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Management, Human Resource, and Operations Management Course Descriptions

Human Resource courses numbered 300 and higher have restricted enrollment. See Business Advising for more information.  

 

HUMR 328 Human Resource Management (4)  

Prerequisite: junior standing.

Human resource management (HRM) is an ongoing process consisting of various critical functions including human resource planning, recruitment, selection, training and development, job analysis, performance appraisal, compensation and maintenance such as health and safety. These major HRM functions and their sequential interdependence are discussed and applied. Various external forces that constrain managerial decision-making are also considered including laws and regulations dealing with equal opportunity, workplace diversity and multiculturalism, especially as these impact human resource policies and practices.

HUMR 427 Compensation Administration (4)

Prerequisite: HUMR 328.

Part I consists of an analysis of the theoretical concepts, practical techniques and criteria commonly recognized in the development and control of various compensation models. Part II is the application (field study) of selected concepts, techniques and criteria considered appropriate for the solutions to local work place compensation problems.

HUMR 429 Personnel Problems (4)

Prerequisite: HUMR 328.

Analyses of selected major problems confronted in human resource management.

HUMR 495 Internships (1-5)

Prerequisite: permission of the instructor, department chair and college dean.

HUMR 498 Seminar (1-5)

HUMR 499 Directed Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: permission of the instructor, department chair and college dean.

MGMT 120 The World of Business (5)

Not open to upper-division business administration majors.

Surveys the basic roles and functions performed by business firms in modern free enterprise societies.

MGMT 200 Business History (3)

Provides an overview of the historical development of business practice and thought in the United States using readings from both the time period in question and contemporary scholarly essays.

MGMT 326 Organization Theory and Behavior (4)  

Prerequisite: junior standing.

Explores the nature of human behavior in organizations as well as the structural effects of change. Application to the management of human resources is provided. A conceptual foundation is applied to practical situations throughout the course.

Management courses numbered 300 and higher have restricted enrollment. See Business Advising for more information.  

MGMT 399 Directed Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: permission of the instructor, department chair and college dean.

MGMT 422 Entrepreneurship (4)

Prerequisite: junior standing.

A study of entrepreneurial qualities and methods used to start and expand business ventures. Maximum flexibility is used to allow students to pursue individual interests. Marketing and accounting background helpful.

MGMT 423 Business and Society (4)

Prerequisites: MGMT 326, senior standing.

Study of the interrelations between business and its external environment, focusing on the social, political and legal interactions. Review of critical managerial issues from historical, theoretical and ethical perspectives and their impact on organizations.

MGMT 424 Equity and Equality in the Workplace (3)

Prerequisite: ENGL 201.

This course examines feminist theory, the law and business management theories as they apply to equality and equity in the workplace. The course is an integrated approach to business and gender issues. (Cross-listed WMST 424)

MGMT 428 Leadership through Mentoring (2-4)

Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

Prepares students to become mentors by discussing teaching, learning and leadership theories, which they then apply in actual mentoring situations.

MGMT 470 International Business Management (4)

Prerequisite: junior standing.

[Satisfies international studies university graduation requirement.]

Analysis of the impact of international business variables on global organizations and the impact of these organizations on the societies in which they operate. (Cross-listed IBUS 470)

MGMT 471 Multinational People Management (4)

Prerequisite: junior standing.

[Satisfies international studies university graduation requirement.]

A systems approach to multinational human resource management incorporating three interrelated subsystems: internal (the multinational company), external (the nation state) and individual (the manager) in a cross-cultural context. (Cross-listed IBUS 471)

MGMT 480 Organizational Leadership (4)

Prerequisite: MGMT 326.

This seminar examines the various leadership styles in organizations. Students investigate and develop leadership profiles of past, present and future leaders. Project teams develop a video profile and case of a specific organization.

MGMT 490 Department Senior Capstone: (4) Administrative Policies or Small Business Administration and Policy

Prerequisites: ACCT 251, 252, 261; DSCI 245, 346; ECON 200, 201; ENGL 201; FINC 335; MATH 200; MGMT 326; MISC 311; MKTG 310; OPSM 330; MGMT 423 (may be taken concurrently); Computer Literacy I and II and Admission to BAB.

[satisfies senior capstone university graduation requirement.]

See your major department advisor for the appropriate section number.

MGMT 495 Internships (1-15)

Prerequisite: permission of the instructor, department chair and college dean.

MGMT 498 Seminar (1-5)

MGMT 499 Directed Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: permission of the instructor, department chair and college dean.

Operations Management courses numbered 300 and higher have restricted enrollment. See Business Advising for more information.  

OPSM 330 Operations Management (4)

Prerequisites: DSCI 245, computer literacy and one of the following: Math 106, Math 161 or Math 200.

An integrating study focusing upon the models and methods of production and operations management. Managerial approaches to planning, scheduling and controlling both product and service. Tools include process analysis, plant location, plant layout, capacity planning, inventory control, forecasting, materials requirements planning, PERT/CPM and quality control. Also studies computer-based operations control systems applicable to the above topics.

OPSM 425 Service and Operations Analysis (4)

Prerequisite: OPSM 330.

This is an integrative course including analysis of both service and manufacturing organizations. The course focuses on case studies and applied quantitative techniques for managing the entire operations of a firm. Decision-making is emphasized through computer simulation and interactive discussion of field and textbook case studies.

OPSM 428 Global Supply Chain Management (4)

Prerequisite: senior standing or permission of the instructor.

This course examines the actions and values responsible for continuous improvement in the design, development and management process of an organization's supply system through the use of writings and case studies which may include company visits. The objective of the course is to understand how to improve the supply system's profitability and ensure its survival as well as the profitability and survival of its customers and suppliers. Global issues and development of supplier relationships are integrated throughout the course material. Cases and field trips are included as appropriate.

OPSM 441 Quality Management (4)

Prerequisite: OPSM 330.

This course is a review and application of quality management concepts in public and private enterprises. Both qualitative and quantitative techniques are analyzed. Case studies and field trips are included as appropriate.

OPSM 495 Internships (1-5)

Prerequisite: permission of the instructor, department chair and college dean.

OPSM 498 Seminar (1-5)

OPSM 499 Directed Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: permission of the instructor, department chair and college dean.

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