MGT 1110 Introduction to Business 4 cr. Introduces students to business and the business world. Study includes the private enterprise system, entrepreneurship, marketing, human resources, finance, production, the stock market, the management process,personal budgeting, timemanagement, corporate ethics, insurance and other business related topics.
MGT 2120 Principles of Management 4 cr. Introduction to the process of management. Course includes the history of management theory with emphasis on forces of change that have resulted in a changing view of the business world for managers. Principlemanagement functions covered are planning, organizing, leading and the process of control as an information feedback function for increasing productivity. Emphasis is on the integration of all management functions into one effort for visionary, effective and efficient operations.
MGT 3130 Quantitative Methods for Decision-making 4 cr. Includes forecasting, quality assurance, project management and other mathematical models for data analysis. Software is used to solve and illustrate problems and solutions.
MGT 3140 E-Commerce for New Enterprises 4 cr. Introduces students to themajor facets of doing business on the Internet, with an emphasis on creating new businesses and converting existing businesses to electronic commerce.Management theory and practice is combinedwith a variety of Internet business circumstances resulting in examples used for creating new businesses.
MGT 3150 / ENG 3364 Management Communication:Written (WI) 4 cr. Emphasis on the writing process as adapted to the management situation. Students complete a series of writing assignments including letters,memos,proposals, problem-solving reports and informational reports and procedures,with an emphasis on audience adaptation, clarity of purpose,adequacy of support and correct format. Students will be introduced to writing for electronic media. Students must be juniors and have some professional experience before enrolling. Prerequisite: ENG 1110 or competency.
MGT 3240 Human Resource Management 4 cr. Provides an in-depth exposure to the major areas of human resource management including recruiting, selection, training, motivation, appraisal, planning, labor relations and compensation.
MGT 3250 Staffing and Compensation Administration 4 cr. Emphasis on the identification and integration of organizational job needs,employee selection,performance and compensation systems based on a strategic pay model. Students focus on compensation and benefit packages and how they are impacted by internal and external forces.
MGT /MKT 3380 Logistics and Distribution Channels 4 cr. Contemporary logistics describes the entire supply channel system from inbound movement of freight including tangible and intangible activities through materialsmanagement to physical distribution then to the end user. It provides the tactile decision-making tools such as distribution channel locations, inventory rotations, storage and logistic functional concepts used for finding cost reduction and strategic opportunities. Also, integrates logistics into a supply chain management context. It will look into the current events, along with newtheory, practice, basics in packaging, warehousing, transportation, inventory and material handling. Prerequisite: MKT 2320.
MGT 3420 Financial Management 4 cr. Examines the concepts and tools that are needed by managers when making financial decisions. Students are required to analyze a financial statement, assess risk, calculate the cost of capital for capital budgeting, and describe the methods for valuing securities such as stocks and bonds for an organization. Approach to the course content is fromamanager's perspective on howtomake value-creating decisions for an organization's stakeholders. Prerequisite: ACC 2210.
MGT 3430 Advanced Financial Management 4 cr. The course explores advanced finance concepts including corporate decision making involving the issuance of debt and equity securities, dividend and stock policies,evaluation of a corporation's governance and ownership structures and analysis ofmergers and acquisitions. Students will be required to complete a financial analysis termproject of a publicly traded corporation. Prerequisite: MGT 3420.
MGT 3440 Investments 4 cr. The objective of this course is to learn how to make sound investing decisions. Students study the different types of investments available, the markets they are traded in and the sources of information that are available to investors. We then examine the relationship between risk and return, techniques for valuing securities and the construction and management of portfolios.
MGT 3520 Managing in a Global Environment 4 cr. An introduction to the principles of management in the emerging global economy and community with a focus on ethical concepts and strategies within a variety of foreign environments. Topics include a comparison of domestic, international and global corporations, cross-cultural ethical and social responsibility differences, risk assessments of strategic alliances, organizational structures, geopolitical and foreign policy considerations and themanager's challenges of crosscultural communications, organization and human resource development.
