Management

Classes

MAN 101 : Principles of Management

This course emphasizes the global perspective in management principles. The overall objective is to introduce the student to the world of the modern first-line and middle-level manager. The course focuses on the behavioral and functional nature of management and presents contemporary management challenges related to cultural diversity and the global business environment. Three lecture hours per week. 3 credits Fall, Spring, Summer

Credits

3
  1. Describe the process, power structure, tools and management theories of controlling an organization.
  2. Define the purpose and primacy of the planning process.
  3. Describe Organizational theory and design, including alternatives organizational structures, various approaches to the coordination of organization activities, and importance of group dynamics.
  4. Explain that influencing in an organization integrates leadership, communication and motivation.
  5. Describe the process, power structure, tools and management theories of controlling an organization.

MAN 118 : Workshop in Team Development and Managerial Communications

This course emphasizes the development of managerial skills through individual and team participation. Students role-play and participate in workshop activities to improve their communication skills, managerial techniques, teamwork, and leadership abilities. this course integrates aspects of retailing operations along with the skills required to be an effective leader. One lecture hour per week. 1 credit Fall, Spring, Summer

Credits

1
1. Indicate the differences between leadership and management 2. Demonstrate an understanding of various leadership styles 3. Identify situations in which certain leadership styles are more effective than others 4. Be able to identify leadership abilities and style within themselves 5. Explain ethical leadership, and its importance 6. Describe the type of leader they strive to be

MAN 152 : Purchasing

A survey of procurement functions, the course deals with definition of function, responsibilities, and relationship to the organization, considering relevant purchasing personnel and assisting them in handling responsibilities. Recommended: MAN 101 and BUS 111. Three lecture hours per week. 3 credits Fall

Credits

3
After successfully completing this course students will be able to: 1. Apply the skills necessary to collaborate across an organization, understand and support the organization’s policies, and adapt to the ever changing work environment 2. Utilize supply chain concepts and vocabulary related to sourcing, quality, transportation, storage, and negotiation strategies to effectively procure, move and store goods and services 3. Apply principles of materials and supply chain management 4. Understand the importance of supply chain management’s role in today’s business environment 5. Become familiar with current supply chain management trends 6. Develop and utilize critical management skills such as negotiating, working effectively within a diverse business environment, ethical decision making and use of information technology 7. Demonstrate the use of effective written communication skills as applied to business problems

MAN 154 : Small Business Management

This course is designed to supply prospective and current small business managers with the essential concepts of starting and operating small businesses. The course includes problems in initiating the business, financial and administrative control, marketing programs and policies, economic, legal, and social relationships. The course discusses case studies involving actual business situations. Recommended: MAN 101 and MAR 101. Gen. Ed. Competencies Met: Ethical Dimensions. 3 credits Fall, Spring, Summer

Credits

3
After completing this course students will be able to: 1. Have a fundamental understanding of the most critical areas in small business management 2. Comprehend the legal, ethical obligations, and social environment of owning a business 3. Explain the model of the start-up process for an entrepreneurial venture and small business management 4. Develop an appreciation of the role of new ventures in creating wealth and jobs for the economy 5. Understand the process of entrepreneurship and ways to manage the process including some of the ethical dilemmas that entrepreneurs may face 6. Define the role of entrepreneurship within society, and how it manifests itself in different contexts 7. Analyze small business external and internal environments: competitors, customers, suppliers, legal issues, financing, ethical issues, and social responsibility 8. Illustrate the strategic and operational fundamentals of managing an entrepreneurial business from innovation, implementation, to growth and maturity 9. Asses the set of feasibility considerations associated with various funding options or sources of financing

MAN 251 : Human Resources Management

A study of the philosophy and policy considerations that are basic in sound personnel practices. Emphasis is placed on the components of a full human resource management program including recruitment, selection, training, evaluation, compensation and labor relations. Behavioral science contributions to the personnel function are an integral part of the course. Prerequisite: MAN 101 with C or better or permission of department chair. Three lecture hours per week. 3 credits Spring

Credits

3
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will understand: 1. The application of HR practices in all organizations. 2. The historical rationale for laws that caused the implementation of certain HR requirements. 3. Hiring and selection criteria and laws surrounding these activities. 4. Benefit laws and employee rights covered under these laws (COBRA, ERISA, etc.) 5. Employer obligation under Workers Compensation and OSHA. 6. Management practices and behavioral styles in organizations. 7. Compensation practices and laws that impact pay practices. 8. Performance evaluation practices and impact on organizational culture. 9. Employee relations topics as they relate to employee accountability, union avoidance and labor relations. 10.Organizational development, employee training and methods of delivery.

MAN 290 : Managing an Enterprise

This course covers the essential concepts of managing a wide range of for-profit and non-profit enterprises. Course material is presented within the context of a global-operating environment. It includes, but is not limited to, three dimensions of the successful practice of management: managing an existing enterprise, preparing for the future, and managing oneself. Research involving actual organizational situations is used. Completion of ACC 102 and MAR 101 prior to enrollment is recommended. Prerequisite: MAN 101 or permission of the Business Administration department chair. Three lecture hours per week. Gen. Ed. Competencies Met: Global and Historic Awareness. 3 credits Fall, Spring

Credits

3
1. Explain how factors of culture, economics, legal requirements, political activity, technology, the internet and the news media affect the operation of organizations in a global environment. 2. Explain the role in which management plays in today’s dynamic global organization and discuss the various leadership styles that are effective in managing and motivating in these ever-changing times. 3. Explain the various ethical issues and their impact they can have on managing a competitive company. 4. Identify the current trends within the existing business market that affect managers short-term and long-term decisions 5. Demonstrate an application of critical thinking as well as communication skills. 6. Demonstrate the skills needed to develop ideas and make decisions based on ethics, proper research, analysis, and critical thinking.