Business Management & Leadership (AMGT), Bachelor of Science

At Dunwoody College of Technology, Business Management & Leadership is a bachelor’s completion program designed for graduates of technical colleges who have earned an AAS or AS degree or equivalent. Graduates are well-positioned to move into managerial or other senior positions or start their own businesses in a variety of technical industries. Students take business and management courses such as managerial accounting, quality systems, leadership, and entrepreneurial/marketing management.

The degree is also designed to enhance business soft skills such as communication, business writing, and human relations. Courses are taught by faculty members who have extensive industry experience along with the appropriate degrees and certifications in their field of expertise.

All courses are distance learning. As such the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs considers this to be a distance learning program, which may affect the benefits of some veterans. 

Credential Earned: BS
Length of Program: 2 years (4 semesters)
Classes Offered: Evening and Distance Learning
Available Starts: Fall Semester; Spring Semester
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills applicable to management of a technical business. 
  • Communicate clearly using business and management terminology. 
  • Apply human resource standards to manage in a professional environment. 
  • Value diversity and inclusion in today's global business climate. 
  • Examine the consequences of failing to adhere to the concepts of inclusion in the global business climate. 
  • Use computer technology and software in a business environment. 
  • Apply ethical and professional behaviors to business. 
  • Demonstrate leadership skills needed to manage people and processes. 
  • Apply mathematical skills to interpret, understand, and communicate quantitative data. 
  • Evaluate the importance of world economic systems. 
  • Solve problems individually and in a team environment. 
  • Apply customer service and marketing skills in a business setting. 
  • Complete the process of identifying, gathering, measuring, summarizing, and analyzing financial data. 
  • Evaluate the importance of synergy in management. 

Admitted students to Business Management & Leadership (AMGT) can transfer up to 40 technical and 15 Arts & Sciences credits. A transfer evaluation is required. Not all credits may transfer into the degree program.

Transfer Credits40
General Requirements
Communications Elective3
Humanities Elective3
Math/Science Elective3
Social Sciences Elective3
General Elective18
Technical Requirements
MGMT3112Business Management3
MGMT1100Principles of Marketing3
MGMT3250Business Law3
MGMT3212Project Management3
MGMT3900Executive Perspectives1
MGMT1000Principles of Accounting3
MGMT3221Human Resource Management3
MGMT3231Strategic Planning3
MGMT3131Managerial Accounting3
MGMT4131Entrepreneurial & Marketing Management3
MGMT4121Leading Organization Change3
MGMT4211Applied Management Capstone3
MGMT4221Negotiation & Conflict Resolution3
MGMT4231Management Information Systems3
MGMT4141Managerial Economics3
MGMT4250Capstone Research3
MGMT4900Global Perspectives1
Total Credits120

The following sample academic plan demonstrates how a student's schedule might look on a semester-by-semester basis, including elective courses. Your actual degree plan may differ from this sequence, depending on whether you start in the fall or spring semester, what transfer credits you may have (if any), and which Arts & Sciences courses and electives you take and when you take them.

The sample academic plan is for informational purposes only. To determine your academic plan, please meet with an academic advisor.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
MGMT1100 Principles of Marketing 3
MGMT3112 Business Management 3
MGMT3250 Business Law 3
MGMT3212 Project Management 3
MGMT3900 Executive Perspectives 1
General Elective 3
 Total Credits16
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
MGMT1000 Principles of Accounting 3
MGMT3221 Human Resource Management 3
MGMT3231 Strategic Planning 3
MGMT4112 Leadership 3
MGMT3131 Managerial Accounting 3
General Elective 3
 Total Credits18
Plan of Study Grid
Second Year
MGMT4131 Entrepreneurial & Marketing Management 3
MGMT4121 Leading Organization Change 3
MGMT4211 Applied Management Capstone 3
MGMT4221 Negotiation & Conflict Resolution 3
General Elective 3
 Total Credits15
Plan of Study Grid
Second Year
MGMT4141 Managerial Economics 3
MGMT4231 Management Information Systems 3
MGMT4250 Capstone Research 3
MGMT4900 Global Perspectives 1
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
 Total Credits16


MGMT1100 | Principles of Marketing | Lecture (3 Credits)

Introduction to terms, concepts, and skills for analyzing marketing problems. Manage/integrate communication aspects of marketing, such as advertising, sales promotion, and public relations. Identify how to set objectives, select media and measure effectiveness. Explain sales promotion techniques.

MGMT3112 | Business Management | Lecture (3 Credits)

Examine principles of management in the context of how firms are organized to analyze their management of finances, operations, human resources, processes and strategy to effectively meet an organization’s mission, vision and goals.

MGMT3250 | Business Law | Lecture (3 Credits)

Examine the concepts of constitutional, criminal, tort, and contract law to justify ethical decision making in a business environment.

MGMT3212 | Project Management | Lecture (3 Credits)

Utilize the skills for planning and controlling projects utilizing project management principles to successfully execute and manage objectives.

MGMT3900 | Executive Perspectives | Seminar (1 Credit)

Summarize a series of lectures from business leaders to provide a broad range of leadership and management perspectives.

MGMT1000 | Principles of Accounting | Lecture (3 Credits)

Introduction to fundamental accounting concepts and cycles. Includes analyzing, interpreting, and recording transactions, as well as the preparation of financial statements, bank reconciliations and payroll transactions in accordance with commonly accepted accounting principles.

MGMT3221 | Human Resource Management | Lecture (3 Credits)

Examine the role of the human resource professional through legal research, discussions and case studies to support the recruitment, development, and retention of employees.

MGMT3231 | Strategic Planning | Lecture (3 Credits)

Examine the strategy of the business unit and analyze the issues central to a firm’s short and long term competitive success. Investigate various models and approaches to designing and conducting strategic planning.

MGMT4112 | Leadership | Lecture (3 Credits)

Examine the traits, skills and values of leadership through case studies, historical research and self reflection to develop an individual definition of leadership.

MGMT3131 | Managerial Accounting | Lecture (3 Credits)

Introduction of the fundamentals of managerial accounting for reporting, decision making and control of transactions, financial statements, strategic and operational planning to facilitate ethical behavior of the managerial accountant.

MGMT4131 | Entrepreneurial & Marketing Management | Lecture (3 Credits)

Entrepreneurial and marketing management fundamentals of planning, strategy, management and issues using skills and competencies needed to generate new ideas to develop a successful business.

MGMT4121 | Leading Organization Change | Lecture (3 Credits)

Examine the competencies and skills required to successfully lead organizational and personal change in the business world.

MGMT4211 | Applied Management Capstone | Directed Study (3 Credits)

Refine and present an industry specific capstone project that draws on the relevant components of previous course work.

MGMT4211 | Applied Management Capstone | Directed Study (3 Credits)

Refine and present an industry specific capstone project that draws on the relevant components of previous course work.

MGMT4221 | Negotiation & Conflict Resolution | Lecture (3 Credits)

Strategies and tactics for conflict analysis, assessment and negotiation using exercises and simulations to successfully manage negotiations and conflict.

MGMT4231 | Management Information Systems | Lecture (3 Credits)

Examine the ways businesses manage data arising from the field of information systems using presentations, discussion and case studies to influence business strategies, communications technology and information systems analysis.

MGMT4250 | Capstone Research | Directed Study (3 Credits)

Research and develop an industry specific capstone project that draws on the relevant components of previous course work.

MGMT4900 | Global Perspectives | Seminar (1 Credit)

Summarize a series of lectures from international companies to value different cultural norms and expectations in the business environment.