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 325 BUSINESS & SOCIETY (Fall 2019)
Addresses social and ethical problems facing business today. Ethical principles and problem solving models are applied to issues of profit maximization, workplace diversity, consumerism, risk management, product liability, government-business interface, environmental economics, global business, financial management and other key business areas. Focus is on analyzing these problems and developing alternative ethical solutions through case studies, formal debates and class discussions. May not receive credit for both MGMT 325 and 420. Prerequisite: MGMT 320 or MKTG 330 (Accounting, Business Economics, International Business, Management and Marketing majors with C or better). Three hours per week.
MGMT 492 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT (Spring 2020)
Seminar in strategic business decision making. Emphasizes evaluating and integrating appropriate marketing, financial and management information. ; Business/Business Economics/Accounting/Information Systems/International Business/Finance/Management/Marketing major in their last semester before graduation. Prerequisites: FINA 311, INFO 326, MGMT 320, MKTG 330 (Accounting, Business Economics, International Business, Management and Marketing majors with C or better). Three hours per week.