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Management (MGMT)

MGMT 400 Organization Development (3) A study of organizational change and methodologies related with change and improvement. Examination of planned change on processes, strategies, people and culture in organizations.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: MGMT 301  

MGMT 401 Contemporary Issues in Management (3) Advanced treatment of topics of current managerial significance. Issues examined will differ by instructor, section, and semester. Consult departmental office.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: MGMT 321, MGMT 331 ; orMGMT 326  

MGMT 409 Project Management for Engineers (3) The course provides a real-time experience to students in engineering and engineering technology in project management with a focus on leadership behavior and decision making.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: 7th semester standing  

MGMT 410 Project Management (3) A problem-based, interdisciplinary course in project management skills and techniques needed to manage projects in a modern business environment.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: MGMT 301, SCM 310  

MGMT 415 Project Portfolio Management and Organizations (3) An advanced course in project management focusing on portfolio planning and control within the context of specific organizational challenges.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: SCM 301, MGMT 409 orMGMT 410  

MGMT 418 Project Planning and Resource Management (3) Advanced course in project management focusing on a more in-depth approach to project planning and scheduling and resource management.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: SCM 301, MGMT 409 orMGMT 410  

MGMT 420 Negotiation and Conflict Management (3) An exploration of the sources of interpersonal conflict and strategies of resolution in the managerial context.
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: MGMT 301 orB A 304  

MGMT 424 Interpersonal Relationships in Organizations (3) Developing individual skills in interpersonal and group settings and experience-based and conceptual training in relating effectively to other people.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: MGMT 321 orMGMT 326  

MGMT 425 (IST 425, ENGR 425) New Venture Creation (3) Via problem-based learning, teams define new business ventures to meet current market needs, develop business plans, and present to investors.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: ECON 102 orECON 104 orECON 014;CAS 100  

MGMT 426 (ENGR 426, IST 426) Invention Commercialization (3) Working with Penn State inventions selected by the Intellectual Property Office, student teams define an optimum commercialization path each technology.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: ECON 102 orECON 104 orECON 014;CAS 100  

MGMT 427 Managing an Entrepreneurial Start-Up Company (3) Exploration of the tensions and experiences of starting and growing a new company.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: ECON 102 orECON 104 orECON 014;CAS 100 ; 5th semester standing  

MGMT 431 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (3) Entrepreneurship, new ventures, and management of small firms.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: ACCTG 211, MGMT 301, MKTG 301  

MGMT 432 Small Business Field Study (3) Supervised field study with a small firm.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: MGMT 431  

MGMT 433 Leadership and Team Building (3) Team-based learning approach to developing conceptual knowledge, skills sets, and personal competencies needed for leading and managing organizations.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: MGMT 301  

MGMT 440 Advanced Human Resource Management (3) In depth study of human resource management and personnel administration functions and processes.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: MGMT 341  

MGMT 441 Organizational Staffing and Development (3) This course focuses on the skills and methods managers need to manage staffing and development activities in organizations.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: MGMT 341  

MGMT 443 Performance Management (3) This course focuses on skills and methods managers need to enhance the contribution of employees to organizational performance and effectiveness.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: MGMT 341  

MGMT 445 (US) Managing a Diverse Workforce (3) This course focuses on developing knowledge and skills for managing demographic, functional, occupational and identity-based differences within and among organizations.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: B A 304 orMGMT 301;MGMT 341  

MGMT 450 Labor Management Relations (3) Study of the key concepts and processes involved in current American labor/management relations.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: MGMT 301  

MGMT 451W Business, Ethics, and Society (3) Advanced examination of social, ethical, legal, economic, equity, environmental, public policy, and political influences on managerial decisions and strategies.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: B A 241 andB A 242 orB A 243 orB A 342  

MGMT 453 Creativity and Innovation (3) Analysis of the process of innovation in organzations and of how creativity and other variables influence the process.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: MGMT 301  

MGMT 461 (IL) International Management (3) Examines issues of nations and cultures including motivation, communication, negotiation, leadership, ethics and social responsibility, and women in management.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: B A 304 orMGMT 301  

MGMT 466 Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management (3) Examination of the social processes through which organizations continuously develop, acquire, interpret, and apply information and knowledge for performance enhancement and continuous improvement.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: MGMT 301  

MGMT 471 Strategic Management (3) Issues that influence the competitive performance of the firm are identified and examined.
Effective: Spring 2004
Prerequisite: MGMT 326, B A 411 or taken concurrently  

MGMT 471W Strategic Management and Business Policy (3) Study of strategic management and business policy formulation and implementation processes.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: MGMT 301, MKTG 301, FIN 301, SCM 301  

MGMT 475W Strategic Product Development (3) Study of an organization, industry, and evaluation of the introduction to a new product. Preparation of proposal for industry product.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: 7th semester standing;MGMT 300;FIN 301;SCM 310;MKTG 301;M E 300 orMET 330;MCH T 213 orE MCH 213;EET 101 orE E 211  

MGMT 476 Product Realization Capstone (3) Study of an organization, industry, and evaluation of the introduction of a new product. Preparation of proposal for industry product.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: MGMT 475W ; 8th semester standing  

MGMT 483 Compliance and Fairness in Organizations (3) Compliance with employment laws with respect to managing human resources and fair treatment in employer-employee relationships.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: MGMT 341  

