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T MGMT 312 Captivate Your Audience: Presentation Skills for Success (3/5) VLPA
Combines knowledge and experience in the preparation, development, and delivery of public presentations. Emphasizes enhancing essential speaking skills, including audience analysis, the arrangement and organization of material, speaking mode/style, the use of visual aids, and the use of rhetorical techniques and principles.
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T MGMT 314 Interpersonal Skills (5) VLPA/I&S
Emphasizes interpersonal dynamics in the workplace and improving interpersonal skills. Topics include major dimensions of interpersonal communication, interpersonal decision making an strategic analysis o interpersonal dynamics in organizations. Covers making better choices in interpersonal communication, developing positive working relationships in organizations, and improving quality of workplace outcomes.
View course details in MyPlan: T MGMT 314

T MGMT 418 Legal Issues for Business (3-5, max. 10) I&S
Explores the impact of the changing legal environment on managerial decision making and issues that business managers confront to establish appropriate managerial strategies to function effectively and develop compliance guidelines. Utilizes specific tools to access legal resources for proactively recognizing, framing, and analyzing opportunities and problems and developing situations. Prerequisite: either T CORE 101, TWRT 112, or ENGL 131.
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T MGMT 420 Managing Corporate Responsibility (5)
Focuses on strategic and dynamic issues that are key to building high-performing organizations with a sense of ethics, civic engagement and social responsibility. Provides a theoretical and practical understanding of what role organizations should play in society. Prerequisite: T BUS 300; T BUS 320.
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T MGMT 430 Managing the Workforce (5)
Focuses on managing employees as a human resource function in organizations. Examines skills important for attracting, developing, and maintaining an effective workforce. Explores planning, forecasting, job analysis, training, performance appraisal, wage and salary administration, compensation, legal requirements, and disciplinary functions. Prerequisite: T BUS 300, T BUS 320.
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T MGMT 433 Managing Organizational Diversity (5) I&S
Focuses on key behavioral, social and organizational requisites needed to cultivate competency in managing diversity. Provides experiential opportunities to discover and improve understanding about the self and others. Key interests include skills and strategies needed to manage and support increasingly diverse organizations. Prerequisite: T BUS 300; T BUS 310.
View course details in MyPlan: T MGMT 433

T MGMT 452 The Dynamics of Leadership (5) I&S
Examines leadership as a process by focusing on a repertoire of practical and theoretical leadership principles. Examines leaders and their complex roles in managing organizational issues. Provides opportunity to learn and apply leadership skills.
View course details in MyPlan: T MGMT 452

T MGMT 455 Managing and Motivating Work Teams (5) I&S
Concentrates on interpersonal and management skills needed to create and maintain effective groups. Focuses on interpersonal skills assessment, conflict management, interdependency, collaborative relationships, norms, feedback, reward systems, goal setting, and self-management.
View course details in MyPlan: T MGMT 455

T MGMT 457 Negotiation and Conflict Management (5) I&S
Explores the art and science of reaching agreements in competitive and collaborative situations where two or more parties are interdependent. Addresses negotiation in the organizational context. Emphasizes developing skills in situation assessment, negotiation planning, distributive and integrative bargaining.
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T MGMT 465 Board Governance I (2) I&S
Introduces nonprofit board membership and governance. Students serve as apprentices with nonprofit organizations and act as nonvoting board members. Provides experiences in gathering and assessing information and materials related to nonprofit governance practices. Prerequisite: either T CORE 101, TWRT 112, or ENGL 131. Offered: W.
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T MGMT 466 Board Governance II (5) I&S
Examines theories of nonprofit governance related to planning, organization design, leadership, financial management, and culture that are applicable to both nonprofits and businesses. Students apply this knowledge to their continuing apprenticeship experience. Builds skills in teamwork, communication, meeting management, assessment, analysis, and providing feedback. Prerequisite: T MGMT 465. Offered: Sp.
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T MGMT 474 Entrepreneurship: Idea Development (5) Perryman
Explores techniques used to develop business opportunities. Examines the heart of entrepreneurship: the idea. Focuses on idea development, emphasizing the strategic feasibility of the business idea. Builds critical thinking skills and encourages professional communication skills via student projects and class activities. Prerequisite: 1.7 in T BUS 300, 1.7 in T BUS 320; 1.7 in T BUS 350. Offered: A.
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T MGMT 475 Creating, Leading, and Implementing Change (5)
Explores the repertoire of concepts, ideas, tools, and techniques for understanding the dynamics of change and how successful leaders learn to create, implement, and manage change. Provides opportunities to examine and experience change management in contemporary organizations. Prerequisite: T BUS 300, T BUS 310.
View course details in MyPlan: T MGMT 475

