The department is led by the Head of Department, and a department board. The head of department is chairman of the board.
The Department Board (IS – Institutionsstyrelsen) consists of six representatives from the teaching and research staff, a representative from the administrative staff, two student representatives and one representative from the PhD programme. Adjoint with right to free speak are directors of studies, the health and safety representative and the administrative manager. The latter is also the secretary of the Board.
The management team consists of the Head of Department, Deputy Heads of Department, the Director of PhD programme, the Academic Director of Studies and the Administrative Manager.
Preparatory and advisory boards are:
- The Council for education at undergraduate and graduate level (NUGA – Nämnden för utbildning på grund- och avancerad nivå), which is led by the academic director of studies.
- The Research and PhD Education Committee (FFUN – Forsknings- och forskarutbildningsnämnden), which is led by the director of PhD programme.
The Department of Business administration works in close cooperation with the Centre for Retail Research, the Knut Wicksell Centre for Financial Studies and Sten K. Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship. Within the municipal economic area the cooperation is conducted mainly within KEFU (Council for municipal economic research and education in Skåne).
There are several research groups within the department, e.g. Lund Brand Management Group and Lund University Accounting Academy, which arrange networking events, research seminars etc. within their fields for external partners, researchers and students. The school's Corporate Partnership Foundation works with the establishment of long-term partnerships with companies and public sector organisations.