School of Business

Management Courses

MGMT 10300 - Minicourses in Management NLA
MGMT 10301 - Minicourses in Management NLA
MGMT 10302 - Minicourses in Management NLA
MGMT 10303 - Minicourses in Management NLA

Block courses on topics of current interest to faculty and students. May be repeated up to a maximum of 3 credits with different selected topics. Prerequisites: As appropriate to topics; not open to students with junior or senior standing. 1.5 credits. (IRR)

MGMT 11100 - Introduction to Business NLA

Overview of the world of business, its management, and its economic, political, and social environment. Particular note is taken of the areas of finance, accounting, personnel, production/operations, marketing/sales, and their interdependence. Not available to declared business majors. 3 credits. (Y)

MGMT 20600 - Organizational Behavior and Management NLA

Study of characteristics and processes of individuals, groups, and organizations that affect behavior within an organization. Attention is also given to the roles, functions, and principles of management. This survey course provides theoretical concepts and practical applications that focus on improving an individual's effectiveness within an organization. Students may not receive credit for this course and HRM 30600. Prerequisites: Three courses in business or social sciences; sophomore standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

MGMT 26000 - Business Systems and Technology NLA

Introduces the student to information systems concepts and principles and the role systems play in business management. The focus is on traditional transaction information systems and current electronic systems. Students are exposed to business process modeling techniques and Internet website design and implementation. This course is generally project-based, and students have an opportunity to model an active business system, as well as create a fictitious business-to-consumer (B2C) website. Computer applications will be presented and taught as required. Written analyses and oral presentations are an integral part of the course. A student may not receive credit for both MGMT 26000 and MGMT 36000. Prerequisites: COMP 11000 or COMP 17100, or HLTH 13901; sophomore standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

MGMT 31000 - Leadership in Organizations LA

This course focuses on the nature and role of leadership, along with topics in trust, visioning, and control theory that are relevant to the needs of modern-day managers. The course prepares future managers to understand how best to motivate employees and guide them to the attainment of organizational goals. This course develops students' abilities to facilitate team building, manage projects, and implement strategic change or other organizational initiatives, such as a quality management program. Prerequisites: MGMT 20600 or HRM 30600; or both PSYC 31600 and PSYC 33400. 3 credits. (F,Y)

MGMT 31200 - Leadership Power and Politics in Organizations LA

This course focuses on the nature of leadership and power dynamics in modern organizations. This course develops students' abilities to create and use sources of power and to create a climate for leadership and change. In addition, the course provides a survey of methods to sustain and develop both personal and organizational power, including the network-building and conflict-handling skills needed to manage the increasingly pluralistic interests found in organizations. This course develops students' abilities to motivate human resources, facilitate team building, and guide organizational change. Prerequisites: MGMT 20600 or both PSYC 31600 and PSYC 33400. 3 credits. (F,Y)

MGMT 32100 - Power and Conflict in Organizations LA

Power dynamics are fundamental to the effective exercise of managerial leadership in organizations. This course examines the nature and use of power, organizational politics, and conflict in organizations. In addition, the course provides a survey of methods to sustain and develop both personal and organizational power, including the network-building and conflict-handling skills needed to manage the increasingly pluralistic interests found in organizations. This course develops students' abilities to create and use sources of power and to exercise skills that will make for more effective management. Prerequisites: MGMT 20600 or HRM 30600; or both PSYC 31600 and PSYC 33400. 3 credits. (S,Y)

MGMT 34500 - Operations Management NLA

An introduction to the operations function in business for managing the resources (including people, facilities, inventories, processes, and systems) that create value (in the form of a product or a service) for an organization. The qualitative and quantitative aspects of managing a supply chain will be covered through topics such as product/process design, quality management, inventory control, and scheduling. Students will use computer technology and library resources to analyze issues, often in teams. Prerequisites: MATH 10700, MATH 10800, or MATH 11100; MATH 14400 or PSYC 20700; ACCT 22600; junior standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

