Courses description

Course ID

Course Name

Credit Hours

Course Description

MGT 301

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

3

This course provides an overview of the process of entrepreneurship with a focus on the role of the entrepreneur in identifying, evaluating, and developing opportunities.Considers the application of knowledge of the technical, market, financial, and human aspects of a business as they relate to the start-up and development of business opportunities.

MGT 320

Human Resource Management

3

Human resource management can be a source of competitive advantage for an organization. By effectively planning for workforce needs and then recruiting, hiring, placing, socializing, training, developing, recognizing, rewarding, promoting, and managing the people who do the work that supports an organization’s strategy, management can be confident that employees are truly their best assets. The goal of this class is to provide an introduction to the core ideas and practices in human resource management in the Middle East and the major market areas for international business.

MGT 322

International Management

3

This course will help students develop a global mindset by exploring the implications of globalization by studying the issues organizations face when doing business internationally. Topics include an overview of global trends and challenges, organizational strategies andstructures, national culture differences, cross-cultural communication, and international humanresource management issues.

MGT 324

Operations Management

3

Introduction to fundamental concepts and quantitative models of operations management, ranging from system design--considering such factors as capacity planning, production technology, and quality--to operations system management, including, supply chain management, aggregate planning, inventory management, and scheduling..

MGT 433

Venture Creation

3

Applies learning from the Introduction to Entrepreneurship course to the start-up of working business with students working in teams or individually under the direction of faculty and successful entrepreneur mentors. Integrates business theory with the reality of securing resources, developing product/service and taking it to market.

MGT 435

Negotiation and Relationship Management 

3

This course explains the fundamentals of negotiation and conflict management in the context of the Middle East environment, particularly the Gulf region where there are some specific cultural norms and values, such as consideration of familial relationships, Islamic teaching, and the cultural diversity of the workforce. Starting with a discussion of the meaning of negotiation, the course travels through a discussion of different types of negotiation strategies and emphasizes the significance of an integrative, collaborative, win-win negotiation approach. A variety of topics are discussed including, but not limited to, some rational and emotional elements in approaching negotiation and conflict resolution, psychological sub processes, social contexts, individual differences, multiparty situations, and dealing with impasses.

MGT 442

Strategic Management

3

Strategic Management helps students to acquire the conceptual knowledge and develop the leadership skills to read changes in an organization’s external environment, define and clarify the organizational mission in view of such changes, handle the tradeoffs between demands for products or services and resource constraints, manage internal and external relationships, and guide the organization toward continuous improvement to maintain competitiveness.

MGT 444

Family Business Management

3

This course explores the dynamics of family business such as generational and extended family issues identifying opportunities and obstacles in today's business environment.

Program General Information

Program Name

Management

Final Awarded Degree

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Management

Program Code

BSBA MGT

Credit Hours

127

Language of Instruction

English

Mode of Study

Full Time

Study Duration

4 years

Number of levels

8 Levels

Number of weeks/level

15 weeks

Graduation requirements

GPA 2.0/4.00 

General Framework for Bachelor of Science in Management

Requirements

Courses Type

Number of Credit Hours

General

Compulsory

6

Elective

12

Free Elective

3

College

Compulsory

64

Major

Compulsory

21

Supporting

6

Professional Elective

12

Field Training

3

Total of Program Credit Hours

127

The general framework describes the program requirements. These include University, College, and Program Major (Core, Electives, Support, Graduation Project, and Practical Training) courses. The University requirements include compulsory and electives courses in the areas of Arabic language and Islamic culture (compulsory), Humanities and Arts, Social Sciences, Diversity and Multiculturalism, and Specialized courses in Islamic Studies (elective). The college requirements include courses that are foundation courses in the Business Administration area. These include, Operations Management, Leadership, Strategic Management, Supply chain management, Human resource management, Business communication, Training and Development, Knowledge Management, and Organizational governance etc. The program major requirements include core and electives in the area of Management, besides practical training courses. The distribution of credit hours in the subject areas has been in accordance to the credit hours used in the benchmarked universities, the Association to advanced collegiate schools of Business (AACSB) credits criteria for Management.

Major Compulsory MGT Courses

No

Course  Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Unit Type

Course Requisite

Study Level

اسـم المقرّر

Lect.

Tut.

