Management

Courses

HRMT 321 - Staffing in Organizations

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

This course provides an overview of the process by which managers make decisions about staffing. It is intended to be useful for line managers and for persons who seek professional careers in HR. The focus is on theories, research, policies, and practices concerning selection for effective utilization of human resources.

HRMT 323 [Min Grade: D]

Not repeatable for credit

Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

8 years 17 weeks ago

HRMT 323 - Principles of Human Resource Administration

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

Covers the underlying principles of personnel administration used in organizations by personnel departments and often by line managers. Uses case studies and exercises to illustrate the practical implications of various principles.

ORGB 300 [Min Grade: D]

Not repeatable for credit

Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

8 years 17 weeks ago

MGMT 201 - Introduction to Technology Innovation Management

Level: Credits: 4.0

This course discusses the basics every manager needs to organize successful technology-driven innovation in both entrepreneurial and established firms. We start by examining innovation-based strategies as a source of competitive advantage and then examine how to build organizations that excel at identifying, building and commercializing technological innovations.

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10 weeks 2 days ago

MGMT 210 - Research Methods I

Level: Credits: 2.0

This course enables undergraduate students to design research in business and related disciplines. Students develop techniques in the selection and design of appropriate research methodologies in the identification of a research problem in a business environment. The course examines the research process from problem identification and setting through a review of pertinent literature as secondary sources and an examination of the descriptive research design.

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4 years 41 weeks ago

MGMT 211 - Research Methods II

Level: Credits: 2.0

This course introduces students to the group of approaches to social science and humanistic research known as qualitative inquiry. These approaches include ethnography, grounded theory, phenomenology, case study, and narrative research, and employ methods of interviewing, discourse/content analysis, and participation observation. Technology used includes digital analog recorders, videotape, and software such as Simstat for text mining and coding. Students will explicate studies that employ these approaches; discuss assumptions of qualitative inquiry; discuss standards of sampling, ethics, and validity, and design a qualitative research proposal.

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4 years 41 weeks ago

MGMT 260 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

The course focuses on entrepreneurship as a generic activity, including start-ups and corporate entrepreneurship. It explores the opportunities and challenges faced by individuals starting up new ventures and the probable paths of career development for the students pursuing entrepreneurship.

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8 years 17 weeks ago

MGMT 301 - Designing Innovative Organizations

Level: Credits: 4.0

Designing innovative organizations focuses on effective organizational design in technology innovative organizations, with special emphasis on innovative organizational forms that can provide strategic advantage. Topics include when to use functional, divisional, or matrix organizations, how IT creates new organizational possibilities, and examples of innovative organizational possibilities, such as democratic decision-making, crowd-based organizations, internal resource markets, and other forms of collective intelligence. Team projects include inventing new possibilities for real organizations.

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4 years 51 weeks ago

MGMT 302 - Competing in Technology Industries

Level: Credits: 4.0

This course provides a set of concepts, tools, and frameworks that are grounded on the theories of strategic management and technological innovation that are necessary to achieve competitive advantages in the technology industries. We will accomplish this objective by using a combination of lectures, class discussions, guest lectures, case memo write-ups, a final exam and a group project that focuses on a live case analysis.

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5 years 10 weeks ago

MGMT 364 - Technology Management

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

This course focuses on the dynamic of technological innovation and change, in particular, how new technologies create entrepreneurial opportunities. The course examines how industries and firms are transformed by new technologies and what factors affect innovation performance.

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8 years 17 weeks ago

MGMT 365 - Business Plan for Entrepreneurs

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

In this course, students learn how to prepare a comprehensive strategy for launching a new business. The vehicle for achieving this is the preparation of a start-up business plan based on a selected opportunity.

MGMT 260 [Min Grade: D]

Not repeatable for credit

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8 years 17 weeks ago

MGMT 370 - Business Consulting

Level: Credits: 4.0

Students act as consultants to local, national and global companies working on real business issues. Student teams, with the support of advisors and faculty, will focus their energy on helping clients achieve new insights to business challenges through data driven decisions. Projects integrate various business disciplines; students will define conceptual and theoretical issues, conduct research, and analyze data central to for-profit organizations. Students will present plans and recommendations to help resolve clients business challenges. Clients and projects vary each term. Client team meetings may occur during business hours. Can be used as a business elective requirement. Cannot be repeated for credit. Open to juniors and seniors.

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Not repeatable for credit

Can enroll if classification is Junior or Senior.

