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Course Descriptions

ME 300 LEADERSHIP (3)
This course examines the theories of leadership and the impact of ethical leadership in the workplace. Skills and techniques used by effective leaders will be analyzed. Team building, group dynamics and servant leadership will be studied.

ME 301 INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT (3)
This course studies the important uses of information technology in organizations. Topics include information requirements and flow, system design and analysis methodologies, the generation and accumulation of data for decision making, and the implementation and control of information systems. Prerequisites: CA 218 or an equivalent computer application course taken within the past five years or a passing score of 70 percent on a proficiency test that measures computer application skills.

ME 302 ACCOUNTING PERSPECTIVES FOR MANAGEMENT (3)
An analysis and interpretation of financial accounting information focusing on the preparation of financial statements and managerial decision making. Prerequisite: BA 201

ME 303 COMMUNICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT (3)
This course provides tools for appropriate and professional communications in organizational settings. Reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills will be emphasized for formal and informal business and managerial settings. A professional managerial report will be required.

ME 310 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS (3)
This course will help students apply economic theory to managerial decision making and will develop students’ managerial skills as they relate to economic concepts. Topics will include production and cost analysis, market structure, optimal pricing, and profit maximization. Prerequisite: BA/EC 251 or BA/EC 252

ME 320 LEGAL ISSUES IN MANAGEMENT (3)
A study of legal issues and appropriate legal decision making as it relates to the management field. Topics include: Business laws, rights, and regulations regarding business commerce, i.e. contracts, corporations, and partnerships.

ME 330 ESSENTIALS OF MANAGEMENT (3)
The course is designed to integrate basic management theories and functions to current managerial practices for an understanding of the appropriate knowledge and skills needed in managerial positions. Students will be expected to apply management theories and functions for improving managerial problems.

ME 340 STATISTICS FOR MANAGEMENT (3)
This course will introduce basic statistical and quantitative methods for managerial problem solving. Microsoft Excel will be utilized for technology exposure to making quantitative managerial decisions. Prerequisite: M 132 or equivalent

 
 

ME 341 ESSENTIALS OF MARKETING (3)
The course is designed to integrate basic marketing theories and functions to current managerial practices for an understanding of the appropriate knowledge and skills needed in managerial positions. Students will be expected to utilize marketing theories and functions for improving managerial problems.

ME 342 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (3)
This course provides basic skills and knowledge for making financial related managerial decisions. Topics include: Time value of money, calculating bond value, capital budgeting, and stock evaluation.

ME 343 HUMAN RESOURCE STRATEGY & EEO MANAGEMENT (3)
An examination of the management of human resources as a strategic process while emphasizing Equal Opportunity Employment requirements and initiatives. From a management perspective, issues in job analysis, recruitment, selection, training and development, compensation, and evaluation processes will be discussed.

ME 400 MANAGEMENT STRATEGY (3)
As a capstone course, all business functions are addressed for their role in the comprehensive nature of strategic management. Developing an all-inclusive perspective and plan of selecting/creating and executing strategy for problem solving is a major outcome of the course. In conjunction with strategic management principles, students will participate in a web-based simulation and/or case studies that will promote strategic thinking and reasoning and give opportunity for strategic decision making.