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MGT 627 Organization Theory

Course Description: Examines theories on how efficient output is attained from people in large organizational systems. Contrasts theories in terms of their treatment of the technological, economic, behavioral, political, and communication factors in the total systems.

3 credits

Prerequisites

(MBA 601 Minimum Grade of C and MBA 602 Minimum Grade of C) or MBA 620 Minimum Grade of C or MBA 670 Minimum Grade of C

MGT 630 Seminar in Strategic Management Issues

Course Description: Explores contemporary topics in international business. Covers the management of global marketing, global strategic planning and managing a global enterprise. Topics will be selected by the instructor. Contact the department for specific topic selection. In addition to a discussion of the literature, expert speakers are invited to share their experiences. The work of the seminar consists of reading, in-class discussions and the preparation of a term report. Enrollment is limited to facilitate a high level of interaction among students and faculty.

3 credits

MGT 630 Seminar in Strategic Management Issues

Course Description: Explores contemporary topics in international business. Covers the management of global marketing, global strategic planning and managing a global enterprise. Topics will be selected by the instructor. Contact the department for specific topic selection. In addition to a discussion of the literature, expert speakers are invited to share their experiences. The work of the seminar consists of reading, in-class discussions and the preparation of a term report. Enrollment is limited to facilitate a high level of interaction among students and faculty.

3 credits

MGT 632 Venture Initiation and Entrepreneurship

Course Description: Studies the organizational and managerial requirements for running a small business. Considers the skills and expertise needed at each organizational level and phase of development. Examines the success and failure of specific individuals and ideas. Provides a strategic framework for performing competitive analyses on new products and services, and for evaluating new businesses. Develops the project management skills to launch a new business.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MBA 622 Minimum Grade of C

MGT 633 Social Entrepreneurship

Course Description: Social Entrepreneurship is about creating and leading organizations that endeavor to advance social change. This course provides a practical toolkit to those desiring to effect social and environmental change through a focus on people, planet, and profits. We understand people to include employees, customers, and members of the community in which we operate; planet to include all aspects of the natural environment; and profits to include a financially viable venture with sufficient returns to sustain itself and its owners. .
Course Rotation:New York, Fall

3 credits

MGT 635 Small Business Management

Course Description: Focuses on the managerial, operational, and organizational skills needed to operate a small business. Covers business management in a limited resource environment and strategic options for exiting a business through bankruptcy, sale, or IPO. Considers personal choices and commitments necessary to work in a small business, the organizational structure, and culture of a successful small business, the financial criteria for new ventures and the growth options and management choices for rapid expansion.

3 credits

Prerequisites

(MBA 620 Minimum Grade of C and MGT 632 Minimum Grade of C) or ( MBA 670 Minimum Grade of C and MGT 632 Minimum Grade of C)

MGT 637 Competitive Business Strategy

Prerequisite: Completion of all foundation core courses.

Course Description: Develops a framework for assessing the strategic competitive position and future performance prospects of a business within and industry environment. Provides and applies related practical techniques to analyzing a variety of business situations and selecting appropriate strategic responses for firm confronting them. Builds on the theories of strategic management and industrial organization to prepare line managers and staff planners to make more effective strategic decisions.

3 credits

MGT 638 Corporate Diversification Strategy

Course Description: Develops an analytical framework for evaluating the corporate strategy of a diversified firm, for anticipating the problems in managing its diversity and for appraising its likely performance in the future. Examines the theoretical and practical issues of applying and using business portfolio techniques to define strategic units, to determine their corporate development role, to allocate resources among them and to influence their development. Emphasizes the importance of administration, culture, organization, and politics, implementing corporate strategy and managing diversity.

Prerequisite: Completion of all Foundation Core courses.

3 credits

MGT 638 Corporate Diversification Strategy

Course Description: Develops an analytical framework for evaluating the corporate strategy of a diversified firm, for anticipating the problems in managing its diversity and for appraising its likely performance in the future. Examines the theoretical and practical issues of applying and using business portfolio techniques to define strategic units, to determine their corporate development role, to allocate resources among them and to influence their development. Emphasizes the importance of administration, culture, organization, and politics, implementing corporate strategy and managing diversity.

Prerequisite: Completion of all Foundation Core courses.

3 credits

MGT 639 Global Corporate Governance

Course Description: In analyzing and comparing different corporate governance systems around the world, strong consideration is given to the historical evolution of political and social-economic systems and how this has affected the specific rules and regulations of the private corporation in each country. This course will examine the dramatic differences between countries utilizing the agency theory approach and those governance systems is based on stakeholder rights as codified in national law. Specific attention is paid to the role of the Board of Directors in establishing internal processes to meet the compliance standards of various government organizations.

