Management (MGT)

MGT 321   Management   3 Units

This introductory course will look at the areas of planning, organizing, staffing, and controlling with an emphasis on responsibility and authority, delegation and decentralization, line-staff relationship organization charting, communication, and reaction to change Interpersonal skills, motivation, leadership, and organizational resource management will also be studied. Prerequisites: BUS 201 and BUS 224. Recommended prerequisite: ECO 201 or ECO 202.

MGT 323   Global Enterprise   3 Units

Through an overview of world trade and investment patterns, international sourcing, marketing, and management for global businesses, this course will emphasize international trade theory, the world financial environment, and the role of multinational corporations including international sourcing, marketing, and management for global business. Prerequisite: MGT 321.

MGT 324   Global Enterprise Experience   3 Units

This course will look at the application and experience of world trade, investment patterns, international sourcing, marketing, and management for global business. A group travel component, at an additional cost to the student, is an integral part of this course providing out-of-the classroom experiential learning opportunities supplemented by face-to-face and online readings and assignments with areas of special emphasis and locales being rotated. Prerequisite: MGT 321.

MGT 326   New Ventures and Entrepreneurship   3 Units

This course will explore the methods of business ownership including startup, franchise, and firm acquisition with a practical emphasis on screening initial business ideas, accessing information sources, defining customer benefits, developing strategic posture, analyzing markets and competitors, and creating a comprehensive business plan including the theoretical development of a new venture establishment enhanced by guest lecturers experienced in startup ventures. Prerequisite: MGT 321.

MGT 327   Organizational Behavior   3 Units

This purpose of this course is to develop a broad intellectual foundation of organizational behavior and leadership by studying the major theories of and approaches to organizational behavior and leadership such as trait, skills, behavioral, situational, transformational, authentic, servant, contingency, ethical, and the psychodynamic approach. The focus will be on surveying the landscape of organizational behavior and leadership thinking and the delineation of successful leadership attitudes, behaviors, and communication styles that may be adopted or developed to achieve success. Participants will be asked to apply the concepts to their own experience, perspective, and values to more deeply understand their unique role as a leader. Case studies, skill development, and self-evaluative tools will be used throughout this course to bring deeper understanding to the concepts presented. Prerequisite: MGT 321.

MGT 343   Operations   3 Units

This course will use applied quantitative methods to optimize cash flow; reduce material and inventory costs; create efficiencies; enhance quality and mitigate risks in the manufacture, distribution, servicing, and retirement of both tangible goods and intangible services. Prerequisite: MGT 321.

MGT 351   Diversity in Organizations   3 Units

This course will examine the impact of diversity, culture, and ethnic origin on the work experience while preparing individuals to meet the challenge of cultural diversity in organizations with an emphasis on how race, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, work and family, weight and appearance, international diversity, theories, legislation, and organizational philosophy interact to create a set of rules for acceptable behaviors in complex organizations. Prerequisite: BUS 201.

MGT 424   Human Resource Management   3 Units

As a study on how organizations obtain, maintain, and retain their human resources, this course will examine current organizational theory, research, and practice regarding variables that influence human behavior in organizations. Prerequisite: MGT 321.

MGT 490A   Internship: Management Major   1-2 Units

This course is a practical working experience in management where students meet with their internship director before beginning their internship for advice and approval on placement. Regular student reports and written feedback from the sponsoring business are required and must demonstrate the skills acquired during the internship. Prerequisites: Business Major with Junior or Senior standing and MGT 321 and BUS 224. Students must take a minimum cumulative total of two (2) units earned in one (1) unit credit hours. Offered as a Pass/No Pass course.

MGT 490B   Internship: Management Elective   1-6 Units

This course is a practical working experience in management where students meet with their internship director before beginning their internship for advice and approval on placement. Regular student reports and written feedback from the sponsoring business are required and must demonstrate the skills acquired during the internship. Prerequisites: Business Major with Junior or Senior standing and MGT 321 and BUS 224. Students may take a maximum cumulative total of six (6) units earned in one (1) unit credit hours. Offered as a Pass/No Pass course.