Academic Catalog

MGMT - Management (MGMT)

MGMT U290  Introduction to Business Information Systems  3 Credit Hours  

Fundamentals of information systems, what they are, how they are used in business. Technical and organizational foundations of information systems, managing and using information systems, information systems development, and information technology trends will be emphasized. Course includes significant business application work.

Prerequisite(s): CSCI U138, CSCI U150, or INFO U101.  
MGMT U371  Principles of Organizational Management  3 Credit Hours  

Survey of functions of management as they pertain to organizational efficiency and effectiveness using written assignments and class discussions. A focus on group and individual dynamics, ethics, culture, leadership, decision-making, globalization, employee engagement, innovation and entrepreneurship, organizational change and workforce diversity.

Prerequisite(s): 54 credit hours earned.  
MGMT U372  Operations Management  3 Credit Hours  

Managing the direct resources required by the firm to create value through the production of goods, services and information. There is a strong emphasis on supporting the decision-making process throughout organizations with quantitative tools and techniques. Topics may include process selection, quality tools including an introduction to statistical process control, inventory management techniques and JIT systems, project management, simulation techniques, and waiting lines analysis.

Prerequisite(s): 54 credit hours earned; either ECON U291 or MATH U102; and one of the following: MATH U121, MATH U122, MATH U126, MATH U127, MATH U141, or MATH U241; or equivalent.  
MGMT U374  Management of Human Resources  3 Credit Hours  

Principles, concepts, and techniques for effective and efficient utilization of personnel including human resource planning, recruiting, selecting, training, developing, appraising, compensating, and legal issues.

Prerequisite(s): 54 credit hours and MGMT U371.  
MGMT U377  Advanced Organizational Behavior  3 Credit Hours  

The study of the impact of individuals, groups and structure on behavior in a business organization in order to improve organizational performance.

Prerequisite(s): 54 credit hours earned and MGMT U371.  
MGMT U378  The International Business Enterprise  3 Credit Hours  

Forces and forms in international business: globalization, multinationals, entrepreneurship, environment, culture, strategy, impact and future.

Prerequisite(s): 54 credit hours earned and MGMT U371.  
MGMT U380  Financial Concepts and Applications for New Ventures  3 Credit Hours  

The basic concepts of accounting and finance as applied to new venture creation and operation. Topics include financial statement analysis, valuation, dept and equity financing, budgeting, and variance analysis. Non-Business Administration majors only.

Prerequisite(s): 30 credit hours and one of the following: MATH U120, MATH U121, MATH U122, MATH U126, MATH U127, MATH U141, or MATH U241.  
MGMT U386  Project Management  3 Credit Hours  

Planning, executing and controlling projects. Topics will include risk management, tools and techniques, and applications for business projects.

Pre/Corequisite(s): MGMT U372.  
MGMT U390  Strategic Management of Information Systems  3 Credit Hours  

Strategic management and use of information systems (IS) in organizations. Topics include strategic use of IS resources, organizational impacts of IS use, IS and the design of work, IS and business processes, IS sourcing, IS governance, funding IS, managing IS projects, and IS related ethical issues.

Prerequisite(s): 54 credit hours earned; MGMT U290, or CSCI U300, or INFO U201.  
MGMT U455  Topics in Management  3 Credit Hours  

Contemporary areas of management. May be repeated with permission of advisor.

Prerequisite(s): 54 credit hours earned.  
MGMT U471  New Business Enterprise  3 Credit Hours  

Combining business concepts for creation of new enterprises; experiential focus of developing description of product and/or services, marketing and operational plans, and structuring management and organization of the entity.

Prerequisite(s): 54 credit hours earned; and FINA U363 or MGMT U380.  
MGMT U475  Advanced Operations Management  3 Credit Hours  

Theory and application of contemporary methods of managing production and service operations. Topics may include linear programming, forecasting, master planning, material requirements planning, aggregate planning, an introduction to lean systems, supply chain management, product and process innovation, and competitive strategies in a global market.

Prerequisite(s): MGMT U372 and one of the following: ECON U292, or MATH U202; or equivalent.  
MGMT U476  Process Improvement  3 Credit Hours  

Best practices for identifying, controlling, and improving the processes with which manufacturing and service organizations produce value. Topics may include problem solving, statistical process control, process capability, process improvement philosophy and strategies, advanced tools and applications for lean systems, and the Six Sigma methodology.

Prerequisite(s): MGMT U372 and one of the following: ECON U292 or MATH U202; or equivalent.