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MGMT 1000 - Management Elective: Lower Division
Management
Transfer credit.


MGMT 1347 - Introduction to Business
Management
This course serves as an introduction to the functions of Business. These Business functions are Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Business Ethics and Social Responsibility, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Business Communication, Economics, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Distribution, and Operations.


MGMT 2347 - Principles of Management
Management
.This course is centrally concerned with the theory and principles of organization and management with particular emphasis on the traditional management functions and the process of managerial roles performed in the workplace. Topics may include an introduction to strategic planning, ethics and social responsibility, decision making, motivating the workforce, managing teams, and other effective leadership skills. Applications include experiential learning and research, applied group dynamics, case analyses and exercises.


MGMT 2357 - International Business
Management
This course provides an integrative overall business perspective (as opposed to a functional view) grounded in a global environment. This will include coverage of business as it is conducted in both developed and emerging economies. Focus will be on the globalization of business and critical factors for successfully entering into the global marketplace.


MGMT 3000 - Management Elective: Upper Division
Management
Transfer credit.


MGMT 3051 - Management Information Systems Elective: Upper Division
Management
Transfer credit.


MGMT 3320 - Business Communications
Management
A practical, experienced–based introduction to business and professional communication using career–and–self–assessment and case studies on ethics, leadership, and diversity. Self–led student teams design and present a final project with a focus on oral and written communication skills. Fall, Spring.


MGMT 3330 - Small Business Institute
Management
This course introduces students to the process of creating, owning, and managing a small business to include the development of a business plan, understanding financing options, forecasting, and planning operations, personnel, and marketing processes for the for–profit and not–for–profit sectors. Students will utilize cases or, where possible, they will consult with actual small businesses. credit hours, ACCT 1341, 1342; MKTG 3343, MGMT 3347.


MGMT 3340 - Leadership Theory and Practice
Management
This course introduces students to theories and practice of leadership, with foci in business organizations and the role of leadership in developing ethical organizations. Students study the history of leadership theories, the role of leadership in organizational success, ethical leadership, and profiles of great leaders. Prerequisite: None


MGMT 3348 - Human Resource Management
Management
A study of the fundamental concepts and techniques in the management of human resources, including job analysis, employee staffing, training, performance evaluation, compensation administration, and health/safety programs. The legal environment and ethical treatment of employees will be fundamental to each topic. Students will study current news and legislation in HR such as sexual harassment, expatriate (overseas) assignments, and alternative dispute resolution as topics arise in the press. (formerly Personnel Management)


MGMT 3349 - Managing Behavior in Organizations
Management
This course provides an overview of managerial functions with a particular emphasis on the student of individual, group and inter-group behaviors in organizations. This course introduces students to the complexities of working with diverse individuals and teams and further develops students' understanding in leading and managing themselves and others in organizations. Pre-requisite: MGMT 2347 or Instructor's approval


MGMT 3385 - Project Management
Management
This course deals with managing projects in modern business organizations. This course is about project managers -- what they do and how they do it. Topics include scheduling, evaluating, budgeting, and controlling projects. Other topics are assign and mitigating risks, leadership of complex teams, and handling conflicts. The course utilizes a series of cases that provide student with opportunities to experience the process of managing projects using the techniques and tools discussed in the course.


MGMT 3390 - Management Information Systems
Management
Topics covered in this course focus on the information systems used to address the needs of functional areas of business. Also discussed are the strategic role of information systems in the enterprise, new and emerging technologies, and ethical and social impacts of information systems. The course includes an introduction to business process modeling systems, business cases, teamwork, and discussion of current innovations and business situations involving information systems.


MGMT 3977 - Management of Human Services Organizations
Management
This course covers the principles and best practices of managing a human service organization. This course also examines ways to develop human service administrators and professionals who can contribute to an organization's success by aligning management functions with the goals and strategy of the organization. In addition, the course will examine the differences between volunteer management and the broader human resources management, and the challenges associated with volunteer management. In doing so, students will learn relevant skills in selection, staffing and development, group processes, and cross-cultural/diversity issues. Relevant laws and legislation governing human service organizations will also be reviewed. (1.5 credit hours)


MGMT 4191 - Internship in Business Administration/Marketing
Management
Practicum or on–the–job experience under the guidance of practicing specialists in the field. To be supervised individually by a department faculty member with the approval of the chair. Prerequisites: 50+ credit hours; appropriate business coursework (to be determined in consultation with department chair or faculty supervisor); prior written approval of chair and instructor; minimum GPA of 3.0. Course will be offered on a Pass/Fail basis.


