Management Courses (MSM)
MSM 505: Accounting for Managers
This course covers basic accounting principles and practices with a particular focus on their relevance to a manager's use of this information in day-to-day decision making
MSM 511: Statistical Techniques I
This course focuses on the application of statistical concepts and techniques to help in the decision-making challenges that confront managers. Topics covered include univariate analysis, hypothesis testing, bivariate analysis, and regression analysis.
MSM 525: Human Resource Management
This course examines the application of human resources management theories and practices with a special focus on leadership, facilitation, and team dynamics.
MSM 531: Management Information Systems
The focus of this course is on the analysis of modern management information systems. Students will learn different strategies and techniques designed to support organizational objectives in a variety of work settings.
MSM 543: Communication and Audits in 21st Century Organizations
The workplace application of principles and practices associated with managerial communications, documentation, policies and procedures, auditing principles, corrective action documentation and reporting, and professional ethics is the emphasis of this course.
MSM 545: Operations Management
This course covers the application of principles and practices in manufacturing, healthcare, government, and the service sector, with a special emphasis on advanced product quality planning, control of ongoing operations, the control of incoming products and supplies, reliability, lean manufacturing, purchasing, and inspection processes.
MSM 560: Financial Management
This course will provide students the skill set necessary to prepare and execute planning and budget documents. It will focus on the principles and common approaches of completing these tasks while learning general financial terminology.
MSM 570: Legal and Ethical Issues for Managers
This course examines the legislation regarding equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, gender discrimination and harassment. It will also introduce the concepts of ethics and moral development and discuss the application of these concepts as they relate to business and social responsibility.
Organizational Leadership Track:
MSM 572: Change Management
MSM 574: Organizational Behavior & Performance Management
MSM 576: Strategic Planning
MSM 520: Project Management
Quality Management Track:
Master of Science in Management Program
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