Management (MGMT) Graduate Course Descriptions
MGMT 527. International Business Management: European Perspective.
The course focuses on both the interpersonal skills and business knowledge needed in cross-cultural management. TAUGHT ONLY IN INGOLSTADT, GERMANY. 3 credits F, S.
MGMT 528. Topics in Management.
Issues in management: Permission of instructor. May be repeated with different topics to a maximum of 9 credits. 3 credits DEMAND.
MGMT 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 credits F.
MGMT 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 credits F.
MGMT 552. Employee Compensation.
Compensation theories and practices, and their effects on employee recruitment, motivation, productivity, retention, satisfaction, and morale. Prereq.: 352 or permission of department. 3 credits S.
MGMT 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 credits S.
MGMT 559. Strategic Human Resource Management.
Staffing, compensation, and employee/labor relations within the firm, focusing on current and emerging topics and developing integrated policies supporting organization strategies. Prereq.: 450, 451, 452. 3 credits S.
MGMT 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 credits F, S.
MGMT 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 credits F, S, SUM.
MGMT 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 credits S, ALT.
MGMT 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 credits F.
MGMT 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 credits S.
MGMT 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 credits F.
MGMT 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 credits S.
MGMT 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 240, 241 or 242, FIRE 371, MKTG 320. Permission of department. 3 credits F, S.