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MGT 416 Business Plan Development

Prerequisites: MGT 316 and senior standing.

Course Description: This is the senior-level course for the entrepreneurship concentration. This course builds on lessons learned in prior entrepreneurship concentration courses. Students taking this course should have a strong interest (or involvement) in starting their own business. Students will be required to write a comprehensive business plan.

Course Rotation: NY: Spring, PL: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 316 Minimum Grade of C

MGT 456 Advanced Operations Research Models

Course Description: This advanced course in operations research is to be taken during the senior year. It is a continuation of the operation research topics introduced in MGT 355. Simplex and revised simplex methods with special emphasis on sensitivity analysis and duality theory are studied. Integer and goal programming are also included. Deterministic and probabilistic models in operations research are covered as well as network models, queuing theory, and nonlinear programming.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 355 Minimum Grade of D and ( MAT 111 Minimum Grade of D or MAT 131 Minimum Grade of D)

MGT 458 Production and Supply Chain Management

Course Description: This course covers the design and management of the flow of materials and information starting from raw materials through production and distribution until the finished goods or services reaches the customer. Special emphasis is on integration of analytical techniques for optimization of the entire supply chain. Topics include inventory reduction, requirements planning, production scheduling, purchasing decisions, logistics, reengineering, and quality and productivity issues.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 355 Min Grade D and MGT 357 Min Grade D and MGT 357 Min Grade D

MGT 462 Advanced Human Resources Management Applications

Prerequisite: MGT 362.

Course Description: This course is an overview of advanced applications in five human resources management (HRM) functions: Staffing, Performance Management, Compensation and Benefits, Career Management, and Human Resources Planning. Students will examine these functions within the context of the wider HRM function and its strategic impact on the overall organizations.

Course Rotation: NY: Spring, PL: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 362 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 470 Entertainment Management Seminar

Prerequisite: Listed prerequisites, and senior standing. Student must be a Management major with a concentration in Arts and Entertainment Management.

Course Description: This course takes a hands-on, project based approach to learning. Utilizing information and techniques gained from lectures, field trips, guest speakers and case analyses, students will have the opportunity to work on actual theatre or entertainment productions, or will engage in a semester-long project, developing a project plan for a theatre company, or other arts, sports or entertainment organization.

Course Rotation: NY: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

(MGT 235 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 250 Minimum Grade of D or MGT 370 Minimum Grade of D) and MAR 250 Minimum Grade of D and FIN 260 Minimum Grade of D

MGT 480 Advanced Study in Health Care Management

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: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 380 Minimum Grade of C

MGT 485 Long-Range Planning

Prerequisites: MGT 250, MAT 117 or MAT 134 or MAT 234 and senior standing.

Course Description: This course considers concepts in strategic planning and methods of developing long-range plans in business and non-business organizations. Topics will include methods of forecasting economic, technological, social, and political developments and their impact on the organization as well as analysis of the organization's competitive environment. The problems of planning in small and large organizations will be analyzed and compared. Techniques for developing long-range plans and supporting programs will be discussed.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 250 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 490 Business Strategy

Prerequisite: Senior standing in the BBA program and completion of the Business Core.

Course Description: This is an advanced course in management and should be taken as a capstone course during the student's senior year. Utilizing the case approach and an Internet-based business simulation, the student will be required to apply all the concepts of management, accounting, production, marketing, economics, and finance. The course covers a large number of companies engaged in a wide variety of strategic activities. Emphasis is placed on policy formulation, top management decision-making, and the integration of corporate, business-unit and department strategy programs.

Course Rotation: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

3 credits

Prerequisites

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MGT 495 Business Honors Program Senior Thesis in Management

Prerequisite: Senior standing in the Management program and one 300-level Management or Management Science course (excluding MGT 355). Approval of Director or Associate Director of Business Honors Program required.

Course Description: The Business Honors Program (BHP) provides students with the unique opportunity to pursue advanced study of a topic in their major area under the direction of a faculty mentor. The focus of the project can be either scholarship (research) or leadership (application) oriented. It should address an important and/or current issue in the discipline while allowing the student flexibility for the manifestation of his or her unique interests and objectives. Successful completion of the senior thesis is required of all BHP students. The outcome of the project will be a written report and presentation. Abstracts of completed projects will be published in appropriate outlets.

Course Rotation: Fall and Spring.

3 credits