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MAN - Management

MAN 2021
Principles of Management

(Offered fall and spring). Fundamentals of management underlying the solutions of problems of organization and operation of business enterprises covering the management process of planning, organizing, directing, and rolling.

Credit hours: 3Lecture hours: 3
MAN 2160
Foundations of Leadership

(Offered fall and spring). This course will emphasize the leadership function of management. The course gives attention to research findings about leadership, the practice of leadership, and skill development. The course will focus on the visionary and direction-setting aspect of leadership.

Credit hours: 3Lecture hours: 3
MAN 2500
Operations Management

Prerequisite: STA2023. (Offered fall). This course introduces students to operations management techniques including their application to functional areas of the business enterprise and operations control.

Credit hours: 3Lecture hours: 3
MAN 2930
Special Topics in Management

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Course centering around topics of current interest or of special interest to students or instructors. Topics may vary from semester to semester. Course will provide the opportunity for students to demonstrate their mastery of the material learned from the program. It should be taken during the student?s last semester.

Credit hours: 3Lecture hours: 3
MAN 3240
Applied Organizational Behavior

(Offered fall). Behavioral concepts, techniques, and applications for managing human resources in all types of organizations.

Credit hours: 3Lecture hours: 3
MAN 3303
Principles of Management and Leadership

(Offered fall, spring, and summer). Prerequisite: Admission into Technology Management BAS Program or permission of department chair. This course presents the basic concepts, principles, and techniques of business leadership. Emphasis will be on the student developing a solid leadership foundation while centering them in the real themes, demands, and opportunities of an evolving and dynamic business workplace. This course will incorporate basic leadership skill development as it relates to the core aspects of the management practice.

Credit hours: 3Lecture hours: 3
MAN 3503
Managerial Risk Analysis and Decision Making

(Offered summer). This course covers a framework for making decisions, as well as understanding how these decisions can be used to manage risk. Managers need to understand how they personally value risk in order to recognize the potential impact their behavior may have on organizations and stakeholders, this course will study approaches that students develop and apply decision making and risk analysis to solve problems in different operating environments.

Credit hours: 3Lecture hours: 3
MAN 4301
Human Resource Management

(Offered spring). Prerequisite: Must be admitted to one of the BAS programs. This course will study various areas of Human Resource Management including job design, recruitment, performance evaluation, reward systems, development and training of employees to secure retention and formulation of human resource procedures. The strategic role of human resources and current issues will be discussed.

Credit hours: 3Lecture hours: 3
MAN 4520
Quality Management Six Sigma

(Offered fall). Corequisite: MAN3303 or permission of department chair. This course teaches students the significance of quality as a primary competitive strategy for tomorrow's successful business organizations using six sigma methodologies. The impact of quality focus on increasing customer satisfaction is changing the manner in which business organizations function. Students will recognize that quality focused business organizations are evolving into very different environments in which to work and manage. This quality imperative is relevant for both industrial and service sector organizations. Students will be exposed to the critical issues of total quality management through reading, case studies, class discussion, and outside speakers. The students are expected to gain insight and understanding regarding the meaning of quality, how organizations develop a quality focus, and the continuous nature of quality management.

Credit hours: 3Lecture hours: 3
MAN 4900
Capstone Project

(Offered fall, spring, and summer). Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. This capstone course will provide the opportunity for students to demonstrate their mastery of the material learned from the program and can apply it in the real world. It should be taken during the student's last semester at the college. It provides the student an opportunity to develop a plan to solve a problem dealing with technology management and organizational leadership issues of today.

Credit hours: 3Lecture hours: 3
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