Department of Management

Courses Offered by Department

Our department offers classes in a course rotation from semester to semester. Plan your schedule carefully to ensure that each course you plan to take is offered during the appropriate semester.

Management (MGT) courses

  • MGT 211 Talent Management in the Entertainment Industry

    Prerequisite: 45 hours.

    Introduction to the roles, knowledge, and skills helpful to the development and growth of talent in the entertainment industry. While the primary focus will be on the relationship between the personal manager and the recording artist/group in the music industry, attention will also focus on strategies for expanding opportunities across the entertainment industry.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 286 Business Communications

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Managerial business communication theory and practice that includes speaking to large groups, interacting within small groups, improving listening skills, composing messages, writing reports based on library research, making ethical decisions, and communicating with other cultures and nationalities.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 300 Service Learning in Management

    Prerequisite: 54 credit hours, concurrent registration in a management course designated as a service learning offering; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    This service component for an existing course incorporates community service with classroom instruction in Management to provide an integrative learning experience that addresses the practice of citizenship and promotes an awareness of and participation in public affairs. Includes 40 hours of service that benefits an external community organization, agency, or public service provider. Approved service placements and assignments will vary depending on the specific course topic and learning objectives; a list of approved placements and assignments is available from the instructor and the Citizenship and Service Learning Office. May be repeated.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 310 Introduction to the Entertainment Industry

    Prerequisite: 54 credit hours; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    An introduction to the entertainment industry including facets unique to the field such as managerial roles and organizational structures. Topics will also include an exposure to policies, legal, social, economic, and financial characteristics of this industry.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 320 Patterns of Management

    Prerequisite: 54 hours.

    A course designed specifically for non-business majors desiring a knowledge of management and its importance and application in various fields. Topical areas include: management functions and problems, decision-making, organizational design, managerial/non-managerial relationships, and management job opportunities. Cannot be taken for credit by students who have previously received credit for MGT 340.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 325 Fundamentals of Personnel Administration

    Prerequisite: 54 hours.

    This course is designed for non-business majors. Topics include principles of employee supervision, recruitment, selection, training and development, compensation, labor relations, and separation. This course will be of particular value to managerial, supervisory, administrative, professional, and technical personnel in a variety of organizational settings. Cannot be used to satisfy any requirement for a College of Business major. Cannot be taken for credit by students who have previously received credit for MGT 345.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 340 Organizational Behavior and Management

    Prerequisite: 54 hours, including PSY 121; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    A study of individual, interpersonal, and group behavior within organizations and the behavioral implications of management processes. The interaction of human, technological, structural, global, ethical, and environmental factors are also discussed. A "C" grade or better is required in this course in order to take ACC 555. Cannot be taken Pass/Not Pass. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 341 Advanced Organization Behavior and Development

    Prerequisite: MGT 340; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    An in-depth study of individual and organizational behaviors and processes. Such areas as individual differences, group dynamics, organizational processes, organizational change/development, and culture and ethics will be addressed utilizing a variety of interactive teaching methods.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 342 Organization Structure and Design

    Prerequisite: MGT 340; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    A study of the macro-organization functioning with emphasis on how organization design dimensions interrelate to effect performance. Organization dimensions studied include environment, technology, size, structure, and effectiveness.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 345 Human Resources Management

    Prerequisite: MGT 340; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    A study of the personnel functions of procurement, development, compensation, integration, and the maintenance of human resources within the framework of total available resources used in the accomplishment of organizational goals.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 364 Operations Management

    Prerequisite: MGT 340; nonbusiness majors QBA 237 or equivalent; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    Exploration of competitive priorities to improve performance in a variety of business environments. Application of analytical tools to manage processes and projects within and across business functions. Flexible content to reflect trends in the occupational marketplace.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 367 Purchasing and Supply Management

    Prerequisite: MGT 364; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    A study of the processes and problems involved in acquiring and controlling materials and services required for operations management in business, industry, and government. Includes source selection, quality and quantity control, value analysis, and negotiation and legal consideration.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 368 Management Decision Making

    Prerequisite: MGT 364; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    Quantitative techniques that aid the manager in making rational decisions. A study of the methods used in evaluating and selecting resources relative to achieving organizational objectives.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 384 Entrepreneurship

    Prerequisite: ACC 201 and MGT 340 and MKT 350; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    An exposure to the dynamics of identifying opportunities and dealing with the risks of implementing new ideas and ventures. In consultation with the instructor, students assess the viability of real business ventures. Cases are referred through the Small Business Development Center. Emphasis is placed on team preparation and presentation of a feasibility study.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 394 Cooperative Education in Management

