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Courses with the MGMT Subject

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Management (MGMT)

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018 


101 Introduction to Business 3 Enrollment not allowed if credit for MGMT 301 or MKTG 360 already earned. Introduction to the practice of business with explanations of business environments, strategy, organization, functional areas, terminology, processes, tasks and ethics. Credit not allowed for MGMT 101 if credit already earned in MGMT 301 and/or MKTG 360. Typically offered Fall.

301 Principles of Management and Organization 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major [any college] with 60 semester hours. Principles of management and administration aimed at improving effectiveness of all types of organizations. Credit not allowed for MGMT 101 if credit already earned in MGMT 301. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

315 Women in Management and Leadership 3 Analysis of women's historical and contemporary role in American management.

401 [M] Leading People and Organizations 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 301; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Leadership, motivation, team building, group dynamics, interpersonal and group conflict, and job design. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

450 Personnel and Human Resources Management 3 Course Prerequisite: MGTOP 215, PSYCH 311, or STAT 212; MGMT 301; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology and Human Resource Management. Policy and practice in human resource utilization, selecting, training, motivating, evaluating, and compensating employees; labor relations; EEO legislation. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

455 Recruiting and Hiring Human Capital 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 450; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Selection issues; methods of forecasting, planning, recruitment, selection; analysis of psychometric properties of tests; techniques for assessing reliability and validity. Typically offered Fall.

456 [M] Evaluating and Rewarding Employees 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 450; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Theoretical, research, and applied issues related to the compensation of employees. Typically offered Spring.

483 [M] Management of Innovation and Change 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 301; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Analysis of innovation and change theories in organizations; managing innovation in networks and teams; technology, structure, culture, and environment.

485 [M] Negotiation Skills 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Bargaining skills across a broad range of business settings; experiential work. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

487 Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibility 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 301; certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  The nature and sources of individual and corporate ethical responsibilities in the business context and ways of addressing conflicting responsibilities. Typically offered Fall.

491 [CAPS] Strategic Management 3 Course Prerequisite: MGTOP 340; FIN 325; MGMT 301; MIS 250; MKTG 360; certified major or minor in the College of Business.  Capstone course integrating diverse functional knowledge for strategy formulation, implementation and competitive advantage from the perspective of top management. Typically offered Summer Session.

496 Seminar 3 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Certified major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management. 

498 Internship V 2-15 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 15 hours. Course Prerequisite: By department permission. Cooperative educational internship with a business, government or non-profit organization. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, F grading.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, F grading.

585 Advanced Negotiation Skills 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the Master of Accounting program, MBA program, Master of Public Affairs (MPA) program, or Business Ph.D. programs. Bargaining skills in multi-stakeholder settings; experiential work. Typically offered Summer Session.

587 Professional Ethics and Practice in Business 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Ethical issues faced by businesses in the current environment; traditional sources for discerning professional and ethical practices. Typically offered Fall.

589 Seminar in Management 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Special topics in management, organization behavior, organization theory, human resource management and strategic management. Typically offered Summer Session.

590 Strategy Formulation and Organizational Design 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Relationship between the formulation of strategy and the selection of effective organizational structures and systems. Typically offered Spring.

593 Managerial Leadership and Productivity 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Organizational behavior and human motivation in the workplace; organization and leadership theories, studies, projects and models leading to improved productivity. Typically offered Fall.

702 Master's Special Problems, Directed Study, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Independent research in special problems, directed study, and/or examination credit for students in a non-thesis master's degree program. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 702 credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, U grading.

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