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Management (MGMT)

MGMT 001S Business Leadership (3) The aim of this course is to introduce fundamental concepts of business management and leadership.
Effective: Spring 2000
 

MGMT 100 Survey of Management (3) Introduction to organizational factors relevant to management processes, including leadership, motivation, job design, technology, organizational design and environments, systems, change. May not be used to satisfy Penn State Business baccalaureate degree requirements. Not available to students who have taken B A 304 or MGMT 301.
Effective: Fall 1989
 

MGMT 100W Survey of Management (3) Introduction to organizational factors relevant to management processes, including leadership, motivation, job design, technology, organizational design and environments, systems, change. May not be used to satisfy Penn State Business baccalaureate degree requirements. Not available to students who have taken B A 304 or MGMT 301.
Effective: Summer 1993
 

MGMT 150 Supervisory Management (3) Preparation for supervisory positions in formal organizations. Emphasis placed on the motivational aspects of the supervisor's job.
Effective: Summer 1990
Prerequisite: MGMT 100  

MGMT 197 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: Spring 2008
 

MGMT 199 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2007
 

MGMT 215 Entrepreneurial Mindset (3) This course provides the opportunity to learn to think like an entrepreneur in the broader context of social entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, creative problem solving, opportunity recognition, and innovation.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

MGMT 294 Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small group basis.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

MGMT 296 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 297 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 299 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2007
 

MGMT 301 Basic Management Concepts (3) Study of fundamental principles and processes available to the understanding of management. Not available to students who have taken B A 304.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030;ECON 102 orECON 104;MATH 021 or higher or satisfactory score on the mathematics placement examination  

MGMT 301H Basic Management Concepts (Honors) (3) Study of fundamental principles and processes available to the understanding of management.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: ENGL 015, ENGL 030, ENGL 137H orCAS 137H, ECON 102, ECON 104;MATH 021 or higher or satisfacotry score on the mathematics placement examination  

MGMT 301W Basic Management Concepts (3) Examination of fundamental principles and processes applicable to the study of management. Not availabe to students who have taken B A 304.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030;ECON 102 orECON 104;MATH 021 or higher or satisfactory score on the mathematics placement examination  

MGMT 321 Leadership and Motivation (3) Applies organizational behavior theories, concepts, and skills to leading and motivating individuals and groups.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: B A 304 orMGMT 301 or 3 credits of psychology sociology or cultural anthropology  

MGMT 326 Organizational Behavior and Design (3) Concepts, theories, and methods of managing people and designing organizations.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: B A 304 orMGMT 301  

MGMT 331 Management and Organization (3) Designing organizations to effectively manage new technologies, structures, and people in changing global contexts.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: B A 304, MGMT 100 orMGMT 301 ; or 3 credits of psychology sociology or cultural anthropology  

MGMT 341 Human Resource Management (3) Introduction to the strategic planning and implementation of human resource management, including staffing, development, appraisal, and rewards.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: B A 304 orMGMT 301  

MGMT 355 Leadership and Change in Organizations (3) This course focuses on concerns with understanding yourself as a leader in organizations-especially organizations undergoing change.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: MGMT 301  

MGMT 395 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Summer 2000
Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by instructor  

MGMT 397 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: Summer 2003
 

MGMT 398 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: Summer 2003
 

MGMT 399 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2007
 

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
 

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