Catalog 2017–2018: Management (MGT) Courses
This is content from the Catalog 2017–2018 back issue. Please visit the current catalog for current information.
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MGT 300 Mgt, Orgs & Human Behavior (3) Survey of classical and modern management theory and practice. Management implications of organization theory. Basic concepts in work motivation, communication, group dynamics, leadership, organizational change, conflict, personality, and leadership. Pre: Admission to Professional Business Program, C or better in QBA 260 Business Statistics (3) , ENG 209 Writing for Business (3) or 287 or 215 or 225 or COM 240 Professional Communication (3) /WI, and C or better or concurrent enrollment in BUS 290 Critical Thinking (3) .
MGT 330 Human Resource Mgt (3) The contemporary theory and practice relating to the management of human resources; recruiting, selection, psychological testing, interviewing, job evaluation, performance review, training and development, wage and salary administration, benefit and service programs, and labor-management relations. Pre: Admission to Professional Business Program, C or better in MGT 300, and junior standing.
MGT 332 Org Behavior & Manage (3) The human relations movement; basic concepts in behavior pertaining to organizations including personality, motivation, leadership, communication, change, conflict, and group dynamics. Course includes the relationship of these concepts to performance, job satisfaction and organizational commitment. Pre: Admission to Professional Business Program, C or better in MGT 300, and ENG 209, 215, 225, or 287
MGT 333 International Business Mgt (3) Provides a systematic introduction to international business management, drawing examples from Pacific Rim business and commerce. Course introduces multinational marketing and international aspects of personnel management, plus introductory material on international business financial transactions. Pre: Admission to Professional Business Program, C or better in ECON 130 or permission of instructor (Attributes: GAHP, HPP)
MGT 341 Project Management (3) This course focuses on the technical and social aspects of project management. The basic principles of project management will be introduced to prepare students for possible Project Management Institute (PMI) certification. Topics covered include contract proposal, project definition and planning, identification and sequencing of project deliverables, automated scheduling, resource planning, cost estimation and budgeting, risk analysis, project tracking, building a project team and strategic issues of project management. Students will be assigned to teams to complete a project. Pre: Admission to Professional Business Program and C or better in CS 201 or QBA 362.
MGT 379 Hist Of Entrepreneurship in Am (3) The role of entrepreneurship in developing the American business system from its European origins to its current global manifestations and its future prospects. Focus on the values, characteristics, and practices of entrepreneurs and on the changing relations over time between business, labor and government. Pre: Admission to Professional Business Program. (Same as HIST 379)
MGT 423 Business & Society (3) Impact of business on society and the impact of the societal environment on business operations and decision making. Pre: Admission to Professional Business Program, C or better in BUS 240, and C or better in MGT 300. (PHIL 323 may be substituted for this course in the professional core.)
MGT 425 Bus Planning for New Ventures (3) Development of a business plan for a new venture with attention to form of business organization; competitive advantage; accounting systems and controls; financial, marketing, human relations, operations and risk management; government regulation and compliance; social responsibility. Identification of sponsors and sources of help for small business. Pre: Admission to Professional Business Program, C or better in any 200-level ENG course, C or better in ECON 130 or BUS 100, and C or better QBA 260. (Attributes: ALEX, GCC)
MGT 490 Strategic Mgt (3) Integrative capstone course using concepts of strategy formulation, competitive analysis, and strategy implementation as models for problem solving and decision making in an organizational setting. Computer software applications are used to aid in comprehensive case analysis. Pre: Admission to Professional Business Program, C or better in BUS 290, MGT 300, QBA 300, MKT 310, FIN 320 and senior standing.
MGT x94 Special Topics in Subject Matter (Arr.) Special topics chosen by the instructor. Course content will vary. May be repeated for credit, provided that a different topic is studied. Additional requirements may apply depending on subject and topic.
MGT x99 Directed Studies (Arr.) Statement of planned reading or research required. Pre: instructor’s consent.