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MGT-Management

MGT721 - Production Management

Problems, techniques and other topics associated with the management of production in industry. Topics include forecasting, inventory control, scheduling, sequencing and design of production facilities. (3 crs.)

MGT742 - Human Resource Management

Theory and practice of personnel management and analysis of personnel problems for managers. Topics include human resource planning, selection, training and development, performance appraisal, compensation administration, and equal employment opportunity. (3 crs.)

MGT751 - International Business Management

The problems and policies of international business enterprise at the management level. Cases in comparative management are utilized. Includes strategies of the firm in international business, structure of the firm in international business, the international environment, restraints on international competition, multinational enterprises and national institutions. (3 crs.)

MGT761 - Hospitality Management

This course provides an introduction to and a comprehensive overview of management in the hospitality industry worldwide. The course gives students a theoretical commercial operations, conventions, clubs, resorts, and casinos and the management skills needed to thrive in all segments of this industry. The course combines the academic concepts, perspectives and practices of the field with the pragmatism of real-­‐world hospitality management by providing numerous examples to illustrate the circumstances of actual companies. and practitioner-­‐oriented understanding of all segments of the hospitality industry which include hotels, restaurants, institutional or non-commercial operations, conventions, clubs, resorts, and casinos and the management skills needed to thrive in all segments of this industry. The course combines the academic concepts, perspectives and practices of the field with the pragmatism of real-­‐world hospitality management by providing numerous examples to illustrate the circumstances of actual companies.

MGT771 - Management Info Systems

This course will utilize a managerial focus where students will learn the essential principles associated with implementation, strategic adoption, and the utilization of management information systems within an organization. It will employ information management concepts to real-­‐world settings where students will discuss and analyze information needs using various approaches where students develop an effective information management plan. Covering the current and emerging trends of IT strategy and management, this course will provide students with an understanding of how to leverage IT within their organization to improve processes and drive organizational value for a competitive advantage.

MGT783 - Business Analytic for Big Data

This course will help students understand the current and emerging trends and practices for working with big data and large-scale database systems used throughout business and social networking services. Information is growing exponentially, growing and analyzing these data needs new methods and processes. Business decision making is highly data intensive and require heavy read/write workloads. Topics in this course will cover understanding big data, storing and transforming this data, and technologies used to analyze these datasets.

MGT784 - Decision Support Systems

This course will discuss Decision Support Systems (DSS) used in business and the theorybehind different DSS techniques, enabling students to understand today’s competitive business environment. Students will learn modeling, decision processes, data mining, expert systems, and executive information systems used in organizations to support data-­‐driven business decisions. Additionally, students will be provided with the needed skills and knowledge of various decision making models based on logical and mathematical models under different circumstances like uncertainty, lack of information, or certainty. As an outcome, students will be able to discuss the design, development, and operation of decision support systems allowing them to apply and integrate their knowledge into the business environment aiding management in better decision making.