Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021

MGMT - Management

MGMT 3101 Applied Business Statistics

Prerequisite: MATH 1401 with a grade of C or higher, CBIS 2220 with a grade of higher, and sophomore, junior or senior status. CBIS 2220 may be taken concurrently. The application of inferential statistical techniques in business decision making. Topics include estimation and testing of parameters, linear regression and correlation, and analysis of variance.

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MGMT 3141 Principles of Management

Pre-requisite: minimum of sophomore standing and BCOM 2285 with a grade of C or higher. An introduction to the management process, emphasizing planning and strategy, organizational theory and structure, and organizational behavior, direction and control including leadership, motivation, team building, management information systems and current managerial issues such as total quality management, multi-cultural impact and ethical management. C or better is required for all BBA in Management Majors.

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MGMT 3155 Organizational Behavior

Prerequisite: MGMT 3101 and MGMT 3141. Restricted to business majors.. A comprehensive study of human behavior and its interrelationship with the organizational environment. Emphasis on the contributions of the behavioral sciences and the constraints imposed by cultural diversity.

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MGMT 3165 Oper Quality & Supply Chn Mgmt

Prerequisite: MGMT 3101 with a grade of C or higher and MGMT 3141 with a grade of C or higher. FINC 3131 is recommended. Restricted to business majors.. An introduction to the design and control of production and service operation systems. Topics include material requirements planning, layout, scheduling, work measurement, quality control, and the use of quantitative tools in planning and allocating resources. Computer-assisted problem solving applications are included.

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MGMT 3175 Business Analytics

Prerequisite: MGMT 3101 and MGMT 3141. Restricted to business majors. This course provides a study of analytical tools useful in business decision-making. Topics covered are selected from a wide range of both probabilistic and optimizing quantitative tools. Examples include: data visualization, regression analysis, data mining, linear programming, non-linear programming, forecasting, networking, project management, queuing, simulation, goal programming, and decision analysis, including both mathematical-based and computer-assisted problem solving.

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MGMT 3180 Bus Logistics & Supply Chn Mgt

Prerequisites: MGMT 3101, MGMT 3141. This course provides an introduction to the concepts, functions, processes, and objectives of logistics and supply chain management activities. It covers those activities that are involved in physically moving raw materials, inventory, and finished goods from point of origin to point of use or consumption. The topic of logistics management is significant because if done effectively it can improve a firm's marketing effort by establishing consistent and dependable customer service levels. It covers the planning, organizing, and controlling of such activities, and examines the role of supply change processes in creating competitive advantage with respect to quality, flexibility, lead-time, and cost. Topics include customer service, inventory management, transportation, warehousing, supply change management, and an introduction to international logistics.

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MGMT 3181 International Logistics

Prerequisites: MGMT 3101, MGMT 3141, and MGMT 3180 (MGMT 3180 may be taken concurrently.) This course will acquaint students with managerial issues in international logistics and transportation, and will provide students with an understanding of procedures related to import/export management.

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MGMT 3182 Logistics Analytics

Prerequisites: MGMT 3101, 3141, and 3180. An examination of the design and management of logistics and transportation operations in selected settings. Particular emphasis is placed upon the areas of traffic management, carrier operations, carrier selection and contract negotiation, and warehousing. Each area is analyzed in terms of organizational differences, operational processes, variations in information needs, and performance control mechanisms.

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MGMT 3185 Intro to Hospi & Tourism Mgmt

Prerequisites: MGMT 3101 and MGMT 3141. Restricted to business majors. A comprehensive survey management in the hospitality and tourism industry including history, trends, dynamics, and career opportunities unique to this growing segment of the economy.

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MGMT 3195 Project Management

Prerequisites: MGMT 3101 and MGMT 3141. This course addresses the planning, scheduling, organizing, implementing, and controlling of projects. The emphasis in the course is on defining, planning, and controlling projects to successfully complete them with quality specifications, on schedule, and within budget. Project management software is used in the course. Other topics include project organization, roles of the project manager and team members, and project leadership.

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MGMT 4105 Human Resource Management

Prerequisites: MGMT 3101 and MGMT 3141. Restricted to business majors. Examines the overall personnel function in business including acquisition, use, maintenance and development of human resources. Emergent issues including legislative requirements affecting personnel management will be examined together with the constraints imposed thereon.

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MGMT 4115 Collective Barg/Labor Relation

Prerequisites: MGMT 3101 and MGMT 3141. Restricted to business majors.. An analysis of the system of labor relations in the United States, including the collective bargaining process and labor-management conflict and resolution. Topics to be covered include the evolution of labor unions in the United States, the legal environment of labor relations, the bargaining process, labor contracts, operational processes, conflict resolution, and public sector labor relations.

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MGMT 4125 Compensation and Benefits

Prerequisites: MGMT 3101, MGMT 3141. Restricted to business majors. Basic compensation and benefits systems. Topics include a study of the employment environment and its impact on compensation programs, including job evaluation methods and salary determinations. Benefit programs and governmental policy implications will be considered.

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MGMT 4135 Principles of Quality Mgmt

Prerequisites: MGMT 3101 and MGMT 3141. Restricted to business majors. This course provides an overview of principles and practices inherent in Total Quality Management and Business Process Reengineering. Research papers will emphasize case studies of companies and organizations who claim to have implemented managerial styles or reengineering efforts which have resulted in improved productivity. The course will focus on quality and productivity gains achieved by genuine managerial improvements compared to the damage done when reengineering is not effective.

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MGMT 4145 International Management

Prerequisites: MGMT 3101 and MGMT 3141. Restricted to business majors. This course surveys the environmental, political, and social constraints on doing business abroad and analyzes the management and operational strategies of firms engaged in international business.

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MGMT 4165 Small Business Institute

Prerequisites: MGMT 3101, MGMT 3141. Restricted to business majors. A hands-on experience concerned with the problems and responsibilities of starting and operating a small business. Students work in teams, consulting with small businesses and/or entrepreneurs on actual business cases.

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MGMT 4175 Entrepreneurship

Prerequisite: MGMT 3101 and MGMT 3141. Restricted to business majors. Junior standing or permission of instructor. This course is intended for individuals interested in gaining a foundation in the area of entrepreneurship

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MGMT 4195 Strategic Management

Prerequisites: Senior standing and FINC 3131 with a grade of C or higher, MGMT 3165 with a grade of C or higher, and MKTG 3161 with a grade of C or higher. Restricted to business majors. A capstone course designed to integrate knowledge gained in the various functional business areas and to exercise the student's analytical skills in problem identification, strategy formulation, integration and decision implementation, including international and ethical considerations. This course should be taken during the student's last semester before graduation. C or better is required for all BBA in Management Majors.

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MGMT 4505 Special Topics

This course meets special needs of students and/or the community. Approval of the department chairperson is required prior to registration. This course is repeatable for credit.

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MGMT 4605 Internship &/or Coop Education

Prerequisite: Restricted to business majors. Individually designed and planned learning experience involving field experience and study in the private or public sector. Approval of the department chairperson is required prior to registration. This course is repeatable for credit.

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MGMT 4805 Independent Study

Prerequisite: Restricted to business majors. Investigation of a topic of special interest, with reports given to the instructor. Approval of the department chairperson is required prior to registration. This course is repeatable for credit.

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MGMT 4980 Study Abroad

Prerequisite: Acceptance into a Georgia College & State University exchange program and permission of the Coordinator of International Services and Programs. An individually designed and planned learning experience in the student's major program of study at an institution abroad. Specific credits to be determined in advance of registration and study. Grading to be based on evaluation reports of the exchange institution. This course may be used to fulfill major requirements limited only by the program specific requirements of a discipline or the guidelines of the Georgia College Study Abroad or Exchange Programs. This course is repeatable for credit.

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