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Management (MGMT)


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MGMT 3303:     

Principles of Management
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: Junior standing.
General systems theory; evolution of management theory; interpersonal behavior in business organizations to include: motivation, leadership, value attitudes and organizational development. (Formerly MGMT 3311) (Credit will not be given for both MGMT 3311 and MGMT 3303.)

MGMT 3304:

Legal Environment of Business
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: Junior standing.
The interaction between politics, society, government and the law (public/private and federal/state), how corporate policy and business decisions are influenced by such institutions. (Formerly MGMT 3312) (Credit will not be given for both MGMT 3312 and MGMT 3304.)

MGMT 3306:

Quantitative Decision Making
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: BUSI 3303 and COSC 3325
Emphasizes decision-making models and tools with applications to business situations involving manufacturing, production, and service operations. (Formerly QMSC 3321) (Credit will not be given for both QMSC 3321 AND MGMT 3306.)

MGMT 4300:

Selected Topics in Management
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: MGMT 4320. May be repeated when topics vary.

MGMT 4303:

Entrepreneurship
Cr. 3. Prerequisite: MGMT 4320.
This course focuses primarily on the business plan and the start-up of a business. Topics include mission, vision, recognition of opportunities, business plan development, entry and operating strategies, obtaining financing, legal implications and the transition from starting a business to running one. (Formerly: Entrepreneurship in Small Business)

MGMT 4304:

Entrepreneurship Field Studies
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: MGMT 4303
A practical course in which students work on entrepreneurial projects or with existing business with guidance from the instructor.

MGMT 4305:

Leadership
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: MGMT 3311
Examines the complexity of business leadership through the review of key theories of leadership and their managerial applications from both organizational and individual perspectives. Topics include leadership concepts, theories, power, motivation, communication, delegating and ethical issues. (Formerly MGMT 4314) (Credit will not be given for both MGMT 4314 and MGMT 4305.)

MGMT 4309:

Strategic Management
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisites: Senior standing. All BBA core courses, one of which may be taken concurrently.
Formulation and implementation of strategies for both single-business and diversified firms operating in domestic or international contexts. Topics include the analysis of the remote, industry, and operating environments, the analysis of the internal firm resources, competencies and competitive advantages and weakness, the issues of outsourcing, mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures, and the integration of functional and behavioral knowledge in the formulation and implementation of firm strategies and tactics. (Formerly MGMT 4340) (Credit will not be given for both MGMT 4340 and MGMT 3309.)

MGMT 4311:

Human Resources Management
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: MGMT 4320.
A survey of human resource management (HRM) activities within the organization. Topics include the functional areas of HRM as integrated components of business strategy, HR planning, recruitment, selection, and diversity, job analysis and design, training and development, employee and labor relations, compensation, and the legal framework for the practice of HRM.

MGMT 4312:

Staffing
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: MGMT 4311.
A course in organization staffing focusing on matching the strategic management needs of the organization with the knowledge, skills and abilities of the individual. Topics include recruiting, equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, assessment, testing, interviewing, and selection. (Formerly: Human Resource Development)

MGMT 4313:

Compensation
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: MGMT 4311.
Analysis of the compensation of employees in contemporary organizations. Topics include motivation theories, market dynamics in pay determination, wage surveys, external and internal compensation package considerations, pay-level policies, fringe benefit packages and administration, and compensation philosophy. (Formerly: Compensation Management)

MGMT 4315:

Contemporary Issues in Management
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: MGMT 4320.
A survey of contemporary issues in management. Examples of topics included are trends and changes in the global, political, legal, socio-economic, and cultural environments of business, learning organizations, systems, knowledge workers, work teams, corporate universities, e-commerce, and managing technologies. (Formerly: Contemporary Management Issues)

MGMT 4316:

International Management
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: MGMT 4320.
A survey of international management issues studied from the perspective of the individual and the organization. Topics include the international environment, conducting business in international settings, and managing effectively in multi-cultural settings.

MGMT 4318:

Organizational Theory and Development
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: MGMT 4320.
Organizational Theory and Development (OTD) looks into the role of the general manager and OTD implications. Topics include organizational theory, strategy, structure and organizational design, inter-organizational relationships, organizational lifecycle, culture and ethical values, innovation and change, conflict power and politics. (Formerly: Organizational Theory and Design)

MGMT 4320:

Organizational Behavior
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: MGMT 3311.
Human behavior issues in organizations studied from the perspective of the individual and that of the organization. Topics include personality, perceptions, motivation, group dynamics, work teams, decision-making, communication, leadership, and organizational change. (Formerly: Advanced Organizational Behavior)

MGMT 4321:

Quality Management
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: MGMT 4320.
The evolution and implementation of quality practices in organizations. Examines TQM, CQI and other quality practices.

MGMT 4322:

Strategy and the Business Environment
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisites: MGMT 3311 and ENGL 3430
Addresses strategy formulation in a diverse environment by providing an understanding of perspectives that form the context for business. Coverage includes ethical and global issues, the influence of political, social, legal and regulatory, environment and technological issues, and the impact of diversity on organizations.

MGMT 4325:

Organizational Change
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: MGMT 4320.
Examine theories, concepts, skills, and practices concerning organizational development and change. Topics include the nature of planned changes, diagnosing organizations, collecting and analyzing diagnostic information, feeding back diagnostic information, designing interventions, and leading, managing and evaluating organizational change.

MGMT 4335:

Project Management
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: MGMT 4320.
Analysis and application of project management techniques and processes to large scale, complex and unique projects. Topics include project selection; planning and organization; negotiation and conflict resolution; budgeting and cost elimination; scheduling; resource allocation; monitoring and control; project auditing; and termination.