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Graduate Courses

MGT 5100 - Business Professional Development Seminar
MGT 5310 - Organizational Change Management
MGT 5311 - Quality Issues in Modern Organizations
MGT 5312 - Seminar in Management
MGT 5313 - Administrative Policy
MGT 5314 - Organizational Behavior and Theory
MGT 5315 - New Venture Management
MGT 5318 - Cross-Cultural Management
MGT 5321 - Supply Chain Management
MGT 5325 - Managing Business Creativity
MGT 5330 - Seminar in Human Resource Management
MGT 5335 - New Venture Launch
MGT 5337 - Organizational Staffing
MGT 5338 - Human Resource Development
MGT 5339 - International Human Resource Management
MGT 5345 - Integrative Field Project
MGT 5375 - International Management-Latin America
MGT 5380A - Business Ethics Leadership
MGT 5390 - Business Research Methods
MGT 5391 - Managing the Communication Process
MGT 5395 - Graduate Business Internship
MGT 5399A - Thesis
MGT 5399B - Thesis

 

MGT 5100 Business Professional Development Seminar (1-0).   This course is designed to contribute to the development of the business professional.  Academic content is supplemented by training in soft skill topics to better prepare students for a successful business career.

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MGT 5101 Graduate Assistant Development. (1-0) Completion of this course is required as a condition of employment for graduate assistants. The course is seminar based and covers topics related to employment responsibilities. This course does not earn graduate credit. Repeatable with different emphasis. Graded on a credit (CR), no-credit (F) basis.

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MGT 5310 Organizational Change Management. (3-0) Presents an overview of the process of change in an organization and stresses the key issues involved in reengineering and renewing organizations. Problems dealing with stress and conflict during major change will be explored along with practical ideas on building effective teams to make change possible and sustainable.

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MGT 5311 Quality Issues in Modern Organizations. (3-0) Learn existing and latest developments in quality management and the role of quality for scalable enterprises. Implementation and deployment of quality approaches throughout organizations is emphasized. Assessment of effectiveness in the interactions of the managerial and technical systems of an organization is also studied.

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MGT 5312 Seminar in Management. (3-0) Development of philosophy, strategy, and tactics in managing an enterprise. Administrative processes common to all enterprises, such as entrepreneurship, business and society, leadership and group behavior in organizations, business ethics, and international management. (Course may be repeated for credit with different course focus.)

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MGT 5313 Administrative Policy. (3-0) An integrative approach to policy formulation and administration (decision making) to achieve organization objectives. Should be taken the last semester of student’s MBA program.

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MGT 5314 Organizational Behavior and Theory. (3-0) Organizational behavior and structure as influenced by environmental variables and system relationships.

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MGT 5315 New Venture Management. (3-0) This course provides an overview of the entrepreneurial process from the initial idea through start-up, growth, and harvest.  Students learn how to write a business plan, manage all the elements of an entrepreneurial business, and develop a better understanding of the requirements of the entrepreneurial life path.

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MGT 5318 Cross-Cultural Management. (3-0) The global environment requires sensitivity to and the adaptation of leadership and management skills and practices, to the culture-bound differences in workplace behavior and attitudes. Explores how differences in cultural core values shape behavior and attitudes of workers, managerial colleagues, and negotiating partners. Prerequisites: MGT 5314.

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MGT 5321 Supply Chain Management. (3-0) A variety of tools and frameworks provide students an understanding of the basis behind supply chain decision making.  Topics include supply management concepts, demand-supply management, pull/push system, capacity and resource allocation, performance measurement, relationship assessment, and outsourcing in an integrated supply chain.  Require graduate standing.

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MGT 5325 Managing Business Creativity (3-0) This course focuses on the means by which businesses and individuals foster and maintain their creative and innovative skills.  Key topics include: idea generation and refinement, idea screening, prototype development, and feasibility analysis.  Objectives are met through classroom exercises, case analysis, guest speakers, and individual and team projects.

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MGT 5330 Seminar in Human Resource Management. (3-0) A study of current developments and practices in human resource management, including employment laws; planning, recruitment and selection; training and development programs; wage and benefits administration; performance management, human relations and productivity; labor relations; safety and health; and current contributions to human resource management theory.

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MGT 5335 New Venture Launch (3-0) The purpose of this class is to ensure students gain a full understanding of what it takes to start and grow a business.  Students learn the process of creating a new venture from the inside by planning, organizing and launching an actual business.  Prerequisites:  MGT 5315 and permission of instructor.

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MGT 5337 Organizational Staffing (3-0) A study of the methods involved in recruitment and selection of employees with an emphasis on measurement, job analysis, performane appraisal, legal issues, and the role of human resource planning and strategy. This course relies on statistics to teach students to make reliable and valid employment decisions. Prerequisite/corequisite: MGT 5330.

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MGT 5338 Human Resource Development (3-0) A study of theoretical and applied perspectives on needs assessment, design, development delivery and evaluation of training and development as well as organizational change and development. Prerequisite/corequisite: MGT 5330.

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MGT 5339 International Human Resource Management (3-0) A study of the challenges decision makers consider when managing human resources across the globe. Drawing on theories and models from the cross-cultural and international management areas, this course covers such topics as globalization, culture, emerging international assignments, and expatriate recruitment, selection, training, repatriation, and career management. Prerequisite/corequisite: MGT 5330.

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MGT 5345 Integrative Field Project (3-0) Student teams work directly with organizations and managers to solve significant managerial problems.  Students apply their skills and knowledge acquired in the program in a real world setting.  Results of the project are summarized in a comprehensive written report and a formal oral presentation.  Prerequisites:  Permission of the instructor.

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MGT 5375 International Management-Latin America. (3-0) A study of the cultural, economic, regulatory, and political factors impacting international business. Emphasis is placed on theory and research of management phenomena in Latin America and on issues mediating commercial and governmental relations between the United State and Latin American countries.

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MGT 5380A Business Ethics Leadership. (3-0) This course examines a variety of ethical issues in business from multiple stakeholder perspectives (top management, employees, community members, etc.). The course is designed to enhance moral awareness and facilitate individual development with respect to making ethical decisions that contribute to effective corporate management and leadership.

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MGT 5390 Business Research Methods. (3-0) Designed to aid graduate students in analyzing reports, evaluating research and in planning research reports. Involves the selection of research problems, sources of data, analysis, presentation, report writing, directed reading, class reports, and a research problem.

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MGT 5391 Managing the Communication Process. (3-0) The study and application of theory and psychology of managerial communication using written, oral, and technological modes to communicate within the business environment. The course includes the process and product approach to graphics, leadership, problem solving, prioritizing, interviewing, and communicating change.

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MGT 5395 Graduate Business Internship. (0-15) Integration of professional and academic experience through internship with an external employer. Prerequisites: MBA students only; enrollment subject to availability and approval.

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MGT 5399A Thesis. (3-0) This course represents a student’s initial thesis enrollment. No thesis credit is awarded until student has completed the thesis in MGT 5399B. Graded on a credit (CR), progress (PR), no credit (F) basis.

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MGT 5399B Thesis. (3-0)This course represents a student’s continuing thesis enrollments. The student continues to enroll in this course until the thesis is submitted for binding. Graded on a credit (CR), progress (PR), no credit (F) basis.

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