MANAGEMENT COURSES

MGMT 1010. ENACTUS - development and implementation of projects to foster the principles of free enterprise while serving local businesses and the community.


MGMT 3304. Principles of Management - Concepts of management for both profit and nonprofit organizations; management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling; and managerial skills and roles in today's environment.

MGMT 3310. Managerial Communication - Practical management communications in today's organization; application of writing, verbal, and nonverbal skills as they relate to management; holding productive meetings, conferences, and interviews; speaking effectively and developing useful organizational skills. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 and 1302, or consent of School of Business.

MGMT 3324. Human Resource Management - Impact of external and internal environment upon the activities of personnel/human resource managers; functions including job requirements, planning, recruiting, selection, training, development, evaluation, labor relations, discipline, compensation, safety, and health. Credit will not be awarded for both MGMT 3324 and HLAD 3324. Prerequisite: MGMT 3304.

MGMT 3330. Small Business Management - Importance of small business in the American economy; characteristics of small business; forms of ownership; franchising; legal aspects of ownership; accounting records and financial statements; management and employee relations; and government and small business. Prerequisite: MGMT 3304.

MGMT 3339. Theory and Practice of Supervision (HLAD 3339) - Study of methods of supervision with emphasis on skills and techniques used to facilitate optimum productivity in both profit and nonprofit organizations. Prerequisite: MGMT 3304.

MGMT 4303. Conflict Management and Negotiation - theoretical foundation and practical methodology for managing conflict in organizations; emphasis on improving ability to select appropriate conflict management strategies; nature of conflict, conflict management design, and the core concepts of negotiation. Prerequisite: MGMT 3304.

MGMT 4306. Dynamics of Leadership - Highly successful local business and political personalities provide real-world insight into effective organizational leadership practices. Objectives include identifying practical means for developing leadership and planning skills, communications, human relations, work teams, decision-making, and marketing. Prerequisite: MGMT 3304.

MGMT 4313. Structure and Process of Organization - A systems approach to the study of organizations, influence of macro and micro environments on organization activity, alternative design process, organizational change and development, and applications of situational/contingency theory of management. Prerequisite: MGMT 3304.

MGMT 4316. Selected Topics in Management - An examination of a topic not covered by other management offerings. The topics offered will change with the interests of the instructor offering the course and must be approved by the Dean of the School of Business. . This course may be repeated once for credit, providing that the two courses cover different topics. This is not a directed reading; rather, it is a provision for covering an important topic that is not currently a permanent part of the catalog.

MGMT 4317. International Business Internship - Students will participate in travel abroad programs to an approved country. The student will be exposed to different business and cultural perspectives during the period in a foreign domain. Prerequisites: Junior or Senior standing and permission of the Dean of the School of Business.

MGMT 4320. Organizational Behavior - Ethical dimensions of goals and values of organizations and managers, perspectives on corporate social responsibility, influence of government, history, and culture on organizations, effective management roles, dynamics of informal groups, and understanding and working with people. Prerequisite: MGMT 3304.

MGMT 4321. Entrepreneurship - Self-assessment and venture management, identifying and evaluating new venture opportunities, marketing research applications; operational aspects; risk management, case studies, and field experiences. Prerequisite: MGMT 3330.

MGMT 4326. International Management - A comprehensive introduction to and survey of the principles of international business management. Topics to be covered include East-West trade, the international monetary system, and growth and trends in international trade and investment. Prerequisite: MGMT 3304.

MGMT5305. Organizational Theory - organizations as complex systems impacted by environmental forces, and structure and design dimensions required for effectiveness. Prerequisite: BUAD 5300 (For the M.P.A. MGMT 3304 only)


MGMT 5306. Leadership and Management Development - current and historical leadership theories with emphasis on viewing the leadership function in the context of organizational behavior and design; assessment of organization change, performance, staffing, training and development, and diversity; measurement of results; ethical implications and social responsibility. Prerequisite: BUAD 5300 (For the M.P.A. MGMT 3304 only).

MGMT 5309. Strategies of Human Resource Management
- comprehensive strategic
human resource management; philosophy of human resource management; behavioral science perspectives; ethical and legal environmental influences of employee and labor relations, diversity issues, and globalization challenges; performance management including metrics; information system tools, rewards, training, career management, and organizational change; analysis and design of jobs. Prerequisite: BUAD 5300 (For the M.P.A. MGMT 3304 only).

