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INMGT- 100 Introduction To Management (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Survey of management focusing on changes, challenges, opportunities, and management's role in business and industry. Management program advisement, course sequence and job opportunities.

For B.S. in Management majors only.

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INMGT- 120 Quality Concepts (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
An introduction to quality, quality systems, and quality management through a survey of the various philosophies, principles, techniques and procedures used by various organizations and/or managers to assure customer satisfaction of product and/or service.

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INMGT- 149 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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INMGT- 200 Production And Operations Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
A broad analytical "systems" viewpoint is used to develop competency in product and services operations management decision-making and problem solving in a contemporary setting.

Prerequisites: take STAT-130, STAT-320 or STAT-330

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INMGT- 210 Service Operations Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Examination of the environment in which services operate. The design of service delivery systems is addressed from the perspective of both customer participation and operations efficiency.

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INMGT- 220 Service Quality Assurance (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Determination of goals, management systems, and implementation methodologies for all aspects of service organization quality assurance.

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INMGT- 249 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved posiiton to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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INMGT- 298 Field Experience (1.00 - 2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Off-campus work and study in an approved position to better understand business and industrial concepts and practices.
Department consent

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INMGT- 299 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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INMGT- 300 Engineering Economy (2.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Source and application of funds: cost control, valuation, depreciation, replacement theory and taxation.

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INMGT- 301 Seminar (1.00 - 2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
(Title will reflect specific business or management content.) Current topics in business and industrial management to meet specific needs of students enrolled.

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INMGT- 302 Seminar (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Elements of time management, strategies and techniques in industrial and business environments. Analysis of time use by all levels of management.

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INMGT- 303 Introduction to Leadership Praxis (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Assessment of leadership skills/characteristics, leading to understanding of integrative leadership, and including increased capacity for civic engagement, social justice action, and ethical decision making.

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INMGT- 305 Resource Planning And Materials Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Principles and techniques for planning and managing materials and resources within organizations and throughout a supply chain. Topics covered include resource and material planning, forecasting, master planning, materials requirements planning, capacity management, purchasing, inventory management, distribution options, supply chain management, and various operational management techniques.

Prerequisites: take INMGT-200, STAT-130, or STAT-320

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INMGT- 314 Manufacturing Enterprise Practicum (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Creation, planning, organizing, directing, staffing and controlling of a value-added manufacturing enterprise, including supply chain management; manufacturing, marketing and distribution of a product.

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INMGT- 320 Quality Tools (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Practical and statistical quality control in design and use of Quality Assurance Programs: Quality Engineering, Manufacturing Quality Assurance and Product Quality Assurance.

Prerequisite: take STAT-130

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INMGT- 325 Quality Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Provides the managerial and technical knowledge necessary to prepare, document, manage, and evaluate quality systems from beginning design through system operation and post-delivery customer services within a product or service environment.

Prerequisite: take INMGT-200 or INMGT-210 or INMGT-335

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INMGT- 335 Lean Manufacturing Systems (4.00 cr.)
Global Perspective
Repeatable: No
Introduction to production/operations management and lean manufacturing system design for engineers. Emphasis is given to analysis and design of production systems, facility layout, and globalization.

Prerequisite: take STAT-330

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INMGT- 349 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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INMGT- 350 Facilities Planning (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Study of facilities location, structure, and planning for efficient layout and material handling systems.

Prerequisite: take INMGT-200

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INMGT- 365 Project Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Planning, scheduling, and control of technical projects. Topics covered include activity identification, network diagrams, scheduling, PERT/CPM, cost analysis, resource management, and computer control.

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INMGT- 397 Field Experience (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No

Department consent

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INMGT- 398 Field Experience (1.00 - 2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Off-campus work and study in an approved position to better understand business and industrial concepts and practices.
Department consent

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INMGT- 399 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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INMGT- 400 Organizational Leadership (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Addresses the leader's role in accomplishing organizational objectives through the management and development of followers. Concepts of organizational and individual behavior serve as a foundation for the development of leadership skills such as communication, motivation, leading, team building, building credibility, and conflict management.

