Management (MGMT) Courses

MGMT1002 Contemporary Business Management II

This course provides students with the opportunity to apply business knowledge within the context of simulations, business projects and/or business cases while developing personal and professional planning skills, as well as written and oral communication skills. The appropriate use of decision-making frameworks and best practices to stimulate creativity and innovation are reviewed. Students are introduced to the concepts and skills associated with management, group facilitation, team development and leadership as applied to contemporary business issues.
Prerequisite(s): MGMT1001. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

MGMT2001 Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management (HRM) is the strategic approach to the management of people in an organization. Organizational Behavior (OB) is the way people think, work and behave in an organization. The field of HRM is reliant on OB; it considers the behavior of individuals and groups within organizations and explores how to effectively lead employees to achieve the organization’s goals. This course provides students with knowledge, skills and understanding of HRM and OB to prepare them for using organizational behavior knowledge to practice effective management of human resources (employees). Topics in HRM include job design, recruitment, selection, training and development, performance appraisal, compensation, compliance with employment regulations and laws, labor relations, and strategic human resource management. Topics in OB include motivation, learning, and organizational culture.
Prerequisite(s): BUS1001 or EVNT1001 or FSM1001 or HOSP1001 or SEE1001 or SPM1001. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

MGMT2020 Organizational Dynamics

This course prepares students for changing workplace dynamics and professional, personal and group behaviors in organizations. In this course students apply business and organizational behavior knowledge within the context of interactive business projects and/or business case(s) while developing their team facilitation skills. Students are introduced to and practice concepts and management skills associated with team facilitation, team development, project management, decision-making, providing/receiving feedback, negotiating, communication, leadership, and personality/dispositions. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

MGMT2030 Operations and Supply Chain Management I

This course provides an overview of the fundamentals of operations and supply chain management in the manufacturing and service sectors. The course reflects the changing face of operations from an internally focused supportive function to a strategic part of the enterprise value chain. Topics include the supply chain model, product and process design, project management, process analysis, total quality management, and sustainability.
Prerequisite(s): FIT1040. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

MGMT2040 Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

This course examines the dynamic field of production and the management of the entire supply chain. Major areas of study include purchasing's role in the organization, global sourcing, new models for supplier involvement and management, and new product development. The role of purchasing and total quality management is a pervasive theme throughout the course. Students are exposed to the theoretical and practical issues to prepare them for the National Association of Purchasing Managers (NAPM) certification exam.
Prerequisite(s): ENTR1001 or MGMT1001.
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

MGMT3005 Workforce Planning and Deployment

This course explores the human resource processes of workforce planning, including sourcing, recruiting, hiring and retaining and mobilizing talent within the organization. Subtopics include developing and evaluating sources of talent, succession planning, and the legal environment's impact on such managerial actions.
Prerequisite(s): MGMT2001. (HY) (OL)
Offered at North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

MGMT3015 Labor Relations

This course explores labor relations within organizations and the processes used to clarify and manage relationships with employees, specifically in unionized environments. Emphasis is on assessing how union, governmental and workforce policies, practices, history and functions relating to labor management in the public and private sectors affect business and human resource management.
Prerequisite(s): MGMT2001. (OL)
Offered at North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

MGMT3030 Managerial Technology

This course surveys the relationship of technology with the managerial process, strategic competitiveness, operational effectiveness and the business enterprise. The course explores technologies typically available to business managers, and how those technologies can be leveraged to increase organizational and professional success. Students are also exposed to approaches and managerial practices through demonstrations, case studies, simulations and experience-based exercises.
Prerequisite(s): FIT1003 or FIT1040, MGMT2030. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

MGMT3035 Operations and Supply Chain Management II

This course expands on students' knowledge of operations and the supply chain by introducing students to qualitative and quantitative methodologies used by operations and supply chain professionals. The course covers key concepts in the areas of forecasting, capacity, utilization, scheduling, inventory management, and planning including MRP and ERP. Students apply these concepts and their associated methodologies to common problems faced by organizations.
Prerequisite(s): MATH2001, MGMT2030. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

MGMT3040 Process and Quality Management

This course thoroughly examines the concept of quality management as well as tools and approaches used to manage quality improvement efforts in organizations. Students are exposed to the theoretical and practical issues to prepare them to initiate quality and process improvements in their business careers, suitable for operations management and other functional professionals.
Prerequisite(s): MGMT2030, MATH2001. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

