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Graduate Catalog | 2005-2007
Red McCombs School of Business

Management

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Graduate Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2005-2006 and 2006-2007; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

MAN | Management

382. Seminar in Organizational Behavior. A study of psychological and social factors in administration. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Seminar in Organizational Behavior.

383. Current Issues in Organization Science. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Some sections are offered on the letter-grade basis only; these are identified in the Course Schedule. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 16: Managing People and Organizations. Designed to increase the student's effectiveness as a manager through discussion of organizational behavior and design, and guidelines for applying these concepts.

Topic 20: Art and Science of Negotiation.

Topic 22: Creating and Managing Human Capital. Covers issues related to making human resource decisions in a more effective manner. Uses a strategic perspective, with particular emphasis on the links between human resource decisions and a firm's competitive position.

Topic 31: Organizational Change and Strategic Renewal.

385. Current Issues in Strategic Management. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Some sections are offered on the letter-grade basis only; these are identified in the Course Schedule. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Action Skills for Managers: Implementing Strategy.

Topic 2: The Art of Leadership.

Topic 6: Management Planning and Control in Complex Systems.

Topic 8: Managing Corporate Diversification and Renewal.

Topic 9: Strategic Analysis for High-Tech Industries. Management 385 (Topic 9) and Management Information Systems 381N (Topic 3: Strategic Analysis for High-Tech Industries) may not both be counted.

Topic 20: Advanced Venture Development.

Topic 22: New Venture Creation.

Topic 23: Entrepreneurial Management.

Topic 24: Entrepreneurial Growth.

Topic 25: Social and Economic Aspects of Entrepreneurship.

Topic 33: Managing and Marketing in the Global Arena. Offered on the letter-grade basis only.

Topic 43: Facilitating Process Improvement. Same as Civil Engineering 397 (Topic 15: Facilitating Process Improvement) and Mechanical Engineering 397 (Topic 3: Facilitating Process Improvement).

Topic 49: Strategic Management. Designed to help students develop a general management orientation. Subjects include the role of the general manager, formulating business and corporate-level strategy, managing strategic change, strategy implementation, and developing general managers. Business Administration 388T and Management 385 (Topic 49: Strategic Management) may not both be counted.

Topic 61: Perspectives on Public Policy. Designed to prepare MBA students, both as individuals and in their professional careers as managers and leaders, for active and effective participation in the democratic process. Taught via video teleconferencing with instructors from The Washington Campus.

Topic 62: Corporate Governance. Examines the roles and responsibilities of organizational leadership in a variety of settings, including large and small companies, startups and established companies, global, single-country, and single-region companies, and nonprofit entities.

Topic 63: Economics of Competitive Strategy. Develops and uses concepts from microeconomics, game theory, and the economics of industrial organization and applies these concepts to competitive decision making, using a combination of case analyses and lectures.

Topic 64: Enterprise of Technology: From Mind to Market. Focuses on moving an idea from the mind of the researcher to the marketplace by examining the activities involved in commercializing a technology from conception to profitable enterprise.

386. Current Issues in Operations Management. Strategic problems, policies, models, and concepts for the design and control of new or existing operations systems. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Some sections are offered on the letter-grade basis only; these are identified in the Course Schedule. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Service Management. Management 386 (Topic 1) and Management Science 386 (Topic 1: Service Management) may not both be counted.

Topic 2: Manufacturing Management.

Topic 3: Strategic Quality Management. Management 386 (Topic 3) and Management Science 386 (Topic 3: Strategic Quality Management) may not both be counted.

Topic 6: Managing Projects. Management 386 (Topic 6) and Management Science 386 (Topic 5: Managing Projects) may not both be counted.

Topic 7: Supply Chain and Operations Strategy. Management 386 (Topic 7) and Management Science 386 (Topic 2: Supply Chain and Operations Strategy) may not both be counted.

Topic 8: Quality Practicum.

Topic 10: Operations Practicum. Management 386 (Topic 10) and Management Science 386 (Topic 4: Operations Practicum) may not both be counted.

Topic 26: Business Process Simulation. Students model and analyze processes found in manufacturing, inventory, supply chain, and service systems using spreadsheet simulation and a simulation modeling technique. Additional prerequisite: Business Administration 380N or 380D, and Business Administration 386T.

390. Seminar: Organization Science. Intensive analysis of organizational science issues. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Admission to the doctoral degree program and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Research in Organizational Science. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only.

Topic 2: Introduction to Research Methods in Management.

Topic 3: Research Methods in Management.

Topic 4: Seminar in Organizational Behavior.

Topic 5: Seminar in Organization Theory and Design.

Topic 6: Organizational Decision Making.

Topic 9: Behavioral Decision Theory.

Topic 11: Management of Knowledge Workers. The study of knowledge workers at four levels of analysis: as individuals, as team members, as organizational resources, and as national resources. Strong emphasis on theory building.

392. Seminar: Operations Management. Intensive analysis of operations management issues. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Management 392 and Management Science 392 may not both be counted unless the topics vary. Prerequisite: Admission to the doctoral degree program and consent of instructor.

Topic 4: Operations Management Colloquium.

Topic 5: Research Topics.

393. Seminar: Strategic Management. Intensive analysis of strategic management issues. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Admission to the doctoral degree program and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Foundations of Strategic Management.

Topic 2: Contemporary Issues in Strategic Management.

Topic 3: Research in Strategic Management. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only.

Topic 5: Executive Leadership.

Topic 6: Management of Diversification.

399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree and fulfillment of language requirement for the doctoral degree.

399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Management 399R, 699R, or 999R.

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