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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

College of Business Administration

Courses - MGMT Graduate Level

500. Business Policies, Operations and Organizations (3)

Prerequisite: MBA standing. Recommended preparation: IS 310 or 410.
Theory and philosophies of administrative organizations systems, information systems, management functions, decision making, strategy and policy formulation, operations planning, and control systems.
Letter grade only (A-F).

541. Industrial Logistics (3)

Prerequisites: MBA standing, and MGMT 500 or equivalent.
Systems analysis and synthesis of the general logistics system containing the marketing, production, and transportation activities. Definition of system components of outputs, activities and inputs. Specification and quantification of the major functional relationships interrelating these components.
Letter grade only (A-F).

542. Enterprise Structure and Operation (3)

Prerequisites: MBA standing and MGMT 500 or equivalent.
General enterprise system composed of the logistics, money, information, talent and decision sub-systems. Components of each of the sub-systems and their interrelationships in the operation of the total enterprise. Analysis via systems approach of defining outputs, activities and inputs.
Letter grade only (A-F).

543. International Business Policy (3)

Prerequisites: MBA standing, and MGMT 500 or equivalent, 9 hours recommended of 500/600 level courses in the area of international business.
Current theory and principles of international business management pertaining to problems of formulating policy and developing strategies and tactics in the multinational corporation. Case studies, readings, logistic analysis and research report.
Letter grade only (A-F).

615. Fundamentals of Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Resources (4)

Prerequisite: MBA standing.
Functions of management, with emphasis on theory from human resource management and organizational behavior. Strategy formulation, managing change, managing performance, hiring, firing, and motivating employees. Case studies, readings, simulation exercises, diagnostic reports, and presentations.
Letter grade only (A-F).

646. Seminar in Managing Mergers and Acquisitions (3)

Prerequisites: MBA standing; MGMT 500 or equivalent.
Reasons for trend of mergers and acquisitions. Examination of the merger and acquisition process. Coordination and integration across business boundaries, exploiting synergies, strategic vs. operating focus, hierarchical structure of combined companies, learning transfer, and the rationalization of shared activities.
Letter grade only (A-F).

647. Seminar in Management Planning and Control Systems (3)

Prerequisites: MBA standing, and MGMT 500 or equivalent.
Analysis of planning and control systems in management. Use of case studies and problems.
Letter grade only (A-F).

695. Selected Topics in Management (3)

Prerequisites: MBA standing.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units with different topics. Topics announced in the Schedule of Classes.

697. Directed Studies (1‑3)

Prerequisites: MBA standing, consent of instructor.
Individual study under the direction of the faculty.
Letter grade only (A-F).

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