Dean’s Office

School of Management Mission Statement

We deliver innovative high quality educational programs; create intellectual contributions that impact business theory and practice; meaningfully engage our local and global communities; and demonstrate the highest integrity and ethics in all that we do.

Vision Statement

Enabling students, faculty and staff to make a positive impact on organizations, society and the world.


Excellence in all endeavors; Learning always, Innovation; Teamwork and collaboration; Sustainability; The highest integrity and ethics.

School of Management Dean’s Office Staff

Kristin Arntz
Assistant to the Dean
(810) 762-3253

Greg Laurence, PhD
Interim Associate Dean, Department Chair, and Professor of Management
(810) 424-5527

Amy Maynard
Business Administrator
(810) 762-3237

SOM Departments

Accounting, Finance, & International Business

Clement Chen, PhD, CPA
Professor of Accounting & David M. French Professor & Department Chair
(810) 762-3267

Management & Marketing

Greg Laurence, PhD
Interim Associate Dean, Department Chair, and Professor of Management
(810) 424-5527

History of the School of Management

The School of Management (SOM), established in 1975, is the oldest professional school at the University of Michigan-Flint, and is located on the second floor of the Riverfront Center. Continue to read full history.

Business @UM-Flint
Magazine 2021

The UM-Flint School of Management produces an annual business magazine. The focus of the 2021 magazine is Business Education in a Digital World. Highlighted stories are SOM Dean transition, maximizing online learning, digital job-seeking tips, pathways for transfer students, outstanding student organization award, an esteemed alumna and family establishing graduate studies scholarship. The 2021 magazine also includes compelling stories of student achievement, profiles of successful alumni, research highlights of faculty, and donor highlights.

SOM Student Achievement Information

View the School of Management’s retention rates, graduation rates, rates of employment post-graduation, and other statistics here. View the incoming fall 2021 class profiles for: MBA, MS in Accounting, and MS in Leadership & Organizational Dynamics.

UM-Flint School of Management students at a SOM event.

Interested in giving to the School of Management?

Donations will support student needs, learning and curriculum development, technology upgrades, community impact initiatives, and other urgent necessities. Give now!

If you have questions about giving, please contact Melissa Stephens-Farrell, Major Gifts Officer, in the University Advancement department.