Montana State University

MGMT
Management


MGMT 103   SUPERVISION AND LEADERSHIP

MGMT 204   INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS

MGMT 231IS BUSINESS RESEARCH METHODS

MGMT 245D  CULTURAL DIMENSIONS OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

MGMT 290R  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

MGMT 291   SPECIAL TOPICS

MGMT 292   INDEPENDENT STUDY

MGMT 314   BUSINESS WEB SITE DESIGN

MGMT 315   NETWORKS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS  

MGMT 366   MANAGERIAL ANALYSIS AND ACTION I

MGMT 402   LEADERSHIP IN BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS

MGMT 403   HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

MGMT 406   NEGOTIATION AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION

MGMT 411   COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

MGMT 412   DESIGN OF E-COMMERCE SITES

MGMT 413   CONTEMPORARY SUPPORT SYSTEMS

MGMT 414   DATA-DRIVEN BUSINESS WEB SERVICES 

MGMT 415   MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

MGMT 433   MANAGING QUALITY AND PRODUCTIVITY

MGMT 460   BUSINESS TUTORIAL

MGMT 461   SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

MGMT 462   ENTREPRENEURSHIP

MGMT 463   THE ENTREPRENEURIAL EXPERIENCE 

MGMT 464   INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT

MGMT 465   INTERNATIONAL PRACTICUM

MGMT 466   MANAGERIAL ANALYSIS AND ACTION II

MGMT 468   BUSINESS, ETHICS AND SOCIETY

MGMT 469   COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL  ENTREPRENEURSHIP 

MGMT 472   LEGAL AND SOCIAL FRAMEWORK OF BUSINESS REGULATION

MGMT 473   MODERN MANAGEMENT OF WESTERN RESOURCES

MGMT 475R  MANAGEMENT PRACTICUM

MGMT 490R  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH 

MGMT 491   SPECIAL TOPICS

MGMT 492   INDEPENDENT STUDY

MGMT 494   SEMINAR

MGMT 498   INTERNSHIP

MGMT 505   THE STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION

MGMT 591   SPECIAL TOPICS

MGMT 592   INDEPENDENT STUDY

MGMT 103 SUPERVISION AND LEADERSHIP
On Demand 3 cr. LEC 2 RCT 1
-- Management principles as they apply to first-line supervision and to the function of leadership and motivation in any organization. This course may not substitute for any required business course.

MGMT 204 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
F,S 3 cr. LEC 3
-- Explores the application of business principles and functions including forms of business ownership, management and leadership, marketing, finance, accounting, economics, and social responsibility. Intended for students transferring into the College of Business and non-majors interested in business.

MGMT 231IS BUSINESS RESEARCH METHODS
F,S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: STAT 216, and BUS 211 as pre- or co-requisite.
-- Introduction to the methods of knowledge and knowing regarding business activities and business organizations. Focused on disciplined inquiry using statistics and quantitative analysis; providing the intellectual foundation for further exploration of the business discipline.

MGMT 245D CULTURAL DIMENSIONS OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
On Demand 3 cr. RCT 3
-- The course will help students recognize the importance cultural differences play in conducting international business transactions. They will analyze the nature and impact of some common problems resulting from not understanding how to deal appropriately with cultural differences.

MGMT 290R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
F,S 1-6 cr. IND may be repeated
-- Directed undergraduate research which may culminate in a written work or other creative project. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

MGMT 291 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: None required but some may be determined necessary by offering department.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

MGMT 292 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of Associate Dean.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis. Not to be used as a substitute for a required course.

MGMT 314 BUSINESS WEB SITE DESIGN
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: BUS 311. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Students acquire skills necessary to create and implement effective business web sites. Best practices in web site design, HTML, CSS, host site selection and introductory programming are covered. Project-based course includes creating web sites for businesses or non-profit organizations.

MGMT 315 NETWORKS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: BUS 311. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Students acquire skills necessary to understand the role that telecommunications play in organizations, how networks facilitate competitive advantage, and how to integrate technology into a corporate culture. Students create business cases for value-adding networks and telecommunications systems.

