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MGT 306 Service Management

Course Description: This course explores the history and evolution of the service economy and the theories and strategies for development of quality services. The focus will be on benchmarks of service management and the provider/client relationship. Topics will include operations, marketing, strategy, information technology and organizational issues in services. Emphasis will be on service management in the hospitality and tourism industry.

Course Rotation: Spring;NY

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 307 Hotel Management

Course Description: This course examines the role of management in the hotel industry. The basic managerial functions of planning, organizing, and controlling will be examined. Special attention will be given to the issues of staff planning and scheduling, productivity analysis, international standards and practice, and policy formulation.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall. PLV: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 205 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 308 Travel and Tourism Management

Course Description: This course provides an overview of the travel industry field and related businesses including an examination of the close linkages between hotel, food, recreation, transportation and other industries affected by tourism. Special attention will be given to the travel industry network, domestic and international travel and tourism trends, the impact of government and public policy on tourism, travel destination planning, and development, and the effects of travel and tourism on infrastructure and native cultures.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall, Summer. PLV : TBA

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 205 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 309 Restaurant and Foodservices Management

Prerequisite: MGT 250 and junior standing.

Course Description: This course introduces the student to the management issues associated with the planning, operation, control and service quality assurance of foodservice establishments. The course emphasizes management techniques in different types of food services in hotels, restaurants, and institutions.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring. PLV: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 205 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 310 Standards of Safety in Hospitality and Tourism

Prerequisite: Junior standing and any Biology course with a lab component or any Chemistry course with a lab component (BIO 123 or CHE 101 or CHE 110 are recommended). Students will pay an exam registration fee of approximately $25 for national food safety certification exam.

Course Description: A combination of lecture, field trip, and web assisted assignments featuring safety issues in hospitality and tourism which include risk management, crisis management, security management and safety management. A focus on food safety management will provide the students an opportunity to gain certification in the ServeSafe Curriculum which focuses on food safety and provides a competitive advantage in hospitality and tourism enterprises. Students will be required to pass the food safety test as part of the course.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring.

2 credits

MGT 311 Hospitality and Tourism Technology and Design

Prerequisite: MGT 307 and junior standing.

Course Description: This course is designed to familiarize students with management of design issues: facilities, psychological, operational, and technological. The focus is on changes in the business model and customer relations in hospitality and tourism.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 307 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 312 Event Management

Course Description:This course introduces students to the principles, concepts, and steps involved in planning and executing successful events. Students will discuss definitions and categories of event planning and current issues and trends of event management. Strategies will be introduced to develop meaningful, well organized conferences, meeting and special events, including how to effectively procure, organize, implement and monitor the products and services that bring an event to life. Students will learn different aspects of organizing and managing special events: choosing the best venue: preparing and managing the budget; scheduling and staffing; coordinating food and beverage, décor, entertainment, and themes.

Course Rotation:NY;Fall

3 credits

Prerequisites

(MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 235 Minimum Grade of D)

MGT 313 Cruise Industry Management

Course Description: In depth assessment of the management of the global cruise industry and its impact on the tourism industry. Students will develop a business plan that considers the management, marketing, organizational structure, operations, regulations, financial issues and sustainability of this global industry. Students will also explore the environmental, economic and cultural/social impacts of the cruise industry.

Course Rotation:Fall;NY

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 315 Small Business Management

Course Description: Managerial problems involved in planning, organizing, coordinating and controlling a small business firm's total operation are analyzed. Utilizing the case study approach, emphasis is placed on the concepts of management, accounting, finance, law, and marketing as they specifically apply to the small business sector of the economy.
Course Rotation: NYC: Fall. PLV: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 205 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 316 Venture Initiation and Entrepreneurship

Prerequisite: MGT 250 and junior standing.