MGT/PSY 3550 Organizational Behavior 4 cr. Explores the behavior of people within organizations in terms of the factors that most influence it. These include factors related to individuals, groups and the larger organization system.The course relies heavily on experiential learning as a means of teaching students how to apply lessons in organizational settings. Prerequisites: junior status or permission of instructor.
MGT 3555 Leadership 4 cr. Designed as an introduction and overview to leadership. It emphasizes self-assessment and development of personal skills and style, understanding and critical evaluation of prominent leadership theories, and exploration of current leadership issues.Through brief lecture,demonstrations,case analyses,and small group discussion and exercises, students explore the application of leadership concepts and practices that have utility across organizations and disciplines.
MGT 3560 Organization Development 4 cr. Introduces students to the theories and practice of organization development and how organizations plan and facilitate the change process. Emphasis will be on understanding the drivers of change, stages of transition management, dealing with resistance to change,organizational culture,and change agent skills. Cases and work experience will be used to highlight challenges.
MGT 3777 Selected Topics in Management 1-8 cr. In-depth study of a topic of current interest. Topic to be covered depends on the mutual interest of faculty and students.
MGT 4140 Entrepreneurship 4 cr. Focuses on the formulation and writing of a start-up business plan for a new small business. Course provides the theoretical framework for a feasible business plan and exposes students to real life experiences that contribute to anticipating and solving small business problems.Students are encouraged to use creativity in conceiving an idea for a new business.
MGT 4150 Management Communication: Oral 4 cr. Covers awide array of subjects related to communicating in organizations, including: interpersonal communication, upward/downward/lateral communication, organizational structure, office and plant layout, effective business presentations, leadership in business meetings, interviewing and telephone usage.
MGT 4160 Legal Aspects of Management 4 cr. Nature and functions of law with emphasis on applications in economics, marketing and management. Course includes contracts and business entities and the regulation of business under federal and state administrative agencies.
MGT 4170 Policies and Strategies 4 cr. A senior capstone course formanagementmajors.This course ties together all of the content covered in undergraduate management and applied economics classes. Focus is on realities of management in contemporary situations. Course utilizes studies of real organizations that include examples of successes and failures. Students prepare written case analyses with emphasis on understanding the environment ofmanagement, the knowledge required by managers, and the functions performed. Prerequisite: MGT 3420 and senior standing.
MGT 4261 Team Development 4 cr. Examines the role of teams in organizations. It covers the decision to use teams, characteristics of effective teams, team building, styles of interaction, project planning,conflict,and evaluation.Students formteams to work on tasks and use them as a laboratory for understanding and changing team processes.
MGT 4262 Training and Development 4 cr. Provides an introduction to the function of training and development in organizations. It provides a theoretical and practical foundation for students conducting training activities including needs assessment, learning styles,curriculumand programdesign,use of instructional media and techniques, and evaluation.
MGT 4460 Multinational Business Finance 4 cr. Factors that influence the basic decisions of the firmin an international setting. Prerequisite: MGT 3420.
MGT 4555 Management Internship 1-16 cr. An internship taken in a practical business or other appropriate facility related to the student's interest.Student is supervised by amanager;evaluation of student performance is completed by the manager, student and advisor. Students may obtain additional information about internships from the Department of Management office. Prerequisite: approval of instructor.
MGT 4558 International Management Internship 1-16 cr. An internship taken in a practical business or other appropriate facility related to the student's interest.Student is supervised by amanager;evaluation of student performance is completed by the manager, student and advisor. Students may obtain additional information about internships from the Department of Management office. Prerequisite: approval of instructor.
MGT 4777 Selected Topics in Management 1-8 cr. In-depth study of a topic of current interest. Topic to be studied depends on the mutual interest of faculty and students.
MGT 4999 Independent Study 1-8 cr. Study of a particular area selected by student with approval of department chair and instructor.Studymay include research and/or field experience involving a learning situation directly related tomanagement.