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2006-2007 University Catalog

Management

MGT 307 MANAGEMENT OF ORGANIZATIONS (3)

Three hours lecture per week

Principles, methods and procedures planning, organizing, leading, and controlling people within organizations. Topics include the history of management thought, organizational culture and design, decision-making, managerial communication, and strategic management

 

MGT 310 MANAGEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS (3) [top]

Three hours lecture per week

Identification and analysis of management systems in cross-border environments. Explores the impact of economic, social, cultural, and political variables on the conduct of profit-making business. Extensive use of case analysis, and performance of a 'country study' project.

 

MGT 325 ENTREPRENEURIAL MANAGEMENT (3) [top]

Three hours lecture per week

Explores the management of start-up and small businesses. Concentrates on initial strategy, location, financing, staffing, daily activities, controls and taxes. Students develop a business plan for a small business.

 

MGT 326 SCIENTIFIC & PROFESSIONAL ETHICS (3) [top]

Three hours lecture per week

Discussion of ethical issues and societal challenges derived from scientific research and professional activities. Examines the sources, fundamental principles, and applications of ethical behavior; the relationship between personal ethics and social responsibility of organizations; and the stakeholder management concept. Applies ethical principles to different types of organizations: business, non-profits, government, health care, science/technology, and other professional groups. Topics also include integrity of scientific research and literature and responsibilities of scientists to society, intellectual property, ethical practices in professional fields, ethical dilemmas in using animal or human subjects in experimentation, gene cloning, animal cloning, gene manipulation, genetic engineering, genetic counseling, and ethical issues of applying biotechnology in agricultural fields.

Same as BIOL 326

GenEd: D

 

MGT 421 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (3) [top]

Three hours lecture per week

Prerequisite: MGT 307

Examines principles, methods and procedures in the management of human resources. Topics include developing planning objectives for HR management, legal compliance, job analysis, recruiting, selection, training, compensation and employee relations.

 

MGT 422 STRATEGIC PLANNING (3) [top]

Three hours lecture per week

Prerequisite: MGT 307

Examines principles, methods and procedures for strategic planning for all types of organizations. Topics include developing missions, strategies, tactics, goals/objectives, strategic divisions, internal and external environmental analysis, strategic implementation and monitoring/control mechanisms. Strategic planning is explored for both non-profit and for-profit organizations. Special emphasis will be given to the development of realistic strategic plans that can be implemented, measured and controlled in a real world environment.

 

MGT 426 MANAGEMENT OF HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS (3) [top]

Three hours lecture per week

Prerequisite: MGT 307

Explores the principles of management of organizations and applies them to the unique environment of healthcare organizations.

Topics include volatile environment, escalating costs, identification of stakeholders, organizational design, use of technology, quality control, and special issues in healthcare management (bio-ethics, chemical dependency, stress, workforce diversity).

 

MGT 428 CONTRACT MANAGEMENT (3) [top]

Three hours lecture per week

Prerequisite: MGT 307

Explores the study of procurement planning, negotiation, and contract administration, including the determination of need, basic contract law, methods of procurement and fundamentals of management techniques. Topics include procurement organizations, acquisition planning, source selection, pricing, types of contracts, negotiating techniques, structuring incentives, the terms and conditions of contracts, and managing contract progress.

 

MGT 429 PROGRAM MANAGEMENT (3) [top]

Three hours lecture per week

Prerequisite: MGT 307

Examines principles, methods, and procedures in the management of programs in public organizations. Topics include government acquisition policies, strategies, plans, and procedures, risk management, program planning, scheduling, managing, and monitoring, cost and performance evaluation, and program policy development and implementation.

 

MGT 471 PROJECT MANAGEMENT (3) [top]

Three hours lecture per week

Prerequisite: MGT 307

Presents the principles of project management, which is a special form of work organization that focuses on a one-time objective. Discusses all aspects of project management: definition of objectives, selection of team and other resources, establishing of timing and sequences, creation of monitoring and control processes, and development of analysis and reporting mechanisms.

 

MGT 490 SPECIAL TOPICS (3) [top]

Three hours seminar per week

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

In-depth analysis of current topics in management. Topics vary each semester. Repeatable by topic.

 

MGT 492 SERVICE LEARNING/INTERNSHIP (1-3) [top]

Six hours per week

Prerequisite: Consent of the Instructor

Individual internship through service learning.

Graded Credit/No Credit

 

MGT 497 DIRECTED STUDY (1-3) [top]

Variable hours per week

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

Individual contracted study on topics or research selected by the student and faculty mentor. Repeatable for up to nine units.

Graded Credit/No Credit

 

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