Management courses

MGMT 3010 Organizational Behavior
Organizational Behavior
MGMT 3010 applies concepts from psychology and social psychology to organizational problems that managers face. Topics such as perception, communication, attitudes, motivation, influence, group dynamics, and organizational change are covered in a lecture, discussion, and problem-solving framework.
Notes: This is a required course in the A. B. Freeman School of Business Core Curriculum.
Pre-requistites: Newcomb-Tulane College social science core requirement, junior standing or above.
credit hours: 3

MGMT 4010 Strategic Management
Strategic Management
MGMT 4010 must be taken concurrently with MGMT 4900. Together, these courses serve as the Business Capstone Experience. By integrating the knowledge and skills acquired from the BSM core curriculum, students will identify and diagnose the strategic issues that companies face in complex and competitive environments. Strategic Management encompasses a series of interrelated steps in which managers conduct analyses at the industry, business and corporate levels, decide on strategies to enhance firm competitiveness, put those strategies into action, and constantly evaluate and modify those strategies as needed. This case-based course helps the students to develop skills in conducting industry analysis, identifying the firm's resources and capabilities, and addressing problems in strategy implementation. In MGMT 401, students assume the role of the practicing general manager, developing a capacity to propose and implement sound, realistic, and specific solutions for the firm's strategic problems.
Notes: This is a required course in the A. B. Freeman School of Business Core Curriculum.
Pre-requistites: All 3000-level BSM core classes, enrollment limited to students with senior standing, with priority given to graduating seniors.
Co-requisites: MGMT 4010 must be taken concurrently with MGMT 4900.
credit hours: 3

MGMT 4100 Business Ethics
Business Ethics
This course considers the ethical responsibilities of managers and corporations. Specific objectives of the course include fostering an understanding of the ethical responsibilities in becoming a manager; improving individual and group skills in identifying and analyzing ethical issues in the contexts they arise, developing action plans based upon those analyses, and providing a safe setting in which to critically examine the assumptions and values people bring to complex business decisions that raise ethical issues. Class sessions will entail case discussions, exercises, and presentations of theoretical frameworks for interpreting business ethics.
Pre-requistites: MGMT 3010.
credit hours: 3

MGMT 4110 Cases in Entrepreneurship
Cases in Entrepreneurship
MGMT 4110 reviews thirteen actual business cases. A visiting CEO (or other top executive) and the professor teach each case jointly. The class explores problems and opportunities encountered in the search, evaluation, and acquisition of new, as well as ongoing, ventures. Students will further develop analytical skills in finance, accounting, business analysis, management, and marketing that they have acquired in other courses. Brainstorming sessions will challenge and improve innovative thinking while assignments and presentations hone business communication skills. Discussion of entrepreneurship, family business, and small business management gives the student an overview of the alternatives to traditional corporate employment. Most importantly, students interact with top-level executives who are role models from whom they can learn how to be successful entrepreneurs.
Pre-requistites: All 3000 level BSM core courses, junior standing or above.
credit hours: 3

MGMT 4120 Corporate and Cooperative Strategy
Corporate and Cooperative Strategy
In MGMT 4120, students integrate knowledge from the different functional areas and evaluate strategic decisions in a corporate context. This case-based course emphasizes the analysis of the drivers of value creation and value destruction in such corporate tools as mergers and acquisitions, alliances, and informal interorganizational networks. Students will learn to apply a set of tools that help them to make better corporate-level decisions addressing diversification, integration, and internal development issues facing modern multibusiness firms. The coursework includes a team project.
Pre-requistites: All 3000 level BSM core courses, junior standing or above.
credit hours: 3

MGMT 4130 Dimensions in Human Resources Management
Dimensions in Human Resources Management
MGMT 4130 introduces the major strategies and procedures for effectively managing human resources. Through readings, cases, and a series of experiential exercises, students learn about the legal environment of human resource management, analyzing jobs and work, staffing, performance management, training, compensation, and workplace safety.
Pre-requistites: MATH 1140, PSYC 1000, 1010 or 1020, junior standing or above.
credit hours: 3

MGMT 4140 Entrepreneurial Management
Entrepreneurial Management
MGMT 4140 consists of two parts. In the first part, class members team up to choose a business. The teams then create a business plan. By maintaining the books of the firm, students see the financial impact of their decisions. This format emphasizes how day-to-day decisions add to or detract from corporate liquidity and profits or losses. The second part of the course comes from the professor's many years of business experience. Topics include developing and recognizing business opportunities; using teamwork to organize a business; building a realistic business plan; raising capital and borrowing money; interviewing, hiring, and managing people; determining cost structure; analyzing margins; pricing; making decisions in groups; considering ethics; identifying industry characteristics; evaluating financial statements; negotiating; dealing with labor unions; creating a successful business partnership; understanding the banking system and how it works globally; and developing a philosophy of business.
Pre-requistites: All 3000 level BSM core courses, junior standing or above.
credit hours: 3