Course Rotation:NYC;Fall

3 credits

Prerequisites

MBA 674 Minimum Grade of C

MGT 639 Global Corporate Governance

Course Description: In analyzing and comparing different corporate governance systems around the world, strong consideration is given to the historical evolution of political and social-economic systems and how this has affected the specific rules and regulations of the private corporation in each country. This course will examine the dramatic differences between countries utilizing the agency theory approach and those governance systems is based on stakeholder rights as codified in national law. Specific attention is paid to the role of the Board of Directors in establishing internal processes to meet the compliance standards of various government organizations.

Course Rotation:NYC;Fall

3 credits

Prerequisites

MBA 674 Minimum Grade of C

MGT 641 Managing Innovation and Technology

Course Description: Develops skills in managing the mismatch between technological possibilities and market demand and underscores management of technology and innovation as managerial problem solving. Emphasizes organizational behavior relating to the innovative process at all levels within organizations. Covers close collaboration between R&D and other functional areas and collaboration across firms, technological and innovative needs of the firm over time, organizational adaptation to innovation and technological change. Integrates the roles of each level of the organization.

0 - 3 credits

Prerequisites

INB 640 Min Grade B and MBA 630 Min Grade B

MGT 643 Strategic Human Resource Management

Prerequisite: Strategic Management majors may take this as a Career Concentration Elective.

Course Description: Equips students with a strategic perspective on how competitive pressures and market fluctuations are forcing organizations to adapt their human resource strategies and practices for sustainable competitive advantage. Students will explore the nature and impact of strategic organizational issues on human resource management policies and practices.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 680 Minimum Grade of C

MGT 643 Strategic Human Resource Management

Prerequisite: Strategic Management majors may take this as a Career Concentration Elective.

Course Description: Equips students with a strategic perspective on how competitive pressures and market fluctuations are forcing organizations to adapt their human resource strategies and practices for sustainable competitive advantage. Students will explore the nature and impact of strategic organizational issues on human resource management policies and practices.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 680 Minimum Grade of C

MGT 646 Government Institutions and Business Strategy

Course Description: Examines American and international public policy formation as it affects corporate strategy. Studies legislative, executive, regulatory and judicial processes in the United States with an emphasis on the role of corporations anticipating, influencing and responding to public policy issues. Explores similarities and differences between U.S. public policy formation and other countries, with particular focus on international institutions and their impact on multinational corporate strategy.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MBA 603 Minimum Grade of C or INB 640 Minimum Grade of C or MBA 674 Minimum Grade of C

MGT 648 Environmental Issues In Management

Course Description: Analyzes public policy, regulatory compliance and strategic factors facing corporate managers in dealing with the physical environment. Focuses on exploring various ways a corporation can organize itself to optimize its resources in dealing with environmental issues. Topics to be covered include financial, marketing and international dimensions.

3 credits

Prerequisites

(MBA 601 Minimum Grade of C and MBA 602 Minimum Grade of C and MBA 603 Minimum Grade of C) or ( MBA 670 Minimum Grade of C and MBA 674 Minimum Grade of C)

MGT 650 Negotiations and Bargaining

Course Description: This course introduces students to the effects of employment dynamics, union organization and representation, collective bargaining and negotiation, grievance and arbitration processes, labor laws and governmental agencies regulating labor practices, and EEO/AA/ADA issues on labor-management relations in the public and private sectors of the workplace.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 680 Minimum Grade of C

MGT 653 Global Staffing and Employee Development

Course Description:This course provides a multi-disciplinary, integrative, and critical discussion based analysis of current and emerging issues in global staffing and employee development.
Course Rotation:Spring:NY

3 credits

MGT 676 Region Specific SGHRM I (HRM in Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, and Middle East)

Course Description: This course provides an in-depth analysis of the key themes and emerging topics faced by global enterprises when dealing with HRM issues in Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East.

3 credits

MGT 677 Region Specific Strategic Global Human Resources Management (SGHRM) (II)

Course Description:This course provides an in-depth analysis of the key themes and emerging topics faced by global enterprises when dealing with HRM in North America, Europe, and Latin America.

Course Rotation:Spring:NY

3 credits

MGT 678 Business Plan Development

Course Description: Examines the planning and organizational details necessary for launching a new company. Students focus on their own business concept and complete and document supporting research. Includes building a formal business plan using relevant business planning software. Students compare the research and business plans of others while evaluating their own requirements and research. Covers assumptions necessary to build a financial plan and methodology to complete a plan for each financing alternative.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 632 Minimum Grade of C or MGT 637 Minimum Grade of C

MGT 680 Human Resources Management

Course Description: Focuses on the development and maintenance of effective personnel policy in the modern organization. Topics include methods and techniques of job analysis, manpower planning, recruiting and selection, training and development, compensation, performance appraisal, and legal guidelines and compliance requirements. Stresses application of personnel management to achieving overall organizational goals.

