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Management (MGT)

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USP Codes are listed in brackets by the 1991 USP code followed by the 2003 USP code (i.e. [M2<>QB]).

1040 [2010, BADM 1040]. Legal Environment of Business. 3. Provides a broad overview of business-related legal topics. Students are familiarized with courts and alternative dispute resolution, constitutional law, torts, contracts, intellectual law, criminal law, and cyber law. Prerequisites: none.

2000 [BADM 2000]. Introduction to Business. 3. Designed to provide an overview of today's business system and how it works. Significant business activities are covered including: accounting, management, marketing, production, finance, decision making, economic markets, and world business. Recommended for those who might have an interest in business, but no real background. Prerequisite: Freshman or sophomore standing only.

2600 [BADM 2600]. Internship in Business. 1-4. Provides students with practical business knowledge and a perceptual basis for later coursework. Students work as interns in operating organizations. Prerequisites: COB Majors only and written consent of instructor.

3110 [BADM 3210]. Business Ethics. 3. Studies the cognitive, social, behavioral, and corporate processes affecting individual, group, and organizational judgments in morally questionable situations. Through analysis students understand what factors give rise to and influence ethical issues and how organization values precipitate ethical behavior among employees. Prerequisites: sophomore standing.

3210. Management and Organization. 3. An introduction to the theory and practice of management with emphasis on individual and small group behavior, design and structure of organizations, relationship between the organization and its environment and statistical and quantitative skills used in examination of management processes. Also covers interpersonal communications, ethics and international management. Prerequisite: junior standing.

3340 [BADM 3000]. Real Estate Law. 3. Covers all major areas of real estate law, including the nature of real property, types of ownership, real estate contracts, title and insurance, financing, landlord and tenant, land use, environmental law and regulation. An understanding of real estate law is important in both the personal and professional lives of students. Prerequisite: Advanced business standing.

4340 [BADM 4340]. Law for Managers. 3. Provides an overview of laws and legal issues associated with managing a business, incorporating aspects of sustainable business practices. Topics include agency and employment, business organizations, including securities laws and corporate governance standards, government regulation of businesses, including environmental/sustainability regulations, and an introduction to international law and global economy. Prerequisite: MGT 1040 or equivalent.

4350. Commercial Law. 3. A study of the basic principles of commercial law, including property, sales, negotiable instruments, secured transactions, creditors' rights and bankruptcy. Prerequisites: MGT 1040 or equivalent.

4360. Business Law for Entrepreneurs. 3. A survey of the various legal issues confronted by entrepreneurs, particularly related to new ventures. Prerequisite: MGT 1040.

4410. Human Resources Management. 3. A study of the formal systems used to manage people at work. Emphasis is on concepts and procedures of EEO, diversity, job analysis, job evaluation, wage and salary administration, performance evaluation, safety, employee services and fringe benefits. Prerequisites: MGT 3210 and advanced business standing. Prerequisites: MGT 3210 and advanced business standing.

4420. Organizational Behavior and Leadership. 3. An interdisciplinary study of individual, group, and organizational processes that affect employee behavior at work. Prepares students for various managerial roles by synthesizing successful leadership practices in both domestic and international settings and by examining critical areas such as individual differences, organizational politics and culture. Prerequisites: MGT 3210 and advanced business standing.

4425. Supervision. 3. Focuses on interactions with direct report employees. Influence, work maturity, integrity, work standards, communication skills, team management, doing performance appraisal, managing customer service, training, and interviewing are among the supervisory topics. Prerequisites: MGT 3210, MGT 4410 or MGT 4410 concurrently; advanced business standing.

4430. Organization Design and Change. 3. Examines organizations, what they are, how they operate and are structured and how they can be changed. Focus is on macro managerial issues in the design and change of work organizations. Prerequisites: MGT 3210 and advanced business standing.

4440. Managerial Problem Solving. 3. Focuses on individual creativity and the resulting issues of intellectual property in organizations. Further considers making decisions and solving problems in modern organizations. Examines individual, group, and organizational influences and decisions. Topics include problem solving models, human information processing, creativity, leader decision style, managing decision teams. Prerequisites: MGT 3210 and advanced business standing.

4445. Managing Risk and Knowledge. 3. Focuses on the assessment and mitigation of property, liability, human resources, and income risks. Knowledge management explores strategies for profiting from technology assets and technological innovation. Includes the role of strategy, core competencies, product development, strategic partnership, and more. Prerequisites: MGT 3210 and advanced business standing.

4455. System Analysis and Design. 3. Concerned with the analysis, management, and conceptual design of information systems. Specific topics include systems planning, requirements analysis, business process modeling and redesign, flexibility analysis, alternative analysis, and architectural selection and design focused on supporting an organization's business requirements through various system design methodologies.  Cross listed with IMGT 4455. Prerequisite: IMGT 2400.

