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MGMT 350: Quality Management This course introduces the concepts and practices of quality management (QM). QM is a systems approach to management that aims to always increase value to the customer by designing and continuously improving organizational processes and systems. The approach encompasses all employees and extends backwards and forwards in the supply chain to encompass the entire product life cycle. Coverage specifically includes Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, and Statistical Process Control, as well as other improvement methods. The course begins with a historical review of QM. Prerequisites: BCOR 220, BCOR 250 3 credits MGMT 360: Ethical and Social Responsibility This course explores the natures of various interrelationships within the environment of the firm, particularly the relationship with societies and governments, including the effects of globalization on the firm. The responsibilities the firm has when pursuing its objectives and critically assessing the ethical issues associated with managerial decision making are the major focus of the course. This course satisfies the LPHI Philosophy II series Liberal Studies Requirement. Prerequisite: LPHI 131 3 credits MGMT 374: Applied Management Science This course introduces the concept of model-building and focuses on the application of standard management science models to solve practical business problems. Inventory models, queuing theory, linear programming (and its various applications), probabilistic decision models, and simulation are included. The emphasis is on the reasoning required to formulate problems correctly and the ability to accurately articulate computer-generated results. Prerequisites: MATH 115, BCOR 220 3 credits MGMT 375: Organizational Internship This student works under faculty mentorship with a for-profit or not for profit organization and applies knowledge and skills learned throughout the curriculum. The student will maintain a journal, meet regularly with the mentor, submit paper reflecting on the work experience in the context of the academic experience, and make a final presentation. Credit is awarded based on the time spent with the organization (50 hours per credit). Prerequisite: Junior standing 3 credits MGMT 399: Special Topics in Management A specially designed course which consists of topical issues in management. This is not a regularly scheduled course. 3 credits MGMT 490: Directed Studies in Management This course is designed to allow students to explore areas of specific interest under the tutelage of a fulltime faculty member. Topics are chosen in discussions with the faculty member responsible and approved by the faculty member responsible for the management curriculum. This course can be credit bearing from 1-6 credits depending on topic and extent of work. The culminating work for this course is a written paper which must address all aspects of the management curriculum learning goals. This course will serve as a conduit towards more and better undergraduate research. Papers written within the framework of this course should be of a quality to be submitted for publication and/or presentation by the student/professor team at an appropriate forum, e.g. conference, journal. Alternatively, papers can be presented before a panel chosen by the student and/or professor. Prerequisite: Permission of supervising faculty member 1-6 credits

Management Information Systems (BSBA) The Management Information Systems curriculum enables students to learn how to use technology to analyze and apply computer databases, networks, and business information systems. The Management Information Systems student will learn how to determine the

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Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019  

Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019