5 years 10 weeks ago

MGMT 371 - Business Consulting for Nonprofits

Level: Credits: 4.0

Students act as consultants to local and national nonprofits working on real business issues. Student teams, with the support of advisors and faculty, will
focus their energy on helping clients achieve new insights to business challenges through data driven decisions. Projects integrate various business disciplines; students will define conceptual and theoretical issues, conduct research, and analyze data central to these organizations. Students will present plans and recommendations to help resolve clients business challenges. In addition to the project, students will also learn about some of the unique aspects of the governance of non-profit organizations. Clients and projects vary each term. Client team meetings may occur during business hours. Can be used as a business elective requirement.

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Not repeatable for credit

Can enroll if classification is Junior or Senior.

5 years 10 weeks ago

MGMT 372 - Startup Consulting

Level: Credits: 4.0

This course provides students with real-world consulting experiences with entrepreneurs. It is designed so that student teams work with start-up companies or with start-up projects inside established companies; topics include but are not limited to market research, feasibility assessment, business model testing, business plan development and new product launch. Students work with companies in order to gain experience with entrepreneurs and consulting, in addition to learning about the opportunities and challenges that entrepreneurs face every day in their businesses.

MGMT 260 [Min Grade: D]

Not repeatable for credit

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5 years 10 weeks ago

MGMT 450 - Strategy and Competitive Advantage

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

Provides an integrated approach to business planning. Develops strategic analysis and decision-making through examination of an organization's internal and external environment. Requires written and oral case reports.

FIN 301 [Min Grade: D] and ORGB 300 [Min Grade: D] and (MKTG 301 [Min Grade: D] or MKTG 201 [Min Grade: D])

Not repeatable for credit

Can enroll if classification is Senior.

4 years 41 weeks ago

MGMT 451 - Management Simulation

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

Requires student teams responsible for the operation of competing firms in a computer-simulated dynamic business environment to conduct top management strategic planning, analysis, and social responsibility.

FIN 301 [Min Grade: D] and ORGB 300 [Min Grade: D] and MKTG 301 [Min Grade: D]

Not repeatable for credit

Can enroll if classification is Senior.

8 years 17 weeks ago

MGMT 600 - Introduction to Change Management: An Integration of Macro and Micro Perspectives

Level: Credits: 3.0

Organizational change is one of the most challenging managerial tasks. This course provides an overview of organizational change by focusing on external and internal dynamics, in which firms craft their strategic actions and organizational implementations. The course has two modules. The first module takes a strategic perspective to analyze the external dynamics of large-scale organizational change. The second module focuses on the internal dynamics of organizational change. The course introduces analytical tools for students to understand the complexity of organizational change, build a mindset of organizational change and obtain a skillset for executing organizational change agendas.

Learn more about this course from Cuneyt Gozu, PhD, associate clinical professor of management.
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11 weeks 2 days ago

MGMT 601 - Managing the Total Enterprise

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

Business Simulation focusing on the need to integrate strategic and operational concepts, issues and decisions in moving technological enterprise from start-up to success.

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7 years 42 weeks ago

MGMT 602 - Innovation Management

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

This course will focus on the role of innovation in building the competitive advantage of firms. It will focus on the process of innovation, sources of innovation, and types of innovation both process and product. Theories of diffusion of innovation, factors driving and impeding innovation, and resistance to innovation will be highlighted. Critical issues of management of innovation will be discussed.

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10 weeks 6 days ago

MGMT 640 - Strategic Human Resource Mgmt

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

This course examines how line managers can determine the most effective HR practices. HR practices examined include job designs, reward systems, development and appraisal systems, and internal and external staffing approaches. Students are encouraged to think strategically about different aspects of managing the organization's human assets.

(BUSN 501 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 502 [Min Grade: C]) or (BUSN 505 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 506 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 507 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 508 [Min Grade: C])

Not repeatable for credit

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8 years 17 weeks ago

MGMT 652 - New Venture Planning

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

Students draw on their entire business education and practical experience and bring it to bear upon a plan for launching a new venture. Working in small teams, students research a new project or service; prepare marketing, sales and operation plans; and make financial plans.

(BUSN 501 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 502 [Min Grade: C]) or (BUSN 505 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 506 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 507 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 508 [Min Grade: C])

Not repeatable for credit

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8 years 17 weeks ago

MGMT 655 - Knowledge Management

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

Provides a broad overview of the emerging field of knowledge management. The primary focus of the course will be on the concepts and approaches useful for managing knowledge from a corporate strategies perspective. Covers KM tools and techniques, and management approaches.

