Develops students understanding of the principles, strategies, and tactics of effective negotiation and professional relationship management. In addition students will also increase their awareness and understanding of ethical principles and stakeholder considerations that influence the choices offered and made in transactions and relationships. Students will learn to identify and assess the variables in negotiations, develop sound negotiation planning techniques, and develop an understanding of various strategies and tactics to use in ethically resolve conflicts, transactional and interpersonal differences. Learn how to use that knowledge to execute effective dispute resolutions, and improved competence to manage professional relationships.
Junior status, ENG 1020, MGT 1010
Focuses on change processes and models used to develop change management plans for implementation within multiple organizational settings. Topics include building a business case for change, vision, team, risk management, ethics, design strategy, and implementation techniques. Specific examples are drawn from industry experience and models.
ENG 1020, MGT 1010
Examines factors that shape cultural diversity on a global basis. It develops the ability to analyze situations and develop appropriate management techniques to deal with a variety of business situations. It examines cultures and business practices among key global marketplaces.
ENG 1020, MGT 1010
Applies mathematical and quantitative methods to managerial decision-making. Students will apply analytics in various decision making situations (certainty, risk and uncertainty) involved with operations, planning/control projects and quality management initiatives.
Introduces students to a broad scope and major strategic, tactical, and operational decisions of operations management, as well as important interactions with other functional areas. Emphasis is on a conceptual understanding of the operations function and includes the following topics: product/process selection and design, facility location and layout, capacity, material management, inventory planning and control, quality management, and outsourcing.
Junior status, MGT 3010 and MTH 1050 OR MGT 3010 and MTH 1110
Studies consumer functions such as decision-making, attitude formation and change, cognition, perception, and learning. The marketing concepts of product positioning, segmentation, brand loyalty, shopping preference and diffusion of innovations are considered in context with the environmental, ethical, multicultural and social influences on an increasingly diverse American consumer.
Reviews procurement strategies and supply chain management from many different aspects including the firm's stakeholders and the impact of procurement and supply chain management on the competitive success of the organization. The major areas covered are ethical, contractual and legal issues faced by procurement; introduction to techniques and tools for managing the procurement and sourcing process; supplier selection and relationship management, and special purchasing applications and research. Course also introduces student to simulation utilizing software currently prevalent within the industry.
Explores forecasting, production planning, master scheduling, computer-integrated manufacturing, capacity planning and demand management. Reviews past and current management styles as related to manufacturing and efficient/lien operations. Course also continues the student's use of simulation software and pertinent applications to the value chain of industry.
Junior status, SCM 3010
Reviews standard techniques commonly used within the industry in the development and use of classical inventory models. Advanced techniques utilizing optimization modeling will also be introduced. Students will use modeling to examine supply chain scenarios drawn from case studies to assist them in their ability to make better decision about sourcing, manufacturing, transportation, warehousing, customer service and inventory management. Modeling includes the use of simulation software introduced in previous courses.
Junior status or higher, SCM 3010, SCM 3210
Presents, as a capstone course, a current and future view of industry trends and direction of integrated logistics and supply chain management Oral and written discussions based on student assessment of the industry in areas such as procurement strategies, strategic outsourcing, mitigation of supply chain risks, strategic allocation of inventories, transportation and distribution issues, scheduling and sequencing issues, and customer service issues will be complemented by guest lectures, webinars etc. in order to address a wide array of current, trending and advanced topics. Supply Chain modeling will be used by students to demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate a company's current value chain and through the use of experimentation prepare and present recommendations to improve the value chain. (Final assessment)
Provides a 120-hour learning experience in an appropriate work environment structured to allow students to develop skills and gain training in their major field. Program completion based on Associate or Bachelor requirements may vary between programs. There may be certain course requirements that require completion prior to enrolling in the work experience course. *Note: Students in the BBA would take this as their first required work experience.
Sophmore status or higher, MGT 1010
Provides a 120-hour learning experience in an appropriate work environment structured to allow students to develop skills and gain training in their major field. Program completion based on Associate or Bachelor requirements may vary between programs. There may be certain course requirements that require completion prior to enrolling in the work experience course. *Note: Students in the BBA would take this course as their 2nd required work experience.
WRKBS2010, Senior status
Provides an introduction to accounting concepts for decision-making. Emphasis is placed on the needs of external users. Topics include an introduction to the conceptual framework and financial reporting, the accounting cycle, analyzing and recording economic events, presentation of financial statement components, and basic financial statement analysis.
MTH 1050 or MTH 1110
Continues the introduction to accounting concepts for decision-making. Emphasis is placed on the needs of internal users. Topics include managerial cost measurement and allocation, cost accumulation systems, cost-volume-profit analysis, marginal analysis, product and service pricing strategies, budgeting and variance analysis.
Introduces the data analysis process and the role of business decision making. Explores qualitative and quantitative data, data vs. information, data research, relevance, validity, business intelligence tools, ethical and legal implications of data analysis, data integrity, primary and secondary data, MAIP (Measurement Analysis, Interpretation Presentation) and ethical and legal implications of data analysis.
