Management (MGMT)

MGMT*6000  Management Seminar Series  Fall and Winter  [0.00]  

This seminar provides students with exposure to current and emerging research topics in the field of management. Academic speakers (faculty and students) present their work in weekly meetings. Students are encouraged to be engaged and participate actively during the presentations.

Restriction(s): Restricted to Management masters students.  
Department(s): Department of Management  
Location(s): Guelph  
MGMT*6100  Evidence Based Management Research  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course provides a conceptual overview of management research and its functions for academic and practitioner audiences. Students will explore the purpose of research, its relationship to theory, the benefits of various epistemological approaches and the notion of research impact. Topics include research problem definition and objectives, hypothesis development, research design, ethics approval, measurement, sampling methods, analysis, interpretation of results, and report writing.

Restriction(s): Restricted to Management masters students.  
Department(s): Department of Management  
Location(s): Guelph  
MGMT*6120  Quantitative Methods for Evidence Based Management  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course provides a practical overview of statistical methods for evidence-based management applications. Students will work with quantitative data to conduct a variety of statistical analysis, including descriptive statistics, visualization of data, null hypothesis significance testing, univariate and multivariate analysis of variance and covariance, correlation, linear and logistic regression and exploratory factor analysis. The course puts an emphasis on the interpretation of results in terms of their practical managerial implications.

Prerequisite(s): MGMT*6100  
Restriction(s): Restricted to Management masters students.  
Department(s): Department of Management  
Location(s): Guelph  
MGMT*6130  The Creative Process of Innovation  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course is focused on the creative process of innovation required to effectively engage in problem solving and opportunity creation toward organizational and societal flourishing. Students will develop both a theoretical understanding and the practical skills to engage in creative experimentation for novel idea generation.

Department(s): Department of Management  
Location(s): Guelph  
MGMT*6140  Well-Being in the Workplace  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course examines well-being in the workplace. It draws on research on positive organizations and may explore issues at the individual level (i.e., work engagement), group level (i.e., high-quality connections), and organizational level (i.e., culture). Students learn about how to promote their own well-being at work, in addition to how to build and lead organizations that foster the well-being of others.

Location(s): Guelph  
MGMT*6150  Micro-Organizational Behaviour  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course provides an introduction to major topics in the field of organizational behaviour. Students examine theories, methods, concepts and approaches from historical and current perspectives, with a focus on micro-organizational behaviour (Micro OB). The course provides broad exposure to the field, an understanding of its central concepts and controversies and an appreciation for different approaches.

Location(s): Guelph  
MGMT*6160  MacRo-Organizational Behaviour  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course provides an overview of macro-level organizational theories and research with a focus on sociological analyses. Students examine theories, methods, concepts and approaches from historical and current perspectives, with a focus on macro-organizational behaviour (Macro OB). The course provides broad exposure to the field, an understanding of its central concepts and controversies and an appreciation for different approaches.

Location(s): Guelph  
MGMT*6200  Leadership Assessment and Development  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course provides a conceptual overview of the leadership competencies that lead to leadership performance. Students will explore and learn a method for assessing their own leadership competencies. They will learn a process for developing themselves, the knowledge and skills relevant for effective leadership. Topics include managerial competencies models, assessment models, learning styles, intentional change process, and personal development plan. This course emphasizes those techniques most frequently used in personal development and coaching individuals and teams.

Offering(s): Offered through Distance Education and on-campus.  
Restriction(s): Restricted to Management masters and Master of Conservation Leadership students.  
Department(s): Department of Management  
Location(s): Guelph  
MGMT*6300  Business Consulting  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course provides students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and practices for management consulting. Students will be exposed to the various components of the consulting process, consulting approaches and styles, client- consultant relationships, issue and problem diagnosis, reporting of results, and professional codes of conduct and ethics. The emphasis is on techniques most frequently used in the context of both internal and external organizational roles and as a career choice.

Restriction(s): Restricted to Management masters students.  
Department(s): Department of Management  
Location(s): Guelph  
MGMT*6400  Project Management  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course provides students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and practices for project management. It introduces an understanding and appreciation of the importance of managing projects, project teams, the project management systems and tools, the various components of the project management process, and professional codes of conduct and ethics. The emphasis is on the techniques most frequently used in the context of, both internal and external organizational roles of a project manager.

Restriction(s): Restricted to Management masters students.  
Department(s): Department of Management  
Location(s): Guelph  
MGMT*6500  Major Research Project  Unspecified  [1.00]  

This course is available to individuals or groups of graduate students. Students will complete a set of readings and an associated paper as approved by designated faculty. Specific learning objectives consistent with the University's will be developed each time the course is offered.

Prerequisite(s): MGMT*6100 and MGMT*6200  
Restriction(s): Restricted to Management masters coursework/MRP students.  
Department(s): Department of Management  
Location(s): Guelph  
MGMT*6800  Philosophical Foundations of Management Research  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course introduces students to the underlying philosophical assumptions that support empirical research methods within social science disciplines. The aim of this course is to examine the philosophy of knowledge generation and claims, particularly in the context of management phenomena.

Prerequisite(s): MGMT*6810  
Department(s): Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
MGMT*6810  Management Research Methods & Design  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course provides students with an understanding of different research approaches and methodologies relevant to management disciplines. Topics include specifying a significant research topic, identifying a theoretical perspective to inform the methodology, choosing an appropriate research strategy and design, specifying data needs, research ethics, participant sampling and the application of particular research methods of data gathering and analysis.

Department(s): Department of Management}  
Location(s): Guelph  
MGMT*6830  Applied Univariate Statistical Analysis for Management  Fall Only  [0.50]  

This course focuses on the use of univariate statistics as applied to social and behavioural research within the fields of organizational, management, and consumer studies. Emphasis will be place on providing a solid understanding of descriptive statistics, mean difference testing, analysis of variance and covariance, linear and logistic regression, and power and effect size. Laboratory sessions will focus on analysis application using statistical packages such as SPSS, R, SAS, Stata, and Mplus.

Department(s): Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
MGMT*6840  Quantitative Research Methods: Multivariate Techniques  Winter Only  [0.50]  

This course provides a review of selected multivariate analysis techniques with applications to management. Students will learn to determine which multivariate technique is appropriate for a specific research problem and how to apply multivariate quantitative techniques to research questions. Topics include regression analysis, anova, principal components, factor and discriminant analysis, nonmetric scaling and trade-off analysis. The course uses a hands-on approach and requires computer-program analysis.

Restriction(s): Restricted to Marketing and Consumer Studies and Management students.  
Department(s): Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
MGMT*6850  Qualitative Research Methods  Winter Only  [0.50]  

This doctoral seminar provides students with the historical roots, underlying theoretical frameworks, and methods of qualitative research for consumer and management studies. Students will develop their capacity to conduct qualitative research through the development of an original qualitative research project.

Department(s): Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies  
Location(s): Guelph  
MGMT*6900  PhD Research Seminar Project  Summer Only  [0.00]  

The summer seminar project has the objective to start familiarizing students with the research process. Students will prepare and submit a research piece drawing on techniques acquired in the research methods courses.

Prerequisite(s): MGMT*6830 MGMT*6840 and MGMT*6850  
Restriction(s): Restricted to Management PhD students.  
Department(s): Department of Management  
Location(s): Guelph  
MGMT*6950  Doctoral Research Seminar  Fall and Winter  [0.00]  

This is a seminar course attended by graduate students and faculty. Academic guest speakers present their work in weekly meetings. Students are encouraged to be engaged and participate actively during the presentations.

Restriction(s): Restricted to Management PhD students.  
Department(s): Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies  
Location(s): Guelph