M.S. In Management Courses

MGT 500 LEADERSHIP AND MANAGERIAL DEVELOPMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus     

This course will provide students with an opportunity to create a plan for developing the abilities associated with superior managerial performance. It will also provide an orientation to the self-directed, active learning methods of the entire program. This course explores contemporary ideas on effective leadership and management. Team exercises, case studies and assessment tools provide the framework for learning. This course must be taken in the student’s first semester. 3 credits.

MGT 510 LEGAL ISSUES IN MANAGEMENT               

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to critical legal issues that impact the manager's role in the workplace. Issues addressed in this course include an overview of the legal environment in the United States, the court system and the growing trend in the use of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, contracts, business torts and criminal laws, employment law issues affecting management decision-making, international and cyber law issues and ethical concerns in today's business environment. 3 credits.

MGT 520 ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY AND DESIGN           

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
This course will study how organizations function, how they affect and are affected by the environment and the process by which managers select and manage aspects of structure and culture in order to achieve organizational goals. The roles of abilities associated with managerial effectiveness are explored. Team exercises and cases provide a framework for learning.
Prerequisites: BUS 100 or BUS 130 or HA 481 or NU 430 (MBA in HCM students must complete HA 481 or NU 430). 3 credits.

MGT 525 MARKETING CONCEPTS AND STRATEGIES           

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop the core marketing competencies essential to the successful operation of any organization. The course focuses on the marketing concept and proceeds to the development of a marketing strategy within the framework of an organization’s strategic plan. Students will interact with each other in cases, which illustrate and apply marketing principles and will culminate in a project that applies those principles to a workplace or industry issue or project. 3 credits.

MGT 530 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS               

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
This course provides students with a practical approach to the effective use of information technology in organizations. Students will learn how to manage and use information in making key project management decisions. Legal and ethical issues in information technology are discussed. Modern systems analysis and design techniques are explored. Examples and case studies are drawn from actual experiences to provide students with information technology solutions to business problems. Prerequisite: COM140 or COM 141. 3 credits.

MGT 545 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING AND ANALYSIS   

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
This course provides the student with a study of how executives and line managers use financial information. An examination of financial statements and financial and managerial accounting concepts are undertaken to help students increase their understanding of how financial information can be used to make better business decisions. Students will learn how accounting information can be used to facilitate the management of the human resources, operations and marketing functions. Note: Online E.M.B.A. students must take final exam on campus. Prerequisite: ACC 200 or ACC 211. 3 credits.

MGT 610 STATISTICAL APPLICATIONS IN RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT 

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
This course will introduce students to the use of statistical methods and reasoning to help managers make better decisions and improve performance. Specific topics include: probability, sampling techniques, multiple regression, time series analysis, statistical quality control methods, and tests of hypothesis and design of experiments. These statistical concepts will be applied in a term project to improve quality and productivity. Note: Online E.M.B.A. students must take final exam on campus. Prerequisite: MAT 151 or BUS 222, and MGT 500 and four other 500-level courses. 3 credits.

MGT 690 INTEGRATIVE ANALYSIS IN MANAGEMENT           

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
This course provides comprehensive coverage of the research process in organizations. It enables students to understand the nature of the scientific method as applied to managerial concerns. Students will receive didactic instruction in research methods and are given an opportunity to create and execute independent, work-related research projects or to prepare a publishable paper. This course also provides students with an opportunity to review and evaluate the progress made in developing their managerial abilities over the course of the program. This evaluation serves as the basis for updating the students’ managerial abilities development plans created at the beginning of the program. Prerequisite: MGT 610 and departmental approval. This course can only be taken as part of a student’s last 6 to 9 credits. 3 credits.

HRM/MGT/OM 550 STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT   

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
This course is designed to explore human resources management in organizations. Students will investigate human resources issues, strategies and tactics currently being utilized in organizations as well as future trends where the human resources function is an integral part of the business strategy. 3 credits.

MGT/OM 630 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS                   

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
This course focuses on the study of resource allocation decisions that are made by all types of managers within organizations. The students are provided with the theory and tools essential to the analysis and solution of those problems that have economic consequences. It also explores the constraints imposed on the decision maker (manager) by the global environment. Prerequisite: BUS 226. 3 credits.

MGT/OM 670 STRATEGIC PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT       

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
This course provides students with skills to create, implement and execute successful business strategies. It begins with the definition of the institution's key objectives and mission statement. It discusses the effective use of information technology, globalization and legal, ethical and social responsibility issues. Students will develop or analyze a strategic plan for a new or existing organization or subunit. Prerequisite: MGT 545. 3 credits.

HCM/OM 651 PROJECT MANAGEMENT                   

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
This course presents project management in a holistic, balanced perspective. The importance of both the technical and behavioral aspects of project management is recognized. The major issues encountered domestically and abroad are addressed. The students are provided a road map for managing any type of project, including those relating to: information technology, healthcare, government and business. The course methodology focuses on the application of course concepts via exercises and case studies. Teamwork provides the framework for learning. Prerequisite: HCM 532 (for MBA in HCM/HIS students only). 3 credits.

HCM 560 HEALTH CARE SERVICES AND SYSTEMS       

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
This course describes the changes in the components of the U.S. health care systems including historic and current factors influencing the delivery and provision of health care services and products. Particular attention is paid to political and social forces that are responsible for those changes. Prerequisite: HA 481 and CHA 430 or NU 450. 3 credits.

