MG-Management Courses

Courses

MG 302. Management Processes and Behavior. 3 Hours.

Planning and ethical decision making; organization of process and design concepts; leadership, contemporary management issues, and communication within organizations; motivation, job attitudes, diversity, and performance evaluation; process control.
Prerequisites: (GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MG 305. Nonprofit Organization Mgmt/SL. 3 Hours.

The purpose of this course is to expose students to the historical origins of NPOs/NGOs, their favored tax status, and demands of transparency and accountability of achieving their stated missions. This course also exposes students to the challenges of managing a voluntary workforce, identifying revenue streams to fund activities, and developing strategies to ensure value creation in the nonprofit setting. This course is experiential. Students will explore the various aspects of the nonprofit sector academically and will also get first hand experience with a chosen NPO/NGO.

MG 306. Managing Innovation. 3 Hours.

This course addresses selected challenges and opportunities related to managing innovation. The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of the role of creativity and innovation in organizations, examine the managerial strategies and tactics for fostering innovation, and to help students enhance their own ability to innovate.

MG 358. Business and Society. 3 Hours.

Economic and social consequences of contemporary issues such as public policy, management of legal/political process, standard-setting for ethical behavior, and environmental changes in 1990s. Emergence of global competition and effects on social and economic interests of multinational corporations. Junior standing required.
Prerequisites: (GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (GPAO 2.00 and GPAU 2.00)

MG 401. Organizational Behavior. 3 Hours.

Theories of human motivation with applications; intra- and intergroup processes and leadership theories with applications; organizational environment and classical design theory; planned change with applications; organizational development and culture.
Prerequisites: (MG 302 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (MG 302 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MG 403. Operations Management. 3 Hours.

Operations management as related to manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises. Forecasting, inventory theory, scheduling, production control, facility layout, job design, and supporting functions.
Prerequisites: (AC 201 [Min Grade: C] and EC 210 [Min Grade: C] and EC 211 [Min Grade: C] and LS 246 [Min Grade: C] and QM 215 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (AC 201 [Min Grade: C] and EC 210 [Min Grade: C] and EC 211 [Min Grade: C] and LS 246 [Min Grade: C] and QM 215 [Min Grade: C] and MG 302 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MG 409. Human Resource Management. 3 Hours.

Managerial problems associated with acquisition, development, motivation, and compensation of human resources. Personnel problems such as employment, employee education and training, labor relations, industrial health and safety, and wage and salary administration; personnel research cases reviewed.
Prerequisites: (MG 302 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (MG 302 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MG 410. Labor-Management Relations. 3 Hours.

Managerial issues and opportunities associated with development of industrial and labor relations policy. Impact of public policy, significance of pressure groups, negotiation and administration of collective bargaining agreements, and review of NLRB/arbitration cases.
Prerequisites: MG 409 [Min Grade: C](Can be taken Concurrently) and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or MG 409 [Min Grade: C](Can be taken Concurrently) and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MG 411. Compensation Administration. 3 Hours.

Problems of compensation administration in public and private organizations, with emphasis on determination of range, salary levels, and structures. Job analysis, worker-trait-requirement analysis, job evaluation, incentive pay systems, employee benefits development, and wage and salary control.
Prerequisites: (MG 409 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (MG 409 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MG 412. Employee Selection and Development. 3 Hours.

Employee selection, placement, and development functions within organizations. Recruitment, selection techniques, and state and federal laws and regulations affecting selection, performance appraisal, and development of manpower within organization.
Prerequisites: (MG 409 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (MG 409 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MG 413. Employment Law. 3 Hours.

Impact of legislation, regulations, and court decisions on management of human resources in public and private organizations. Equal employment opportunity, health and safety, pension reform legislation, employment insurance, and social security. Junior standing required.
Prerequisites: (GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MG 415. International Business Dynamics. 3 Hours.

