|MGT 210 - Business and Economic Statistics||(4 Semester Hrs.)||R. Lucchesi|
|The objective of this course is to develop the necessary statistical and probabilistic tools for the intelligent use and interpretation of data gathered in a business environment. Topics covered include descriptive statistics, probability, sampling, estimation of parameters, tests of hypotheses, simple linear regression and correlation. There will be approximately four essay type exams. The course will follow lecture/ discussion format. Prerequisite: MATH 131|
|MGT 225 - Financial Accounting||(4 Semester Hrs.)||Staff
|Financial accounting describes the fundamental principles and practices for external reporting oriented primarily towards the corporate business organization. Consideration is given to the accumulation and reporting of information to investors, managers and other interested parties, with a balanced perspective on the practice, theory, and conflicts of modern financial accounting.
The course objective includes:
|MGT 226 - Managerial Accounting||(4 Semester Hrs.)||W. Maurer|
|Managerial accounting explores the various techniques for the preparation and analysis of accounting information for organizational planning and control. The topics of product costing and cost allocation will also be covered. The class period will be devoted to the solution and interpretation of assigned homework problems. The course grade will be based on three in-class tests and a comprehensive final exam. Prerequisite: MGT 225|
|MGT 250 - International Business||(4 Semester Hrs.)||D. Vrooman|
|An introduction to the conduct of business in an international setting. Marketing, finance, operations, and personnel policies of the firm are considered within the contexts of the international monetary and trade systems and the culture, politics, economics, and demographics of various foreign settings. Three exams during the term and a comprehensive final determine the course grade. Prerequisite: ECON 190.|
|MGT 260 - Organizational Behavior||(4 Semester Hrs.)||C. Young
|An introduction to the behavior of people in formal organizations. Topics will include motivation, individual differences, group dynamics, power and leadership. The emphasis is on demonstrating how theories and principles found in textbooks actually apply to our personal lives. So, student organizations, summer jobs and Wittenberg itself will be our labs. Because I strongly believe in the value of active learning. I try to minimize lecture and focus more on discussion, debate and experiential exercises. This requires that students do substantial reading on their own. Evaluation of student achievement is accomplished via formal writing, teamwork, and class participation. Writing Intensive.|
|MGT 310 - Operations Management||(4 Semester Hrs.)||R. Lucchesi|
|The objective of this course is to give a clear understanding of the operations function. The operations function is the actual carrying out of the production of a good or service. Some of the general topics covered include quality planning and control, capacity planning and scheduling, inventory management, product and process design. We will identify the decisions that must be made in these areas and will study the tools used to make these decisions. The grade will be determined by approximately four essay exams. The course will follow the lecture/discussion format. There will be a tour of a local company. Prerequisites: MGT 210, ECON 190|
|MGT 326 - Intermediate Accounting II||(4 Semester Hrs.)||Staff|
|Financial accounting describes the fundamental principles and practices for external reporting oriented primarily towards the corporate business organization. Consideration is given to the accumulation and reporting of information to users, such as investors, managers and other interested parties for decision-making purposes, with a balanced perspective on the practice, theory, and conflicts of modern financial accounting.
The student is presented with an in depth discussion of the traditional financial accounting topics including the recent developments in accounting valuation and reporting practices promulgated by professional accounting organizations and implemented by practitioners in public and private accounting.
The objective of this course is to provide you with a rigorous introduction to the methodology and logic behind the procedures and the principles followed in the development of accounting information presented in the financial statements of business enterprises.
The course objective includes:
|MGT 330 - Financial Management||(4 Semester Hrs.)||L. Stockstill|
|Introduction to basic concepts, principles, and analytical techniques of corporate financial management. Emphasis on managing assets and controlling costs. Topics include financial analysis, current asset management, capital budgeting, cost of capital, financial leverage, and valuation. The course is evaluated by objective exams which include theoretical questions and practical applications in approximately equal weight. Class preparation and participation are also included in the evaluation. Math Intensive. Prerequisites: ECON 190, MGT 210, 225|
|MGT 340 - Marketing Management||(4 Semester Hrs.)||P. Schindler|
|Course Goals: To expose the student to management decision making in the marketing arena, specifically with respect to strategic planning. Assessment Methods: Student work includes learning binder, possible quizzes, case analysis, numerous in-class oral participation assessments and oral presentation. Instructional Method: Class is primarily lecture with student participation. Prerequisites: Math Placement Level 22, ECON 190; or permission of instructor; non-majors are welcome.|
|MGT 360S - Human Resources Management||(4 Semester Hrs.)||C. Balas|
|HRM involves a variety of administrative skills, including compliance with legal requirements such as EEO, OSHA, and ADA; job analysis; recruitment and selection; compensation; and training and development. HRM is also a critical strategic resource for business organizations competing on knowledge, speed, and quality. We will examine both the administrative and strategic HRM skills that managers need in today's environment.
This section is a "laboratory" course using case studies and work with area organizations in applying HRM theory to actual situations. This course will use the new @witt/@home format that combines limited classroom meetings with extensive team-based work using web-supported activities. This format is suited only to serious and disciplined students who can function in a team environment with a high degree of independence. Prerequisites: MGT 260S + ECON 190S or another Social Institutions course. Writing Intensive.
|MGT 370 - Legal Environment of Business||(4 Semester Hrs.)||L. Stockstill|
|A first course in law that introduces legal analysis, court systems, and case law. It emphasizes preventative law, i.e., avoidance of legal conflict and when to consult an attorney. Students are taught to reason by analogy and write in a legal style. Both real and hypothetical cases are used to generate Socratic dialogues. Topics include court systems, business crimes, torts, contracts, and product liability. Writings emphasize clear communication within a legal context using case analyses and reaction papers. The course is evaluated by class participation, writings, and analytical examinations. Writing Intensive. Prerequisite: Junior Standing.|
|MGT 390 - Topics: Women in Management||(4 Semester Hrs.)||C. Young|
|This course is a highly interactive exploration of both women in management and the societal context that leads to the issues faced by women in management and the people who work with them. We will use a variety of readings about the roles and stereotypes of women in American culture, research on women in management positions, and essays by women managers. In addition we will have a number of guest speakers share their experiences. Grading is based on exercises, class discussion, and, if selected, a significant research project.|
|MGT 427 - Auditing||(4 Semester Hrs.)||Staff|
|Auditing will explore the theory and practice of auditing including auditing standards, auditing procedures, and professional ethics. The bulk of class time will be devoted to the solution of assigned homework problems and the application of standards, procedures and ethics to audit cases. The class will be a lecture/discussion format. The grade will be based on tests, homework, class participation and a number of reaction papers. The course is Writing Intensive. Prerequisite: MGT 326.|
|MGT 460 - Strategic Planning & Policy||(4 Semester Hrs.)||D. Vrooman|
|An integration of all preceding Management courses through the study of the function and responsibility of top-level executives. The primary pedagogy is case analysis; in-class case discussion constitutes half of classroom activity, and two detailed written case analyses are required. In addition, student teams compete in an industry simulation, making 15 sets of annual decisions and preparing three summary reports. Writing Intensive. Prerequisites: MGT 310, 330, 340|
|MGT 480 - Small Business Management||(4 Semester Hrs.)||P. Schindler|
|This course is designed primarily for senior management majors. Students work with an actual small business as a member of a consulting team. They observe and study procedures, analyze actual business problems and opportunities, and make recommendations for action. Class sessions involve material focused for actual client analysis. Class project is a client report plus an oral discussion of recommendations with the client. Writing Intensive. Permission of instructor required.|
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