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Business: Management (BMGT)


BMGT 205 Prof Business Comm

Credits: 3

Term: (S)

Prerequisite: WRIT 101

This three-credit course is designed to increase your competency as a communicator. Competent communication can help you achieve goals like obtaining the job you want, persuading your supervisor that your work merits higher pay, managing customers' expectations of your company's goods and services, negotiating faster delivery or reduced costs from your organization's suppliers, and sharing work and responsibilities effectively with your colleagues. Communicating competently will also be crucial to your success in upper-division college courses. To help you meet the demands of challenging courses and interesting work, this course focuses on helping you to improve both your knowledge of and skills in communication.

BMGT 210 Sml Business Entrepreneurship

Credits: 3

Term: (S)

Prerequisite: BMGT 235, BMKT 225, ACTG 201, WRIT 122, or consent of instructor

This course guides students through the development of a business plan, concentrating on market and industry analysis, competitive analysis, site selection, cash flow analysis, marketing, finance, and management. Students will develop a competition quality business plan for a company of their choice.

BMGT 215 Human Resource Management

Credits: 3

Term: (F)

Prerequisite: BMGT 235

This course explores the human resource management function in a corporate setting and focuses on the development of knowledge and skills that human resource managers employ. Emphasis will be placed on such subjects as the selection process, employment law, labor relations, compensation, performance development, corporate training and maintaining effective environments. The classes are designed to familiarize participants with current human resource practices and laws that apply to human resource careers regardless of their field.

BMGT 235 Management

Credits: 3

Term: (S)

Prerequisite: BGEN 105

This course is a study of basic management and organizational principles of business firms. Emphasis is on effectively working through others to achieve objectives. This is done by exploring planning, decision making, organizing, leading, staffing, controlling, EEOC requirements, appraising performance, handling disciplinary problems, and stress and time management.

BMGT 277 Principles of Strategic Mgmt

Credits: 3

Term: (S)

Prerequisite: BMGT 235, BMGT 215, and ACTG 201

This course explores the issues of defining corporate-level mission, objectives, and goals, and is intended to provide students with a pragmatic approach that will guide the formulation and implementation of corporate, business, and functional strategies. It includes a focus on the analysis of the firm's external and internal environment to identify and create competitive advantage in a changing business climate.

BMGT 299 Capstone: Entrepreneurship

Credits: 3

Term: (Based on sufficient demand)

An overview of the skill areas and business principles needed to start and operate a small business in Montana. Includes components of a business plan, planning & development, identifying sources of capital, managing growth, and marketing issues related to new ventures. This course is designed for the non-business major. This course is offered through a course-sharing arrangement with Missoula College - University of Montana.