- Explores challenges in managing organizations and leading employees in a dynamic environment.
Covers concepts of applied organizational behavior and usage of leading human resource
practices in multiple contexts. (3 credit hours)
- The course provides an analysis of the types, sources, methods, philosophy of business
research and completion of a research project. (3 credit hours)
- Study of applied human resource management in the field of equal employment law, diversity,
recruitment process, training and development, performance appraisals, and employee
rights. (3 credit hours)
- An investigation of organizational leadership styles and the types of behavior necessary
to implement these styles. (3 credit hours)
- The examination of liability laws and how those laws impact American businesses in
the production of goods and services. (3 credit hours)
- Designed to understand the process by which business leaders respond to business problems.
Integrates research skills and professional business practices, and provides an opportunity
to apply current research skills to a business problem. (3 credit hours)
- Investigates team performance and the skills and techniques required to improve team
performance. (3 credit hours)
- This course focuses upon the critical issues and challenges encountered at different
stages in the process of new venture initiation and growing privately-held companies.
(3 credit hours)
- An investigation of imagination, creativity, and innovation in the context of one’s
intrapersonal, interpersonal, social, and organizational environment. (3 credit hours)
- This course emphasizes the entrepreneurial processes and methods for analyzing new
venture start-up opportunities, and the marketing, managerial and financial activities
needed for successful start-up, growth and harvesting of entrepreneurial business
ventures. (3 credit hours)
- An investigation of fundamental business concepts in the context of successfully launching
and managing a new venture. (3 credit hours)
- Entrepreneurial analysis with a primary emphasis on strategic and business planning
for a new venture; an applied course where students develop comprehensive business
plans. (3 credit hours)
- Study of the competitive, economic, legal, regulatory, political, technological, international
and socio-cultural environments in which American businesses operate. (3 credit hours)
- Introduces students to current research on contemporary business issues and questions.
Students will be expected to read, understand, and critically evaluate research and
analysis on contemporary issues and demonstrate an understanding of how research and
analysis affect proposed solutions or responses to these issues or questions. (3 credit
- Special business topics typically unavailable in the graduate business curriculum;
may be taken only once. (1-3 credit hours)
- Covers the human resources activities of performance management and training and development
of talent. Emphasis is placed on practice, applications, and exercises. (3 credit
- Economic, cultural, political, and environmental variables of international management.
Includes trends, organization for international operations, international management
of human resources. (3 credit hours)
- Organizational purpose, design, structure, bureaucracy, power and politics; impact
of external environmental and internal organizational factors on structure and design.
(3 credit hours)
- Covers the human resources activities topics of employment law and labor relations.
Emphasis is placed on the impact of case law and union activity on organizations.
(3 credit hours)