MGMT - MANAGEMENT

MGMT - 2080   GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS
[3 hours]  Course is crosslisted as MKTG 2080.  The external environment forces within a global context are discussed for their impact on business operations, particularly that of small and medium sized firms.  Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

MGMT - 3030   MANAGERIAL AND BEHAVIORAL PROCESSES IN ORGANIZATIONS
[3 hours]  Introduction to managerial and organizational concepts designed to develop knowledge, attitudes, techniques, and skills in creating and managing innovative, adaptive organizations.  Interactive exercises, videos, cases, discussions, and lectures will be used.  Prerequisite: Junior standing.

MGMT - 3220   HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
[3 hours]  Introduction to the field of human resource management.  It is designed for students planning careers in human resources or those who simply wish to supplement their skills in personnel matters commonly of concern to all managers.  Prerequisite: MGMT 3030

MGMT - 3470   THE LEGAL AND ETHICAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS
[3 hours]  The nature of the law and the formation and application of Legal Principles; the Legal and Ethical Environment in which business operates; regulation of commerce and competition through Contracts, Torts and the Uniform Commercial Code.  Prerequisite: Jr. standing

MGMT - 3550   LEGAL AND SAFETY COMPLIANCE ISSUES IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
[3 hours]  Introduction of the issues and challenges facing human resource specialists, generalists, and managers in organizations.  Legal, social, and political aspects of human resource management, as well as compliance requirements for OSHA and other safety laws, are discussed.  Prerequisite: Completion of MGMT 3220

MGMT - 3570   THE LAWS OF STRUCTURING AND OPERATING A BUSINESS
[3 hours]  The role of law in structuring and operating business choices of sole proprietorship, agency, partnership, limited partnership, close private corporation, large public corporation, limited liability corporation and negotiable instruments law.  Prerequisite: Junior standing

MGMT - 3590   ENTREPRENEURSHIP
[3 hours]  A study of entrepreneurship and the process of getting a new venture started.  The course will provide hands on exposure to students interested in starting their own businesses.  Prerequisite: Junior standing

MGMT - 3600   INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
[3 hours]  An overview of how culture shapes the thought and practice of management in different geographic regions of the world.  Case studies will be used to compare and contrast national models of management.  Prerequisite: MGMT 3030; Jr. standing.

MGMT - 3630   CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND NEGOTIATIONS
[3 hours]  Course is designed to develop individual negotiation and labor management skills.  Students will learn to apply these skills in collective bargaining, contract negotiation and conflict resolution using cases, role-plays and exercises.  Prerequisite: MGMT 3220

MGMT - 3670   INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW
[3 hours]  The role of laws and organizations governing business done in the global arena.  Study of the legal environment of international business; international sales, credits and the commercial transaction; international trade law and the regulation of the international marketplace.  Prerequisite: MGMT 3030; Senior standing.

MGMT - 3910   RESEARCH IN MANAGEMENT
[3 hours]  In-depth independent research work under the supervision of a faculty member.  Prerequisite: Senior standing.

MGMT - 3940   JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT INTERNSHIP
[1 - 3 hours]  This internship experience is designed for JA students who plan to combine their business education with prior Junior Achievement experience.  Prerequisite: Junior  standing; Prior approval.

MGMT - 4020   SENIOR BUSINESS POLICY FORUM
[3 hours]  This course integrates functional business knowledge learned in the core and stresses their  interconnectedness and interrelationships.  Students will develop and implement strategies in response to changes in the external environment.  Prerequisite: Senior standing in Business Administration and completion of all 3000-level business core courses.

MGMT - 4200   MANAGERIAL ETHICS AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
[3 hours]  This course examines the tools managers need to include moral considerations in everyday business decisions.  The relationships between law and ethics, and between regulation and corporate social responsibility is examined.  Prerequisite: MGMT 3030; Sr. standing.

MGMT - 4210   ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CHANGE
[3 hours]  Covers theory, practice and techniques in dealing with major organizational problems and issues such as managing technology, productivity, decision making, leadership and organizational adaptation.  Prerequisite: MGMT 3030

MGMT - 4240  COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES FOR LEADING CHANGE
[3 hours]  An applied course that focuses on development of communication competencies for people leading and facilitating change in organizations.  Focuses on preparation for and delivery of intraorganizational and interorganizational communication programs.  Prerequisite: MGMT 3030, COMM 3880

MGMT - 4230   LABOR-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS
[3 hours]  Analyzes the process of union organizing, the collective bargaining negotiation process, and writing bargaining agreements.  A comparative analysis of practices between the United States and other nations is also included.  Prerequisite: Completion of MGMT 3220, 3550

MGMT - 4320   MANAGING INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY
[3 hours]  This course describes the concepts and skills used by effective executives to stimulate and coordinate the innovative efforts of interdependent work groups in an organization.  Emphasis on work teams, project management and innovation.  Prerequisite: MGMT 3030; Sr. standing.

