
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Thomas J. Keefe
Professor of Business Administration
Phone: (812) 941-2628
Office Location: HH 024
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Alysa D. Lambert
Associate Professor in Human Resources Management
Co-editor of the Journal of Business Disciplines
Phone: (812) 941-2453
Office Location: HH 014
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Carolyn “Casey” Findley Musgrove
Assistant Professor of Marketing
Phone: (812) 941-2052
Office Location: HH 010
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Lisa Russell
Assistant Professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship
Phone: (812) 941-2053
Office Location: HH 215 M
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