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Please see the section on Course Description Symbols and Terms in the University Catalog for an explanation of course description terminology and symbols, the course numbering system, and course credit units. All courses are lecture and discussion and employ letter grading unless otherwise stated. Some prerequisites may be waived with faculty permission. Many syllabi are available on the Chico Web.

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SUBJ NUM Title Sustainable Units Semester Offered Course Flags
Prerequisites: Department permission.
This course is for special topics offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See the Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered. 3 hours supervision. (005686)
Using a combination of theory and application, this course focuses on the human side of organizations, including issues of 1) making good decisions, 2) enhancing performance, 3) steering through a turbulent global environment, 4) combining and unifying multiple business functions and 5) enabling change. Students gain an understanding of management and how and why organizations are structured. The themes of quality, technology, ethics, and adaptation are emphasized. 3 hours lecture. (005704)
This course surveys human resource management practices needed for effective performance by every manager and employee. The focus of the course is on processes used to effectively recruit, select, develop, evaluate, reward, and ensure the safety of employees in order to attract and retain the best possible workforce in any organization. This course provides students with an understanding of workforce diversity, investigates ethical issues, and explores the international context of HRM. 3 hours lecture. (005690)
This course explores creative, integrative approaches to conflict resolution. Includes bargaining games, role-plays, cases, issues in conflict management, interpersonal influence processes, cultural, and ethical implications of bargaining problems and personal negotiating styles. 3 hours lecture. (005703)
Prerequisites: MGMT 304 and faculty permission.
Students must register directly with a supervising faculty member. For students who wish to gain practical work experience with participating organizations, this course enables students to apply human resource management coursework in an organizational setting. See internship advisor for eligiblity requirements, performance requirements, assignments, and methods of evaluation prior to undertaking the internship. For programs offered by the Department of Management, this course may be applied only once for 3 units. 9 hours supervision. Credit/no credit grading. (020576)
Prerequisite: MGMT 303, faculty permission.
Students must register directly with a supervising faculty member. For students who wish to gain practical work experience with praticipating organizations, this course enables students to apply management coursework in an organizational setting. See internship advisor for eligiblity requirements, performance requirements, assignments, and methods of evaluation prior to undertaking the internship. For programs offered by the Department of Management, this course may be applied only once for 3 units. 9 hours supervision. Credit/no credit grading. (020578)
Prerequisite: MGMT 460 and faculty permission.
Students must register directly with a supervising faculty member. For students who wish to gain practical work experience with participating organizations, this course enables students to apply sustainability management coursework in an organizational setting. See internship advisor for eligibility requirements, performance requirements, assignments, and methods of evaluation prior to undertaking the internship. 9 hours supervision. Credit/no credit grading. (020859)
Prerequisite: MGMT 444, faculty permission.
Students must register directly with a supervising faculty member. For students who wish to gain practical work experience with participating organizations, this course enables students to apply project management coursework in an organizational setting. See internship advisor for eligibliity requirements, performance requirements, assignments, and methods of evaluation prior to undertaking the internship. For programs offered by the Department of Management, this course maybe applied only once for 3 units. 9 hours supervision. Credit/no credit grading. (020579)
Prerequisite: MGMT 451 (may be taken concurrently), faculty permission.
Students must register directly with a supervising faculty member. For students who wish to gain practical work experience with participating organizations, this course enables students to apply entrepreneurship coursework in an existing start-up or small business. See internship advisor for eligiblity requirements, performance requirements, assignments, and methods of evaluation prior to undertaking the internship. 9 hours supervision. Credit/no credit grading. (020582)
Prerequisites: Department permission.
This course is for special topics offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See the Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered. 9 hours supervision. (005708)
This course is an independent study of special problems offered for 1.0-3.0 units. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. Students registering for this course should prepare a project proposal to be discussed with their faculty advisor before enrolling in the course. 9 hours supervision. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Credit/no credit grading. (005709)
Prerequisites: MGMT 304, MINS 301.
Investigation of Human Resource Management's (HRM's) role as an organizational strategic partner. This course covers all of the main functional areas of HRM within the broader context of business strategy, globalization, ethics, and social responsibility. The role of strategic partner includes contributing to the development of organizational strategy, including mergers and acquisitions, and ensuring alignment of the organization's human resource policies, practices, and programs with corporate and business unit plans. Additionally, this course places emphasis on how Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) support strategy implementation and service delivery across the organization. Applied HRIS projects are a significant component of this course. 3 hours discussion. (015958)
Prerequisites: MGMT 304.
Intensive examination and application of the processes required to attract and select employees. Students conduct job analyses, develop HR plans, and develop recruitment and selection programs using human resource information systems to support these activities. Course addresses the ethical issues that arise during recruitment and selection as well as the issues germane to attracting and selecting a diverse and/or global workforce. 3 hours discussion. (005694)
Prerequisites: MGMT 304.
