Management (MGMT)

MGMT 130. Principles of Management. (3 Credits)

This course introduces the student to the fundamental principles and practices of management. After a brief historical review, the concepts of organizational culture, globalization, and social responsibility are examined. The basic functions of management – planning, organizing, leading, and controlling – are studied in depth.

Prerequisite: None

MGMT 250. Nonprofit Mgmt Principles. (3 Credits)

MGMT 325. Fin Issues in Nonprofit Mgmt. (3 Credits)

This course examines the basic elements of nonprofit financial management, highlighting the differences in not-for-profit accounting standards, including program designation of operating expenses, sources of revenue, budgeting, and governmental reporting requirements. Other topics include financial analysis, cost accounting, auditing, cash flow management, and management controls.

Prerequisite: None

MGMT 336. Human Resource Management. (3 Credits)

studies the functions and contributions that the Human Resources Department makes in the operation of a business. Emphasis is placed on historical and present day activities of the discipline including staffing, nurturing, performance appraisal, compensation and problem resolution regarding employees. The overall business environment is recognized as a problem source. 3 credits.

Prerequisite: None

MGMT 340. Organization Behavior. (3 Credits)

considers the behavior of individuals and groups within an organizational context. Students consider individual-level factors such as motivation and attitudes, group-level factors such as communication, leadership, work teams and conflict, and organizational-level factors such as organizational structure, culture, learning and change process. Pre-requisite: MGMT 130, sophomore standing or consent of instructor. 3 credits.

Prerequisite: None

MGMT 345. Diversity, Inclusion, and Human Relations. (3 Credits)

A Christian perspective of diversity will be explored with implications for problem-solving, leadership and organization development, conflict resolution, and advancement of human resources to unleash expertise and productivity. Topics covered will include, but are not limited to, constructs of race, ethnicity, nationality, social class, religion, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, and age.

Prerequisite: None

MGMT 349. Legal Issues in Nonprofit Mgmt. (3 Credits)

MGMT 360. Small Business Admin. (3 Credits)

studies the problems and opportunities of managing a small company. Specific concerns of retail, service, and small manufacturing firms are addressed. Location selection, financing, and operations are investigated. 3 credits.

Prerequisites: MGMT 130.

MGMT 429. Production Operation Mgmt. (3 Credits)

This course studies the structure and functioning of production systems within a manufacturing context. The complexity of international business operations is also studied. Topics include: plant location and operation, inventory control, transportation, technology acquisition (CAD/CAM), work flow planning, JIT concepts, and statistical quality control. Also covered is how each of the above topics generally relates to the global service environment.

Prerequisite: None

MGMT 450. International Business. (3 Credits)

is a systematic course concerned with the challenges, problems and opportunities that face corporations operating outside their domestic environment. The emphasis will be placed upon the basic principles, concepts, and techniques relevant to international business management. Other than business issues generally discussed in the fields of economics, politics, finance, marketing and law, this course stresses the integration within a global business context. 3 credits.

Prerequisites: MGMT 130.

MGMT 472. Managing Change. (3 Credits)

This course engages students in the analysis of an organization’s needs and the development of a plan to influence major organizational change from the human resources perspective or the managerial perspective.

Prerequisites: AL359 or MGMT 336 Human Resource Management and AL272 or BUS 272 Organizational Management Principles or AL358 or MGMT 130 Principles of Management