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Bennett, Douglas P Instructor

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  • BUSM 3031 - Business Leadership
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2021
    This course is about leaders, leading and you. It is designed to help you think broadly about leadership and prepare you for leadership positions in a variety of careers. The course introduces management theories and how to apply them in the real world. We also engage in conversations about how generation shifts, technology changes, and recent economic and political trends influence the workplace. To translate theoretical concepts into practice, we use a mix of learning activities to ultimately provide useful guidelines for how best to lead throughout your career.
  • MBAC 6003 - Foundations of Leadership
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020 / Spring 2021 / Summer 2021
    Focuses on leadership theories and concepts, including individual and organizational elements in different leadership situations. Explores leadership principles, values, and ethical boundaries, why leaders lose their way and how to avoid derailment. Engages students in developing a leadership brand.
  • MBAX 6500 - Management of Organizational Change
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
    Explores ways to improve organizations to meet demands of changing environments. Emphasizes theoretical framework and models of organization change, barriers to implementing change and ways to overcome them, and the roles of the change agent and/or consultant.
  • MBAX 6530 - Negotiating and Conflict Management
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Fall 2021
    Explores and builds skills for conflict management and negotiation problems faced by managers (e.g., dealing with subordinates, peers, superiors, or clients). Content is relevant to all MBA students, especially those interested in management, accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, and marketing.
  • MBAX 6531 - Negotiations
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
    Practice the art and science of successful negotiations. Provides students high interaction with businesses and entrepreneurs.
  • MBAX 6560 - Executive Leadership
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Examines organizational leadership from the executive perspective, including private and public sector firms, and non-profits. Studies how executives lead change and innovation, interact with the top management team, and deal with the board of directors Topics include governance of the firm, strategies for enhancing executive influence, assessing and understanding diverse leadership styles, and the ethics and responsibilities of an executive. Formerly MBAX 6890.
  • MGMT 3010 - Negotiation and Conflict Management
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Provides an opportunity to learn and practice the foundational skills of negotiation and conflict management. This class provides a set of conceptual tools for diagnosing problems and obtaining agreement in difficult situations. Theoretical frameworks from Game Theory get explained and mastered through class simulations. Students will learn to identify and strategically execute a set of options that allow them to obtain their business objectives while building effective and harmonious work relationships. Formerly MGMT 3010.
  • MGMT 3030 - Critical Leadership Skills
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018
  • MGMT 4020 - Hiring and Retaining Critical Human Resources
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Allows students the opportunity to practice conducting job analyses and then use this information to develop employee selection and performance appraisal systems. Provides thorough coverage of employers' equal employment opportunity and affirmative action obligations, as well as various approaches to gender, cultural, and ethnic diversity. Formerly MGMT 4020.
  • ORGN 3010 - Negotiation and Conflict Management
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2021
    Provides an opportunity to learn and practice the foundational skills of negotiation and conflict management. This class provides a set of conceptual tools for diagnosing problems and obtaining agreement in difficult situations. Theoretical frameworks from Game Theory get explained and mastered through class simulations. Students will learn to identify and strategically execute a set of options that allow them to obtain their business objectives while building effective and harmonious work relationships. Formerly MGMT 3010.
  • ORGN 3030 - Critical Leadership Skills
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019 / Summer 2020 / Fall 2020 / Summer 2021 / Fall 2021
    Provides an opportunity to learn about and practice the skills required of all managers. These skills include leadership, negotiation, conducting performance appraisals, delegation, effective communication, interviewing and making hiring decisions, and managing employees with problem behaviors. Objectives include developing self-awareness of strengths and weaknesses as a manager, gaining familiarity with theory-based skills, and developing proficiency in the use of these skills. Formerly MGMT 3030. Degree credit not granted for this course and LEAD 1000.
  • ORGN 4020 - Hiring and Retaining Critical Human Resources
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020 / Summer 2020 / Summer 2021
    Allows students the opportunity to practice conducting job analyses and then use this information to develop employee selection and performance appraisal systems. Provides thorough coverage of employers' equal employment opportunity and affirmative action obligations, as well as various approaches to gender, cultural, and ethnic diversity. Formerly MGMT 4020.

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