MGT 1230. Owning and Operating a Small Business. 3 hrs.

An introduction to understanding the critical elements that are involved with starting and operating asmall business. Among the topics discussed are: entrepreneurial alternatives, the business plan, marketing strategies, financial matters, and human resource considerations. Special topics such as social responsibility and ethics may be covered.

MGT 2010. Principles of Management. 3 hrs.

This course is an introduction to the principles of management with an emphasis on the major functions of management: planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Students will examine current management practices, the evolution of management theory, decision making and creative problem solving, organizational design, motivating and leading employees, and team development strategies. Prerequisite: Students enrolling in Management should have second-year standing or business experience, or consent of instructor.

MGT 2220. Principles of Supervision. 3 hrs.

A practical introduction to first-line supervision. Emphasis will be given to the topics of leadership, organization, selection and evaluation of employees, safety, and employee motivation. Prerequisite: MGT 2010 or consent of instructor.