MGMT 489 Seminar in Management (3) A capstone course in management for students of high academic achievement. Emphasis on in-depth research of current interest.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: MGMT 301 and at least senior status  

MGMT 494 Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Summer 2003
 

MGMT 494H Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Fall 2007
 

MGMT 495 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by instructor  

MGMT 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1989
 

MGMT 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1989
 

MGMT 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2003
 

MGMT 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2007
 

MGMT 501 Behavioral Science in Business (3) Application of behavioral science concepts and analytical methods to problems in business organizations. Analysis of administrative behavior and decision making.
Effective: Fall 1989
 

MGMT 507 Positive Organizational Behavior and Wellbeing (3) Exploration of positive organizational behavior and wellbeing concepts for developing the "human sustainability" factor in organizations.
Effective: Spring 2013
 

MGMT 520 Team Facilitation (2) To gain an in-depth understanding of team dynamics and develop skills for facilitating teams to achieve effective performance.
Effective: Summer 2002
 

MGMT 521 Complex Negotiations (2) Develop concepts and strategies for analyzing and conducting multiparty negotiations.
Effective: Spring 2003
 

MGMT 523 Organizational Change: Theory and Practice (3) Analysis of research, theory, and practice in dynamics of organizational change. Research literature reviewed for evaluation of concepts and methods.
Effective: Fall 1989
 

MGMT 528 Seminar in Organizational Behavior (3) Current theoretical and research issues applicable to the study of individual and group behavior within organizational settings.
Effective: Fall 1989
 

MGMT 531 Strategy Implementation and Organizational Change (2) Assess gap between current organization and that needed to implement new strategy or execute change; identify process for closing gap.
Effective: Summer 2002
 

MGMT 534 Leadership and Change in Organizations (2) Understanding yourself as a leader, particularly as a leader in organizations and especially a leader of organizations undergoing change.
Effective: Summer 2008
 

MGMT 535 The Upper Echelons Perspective: Theory and Research (3) To learn to evaluate and conduct research on top executives and their influence on organizational strategy, structure and performance.
Effective: Summer 2004
Prerequisite: admission to a doctoral program at PSU  

MGMT 538 Seminar in Organization Theory (3) Current theoretical and research issues applicable to the study of design and management of complex organizations.
Effective: Fall 1989
 

MGMT 539 Seminar in Organizational Social Networks (3) Learn theory, concepts and methods for research on organizational social networks.
Effective: Summer 2004
Prerequisite: admission to a doctoral program at PSU  

MGMT 541 Human Resource Management (3) An in-depth examination of the strategic planning and implementation of human resource management, including staffing, development, appraisal, and rewards.
Effective: Summer 1990
 

MGMT 551 Growth and Innovation Strategy (2) Identify opportunities for growth and profitability through technological and organizational innovations and market independently or with strategic partners.
Effective: Summer 2002
Prerequisite: B A 571  

MGMT 561 Global Strategy and Organization (1-3) Course focuses on three major aspects of international business: competitive strategy, organization design, and management processes.
Effective: Fall 2008
Prerequisite: second year of MBA Program or graduate status in another program  

MGMT 565 Power and Influence (2) Provides a pragmatic and ethical framework for analyzing the sources of power in organizations and its effective use.
Effective: Summer 2008
 

MGMT 571 Strategic Management (3) This capstone course provides analysis and application of strategy concepts and techniques in business organizations.
Effective: Spring 2002
Prerequisite: only available to students enrolled in the M.B.A. program  

MGMT 573 Corporate Innovation Strategies (3) Survey of managerial issues involved in formulating and implementing a corporate innovation or technology strategy.
Effective: Summer 1991
 

MGMT 578 Seminar in Corporate Strategy (3) Current theoretical and research issues applicable to the study of corporate strategy formulation and implementation.
Effective: Fall 1989
 

MGMT 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars which consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Fall 1989
 

MGMT 591 Organizational Research Design (3) Experience in designing research for organizational science, to maximize the validity of eventual conclusions; methodological choices, constraints, and compromises (tradoffs).
Effective: Summer 2004
Prerequisite: admission to a doctoral program at Penn State; graduate-level statistics (linear model) course (e.g. STAT 501: Applied Regression Analysis).  

MGMT 592 Qualitative Research Methods (3) This course provides students with an introduction to and experience with qualitative research methods employed in organizational contexts.
Effective: Summer 2004
Prerequisite: admission to a doctoral program at Penn State  

MGMT 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1989
 

MGMT 597 Special Topics (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1989
 

MGMT 599 (IL) FOREIGN STUDY--MANAGEMENT (1-12) Full-yime graduate-level foreign study at an overseas institution with whom linkages have been established.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: acceptance in established exchange program  

MGMT 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1989
 

MGMT 601 PH.D. DISSERTATION FULL-TIME (0) NO DESCRIPTION.
Effective: Summer 1991
 

MGMT 602 SUPERVISED EXPERIENCE IN COLLEGE TEACHING (1-3 PER SEMESTER, MAXIMUM OF 6) COURSE INVOLVES SERVING AS A TEACHING ASSISTANT IN A SPECIFIED UNDERGRADUATE COURSE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A FACULTY MEMBER. REQUIRES PLANNING, DISCUSSION, AND APPLICATION OF ITS APPROACH.
Effective: Spring 1991
 

MGMT 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1989
 

MGMT 611 PH.D. DISSERTATION PART-TIME (0) NO DESCRIPTION.
Effective: Summer 1991
 

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