The Entrepreneurship concentration is characterized by its contemporary, integrative approach to management of emerging firms. It is designed for students who seek to be entrepreneurs in start-up ventures, operate family businesses or work as entrepreneurial change agents within a corporate setting. If a student chooses to pursue this concentration, three courses totaling at least 12.0 hours must be taken.

Business Capstone Selection

Students majoring in Management selecting the Entrepreneurship concentration must complete ICS 394 for the Business Capstone.

Second Concentration

While a student may complete more than one Management concentration, at least 50% of the courses used for the completion of a second concentration must be unique to the completion of that concentration.

Junior Year Experiential Learning

Sharing of MGT 393 between Experiential Learning and major requirements may be possible; consult with academic advisor.

Degree Conferral Requirements

All Management (MGT) and Marketing (MKT) courses, ICS 394, and any other courses used toward the Management major must be completed with a minimum grade of C- and with a combined GPA of 2.000 or higher.

MGT 320

TRAINING AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT

A study of the training and management development practices of organizations. Emphasis is placed on the identification of training needs, program design, choice of training methods and the evaluation of results. The practices and legislation affecting promotion of employees are also discussed. PREREQUISITE(S): MGT 307.
Prerequisites:
MGT 307 or HSP 382 is a prerequisite for this class.

MGT 330

RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION

An examination of the recruiting and selection process used by organizations in the public and private sectors. A select group of tests will be discussed and used by the student for familiarization. EEO, Affirmative Action, and other legislation affecting recruiting and selection of employees will be discussed. PREREQUISITE(S): MGT 307.
Prerequisites:
MGT 307 or HSP 382 is a prerequisite for this class.

MGT 335

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

The course has two major goals. The first is to learn how to design a pay system that is efficient, legally compliant, and fair/ethical. This is done through such topics as pay strategy, job descriptions, job evaluation, pay surveys, pay structures, pay increases, and legal compliance. The second goal is to learn how to design a benefits plan that supports company objectives and values. This is done through such topics as legal compliance, retirement plans, health insurance plans, social security, workers? compensation, and work-life benefits. PREREQUISITE(S): MGT 307.
Prerequisites:
MGT 307 or HSP 382 is a prerequisite for this class.

ECO 318

LABOR ECONOMICS AND ORGANIZATION

Historical and theoretical analysis of labor groups and labor market problems (including wage determination, unemployment and discrimination), with particular reference to the dynamic economy of the United States. PREREQUISITE(S): ECO 105, ECO 106 & MAT 130
Prerequisites:
ECO 105, ECO 106 and (MAT 130 or equivalent) are a prerequisite for this class.

MGT 354

GLOBAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Concepts, theories, principles and techniques for effectively managing a workforce globally. The focus is on effective strategies relating to human resource strategy, staffing, development, performance management, remuneration management, legal/regulatory compliance and employee/labor relations in geographically dispersed and culturally diverse organizations. The purpose of the course is to help students understand the issues related to effectively managing a workforce in a global organization and how human resource strategies and programs can enable the workforce to contribute to organizational success. PREREQUISITE(S): MGT 300 (MGT 307 recommended)
Prerequisites:
MGT 300 is a prerequisite for this class.

MGT 361

ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Techniques of organizational design and development with emphasis on the methods of planned and controlled change of the organization to insure its survival in a changing external environment. The interdependent elements of people, structure, tasks and technology will be examined and related to changes in problem-solving and renewal processes of personnel in the organization. Various phases of the OD process including changes in employees' attitudes, resistance to change, survey feedback, team building, sensitivity training, Quality of Work Life, and intervention techniques will be explored. PREREQUISITE(S): MGT 300.
Prerequisites:
MGT 300 is a prerequisite for this class.

MGT 340

LEADERSHIP IN SPORTS: LESSONS FOR COACHING IN THE WORKPLACE

A framework of leadership and coaching is utilized to critically examine the effectiveness of several sports' coaches and their leadership/coaching styles, as they motivate players to achieve their maximum level of performance. Lessons from leading sports' coaches are then applied to the workplace, where managers motivate employees to perform to their potential. The course also highlights the importance of unique situations in both the sports and workplace arenas. Major topics to be covered include roles of coaches and players, skills of coaching, coaching teams, and "flow" in sports and organizations.

MGT 315

MANAGEMENT SCIENCE (PREREQUISITE(S): MGT 301)

Management science involves the use of quantitative models to support decisions faced by managers. Topics include model formulation, linear, non-linear and integer programming, transportation, transshipment and assignment formulations, network flow, decision analysis, and multicriteria decision making. Spreadsheet and other software packages will be used to model, solve, and analyze these problems. (PREREQUISITE(S): MGT 301)
Prerequisites:
MGT 301 is a prerequisite for this class.

MGT 323

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Analysis of the purchasing function, including sourcing, buying methods, vendor analysis, and contract execution. Organization and management of the supply chain with emphasis on intra and inter-company relationships, especially with logistics and general management. PREREQUISITE(S): MGT 301.
Prerequisites:
MGT 301 is a prerequisite for this class.

MGT 356

SPORTS MANAGEMENT

Students will examine the major issues facing sport managers in a variety of sport organization settings. Through the lens of organizational theory and behavior, areas explored include professional, Olympic, collegiate, and youth sport. Other areas of focus will include sponsorship, technology, legal issues, and emerging issues through course projects and case studies. Students will be exposed to various disciplines/careers through guest lecturers in the sports industry and/or on-site experiences. PREREQUISITE(S): MGT 300
Prerequisites:
MGT 300 is a prerequisite for this class.