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The Nelson Rusche College of Business

Department of Management, Marketing, and International Business:
Course Listing

Management
CourseTitleCredits
MGT 517Strategic Management.

A study of strategy formulation and implementation emphasizing the integration of decisions in the functional areas in light of external conditions and forces to achieve organizational objectives.

  • Prerequisite(s): Completion of or current enrollment in all M.B.A. core course requirements or completion of all M.P.A. undergraduate course requirements or consent of the M.B.A. director. Not recommended for non-business majors.
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MGT 522Advanced Topics in International Management.

A study of administrative philosophies, policies and practices of international business organizations. The nature of management processes and activities are examined in terms of different social, cultural, political and economic environments.

  • Prerequisite(s): Three hours in management.
3
MGT 550Executive Leadership.

An introduction to leadership theory and principles; application of leadership concepts in business organizations with emphasis on formation of a personal leadership style. (Same as GBU 550).

3
MGT 570Management Problems in Employee and Labor Relations.

Intensive study of employee-employer relationships in non-unionized and unionized settings; review of current legislation and its impact on human resource policies and practices.

3
MGT 571Operations Management.

An analysis of the problems and relationships involved in the production of services and goods. Specific topics include service product design, process selection, work methods and standards, inventory control, quality control, and production control.

  • Prerequisite(s): ECO 339 or equivalent.
3
MGT 573Seminar in Human Resource Management.

Advanced treatment of leading- edge theories and practices in human resource management that focus on effective employee management. Topics include equal employment opportunity, human resource planning, recruiting, selection, training and development, compensation, and employee and labor relations.

3
MGT 575Advanced Graduate Studies.

Student is individually assigned to an instructor on the basis of the type of studies needed for the programs pursued. May be repeated under different topics.

3
MGT 576Advanced Graduate Studies.

Same as Management 575 but in a different topic.

3
MGT 577Organizational Behavior and Theory.

An in-depth examination of selected issues in organizational behavior and organizational design. Both practical and theoretical perspectives on topics are designed to help students identify relevant information, analyze situations and select appropriate actions.

  • Prerequisite(s): MGT 370, MGT 377 or equivalent.
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MGT 580Quantitative Management Applications.

Quantitative techniques for decision making, including linear programming, goal programming, integer programming, non-linear programming, transportation and assignment method programming, and network flow models.

  • Prerequisite(s): MTH 220 or equivalent.
3
MGT 581Information Systems in Organizations.

An overview of information systems, including conceptual foundations, development, use and impact on the organization.

  • Prerequisite(s): CSC 121 or equivalent.
3
MGT 585Seminar in Entrepreneurship.

Investigates the risks, myths and rewards of entrepreneurship defined as new venture start-up or business expansion in the pursuit of wealth creation, and explores the entrepreneurial process from opportunity recognition to harvest. The focus will be on writing a formal business plan grounded in current research to assess the degree to which an idea is an opportunity.

  • Prerequisite(s): Completion of M.B.A. leveling courses or their equivalents or consent of instructor.
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Marketing
CourseTitleCredits
MKT 510Strategic Marketing of Services.

Examination of the unique aspects of service organizations and the impact of those factors on marketing goals and strategies.

  • Prerequisite(s): MKT 351 or equivalent.
3
MKT 513Marketing Management.

Examination of the functions of marketing executives. Emphasis on the formulation and implementation of marketing programs and strategies covering areas such as products, pricing, channels of distribution, and promotion.

  • Prerequisite(s): MKT 351, MGT 370, and ACC 231 or their equivalents.
3
MKT 525Seminar in E-Commerce: Strategic Marketing Perspectives.

A strategic overview of electronic commerce with an emphasis on major strategic marketing opportunities, issues and problems. Covers use of intranet, extranet and Internet technologies to interact, collaborate and transact business with the company’s customers, employees, suppliers and partners. Both organizational and external factors are analyzed in formulating competitive online marketing strategies.

  • Prerequisite(s): CSC 121, MKT 351, and MGT 370 or their equivalents.
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MKT 552Seminar in International Marketing Management.

A conceptual and action- oriented approach to marketing of products and services abroad. Management problems of planning, organizing and controlling foreign marketing operations also are analyzed.

  • Prerequisite(s): MKT 351 or equivalent.
3
MKT 575Advanced Graduate Studies.

Student is individually assigned to an instructor on the basis of the type of studies needed for the programs pursued. May be repeated under different topics.

3
MKT 576Advanced Graduate Studies.

Same as Marketing 575 but in a different topic.

3