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Undergraduate Management Courses
MGT 268 Management Information Systems. This course is designed to give the student an understanding of the importance of information systems in modern companies, the components that make up information system and insight into the integration that good information systems foster in a business organization. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems will also be covered. Prerequisite: CS 150. Offered every semester. Three credits.
MGT 331 Concepts of Management. The management process through an examination of its functions of planning, organization, motivating and controlling work, and work performance in a business organization. Theoretical concepts and applications through the use of selected case materials. Offered every semester. Three credits.
MGT 333 Human Resource Management. The historical evaluation, structure, policies, and practices of human resources departments. The work of these departments in acquiring, training, and developing human resources, facilitating corporate communication, motivating employees, setting appropriate wage and salary levels, and facilitating union relations are introduced. Prerequisite: 331. Three credits.
MGT 334 Labor and Employment Law. Analysis of major labor and employment laws affecting management practice. Specific topics include: National Labor Relations Act, Title VII, Americans with Disabilities Act, Affirmative Action, Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Also considers significant tort legislation, including wrongful discharge, privacy and defamation. Three credits.
MGT 336 Compensation and Benefits Management. Provides students with an understanding of the compensation system. Emphasis on the design, development, and implementation of a total compensation system that balances internal consistence, with external competitiveness. Prerequisite: 333. Three credits.
MGT 337 Supply Chain Management. Examines the organization of a purchasing department, its objectives, functions, and personnel. Purchasing specifications, standards, bidding, ordering, and sources are among the topics covered. Discussion and analysis of the duties and responsibilities of the materials handling manager in a typical manufacturing process is discussed, including coordination between manufacturing departments and plants within a firm. Three credits.
MGT 339 Business and Society. Explores the evolving relationship between business institutions and societal institutions through a variety of disciplines (e.g. economic and social history, industrial sociology, organization theory, and business ethics) and a variety of media (e.g. historical narratives, literary materials, articles from academic journals, newspaper reports, and films). Offered every semester. Three credits.
MGT 340 Business, Social Change and Ethics. Examines the process of business development and the ethical questions that process raises. Particular attention is paid to the questions raised by market pressures, bureaucratic organization and income stratification. Offered every semester. Three credits.
MGT 342 Facilities Structure and Maintenance. Addresses planning, designing, implementing, and managing work environments as physical systems. Foci include architectural design, space planning and maintenance, environmental support systems, building structural subsystems (e.g., walls, floors, windows, ceilings), energy distribution, telecommunications, building operations, and maintenance, health, safety, security; building codes. Three credits.
MGT 345 Team Building. A class which integrates theory and application by teaching students who to be effective members of a work team. Emphasis on both logical and creative problem solving. Dynamics and processes within teams serve as the focus of analysis, learning, and practice. Part of the Creativity theme. Offered every year. Three credits.
MGT 350 Principles of Electronic Commerce This course introduces students to the fundamental concepts and frameworks of electronic commerce. Topics include strategic role of EC, impact on an organization and its value system, assessment of available business models, overview of the technological infrastructure and a discussion of critical legal, societal and management issues. Prerequisites: MGT 268. Offered fall and winter semesters. Three credits.
MGT 351 Enterprise Information Systems This course provides a comprehensive understanding of Enterprise Information Systems (EIS) focusing on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems and the key role they plan in modern organizations. Students will gain an understanding of ERP Systems from both a functional (business process) and implementation perspective using SAP R/3 software. Prerequisites: MGT 268. Three credits. Offered winter semester.
MGT 355 The Diversified Workforce. An examination of the experiences of different groups in the U.S. workforce, including race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, and sexual orientation. Cultural differences are explored and a consideration is given to the ways in which organizational norms operate to include or marginalize different groups of people. Fulfills U.S. Diversity requirement. Part of perspective from the Outside theme. Three credits.
MGT 360 Business Process Redesign This course explores business processes and their place in the modern business organization. It will emphasize concepts, techniques, methods and skills needed to identify, analyze and redesign business processes. Business Process Redesign software will be used extensively. Prerequisites: MGT 268. Three credits. Offered fall semester.
MGT 361 Management Science. Application of the scientific, mathematical and quantitative methods to managerial decision-making under conditions of certainty, risk, and uncertainty. Specific topics include linear programming, transportation, assignment, project management, queuing theory, decision analysis, and simulation. Prerequisites: CS 150, STA 215. Offered every semester. Three credits.
MGT 362 Computers in Operations Management. Familiarizes students with the modeling, methodologies, and software used in developing operations management systems. Prerequisites: 366 and 268. Offered once yearly. Three credits.
MGT 363 Managing Quality. Provides students with an overview of total quality management. Emphasis on the philosophy, tools, and the integrated systems for the continuous improvement of process and product quality. Offered once yearly. Three credits.
MGT 364 Service Operations Management. An overview of the planning, controls, and designs of operations in the service industry. Emphasis on the application of economic principles, decision tool and models to solve problems encountered in the service environment. Offered once yearly. Three credits.
MGT 365 Strategic Management of Operations. Designed to enhance comprehension of the operations management function at the strategic level, to gain experience in identifying and analyzing strategic problem situations, and to develop recommendations for action. Prerequisite: 366. Offered once yearly. Three credits.
MGT 366 Operations Management. Application of strategic and quantitative tools and techniques in manufacturing and service organizations. Specific topics include manufacturing strategy formulation, forecasting, aggregate planning, scheduling, Just in Time, management and assurance of quality, inventory management and advanced technologies, including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems. Prerequisites: STA 215 and MGT 268. Offered every semester. Three credits.
