mgt330 | undergraduate

Management Theory, Practice, And Application

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This course explores the rich field of management in theory and practice, and as both a science and an art. The course also addresses the role of managers in the current world of rapid change, increased competitive forces, and increased expectations for the successful performance of employees and organizations. The focus is on some of the ways and means of achieving desired goals. The student will leave this course with a solid background in the nature and work of management and managers. Applications of concepts to current workplace issues will be stressed.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    • Identify the benefits of career management and networking.
    • Analyze how organizations are designed and how responsibilities are delegated.
    • Identify the differences between group and team development and management.
    • Explain the human resource management process.


    • Explain the role of power, politics, and conflict management within organizations.
    • Analyze how theories of motivation are used to enhance performance.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of approaches to leadership.
    • Evaluate communication channels and information technology systems within organizations.


    • Explain control systems and their connection to managing people.
    • Analyze the importance of quality control.

    The Environment of Management

    • Explain the differences in the skills, roles, and functions of management.
    • Describe the importance of culture, ethics, and social responsibility.
    • Identify types of diversity and the important practice of management.
    • Explain how internal and external environmental factors influence organizational performance.


    • Describe creative problem solving and decision making.
    • Explain how managers engage in strategic and operational planning.
    • Demonstrate the importance of managing innovation and change.
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