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MAN 2021   PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

credits: 3  
This course studies the basic fundamentals of management underlying the solution of problems in organization and operation of business enterprises and the application of these fundamentals to specific fields of business and industrial management. 47 contact hours.

MAN 2340   SUPERVISORY MANAGEMENT

credits: 3  
This course covers practical applications in the major practices of modern supervision, including leadership, communication, motivation, performance appraisal, staffing, training and employee development, factors involved in safety, and time management. 47 contact hours.

MAN 2582   INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: Basic computer literacy and college level math skills are suggested. This course introduces the basic terminology and concepts of Project Management. Students will become familiar with project scope definition, planning, estimating techniques, staffing and scheduling. Students will develop project plans, write project status reports, and conduct project status meetings. Features of Project Management software will be covered; students will learn an example software package, and use it to develop project plans. 47 contact hours.

MAN 2604   INTERCULTURAL RELATIONS IN BUSINESS

credits: 3  

This course examines intercultural communication from a business perspective. Students will study facets of communication differences in various cultures. Emphasis is on increasing understanding of cultural issues that affect communication effectiveness in international business, with particular attention to four major current and emerging trade partners: Mexico, Germany, Japan and Russia. 47 contact hours.

MAN 2940   MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP

credits: 1-4  
Prerequisite: Academic Department Coordinator/Chair approval. This course is to be taken after the student has completed 9 credit hours in their major field of study. The purpose of this course is to allow students a "real world" experience with major-related, supervised, evaluated practical work experiences which may be paid or voluntary. Students are graded on the basis of documented learning acquired through hands-on experiences in an actual work setting. Variable credits are available, one to four per course. The student must fulfill the requirement of 60 on-the-job hours for each credit earned in addition to written assignments. This course may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

MAN 3240   APPLIED ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, Sustainability Management BAS, Business Administration BS, Technology Management BAS, Health Services Administration BAS, Health Services Administration BASPR, Public Safety Administration BAS, or Educational Studies BS. This course will provide a broad overview of organizational functioning. This will include basic management, individual differences, diversity, communication, motivation, team building, leadership and the dimensions of organizational structure, design, culture and change. 47 contact hours.

MAN 3301   PUBLIC PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: Admission to the Public Safety BAS Program, Public Policy and Administration BS Program, or Educational Studies BS program. This course will provide the student an examination of the services that are provided by a manager of a human resources department. The student will be introduced to the legal issues associated with personnel management, staffing, development, compensation and benefits, and labor relations. 47 contact hours.

MAN 3303   MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: Admission to Banking BAS, Business Administration BS, International Business BAS, Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, Technology Management BAS, Public Safety Administration BAS or Educational Studies BS. This course presents concepts, principles, and techniques of business management and leadership in a dynamic organizational environment. This course will incorporate management skill development as it relates to the core aspects of leadership. The student will be empowered to facilitate organizational objectives through techniques such as planning, organizing, controlling, and leading. 47 contact hours.

MAN 3503   MANAGERIAL RISK ANALYSIS AND DECISION MAKING

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to Business Administration BS, Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, Project Management Post-baccalaureate Certificate, or Technology Management BAS. This course covers a framework for making decisions, as well as understanding how these decisions can be used to manage risk. Managers need to understand how they personally value risk in order to recognize the potential impact their behavior may have on organizations and stakeholders. This course will study approaches that students may develop and apply decision making and risk analysis to solve problems in different operating environments. 47 contact hours.

MAN 3504   OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

credits: 3  

Prerequisites: CGS 1100 and admission to the Banking BAS, Business Administration BS, International Business BAS, Management and Organizational Leadership BAS, Sustainability Management BAS, Technology Management BAS, Business Technology Education BS or Educational Studies BS program. This course helps the student understand the decision science used to tackle problems across the entire enterprise in order to improve productivity and quality across complex and dynamic systems. Students learn ten strategic operations management decisions and the role operations management has in creating a competitive advantage in service and manufacturing organizations. Students will understand how to identify key factors impacting decisions and will be exposed to analytical tools to aid in decision making. 47 contact hours.

