Wilkes University

Management Minor

Management Minor

Coordinator: Dr. Ruth Hughes

Total number of credits required for a minor in Management - 18

For majors in The Jay S. Sidhu School of Business and Leadership  an 18-credit minor in Management is available.

The following Minor requirements are only available  to students with majors inside the Sidhu School:

Students intending to minor in MANAGEMENT should take the following three courses...
• BA 152 or BA 153
• MGT 251. Management of Organizations and People or ENT 201. The Nature and Essence of Entrepreneurship (ENT majors only)
• MGT 354. Organizational Behavior
...and three additional courses from the following:
(1) two Management courses from the list below, and
(2) one Leadership course

Requirements for the Management Minor (18 credits total) Credits (12 additional credits total)

ENT-384 Small Business Consultancy

3

MGT-209 Technical Business Reports

3

MGT-251 Management of Organizations and People

3

ENT-201 The Nature and Essence of Entrepreneurship

3

MGT-257 Management Information Systems

3

MGT-301 Project Management 3
MGT-352 Production and Operations Management 3
MGT-353 Human Resources 3
MGT-354 Organizational Behavior 3
MGT-356 Social Responsibility of Business 3

Management

MGT-209. Business Correspondence and Reports

Credits: 3

An emphasis on written communications: practice in writing major classification of business letters; persuasive requests and refusals; and inquiry, order, sales, application, credit, collection, and goodwill letters. Investigative techniques of research and analytical report writing.

MGT-251. Management of Organizations and People

Credits: 3

Introduction to the theory and practice of managing organizations, including planning, organizing, and controlling. Interdisciplinary in nature, social and ethical dimensions of managing are examined.

Pre-Requisites

Either ACC, BA, ENT 151 or BA 153

MGT-257. Management Information Systems

Credits: 3

This course introduces the fundamental concepts underlying the design, implementation, control, and evaluation of business-oriented computer based information systems, office automation, information reporting, and decision making.

Pre-Requisites

MGT-352. Production and Operations Management

Credits: 3
Terms Offered: Spring

Principles of decision-making, systems design, introduction to quantitative tools of analysis, and fundamentals of production, inventory, financial, and distribution management.

Pre-Requisites

MGT-353. Human Resource Management

Credits: 3
Terms Offered: Fall

This course focuses on introducing the student to the theories, practices, problems, and legislation relevant to attracting, selecting, developing, compensating, and effectively using human resources in organizations.

Pre-Requisites

MGT-354. Organizational Behavior

Credits: 3

A behavioral science approach to understanding individual, formal, and informal group behavior, macro- and micro-organizational structures, motivation and leadership theories, group influences, conflicts, decision-making, and communication, with emphasis on behavioral science applications in developing organizational effectiveness.

Pre-Requisites

MGT-356. The Social Responsibility of Business

Credits: 3

A course dealing with the problems faced by managers in responding to issues such as the kinds and extent of social responsibility to be assumed by businesses, employee rights, consumerism, and the balance of public and private interests.

Pre-Requisites
MGT-251 and junior standing.

MGT-357. Business Transformations in the Digital Economy

Credits: 3

This course is designed to help students understand how the digital economy forces companies to rethink their business strategies--and architect processes, products, and information differently. Topics will allow for the development of problem solving abilities using business analytics and intellectual curiosity using radical openness in the workplace.  The course content will incorporate cases in business, and it will seek to create an understanding of big data, culture and ubiquitous technologies.  Students will also understand how to thinking critically and to make decisions using internal and external sources of data.

Pre-Requisites

MGT-358. International Business

Credits: 3

An introduction to the field of international business. Topics include the empirical dimensions of the world economy, business enterprise in international trade, trade channels, effects of economic, political, and social environment on international management problems of international operations, and the role of government in fostering international business. A substantial amount of writing is required.

Pre-Requisites
MGT-251 and senior standing.

MGT-397. Seminar

Credits: 1-3

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