Spring 2013 Issue, Volume 3
MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER About the Department Mission Statement: The Management/Economics Department provides students with conceptual knowledge, analytical tools, practical skills, and experiences they will be able to use and build upon wherever they work. Our mission is to advance the intellectual, ethical, and social development of students so they become personally and socially responsible managers, l e a d e r s , a n d i n d i vi du a l contributors who create value for their organizations and communities.
Areas of Study
Number of Students
Health Care Minors
Sport Management Concentration
Students working in the Leadership at Work class.
Faculty News Dr. Sharon McKechnie presented a lecture on the importance of considering organizational culture for entrepreneurs to a group of visiting students from InterCollege Business School in The Netherlands. The students visited Emmanuel as part of a week long tour of possible graduate schools in the Boston area.
Fall 2013 Dept. Electives If you are interested in taking an elective in the Management and Economics Department, here are four classes that are being offered for the upcoming fall semester: MGMT 2211—Leadership: Person and Process—More and more employers and graduate schools are looking for students who have the ability to analyze and apply leadership theories and concepts. This class works well as a stand-alone introduction and overview of the field as well as the jumping off point for students interested in pursuing the leadership minor. May be counted as part of the Organizational Leadership minor.
MGMT 2202—International Management—This course focuses on the strategic role of culture and ethics in the implementation of global strategies in a world with everaccelerating advances in technology and complexity in global business relationships. ECON 3105—Money and Financial Markets— This course analyzes questions such as what money is, how the stock market works, and how financial markets impact the economy. The course takes an in-depth look at the U.S. economy as well as the bond market, markets in stocks, foreign currencies and financial futures and derivatives. The impacts of financial activity on economic activity will also be explored throughout the semester.
M G MT 2401 —I ntr odu ct ion to Sp or t Management—Principles, practices and issues in sport management. This course will provide an overview of the history of sport and sport management in the United States, the relationship between sports and society, the business of sport, contemporary legal and ethical issues that are associated with athletes, athletics, and organized sports and career possibilities for students interested in sport management. This class may be counted toward the Sport Management Concentration.
to share the current career paths of alumni on Tuesday, February 26th from 7:00—8:00 P.M. in the Fenway Room.
The ICD Office will be
The Internship Roundtable event will be held on
March 26th at 12:15 in the Fenway Room. This event is MANDATORY for Junior Management majors and Sophomore and Junior Accounting majors.
The Sophomore Majors Welcome Dinner will be held on March 26th from 5:30—7:00 in the Fenway Room.
The Honor Society Induction Ceremony will be held
holding a Finale Dinner on February 27th from 5:00— 7:00 P.M. in the Auditorium of the Admin Building. A student will also be chosen to receive a Professional Makeover at this event!
Economist Dan Ariely,
on Tuesday, April 2nd from 12:15—1:30 P.M. in the Fenway Room.
The Introduction to Business Poster Presentation
Contest will be held on Tuesday, April 16th from 12:151:30 P.M. in the Modular Building.
A Summer Networking Event for recent grads in the
Management and Economics Department will be held on June 20th from 6:00—8:00 P.M. in the Yawkey Center Glass Room.
Professor of Behavioral Economics at Duke University will be giving a lecture called “What is the (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty?” on April 19th at 12:00 P.M. in the Library Lecture Hall.
EC Business Club The ECBC will be hosting a Sustainable Foods
Business Trivia event on February 25th at 7:00 P.M. in the Muddy River Café.
ECBC helped the Graduate Management program
The ICD Office will be holding a First Impressions
with their luncheon with students from the Netherlands looking into Emmanuel’s graduate programs.
Networking Event to discuss etiquette and professionalism on Wednesday, February 25th from 5:00—7:00 P.M. in the Fenway Room.
The ICD Office will be holding a Young Alumni Panel
The Business Club will have its weekly meeting in WSC 111 every Monday at 7:00 P.M.
Student News and New Majors Leadership program at Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies. This program is one of the highest rated Sport Leadership Programs in the nation. Congratulations on this a c c o m p l i s h m e n t ! !
Jackie Murray, Class of 2013. Jason Young (Class of 2012) has been hired as a Portfolio Data A n a l y s t a t H a r b o u r v e s t P a r t n e r s . Congratulations!! J a c k i e Murray (Class of 2013) has been accepted into the Masters of Sport
Zachary Raffa (Class of 2013) attended The Second Annual Supply Chain Talent Management Roundtable for SC and HR Executives with adjunct professor Tom Flynn on Thursday January 17th. Attendees included Corporate HR Managers and Supply Chain Executives such as the European Region HR Manager for Ralph Lauren, the TJMAXX Global HR Managers and representatives of Boeing. Most of the discussions had to do with the challenges of recruiting Supply Chain talent worldwide and the different
needs of employers.
New Majors: WELCOME!
The following alumni visited Emmanuel College to discuss office dynamics with the Management and Accounting Internship Seminar classes: Emil Ata, Kristen Breslin, Peter Bretton, Krystianna DeModena, Karl Gonzales, Cesar Lara, Megan Reichel and Taylor Wensley. Thank you for your time and assistance!
Jenni Hewes (Class of 2015) has earned the position of the Management and Economics Department Assistant. Congratulations!
Sophia Alexander Sierra Rocarro Samantha Giroux