Critical Thinking/Problem Solving

Sound reasoning to analyze situations, make decisions and solve problems. Ability to obtain, interpret, and analyze both qualitative and quantitative information while creatively solving problems.

Through the courses in the Management major, you can potentially develop knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA) that will prepare you to effectively manage organizations and the people in them, as well as develop and implement strategies that will lead to success.

For the Critical Thinking/Problem Solving KSA Category, you will gain:

  • Sound reasoning to analyze situations, make decisions and solve problems.
  • Ability to obtain, interpret, and analyze both qualitative and quantitative information while creatively solving problems.

Visit our Management Major Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) Webpage to learn more about the KSA's.

 

Prescribed MGMT Courses:

Course No. Knowledge Skills & Abilities
MGMT 326    
MGMT 451W  

Ethical decision making

Common ethical issues

 

Ethical decision making

Analyzing socially responsible conduct

MGMT 481  

Strategic thinking & analysis

Additional MGMT Courses: (Choose any three courses from the following list based on your interests.)

Course No. Knowledge Skills & Abilities
MGMT 341  

Employment Law

HR Strategy

MGMT 355  

Organizational Change

MGMT 420    
MGMT 441  

Analyzing staffing needs

Talent sourcing

MGMT 443    
MGMT 445  

Diversity dilemmas

MGMT 480  

Process improvement

BA 441

Sustainability

Sustainable solutions

 

Knowledge

  • Ethical decision-making frameworks; Common ethical issues in organizations (MGMT 451W)

Skills & Abilities

  • Applying ethical decision-making frameworks; and analyzing socially responsible/irresponsible conduct (MGMT 451W)
  • Strategic thinking and analysis (MGMT 481)
  • Applying employment law; and designing human resources strategy mapping (MGMT 341)
  • Organizational change planning (MGMT 355)
  • Analyzing organizational staffing needs; and planning and implementing talent sourcing strategies (MGMT 441)
  • Working through diversity dilemmas (MGMT 445)
  • Business process improvement (MGMT 480)