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Management

GBM 100 Introduction to American Business (Fall, Spring)
A survey of American business. The student is given an overview of business formation, management origins, and the functional relationships of marketing, finance, personnel, systems analysis and production of the organization and its environment.

Note: Students who are pursuing a degree in Business Management must receive a grade of "C" or better in this course.
4 credits

GBM 101 Principles of Management (Fall, Spring, Summer)
An introduction to the basic theory and practice of management. Examination of the managerial functions of planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling, and analysis of environmental influences on decision-making. Students will use micro-computer programs for business applications.
Prerequisite: GBM 100. 3 credits

GBM 202 Organizational Theory and Behavior (Fall, Spring)
An examination of theories, concepts, and research findings emerging from the various disciplines that study individual and group behavior within organizational systems. Important topics include: work motivation, leadership and social influence, satisfaction, job performance, performance appraisal, group dynamics, communication, and current issues of particular interest.
Prerequisite: GBM 101. 3 credits

GBM 213 Business Law I (Fall, Spring)
Fundamental principles of law of contracts, contracts of guaranty and surety-ship, and the law of sales and secured transactions under the Uniform Commercial Code; the relationship of principal and agent and that of employer and employee; personal property, and bankruptcy.
Prerequisite: GBM 101. 3 credits

GBM 214 Business Law II (Fall, Spring)
Organizational structure of business entitles, such as partnerships, joint ventures and corporation, and the functions and operation of each of these business entities, including government regulation of the employment relationship. Creditor and debtor's rights are examined and analyzed from both a theoretical and practical viewpoint. This includes focus on the laws of surety ship, secured transactions under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, the law of Commercial Paper under Article 3 and 4 of the Uniform Commercial Code and the law of Bankruptcy and the Bankruptcy Code.
Prerequisite: GBM 213. 3 credits

GBM 224 Human Resource Management (Fall, Spring)
Management and development of personnel, recruitment, selection, and training of employees. Management techniques and productivity factors including fringe benefits, profit-sharing, employee management-labor relations; current theories of human resources
Prerequisite: GBM 101. 3 credits


GBM 310 Multinational Business Management (upon request)
Detailed examination of the economic, cultural, political, and legal environment of multinational business, beginning with a historical review of the growth of international business and the development of institutions such as the IMF, World Bank, and the WTO. Particular emphasis is placed on the role of the European Union and emerging markets. The strategy and structure, and the financial environment, of international business and the mechanisms through which international capital markets operate are discussed. The final phase of the course deals with international business functions, including international marketing, human resources, accounting, and finance.
Prerequisites: GBM 101 and GBK 101. 3 credits

GBM 317 The Social and Governmental Environment of Business (Fall, Spring)
A study of the environment of business decision-making. Issues are examined in the context of interrelated legal, social, ethical, and political trends affecting business, as well as from the Jewish perspective on business ethics. Deals with governmental regulation in the areas of occupational health and safety, environmental and consumer protection, and anti-trust activity.
Prerequisite: GBM 101 and either GBE 101 or GBE 102. 3 credits
Note: Credit will not be given for both GBM 317 and GPH 230.

GBM 320 Entrepreneurship and Management of Small Businesses (Fall)
Emphasizes entrepreneurship and successful small business management. Includes legal forms of ownership, franchises, commercial and governmental sponsors, starting or buying a small business, developing and writing a business plan, strategic planning, accounting, and financial considerations. Also covers purchasing and vendor analysis, production and inventory control, risk and insurance planning, human resource management, and marketing and sales. Includes using the computer, and advanced technologies to gain a competitive edge. Special focus on international opportunities for small business.
Prerequisite: GBM 101. 3 credits

GBM 400 Topics in Management (upon request)
Study of selected topics in Management.
Prerequisite: GBE 101. 1-4 credits

GBM 420 Internet Research Methods for Business (upon request)
The foundations of Internet research. A basic understanding of research will be emphasized followed by a detailed description and comparison of many research mechanisms available over the Internet. Topics such as the differences between search engines, online library-based research, and methods of research will be analyzed.
Prerequisites: GBF 101, GBM 101, and GCO 120. 3 credits

GBM 422 Management of Human Service Agencies (Fall)
An examination of the structure and function of human service organizations. Issues addressed include: power and authority, leadership, communications, decision making, organizational roles, stress and burnout, resource allocation, staff-client and board-staff relationships, organization linkages and environments, and organization.
Prerequisite: GBM 101. 3 credits

GBM 481 Independent Study in Management (upon request)
Description same as GBE 481. 3 credits



GBM 493 Business Policy
(Fall, Spring, Summer)
An integrated capstone course focusing on application of case studies to the nature, functions and activities of actual businesses, analyzing objectives, policies, and performance in relation to the outside environment. Emphasis is placed on ethical aspects of decision-making. Case studies are used to develop analytical skills. Knowledge and techniques developed in earlier courses are applied in this course.
Prerequisite: Senior standing. 3 credits


GBM 498 Internship in Management (Fall, Spring)
Seniors may register for academic credit for field experience with business or government agencies in the greater New York area, under the supervision of a faculty member.
Prerequisites: Senior status, a GPA of 2.5 in the major, departmental permission. 3 credits


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