Leadership & Organization
Studies the ways in which leaders, groups and individuals interact in organizations and how leadership plays important roles in organizations in today's business environments. Covers various leadership and organization issues including theoretical foundations of leadership and organizations, roles of top management, corporate governance, organizationoal culture and change, stakeholder analysis, leading and managing groups, motivation and influence, satisfaction, and leadership development. Introduces students' business competency portfolios. Prerequisites: MGMT 320.
Introduces students to basic project management concepts and reinforces those concepts through the use of project management software. Provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, organize and control projects. Key topics include monitoring and controlling schedules, progress reporting, risk management, quality management, cost management as well as contracting and procurement. Graduate students will analyze a case study; present it to the class; and provide a 10-15 page written report on the case study analysis to the instructor. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor or MGMT 500.
Human Resources Mgmt
A study of human resources management issues and practices in business organizations. Topics covered include the analysis and design of jobs, staffing the organization, training, and development of employees, and the design and administration of compensation systems. Prerequisite: MGMT 320.
A study of the nature, organization, and operation of multinational firms. Selected cases of foreign operations of multinational corporations are discussed and analyzed. Prerequisite: MGMT 320.
A synthesis of industrial relations theory and practice. The union/employer relationship will be explored from the union organization drive through the continued negotiation of collective bargaining agreements, and attendant grievance arbitration procedures. Prerequisite: MGMT 320.
Operations Mgmt & Info Systems
Addresses the understanding of how business information systems and business operations, with special emphasis on supply chain management, are integrated and managed in the modern enterprise. Utilizes both live-case and classroom instruction to facilitate student understanding of the material. Prerequisite: BSAD 503.
Examines Total Quality Management (TQM), including the philosophies and principles of Deming, Juran, and Crosby. Focuses on the management and continuous improvement of quality and productivity in manufacturing and service organizations. Includes quality measurement, quality assurance, giving employees responsibility for quality, the team approach to quality, employee recognition, and various TQM tools and techniques. Prerequisite: MGMT 320.