Management (MGMT) Courses

MGMT 260 Principles of Management
3 hours. A study of the theory and practice of management, this course involves discussion and application of areas such as social responsibility, strategy, problem solving, communication, change, job performance and financial/operational controls.
Prerequisite: BUSN 110 Introduction to Business (may be taken concurrenlty).

MGMT 275 Field Experience
1-6 hours. Supervised experiences in businesses, nonprofit organizations and public agencies.

MGMT 285 Selected Topics
1-3 hours. Occasional special courses chosen to fit the interests and needs of students and faculty.

MGMT 300 Leading and Managing People
3 hours. This course recognizes that managers are also called upon to be leaders. The differences between a leader and manager will be discussed, with focus on effective leadership and management skills, philosophies and orientations.
Prerequisite: MGMT 260 Principles of Management.

MGMT 399 Cross-Cultural Study
3 hours. This course offers in-depth discipline-specific cross-cultural study designed to enhance the intercultural emphasis of various academic majors. The course includes class meetings followed by travel to various locations throughout the world. Students will use core disciplinary knowledge to serve, learn and interact with other cultures. (Offered in May Term. Students must meet eligibility requirements.) Additional course fee is required.

MGMT 440 International Management
3 hours. Managing and organizing global operations, with attention to both multinational corporations and nonprofit organizations, are addressed. Consideration will be given to the strategy and structure of international business, the practices of international commerce, the challenges of living and working in other cultures, and career development in a global context.
Prerequisite: MGMT 260 Principles of Management.

MGMT 450 Operations Management
3 hours. This course examines the basic principles of managing the production and distribution of goods and services. The course provides frameworks and tools to target and implement improvements in business processes.
Prerequisites: BUSN 240 Statistics for Business and Economics and MGMT 260 Principles of Management.

MGMT 460 Global Strategy
3 hours. This course provides an overview of the field of strategic global business and its central concerns in order to develop an understanding of the global dynamics of an industry as well as the competitive position of a given firm within that industry and the underlying international market forces that shape competitive strategy. The course will focus on global strategy frameworks and review applied and theoretical fields within the discipline. Cross-cultural understanding, adaptation and communication are explored as a critical component for successful global strategy efforts. The course includes a two- to three-week study abroad component in an international setting.
Prerequisite: MGMT260 Principles of Management

MGMT 475 Field Experience
1-6 hours. Supervised experiences in businesses, nonprofit organizations and public agencies.

MGMT 480 Organizational Behavior
3 hours. This course examines the complex and dynamic interactions of people and organizations in society. Particular focus will be on organizational theory, human perception, motivation, group dynamics, power, conflict, culture, leadership, organizational development and managing change.
Prerequisite: MGMT 260 Principles of Management.

MGMT 485 Selected Topics
1-3 hours. Occasional special courses chosen to fit the interests and needs of students and faculty.

MGMT 495 Special Study
1-3 hours. Independent study of subjects outside regular offerings of particular interest to business and economics majors. Regular reading reports and conferences are scheduled.
Prerequisite: upper-division majors and by permission.

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