Must be Senior level or higher

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INMGT- 403 Leadership Praxis (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Synthesis of leadership skills/characteristics, leading to understanding of integrative leadership, and including increased capacity for civic engagement, social justice action, and ethical decision making.

Prerequisites: Take INMGT-303

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INMGT- 405 Resource Planning And Materials Management Practicum (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Provides students with specific skills in managerial techniques for planning, scheduling and controlling resources in manufacturing and service organizations. This course focuses on the first two of the five required APICS exams that lead to certification as a Certified in Production and Inventory Manager (CPIM).

Prerequisite: take INMGT-305

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INMGT- 410 Six Sigma Quality Improvement Methods (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Overview of Six Sigma quality improvement applications. Application of scientific methods to improve quality of products, service, processes, and management systems.

Prerequisites: take INMGT-320 and INMGT-325

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INMGT- 414 Leadership Practicum (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Practical application of leadership principles in an enterprise.
Instructor's consent

Prerequisites: Must be concurrently enrolled in INMGT-314 and obtain consent of instructor.

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INMGT- 415 Inclusivity in Leadership (3.00 cr.)
Racial & Ethnic Studies Category B
Repeatable: No
An examination of leadership dynamics for but not limited to women, people of color and other underrepresented populations including approaches to leading, communicating, and developing inclusive organizations.

Prerequisites: take SOC-110 and either INMGT-400 or BUMGT-304

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INMGT- 416 People Process Culture (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
A study of high performing people process culture organizations integrating sociology, applied psychology, and organization behavior subject matter areas.

Prerequisites: take BUMGT-304, and take either PSYC-382 or INMGT-400

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INMGT- 420 Quality Assurance--Practicum (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Application of principles and techniques learned in INMGT-320, as part of Professional Semester/ Manufacturing Laboratory.

Prerequisites: take INMGT-320 and INMGT-325

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INMGT- 422 Quality Engineering (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Practical and statistical engineering methods to improve quality and design in a manufacturing environment.

STAT-330 or higher level Statistics

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INMGT- 425 Planned Experimentation For Quality Improvement (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Quality improvement through planned experimentation that focuses on product realization activities which consist of new product design and formulation, manufacturing process development and improvement.

Prerequisite: take INMGT-422

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INMGT- 430 Employee Involvement: Work Teams (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Background and history of employee involvement, teams as a method of employee involvement, analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of different team structures and the planning processes used to implement team structures, analysis of situational variables used to help design the best team approach for an organization, the support systems needed to maintain teams, phases of team development, facilitation skills, and team problem-solving methods.

Must be Senior level or higher

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INMGT- 435 Facilities and Material Handling Systems Design (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Lean manufacturing facility design for engineers. Emphasis is given to product flow data collection and analysis, design of production systems, material handling systems, facility layout, and globalization.

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INMGT- 440 Lean Enterprise (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Principles of lean techniques, justification of lean systems, how lean systems are scheduled, and cost analysis of a lean environment.

Prerequisite: take INMGT-200

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INMGT- 449 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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INMGT- 450 Maintenance Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Organization and management of fixed asset maintenance systems including organizational structures, work control systems, computerized maintenance management systems, preventative and predictive maintenance, energy systems analysis and human resource utilization.

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INMGT- 460 Industrial Management Capstone (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Principles and methods of analyzing and solving industrial problems; application through case studies, management games and special problems. Emphasis on emerging techniques and issues in industry.

Must be Senior level or higher

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INMGT- 462 Global Manufacturing Study Tour (2.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Global Perspective
Repeatable: No
Visit global sites to understand the current state of product design, manufacturing, and distribution in both developed and developing countries. Learn how to develop supplier, manufacturing, and distribution systems in a global setting.

Must be Senior level or higher

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INMGT- 475 Advanced Project Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Advanced planning, control, and leadership of technical projects and programs. Topics covered include: project and program justification, project management maturity and methods, multiple project or portfolio management, project management in multinational cultures, virtual project teams, requirements definition, and outsourcing.

Prerequisites: take INMGT-365 or AEC-471

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INMGT- 489 Business And Industrial Intern (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Off-campus work and study in student's area of concentration; approved salaried position with cooperating company for a semester or summer session.
Department consent

Must be Junior level or higher

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INMGT- 496 Innovation Management (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Self-paced study on innovation management to determine how to commercialize the student's new product innovation. Topics include intellectual property, market research, prototyping, and business plans.

