Courses

MGT 301  Supply Chain Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Concept of value-driven supply chains; design and management of effective supply chains; emphasis on current practice and recent trends.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Sophomore standing. Sections may be offered: Face-to-Face, Mixed Face-to-Face, or Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 305  Fundamentals of Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Managerial process of planning, directing, and controlling inputs of an organization. Analysis, decision making, and survey of research literature.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online. Credit not allowed for both MGT 305 and MGT 320.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 310  Human Resource Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Principles and practices of employee management including hiring, development, compensation, and employee relations.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 320  Contemporary Management Principles/Practices  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Principles of management in combination with practices of the new economy to achieve managerial goals.
Prerequisite: BUS 300.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both MGT 320 and MGT 305. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 330  Creativity, Innovation, and Value Creation  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: How creativity and innovation can be developed for application in value creation.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must not be a: Freshman, Sophomore.
Registration Information: Sophomore standing. Business Administration, Mechanical Engineering, Agriculture Business, Apparel and Merchandising, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science majors; declared LEAP minors or LEAP graduate students only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 340  Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Concepts of entrepreneurship and role of entrepreneurs in the economy.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online. Credit not allowed for both BUS 405A and MGT 340.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 350  Employment Relations: The Legal Environment  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Legal principle and policy issues arising from the employment relationship.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 360  Social and Sustainable Venturing  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Entrepreneurship and economic opportunities in the transition to a socially and ecologically sustainable global economy.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must not be a: Freshman, Sophomore.
Registration Information: Junior standing or higher.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 374  Total Rewards and Performance Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Principles and best practices for the strategic design and implementation of compensation and performance management systems.
Prerequisite: MGT 310.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 375  Advanced Supply Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Advanced design of purchasing and supply management within global supply chains.
Prerequisite: MGT 301.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 376  Advanced Service and Manufacturing Operations  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Advanced concepts for the management of operations in service and manufacturing companies.
Prerequisite: MGT 301.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 377  Advanced Logistics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Advanced design and management of logistics and distribution operations within global supply chains.
Prerequisite: MGT 301.
Registration Information: Junior standing.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 382  Management in an International Context  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Fundamentals of management taught in an international context. Emphasis on global management topics.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 410  Leadership and Organizational Behavior  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Behavior of people and groups as members of organizations.
Prerequisite: MGT 305 or MGT 320.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 411  Leading High Performance Teams  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Design, management, and leadership of teams in organizational settings.
Prerequisite: MGT 305 or MGT 320.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 420  New Venture Creation  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurial process. Growth of an independent business.
Prerequisite: MGT 340.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 424  Design Thinking in Social Entrepreneurship  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: IDEA 424.
Course Description: Focus on value creation, and delivery of a solution to a team community project. Application of human-centered design, and design thinking processes provide solutions to real world problems facing some of society’s most vulnerable populations.
Prerequisite: INTD 210, may be taken concurrently and MGT 340, may be taken concurrently and MGT 360, may be taken concurrently.
Restriction: Must be a: Undergraduate.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both IDEA 424 and MGT 424.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 425  Organizational Communication Strategies  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Strategic communications in organizations; contribution that organizational members make whether acting as individual or group communicators.
Prerequisite: (FIN 300 or FIN 305) and (MKT 300 or MKT 305) and (MGT 305 or MGT 320).
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 430  Leadership and Social Responsibility  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Social responsiveness of managers as they face expectations in the firm's internal and external environment.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 435  Global Ethical Leadership & Stakeholder Mgmt  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Develop knowledge and competence in global ethical leadership and stakeholder relationships in a global economy.
Prerequisite: BUS 220 and MGT 320.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 440  New Venture Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theories and skills necessary for managing startup and existing small firms.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 450  Biomedical Entrepreneurship I  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Commercialization process for biomedical inventions; market and competitor analysis, regulations, patents; preliminary feasibility study.
Prerequisite: BIOM 470 or MGT 340 or MECH 470.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 455  Designing for Defense  Credits: 3 (0-6-0)

Also Offered As: IDEA 455.
Course Description: A culminating interdisciplinary experience that partners with the United States Department of Defense to propose solutions to vexing problems. Content and activities include a semester-long national security problem. Create a problem brief, develop and test prototypes, and deliver professional presentations to diverse audiences.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Junior standing. Must have taken at least 3 credits from IDEA 310 subtopics and/or IDEA 320 subtopics or MGT 340. Credit not allowed for both IDEA 455 and MGT 455.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 468  Negotiating Globally  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Characteristics and process of negotiation in a global context.
Prerequisite: MGT 305 or MGT 320.
Registration Information: MGT 305 or MGT 320 or International Studies majors.
Term Offered: Spring (odd years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 469A  Study Abroad--Peru: Global SCM Experience  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Examination of supply chain practices and culture of Peru. Develop an understanding of the management of global aspects of a supply chain as well as the differences between managing a supply chain in a well developed country and a developing country with less infrastructure and expertise in the field.
Prerequisite: MGT 301.
Registration Information: Junior standing. Written consent of instructor. Credit not allowed for both MGT 469A and MGT 482B.
Term Offered: Fall (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 470  Managerial Decisions-Issues and Analysis  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Investigation and application of managerial decision-making processes and methods to solve problems in business functions.
Prerequisite: (MGT 301) and (MGT 305 or MGT 320).
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 473  Employment Relations: Labor and Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Managerial decision making and action in labor-management relations as affected by labor legislation and administrative practices.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 474  Human Resource Planning and Development  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Human resource planning, recruitment, selection, training, and development.
Prerequisite: MGT 310.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 475  International Business Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Multinational corporations: their scope, activities, managerial problems and decisions.
Prerequisite: (FIN 300 or FIN 305) and (MKT 300 or MKT 305) and (MGT 305 or MGT 320).
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 476  Negotiation and Conflict Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Principles and practices of negotiation and conflict management including bargaining as a social and managerial activity.
Prerequisite: MGT 320 or MGT 305.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 478  Global Supply Chain Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Principles and best practices for the strategic design and implementation of global supply chains.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Two of the three courses (MGT 375, MGT 376, MGT 377) must be completed with the third either completed or concurrent registration.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 479  Strategic Human Resource Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: An integration of the various functions of human resource (HR) management. Provides a strategic and data-driven perspective on HR and the development of data analysis and change management skills to improve HR processes. Topics include: strategic HR management, HR as a competitive advantage, balanced scorecard, analytical foundations of HR measurement, descriptive and predictive analytics, change strategies, and responses to organizational change.
Prerequisite: MGT 374 or MGT 474.
Registration Information: Junior standing.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 482A  Study Abroad: International New Venture Creation  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: New venture creation taught in an international setting focusing on multi-country contexts. Emphasis on entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship in today's global environments.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. Completion of 60 credit hours.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 482C  Study Abroad--Todos Santos: Ventures in Social Entrepreneurship  Credit: 1 (0-0-1)