MGMT 4192 - Directed Readings/Independent Study in Management
Management
Student research on a selected problem in the field pursued under the guidance of an assigned member of the faculty. Prerequisites: 50+ credit hours; appropriate business coursework (to be determined in consultation with department chair or faculty supervisor); prior written approval of chair and instructor; minimum GPA of 3.0.


MGMT 4193 - Special Topics in Management
Management
Systematic analysis and discussion of selected topics of contemporary and current interest. Prerequisites: 50+ credit hours; appropriate business coursework (to be determined in consultation with department chair or faculty supervisor); prior written approval of chair and instructor; minimum GPA of 3.0. Course will be offered on a Pass/Fail basis.


MGMT 4289 - Individual & Organizational Success
Management
This course introduces students to a broad and fundamental understanding of how to succeed in their chosen endeavors in life. It describes success profiles of widely varied people, careers and organizations. It highlights the differences between private and group practices, small and large businesses, non-profits and for-profit organizations. It illuminates the commonalities of all successful undertakings from small to large, private to public, and government to NGO. It helps students establish a mindset where they see how their individual creativity, initiative, innovative tendencies and adaptability will be useful in their career, adopting traits from successful entrepreneurs. Topics include working with people of different backgrounds, the diversity needs of successful organizations, start-ups versus established organizations.


MGMT 4292 - Directed Reading/Independent Study in Business Administration/Marketing
Management
Student research on a selected problem in the field pursued under the guidance of an assigned member of the faculty. Prerequisites: 50+ credit hours; appropriate business coursework (to be determined in consultation with department chair or faculty supervisor); prior written approval of chair and instructor; minimum GPA of 3.0.


MGMT 4293 - Special Topics in Business Administration/Marketing
Management
Systematic analysis and discussion of selected topics of contemporary and current interest. Prerequisites: 50+ credit hours; appropriate business coursework (to be determined in consultation with department chair or faculty supervisor); prior written approval of chair and instructor; minimum GPA of 3.0. Course will be offered on a Pass/Fail basis.


MGMT 4330 - Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management
Management
This course introduces students to the process of starting and growing a new business. In this course, students learn how to recognize business opportunities, develop feasibility analyses and business plans, seek financing and funding for the new business, and develop the main functions of the new business (i.e., marketing/sales, finance, cash flow management, human resources). The course also covers business growth strategies and a focus on sustainability of the enterprise, including family-owned businesses. The course content is augmented with real-world case studies and interactions with successful entrepreneurs.


MGMT 4331 - Business Law
Management
General principles of the law of contracts, agency, bailment, sales, mortgages, negotiable instruments and bankruptcy.


MGMT 4361 - Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Communities
Management
This course is designed to help students understand the theory and practice behind building a sustainable enterprise that contributes to the community and the world-at-large. These sustainable strategies presented will promote and enhance environmental protection, increase social equity all while preserving economic growth. The concepts presented will apply to any business structure including small, local sole practitioners, start-ups, partnerships, cooperatives and corporations. This course establishes sustainability as a foundation for creativity, innovation and building competitive advantage for both new and established firms.


MGMT 4365 - Business Model Innovation
Management
In this course, students will examine how the development of an innovative business model helps entrepreneurs create a sustainable competitive advantage. Student will learn the theory and practice of promoting and managing innovation in entrepreneurial and existing firms. The course will focus on changes that can be made to different aspects of the business model including the assets and major activities that are central to operations, the sourcing strategy and choice of business partners the organizational design and people and the source of revenues. Since sustainable and profitable business require constant adaptation, students will learn how to reevaluate the model in the context of their overall business strategy. Prerequisites: MGMT 2347, MKTG 3343


MGMT 4369 - Practicum in Entrepreneurship & Small Business
Management
This course requires that students transfer the knowledge gained in their Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship courses into practice through hands-­on experiences, such a business development consulting projects, management of a venture capital fund, creation of a student-owned business venture, and development of a Social Entrepreneurial venture. Working in teams, students will experience idea generation, develop plans for assessment of market potential, identify appropriate missions and goals, develop a business plan, including funding sources, resource requirements (both capital and human), and a timeline for implementation of the plan. The result with be team presentations in the format of a competition. This course is the last class in the sequence for completion of the Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship minor.