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INMGT- 497 Field Experience (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No

Department consent

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INMGT- 498 Field Experience (1.00 - 2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Off-campus work and study in an approved position to better understand business and industrial concepts and practices.
Department consent

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INMGT- 499 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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INMGT- 500 Engineering Economy (2.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Source and application of funds: cost control, valuation, depreciation, replacement theory and taxation.

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INMGT- 501 Seminar (1.00 - 2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
(Title will reflect specific business or management content.) Current topics in business and industrial management to meet specific needs of students enrolled.

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INMGT- 502 Seminar (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Elements of time management, strategies and techniques in industrial and business environments. Analysis of time use by all levels of management.

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INMGT- 505 Resource Planning And Materials Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Principles and techniques for planning and managing materials and resources within organizations and throughout a supply chain. Topics covered include resource and material planning, forecasting, master planning, materials requirements planning, capacity management, purchasing, inventory management, distribution options, supply chain management, and various operational management techniques.

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INMGT- 514 Manufacturing Enterprise Practicum (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Creation, planning, organizing, directing, staffing and controlling of a value-added manufacturing enterprise, including supply chain management; manufacturing, marketing and distribution of a product.

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INMGT- 520 Quality Tools (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Practical and statistical quality control in design and use of Quality Assurance Programs: Quality Engineering, Manufacturing Quality Assurance and Product Quality Assurance.

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INMGT- 525 Quality Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Provides the managerial and technical knowledge necessary to prepare, document, manage, and evaluate quality systems from beginning design through system operation and post-delivery customer services within a product or service environment.

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INMGT- 535 Lean Manufacturing Systems (4.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Introduction to production/operations management and lean manufacturing system design for engineers. Emphasis is given to analysis and design of production systems, facility layout, and globalization.

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INMGT- 550 Facilities Planning (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Study of facilities location, structure, and planning for efficient layout and material handling systems.

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INMGT- 565 Project Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Planning, scheduling, and control of technical projects. Topics covered include activity identification, network diagrams, scheduling, PERT/CPM, cost analysis, resource management, and computer control.

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INMGT- 600 Organizational Leadership (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Addresses the leader's role in accomplishing organizational objectives through the management and development of followers. Concepts of organizational and individual behavior serve as a foundation for the development of leadership skills such as communication, motivation, leading, team building, building credibility, and conflict management.

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INMGT- 605 Resource Planning And Materials Management Practicum (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Provides students with specific skills in managerial techniques for planning, scheduling and controlling resources in manufacturing and service organizations. This course focuses on the first two of the five required APICS exams that lead to certification as a Certified in Production and Inventory Manager (CPIM).

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INMGT- 610 Six Sigma Quality Improvement Methods (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Overview of Six Sigma quality improvement applications. Application of scientific methods to improve quality of products, service, processes, and management systems.

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INMGT- 615 Inclusivity in Leadership (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
An examination of leadership dynamic for but not limited to women, people of color, and other underrepresented populations including approaches to leading, communicating, and developing inclusive organizations.

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INMGT- 616 People Process Culture (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
A study of high performing people process culture organizations integrating sociology, applied psychology, and organization behavior subject matter areas.

Prerequisite: take either INMGT-600 or PSYC-582

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INMGT- 620 Quality Assurance--Practicum (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Application of principles and techniques learned in INMGT-520, as part of Professional Semester/ Manufacturing Laboratory.

Prerequisites: take INMGT-520 and INMGT-525

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INMGT- 622 Quality Engineering (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Practical and statistical engineering methods to improve quality and design in a manufacturing environment.

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INMGT- 625 Planned Experimentation For Quality Improvement (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Quality improvement through planned experimentation that focuses on product realization activities which consist of new product design and formulation, manufacturing process development and improvement.

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INMGT- 630 Employee Involvements: Work Teams (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Background and history of employee involvement, teams as a method of employee involvement, analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of different team structures and the planning processes used to implement team structures, analysis of situational variables used to help design the best team approach for an organization, the suppport systems needed to maintain teams, phases of team development, facilitation skills, and team problem-solving methods.

