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Fall Semester 2018

 

Management and Leadership
Ross L Fink • Campustown 108 • 677-2271
M L250Interpersonal Effectiveness in Organizations (2 hours)Seats
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Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. Students who have already completed BUS 210 will not receive credit for this course.
 01 MW8:00 AM -9:50 AM CPT008 Candace Esken  0
 Class meets August 22 through October 10;  Last day to add: August 27
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: August 29;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: September 26
 Business Majors only
 02 MW10:00 AM -11:50 AM CPT008 Candace Esken  0
 Class meets August 22 through October 10;  Last day to add: August 27
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: August 29;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: September 26
 Business Majors Only
 03 MW2:00 PM -3:50 PM BR135 Candace Esken  0
 Class meets August 22 through October 10;  Last day to add: August 27
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: August 29;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: September 26
 Business Majors Only
 04 MW8:00 AM -9:50 AM CPT008 Becky Wood  0
 Class meets October 15 through December 3;  Last day to add: October 17
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: October 22;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: November 19
 Business Majors Only
 05 MW10:00 AM -11:50 AM CPT008 Becky Wood  0
 Class meets October 15 through December 3;  Last day to add: October 17
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: October 22;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: November 19
 Business Majors only
 06 MW2:00 PM -3:50 PM BR135 Becky Wood  0
 Class meets October 15 through December 3;  Last day to add: October 17
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: October 22;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: November 19
 Business Majors Only
 07 Tu6:00 PM -7:50 PM JOB330 Staff  0
 Non-Business Majors Only
M L300Environments of Organizations (2 hours)Seats
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Prerequisite: Junior Standing.
 01 MW4:00 PM -5:50 PM CPT19 Aaron A Buchko  0
 Class meets August 22 through October 10;  Last day to add: August 27
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: August 29;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: September 26
M L350Managing for Results in Organizations (2 hours)Seats
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Prerequisite: Junior standing or declared first major and 42 credit hours. Students who have already completed M L 352 will not receive credit for this course.
 01 Canceled
 Class meets October 15 through December 3;  Last day to add: October 17
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: October 22;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: November 19
 Business Majors only
 02 Canceled
 Class meets October 15 through December 3;  Last day to add: October 17
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: October 22;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: November 19
 Business Majors only
 03 MW3:30 PM -5:20 PM CPT016 Jennifer Robin  0
 Class meets October 15 through December 3;  Last day to add: October 17
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: October 22;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: November 19
 Business Majors Only
 04 W6:00 PM -7:50 PM JOB330 Staff  3
 Non-Business Majors Only
 05 MW8:00 AM -9:50 AM CPT016 George Burek  2
 Class meets August 22 through October 10;  Last day to add: August 27
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: August 29;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: September 26
 Business Majors Only
 06 M6:00 PM -7:50 PM JOB330 Joseph Albright  8
 Business Majors Only
 07 MW8:00 AM -9:50 AM WES026A Becky Wood  0
 Class meets August 22 through October 10;  Last day to add: August 27
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: August 29;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: September 26
 Business Majors only
 08 MW10:00 AM -11:50 AM WES026A Becky Wood  0
 Class meets August 22 through October 10;  Last day to add: August 27
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: August 29;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: September 26
 Business Majors only
 09 MW2:00 PM -3:50 PM BR222 Becky Wood  2
 Class meets August 22 through October 10;  Last day to add: August 27
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: August 29;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: September 26
 Business Majors only
M L353Operations Management in Organizations (3 hours)Seats
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Prerequisite: Q M 262; M L 350
 02 M5:30 PM -8:20 PM JOB300 William Jacobi Hybrid Course0
 03 W5:30 PM -8:20 PM JOB300 Tori Rollings  0
M L354Maximizing Effectiveness in Organizations (3 hours)Seats
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Prerequisite: M L 250, M L 350, PSY 101
 01 Canceled
M L356Human Capital in Organizations (3 hours)Seats
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Prerequisite: M L 350
 01 TT9:00 AM -10:15 AM WES326 Mark P Brown  0
 02 W5:30 PM -8:30 PM BR322 Ken Harding  0
M L357Leading Organizations (2 hours)Seats
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Prerequisite: M L 250; junior/senior standing
 01 MW10:00 AM -11:50 AM BR210 Heidi Baumann  0
 Class meets August 22 through October 10;  Last day to add: August 27
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: August 29;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: September 26
 02 MW12:00 PM -1:50 PM BR210 Heidi Baumann  3
 Class meets August 22 through October 10;  Last day to add: August 27
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: August 29;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: September 26
 03 MW2:00 PM -3:50 PM BR210 Heidi Baumann  8
 Class meets August 22 through October 10;  Last day to add: August 27
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: August 29;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: September 26
M L358Managerial Decision Making (3 hours)Seats
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Prerequisite: Junior standing.
