MANAGEMENT




MGMT 5110-Organizational Behavior

Effectiveness ....................................... 3.00 Credits

This course is designed for students to learn individual and group skills required for effective functioning in an organizational context. The course highlights the leadership and managerial competencies needed to create and maintain organizations that are effective, successful, and earn above average returns on their investments. Such knowledge and skills focus on the accurate diagnosis, design, deployment, evaluation and enhancement of organizations and organizational interventions needed to sustain effective change.

Prerequisite: MGMT 4110 or MGMT 5200


MGMT 6000-Internship in

Management..................................................3.00 Credits

Provides an opportunity for students to gain practical experience while working in a business or governmental agency. Students are required to work full-time in their area of concentration during a summer term or semester. Internship is coordinated by a faculty member and supervised by an approved business supervisor. A final report and oral presentation are required.


MGMT 6105-The Legal Environment of

Business...................................................3.00 Credits

Develops an understanding of the interrelationships of law and society and an awareness of the need to recognize the conflicting rights and duties which lead to the formation of law, together with the impact such law has on the business community.


MGMT 6108-Quantitative Methods for

Managers............................................... 3.00 Credits

This course introduces students to the major quantitative techniques used in management decision making. Topics include deterministic and probability models, decision theory, game theory, linear programming, production planning, operating technology, simulation, dynamic programming and advanced applications of statistics. Computer applications are emphasized.

Prerequisite: MGMT 3106 or ECON 5200


MGMT 6110-Organizational Behavior and

Effectiveness......................................... 3.00 Credits

This course enhances understanding of all aspects of behavior in organizational settings through the systematic study of individual, group and organizational processes. The approach is experiential and focuses on organization development, leadership and teamwork. The goal of the course is to gain competencies to improve organizational effectiveness and enhance competitive advantage.

Prerequisite: MGMT 4110 or MGMT 5200

Accepted for PADM 5125 Organizational Theory.


MGMT 6120 Leadership................3.00 Credits

This course provides students with a theory-based, integrative and practical view of leadership. Contemporary debates and controversies within the field of leadership are presented, emphasizing integration of theory and practice with a cross-cultural perspective.

Prerequisite: MGMT 5200


MGMT 6125-Human Resources

Management.................................................. 3.00 Credits

Explores the process of forecasting and identifying resources in the labor market, determining staffing needs, developing budgets and employment plans. Includes the creation of job specifications, recruitment programs, and interviewing and selection techniques. Emphasis on program evaluation and legal considerations, equal employment opportunity, performance appraisal, compensation management, training and development. Includes discussion of con- temporary issues in the field.

Prerequisite: MGMT 4125 or MGMT 5200

Accepted for PADM 5261, Public Personnel Administration.

MGMT 6127-Small Business Management and

Entrepreneurship.............................3.00 Credits

Involves the student under faculty supervision in solving current, real-life and small business situations. Actual cases embrace marketing, finance, accounting and organizational effectiveness.

Prerequisite: MGMT 4127 or MGMT 5200.


MGMT 6199-Business Policy and Strategic

Management ..........................................3.00 Credits

This course can be taken only after completion of at least 24 hours of MBA courses. The purpose of the course is to give the student an opportunity to develop and appreciate skills and perspectives, capabilities needed by higher-level leaders and managers in all types of organizations. Emphasis is given to the integration of subject matter from all business courses and other disciplines in formulating, implementing and evaluating cross-functional decisions that enable the organization to achieve its goals and objectives. Comprehensive analysis of organizations in a wide variety of situations is conducted. This is the capstone MBA course.


MGMT 6205  - Management Information

Systems. ................................................ 3.00 Credits

An overview course designed to introduce students to the area of information systems. It emphasizes concepts, components and structures of information systems and their applications in business and managerial decision-making. The topics include information systems software and hardware, telecommunications, database management, decision support, export systems and management of information technologies. Optional topics may include client/server computing and Internet and Intranet development.

Prerequisite: MGMT 4205 or MGMT 5200


MGMT 6206-Database Management

Systems.................................................. 3.00 Credits

This is an introductory course to database management and its system implementation techniques. It covers the structure of database management systems, database design, entity-relationship modeling, normal forms, relational database theory, the structural query language (SQL), and database system development and management using an industrial leading database system such as ORACLE. Optional topics may include object-oriented databases, distributed databases, database programming and advanced database management issues.

Prerequisite: MGMT 6205


MGMT 6207-Systems Analysis and

Design......................................................3.00 Credits

This course covers all the major phases of a complete systems development life cycle

(SDLC), business modeling techniques such as entity-relationship diagramming, data flow diagramming and the use of Integrated Computer-Aided Software Engineering (I-CASE) tools to support systems development. Optional topics may include forms and reports development using rapid application development (RAD) tools, client/server development and Web-based systems deployment. Prerequisite: MGMT 4206