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Management Fact Sheet

The Management Department offers concentrations in Management Consulting and Entrepreneurship for majors in the Robins School of Business. The department also coordinates a Minor in Entrepreneurship that is offered to students who are not Business Administration, Accounting, or Economics majors and who are not in the BUAD minor.

Career Opportunities

Students who graduate with a Management Consulting concentration contribute to performance improvement initiatives in many types of organizations, including corporations, professional services firms, and governmental and non-profit organizations. Companies that have hired Management Consulting students include:

Accenture
Bain & Company
Booz Allen Hamilton
CarMax
Deloitte Consulting
EY
PwC

Students who graduate with an Entrepreneurship concentration or minor are equipped to start their own firm, manage a family business, or buy a franchise. You could also be a product manager, market analyst, or development team lead for an existing business, as firms increasingly recognize the importance of integrating entrepreneurship into their business strategies. Other career opportunities include consulting practices, business incubators, and research firms.

Companies that have hired Entrepreneurship students include:

EPM Scientific
Guidepoint Global
Lincoln Financial Group
Universal Music Group

Supporting Programs

Our department works across campus to offer and support a variety of programs and opportunities for our students. These include:

Lakeside Consulting Group (student-run consulting group)
Spider Ventures (student-run business accelerator)
Business pitch competition
McWick case competition
Case interviewing workshops
Spiders in Silicon Valley road trip
Entrepreneurs-in-Residence and Founders-in-Residence

Research

Management students have the opportunity to study with leading-edge researchers and teachers in a variety of fields while being mentored by successful alumni and entrepreneurs. The typical Management faculty member has many years of experience in industry (outside of academia) before or after completing a Ph.D. and is a leading researcher in her/his respective field. In recent years, Management Department members have published research in the following top-ranked* academic journals:

  • Academy of Management Journal
  • Academy of Management Review
  • Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
  • Human Relations
  • Journal of Business Ethics
  • Journal of Business Venturing
  • Journal of International Business Studies
  • Journal of Management
  • Journal of Management Studies
  • Organization Science
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Decisions Processes
  • Strategic Management Journal

* Journals included in listings by Bloomberg Businessweek, Financial Times, or University of Texas at Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings

Undergraduate Management

Robins School of Business
102 UR Drive
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Department Chair
Violet Ho, Ph.D.
Q366
(804) 289-8567
vho@richmond.edu 

Department Coordinator
Donna Ruff
RSB 315
(804) 662-3166  
druff@richmond.edu