MAN 3593   LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: MAN 3504 and Admission to Business Administration BS, International Business BAS, or Management & Organizational Leadership BAS. This course presents the basic concepts, principles, and techniques of logistics management. Emphasis will be on the student’s developing an international view while centering them in the real themes, demands, and opportunities of an evolving and dynamic business workplace. This course will incorporate basic logistics management, logistics operations, and customer/supplier relationships as they relate to the core aspects of the management practice. 47 contact hours.

MAN 3600   INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: Admission to Banking BAS, Business Administration BS, International Business BAS, Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, Sustainability Management BAS, Business Technology Education BS, or Educational Studies BS program. This course will provide a broad overview of management practices from an international perspective. This will include international management, strategic analysis and planning in a global setting, implementation and control of businesses and managing technology components to meet the challenges of globalization. Emphasis will be on addressing issues and opportunities that managers face when managing multinational multicultural organizations. 47 contact hours.

MAN 3780   SUSTAINABILITY IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT: GREEN CONSTRUCTION AND URBAN PLANNING

credits: 3  
Prerequisites: ARC 2461 or MAN 3786 and admission to the Sustainability Management BAS Program. This course is intended to provide an overview of concepts of green construction methods and urban planning. Topics covered include sustainable building construction techniques, sustainable neighborhood development, and sustainable urban practices in future land use planning, transportation design, recycling, storm water, and waste management. 47 contact hours.

MAN 3784   SUSTAINABILITY IN THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT

credits: 3  
Prerequisites: General Education science requirement (Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology, Tropical Ecology, Earth Science, Geology, Meteorology, or Oceanography) and admission to the Sustainability Management BAS Program. This course is intended to provide an overview of principles of sustainability regarding the natural environment. Topics covered include business effects and mitigation of air, land, and water pollution, soil erosion and resource extraction, climate change, and threats to biodiversity. 47 contact hours.

MAN 3786   SUSTAINABLE ENTERPRISE PLANNING

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to Business Administration BS, Management and Organizational Leadership BAS, or Sustainability Management BAS. This course introduces students to assessment tools, design and construction considerations, and operating planning requirements for sustainable enterprises. Students will learn about the ecological and economic benefits of sustainability/green practices. Additionally, they will learn how product, process, and service decisions affect sustainable enterprise concepts. Today’s enterprises focus on social and environmental challenges, marketing, supply chain decisions, recycling, reusing, reconditioning, and other product and service decisions in order to realize a competitive advantage. This course will focus on best practices, case studies, evolving trends, and experimental efforts regarding sustainable/green systems. 47 contact hours.

MAN 3802   PRINCIPLES OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to International Business BAS, Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, Sustainability BAS or Business Administration BS or Health Services Administration BAS. This course provides an overview of the multiple elements associated with starting and operating a small business. There will be a wide range of fundamentals covered, including: identifying needs of the marketplace, researching and assessing market opportunities, identifying and analyzing risk, creating a value proposition, designing an introductory marketing platform, obtaining financing, cash flow strategies, operating a small business, growing a small business and relevant best practices. 47 contact hours.

MAN 3860   PHILANTHROPY AND THE MANAGEMENT OF THE NOT-FOR-PROFIT (NFP)

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to Management and Organizational Leadership BAS, Business Administration BS, or Sustainability Management BAS. This course will provide the student with an introduction to the principles of philanthropy and the history of the creation of not-for-profit organizations. Attention will be given to strategic planning as an essential executive management tool for the growth and survival of not-for-profit organizations. This includes the understanding of the purpose of a strong mission and vision statement. Also, students will be introduced to the role of a board of trustees and the importance of volunteer management. Attention will also be given to the executive manager’s role in evaluating, setting, and implementing financial goals for the organization’s sustainability. This course includes a brief introduction to the most common types of fund development plans. 47 contact hours.