3 credits

Prerequisites

(MBA 601 Minimum Grade of C and MBA 602 Minimum Grade of C) or MBA 620 Minimum Grade of C or MBA 670 Minimum Grade of C

MGT 682 Research Methods in Management

Course Description: Develops competence in planning and conducting research into organizational problems and in interpreting and using research to help achieve managerial objectives. Covers research tools used by practitioners in the field of organizational development and human resources management. Topics include the conceptual foundations of scientific research; research design and methodology; data collection, analysis and reporting; application of research findings; and social and legal aspects of organizational research.

3 credits

Prerequisites

(MBA 620 Minimum Grade of C and MBA 628 Minimum Grade of C) or ( MBA 670 Minimum Grade of C and MBA 646 Minimum Grade of C)

MGT 683 Training and Development

Course Description: Examines the concept, problems, issues and practices involved in training and developing the human resources of organizations. Emphasizes the development of managers. Through exercises, cases and other projects, students will assess training and development needs, identify training objectives, design and development training programs, plan the delivery of programs and evaluate the effectiveness of training programs.

3 credits

Prerequisites

Pre-requisite for MGT 683 ( Course : MGT 680 . Minimum Grade of C. )

MGT 684 Appraisal, Compensation and Assessment

Course Descriptions: Examines the techniques for assessing the current performance and future potential of workers and managers in organizations. Explores methodologies to forecast the potential of new job candidates. Provides both theory and practice supporting modern approaches to the design and administration of compensation systems for workers, professionals, and managers.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MGT 680 Minimum Grade of C

MGT 685 Recruitment and Staffing

Course Description: Equips students with a strategic perspective in the recruitment and staffing functions of an organization. Students will examine critical recruitment and staffing issues as well as the means to address them. Areas to be covered in this course include: Strategic impact of staffing decisions, legal environment of staffing, job analysis and staffing, external and internal recruitment and staffing processes, selection decisions, retention and staff-flow management.

3 credits

Prerequisites

Pre-requisite for MGT 685 ( Course : MGT 680 . Minimum Grade of C. )

MGT 686 Organizational Communication

Course Description: Considers the process of communication in organizations in the light of the modern information and communication theory. Examines the characteristics of interpersonal, group and organizational communication in terms of systems theory. Particular attention is given to identifying and minimizing communications barriers, and opportunities are provided for students to improve communication skills.

3 credits

Prerequisites

(MBA 601 Min Grade C and MBA 602 Min Grade C) or MBA 620 Min Grade B

MGT 687 Advanced Topics in Management

Updated Course Description: Examines selected topics in management. Contact the Department for specific topic selections.

3 credits

Prerequisites

Pre-requisite for MGT 687 ( Course : MBA 620 . Minimum Grade of C. )

MGT 687C Topics in Organizational Behavior: Leadership Principles and Practices

3 credits

Prerequisites

(MBA 601 Min Grade C and MBA 602 Min Grade C) or MBA 620 Min Grade B

MGT 687E Advanced Topics in Mgt Social Entrepreneurship

Course Description:This special topic addresses the theory and practice of social entrepreneurship in the private, public and non-profit sectors. Areas include business, environment, education and human services. Students will gain practical knowledge and develop their skills sets in identifying potential social venture opportunities.

3 credits

MGT 687J Seminar: Japanese Approaches - Marketing/Management

Course Description: The objective of this course is to develop an understanding of international business and management, to understand world-class management practices and characteristics, and to assess the impact of future trends of international management on the global economy. In addition to the text, key topics to be discussed include: Japanese Management System; Corporate Groups; Total Quality Management (TQM); Kaizen; Just in Time; and Marketing in Japan.

3 credits

MGT 687R 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 689 Organizational Development

Course Description: Examines planned approaches to organizational change. Topics include structural, technological, and behavioral approaches to changes, models of change, intervention methods, changing agent behavior and measurement of change.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MBA 620 Minimum Grade of C or MBA 601 Minimum Grade of C or MBA 602 Minimum Grade of C

MGT 692Q Research Project

Advanced standing required and permission of the instructor required.

Course Description: Under the supervision of a faculty advisor, the student prepares a research document which includes the following: organizational problem, appropriate information and primary data, analysis and evaluation of the data, presentation of findings, conclusions, and recommendations.

3 credits

MGT 692Q Research Project

Advanced standing required and permission of the instructor required.

Course Description: Under the supervision of a faculty advisor, the student prepares a research document which includes the following: organizational problem, appropriate information and primary data, analysis and evaluation of the data, presentation of findings, conclusions, and recommendations.

3 credits

MGT 695 Management Internship

3 credits

Prerequisites

MBA 620 Minimum Grade of B