Business Management (BM)

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BM-198   Special Topics in ManagementCredits: 1-3   

Prerequisite: As announced in the course schedule.

Term Offered: Fall Term

Course Type(s): None

An intensive study of a particular subject or problem in management to be announced prior to registration. May be conducted on either a lecture-discussion or a seminar basis.

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BM-200   Introduction to BusinessCredits: 3   

Term Offered: Fall Term

Course Type(s): None

An interdisciplinary view of the theory and practices of the components in business functions as they are contingent for the owner's success to seek out opportunities and avoid pitfalls. For non-Business majors only.

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BM-201   Survey of Management and MarketingCredits: 3   

Prerequisite: BM-200.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

An overview of the theories and practices of Management and Marketing and how they relate to businesses, the business environment, customers, employees, the global village, and compliance with rules, regulations and the law. For non-Business majors only.

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BM-210   A Survey of EntrepreneurshipCredits: 3   

Prerequisites: BA-200, BE-200, BF-200, BL-200, and BM-200.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

An overview of the theories and practices that focus on the tasks and activities of the small business owner, from the concept to the reality of researching venture feasibility, financing the business, launching the business, and managing growth. For non-Business majors only.

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BM-225   Business Writing and CommunicationCredits: 3   

Prerequisites: EN-101 and EN-102 or permission of the instructor.

Course Type(s): WT

Designed for the future business professional. It introduces students to a variety of technical and business writing theories and practices relevant to business communications in the real world. The course will cover oral and written communication and how to make communication more effective.

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BM-250   Principles of Management and Organizational BehaviorCredits: 3   

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Management functions, including planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling; the theory and practice as they are contingent on the behavior of people in organizations and on the organizational environment.

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BM-311   Management Information SystemsCredits: 3   

Prerequisites: BM-250; IT-100 or IT-150 or CS-102.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Computer-based information systems for management; retrieval and processing of information for operational planning and control; organizational subsystems.

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BM-327   Ethics, Diversity, and Social ResponsibilityCredits: 3   

Prerequisites: BM-250, BK-250, Junior standing; and EN-101 and EN-102 or permission of the instructor.

Corequisite: BF-301.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): SJL, WT

Explores and applies alternative ethical and justice viewpoints to economic, political, and social problems inherent in contemporary business practice. Presents a focus on management with an increasingly diverse workforce and increasingly complex criteria for measuring organizational performance.

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BM-350   Operations ManagementCredits: 3   

Prerequisites: BM-250 and BE-251.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Production functions with emphasis on the systems model to include product mix decision analysis, inventory control, materials requirements planning, forecasting, break even models, transportation analysis, linear programming, economics order quantity decisions, and other current production maintenance techniques; focus on improved productivity.

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BM-388   Cooperative Education: Management ConcentrationCredits: 3   

Prerequisites: BM-250, a minimum GPA of 2.00, and completion of thirty credits, fifteen of which are earned at Monmouth University.

Term Offered: Spring Term

Course Type(s): EX2

An opportunity to apply classroom theory in practice through actual work experience; includes both academic and experiential education. Experiential education involves fifteen to twenty hours of work per week for three credit hours. Academic aspects include reading assignments and a term paper. May be repeated for credit.

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BM-399   Independent Study in ManagementCredits: 3   

Prerequisite: Prior permission of the directing professor and department chair.

Course Type(s): None

Independent study on a Business Administration topic not substantially treated in a regular course; work will include scheduled conferences with sponsoring professor and written reports.

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BM-402   Business Modeling and AnalysisCredits: 3   

Prerequisites: BM-250 and BM-350.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Decision-making within a business/management science framework; modeling of business systems/problems and the application of quantitative, statistical, and computer analyses.

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BM-403   Management of TechnologyCredits: 3   

Prerequisite: BM-250.

Term Offered: Fall Term

Course Type(s): None

The application of management to technology, response to technological organizational structure, and management's role to assess innovations and conflicts of change that affect society and business. Analysis of technical systems and understanding uses of technology.

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BM-404   Human Resources ManagementCredits: 3   

Prerequisite: BM-250.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Employment planning; job analyses, job descriptions, employee evaluations, and legal compliance; staffing and selection process; performance ratings; training and development; compensation and benefits; equal rights; and labor relations and topics relative to the management of human resources.

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BM-405   Leadership and Team DevelopmentCredits: 3   

Prerequisite: BM-250.

Term Offered: Fall Term

Course Type(s): None

Designed to help students understand the basics of team functioning, when to use group and individual decision making, and how to manage teams effectively as an influential leader.

