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Management

  • MGT 130  Introduction to Business

    Description:
    Familiarizes students with the nature of business and its relationship to other institutions in society. The course examines business ownership, organization, management, marketing, human resources management, production, and finance. In addition, it explores issues in the relationships between law and business and government and business.   More Info

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  • MGT 303  Managing Organizations

    Description:
    Examines theory, research, and practice in the management of organizations. Students learn to make use of analytical tools for recognizing diagnosing, and acting on managerial problems related to organizations to their objectives, and to the development of human resources. The course emphasizes at the macro level, such as organizational analysis and design, and at the micro level, such as managerial behavior motivation, and interpersonal relations.   More Info

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  • MGT 330  Business Environments and Public Policy

    Description:
    Examines the interaction of business and government in the contemporary public policy process in the United States. The course helps students become familiar with the private sector's effect on the public sector as well as the public's effect on the private. It also examines how government promotes, regulates, and competes with private enterprise.   More Info

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  • MGT 331  Managerial Ethics and Social Issues

    Description:
    Examines the kinds of ethical principles (e.g. justice, equality, rights and obligations, and the public interest) generally offered in justification of ethical judgments. Students learn to apply these principles to the social and economic issues that managers face, such as pollution, safety, discrimination, and fiduciary and product responsibilities. The course includes a research paper on an ethical problem in management.   More Info

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  • MGT 401  Int Hum Resource Mgt

    Description:
    Examines the role of human resource manager in both public and private sector organizations. Topics include personnel planning, selection, appraisal, training, and development, compensation, and international aspects.   More Info

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  • MGT 402  Labor Relations

    Description:
    This course explores the changing world of work in this country, particularly for those who spend their lives in offices, factories, and stores in non-managerial positions. The course examines the negotiation of pay and conditions in union and non-union settings. We also survey a range of contemporary labor issues, such as the rise of part-time and flexible work, work-family life issues, changing workforce demographics and the impact of technologies for surveillance and monitoring. We also consider the broader role of unions in politics and corporate governance from an international perspective.   More Info

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  • MGT 421  Management Practices

    Description:
    Focuses on job-relevant skills that entry-level and middle-level managers need to acquire if they are to meet the challenges posed by problems in their work that involve dealing with people. The course focuses, for example, not on theories of group dynamics, but on how a manager can effectively chair a committee or lead a project team; not on theories of power but on short and long term strategies for acquiring and using power. The course focuses, therefore, on skill acquisition and practice rather than on understanding conceptual material. Required readings are used to further understanding of concepts introduced in MGT 303 and to facilitate skill practice.   More Info

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  • MGT 431  The Legal Environment of Business

    Description:
    Seeks to help students broaden their understanding of our legal and regulatory system and how it affects them as business managers. Businesses have become increasingly subject to law and regulations. Legal and regulatory provisions pervade such aspects of business as the sale of securities, marketing practices, product liability, and business relationships with employees, customers, and other interested parties. This course assists students in developing their ability to meet the legal and regulatory demands and responsibilities of business today.   More Info

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  • MGT 434  Mngng Global Environ

    Description:
    This course is designed to familiarize students with the world of international business. It introduces students to the special problems and issues firms encounter by virtue of operations abroad. It focuses on such concerns as relationships with host governments, and the complexities of planning, communicating, and controlling in the international arena.   More Info

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  • MGT 450  Advanced Topics in Managing Organizations

    Description:
    Treats particular current issues and topics in the areas of human resource management, entrepreneurship, organizational behavior, and/or international management. Important, current topics, such as re-engineering, innovation, downsizing, or globalization often overlap two or more of the above areas. These advanced topics build on earlier courses and explore topics in depth. The specific topics are announced prior to pre-registration.   More Info

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  • MGT 469  Entrepreneurship Practicum to help launch your own startup

    Description:
    If you have a business/idea that you're in the process of launching or want to launch, MGT 469 Entrepreneurship Practicum may be of interest to you. We will spend the semester test marketing your business description, unique value proposition, market definition, competition, product/service, business model, and legal structure. Experienced CEO, VP Sales/Marketing, VP Development, CFO, and Legal Counsel Entrepreneurs will guess lecture throughout the semester.   More Info

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    • TBA
  • MGT 470  Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Organizations

    Description:
    Introduces students to entrepreneurship and small business management. This course focuses on writing business plans, analyzing financial data, and exploring legal issues in the creation of new enterprises. The course also provides students with an opportunity to evaluate their career interests and personal skills in the area of entrepreneurship and small business management.   More Info

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  • MGT 478  Special Topics in Management

    Description:
    Addresses a specific topic in management. Special topics courses are offered as one-time supplements to the department's curriculum. Descriptions of special topics courses are available during advance registration.   More Info

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    • TBA
  • MGT 480  Management Internship

    Description:
    Provides students with opportunities for full- or part-time work experience in a management setting. On-site supervisors and faculty sponsors provide guidance and supervision for each intern.   More Info

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  • MGT 481  Introduction to Environmental Management and Clean Energy

    Description:
    This course examines the rapidly growing field of environmental management in the context of climate change and corporate sustainability. We will assess the strategies pursued by business as it engages with the challenges and opportunities presented by various environmental issues, including resource scarcity, increasing demand for clean energy and energy efficiency, air and water pollution, hazardous waste, environmental reporting and disclosure, and working with environmental organizations and regulatory authorities. We will discuss the impact of regulatory, market, and voluntary approaches to addressing environmental concerns through improved organizational environmental performance. The course will introduce students to the relevant scientific, economic, and policy aspects of climate change and consider their physical, regulatory, and market impacts on business in various sectors. The students will have an opportunity to use this newly acquired knowledge by constructing an actionable environmental management plan for an individual business sector of their choice.   More Info

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  • MGT 488  Independent Study

    Description:
    A student-initiated research project on a management topic, supervised by a member of the management faculty. The course is open to a limited number of students each semester.   More Info

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  • MGT 490  Strategic Management

    Description:
    Focuses on the organization as a whole from a perspective that takes into account both the role of top management and the future of the organization. The course is designed to be the capstone course in the student's College of Management curriculum. It develops an approach for identifying the mission of the organization, exploring its external environment for opportunities and risks, and relating these to internal strengths and weaknesses. This course is required of all College of Management students.   More Info

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  • MGT 498  College of Management Honors Research Seminar

    Description:
    The CM honors research seminar and thesis program is a two-semester course sequence. This seminar covers research and research methods, and is intended to position students to successfully complete a research project during the second semester. During the first semester, students will work with the program coordinator and later a faculty advisor to define the project. The program is structured around a series of assignments and milestones during which students will work with guidance from a faculty advisor and program coordinator toward a project that meets course goals.   More Info

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  • MGT 499  College of Management Honors Thesis Seminar

    Description:
    The CM honors research seminar and thesis Program is a two-semester course sequence. In this seminar, students successfully complete a research while working closely with a faculty advisor to define the project, which builds upon work completed in the per-requisite course, CM Honors Research Seminar. The honors thesis project stretches and grows a student's capabilities. Therefore, the program is structured around a series of assignments and milestones during which students will work with guidance from a faculty advisor and program coordinator toward a project that meets course goals.   More Info

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