Department of Management

The Management department believes that developing leaders at all levels is the key to the success of an organization, based on an ability to develop individuals through coaching,mentoring, and facilitating, rather than by monitoring and controlling.


The Department of Management has just concluded it’s Graduate Assistantship search and would like to welcome Sheraz Ahmed! Sheraz is studying for his MS in MIS. For more information about GA positions at UIS visit the Graduate Assistantship website.

2018 Spencer Award

Associate Professor of Management, Ranjan, Karri was the awarded the 2018 Spencer Service Award. This award recognizes faculty who best exemplify the ideal of the “professor-citizen” through public service and service to the academic community.

New Director of Economics Development and Innovation Named

Former Management Department instructor, Bruce Sommer, was named the new Director of Economic Development. Sommer will serve as the lead facilitator in UIS’ efforts to spur local business growth in the Springfield area as a hub of the Discovery Partners Institute and the Illinois Innovation Network (DPI-IIN).



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