Course Description: This course examines the nature and environment of entrepreneurship. Students learn to recognize and develop entrepreneurial skills by examining and analyzing the strategies employed by practicing entrepreneurs in creating and building new ventures. Particular attention is given to the criteria used in assessing the feasibility of new venture ideas and opportunities. Each student is required to develop a personal entrepreneurial strategy identifying areas of personal strength and areas where growth is needed in order to achieve individual goals of creating and building a new business venture.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall and Spring. PLV: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 205 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 319 International Entrepreneurship

Course Description: This course introduces entrepreneurship by examining various aspects of starting new ventures that are focused on international markets. The key success factors in creating a new internationally oriented business will be examined from the perspective of an entrepreneur. This approach includes business started in the U.S. that target foreign markets as well as businesses started in various other countries by entrepreneurs (e.g. China, India, Brazil, etc.).

Course Rotation: NY: Fall, PL: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 316 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 340 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 320 Entrepreneurial Implementation

Prerequisite: Junior standing and above.

Course Description: The Entrepreneurship Implementation is a practicum for students who want to actively engage in the entrepreneurial start-up business process. It is designed to offer students direct experience with entrepreneurship and exposure to the entrepreneurial mindset in a supportive environment. Class meetings are held in the Entrepreneurship Lab and will focus on understanding and evaluating the steps necessary in order to launch a new business venture. In addition to lectures, presentations and other interactions with the professor, students will work with entrepreneurs and practicing professionals in the field of entrepreneurship. Students wishing to enroll in this course must have a clearly defined business concept (commercial or social) and be committed to its implementation.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 316 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 322 Organizational Behavior

Not open to students who have completed MGT 323.

Course Description: Taking an interactive approach, this course deals with people in business enterprises and attempts to familiarize students with organizational relations including superior-subordinate relations, formal and informal group interactions; interpersonal and inter-group conflict; cooperation, discipline, motivation, authority, job satisfaction, communications and change.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall, Spring, and Summer. PLV: Fall and Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 205 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 323 Organizational Behavior and the Virtual Enterprise

Not open to students who have completed MGT 322. Open first to students enrolled in an Online Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Completion program. As space permits, Lubin students may take MGT 323 as a substitute for MGT 322. Contact Janet Kirtman at jkirtman@pace.edu for further registration information.

Course Description: Organizational Behavior and Culture addresses human behavior and interpersonal skills in organizational settings and cultures. Using an interactive approach, this course deals with people in organizations and developing people centered organizations. Students are introduced to concepts of organizations at the individual, team or group and organizational level. Relationships between organizational members will include issues of management and leadership, superior- subordinate relations, communication, formal and informal group interactions;interp ersonal and intergroup conflict; cooperation, discipline, motivation, job satisfaction, and change. Understanding these issues leads to an understanding of major organizational outcomes i.e., performance, satisfaction, absenteeism and turnover and processes that managers can use to positively influence these outcomes. Theory and practice will be integrated as students learn about and experience working as a virtual student on a virtual project team within a virtual organization (the class). The course is personalized so that each student has first hand experience with the concepts presented. The course will use multiple delivery methods including individual on-line learning, collaborative distance learning tools as well as telephone and video.

4 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 330 Business and Society

Course Description: An interdisciplinary introduction to contemporary social and ethical problems which businesses face. This course deals with the relationship of the corporation to other social and political institutions in America and with international changes affecting American businesses.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall and Spring. PLV: Fall.

3 credits

MGT 340 International Management

Course Description: This course identifies areas of similarities and differences in terms of cultures and sub-cultures, legal, political, and social systems, as well as economic order. The effect of environmental factors on multinational business operations is explored. Special attention is given to the opportunities and problems which different environments afford management of international business.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall, Spring, and Summer. PLV: Fall and Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 205 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 341 Comparative Management Systems

Prerequisite: MGT 250 and junior standing.

Course Description: This course examines management systems in various parts of the world including Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Specific management systems in selected countries are discussed in detail. The implications for international management are analyzed.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall and Spring. PLV: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 205 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 342 The Human Dimension in International Management

Course Description: This course examines people management issues in an international context from the perspective of the line manager. Topics traditionally included under human resources management and organizational behaviors are covered. Issues related to managing people in an international setting and personnel concerns of international operations are emphasized.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 322 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 340 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 362 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 343 International Management Environments: Asia

Prerequisite: MGT 340 and junior standing.

