Department of Management

We aspire to deliver world-class management education and research. Our award-winning faculty prepare our students to be effective business leaders and managers with a vast knowledge base and skill sets highly valuable in the global workplace. Our courses and programs support education and research for undergraduate, MBA and Ph.D. students. - Dr. Devi Gnyawali, Department Head

Management Pamplin Atrium

Collaborate. Innovate. Integrate



      • Sylvie Job

        Sylvie Job is a senior from Lynchburg, VA and studies Business Management (Human Resource Management option) with a minor in Business Leadership. Sylvie is a successful student leader and has received the Management Department’s Lang-Daubert Scholarship for two years in a row.

      • Danielle Jeffers
      • Danielle Jeffers

        Danielle Jeffers is senior and a native of Danville, VA with a major in Multimedia Journalism and a Management minor in Entrepreneurship (ENVG). We recently asked her to share some insights into her decision to choose a Management minor.

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      • Adam Hale

        Adam Hale is a senior from Roanoke, Virginia pursuing a Dual Degree in Management, with the Management Consulting Analytics (MCA) option and Finance, with the CFA, and Banking and Financial Institutions Management options.

      • George Cartledge
      • George Cartledge

        George Cartledge is from Roanoke, Virginia. He recently graduated from Virginia Tech and The Pamplin School of Business with a degree in Management with the EIT - Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Technology option and was a member of the Virginia Tech Men’s Tennis Team.

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Our Core

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Thrive in a Collaborative Team Environment

Management majors are equipped with interpersonal skills needed to thrive in a collaborative team environment and can handle situations requiring complex ethical judgments.

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Innovation in Companies

Management majors develop mindset and skillset to approach problems in unique ways, explore new opportunities, and lead through innovation in both new and established companies.

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Integrating Diverse Perspectives

Management majors can analyze complex strategic problems that cut across multiple functions and develop effective solutions by integrating diverse perspectives.