Management (MNGT & MIS) Course Description

MANAGEMENT 

MNGT 333 (3) Quantitative Business Analysis. Prerequisites: MNGT 330 and ECO 357. This course is designed to introduce students to the quantitative approaches to management. Use of management science techniques–forecasting, decision making, inventory management, linear programming, network models and simulation–is emphasized to solve problems in all functional areas of business. (F, S)

MNGT 350 (3) Business Computer Applications. An introduction to computers as a tool for information processing and hands-on experience with the PC utilizing business application of word processing and presentation software. Business Computer Applications will emphasize database management applications as well as the use of electronic spreadsheets as practical tools for solving problems. (F, S, Sum)

MNGT 353 (3) Production and Operations Management.  Prerequisite: MNGT 333. This course introduces concepts related to production and operations management. Specifically, the course covers product and service design, location, planning, process selection and capacity planning, facilities layout, design of work systems, material requirement planning, just-in-time systems, scheduling, and product management. (S)

MNGT 416 (3) Organizational Behavior. Prerequisites: MNGT 330 and junior classification. Organization theory and investigation of the impact that individuals, groups, and structure have on behavior within organizations. (F)

MNGT 452 (3) Human Resource/Personnel Management. Prerequisites: MNGT 330 and junior classification. The administration of the human resource in organizations, including recruitment, selection, placement, training, motivation, performance appraisal, and compensation.  Discussion of laws pertinent to managing personnel in organizations. (F)

MNGT 458W (3) Strategic Management. Prerequisites: ACC 212, MNGT 330, ECO 212, FNGB 320, MKT 351, and senior classification. Expressed and implied guides to behavior and action within the framework of the business organization including managerial implementation of policies and the appropriate enforcement of those guidelines. (F, S, Sum)

MNGT 460 (3) Management Information Systems. Prerequisite: MNGT 350. Covers the information system development life cycle. Use of data flow diagrams and structure charts; database design, and program development. Utilizes a relational database management system to illustrate system development techniques. (F)

MNGT 462 (3) International Business. Prerequisite: MNGT 330. A study of the problems facing business organizations in the international setting. (S)

MNGT 468 (3) Collective Bargaining. Prerequisites: MNGT 330 and senior classification. The study of labor movements, strikes, and arbitration of strikes and labor disputes. An historical perspective tied in with contemporary labor issues. (S)

MNGT 472 (3) Managerial Leadership. Prerequisites: MNGT 330 and senior classification. This course focuses on the influencing function of management and draws heavily on behavioral science research and theories; how to motivate, help, guide, and coach employees for maximum performance; how to handle conflict situations; and how to effectively lead a multicultural workforce will be explored. (S)

MNGT 482W (3) Business Ethics. Prerequisites: MNGT 330, and FNGB 201. In-depth examination of the impact of business ethics on corporate decision making. The course will focus on the relationship between ethics and corporate governance. Students will examine ethical dilemmas in the workplace and the actions of corporations. (S)

 

MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (MIS)

MIS 325 (3) Introduction to Data Communication. Prerequisites: MATH 111 and MIS 250C. This course covers the following topics in data communications-transmission sources, transmission receivers, and transmission mediums through which digitized data, voice, and images are transmitted within and between computer systems. The course will provide students with a detailed literacy overview of hardware, software, communication protocols, facilities, carriers, regulations and management information systems as related to the transfer of digitized information. Computer simulation projects will be conducted. (F)