Campus Course Descriptions
ACCT 7230 Accounting for Executives:
A study of management accounting and control information. This course shows how to make pricing and product mix decisions, how to improve existing activities and processes, how to measure performance in decentralized operating units, and how to align organizational activities with long-term strategic objectives, both in a domestic and international setting.
MGNT 7330 Leadership and Motivation:
A study of leadership and motivation. This course provides an overview of existing theories and models of leadership and motivation. Using readings, cases, discussion, and guest speakers, the course explains the importance of leadership, motivation, power, and influence in organizational life. Special emphasis is placed on leadership for change.
MGNT 7331 Managerial Decision Analysis:
The course will provide a conceptual paradigm for decision makers to construct models and analyze decisions in today’s business environment. Quantitative methods will be used to construct models with emphasis placed on representing real world problems and gaining insight and understanding of the decision making process. Specific models developed may include, but are not limited to, statistical fundamentals and probability for decision making, linear programming applications, multiple regression and forecasting models, and statistical quality control. The course will be spreadsheet based.
MGNT 7430 Management of Operations for Competitive Advantage:
Provides an understanding of the production/operations function within an organization. It will focus on the type of decisions to be made at various organizational levels, and, where appropriate, on particular models and quantitative techniques that can be useful in making those decisions. Emphasis will be placed on how those decisions are interrelated and on their strategic implications for the firm. Finally, it will consider how the operations function fits with the other functional areas of the firm.
MKTG 7431 Strategic Marketing Management:
A strategy planning approach to marketing management from conception and application perspectives. Focus is on the strategic decision-making process supported by self-analysis and external analysis. Legal, ethical, and international aspects are also considered.
FINC 7231 Financial Problems:
A study of financial risk and return, capital budgeting, valuation, capital structure, working capital management and current topics in financial management.
CISM 7330 Information Technology Management:
Designed to enable the manager to effectively utilize and manage information technology in the applied business environment. The course focuses on the managerial, not the technical aspects of information management. No prior technical expertise is required. Relevant readings and cases are used to apply the concepts and techniques presented in the course.
BUSA 7130 International Business:
This course presents fundamental considerations for managers of international trade operations, providing students with the experience of simulating the business of exporting.
BUSA 7530 Global Business Strategy:
This course focuses on global strategic management and encourages the analysis and development of business strategies within a global environment.
Descriptions of elective courses can be found (by department and course number) online.
Last updated: 2/6/2015