Management

Courses

MAN 3025: Principles of Management

Course Description:

Examines intrapersonal, interpersonal, group/team, organizational, and environmental (both stakeholder and societal) factors influencing the management task.

Course Objectives:

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course students should be able to:

MAN 3240: Organizational Behavior Analysis

Course Description:

Organizational Behavior (OB) is an interdisciplinary field that includes sociology, psychological, social psychology, and anthropology. It studies and explains the way individuals and groups interact within and toward an organization.

Course Objectives:

This course seeks to provide the students with a broad exposure to new approaches, techniques, and future trends in managing people in the work place.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course students should be able to:

MAN 3301: Human Resources Management

Course Description:

To develop a broad exposure to new approaches, techniques, and future trends in the management of personnel. A study of the major functions in the field of human resources, including job analysis, manpower planning, selection, performance evaluation, training and wage and salary administration.

Course Objectives:

Insight into the evolving role of strategic HRM in today's organizations, and the strategic role of HR functions. We will trace the historical development of HR from the beginning to the present, and how technology, especially the role of HR Analytics, has changed the duties and functions of the HR field.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course students should be able to:

MAN 4063: Management Ethics

Course Description:

Examines moral and ethical responsibilities of managing organizations at the personal, interpersonal, and organizational level

Course Objectives:

The goal of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the importance of ethical business behavior which is the capacity to behave responsibly, honestly, respectfully, fairly, and compassionately within the modern business environment.

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this class in Management Ethics, a student should be able to:

MAN 4282: Organizational Assessment

Course Description:

The analysis and measurement of factors which influence organizational effectiveness and the quality of work life. Data based cases will be used by students to assess managerial and supervisory skills and to measure organizational functioning and work design.

Course Objectives:

The primary purpose of this course is to familiarize students with new business models being used that reflect the complexity of the new business models by focusing attention on the concept of organizational effectiveness in the broader environment of business, and on contemporary methods of assessing organizations.

Learning Outcome:

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to: understand the concept of organizational assessment and recognize organizational assessment issues.

MAN 4441: Negotiations and Conflict Management

Course Description:

Provide the students with a broad exposure to new approaches, techniques, and future trends in the management of conflict and how to improve and maximize their negotiation skills in current organizations' environment.

Course Objectives:

Provide an insight into the dynamics of conflict resolution in today's organizations, and how acquiring and improving negotiation techniques can enhance peoples' abilities to solve problems in a meaningful and positive manner. We will explore different approaches in conflict resolution and the manner in which negotiations can achieve goals and objectives.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course students should be able to:

MAN 4600: International Management

Course Description:

Examines the effects of international cultural differences on business practices within and outside the United States and provides methods to build synergies

Course Objectives:

The overall goal of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the challenges and opportunities faced by business organizations in an era of globalization.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

MAN 4631: Global Perspectives and Management Choices

Course Description:

A course designed to pull together the skills and knowledge accumulated in previous undergraduate work to provide a practical and operational approach to being a good manager/leader: critical thinking, focused analysis, people skills, communication skills and planning. The course takes a structured approach to analyzing and applying strategic planning, management, and response to current developments in national and international business. The course will be guided by four themes: globalization; the application of resource materials, including methods to find requisite information; the value of networking; and the art of questioning assumptions.

Course Objectives:

To gain confidence in proposing solutions to real-life corporate problems

MAN 4737: Integrated Management Applications

Course Description:

This course requires Management majors to integrate and apply the concepts taught in the four required courses in the Management major: Principles of Management, Organizational Behavior Analysis, Human Resources Management and Organizational Assessment into a capstone project resulting in a written report and presentation.

Course Objectives:

This is the capstone course for Management majors. In it the students will get the chance to apply what they have learned in the required classes.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

MAN 4940: Internship Course

Course Description:

A 3-credit hour course with the following prerequisites, at least 80 credits and a 2.75 GPA on business courses, MAN 3025 and any other upper level management course completed with a C or better. You may only take one internship course per major.

Course Objectives:

The expectation is that students will:

Learning Outcomes:

Component I: Academic component related to professional development
  1. Quizzes - Cover letter and Resume (CV), Interview Etiquette, and Workplace Etiquette.
    (Based on Landing the job - A Guide for Undergraduate Business)
  2. Resume - required to be reviewed by Business Center and revised by student.
Component II: On-site experiential learning
  1. Job Description and Contact Information of your Supervisor (1-2 pages).
  2. Internship Project - each component of the internship project is to be uploaded to canvas on the due date. Students are then required to hand in a hard copy of the entire project at the end of the semester to have it graded.
    1. Company Profile (1-2 pages): provide a summary of the company, its industry, its customer and suppliers.
    2. Experience Summary (2-3 pages): provide a summary of the projects, tasks or daily routines you encounter during your internship. What did you learn from them and how have they helped you develop skills that will benefit you one you complete your studies.
    3. Problem Solving/Organization Analysis Paper (5-10 page): identity one weakness or threat that the company is or will potentially experience. Through an organizational and industry analysis you will be required to offer potential solutions or opportunities for the company.
    4. Intern Evaluation by Supervisor (download evaluation form from Canvas): the internship organization will evaluate the performance of the student using a form developed by the College of Business. An unsatisfactory report by the internship organization will usually result in an unsatisfactory grade.