Business and managerial problems of international business activity. Emphasis on relating current international information to problems and opportunities for business firms.
Prerequisites: (AC 201 [Min Grade: C] and EC 210 [Min Grade: C] and LS 246 [Min Grade: C] and QM 215 [Min Grade: C] and MG 302 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (AC 201 [Min Grade: C] and EC 210 [Min Grade: C] and EC 211 [Min Grade: C] and LS 246 [Min Grade: C] and QM 215 [Min Grade: C] and MG 302 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MG 416. Supply Chain Management. 3 Hours.

Course takes operational view of the mechanism for matching supply and demand through the management of material and information flow. This framework is used to understand strategic, design and operational issues insupply management.
Prerequisites: (MG 403 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (MG 403 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MG 417. Project Management. 3 Hours.

Course discusses project management principles, methods, techniques and tools from manager's point of view. Topics include: planning, scheduling, organizing and controlling non-routine activities to achieve schedule, budget and performance objectives. Also discussed: socio-technical aspects of projects, role of project managers, project teams and scheduling and executing projects under uncertainty.
Prerequisites: AC 201 [Min Grade: C] and LS 246 [Min Grade: C] and EC 211 [Min Grade: C] and QM 215 [Min Grade: C]

MG 418. Quality Management. 3 Hours.

Concepts, techniques, and organizational requirements to ensure that quality is provided to consumer. Breadth of quality efforts, statistical quality control methods, quality circle principles, and quality assurance activities in various enterprises.
Prerequisites: (MG 403 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (MG 403 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MG 425. Managing Through Leadership. 3 Hours.

Leaders who inspire people to work together can deliver results and services faster, better and more cost effectively. This course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of leadership as a phenomenon, with an emphasis on developing the skills to lead others. Major theories of leadership will be examined and students will gain insights about their individual strengths and weaknesses. Through hands-on experiences and workshops, students will develop and acquire the skills to lead high-performance teams that can optimize their productivity and deliver high-quality results.

MG 430. Management and Leadership in Sports Organizations. 3 Hours.

Management and leadership theories and practices as they relate to sport organizations. Provides a foundation in the research and application of human resource management and leadership principles for success in the sport industry. Junior standing required. This is a designated service-learning course integrating academic learning, civic learning and meaningful service to the community.
Prerequisites: (GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MG 438. Managerial Communication Skills. 3 Hours.

An advanced business communications course for undergraduates focusing on the verbal and nonverbal communication skills required of managers in today's business environment.
Prerequisites: BUS 350 [Min Grade: C]

MG 445. Management Internship. 3 Hours.

Offers qualified undergraduate students the chance to gain first-hand experience in a local business while receiving academic credit. Must be a management major, at least junior standing, B or better in MG 302 and GPA of 2.5 overall. Sponsoring business may require additional courses.
Prerequisites: (AC 201 [Min Grade: C] and EC 210 [Min Grade: C] and EC 211 [Min Grade: C] and LS 246 [Min Grade: C] and QM 215 [Min Grade: C] and MG 302 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (AC 201 [Min Grade: C] and EC 210 [Min Grade: C] and EC 211 [Min Grade: C] and LS 246 [Min Grade: C] and QM 215 [Min Grade: C] and MG 302 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MG 490. Management Seminar/SL. 3 Hours.

Selected management topics. This is a designated service-learning course integrating academic learning, civic learning and meaningful service to the community.
Prerequisites: (AC 201 [Min Grade: C] and EC 210 [Min Grade: C] and EC 211 [Min Grade: C]) and (LS 246 [Min Grade: C] and QM 215 [Min Grade: C] and MG 302 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (AC 201 [Min Grade: C] and EC 210 [Min Grade: C] and EC 211 [Min Grade: C]) and (LS 246 [Min Grade: C] and QM 215 [Min Grade: C] and MG 302 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MG 492. Current Topics in Production and Operations Managemt. 3 Hours.

Selected topics in production and operations management.
Prerequisites: (MG 403 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) and (MG 403 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MG 493. Current Topics in Human Resource Management. 3 Hours.

Current development and issues in human resource management.
Prerequisites: (MG 409 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) and (MG 409 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MG 499. Directed Readings in Management. 1-3 Hour.

Specific areas in management.
Prerequisites: (GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)