First Major: Any TEN (10) courses of the following have to be completed for a First Major in Management (10 X 3) 30 credit hours.

Second Major: Any SIX (6) courses of the following have to be completed for a Second Major in Management (6 X 3) 18 credit hours.

Minor: Any FOUR (4) courses of the following have to be completed for a Minor in Management (4 X 3) 12 credit hours.

ELECTIVE/MAJOR COURSES

Course Code

Course Title

Pre-requisite

MGT-4001

Inventory Management

20 core courses including BBA-3114

MGT-4002

Office and Work Station

20 core courses including BBA-3114

MGT-4003

Management of Technology

20 core courses including BBA-3114

MGT-4004

Managing Change

20 core courses including BBA-3114

MGT-4005

Industrial Relations Management

20 core courses including BBA-3114

MGT-4006

Comparative Management

20 core courses including BBA-3114

MGT-4007

Public Sector Management

20 core courses including BBA-3114

MGT-4008

Environment Management

20 core courses including BBA-3114

MGT-4009

Small Business Management

20 core courses including BBA-3114

MGT-4010

Managing in Global Business Environment

20 core courses including BBA-3114

MGT-4011

Management of NGOs

20 core courses including BBA-3114

MGT-4012

Comprehensive Management Case Analysis

20 core courses including BBA-3114

MGT-4013

Hospital Management

20 core courses including BBA-3114

MGT-4014

Cooperative Management

20 core courses including BBA-3114

MGT-4015

Disaster Management

20 core courses including BBA-3114

MGT-4016

Conflict Management

20 core courses including BBA-3114

MGT-4017

Materials Management

20 core courses including BBA-3114

MGT-4018

Supply Chain Management

20 core courses including BBA-3114

MGT-4019

Corporate Strategy

20 core courses including BBA-3114

MGT-4020

Network Management

20 core courses including BBA-3114

MGT-4021

Agri-business Management

20 core courses including BBA-3114

MGT-4022

Seminar in Management

20 core courses including BBA-3114

Note: Each course equivalent to 3 credit hours
 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

MGT-4001: Inventory Management

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

This course presents the theory and application of inventory control in depth, and sufficient mathematical rigor. Emphasis is put on designing optimal inventory policies and systems under a variety of business conditions with the purpose of reducing the system's total cost to a minimum. Application and adaptation to the business setup play an important role in the study. The course will include a number of assignments and a paper. The course focuses on the structure of inventory problems and the conflicting costs in an inventory problem under risk, the dynamic inventory case under certainty, dynamic problems with known probability distributions, and evaluation of inventory systems.

MGT-4002: Office and Work Station

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

This course entails the nature and management of different types of office and workstation. Office and workstation are the center of internal and external activities. Business decisions and objectivities are mainly generated and activated through office and workstation. The course gives the idea of managing the individual unit of such activities. The' course covers modern concepts of office, organization, operation and nature of office work, office environment, office automation, office location and layout, office personnel, planning and control of office work, productivity of office operations and cost control.

MGT-4003: Management of Technology

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

The course distinguishes between science & technology for operational and policy implications, and studies the aspects of choice of techniques, technology and technical changes. It deals with the problem of technology transfer, the role of transitional companies, monopoly, packaging and pricing of technology. The problems of absorption and diffusion of technology are also covered with the help of case studies. The use of appropriate technology and technology for basic needs, etc are also covered.

MGT-4004: Managing Change

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

This course entails the ability to manage both external and internal change of the organization. In view of the rapid development in technology widespread changes are taking place all over the world as well as at different organizations. Products are becoming obsolete fast and need replacement. Product life cycles are shrinking keeping everybody in the organization at a vulnerable point. Comparative analysis and systematic explanation of different organizations and dynamics of interaction between organization and their environments are discussed in detail. This course includes various aspects of technological change, social and cultural change including the change in customer taste and fashion, which significantly affects the business. Issues related in change, development, modernization, acculturation, culture lag etc. are discussed in the courses.

MGT-4005: Industrial Relations Management

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

This course deals with Industrial conflict, conflict resolution, collective bargaining, origin of trade unions, workers participation in management, industrial actions (strike, lockout), mediation, arbitration and other related issues of industrial relations and industrial democracy. This course aims to familiarize the students with different techniques of managerial resolutions of industrial actions, with the focus of minimizing the costs, arising out of industrial actions.

MGT-4006: Comparative Management

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

This course deals with issues of management and organizations in a variety of settings. Behavior of managers will be compared on a historical, societal, institutional, organizational and interpersonal level. The thrust of the course is to identify the various benefits, which can accrue to an organization because of its situation in a particular environment. The students will obtain in-depth knowledge, not only about an organization, but also about different internal and external factors that effect day-to-day managerial decision-making.

MGT-4007: Public Sector Management

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

This course deals with the special aspects in managing the public sector and the need to analyze the environment, both internal and external for adopting effective management program and policy. The issues of planning, organizing, directing and controlling the public sector workforce under the rigid government rules and regulations will be the subject matter of the courses.

MGT-4008: Environment Management

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

The course introduces the students with the environment ecology and human livings. The course starts with a discussion of growth, environmental restriction and sustainability. Different components of environments, ecological principle and factors, pollution aspects, hazards, natural disasters, etc. are emphasized in the course. Identification and analyzing the major environmental parameters, environmental changes, assessing and identifying environmental issues and trends, managing the environment, analysis of different strategy options, etc. are the main focus of the course. The course also covers various laws, legislatures and other legal framework for environmental protection and their implementation strategies including environment policy and action plan.

