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MAN 2041 Working in Teams . . . . . 3(F,S)
Provides an introduction to teamwork and team processes, including working in a team setting to accomplish a project. Skills which will facilitate working in teams are emphasized.
MAN 3025 Management Fundamentals . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Study of principles of management. Process and content of management analyzed. Emphasizes classical, human relations, human resources, behavioral and quantitative management methods. Content includes planning, organizing, leading, control, employment cycle, organization design, and motivation. 45 semester hours of course work are required prior to this course.
MAN 3240 Organizational Behavior . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Understanding human processes in formal organizations, utilizing individual and group exercises which simulate behavioral dynamics of organizations. Content areas include conflict resolution, communication, leadership, planning and control and other organizational processes. May not be taken for credit by students having credit for SOP 3662. MAN 3025 or equivalent is suggested but not required.
MAN 3301 Human Resources Management . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: MAN 3025.
Introduction to personnel administration; emphasis on the basic personnel function of both the personnel specialist and the operating manager. Critical issues stressed include selection, compensation, OSHA, EEO, unions and discipline.
MAN 3360 Industrial Psychology . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Application of psychological principles to problems of employee selection, placement, merit rating, job analysis, management training and other factors related to productivity. May not be taken for credit by students having credit for INP 3004.
MAN 3504 Operations Management . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: MAN 3025, STA 2023.
Application of quantitative and qualitative management techniques to manufacturing and service organizations. Coverage of behavioral and cultural differences in international and domestic operations, plant location and layout, production method selection, job design, scheduling and control of operations and related topics.
MAN 3550 Introduction to Management Science . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: MAN 3025, MAC 2233.
Quantitative decision-making methods and their application to planning and control of operations. Systems concept of organization and mathematical reasoning in decision-making emphasized. Cases and incidents provide illustrations. Credit may not be earned in both MAN 3540 and MAN 3550.
MAN 3948 Service Learning Field Study II . . . . . 1-3(F,S,SS)
Placement in community agency or other social organizational setting related to field of study. Supervision by faculty and agency. Students and faculty "customize" courses to fit a full range of services that are available in the setting. Student must be able to draw correlation between the discipline and field study. Journal and reflective experience paper are required. With the agreement of the student's faculty sponsor, a minimum of 4-6 hours per week must be done at the field site per semester hour of credit. Permission is required.
MAN 3949 Cooperative Education . . . . . 1-2(F,S,SS)
Alternating full-time or consecutive parallel terms of practical experience in the intended field. Reinforcing academic preparation; confirming educational and career goals; personal and professional development; early start in career; earnings toward self-support; improved employability. (See program description under Cooperative Education). Graded on satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only. Permission of director of Cooperative Education is required.
MAN 4102 Management of Diversity . . . . . 3(F,S)
Roles, behaviors, career paths, motivational strategies, obstacles, and collegial reaction to managing diversity within the labor force are an integral aspect of the course. Personal assessment of communication styles and diversity in management styles. Discussions focus on diversity awareness and strategies to enhance productivity through team effort. Emphasis on proactive steps to integrate a diverse work force toward a more productive unit. Offered concurrently with MAN 5116; graduate students will be assigned additional work. Meets Multicultural requirement.
MAN 4720 Policy Analysis and Formulation . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: ACG 3343 for accounting majors: ACG 3311 for non-majors, FIN 3403, MAN 3504, MAR 3023.
Aggregate planning and development of overall policy for organizations. Emphasizes the system interrelationship of the functional areas of enterprise from the viewpoint of top executives. Senior status and permission is required.
MAN 4750 The Future: Projecting, Planning and Managing . . . . . 3(F,S)
Roles that individuals and organizations have in managing the future. Senior status is required; business majors only.
MAN 4940 Internship in Management . . . . . 1-6(F,S,SS)
On an "as available" basis, management majors may request an internship in management by submitting written proposals to faculty advisors. Proposals must be approved by advisor, chairperson and sponsor. Students must have a 2.5 GPA overall and a 3.0 GPA in management to be eligible for internships. All internships include seminar on internship experience, including written reports. Graded satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only. Permission is required.