 01 TT12:00 PM -1:15 PM BR322 Bernard J Goitein  0
 02 TT1:30 PM -2:45 PM BR322 Bernard J Goitein  6
M L452Strategic Management in OrganizationsCore: MI(2 hours)Seats
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Prerequisite: FIN 322; M L 350; MTG 315; senior standing.
Corequisite: BUS 400
 01 M10:00 AM -11:50 AM CPT19 Aaron A Buchko  0
 02 M12:00 PM -1:50 PM CPT19 Aaron A Buchko  0
 03 M2:00 PM -3:50 PM CPT19 George Burek  0
 04 M11:00 AM -12:50 PM CPT014 George Burek  0
M L457Advanced Human Capital Management (3 hours)Seats
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Prerequisite: M L 356
 01 TT10:30 AM -11:45 AM WES326 Mark P Brown  4
M L459Topics in Management (3 hours)Seats
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 01 Tu6:00 PM -8:50 PM JOB308 Harold Robinson  2
 Topic: Plan & Control of Ops; Prerequisite: M L 250 and Junior/Senior standing
 02 TT1:30 PM -2:45 PM WES026A Heidi Baumann  0
 Topic: Performance Management Process; Prerequisite: M L 250 and Junior/Senior standing.
 03 Canceled
 Topic: Performance Management Process; Prerequisite: M L 250 and Junior/Senior standing.
 04 Canceled
 Topic: Performance Management Process; Prerequisite: M L 250 and Junior/Senior standing.
 05 Canceled
 Topic: Performance Management Process; Prerequisite: M L 250 and Junior/Senior standing.
M L520Management Theory (3 hours)Seats
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Prerequisite: BUS 500 and Foster College of Business Graduate Student or Consent of Associate Dean.
 01 *R* MW5:30 PM -8:30 PM CPT016 Aaron A Buchko   
 Class meets October 15 through December 3;  Last day to add: October 17
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: October 22;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: November 19
M L615Interpersonal Relations (3 hours)Seats
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Course Fee: $200
 01 *R* MTWTF5:30 PM -9:00 PM CPT19 Valerie Vogt Pape Hybrid Course 
 Class meets 5:30 - 9:00 PM August 6-10, 13, 14, and 15, and one face-to-face meeting TBD in September. Assignments and meetings continue through September. Students must register for this class before July 9.
 02 *R* TT9:00 AM -11:50 AM CPT19 Valerie Vogt Pape Hybrid Course 
 Class meets August 23 through October 11;  Last day to add: August 28
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: August 31;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: September 28
 Section 02 is open to MSA students and MBA students who completed an undergraduate degree in the last year only, with consent of Associate Dean. Students must register for this section before August 3, 2018.
M L628Business Policy and Strategy Formulation (3 hours)Seats
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 01 *R* MW5:30 PM -8:30 PM CPT19 Laurence Weinzimmer   
 Class meets October 15 through December 3;  Last day to add: October 17
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: October 22;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: November 19
M L653Operations Management (3 hours)Seats
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Prerequisite: BUS 500 and Foster College of Business Graduate Student or Consent of Associate Dean
 01 *R* MW5:30 PM -8:30 PM BR225 Greg Jetton   
 Class meets August 22 through October 10;  Last day to add: August 27
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: August 30;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: September 27
M L659Topics in Management (3 hours)Seats
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 01 *R* TT5:30 PM -8:30 PM CPT19 Valerie Vogt Pape Hybrid Course 
 Class meets October 16 through December 4;  Last day to add: October 21
 Last day to drop without "W" on transcript: October 24;  Last day to drop with "W" on transcript: November 20
 Open to students who have completed M L 615.
M L660Readings in Management & Leadership (1 to 3 hours)Seats
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Prerequisite: advancement to candidacy; consent of instructor and director of graduate programs.