T MGMT 478 International Business (5)
Introduces the main issues concerning international economic relations. Covers topics in the political, economic, and cultural analysis of the global environment and examines the managerial responses appropriate for international business. Prerequisite: T BUS 300; T BUS 320.
View course details in MyPlan: T MGMT 478

T MGMT 480 International Management (5)
Introduces the main issues concerning international management. Covers topics related to how managers pursue the global objectives of their organizations, including international strategy, modes of market entry, organization, staffing, and other cross-cultural management issues. Prerequisite: T BUS 300.
View course details in MyPlan: T MGMT 480

T MGMT 490 Special Topics in Management (5, max. 15)
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T MGMT 512 Business Ethics and Social Responsibility (4)
Focuses on the ethical and moral challenges that are an everyday part of organizational life for managers. Addresses the societal consequences of managerial decisions and organizational actions. Considers global variance in ethical standards and impact of ethical behavior on organizational performance.
View course details in MyPlan: T MGMT 512

T MGMT 516 Business Communication (4)
Explores the functions, elements and types of communication that are important in business settings. Promotes understanding of important communication dynamics, and enhances the ability to communicate strategically and professionally in organizations.
View course details in MyPlan: T MGMT 516

T MGMT 518 Business Law (4)
Examines legal issues in a business context. Considers law as a strategic tool to help achieve core business objectives, create value, and manage risk. Addresses legal aspects of business management, agreements and relationships including: contract, torts, product liability, employment, intellectual property, agency and business organizations.
View course details in MyPlan: T MGMT 518

T MGMT 520 Managing Corporate Responsibility (4)
Focuses on strategic and dynamic issues that are key to building high-performing organizations with a sense of ethics, civic engagement and social responsibility. Provides a theoretical and practical understanding of what role organizations should play in society.
View course details in MyPlan: T MGMT 520

T MGMT 530 Organization Design (4)
Focuses on the use of organizational design to create successful and sustainable organizations. Addresses organizing work, leveraging knowledge, developing processes, and supporting values to achieve the organization's goals. Examines how managers can achieve alignment of structure, culture, people and processes under conditions of change.
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T MGMT 532 Strategic Human Resources Management (4)
Addresses the design of human resource management systems to create and sustain competitive advantage. Focuses on how managers can diagnose their organization's alignment with competitive realities and develop human resource systems that produce the levels of commitment, coordination, and competence required by the organization's competitive strategy.
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T MGMT 536 Technology Management (4)
Explores the causes and consequences of technological change and innovation at the level of the economy, industry, and organization. Examines issues regarding the management of technology and innovation, including market entry timing, new product development, corporate venturing, licensing, outsourcing, and strategic alliances.
View course details in MyPlan: T MGMT 536

T MGMT 553 Leadership in a Changing World (4)
Emphasizes knowledge and skills managers need to help organizations anticipate and adapt effectively to change. Focuses on leadership and conflict management styles, planning strategically and managing for change, and dealing with conflict created by change. Explores the impact of change on individuals, teams, and organizations.
View course details in MyPlan: T MGMT 553

T MGMT 557 Negotiations (4)
Focuses on negotiation as an essential tool for managers to make deals and resolve disputes. Key topics include negotiation planning and strategy, distributive and integrative bargaining, and communication and power. Emphasis is placed on research-based knowledge and skill acquisition through participation in role-plays.
View course details in MyPlan: T MGMT 557

T MGMT 574 New Business Ventures (4)
Examines the legal, financial, strategic, and managerial challenges of creating and operating new businesses. Topics include building an entrepreneurial firm, developing start-up strategy, creating business plans, obtaining venture financing, and managing a growing company.
View course details in MyPlan: T MGMT 574