MGMT 5312. Strategic Management - management decisions for creating or maintaining market position with emphasis on comprehensive organizational analysis, policy development, and critical management issues; strategic planning of resources and workforce in local, regional,
and international environments; measurement of results, internal and external resource utilization. The Major Field Examination is administered. Prerequisite: Completion of ALL M.A.M core courses.

MGMT 5313.Diversity Management
- research literature and value of "managing" diversity with a Christian response to the issues within diversity management; diversity management implications for employee and labor relations, workforce planning and development; measurement of results. Prerequisite: MGMT 5309.

MGMT 5316. Selected Topics in Management - An examination of a topic not covered by other management offerings, or not covered in the same depth. The topics offered will change with the interests of the instructor offering the course and must be approved by the Dean of the School of Business. This is not a directed reading; rather, it is a provision for covering an important topic that is not currently a permanent part of the catalog. Prerequisite: Approval of the School of Business.

MGMT 5318. Production and Operations Management - Study and analysis of planning, design, direction, and control of physical and human resources used in production of goods and services. Emphasis on solutions to operational problems in the physical, location, storage, and general service sub-systems. Prerequisite: BUAD 4335.

MGMT 5320. Research Methods
- tools, vocabulary, processes, and methods used in business, industry, and governmental research; measurement of results of internal and external research. Must be taken within first twelve (12) semester hours of graduate enrollment


MGMT 5325. Organizational Development and Change - a systems approach to analyzing and developing organization structure and function; organizational change; measurement of results; strategic and ethical implications of diversity and change management; impact on sustainability. Prerequisite: BUAD 5300. (For the M.P.A. MGMT 3304 only)


MGMT 5326. International Management - role of the private business enterprise in the international economy and nature of foreign trade and direct foreign investment and their impact on income, employment, and economic growth. Prerequisite: BUAD 5300.

MGMT 5330. Negotiations in Management - negotiations as related to management theory and practice, the negotiation process and the dynamics of conflict.

MGMT 5339. Stress Management - stress reaction and its relationship to specific illnesses and diseases and effects on productivity with focus on intervention techniques. Prerequisite: BUAD 5300.

MGMT 5340. Fundamentals of Project Management - a comprehensive study of the
concepts, procedures, and fundamental processes of project management for profit and notfor- profit businesses. The primary objective of this course is to examine the role of a project manager and develop the skills of problem solving, project definition, and environmental considerations. Course also focuses on identifying and quantifying problems and developing appropriate solutions.

MGMT 5341. Managing Complex Projects
- comprehensive study of the project management process and the complexities of project management from a systems perspective. Includes the systematic approach to project planning activities, controlling and closing project integration management, project scope management, project time management, project cost management, project quality management, project communication management, project risk management, and project human resources management.

MGMT 5342. Power & Politics in Organizations - a comprehensive study of the concepts,
procedures, and fundamental processes of project management for profit and not-for-profit businesses. The primary objective of this course is to examine the role of a project manager and develop the skills of problem solving, project definition, and environmental considerations. Course also focuses on identifying and quantifying problems and developing appropriate solutions.


MGMT 5343. Compensation, Benefits, and Performance -
administration of compensation and benefit system in public and private organizations; concepts, models, and practices; job analysis and design; performance evaluation and measurement of results; integration of training, development and planning with compensation policies. Prerequisite: MGMT 5309.

MGMT 5344. Career Development and Management
- organizational needs and individual career needs. Development of systems for managing careers; organizational development through effective job analysis and design, performance management, rewards, training and development; measurement of results; implications of globalization and sustainability. Prerequisite: MGMT 5309.


MGMT 5345. Employee Recruitment and Selection
- workforce planning, personnel forecasting, and the selection of qualified employees; measurement of results of staffing and performance management policies. Prerequisite: MGMT 5309.


MGMT 5412. Strategic Management - An integrated course which addresses management decisions with respect to creating or maintaining market position, assimilation of all functional business areas focusing on the most significant managerial activities in support of the organization's mission, vision, and effectiveness. Student participation in simulations and/or case studies designed to emphasize comprehensive organizational analyses, policy and strategy development, with attention to critical management issues. The Major Field Examination will be administered in this course. Prerequisite: Completion of ALL M.A.M core courses.

MGMT 5350. Strategic Management for the MAM - management decisions for creating or
maintaining market position with emphasis on comprehensive organizational analysis, policy development, and critical management issues; strategic planning of resources and workforce in local, regional, and international environments; measurement of results, internal and external resource utilization. The Major Field Examination is administered. Prerequisite: Completion of ALL M.A.M core courses.