 01 *R* Arr     Laurence Weinzimmer   
 "Resilience"
 
Individual and group theories of behavior within organizations. Applying methods of effective interpersonal interactions, increasing self-awareness (through topics including perception, personality, attitudes, values and the effects of stress) in order to better inform an understanding of others. Various interpersonal competencies including motivating others, team dynamics including diversity, problem-solving, decision-making and conflict management, and communicating expectations and feedback.
Prepares students to be productive managers by increasing their understanding of the organization context. Provides an overview of the environments in which firms operate. Gives students a fundamental understanding of the various industries in which firms function and the key issues within those environments that affect the practice of management (including adapting to global environments, sustainability, and ethics) providing students with the conceptual frameworks and tools that will enable them to analyze and understand the managerial context. Students discuss and perform analysis and assessment of the environments of organizations.
Planning, organizing and control processes as practices of management. Introduction of management roles, functions, and skills, and evolution of management thought. Discussion of general and task environment and organizational stakeholders. Analysis of planning, strategy, and decision-making frameworks. Foundations of organizational structure and design, human capital, and managerial control models including feedback systems. Application of concepts to contemporary examples.
Survey of issues and methods related to designing, implementing, and controlling the production and delivery of goods and services. Topics include waiting line management, forecasting, project management, JIT and lean operations, supply chain management, Six Sigma quality management, and strategic importance of operations management.
Organizational effectiveness theories and techniques. Analysis and data gathering tools including employee survey research, process mapping, organizational culture assessment, and systems thinking. Action planning and implementation topics including organizational adaptability, leadership coaching, and organizational change management. Introduction to consultative skills.
A survey course considering the strategic management of firm's human capital in the context of the human resource management function. Covers the legal, strategic, and regulatory facets of human resource management along with the topics of staffing, training, compensation management, and labor relations. Experiential exercises, case studies, and class presentations will be used to illustrate the effective and efficient management of a firm's human capital through human resource management.
Theory and practice of organizational leadership skills. Exposure to major leadership theories and advanced interpersonal techniques. Transformational Leadership, Servant Leadership, Authentic Leadership, building self-awareness, empowering followers, and communicating with influence. Applied projects and in-class experiences.
Descriptive and prescriptive approaches; formal and informal methods. Emphasis on subjective judgments and choices.
Integrative capstone includes the strategic-planning process, environmental analysis, developing strategy, strategic decision making, and strategy execution. Concurrent enrollment with BUS 400 required.
Advanced consideration of the management of firm's human capital in the context of activities associated with the human resources function. The course will emphasize the strategic, theoretical, technical, and legal aspects of staffing, training, and compensation management. Experiential exercises, case studies, and class presentations will be used to develop an advanced understanding of the use of human resource management to effectively and efficiently manage a firm's human capital.
Topics of special interest which may vary each time course is offered. Topic and prerequisite stated in current Schedule of Classes. May be repeated under different topics for a maximum of six hours credit.
Planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and controlling operations through managerial decision making. Emerging issues and trends; integration of principles and concepts with contemporary concerns.
Foundations of interpersonal behavior, emphasizing the development and application of the interpersonal skills critical for managerial success. Foster self-understanding and self-awareness through a variety of assessment instruments.
Strategies in response to conditions such as competition and future development. Must be taken in last semester of program.
Foundational knowledge and deeper understanding of the operations function. A broad managerial perspective emphasizes the strategic impact of the operations decisions and the interfaces between operations and the other functional areas of the organization. Operation functions in both service and manufacturing contexts will be examined, as well as investigating how operations provides sustainable competitive advantage along the dimensions of cost, quality, delivery, flexibility, and innovation.
Management-related topics presented in modules or seminars. Topics may vary each time the course is offered. Topic stated in current Schedule of Classes. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 credit hours.
Individual readings for qualified students, under the guidance of a member of the faculty. Repeatable to a maximum of 3 credit hours.
This course meets a Core Curriculum requirement.
OC - Communication - Oral Communication
W1 - Communication - Writing 1
W2 - Communication - Writing 2
FA - Fine Arts
GS - Global Perspective - Global Systems
WC - Global Perspective - World Cultures
HU - Humanities
NS - Knowledge and Reasoning in the Natural Sciences
SB - Knowledge and Reasoning in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
MI - Multidisciplinary Integration
QR - Quantitative Reasoning
This section meets a Core Curriculum requirement.
EL - Experiential Learning
IL - Integrative Learning
WI - Writing Intensive
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