MGMT – Management
Upper-division courses in the Department of Management (those with a course number 300 or higher) provide higher-level instruction to students who have the skills necessary to perform at this level. In addition to fulfilling the specific prerequisites listed and meeting the general university requirements for junior standing, every student admitted to a course is expected: to communicate clearly and correctly so that assignments such as term papers and presentations can be completed effectively, to organize and solve problems using the techniques of intermediate level high school algebra, to use a microcomputer for simple word processing and spreadsheet applications.
MGMT 301 LEADERSHIP SKILLS (3-0-3)(F/S). Application of behavioral science principles and skills to the practice of leadership in a variety of contexts. Topics include team building, motivation, problem solving, negotiation, and self-management. PREREQ: Junior standing and BUSCOM 201 for business majors or ENGL 202 for non-business majors.
MGMT 334 INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT (3-0-3)(F/S). The course addresses issues of managing multinational corporations, both American firms overseas and non-American firms in the U.S. Specifically, the course provides insights into structure, human resource management practices, managing motivation, communication, staffing and related issues PREREQ: Admission to COBE, MGMT 301.
MGMT 401 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR (3-0-3). Emphasis on action skills useful for managers. Topics include managing of self, communicating, motivating, innovating, managing a group, use of formal and social power, persuading, and dealing with uncertainty. PREREQ: Admission to COBE or English, Technical Communications Emphasis or Certificate in Technical Communication, MGMT 301.
MGMT 405 MANAGEMENT OF CONTINUOUS LEARNING (3-0-3)(F/S). This course examines how managers can facilitate organizational, team, and individual learning. It reviews the organizational and managerial innovations needed to support quality management and customer satisfaction. It will draw upon a variety of disciplines, including: learning theory, Japanese management, socio-technical systems theory, and social psychology of group problem-solving. Special emphasis will be placed on skills in developing effective teams. PREREQ: Admission to COBE or English, Technical Communications Emphasis or Certificate in Technical Communication, MGMT 301.
MGMT 410 ADVANCED MANAGEMENT TOPICS (3-0-3)(F/S). An advanced study of a major topic in management. Example topics: Self-management, motivation and work, management of technology, e-commerce, organizational theory and organizational change. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, RADSCI program, Health Informatics and Information Management major, or Construction Management major, MGMT 301.
MGMT 493 INTERNSHIP (number of credits varies). Internship credits are earned in supervised fieldwork specifically related to a student’s major. To enroll in 493, a student must have attained a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or higher. No more than 12 internship credits may be used to meet degree requirements or university graduation requirements. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, PERM/INST.