Columbus State University
1999-2000 Academic Catalog

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MGMT - Management

MGMT 3115. Management and Organizational Behavior (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Completion of the Lower Division Business Core (Areas A & F and COMM 1110). Describes and analyzes the managerial functions of planning, organizing and controlling. It emphasizes the understanding and application of behavioral science to industrial society. Topics include motivation, leadership, workgroups, and organizational dynamics.

MGMT 3125. Production and Operations Management (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Completion of the Lower Division Business Core (Areas A & F and COMM 1110); Prerequisite or Co-requisite: BUSA 3111. A survey of the techniques used in the design and operation of manufacturing and service systems.

MGMT 3135. Human Resource Management (3-0-3) Prerequisite: MGMT 3115. Principles, practices and programs relevant to managing human resources in a modern organization.

MGMT 3137. Compensation and Benefits Administration (3-0-3) Prerequisite: MGMT 3115. Practices and principles employed to develop and administer integrated employee compensation and benefit plans.

MGMT 3145. Labor Economics (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ECON 2106. Economic aspects of labor organizations, wage theory and applications of labor economics.

MGMT 3155. Business Ethics (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior Standing. Lecture/discussion of ethics concepts, frameworks, and issues. Debate/presentation of classical and recent cases involving ethical decisions and actions.

MGMT 4115. Advanced Organizational Behavior (3-0-3) Prerequisite: MGMT 3115. Managerial applications of the behavioral sciences as applied to modern organizations; individual, interpersonal, and group behaviors are studied using a psychological and sociological basis.

MGMT 4125. Management Science (3-0-3) Prerequisite: BUSA 3111. Applications of management science concepts to decision making. Emphasis is placed on the linear programming problem and its various forms.

MGMT 4126. Quality Control and Statistical Techniques (3-0-3) Prerequisite: BUSA 3111. Design of quality control systems and statistical techniques for establishing product specifications, process controls, acceptance sampling, and other techniques of quality assurance.

MGMT 4135. Industrial Relations and Collective Bargaining (3-0-3) Prerequisite: MGMT 3115. An analysis of public policy and legislation directed at union-management relations including development and framework for collective bargaining. Case analysis of various labor relations issues are included.

MGMT 4165. Managerial Communication (3-0-3) Prerequisite: MGMT 3115. Through use of individual writing, speaking, and listening skills that enhance managerial effectiveness, this course describes and analyzes the managerial communication implications of management and organizational behavior concepts.

MGMT 4185. Strategic Management (3-0-3) Prerequisites: Senior Standing and completion of all other BBA core courses. A capstone course integrating the major fields in business administration. This course should be taken during the senior year.

MGMT 4186. Small Business Management (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Senior Standing. The practical approach to starting and managing a small business. Alternative option of field work-study acting as a management consultant to a small business. Utilizes all prior business courses, knowledge, and experience. Emphasizes practical application of business education.

MGMT 4698. Internship (3 hours) Prerequisite: Approval of Department Chair. Placement is restricted and can not entail an individual’s current employment assignment. Substantial written proposal and final report are required. Nine hours work per week is required. Credit may be applied only as an elective. (S/U grading).

MGMT 4899. Independent Study (3 hours) Prerequisite: Senior Standing. Independent study in a selected area of business administration. Study will be directed by a faculty member representing chosen area of specialization. Candidates must present a minimum 1500-word plan through the instructor to the office of the Dean for approval.

MGMT 6125. Operations Research: Concepts and Applications (3-0-3) Prerequisite: MBA 5127. Operations research techniques for business problems and improved decision making. Topics may include simulation, multivariate statistics, and decision theory. The role of the computer is emphasized. Open to MBA students only.

MGMT 6795. International Business Seminar (3-0-3) Examination of the critical issues of international business from the perspective of U.S. companies which undertake strategies for overseas business operations, i.e., marketing, finance, and human resource management. Open to MBA students only.

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