    Prerequisite: acceptance into Cooperative Education Program and permission of department head; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    The opportunity to earn academic credit in a planned learning process that integrates academic training with supervised work experience. This is a variable content course that may be repeated to a total of 6 semester hours in Cooperative Education.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 397 Business Report Writing

    Prerequisite: MGT 286; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    Intensive preparation in the fundamentals of writing various types of business reports. Attention given to methods of and practice in determining the purpose, planning the investigation, collecting and organizing data, interpreting findings, and making oral and written presentations.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 398 Managerial Communication

    Prerequisite: UHC 110 and COM 115 and ENG 221; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    Accelerated study of organizational communications theory and practice. Emphasis on international communication and ethics. Individual and small group development of a variety of business documents and presentations. Replaces MGT 286 and 397.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 400 Topics in Management

    Prerequisite: MGT 340; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    A variable content course with topics that can change from semester to semester depending upon student and faculty interests. Topics generally require previous study in management. Examples: entrepreneurship, federal regulation of personnel management, designing structure for growth organizations, computerization and human resource management, stress and time management, managing not-for-profit organizations, women in management, and management feasibility studies. May be repeated to a total of 3 hours.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 408 Sponsorships in Entertainment and Sport

    Prerequisite: undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    Study of how sponsorship is a symbiotic revenue relationship between a brand and an entertainment/sport property, including reasons for the growth of sponsorship, benefits for brands, and benefits for properties. Other concepts examined include activation, cross-promotion, sponsorship tiers, associative benefits, sponsorship sales, and evaluative techniques for sponsorships.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 410 Venue Management

    Prerequisite: undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program; Recommended: MGT 310.

    Study of the management of venues such as convention centers, sports arenas, theme parks, performing arts centers, etc. Topics addressed include technical, financial, legal, risk, contracting, and political implications.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 412 Managing Events in Entertainment and Sport

    Prerequisite: MGT 340 and MGT 310; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program; others by permission of instructor.

    Study of the financing, management and marketing processes of various entertainment and sport events. Topics addressed include alignment of events with organizational values and mission; strategic planning of an event; cost/benefit analysis; operational effectiveness; factors involving promotion, audience, partnerships, environment, revenue and cost centers; management of an event's stakeholder groups; analysis of pre- and post-even activities.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 413 Managing the Sport Enterprise

    Prerequisite: MGT 340 and MGT 310; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program; others by permission of instructor.

    Study of the distinct nature of the sport business and the application of planning, organizing, leading, and evaluating techniques applied to the operation of sport enterprises. Topics include the unique nature of the sport product; sport financial management principles, including cost sources and revenue streams; and the impact of sport as a social institution on the marketplace.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring, Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 440 Leadership Foundations and Development

    Prerequisite: MGT 340; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    The focus of this course is a comprehensive review of the writings and theories of leadership. Students will evaluate leadership traits and behavior, the effects of reciprocal influences, transformational leadership, the role of power versus authority, followership, and related matters. Focuses on building skills to inspire and organize people to achieve goals. Applications of theory to practice will be emphasized. Includes comprehensive self-assessments, experiential exercises, action learning projects, and individually tailored skill-improvement plans.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 441 Authentic Leadership in Business

    Prerequisite: MGT 440; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    This course examines the unique ethical demands of leadership and prepares students to better meet these challenges. Alternative perspectives of leadership and ethics are explored and applied to emergent ethical issues facing organizations. The overall mission of the course is to promote ethical decision-making and authentic leadership in organizations. The course seeks to teach students to recognize and be sensitive to moral issues, to consider such issues from multiple perspectives, to engage in a systematic and transparent analysis of alternatives, and to take individual responsibility for their decisions and ethical conduct. Short cases, videos, news stories, self-assessment, exercises, and readings will be used to stimulate discussion.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 442 Selected Topics in Organizational Behavior

    Prerequisite: MGT 340; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    This course will focus on major current and emerging issues in organizational behavior (OB). Issues include topics such as motivation and leadership, communications, stress and wellness programs, group dynamics, etc. A single or selected set of topics will be dealt with in any given offering of the course. Content, research findings, and practical application of major models and theories will be stressed through a variety of approaches intended to maximize student involvement. The course content will vary as demanded by student interest, faculty expertise, and environmental changes.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 447 International Management

    Prerequisite: MGT 340; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    A study of management principles and practices as they relate to the management of international organizations. Emphasis is placed on understanding, analyzing, and integrating managerial concepts within the context of cross-cultural settings. Cannot receive credit for both MGT 447 and MGT 747.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 450 Human Resource Development

