Department of Management

Field trips may be required for any of the courses.

MANGEMNT 301 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

3 u

A study of the intraorganizational behavior and attitudes of people in an organizational setting, the organization’s effect on perceptions, feelings, and actions; and the consequences of behavior on the organization, particularly how it affects the achievement of the organization’s purposes.

MANGEMNT 306 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

3 u

The study of contemporary theory, methods and procedures used to manage the production/operations (P/OM) function in service and manufacturing organizations. Included is a thorough overview of the qualitative and quantitative methods used by managers in making the decisions needed to effectively and efficiently transform resource inputs into goods and services.

Prereq: MATH 143 or MATH 243 or MATH 250 or MATH 253 and (MATH 231 or ECON 245).

MANGEMNT 310 ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT

3 u

A study of the theory and art of management from a decision-making perspective within the context of formal organization. Traces the development of management thought and practice since the Industrial Revolution, including the managerial functions of planning, organizing and controlling. Includes a discussion of managerially relevant behavioral topics including motivation, group process, leadership and communication. Recommended for students who aspire to managerial careers, both majors and non-majors.

MANGEMNT 320 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

3 u

A study of employee relations from the standpoint of the business firm, including recruitment, selection, placement, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, records, and employee services.

Unreq: POLISCI 421.

MANGEMNT 364 SUSTAINABLILITY MANAGEMENT

3 u

This course provides concepts and methodologies to help businesses manage their operations so that results are sustainable, economically, for people and for the environment. Topics include sustainability goals and controversies inherent to sustainability efforts, organizational and institutional responses, stakeholder analysis, realigning supply chains, and measuring sustainability.

Prereq: Business majors: Admission to the Upper Division Business Courses; Non-business majors: 60 credits and 2.00 GPA.

MANGEMNT 366 SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

3 u

This course will provide students with an understanding of the relationship of organizations with their stakeholders (e.g., customers, employees, society, etc.) and provide both an exposure to and an understanding of both ethical and unethical behavior. By investigating organizations and their linkages with various environmental entities, students will have a better appreciation of what produces socially responsible behavior so as to expedite socially responsible actions and prevent irresponsible ones.

Prereq:Admission to the College of Business and Economics.

MANGEMNT 369 LEADERSHIP IN MANAGEMENT

3 u

A theoretical and experiential investigation of leadership theory and practice. Discussion includes relevant aspects of personality and motivation theory as they affect interpersonal processes of influence. Substantial time is devoted to self-assessment and development of personal leadership style and skills.

Prereq: MANGEMNT 301 or consent of instructor.

MANGEMNT 386 ENTREPRENEURSHIP: BUSINESS FEASIBILITY

3 u

This course concentrates on identifying and evaluating opportunities that may become the foundation for a new business or non-profit entity. Identification focuses on exploring demographic and societal trends, consumer and industrial needs, technological and knowledge changes. Evaluation involves customer and industry market assessments, potential for intellectual property protection and financial feasibility. Additional consideration will be given to development and resource options.

Prereq:ACCOUNT 244, may not be taken for credit by Entrepreneurship majors.

MANGEMNT 410 INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT

3 u

A study of the concepts, problems, processes and practice of International Management, focused on the Multi-National Corporation (MNC). Management in multi-environments, MNC corporate plans, objectives, strategies, viable organizational structures, MNC social/cultural/ethical issues, and coordinating globally spread out MNC units are emphasized.

Prereq: MANGEMNT 301 or equivalent.

MANGEMNT 419 ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY AND EFFECTIVENESS

3 u

An analysis of organization theory. A study of classical and modern organization theory. Relationships among theory, design and behavior variables and organizational effectiveness are examined.

Prereq: MANGEMNT 301.

MANGEMNT 425 COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT

3 u

A detailed study of job analysis, methods of job evaluation, performance appraisal, community wage survey, and basic systems and plans of compensating employees.

Prereq: MANGEMNT 320 or POLISCI 421 for PPA majors.

MANGEMNT 426 STAFFING

3 u

A study of the theory and application of methods used in recruiting and selecting employees. This course will include the legal issues in employment, research in the employment process, the development and use of selection devices, and recruiting applicants for job openings.

Prereq: MANGEMNT 320 or POLISCI 421 for PPA majors.

