Courses

MGT 360. Management and Organizational Behavior (3)

Prerequisite: Completion of Lower Division business Core. BUS 302/L is a co/prerequisite for business majors. Introduction to the basic concepts in management and organizational behavior. Applies these concepts to the management of people and resources toward the accomplishment of organizational goals. Emphasis is on the organizational applications of behavioral science concepts, interpersonal skills and team …

MGT 370. Management Skills Development (3)

Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or higher in MGT 360. BUS 302/L is a prerequisite for Business majors. A presentation of major concepts of the behavioral sciences that apply to the management of organizations. Focus is on understanding factors and developing skills that affect the behavior and ultimately the performance of individuals and groups within organizations.

MGT 380. Employment Practices (3)

Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or higher in MGT 360. BUS 302/L is a prerequisite for Business majors. Analyzes how, why and the procedures involved in recruiting, retaining, evaluating and managing employees in light of current issues and trends in the legal and socio-demographic environments.

MGT 450. Organization Change and Development (3)

Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or higher in MGT 360; Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE) score of 8 or higher. BUS 302/L is a prerequisite for Business majors. Examines current practices in the application of behavioral science knowledge to organization change issues. Focus is on the dynamics of change as well as current diagnostic techniques and intervention …

MGT 454. Leadership, Power and Politics (3)

Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or higher in MGT 360; Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE) score of 8 or higher. BUS 302/L is a prerequisite for Business majors. Concentrates on the ability of individuals to lead others in important undertakings, including the management of organizations, the management of large-scale change and the resolution of complex problems. Focuses on behavioral …

MGT 456. Negotiation and Conflict Management (3)

Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or higher in MGT 360; Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE) score of 8 or higher. BUS 302/L is a prerequisite for Business majors. Primary objective of this course is to introduce students to current theories and processes for negotiation and conflict management as practiced in a variety of settings. The course also builds students

MGT 458. Decision Making and Creativity (3)

Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or higher in MGT 360; Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE) score of 8 or higher. BUS 302/L is a prerequisite for Business majors. Analysis and skill-building in creative and ethical decision making, focused on managerial and organizational contexts. Decision making is considered as a comprehensive process, encompassing identification and framing of issues/problems, evaluation of …

MGT 460. Strategic Human Resource Management (3)

Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or higher in MGT 360; Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE) score of 8 or higher. BUS 302/L is a prerequisite for Business majors. Examination of the formulation and implementation of human resource policy at the strategic level. Emphasis is placed on how human resource functions can integrate with the overall strategy of the firm …

MGT 462. Business and Society (3)

Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or higher in MGT 360; Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE) score of 8 or higher. BUS 302/L is a prerequisite for Business majors. The course looks at the relationship among business, government, not-for-profits and society. The major issues covered include: ethical dilemmas for business; models of relationships among business, government and society; and the …

MGT 464. International Business Management (3)

Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or higher in MGT 360; Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE) score of 8 or higher. BUS 302/L is a prerequisite for Business majors. Studies various issues related to managing international businesses effectively. The purpose is to develop skills in identifying critical issues facing, analyzing key factors related to and developing solutions for businesses that …

MGT 466. Strategic Leadership of Sustainability: Organizational Challenges and Opportunities (3)

Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or higher in MGT 360; Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE) score of 8 or higher. BUS 302/L is a prerequisite for Business majors. Examines emerging concepts in organizational science, such as chaos theory, that can help students develop the conceptual and behavioral skills necessary to manage in the complex world of tomorrow. As such, …

MGT 468. Crisis Management (3)

Prerequisites: Grade of C or higher in MGT 360; Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE) score of 8 or higher. BUS 302/L is a prerequisite for Business majors. The aim of this course is to help students understand how and why crises occur in organisations, and what can be done to manage them better. Specifically, the course aims to …

MGT 491. Executive Leadership (3)

Prerequisites: Consent of Instructor; Grade of “C” or higher in MGT 360; Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE) score of 8 or higher. BUS 302/L is a prerequisite for Business majors. Students will research identified Chief Executive Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Group Vice Presidents and other executives, and the companies and organizations which they lead to determine how these …

MGT 496A-Z. Experimental Topics Courses Management (3)

Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or higher in MGT 360; Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE) score of 8 or higher. BUS 302/L is a prerequisite for Business majors. Course content to be determined.

