2022-23 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

ITM-4500 System Development –Sp 3 hours Students hone their skills of project management, analysis, design, database development, web development, end-user training, and documentation, as they work in teams to develop the project that was designed in the Systems Analysis and Design course. Test-driven development is introduced and used throughout the development process. This course is the second course in a two-course sequence that forms the senior capstone experience for IT Management majors in the Application Developer track. Prerequisites: ITM 3500-Web Development; ITM- 4400 System Analysis and Design. (even years) ITM-4900 IT Strategy –Sp 3 hours This course explores the issues and approaches in managing the information technology function in organizations and how the IT function integrates, supports, and enables various types of organizational capabilities. The course focuses on developing an intellectual framework that will allow leaders of organizations to critically assess existing IT infrastructures and emerging technologies as well as how these enabling technologies might affect organizational strategy. Critical analysis of the alignment between IT and organizational strategies is discussed. Open only to seniors in information technology management. Capstone course. Prerequisites: Open only to seniors in ITM who have completed all 1000–3000 level business courses. Management (MGMT) MGMT-3500 3 hours Principles of Organization and Management –Fa, Sp An examination of the policies, principles, practices, and problems involved in the management of organizations as they are currently being applied in the United States and around the world to meet or exceed customer’s expectations. MGMT-3510 3 hours Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management –Fa This course will introduce students to business innovation and entrepreneurship in small and large organizations. The basics of envisioning, evaluating, starting, and running a brand new business and/or a new business unit within an existing organization will be explored. (crosslisted with ENTR-3510 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management) MGMT-3525 Service and Production Operations –Fa 3 hours This course introduces management concepts, methodologies, and application to service and production operations. The course develops an understanding of the role of OM and how management decisions in product or service design, analysis and development of processes bring value to both the customer and the organization. Prerequisites: ACCT-2120 Principles of Accounting II; BUS-2150 Statistics for Business; MGMT-3500 Principles of Organization and Management; or permission of instructor. (Fee: $50) MGMT-3530 Human Resources Management –Fa 3 hours An analysis of the principle functions, processes, and problems involved in the management of personnel policies; selection, training, promotion, compensation, and discharge of personnel; labor turnover, safety, health, and recreation. Prerequisite: MGMT- 3500 Principles of Organization and Management or permission of instructor. MGMT-3560 Project Management –Fa 3 hours This course will lay a foundation for an understanding of project management principles. It will examine principles, processes, and tools project managers have developed to effectively manage and lead projects. MGMT-3580 3 hours Compensation and Benefits Management –Sp An introduction to the concepts, methodologies, and application of compensation and benefit programs within human resources. Designed to develop problem-solving and decision-making skills in the area of compensation and benefits. Students will also learn to develop “lean” thinking necessary to create value for stakeholders in organization through this human resources function. Prerequisites: MGMT-3500 Principles of Organization and Management; MGMT-3530 Human Resources Management; or permission of instructor. (even years) MGMT-3650 Construction Materials and Methods –Sp 3 hours This course introduces students to construction materials and methods. The following concepts are presented: (a) site investigation, (b) construction material characteristics, (c) construction methods, (d) equipment types and uses, and (e) equipment production rates and costs. (Fee: $50) (odd years) MGMT-3690 3 hours Construction Contracts and Delivery Methods –Fa This course introduces students to the various aspects of construction contracts and documentation procedures including contract delivery methods and selection criteria. The course includes issues involving contract law and ethics. (even years) MGMT-4510 Strategic Management –Fa, Sp 3 hours This capstone course requires the synthesis of the knowledge and skills gained through your previous business courses. Your group will complete a comprehensive situation analysis (SWOT), and then develop eight possible strategies for a publicly traded company–finally selecting one rationalized strategy, using an M&A tactic, and present to the class. Open only to seniors in business administration within 2 semesters of graduation. Must be taken at Cedarville University; transfer or transient credit for this course will generally not be accepted. Capstone course. Prerequisites: FIN-3710 Principles of Finance; MGMT-3500 Principles of Organization and Management; MRKT-3600 Principles of Marketing. (Fee:$50) MGMT-4520 Supply Chain Management –Sp 3 hours Introduces students to key concepts in supply chain design, planning, and operations. Typical content includes the supply chain strategic environment, designing appropriate networks, forecasting demand and supply, planning and managing inventories, sourcing and transporting products, supply chain coordination, and the impact of technology on supply chain management. Course methodology emphasizes application of concepts through case study, plant tours, and presentations. Prerequisites: BUS-2150 Statistics for Business; MGMT-3525 Service and Production Operations. (Fee: $50) MGMT-4530 Industrial Relations Management –Sp 3 hours The interplay between market forces and institutional rules that determine the employment relationship. Labor history, the effects of changing public policies, trade unions, and collective bargaining are viewed from various international perspectives. P rerequisites: MGMT-3500 Principles of Organization and Management. (odd years) MGMT-4550 Applied Leadership –Fa, Sp 3 hours This is an advanced course about managing people and organizations in the 21st century. It is intended for seniors who will soon face the challenge of leadership and influence in the workplace, in business and other disciplines. This course will integrate and apply what students need to meet the leadership challenge. Prerequisite: MGMT-3500 Principles of Organizational Management; or permission of instructor. Page 246 2022–23 Undergraduate Academic Catalog Course Descriptions ITM-4500 – MGMT-4550 BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION