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MBA Organizational Behavior/Human Resources ManagementConcentration Checklist

All concentration information effective for students admitted Fall 2014 or after.

Concentration Overview

People are the chief engine of prosperity in most businesses. They are the resource that contributes the most to strategic success. The focus of Human Resources Management is to effectively use and develop the capacities of people in terms of both the skills and knowledge that are critical for organizational success. Providing an optimum environment conducive to high levels of human developmental capacities, motivation, and performance are all aspects of the human resources function of business.

The OB/HRM concentration requires a minimum of 12 hours of OB/ HRM related courses above the required core courses (Mgmt. 506), which may include one graduate-level course outside of Anderson School. The following are courses to choose from; each class carries 3 credits. A post-graduate certificate of 15 credit hours may also be obtained for students with an MBA from an AACSB-accredited university.

Concentration Requirements

*MGMT 465 Labor Relations – Prerequisite: MGMT 306
*MGMT 466 Training & Development – Prerequisite: MGMT 306
*MGMT 468 Compensation & Benefits – Prerequisite: MGMT 306
*MGMT 469 American Indian Business and Management – Prerequisite: MGMT 306
MGMT 507 Organizational Behavior & Theory Seminar – Prerequisite: MGMT 506
MGMT 560 Seminar in Cross-Cultural Organizational Behavior – Prerequisite: MGMT 506
MGMT 561 Interpersonal & Team Dynamics – Prerequisite: MGMT 506
MGMT 562 Organizational Design & Development – Prerequisite: MGMT 506
MGMT 564 Human Resources Management: Theory & Applications - Prerequisite: MGMT 506
MGMT 565 OB/HRM Internship (Concentration Advisor permission required-see Career Services Office)
MGMT 566 Diversity In Organizations – Prerequisite: MGMT 506
MGMT 567 Women in Management
MGMT 568 Creative Leadership & Innovative Organizations – Prerequisite: MGMT 506
MGMT 569 Negotiation Strategies
MGMT 654 Advanced Legal Issues for Managers
MGMT 663 Employment Law - Prerequisite: MGMT 506

* Graduate Credit Available

https://mba.mgt.unm.edu/concentrations/obhrm.asp

Course Descriptions

*MGMT 465 Labor Relations - Background and practice of Labor Relations from unionization through collective bargaining to grievance administration and arbitration. Theory and case analysis emphasizing employment problems, management prerogatives and collective bargaining issues. Prerequisite: MGMT 306

*MGMT 466 Training and Development - Examines 1) theories of human development and their relationships to workforce and managerial development, and 2) reviews theories and provides practice in design, delivery and evaluation of training programs for private and public sector organizations and management. Prerequisite: MGMT 306

* MGMT 468 Compensation and Benefits - Focus on theory and practice of compensation and benefit systems in modern organizations. Reviews alternative approaches and emphasizes experience-based learning. Prerequisite: MGMT 306

*MGMT 469 American Indian Business and Management - Examines the theory and practice of managing American Indian organizations as well as legal and indigenous planning aspects. Prerequisite: MGMT 306

MGMT 507 Organizational Behavior and Theory Seminar - Further examination of organizations drawing upon behavioral science research and theory. Alternative theories of organizations are discussed. Prerequisite: MGMT 506

MGMT 560 Seminar in Cross-Cultural Organizational Behavior - Comparative study of public and private organizations in the U.S.A., Asia and in selected European and Latin American countries. Emphasis on the influence of cultural and political factors on the management of human resources. Prerequisite: MGMT 506

MGMT 561 Interpersonal and Team Dynamics - Exploration of the boundaries, strategic variables and substance of interpersonal relations. Particular emphasis upon effective communication strategies, and team building and maintenance. Prerequisite: MGMT 506

MGMT 562 Organizational Design and Development - The course focuses on planned change to improve an organization's problem-solving and renewal processes, particularly through a more effective and collaborative management of organization culture. Prerequisite: MGMT 506

MGMT 564 Human Resources Management: Theory and Applications - Human Resources Management is designed to relate theory and concepts of the management of human resources to the personnel practices that occur in the organizational environment. Prerequisite: MGMT 506

MGMT 565 OB/ HRM Internship (Spring - Staff) - Students will be assigned to an organization where they will work on a project under the direction of a supervisor. Faculty provides oversight of individual field experience with classroom debriefings and follow-up.

MGMT 566 Diversity In Organizations - A series of intensive experiences to develop self - awareness and diagnostic ability in interpersonal, group, organizational and community behavior. Special emphasis on the management of diverse groups in organizations. Prerequisite: MGMT 506

MGMT 567 Women in Management - This course examines the changing role of women in the work force, especially in management. Focus is on the economic, political and sociocultural environment affecting managerial women.

MGMT 568 Creative Leadership and Innovative Organizations - This is a developmental seminar, constantly changing. Together we will seek to actively explore the dimensions of creative, transformational leaders and innovative learning organizations. Prerequisite: MGMT 506

MGMT 569 Negotiation Strategies - This course addresses the theory and practice of negotiations. Through a combination of case studies, lectures and actual practice in negotiating, students learn to negotiate effectively.

MGMT 654 Advanced Legal Issues for Managers - Topics include corporate governance relationships, product liability, administrative law, white collar crime and other contemporary legal issues relevant to an everchanging business environment.

MGMT 663 Employment Law - A survey of statutes and case studies of common, statutory, and administrative law. Emphasis on modern employment legislation and related court and administrative decisions representing all aspects of employment law.

Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management Faculty Advisor

Robert DelCampo
  • Robert DelCampo
  • Professor
  • Phone: (505) 277-0018
  • Office: ASM 2128
  • More Information & Office Hours »
  • Bio: Dr. Robert G. (Rob) DelCampo is the Executive Director of UNM's Innovation Academy at the University of New Mexico, holding the Rutledge Endowed Professorship in Management as well as serving as Bill Daniels Business Ethics Fellow. His teaching interests lie in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, while his research interest focus on the underrepresented members of the workforce (Hispanics in particular), generational issues at work, work-family conflict, turnover and psychological contracts. He currently serves on multiple editorial boards and as Editor-in-Chief of Administrative Sciences. He was recently named to New Mexico Business Weekly's "40 Under 40" top young professional list and one of Albuquerque The Magazine's "15 People Who Will Change Albuquerque". Rob has published or presented over 75 papers and is the author of 7 books. He has consulted for over 25 Fortune 500 companies including Ford, Home Depot, Dell and Intel. Rob earned a Ph.D. from the W. P. Carey School of Business.


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