In the 21st century, management is about operating in a climate of accelerating change and diversity, while managing the concerns of the organization's stakeholder: customers, shareholders, employees and society at large. Management concentration courses include operations management, management information systems, organizational development and the role of government regulation and social responsibility. Students are taught to think strategically within a context of high ethical standards.
Management Curriculum Track
Management Concentration Course Descriptions
BSAD 6033 - Organizational Change and Development (3)
A study of organizational change theory, process and models; the role of change agents; organizational diagnosis and intervention; culture, process, strategy, structure and technology changes in organizations, and measurement of change effectiveness. Prerequisite: BSAD 6203.
BSAD 6613 - Management Information Systems (3)
A study of current theories and practices of information processing and decision-making, with a particular focus on information technology and its uses in improving work practices, products, and tools for decision support. Topics may include the use of artificial intelligence, competitive pressures and risks of information technology, setting IT strategy, information system planning and development of enterprise architecture.
BSAD 6713 - Operations Management (3)
Operations Management introduces students to the fundamental processes of managing and controlling a variety of operations. The course reflects the increasing trend toward more pragmatic, managerial issues that confront today’s professional managers. There is increased coverage of service operations rather than the more traditional “factory,” or manufacturing approach. The focus is on general concepts and applications.
BSAD 6913 - Business and Society (3)
Business and Society examines the role of government regulation as well as the need for new models of business-community collaboration. Business and Society emphasizes that businesses have social (as well as economic) responsibilities to society; that business and government both have important roles to play in the modern economy; and that ethics and integrity are essential to personal fulfillment and to business success.