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MGT 300: Management Theory and Practice: Getting Started

This course guide is to assist those students taking Management Theory and Practice (300). [Originally created by Marty Branch, Business Librarian]

Company Analysis Assignment


There are three podcasts (audio + screen capture video) that will be really helpful to you in this course.  They give step-by-step guidance on how to find information for this project.  Podcast 1 : Getting Started with your Project, Podcast 2 : SWOT Analysis Made Easy, and Podcast 3 : Ratios.  These are available in your MGT 300 class on the USA Sakai site. 

Company Research Resources

Keys to Success

1. Start early

2. Check with your professor for a sample paper 

3. Find SWOT Analysis on your company

4. Find articles about your company

5. READ articles about your company

6. Find financial ratios

7. Rough draft

8. Cite all the sources you used

9. Writing center

10. Final draft 

Course Reserves- Not Available while Classes are Online-Only

Check with your professor for a sample paper. 

Professors who have taught MGT 300 have provided the library with copies of good MGT 300 papers.  You are welcome to come review the papers for two hours while you are in the library.  They cannot be checked out other than for usage in the library.  You can't photocopy, scan or take photos of the papers, but you can take notes. 

Here is link to our library catalog, SOUTHCat with the papers we have for your review:

Business Librarian

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Amia Baker
MCOB Library
University of South Alabama
5811 USA Drive South, Room 240H MLRC
Mobile, AL 36688
(251) 460-7998