MGMT 366 MANAGERIAL ANALYSIS AND ACTION I
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: Junior Standing, BUS 301. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
COREQUISITE or PREREQUISITE: BUS 361.
-- Part of an integrated, two-course sequence which will build knowledge and skills appropriate for the challenges faced by managers. This course will deal with such operations/first-line supervision issues as human resources, team building, leadership, ethics, technology, and law.

MGMT 402 LEADERSHIP IN BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: BUS 301 or permission of the instructor. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Theories, issues, and current topics related to the emergence and effectiveness of leaders, with focus on leadership behaviors and processes in business organizations. Emphasis placed on examination of how individual and organizational leadership capacity is developed.

MGMT 403 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: BUS 301. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- The functions and tools used in procurement, development, compensation, integration, and maintenance of human resources and their impact on the effective attainment of organizational goals.

MGMT 406 NEGOTIATION AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
F 3 cr RCT 3
PREREQUISITE: BUS 301 or consent of instructor. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Introduction to negotiation theories and skills to help students practice and improve this essential area of business and personal competence. Taught primarily through discussion and in-class exercises that allow students to gain experience and confidence as negotiators.

MGMT 411 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
On Demand 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: ACCT 325 or BUS 311. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Business applications for computers. Accounting inventory, planning, and financial analysis are among the topics covered. End-user programming and prototyping will be emphasized.

MGMT 412 DESIGN OF E-COMMERCE SITES
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: BUS 311. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Study of methods and tools a system analyst uses in development of e-commerce web sites including best practices and performance metrics. Design done on networked microcomputers. Final solutions presented orally, in writing, and on the web.

MGMT 413 CONTEMPORARY SUPPORT SYSTEMS
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: BUS 311. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Integrates theory, application and development of information systems to support managerial decision making in semi-structured and unstructured situations. Considers spreadsheet, expert system, and/or web-based software applications to support decision making. Uses cases and project-based assignments.

MGMT 414 DATA-DRIVEN BUSINESS WEB SERVICES
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: MGMT 314. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- This course prepares students to design and create data-driven, web-based applications commonly found in electronic-commerce applications by combining database design and use with interactive web site creation.

MGMT 415 MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
On Demand 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: MGMT 411, MGMT 412, and BUS 301. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Course integrates content from the courses in the Management of Information Technology minor. The course will unite the technical knowledge and skills acquired by students with behavioral knowledge and skills necessary to effectively manage business applications of information technology.

MGMT 433 MANAGING QUALITY AND PRODUCTIVITY
On Demand 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: BUS 331. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- An in-depth study of the theoretical foundations of quality management along with applications of the quantitative and qualitative tools used in improving organizational quality and productivity. Coverage will include the principles promoted by major quality experts and a review of the requirements for corporate quality certification.

MGMT 460 BUSINESS TUTORIAL
F 3 cr. LEC 1 SEM 2
PREREQUISITE: By application. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Provides selected upper-division students an opportunity to develop leadership and mentoring skills through involvement with the BUS 101US First Year Seminar course. Student Associates work closely with faculty to enhance the academic, cultural, and social experiences of students in the seminar course.

MGMT 461 SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: ACTG 202, BUS 301, BUS 341, BFIN 322, and Senior standing. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Focus on the process of starting and managing a small business, with an emphasis on businesses owned and operated by one individual or family. Topics covered will include typical funding sources and all phases of small business management from startup to exit.

MGMT 462 ENTREPRENEURSHIP
F 3 cr. RCT 3
PREREQUISITE: ACTG 202, BUS 301, BFIN 322, and Senior standing. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Evaluation of small business entrepreneurial opportunities, start-up problems, tax aspects, legal forms, forecasts, feasibility studies, venture financing, and promotion. Students develop own business plans.