4465. Managerial Tools. 3. Supply commonly used tools for managers, including those for controlling operations - budgeting, financial forecasting and analysis using ratios, risk assessment and control, management audits, monitoring, clan control, and employee discipline systems. Planning tools include strategic and operational plans, goals, MBO, succession, disaster, contingency and scenario planning. Prerequisites: MGT 3210, MGT 4420 or MGT 4420 concurrently; advanced business standing.

4470. Managerial Negotiation and Conflict Resolution. 3. Focuses on all aspects of formal managerial negotiation including dealings with suppliers, buyers, unions and etc. Also examined are the theory and practice of interpersonal negotiation. Conflict resolution is approached by identifying types and sources of conflict, organizational parameters of conflict, as well as resolution skills and behavior. Prerequisites: MGT 3210 and advanced business standing.

4500 [BADM 4500]. Employee to Entrepreneur. 3. Investigates considerations relating to leaving current employment, ethical dilemmas, skills needed to launch a new business, importance of cash flow and financing start-up, personal rewards and costs of entrepreneurship, and an overview of business plan context. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

4510 [BADM 4510]. New Entrepreneurial Venture. 3. Focus is on creating a successful business concept and determining its feasibility in the context of a rapidly changing global business environment. Students research, analyze and present a new business concept, which may evolve into a comprehensive business plan. Prerequisites: MGT 3210, ACCT 1010, junior standing.

4530 [BADM 4620]. Business Plan Development. 3. Explores and evaluates various intrapreneurial and entrepreneurial opportunities, including business plans. Students demonstrate how to research, analyze, and present new business ventures. Students will analyze a business opportunity and make a presentation to potential investors. Prerequisite: MGT 4510 and junior standing.

4550 [BADM 4550}. Family Business and Corporate Venturing. 3. Investigates the organizational life cycle using a dual focus of family business and new ventures within established organizations. Topics include start-up considerations, organizational form, cash flow and financing, family dynamics, and identifying appropriate ventures for enhanced organizational growth. Ownership succession and exit strategies are also discussed. Prerequisites: advanced business standing and junior standing.

4560 [BADM 4560}. Entrepreneurial Accounting and Finance. 3. Expand business knowledge by focusing attention on accounting and finance concerns that are vital to new ventures. Focuses on issues that must be addressed to assist these businesses in meeting their objectives of growth, preparation for a public offering, and exit strategies. Prerequisites: ACCT 1010, FIN 3250, MGT 3210.

4600. Advanced Internship in Business. 1-4 (Max. 6). Provides students with practical business knowledge, policy, procedure, and decision making. Students work as interns in operating organizations. Prerequisites: MKT 3210, MGT 3210, FIN 3250, ACCT 1020, Advanced Business standing, written consent of instructor.

4800 [4520]. Business Strategy and Policy. 3. A capstone course deigned to integrate prior courses into a general manager's overall organization perspective.  Coverage emphasizes strategic management models which provide frameworks that assist in this task and integrate those internal organization factors with the firm's environment. Prerequisites: ACCT 1010, 1020, MGT 1040, DSCI 3210, FIN 3250, MGT 3210, MKT 3210, STAT 2010, advanced business standing, and senior standing.

4900. Problems in Management. (B) 1-4 (Max. 4). Studies, on an individual basis, any phase of management not included in the organized course. Written report required. Prerequisites: senior standing, advanced business standing, and written consent of instructor.

4910. Selected Topics in Management. (B) 3 (Max. 6 seniors; M.S. and Ph.D. 9). A course for advanced students treating contemporary problems in management and administration. Specific area(s) to be considered in a given semester will be printed in the class schedule. Prerequisites: junior standing and other courses, as appropriate, for specific area/topic being covered. Obtain permission and specific listing of prerequisites for enrollment from the College of Business Academic Advising Office before registering.

5600. Graduate Internship in Business. 1-4 (Max. 6). Provides student with practical business knowledge, policy, procedure and decision making. Student works as intern in operating organization. Prerequisite: 12 hours of graduate preparatory courses and consent of instructor; accepted in a graduate program.

5890. Advanced Problems in Management. 1-8 (Max. 8). An arrangement whereby a student is permitted to develop some advanced phase of management not offered in the formally structured courses, or to investigate a management problem. A written report is required. Prerequisite: 9 hours in management including one 5000-level course, accepted in a graduate program and consent of instructor.

5920. Continuing Registration: On Campus. 1-2. Prerequisite: advanced degree candidacy.

5940. Continuing Registration: Off Campus. 1-2. Prerequisite: advanced degree candidacy.

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