MGT 498A-C. Internship Management (1-6)

Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or higher in MGT 360; Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE) score of 8 or higher. BUS 302/L is a prerequisite for Business majors. Individual study regarding the application of management principles in the workplace. Student must obtain an approved internship pertaining to present or future career. A maximum of 12 units may be earned …

MGT 499. Independent Study (1-3)

Prerequisites: Consent of Department Chair and consent of an instructor to act as sponsor; Grade of “C” or higher in MGT 360; Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE) score of 8 or higher. BUS 302/L is a prerequisite for Business majors. In order to do an Independent Study assignment in the College of Business and Economics, a student must …

MGT 620. Behavior in Organizations (3)

Prerequisite: GBUS 600 (may be taken concurrently with MGT 620). Covers the behavioral issues facing organizations and their managers, the methods and systems for addressing them and the interpersonal and analytical knowledge and skill needed to apply these methods and systems effectively. Focuses on practical experience, skill-building and theory about motivation, leadership, interpersonal communication, group …

MGT 630. Human Resource Strategies (3)

Prerequisite: GBUS 600. Examination of the interaction between organizations and their political, social, economic and technical environments. Issues of ethical and social responsibility are examined.

MGT 635. Human Resource Management (3)

Prerequisites: MGT 620. Provides students with a basic knowledge of the key aspects of managing an organization’s most important resource — people. Covers major human resource theories, concepts, practices and related skills. Students will learn about the main employment practices of human resource management such as workforce planning, employment relations and employee retention.

MGT 661. Organization Theory and Design (3)

Prerequisite: GBUS 600. Innovative assessment of systems theory as a strategic approach to aligning an organization’s strategies, structure, technology and human resource practices with its environment. Views the history of organization theory as a story that illustrates diverse and creative ways of analyzing organizations.

MGT 662. Strategic Planning and Implementation (3)

Prerequisite: GBUS 600. A pragmatic approach to strategy formulation and implementation from the vantage point of executive management. Requires students to conduct a strategic analysis of a firm and its lines of business, emphasizing the importance of strategic management and strategic thinking as ongoing processes.

MGT 663. Global Strategic Management (3)

Prerequisite: GBUS 600. Explores the environmental challenges for global businesses, examining both the traditional and emergent global strategic responses of business to different market conditions. Emphasis is on contextual factors and the need for innovative strategies in an increasingly complex and changing environment in order to attain and/or maintain a competitive advantage.

MGT 664. Cross-Cultural Management (3)

Prerequisite: GBUS 600. Examination of the impact of culture on managing within a global environment. Develops an appreciation for one’s own culture, knowledge, awareness and sensitivity to cross cultural differences. The course develops the tools needed to handle the wide variety of situations challenging to the multinational manager.

MGT 665. Management of Technology and Innovation (3)

Prerequisite: GBUS 600. Explores the emerging literature regarding the integration of strategy, technology and innovation. Stresses the strategic management of technological resources in order to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace through timely innovation. There is extensive focus on the evolution of high-tech industries and the factors contributing to their success.

MGT 667. Leadership (3)

Prerequisite: GBUS 600. This course concentrates on contemporary leadership theory and practice with an emphasis on self-assessment and development of participants’ leadership skills. The course focuses on behavioral approaches to leadership, including gaining power and managing the political subsystem.

MGT 668. Selected Topics (1-3)

Prerequisite: GBUS 600. The exploration of a topic currently being debated by the management community or the study of management through alternative means (e.g., classical literature, film) or the practice of management in a specific industry (e.g. film). Check with department for specific offering.

MGT 671. Change Management (3)

Prerequisite: GBUS 600. Develops a conceptual framework and the personal skills that form the foundation for effective change management in organizations, whether in the role of manager or consultant. There is extensive use of structured role-plays, cases and analysis of incidents from students’ current work experiences.

MGT 693. Seminar in Strategic Management (3)

Prerequisite: Taken during last year of coursework for MBA students. An integrative seminar dealing with broad business policy problems via the case method. There will be definition and analysis of internal and external factors affecting the development of the objectives and policies of the firm. The course stresses the interrelationships of major functional areas and …

MGT 699. Independent Study-Management (3)

Prerequisites: Permission of Graduate Advisor and Department Chair. No more than 6 units of Independent Study may be taken in any one department, and no more than 6 units may be taken in the College of Business and Economics without prior approval of the Dean. Only those graduate students who have at least a current …