Management (MGT)

MGT-6001  Organization and Strategy  (3 Credits)  

Graduate students only. This course will provide an overview of organizational theory and business strategy in the context of modern organizations. Students will develop an understanding of organizations as dynamic, evolving systems through review and analysis of the literature, case studies, and class discussions.

MGT-6002  Special Topics in Organizational Mgmt  (3 Credits)  
Requisite(s): MGT-6001  

Graduate students only. This course will explore specific, identified topics in organizational management. The subject matter will be chosen by the instructor prior to registration, with the approval of the department chair. Topics may include leadership, strategic planning, project management, strategic human resources management, or other contemporary concerns in organizational management.

MGT-6003  Org'l Development and Change Mgmt  (3 Credits)  
Requisite(s): MGT-6001  

Graduate students only. This course will explore the issues, theories and methods associated with organizational development and change management. Topics will include organizational culture, intervention strategies, and overcoming resistance to change. Students will focus on building management skills to aid organizations in successfully adapting to uncertainty and implementing new practices.

MGT-6004  Special Topics: Organizational Mgt  (3 Credits)  
Requisite(s): MGT-6001  

Graduate students only. This course will explore specific, identified topics in organizational management. The subject matter will be chosen by the instructor prior to registration, with the approval of the department chair. Topics may include leadership, strategic planning, project management, strategic human resources management, or other contemporary concerns in organizational management. Prerequisites: MGT 6001 Organization and Strategy

MGT-6900  Research in Management  (3 Credits)  
Requisite(s): Take 3 graduate level credits.,Take 3 graduate level credits with a minimum GPA of 3.0.,Department Chair approval.  

A supervised, guided research project for students in the M.S. in Management program. Includes participation in faculty-led activities to discuss and analyze communication, ethical, management, and organizational behavior in health care administration, digital marketing, project management, or social innovation and entrepreneurship. May be taken for two semesters (up to 6 credits) with the approval of program director or department chair.

MGT-6990  Supervised Externship  (1-3 Credits)  

Must be a full-time student in M.S. in Management who has completed at least 9 credits of graduate coursework with 3.0 average and department approval.A supervised and observed volunteer, internship,externship, or work experience for full-time students in the M.S. in Management program. Includes participation in faculty-led activities to discuss and analyze communication, ethical, management, and organizational behavior at host site.

Typically offered: As Needed  
MGT-6998  Capstone Project  (3 Credits)  
Requisite(s): 24 graduate level courses  

Graduate students only. This course will be a culminating experience for the MS in Management program. The aim of the capstone is to assess students' ability to synthesize and integrate the knowledge and skills they have developed throughout their coursework rather than to introduce new concepts. Working in a team, students will consult with a client to address a real business problem by preparing a business and marketing plan while addressing accounting, financial, and legal issues and technology considerations.