MANAGEMENT (MGT)


MGT 100 - CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS

Prerequisite: None

The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the organization and operation of the basic product- and service-producing institutions in our society-business firms-and the economic environment in which these businesses make decisions.

Credit: 3


MGT 240 - INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT

Prerequisite: None

A survey course which aims to familiarize students with accepted management theory as well as contemporary thinking that might challenge the assumption forming the foundation of traditional management practices. Students will learn the management functions of planning, organizing, leading and controlling in the context of a changing global environment and explore ethical issues facing managers working with today's diverse workforce.

Credit: 3


MGT 307 - ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY & DESIGN

Prerequisite: MGT 240

An advanced macro approach to business organizational studies with a comprehensive survey and analysis of contemporary findings interpreted with current theory and its application to all phases of business management, personnel, production and/or service, material and control.

Credit: 3


MGT 318 - ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

Prerequisite: MGT 240

A human relations approach to personnel selection and development, human engineering and motivation, supervision and work efficiency, individual and group behavior in business organizations, evaluation and testing, organizational development and control.

Credit: 3


MGT 319 - OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Prerequisite: MGT 240 and MATH 108

This is an introduction to the operations function A study of modern theory and practice relating to the operations function in both manufacturing and service organizations. Quantitative management tools will be surveyed.

Credit: 3


MGT 323 - BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

Prerequisite: ENG 102

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to communicate effectively in the business world. This will be demonstrated by actual business situations involving sales, goodwill, routine requests, unpleasant news, credit and collections, resumes and cover letters, follow-up letters and interviewing techniques. For sophomores and juniors.

Credit: 3


MGT 324 - HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Prerequisite: MGT 307, MGT 318

The basic function of management as applied to personnel problems of a business organization. Consideration given to special problems of employment, health, safety, labor relations and morale, employee education and training, wages and salaries.

Credit: 3


MGT 325 - INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION FOR BUSINESS

Prerequisite: MGT 318 and MGT 323

Students will investigate and practice a variety of communication techniques in face-to-face situations as they arise in the relationship between supervisors and their subordinates. Orientation will be toward communication objectives and methods needed to effectively manage a productive enterprise or project.

Credit: 3


MGT 327 - RISK AND INSURANCE

Prerequisite: ECON 232, ECON 233, MATH 108

Economic theory of risk, its significance and treatment; theory and practice of property, liability, life and health insurance.

Credit: 3


MGT 340 - MANAGEMENT SCIENCE

Prerequisite: MIS 221, MATH 108

A survey of techniques of management science, an approach to managerial decision making that involves the use of quantitative tools of analysis. Topics covered will include linear programming, queuing models, simulation, decision analysis, and networking models for project management.

Credit: 3


MGT 343 - SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND BUSINESS ETHICS

Prerequisite: MGT 240

A study of the moral, ethical and social roles of enterprise. Working from a historical perspective, the changing patterns of values and normative models of behavior tolerated, expected or required by society will be explored. Contributions from other disciplines will be utilized.

Credit: 3


MGT 401 - BUSINESS LAW I

Prerequisite: Junior status

Introduces the business student to the legal principles involved with contract law, real property, personal property, bailment law and agency law.

Credit: 3


MGT 402 - BUSINESS LAW II

Prerequisite: MGT 401

An in-depth examination of particular legal principles including, but not limited to, business formation and design, regulatory compliance, consumer protection, and administrative agency law.

Credit: 3


MGT 423 - COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Prerequisite: MGT 324

This course is an introduction to the use, design, and effectiveness of strategic compensation and reward programs within an organization. A systematic approach will be utilized in investigating organizational and employee behavior, practices, and legal constraints in designing/implementing compensation and benefit programs.

Credit: 3


MGT 424 - TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT

Prerequisite: MGT 324

This course is an introduction to training and development in organizations. Students will have the opportunity to analyze, assess, design, plan, and evaluate training programs. The course will examine the process in assembling and delivering a training program. This includes assessment of training needs and the evaluation of training programs within the context of organization and global markets.

Credit: 3


MGT 425 - EMPLOYMENT LAW & LABOR RELATIONS*

*Prerequisite Update: See Addendum

Prerequisite: MGT 324

A comprehensive course designed to investigate employment law, employee and labor relations and their resulting impacts in organizations. It introduces employment law examining the application of statutes and case law. This course studies the evolution of U.S. employment laws, labor unions, bargaining techniques, contract administration, with emerging issues in the U.S. and globally.

Credit: 3


MGT 450 - SPECIAL TOPICS FOR MANAGEMENT

Prerequisite: Senior status

A course devoted to various topics of current management issues. May be repeated once for different topics with approval of management faculty.

Credit: 1-3


MGT 480 - GLOBAL MANAGMENT

Prerequisite: MGT 240, Senior status

The course deals with the strategic management of multinational/translational corporations, focusing on the international environment, competitive strategy formulation, implementation and control along with MNC organization design and structure. Figuring prominently in the course will be comparative management issues related to managing in different international settings, particularly issues that relate to increasing firm competitiveness in the global context.

Credit: 3


MGT 489 - SENIOR SEMINAR-BUSINESS CAPSTONE

Prerequisite: COBE major and senior status

This interdisciplinary course integrates content from a variety of disciplines, including business and economics. Students will examine multiple objectives, synthesize concepts, identify problems, analyze and evaluate alternate solutions, and put knowledge into practice.

Credit: 3


MGT 499 - SENIOR ASSESSMENT

Prerequisite: COBE major and senior status

The student earning a business degree is required to demonstrate competence in the areas of specialized business knowledge, managerial thinking, and verbal and written communication skills. In this course, the student will create an electronic portfolio to demonstrate levels of competence in these three major categories. In addition, the student may include documentation of competencies and accomplishments specifically related to their majors and/or minors.

Credit: 1