MGMT - 4330   ORGANIZATIONAL DIAGNOSIS AND INTERVENTION
[3 hours]  Advanced study of the methods and evaluation of planned change.  Includes needs analysis, applied measurement and evaluation, and development of process consultation skills required in change.  Prerequisite: MGMT 4210

MGMT - 4360   GLOBAL STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
[3 hours]  Students will learn to integrate international business functions, develop strategies that respond to environmental changes, and understand the challenges faced by  small, mid-sized and multinational firms operating in a global environment.  Prerequisite: MGMT 3030; Sr. standing.

MGMT - 4490   GLOBAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
[3 hours]  A study of how management systems in various world regions evolve in response to the emerging global context.  Focus will be on analyzing the determinants of similarities and contrasts in management systems.  Prerequisite: MGMT 3030; Sr. standing.

MGMT - 4640   BENEFITS, HEALTH & WELLNESS
[3 hours]  Includes planning and administering mandatory and voluntary benefit programs, cost containment strategies, and benefit communication programs.  Development and administration of Employee Assistance Programs and employee wellness programs are also covered.  Prerequisite: Completion of MGMT 3220, 3550.

MGMT - 4650   COMPENSATION
[3 hours]  Design and administration of compensation systems, including job evaluation, skill-based pay, salary surveys, pay level decisions, pay structures, executive and special employee group compensation programs, and budget and administrative issues.  Prerequisite: Completion of MGMT 3220, 3550

MGMT - 4660   PLANNING, SELECTION, AND RECRUITMENT
[3 hours]  Cover aspects of human resource planning, including Affirmative Action and succession planning, developing legally defensible selection and recruitment methods, and career development.  Management of turnover and absenteeism is also discussed.  Prerequisite: Completion of MGMT 3220, 3550

MGMT - 4710   TRAINING AND EVALUATION
[3 hours]  Theory, research, and practice related to the design and implementation of employee training programs and formal performance evaluation systems.  Includes development of specific training programs (e.g., diversity, safety, sexual harassment).  Prerequisite: Completion of MGMT 3220, 3550

MGMT - 4780   LEADERSHIP AND MANGERIAL COMPETENCIES
[3 hours]  This course focuses on concepts and experiences for developing leadership skills that facilitate organizational development and change.  Writings, cases, videos and exercises are used extensively. Prerequisite: MGMT 3030

MGMT - 4900   SEMINAR ON CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN MANAGEMENT
[3 hours]  This seminar is designed to facilitate applications of managerial skills, tools, and techniques in meeting  contemporary challenges.  Student projects on selected topics will be conducted to promote the use of analytical methods.  A new list of topics will be generated every semester based on student and faculty inputs.  Prerequisite: MGMT 3030; Senior standing.

MGMT - 4910   RESEARCH IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
[1 - 3 hours]  Students have the opportunity to conduct an intensive investigation in a Human Resource Management area, supervised by a departmental faculty member.  A formal paper is expected at the study�s end.  Prerequisite: Completion of MGMT 3220, 3550; Senior Standing.

MGMT - 4940   MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP
[1 - 3 hours]  A supervised work experience for outstanding students.  The internship involves practical experience.  A written report is required of the student.  Prerequisite: Senior standing; Permission of Department Chairperson

MGMT - 5110   INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT
[3 hours]  Course is designed to provide a comprehensive, accurate, and up-to-date picture of the field of management. This course focuses on organizational behavior (individual and small group) and organizational theory (large group and total organization).  Also included is a review of the key functions of management; (1) planning, (2) organizing, (3) leading, (4) staffing and (5) controlling. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MGMT - 5150   DYNAMICS OF LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS
[3 hours]  Emphasis will be placed on the law in those areas which would assist the student to have a better understanding of those ethical and social problems in our increasingly more complicated legal environment.

MGMT - 6020   MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS
[3 hours]  The case method approach is used extensively in analyzing critical issues in health care management:  (1) the hospital as an institution, (2) relationship of the hospital to the total health network, (3) health planning function, and (4) current perspectives on health delivery systems.