Intensive examination of training and developing diverse employees in both domestic and international contexts. Includes designing, implementing, and evaluating training programs; creating and administering employee relations programs; and using human resource information systems in carrying out these activities. 3 hours discussion. (005692)
Prerequisites: MGMT 304.
Intensive examination of the processes used to appraise and reward human resources. Includes designing, implementing, and evaluating programs to assess employee job performance, developing compensation and benefit packages to reward performance, and using human resource information systems to carry out these activities. The course addresses the ethical issues inherent in appraising and rewarding employees as well as the challenges of developing appropriate international processes. 3 hours discussion. (005695)
Prerequisites: MGMT 303, MGMT 304.
Integration and application of management and HRM theory and practice for the resolution of organizational problems. Course focuses on internal and external consulting models. Through the use of applied projects, students develop analytical, problem solving, and facilitation skills. Course includes ethical and international considerations. 3 hours seminar. (005714)
Prerequisites: BLAW 302, MGMT 303.
This course is designed to address corporate social responsibility in a global context. Its focus is on purpose of corporations and their responsibilities to internal and external stakeholders residing in the cultural, political, economic, and ecological arenas. Emphasis is placed on ethical decision-making within organizations as a whole. 3 hours discussion. (005712)
Prerequisites: MGMT 303.
An examination of the knowledge, skills, and values that foster personal and managerial success. This course presents a multidimensional approach to success that emphasizes reflective thinking, including ethical considerations. 3 hours discussion. (005693)
Prerequisites: MGMT 303.
As the work force changes domestically and globally, individual and organizational strategies for working cross-culturally and ethically must be adopted. The purpose of this course is to increase understanding of relevant human differences in organizations and to develop behavioral skills for working with these differences. 3 hours discussion. (005720)
Prerequisites: MGMT 303.
Comprehensive investigation of knowledge management, the innovation process, and change management within the context of corporate entrepreneurship. Focus is on building a learning organization, developing organizational structures that facilitate innovation and change, facilitating the innovation process, and managing change in new and established organizations both domestically and internationally. Various methodologies for creating innovation and change in organizations are examined. 3 hours lecture. (005696)
Prerequisites: MGMT 303 or faculty permission.
Creating team effectiveness and developing project management skills. Includes coverage of the nine project management body of knowledge areas required for professional certification by PMI, the professional code of ethics, and the benefits of diversity on team performance. The course requires use of information technology including spreadsheets, Web-based file storage and sharing, electronic presentations and use of project management software. 3 hours lecture. (005731)
Prerequisites: MGMT 303.
An examination of the strategy, infrastructure, and business processes that foster effectiveness in global organizations. An analysis of the impact of cross-cultural differences on managerial issues such as motivation, discipline, work and leisure values, and collaboration. An analysis of issues in the global business environment, including the impact of labor conventions, legal systems, technology transfer, ethics, and e-commerce. 3 hours lecture. (005707)
Prerequisites: MGMT 303.
Advanced course for students with some background in basic leadership models. The interactional phenomenon of leadership is examined from philosophical, conceptual, and applied perspectives, mostly with a focus on leadership within organizations. Issues of ethics,gender and culture are included. 3 hours discussion. (005729)
Prerequisites: MGMT 303.
Within a framework of the knowledge-based organization, skills in individual decision making, stimulating creativity in oneself and others, organizational innovation, influence and negotiation are developed. The influence of cultural differences globally as well as the role of technology and ethics are examined throughout the course. 3 hours lecture. (005730)
Prerequisites: Junior standing or faculty permission, not open to Pre Business Admin or Pre Business Information Systems majors.
Focuses on the critical role of recognizing and creating opportunities as well as critical tools for analyzing a new business idea. Provides an overview of entrepreneurship including success factores and the entrepreneurial process. 3 hours lecture. (005722)
Prerequisites: MGMT 450.
Focuses on evaluation of the feasibility of a business idea and development of a business plan. Special attention is given to sources of funding for the new buisness idea. 3 hours lecture. (005723)
Prerequisites: MGMT 451 (may be taken concurrently).
Designed to provide principles and practices for actually opening a business, managing it, and growing it while maintaining the entrepreneurial spirit that brought the company to its current position. This course provides students with a series of frameworks and analytical tools that can be used in growing entrepreneurial businesses. 3 hours lecture. (005724)
Prerequisites: MGMT 450.
This course emphasizes the adaptation of entrepreneurial concepts and practices for creating and developing successful social enterprises. Students explore what distinguishes social innovations and how to apply business start-up knowledge, skills, and abilities in order to accomplish them. 3 hours lecture. (020559)
Prerequisite: MGMT 450.
This course examines the roles families play in the entrepreneurial process. Students explore the mindset and methods for family enterprises, the advantages and challenges facing family ventures, and issues that arise as famiy businesses become multi-generational. 3 hours lecture. (020581)
Prerequisites: MGMT 303.
