Business and Enterprise Management

1. What is the Business and Enterprise Management (BEM) major?
2. What skills are developed within this major?
3. Where have Wake Forest graduates landed jobs with this major?
4. Where can I get more information about the BEM major?

1. What is the Business and Enterprise Management (BEM) major?

The Business and Enterprise Management major is designed to preserve a generalist business curriculum that develops in students a holistic and integrated perspective of business while simultaneously giving them a unique and compelling story to tell about themselves, their aspirations, and their business education.

Key curriculum components include a practicum experience consisting of a required internship combined with a reflective overview and personal portfolio component, a professional development workshop series, a Capstone Leadership Experience, a 3-course concentration, and a unique structure for the required organizational behavior and strategic management courses.

Business and Enterprise Management is one of the rare business majors in the country that allows customization according to the student’s interests. In addition to providing students with a strong foundation in business knowledge and skills, on-the-job internship experience, professional development and leadership training, students can choose to build on their talents by selecting one of the following concentrations or designing their own:

Marketing
International Business
New Business Development
Arts Markets
German Business Management
Nonprofit Management

2. What skills are developed within this major?

Skills developed within this major include:  Ability to clearly communicate ideas and concepts to others; Proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking; Ability to solve problems and make appropriate decisions; Strong background in business, marketing, and human relations; Aptitude for leadership; Ability to inspire productivity and exact loyalty from others; Ability to respond spontaneously and work well under pressure; Intellectual capacity to perform well in most undergraduate and graduate college
programs; and proficiency with computers.

3. Where have Wake Forest graduates landed jobs with this major?

Click here to see where BEM majors have landed jobs after graduation.

4. Where can I get more information about the BEM major?

For more information about the BEM major and applying to the WFU Schools of Business.