Courses in Management (MGMT)

Course Subject Hours
3013 Organizational Behavior in Business

Prerequisite(s): 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.

3(3-0)
3333 Teams and Teamwork

Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or above or consent of the chair.

This course will explore different dynamics and relationships among individuals in the work environment. The course will start with focusing on a focal employee and how he/she relates to others in the work environment. Then, the course will incorporate team components that will lead to, and detract from, effective team work.

3(3-0)
3353 International Management

Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or above or consent of chair.

The course focuses on the challenges and opportunities associated with organizational management and business strategy in the global environment. Students will gain an introduction to the theories, concepts and skills relevant to managing effectively in today’s global environment. Through a combination of lectures, presentations, experiential exercises, case studies and class participation, we will explore the domain of international management and doing business in a globalized world.

3(3-0)
3453 Operations Management

Prerequisite(s): 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.

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

Prerequisite(s): 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.

3(3-0)
4033 Quantitative Methods

Prerequisite(s): 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.

3(3-0)
4113 Leadership

Prerequisite(s): 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.

3(3-0)
4213 Human Resource Management

Prerequisite(s): 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.

3(3-0)
4413 Human Resource Perspectives

Prerequisite(s): 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.

3(3-0)
4513 Employment Relations

Prerequisite(s): 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.

3(3-0)
4551, 4552, 4553 Independent Study in Management

Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or above or consent of the chair.

Maybe be repeated with different content.

1-3 semester hours
4613 Supervisory Management

Prerequisite(s): 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.

3(3-0)
4663 Special Topics in Management

Topics vary. May be repeated with different content.

3(3-0)
4783 Entrepreneurial Planning

Prerequisite(s): 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.

3(3-0)
4793 Entrepreneurial Consulting

Prerequisite(s): 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.

3(3-0)
4853 Strategic Management

Prerequisite(s): 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.

3(3-0)
4893 Internship in Management

Prerequisite(s): 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.

3(3-0)