Fall Course Descriptions

All residency courses have three mandatory onsite meetings and an online Moodle component.

The mandatory Saturday onsite meeting dates for 2019: Sept. 21, Oct. 19 and Nov. 16.

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HRMS 3010 Advanced, liberal
4 credits, Gen. Ed. - N/A
Faculty: Nadine Wedderburn

This course will examine the issues, challenges, and opportunities presented by diversity in the workplace.  Issues related to employee diversity, in terms of gender, race/ethnicity, career development, and cultural background are emphasized. The objective is to broaden student’s perspectives about the dynamics of diversity and to help them work more effectively in diverse workplace environments. Diversity is a workplace characteristic; inclusion is a workplace value. The course examines ways in which the organization benefits from an environment that values, welcomes and includes all employees.

Prerequisites: Principles of Management or management knowledge acquired through workplace or other types of organizational experiences.

Meets Gen Ed requirements?
no

ECON 2005 Intro, liberal
4 credits, Gen. Ed. - Social Sciences
Faculty: Duncan RyanMann

This course provides an overview of micro and macro economic issues.  In microeconomics students examine individual decision-making in firms and households and the way they interact in markets.  In the macroeconomic portion of the course students learn about the aggregate economy including GDP, inflation, growth, unemployment and interest rates.  Major macroeconomic policies and policy issues are considered.

This 4-credit micro and macro economics course covers a more limited range of topics than are included in either the 6- credit version of this course or the 4-credit courses in microeconomics and macroeconomics.

Prerequisites: An understanding of graphs and basic mathematical concepts.

Students should not take this course if they already have taken either microeconomics or macroeconomics. If students need a full course in microeconomics and macroeconomics they should either take the 6-credit version of this course or take both microeconomics (4-credits) and macroeconomics (4-credits). This 4-credit micro and macro economics course covers a more limited range of topics than are included in either the 6 credit version of this course or the 4-credit courses in microeconomics and macroeconomics.

Meets Gen Ed requirements?
yes, social sciences

ECON 2010 Intro, liberal
6 credits, Gen. Ed. - Social Sciences
Faculty: Duncan RyanMann

This course provides an overview of micro and macro economic issues. In microeconomics students examine individual decision-making in firms and households and the way they interact in markets. In the macroeconomics portion of the course students learn about the aggregate economy including GDP, inflation, growth, unemployment and interest rates.  Major macroeconomic policies and policy issues are considered.

This course is appropriate for students who need at least three credits of microeconomics and three credits of macroeconomics in their degrees.  This course covers all of the material in the four credit version of Micro and Macro Economics plus additional topics and issues in both micro and macro economics that are not covered in the four credit version of the course. This course provides less comprehensive coverage of microeconomics or macroeconomics than the separate 4-credit courses in microeconomics and macroeconomics.

Prerequisites: An understanding of graphs and basic mathematical concepts.

Students should not take this course if they already have taken either microeconomics or macroeconomics. This course is appropriate for students who need at least three credits of microeconomics and three credits of macroeconomics in their degrees.

This course covers all of the material in the four credit version of micro and macro economics plus additional topics and issues in both micro and macro economics that are not covered in the four credit version of the course.  This course provides less comprehensive coverage of microeconomics or macroeconomics than the separate 4-credit courses in microeconomics and macroeconomics.

Meets Gen Ed requirements?
yes, social sciences

MGMT 3025 Advanced, non-liberal
4 credits, Gen. Ed. - N/A
Faculty: Joseph Garcia

This course explores the theory and practice of effective leadership.  Some of the topics students will explore include leadership theories, the nature of managing and leading, behavioral indicators of leadership and the complex nature of power and influence within organizations

This course was previously BME-214624  Managerial Leadership.

Meets Gen Ed requirements?
no

*Offered as both BUSN and MGIS

MGIS 3010 Advanced, nonliberal
BUSN 3122 Advanced, nonliberal
4 credits, Gen. Ed. - N/A
Faculty: Mete Cetiner

In this course, students explore the impact of advances in information technology in the context of organizational decision making and the potential of an effective management information system to contribute to organizational learning, to be a source of competitive advantage, and to assist an organization competing in a global arena. By exploring systems from a managerial and organizational perspective, students will develop the capacity to examine the interactions among people, technology, and processes and recommend solutions to complex business problems.

Prerequisites: Management Principles or equivalent.

Students should have a basic understanding of computers along with a fundamental understanding of computer use in an organizational environment. In addition, students should have an understanding of basic management principles. This can be gained through a course such as Management Principles or equivalent knowledge through professional experience.

Meets Gen Ed requirements?
no

MGMT 3060 Advanced, nonliberal
4 credits, Gen. Ed - N/A
Faculty: Sewon Kim

This course in organizational behavior (OB) explores the sociological and psychological foundations of behavior in organizations and seeks to understand how the behavior exhibited by individuals and groups affects organizational structures, processes, and ultimately, performance and effectiveness. This course focuses on the core concepts, theories, and methods of human and of organizational behavior. Its main objective is to analyze, understand, and manage the development of complex and multifaceted contemporary organizational behavior. Topics include the changing environment of organization, foundation of individual behavior, motivation, communication, conflict and negotiation, power, politics, organizational justice, leadership, decision making and problem solving, organization culture, and organization change and development.  This course meets the understanding people in an organizational context area of study guidelines for students in the business, management and economics area.

Prerequisites: Principles of Management or Equivalent knowledge.

Meets Gen Ed requirements?
no

COMM 1030 Intro, liberal
4 credits, Gen. Ed. - Basic Communication
Faculty: Cynthia Bates

Public Speaking provides students with an overview of the inner workings of speech making. Students will investigate the basic elements of a speech, ways to write, conduct, and evaluate speeches, the impact and responsibilities of public speaking, the necessity of considering an audience’s specific needs, and ways to increase comfort while speaking in front of a group. Concepts of speaking, listening, and performing are considered and applied. in this course, students will create and conduct different types of speeches that are tailored to the specific needs of an audience. This course was previously CUL-222614

Meets Gen Ed requirements?
yes, basic communication

INFT 3040 Advanced, nonliberal
4 credits, Gen. Ed. - N/A
Faculty: Mete Cetiner

In this course, students will learn about different social media technologies and explore the role of such technologies in helping organizations support not only their day-to-day business operations, but also management-level strategic decisions. They will learn about how to govern organizations to help them become truly social and effectively connect with today’s social customers. Students will also gain an in-depth understanding of a series of transformations that need to take place in organizations including establishing new positions, empowering existing employees, and forming cross-functional teams to help those organizations successfully build, maintain, and improve their presence on social platforms. Students should have an understanding of basic management principles.

Meets Gen Ed requirements?
no

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Lori McCaffrey
Residency Specialist
Central New York Center

518-783-6203