MGMT 35000 - Database Applications in Business LA

This course examines the basic concepts of data management, database systems, and database applications in business. The goal is to provide adequate technical detail while emphasizing the organizational and implementation issues relevant to the management of computerized data in a business environment. A class project involving the design and implementation of a database using a microcomputer database management system is required. Topics include data models, database design, database applications, database administration, and data standards and policies. Students may not receive credit for both this course and COMP 37500. Prerequisites: MGMT 26000 and ACCT 22500. (Y)

MGMT 36100 - Advanced Spreadsheets for Managers I LA

Concepts covered include using the spreadsheet as a tool for decision-making, list management, construction of 2D and 3D charts, troubleshooting formulas, advanced functions, and an introduction to the design and creation of specialized functions; this is a Block I course. Prerequisite: MGMT26000 or MGMT36000 1 credit. (Y)

MGMT 36200 - Advanced Spreadsheets for Managers II LA

A continuation of Advanced Spreadsheets I with a focus on the programmatically controlled operation of the spreadsheet. Concepts covered include the design and construction of complex functions, sharing data with other programs, and the design and creation of even-driven controls. A formal introduction to programming as applied to the spreadsheet is also addressed; this is a Block II course. Prerequisites: MGMT36100. 1 credit. (Y)

MGMT 39700 - Selected Topics: Management NLA
MGMT 39701 - Selected Topics in Management NLA

Topics of current interest to faculty and students. Experimental courses are offered under this number and title. May be repeated for credit for different selected topics. Offered on demand only. Prerequisites: As appropriate to topics; junior standing. 1-3 credits. (IRR)

MGMT 39800 - Field Experience: Management NLA

Off-campus experience requiring a minimum of 35 hours of work in an organization, designed to give students practical work experience in their field of specialization. Students should contact the internship coordinator for registration information and application. (P/F only). 0 credit (IRR)

MGMT 42100 - Strategic Management NLA

Deals with upper-level management skills and attitudes as they encompass all basic business fields. Stresses the integration of the various disciplines studied and the opportunity to develop managerial decision-making abilities. Students will utilize professional communication and teamwork skills. Open only to students in the School of Business. Prerequisites: MGMT 20600; FINA 31100; MKTG 31200; PROD 34500; HRM 30200. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

MGMT 45100 - Small Business Seminar I NLA

Introduction to the concepts and principles of small business management. Case study analysis will lead to practical understanding and application of management concepts. Prerequisites: Upper-level standing, permission of instructor. 3 credits. (F,IRR)

MGMT 46000 - Seminar in Organization Development and Change NLA

Capstone course for the management concentration. In-depth examination of the nature, strategies, models, and intervention activities associated with planned change efforts for organizational improvement. Students build on previous knowledge of organizational structure and processes through independent readings and research, culminating in a challenging team-consulting experience in an ongoing organization. Prerequisites: MGMT 31000 or MGMT 31200, 3 credits management elective from approved list; senior standing. 3 credits. (S,Y)

MGMT 49700 - Selected Topics in Management NLA
MGMT 49701 - Selected Topics in Management NLA

Topics of current interest to faculty and students. Experimental courses are offered under this number and title. May be repeated for credit for different selected topics. Offered on demand only. Prerequisites: As appropriate to topics; junior standing. 1-3 credits. (IRR)

MGMT 49800 - Internship: Management NLA

Off-campus experience involving varied, nonroutine work projects designed to allow students to synthesize academic theory with "real world" operations of an organization. Primary responsibility is on the student to develop a project proposal and then carry out its requirements in conjunction with a faculty sponsor. Prerequisites: Junior standing and completion of appropriate principles course; a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.70 at Ithaca College; approval of proposal by term beginning. Internship credit falls under the business elective category in the degree requirements. An internship may not be repeated for credit with the same employer. A maximum of 6 credits may be earned in any combination of internship (ACCT/FINA/HRM/INTB/MGMT/MKTG/PROD 49800) and experiential learning classes (BINT 19800). Offered pass/fail only. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

MGMT 49900 - Independent Study: Management NLA

A variable amount of credit may be earned toward the degree. To qualify, students must have a 3.00 cumulative grade point average and must have completed at least 6 credits in the subject matter. Guidelines are available at the School of Business office. 1-3 credits. (F-S,Y)