Management and International Business

Department of Management and International Business

Welcome Message from Chair Nguyen

On behalf of our faculty and staff, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the Department of Management and International Business, the largest department in the Zeigler College of Business. We offer a B.S.B.A. in Management, a B.S.B.A. in International Business with seven Specializations (Accounting, Finance, ITM, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Economics, and Policy and Globalization), a Minor in Management, a Minor in Supply Chain Management, a Minor in Human Resource Management, a Minor in Entrepreneurship, an Entrepreneurship and Small Business Certificate, and MBA courses.

I am proud to be the Chair and a faculty in a department where students are the top priority of our faculty and staff. We are committed to student success by providing state of the art education in management, international business, and related fields of study by emphasizing exemplary student-centered teaching and advising, innovative curriculum development, engagement opportunities, and relevant collaborative scholarship.

I am proud of the accomplishments of our faculty members. Our faculty are highly qualified academic scholars and experienced business professionals who are committed to the excellence of innovative teaching, impactful research, and engaging services to students and community. Our faculty, who have won prestigious awards for teaching, research, and services, are recognized as excellent teachers and scholars regionally, nationally, and internationally. Our diverse group of faculty has published in leading refereed and professional journals in our primary teaching areas such as Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Journal of Management Education, Human Resource Management Journal, Leadership and Organization Development Journal, Management Decision, Business Case Journal, Journal of World Business, International Journal of Conflict Management, and others. In addition, our faculty meets one-on-one with students to provide them with academic and career-related advice to help them succeed.

Lam Nguyen

I am proud of our excellent and innovative programs. Our programs, which are developed by our faculty and fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), are rigorous and frequently updated to make sure we provide our students with knowledge, skills and competencies that are decidedly sought after by business organizations and industries.

I am proud of faculty involvement in providing our students engagement opportunities including internships, field trips, case competitions, consulting/research projects, and student organizations. Our student organizations are advised directly by our dedicated faculty including the Global Business Association, Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM), Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM), and ENACTUS.

Last but most importantly, I am proud of the dedication and accomplishments of our hard-working students, many of whom are the first in their families to attend college. The students are giving their best daily to succeed. For example, our Global Business Association student team recently placed third at the Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education (CUIBE) Case Competition; besting many great schools such as The George Washington University, Loyola University Chicago, University of Oklahoma, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and James Madison University.

I invite you to visit us and further explore what the Department of Management and International Business can offer for your future career success. Have a blessed day and I look forward to meeting you.

Best Regards,

    Lam D. Nguyen, D.Mgt.
    Professor and Chair
    Department of Management and International Business
    SH 358

The Department of Management and International Business offers:

  • B.S.B.A. in Management
  • B.S.B.A. in International Business with seven specializations (accounting, finance, ITM, human resource management, marketing, economics, and policy and globalization)
  • Minor in Management
  • Minor in Supply Chain Management
  • Minor in Human Resource Management
  • Minor in Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Certificate
  • MBA courses

Where will your climb take you?

Our vision in the Department of Management and International Business is to aspire to become the high-quality, strong-value provider of undergraduate, graduate, and professional management-related programs that lead to successful professionals in the global economy.

Your journey upward awaits

Our mission in the Department of Management and International Business is to provide state-of-the-art education in management, international business, and related fields of study by emphasizing exemplary student-centered teaching and advising, innovative curriculum development, engagement opportunities, and relevant collaborative scholarship.

Educational Objectives

  • Ensure students receive a balanced academic preparation that includes liberal arts and sciences, oral and written communication, quantitative and analytical reasoning, and values and ethics development.
  • Develop students’ knowledge, skills, and abilities in the practice of management, international business, and related fields of study.
  • Prepare students to apply integrated knowledge, skills, and abilities from across the functions of business.
  • Enhance students' abilities to think strategically, critically, and innovatively while acting with integrity.
  • Ready students for success in the global business environment.
  • Expose students to a variety of professional and entrepreneurial experiences.

Department Contacts

Department Chair/Professor
Lam D. Nguyen, D.Mgt. |
Sutliff 358 | 570-389-4386

Mike Golubiewski |
Sutliff 356 | 570-389-5325

Department Resources

Department Spotlights

Summer, 2020

» Wai Kwan (Elaine) Lau, Ph.D., associate professor, has three coauthored papers accepted for publications in high quality refereed journals:

  • “The Influence of ES-CSF Profile Configurations and Human Capital on Organizational Performance” has been accepted for publication into the Studies in Business and Economics Journal, 16(2), 2021.
  • “The quality amplification challenge: Throughout time’s effect on quality variability and quality loss” is accepted for publication for publication in the International Journal of Strategic Decision Sciences, 11, 2020.
  • "Effects of pre-departure and post-arrival cross-cultural trainings on expatriates’ adjustment: A study of Chinese expatriates in Nigeria" has been accepted for publication in the Thunderbird International Business Review. This paper was led by John Okpara, Ph.D., professor.

» Seung Hoon Jang, Ph.D., associate professor, has recently obtained the professional (academic) membership of Southeast Case Research Association (SECRA). Jang is also working with Kevin Krause (MBA student, former GA) on a collaborative research project on green tourism which will be submitted to a conference for presentation.

» Lam Nguyen, D.Mgt., professor and chair, is guest editing a Special Issue on “Public Administration and Policy in Vietnam” in the International Journal of Public Administration. International Journal of Public Administration (IJPA), published by Taylor & Francis (Routledge), is a triple blind-refereed, scholarly publication that presents a forum for academicians and practitioners in diverse areas of public administration and public policy, governance, organization theory and behavior, public management, nonprofit administration, budgeting and finance, economic and social development, strategic studies, globalization, crisis and emergency management, and more.

AACSB Accreditation

Our programs are fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools as well as by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. It is the hallmark of excellence in business and management education.


The Husky Difference

Management and International Business

Exemplary Student-Centered Teaching and Advising:

  • Diverse teaching techniques to tailor to student’s needs
  • One-on-one faculty-student advising

Experiential Learning:

  • Hands-on projects
  • Simulations
  • Reflections

Student Services:

  • Dedicated staff
  • Round-the-clock
Management and International Business

Innovative Curriculum Development:

  • Skills and competencies driven by industry demand (external benchmark)
  • Frequently updated
  • Student Engagement:

    • Internships
    • Student Organizations
    • Co-curricular Experiences
    • Consulting/Research Projects
    • Field Trips, Case Competition
    Management and International Business

    Diverse, Accomplished, and Dedicated Faculty

    • Award-winning in Teaching, Research and Services
    • Published in top-tier refereed journals and conference proceedings
    • Certified by professional organizations
    • Real-world managerial and leadership experience
    • Passionate and caring