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MGT 1001: Fundamentals of Management (3 cr.)*
This course focuses on the principles and theory of management. Methods of planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling a firm will be examined. (Fall) (Spring)
MGT 1002: Fundamentals of Accounting I (3 cr.)*
Introduction to accounting concepts for external financial reporting. Topics include accounting theories and principles relative to asset and liability valuations and income determination. (Fall) (Spring)
MGT 1003: Introduction to Marketing (3 cr.)*
Students are given a hands-on understanding of the tools of marketing. Marketing tools are integrated into the marketing system. Topics include consumer behavior, product design, segmentation, advertising, promotion, selling, pricing, distribution and financial feasibility. (Fall) (Spring)
MGT 1004: Principles of Entrepreneurship (3 cr.)*
This course introduces the student to the principles and structures of self-owned business. Topics include organization and utilization of resources. Students will develop brick and mortar and E-commerce business plans.
MGT 1005: Management of Human Resources (3 cr.)*
This course presents an overall view of the functions of a human resource department. Topics include: international HR management, employee involvement and quality management, the appropriate response of organizations to technological change, the role of the HR professional within the organization, HR planning strategy and the implementation of a human resource information system within the organization. Note: This course is a prerequisite for all other human resources courses. (Fall)
MGT 1006: General HR Employment Practices (3 cr.)*
The course explores the changing legal and regulatory factors affecting employees, employers and employment rights. Topics covered will include the legal rights and responsibilities relative to hiring and firing, wages and benefits, personnel policies and discrimination. Prerequisite: MGT 1005.
MGT 1007: Computer Concepts with Business Applications
This course provides a well-rounded understanding of computer and communications technology concepts. Students become familiar with personal productivity tools such as spreadsheet, database, and web page publishing software. An appreciation is developed of the pervasive use, limitations, and dramatic impact of technology on the business world and society in general. (Fall) (Spring)
MGT 1008: Fundamentals of Accounting II (3 cr.)*
Introduction to accounting concepts for internal reporting and control. Topics include cash budgeting, decision making, capital budgeting, tax aspects of managerial planning and performance evaluation. Prerequisite: MGT 1002.
MGT 1020: Management of Technology (3 cr.)*
This course will illustrate the integrated nature of information, technology, people and processes in the organizational environment. Students will understand how technology enables the attainment of organizational goals, the improvement in decision-making, customer service, and quality, as well as the transformation of entire industries. Prerequisite: MGT 1007.
MGT 2006: International Marketing (3 cr.)*
Marketing principles are applied in different international environments. Topics include the introduction of new products, marketing channels, pricing policies and multinational marketing programs. Prerequisite: Introduction to Marketing. (Fall)
MGT 2007: International Management (3 cr.)*
Principles of management applied in different international environments are discussed. Topics include management policies of multinational corporations, long-range planning, strategies, organization and control and management practices in different countries. Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Management. (Spring)
MGT 2015: Organizational Behavior (3 cr.)*
This course presents an overview of industrial, social and organizational psychology applied within the business environment. Students learn how to develop team plans, how to implement teams within the organization and how to develop ways to evaluate and reward individuals and teams within a cooperative environment. Attention will be given to scheduling and computer based planning as tools to facilitate more effective and efficient team functioning. Prerequisites: HR concentration majors must have taken MGT 1005.
MGT 2016: Integrated Marketing Communications (3 cr.)*
The development of effective communication strategies. This course presents a complete perspective of the promotional function, from the establishment of communication objectives to the development of advertising, sales, trade promotions, public relations and selling programs. Prerequisite: MGT 1003.
MGT 2017: Internet Marketing (3 cr.)*
Students will explore and evaluate the implications of the internet for the marketing of goods and services and understand the critical success factors for marketing on the internet. Prerequisite: MAC 1075: Introduction to Data Processing. (Fall)
MGT 2018: Staffing, Safety, Training and Development (3 cr.)*
This course consists of three parts: (1) identification of principles relevant to recruiting, selecting and maintaining an effective workforce; (2) assessment of the impact of safety standards on the operation of the organization and (3) human resource development. The relationship between development and training and the organization's strategic planning is highlighted. Prerequisites: MGT 1001 and MGT 1005.
MGT 2020: Database Management Systems (3 cr.)*
In this course students develop a comprehensive set of skills and the knowledge that is necessary to successfully design, build and use a database system in today's dynamic business environment.
MGT 2021: Compensation and Benefits (3 cr.)*
Students examine total compensation systems and employee benefit programs and develop an understanding of the strategic issues in designing pay structures, benefit plans, cost containment and in the importance of communicating the system to the business firm's employees. Prerequisites: MGT 1001 and MGT 1005.
MGT 2023: Employee and Labor Relations (3 cr.)*
The course analyzes the practice surrounding the relationship between the organization and its employees. Examples of issues considered include: dispute resolution, union representation, organization-union relations and identification of both the employer and union unfair labor practices. The differences between the public sector and the private sector in collective bargaining are compared and contrasted. Prerequisite: MGT 1005.
MGT 2024: Consumer Behavior (3 cr.)*
This course examines how consumers find, purchase, use, and evaluate products and services. Topics include market segmentation and the diffusion of innovations, decision-making models, buying habits, motivation and attitude theory, and the buying behavior of organizations. Prerequisites: Fundamentals of Management and Introduction to Marketing. (Fall)
MGT 2025: Human Resource Management in the Public Sector (3 cr.)*
This course provides an overview of human resource management in a political environment. It focuses on the differences in the practices of HR management in the private and public sectors.
MGT 2026: Environmental Business Management (3cr)*
This course focuses on successful practices for the management of our environmental resources within businesses and the effect these practices have on the economic and social bottom line.
MGT 2029: Business Start-Up (3 cr.)*
Student teams will start and operate a campus-based business. The business will have a one-semester duration and must have an exit strategy. Prerequisite: MGT 1004.
MGT 2030: Project Management (3 cr.)*
Topics will include development, implementation and evaluation of project control techniques and management science techniques necessary for planning and resource control. Prerequisites: MGT 1007 (or MAC 1075).
MGT 2031: Systems Analysis, Design, and Implementation
In this course students develop a comprehensive set of skills and the knowledge that is necessary to successfully analyze, design and implement technology system solutions in today's dynamic business environment. The course focuses on a set of structured analysis and design methods, techniques and "best practices" that are used to transform complex business problems, opportunities and objectives into effective and efficient business solutions using technology.
MGT 2032: International Human Resource Management (3 cr.)*
An introduction to the critical issues organizations face in simultaneously managing their human resources at home and abroad. Focus is on the connection between corporate strategies and the effective management of human resources that, at times, may require different policies across geographic borders.
MGT 2034: Training Through Technology (3cr.)*
Today's technology provides many venues for the delivery of information and for skill development. The course examines ways in which technology, including software, can complement the delivery of training, especially in business. Attention will be paid to the training of individuals with disabilities.
MGT 3001: Intermediate Accounting I (3 cr.)*
An intermediate-level treatment of accounting concepts and theories pertaining to external financial reporting. The emphasis is on theories surrounding asset valuations, liabilities, income determination and cash flows. Prerequisite: MGT 1002 and MGT 1008, and junior standing.
ECO 3997: Senior Seminar in Management (3 cr.)
Students undertake research on a topic approved by the instructor and use management tools and techniques to reach conclusions. The results of the research project are presented in a senior thesis and discussed in a seminar format. A grade of C- is the minimum standard for a successful senior evaluation. (Fall ONLY)