MAN 4949 Cooperative Education . . . . . 0(F,S,SS)
Alternating full-time or consecutive parallel terms of practical experience in the intended field. Reinforcing academic preparation; confirming educational and career goals; personal and professional development; early start in career; earnings toward self-support; improved employability. (See program description under Cooperative Education). Graded on satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only. Master level student and permission of director of Cooperative Education is required.
MAN 5047 Team Building . . . . . 3(S)
Teaches team building concepts experientially. Each student will be expected to demonstrate a theoretical understanding of group dynamics, be able to apply this knowledge within a task group and function as a group facilitator. Credit may not be earned in both MAN 5542 and MAN 5047.
MAN 5116 Management of Diversity . . . . . 3(F,S)
Roles, behaviors, career paths, motivational strategies, obstacles, and collegial reaction to managing diversity within the labor force are an integral aspect of the course. Personal assessment of communication styles and diversity in management styles are provided. Discussions focus on diversity awareness and strategies to enhance productivity through team effort. Emphasis on proactive steps to integrate a diverse work force toward a more productive unit. Offered concurrently with MAN 4102; graduate students will be assigned additional work. All majors encouraged. Graduate student status is required. Credit may not be earned in both MAN 5105 and MAN 5116.
MAN 5204 Modern Organization Theory . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT)
Study and critical analysis of organization theory as it is presently constituted and can be applied to all types of organizations, public and private. Consideration given to inter-relationships among the individual, groups, organizations, and larger systems. May not be taken for credit by students having credit for PAD 5107 or SOP 5617.
MAN 5537 Management of Engineering and Technology . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT)
Management of engineering and technology activities and organizations. Topics include management principles applied to technology, technical project planning and execution, technical personnel management and external relationships.
MAN 5806C Small Business Management Consulting . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Practicum in providing management assistance to small businesses in area. Usually students work in pairs and provide assistance to two business firms. Weekly meetings, teaching in consulting and final written report on each firm constitute principal elements. Senior or graduate status, 3.0 GPA and permission are required.
MAN 6156 Management and Organizational Behavior . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Appreciation and understanding of the field of organizational behavior and its application in managing human and other resources. Emphasizes understanding individual behavior (motivation, self-awareness, leadership, etc.) and group dynamics (decision-making, group development and work) plus conflict, climate, learning styles, power, stress, process/content, human rights and quality. Utilizes experiential learning methodologies and other appropriate designs. May not be taken for credit by students having credit for INP 6397. Permission is required.
MAN 6285 Organizational Change and Development . . . . . 3(F)
Prerequisite: MAN 6156.
Organizational development: change agentry, role of self in O.D., change theory, feedback methodology, relationship building, team building and quality. Lab learning methodology. Expanded emphasis on field work and application can follow as MAN 6943. May not be taken for credit by students having credit for SOP 6668.
MAN 6288 Pro Seminar in Organizational Development . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: MAN 6285/SOP 6668 and Practicum.
Ethics, values and assumptions of organizational development. Focuses on such core issues as ambiguity, time, trust, rejection, organic, marginality, authority, control and congruency. Taught as a seminar, it builds on the literature, research and experience of organizational development.
MAN 6511 Operations Management Problems . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: QMB 6305.
Planning and control of domestic and multinational service and manufacturing operations utilizing information inside and outside the organization. Techniques to plan and improve location, layout, flow through the facility, design of work, and management of the human factor; all with an emphasis on management and maintenance of quality. Contains a portfolio project.
MAN 6721 Strategic Management and Policy Formulation . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: FIN 6406, MAR 6815, ECP 6705.
Utilizes case analysis, a strategic simulation and other related experiential exercises. Integrates and applies the various business management functions from the strategic viewpoint of the organizational chief executive officer. Designed for M.B.A. candidates and should be taken the last semester before graduation. Permission is required.
MAN 6943 Management Internship . . . . . 1-3(F,S,SS)
As internship opportunities become available, M.B.A. candidates may request internships in management by submitting written proposals to a management advisor. Proposals must be approved by advisor and M.B.A. Director. Students may receive maximum of 6 sh of credit for internships. All internships include a seminar on the internship experience, including formal written reports. Graded on a satisfactory/ unsatisfactory basis only. Permission is required.