Course Description: This course provides an overview of how business is done in Asia. Students will learn about the economic, cultural, and political influences on business. A general description of the region will be given along with specific focus on the differences among individual countries and cultures.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring '06, Fall '07, Spring '09

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 340 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 344 International Management Environments: Latin America

Prerequisite: MGT 340 and junior standing.

Course Description: This course provides an overview of how business is done in Latin America including Mexico, the Caribbean, Argentina, Chile, and Brazil. Students will learn about the economic, cultural, and political influences on business. A general description of the region will be given along with specific focus on the differences among individual countries.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring. PLV: Fall '08, Spring '10, Fall '11.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 340 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 345 International Management Environments: Europe

Course Description: This course provides an overview of how business is done in Central, Eastern, and Western Europe. Students will learn about the economic, cultural, and political influences on business. A general description of the region will be given along with specific focus on the differences among individual countries.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring. PLV: Spring '09, Fall '10, Spring '12.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 240 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 340 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 347 International Management Field Study

Prerequisite: MGT 250, junior standing and permission of Instructor. Not open to students who have taken MGT 396E. New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge I. Service Learning Component.
Note: MGT 347 may be used as a substitute for one of the following requirements: MGT 308 for the Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) and Business Management Concentrations and either MGT 344 or MGT 349 for International Management majors.

Course Description: The International Management Field Study provides students with the unique opportunity to visit other countries and regions of the world and to learn about the cultures, subcultures, legal, political, and socio systems, economic order, and work settings of the area visited. Students will meet with foreign managers, educators, and government officials, as appropriate, to discuss issues affecting the practice of management in the region visited. In addition, students may participate in various local business or cultural events as a means of gaining a more personal understanding of the evolution and practice of management in that region. The field study component of the course will generally take place during intersession, spring break, or summer.

Course Rotation: Fall

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 347A Intrntnl Mgmnt Fld Stdy: Tourism Destination Planning in Florence and the Mugello Region, Italy

Course Description: This course offers the unique opportunity for students to see how science and business can work together in developing a very successful tourism industry in the Tuscany region of Italy. The course focuses on the principles of business development, environment, ecology, and sustainability of ecotourism and agrotourism in Florence and the Mugello territories of Italy.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 250 Min Grade D

MGT 347B International Management Field Study: China

Prerequisite: Junior standing required.

Course Description: This International Field Study course will be about understanding and managing in different cultures, doing business across cultures, and managing multi-national business affairs in the context of the USA and China. We will study cases and hear from expert and then go visit China. The trip will include visits to Beijing and Shanghai (and Hong Kong, if time permits), including companies and cultural sites such as the Great Wall and Forbidden City.

3 credits

MGT 347R Economic Competitiveness and Leadership: Field Study to Russia and Finland

Course Description: This course will explore the theme of "Economic Competitiveness and Leadership". We will study the characteristics of international business and financial markets and evaluate the associated risks and benefits within the framework of changing global economic conditions, devoting special attention to Europe and regional integration. We will further consider these characteristics and trends within the context of global competitiveness and modern leadership challenges. Students will have the opportunity to meet with political and business leaders and learn more about the business culture in these countries.

3 credits

MGT 348 International Management Internship

Prerequisite: MGT 340, junior standing in the International Management major and a minimum CQPA of 3.00. Permission of the MGT/MGS Department Chair or International Management Program Chair is required.

Course Description: This course requires students to apply international management knowledge gained through course work in an appropriate organizational setting. Students will be required to keep a journal and complete a paper.

Course Rotation: Fall and Spring.

