Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021

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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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