ACCT 2101 - Accounting I
An introduction to the measurement and financial reporting of organizations and the interpretation of the resulting financial statements. The objectives of this course are to provide an understanding of how to analyze and account for business transactions, communicate the results of these business transactions in the form of financial statements (balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements), and interpret financial statements for a wide range of organizations. Credit is not allowed for both MGT 3000 and ACCT 2101.
ACCT 2102 - Accounting II
The course deals with determining the costs of products and services and using cost information for planning and decision making. The topics include cost classification, cost allocation methods, costing of products and services, cost-volume-profit analysis, budgeting, relevant cost analysis, standard costing, and divisional performance evaluation. The emphasis in this course is on the managerial use of accounting information. Credit is not allowed for both MGT 3000 and ACCT 2102.
MGT 2106 - Legal Aspects of Business
MGT 2106 introduces students to business-related aspects of the American legal system. The course will cover torts, contracts and property as well as constitutional law, administrative law, dispute resolution, business formation, and equal opportunity. The course also focuses on enhancing awareness of ethical issues.
MGT 2200 - Information Technology
This is an introductory course about information systems (IS) and their use in modern organizations. It focuses on understanding the fundamentals of information technology from a managerial perspective, and how to manage the modern business enterprise more effectively through the use of information technology. The class is highly interactive and relies heavily on discussion and case analysis to accomplish the course objectives.
MGT 2250 - Management Statistics
This is the introduction to basic statistics for management students. The course covers basic probability theory, descriptive statistics, and inferential statistics as they apply to management applications. Students will learn how to both display data for ease of interpretation as well as use statistics to interpret data patterns. This course is a pre-requisite to MGT 2251 Management Science. Pre-req: MATH 1712 or 1501.
MGT 2251 - Management Science
This course focuses on the problem-solving and decision-making processes that use quantitative management science concepts and techniques. Pre-req: MGT 2250.
MGT 3062 - Financial Management
The objective of this course is to introduce the students to the basic principles used in financial management and their applications in long-term investment and financing. The five fundamental principles of finance that are characterized in this course are: (a) time value of money, (b) relation between risk and return, (c) efficient markets, (d) Modigiani-Miller theorem and capital structure, and (e) no arbitrage and option pricing theory. Once the students get familiar with these principles, they will learn how to apply their knowledge to the valuation of stocks and bonds, financial planning, capital budgeting, long-term financing, capital structure, dividend policy, working capital management, and risk management. Upon completing this course, the students ought to be able to make basic decisions regarding which project to undertake and when; how to finance a project; and how much debt to carry. This course will be essential for students considering a career in corporate finance. This course also lays the foundation for more advanced investment and corporate finance topics to be taught in the finance elective courses. No credit is allowed for MGT 3076 and MGT 3078. Pre-req: ACCT 2101.
MGT 3101 - Organizational Behavior
This course provides an introduction to how the behavior of individuals, groups, and organizations affects organizational effectiveness. Students will become familiar with theories, best practices, and controversies surrounding such topics as employee personality, work motivation, job satisfaction, leadership team effectiveness, and organizational change. Mastery of this material is important to the development of managerial talent, indicating sharpened leadership, teamwork, and interpersonal skills.
MGT 3102 - Human Resources
This course introduces students to the analysis of various frameworks for understanding the social regulatory environments of human resource management and how they influence management decision making. The course includes an overview of basic human resource management practices, including job design, recruitment/selection, training/development, performance management, compensation, and labor relations. Students will learn to properly utilize these practices within the social regulatory context to maintain high employee morale, maximize employee performance, uphold the organization's reputation, and contribute to the organization's overall performance.
MGT 3300 - Marketing Management I
This course presents and develops the primary marketing variables that are used in designing an overall marketing program. A systems approach is taken with the variables managed to optimize overall results. Juniors and Seniors only.
MGT 3501 - Operations Management
Operations Management (OM) is defined as the design, operation, and improvement of the systems that create and deliver the firm's primary products and services. Understanding the role of the operations function and its impact on the competitiveness of the firm is an important part of any manager's training. Operational issues include designing, acquiring, operating, and maintaining facilities and processes; purchasing raw materials; controlling and maintaining inventories; and providing the proper labor needed to produce a good or service so that the customer expectations are met. This course in operations management is intended to be a survey of operating practices and models in both manufacturing and service oriented firms. It is intended to provide managers in all functional areas with sufficient knowledge to make informed "total business decisions" and to introduce standard terms and concepts for communications with operating personnel. Pre-req: MGT 2251.
MGT 3660 - International Business
Examines the position of the U.S. in world markets, various types of international business transactions, and the relationship of business to global economic, political-legal and cultural forces.
MGT 4195 - Strategic Management
This course provides you with tools to think systematically about the factors affecting firm performance: industry conditions, firms' resources and capabilities, and opportunities for securing competitive advantage. We will discuss both business strategy (how to compete in a given market) and corporate strategy (which markets to compete in). Learning methods may include lectures and guest lectures, case discussions, interactive exercises, and debates. Finally, as a member of a team of "managers", you will run a computer-based business simulation, which provides you with an opportunity to implement and execute a chosen strategy in a competitive environment. In doing so, you will need to integrate knowledge gained in other management courses including finance, marketing, operations, accounting, and human resources management. Pre-reqs: MGT 3062, MGT 3300, MGT 3501, MGT 3101.