Management is a combination of methods and forms of production (or social) development and control. The aim of management is raising the effectiveness. Management degrees is one of the most common education in the world. The main functions of Management are development, creation, administration and control.
Professionals in Management are on high demand in every human activity - and education in Management may include specializations in such areas as Business, Social Science or Marketing. Study programs can also prepare graduates for a specific area (such as Hospitality and Tourism Management) or for a profession (such as Human Resource Management).
Structure of Management study programs
Bachelor study programs in Management can last from three to five years (it depends on the chosen institution and country), Master study programs last from one to two years.
Most of study programs in Management aim to prepare specialists in a particular area of Management. Students receive specific courses in computing, business administration, economics, marketing, organization studies and many other. Besides usual lectures and seminars, students work in collaborative projects, learn to speak in public, prepare presentations and written works.
Many universities also offer a joint degree in Management - for example, Management and Business or Management and Economics. These degrees allow students to receive more deep and advanced knowledge background in two areas at once.
Online study programs in Management are quite common. Since Management degrees do not usually include practical lessons, all courses can be completed by internet.
Best Universities to study Management
According to QS Top Universities Ranking by subject 2016-2017, the world's best institution to study Management is Harvard University in USA. All needed information about Harvard University, including requirements for international applicants, study programs and possible scholarships, can be found on our website in the university’s profile. Also those who wish to study in Harvard University can contact the university through our website using the question form. The list of other great universities with degrees in Management and related disciplines include London Business School, INSEAD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Pennsylvania, Stanford University, University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of California Berkeley and Bocconi University. All needed information about these universities can also be found on our website. Most of these universities are located in USA and UK, the countries with specific requirements for international applicants. These requirements can be found in articles on our website.