HCM 641 HEALTH CARE FINANCE AND REIMBURSEMENT       

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
This course focuses on the financial drivers of the U.S. health care system. Particular emphasis will be given to how the unique features of the American health care system’s financial condition and reimbursement methodologies are shaped by public policy, market forces, medical innovation, and demographic factors. Understanding and transforming financial metrics into management reports will be fully explored. Prerequisites: HA 481 and CHA 496, and CHA 430 or NU 450. 3 credits.

HCM 660 HEALTH CARE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT           

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
This course focuses on managing organizations that deliver health services and products. Health service managers must be prepared to confront change—a constant in this environment. Emphasis is placed on both present and future trends, and a case study approach is utilized. Prerequisite: HCM 560. 3 credits.

HCM 680 HEALTH CARE STRATEGIC PLANNING           

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
This course focuses on the rapid growth and the changing environment of health care organizations, both for-profits and not-for-profits, and strategic leadership, which is essential for success. Health care managers will be taught how to develop a strategic management plan, including the dynamics of the environment and the methods required to position their organizations for success. Prerequisite: HCM 560. 3 credits.

HRM 645 STAFFING AND EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT       

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
This course is designed to provide a detailed analysis of the utilization of employees within the organization by focusing on the selection and placement of employees and the development of those employees throughout their careers. Specific attention will be placed on the development of specific employment, staffing, retention, training and development programs and how these affect the individual as well as the achievement of the organization's overall strategic objectives. Prerequisite: HRM 550. 3 credits.

HRM 665 EMPLOYMENT LAW               

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
This course is designed to provide an overview of private sector fair employment practices laws and other employment laws that impact the workplace. Students will become acquainted with those various laws and understand how to apply the legal principles learned to the day-to-day activities in the human resources function of an organization. Prerequisite: HRM 550. 3 credits.

HRM 685 COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS MANAGEMENT           

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
This course is designed to acquaint the students with compensation and benefits programs as they relate to human resources programs within organizations. Students will investigate compensation and benefits issues as they are addressed by society as a whole and utilized within organizations. Prerequisite: HRM 550. 3 credits.

PREREQUISITES

BUS 100 PROCESS OF MANAGEMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
An introduction to the business decision-making process through the study of the theory and practice of management. The manager’s tasks — planning, organizing, directing and controlling — are reviewed through reading and case studies. The student is introduced to the concept of strategic planning and in line with today’s emphasis on productivity, particular attention is paid to human resources and motivation. Not to be taken by students who have taken HA 481. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits.

BUS 130 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
An introduction to the study of management theory concerning human behavior in formal organizations. The student is given the opportunity to test theories through the analysis and discussion of a series of case studies. Suggested antecedent course: BUS 100 or HA 481. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits.

BUS/ECO 222 STATISTICS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
Collection and tabulation of statistical data. Simple correlation and regression analysis. Probability. Random variables. Normal distribution. Sampling and sampling distributions. Statistical inference. Use of Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet program, integrated into the course. Accounting majors only. Prerequisite: MAT 113 or MAT 200. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits.

BUS/ECO 226 MICROECONOMICS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
Marginal analysis of demand and supply, the individual firm and market microstructure. Consumer behavior and producer behavior. Alternative models of price determination and profit maximation. The relation between input and output markets. Prerequisite: BUS 120. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits.

CHA 430 HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEM

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
An in-depth study of the organization of the U.S. health care delivery system. Special attention is given to practices and problems affecting providers and consumers of health care. Recent changes in the financing mechanisms and their impact on distribution of services are discussed. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits.

COM 140 MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS I

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
This course is designed as an introductory course to provide the background necessary for the effective use of microcomputers. The emphasis is on the major applications of microcomputers: word processing, relational databases, spreadsheets and the use of the Internet. The course includes hands-on experience with common applications software as well as an introduction to computer hardware. No previous computer related experience necessary. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits.

ACC 200 FUNDAMENTALS OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
This course is an introduction to the field of accounting and to the development and use of financial accounting information in the business world. This course emphasizes accounting techniques and procedures, accounting theory and interpretation and use of accounting information. Topics include financial statements preparation, merchandising accounting, systems and controls, financial assets, plant assets, corporate accounting and financial statement analysis. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits.

ACC 211 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
A continuation of the study of accounting principles used in the preparation of financial statements. The course also covers the statement of Cash Flows and analysis of financial statements. Prerequisite: ACC 110. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits.

HA 481 HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
An overview course dealing with health care management. Included in the course are such topics as effective management, supervision, organizational structures, decision making, personnel and staffing, performance appraisal, finance, budgets, fiscal operations, facilities maintenance and services distribution and control. State codes and accreditation standards are reviewed. Not to be taken by students who have taken BUS 100. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits.

MAT 151 FUNDAMENTALS OF STATISTICS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
An introduction to statistics, including probability, sampling distributions, correlations, predictions and hypothesis testing. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits.

NU 430 NURSING LEADERSHIP

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
This course includes a study of theories of leadership, organizational behavior and planned change. Emphasis is placed on decision making. Nursing leadership in traditional and unstructured health care settings is explored. The student examines values and ethical issues, as well as socioeconomic and public policy issues affecting nursing and health care delivery. Prerequisites: NU 350, PSY 150. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits.

CHA 496 HEALTH CARE FINANCE AND ECONOMICS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus 
The course covers analysis of the financial health of health care institutions (globally and facility-specific), financial statements, capital and operating budget techniques, DRGs and RUGs and inventory management. The role of the government in regulation and planning is explored, as are changes in reimbursement methodology and payment systems, including HMOs and PPOs. In addition, the course will provide an overview of the economics of the health care system including supply and demand concepts as they relate to the provision of health care services, cost behavior, cost and production functions and comparative health systems. Duplicative of HA 497 Financial Management in Health Care Institutions. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits.

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