Management
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
MGMT 101
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Introduction to management theory, functions, and topics to include diversity, leading change, decision making, and team work. Focus on practical applications, useful to both new and experienced managers. [GE]
APPLIED MANAGEMENT SKILLS
MGMT 103
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Developing concepts and skills in employee motivation, communication, and supervisory leadership. Promoting effective relations and performance in the work group. Case discussions and role situations develop understanding of individual and group problems encountered by the supervisor. [GE]
MOTIVATION AND PERFORMANCE
MGMT 106
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Review of motivational factors of human relations used to enhance motivation and interpersonal communications; focus on the ways motivation impacts the success or failure of organizations. [GE]
SUPERVISORY COMMUNICATION I, WRITTEN
MGMT 107
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Review of writing mechanics covering grammar, punctuation, and sentence and paragraph structure. Students practice writing effective business letters, documentation, supervisory reports, office memoranda, and bulletins. [GE]
CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING
MGMT 110
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Review of the creative and analytical thinking necessary for effective problem-solving in the workplace. Concepts include left/right brain thinking, stages in the creative process, habits that hinder thinking and producing ideas, the role of criticism, and effective communication of solutions. [GE]
CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
MGMT 112
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Study of the factors causing conflicts and ways to resolve them. Conflict with individuals and groups, conflict management styles, and win-win situations. [GE]
HUMOR IN THE WORKPLACE
MGMT 113
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Study of the importance of laughter and humor in the workplace to build human connections, improve individual and corporate health, kindle creativity, and establish a positive work environment. [GE]
SUPERVISOR AS A TRAINER COACH
MGMT 120
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Study of the supervisor's role in the training and professional of employees. Topics include identifying training needs, selecting the appropriate type of training, distinguishing between training and coaching situations, and supporting employees to improve performance. Activities include practical training and coaching techniques. [GE]
LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES
MGMT 122
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Developing practical leadership skills to influence the organizational performance for managers and non-managers. Topics include leadership roles and styles; the communication process; team building and group interactions; and organizational politics, power, and influence. Applications include leading in business, not-for-profit organizations, clubs, and social organizations. [GE]
TEAM BUILDING AND GROUP BEHAVIOR
MGMT 125
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Methods for creating, developing, and nurturing work groups and teams in the workplace to achieve organizational objectives. Focus on the effective roles of the supervisor and team members. Topics include group behavior for problem-solving, group learning, conflict resolution, and team interactions and communications. [GE]
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
MGMT 126
4 Credits
44 hours of lecture
Introduction to current practices in successful project management and in creating a quality project plan. Case examples provide the opportunity for first-hand practice in developing the individual steps of a project cycle, using current software in project management. [GE]
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
MGMT 128
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Developing an understanding of the functions and skills needed by supervisors concerning employment recruitment, selection and placement, staff planning and development, job descriptions and analysis, promotions, transfers, separations, wage and salary administration, and EEO requirements. [GE]
LEGAL ISSUES IN EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
MGMT 132
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Study of human resource topics such as employment law, hiring, discrimination, employment-at-will, drug testing, health insurance, unemployment, worker's compensation, wages and hours; and civil rights. Focus on due process for both public and private employees, including labor relations and collective bargaining. [GE]
PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
MGMT 133
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Techniques for improving productivity and quality and reducing waste. Topics include measuring quality and productivity, process definition and control, problem-solving, continuous improvement, and personal productivity for the production and service environment. [GE]
COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE
MGMT 199
1 - 5 Credits
165 hours of clinical
Up to 5 credits for supervised work training in an approved job. Completion of or concurrent enrollment in BTEC 147 or HDEV 195, 198, or 200 required. Prerequisite: Completion of one class with a "C" or better in Business, Economics, or Management. Written consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
SELECTED TOPICS
MGMT 280
1 - 5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Varying topics in supervisory management, as listed in the quarterly class schedule. May be repeated for credit. [GE]
SPECIAL PROJECTS
MGMT 290
1 - 5 Credits
Opportunity to plan, organize and complete special projects approved by the department. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]