Prerequisite/Corequisite: The following courses must be completed previously: MBA 641.
Description: Managing people in today’s organizations requires managers to understand the relationship of and between individual, team, and organizational goals. This course informs students about core concepts that help to explain and predict how people behave in organizations, including discussions of perception, motivation, team dynamics, conflict, stress management, leadership, and change. Students also learn the science behind selected and critical Human Resource Management practices, including how to train and develop employees, and how to evaluate their performance. Through a combination of lectures and activities (e.g. case discussions, experiential exercises, and projects), students develop the interpersonal, communication, and decision-making skills necessary to manage people effectively and ethically in a diverse and fast-paced business context.