Management (MGMT) Undergraduate Course Descriptions
MGMT 260. Principles of International Business [Goal 8]
The larger context of global business, including country and cultural factors, international trade, the global monetary system, WTO, IMF, trade theory, foreign direct investment, global strategy and ethics in a global society and global economy. 3 Cr. F, SUM.
MGMT 261. The Big Picture: Management's Perspective
Business-related contemporary films are used to introduce, study, and analyze management issues and problems in a variety of settings. 3 Cr. F.
MGMT 301. Introduction to Professional Management
Survey of fundamentals of contemporary management from the perspective of the manager, the organization, its environment and their interactions. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
MGMT 344. Field Experience
Participation in a paid part-time position with a cooperating business, governmental, or civic organization. May be enrolled in no more than 10 additional credits. Course may be repeated up to 6 credits. Maximum of 3 credits may be applied to the Management major. Student must enroll in at least one on-campus class after the field experience. Permission of department. S/U Grading. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
MGMT 352. Survey of Human Resource Management
The acquisition and utilization of human resources, developing desirable working relationships, and integrating the workers with organizational goals, within the contemporary legal and societal framework. Prereq.: 301 or permission of department. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
MGMT 364. Entrepreneurship-Starting your Own Business
Planning, initiating and developing a business plan which considers the problems, risks and opportunities associated with new business ventures. 3 Cr. S.
MGMT 365. Organizational Behavior
Individual and interpersonal behavior, group dynamics and structure, intergroup processes, and leadership within organizational contexts. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
MGMT 368. Business and Society
The role of business, its interaction with the forces in its surroundings, and issues between business and society. 3 Cr. F.
MGMT 383. Operations Management
How the operations function manages people, information, technology, materials, and facilities to produce goods and services. Prereq.: IS 242 or permission of department. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
MGMT 428. Topics in Management
Issues in management: specific topics vary with offering. Prereq.: 301 plus permission of instructor. 3 Cr. DEMAND.
MGMT 444. Internship in Business
A full-time paid position with a cooperating business, governmental, or civic organization. Three credits apply to the major program electives, balance apply to university electives. Prior approval of program required. Permission of department. 3-12 Cr. F, S, SUM.
MGMT 462. Small Business Management
Management challenges, responsibilities, and rewards of operating and growing a small business. 3 Cr. F.
MGMT 497. Strategic Management
Capstone course that critically assesses global, domestic, and industry trends, organizational competency, values, and culture. Examination of stakeholders and corporate responsibility in developing strategic direction and plans of action. (Open only to graduating business seniors). (Note: Business majors only may enroll in MGMT 497 in the last semester of their program. All College of Business core requirements must have been completed or special permission obtained from the chairperson of the department. A student should have completed a minimum of 105 credits to enroll in this course.) 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
Management (MGMT) Courses for Advanced Undergraduate and Graduate Students
MGMT 427/527. International Business Management: European Perspective
Focuses on both the interpersonal skills and business knowledge needed in cross cultural management. Taught only in Ingolstadt, Germany. 3 Cr. F, S.
MGMT 450/550. Employee Selection
Management of human resources from the labor market into and through the firm, including job analysis, predictor selection and validation, interview development, and maintaining legal defensibility. Prereq.: 352 or permission of department. 3 Cr. F.
MGMT 451/551. Employee and Labor Relations
The management of employee-employer relationships. Individual versus collective bargaining (organizing, negotiating and bargaining), dispute resolution, and alternative labor-capital conflict resolution systems in the U.S. and other countries. Prereq.: 352 or permission of department. 3 Cr. F.
MGMT 452/552. Employee Compensation
Compensation theories and practices, and their effect on employee recruitment, motivation, productivity, retention, satisfaction, and morale. Prereq.: 352 or permission of department. 3 Cr. S.
MGMT 453/553. Employee Development
Assessing training and development needs, developing and evaluating programs via empirical designs, using technology, administering contents, and selecting methods. Prereq.: 352 or permission of department. 3 Cr. S.
MGMT 466/566. Strategy and Organization of Public Administration
Problems in bureaucratic organizations that arise from the political system and a non-profit orientation. Strategy formulation and decision-making in the non-business sector. 3 Cr. DEMAND.
MGMT 467/567. Leading Organizational Change
Elements involved in planned organizational change including linkages between the external environment and organization architecture, organization development, organization design, work design, leadership, communication, organization culture, and interpersonal and group processes. Prereq.: 365 or permission of department. 3 Cr. F, S.
MGMT 470/570. International Business Management
Cultural, economic, political, social and physical environment of doing business abroad. Theories of management for effective coordination of human and material resources in international business. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
MGMT 479/579. International Business Seminar
The international business environment of geo-economic-political national cooperatives; cultural factors, technology transfers, and human resource capabilities. Prereq.: 470. 3 Cr. S, ALT.
MGMT 483/583. Manufacturing Operations Management
Systems and sub-systems needed to achieve world-class manufacturing status. Systems examined include ERP, MRP, JIT, and DRP. Prereq.: 383. 3 Cr. F.
MGMT 484/584. Supply Chain Management
The flow of materials from the supplier to customer. Integration of functional areas such as purchasing, materials management, and distribution. Prereq.: 383. 3 Cr. S.
MGMT 485/585. Service Operations Management
Design and management of service delivery systems. Operational aspects of service organizations: understanding customer satisfaction, selecting, training, and empowering employees, matching technology to strategy, defining and measuring quality, and designing facilities. Prereq.: 383 or permission of department. 3 Cr. F.
MGMT 486/586. Managing for Quality
Total quality management for manufacturing and service organizations: including strategic quality planning, understanding customer satisfaction, the role of human resources, benchmarking, quality costs, statistical tools and reengineering. Prereq.: 383. 3 Cr. S.
MGMT 498/598. Business Consulting
Teams of students work as consultants to area businesses and non-profit organizations to diagnose and solve actual business problems. Written and oral report required. Prereq.: 301, ACCT 292, BCIS 242, FIRE 371, MKTG 320. Permission of department. 3 Cr. F, S.