MGMT 463 THE ENTREPRENEURIAL EXPERIENCE
F,S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: ACTG 202, BUS 301, BUS 341, BFIN 322 and Senior standing. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
Non-Business majors may register with permission of instructor.
-- This course is designed to give students real-world experience in projects that will assist area entrepreneurs. Students will work with these new ventures to solve their management, marketing, finance and other business problems. The content of the problems will depend on the situation of the client businesses.

MGMT 464 INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: MKTG 242, BUS 301 and senior standing. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Description of the challenges which the global context poses to business managers. Examination of the elements of international environments and illustration of their effects on management practices and how management deals with such forces.

MGMT 465 INTERNATIONAL PRACTICUM
On Demand 1-12 cr. IND
PREREQUISITE: By application. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Intensive study of culture, customs, politics, history, and business practices of another country. Program culminates with extended visit to location for lectures, and other relevant activities.

MGMT 466 MANAGERIAL ANALYSIS AND ACTION II
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: BUS 311, BUS 331, BFIN 322, and MGMT 366. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Part of an integrated, two-course sequence which will build knowledge and skills appropriate for the challenges faced by managers. This course will deal with issues faced by middle managers at the functional level of the organization.

MGMT 468 BUSINESS, ETHICS AND SOCIETY
On Demand 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: Senior standing or permission of the instructor. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- The relationship between business and society in the social, ethical and natural environment. A focus on issues of business responsibility and ethics with emphasis on practical business problems of leadership and accountability.

MGMT 469 COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
S 3 cr. RCT 3
PREREQUISITE: Senior standing or permission of the instructor. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Engages students in the application of entrepreneurial thinking and business strategies to address community and societal issues. Students develop and strengthen their understanding of business principles, leadership skills and management capacities as related to effective nonprofit management.

MGMT 472 LEGAL AND SOCIAL FRAMEWORK OF BUSINESS REGULATION
On Demand 3 cr. LEC 3.
PREREQUISITE: BUS 361 or consent of instructor. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Study of legal and social basis for government regulation of business. Topics include environmental regulation, employment and labor law, securities regulation, antitrust, and international trade. Students research and make class presentation on regulatory issues.

MGMT 473 MODERN MANAGEMENT OF WESTERN RESOURCES
On Demand 3 cr. LEC 3.
PREREQUISITE: BUS 361 or consent of instructor. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Study of the decision making process of managers of large tracts of Western land. Real world cases will be used to explore the variables impacting their decision such as: production versus subdivisions, conservation easements, inheritance taxes and wildlife based business plans.

MGMT 475R MANAGEMENT PRACTICUM
F,S 3 cr. RCT 3
PREREQUISITE: Senior standing or permission of instructor. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Teams do major project such as substantive community service project, research paper, small business experience case, business plan, or strategic analysis. Practical experience with project and/or team management where performance is measured by delivered product. No credit for previous experience.

MGMT 490R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
On Demand 1-6 cr. IND May be repeated. Max 12 cr.
-- Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a research paper, journal article, or undergraduate thesis. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

MGMT 491 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites as determined for each offering. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

MGMT 492 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor, and approval of Associate Dean. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis. Not to be used as a substitute for a required course.

MGMT 494 SEMINAR
On Demand 1-3 cr. SEM 1-3 Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing and as determined for each offering. For business majors: Formal admission to the College of Business.
-- Topics offered at the upper-division level which are not covered in regular courses. Students participate in preparing and presenting discussion material.

MGMT 498 INTERNSHIP
On Demand 2 - 12 cr. IND
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, Formal Admission to the College of Business, and consent of the instructor.
-- An individualized assignment arranged with an agency, business, or other organization to provide guided experience in the field.

MGMT 505 THE STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION
On Demand 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing in Business, Engineering or Agriculture or consent of instructor
-- To prepare students to strategically manage the innovation of technology by bringing together students from several disciplines and have them work together to integrate strategy and technology. The students will be given cases and other problems throughout the semester that require them to use and integrate these concepts.

MGMT 591 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Upper-division courses and others as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

MGMT 592 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing consent of instructor, approval of Associate Dean and Dean of Graduate Studies.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

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