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BM-408   Logistics and Supply ManagementCredits: 3   

Prerequisites: BK-250 and BM-350.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Logistics is an integrative activity uniting suppliers, providers of goods and services, and customers. It is also a global activity where the suppliers, providers, and customers may be located all over the world. In order to emphasize the global aspects of logistics and the impact of geopolitics on logistical systems, the course will focus on the logistics of energy transportation: primarily oil plus liquefied petroleum gases. This course will cover the differing perspectives of users (oil companies) and providers (tanker owning companies) and financial institutions that support providers. International efforts to deal with oil pollution and other forms of pollution from ships will be investigated. The role of trucks, railroads, airlines, and pipelines in domestic logistics will be described along with the role of containerization and intermodalism in global logistics. Supply chain management as practiced by a number of different companies will be covered via lecture and student presentations.

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BM-423   Human Relations in ManagementCredits: 3   

Prerequisite: BM-250.

Term Offered: Spring Term

Course Type(s): None

Study of human relations in organizations with particular emphasis on leadership, changing work values, cross-cultural relations, legal compliance for conflict resolution, labor legislation.

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BM-429   Project ManagementCredits: 3   

Prerequisite: BM-250.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Project management is introduced from an applied managerial perspective with an emphasis on the behaviors, tools, and topics that managers will encounter throughout the life cycle of a project. The overall project phases of initiating, planning and design, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing projects will be covered.

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BM-432   Hospitality Management and MarketingCredits: 3   

Prerequisite: BM-250 and BK-250.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

The goal of this course is to provide the student with an introduction into the hospitality industry and the basics of its many components. We will examine industry trends, the corporate profiles of industry leaders, and the various and diverse schools of thought that exist in the strategic management of hospitality, and, finally, detail all the opportunities that the hospitality industry affords graduates of secondary institutions. Also listed as BK-432.

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BM-434   Small Business Management/MarketingCredits: 3   

Prerequisites: BM-250 and BK-250.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Examines the various approaches to running a business that has either been started previously by the Entrepreneurship class or been submitted to us for development and council.

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BM-451   EntrepreneurshipCredits: 3   

Prerequisites: BM-250 and BK-250.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): EX5

Focuses on the actual tasks and activities of the entrepreneur, from the excitement of the original concept, the reality of researching venture feasibility, financing the venture, and launching the venture, to managing growth.

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BM-471   Global ManagementCredits: 3   

Prerequisite: BM-250, BK-250, EN-101 and EN-102; or permission of the instructor.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): WT

Management activities, processes, and procedures in directing an enterprise on a global basis, including the interplay of diverse, cultural environments.

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BM-480   Business Research: ManagementCredits: 3   

Prerequisites: Junior status; approval of the instructor, department chair, and the Associate Dean or the Dean.

Course Type(s): None

Active participation in a research project chosen by and currently being pursued by the faculty sponsor. Student activities may include but are not limited to: literature search, data collection, data analysis, preparation of a manuscript, and delivery of a manuscript.

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BM-488   Cooperative Education: Management ConcentrationCredits: 3   

Prerequisites: BM-250, a minimum GPA of 2.00, and completion of thirty credits, fifteen of which are earned at Monmouth University.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): EX2

An opportunity to apply classroom theory in practice through actual work experience; includes both academic and experiential education. Experiential education involves fifteen to twenty hours of work per week for three credit hours. Academic aspects include reading assignments and a term paper. This course may be repeated for credit.

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BM-489   Internship in ManagementCredits: 3   

Prerequisites: Junior standing, BM-250, BK-250, and a minimum GPA of 2.00.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): EX1

An opportunity to apply classroom theory in practice through actual work experience; includes both academic and experiential learning. Experiential part involves fifteen to twenty hours of work experience per week for three credit hours; academic aspect includes reading assignments and a term paper. Students are limited to nine credits of internship electives. Repeatable twice for credit.

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BM-490   Strategic ManagementCredits: 3   

Prerequisites: BA-252, BE-202, BF-301, and BM-350.

Corequisite: BM-327.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): EX5

Integrates all disciplines of undergraduate study in business administration; emphasizes analysis of real-world organizational problems and opportunities in the total enterprise; capstone approach to executive development.

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BM-498   Special Topics in Management (400 Level)Credits: 1-3   

Prerequisite: As announced in the course schedule.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

An intensive study of a particular subject or problem in management to be announced prior to registration. May be conducted on either a lecture-discussion or a seminar basis.

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BM-499   Independent Study in ManagementCredits: 3   

Prerequisite: Prior permission of the directing professor and department chair.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Independent study on a Business Administration topic not substantially treated in a regular course; work will include scheduled conferences with sponsoring professor and written reports.