Management (MNGT)

MNGT 361 LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT (3)

Experience how leadership interacts with strategy, organizational culture, and overall organizational performance effectiveness. Course topics include: decision making; leader emergence, team building; power; ethics; conflict management; motivation; and communication. Prerequisite: junior/senior standing.

MNGT 375 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS: THEORY AND PRACTICE (3)

The global dimensions and interdependencies of business: political environments, cultural context, international firms' strategies and market entry. Elements of international finance including international monetary systems, foreign exchange and global trade theory. Prerequisite: junior major standing.

MNGT 381 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (3)

Techniques and issues in acquiring, developing, motivating, and maintaining a competent work force. Topics include equal employment opportunity, human resource planning, recruitment and selection, training and development, performance evaluations, motivation, compensation and benefits, labor relations, and safety and health. Prerequisites: junior major standing, MNGT 361.

MNGT 391 DEVELOPING MANAGEMENT AND TEAM BUILDING SKILLS (3)

Essential managerial and team building skills needed for success in organizations. Designed to help students master skills using a five-step active learning model containing steps of skill assessment, skill learning, skill analysis, skill practice, and skill application. Topics include creating a team, planning and communicating in a team, leading a team, gaining power and influence, developing self-awareness, managing stress, creative problem-solving, motivation, and effective team performance. Prerequisites: MNGT 361, junior and BUAD major standing.

MNGT 395 MANAGEMENT OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR (3)

Organizational behavior as a means to understand, explain, and improve human behavior and interactions: job performance, work motivation, job attitudes, trust and justice, work teams, power/politics and influence, leadership stress/ well-being at work, career management, decision making, and organizational effectiveness. Prerequisites: MNGT 361; junior major standing.

MNGT 423 LEADERSHIP: SELF-ORGANIZATION IN THE FIRM (3)

Covers self-organizing systems, leadership in a complex system, pursuing a personal discovery process and growing new knowledge and innovation. Provides an understanding of how self-organization can be an alternative to command-and-control hierarchies; and how parallel principles of spontaneous order operate at the level of the organization and at the level of the individual. Prerequisites: MNGT 361; senior & BUAD major standing.

MNGT 425 ORGANIZATION THEORY AND DEVELOPMENT (3)

Analysis and design of learning organizations emphasizing real life situations, including internal and external organizational environments, knowledge management, innovation and change, organizational growth and life cycles, size and complexity, intergroup relations and conflict, values and culture, and decision making processes. Prerequisites: senior major standing, MNGT 361.

MNGT 433 COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS (3)

The role of compensation administration in HRM, including procedures for designing and administering a compensation system, the special aspects of pay-for-performance systems as well as indirect compensation (benefits). Prerequisites: senior major standing, MNGT 381.

MNGT 435 TRAINING, DEVELOPMENT, AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT (3)

An in-depth coverage of key functional areas of human resource management including training, development, and performance management from strategic perspectives. Students will learn how to sustain a competitive advantage by managing an organization's people, rather than its product or technology. The content includes: review of theoretical frameworks, review of empirical researches, development and implementation of programs, and other contemporary issues in training, development and performance management. Prerequisites: MNGT 361; MNGT 381.

MNGT 438 MULTINATIONAL MANAGEMENT AND CULTURE (3)

Global strategy, management, and organization of multinational enterprises; cultural differences and their influence on business interactions, modes of entry and ethics. Global alliances, structure, control systems, staffing and leadership. Prerequisites: MNGT 361 and MNGT 375; senior major standing.

MNGT 452 STAFFING AND RETENTION (3)

Staffing and retention process in organizations, including job analysis, legal compliance, recruitment, selection, matching the person with the organization, and retaining valuable employees. Prerequisites: senior major standing; MNGT 361; MNGT 381.

MNGT 453 CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN BUSINESS (3)

Resolving disputes in business operations through negotiation, mediation, and arbitration as alternatives to litigation. Buyer/seller disputes, management salary negotiations, service contractor disputes, and real estate issues. Prerequisites: senior major standing, MNGT 361.

MNGT 463 ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP (3)

An array of leadership theories, research findings and practical applications covering participatory leadership, followership, power and influence, contingency perspectives, and leadership in decision making groups, charismatic and strategic leadership in organizations. Prerequisites: major standing, MNGT 361.

MNGT 466 LEADING ACROSS CULTURES (3)

Focuses on leadership challenges and dilemmas characteristic of culturally diverse organizations, especially multinational corporations. Students will practice effective identification and management of the cultural components of organizational and business dynamics. Distinguishing the challenges of global from multinational leadership is a theme. Topics include cultural value awareness, cross-cultural communication skills and cross-cultural leadership skills, including strategic planning, organizational design and creating and motivating a globally competent workforce. Prerequisites: MNGT 395, senior, BUAD major standing.

MNGT 470 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MANAGEMENT (3)

Course content varies with each topic. In-depth study of contemporary business issues as they affect current management practices. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Special permit only.

MNGT 481 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT (3)

Capstone course in BUAD major. Develops strategic thinking skills that integrate and build on the concepts and practices from functional business courses. Students will practice in-depth analysis of industries and competitors, and work to understand how managers must develop and implement strategies that generate sustainable value for all stakeholders by positioning the organization successfully in its competitive environment. Course includes a major competitive case study. Prerequisites: senior standing, completion of FIN 331, MKTG 341/ MKTG 342, MNGT 361, MNGT 365/ EBTM 365, and BUSX 301.

MNGT 482 BUSINESS ETHICS AND SUSTAINABILITY (3)

Intended to help students understand different perspectives on ethical problems and to introduce students to different processes and techniques that will be helpful in reaching sound judgments. Course topics will include ethical reasoning, stakeholder analysis, corporate social responsibility and environmental sustainability. Prerequisites: junior/senior standing, BUSX 301. Core: Ethical Issues & Perspectives.

MNGT 483 STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (3)

The critical role of human resource management in achieving an organization's strategic objectives. Techniques for developing a holistic, integrated approach towards the various human resource functions aligned with the organization's strategy, and comparison and contrast of traditional human resource management models. Prerequisites: MNGT 381; Senior standing.

MNGT 491 DIRECTED READINGS-MANAGEMENT (1-3)

Assigned readings in selected areas of management. A total of 6 units for any combination of Directed GPA, completion of all 200- and 300-level management core requirements, and a special permit.

MNGT 494 STUDY ABROAD IN MANAGEMENT (3)

Student must be a BUAD major and have junior standing. Student must be registered in an approved study abroad program and obtain consent of the department chair.

MNGT 495 INDEPENDENT RESEARCH-MANAGEMENT (1-3)

Directed research in specific areas of management. A total of 6 units for any combination of Directed Readings, Independent Study, and Internship is allowed in the Management area of study. Prerequisites: consent of the instructor, a minimum of 3.00 cumulative GPA, completion of all 200- and 300-level management core requirements, and a special permit.

MNGT 497 MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP (1-3)

Students are required to work in government or industry for a minimum of 120 hours to gain practical experience in the application of management concepts. All positions have been reviewed and approved by management faculty. A total of 6 units for any combination of Directed Readings, Independent Study, and Internship is allowed in the Management area of study. Prerequisites: consent of the instructor, a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA, completion of MKTG 341/MKTG 342, MNGT 361 and FIN 331, and special permit.

MNGT 498 PRACTICUM IN MANAGEMENT (3)

Synthesis of Management knowledge, skills and attitudes through professional responsibilities in employment, internship or comparable experience. Prerequisite: senior standing.