Management (MANGEMNT)

Courses

MANGEMNT 691   TRAVEL STUDY   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad. Repeatable for a maximum of 5 credits in major/degree. Department Consent required.

MANGEMNT 696   SPECIAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings. A limit of three credits can be applied toward a major or six credits toward degree.
PREREQ: GRADUATE STUDENTS MUST BE ADMITTED TO THE M.B.A. OR M.P.A. ACCOUNTING.

MANGEMNT 738   MANAGEMENT OF INNOVATION   3 Units

This is a graduate course designed to acquaint the student with the foundations and the processes of research, development, technology, and innovation. This course draws upon current literatures in the management of engineering and technology-based organizations. Students are exposed to the workings of technology within the company, from its generation in the research and development function, to its commercialization as new products and services.
PREREQ: GRADUATE STUDENTS MUST BE ADMITTED TO THE M.B.A. OR M.P.A. ACCOUNTING.

MANGEMNT 741   ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR   3 Units

Organizational Behavior is teh study of many factors that impact how individuals and groups act, think, feel, and respond to work and organizations, and how organizations in turn respond to their environments. It provides a set of tools for understanding, analyzing and prdicting individual and group behavior in ogranizations, and offers managers means to improve, enhance, or change organizational behavior such that individuals, groups, and the whole organization can achieve their goals.

MANGEMNT 745   BUILDING EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATIONS   2 Units

The course surveys concepts and research in the analysis of an organization. It examines the history of organization theory, as well as environmental and technological influences on organizational effectiveness. Contemporary developments in management and organization theory are also reviewed.
PREREQ: GRADUATE STUDENTS MUST BE ADMITTED TO THE M.B.A. OR M.P.A. ACCOUNTING.

MANGEMNT 751   STAFFING & EVALUATION   3 Units

An examination of the organization and administration of the personnel function in management. It is concerned with the employment, training, safety and health, employees services, and employee relations functions of personnel administration. Attention is focused on a limited number of topics drawn from these areas so more crucial concepts and methods involved may be dealt with in-depth.
PREREQ: GRADUATE STUDENTS MUST BE ADMITTED TO THE M.B.A. OR M.P.A. ACCOUNTING.

MANGEMNT 752   CURRENT ISSUES IN COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS   3 Units

An examination of compensation programs in profit/ nonprofit organizations. It is concerned with a detailed study of job structures, job evaluation, performance appraisal, wage surveys, basic systems/plans of compensation, and fringe benefits. Attention is focused on a limited number of topics from these areas so more crucial concepts/methods may be dealt with in-depth.
PREREQ: GRADUATE STUDENTS MUST BE ADMITTED TO THE M.B.A. OR M.P.A. ACCOUNTING.

MANGEMNT 753   TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT   3 Units

The course will emphasize the theories of Management Training and Development, and the practical application of these theories in today's organizations. Special emphasis will be on current topics in the field of Human Resource Development, including: training self-directed work teams, managing a diverse work force, and the practical application of designing programs in today's environment. This will include actually designing a needs analysis and training evaluation programs. The course will frame the concept of training and development within the applicable theory of adult learning.
PREREQ: GRADUATE STUDENTS MUST BE ADMITTED TO THE M.B.A. OR M.P.A. ACCOUNTING.

MANGEMNT 757   LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT   3 Units

The Leadership course presents evidence-based models of leadership. It focuses on the development of authentic leaders through the enhancement of individual self-awareness, acquisition of knowledge on effective leadership practices in organizations, and a critical evaluation of the contextual, cultural, and individual factors that enable or constrain leadership action and effectiveness.

MANGEMNT 758   LABOR AND EMPLOYEE RELATIONS   3 Units

Primary concern is with contract negotiation and administration. Emphasis is on understanding the forces affecting the decisions of the parties to a labor contract. A dynamic approach is taken to examine difficulties that arise in attempting to administer a collectively established relationship. Study of conflict resolution including mediation and arbitration. Applications are made to both unionized and non-unionized settings.
PREREQ: GRADUATE STUDENTS MUST BE ADMITTED TO THE M.B.A. OR M.P.A. ACCOUNTING.

MANGEMNT 759   SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF BUSINESS   2 Units

The course analyzes (1) a broad spectrum of social, political, ethical, and legal frameworks within which organizations must function, and (2) social trends and their underlying causes as they can affect businesses.

