Courses in Management (MGMT)

3013. Organizational Behavior in Business 3(3-0)

Prerequisite: Junior standing or above or consent of the chair.

A study of the behavior of people at work in all forms of organizations. Topics to be

covered include the fundamentals both of organizations and of organizational behavior,

including individual differences, attitudes, values, ethics, motivation, group dynamics,

decision-making, conflict, power, change, stress, leadership, job design, and organization

structure. Also includes the development of management theory, as well as international and

technological management, and self-assessment.

 

3453. Operations Management 3(3-0)

Prerequisites: Junior standing or above or consent of the chair, MATH 1203 or MATH

1233.

Study of concepts, issues, and techniques for systems of production. Development of a

basic understanding of the manufacturing function in industry.

 

3783. Entrepreneurship and Management of Small Enterprises 3(3-0)

Prerequisite: Junior standing or above or consent of the chair.

Focus on the principles and problems associated with starting and managing small

enterprises. Students gain an understanding of forms of ownership, sources of funds, location

analysis, facility requirements, and business plans.

 

4033. Quantitative Methods 3(3-0)

Prerequisites: Junior standing or above or consent of the chair, and BUAD 3033 or

equivalent.

Methods and application of operations research including such topics as linear

programming, waiting line theory, PERT, networks, transportation, assignment, dynamic and

goal programming.

 

4113. Leadership 3(3-0)

Prerequisites: MGMT 3013 and junior standing or above or consent of the chair.

Course focuses on the leadership challenges in organizations. Key learning outcomes in

this course include current perspectives on the key elements of effective leadership, the

fundamental elements and best practices in the area of organizational change, using the

concepts of leadership and change to analyze organizational change situations.

 

4213. Human Resource Management 3(3-0)

Prerequisites: Junior standing or above or consent of the chair, and MGMT 3013.

Personnel and human resource policies and practices related to procuring and training

employees, development, careers, job analysis, basic compensation, equal opportunity, and

fairness. Also looks at human resource philosophy and the national/international arena.

 

4413. Human Resource Perspectives 3(3-0)

Prerequisite: Senior standing in business administration or consent of the chair.

Human resource policies and practices relating to benefits, performance appraisal,

rewards, motivation, communications, labor relations, and health and safety. Problem solving,

applications orientation with emphasis on a human resource manager’s job.

 

4513. Employment Relations 3(3-0)

Prerequisite: Senior standing in business administration or consent of the chair.

An experiential study of human relations in varied employment settings, with special

emphasis on communications, self-esteem, ethics, motivation, trust, emotional balance,

professionalism, team building, conflict, labor-management relations, dispute resolution, and

diversity. Extensive use of case analysis, incident-techniques, and panel discussions.

 

4551, 4552, 4553. Independent Study in Management 1-3 semester hours

Prerequisites: Junior standing or above or consent of the chair.

Maybe be repeated with different content.

 

4613. Supervisory Management 3(3-0)

Prerequisites: Junior standing or above or consent of the chair, and MGMT 3013.

A study of the art of working with and through people as a manager or team leader.

Topics include coverage of management functions such as leading, planning, decision making,

organizing, delegating, managing change, managing stress, and managing time. Historical,

ethical, and international dimensions will be considered.

4663. Special Topics in Management 3(3-0)

Topics vary. May be repeated with different content.

 

4783. Entrepreneurial Planning 3(3-0)

Prerequisites: MGMT 3783, MKTG 3723, FINC 3733, and consent of Director, Munir

Abdul Lalani Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise.

Advanced study of entrepreneurship where students work singly or in teams to learn and

apply business planning and venture creation skills. Requires the development and

presentation of a detailed business plan as the culminating point of the course.

 

4793. Entrepreneurial Consulting 3(3-0)

Prerequisites: MGMT 3783, MKTG 3723, FINC 3733, and consent of Director, Munir

Abdul Lalani Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise.

A course where student teams consult with local small businesses recommended by the

Small Business Development Center. Students conduct analysis and provide a series of

deliverables that enable a business to operate more efficiently and grow. Students learn and

employ a systemic approach to business consulting.

 

4853. Strategic Management 3(3-0)

Prerequisite: Graduating senior in business administration or consent of the chair.

Formulation and implementation of top-level managerial strategy. Topics include

internal/external analysis; business, corporate, and international strategy; competitive

dynamics, acquisition/restructuring, strategic leadership, and innovation. Students apply

course concepts by developing a strategic case analysis and by participating in a computer

business simulation.

 

4893. Internship in Management 3(3-0)

Prerequisites: See requirements under Internship Programs in Requirements for Majors

in Business Administration, page 111.

Field experience in selected areas of business administration with local or regional

organizations. May involve a specific project or theoretical integration with the “real world.”

May be repeated once. Must be approved with all paperwork completed prior to registration.

Total hours granted for internships in all areas of business administration may not exceed six

hours of credit.