MGMT - 6040   HEALTH LAW
[3 hours]  Provides an analytical framework for the understanding of the legal climate within which the health care institution operates.  Emphasis on the legal concepts which bear upon current health care problems and operation and planning decisions.

MGMT - 6100   BUSINESS, GOVERNMENT AND SOCIETY
[3 hours]  Discussion of social criticisms of business and of responses which may improve its social performance.  Topics include consumerism, ecology, market power, market organization, social responsibility and ethics regulation and public policy, social performance measurement.

MGMT - 6110   LONG RANGE STRATEGIC PLANNING
[3 hours]  Detailed understanding to the basic processes and techniques for analysis of dynamic changes in the internal and external environment of complex organizations.  The course generally involves the writing of research papers and case analyses.

MGMT - 6170   THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE ORGANIZATION
[3 hours]  Studies the behavior of individuals and small groups in organizations.  Includes the behavioral science theories and research applicable to the work environment.  Prerequisite: MGMT 5110

MGMT - 6360   MANAGEMENT OF MULTINATIONAL FIRMS
[3 hours]  Analysis of the multinational firm, emphasizing the differences with domestic enterprises.  With respect to strategic planning and capital allocation; marketing, production, supply, personnel and contract negotiation.

MGMT - 6380   COMPARATIVE ORGANIZATION
[3 hours]  An analysis of the organizational design and administrative systems in different types of organizations such as business and other profit-making organization; non-profit organization - hospitals, unions, governmental, and universities.

MGMT - 6490   GLOBAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
[3 hours]  Compare the management philosophies, systems and methods of the U.S. firms with those of firms from other countries.  Particularly the management systems of Japanese, German and other nationality firms that are competitors of U.S. firms.  Prerequisite: MGMT 5110

MGMT - 6550   SEMINAR IN LABOR RELATIONS
[3 hours]  Learning objectives cover current issues and developments in collective bargaining, union organization, contract administration and labor legislation as they relate to the private and public sectors.  Prerequisite: MGMT 5110, 5150

MGMT - 6590   ORGANIZATION THEORY AND DESIGN
[3 hours]  Course focuses on designing and managing innovative, continuously learning organizations in response to today�s rapidly changing technological and market environment.  The emphasis will be on top-down, macro perspective.  Prerequisite: MGMT 5110, 6170

MGMT - 6700   HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
[3 hours]  A survey of the functions and current trends in human resources management.  Special emphasis on research methods, tools and techniques for in-depth understanding of problems and challenges faced by medium-sized firms.  Prerequisite: MGMT 5110, 5150

MGMT - 6750   CORPORATE STRATEGY, POLICY, AND PLANNING
[3 hours]  The total organization and its interdependencies with the environment.  A chief executive�s perspective is developed by focusing on the survival and growth of small and medium-sized firms in a rapidly changing context.  Prerequisite: All MBA core

MGMT - 6800   TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
[3 hours]  Course covers issues and  techniques  related to human resource planning, identifying and predicting HRM problems, and demonstrating the relationship between effective HRM practices and the bottom-line of the organization.  Prerequisite: MGMT 5110 and 6700

MGMT - 6930   INDEPENDENT RESEARCH
[1 - 3 hours]  Independent research opportunities are provided to advanced students for pursuing topics in depth under the faculty supervision.  Prerequisite: Prior approval

MGMT - 6940   HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION PRACTICUM
[3 hours]  Practical experience working with a preceptor in health care administration.

MGMT - 7110   MANAGEMENT OF ORGANIZATIONAL BUSINESS
[3 hours]  Organizational behavior (individual and small group) and organizational theory (large group and total organization).  Also included is a review of the key functions of management; (1) planning, (2) organizing, (3) directing and (4) controlling.

MGMT - 7150   DYNAMICS OF LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS
[3 hours]  Emphasis will be placed on the law in those areas which would assist the student to have a better understanding of those ethical and social problems in our increasingly more complicated legal environment.

MGMT - 8830   ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY AND BEHAVIOR FOR IMPLEMENTING ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES
[4 hours]  This seminar examines theoretical models and research findings concerning the organizational structures and behavioral processes associated with the successful implementation of advanced manufacturing technologies. Based upon organization theory and organization behavior, this course develops a behavioral science framework for managing the factory of the future.   Prerequisite: Ph.D. admission or permission of instructor; MGMT 5110/7110.

MGMT - 8840   MANUFACTURING STRATEGY
[4 hours]  The seminar examines the theory and research related to the formulation and implementation of manufacturing strategy including the strategic planning process and techniques for industry and competitive analysis.  Prerequisite: Ph.D. Admission, MGMT 5110/7110

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