MGMT 4150 Environment, Society, and Capitalism
Environment, Society, and Capitalism
This course takes a strategic planning perspective to investigate environmental management issues in the context of assessing and responding to competitive and social forces. This course examines a serious challenge to corporations competing in the global economy: How to maximize profitability and production in such a way that will allow the planet to support operations indefinitely. Emphasis will be on the company's ability to use both traditional management concepts and new sustainability practices to build and sustain a competitive advantage. Students will learn how an enterprise can meet sustainability goals while still fulfilling its financial and market objectives.
Pre-requistites: All 3000 level BSM core courses, junior standing or above.
credit hours: 3

MGMT 4160 Leadership
Leadership
The purpose of this course is three-fold. First, students will develop a general understanding of leadership theories and an understanding of their own leadership traits. Second, students will use theories to help analyze real-world cases involving both successful and unsuccessful examples of leadership. Finally, students will practice their own leadership skills as they lead their teams in a variety of exercises and projects.
Pre-requistites: MGMT 3010, junior standing or above.
credit hours: 3

MGMT 4170 Negotiations
Negotiations
This course addresses the theoretical foundations and practical skills used in resolving differences and negotiating mutually satisfying outcomes. Students develop skills through simulated negotiations in a variety of contexts. Class topics include the nature of negotiations, different negotiating styles, distributive versus integrative bargaining, conflict, and intercultural bargaining. Self-reflection and giving and receiving feedback are key aspects in developing negotiation skills.
Pre-requistites: MGMT 3010, junior standing or above.
credit hours: 3

MGMT 4180 Management of Technology and Innovation
Management of Technology and Innovation
Technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship are among the most frequently used terms in today's business environment. We are bombarded by products and technologies that are changing the ways we live and work, but how do we analyze the processes that bring them to market? What exactly is technology? What forces shape its evolution? What roles do strategic alliances, standards, and intellectual property play in forecasting? How should we create product development teams? How should we create organizations that foster innovation? What is the role of creativity in the development of new technologies? These are some of the topics that are covered in this course.
Pre-requistites: All 3000 level BSM core courses, junior standing or above.
credit hours: 3

MGMT 4550 Internship
Internship
Freeman School majors may elect to do a management internship that will appear as a one-credit, 4000-level course on their transcripts; however, the credit does not apply towards the 122 minimum hours required for a BSM degree. The purpose of the internship must be to apply (within an ongoing business organization) the intellectual capital obtained from first- through third-year courses of the BSM program. Before registering for this course, the student must present a proposal describing how the proposed internship will meet the stated objectives and how the student will demonstrate that the objectives have been met. This proposal must be approved by the instructor before course registration. The student is responsible for locating the firm and arranging an internship position. This course is normally offered only during the summer and fulfills the curricular practical training option for students with F-1 visa status.
credit hours: 1

MGMT 4600 Strategic Consulting
Strategic Consulting
A strategic management consultant provides strategic guidance, tactical advice, and implementation support to senior managers in industry and government. Students in this course will learn to make value propositions that reflect their clients' goals and maximize their clients' competitive potential. Topics include industry analysis, consulting skills development, consultant-client relationships, stages of consulting (contracting, data collection and diagnosis, feedback and the decision to act, developing client commitment, implementation, results, and accountability), ethics in consulting, and differences between internal and external consulting. Students will learn to understand resistance and manage meetings; they will study project management and the management of consulting firms.
credit hours: 3

MGMT 4610 Managing New Venture Creation
Managing New Venture Creation
Entrepreneurs are concerned with the relentless pursuit of opportunities in the marketplace. This course explores the key characteristics of entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurial process. The course provides students with the concepts, techniques, and skills needed to manage the entrepreneurial process and face the challenges of entrepreneurial companies. By the conclusion of this class, students should understand their potential roles as entrepreneurs and have gained a real-world" orientation to the entrepreneurial process of conceiving and implementing an idea for a new venture."
credit hours: 3

MGMT 4890 Management of Technology and Innovation Public Service (Add-on Component)
Management of Technology and Innovation Public Service (Add-on Component)
In this course students are required to complete an Eco Challenge Project where they will develop a plan utilizing the latest technologies to have the metropolitan New Orleans run on totally renewable energy. This public service experience will add to the student's knowledge and experience seeing firsthand the needs of the community, and the challenges in transforming the city to an area sustained entirely on renewable resources.
Pre-requistites: MGMT 3010; junior standing or above
Co-requisites: MGMT 4180; junior standing or above
credit hours: 0