MGMT3045 Logistics

This course acquaints students with the basic concepts of product distribution and the terminology used in the logistics field. The course recognizes the changing face of logistics from an internally focused supportive function to a strategic part of the enterprise value chain. Students learn the process of planning effective product distribution and discuss methods of transportation and traffic management techniques. Emphasis is on the following major areas: the supply chain model, product and process design, project management, inventory and inventory management, warehouse management, global logistics and sustainability and risk management.
Prerequisite(s): MGMT2030. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

MGMT3050 Compensation, Benefits and Total Rewards

This course explores the dynamic profession of compensation, benefits and total rewards management. Topics are explored through the perspective of the human resources professional, which provides a view of the ever-changing world of employee reward development, government and regulatory changes, and expectations of both the employer and employee in a competitive business arena.
Prerequisite(s): MGMT2001. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

MGMT3055 Procurement

This course acquaints students with the basic concepts of purchasing and supply chain management. Emphasis is on the organization and operation of the procurement department, principles and procedures in purchasing processes, strategy, and planning (ERP, MRP, WMS, etc.). This course covers price considerations, quality, commodity management/sourcing, the negotiation process, legal aspects in purchasing, social responsibilities/ethics, supplier selection, supplier management and e-commerce/technology management.
Prerequisite(s): MGMT2030. (OL)
Offered at Denver, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

MGMT3060 Training and Development

This course explores training and development in a competitive global business environment. The course reviews research findings that support training and development as an essential component of effective business performance. Students explore the relationship between business strategy and strategic training and development, as well as the relationship between learning theory and effective training and development. Students design and deliver training in the classroom setting.
Prerequisite(s): MGMT2001. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

MGMT3070 Special Topics in Human Resource Management

This course is a forum for special issues and emerging areas within the field of human resource management. Students examine current research and commentary on the selected special topics. Practical skill exercises (such as in-class exercises), case studies, site visits and visiting experts in the field enhance learning. Students apply theory and concepts from earlier coursework, and benefit from the opportunity to think critically and assess current human resource issues.
Prerequisite(s): Two of the following: MGMT3005, MGMT3035, MGMT3050, MGMT3060. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

MGMT4001 Process Planning and Control

This course offers a quantitative approach to operations and supply chain management problems. Key areas of focus include the management of waiting lives, forecasting, inventory, location/scheduling and project management. Particular emphasis is placed on the application of tools and techniques to solve problems such as linear programming and other methodologies widely used in business settings.
Prerequisite(s): MGMT2030 or MGMT3035, MGMT3040. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

MGMT4020 Strategic Management

This course provides students with the fundamentals of business strategy. The first part of the course addresses environmental analyses and the tools used to assess these environments. The second part of the course addresses the different strategies a firm may choose at both the firm- and business-unit level, and how the chosen strategic position is strengthened through internal alignment. The third part addresses the theories behind developing sustainable competitive advantage. Leadership and corporate ethics are also discussed.
Prerequisite(s): Senior status. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

MGMT4030 Senior Business Capstone

This capstone course requires students to synthesize knowledge gained from previous coursework in business strategy, operations, finance, production, marketing, information technology, human resource management and corporate social responsibility to make decisions in a simulated business environment.
Prerequisite(s): MGMT4020, senior status. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

MGMT4050 Contemporary Issues in Operations and Supply Chain Management Strategy

This course examines the operations and supply chain function as an organization's source for developing a sustainable, competitive advantage. The concept of operations is viewed from the perspective of the firm's entire value chain. The impacts of technology, globalization and contemporary issues are examined in depth. Through the use of business cases and/or simulations, students apply operations management techniques and tools to determine strategies and make operational and supply chain decisions.
Prerequisite(s): BUS3010 or MGMT4020, senior status. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

MGMT4070 Strategic Human Resource Management

This capstone course focuses on the strategic deployment of human capital to support organizational strategy. Students engage in case study and team exercises to develop human resource strategies and arguments to advocate for their implementation. Students are asked to assess the competitive environment and align human resource systems behind these strategies while building a high-performance work system. Students are also asked to identify the appropriate changes within the human resource systems to support day-to-day operations.
Prerequisite(s): MGMT4020, senior status. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits

MGMT4140 Human Resource Management Seminar

This seminar course focuses on emerging areas within the field of human resource management and the strategic deployment of human capital to support organizational strategy. Students research and examine these areas within the context of strategic and human resource management. Students then apply concepts from earlier coursework and assess the emerging area while identifying the appropriate changes within the human resource management practices to support day-to-day operations.
Prerequisite(s): MGMT3050, MGMT3060, junior status. (HY) (OL)
Offered at North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
3 Semester Credits