    Prerequisite: MGT 345; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    The design, implementation and evaluation of employee development programs. Topics covered include: training needs, analysis, learning theory, training methods, validity, and legal requirements. Specific employee development programs are discussed as they relate to executives, managers, and supervisors in organizations.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 451 Human Resource Acquisition

    Prerequisite: MGT 345; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    An in-depth study of the application of Federal and state laws and regulations to HRM practices regarding the acquisition of human resources, appropriate and effective techniques of job analysis, HR planning, recruitment, and a detailed study of techniques and procedures for ensuring valid and effective selection of employees.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 465 Industrial Relations

    Prerequisite: MGT 340; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    A study of environmental and policy considerations involved between management and labor unions in the industrial relations process. Emphasis is placed on the nature, process, and types of collective bargaining relationships; the interface between parties in preserving effective industrial relations within organizations; and promoting economic stability and growth.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 466 Advanced Issues in Human Resources Management

    Prerequisite: MGT 345 and QBA 237; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    An in-depth study of practical human resource management issues and the steps involved in the design and implementation of employee selection systems, training programs, and performance appraisal systems. Included are methods of job analysis and the design and utilization of appraisal forms useful to managers. Based on practical considerations, some experiential techniques are used. Recent developments relevant to human resources practices will also be covered.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 467 Service Operations Management

    Prerequisite: MGT 364 and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    The study of operational initiatives and strategic issues to improve service performance. Application of techniques to investigate and resolve problems relative to quality, productivity, and effectiveness in the service firm environment.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 486 Administrative Communication

    Prerequisite: MGT 286; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    Analysis of various business problem situations and development of appropriate communication strategies.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 487 Strategic Management and Policy

    Prerequisite: 102 credit hours including FIN 380 and MKT 350 and MGT 364 (Marketing majors may substitute MKT 450 for MGT 364); and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    Integration of specialized areas of business administration; coordination of various business functions from the standpoint of the formulation, implementation and control of business objectives, strategies and policies.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 494 Internship in Management

    Prerequisite: permission of department head and for Entertainment Management majors, completion of MGT 310 or MGT 410; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    Opportunity to obtain simultaneously the practical as well as the theoretical knowledge through internship with cooperating businesses.

    Credit hours:
    1-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 496 Readings in Business Administration-Management

    Prerequisite: permission of department head; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    Planned readings designed to intensify and supplement the area of management.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 543 New Venture Management

    Prerequisite: MGT 384; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    Students conduct extensive research and in-depth analysis in starting or expanding their own business venture. Major topics include new venture strategy, sources of capital, and growth management. Emphasis is placed on student preparation and presentation of a complete business plan. May be taught concurrently with MGT 643. Cannot receive credit for both MGT 643 and MGT 543.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 546 Direct Compensation System Management

    Prerequisite: MGT 345; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    Development and management of job-based and individual-based pay systems using job evaluation, skill/competency analysis and certification, wage surveys, and related techniques. The development of performance appraisal systems and the creation of individual-based, team-based, and aggregate performance-based pay systems are studied with emphasis on the strategic aspects of pay, internal consistency, external competitiveness, and legal compliance. May be taught concurrently with MGT 646. Cannot receive credit for both MGT 646 and MGT 546.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 560 History of Management Thought

    Prerequisite: MGT 340; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    Background and interrelationship of classical, behavioral science, systems and quantitative management schools of thought; works of major contributors to contemporary management concepts, practices and theory. May be taught concurrently with MGT 680. Cannot receive credit for both MGT 680 and MGT 560.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 561 Practicum in Small Business Operations

    Prerequisite: MGT 384; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    Students solve real problems within the small business environment. Students gain first-hand experience in assessing and improving the operations of existing entrepreneurial firms. Cases are referred through the Small Business Development Center. May be taught concurrently with MGT 671. Cannot receive credit for both MGT 671 and MGT 561.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 565 Advanced OM: Business Process Management

    Prerequisite: MGT 364; and undergraduate majors must be admitted to degree program.

    An in-depth analysis of business processes from an operations perspective. Study of specific practices and tools to design, improve, and support these processes in a variety of organizational settings. Use of professional BPM software is emphasized. May be taught concurrently with MGT 675. Cannot receive credit for both MGT 675 and MGT 565.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 567 Practicum in Operations

    Prerequisite: MGT 364; and one of the following: MGT 367, MGT 368 (or equivalent), MGT 467, MGT 565 or MGT 611; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    Real-life experience in applying operational techniques to business and non-profit organizations. Students interests are matched to needs of local organizations to create hands-on projects. May be taught concurrently with MGT 677. Cannot receive credit for both MGT 677 and MGT 567.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 596 Research Issues and Problems: Management

    Prerequisite: 90 hours; and permission of department head; and undergraduate business majors must be admitted to degree program.