MGMT 4377 - Leadership and Strategic Management for HSO
Management
Focusing on strategy and leadership, this course addresses the challenges of management in human services organizations (for-profit, non-profit, and public entity). The course takes an entrepreneurial perspective and provides students with the conceptual and analytic base needed to build and lead a new or established organization. The course exposes students to several analytic tools and processes (e.g., mission and vision, change management, strategic planning, governance and relationships with the board, organizational life-cycles and scaling, and partnerships and alliances). Students will complete a service learning project in this course. Prerequisites: Must be taken as the final course in the minor program.


MGMT 4379 - Program Design, Assessment and Evaluation
Management
Addresses the types of services that may be offered to clients in a human services organization; stresses the design of new programs and services, and evaluation of existing services with an emphasis on measuring impact and outcomes. Students will learn needs assessment, program evaluation, and process improvement. Students will learn how to report findings to stakeholders and the larger public to develop a successful funding campaign. Students in this course will prepare a written proposal for the evaluation of an existing program, including selecting the appropriate measurement tools, study design, and statistical analysis.


MGMT 4391 - Internship in Business Administration/Marketing
Management
Practicum or on–the–job experience under the guidance of practicing specialists in the field. To be supervised individually by a department faculty member with the approval of the chair. Prerequisites: 50+ credit hours; appropriate business coursework (to be determined in consultation with department chair or faculty supervisor); prior written approval of chair and instructor; minimum GPA of 3.0. Course will be offered on a Pass/Fail basis.


MGMT 4392 - Directed Reading/Independent Study in Management
Management
Student research on a selected problem in the field pursued under the guidance of an assigned member of the faculty. Prerequisites: 50+ credit hours; appropriate business coursework (to be determined in consultation with department chair or faculty supervisor); prior written approval of chair and instructor; minimum GPA of 3.0.


MGMT 4393 - Special Topics in Business Administration/Marketing
Management
Systematic analysis and discussion of selected topics of contemporary and current interest. Prerequisites: 50+ credit hours; appropriate business coursework (to be determined in consultation with department chair or faculty supervisor); prior written approval of chair and instructor; minimum GPA of 3.0. Course will be offered on a Pass/Fail basis.


MGMT 4399 - Senior Seminar
Management
This is a capstone course in business designed to integrate concepts and knowledge from a broad range of core business skills, and to explore contemporary social and economic issues influencing the business environment. The course emphasizes strategic thinking and group-based work and requires students demonstrate their capacity to execute in actual or simulated business situations. This seminar course requires significant group work; therefore, students should be prepared to participate in multiple out-of-class meetings, in addition to the regularly scheduled class sessions. Prerequisites: Senior standing, DEIS 4333, MKTG 3343, MGMT 2347, MGMT 3320, MGMT 3390, MGMT 4331 FINA 3339.


MGMT 4491 - Internship in Business Administration/Marketing
Management
Practicum or on–the–job experience under the guidance of practicing specialists in the field. To be supervised individually by a department faculty member with the approval of the chair. Prerequisites: 50+ credit hours; appropriate business coursework (to be determined in consultation with department chair or faculty supervisor); prior written approval of chair and instructor; minimum GPA of 3.0. Course will be offered on a Pass/Fail basis.


MGMT 4493 - Special Topics in Business Administration/Marketing
Management
Systematic analysis and discussion of selected topics of contemporary and current interest. Prerequisites: 50+ credit hours; appropriate business coursework (to be determined in consultation with department chair or faculty supervisor); prior written approval of chair and instructor; minimum GPA of 3.0. Course will be offered on a Pass/Fail basis.


MGMT 4591 - Internship in Business Administration/Marketing
Management
Practicum or on–the–job experience under the guidance of practicing specialists in the field. To be supervised individually by a department faculty member with the approval of the chair. Prerequisites: 50+ credit hours; appropriate business coursework (to be determined in consultation with department chair or faculty supervisor); prior written approval of chair and instructor; minimum GPA of 3.0. Course will be offered on a Pass/Fail basis.


MGMT 4691 - Internship in Business Administration/Marketing
Management
Practicum or on–the–job experience under the guidance of practicing specialists in the field. To be supervised individually by a department faculty member with the approval of the chair. Prerequisites: 50+ credit hours; appropriate business coursework (to be determined in consultation with department chair or faculty supervisor); prior written approval of chair and instructor; minimum GPA of 3.0. Course will be offered on a Pass/Fail basis.




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