Also Offered As: IDEA 482C.
Course Description: Interdisciplinary, service-learning course that incorporates human-centered design with the business design process in order to provide solutions to real world problems facing some of society’s most vulnerable populations. It offers an experiential trip to meet the community partners working in Todos Santos, Mexico.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Undergraduate.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both IDEA 482C and MGT 482C.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 482D  Study Abroad--Portugal: Leading High Performance Teams  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Design, management, and leadership of teams in organizational settings with a focus on how teams are different across different contexts. Explore how national culture impacts organizational team dynamics, processes, and performance and compare and contrast teams in Portugal to those in the U.S.
Prerequisite: MGT 305 or MGT 320.
Registration Information: Sophomore standing. Written consent of instructor. Credit not allowed for both MGT 411 and MGT 482D.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 486A  Practicum: Consulting  Credits: 3 (1-4-0)

Course Description: Utilize teamwork to solve real business problems for organizations as engaged consulting teams. The team project solves a real and current business challenge, and also helps develop project management, communication, business writing, information technology, public speaking, event planning, time management, group dynamics, and team work skills.
Prerequisite: CIS 200 and FIN 300 and MGT 301 and MGT 320 and MKT 300.
Restrictions: Must not be a: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior. Must be a: Undergraduate.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. Must register for lecture and laboratory. Credit not allowed for both MGT 481A1 and MGT 486A.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 486B  Practicum: Supply Chain Management  Credits: 3 (1-4-0)

Course Description: Research and recommend solutions to "real world" supply chain management problems.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. Must register for lecture and laboratory. Two of the three courses (MGT 375, MGT 376, MGT 377) must be completed with the third either completed or concurrent registration.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 487  Internship  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 492A  Seminar: Supply Chain Management  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: In depth study of a current topic/related topics important to supply chain managers and supply chain management education.
Prerequisite: MGT 301.
Registration Information: Seniors only.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 495  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 496  Group Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 498  Research  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 600  Manufacturing Process and Systems Design  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Strategic understanding of alternate manufacturing processes and systems design support needed to manage those processes.
Prerequisite: BUS 620 and BUS 625.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 601  Enterprise Computing and Systems Integration  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: CIS 601.
Course Description: Integrated extended enterprise planning and execution systems concepts including ERP, CRM, SCM, MRP II, business processes, front/back office systems.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to the MACC or MCIS program. Sections may be offered: Online. Credit not allowed for both CIS 601 and MGT 601.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 610  Strategic Human Resource Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Strategic issues associated with recruiting, staffing, evaluating, compensating, and developing employees; leadership issues associated therein.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to master's program.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 611  Management of Organization Development  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Methods for managing organizational change.
Prerequisite: MGT 305 or MGT 320.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 612  Managing in a Global Context  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Global management and HR development issues/practices. Cross-cultural issues in organization behavior, recruitment, selection, training, compensation.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to GSSE program.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 620  Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Practices, policies, philosophies, and behavior.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 625  Managerial Communication Practices  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Internal, external, and managerial communication. Managerial speaking and writing skills enhancement.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to a master's program in business.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 640  Supply Chain Management Strategies  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: How to create an effective supply chain management system to establish an efficient network for supplying final consumption.
Prerequisite: MGT 600.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 663  Strategic Opportunities in Impact Enterprise  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Gain foundational knowledge of central sustainability challenges, concepts and tools of strategic management and entrepreneurship, and discover the economic opportunities present in the resolution of social and environmental issues. Develop an understanding of the role of corporations and entrepreneurs in resolving market imperfections, addressing sustainability challenges, and transitioning to a more sustainable economy. Introduce sustainability practices used by corporations and new ventures.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to the Impact MBA.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 665  Supply Chain Development and Management  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: This course teaches the development and management of the global supply chain that plans, sources, makes and delivers an organization's products.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 667  Global Social Sustainable Entrepreneurship  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Global challenges--poverty, environmental degradation, public health, agriculture. Role of entrepreneurial management in private and public sector.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 668  New Venture Development for Social Enterprise  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Early stages of a new venture, including creation of business plan. Additional study of social entrepreneurship and sustainable business strategies.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 671  Labor Management Relations  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Collective bargaining process, administration of contract, and impact of public policy on industrial relations.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 675  Service Operations/Supply Chain Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Supply chain management (SCM) and operations function. Primary focus on service sector.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to a master's program in business.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 679  Principles of Strategic Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Processes through which firms choose and implement strategies. Formulation and implementation of strategic management process in variety of industries.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to a master's program in business.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 695  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 696  Group Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

MGT 699  Thesis  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.