Management

ENTR 81. Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Develops an understanding of the complex tasks faced by individuals engaged in entrepreneurial activities. Identifies the methods for developing a business idea, the process of starting a business, how to acquire resources, and the key parts of a business plan. (Formerly MGT 81)

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

ENTR 151. Opportunity Assessment

Presents tools and techniques for evaluation and assessment of opportunities for new businesses are presented. Idea assessment, market and competitive analysis, trends, distribution systems and customer needs are evaluated to determine if launching a business is feasible. Assessments will be made across industries including retail, manufacturing, distribution, services, and technology. The course provides the foundation for writing a business plan.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

ENTR 153. Business Plan Writing

Prerequisite: ENTR 81, ENTR 151; MGT 110. This course is designed to provide the student with both (1) an understanding of what is required to start a new firm and (2) the skills needed to write a business plan that will meet the standards for funding by an investor or financial institution. (Formerly MGT 153)

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

ENTR 155. Managing the New Venture

Prerequisite: ENTR 81 and ENTR 153. Special problems of small businesses: initiation, financing, operations. Class projects: studying local business operations; preparing business plans and financial requests. (Formerly MGT 155)

Units: 3

ENTR 157. New Venture Laboratory

Prerequisites: ENTR 151, ENTR 153. Students develop a business idea that results in a business plan. In a laboratory setting, students interact with entrepreneurs, suppliers, customers, and experts in order to create a new venture that may become viable. (Formerly MGT 157)

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Spring

ENTR 161. Urban Entrepreneurship

Prerequisites: ENTR 81. Urban environments have their own special planning, psychology, economics, design and politics. Opportunities abound, but require a different skill set for the entrepreneur. Students will participate in urban space, identify opportunities, and develop projects that may lead to successful launches of new enterprises. Presentation of a business concept for urban space will conclude the course.

Units: 3

ENTR 163S. Social Entrepreneurship

Explores current thoughts, and trends, and challenges in the emerging field of social entrepreneurship. Special attention is placed on service-learning and measuring social impact. Students gain hands-on experience working with supporting social ventures. Guest lectures and site visits. (Formerly INOV 191T)

Units: 3, Repeatable up to 9 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall

ENTR 165. Corporate Entrepreneurship

Prerequisite: ENTR 81. This course is about entrepreneurship in established companies, or entrepreneurship. The course will address the emerging theories and practices of entrepreneurship and apply them to a corporate setting. Issues of how to establish corporate entrepreneurial vision, strategy, and direction are presented. Methods for relating entrepreneurship to other functions such as human resource management, new product development, research and development, and corporate venturing are discussed.

Units: 3

ENTR 167. Franchising

Prerequisite: ENTR 81. Students examine franchising from both the franchisor and franchisee perspectives. Topics include the evaluation of franchising opportunities, legal concerns of franchising, the development of appropriate franchising strategies, and the successful planning, implementation, and launching of franchise networks and franchised outlets. (Formerly ENTR 189T)

Units: 3

ENTR 169. Family Business Management

Prerequisite: ENTR 81. The course addresses aspects of managing an established family business, on a day-to-day basis and planning for succession to the next generation.

Units: 3

ENTR 189T. Topics in Entrepreneurship

Studies in entrepreneurship, business plan writing, and problems in small business management.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 9 units

ENTR 189T. Entrepreneurship Mentor Program

Provides students with significant building of entrepreneurial skills through seminars, matching with a community leader, workshops, field trips, and events.

Units: 3, Repeatable up to 9 units

ENTR 190. Independent Study

See Academic Placement -- Independent Study. Approved for SP grading.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 6 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

ENTR 193. Supv Work Exper

Units: 1

ENTR 195. Internship

Prerequisites: permission of internship coordinator. Requires 150 hours of work at a pre-qualified, academically related work station (business, government, or nonprofit agency). Reflective journal, final report, and work station evaluation. Prior department approval is required for course substitutions. Only one internship may count toward option requirements. CR/NC grading only.

Units: 3, Repeatable up to 6 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

HRM 150. Administration of Personnel

Prerequisites: MGT 110, and BA 105W or ENGL 160W (may be taken concurrently). Composition of labor force; acquisition and utilization of human resources; recruitment; selection; performance appraisal; motivation; compensation; communications; social issues and government influence. Individual and group projects; written and oral reports.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

HRM 152. Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining

Prerequisite: HRM 150 and BA 105W or ENGL 160W. Relations between employers and organized employee groups; organization, election, and certification procedures; techniques of collective bargaining; labor agreements; grievance handlings; settlement of industrial disputes. Class discussion, student presentations.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

HRM 153. The Staffing of Organizations

Prerequisite: HRM 150 and BA 105W or ENGL 160W. In-depth study of major staffing issues such as recruitment and selection of employees. Emphasis on practical application of issues for future managers and HRM professionals. Group projects, class discussion, guest lecturers, and experimental exercises.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall

HRM 154. Compensation Administration

Prerequisite: HRM 150 and BA 105W or ENGL 160W. Analysis of compensation programs for organizations. Special attention given to job evaluation programs, motivation-to-work theory, micro and macro forces influencing compensation decisions. Case analysis; individual and group reports.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

HRM 157. Legal Aspects of Human Resource Management

Prerequisite: HRM 150 and BA 105W or ENGL 160W. Survey of law related to employment, including discrimination, wrongful discharge, safety and health requirements, and other government regulations. Attention given to prevention and resolution of legal complaints and to emerging public issues. Oral presentations, discussions.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

HRM 159. Seminar in Human Resource Management

Prerequisites: last-semester senior status; HRM150, BA 105W or ENGL 160W, and completion of at least three of the following classes: HRM 152, HRM 153, HRM 154, HRM 157. Integration of human resource management knowledge. Case analysis and discussion. Students will be required to take the PHR certification exam and to independently pay a mandatory test fee.