MAN 3861   MANAGEMENT OF THE FUND DEVELOPMENT PROCESS IN NOT-FOR-PROFIT (NFP)

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: MAN 3860 and Admission to the Management and Organizational Leadership BAS program or permission of the Dean. This course will provide students with a comprehensive introduction to fund-raising strategies and tools of not-for-profit organizations. The elements of institutional readiness for fund raising will be examined with attention to the role of the board of trustees and volunteers, policies and procedures, and the master plan of the organization. The place of public relations and marketing, as well as the participation of non-development managers in the fund-promotion effort, will be considered. The annual giving program will be introduced as the foundation of mission-driven, volunteer-powered fund development. Fund raising from foundations and corporations will be reviewed with special focus on the preparation of funding proposals. Major investments by donors in the institution’s mission, in terms of special purpose major gifts and gift planning will be reviewed, and issues of fund development management and efficiency will be examined. 47 contact hours.

MAN 3930   SEMINARS IN BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

credits: 1  

Prerequisite: Admission to the Banking BAS, International Business BAS, Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, Sustainability Management BAS or Technology Management BAS program. This course focuses on current and emerging issues in business and management. Its format and topics will vary but will typically be a full day or a half-day seminar conducted by one or more industry subject-matter experts who will address a specific business and management topic, such as financial markets, international trade, human resources, cultural issues, or economic subjects, etc. The requirements of each student will vary with the topics in question. This course may be taken 3 times for a total of 3 credits using different seminar topics. 16 contact hours.

TOPIC #1: ISSUES IN MODERN BANKING
Prerequisite: Admission to the Banking BAS, International Business BAS, Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, Sustainability Management BAS or Technology Management BAS program. This specific section of the Seminars in Business and Management course focuses on current and emerging issues in Bank and Financial Services Management. Its format and topics will include a half- to one-day seminar by a practicing financial services executive or regulator, a pre-seminar activity involving the reading of relevant literature related to the subject banking issues, and a post-seminar activity to reinforce the information, concepts, and issues presented at the seminar. 16 contact hours.

TOPIC #2: GLOBALIZATION: NEW CHALLENGES FOR TAMPA BAY AREA
Prerequisite: Admission to the Banking BAS, International Business BAS, Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, Sustainability Management BAS or Technology Management BAS program. This specific section of the Seminars in Business and Management course focuses on current and emerging globalization challenges confronting the local region. Its format and topics will include a half- to one-day seminar by a practicing economic development professional or regulator, a pre-seminar activity involving the reading of relevant literature related to the subject globalization issues, and a post-seminar activity to reinforce the information, concepts, and issues presented at the seminar. 16 contact hours.

TOPIC #3: INTERNATIONAL STUDY ABROAD
Prerequisite: Admission to the Banking BAS, International Business BAS, Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, Sustainability Management BAS or Technology Management BAS program. The student may participate in a “study abroad trip” respective to their studies. The nature and location of the trip will be approved by the College Dean and faculty. Typically a two-week study abroad trip will explore various issues pertaining to international business (globalization), marketing, entrepreneurship, law or technology related to the country or location visited. The student may earn 1 credit for the seminar/study. 16 contact hours.

TOPIC #4: E-GOVERNANCE
Prerequisite: Admission to the Banking BAS, International Business BAS, Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, Sustainability Management BAS or Technology Management BAS program. This seminar focuses on the use of information and communications technology to create and transfer knowledge on electronic governance (e-governance) and electronic democracy (e-democracy) associated with the e-Governance Academy and the Government of Estonia. E-governance and e-democracy provides a mechanism for analyzing and systematizing international and domestic experiences allowing the creation of a knowledge base and experience model where the knowledge can be transferred to interested parties and government agencies.

TOPIC #5: ENTREPRENEURSHIP: FOCUSING ON INNOVATION
Prerequisite: Admission to the Banking BAS, International Business BAS, Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, Sustainability Management BAS or Technology Management BAS program. This seminar focuses on key elements of successful Entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship concepts in the seminar may include issues such as new market venture ideas, financing options for a new business, how to get a new product to market, product branding, business leadership and innovation, defining business development and successfully using incubators in a new business. 16 contact hours.

TOPIC #6: IMPORTING & EXPORTING OF TECHNOLOGY & SECURITY
Prerequisite: Admission to the Banking BAS, International Business BAS, Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, Sustainability Management BAS or Technology Management BAS program. This seminar focuses on the emerging topics and considerations associated with import and export controls on high technology. Current legal requirements as governed by the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and regulations under the Export Administration Act (EAA) will be examined. Emerging technology and exports to outlawed countries will be explored. 16 contact hours.

