Bulletin--Management Discipline

MANAGEMENT


College of Business
(See Business Administration for information on degrees)

Undergraduate Courses

342 Leadership Skills for Women (3)

F,S
Prerequisite: BUS/ENG 214 with a grade of C or better. Personal and career development for women: recognizing opportunities and overcoming systemic obstacles; developing general approaches and specific behaviors for functioning effectively in leadership roles; building support systems and self-esteem. Cross-cultural comparisons of women's status and progressU.S. and global.

405 Introduction to Management and Organizational Behavior (3)

F,S
Prerequisite: BUS/ENG 214 with a grade of C or better. Management and organizational behavior within domestic and international organizations. Managerial functions of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling; managerial process of decision-making and communication; individual motivation and group dynamics within the organizational setting.

406 Starting a Small Business (3)

F,S
Prerequisites: ACCT 101 and MGMT 405 with grades of C or better, or consent of instructor. Small business in the American economy: opportunities and qualifications for establishing, financing, operating, and developing managerial policies and procedures for independent business.

407 Managerial Economics (3)

F,S
Prerequisites: BA 110, ECON 100, 101 with grades of C or better. Decision-making in business firms utilizing concepts and techniques of managerial economics. Modifications necessary to make formal economic and statistical theory appropriate for solution of problems in normal business operations.

415 Hotel Management Internship (3)

Prerequisites: consent of instructor and business position. Coordinated training combining experience in a business field with academic analysis. Principles, theory, and practice applied to real situations. Individual study conferences with instructor. Major report required.

452 Entrepreneurial Management (3)

Prerequisite: MGMT 406 or consent of instructor. Intended to show students, entrepreneurs, and owners of small businesses how to keep their successful small businesses alive and vital as they "grow" them into larger organizations that can keep up with expanding markets.

561 Hotel Operations (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 214, ACCT 100. Principles, practices, and procedures of managerial functions as they relate to the operation of hotel facilities, such as hotel marketing strategies, reservation systems and operations, housekeeping, accounting, and income control.

563 Property Management in Hotel Operations (3)

Prerequisites: HM 100, 101, 102. Management principles and practices relative to the internal maintenance of public dining and lodging facilities. Systematic control of hospitality spaces to safeguard health and utilize available aesthetic values.

567 Internship in Management (3)

Prerequisites: MGMT 405 with a grade of C or better, consent of instructor, and business internship. Coordinated training combining experience in a business field with academic analysis. Principles, theory, and practice applied to real situations. Individual study and conferences with instructor. Major report required. May be repeated for a total of six units with consent of instructor and department chair.

595 Selected Topics in Hotel Administration (3)

Prerequisite: HM 590. Major issues facing the hotel industry are explored. Strategies to minimize or maximize each of the issues are developed using case studies.

600 Engineering Economy (3)

F,S
Prerequisites: BA 212 and MGMT 405. Comparative alternatives for production efficiency: economic studies of equipment utilization and capacity, machine loading and material replacement costs. Quantitative methods of determining alternatives and laboratory problems to demonstrate results of production decisions.

605 Seminar in Organization Behavior (3)

F,S
Prerequisite: MGMT 405 with a grade of C or better. Study of human behavior in organizational settings. Focus on individual motivation and behavior; communication theory and processes; group dynamics; leadership styles. Investigation of organizational behavior utilizing seminars. Class discussions and experiential processes.

606 Small Business Counsulting (3)

Prerequisites: senior standing and consent of instructor. Practical experience in consulting with small businesses in the community. Students utilize previous business curriculum with academic training in consulting techniques. Paired with MGMT 806. Students who have completed MGMT 606 may not take MGMT 806 later for credit.

610 Human Resource Management (3)

F,S
Prerequisite: MGMT 405 with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor. Policies and practices in human resource management. Overview of the functions of the department including law, planning, recruitment, selection, performance appraisal, information systems, and other current issues.

611 Management of Employee and Industrial Relations (3)

F,S
Prerequisites: MGMT 610 with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor. Policies, programs, and practices to promote fair treatment of employees in union and non-union settings. Covers employee handbooks, discipline, drug and alcohol testing, termination, and exit interviews. Cases, exercises, and student projects.