ENG 1010, MGT 1010, MTH 1110 OR ENG 1010, MGT 1010, MTH 1050
Provides an introduction to aggregate economic issues to include inflation, unemployment, and Gross Domestic Product (GDP); economic theories; market system; and the role of government.
Examines the functions of individual business decision making, market structures, market failures, and the role of government within the economy.
Provides a balanced exposure to development and understanding the various aspects involved in managing one's personal finance.
Covers working capital management, capital budgeting issues, a study of the time value of money, financial statement analyses, valuation of financial instruments, term structure of interest rates, and analyses of short- and long-term capital markets.
ACC 1020, MTH 1110 or ACC 1020, MTH 1050
Provides students with an introduction to the legal issues inherent in dynamic business environments. Topics covered include the legal system, including an examination of constitutional law; business torts; contracts; intellectual property; criminal law; and the ethical considerations for business decision making.
Provides a basic understanding of many aspects of business through an overview of the changing business environment, the roles of small businesses, entrepreneurs, and the importance of customer relations, management, and marketing. Financial management, accounting and banking will also be discussed.
Provides an understanding of leadership styles, the managerial process, organizational resources and how to use them, various motivation/behavior theories, conflict management, and implementing and supporting changes. Students will compare different leadership styles and apply them in case scenarios, role plays and other group/team activities involving topics such as: change, employee behavior, conflict, ethics, decision making and managing resources.
ENG 1020, MGT 1010
Explores the role of information systems in organizations. This course covers the major types of information systems and the impact that these systems have on organizations, including how information systems improve decision making and support the business strategy. Information system development and planning are covered, as well as information security and the challenges of future technology changes.
Junior status or higher, ENG 1020, MGT 1010
Addresses the basic issues of marketing, including product identification, positioning and pricing strategies, consumer need identification and making the connection between consumer needs and product advertising, basic distribution strategies, and decision-making tools used by marketing managers.
Focuses on data interpretation and practical application of introductory level statistics. Emphasizes a conceptual understanding of the use of statistics in various fields, including the ability to interpret results. Topics include development and analysis of descriptive statistics, inferential statistics (bivariate), and regression analysis. Students determine appropriate statistical methods, calculate basic statistical values, and analyze/interpret data sets including statistical software study results. MTH 2750 - Statistical Methods satisfies the MTA Statistics Pathway
MTH 1050 OR MTH 1110
Emphasizes academic writing by reading and thinking critically to strengthen essential communication skills through the use of the writing process. Various assignments focus on summary and response, analysis, and informative writing. Research practices and research writing in APA style are essential to the course.
Continues developing students' critical thinking and writing skills through reading and argumentative writing. Emphasizes academic writing to articulate the relationships among language, knowledge, and power. Various assignments focus on position, argument analysis, and argumentative proposal. Research practices and research writing in APA style are essential to the course.
Identifies and analyzes ethical situations in modern society. Examines the philosophical foundations for personal and professional ethics.
Examines the social construction of groups based on race, ethnicity and national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, and able-bodiedness. Sociological (as well as psychological, historical, economic, and anthropological) perspectives are applied to concepts such as prejudice, stereotyping, discrimination, racial and ethnic identity, racial formation, power and privilege, assimilation and pluralism, and tolerance. Emphasis is on increasing knowledge, personal awareness, and sensitivity.
Develops confidence and skill in many facets of oral communication. Students explore diverse topics and formats, using organization, research, and technology to deliver effective oral presentation.
Solves contemporary, real-world problems by mathematical reasoning utilizing concepts from algebra, finance, and statistics. Key topics include personal finance, mathematical models, functions and relations, dimensional analysis, statistical reasoning, and Euclidean geometry. This class focuses on quantitative literacy and the application of the above concepts in a variety of professional disciplines.
Solves contemporary, real-world problems by mathematical reasoning utilizing concepts from algebra, probability, and statistics. Key topics include equations, inequalities, graphs and functions; exponential, logarithmic, and quadratic models; counting methods, probability theory, normal distribution, correlation, regression, voting methods, and graph theory. This class focuses on quantitative literacy and the application of the above concepts in a variety of professional disciplines. MTH 1060 ? Quantitative Reasoning II satisfies the MTA Quantitative Reasoning Pathway.
Introduces elements of algebra including graphing, variable expressions, linear equations, polynomial operations and factoring, systems of equations, quadratic equations, rational equations, and functions.
Examines more advanced elements of algebra emphasizing the use of algebra and functions in problem solving and modeling. Key topics include functions, inverse functions, complex numbers, rational functions, logarithms, exponential functions, conic sections, sequences and series. Graphing is by recognition and transformation rather than by plotting points. MTH 1120 ? College Algebra II satisfies the MTA College Algebra Pathway.
Provides a psychological foundation for understanding human relations with applications to both personal and professional settings. Focus is on examining the basic dynamics of human relations, how social influences shape thought and behavior, effective strategies to improve human relations, and the importance of multicultural competency within human relations.
Provides a foundation of knowledge in psychology examining key topics related to understanding human thoughts and behavior. Topics include an exploration of factors that influence thoughts and behavior, psychology as a science, sensation/perception, motivation, emotion, memory, cognition, personality, as well as key figures, research, and theories within psychology. Applying concepts to real-life settings is a focus throughout the course.
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