Units: 3

HRM 189T. Topics in Human Resource Management

Prerequisite: senior standing. Studies in personnel and labor relations, recruitment, selection, retention, compensation, employment law, and business ethics.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 9 units

HRM 190. Independent Study

See Academic Placement -- Independent Study. Approved for RP grading.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 6 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

HRM 195. Internship

Prerequisite: permission of internship coordinator. Requires 150 hours of work at a pre-qualified, academically-related work station (business, government or nonprofit agency). Reflective journal, final report, and work station evaluation. As a course substitution, prior department approval is required. Only one internship may count toward option requirements. CR/NC grading only.

Units: 3, Repeatable up to 6 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MGT 104. Administrative Principles of Management

Prerequisite: BA 105W or ENGL 160W (may be taken concurrently). Not open to students with credit in MGT 110. Business majors need department consent to tkae this course. Focus on planning techniques, organization theory, and ethical control processes in domestic and international business. Case analysis, management simulations, and written projects.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MGT 106. Behavioral Principles of Management

Prerequisite: BA 105W or ENGL 160W (may be taken concurrently). Not open to students with credit in MGT 110. Business majors need department consent to take this course. Focus upon the human dimensions and interpersonal skills of management, including motivation, job design, leadership, conflict, communication networks, and organizational change. Case analysis, written projects, small group exercises, and development of communication and interpersonal skills.

Units: 3

MGT 110. Administration and Organizational Behavior

Prerequisite: BA 105W or ENGL 160W (may be taken concurrently). Not open to students with credit in MGT 104 or MGT 106. Development of management skills with emphasis on organization, communication networks, leadership, reward systems, conflict management, change, ethics, and stress. Case analysis, written projects, small group exercises.

Units: 6
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MGT 124. Production/Operations Management

Prerequisites: DS 123 (may be taken concurrently); BA 105W or ENGL 160W; MGT 110. Production/operations systems and problems in manufacturing and service organizations, including product development and process selection; facility location and design; operations planning and control; materials handling; inventory and quality control; project management. Lecture discussion; computer simulation.

Units: 4
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MGT 127. Contemporary Leadership

Prerequisites: MGT 110 and BA 105W or ENGL 160W (may be taken concurrently). Individual and team leadership development. Leadership potential assessment, contemporary leadership theories, and oral and written communications skill development. Guest speakers, experiential exercises, and case studies.

Units: 3

MGT 131. International Management

Prerequisites: MGT 110. A review of the unique issues, problems, and challenges of managing enterprises in an international environment. Comparative analysis of management styles and cultures, managerial processes and strategy formulation. Focuses on American, European, and Japanese enterprises. Seminar discussion and cases.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MGT 133S. Managing Nonprofit and Socially Responsible, Sustainable Organizations

Prerequisites: MGT 104 and MGT 106, or MGT 110 and BA 105W or ENGL 160W (may be taken concurrently). Examination and analysis of the critical features of nonprofit and socially responsible, sustainable organizations in the private sector. Topics include ethics issues in management, governance, managing and motivating volunteers and employees in nonprofit context, sustainability approaches and practices. Lecture, case studies, field experience, and research.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MGT 158. Project Management

Phases of the project life-cycle; basic tools and techniques for planning, scheduling, and control of projects; project organizations; project roles; techniques for building effective project teams; risk management; information technology and e-business projects; computer/Internet applications of project management.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MGT 180. Seminar in Management Theory and Organization Design

Prerequisites: MGT 110 and BA 105W or ENGL 160W (may be taken concurrently). Organizations as open systems functioning in the external environment; organization development as a planned intervention emphasizing effective implementation of system changes, integrating mechanisms in response to perceived contingencies; and strategic issues of organizational life cycles.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MGT 182. Seminar in Applied Conflict Management Techniques

Prerequisites: MGT 110 and BA 105W or ENGL 160W (may be taken concurrently). Sources of conflicts and how to resolve them in organizations; theory and practice of negotiation, alternative conflict resolution techniques, mediation, employee voice, and employee deviance. Experiential exercises and case analyses will be used to enhance the application of the course material.

Units: 3

MGT 187. Seminar in Strategic Management

Prerequisites: last-semester senior, completion of CSB core requirements (only MGT 124 may be taken concurrently); and BA 105W or ENGL 160W. Focuses on strategic management, industry analysis, global competitive environment, formulation and implementation of strategy, ethical issues, mergers and acquisitions, and management of strategic alliances. Case analysis/computer simulations included.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MGT 189T. Topics in Management

Prerequisite: senior standing. Studies in management, organizational theory, organizational behavior, production, transportation, business administration, special management and organizational problems.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 9 units

MGT 189T. Women and Work

An examination of women and work in contemporary society, including housework, labor force participation, employment in various occupations and career planning.

Units: 3, Repeatable up to 9 units

MGT 190. Independent Study

See Academic Placement -- Independent Study. Approved for RP grading.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 6 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MGT 195. Internship

Prerequisite: permission of internship coordinator. Requires 150 hours of work at a pre-qualified, academically-related work station (business, government or nonprofit agency). Reflective journal, final report, and work station evaluation. Prior department approval is required for course substitutions. Only one internship may count toward option requirements. CR/NC grading only.

Units: 3, Repeatable up to 6 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring