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MGNT Undergraduate Courses


MGNT 3600   Management   3/0/3
Prerequisite: BUSA 2106 and GPA 2.00

A study of the basic concepts and processes of management. The course includes the study of legal, social political environment with specific emphasis on the behavioral perspectives in organizations.

MGNT 3602   Business Law   3/0/3
Prerequisite: BUSA 2106
A course designed to expand the student's understanding of the legal and ethical environment in which businesses operate, including a study of the law of sales, commercial paper, and secured transactions under the uniform Commercial Code, debtor/creditor law, bankruptcy, real and personal property, insurance, selected types of business organization, and professional liability.

MGNT 3605   Organizational Behavior   3/0/3
Prerequisite: MGNT 3600
The focus of this course is on individual, group and organizational behavioral factors and the managerial perspective on processes, techniques, and practices to improve effectiveness, efficiency, and work satisfaction.

MGNT 3615   Production and Operations Management   3/0/3
Prerequisite: ECON 3402
A study of the fundamental process for production of goods and services in organizations with emphasis on understanding its relationship to other areas and use of quantitative tools in production/operations decision making.

MGNT 3616   Human Resource Information Systems   3/0/3
Prerequisite: CISM 2201
This course will teach students the architecture, applications, and benefits of Human Resource Information Systems.  It will show them how an HRIS with artificial intelligence decision/support capabilities can improve the HR processes by using a shared database of information about jobs, people and the organization.

MGNT 3618   Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management   3/0/3
Prerequisite: MGNT 3600 and MKTG 3803
Study to isolate and examine for solution the significant problems encountered by men and women who establish and manage small businesses.

MGNT 3625   Contemporary Issues in Management   3/0/3
Title and description of specific courses to be specified at time of offering.  Course may be repeated with permission, up to a maximum of 10 hours.

MGNT 3627   Managing Cultural Differences   3/0/3
A course designed to enable students to become more competitive in their chosen career fields by developing in them an understanding of the importance of increasing global economic interdependence and the challenges of relating to people from other countries or cultures.  Same as SOC 3273.

MGNT 3630   Environmental Law   3/0/3
Prerequisite: BUSA 2106
An introduction to the legal and regulatory aspects of environmental law, its history and sources, its reliance on scientific principles as well as its relationship to business management.

MGNT 3635   New Venture Management   3/0/3
Prerequisite: MGNT 3600 and MKTG 3803
This course is designed to introduce students to issues encountered during a business start-up.  Students will be required to write their own business plan.

MGNT 4330   Telecommunications Management   3/0/3
Prerequisite: CISM 3330
An introduction to the concepts and practices of managing business telecommunications resources.  This course examines constituencies of telecommunications from three different perspectives: the client, the designer and the implementer. The focus of the course surrounds the role of the designer. This role involves the determination of telecommunications requirements from the client and translating these requirements to the implementer.  Same as CISM 4330.

MGNT 4350   Decision Systems Management   3/0/3
Prerequisite: CISM 3330
Application of computerized models and modeling techniques to business problem solving and decision making.  Topics include computer simulation, decision/executive support systems.  Same as CISM 4350.

MGNT 4355   Electronic Commerce Development and Management   3/0/3
Prerequisite: CISM 3330
Students are expected to have a working knowledge of the current Windows operating systems platform and the current Windows document and presentation software available during the term of the course within the College student labs.  All students are required to have a UWG email account and access to a web browser for CourseDen access. Students will be required to participate within an assigned student group.  This course will teach students the fundamental steps and management procedures to transform a brick and mortar organization into a digital on-line business.  Traditional business planning methodologies are examined and modified for web-based applications. Specifically the topics of Transaction Processing  Systems, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), order fulfillment and product logistics are covered during the course.  Same as CISM 4355.

MGNT 4610   Logistics   2/0/2
Logistics represents the market-driven activities necessary to plan and control procurement, production and inventory, and distribution.  The planning and control aspects of these activities and the interfaces among these activities are the subjects of this course.  Logistics has four major parts: Production and inventory control, procurement, distribution, and the relationships among and integration of these areas.

MGNT 4615   Manufacturing Processes   2/0/2
Prerequisite: MGNT 3615
Manufacturing processes define the methods that companies use in designing, producing, and delivering goods and services required by customers.  This course contains four major topics: Industrial facilities management, process design and development, manufacturing, and their relationships.

MGNT 4620   Human Resource Management   3/0/3
Prerequisite: MGNT 3600
A study of the planning, acquisition, and administration of Human Resources in organizations.  Includes case studies and applications of problem solving techniques.

MGNT 4621   Applications in Human Resource Management   3/0/3
Prerequisite: Completion of or currently enrolled in MGNT 4620
This course allows you to apply the concepts learned in the basic human resources (HR) course.  Through case analysis, role playing, and assigned projects, you will gain an appreciation of and experience with the types of situations that HR professional face on a routine basis. Additionally, you will become adept at using research tools used by HR professionals to address situations with which they may not be familiar. Further, you will receive exposure to the journals, websites, and professional organizations that HR practitioners use to stay abreast of changes in the field.

MGNT 4625   International Management   3/0/3
Prerequisite: MGNT 3600
International operations of American firms, impact of international competition in the domestic market; organization for international production,  marketing, financing, international markets, resources, institutions, managerial problems arising out of governmental relations.

MGNT 4626   Women and Work   3/0/3
A course designed to familiarize students with the history of women and work, present role of women in the workplace, and current issues affecting working women; and to develop in students skills and strategies for dealing with issues related to women and work.  Same as SOCI 4103.

MGNT 4630   Dispute Resolution in Contemporary Organizations   3/0/3
Prerequisite: Junior or Senior status or department chair approval
Analysis of the causes and consequences of conflicts in and among organizations with strategies and processes for their effective  resolution.  The course will cover the sources of organizational conflicts, strategies for conflict avoidance, approaches for conflict resolution, and traditional and alternative dispute resolution  methods.

MGNT 4640   Employment Law   3/0/3
Prerequisite: BUSA 2106
Development, current status, and implications of legislation court rulings, and government agencies' decisions in equal employment opportunity, employee protection, employment contracts, individual employment rights, income and retirement security, and international employment, as well as emerging issues in human resource management, as related to the effective management of human resources.

MGNT 4660   Strategic Management   3/0/3
Prerequisite: Must be taken  no earlier than one semester before graduation and provided completion of Core Area F business courses and MGNT 3600, MKTG 3803, FINC 3511 and ECON 3402.  Must have senior standing.
An integrative approach to the study of the total enterprise from the executive management's point of view--the environment in which it operates, the direction management intends to head, management's strategic plan and the task of implementing and executing the chosen strategy. 

MGNT 4680   Human Resources Practicum   3/0/3
Prerequisite: MGNT 3600 and MGNT 4620 or consent of instructor.
This course allows management students nearing completion of their undergraduate program to work with local practitioners to complete a management consulting project.  Students will expand their knowledge of concepts and practices in the field by conducting research related to a particular HR problem.  Students will make written and oral reports on their findings and recommendations.

MGNT 4681   Compensation Management   2/2/3
Prerequisite: MGNT 3600 and MGNT 4620 and consent of instructor
This course will teach economic concepts and legislative requirements relating to compensation concepts and practices.  Students will learn the concepts and procedures for developing and administering a compensation program.

MGNT 4682   Special Problems in Management   var. 1-3
Prerequisite: permission of department chair
In-depth supervised, individual study of one or more current problems of a business organization.

MGNT 4686   Business Internship (Management)   var. 1-6
Practical managerial internship experience with a commercial firm or organization for selected junior or senior students.  (Students will be given a written agreement specifying course credit hours and grading system to be used.)