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MGMT 321 Principles of Management 3 cr. Prerequisite: Junior standing or consent of department. Introduces the principles of managing organizations (both public and private). The course familiarizes the student with the skills needed by managers and the best practices used by organizations in a changing global environment. Topics include diversity, globalization, motivation, social responsibility, leadership, strategic planning, group dynamics, and organizational change.
MGMT 322 Operations Management 3 cr. Prerequisites: Admission to upper division standing or consent of department. Surveys the tasks which must be accomplished in that part of the organization which produces its service or products. Presents selected critical quantitative models from a managerial perspective. Introduces students to the design of services and products, planning and control, inventory systems and the management of quality.
MGMT 353 Organizational Behavior 3 cr. Prerequisites: Admission to upper division standing and MGMT 321 or consent of department. Studies individual and group behavior in organizations. The course examines how issues such as personality, attitudes, motivation, group dynamics, power, leadership, and conflict management affect individual and organizational performance. The course focuses on how these issues can be managed and utilized to improve employee performance in the workplace.
MGMT 422 Project Management 3 cr. Prerequisites: MGMT 321 and MGMT 322, or consent of department. Covers all aspects of project management including project definition, methods and strategy, resource scheduling and allocation, leadership, managing teams, partnering, minimizing risks, benchmarking project progress and performance and project termination and review. Students utilize Microsoft Project to implement and manage a project.
MGMT 438 Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship (WR) 3 cr. Prerequisites: BUS 315, MGMT 321, MKT 340 FIN 351, or consent of department. Addresses issues typically faced by managers of smaller businesses. Accounting and inventory systems, financial analysis, means of raising capital, management and marketing techniques, and guidelines for writing a business plan are presented, emphasizing the needs of smaller businesses. Students will write a business plan.
MGMT 439 Entrepreneurship 3 cr. Prerequisites: BUS 347, MGMT 321, MKT 340, FIN 351. Offered ONLY Online. Addresses issues typically faced by managers of businesses. Accounting and inventory systems, financial analysis, means of raising capital, management and marketing techniques, and guidelines for writing a business plan are presented. Students will write a business plan.
MGMT 452 Human Resource Management 3 cr. Prerequisites: MGMT 321 and Admission to upper division standing, or consent of department. Presents an overview of the laws and practices involved in providing an organization with the needed skilled workforce. Topics include best practices for handling recruiting and selecting employees, evaluating employee performance, making promotion and discipline decisions, creating fair compensation systems, dealing with sexual harassment and various discrimination issues, and handling union-management relations.
MGMT 456 International Business (WR) 3 cr. Prerequisites: Admission to upper division standing and MGMT 321 or consent of department. Engages students with the complexities and challenges of doing business in a global economy. Emphasis is on learning about cultural diversity and different approaches to management and negotiation, theories of international trade, exchange rates, and an introduction to elements of importing and exporting. Country analyses and a cross national negotiation simulation are required.
MGMT 488 Business Strategy (WR) 3 cr. Prerequisites: COB Required Core courses and senior standing or consent of department. Covers strategic analysis and planning for managerial decision making. Use of comprehensive cases from small to moderate sized businesses is the focus of study.
MGMT 491 Independent Study V 1-3 cr. Prerequisites: Admission to upper division standing, consent of department, and approval of the College of Business Academic Policy Committee (CBAPC). Provides outstanding junior and senior students an opportunity to explore material not covered by regular Management courses. Students must complete a Request for Independent Study form and have it approved by CBAPC.
MGMT 492 Seminar V 1-3 cr. Prerequisite: Admission to upper division standing or consent of department. Provides senior students an opportunity to intensively investigate topics pertinent to the field of Management.
Graduate Level Courses
The following graduate level courses are described in the Graduate Catalog.
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