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MAN 702 Theories of the Organization

Survey of organizational theories with particular emphasis on goal setting, assessing, achievement and displacement. Topics include: the relationship of authority, role responsibility, organizational structure, design and culture. Students will diagnose organizational functions, analyze deficiencies and determine ways of adapting organizational structure to realize goals.
Credits:
On Demand

MAN 703 Project Analysis and Program Management

Survey of managerial criteria for effective project planning and management. Topics discussed: establishment of objectives, cost benefit analysis, planning methods, organizational concepts, causes of conflict, conflict resolution, and options in allocation of resources.
Credits: 3
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MAN 704 Managerial Planning and Control Systems

Formulation of integrated long-range and strategic plans relating to organizational objectives, expense centers, performance centers and investment centers. Also studied are methods of performance measuring and information handling.
Credits: 3
On Demand

MAN 705 Management Decision Theory

Survey of the decision-making processes and methods for examining, defining, analyzing and solving complex problems. Emphasis is on defining objectives, value systems and methods for identifying and assessing alternative courses of action.
Credits: 3
On Demand

MAN 722 Human Resource Management

A review of the major areas of human resources administration. Topics include: selection and replacement, compensation, training and development, labor relations and employee services. These activities are viewed from the position of both the large and small firm.
Credits: 3
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MAN 724 Organizational Development

Survey of contemporary training and development problems with emphasis on the relationship between development and the organization's personnel decisions. Techniques of personnel training are examined, along with approaches to organizational change.
Credits: 3
On Demand

MAN 725 Work People and Productivity

Analysis of the problems of the occupational environment in small and large enterprises. Emphasis on the practical problem-solving that is of immediate concern to the participants. Topics include: survey of new approaches to motivation, attitudes, job satisfaction, job enrichment, monotony, fatigue, working conditions and conflict resolution, quality circles, and productivity.
Credits: 3
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MAN 750 Management Seminar

Limited to advanced MBA students, this seminar offers an opportunity to examine critical issues that arise in the management of business organizations. This course focuses on the special challenges of managing organizational change – a critical core competency for the business organization and the ultimate test of leadership for the business executive.
Credits: 3
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MAN 752 New Venture Creation

Managing and financing a new venture, whether as a new corporate entity or as an independently initiated business of one's own, is both a management and finance challenge of the first order. Tomorrow's business leaders need to develop and understand the entrepreneurial spirit. They need to understand what transpires before, during, and after the decision to create or implement a new venture, be it in a small or larger enterprise. This course equips the student with the skills needed to grasp and implement the general managerial responsibilities required to be a successful venture creator. It also provides training in how to create a business plan, determine ethical decision making, and assess deal valuation. Additionally, the student learns the various resource requirements, finance options, and methods to obtain funding for prospective ventures.
Credits: 3
Cross-Listings: FIN 752, MAN 752
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