Business Management

Course Descriptions

MGMT 100: Human Relations in Organizations: CD

Credits: 5.0

Successful organizations maximize human potential to meet organizational goals and objectives. Focus on leadership, team building, interpersonal skills and applying principles of organizational behavior to today's changing and diverse workplace.

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    MGMT 101: Introduction to E-Commerce

    Credits: 5.0

    Covers the key business and technology elements of electronic commerce. Students learn about revenue models, marketing, business-to-business strategies and virtual communities and social networks. Course also introduces basic Web server hardware and software as well as electronic commerce software, security and payment systems.

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      MGMT 106: Retail Management

      Credits: 5.0

      Examine the critical role retail business plays in our economy. Learn the functions of a retail business, the terminology used and gain an understanding of the various jobs and their requirements within the industry. Emphasis is on practical application of retail concepts.

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        MGMT 107: Event Planning

        Credits: 5.0

        Overview of event planning including types of meetings and events, site location and suitability, logistics of the planning process, market and sales research, and careers in the event planning industry.

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          MGMT 110: Sustainable Business Practices

          Credits: 5.0

          Covers business practices that measure success based on profitability, environmental sustainability, and social responsibility. Includes terminology, frameworks, and an introduction to systems thinking. Provides an overview of sustainable practices in several industries. Explores business advantages for sustainability, including financial return, social return on investment, creativity, ethics, and carbon footprinting.

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            MGMT 122: Customer Relations Management

            Credits: 3.0

            Customer service is essential to business success. Learn the basics of customer needs and retention and skills in problem-solving, communication, and critical thinking that enhance career opportunities and organizational success.

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              MGMT 130: Principles of Marketing

              Credits: 5.0

              Class covers the fundamental skills marketers need to be successful in this rapidly changing, competitive environment. Students learn to analyze marketing opportunities, develop strategy, and create an integrated marketing mix, including pricing, advertising, promotions, distribution, and product development.

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                MGMT 131: Introduction to Sales

                Credits: 5.0

                Basic sales with emphasis on understanding selling and sales trends in a competitive and diverse business environment. Develop personal desire, capabilities and potential for success in sales and gain valuable skills for personal and professional excellence.

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                  MGMT 132: Time Management

                  Credits: 5.0

                  Time management is a valued skill for personal and professional success. Course focuses on individualizing the process to help students acquire the time management skills that employers require.

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                    MGMT 134: Leadership

                    Credits: 2.0

                    Students strengthen personal and organizational leadership skills. Course increases understanding of and experience with decision making, problem solving, communication, and goal setting.

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                      MGMT 155: Special Topics

                      Credits: Maximum of 5.0 possible

                      Topics related to current business management trends.

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                        MGMT 165: MS Project

                        Credits: 3.0

                        Covers project organizing, scheduling, managing and reporting using Microsoft Project. Generate Gantt/PERT charts, resource sheets and calendars; manage resources, tasks, and budgeting; customize and print reports for use in project management.

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                          MGMT 180: Finance-Money Management

                          Credits: 3.0

                          Learn to manage your finances. Build a budget for living expenses. Understand banking, paying taxes and buying insurance. Learn the rules and regulations you need to know to manage credit cards and loans. Create a financial plan to invest for your future.

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                            MGMT 199: Special Projects: Business Management

                            Credits: 1.0 to 5.0

                            Individual projects in business management or related topics. By arrangement and permission of a business management faculty advisor. S/U grade only. Credit available with approval. For information contact a business management faculty advisor.

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                              MGMT 214: Principles of Management

                              Credits: 5.0

                              Learn managerial skills in the areas of planning, organizational structure, leadership, and control systems. Class focuses on critical thinking and decision making. Students apply management skills through situational analysis.

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                                MGMT 215: Business Information Management

                                Credits: 5.0

                                Business success relies on evaluating information that is accurate and timely. This course will analyze how businesses use information technology and the issues, strategies, concepts and terminology that employees must be familiar with to manage information.

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                                  MGMT 220: Human Resource Management

                                  Credits: 5.0

                                  Course focuses on human resource management trends, strategies and practices for staffing, recruiting, staff training and development, performance appraisal, benefits and compensation and employee and labor relations. Valuable for current or future managers and supervisors.

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                                    MGMT 230: Social Media Marketing

                                    Credits: 5.0

                                    Learn how social media impacts business practices and customer perceptions. Explore applications and evaluate the opportunities and risks for business units such as marketing and customer service. Construct strategies that build customer relationships and drive sales, sentiment and loyalty.

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                                      MGMT 234: Facilitation Skills

                                      Credits: 5.0

                                      Learn and apply facilitation methods used to design and manage meetings and focus groups, encouraging input, consensus, commitment, and team goal setting and achievement.

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                                        MGMT 235: Effective Teams

                                        Credits: 3.0

                                        Class will give you tools to develop a team, manage a team, and be an effective team member. You will also have an opportunity to identify and learn about removing barriers to effective teams.

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                                          MGMT 240: E-Marketing

                                          Credits: 5.0

                                          Course explores how Web-based applications, services and social networks are used to identify and target customers, and develop and execute marketing campaigns. E-marketing integrates fundamental marketing principles with Internet technology to build profitable customer relationships.

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                                            MGMT 255: Special Topics

                                            Credits: Maximum of 5.0 possible

                                            Topics related to current business management trends. S/U grade option.

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                                              MGMT 260: Small Business Management

                                              Credits: 5.0

                                              This course is designed to give students who are interested in entrepreneurship the exposure to a wide range of subjects essential to the formation, operation and success of a small business. Business planning and plan implementation is an integral part of the class.

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                                                MGMT 270: Project Management I: Project Scope and Requirements

                                                Credits: 5.0

                                                Learn the basics of working in a project team. Students create plans that identify project scope, constraints, stakeholders, and risks, then explore customer needs and requirements. Includes an introduction to scheduling. Team and communication skills strongly emphasized.

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                                                  MGMT 271: Project Management II: Scheduling/Controlling Projects

                                                  Credits: 5.0

                                                  Course focuses on tools to plan, monitor and control project schedules, manage resources, budgets and specifications. Students develop projects using PM tools including WBS, Gantt charts and network diagrams. Project risk will also be addressed. Prerequisite(s): MGMT 270 recommended.

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                                                    MGMT 272: PMP® and CAPM® Exam Preparation Class

                                                    Credits: Maximum of 3.0 possible

                                                    Strategies to prepare for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® or Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam. Preview the PMBOK® Guide concepts and terms and learn valuable test-taking skills. Exercises and simulations are utilized to prepare for the exam and sample tests are given for practice. S/U grade only. PMI, PMP, CAPM and PMBOK®  are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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                                                    1. Prepare a study plan for the CAPM® or PMP® exam.
                                                    2. Describe the CAPM®/PMP® format and typical question styles.
                                                    3. Complete the 23-hour formal project management training requirement for future professional certification with the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.
                                                    4. Complete an online practice exam.

                                                    MGMT 275: Business Strategies

                                                    Credits: 5.0

                                                    This capstone course integrates skills gained from prior coursework in marketing, management, communications, mathematics, human relations, accounting, and technology. Class examines how businesses survive and thrive in a competitive marketplace. Issues include how to manage growth, achieve financial health, expand and operate globally, and use technology to improve performance. Prerequisite(s): 20 credits of business and management courses recommended.

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                                                      MGMT 299: Special Projects

                                                      Credits: 1.0 to 5.0

                                                      Individual projects in business management and related topics. By arrangement and permission of a business management department faculty advisor. S/U grade only. Credit available from the business management department.

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