Management

MGT 250 Organizational Behavior 3 SH
This course addresses the manner in which the operation of an enterprise affects and is affected by the interrelated behavior of its individuals, informal groups, organizations and administration. Prerequisite: PSY 100 and satisfaction of university’s general education writing requirement.

MGT 251 Human Resources Management 3 SH
This course includes an examination of the following areas: HR planning and forecasting; recruitment, selection and placement; job evaluation and performance appraisal; wage, salary and benefit programs; equal employment opportunity; organizational safety and health; human resource communications; and managing a diverse work force. Prerequisite: MGT 250 and sophomore standing.

MGT 298 Faculty Developed Study 1–6 SH

MGT 299 Student Developed Study 1–6 SH

MGT 320 Operations Management 3 SH
Operations management is concerned with the management of the production function of organizations in which services and goods are produced. This management process is separated into the general areas of scheduling, quality, materials and methods. The course presents concepts and tools necessary for effective and efficient management of these areas, their strong interactions and their effects on employees. Prerequisite: FIN 230 and junior standing.

MGT 340 Total Quality Management 3 SH
The concepts, principles and tools known as Total Quality Management, used in organizations of all types to improve customer and consumer satisfaction, are covered. Content includes a discussion of quality systems in both production and service environments, quality management philosophies, and how managers can plan, organize and maintain quality of all functions of their organization. Prerequisite: MGT 250 and GPA 2.3 or higher.

MGT 345 Selected Topics in Management 1-6 SH
An examination of an issue, problem, field, methodology, or other subject currently emerging in the field of management. The specific topic will be announced at the time of offering. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor and GPA 2.3 or higher.

MGT 350 Management Negotiations 3 SH
This course will examine the theoretical explanations and practical applications of negotiation skills that are necessary to be an effective manager in a business or in a variety of other public and private organizations. The focus of the course will be on applied, experiential exercises in the form of role-plays, simulations, and case analyses. Prerequisite: MGT 250 and GPA 2.3 or higher.

MGT 353 Advanced Human Resource Management: Employee Acquisition 3 SH
This course focuses on developing skills in the areas of recruitment and selection for students choosing the human resources management option. MGT 353 is experiential in nature, and gives the students the opportunity to apply human resource management theory to actual situations faced by human resource managers. Topics include: human resource planning, recruitment, selection, job analysis, and compensation and benefits package formulation. Prerequisite: MGT 251 and GPA 2.3 or higher.

MGT 354 Advanced Human Resource Management: Employee Development 3 SH
This course focuses on developing skills and knowledge in the area of employee development for students choosing the human resources management option. This course is experiential in nature, and gives the student the opportunity to apply human resource management theory to actual situations faced by human resource managers. Topics covered include orientation and training, career development, performance appraisal, compensation, and benefits, and safety and health. Prerequisite: MGT 251 and GPA 2.3 or higher.

MGT 376 Managing People 3 SH
This course views managing as a set of processes focusing on the manager, those managed, and the work they do. The roles, skills, competencies, ethics and knowledge used by managers are emphasized. Prerequisite: MGT 250 and GPA 2.3 or higher.

MGT 377 Supply Chain Management 3 SH
This course emphasizes a strategic, integrated approach to managing supply of materials, services or information. Students will learn innovative, process-oriented methods of contributing effectively to the organization’s goals and improving the company’s competitive advantage in a changing, entrepreneurial and global business environment. Prerequisite: MGT 320 and GPA 2.3 or higher.

MGT 405 Small Business Entrepreneurship 3 SH
This course addresses entrepreneurship as it relates to initiating new business ventures. Special attention is given to developing workable ideas, funding, marketing and structuring new ventures as they support the development of a formal business plan. Entrepreneurial activities within large business organizations are also highlighted. Prerequisite: ACC 202, FIN 310, MKT 301 and GPA 2.3 or higher.

MGT 406 Small Business Management 3 SH
This course will prepare students to lead and manage in a small business environment. Special attention will be given to operating small businesses in the early stages of their existence. The role of small business in the economy will also be reviewed. Prerequisite: MGT 405 or permission of the instructor and GPA 2.3 or higher.

MGT 410 Current Issues in Management 3 SH
This senior level seminar is an integrative examination of topics of current interest to managers. The course presentation will utilize case studies, current literature, student research papers, student presentations and/or outside speakers to achieve its purpose. Prerequisite: senior standing and GPA 2.3 or higher.

MGT 415 Strategic Management 3 SH
The strategic management process is employed to formulate, implement and evaluate strategies in a variety of organizations under conditions of uncertainty. This capstone course emphasizes multidisciplinary approaches to complex organizational problems. The development of mission statements, SWOT analysis, the assessment of alternative courses of action, and the affective coupling of strategy and structure are also covered in detail. Prerequisite: senior standing and GPA 2.3 or higher.

The following courses also have been approved and are offered periodically:
MGT 102 Introduction to Business
MGT/PS 202 Introduction to Public Administration

 

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