Management Courses Description


1030 INTRODUCTION TO THE MODERN BUSINESS SYSTEM (3)
Prerequisite: Overview of the modern business as a system, its components and how they relate to each other and society. Includes an introduction to financial statements and financial analysis

3240 OPERATIONS/PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT (3)
Prerequisites: MATH 1500; QBA 2000; or consent of the department. The purpose of this course is to acquaint the student with the fundamentals of production and operations management. Various techniques, both managerial and quantitative, are presented to cover all four stages of POM: strategic, tactical, operational, and control. Topics include forecasting; capacity, location and layout planning, linear programming, inventory management, material requirement planning, scheduling, workforce management, project management, and quality management. Credit not given for both INSY 224 and MGMT 224.

3010 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT (3)
Prerequisites: Introduction to the methods of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling business processes. Covers wide array of topics including decision-making, environments, culture, change, and business ethics. Writing emphasis course.

3020 ORGANIZATION BEHAVIOR (3)
Prerequisites: Focuses on the human dimensions of management. Topics covered include motivation, leadership, job design, conflict management, communication, and culture.

2520 SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP (3)
Prerequisites: Junior standing Study of the unique problems of organizing, developing, and operating a small business in the urban environment. Emphasis on financial and marketing strategies for small businesses. Students will develop business proposals for new business ventures. Credit not given for both MGMT 252 and MGMT 209.

3600 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (3)
Prerequisites: MGMT 3010; INSY 137 Focuses on viewing the organization's personnel as a resource that can impact the performance of the organization. The methods and strategies of acquiring, utilizing, and developing human resources are studied. Affirmative action, equal employment opportunity laws, and sexual harassment are also examined.

3620 INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS (3)
Prerequisites: MGMT 3010 In-depth analysis of labor-management relations, including labor unions, collective bargaining, grievance handling, and settlement of labor disputes.

3640 ORGANIZATION THEORY (3)
Prerequisites: MGMT 3010 Study of the history of management thought and theory. Focuses on classical and contemporary views of organization such as bureaucracy, open systems, and contingency theories.

4100 FIELD EXPERIENCE IN SMALL BUSINESS (3)
Prerequisites: Admitted major or minor. Senior standing and completion of all business core courses. Methodologies for identifying and solving unique small business problems. Discussion will emphasize consulting and evaluating techniques. Students will work in teams to develop case studies of actual small urban businesses.

3570 MANAGEMENT PROCESSES IN NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS (3)
Prerequisites: Junior standing. Decision making, planning, and control processes in nonprofit organizations.

4580 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS (3)
Prerequisites: Completion of FIN 2660, MKTG 3110 and MGMT 3010, and satisfaction of all requirements for admission to the College of Business. Basics of international or multinational management. Differences between conducting business in the United States and in other countries; analysis of the strategies involved. Writing emphasis course.

4610 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT (3)
Prerequisites: MGMT 3600; INSY 1370 An in-depth practical analysis of the issues faced by personnel managers as a result of changes in the work force, government regulations, and the environment. Topics covered include job satisfaction, women in management, minorities, the disadvantaged, EEOC, OSHA, and affirmative action.

3730 REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT (3)
Prerequisites: Junior standing Principles of real estate management and their application in the urban environment.

4890 BUSINESS POLICY AND STRATEGY (3)
Prerequisites: Admitted major or minor. Senior standing. Completion of business core courses or consent of department chairperson. The capstone course of the business curriculum. Integrates knowledge of functional areas. Focuses on industry analysis, company analysis, global competition, and the design and implementation of strategy.  

4990 INDEPENDENT STUDY AND SPECIAL PROBLEMS (3)
Prerequisites: Senior standing and consent of the department Designed for independent research and study of special management problems. A comprehensive research paper is required. Maximum of two enrollments, not in the same term, for a total of six credit hours.