Management

John Brown University’s management program introduces students to a variety of management settings like international management, organizational leadership and human resource management, and important behavioral dimensions of management. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for successful careers as professional managers in corporations, public institutions, not-for-profit organizations and small businesses.

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Find out what our students and professor have to say about studying management at JBU.

Get Real Experience

Seven Reasons to Study Management at JBU

Reason #1

Get Real Experience

JBU has tons of Fortune 500 companies right in our backyard. Gain incredible insight into the CPG industry and explore industry best practices through summer internships.

Build a Business

Seven Reasons to Study Management at JBU

Reason #2

Build a Business

In their capstone course, teams of business majors write a real, viable business plan and present it to a panel of professions for evaluation.

Change Lives

Seven Reasons to Study Management at JBU

Reason #3

Change Lives

Use business concepts to develop outreach projects that improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need through ENACTUS (Entrepreneurs in Action).

Earn an MBA

Seven Reasons to Study Management at JBU

Reason #4

Earn an MBA

JBU College of Business has developed a specific curriculum track that gets you a B.S. in Business and an masters in business administration in five years.

Gain International Exposure

Seven Reasons to Study Management at JBU

Reason #5

Gain International Exposure

Travel abroad with JBU for unique exposure to the world’s fastest growing economies. Meet with Chinese business leaders or Brazilian financial experts to learn international business strategies for success in a global economy.

Apply Your Coursework

Seven Reasons to Study Management at JBU

Reason #6

Apply Your Coursework

Apply your management coursework and experience leading a campus ministry, organizing community outreach programs or serving on JBU’s Student Ministry Leadership Team.

Become an Effective Leader

Seven Reasons to Study Management at JBU

Reason #7

Become an Effective Leader

Earn a minor in leadership through JBU’s co-curricular institute that combines the study of practical leadership skills with an exploration of biblical leadership to develop innovative servant leaders for the workplace.

Eva Fast

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Eva Fast

Assistant Professor of Business

Fast likes to see students develop their gifts and surprise themselves in the process. Fast and her student teams received top awards at the Reynolds Governor’s Cup Business Plan Competition.

M.B.A., John Brown University
B.S., John Brown University

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Joe Walenciak

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Joe Walenciak

Professor of Business

Walenciak has led or participated in more than 50 short-term mission/service projects and helped launch Enactus in Guatemala during a sabbatical from JBU.

Ph.D., University of Arkansas
M.B.A., University of Arkansas
B.S., John Brown University

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Tonya Suarez

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Tonya Suarez

Assistant Professor of Business

Suarez chose JBU because she can show students that you can be a light for Christ in whatever work you do.

M.S., University of Arkansas
B.S., John Brown University

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Ryan Ladner

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Ryan Ladner

Associate Professor of Marketing

Ladner left his corporate job to pursue his passion of teaching, integrating the practical and theoretical. Married with two children, he enjoys playing intramurals.

D.B.A., George Fox University
M.A., Liberty University
M.B.A., Mississippi College
B.S.B.A, University of Southern Mississippi

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