MANGEMNT 760   STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES   3 Units

This course examines strategic human resources (HR) management and HR planning. Applicable theories and methods of strategic, operational, and tactical planning and their relationship to HR management are covered, as well as the multiple roles HR plays in assisting organizations to gain and sustain competitive advantages in a fast-paced environment.
PREREQ: GRADUATE STUDENTS MUST BE ADMITTED TO THE M.B.A. OR M.P.A. ACCOUNTING.

MANGEMNT 762   PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING   3 Units

This course is designed to develop a basic understanding of project managment methodology and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). Upon completion of this course students will be able to analyze operations and setup ERP systems. Topics may include team management, PERT/CPM, and development of operational decision support systems through the use of macros and visual basic. The course may require visiting/working with local firms in setting up such systems or working on cases.
PREREQ: ITSCM 719 OR ITSCM 734 OR EQUIVALENT

MANGEMNT 764   SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT   3 Units

This course focuses on proving concept and metholologies relevant to ensuring businesses can sustainably manage their operations. Topics include an introduction to sustainable management, organizational response, redefining business models, product design, realigning supply chains, social sustainability, and the role of Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs). Specifically, the course will examine issue related to managing and implementing green and developmental projects.

MANGEMNT 765   SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION AND NPO/NGO MANAGEMENT   3 Units

This course aims at developing student knowledge of the nonprofit sector. It provides an overview of nonprofit and voluntary associations, their origins, growth and development. It provides an international and comparative perspective on an emergent, multidimensional sector of the economy. The course focuses on management theory and practice, identifying strategies that nonprofit/nongovernmental organizations can and do use to influence change

MANGEMNT 770   ORGANIZATION DESIGN   3 Units

Application of organization theory to the structuring of organizations. The course examines organizational configurations and their effectiveness in different situational contexts to provide a rationale for management practice.

MANGEMNT 771   STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT   3 Units

The course surveys the theoretical backgrounds of strategic management. It also covers practical methods and applications of strategic management models based upon existing theory, research, and practice. Comparative analysis of emerging strategic management frameworks are examined with implications for management practice.

MANGEMNT 777   INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT   3 Units

The course deals with concepts, issues, problems, and research in international management, with a focus on the international application of: (1) strategic management, (2) organizational theory and design, (3) organizational behavior, culture, conflict, leadership, and communication, (4) ethical issues, and (5) development, control, and coordination of international subsidiaries.

MANGEMNT 787   BUSINESS POLICY & STRATEGY   3 Units

Business Policy and Strategy is a case based course that identifies the firm's competencies as the building blocks of strategies. Strategies that may be implemented to make the firm competitive in a global business environment.
PREREQ: 24 UNITS OF COBE GRADUATE LEVEL COURSES ABOVE 730

MANGEMNT 789   READINGS AND RESEARCH IN MANAGEMENT   3 Units

Study of a selected area in management through readings and/or empirical research. Instructor Consent required.
PREREQ: GRADUATE STUDENTS MUST BE ADMITTED TO THE M.B.A. OR M.P.A. ACCOUNTING.

MANGEMNT 790   WORKSHOP   Repeatable   1-6 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on` and participatory instructional techniques.
PREREQ: GRADUATE STUDENTS MUST BE ADMITTED TO THE M.B.A. OR M.P.A. ACCOUNTING.

MANGEMNT 793   PRACTICUM IN MANAGEMENT   1-3 Units

This course provides students, under the direction of a faculty advisor, the opportunity to apply their theoretical backgrounds in settings ranging from internships in accounting organizations to other approved activities related to the practice of supply chain management. A learning contract will be developed by the faculty advisor, professional supervisor (if applicable), and student that clearly delineates the expectations and responsibilities of each party involved in the practicum

MANGEMNT 794   SEMINAR   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. An advanced course of study in a defined subject matter area emphasizing a small group in intense study with a faculty member.

MANGEMNT 796   SPECIAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings.

MANGEMNT 798   INDIVIDUAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Student and adviser decide the study, with the consent of the professor in charge of the study and the approval of the College Graduate Studies Committee. Consult the Associate Dean's Office for further information/limitations.
PREREQ: GRADUATE STUDENTS MUST BE ADMITTED TO THE M.B.A. OR M.P.A. ACCOUNTING.

MANGEMNT 799   THESIS RESEARCH   Repeatable   1-6 Units

Students must complete a Thesis Proposal Form in the Graduate Studies Office before registering for this course. Requires advance approval of the MBA Program Director.
PREREQ: GRADUATE STUDENTS MUST BE ADMITTED TO THE M.B.A. OR M.P.A. ACCOUNTING.