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Summer 2012
Apr 16, 2014
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MGMT 904 - Management and Leadership
Addresses managerial and leadership styles and the dynamics of organizational behavior. Topics include: managerial effectiveness strategies, leadership styles, organizational structuring issues, interpersonal relationships, and the building and managing of teams (formerly Managerial Theory).
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Health Care Administration Department

MGMT 911 - Organization Behavior and Theory
An examination of the relationships between individuals, groups and the organization as it relates to organization strategic performance. Participants focus on theoretical, empirical and practical applications of organization research. Topics include motivation, group dynamics, team management, organizational justice, decision-making, leadership, diversity and interpersonal relations. Prerequisites: All MBA foundation courses or the equivalent.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Economics & Business Admin Department

MGMT 915 - Business & Its Environment
An examination of the economic, social, political, legal, and ethical environment of business. In addition to examining specific laws and legal issues governing business transactions, employer-employee relations, government regulation and consumer law, students become familiar with the way in which laws develop and change. Particular attention will be paid to the role of the government in a nation's economy and the roles of ethics in business management. Prerequisite: Completion of all foundation courses.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Economics & Business Admin Department

MGMT 935 - Operations Management
An analysis of production problems and solution techniques for services, manufacturing and distribution. Work-flow processes, production system design, production planning and control, technology of materials and equipment, and control of availability, quality, cost, and price of products and resources (formerly 12.974). Prerequisites: QUAN 905 Management Science.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Economics & Business Admin Department

MGMT 940 - Business and Its Environment
A discussion of the dynamic ethical, legal, management, economic and non-economic and regulatory environments in which firms compete domestically and internationally. This course applies ethical models of decision making to business decisions and compare and contrast the impact of these decisions on relative stakeholders and firm competitiveness (formerly 12.915). Prerequisites:12.917 Strategic Marketing and12.923 Economics of Organizational Design.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Economics & Business Admin Department

MGMT 950 - Labor Management Relations
An examination of employment agreements and employee rights in the workplace. The course examines topics related to the legal framework surrounding the collective bargaining process, including union structure and organizational campaigns, and negotiations and enforcement of agreements. Additional topics can include employment discrimination, and other workplace issues.Prerequisite for MBA students: 12.911 Organization Behavior and Theory.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Economics & Business Admin Department

MGMT 951 - Human Resource Management
An examination of the major functions and strategies of human resources managers in achieving the objectives of the organization. Topics include human resource planning, recruitment and selection, training and development, performance appraisal, compensation and employee benefits, and government regulations. Prerequisites for MBA students: 12.911 Organization Behavior and Theory and 12.940 Business and Its Environment.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Economics & Business Admin Department

MGMT 955 - Compensation and Performance Management
A comprehensive overview of compensation in the HR function whose goal is to assist students making compensation programs effective and competitive in a changing marketplace. Topics covered include fundamentals of base pay, deferred compensation, executive compensation, job analysis, job evaluation, market analysis, salary ranges, legal and regulatory compliance, incentives, pay for performance, merit pay, performance management, appraisal methods (including errors in performance appraisals), salary surveys and total compensation. In addition, the course also explores the role of variable compensation, with a focus on using variable compensation to more effectively focus employee efforts and better align compensation costs with organizational performance. Note: Students who have taken 12.952 Performance Appraisal or12.953 Compensation Administration may not receive credit for 12.955.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Economics & Business Admin Department

MGMT 963 - Employee Benefits
Explores the role of employer-provided benefits as a part of the modern human resource function. The class examines the history of employee benefits in the U.S., the increasing cost of benefits during the last 30 years, the legislative environment, how benefits are integrated as a part of the total compensation, and the emergence of outsourcing as a delivery mechanism. The class also examines retirement and savings plans as well as health and welfare plans. Topics covered are plan design, cost containment, funding, legal compliance, administration, share services, employee and manager self-service, and total benefit outsourcing.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Economics & Business Admin Department

MGMT 965 - Supply Chain Management
A study of integrated supply chain management, which is a core firm competency and encompasses all functions within an organization. Advances in technology have been a catalyst in remarkable efficiency gains in supply chain operation. Topics include risk pooling, the bullwhip effect, new technologies such as RFID, global markets, global manufacturing, out-sourced functions, synchronization of supply and demand, aggregation and consolidation. Prerequisite:12.935 Operations Management.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Economics & Business Admin Department

MGMT 968 - Managing in a Global Environment
An introduction to the contemporary world of international business through an examination of the social, cultural, economic, ecological, and commercial aspects that impact global operations. Emphasis is both on the thorough understanding of the effect that international business has on the different functional aspects of the enterprise as well as the manner in which firms organize, operate, and formulate strategies in order to maximize their chances of successful operations. The goal of the course is to acquaint the student with conceptual and analytical tools necessary for the formulation of knowledge concerning international business practices, strategy, and positioning (formerly 12.930 International Business). Prerequisites: All MBA foundation courses or the equivalent.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Economics & Business Admin Department

MGMT 970 - Legal Practices in Human Resource Management
An examination of employment law and how it guides the development and administration of human resource practices, policies, and procedures within organizations. Students are exposed to court cases which have clarified congressional intent on one hand and created more ambiguity on the other. Topics include the historical development of U.S. employment law, the law and the hiring process, employment discrimination, managing a diverse workforce, conditions of employment, managing performance, and terminating employment. Prerequisite: MGMT 951 Human Resource Management.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Political Science (Government) Department

Course Attributes:
Graduate Level Course

MGMT 974 - Operations Management
This course analyzes operations and production problems encountered by profit and non-profit organizations. Topics to be studied include production system design, production planning and control, quality control, prices and costs, and the technology of materials and equipment. Prerequisites: 12.202 Quantitative Economics II and 12.373 Management Principles, or MGMT 904 (previously 12.914/24.904) Management and Leadership.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Economics & Business Admin Department

MGMT 975 - Topics in Business
Selected topics in business offered on occasion at the discretion of the department. 4 credits. Prerequisites:Vary depending on the nature of the course, or permission of the instructor.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Economics & Business Admin Department

MGMT 984 - Seminar: Advanced Topics in Strategic Management
This course is designed to allow the student the opportunity to work with problems and issues in the general management area of strategy formulation and implementation for both profit and non-profit organizations. The course will consist of a series of case studies. Emphasis will be on systematic analysis of environments. This course is taken in the last semester of a student's program as it will represent the culmination of all the student's learning experiences being applied to case studies. (formerly Seminar in Business Policy). Prerequisite: Completion of all other degree requirements and permission of the Associate Dean.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Economics & Business Admin Department

MGMT 985 - Seminar in Human Resource Management
This course is the final evaluation for M.A. in Human Resource Management students.Through a series of cases, students will demonstrate competence in the area covered by the required program courses. Prerequisite: Completion of all other degree requirements and permission of the Associate Dean.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Economics & Business Admin Department

MGMT 989 - Professional Project and Capstone in Strategic Management
Designed to advance the integrated application of management competencies acquired throughout the MBA program. Students complete an individual, student-driven project on issues in a selected industry. In addition, using comprehensive case studies and working in small teams, students explore relationships between the context, content, and process of managing organizations, as well as other complexities of strategic management. Prerequisites: Completion of all other core MBA courses and permission of the Associate Dean. May be taken concurrently with elective courses.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Economics & Business Admin Department


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