MGT 367 Manufacturing and Planning and Control. Basics course in manufacturing planning and control. Topics include capacity planning, forecasting, production activity control, master productions scheduling, production planning, independent demand inventory management, material requirements planning, and just-in-time. Prerequisites: 268 and 366. Offered fall semester. Three credits.
MGT 371 Business Systems and Change. Provides a comprehensive presentation of the concepts, procedures, and tools necessary for analyzing and designing management information systems. Students will develop skills necessary throughout the systems development cycle, e.g. project management, data collection, analysis, design, testing, and documentation. Students will apply course concepts and skills in a team project. Prerequisites: CS 333. Offered fall semester. Three credits.
MGT 380 Selected Topics in Management. Analysis and discussion of advanced topics, contemporary problems, and new or controversial topics. Specific topics will reflect interest of students and instructors. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Offered on sufficient demand. Three credits.
MGT 430 Organizational Development. Examines change as a dynamic and essential process in organizations and explores the manager's role as a change agent. Emphasis is given to the ability to plan, initiate, and implement changes with the potential to improve the functioning of organizations and their members. Prerequisite: 331. Three credits.
MGT 431 Advanced Human Resources Management. The consideration of human resource management from an applications/skills perspective. Includes discussion and analysis of contemporary issues and practices. Students convert concepts into practice through the use of integrative strategic cases and/or professional projects and exercises. Prerequisite: 333. Three credits.
MGT 432 Grievance Administration, Arbitration, and Collective Bargaining. Problems and issues in the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements in the public and private sectors. Grievance procedures and arbitration under a union contract. The resolution of disputes over wages, seniority, work assignments and other common employment relations will be covered. Prerequisite: 334. Three credits.
MGT 433 International Human Resources Management. Focus on the effects of globalization on human resource activities and facilitates development of a set of skills essential for a successful career as a global manager. Prerequisite: 333. Three credits.
MGT 436 Small-Business Management. Application of management principles to the everyday operating problems of small, evolving businesses. Designed for persons considering entrepreneurial careers and those already operating small businesses. Three credits.
MGT 437 Family Business. Develops the intricate connections between management, ownership, and family dynamics that characterize family business. Its intention is to do this primarily by bringing together established members of the local family owned business community and students with family business backgrounds or interests. Prerequisite: Family business background or permission of the instructor. Three credits.
MGT 438 Business Ethics. An inquiry into the relevance of the classical ethical literature to the resolution of everyday business problems. Particular emphasis will be placed on the practical usefulness of the Socratic tradition. That tradition requires that we attend to clarifying our own values as well as those of others. We will read a number of Socratic Dialogues, respond to a variety of business cases, and attend to the relationship between them and the process of understanding ourselves. Prerequisite: 331 or permission of the instructor. Three credits.
MGT 451 Introduction to Electronic Commerce. An introduction to tools, techniques, concepts and principles related to developing high-impact web-based applications. Prerequisite: MGT 350. Offered winter semester. Three credits.
MGT 452 E-Commerce Applications Development. This course focuses on advanced, data-driven, interactive e-commerce applications. Topics include database design, user interface design, issues in interactive applications development, and the implementation of security and controls. Prerequisite: CS 333 and MGT 451. Offered fall semester. Three credits.
MGT 466 International Management and Multinational Corporations. A study of the managerial challenges of conducting business in a global economy. Emphasis on cultural differences and their impact on the situations and issues managers confront when working internationally. Requires senior status or approval of the instructor. Three credits.
MGT 467 Advanced Topics in Operations Management. This course provides a framework for effectively managing processes and employees in manufacturing organizations. Emphasis is given to the process involved in initiating and implementing changes in management policies, products, and technologies. Course format includes a mixture of lectures, readings, case analysis, and real-world exercises. Prerequisite: 366. Offered once yearly. Three credits.
MGT 471 Enterprise Systems Configuration. Students will learn about business processes in modern organizations, managing change to those processes, and configuring an Enterprise Resource Planning system to implement business process changes. Project Organization skills will be enhanced as students work on cross-functional teams to implement changes. Prerequisite: CS 160, MGT 268, and CS 353. CS 353 may be taken concurrently. Offered winter semester. Three credits.
MGT 475 customized ERP Solutions. Students will learn how to customized Enterprise Resource Planning software using programming languages like ABAP, SAP's proprietary language. Students will learn generalized programming concepts as well as the specifics of programming concepts as well as the specifics of programming with ABAP. Students will explore the difficulties associated with making changes to "off-the-shelf" software. Prerequisite: MGT 471 or 472. Offered winter semester. Three credits.
MGT 479 Deployment and Management. A capstone course that integrates through case studies this application of concepts, theories, and skills associated with OIS as they contribute to the solution of business problems and the development of solutions for business problems. Development of OIS strategies is emphasized. Prerequisites: 371 and 372. Offered once yearly. Three credits.
MGT 480 Corporate Projects. Provides students, regardless of major, with opportunities to work under faculty supervision as part of a student team on actual projects for organizations and corporations and to learn and practice technical and communication skills and ethical considerations. Three credits.
MGT 490 Management Internship. This course will be used to grant management credit to students who complete internships in the management field. Prerequisites: Junior standing; minimum 2.5 GPA. One to six credits. Offered on a credit/no credit basis.
MGT 495 Administrative Policy. The study of functions and responsibilities of general management on terms of analyzing problems which affect the performance, character, and success of the total business enterprise. Emphasis on corporate strategy and its implementation. International aspects of corporate strategy are included. Prerequisites: Senior standing and all core classes. Offered every semester. Three credits.
MGT 499 Independent Research. Independent research in the student's area of interest, supervised by a member of the Seidman faculty and culminating in a written and oral report. Written permission of the instructor required. Offered each semester. One to three credits.
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