The management concentration in Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship is intended to prepare students for entrepreneurially or technologically-oriented careers in management. The educational approach will be broad-based and designed for students who seek careers as business owners, as well as those who aspire to be intrepreneurs in corporate settings.
|MGT 365. Human Resource Management||3|
|MGT 390. Organizational Behavior||3|
|MGT 340. International Management||3|
|MGT 372. Entrepreneurship||3|
|MGT 420. Management Technology||3|
|MGT 425. Project Management||3|
|MGT 450. Creativity and Innovation||3|
|MGT 472. Venture Creation||3|
|MGT 480. Organizational Theory and Design||3|
|Total Credit Hours||24|
A study of employer-employee relationships in business and industry including personnel policies and methods; selection, placement, training and promotion of employees; and recent trends in employment practices. Prerequisite: COB 300 or PUAD major (or minor), having completed PUAD 265.
This course examines the determinants of work behavior in organizations. Topics to be covered include individual differences, work motivation, leadership, and work values and attitudes. Issues of measurement, survey use and managerial application will be emphasized. Prerequisite: COB 300
A comparative analysis of management styles and organizational effectiveness across cultural boundaries and within other political, legal and economic environments. Prerequisite: COB 300.
A survey of the field of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs and their significance in the American free enterprise system. Emphasis will be on exploring the theoretical framework of the entrepreneurship process and the entrepreneurial personality. Prerequisite: COB 300.
This course will focus on the management of technology and innovation through an examination of technology transfer across industries, the evolution of technology, technology strategy, the innovation process within an organization, and the management of research and development. The importance of product champions, lead-users and cross-functional teams is emphasized. Prerequisites: MGT 340, MGT 365, MGT 390 and senior standing (90 hours).
This course focuses on different techniques for managing many types of projects. The course addresses a variety of project management issues such as project prioritization, the use of management tools and techniques to plan and schedule projects, the role of the project manager, maximizing project team performance and management of complex projects. Prerequisites: MGT 340, MGT 365, MGT 390 and senior standing (90 hours).
Students will become aware of and develop their own creative potential while addressing the problems associated with building creative organizations and managing creative employees. Prerequisite: MGT 340, MGT 365, MGT 390, and senior standing (90 hours).
A project-based course for students with an entrepreneurial interest to focus on the launch and first five years of business development. Turn an opportunity into a viable business from conception to growth to harvest. Build a replicable business model that generates sustainable profitability over a period of time. Prerequisites: COB 300 and MGT 372 or permission of the instructor.
Examines the theory and research underlying the design of complex organizations. Takes a macro approach to the study of organizations, placing particular emphasis upon the interaction between an organization and its environment and the impact that the environment has on organizational design, structure and processes. Prerequisites: MGT 340, MGT 365, MGT 390 and senior standing (90 hours).