    Research issues and projects growing from particular needs which may require additional depth or breadth of study. Outline of study must be approved prior to enrolling. Undergraduates only may repeat to a total of 6 hours. May be taught concurrently with MGT 697. Cannot receive credit for both MGT 697 and MGT 596.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 600 Administrative, Organizational and Operations Concepts for Managers

    Prerequisite: permission of a director of a College of Business graduate program.

    Comprehensive study of the fundamentals of the management function, organizational behavior and design, and production and operations management. Designed for graduate students who have not had undergraduate courses in management or organizational behavior and operations management. This course will not be counted in the hours required for a College of Business graduate degree.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 643 New Venture Management

    Students conduct extensive research and in-depth analysis in starting or expanding their own business venture. Major topics include new venture strategy, sources of capital, and growth management. Emphasis is placed on student preparation and presentation of a complete business plan. May be taught concurrently with MGT 543. Cannot receive credit for both MGT 543 and MGT 643.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 646 Direct Compensation System Management

    Development and management of job-based and individual-based pay systems using job evaluation, skill/competency analysis and certification, wage surveys, and related techniques. The development of performance appraisal systems and the creation of individual-based, team-based, and aggregate performance-based pay systems are studied with emphasis on the strategic aspects of pay, internal consistency, external competitiveness, and legal compliance. May be taught concurrently with MGT 546. Cannot receive credit for both MGT 546 and MGT 646.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 671 Practicum in Small Business Operations

    Students solve real problems within the small business environment. Students gain first-hand experience in assessing and improving the operations of existing entrepreneurial firms. Cases are referred through the Small Business Development Center. May be taught concurrently with MGT 561. Cannot receive credit for both MGT 561 and MGT 671.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 675 Advanced OM: Business Process Management

    An in-depth analysis of business processes from an operations perspective. Study of specific practices and tools to design, improve, and support these processes in a variety of organizational settings. Use of professional BPM software is emphasized. May be taught concurrently with MGT 565. Cannot receive credit for both MGT 565 and MGT 675.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 677 Practicum in Operations

    Prerequisite: MGT 600.

    Real-life experience in applying operational techniques to business and non-profit organizations. Students interests are matched to needs of local organizations to create hands-on projects. May be taught concurrently with MGT 567. Cannot receive credit for both MGT 567 and MGT 677.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 680 History of Management Thought

    Background and interrelationship of classical, behavioral science, systems and quantitative management schools of thought; works of major contributors to contemporary management concepts, practices and theory. May be taught concurrently with MGT 560. Cannot receive credit for both MGT 560 and MGT 680.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 697 Research Issues and Problems: Management

    Prerequisite: permission of department head.

    Research issues and projects growing from particular needs which may require additional depth or breadth of study. Outline of study must be approved prior to enrolling. May be taught concurrently with MGT 596. Cannot receive credit for both MGT 596 and MGT 697.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 701 Health Services Organization

    Introduction to the health services delivery system. Analysis of the organizing, financing, and distribution of health services. Alternate delivery systems such as hospitals, acute care facilities, long-term facilities, prepaid practices, fee-for-services group practices and others are examined. Forces shaping present and future health care are evaluated.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 702 Managing Healthcare Organizations

    Prerequisite: MGT 701 or permission of instructor.

    A broad overview of techniques and practices applied to managing healthcare provider organizations at levels including governing board; professional staff; executive offices; and operational systems that deliver acute care, rehabilitation, diagnosis, therapy, ambulatory care, clinical information, clinical support, patient access, facilities and nutrition services. Organizational settings will include hospitals; physician practices; integrated health systems; rehabilitation and sub-acute facilities; behavioral medicine; long-term care; hospice; and home health. Course format will include a series of guest presentations from actively practicing, senior healthcare executives, along with visits to healthcare organizations.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 703 Organizational Behavior in Healthcare Organizations

    Prerequisite: MGT 600 or equivalent.

    The course will involve the study of individual and group behavior viewed from a leadership perspective within a healthcare organization with specific emphasis on leadership styles, ethics, motivational techniques, conflict resolution and professional norms in relationship to the various healthcare stakeholders and providers. Attention is focused on organizational dynamics, culture and governance of the different business entities involved in the delivery of healthcare services.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 704 Human Resources in Healthcare Organizations

    Prerequisite: MGT 600 or equivalent.

