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Talent Management Track

Managing organizational talent is crucial for organizational performance. Hence, organizations must invest in the development of their employees. The Talent Management Track develops the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities for a career in leading and managing human resources to support organizational goals. The Track prepares students for managing organizational talent in a variety of areas, from recruiting and developing talent, through managing groups and teams and working with diverse employees, to talent retention and leadership succession.

Academic Program

Required Courses:
MGMT 331 Personnel/Human Resource Management
Units: 1
Description
Human resources decisions made by managers in general, and personnel managers in particular. Steps in employment relationship including job design, human resources requirements, staffing, training, goal setting, performance assessment, rewards, and human resource planning and development.
Prerequisites
Management 330 or permission of instructor. Business School major.

MGMT 332 Managing Groups and Teams
Units: 1
Description
Overview of how to effectively manage groups and teams in organizations. Topics focus on internal and external dynamics of groups and teams. Emphasis is on developing a theoretical grasp of issues and problems as well as an understanding of the practical implications concerning covered topics.
Prerequisites
MGMT 330

 
Select 1 Course:
MGMT 342 Managing Projects and Processes
Units: 1
Description
The study of systems for the purpose of project management, process management, and consulting. Topics include: systems analysis process, measurement of goals and performance within organizations, decision analysis, project management, and the integration of modern analytics software. Of interest to students preparing to work on the analysis of complex systems, such as business consulting, finance, policy, health care, and others.
Prerequisites
BUAD 202

MGMT 345 Management Science
Units: 1
Description
Application of quantitative methods. Typical business problem areas: scheduling, inventories, queues, allocation of resources, and market strategies.

MGMT 375 Business Analytics
Units: 1
Description
Data analysis and presentation skills needed to evaluate complex business problems. Includes extensive use of common data analysis and visualization software packages. Analysis of large data sets to identify opportunities to improve business processes and effectively communicate proposals.
Prerequisites
(MGMT 320 or CMSC 325) and ( BAUD 202 or BIOL 320 or CHEM 300 or MATH 209 or PHYS 308).

Select 1 Course:
MGMT 333 Cross-Cultural Management
Units: 1
Description
Introduction to challenges and opportunities associated with organizational management in the international context. Focuses on key cultural dimensions and differences across countries, and how management principles and concepts (e.g., motivation, leadership, communication, teams) can be applied and adapted to an international, cross-cultural environment.
Prerequisites
Management 330. Business School major.

MGMT 344 Bargaining and Negotiations in Organizations
Units: 1
Description
Multi-disciplinary study of concepts related to bargaining and negotiations. Situations involving interpersonal behavior and group conflict will be examined, using research findings from several academic disciplines including psychology, communications, and organizational behavior. A primary objective is to have students discover and improve their own bargaining styles through participation in role-plays and simulations based on real-life scenarios.
Prerequisites
Management 330. Business School major.

Undergraduate Management

Robins School of Business
1 Gateway Road
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Department Chair
Amit Eynan, Ph.D.
Q389
(804) 287-1867
aeynan@richmond.edu

Department Coordinator
Donna Ruff
RSB 315
(804) 662-3166  
druff@richmond.edu