TOPIC #7: SUSTAINABILITY/GREEN MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS
Prerequisite: Admission to the Banking BAS, International Business BAS, Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, Sustainability Management BAS or Technology Management BAS program. This course focuses on current and emerging issues in business sustainability/green. Its format will vary but will typically include a half- to one-day seminar by one or more industry experts. Depending on the seminar-specific topic, the expert(s) will address specific business and management topics pertaining to sustainable business planning, such as social and environmental challenges, marketing and supply chain decisions, recycling, reusing, reconditioning, product and service decisions in order to realize a natural competitive advantage within their operating strategies, international policies and regulations, and other key sustainability/green issues, as well as laws associated with this subject matter. 16 contact hours.

TOPIC #8: DOMESTIC TO GLOBAL
Prerequisite: Admission to the Banking BAS, International Business BAS, Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, Sustainability Management BAS or Technology Management BAS program. This will be a special topics conference focusing on issues surrounding expansion of domestic companies to multinational status, with a particular concentration on Dubai. The specific conference will address the issues from both Dubai's standpoint as well as the United States. The participants will be industry experts, government officials and academic representatives discussing the overall objectives of an expansion and the risk involved in the expansion. It may also include a focus on basic market research to determine an initial country fit as well as the knowledge necessary to determine whether the potential host country's government is stable and will support the expansion. Of primary importance may be a discussion regarding the main issues affecting expansion including the potential host country's economy, finanical markets, risk analysis, business culture and legal system. The home country's laws and the "process for success" will also need to be addressed in order to properly evaluate the expansion. 16 contact hours.

MAN 3949   COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to Banking BAS, Business Administration BS, International Business BAS, Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, Sustainability Management BAS, and Senior standing and faculty advisor/co-op coordinator or Dean’s approval. This course is designed for students who want to gain experience in their field of study. Students can only earn credit at their current work place as long as the co-op is in an area unrelated to their current job duties. Students will be required to complete a portfolio and make a presentation to earn this credit. The portfolio of work will be reviewed by a faculty member for relevance to the studies, nature/quality of the work and the student’s individual contributions. This course requires 47 contact hours.

MAN 4061   CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: Admission to Business Administration BS, International Business BAS, Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, or Sustainability Management BAS. This course will introduce the student to business ethics as a process of responsible decision making in the workplace. The student will analyze various ethical issues and dilemmas that face corporations today to provide the student a basic foundation tin business ethics. The student will build an ethical decision making model based on an acquired understanding of corporate social responsibility. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4102   MANAGING CULTURAL DIVERSITY

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to Banking BAS, Technology Management BAS, International Business BAS, Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, Business Administration BS, Health Services Administration BAS, Health Services Administration BASPR, Public Policy and Administration BS or Educational Studies BS. This course presents the basic concepts, principles, and techniques associated with leading cultural diversity in the global marketplace. Emphasis will be on the students developing an understanding of the interplay between leadership, cultural diversity, and the global business models. Students will also gain an understanding of how these concepts relate to and are applied in regional markets like Asia, Latin America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4520   QUALITY MANAGEMENT (SIX SIGMA)

credits: 3  
Prerequisites: MAN 3504 or PLA 1763 or permission of the Dean. This course presents the advanced concepts, principles, and techniques of Six Sigma Methodology. Emphasis will be on students developing a solid philosophical, conceptual, and practical view of Six Sigma methodologies as they are applied to the business objectives. This course will create greater understanding of the concept of Six Sigma, through methodology, organizational roles, and improvements in the organization. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4534   BUSINESS ARCHITECTURE AND PROCESS MODELING

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: (MAN 3504 and admission to Technology Management BAS or Business Administration BS) or (HSA 4191 and admission to either Health Services Administration BAS or Health Services Administration BASPR). This course focuses on defining, analyzing, and designing effective business models. Students will learn how to understand, model, analyze, and ultimately design business process modeling and simulation strategies. Methods used to simulate process performance can reveal implications of process changes, which then can be analyzed and improved to make effective managerial decisions. 47contact hours.

