Management (MGMT)

MGMT 190. Special Topics in Management. 1 Unit.

MGMT 285. Independent Study. 0.5 or 1 Units.

MGMT 290. Special Topics in Management. 1 Unit.

MGMT 305. Human Relations, Leadership and Teamwork. 1 Unit.

This course will introduce students to the significance of human relations and interpersonal dynamics in organizational management, leadership and teamwork contexts. Additionally, significant focus will address the characteristics and practices that define effective leadership in multiple and varied organization contexts. Lastly, students will learn the centrality of teamwork to organizational effectiveness and through team activities learn how to be productive team leaders and members. Prerequisite: junior standing or permission of instructor.

MGMT 306. Advanced Studies in Organizational Behavior. 1 Unit.

This highly experiential course will challenge students to understand the nature of complex individual, group and systemic behavior in organizations. Through the use of self-directed learning, team and class projects and other actively engaging, cutting-edge teaching methods students will experience what is entailed in creating a viable organization where differences of motivation, skill and typological orientation vary. Prerequisite: MGMT 305 or permission of instructor.

MGMT 307. Designing and Empowering Organizational Cultures. 1 Unit.

In this course, students will be engaged in learning about organizations from a macro perspective with consideration of the different ways that organizations define and structure themselves. Consideration will be given to evaluating the various pros and cons of the different types of organizational design. Particular attention will focus on the “classroom as a learning organization” and students will be actively involved in creating a positive learning experience for themselves. Prerequisite: MGMT 305 or permission of instructor.

MGMT 308. Human Resource Processes and Practices. 1 Unit.

This course will focus on the multiple functions involved in Human Resource Management and the development of personnel through the functions of HRM. Among many topics, attention will be given to legal issues in HRM, global HRM management, recruiting/selection of employees, employeetraining and management development, and performance management systems. Studentswill learn the centrality of effective human resource management to employee satisfactionand productivity as well as to organizational success and profitability. Prerequisite: MGMT305 or permission of instructor.

MGMT 385. Independent Study. 0.5 or 1 Units.

MGMT 390. Special Topics in Management. 1 Unit.

MGMT 395. Teaching Apprenticeship. 0.5 Units.

MGMT 397. Management Internship. 0.5 or 1 Units.

Students work within an organization that agrees to provide them with significant managerial work and support during the internship period. Minimum number of required contact hours for a Management Internship is 80 hours within a semester timeframe.. Prerequisite: 2.5 GPA, MGMT 305, permission of Internship Director after extensive consultation with the Internship Director in the Management Program. MGMT 397 cannot count as an elective unit class in the Management major or in the Management minor. MGMT 397 can only be used to meet general elective credits. It cannot be applied to degree requirements for any Business major.

MGMT 400. Enhancing Organizational Creativity and Innovation. 1 Unit.

This class will focus on helping students understand the established concepts that serve as foundation for individual and organizational creativity, while giving them multiple tools to enhance their own personal creativity. Study will also focus on how individuals and organizations inhibit creative expression, on liberating personal creativity, and on building organizational cultures where“out of the box” thinking and innovation are encouraged, rewarded, and appreciated. Classmaterials will be drawn from “cutting edge” sources on creativity and innovation. Prerequisite: MGMT 305 or permission of instructor.

MGMT 409E. Managerial Ethics, Sustainability and the Future. 1 Unit.

This highly experiential class will use a modular structure to study four key arenas that directly lead to effective, ethical and responsible individual and managerial decision-making: 1) High levels of self-awareness; 2) Understanding of functional and dysfunctional organizational patterns; 3) Appreciation of “big picture, futurist” thinking and practice; and 4) Sensitivity to technological advance and its consequences. Focus will all consider the differences between the traditional paradigm of management and the new paradigm that is emerging in the world’s best organizations. Note: Counts as a Spiritual and Ethical Inquiry course for any major except Management. Prerequisite: MGMT 305 or permission of instructor.

MGMT 430. Advanced Leadership Development. 1 Unit.

In this course, students will be introduced to leadership “best practices” that promote optimal performance in those that they lead. Consideration will be given to transformational and servant leadership approaches, the relationship between personal effectiveness and leadership, social intelligence and leadership, and how leaders’ assumptions and behaviors affect the motivation, satisfaction, commitment and performance of employees. Prerequisite: MGMT 305 or permission of instructor.

MGMT 465. Leading Organizational Change and Development. 1 Unit.

As all organizations are challenged to manage change, managers who successfully address change can lead their organizations to higher productivity levels and success. This course will offer students multiple “frames” and mental models to “see and understand” organizational dynamics and change processes. Study will also address effective ways to create change energy and ways to overcome resistance to change. Prerequisite: MGMT 305 or permission of instructor.

MGMT 485. Independent Study. 0.5 or 1 Units.

MGMT 490. Special Topics in Management. 1 Unit.

MGMT 495. Strategic Management. 1 Unit.

An integrated concept of Business Administration that will relate and integrate the principles and problems studied in the various “functional” fields from a corporate management perspective. Case studies. Prerequisites: ACCT 212, FINA 311, BSAN 250, MKTG 315 and MGMT 305. Requires Senior standing. Capstone course. Must be taken at Stetson University.

MGMT 500. Current Issues in Management. 2 or 3 Credits.

A graduate level seminar on current issues and problems in the field. Graduate only.

MGMT 502. Management and Leadership. 3 Credits.

Students become aware of their impact on others in the work environment via their managerial philosophy and style. Focus is on developing constructive approaches and methods to enhance creativity, innovation, employee motivation, and career success. Graduate only.

MGMT 519. Organizational Theory and Behavior. 3 Credits.

This course studies the organization from both a macro and micro perspective by focusing on organizational structure and organizational interactions. The dynamics and links between individual, groups, and the environment are analyzed to highlight the determinants of organizational effectiveness. Graduate only.

MGMT 541. Healthcare Management. 3 Credits.

This course focuses on management within varoius components of the health care delivery system. Emphasis is given to the integration of subject matter from health administration and business administration courses. topical discussin through case studies and lectures will include an introduction of the organization of the system, the development of organizational strategy in health care institutions, the strategic planning process, leadership in the health care industry, quality management, and the formulation of policy and objectives.

MGMT 585. Independent Study. 1 to 3 Credit.

MGMT 590. Current Topics in Management. 2 or 3 Credits.

A graduate level seminar on current issues and problems in the field. Graduate only.

MGMT 595. Strategic Management. 3 Credits.

An integrated concept of Business Administration that will relate and integrate the principles and problems studied in the various “functional” fields from a corporate management perspective. Case studies. Graduate only. Capstone course. Prerequisite: Completion of 12 hours of graduate work, including FINA 511 or ACCT 520.

MGMT 596. Strategic Management & Theory. 3 Credits.

An integrated concept of Business Administration that will relate and integrate the principles and problems studied in the various “functional” fields, including Organizational Theory and Behavior, from a corporate management perspective. Case studies. College of Law Graduate only. Capstone Course. Prerequisite: Completion of FINA 511 or ACCT 520.