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2023-2024 College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MGT 280 - Business Organization and Management

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Overview of the functions performed and issues faced by managers in business. Includes managers and management, the managerial environment, planning and decision support systems, project management, managerial control, and leadership. Also includes motivation and performance, control, and creating and sustaining high performance teams.

Recommendation: Completion of BUS 100  and any other MGT course before enrolling in this course. If any recommended course is taken, see a financial aid or Veteran’s Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Associate management approaches with ethical and socially responsible behavior.
  2. Distinguish the strategic approaches used in management planning and decision-making processes.
  3. Differentiate the organization structures that support a business’ cultural environment.
  4. Combine leadership styles with motivating teams and resolving conflict.
  5. Analyze the mechanisms that businesses use to control financial performance and internal processes.

Outline:
  1. Managers and the Managerial Environment
    1. Managers and Management
    2. The Managerial Environment
    3. Managing in a Global Environment
  2. Planning and Decision Support Systems
    1. Ethics and Social Responsibility
    2. Planning and Goal Setting
    3. Managerial Decision-making
  3. Organizing
    1. Designing Adaptive Organizations
    2. Managing Change and Creativity
    3. Managing Human Resources and Diversity
  4. Leading an Organization
    1. Individual Behavior
    2. Leadership
    3. Motivating Employees
    4. Conflict Resolution
  5. Control
    1. Managing Communication
    2. Creating and Sustaining High Performance Teams
    3. Managing Quality and Performance


Effective Term:
Fall 2023