0 - 6 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 240 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 340 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 349 International Management Seminar

Course Description: A seminar for International Management majors. Students are expected to draw upon their regional concentrations within the International Management program to analyze and discuss current international issues. Topics covered may vary from semester to semester depending upon the instructor's expertise and the current global environment.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring. PLV: TBA.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D and MGT 340 Minimum Grade of D and MGT 340 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 353 Advanced Data Analysis for Business Decisions

Prerequisite: MGT 225 or MAT 117 or MAT 134 or MAT 234, and junior standing.

Course Description: This course covers business applications of advanced data analysis tools. The applications include developing effective marketing strategies, predicting employee turnover, auditing, credit approval decisions and others. The focus of the course is on implementing the techniques using a popular statistical software package and interpreting business implications of the results.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 225 Minimum Grade of D or ( MAT 117 Minimum Grade of D or MAT 134 Minimum Grade of D or MAT 234 Minimum Grade of D)

MGT 354 Quality Assurance and Total Quality Management

Course Description: This course focuses on the design and management of quality for manufacturing, service, and public sectors to achieve global competitiveness. Emphasis is placed on new techniques for managing quality. Topics include statistical quality control, total quality management, concurrent engineering, Taguchi designs, benchmarking, ISO 9000, quality function deployment, quality philosophies of Deming, Juran, Crosby, Taguchi, Ishikawa and others, environmental quality, reliability, availability, and maintainability, Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award and Deming Prize.

Course Rotation: NYC: Offered every three semesters: Spring '07, Fall '08 Spring '10 PLV: TBA.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D and MAT 117 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 355 Management Science and Production Management Concepts

Prerequisite: MAT 104 or MAT 137, MAT 117 or MAT 134 or MAT 234, MGT 250 and junior standing.

Course Description: This course acquaints the student with the management science approach to the solution of business problems in general and production problems in particular. Problems involving the business as a whole, as well as such areas as inventory control, production scheduling, quality control and decision analysis are considered. Topics include linear programming, integer programming, queuing theory, decision theory, probability concepts, and simulation.

Course Rotation: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

3 credits

Prerequisites

(MAT 104 Minimum Grade of D or MAT 137 Minimum Grade of D) and ( MAT 117 Minimum Grade of D or MAT 134 Minimum Grade of D or MAT 234 Minimum Grade of D)

MGT 356 Simulation Techniques

Course Description: Properties and classification of simulation models.Statistical sampling ; Monte Carlo Techniques ; discrete , continuous , empirical distributions; simulation languages. Computer simulation of queuing, inventory,and scheduling systems.Students will program ,code and run simulations in BASIC and GPSS.

Course Rotation: NYC: Offered every three semesters: Fall '09,Spring '11, Fall '13.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 355 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 357 Project Management for Business

Prerequisite: MGT 355 and junior standing.

Course Description: This course covers topics in management of business projects. Students will learn the specific skills that are required to effectively manage projects across a variety of business disciplines. The topics include project selection, scope management, team building, cost management, project scheduling, quality management, and risk management. Computer software such as Microsoft Project will be used. After this course, students will be eligible to sit for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring. PLV: TBA.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MAT 117 Minimum Grade of D or MAT 234 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 362 Human Resources Management

Course Description: This course analyzes the strategies, problems, and procedures used in assessing human potential, abilities, and performance. Students learn to develop and use methods to select personnel and evaluate their performance. Topics include selection and recruitment procedures, job analysis, performance appraisal systems, training and counseling procedures and their assessment and compensation systems.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall, Spring, and Summer. PLV: Fall and Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 205 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 363 Training and Development

Course Description: This course analyzes the strategies, problems, issues, and practices involved in human resources training and development from various perspectives. Topics stressed include training and development methods, program design, effectiveness evaluation, training, and development research, learning theory, career planning, executive development, and the implementation of effective training systems.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall. PLV: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 322 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 362 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 364 Organizational Theory and Development

Course Description: This course examines the nature and problems of organizations from a macro-perspective. Planned approaches to organizational change will also be considered. Topics include structural, technological, and behavioral approaches to change, models of change, intervention methods, change agent behavior and management of change.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall. PLV: Spring

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 322 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 365 Managerial Negotiations

Course Description: This course develops student’s negotiation and conflict management skills. Negotiations are a primary part of social life in general and organization life in particular. Since almost everyone involved in organizations engages in some kind of negotiations (with bossed, peers, suppliers, clients, etc.) this course promises to be relevant and helpful for a variety of management students.

Course Rotation: NY: Spring; PL: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 205 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 366 Leadership Principles and Practice

Prerequisite: MGT 322 and junior standing.
New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge I. Service Learning Component.

Course Description: This course explores the research and theories of effective leadership. The following topics are studied from the perspective of both the leader and group members: asserting authority, building commitment, gaining power, introducing change, handling confrontation and lateral relations.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring. PLV: Offered every three semesters: Fall '09, Spring '11, Fall '12.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 222 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 322 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 323 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 370 Managing Creativity

Course Description: Arts and entertainment organizations depend on creativity to survive and thrive. This course explores the elements of creativity and how to facilitate the creative process, not only in others but in ourselves. Students will learn how the design of work and organizations affects creative processes and outcomes. Leadership skills will be identified and developed that can facilitate creativity in arts and entertainment organizations, whether they are non-profit or for-profit.

Course Rotation: NY: Spring

3 credits

MGT 371 Managing Entertainment Projects

Course Description: The basic structure of many arts and entertainments organizations is project based. This type of work design creates unique challenges for attracting and managing resources, facilitating transfer and learning across projects, and production management. The course will examine methods and strategies for facilitating the efficiency and effectiveness of project-based teams.
Course Rotation:NY;Fall

3 credits

Prerequisites

(MGT 235 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D)

MGT 372 Governance and Stakeholder Management in the Arts

Course Description: This course takes will provide an overview and analysis of the various governance structures typical of arts organizations. It will also examine the unique challenges of managing relationships with stakeholders, and draw on social network theories to help students understand and develop skills in managing a network of relationships which provide key resources.
Course Rotation: NY: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

(MGT 235 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D)

MGT 373 Technology Innovation and the Arts

Course Description: Digital technology has influenced all aspects of the arts and entertainment value chain, from idea creation, to production, distribution, and exhibition. This course examines the challenges and opportunities created by technology innovation.
Course Rotation:NY;Fall

3 credits

Prerequisites

(MGT 235 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D)

MGT 380 The Health Care Environment

Course Description: This course is designed to introduce future managers in the health care field to the structure, operation and financing of the American health care system. It examines the major industry participants; how health care services are allocated and financed; the factors that influence the cost and quality of care; and opposing positions on the future of health care reform.

Course Rotation: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 250 Minimum Grade of C

MGT 381 The Business of Health Care

Course Description : Discussion and analysis of the economic models controlling health care markets with subsequent investigation of the complex federal, state, and local policies and policy-making processes that result from those models in U.S. healthcare systems. Course Rotation:< /strong>Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 250 Minimum Grade of C

MGT 382 Strategic Analysis in Healthcare

Course Description: The course develops techniques for analyzing and evaluating the performance of health care services and organization. Economic theory, policy analysis, operations research and management techniques are introduced as tools. This course assumes that continuous improvement is achievable through a program of on-going meaningful analysis.Course Rotation: Every Fall; NYC, PLV

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 250 Minimum Grade of C

MGT 383 Health Care Operations and Administration

Course Description: This course seeks to develop managerial competence in the areas of leadership, professionalism, knowledge of the health care environment, and business skills and knowledge. These competencies are essential skills necessary for managers practicing in the medical practice environment. Practice managers must be prepared to manage the whole practice and staff. The proactive manager must be prepared to assume strategic and operational responsibility for the practice.

Course Rotation: Spring.

3 credits

MGT 393 Hospitality and Tourism Management Internship

Prerequisite: MGT 307, MGT 309, minimum GPA of 2.50, and approval of the Director of Hospitality and Tourism Management Program.