612 Compensation and Benefits Administration (3)

F,S
Prerequisite: MGMT 610 with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor. Theory, techniques, and procedures of job evaluation and compensation as managerial tools; development and evaluation of alternative means of job evaluation and job rewards. Administration of job analysis, wage surveys, and employee benefits within the constraints of compensation laws.

613 Management of Job Safety and Health (3)

Prerequisite: MGMT 405 with a grade of C or better. Analysis of occupational health and safety issues, with a focus on business responsibilities, regulatory agency policy, and ergonomics and other preventive techniques. Discussion of the links between working conditions and productivity. An examination of sources of stress in work and on measures to combat it.

614 Managing the Staffing and Employment Function (3)

F
Prerequisite: MGMT 610 with grade of C or better, or consent of instructor. Techniques for effective employee staffing. Topics include job search and choice, interviewing, assessment centers, mentorships, and ethical/legal staffing considerations. Active participation through role playing, development of recruitment and selection plans, and consulting projects. Paired with MGMT 814. Students who have completed MGMT 614 may not take MGMT 814 later for credit.

615 Managing Employment Law and Affirmative Action in Business (3)

F
Prerequisite: MGMT 610 with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor. Government regulations affecting human resource management. Emphasizes legal compliance in development and administration of affirmative action plans. Role playing, exercises, computer exercises, and guest speakers. Paired with MGMT 815. Students who have completed MGMT 615 may not take MGMT 815 later for credit.

616 Advanced Compensation and Benefits Administration (3)

Prerequisite: MGMT 612 with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor. Contemporary methods for managing performance and skill-based pay, employee stock ownership, cafeteria benefits and benefit cost reduction. Exercises, cases, and research project required. Paired with MGMT 816. Students who have completed MGMT 616 may not take MGMT 816 later for credit.

617 Emerging Issues in Human Resource Management (3)

F,S
Prerequisites: MGMT 610 and 611 with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor. In-depth study of current major issues in personnel/ human resource management. Group discussions and expert guest speakers. Paired with MGMT 817. Students who have completed MGMT 617 may not take MGMT 817 later for credit.

618 International Human Resource Management (3)

For course description, see IBUS 618.

620 Seminar in Advanced Management (3)

Prerequisites: BUS 360, MGMT 605, and MGMT 610 with grades of C or better. The study of complex organizations through an understanding of the interrelationships among structure, strategy, systems, people, and management style. Classes consist of case analyses, presentations, and experiential exercises.

654 Students in Free Enterprise (3)

Prerequisite: MGMT 405 with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor. The purpose is to give SFSU students the opportunity to establish and direct creative, student-generated, free market economic education programs that give people a better understanding of the free enterprise system. Students will be able to learn, teach, and practice free enterprise. Paired with MGMT 854. Students completing MGMT 654 may not take MGMT 854 later for credit. May be repeated for a maximum of six units with approval of instructor and department chair.

655 Seminar in Emerging Issues in Management (3)

Prerequisite: MGMT 405 with a grade of C or better. Topic to be specified in the Class Schedule. Focus is on one or more developing issues facing contemporary managers. May be repeated when topics vary.

660 Seminar in Managing for World Class Competitiveness (3)

F
Prerequisite: BA 412 with a grade of C or better. Presents the fundamental principles and practical techniques for establishing modern, world class businesses that are structured as "lean," customer-focused, inherently flexible, and adaptive organizations. Tools include total quality management, worker ownership, continuous improvement. Learning includes case studies, visiting speakers, and a field trip.

661 Seminar in Operations Management (3)

S
Prerequisites: MGMT 405, MKTG 431, and BA 412 with grades of C or better. Integrative seminar using case study approach to operations management problems in manufacturing and service sector organizations. Emphasizes business decisions in organization design, facility location, control functions, and expenditure allocation. Includes computer applications.

664 Seminar in Marketing Research (3)

Prerequisites: MKTG 632, 633. Current topics in advanced marketing research techniques and real world applications, with emphasis on training in data collection and analysis, including multivariate techniques. Computer spreadsheets and statistical packages used throughout course. Paired with MKTG 864. Students who have completed MKTG 664 may not take MKTG 864 later for credit.

680 Management, Training, and Organizational Development (3)

S
Prerequisite: MGMT 405 with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor. Solving contemporary management problems in training, management, and organizational development (O.D.). Includes developing and evaluating training and O.D. programs. Utilizes cases, projects, guest speakers, and group presentations.

