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MGT 1400 Introduction to Management
A student completing this course will be able to:
- Describe the nature of management and characterize their importance to the organization.
- Identify and briefly explain the basic management functions in organizations.
- Analyze how the U.S. workforce is changing and its impact on organizations.
- Evaluate the most recent legislation affecting diversity and its provisions.
- Identify the approaches to assessing organizational effectiveness.
- Analyze the function of decision making and the planning process.
- Identify the major barriers to goal setting and planning, how organizational overcome those barriers, and how to use goals to implement plans.
- Discuss rational perspectives on decision making, including the steps in decision making and apply to a case study.
- Discuss group and team decision making, including its advantages and disadvantages, and analyze scenarios on how it can be managed more effectively.
- Discuss the steps in organization change and create a plan on how to manage resistance to change in a case study scenario.
- Discuss the innovation process, forms of innovation, the failure to innovate, and how organizations can promote innovation.
- Discuss how organizations attract human resources, including human resource planning, recruiting, and selecting.
- Describe how organizations develop human resources, including training & development, performance appraisal, and performance feedback.
- Identify and describe the major content and process perspectives on motivation and the role of organizational reward systems in motivation.
- Differentiate among the basic forms of communication in organizations and evaluate appropriate methods in different scenarios.
- Explain the purpose of control, identify different types of control, and describe the steps in the control process.
- Evaluate different methods for conducting employee orientation.
- Evaluate major types of training for employees and appropriate methods for conducting training.
Topics Covered in Course
- Top Modern Supervision: Concepts & Skills
- Ensuring High Quality & Productivity
- Teamwork: Emphasizing Powerful Meetings
- Managing Diversity
- Reaching Goals: Plans & Controls
- Organizing and Authority
- The Supervisor as a Leader
- Problem Solving, Decision Making & Creativity
- Motivating Employees
- Problem Employees: Counseling and Discipline
- Managing Conflict and Change
- Selecting Employees
- Providing Orientation and Training
- Appraising Performance
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