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Courses with the MGMT Subject

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Management (MGMT)

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No letter-graded course offered by the Carson College of Business may be taken for a Pass, Fail (P, F) grade.


101 Fundamentals of Business 3 Enrollment not allowed if credit for B A 100 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 B A 100.

301 Principles of Management and Organization 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. 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.

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

401 Leading People and Organizations 3 Course Prerequisite: B A 201, 202, and 203, or B A 211, or MGMT 301; admitted to a major or minor in the College of Business or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management; junior standing. Leadership, motivation, team building, group dynamics, interpersonal and group conflict, and job design.

450 Personnel and Human Resources Management 3 Course Prerequisite: B A 201, 202, and 203, or B A 211, or MGMT 301; MGTOP 215, PSYCH 311, STAT 212, STAT 360, or STAT 370; admitted to a major or minor in the College of Business, major in Economic Sci, or option of Personnel Psych & Human Resource Mgt. Policy and practice in human resource utilization, selecting, training, motivating, evaluating, and compensating employees; labor relations; EEO legislation.

455 Recruiting and Hiring Human Capital 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 450 with a C or better; admitted to a major or minor in the College of Business, or major in Economic Sciences, 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.

456 [M] Evaluating and Rewarding Employees 3 Course Prerequisite: MGMT 450 with a C or better; admitted to a major or minor in the College of Business, or major in Economic Sciences, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management.  Theoretical, research, and applied issues related to the compensation of employees.

483 [M] Management of Innovation and Change 3 Course Prerequisite: Admitted to a major or minor in the College of Business, major in Economic Sciences, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management; junior standing.  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: Admitted to a major or minor in the College of Business, or major in Economic Sciences, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management, or to the Professional Sales Certificate Program; junior standing.  Bargaining skills across a broad range of business settings; experiential work.

487 Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibility 3 Course Prerequisite: Admitted to a major or minor in the College of Business, major in Economic Sciences, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management; junior standing.  The nature and sources of individual and corporate ethical responsibilities in the business context and ways of addressing conflicting responsibilities.

491 [CAPS] Strategic Management 3 Course Prerequisite: FIN 325; I BUS 380; MGTOP 340; MIS 250; MKTG 360; admitted to a major or minor in the College of Business; senior standing.  Capstone course integrating diverse functional knowledge for strategy formulation, implementation and competitive advantage from the perspective of top management.

491 (Effective through Summer 2021) [CAPS] Strategic Management 3 Course Prerequisite: FIN 325; MGMT 301; MGTOP 340; MIS 250; MKTG 360; admitted to a major or minor in the College of Business; senior standing.  Capstone course integrating diverse functional knowledge for strategy formulation, implementation and competitive advantage from the perspective of top management.

496 Special Topics 3 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Admitted to a major or minor in the College of Business, or option of Personnel Psychology & Human Resource Management. 

496 (Effective through Summer 2022) Seminar 3 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Admitted to a 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. S, F grading.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: By department permission. 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. S, F grading.

582 Personnel and Human Resource Management 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Human resources and personnel administration; selection, training, compensation, performance appraisal, labor relations, health and safety, EEO legislation.

584 Seminar in Entrepreneurship 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the Ph.D. in Business Administration. Advanced, doctoral-level topics in entrepreneurship.

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.

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.

588 Management of Innovation 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Technological transitions and technology strategy; knowledge and creativity in organizations; managing innovation processes, technical employees, and cross-functional cooperation.

588 (Effective through Summer 2021) Management of Innovation 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Technological transitions and technology strategy; knowledge and creativity in organizations; managing innovation processes, technical employees, and cross-functional cooperation. (Crosslisted course offered as MGMT 588, ENTRP 588).

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.

590 Strategy Formulation and Organizational Design 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program and completion of MBA Prerequisites, including: B_A 500, 501, 502, 503, 504, ACCTG 550 and ECONS 555. Relationship between the formulation of strategy and the selection of effective organizational structures and systems.

593 Managerial Leadership and Productivity 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program or Carson College of Business Graduate Certificate and completion of MBA Prerequisites, including: B_A 500, 501, 502, 503, 504, ACCTG 550 and ECONS 555. Organizational behavior and human motivation in the workplace; organization and leadership theories, studies, projects and models leading to improved productivity.

593 (Effective through Summer 2022) Managerial Leadership and Productivity 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program and completion of MBA Prerequisites, including: B_A 500, 501, 502, 503, 504, ACCTG 550 and ECONS 555. Organizational behavior and human motivation in the workplace; organization and leadership theories, studies, projects and models leading to improved productivity.

594 Seminar in Organizational Theory 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the Ph.D. in Business Administration. Advanced, doctoral-level topics in organizational theory.

595 Seminar in Strategic Management 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the Ph.D. in Business Administration. Advanced, doctoral-level topics in Strategic Management.

597 Seminar in International Management 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the Ph.D. in Business Administration. Advanced, doctoral-level topics in International Management.

599 Seminar in Management (Organizational Behavior) 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to PhD programs in business. Advanced doctoral-level topics in organizational behavior.

600 Special Projects or Independent Study V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent study, special projects, and/or internships. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor before enrolling in 600 credit, which cannot be used toward the core graded credits required for a graduate degree. S, F grading.

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. S, U grading.

800 Doctoral Research, Dissertation, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Admitted to the Business Administration - Management PhD program. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their doctoral research, dissertation and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 800 credit. S, U grading.

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