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Management and Human Resources Management

College of Business Administration

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Management and Human Resources Management - MGMT Courses

Management Courses (MGMT)

UPPER DIVISION

300. Principles of Management (3)

Prerequisite: Recommended: IS 310.
Principles and theories of management, organization theory, planning and control techniques. Management of the overall organization and the production/operations systems of organizations.
Letter grade only (A-F).

326. Management and Society (3)

Issues of concern to business managers in dealing with the social environment. Business responsibility to stockholders, employees, customers, the government, and society. Issues including profits, consumerism, product safety, pollution, government regulation, and social accountability.
Letter grade only (A-F).

405. International and Comparative Management (3)

Prerequisites: MGMT 300, IS 301.
Functions of management in international business; comparative management studies, and the impact of the environment on management performance.
Letter grade only (A-F).

406. International Business Policy (3)

Prerequisite: MGMT 300, IS 301.
Developing multinational strategies and policies. International economics, economic development, international marketing, international finance, multinational planning, organization, and control. International transactions, economic and political integration, the competitiveness of countries, relations with host societies, and country studies.
Letter grade only (A-F). Case studies and research projects.

410. Materials Management (3)

Prerequisites: MGMT 300, IS 301.
Basic frameworks for managing material flows into, within, and out of organizations. Inventory models for independent demand items, material requirement planning, and distribution systems. Heavy emphasis on learning supported by MRP II tools and other computer resources.
Letter grade only (A-F).

411. Production Planning (3)

Prerequisites: MGMT 300, IS 301.
Demand management and production planning problems. Study of forecasting tools and techniques using available computer resources. Examination of aggregate planning, master scheduling, and capacity planning using the framework of an MRP II system.
Letter grade only (A-F).

412. Production Control (3)

Prerequisites: MGMT 300, IS 301.
Scheduling, controlling, and evaluating manufacturing activities at the shop-floor level. Shop order release, dispatching, priority control, queue management, and input/output monitoring using MRP II software. Job sequencing and scheduling, just-in-time production, Kanban control, and optimized-production-technology (OPT).Use of software and simulations.
Letter grade only (A-F).

413. Managing Quality for Productivity (3)

Prerequisites: MGMT 300 and recommended IS 310, IS 301.
Relationship between productivity and quality. Examination of the quality-assurance function, statistical quality control, and lot inspection. Relationship between productivity improvement, product quality, and manufacturing strategy.
Letter grade only (A-F).

414. Purchasing Management (3)

Prerequisites: MGMT 300, IS 301.
Functions, principles, and tools of purchasing management. Relationship of purchasing to other management functions. Use of MRP II systems to simulate purchasing decisions, monitor performance, and track costs.
Letter grade only (A-F).

421. Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation (3)

Prerequisites: MGMT 300, IS 301.
Starting a new business. Being an entrepreneur in a free enterprise environment or an entrepreneur in an existing organization. Use of state-of-the-art theory to plan and evaluate business startups. Testing ideas with successful entrepreneurs and creating individual business plans.
Letter grade only (A-F).

425. Business Strategy and Policy (3)

Prerequisites: ACCT 310 or 320; MGMT 300, MKTG 300, FIN 300, IS 301.
Integration and application of knowledge theories and techniques derived from the study of business disciplines. Use of the case method and business simulations to formulate business strategies and plans. Written reports required.
Letter grade only (A-F).

426. Management and Information Systems (3)

Prerequisites: IS 300, 301.
Concepts for evaluation and design of decision support systems, management decision models, socio-technical strategies for implementing information system changes.
Letter grade only (A-F).

430. Project Management (3)

Prerequisite: MGMT 300, IS 301.
Selection of project ideas and implementation of projects. Roles of team member and project manager. Project planning and organization. Budgeting, scheduling, monitoring and controlling, including computerized network models and project management software packages. Final project analysis and termination.
Letter grade only (A-F).

454. Organization Theory (3)

Prerequisite: MGMT 300, IS 301.
Design and adaptation of organizations. Development of tools for analysis and design. Exploration of organizational structure The organization,as a system of authority, a political system, and an information and coordination device. Cases and computer simulations.
Letter grade only (A-F).

455. Managerial Decision Making Processes (3)

Prerequisites: MGMT 300 and either HRM 360 or 361, IS 301.
Setting objectives, identifying and evaluating alternative courses of action, choosing and implementing the decision, and controlling results. Use of research to explain the influence of task, people, organization, and environment on the decision process. Processes to improve decision making skills.
Letter grade only (A-F).

495. Selected Topics (1-3)

Prerequisites: GPA of 3.0 in Management courses, plus consent of instructor, IS 301.
Topics and issues of critical importance to management. Development of critical thinking, writing, and speaking skills. Topics to be announced in Schedule of Classes each semester.
May to repeated to 6 units. Letter grade only (A-F).

497. Directed Studies (1-3)

Prerequisites: Consent of Instructor,
Individual projects, research, and study of advanced nature in management.
Letter grade only (A-F)