MGT 280, MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE, 3 credits. The course introduces the fundamental concepts of management and organizational behavior, including problems and basic processes of planning, organizing, decision-making, communicating, and controlling, international business, and productions/operations management. Guest speakers will address specific management issues.
MGT 320, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, 4 credits. The course identifies the role and importance of effective human resource utilization in the attainment of individual and organizational goals. Topics include recruitment and selection, training and development, motivation, wage and salary administration, and maintenance activities such as health and safety programs. Prerequisite: MGT 280.
MGT 330, PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT, 4 credits. The course familiarizes the student with the quantitative methods and techniques employed in the management of business and manufacturing firms. Topics include PERT/CPM, Linear Programming, Transportation Models, Forecasting, Decision Analysis, Simulation, and Markov Chains. Computer lab assignments demonstrate the use of the computer as a tool for solution of complex problems. Prerequisites: BAD 260.
MGT 340, ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR, 4 credits. The course relates theoretical behavioral concepts to the technological, psychological, structural, and management processes in business organizations. Organizational theory dealing with interpersonal relationships, group dynamics, and communications problems within organizations is addressed. Prerequisite: MGT 280.
MGT 350, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, 4 credits. The course introduces the student to multinational business strategies for direct foreign investment, foreign exchange, international financial markets, balance of payments, and economic integration. Organizational, financial, and accounting strategies are explored. The ethical and cultural aspects of international business are emphasized for both industrialized and developing countries. The course is offered in the fall semester in alternate years. Prerequisite: MGT 280.
MGT 380, ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT, 4 credits. The student is required to complete the steps from the inception to the design of operation of a small business enterprise. The student will consider opportunities, risks, and strategies in the development of a new business venture. This will culminate in the development of an acceptable business plan presented either individually or in teams. Prerequisite: MGT 280 and permission of instructor.
MGT 400, TOPICS IN MANAGEMENT, 1-4 credits. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 8 hours credit. Pertinent topics not included in the regular curriculum will be included. Topics such as a one-semester course in multicultural and gender issues could, for example, be offered under this course number. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
MGT 422, STRATEGIC MARKETING, 4 credits. The course addresses the development, implementation, and evaluation of strategic marketing programs in a global economy. The topics focus on the exploitation of strategies that result in competitive advantage. The ethical and cultural aspects of international marketing are introduced. Prerequisite: BAD 320.