About Business and Leadership Studies
Junior Zach Wheeler (left) found a job opportunity with Steven Toyota after a Business 101 field trip. The dealership also employs senior Zehi Salehi, the buying center manager and a five-year employee, as well as Tristan Childress '19, a sales and leasing consultant.
Tiffany Heishman, double major in accounting and business administration, hopes to combine her love of agriculture and farming with her business and accounting degrees to provide accounting services to farmers.
Jason Berg '01, CEO of Pixo, addresses students in Professor Andy Miller's introduction to business course as the Longacre Seminar speaker.
Two recent graduates, Daniel Scott and Jourdyn Friend, start positions at Farm Credit of the Virginias after interning with the company.
Maggie Worku '07 double major, business and economics, has found rewarding work as a Transamerica executive, while traveling widely and beginning her own entrepreneurial import business.
In our program you will learn that business can:
- be foundational to peacebuilding
- work for fairness and justice
- value people
- be service
- responsibly steward resources
- be interdisciplinary
- have a global perspective
You will learn to run, manage and promote businesses that work for the good of all. You will gain practical skills for successful management in a variety of organizations.
Developing effective leaders and managers
Our curriculum is focused on developing values, skills, and knowledge. You will develop a sense of integrity, fairness, and stewardship of resources. You will gain an understanding of business as a service profession that is critical to God’s care for humankind.
Our professors will enable you to:
- lead and to manage effectively
- think critically and to apply effective problem-solving methodologies
- communicate clearly both orally and in writing
- work collaboratively in diverse settings
- apply financial statement analysis to the stewardship of organizational resources
- use information technology in order to further organizational objectives
Interships, case studies, special projects, simulations and field experience is a part of many of your classes at EMU. You'll gain professional experience and learn skills from real-world situations in your classes.