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The Department of Management offers a robust curriculum including business communication, entrepreneurship, human resource management, international and cross-cultural management, operations management, organizational behavior, and strategy. Whether you choose a BBA in Management with an HR or Entrepreneurial Studies concentration, an MBA, or a Master’s in Human Resource Management, you will thrive in an environment focused on the four core business values of ethics, equity, excellence, and engagement. Explore real-world applications of the skills you’ll build in the classroom by taking advantage of nearly two dozen business student organizations, honors societies, internships and competitive opportunities to make connections with other business leaders of tomorrow.

Programs that fit your goals

At McCoy College you’ll be challenged academically, but we don’t learn in a vacuum. We believe in connecting what you learn here to the world beyond college. You'll gain experience and knowledge to apply classroom discoveries to meet real-world challenges.
A class of undergraduate students looking ahead

Recent News

Sam Barshop Excellence Professorship in Entrepreneurship Awarded to Dr. Taewon Suh

Dr. Stephanie Solansky was charged with reconceptualizing the management program’s business communication and professional development class

Center For Professional Sales Program Fulfills Reaccreditation Requirements

Upcoming Events

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Location:
Online Only; Zoom meeting ID: 437 338 7920
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Matt Painter
mpainter@txstate.edu
512-245-3591
Campus Sponsor:
McCoy College of Business Graduate Programs
Join us for an overview and discussion of the McCoy MBA program options at Texas State University. This session will be hosted via Zoom so you can attend from anywhere with an internet connection, either on your phone or laptop.

Our MBA Information Sessions offer you the chance to learn about both the Full-Time Cohort and Flex MBA options at Texas State University. Hosted by our MBA Program Director, Matt Painter, attendees will learn about the program curriculum, career path options, financial aid, study abroad, professional development opportunities, internships and the application process.

The Zoom meeting ID is 437 338 7920. Additional information about the meeting will be emailed the day before the event. RSVP is required.

If you have been thinking about a graduate degree and need to get the ball rolling, this is your chance. We look forward to meeting you!
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Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Alexis Stokes
Campus Sponsor:
Business Leadership Week
Louis Pasteur is credited with the saying "Chance favors the prepared mind."  2020 has reminded us of the uncertainty and complexity of the world we live and work in.  Many career pathways are a reactive product of a series of coincidences that don't always lead us to a life we love. How might we proactively prepare ourselves to undertake dynamic career journeys that provide meaning and purpose AND foster our personal and professional resilience?  
 
Hosted by Danielle Duell from People With Purpose, in this session Danielle will:
share the benefits of clarity of purpose for both organizations and individuals
introduce a series of individual reflective exercises to uncover clues to your personal purpose
walk through an ideation framework that can be used to identify options for your ideal next role that align with your purpose
provide guidance on next steps to secure your ideal next role and embark on a purposeful career
respond to audience questions in a live Q&A
Registered participants will be granted electronic access to the resources shared in the session after the event.
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Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Alexis Brown Stokes
(512) 245-6371
as44@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Business Leadership Week
Data surrounds us. Automation is here. Our role is evolving. The future is now. Every business major is and will continue to be impacted because digital technology is redefining the way business professionals work and deliver value. Join us as Loreal Jiles shares the impact digital technology is having on business roles, provides a glimpse inside a leading Robotic Process Automation tool, and explains how gaining technical competencies can ensure your career success. Click here for more information
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Location:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Michelle Redepenning
mr1049@txstate.edu
A new position, new territory, or new initiatives in your current role can be daunting; you’ll need to quickly identify your learning agenda — the things you need to know about your group and the skills you need to master immediately to begin contributing. This session is designed to get you on the right path building your learning agenda. We’ll get strategic as you learn the why and the what behind top strategies to ensure that you have the proper insight to establish your Immediate 30-day plan. As you go through this session you will learn the optimal structure for a successful 1st four weeks in your new role.  You will learn how to identify your critical top “Need to Knows” and the proper structure for a solid 30 DAY Plan.  You will be provided the framework for a strategic approach to get to know your group, identify your top priorities, layout your success path, and how to best position yourself for success going forward.
 
Letty Sanchez is a Business Strategist & Coach who brings over twenty years of Executive Leadership. She has a reputation as a change agent, repeatedly called on to lead teams to success through strong collaborative and decisive leadership skills. Letty held several leadership positions with AT&T as well as the private equity companies that purchased her division. She was responsible for $30 to $45 Million in revenue and was ranked within the top 3% of the company in each of her respective regions. Today, her company, AEM Executive Consultants, works with organizations and individuals who are seeking to excel in their industry, career, or bring back a work/life balance without sacrificing successful performance.  
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Location:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Janet Payne
Email: jp40@txstate.edu
Office: McCoy Hall 510
Phone: (512) 245-3194
Campus Sponsor:
Dr. Janet Payne
Ready to take your career to the next level? Join us to learn about the MS in quantitative finance & economics program.Get information about the program, application process, financial aid & more.
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Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Alexis Brown Stokes
(512) 245-6371
as44@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Business Leadership Week
This virtual workshop will include coverage of key decision-making concepts, including intuitive decision-making, rational decision-making, and decision-making biases. The workshop will be intentionally practical and hands-on as participants will work through a strategic and objective process to assist in making major life decisions. Click here for more information
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Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Alexis Brown Stokes
(512) 245-6371
as44@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Business Leadership Week
Marissa Tarleton is the President at Aceable, where she leads day-to-day operations for the Austin based edtech startup, including Product, Engineering, Marketing, Sales and Legal. Prior to Aceable, she served as the CEO at RetailMeNot and RX Saver. She joined RetailMeNot as the CMO in 2015. She has demonstrated leadership in building digital marketplaces that benefit both consumers and brands. Marissa has over 20 years of e-commerce and marketing leadership experience for companies including RetailMeNot, RxSaver by RetailMeNot, Dell, and Ogilvy & Mather. She was named a top 50 CMO on the inaugural Forbes CMO Next list in 2018, is a member of YPO Austin, and is a 2020 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute. She is on the McCombs School of Business Advisory Council and the Women@Austin Advisory Council.  She earned her BA from Colgate University and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin. Click here for more information
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Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Alexis Brown Stokes
(512) 245-6371
as44@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Business Leadership Week
Joan Ball is an Associate Professor of Marketing at the Tobin College of Business at St. John's University and founder of WOMB Service Design Lab, both located in New York City. Her research and service design practice center on developing and delivering transformative services that build resilience and lead to delight. She is particularly interested in the influence of transitions, technology and culture on leadership development, lifelong learning and human wellbeing. Click here for more information
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Location:
Online - Zoom
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Gail Zank, MSMRA Program Coordinator
Come learn about the MSMRA graduate program and how to get started! Click here for more information
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