(BUSN 501 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 502 [Min Grade: C]) or (BUSN 505 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 506 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 507 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 508 [Min Grade: C])

Not repeatable for credit

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8 years 17 weeks ago

MGMT 660 - Leading the Digital Supply Chain

Level: Credits: 3.0

Supply chain leaders have done a good job of optimizing results by managing suppliers, moving manufacturing to low-cost locations and increasing the efficiency of logistics. But these steps are insufficient in a global business environment that is being reshaped by Big Data, analytics, emerging technologies, innovative business models, new management challenges, and an increasingly risky operating environment. Leading the Digital Supply Chain is a course that will prepare you to lead and accelerate the transformation of supply chains by taking advantage of new management practices, a continuously expanding data reservoir, and new ways to collaborate with customers and suppliers to build innovative products and services.

Learn more about this course from David Kurz, EdD, associate clinical professor of management.
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24 weeks 2 days ago

MGMT 670 - Business Ethics

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

Presents several frameworks by which to view ethics and decision-making. Links theory and practice through the study of business ethics as it relates to a variety of management issues. Focuses on the individual, the organization, and the system. Includes case studies, field work, readings, and interaction with visiting guest lecturers.

(BUSN 501 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 502 [Min Grade: C]) or (BUSN 505 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 506 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 507 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 508 [Min Grade: C])

Not repeatable for credit

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5 years 10 weeks ago

MGMT 680 - Executive Leadership: Substance and Style

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

This course is presented and delivered by LeBow's Centers of Excellence. The course integrates the thought leadership of our Centers. Through an experiential learning platform, the course will focus on the way leaders, both entrepreneurs and executives, need to innovate as they lead their businesses for value creation.

(BUSN 501 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 502 [Min Grade: C]) or (BUSN 505 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 506 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 507 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 508 [Min Grade: C])

Not repeatable for credit

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8 years 17 weeks ago

MGMT 690 - Change Management Experiential Capstone

Level: Credits: 3.0

This change management capstone course is designed to provide actionable know-how and skills for leading and managing change management initiatives successfully. Using live change consulting projects, a simulation, and interactions with change practitioners, the course is designed to provide students with a real world experience in the art and science of change management. This course is primarily aimed at graduate level masters students, mid- to senior-level executives, and other professionals, who aim to develop systematic understanding of organizational change, as well as practical strategies for leading organizational change in their respective organizations. Students from all disciplines and concentrations are expected to benefit from the depth and breadth of change-related issues covered in this course.

Learn more about this course from Rajiv Nag, PhD, clinical professor of management.
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12 weeks 3 days ago

MGMT 780 - Strategic Management

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

Provides an integrative study of the functions and responsibilities of top management and the strategies that affect the character and success of the total enterprise. Uses case studies and assigned readings to develop the viewpoint of top management charged with responsibility for the enterprise as a whole. Requires attendance at first class.

(BUSN 501 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 502 [Min Grade: C] and ECON 601 [Min Grade: C] and ACCT 601 [Min Grade: C] and MKTG 601 [Min Grade: C] and FIN 601 [Min Grade: C]) or (BUSN 505 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 506 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 507 [Min Grade: C] and BUSN 508 [Min Grade: C] and ECON 601 [Min Grade: C] and ACCT 601 [Min Grade: C] and MKTG 601 [Min Grade: C] and FIN 601 [Min Grade: C])

Not repeatable for credit

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8 years 17 weeks ago

MGMT 906 - Foundations of Research in Behavioral Science

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

MGMT 906 is a broad-based course that is intended to familiarize students with basic material on theory building in behavioral research. It course will expose the students to different perspectives on theory building, logic of discovery and verification, major scholars in philosophy of science and business disciplines who have shaped our practice of principles of measurement, research designs and strategies.

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Not repeatable for credit

Can enroll if program is PHD.

8 years 17 weeks ago

MGMT 907 - Research Analy Behavioral Sci

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

The objective of this course is to introduce students to methodologies and analytical techniques that are important for carrying out behaviorally-oriented research in business disciplines. Specific topics include hypothesis development, measurement, sampling and data collection, ethical issues in research, and data analysis/reporting.

MGMT 906 [Min Grade: C] and (STAT 932 [Min Grade: C] or STAT 931 [Min Grade: C])

Not repeatable for credit

Can enroll if program is PHD.

