Management (MGMT)

MGMT 201  Principles of Management  3(3-0)  

Managerial process of planning, organizing, leading, decision-making, and controlling. Modern management techniques will be emphasized. (F, S, SS)

MGMT 224  Intro Agribusiness Entrepreneurship  3(3-0)  

Introductory exposure to entrepreneurship for agribusinesses through presentations by industry professionals. Prerequisite: Econ 202. (*)

MGMT 301  Organizational Behavior  3(3-0)  

Team-work, individual and group behavior, motivation, work design, communication, decision-making, leadership, and organizational culture. Prerequisite: MGMT 201. (F, S, SS)

MGMT 305  Agri and Res Enterprise Analysis  3(3-0)  

Use of records in agricultural and resource enterprise management; analytical methods, budgets, and planning techniques for improved decision making. Prerequisite: CIS 100 and CIS 103 and CIS 104, and ECON 202. (*)

MGMT 311  Operations and Quality Management  3(3-0)  

Managerial perspective of the operations and quality functions, use of analytical tools to solve operations and quality problems. Prerequisite: BUSAD 265 or MATH 156. (F, S)

MGMT 318  Human Resource Management  3(3-0)  

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. (*)

MGMT 342  Water Law, Policy, and Institutions  3(3-0)  

Legal water issues within the context of historical, social and economic development with emphasis on the southwestern United States. (*)

MGMT 362  Purchasing and Materials Management  3(3-0)  

Strategies and tactical methods, opportunities and problems associated with the flow of materials in an organization will be covered. Prerequisite: MGMT 311. (*)

MGMT 368  Project Management  3(3-0)  

Project planning, control, management and evaluation. Use of project planning software. Prerequisite: MGMT 201 and junior standing. (F, S)

MGMT 375  Agricultural Law  3(3-0)  

Laws, regulations, case decisions affecting ranching and farming in the Rocky Mountain area. (*)

MGMT 408  Agricultural Finance  3(3-0)  

Monetary affairs of agribusiness and agricultural production emphasizing credit institutions and procurement, investment, and management. Prerequisite: AREC 305. (*)

MGMT 410  Labor Managment Relations  3(3-0)  

Federal and state legislation and executive orders governing the employer-employee relationship; legal rights of organizations and collective bargaining. Prerequisite: MGMT 318. (*)

MGMT 414  Entrepreneurship  3(3-0)  

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. (*)

MGMT 460  Operations Strategy  3(3-0)  

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. (*)

MGMT 468  Quality Management  3(3-0)  

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. (*)

MGMT 471  Organization Theory and Design  3(3-0)  

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. (*)

MGMT 475  International Management  3(3-0)  

An analysis of management opportunities and challenges in the global environment and the evaluation and formulation of strategies of firms operating and expanding internationally. Prerequisite: FIN 330 and MGMT 301, and MKTG 340. (F, S, SS)

MGMT 478  Agricultural Policy  3(3-0)  

Formulation and administration of public policies affecting agricultural industries and rural areas in the United States. Prerequisite: ECON 202. (*)

MGMT 485  Strategic Management  3(3-0)  

Integration of the business core disciplines to explore ways that strategy is formed in contemporary business organizations. Case method used extensively. Prerequisite: BUSAD 360 and FIN 330 and MGMT 301 and MGMT 311, and MKTG 340. (F, S, SS)

MGMT 488  Sports Industry Management  3(3-0)  

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).

MGMT 490  Special Projects  (1-6 V)  

Special Projects. (*) Repeatable (6).

MGMT 491  Special Topics  (1-3 V)  

Special Topics. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. (*) Repeatable (6).

MGMT 495  Independent Study  (1-3 V)  

Independent Study. Prerequisite: Senior standing in School of Business and permission of department chair. (*) Repeatable (6).

MGMT 498  Internship  (1-6 V)  

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).

MGMT 501  Fundamentals of Management  3(3-0)  

This class familiarizes students with the managerial process and multiple specific topics related to the managerial function. Prerequisite: Admission to MBA. (*)

MGMT 505  Principles of Management  3(3-0)  

Managerial process of planning, organizing, leading, decision-making, and controlling. Modern management techniques will be emphasized. (*)

MGMT 511  Production/Operations Management  3(3-0)  

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. (*)

MGMT 520  Management of Organizational Behavior  3(3-0)  

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. (*)

MGMT 521  Theories of Organizational Design  3(3-0)  

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. (*)

MGMT 540  Managing Human Resources  3(3-0)  

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)

MGMT 555  Wealth Building Enterprises  3(3-0)  

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)

MGMT 575  International Management  3(3-0)  

An advanced analysis of management opportunities and challenges in the global environment and the evaluation and formulation of strategies of firms operating and expanding internationally. Prerequisite: MGMT 520 and BUSAD 502. (F, S, SS)

MGMT 585  Management Policy and Strategy  3(3-0)  

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. (*)

MGMT 591  Special Topics  3(3-0)  

Special Topics. (*) Repeatable (6).

MGMT 595  Independent Study  (1-3 V)  

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).