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INMGT- 640 Lean Enterprise (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Principles of lean techniques, justification of lean systems, how lean systems are scheduled, and cost analysis of a lean environment.

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INMGT- 660 Industrial Management (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Principles and methods of analyzing and solving industrial problems; application through case studies, management games and special problems.

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INMGT- 662 Global Manufacturing Study Tour (2.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Visit global sites to understand the current state of product design, manufacturing, and distribution in both developed and developing countries. Learn how to develop supplier, manufacturing, and distribution systems in a global setting.

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INMGT- 675 Advanced Project Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Advanced planning, control, and leadership of technical projects and programs. Topics covered include: project and program justification, project management maturity and methods, multiple project or portfolio management, project management in multinational cultures, virtual project teams, requirements definition, and outsourcing.

Prerequisite: take INMGT-565

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INMGT- 700 Organizational Research Methods (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Quantitative and qualitative approaches to organizational and industrial research. Application of appropriate research tools to understand interpersonal relationships, analyze and design jobs, organizations and systems. This course should be taken the next to last semester in a student's coursework. Development of a research proposal that may be used to complete master's level field project/thesis.

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INMGT- 705 Enterprise Resource Planning (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Planning and management of material flow and production activities. Topics include forecasting, sales and operations planning,demand management, master production scheduling, material requirements planning, production execution, lean systems and how ERP software serves to reinforce the interconnectedness of operations with the other business functional areas.

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INMGT- 710 Seminar In Operations Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Current concepts essential to achieving excellence in global operations and supply management. Current theory and practice of operation of engineering, marketing, manufacturing, financial administration and industrial relations aspects of industry with a focus on globalization and international management.

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INMGT- 712 Operational Disruption Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
The importance of being able to recognize and manage operational and supply disruptions.Topics include: identification and mitigation of technology and supply disruptions, ethical considerations, cost implications and recovery planning.

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INMGT- 715 Organizational Consulting (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Introduction to the field of organizational consulting. Practical approaches using an interactive process to help individuals and organizations develop more rapidly and produce more satisfying results. Develop proficiencies in a range of skills required to practice consulting.

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INMGT- 718 Advanced Quality Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Compare and contrast the philosophical frameworks advocated by celebrated quality experts such as Deming, Juran, and Crosby. The role of leadership will be related to strategic planning and quality improvement. Metrics will be analyzed as to how their use can lead to quality and business performance improvements.

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INMGT- 730 Advanced Technical Problems--Industrial Management (2.00 - 6.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Advanced study in industrial management, management control, product development or process and facility planning. Recent developments, advanced technical work, experimental work and technical reports. A specific problem area for study in this course must be identified by the student prior to registering for this course.
Department consent

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INMGT- 735 Problems in Operations and Supply Management (2.00 - 4.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Identification, selection and completion of a problem in operations and supply management culminating in a Plan B paper.

For M.S. in Operations and Supply Management or Technology Management students only

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INMGT- 740 Decision Modeling (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Application of quantitative methodology in industrial decision making. Topics include mathematical modeling, optimization algorithms, linear programming applications, integer programming application, non-linear programming applications, and simulation.

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INMGT- 745 Advanced Manufacturing Simulation (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Theory and practice of simulation modeling of manufacturing systems. Theoretical aspects include types of simulation language, data distribution goodness-of-fit, warm-up and run length determination, statistical output analysis, optimization, and variance reduction. Models will be developed, run, animated, and analyzed using a high-level simulation language.
Instructor's consent

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INMGT- 749 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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INMGT- 750 Organization Development (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
A blend of theory, evidence based research, and practice, developing students as leaders of organizational change. Learn skills specific to the field: theories and models, the process, research, and application of organization development principles. Develop and lead strategic change initiatives to enable organizations to be competitive.

Prerequisite: take either INMGT-400 or INMGT-600

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INMGT- 765 Program Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Planning, control, and leadership of technical projects and programs. Justification, scheduling, risk management, cost analysis, resource management, program control, information technology, and multiple-project management.

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INMGT- 797 Field Experience (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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INMGT- 799 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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