MGT-4009: Small Business Management

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

The course aims at providing knowledge of the requisites for successful small business management. The overall objective of the courses is to develop the students' understanding of the economic, social and political environment within which the small business functions, and to provide him with knowledge on how to avoid business failure and to build up a highly profitable and growing stage enterprise. The course contains topics on role & characteristics of small business, planning and organizing procedure and factors, business strategy, organization structure, legal aspects, production, marketing, financial management and information and control system. The course is designed to orient the student on the basic theoretical issues and practical aspects of small business and its development process.

MGT-4010: Managing in Global Business Environment

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

This course describes the procedure of managing business situations in a global perspective. Due to technological advancement and rapid network systems all of the business houses are coming under the same roof of communication. Managers can concentrate in a greater span with less effort and time. This course would help to understand the relation of management and modern technologies in a global environment of business. Management of national market, foreign currency market, export market, international joint ventures, licensing and leasing arrangements, patents and copy rights, international trade arrangements and regional trade grouping, generalized system of preferences etc. are covered in the course.

MGT-4011: Management of NGOs

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

The course deals with non-profit private development organizations with respect to their operations and management in the context of their sectional targeted activities. Managing NGOs is quite a challenging job, which requires special managerial approach. The ownership issue, the stakeholder issue and the funding make them different from the commercial organizations. This course illustrates the role and functions of NGOs, different categories of NGOs, their structural arrangements, their programs, their staffing, their funding and self-financing, alternate way of financing, way of motivating the workers, the issue of employee and volunteer conflict, programs, their staffing, their funding and self-financing, alternate way of financing, way of motivating the workers, the issue of employee and volunteer conflict, administration of control, writing proposal for donor support, managing project, nature of compensation and fringe benefits provided to the employee and the issue of job security and retirements benefits.

MGT-4012: Comprehensive Management Case Analysis

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

This course deals with management structure of different organizations, their ethos, and practices. To create real life situations with in the classroom, different management cases will be discussed, with an aim to determining optimum solutions for implementation. The main thrust of this course is to expose the students to different types of management styles and leadership traits. Course participants will be required to collect and collate empirical data, which they can utilize to enhance their analytical ability, and apply the knowledge thus gained to the process of managerial decision-making.

MGT-4013: Hospital Management

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

The main focus of this course is to study different managerial techniques used to run hospitals effectively and efficiently. The students are required to obtain knowledge about the organizations and management systems of different hospitals. This course illustrates the role and functions of different categories of hospitals, their structural arrangement, their programs, their human resource practices and their nature of resource allocation. It will also highlight the possible areas of future growth and prospects, keeping in view societal requirement.

MGT-4014: Cooperative Management

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

Cooperative management course aims to provide more effective and equitable systems of resource management. In cooperative management, representatives of user groups, the scientific community, and government agencies should share knowledge, power, and responsibility. Cooperative management is closely allied with collaborative management, participatory management, community management, joint management, and stakeholder management.

MGT-4015: Disaster Management

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

The objective of this course is to develop disaster management training activities with a practical emphasis. The goal is to help improve the emergency management performance of non-governmental organizations, local and national governments, and international organizations, through a comprehensive professional development program in disaster management. Comprehensive training seminars and workshops have also been organized throughout the world for governmental groups, non-governmental organizations, and inter-governmental agencies, including the United Nations.

MGT-4016: Conflict Management

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

Appraises conflict, negotiation and dispute resolution principles. Focuses on the formulation and implementation of negotiation and dispute resolution. Considers the causes and consequences of conflict, and applies contrasting approaches to negotiation and dispute resolution.

MGT-4017: Materials Management

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

Provides an overview of inventory systems and their impact on materials management. Considers the two fundamental inventory questions (when and how much to order) under variety of practical considerations. Includes topics such as: economic order quantity, just-in-time inventory systems, fixed-order size, fixed order interval, and deterministic and probabilistic systems. Discussion of practical applications of models.

MGT-4018: Supply Chain Management

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

This course provides an overview of research in supply chain management (SCM). It has three parts. The first part reviews basic tools of SCM research through selected readings in economics, IT and operations research. The second part reviews the literature in SCM, covering topics such as inventory models, information sharing, information distortion, contract design, value of integration, performance measurement, risk management, and the use of markets for procurement. The last part is devoted to recent advances in SCM research.

MGT-4019: Corporate Strategy

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

Examines the process of strategy formation for the business enterprise as an integrated organization. Emphasizes the problems of defining organizational mission, analyzing the dynamics of competitive rivalry, and the determinants of success or failure for alternative types of business strategies based upon a through company/industry analysis. 

MGT-4020: Network Management

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

Deals with the analysis of decision problems under uncertainty, partial information, risk and competition. Considers the analytic hierarchy process, outranking procedures, and multi-attribute utility theory. Examines the construction and use of indifference curves for the solution of multi-stage decision problems, and numerical determination of stable solutions for problems with two competitors.

MGT-4021: Agri-business Management

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

This capstone course is designed to develop student skills in the areas of advanced agricultural business procedures, establishment of agricultural businesses, managing the agri-business, financing the agri-business, marketing and advertising, sales techniques and strategies. Product knowledge is stressed as it relates to the regional agricultural economic base.

MGT-4022: Seminar in Management

Pre-requisite: BBA-3114

A series of seminar and workshops will be necessary to get the contemporary developments in the area of management both theories and application techniques.