Course Description: Internship experience in the hospitality and tourism industry requiring students to apply knowledge learned in Hospitality and Tourism Management courses to practical work experiences in the field. Students identify, gauge and develop the skills needed in future careers. Students are required to complete 400 hours of work experience, keep a log of their internship activities, and prepare a final report/presentation.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall, Spring, Summer.

3 credits

Prerequisites

(MGT 307 Minimum Grade of D and MGT 309 Minimum Grade of D) or ( MGT 207 Minimum Grade of D and MGT 209 Minimum Grade of D)

MGT 394A Management Internship

Students must fulfill prerequisites and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.00. Permission of the MGT/MGS Department Chair or Undergraduate Program Chair is also required.

Course Description: Management majors with strong academic records may apply to undertake a carefully planned work experience, under the supervision of a faculty advisor, which will demonstrate the practical application of their classroom training. Students are required to maintain a log of their internship activities and complete a paper which integrates work assignments with the study of management. Interested students should contact the Management and Management Science Department.

Course Rotation: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

0 - 6 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 205 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 394B Management Science Internship

Prerequisite: MGT 355, junior standing and a minimum CQPA of 3.00. Permission of the MGT/MGS Department Chair/Undergraduate Program Chair required.

Course Description: Management Science majors with strong academic records may apply to undertake a carefully planned work experience, under the supervision of a faculty advisor, which will demonstrate the practical application of their classroom training. Students are required to maintain a log of their internship activities and complete a paper which integrates work assignments with the study of Management Science. Interested students should contact the Management and Management Science Department.

Course Rotation: Fall and Spring.

0 - 6 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 355 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 395 Independent Study in Management

Prerequisite: MGT 250, Junior Standing, and a minimum CQPA of 3.00.

Course Description: With the approval of the appropriate faculty member, the department chair, and the academic dean, students may select a topic for guided research that is not included in the regular course offerings. The student meets regularly with the faculty member to review progress. A research project or paper must also be submitted.

Course Rotation: TBA.

1 - 9 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 250 Min Grade D

MGT 396 Special Topics in Management

Course Description: This course offers the opportunity to study special topics in management. Please refer to the current schedule of classes for announcement of courses offered under this title.

Course Rotation: TBA.

3 credits

MGT 396G Topic: Entrepreneurial Implementation

Course Description: The Entrepreneurship Implementation, practicum course is a unique experience for students who want to actively engage in the entrepreneurial start-up business process. This course is designed to offer students direct experience with entrepreneurship and exposure to the entrepreneurial mindset in a supportive environment. Class meetings are held in the Entrepreneurship Lab and will focus on understanding and evaluating the steps necessary in order to launch a new business venture. In addition to lectures, presentations and other interactions with the professor, students will work with entrepreneurs and practicing professionals in the field of entrepreneurship. Students wishing to enroll in this course must have a clearly defined business concept (commercial or social) and be committed to its implementation.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 316 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 396K International Management Environments: Europe: Travel to London

Course Description: This is an expanded travel version of MGT 345 and students majoring in International Management with a concentration in Europe may take this course to satisfy their MGT 345 requirement. This course is part of a six credit comprehensive travel/study experience in London, England. Students will enroll in MGT 396K (3 credits) and a linked Summer course taught at the Foundation for International Education, located in one of the best areas of London, the world famous Kensington neighborhood. MGT 396K will focus on the Eurpean Union, particularly the similarities and differences in managerial practices among European countries, both inside and outside the EU.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 250 Min Grade D

MGT 396L Honors Seminar: Issues in Globalization

Course Description:Globalization - the increasing integration of economies around the world - has been a hotly debated topic over the past few years. Opponents claim that it has increased inequality within and between nations, threatened jobs and living standards, and impaired social programs. Proponents claim that globalization has enabled many countries to become integrated into the global economy and enjoy unparalleled growth, prosperity and stability. This course will explore the forces that gave rise to globalization, key issues in the current debate, and directions for relevant policy actions.

