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Instructor: Joshua Daspit

MGT 3360. Studies in Entrepreneurship.

Students gain personal insights into entrepreneurship as entrepreneurs describe their contributions, reveal the sources of ideas, and discover ways of growth and success. Includes starting and managing businesses as well as ownership forms, sources of funds, location analysis, facility requirements, management, marketing, and feasibility plans.

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

 

Instructor: Arthur Konopaske

MGT 5318. Cross-Cultural Management.

The global environment requires sensitivity to and the adaptation of leadership and management skills and practices, and the culture-bound differences in workplace behavior and attitudes. Explores how differences in cultural core values shape behavior and attitudes of workers, managerial colleagues, and negotiating partners. (MULT) Prerequisites: B A 5351 with a grade of "C" or better.

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours. 
Course Attribute(s): Multicultural Content
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MGT 5333. Problems in Business Administration.

The student is here given the opportunity to work in the field of his special interest, particularly in the subjects of accounting, business law, marketing, statistics, finance, and insurance. The course will be conducted by conferences between the student and instructors concerned. Problems will be assigned as nearly as possible for the needs of the individual student.

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours. 
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

 

Instructor: Jana Minifie

MGT 4353. Integrative Field Project.

Students work directly with entrepreneurs to research projects and recommend solutions. May involve providing business development assistance to entrepreneurs. Students may work individually or in teams. Project results are summarized in a comprehensive written report and a formal oral presentation. Prerequisite: MGT 3360 with a grade of "D" or better and instructor approval.

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours. 
Course Attribute(s): Dif Tui- Business Admin|Writing Intensive
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

 

Instructor: Denise Smart

MGT 5313. Strategic Management.

An integrative approach to policy formulation and administration (decision making) to achieve organization objectives. Should be taken the last semester of student’s MBA program. Prerequisite: ACC 5361 and FIN 5387 and MKT 5321 and QMST 5334 all with grades of "C" or better.

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

 

Instructor: Alexis Stokes

MGT 5333. Problems in Business Administration.

The student is here given the opportunity to work in the field of his special interest, particularly in the subjects of accounting, business law, marketing, statistics, finance, and insurance. The course will be conducted by conferences between the student and instructors concerned. Problems will be assigned as nearly as possible for the needs of the individual student.

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours. 
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MGT 5333:  Problems in Business Management

This course will take participants through market validation of a potential STEM based business opportunity. Participants can work on their own business concept or with one that is provided by the facilitator. This is a team based, project-based course.  Participants will learn through hands-on real-world experiential learning.  MW 9:30-10:50am, McCoy 333

 

Why this class? Because it is a non-traditional course, that is:

  • Real world, hands-on, and immersive learning experience
  • Provides cohort participant with needed skills on how to transform innovative ideas into successful products and services
  • Skills acquired include:
    • Market validation
    • Customer discovery process
    • Lean-startup process
    • Interpersonal skill development

 

What previous participants have said:

I can apply knowledge based on this project to future businesses, such as how to work and apply social media to business.

I will carry the skills I have learned in this class long into my career, and I'm sure it will allow me to perform at a higher level in whatever profession I enter.

I can be a better leader and team member through the experience I gained this semester

Best class I’ve ever had.  Hands-on, no boring lectures. Actually, applying what I’ve learned instead of taking exams.

For more information, please contact Dr. Jana Minifie, jm13@txstate.edu.