MANGEMNT 428 TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

3 u

The course will emphasize theory of training and development, research to determine needs, types of programs, practicum in conducting a training and development session, and evaluation of programs.

Prereq: MANGEMNT 320 or POLISCI 421 or senior standing

MANGEMNT 429 EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

3 u

Principles and techniques in the Administration of Employee Benefit Programs. The course will include planning, implementation, design and evaluation of major employee benefits, such as medical, disability, pension, profit-sharing, government mandated programs and quality of work life plans.

Prereq: MANGEMNT 320 or POLISCI 421.

MANGEMNT 430 LABOR-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS

3 u

Study of the relationships between management and organized groups of employees, including labor unions and professional associations. Analysis and evaluation of collective bargaining processes and strategies, current bargaining issues, legal regulations of bargaining, negotiations and administration of collective agreements, factors contributing to conflict and methods of settlement.

MANGEMNT 478 SEMINAR IN HUMAN RESOURCES

3 u

A capstone course for students in Human Resource Management. The course will integrate HR subject matter areas through empirical research. Students will utilize their academic preparation, analytical skills, and communication skills to develop a proposal and prepare a research report.

Prereq: MANGEMNT 320 (or POLISCI 421 for Public Policy majors), Human Resource major or minor, and at least 6 units from the following: MANAGEMNT 425, MANGEMNT 426, MANGEMNT 428, MANGEMNT 429, MANGEMNT 430.

MANGEMNT 485 CONSULTING FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL COMPANIES

3 u

The consulting course exposes students to some of the opportunities and challenges inherent in a career in consulting with small, growth-oriented companies. Students also develop an appreciation of both problems and opportunities faced by entrepreneurs through participating in “hands-on” learning experiences by conducting field case studies and providing consulting services that may involve marketing, management, IT and/or finance.

Prereq: MARKETNG 311 or FNBSLW 344 and consent of SBI Coordinator.

MANGEMNT 486 SUPERVISORY MANAGEMENT

3 u

A study of the theories and techniques of general management, organizational behavior, and human relations involved in effective supervisory management. The supervisor’s role and the supervisor-subordinate relationship will be analyzed. The skills required for successful supervision will be practiced through small group work, role play and other activities.

Prereq: MANGEMNT 301 and 85 units.

MANGEMNT 487 ENTREPRENEURSHIP: NEW VENTURES

3 u

This course concentrates on how new businesses are started and includes new business start-ups, buyouts and franchising. Objectives are understanding entrepreneurs, and seeking and evaluating opportunities for new ventures. This course assesses the development of ideas that might become business opportunities and examines the merit of those ideas in the marketplace. The writing of business plans and the acquisition of resources to turn opportunities into businesses are also examined.

Prereq: ACCOUNT 244.

Unreq: MANGEMNT 386.

MANGEMNT 489 ADMINISTRATIVE POLICY

3 u

This course emphasizes management issues and practices from a top management perspective. Students learn theories and skills relevant to the strategic management of organizations, including the ability to assess the external and internal environments of the organization, strategy formulation and implementation.

Prereq:Senior standing, completion of the College community service requirement, and completion of the other College of Business and Economics required core courses, (i.e. ITBE 353, FNBSLW 341, FNBSLW 344, MANGEMNT 301, ITSCM 306, MARKETNG 311) except Career Information.

MANGEMNT 490 WORKSHOP

1-3 u

MANGEMNT 491 TRAVEL STUDY

1-3 u

Repeatable for a maximum of 5 units in major/degree.

MANGEMNT 493 COOPERATIVE/INTERNSHIP IN MANAGEMENT

2-3 u

This course is a constructed supervised work experience within the major area of concentration of the student. The internship experience offers the student an opportunity to merge with actual day-to-day activity in business. No more than 5 units will apply toward graduation. Repeatable for a maximum of 5 units in major/degree.

Prereq: Junior standing and consent of department chairperson.

MANGEMNT 496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES

1-3 u

Repeatable for a maximum of 6 units in major/degree.

Prereq: Consent of instructor.

MANGEMNT 497 EXCHANGE STUDY
Repeatable
1-12 u

MANGEMNT 498 INDEPENDENT STUDIES

1-3 u

Repeatable for a maximum of 3 units in major/degree.

Prereq:Junior or senior standing and consent of instructor and department chairperson.



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