Department of International BusinessCourse Descriptions & Learning Objectives

Management Credit Department
ENT 4113 Entrepreneurship 3 MA
GEB 2011 Introduction to Business 3 MA
GEB 4110 Business Plan Development 3 MA
GEB 4932 Professional Development Module 3 MA
MAN 3025 Organization and Management 3 MA
MAN 3949 Management Internship I 3 MA
MAN 4054 Managing Innovation 3 MA
MAN 4064 Crisis Management 3 MA
MAN 4065 Business Ethics 3 MA
MAN 4102 Managing Diversity 3 MA
MAN 4120 Managing Virtual Teams 3 MA
MAN 4142 Intuition in Management 3 MA
MAN 4151 Organizational Behavior 3 MA
MAN 4152 Facilitating Activities for Teambuilding 3 MA
MAN 4164 Leadership 3 MA
MAN 4201 Organization Theory 3 MA
MAN 4203 Leadership in Multilateral Organizations 3 MA
MAN 4294 Creativity and Innovation 3 MA
MAN 4301 Human Resource Management 3 MA
MAN 4320 Recruitment and Staffing 3 MA
MAN 4322 Human Resource Information Systems 3 MA
MAN 4330 Compensation and Benefits 3 MA
MAN 4350 Training and Development 3 MA
MAN 4401 Collective Bargaining 3 MA
MAN 4410 Union-Management Relations 3 MA
MAN 4442 International Business Negotiations 3 MA
MAN 4600 International Management 3 MA
MAN 4602 International Business 3 MA
MAN 4610 International Human Resources 3 MA
MAN 4613 International Risk Assessment 3 MA
MAN 4633 Strategy Simulation 3 MA
MAN 4660 Business in Latin America 3 MA
MAN 4661 Business in Asia 3 MA
MAN 4662 Business in Europe 3 MA
MAN 4671 Special Topics in International Business 3 MA
MAN 4701 Business in Society 3 MA
MAN 4702 Emergency and Disaster Management 3 MA
MAN 4707 Managing Organizational Reputations 3 MA
MAN 4711 Business Community Leadership 3 MA
MAN 4720 Strategic Management 3 MA
MAN 4735 Modern Business History 3 MA
MAN 4741 Managing Change in Organizations 3 MA
MAN 4802 Small Business Management 3 MA
MAN 4864 Family Owned Business 3 MA
MAN 4930 Special Topics in Management 3 MA
MAN 4949 Cooperative Education-Management II 3 MA
MAN 4956 Study Abroad in International Business 3 MA


Management Major

(Table of Learning Objectives)

Learning Objective Code


Learning Objective Description


Demonstrate understanding of how to carry out the planning function of management including:

  • Describe methods of strategic business analysis considering political, cultural,  legal, market and socio-economic forces;
  • Identify ways to create competitive advantage;
  • Explain how international business and global economic issues are considered in strategic analysis;
  • Describe how to establish corporate goals;
  • Identify methods of planning for efficiency and effectiveness objectives;
  • Explain considerations for exploring  outsourcing options;
  • Describe how to conduct analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

Demonstrate understanding of how to carry out the organizing function of management including: 

  • Describe various types of teams and group processes;
  • Explain how to conduct job design and scheduling of work;
  • Identify methods for creating effective communication networks;
  • Explain advantages and disadvantages of different types of organizational structures;
  • Describe important aspects of human perception, expectations and behavior in organizations;
  • Examine the impact of individual differences, culture, diversity,  power and politics in organizations;
  • Describe the antecedents of  job satisfaction and specify methods to foster it.

Formulate ways to carry out the controlling function in organizations, including:

  • Discuss ways of monitoring organization systems;
  • Describe methods for evaluating performance and implementing feedback mechanisms;
  • Explain how to maintain human resources and human capital through selection, evaluation, compensation, skill training and career development processes;
  • Describe effective use of technology in managing systems;
  • Inventory various methods of compliance with legal regulations in the workplace.

Identify ways to fulfill the leadership function of management, including:

  • Explain how to foster commitment and motivation;
  • Explain considerations necessary for  timely  and effective decision making; 
  • Contrast different leadership styles;
  • Prescribe actions for providing direction, support, participation, and maintaining standards of excellence;
  • Explain the importance of leader vision;
  • Identify methods and important factors  in managing crises;
  • Identify the situational components necessary for change, adaptation and innovation;
  • Describe methods of implementation and follow-through.

Explain how linking the organizational social practices to the community is ultimately advantageous in regard to: 

  • maintaining ethical standards;
  • developing  sustainable influence on the business environment;
  • establishing a strong reputation through community engagement.
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