MAN 4570   INTERNATIONAL PROCUREMENT AND OUTSOURCING

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: MAN 3504 AND admission to the Business Administration BS OR Technology Management BAS OR International Business BAS. Today’s organizations purchase or outsource a number of products, processes, and/or services to support strategic, tactical, and operating decisions across their value chain or supply chain. This course presents the basic concepts, principles, and techniques of procurement and outsourcing best practices used for various products, processes, and services. These decisions have strategic importance in helping organizations to create a competitive advantage by improving their value chains. Emphasis will be placed on students developing a basic knowledge and skill set centered on real themes, demands, applications, best practices, and opportunities in today’s evolving and dynamic international business environment. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4583   PROJECT MANAGEMENT

credits: 3  

Prerequisite or corequisite: MAN 3503; Prerequisite: admission to an SPC baccalaureate program or post-baccalaureate certificate. This course intends to build on introductory project management skills to form a solid grounding in the nine project management knowledge areas and five process groups as detailed by the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). This industry independent learning within the project arena includes the following topics: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, closing, integration management, scope management, time management, cost management, quality management, human resource management, communication management, risk management, and procurement management. Cost, scope, quality, and procurement receive special emphasis in this course. Students will align the topics to strive for the attainment of project objectives within the agreed limits of resources. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4584   PROCESS IMPROVEMENT METHODOLOGIES

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, Business Administration BS, Sustainability Management BAS, Technology Management BAS, or Public Policy and Administration BS or Health Services Administratin BAS. This course presents the basic principles and techniques used to manage process improvement. Today’s managers need to understand how to engage people in process improvement, as well as how to critically understand and apply the associated methodologies. Process improvement is complicated and dynamic, encompassing a variety of approaches traditionally recognized as Total Quality Management (TQM), Lean, Six Sigma, Balanced Scorecard, and many others. The potential benefits of process improvements create not only lucrative opportunities for today’s organizations, but they are a necessity for survival in the competitive world marketplace. Businesses must be able to better manage and control their process improvements in order to achieve their strategic objectives. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4625   MANAGING GLOBAL HUMAN RESOURCES

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: Admission to the Banking BAS, Business Administration BS, International Business BAS, Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, Health Services Administration BAS, Health Services Administration BASPR or Educational Studies BS program. This course focuses on addressing the issues and strategies of managing the human resource (HR) areas of transnational firms. This will include comprehending local employment laws, adapting HR management practices to local situations, understanding how to effectively recruit, develop and train talent in global enterprises, reviewing performance appraisals and addressing labor relations in multinational organizations. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4720   STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT AND POLICY

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to the Business Administration BS program. This course will provide the student with the basic knowledge needed to craft, implement and execute strategies for managing a business enterprise. It provides also the opportunity for the student to understand how developing strategic management goals and plans will impact the company’s competitive advantage and strategic resource fit within specific industries. Another area that will be covered is an overview of culture leadership with strategy and culture. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4725   POLICY AND STRATEGY

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to Business Administration BS and completion of all major (core) courses in the Business Administration BS Program and departmental permission. This course provides the opportunity for the student to demonstrate that he/she has learned the material from the program and can apply it in the real world. It should be taken during the student’s last semester at the College. It provides the student the opportunity to develop a strategy to solve a problem dealing with current management, marketing, and financial issues. This course is the Capstone course before graduation. This is a 16 week course offered in fall and/or spring semesters only. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4741   INNOVATION, CHANGE AND AGILE PROJECTS

