Administrative Theory (MANAGMNT 331)
Focuses on the formal aspects of organization, structure, and design, and the relationship of these topics to such factors as technology, size, complexity, and environmental influences. Also, power, conflict, and politics within the context of formal organizations. (MANAGMNT 330 is a micro approach, focusing on individual and small groups; MANAGMNT 331 is a macro approach focusing on groups and organizations as a system in an environment.) Prerequisite: MANAGMNT 301. This 3 credit course is listed as MANAGMNT 331.
Business and Its Environment (MANAGMNT 365)
The social, political, technological, and ethical issues confronting contemporary managers and the modern corporation including business-government relations and corporate social responsibilities. This 3 credit course is listed as MANAGMNT 365.
Human Resource Management (MANAGMNT 314)
Theory and practice of human resource management. Topics include: recruitment and hiring, training and development, compensation, motivation, and employee services. Current issues in equal employment opportunity. This 3 credit course is listed as MANAGMNT 314.
International Finance (FINANCE 405)
Introduction to foreign exchange markets and currency regimes. Managing currency risk in international markets, and the use of hedging instruments, including currency derivatives. Prerequisites: FINANCE 301 & 304 & 305. This 3 credit course is listed as FINANCE 405.
International Marketing (MARKETNG 437)
The cultural, economic, social, legal, political, or organizational forces that influence multinational marketing operations. Prerequisites: MARKETNG 301. This 3 credit course is listed as MARKETNG 437.
Intro. to Global Business (SCH-MGMT 391A)
The objectives are (1) to explain how and why the world’s countries differ; (2) to analyze the economics and politics of international trade and investment; (3) to understand the functions and form of the global monetary system; and (4) to examine the strategies and structures of international businesses. This 3 credit course is listed as SCH-MGMT 391A.
New Ventures (MANAGMNT 341)
Overview of entrepreneurship through case studies and readings. Analysis of risks and rewards of a business opportunity, the obstacles to be overcome in starting and managing a new venture, and the skills and resources required for success. This 3 credit course is listed as MANAGMNT 341.
Organizational Behavior (MANAGMNT 330)
Individual, interpersonal, and group behavior in an organizational context. Encourage a broadened awareness of one's own and others' behavior in managerial roles, while improving managerial skills. Prerequisite: MANAGMNT 301. This 3 credit course is listed as MANAGMNT 330.
Perspectives on Leadership (MANAGMNT 397F)
An overview of leadership theory, including definitions and assumptions, historical and contemporary theories, ethical dimensions, and the use of authority and power. Current issues and applications including leadership in the new millennium, cultural and gender-based perspectives, groups and teams, the changing global environment, and alternative approaches. Cases and examples will be used throughout, and students are encouraged to develop their own definition and approach to leadership. Prerequisite: MANAGMNT 301. This 3 credit course is listed as MANAGMNT 397F.
Prof. Ethics Contemp. Society (SCH-MGMT 350)
Professional ethics is examined from multiple perspectives such as the relevance of political and economic systems and the cultures of organizations and professions. Further, the significance of critical thinking and psychological influences (e.g., self-esteem) is examined. This 3 credit course is listed as SCH-MGMT 350.
Social Entrepreneurship (MANAGMNT 491B)
Social entrepreneurship is the process of identifying, starting, and leading mission-driven business ventures in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. This course is designed to illustrate how entrepreneurial thinking and sound management practice can promote and achieve social change. Topics focus on how core entrepreneurial skills — opportunity recognition, resource mobilization, and organization building — can be leveraged to address social needs. Students will explore this dynamic and growing area of management.
Sustainable Enterprise (MANAGMNT 366)
Examines current threats to the sustainability of the global economy, the environmental and social impacts of current business practices, and how both governmental regulations and for profit business initiatives are needed to address these issues.
Transfer Connection (SCH-MGMT 291T)
This course will help you acclimate to the University, learn more about the industry you have chosen to study, enhance your career skills and learn how to navigate through SPIRE, the student information system.