Graduate Courses

806 Small Business Consulting (3)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. For course description, see MGMT 606. Paired with MGMT 606. Students who have completed MGMT 606 may not take MGMT 806 for credit.

814 Managing the Staffing and Employment Function (3)

F
For course description, see MGMT 614. Paired with MGMT 614. Students who have completed MGMT 614 may not take MGMT 814 for credit.

815 Managing Employment Law and Affirmative Action in Business (3)

F
For course description, see MGMT 615. Paired with MGMT 615. Students who have completed MGMT 615 may not take MGMT 815 for credit.

816 Advanced Compensation and Benefits Administration (3)

S
Prerequisite: BUS 788 or consent of instructor. For course description, see MGMT 616. Paired with MGMT 616. Students who have completed MGMT 616 may not take MGMT 816 for credit.

817 Emerging Issues in Human Resource Management (3)

F,S
Prerequisite: BUS 788 or consent of instructor. For course description, see MGMT 617. Paired with MGMT 617. Students who have completed MGMT 617 may not take MGMT 817 for credit.

818 Seminar in International Human Resource Management (3)

For course description, see IBUS 818.

840 Seminar in the Quality of Work Life (3)

F
Prerequisite: BUS 788. A study of contemporary global trends relating to the governance of the enterprise, industrial democracy and efforts to enrich the work life. Investigation of current developments in Europe, Japan, and U.S.A. Oral and written reports.

842 Seminar in Advanced Management and Organization (3)

F,S
Prerequisite: BUS 788 or equivalent. Study of complex organizations through analyzing interrelationships among structure, strategy, systems, and managerial style. Analysis of contemporary concepts, practices, and problems related to organizational effectiveness impacted by changing domestic and international environments.

844 Analysis of the Business Environment Seminar (3)

Prerequisite: BUS 783 or equivalent. Designed to develop and extend analytical capabilities to an advanced level of understanding of economic phenomena and their relevant environments. Special emphasis on applications by the executive/administrator.

845 Organizational Development (3)

S
Prerequisite: MGMT 842. Theories and techniques available to create and manage planned change in contemporary organizations. Topics include intervention techniques, process consultation, team building, survey feedback, and qualities of successful change agents.

846 Seminar in Human Resource Management (3)

F
Prerequisites: BUS 788 or consent of instructor. Analysis of effective human resource management policies and procedures including recruitment and selection, performance appraisal, employment/equal employment opportunity law, and employee problem solving. Includes case analysis and projects.

848 Seminar in Leadership Patterns and Opportunities (3)

F,S
Prerequisite: foundation courses or consent of instructor. Analysis of leadership patterns and opportunities in increasingly complex organizational environments. Case studies, oral and written reports. Presentations by prominent guest speakers.

851 Entrepreneurial Management (3)

F
Prerequisites: BUS 782, 784, 788 and consent of instructor. Seminar exploring the complexities of managing a new or total enterprise. Concentration on the impact of the innovative personality and its approach to decision-making.

853 Strategic Planning Seminar (3)

Prerequisites: two of the following: FIN 819, MGMT 842, MKTG 860. Strategic planning has been recognized as an essential component of long term success to the business organization. Examines the needs, development, formulation, implementation, and review of strategic planning. Cases and guest speakers complement seminar discussions.

854 Students in Free Enterprise (3)

Prerequisite: BUS 788. For course description, see MGMT 654. Paired with MGMT 654. Students who have completed MGMT 654 may not take MGMT 854 for credit. May be repeated for a maximum of six units with approval of instructor and department chair.

855 Seminar in Emerging Issues in Management (3)

Prerequisite: BUS 788. Topic to be specified in Class Schedule. Focus is on one or more developing issues facing contemporary managers. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

856 Seminar in Strategic Human Resource Management (3)

Prerequisite: MGMT 846 or consent of instructor. Examines key human resource issues from a top management perspective. Human resource is conceptualized and utilized as a strategic tool for creating competitive advantage.

864 Seminar in Marketing Research (3)

Prerequisites: BUS 782, 787. Current topics in advanced marketing research techniques and real world applications, with emphasis on training in data collection and analysis, including multivariate techniques. Computer spreadsheets and statistical packages used throughout course. Paired with MKTG 664. Students who have completed MKTG 664 may not take MKTG 864 for credit.


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