Introduces the skills, abilities and knowledge related to functioning in a professional business environment. Focus on developing those skills considered important by employers as well as familiarizing students with the ABLE graduation requirement. Sessions vary in duration, depending on the activities involved, which are subject to change. Writing assignments and mandatory attendance at events. Prerequisites: Business major and admitted to the Professional Program. Corequisite: MGMT 320 (if MGMT 320 is taken in summer or winter, student participates in BUAD 300 the following semester). Hours per week vary. (P/F)
MGMT 320 MANAG & ORGANIZ BEHAVIOR (Fall 2019)
Introductory course covering the concepts, theories and methods of managing people and designing organizations. Examine both individual and organizational factors that influence employees’ behavior at work. Topics include motivation, perception, leadership, culture and communication. Major Prerequisite: Admission to Professional Program (Accounting, Business Economics, International Business, Management and Marketing majors with C or better in pre-professional courses). Major Corequisite: BUAD 300. Non-Major Prerequisite: Completion of 56 credit hours of college courses and ECON 150 or 211 or 212 with C or better. Three hours per week.
MGMT 425 APPLIED ORGANIZ SCIENCE (Fall 2019)
Use of understandings about human behavior to motivate employees to work together in harmony. Topics include fundamentals of organizational behavior, leadership and its development, organizational environment and communications, and group processes. Prerequisite: MGMT 320. Three hours per week.