Management (MGT) Courses

Descriptions of courses offered in Management under the Soderquist College of Business

MGT 2173 Principles of Management

Three hours

A study of basic principles of leadership and management from historical and contemporary perspectives. Topics include a discussion of the theories, concepts, interrelationships, moral dimensions, character, functions, and skills required to lead and manage in today's organizations.

Offered each semester


MGT 3513 Human Resource Management

Three hours

Introduction to human resource management principles, processes, and systems, including analysis of such elements as organizational assessment and human resource planning, recruitment and selection, compensation and benefits administration, training and development, employee relations, human resource management information systems, and employment laws.

Offered spring semester

MGT 3723 Project Management

Three hours

This course addresses the basic principles of project management, including concepts from the initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing process groups. Introduces fundamentals of integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk, procurement, and stakeholder management. Provides training and experience with project management tools and techniques, including work breakdown structures, network diagrams, risk management, earned value management, and other tools. Prerequisite: MGT 2173.

Offered fall semester (even-numbered years)

MGT 3993 Product & Operations Management

Three hours

This course examines the concepts, processes, and methods of managing and controlling operations in manufacturing or service settings. The course also covers the translation of product and service requirements into facilities, procedures, and operating organizations.

Offered fall semester (odd-numbered years)

MGT 4131, 4132, 4133 Selected Topics

One to three hours

A course offering students opportunities to study subjects of special interest. May be offered on a group basis in a classroom setting or as independent study under faculty supervision. Prerequisites: junior standing.

Offered upon sufficient request

MGT 4173 Evidence Based Management

Three hours

This course provides an understanding of the principles of Evidence Based Management (EBM) and develops skills in identifying, accessing, and using quality evidence from science and practice in making better decisions. Participants are trained in critical thinking and reasoning, identifying and gathering the best available evidence, critical appraisal of evidence, and applying evidence of different forms to decision-making.

Offered spring semester (odd-numbered years)

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