Business Management and Administration
Welcome to the Department of Business Management and Administration at Bradley University's Foster College of Business. The Department of Business Management and Administration offers high quality programs related to management, or the “art of getting things done through people.” Managing involves planning, leading, organizing, and controlling activities to attain the goals of the business organization. Our programs provide a solid grounding in the skills and concepts necessary to navigate the complex challenges of the manager’s role and concentrate on developing the problem-solving, decision-making, and interpersonal skills essential for leading an organization.
Reasons to Choose Business Management and Administration
- Great Teaching - The BMA department has produced six winners of the university’s highest teaching award. All of our faculty have had business experience.
- Real Business Experience - Every one of our majors gets experience consulting for a business client. Student Learning. Our students get a wide variety of learning experiences in which they apply knowledge to business problems, hear from business leaders, and interact in project teams.
- Opportunities after Graduation - The department has had a high placement rate, even in a down economy. Most students choose to enter the business world, some students work for not-for-profits, some pursue graduate school, and some have gone on to start their own businesses.
How sustainability helps the planet and boosts the bottom line
Environmentalist Hunter Lovins explains the global warming crisis and how Bradley and businesses can tackle it.
MBA student receives Foster College Dean’s Award
Candace Esken ’13 research project examines how organizations can better anticipate situations employees may face after positive or negative news is released.
Teaching class while traveling in China
Dr. Aaron Buchko, professor of management, creates a mobile classroom using videoconferencing to teach his class while traveling in Asia.
Bradley University’s Foster College of Business Administration is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB-accredited schools are considered the best in the world.