Description of Courses
MGT MANAGEMENT (Campbell School of Business)
301. Principles of Management - 3-0-3
Survey of various fields of business management, including basic topics in business strategy, operations, human resources and organizational behavior. Students will have firsthand organizational experience in this course. PR: 45 credits of CI.
302WI. Organizational Behavior - 3-0-3
Concepts and theories of motivation, organizational structure, leadership, team building and group activities in modern organizational settings. Emphasis is on experiential learning. PR: MGT 301.
340. Introduction to Entrepreneurship - 3-0-3
Concepts of entrepreneurship, creation and operation of a small business. Case studies and presentations by entrepreneurs are emphasized. Development of business plans, marketing strategies, finance, personnel practices and operations in small businesses. PR: JS.
345. Management of Human Resources - 3-0-3
Survey of Human Resources Management and basic concepts of Human Resource Planning, job analysis, staffing, development, compensation, employee/labor relations, health and safety, industrial-employee union representation and impact of current HR laws. PR: MGT 301.
415. Cross-Cultural Management - 3-0-3
Impact of cultural values on management functions and processes. Emphasis on verbal and non verbal communication skills, cultural values, concepts of management, interpersonal and intergroup relationships, differences in temporal conceptions, culture shock, labor relations, and skills needed to conduct business globally. PR: MGT 301.
440. Advanced Entrepreneurship - 3-0-3
This course is an advanced, integrative and experiential approach to entrepreneurship that builds on MGT340 Intro to Entrepreneurship. Its main focus will be in-depth exposure to the process of starting and scaling an enterprise from an idea and business plan into a company. In our class discussions we will examine and explore the entrepreneurial process and analyze business decisions that entrepreneurs face. MGT340 or CI.
453. Operations Management - 3-0-3
Broad introduction to operations management-the design, operation, control and continuous improvement of productive systems in service and manufacturing organizations. Multiple learning methods employed to explore and understand, primarily from a managerial perspective, the nature of the operations function and its role in organization performance. PR: BUS 211 and MGT 301.
460. Special Topics in Management - 3-0-3
Varied content provides an opportunity for faculty and students to accommodate their interests. May be repeated once for credit as topics vary; maximum of six hours may be counted toward a degree program. PR: CI.
496. Academic Internship - 3 hours
Student will work in a professional setting under a faculty member who provides guidance and works with the student and on-site work supervisor to integrate work experiences and the student's educational and professional goals. Development of a learning contract. PR: See general requirements for academic internships in this catalog; CI.
498. Directed Study in Management - 3-0-3
In-depth study in the management discipline in an individualized program designed by the student and the faculty sponsor. Alternatively, independent study may involve working with an individual faculty member on a research project in which students have the opportunity to see firsthand how new knowledge and understanding are developed in the business disciplines. To pursue independent study, students develop a learning contract with the faculty sponsor and will typically produce a significant term paper or project. At most, six hours of MGT 498 may be counted toward a degree program. PR: JS or SS and approval of school dean; CI.