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Management

MGMT 2190-2990 Selected Issues in Management (1-9 credits)

Introduction to specialized topics chosen by instructor. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

MGMT 3344 - Production/Operations Management (3 credits)

Decision models and their use in production and operations management. Introduction to basic quantitative methods with emphasis on analytical techniques and optimal control, combined with practical usage of computer software. Forecasting, resource allocation, waiting line, capital budgeting, inventory, and quality control among other areas considered. Prerequisites: ACCT 2311, ACCT 2312, ECON 2301, ECON 2302, MGMT 3350, three semester hours of statistics. Offered: Fall, Summer.

MGMT 3346 - Purchasing and Material Management (3 credits)

Acquisition of goods and services from needs assessment, negotiation, purchasing procedures, vendor relations, contract management, receiving, inventory and materials management, and production control, with domestic and international approaches. Prerequisites: ACCT 2311, ACCT 2312, ECON 2301, ECON 2302.

MGMT 3348 - Productivity and Quality Management (3 credits)

Study of the processes used to manage and improve quality and productivity in production and service environments. Uses systems management approach to apply continuous improvement philosophies and tools with applied projects. Prerequisites: ACCT 2311, ACCT 2312, ECON 2301, ECON 2302, MGMT 3344, three semester of statistics.

MGMT 3350 - Principles of Management (3 credits)

An introduction to the environment and management of today's organizations. Overview of management functions, theory, organizational development and operational effectiveness. Emphasis on individual and team behavior, managerial decision-making and communication, social responsibility and ethical professional conduct. Offered: Fall, Summer.

MGMT 3352 - Organizational Behavior (3 credits)

Analysis of individuals, group and organization-level behavior as factors in organizational productivity. Emphasis on fundamental concepts crucial to effective utilization of human resources, including human learning, motivation, attitudes, communication, perception, cultural diversity and change. Prerequisite: MGMT 3350. Fee: $50. Offered: Spring.

MGMT 3354 - Human Resources Management (3 credits)

Examines the nature of human resource development and utilization through planning, forecasting, job design, recruitment, selection, training, assessment and structuring of reward systems. Emphasizes the development of a highly motivated and productive workforce; explores the impact of intercultural differences and the complexities of human resources management in a global society. Prerequisites: ACCT 2311, ACCT 2312, ECON 2301, ECON 2302, MGMT 3350. Offered: Spring.

MGMT 3355 - Selection and Training of Personnel (3 credits)

Analysis and projection of manpower needs; testing, evaluation, selection and orientation of current and prospective personnel; design and administration of training programs. Prerequisites: ACCT 2311, ACCT 2312, ECON 2301, ECON 2302, MGMT 3350. Offered: Spring.

MGMT 3357 - Compensation Administration (3 credits)

Internal and external determinants of compensation within an organization; role of job analysis, job evaluation and compensation survey; analysis of total compensation package, including monetary and non-monetary rewards; problem encountered in compensation administration. Prerequisites: ACCT 2311, ACCT 2312, ECON 2301, ECON 2302, MGMT 3350. Offered: Fall.

MGMT 4351 - Industrial Relations (3 credits)

Description and analysis of management's labor relations philosophy and practices in union recognition, collective bargaining, grievance management and current trends and issues in American labor relations. Prerequisites: ACCT 2311, ACCT 2312, ECON 2301, ECON 2302, MGMT 3350.

MGMT 4361 - Intercultural Communication in the Global Workplace (3 credits)

Designed to sensitize supervisors and employees to the dynamics of the multicultural workplace and the value of diverse belief and value systems. Examines personal styles and biases, perception of differences and culture shock. Offers practical guidelines for cross-cultural patterns of written and oral communication and a broad range of issues and skills crucial to intercultural encounters, Prerequisites: ENGL 1313, ENGL 1314. Offered: Spring.

MGMT 4391 - Management Internship (3 credits)

A practice based learning opportunity, with a business, governmental or non-profit employer supervised by a sponsoring faculty member. Research and written reports required. Prerequisites: ACCT 2311, ACCT 2312, ECON 2301, ECON 2302, CISS 1310, MGMT 3350, faculty approval and completion of an approved Academic Internship Learning Plan.

MGMT 4393 - Special Studies in Management (3 credits)

In-depth study of specialized topic(s) chosen by instructor. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Prerequisites: ACCT 2311, ACCT 2312, ECON 2301, ECON 2302, MGMT 3350.

MGMT 4395 - Business and Society (3 credits)

Moral and social content of business decision making, including the historical development of social responsibility in national and international business; contemporary ethnic and social issues confronting multinational corporations today. Prerequisites: ACCT 2311, ACCT 2312, ECON 2301, ECON 2302. Offered: Fall, Summer.

MGMT 4396 - Management Strategy and Policy (3 credits)

Integrative approach to strategy formulation and implementation from domestic and international perspectives. Primary areas of business are emphasized throughout integration of functional knowledge with social, political, ethical, technological and international dimensions of managerial decision making. Prerequisites: ACCT 2311, ACCT 2312, ECON 2301, ECON 2302, CISS 1310, FINC 3321, MGMT 3344, MGMT 3350, MKTG 3331, three semester hours of statistics, senior standing (90 semester hours). Testing Fee: $25. Offered: Spring, Summer.