Business Management Technology

The Associate of Applied Business degree in Business Management Technology provides students with a core consisting of communication, management, accounting, marketing, e-commerce, economics and liberal arts courses. Students may have the opportunity to participate in internships, which help to link theory with hands-on practice.

The Business Management Technology major comprises the following concentrations:

  • The Business Administration concentration articulates with the Bachelor of Business Administration degree at Kent State.
  • The Logistics and Supply Chain Management concentration allows students to become knowledgeable in the process and supervision of the movement of products from the point origin to the point of consumption for consumers, business and other organizations.
  • The Management and Entrepreneurship concentration comprises coursework in management, entrepreneurship and and productivity applications.
  • The Marketing/Sales concentration comprises coursework in management, advertising, customer service and productivity applications.

The degree is offered in person at all campuses (except Stark) and fully online.

Business Management Technology graduates will

  • Apply lessons learned by integrating business simulations into appropriate courses using Excel, MyLab or other simulation software
  • Discuss various aspects of teams in business: team dynamics, different types of teams, meeting rules and management
  • Research and share how businesses are currently working to improve their products, services and overall organizations
  • Understand business concepts and vocabulary
  • Demonstrate knowledge acquired by emphasizing public speaking, ethical problem solving, teamwork and multimedia presentations
  • Write in a formal and informal style
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively in teams
  • Demonstrate knowledge of business and economic principles, concepts and vocabulary
  • Interpret local, state, national and international markets and regulations
  • Use appropriate technology for business applications, as well as review future technology needs
  • Identify, assess and solve specific problems for actual organizations, or address problems presented in a case-study
  • Distinguish between ethical and unethical business practices, and show an appreciation for diversity in the workplace