This course examines the ways in which organizations can be managed to meet the triple bottom line: profit, ethical treatment of workers, and environmental sustainability. Students learn to analyze organizational impacts and develop practices that foster a balanced ecosystem as well as organizational effectiveness. 3 hours lecture. (020231)
Prerequisites: Junior standing, completion of the BADM lower division core, or faculty permission.
This course offers students training in the use of System Dynamics for managing people in business settings. Students develop computer simulation models that allow them to test alternative management policies. 3 hours lecture. (020495)
Prerequisite: MGMT 444 or faculty permission.
Offers students training in managing a portfolio of projects. Special attention is given to the role of business strategy in designing effective control systems and to tools for dealing with common, complex project syndromes. 3 hours lecture. (020599)
Prerequisite: MGMT 451 (may be taken concurrently) and faculty permission.
Students must register directly with a supervising faculty member. The purpose of the course is to offer students the opportunity to learn experientially about the practices, challenges, and decision-making processes faced in launching and/or managing a new venture. See practicum advisor for eligibility requirements, performance requirements, assignments, and methods of evaluation prior to undertaking the practicum. 3 hours discussion. (020583)
Prerequisite: MGMT 430, MGMT 432, faculty permission.
Students must register directly with a supervising faculty member. For students who wish to gain experiential learning in HRM, this course enables students to prepare for the Professional in Human Resources Certification Examination as well as participate in an experiential learning project. See practicum advisor for eligiblity requirements, performance requirements, assignments, and methods of evaluation prior to undertaking the practicum. The Human Resource Certification Institute will charge an additional fee to register for the certification examination. For programs offered by the Department of Management, this course may be applied only once for 3 units. 3 hours discussion. (020577)
Prerequisite: MGMT 444, faculty permission.
Students must register directly with a supervising faculty member. For students who wish to gain experiential learning in Project Management, this course enables students to prepare for the Professional Certification Examination, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), as well as participate in an experiential learning project. See practicum advisor for eligibility requirements, performance requirements, assignments, and methods of evaluation prior to undertaking the practium. The Project Management Institute will charge an additional fee to register for the professional certification examination. For programs offerd by the Department of Management , this course may be applied only once for 3 units. 3 hours discussion. (020580)
Prerequisites: Senior standing.
This course is for special topics offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See the Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered. For advanced students who wish to investigate business problems in specialized areas. Application of research methods. 3 hours supervision. (005737)
Prerequisites: Faculty permission.
This course is an independent study of special problems offered for 1.0-3.0 units. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. 3 hours supervision. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Credit/no credit grading. (005738)
Prerequisites: Faculty permission.
This 3-unit course consists of a comprehensive research study and paper dealing with business policy and strategy, and the integrative and international aspects of business operations, especially as they pertain to the fields of management, human resource management, or strategic management. A final written report and a public presentation of findings are both requirements of this course. Business Honors Program students must receive at least a B in this course for Honors credit. Students seeking "Honors in the Major" will enroll in this course for two semesters. MGMT 499H is for Business Administration majors with an Option in Management or Human Resource Management who are seeking Honors in the Major. 9 hours supervision. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. (005739)
This course is for special topics offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See the Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered. For advanced students who wish to investigate business problems in specialized areas. Application of research methods. 3 hours lecture. (020394)
Prerequisite: Classified MBA student.
Study of current theory and research in organizational behavior and organizational design, emphasizing managerial applications. Includes ethical, environmental, technological, and international considerations. 3 hours seminar. (005743)
Prerequisite: Classified MBA status.
A comprehensive, in-depth, and hands-on approach to learning about managing teams and projects. Students learn how to efficiently and effectively initiate, plan, execute, and monitor projects. This course includes the coverage of the nine project management body of knowledge areas required for professional certification by the Project Management Institute. Students are required to use information technology, spreadsheets, and project management software. 3 hours seminar. (021080)
Prerequisite: Classified MBA student or faculty permission
This course highlights the theoretical and practical application of teamwork, negotiation, and conflict resolution models and their interface with ethical and socially responsible outcomes. Effective leaders must develop strong teams, negotiate well, and have the capability to resolve conflict in the organization. To this end, a variety of readings, case studies, and personal assessment are used to survey the tools essential for successful negotiation and conflict resolution. 3 hours seminar. (021402)
This course is an internship offered for 1.0-3.0 units. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. Study of policy, control, and decision-making in selected organizations, arranged and supervised by a member of the graduate faculty in close working relationship with the management of an organization. 9 hours supervision. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 15.0 units. Credit/no credit grading. (005751)
This course is a seminar offered for 1.0-3.0 units. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. Contemporary business topics will allow the student to conduct in-depth research into business problems and opportunities. The course will allow topical matter to be taken up as it develops within the economy. 3 hours supervision. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 3.0 units. (005752)
This course is a graduate-level independent study offered for 1.0-4.0 units. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. 9 hours supervision. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. (005756)
Prerequisites: Department permission.
This course is for special topics offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See the Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered. 3 hours seminar. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. (020362)
This course is offered for 1.0-3.0 units. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. 9 hours supervision. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Credit/no credit grading. (005761)
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