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to BAS in Management and Organizational Leadership (MGTORG-BAS) or Business Administration BS (BUS_BS) or BAS in Sustainability Management (SUSMGT-BAS) or BAS in Technology Management (TMGT-BAS) or Project Management Certificate (PRJMGT-CT). This course intends to provide an overview of concepts and strategies to select optimal options for change, use of management and leadership skills to build broad support for change, diffuse innovation, and the successful execution through solid project management practices. Topics include organizational culture, innovation processes, technology forecasting, organizational development, tools such as K-T (Keppler Tregue), Scrum, Joint Process Change, eXtreme Process and TRIZ, reengineering, diffusion of innovations theory, social epidemic theory, learning organization, and change implementation strategies. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4781   SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS STRATEGIES

credits: 3  

This course # was formerly MAN 3781; new # effective 8/20/12. Prerequisites: Admission to the Sustainability Management BAS or Business Administration BS Program and MAN 3786. This course is intended to provide an overview of concepts, tools, and techniques to build and operate a sustainable organization. Topics covered include the role of leadership in sustainability, organizational design issues, capital investment, costing, and risk management systems, incentives and rewards, measurement of social, environmental, and economic impacts, green marketing concepts, and internal and external reporting. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4783   SUSTAINABLE BUDGET MANAGEMENT TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE ANALYSIS

credits: 3  

Prerequisites: MAN 3786 and MAN 3781 and admission to the Sustainability Management BAS program. This course is intended to develop students' knowledge and skills in environmental budget analysis, triple bottom line evaluation and reporting, and the economics of sustainability. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4787   ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNIQUES

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to Management and Organizational Leadership BAS or Sustainability Management BAS. This course introduces students to how organizations can deal with societal challenges associated with energy and the environment. This course is intended for students with little or no background in science or mathematics, and will focus on organizational applications and opportunities for sustainability/green initiatives. This will include availability and cost requirements of energy, as well as the effects of energy use on our environment. Students will explore organizational energy and environmental models that are increasingly overlapping in the global marketplace. This course will highlight applications and opportunities for today’s managers to link operating decisions to environmentally and energy focused practices. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4788   SUSTAINABILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to Management and Organizational Leadership BAS or Business Administration BS or Sustainability Management BAS. This course integrates social and environmental values in a management context in order to further the student’s understanding of human, natural, and financial sustainability issues. The student will evaluate sustainability and environmental philosophies on a broad scale. The student will understand international policies and regulations, human welfare, politics, environmental racism, hazardous waste and pollution, global warming, and other key sustainability/green issues. The student will work to develop skills in conducting cost-benefit, payback, and life cycle analysis to justify projects and evaluate their impact on sustainability/green issues. By increasing the student’s understanding, he or she will be better prepared to direct a company, community, or country in ways that restore and enhance stakeholder value while insuring the continued sustainability of the environment as a whole for current and future generations. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4801   BUSINESS PLAN STRATEGIES

credits: 3  

Prerequisites: Admission to a College of Business BAS or Business Administration BS or permission of the Dean. In addition, it is strongly recommended that Entrepreneurship students take MAN 3802 and MAR 4836 before taking this course. This course will allow students to create and test their business ideas through feasibility analyses. This course includes analyzing the strategic issues when starting a new firm or expanding a current business. The student will plan and implement the components of a business plan based upon their research and analysis. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4863   FACILITIES AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

credits: 3  
This course is designed to provide the student the basic principles of facility management (FM) including the evolution of FM theories, and the role and impact of FM in today's workplace. Included in this course is a discussion of organizational models, FM roles and responsibilities, design and construction, space and asset management, technology, the placement of FM within the organization, FM as it relates to strategic planning within the organization, FM performance measures, benchmarking, operations and maintenance, and financial management. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4881   AUTHORITY, INFLUENCE AND PROJECTS

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to BAS in Management and Organizational Leadership, BS in Business Administration, BAS in Sustainability Management or BAS in Technology Management or the Project Management Post Baccalaureate Certificate. This course intends to build leadership and management skills that facilitate the effective execution of objectives where stakeholders and resources come from multiple areas, locations, budgets, and organizational substructures. To facilitate the execution of projects and processes to achieve objectives, the topics will include the use of persuasion, motivation, emotional intelligence, cultural intelligence, and influence to gain the power and agreement to ensure the delivery of agreed resources and processes. Important learning will include the leadership and management of teams and groups across multiple locations, structures, and multiple levels of formal authority. The control, communication, and interaction of data, information, knowledge, and learning form a further range of associated topics. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4883   PROJECT MANAGEMENT SPECIALIZATION

credits: 1  

Prerequisite: MAN 4583 or Project Management Institute Certificate (or equivalent) or Admission to Project Management Post baccalaureate certificate or BAS in Management and Organizational Leadership or BS in Business Administration or  BAS in Technology Management. These courses intend to build general project management knowledge by offering a range of single credit courses that fit into two categories (a) a range of specialized capabilities relating to specific industries, and (b) a range of new and advanced topics that have proven important to the project management field. Students may take the course multiple times to a maximum of nine. Degree and certificate requirements will accept three credits from this course, subject to not repeating any course topics. 16 contact hours (each).

