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MGMT 113: PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

3 hrs. (TC)

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This introductory management course is designed to acquaint and orient students as to the role of the various levels of management in public- and private-sector organizations. Emphasis is placed on the management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. Principles of successful management practice are explored.

MGMT 114: PRINCIPLES OF SUPERVISION

3 hrs. (OC)

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If there is one constant in today's business world, it is change. Wholesale changes in technologies, in organizational and competitive structure, in the social, economic, and political environments--all seem to be accelerating more rapidly than before. To operate successfully in this changing environment, organizations need supervisors with the managerial skills and creativity to turn uncertainty into opportunity. This class will equip students with the skills they need to succeed as supervisors in the present and future business world. While learning important supervisory management concepts, they will also learn how to be supervisors--how to apply the principles of supervision in the real world.

MGMT 203: SALES MANAGEMENT

3 hrs. (OC)

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This course is a study of the functions of management to the sales operations of companies. Emphasis is on the sales management areas of planning, organizing, communicating, staffing, training, and evaluation.

MGMT 205: PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

3 hrs. (OC)

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This course covers the functions of the personnel department in managing an organization's human resources. These functions include: job design, recruitment, selection, training, evaluation, motivation, labor relations, compensation, and safety. The impact of environmental factors on personnel management is covered. Emphasis is placed on E.E.O./A.A., O.S.H.A., and N.L.R.B. rules and regulations, as well as social and economic factors.

MGMT 211 : MANAGING THE SUPPLY CHAIN

3 hrs. (OC)

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This course is a study of fundamental concepts involved in purchase of materials, supplies, and equipment. Emphasis is placed on basic procurement principles, processes, and problems in industrial, governmental, and institutional organizations.

MGMT 213: MANAGEMENT CASES AND PROBLEMS

3 hrs. (OC)

Prerequisite: MGMT 113

This course will deal with potential solutions to problems faced by three levels of management in various types of organizations. The use of the Scientific Method in such problem solving will be evident in analyzing various cases and incidents. Special projects will enhance the student's knowledge of how to perform effectively as a manager.

MGMT 214: MANAGING TECHNOLOGY IN THE OFFICE

3 hrs. (OC)

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This course will provide introductory instruction in the management of the selection of technology and technological services for the business and/or home office. Topics include: planning for effective use of technology to enhance business efficiency, developing selection criteria, disseminating requests for proposals, selecting and working with vendors, managing outsourced projects, as well as avoiding common pitfalls when choosing technology for use in the office.

MGMT 215: OFFICE MANAGEMENT

3 hrs. (OC)

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This course will study the basic management concepts and problems encountered in administration of an office. Emphasis is placed on developing basic concepts, managing a culturally diverse workforce, and managing and controlling administrative services. Human relations, business information processing systems, including state-of-the-art equipment, records management, ergonomics, office space utilization, problem solving, and improving office systems and productivity are a part of the course.

MGMT 216: SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

3 hrs. (OC)

Prerequisite: ACCTG 105 or 120 or department approval

This course emphasizes aspects of management uniquely important to small firms. This course is intended to give the student practice in decision-making on the same type of problems that small businessmen face as they make decisions. Various realistic examples from small businesses are used to illustrate and emphasize basic management concepts.

MGMT 260: MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP

3 hrs. (OC)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Business Management Program, department approval, and the completion of twelve semester hours of business or business-related program courses

This course involves student trainees who are employed at an approved training station with a program of training scheduled by joint agreement of the student, the supervisor, and program coordinator. Special assignments, including in-house projects, case studies and/or supplementary reports, are required.