Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5182. Motivating Individuals and Teams

1.50 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to MBA students, others with consent. Not open to students who have passed BLAW 5182.

Grading Basis: Graded

Development and improvement of "people skills" as they relate to managing individuals and teams in organizations. Prepares students to understand how to best organize and motivate the human capital of the firm, how to solve problems effectively, influence the actions of individuals and lead successful teams. Topics include personality, perceptions and perceptual distortions, decision making, developing a motivational climate and effective incentive systems, creative problem solving, managing conflict and negotiations, designing and managing diverse teams and team processes. Through the use of experiential exercises and role-playing, participants are given a "hands-on" opportunity to practice and refine their management skills as well as to gain significant insight into their own strengths and weaknesses as a manager. Formerly offered as MGMT 5182.

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