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The following Management courses are offered:

MGMT 230
Introduction to Purchasing Contracts    3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: BUS 310 or MGMT 360
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course introduces students to purchasing contract theory and practice. Topics include: Uniform Commercial Code; contractual business and legal risk mitigation; contract development for goods and services purchases; scope of work and specification development; and contract breach.

MGMT 231
Negotiation Planning    3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: BUS 310 or MGMT 360
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course introduces students to the concept of "total cost," and teaches the skills to perform cost analysis in support of supplier selection and effective supplier negotiations. Students will also participate in mock negotiations using the techniques learned in this course.

MGMT 233
Purchasing Organization Management    3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: BUS 310 or MGMT 360
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course is focused on the management of a global or regional purchasing operation within a corporation. Concepts covered include organizational structure, hiring, success metrics, tactical and strategic purchasing focus areas, community and environmental obligations, purchasing code of ethics, purchasing policies and procedures, and eCommerce tools and applications.

MGMT 310
Introduction to Public Management    3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course provides an introduction to the field of public management. It introduces students to the fundamental components of public management including public organizational relations and roles, leadership, ethics, fiscal management and policymaking. It also addresses the political, intergovernmental, and external environments in which public managers function.

MGMT 315
Government Relations and Policy Development    3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course provides a practical overview of the public policy process and its implication for government decision-making. It explores a number of concepts associated with policy analysis and aims to provide students with practical hands-on skills that can be used in a variety of policy settings. Topics covered in this course will include policy writing and research, political lobbying, the legislative process, stakeholder consensus building, and ethics in policy making.

MGMT 360
Management Communication    3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: MGMT 362
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course provides skill training in utilizing communication opportunities in organizations that includes the study of the communication process, the analysis of the barriers to effective oral and written communication, and the development of guidelines to improve interpersonal relations within an organization through the effective methods of oral and written communications.

MGMT 362
Techniques of Management    3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course is designed for entrepreneurs and other managers as well as those entering mid-management positions. It focuses on primary management functions of planning, organizing, controlling, and leading. Related skills such as time management, cost control, performance evaluation, motivation, communication techniques, and the social responsibility of managers are also emphasized. The course provides a clear understanding of management and leadership tasks as well as skill development in essential management activities.

MGMT 372
Human Relations and Organizational Behavior    3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course emphasizes the psychology of human relations management. It covers human interaction principles that build confidence, competence, leadership and management plans and positive attitudes in work organizations. Topics include the basis for human behavior, perception, communication, motivation, performance improvement, group behavior, negotiation, ethics and social responsibility.

MGMT 495
Independent Studies in Management    1-3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54-162 hours LAB

MGMT 498
Work Experience in Management    1-4 Units
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 60-300 hours LAB
This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Management. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

MGMT 499
Experimental Offering in Management    .5-4 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU

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