Michael E. Stephens College of Business
MG 500 Civilization, Society, and Organizations: Issues and Ideas Credit, 3 hours
In this course students will develop an appreciation of the historical, socio-cultural, political, legal, environmental, scientific, and economic evolution of organizations in a global context. Students will acquire a sense of the complexity of business ethical situations, the laws regarding corporate governance, and the role of their personal integrity and values. Prerequisite: Admission to the M.B.A. program.
MG 561 Leadership of Human Resources and Organization Development Credit, 3 hours
This course examines the role of managers as leaders in shaping the behavior of organizational participants in order to simultaneously accomplish the organization’s performance goals and bring about adaptive change and organizational development. Selected topics from organizational behavior, human resources management, and the organization change and development literature are reviewed to develop conceptual insights. Case studies, exercises, presentations, and team projects are used to develop leadership skills and synthesize course concepts. Prerequisite: Admission to the M.B.A. program.
MG 565 Global Organizations and Management Credit, 3 hours
Students will understand globalization and its impacts on business. Students will explore the corporate social performance of business and the impacts upon societies and organizations. The course will explore the corresponding demands on management systems and individuals. Analysis of global issues and application of program concepts and skills to the resolution of these issues is emphasized. Prerequisite: Admission to the M.B.A. program.
MG 589 Strategic Management Credit, 2 hours
Students will understand organizations as an integrated system; the relations between the functional areas; and long-range planning, implementation and control as means for value creation and competitive advantage. A capstone project requiring integration of program concepts and skills in an applied setting is required. Prerequisite: Admission to the M.B.A. program.
MG 590 Strategic Management Capstone Credit, 1 hour
This course assists students in preparing their capstone project for completion of the M.B.A. program. This course must be taken during the final term in the program and deliver a comprehensive project that demonstrates the student’s ability to integrate concepts across program coursework in an exemplary work product. This project must be approved by and completed under supervision of program faculty. Prerequisite or corequisite/concurrent course: MG 589.