Lab.

Co.

Pre.

1

MGT 321

Human Resource Management

3

3

0

0

MGT 101

 

5

إدارة الموارد البشریة

3

MGT 332

Leadership

3

3

0

0

MGT 321

 

6

القیادة

4

MGT 352

International Business

3

3

0

0

 

 

6

الأعمال الدولیة

5

MGT 431

Corporate Governess

3

3

0

0

MGT 311

 

7

حوكمة الشركات

6

MGT 461

Strategic Management

3

3

0

0

MGT 311

 

7

الإدارة الاستراتیجیة

7

MGT 441

Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

3

3

0

0

MKT 201, FIN 301

 

7

ریادة الأعمال والمنشآت الصغیرة

8

MGT 411

Introduction to Supply Chain Management

3

3

0

0

MGT 312

 

8

مقدمة في إدارة
التوریدات

Total Credit Hours Required

21

 

Supporting Courses

 

No

Course  Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Unit Type

Course Requisite

Study Level

اسـم المقرّر

Lect.

Tut.

Lab.

Co.

Pre.

1

ECON 362

Economy of Saudi Arabia

3

3

0

0

ECON 102

 

6

اقتصاد المملكة العربیة السعودیة

2

MKT 432

Marketing Research

3

3

0

0

MKT 201, STAT 311

 

8

بحوث التسویق

Total Credit Hours Required

6

 

MGT College Elective Courses

No

Course  Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Unit Type

Course Requisite

اسـم المقرّر

Lect.

Tut.

Lab.

Co.

Pre.

1

MGT 471

Organizational Leadership

3

3

0

0

 

 

القيادة التنظيمية

2

MGT 472

Training & Development

3

3

0

0

 

 

التدريب والتطوير

3

MGT 473

Knowledge Management

3

3

0

0

 

 

إدارة المعرفة

4

MGT 474

Managerial Skills

3

3

0

0

 

 

المهارات الإدارية

5

MGT 475

Business Ethics and Social Responsibility

3

3

0

0

 

 

أخلاقيات العمل والمسؤولية الاجتماعية

6

MGT 476

Organizations Governance

3

3

0

0

 

 

حوكمة المنظمات

7

MGT 477

Electronic Business

3

3

0

0

 

 

العمل الإلكتروني

8

MGT 478

Project Management

3

3

0

0

 

 

إدارة المشاريع

9

MGT 479

Total Quality Management

3

3

0

0

 

 

إدارة الجودة

10

MGT 480

Special Topics in Management

3

3

0

0

 

 

موضوعات خاصة في الإدارة

11

MGT 481

Public Administration

3

3

0

0

 

 

الإدارة العامة

12

MGT 482

Commercial Law

3

3

0

0

 

 

القانون التجاري

13

MGT 483

Introduction to Economic Development

3

3

0

0

 

 

مقدمة في التطوير الاقتصادي

14

MGT 484

Management of Innovation and Change

3

3

0

0

 

 

إدارة الابتكار والتغيير

Total Credit Hours Required

6

 

Training

Students are required to take the following Practical Training course, offered in the summer term of the Junior Year. Students must pass this course before undertaking the Capstone Project course, which is offered in the Senior Year.

No

Course  Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Unit Type

 

Lect.

Tut.

Lab.

 

1

MGT 394

Summer Field Experience

3

 

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours Required

3

 

The course Practical Training (MGT 394) provides students with an opportunity to integrate theory and practice by working in a supervised environment. The setup of the training is outlined below. Setup of the training period: The college committee arranges student placements in relevant industry for obtaining practical experience. The practical or field placement agreements serve as a contract between the University and the training organization. Each student undertakes full time training for a duration of eight weeks, 30-40 hours a week, during the summer semester in organizations that deal with all organizational related issues. The internships offer practical applications of theoretical studies in the areas of Management. The supervisor at the workplace is responsible for guiding and assigning tasks to the student as well as reporting the student’s progress to the faculty advisor at the College of Business Administration Department. The general guidelines about the types of outcomes students are required to produce are provided by the college to the supervisor at the workplace. Upon the completion of practical experience in the industry, each student is required to submit technical reports to both the on-site supervisor and the faculty advisor and to give an oral presentation in the presence of the same.

BSBA in Management Study Plan