3 credits

MGT 396M Topic: Ethics: From Descartes to Wall Street

Course Description: Conflicting forces of economic performance, ethical behavior, legal compliance, and social responsibility have been recorded for centuries and remain a matter of global concern today. Organizations such as Enron, WorldCom, Adelphia, Tyco, Arthur Andersen, all proc=vide testimony to the dire consequences resulting from a failure to match ethical behavior with economic performance. Through the use of lecture/discussions, case studies, classical and contemporary readings, videos, and experiential learning exercises, this course will explore such topics as fair competition, moral leadership, truth, power and greed, social responsibility, compassion, discrimination, cultural relativism, and civil disobedience, in the pursuit of individual and organizational prosperity.

3 credits

MGT 396N Topic: Negotiations

Course Description: This course develops students' negotiation and conflilct management skills. Negotiations are a primary part of social life in general and organization life in particular. Especially now that organizations are becoming flatter and more decentralized, managers can no longer just impose their decisions on subordinates and rely on hierarchical control for implementation. Modern managers need to negotiate with peers, resolve latent and sometimes manifest conflict, and be able to persuade rather than coerce. Since almost everyone involved in organizations engages in some kind of negotiations (with supervisors, peers, suppliers, clients, etc.) this course promises to be relevant and helpful for a variety of students.

This course counts as an Elective Concentration Course for Business Management (group I or II), entrepreneurship, and Human Resources Management.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 250

MGT 396P Topic: Event Planning

Course Description: Management theories and skills applied to the planning, forecasting, controlling, and executing of world class events. Focus will be on meetings, incentives, conventions, and events (M.I.C.E.) including legal and financial controls. This course is a management elective for any Lubin student.

Course Rotation: NY: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 250 Min Grade D and MAR 250 Min Grade D

MGT 396Q Topic: Service Management

Prerequisite: MGT 250 and junior standing.

Course Description: This course explores the history and evolution of the service economy and the theories and strategies for development of successful services. The focus will be on benchmarks of service management and the provider/client relationship. Topics will include operations, marketing, strategy, information technology and organizational issues in services. Emphasis will be on service management in the hospitality and tourism industry.

Course Rotation: NY: Fall, odd years.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 250 Min Grade D

MGT 396S Topic: Environmental Management and Sustainability

Course Description: Is the Ecopreneur a creative free-rider or an existential manager committed to sustainability? Students will answer this question by exploring contrasting cultural views and theories of creativity, entrepreneurship, eco-design, and government eco-regulation. They will create individual green business plans for an actual start-up that is sustainable both economically and environmentally, and will ‘pitch’ these designs at the end of this celebration of community sustainability and learning.

3 credits

MGT 396U Topic: The Hudson River Experience: Multiple Perspectives on Environmental Responsibility

Course Description: Many environmental issues facing the nation and planet can be studied in unique fashion through focusing on the Hudson River experiences. Through a combination of classroom, field, and experiential learning, this course will use the Hudson River Valley and region as its connecting theme and central subject. The semester will be comprised of four (4) modules taught by diverse faculty and will include business, policy, humanities, and technology. Students will gain a deep understanding of the environment in which Pace University is located and the pivotal role this region has played in local and global affairs, particularly in relation to the environment.

3 credits

Prerequisites

CIS 101

MGT 396W Topic: Cruise Industry Management

Course Description: In depth assessment of the management of the global cruise industry and its impact on the tourism industry. Students will develop a business plan that considers the management, marketing, organizational structure, operations, regulations, financial issues and sustainability of this global industry. Students will also explore the environmental, economic and cultural/social impacts of the cruise industry.

Course Rotation: NY: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 205 Min Grade D or MGT 250 Min Grade D

MGT 396X Topic: Arts and Entertainment Management

Course Description: The study of non-profit and for-profit arts organizations, particularly those in the performing arts. The course covers organizational structure, the board of trustees, marketing, human resources, planning, financing, fund raising, and evaluation. The course also addresses major trends taking place in the field and career opportunities.

Course Rotation: NY: Spring.

3 credits