MAN 4885   COMPLEX AND ADVANCED PROJECTS

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: MAN 4583 and admission to BAS in Management and Organizational Leadership program or Business Administration BS program or BAS in Technology Management program or Project Management post baccalaureate certificate. Prerequisite or corequisite: MAN 4881 and MAN 4741. This course intends to build on a thorough project management foundation to include a detailed insight into large projects, projects with diversified stakeholders, multi-location, and international projects. Topics include the related insights such as portfolio theory and information economics that are required to enhance previous learning to extend to project portfolio management and project management office functions. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4900   SENIOR CAPSTONE PROJECT IN MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: Student must have completed all major (core) courses, with a grade of “C” or better, in the Management and Organizational Leadership Program or permission of the Dean. This capstone course will provide the opportunity for the student to demonstrate that he/she has learned the material from the program and can apply it in the real world. It should be taken during the student’s last semester at the college. It provides the student the opportunity to develop a plan to solve a problem dealing with management and organizational leadership issues of today. The student will choose one major plan to address the problem in detail. This is a 16-week course offered in fall and/or spring semesters only. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4902   SENIOR CAPSTONE PROJECT IN SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: The student must have completed all major (core) courses, with a grade of 'C' or better, in the Sustainability Management BAS Program or permission of the Dean. This capstone course will provide the opportunity for the student to demonstrate that he/she has learned the material from the program and can apply it in the real world. It should be taken during the student's last semester at the college. It provides the student the opportunity to develop a plan to solve a problem dealing with sustainability management issues of today. The student will choose one major plan to address the problem in detail. This is a 16-week course offered in fall and/or spring semesters only. 45 contact hours.

MAN 4910   SENIOR CAPSTONE PROJECT IN BANKING

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Student must have completed all major (core) courses in the Banking BAS Program or have completed all core and Banking subplan courses in the Business Administration BS Program or permission of Dean. This course provides the opportunity for the student to demonstrate that he/she has learned the material from the program and can apply it in the real world. It should be taken during the student’s last semester at the College. It provides the student the opportunity to develop a plan to solve a problem dealing with current banking issues. This course is the Capstone course before graduation. This is a 16 week course offered in fall and/or spring semesters only. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4934   SENIOR CAPSTONE PROJECT IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: Completion of intermediate foreign language requirement. Student must have completed all major (core) courses in the International Business BAS Program or permission of dean. This course is the opportunity for the student to demonstrate that he/she has learned the material from the program and can apply it in the real world. It should be taken during the student’s last semester at the college. It provides the student the opportunity to develop a plan to solve a problem dealing with current international management issues. The student will choose one major plan to address the problem in detail. This course is the Capstone course before graduation. This is a 16-week course offered in fall and/or spring semesters only. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4935   SPECIAL TOPICS IN MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: Admission to Banking BAS, International Business BAS, Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, Sustainability Management BAS, or Technology Management BAS. This course is an examination of unique management topics and problems that deserve additional depth and attention as the art and science of management evolves. The student will be introduced to the foundational philosophies, history, and contemporary issues surrounding the course topic. 47 contact hours.

MAN 4940   INTERNSHIP

credits: 1-3  

Prerequisite: Approval of the College-wide Internship Office. This course provides the student with a supervised, practical learning experience in a work setting that is relevant to his/her program of study. Through course assignments and workplace projects the student will apply, connect, and extend academic theory and competencies for the purpose of building professional skills and affiliations. (60-180 contact hours). The course is repeatable, and students may take up to 3 credits.


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