8 years 17 weeks ago

ORGB 300 - Organizational Behavior

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

Provides conceptual understanding of various principles of management and organizational processes and the opportunity for skill-building in the areas of individual, interpersonal, and intergroup organizational behaviors. This is a writing intensive course.

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Not repeatable for credit

Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore

5 years 10 weeks ago

ORGB 320 - Leadership: Theory and Practice

Level: Credits: 4.0

This course provides both a theoretical and practical understanding of leadership through theoretical and experiential learning. Course time will be devoted to lecture and course discussion that will teach students theories of leadership and hands-on activities that will demonstrate the practicality and applicability of these theories.

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5 years 10 weeks ago

ORGB 400 - Team Development and Leadership

Level: Credits: 4.0

This course examines how team structures, member characteristics, and interpersonal processes influence the effectiveness of work teams, and the dynamics of interpersonal relationships within and across team boundaries. This course also examines forms and functions of team leadership to provide students with a set of general principles to help them lead teams in a range of situations. This course uses an experiential learning format; students will engage in a series of team activities, each of which will be followed by a debriefing.

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4 years 41 weeks ago

ORGB 420 - Negotiations and Conflict Resolution

Level: UG Credits: 4.00

This course provides both a theoretical understanding of the central concepts in negotiation and conflict management through applied experience in these processes. Through classroom exercises, discussion, and personal reflection, students will improve their ability to negotiate and manage conflicts through gained confidence in these processes.

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Not repeatable for credit

Can enroll if classification is Junior or Pre-Junior or Sophomore or Senior.

4 years 41 weeks ago

ORGB 430 - Strategic Career Development

Level: Credits: 4.0

This course provides a conceptual understanding of career management and a practical application of this material to the career decisions that students currently face and will face in the future. A blend of theory, case analysis, and self-assessments relate course concepts to effective techniques for managing a career at different phases of life.

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Not repeatable for credit

Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

4 years 41 weeks ago

ORGB 602 - Leading and Executing Change

Level: Credits: 3.0

Developing a winning organizational strategy that unlocks growth is essential for business survival. Developing a strategy, however, is only one part of the equation as some studies show that as much as 70% of strategy and change initiatives fail in execution. What explains the change leadership shortfall in most organizations? This course explores why change efforts fail and how to proactively overcome common change leadership challenges. The course will introduce effective change leadership approaches, as well as develop specific skills such as planning, communication, change management, and performance measurement. Participants will develop solutions to developing strategic alignment, translating vision into action plans, making change happen and stick, and applying lessons to real world initiatives.

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10 weeks 4 days ago

ORGB 620 - Leading Virtual Teams

Level: Credits: 3.0

The increased globalization of our workforce makes the use of virtual platforms to manage teams an organizational imperative. Virtual coordination offers a number of benefits for leaders including greater access to talent and temporal flexibility however, it also presents a number of challenges. This type of working arrangement heightens the importance of interpersonal relationships and teamwork in modern organizations and requires thoughtful strategies to succeed. This course examines the team structures, member characteristics, interpersonal processes, and technology features that influence the effectiveness of teams, and the dynamics of interpersonal relationships in virtual environments.

Learn more about this course from Lauren D'Innocenzo, PhD, associate professor of management and Provost Solutions Fellow.
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24 weeks 2 days ago

ORGB 625 - Leadership & Prof Development

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

This course helps students develop knowledge and skills to enhance their professional development and to become effective leaders. Students will understand trends in contemporary organizations, enhance their self-awareness, and refine their interpersonal skills, and apply these skills to improve their work effectiveness.

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8 years 17 weeks ago

ORGB 631 - Leading Effective Orgs

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

Prepares students to make informed decisions as leaders in common institutional and environmental contexts. The focus of the contingency-based perspective of this course is to help leaders understand how best to motivate and coordinate employees and to control outcomes in a manner that ensures they fulfill strategic objectives.

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Not repeatable for credit

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8 years 17 weeks ago

ORGB 640 - Negotiations for Leaders

Level: GR Credits: 3.00

This course is designed specifically for leaders to enhance their leadership negotiation style. The material is geared toward developing leaders as they deal with the art and science of securing agreements and resolving disputes. The course combines a theoretical understanding of the central concepts of negotiations with learned analytical skills to discover optimal solutions to problems (the science) and good negotiation skills to get these solutions accepted and implemented (the art).

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8 years 17 weeks ago

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