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Management ______________________________________________________ MGT110-A Small Business Management 3 This course provides you with a thorough coverage of small business operation with a balance between business functions (purchasing, production, sales, and finance) and the management function (planning, organizing, actuating, and controlling). It stresses concepts and principles that are utilized in successful small business operations. This course is taught with an entrepreneurial emphasis. MGT125-A Performance Appraisal 3 The primary focus in this course is that of evaluating employee performance and improving employee performance through appropriate, effective, and legal evaluation processes. Topics covered in this course include linking performance evaluation systems to pay, promotion, development, and training. MGT130-A Principles of Supervision 3 This course focuses on the supervisor’s role; encouraging members of a work unit to contribute positively toward achieving the organization’s goals and objectives. Particular emphasis is given to the significant role that leadership plays at all levels of organizations. This emphasis will consider the different styles of leadership, as well as developing leadership skills, and concluding with ethical leadership. MGT165-A Principles of Quality 3 This course is designed to assist the student in acquiring the knowledge to create and develop successful teams in the workplace. The team concept has proven to be successful in improving productivity, quality, customer satisfaction, and coworker morale. It has also reduced labor costs and helped organizations operate more lean and efficiently. The challenge can be transforming the workforce from individuals, into a successful team. We will also cover the principles of and success factors for Quality Improvement that focus on the skills, and knowledge needed to lead quality improvement within a work group. Philosophies, concepts, and improvement actions pertaining to quality will be covered in detail. Standards and Certification programs will be discussed, and class members will prepare a Quality Improvement Plan for their work groups. MGT170-A Human Resource Management 3 This is an introductory course which includes an overview of the human resources aspect of an organization. This course covers the major duties performed by the human resources department including recruiting, selection, hiring, motivation, training and development, performance appraisal, compensation and benefits, the influence of collective bargaining, as well as safety issues in the workplace. MGT174-A Training and Employee Development 3 This course helps students understand the process of developing human resources, providing a thorough analysis of training as it relates to organizational objectives and strategies. It emphasizes the conceptual and practical value of developing training programs, with practical examples provided for both large and small organizations. MGT177-A Staffing 3 This course is based on a comprehensive staffing model that focuses on how to achieve a successful person/job and person/organization match. Components of the model include external influences (economic conditions, labor markets, unions, laws and regulations), staffing support systems (staffing strategy, planning, job analysis, and measurement), major staffing activities, (recruitment, selection, employment), and staffing system management. MGT178-A Employment Law 3 Initial emphasis is on the principles of business law as it pertains to the human resource function. The course covers laws applicable to selection, testing, hiring, firing, personnel policies and procedures. Also included in the courses is the introduction to the Civil Rights Act and related discrimination issues. The Occupational Safety and Health Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, and workers compensation topics are discussed as they relate to the business environment. MGT190-A Employee Compensation & Benefits 3 This course focuses on monitoring and organizational benefits such as health, dental, FMLA, wage continuation, workers compensation and retirement programs. Students will be introduced to a market survey compensation philosophy and will also learn and practice the tools needed to implement this philosophy. The Manpower Planning Process will also be introduced with discussion of the need and importance of conducting this new survey. MGT191-A Compensation Management 3 The theory, practice, and research into the various approaches of employee compensation are covered. This course looks at employee compensation from the perspective of both the employee and the employer, as well as how compensation and costs are evaluated. The course also includes a component of appropriate compensation styles as they relate to industry type and various organizational cultures and structures. Marketing ______________________________________________________ MKT109-E Basics of Marketing 3 This course includes competencies parallel to those in MKT110-A. This course is designed to accommodate approved articulation agreements with area schools. MKT110-A Principles of Marketing 3 This is your introduction into the fascinating world of marketing. You will learn about basic marketing functions, the marketing mix (product, price, promotion, and distribution), and the marketing practices of both large and small organizations, profit and non-profit. MKT140-A Principles of Selling 3 You will learn the basic fundamentals of selling. The significant role of selling in our economy will be stressed. Effective methods and procedures dealing with how to sell ethically and how to build a long-term relationship with customers will be covered. Northwest Iowa Community College Catalog 2016–2017 Management 144


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