Managerial process of planning, organizing, leading, decision-making, and controlling. Modern management techniques will be emphasized. (F, S, SS)
Introductory exposure to entrepreneurship for agribusinesses through presentations by industry professionals. Prerequisite: Econ 202. (*)
Team-work, individual and group behavior, motivation, work design, communication, decision-making, leadership, and organizational culture. Prerequisite: MGMT 201. (F, S, SS)
An examination of the human resource functions of planning, selection and recruitment, compensation, training and development, employee and labor relations, and safety and health. Prerequisite: MGMT 201. (*)
Legal water issues within the context of historical, social and economic development with emphasis on the southwestern United States. (*)
Strategies and tactical methods, opportunities and problems associated with the flow of materials in an organization will be covered. Prerequisite: MGMT 311. (*)
Project planning, control, management and evaluation. Use of project planning software. Prerequisite: MGMT 201 and junior standing. (F, S)
Laws, regulations, case decisions affecting ranching and farming in the Rocky Mountain area. (*)
Monetary affairs of agribusiness and agricultural production emphasizing credit institutions and procurement, investment, and management. Prerequisite: AREC 305. (*)
Federal and state legislation and executive orders governing the employer-employee relationship; legal rights of organizations and collective bargaining. Prerequisite: MGMT 318. (*)
In-depth analysis of the various environment, management, accounting, finance, and legal considerations required for business plan development by an entrepreneur or small business owner. Prerequisite: MKTG 340. (*)
Examination of recent developments in the strategy of operations in the manufacturing and service sectors involving technological policy, new process development, and new product introduction. Prerequisite: MGMT 311. (*)
Concepts and techniques of quality improvement processes. Defining quality in customer satisfaction terms and improving quality of products and service through modern techniques. Prerequisite: MGMT 311. (*)
Evaluation of organizational design structures, measurement of system performance, and problems in design of adaptive systems. Prerequisite: Senior standing in HSB and permission of advisor. (*)
Formulation and administration of public policies affecting agricultural industries and rural areas in the United States. Prerequisite: ECON 202. (*)
Development of the sports industry; present state, and future trends in the field through the lenses of recreation, amateur and professional sport. Prerequisite: MKTG 340. (S) Repeatable (99).
Special Projects. (*) Repeatable (6).
Special Topics. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. (*) Repeatable (6).
Independent Study. Prerequisite: Senior standing in School of Business and permission of department chair. (*) Repeatable (6).
Supervised field work in selected business, social and governmental organizations; supplemented by written reports. Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing in School of Business and permission of internship coordinator. (*) Repeatable (6).
This class familiarizes students with the managerial process and multiple specific topics related to the managerial function. Prerequisite: Admission to MBA. (*)
Managerial process of planning, organizing, leading, decision-making, and controlling. Modern management techniques will be emphasized. (*)
Managerial perspective of operations functions, under-standing of analytical tools to solve operations problems, applied operations issues, and develop decision-making skills. Prerequisite: Admission to MBA or permission of MBA Director. (*)
Ideas and concepts for increasing effectiveness in organizations. Major topics include personality, motivation, leadership, communication, group dynamics, change and conflict, and contingencies of work unit design. Prerequisite: Admission to MBA or permission of MBA Director. (*)
Identification of external environments faced by organizations and theories of organizational design that enable organizations to operate more effectively within their respective environments. Prerequisite: Admission to MBA or permission of MBA Director. (*)
A survey course covering the major areas of the management of human behavior in work organizations. Consideration given to aspects of strategic human resource management. (F)
Review of relevant contemporary literature, personal success definition, lifetime objectives and strategies to achieve those objectives. Seminar style. Emphasis on entrepreneurship. Prerequisite: Acceptance into MBA program or permission of instructor. (SS)
Critical analysis of the policy/strategy field. This course integrates the business core disciplines to explore ways that strategy is formed in contemporary business organizations. Case Method used extensively. Prerequisite: Admission to MBA or permission of MBA Director and completion of core courses. (*)
Special Topics. (*) Repeatable (6).
Individual study of a subject determined by the instructor and student with permission of the director. Prerequisite: Admission to MBA or permission of MBA Director. (*) Repeatable (6).