MGMT 4896 Leadership Service Learning (Required Add-on Component)
Leadership Service Learning (Required Add-on Component)
This course studies leadership and leadership development. At the center of the course is a service learning project that is done in collaboration with the Center for Public Service. Each student will lead a team in doing a service project in the community. Students are responsible or defining the mission, recruiting and motivating a team, formulating and executing a plan, and assessing the results of their efforts. In tandem with the service projects, we will focus our class meetings on various aspects of leadership. Theories and practical advice about leadership will be analyzed. In addition, students will take several leadership assessments and receive feedback about their leadership styles. Students should leave the course with a greater understanding of challenges of leadership, knowledge about research on leadership, practical experience doing leadership, and an increased awareness of their own leadership styles.
Pre-requistites: MGMT 3010; junior standing or above
Co-requisites: MGMT 4160; junior standing or above
credit hours: 0

MGMT 4900 Strategy Integration Capstone
Strategy Integration Capstone
Together, these courses serve as the Business Capstone Experience. In MGMT 4900, students will pull together and integrate the knowledge, skills, and concepts acquired from the core classes and majors in the Bachelor of Science of Management degree. Students will examine the problem of making strategic business decisions through the prism of each of the functional areas and see how they must be pulled together in a coherent whole. A current business event will be examined and analyzed as part of this experience.
Pre-requistites: All BSM 3000-level core courses MGMT 4900 must be taken concurrently with MGMT 4010.
Co-requisites: MGMT 4010, enrollment limited to students with senior standing with priority given to graduating seniors.
credit hours: 1

MGMT 4990 Business Senior Honors Thesis (Fall Semester only)
Business Senior Honors Thesis (Fall Semester only)
This course is for BSM students in the Tulane Honors Program. Students enrolled in this section will begin their Business Senior Honors Thesis. They will conclude their Business Senior Honors Thesis in MGMT 5000 in the spring semester.
credit hours: 3

MGMT 5000 Business Senior Honors Thesis (Spring Semester only)
Business Senior Honors Thesis (Spring Semester only)
This course is for BSM students in the Tulane Honors Program. Students enrolled in this section of the course will complete their Business Senior Honors Thesis. They will start the Business Senior Honors Thesis in MGMT 4990 in the fall semester.
Pre-requistites: MGMT 4990
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7100 ENTREPRENEURIAL MANAGEMENT
ENTREPRENEURIAL MANAGEMENT
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7120 BUSINESS, SOCIETY, AND THE INDIVIDUAL
BUSINESS, SOCIETY, AND THE INDIVIDUAL
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7150 BUSINESS POLICY
BUSINESS POLICY
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7160 COMPETITION AND STRATEGY
COMPETITION AND STRATEGY
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7300 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7310 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND HUMAN RESOURCE ANALYSIS
ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND HUMAN RESOURCE ANALYSIS
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7320 INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOR IN THE ORGANIZATION
INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOR IN THE ORGANIZATION
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7330 ADVANCED HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
ADVANCED HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7340 APPLIED PROBLEMS IN ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND HUMAN RESOURCES
APPLIED PROBLEMS IN ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND HUMAN RESOURCES
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7360 INTERPERSONAL BEHAVIOR
INTERPERSONAL BEHAVIOR
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7370 NEGOTIATIONS
NEGOTIATIONS
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7510 SEMINAR IN ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR 1
SEMINAR IN ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR 1
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7520 REAL ESTATE PLANNING, FINANCE, AND DEVELOPMENT
REAL ESTATE PLANNING, FINANCE, AND DEVELOPMENT
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7530 ORGANIZATIONAL RESEARCH METHODS
ORGANIZATIONAL RESEARCH METHODS
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7610 GLOBAL TRADE, TECHNOLOGY, AND COMPETITION
GLOBAL TRADE, TECHNOLOGY, AND COMPETITION
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7630 MANAGEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
MANAGEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7650 GLOBAL STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
GLOBAL STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7660 INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONAL ANALYSIS
INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONAL ANALYSIS
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7680 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7700 DECISION ANALYSIS
DECISION ANALYSIS
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7720 FORECASTING
FORECASTING
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7730 CASE STUDIES IN OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
CASE STUDIES IN OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7750 OPTIMIZATION MODELS IN MANAGEMENT SCIENCE
OPTIMIZATION MODELS IN MANAGEMENT SCIENCE
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7760 PROBABILISTIC MODELS IN MANAGEMENT SCIENCE
PROBABILISTIC MODELS IN MANAGEMENT SCIENCE
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7770 QUALITY AND PRODUCTIVITY
QUALITY AND PRODUCTIVITY
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7780 MANUFACTURING AND OPERATIONS STRATEGY
MANUFACTURING AND OPERATIONS STRATEGY
credit hours: 3

MGMT 7800 MANUFACTURING INFORMATION SYSTEMS
MANUFACTURING INFORMATION SYSTEMS
credit hours: 3