    Integration of human resources management into the strategic and operational decision-making processes of a contemporary healthcare organization. Functional topics include HR strategic planning, HR legal environment, direct and indirect compensation strategies, recruitment/selection/retention, workforce planning, job design and analysis, performance management, productivity analysis, workforce development/training, employee/labor and stakeholder relations and safety/health considerations. Particular consideration for HR concepts related to clinical professionals and physicians.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 705 Strategic Management of Healthcare Organizations

    Prerequisite: 18 graduate hours in health administration, including FIN 788.

    Integration of the functional areas of healthcare organizations via the strategic planning process. Emphasis is placed upon the identification of major strategic processes for healthcare organizations as well as policy issues related to the current and anticipated future healthcare environment.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 706 Organizational Communication

    Intensive study of communication behavior within various types of business organizations; provides student opportunities to develop communication skills further and to apply one's capacity to use effective organizational communication concepts through written and oral presentations. Emphasis upon the study of oral communication within business.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 711 Measurement and Management of Quality in Health Care

    Prerequisite: MGT 600 and QBA 600.

    Design, implementation, and management of health quality systems. Major emphasis placed on controlling health care costs through a reduction of waste and defects. Exposure to a variety of quality tools and quantitative techniques aimed at measuring performance and fostering continuous improvement.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 747 International Management

    Prerequisite: admission to the MBA program or permission from the MBA Program Director; and MGT 600 or equivalent.

    A study of management theory and practices as related to international organizations that are multinational in nature. Emphasis is placed on analyzing, understanding, and integrating managerial concepts as they apply to cross-cultural settings. Students are required to complete a research project. Cannot receive credit for both MGT 447 and MGT 747.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 760 Selected Topics in Management

    Variable topics course in Management. Areas studied will be announced each semester in the class schedule. Course requirements include extensive readings, a paper, and, when appropriate, field trips.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 761 Operations Management: Comparative Theory and Practice

    Advanced study of the operations function in organizations. Emphasis is placed on operations management, planning and controlling techniques as they apply to all types of domestic and international organizations. Cost output-profit decisional techniques and productivity issues are studied as they relate to managerial goals, environmental conditions, and economic developments.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 762 Problems in Human Resources Management and Industrial Relations

    Prerequisite: MGT 600 or equivalent.

    Intensive examination of the institutional, legal, and policy considerations of the parties involved in human resources management and labor relations with an emphasis on current issues.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 764 Organizational Behavior

    Prerequisite: admission to the MBA program or permission from the MBA Program Director; and MGT 600 or equivalent.

    Study of individual and group behavior viewed from a managerial perspective within the organizational setting. Attention is focused on applications by managers of theory and research about the interaction between human beings and the formal organization, with emphasis on individual differences, interpersonal relations, and small group dynamics.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 765 Organization Structure and Design

    An intensive macro approach to the study of the organization with emphasis on the interrelationships of organizational dimensions as they interact to effect organization design. Topics covered include environment, technology, work flows, structure, size, power, objectives, managerial philosophies, and effectiveness.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 767 Organization Strategy and Policy

    Prerequisite: admission to the MBA program or permission from the MBA Program Director; 18 graduate hours in business administration and economics at the 700 level, including FIN 780 and MKT 772.

    Integration of the functional areas of business via the strategic planning process. Emphasis is placed upon the formulation, implementation, and control of an organization's mission, objectives, strategies, and policies as determined by external and internal analyses.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 770 Leadership Development

    Prerequisite: MGT 764.

    Comprehensive review of the writings and theories of leadership. Focuses on building skills to inspire and organize people to achieve tangible results. Comprehensive self-assessments, experiential exercises, action learning projects, and individually tailored skill-improvement plans.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 790 Seminar in Management

    Prerequisite: 15 hours of graduate business administration courses and permission from the MBA Program Director.

    Critical evaluation and analysis of theory, research and practice in management.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 794 Internship: Management

    Prerequisite: permission of the director of the appropriate graduate program and department head.

    In consultation with the coordinating professor, the student is engaged in first-hand experience with a business, organization, or other professional entity. A portfolio of assigned work shall be collected, examined and evaluated during the semester.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 796 Independent Study: Business Administration

    Prerequisite: permission of advisor.

    In consultation with the advisor, student selects for intensive study a specific area of concern related to the student's program with emphasis on research.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • MGT 799 Thesis

    Prerequisite: permission.

    Independent research and study connected with preparation of thesis.

    Credit hours:
    1-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings