Courses & Syllabi

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  1. MBA 603 - Managerial Economics and Decisions of the Firm

    Provides fundamental understanding of applying microeconomics concepts to managerial decision making. Explores principles of microeconomic theory, including market supply and demand, production and cost functions, industry structure, and product and resource pricing.

    Prerequisites:Admission to MBA or MSA program. Credits:3When Offered:Fall and springSyllabi:

    MBA 603 001,002 (Spring 2013)
    MBA 603 001 (Fall 2012)
    MBA 603 002 (Fall 2012)

    MBA 603 002 (Spring 2012)

    MBA 603 001 (Spring 2012)


    MBA 603 001 (Fall 2011) 

    MBA 603 002 (Fall 2011)

  2. MBA 612 - Managing Costs and Evaluating Performance

    Examines impact of cost and cost allocation on performance and evaluation.

    Prerequisites:Admission to the MBA or MSA program or permission of the program director.Credits:3When Offered:Spring and summerSyllabi:

    MBA 612-002 (Spring 2011)

    MBA 612-X03 (Summer 2011)

  3. MBA 613 - Financial Reporting and Decision Making

    Foundation course focusing on economics and analysis of business transactions and related financial reporting issues. Topics include introduction to accounting framework used in financial reporting; and analysis of financial statements, economic events and their impact on financial reports, and impact of accounting methods on financial reports.

    Prerequisites:Admission to MBA program.Credits:3When Offered:Fall and springSyllabi:

    MBA 613-001 (Spring 2011)
    MBA 613-002 (Spring 2011)

    MBA 613-001 (Fall 2011)

    MBA 613-003 (Fall 2011)

    MBA 613-001 (Spring 2012) 

    MBA 613-002 (Spring 2012)   
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  4. MBA 623 - Marketing Management

    Develops market-based knowledge and skills for effective marketing decision making, strategy design, implementation, and evaluation in wide variety of institutional and competitive situations. Addresses the importance of companies being market-driven and customer-focused. Emphasis on case studies, team work, and projects.

    Prerequisites:Admission to MBA program.Credits:3When Offered:Fall and springSyllabi:

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    MBA 623 001 (Spring 2012)
    MBA 623 002 (Spring 2012)
    MBA 623 605 (Spring 2012)

    MBA 623 001 (Fall 2012)
    MBA 623 002 (Fall 2012)

    MBA 623 001 (Spring 2013)
    MBA 623 002 (Spring 2013)  

    MBA 623 001 (Fall 2013)
    MBA 623 002 (Fall 2013)

    MBA 623 001 Spring 2014
    MBA 623 002 Spring 2014

  5. MBA 633 - Statistics for Business Decision Making

    Uses statistical methods as analytical tools for understanding and solving business problems and supporting business decision making. Includes descriptive statistics, sampling, inferencing and regression. Extensive use of applied business scenarios to illustrate concepts and computer software for data analysis.

    Prerequisites:Admission to MBA or MSA program.Credits:3When Offered:Fall and springSyllabi:

    MBA 633 (Spring 2011)
    MBA 633 002 (Fall 2011)
    MBA 633 001 (Fall 2011)
    MBA 633 003 (Fall 2011)
    MBA 633 001 (Spring 2012)
    MBA 633 606 (Spring 2012)
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    MBA 633 001 Spring 2013
    MBA 633 001 Fall 2013
    MBA 633 003 Fall 2013
    MBA 633 002 Fall 2014
      
             

  6. MBA 638 - Operations Management

    Focuses on design, planning, and control activities to produce and deliver goods and services in modern organizations. Introduces wide range of operations management decisions, such as operations strategy, process analysis and design, capacity planning, supply chain management, total quality management, and project management. Uses quantitative modeling, case studies, and computer software to analyze and solve operations management problems.

    Prerequisites:Admission to MBA or MSA program.Credits:3When Offered:Fall and springSyllabi:

    MBA 638-001 (Spring 2011)
    MBA 638-002 (Spring 2011)
    MBA 638-003 (Spring 2011)
    MBA 638 002 (Fall 2011)
    MBA 638 001 (Spring 2012)
    MBA 638 003 (Spring 2012)
    MBA 638 002 (Spring 2012)
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    MBA 638 002 Spring 2013
    MBA 638 001 Spring 2013
    MBA 638 003 Spring 2013
    MBA 638 001 Fall 2013
    MBA 638 619 Fall 2013
    MBA 638 002 Spring 2014 
    MBA 638 001 Fall 2014
    MBA 638 002 Fall 2014              

  7. MBA 643 - Managerial Finance

    Introduces theory and practice of finance within corporations. Topics include intertemporal choice, valuation, capital budgeting and structure, working capital management, and risk and return analysis.

    Prerequisites:Admission to MBA or MSA program.Credits:3When Offered:Fall and springSyllabi:


    MBA 643 002 (Spring 2013)
    MBA 643 001 (Spring 2013)
    MBA 643 002 (Fall 2012)
    MBA 643 001 (Fall 2012)
    MBA 643 002 (Spring 2012)
    MBA 643 001 (Spring 2012)
    MBA 643 001 (Fall 2011)
    MBA 643 002 (Fall 2011)
    MBA 643-001 (Spring 2011)
    MBA 643-002 (Spring 2011)

  8. MBA 653 - Organizational Behavior

    Emphasizes development of conceptual tools for understanding and analyzing individual and group behavior in organizations and organizational processes. Considerable focus on developing relevant skills for working in groups and teams. Lectures, discussions, case analyses, and class exercises.

    Prerequisites:Admission to MBA or MSA program.Credits:3When Offered:Fall and springSyllabi:

    MBA 653 (Spring 2011)
    MBA 653-004 (Fall 2011)
    MBA653-001 & 002 (Fall 2011)
    MBA653-001-(Spring2012)
    MBA653-003-(Fall 2012)
    MBA653-001 (FAll 2012)
    MBA653-002 (Fall 2012)
    MBA653-001 (Spring 2013)
    MBA653-001 (Fall 2013)
    MBA653-003 (Fall 2013)
    MBA653 (Spring 2014)
    MBA653-001 (Fall 2014)
    MBA653-002 (Fall 2014)

  9. MBA 662 - Management of Information Technology

    The strategic, economic and managerial aspects of managing an organization’s IT assets are covered. The business value of IT is understood and assessed in context of its impact on the organization’s structure and strategy. The course includes discussion on major issues pertaining management of IT infrastructure.

    Prerequisites:Admission to the MBA or MSA program of permission of the program director.Credits:3When Offered:Summer, SpringSyllabi:

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    MBA 662 001 Spring 2013
    MBA 662 B01 Summer 2013
     MBA 662 001 Fall 2013 

  10. MBA 673 - Legal Environment for Management

    Examines the managerial impact of the law upon decision-making processes in business organizations. Lectures as well as discussions of judicial opinions and readings.

    Prerequisites:Admission to MBA program or MSA program or permission of the program director.Credits:1.5When Offered:Spring and summerSyllabi:

    MBA 673-002 Spring 2011
    MBA 673-X01 Summer 2011
    MBA 673-X02 Summer 2011 
    MBA673-X04 Summer 2011 
    MBA673-001 (Spring 2012)
    MBA673-B01 (Summer 2012)
    MBA673-B02 (Summer 2012)
    MBA673-B03 (Summer 2012)
    MBA673-615 (Fall 2012)
    MBA673-001 (Spring 2013)  
    MBA673-B01 (Summer 2013)
    MBA673-B02 (Summer 2013) 

  11. MBA 674 - Ethical and Social Environment of Business in the 21st Century

    Strengthens the student’s ability to identify, critically analyze, appropriately respond to, and provide leadership regarding the issues of ethical and socially responsible behavior which they may confront as employees and eventually as managers of people, objects, and organizations.

    Prerequisites:Admission to the MBA or MSA program of permission of the program director.Credits:1.5When Offered:Summer, Spring, FallSyllabi:

    MBA674-B01 (Summer 2012)
    MBA674-B02 (Summer 2012)
    MBA674-B03 (Summer 2012)
    MBA674-001 (Fall 2012)
    MBA674-002 (Fall 2012)
    MBA674-614 (Spring 2013) 
    MBA674-002 (Spring 2013) 

  12. MBA 678 - Strategic Management

    Capstone course focusing on strategy development at business unit and corporate level. Cases, readings, and project format familiarize students with strategic management function and help them develop analytical, organizational, and managerial skills to analyze complex business situations. Provides opportunities to integrate knowledge gained in prior course work.

    Prerequisites:Admission to MBA program.Credits:3When Offered:Fall and springSyllabi:

    MBA 678-001 (Spring 2011)
    MBA 678-002 (Spring 2011)
    MBA678-001 (Fall 2011)
    MBA678-002 (Fall 2011)
    MBA678-001(Spring 2012)  
    MBA678-002 (Spring 2012)
    MBA678-001 (Fall 2012)
    MBA678-002 (FAll 2012)
    MBA678-002 (Spring 2013)  
    MBA678-001-002 (Fall 2013)
    MBA678-003 (Spring 2014)

  13. MBA 701 - Business Analysis and Valuation

    Develops framework for business analysis and valuation using financial statement data. Analyzes management decisions such as equity valuation, creditworthiness, merger valuation, corporate financial structure, and management communication strategy.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA or MSA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:SpringSyllabi:

    MBA 702-X02-(Summer 2011)

  14. MBA 702 - Corporate Financial Policy

    Applies theories and methods of corporate financial management to series of complex cases. Topics include capital projects as real options, cost of capital and capital structure, firm valuation, project finance, and merger and acquisition analysis.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:Fall
  15. MBA 703 - Financial Markets

    Explores relationship among financial markets including global equity markets, U.S. Treasury securities, and exchange-traded and over-the-counter financial derivative instruments such as futures, options, swaps, and asset-backed securities.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:SummerSyllabi:



    MBA 703 002 (Fall 2012)


    MBA 703 001 (Fall 2011)

  16. MBA 704 - Risk Management and Financial Innovation

    Considers how to identify, measure, and manage financial risk using innovative financial instruments and diversification strategies. Focuses on derivatives as tools in risk-management plans.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:FallSyllabi:

    MBA 704-001 (Fall 2011)

  17. MBA 705 - Venture Capital and Private Finance

    Considers market microstructure of venture capital and private finance: costs and benefits from employing private financing, interaction between the financiers and entrepreneurs, financial analysis of potential ventures, and investor exit strategies.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:SpringSyllabi:

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    MBA 705 001 (Fall 2012)
    MBA 705-001 (Fall 2011)

  18. MBA 706 - Investment Analysis

    Focuses on analyzing equity securities and debt instruments given implications of efficient market hypothesis and modern capital market theory.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:SpringSyllabi:


    MBA 706 001(Spring 2013)
    MBA 706 001 (Fall 2012)

    MBA 706 001 (Spring 2012)


    MBA 706 (Spring 2011)

  19. MBA 708 - Taxes and Business

    Provides framework for making managerial decisions in global tax environment. Examines business decisions such as location of facilities, employee compensation, mergers and acquisitions, capital and asset structure, and business form.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3Syllabi:

    MBA 708-002 (Spring 2011)

    MBA 708-002 (Spring 2012)  

  20. MBA 711 - Entrepreneurship

    Considers fundamental aspects of entrepreneurship and process of new venture creation. Draws on broad range of business disciplines including management, marketing, finance, and accounting to develop evaluation and execution skills.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:FallSyllabi:

    MBA711-001 (Fall 2011)
    MBA711-001 (Fall 2012)
    MBA711-001 (Spring 2013)
    MBA711-001 (Fall 2013) 
    MBA711-001 (Fall 2014)

  21. MBA 712 - Project Management

    Focuses on designing, planning, monitoring, and controlling projects. Involves practical examination of how projects should be managed from start to finish, including specific emphasis on how to avoid common pitfalls. Includes hands-on experience with a common project management software package.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:FallSyllabi:

    MBA 712 002 Fall 2012
    MBA 712 001 Spring 2013
    MBA 712 001 Fall 2013
    MBA 712 001 Spring 2014
    MBA 712 001 Fall 2014         

  22. MBA 713 - Managing Human Capital

    Strategic human resource functions from both a general manager and HR perspective. Students become acquainted with current talent management matters facing organizations in today’s business environment and are challenged to generate and debate creative solutions to prevalent issues. Topics include hiring, firing, rewarding, compensating, managing performance, career development, global HR issues, and workplace security.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:SpringSyllabi:

    MBA713-001 (Spring 2012)
    MBA713-002 (Spring 2013)
    MBA713-001 (Spring 2014)

  23. MBA 714 - Managing Growth of Small Businesses

    Focuses on unique challenges faced by small and entrepreneurial firms that seek long-term growth. Builds on concepts and knowledge of creating start-up company, and introduces processes and strategies required to become significant player in industry segment. Designed for students interested in understanding opportunities and problems in their own businesses, employment in small or entrepreneurial businesses, or exploring corporate entrepreneurship within large firms.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core; MBA 711 recommended.Credits:3When Offered:SpringSyllabi:

    MBA714-001 (Spring 2012)
    MBA714-001 (Spring 2013)
    MBA714-001 (Fall 2014)

  24. MBA 715 - Advanced Project and Program Management

    Examines advanced topics in project and program management with specific attention to issues and skills that managers needs to effectively manage multiple projects and programs. Topics include project selection, multiple project resource allocation, and organization of project office.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:SpringSyllabi:

    MBA 715 (Spring 2011)
    MBA 715 001 (Spring 2012)
    MBA 715 001 Spring 2013 
    MBA 715 001 Spring 2014 

  25. MBA 716 - International Business Strategy

    Focuses on the globalization of business activities, the strategic challenges faced by companies in global competition, and how companies strategically respond to these new competitive challenges.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements.Credits:3When Offered:Summer-FallSyllabi:

    MBA716-001 (Fall 2011)
    MBA716-620 (Fall 2013)
    MBA716-001 (Fall 2013)
    MBA716-001 (Fall 2014) 

  26. MBA 717 - International Finance

    Advanced analysis of managing firm’s international financial operations. Topics include currency risk, political risk, returns and funding of international projects, international markets and accounting, and cost of capital. Lecture, discussion, readings, and cases.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:Spring, SummerSyllabi:


    MBA 717 001 (Spring 2013
    MBA717-002 (Spring 2012)

  27. MBA 718 - International Marketing

    Addresses marketing process for products and services within major international markets. Topics include marketing mix strategies using standardization, localization, or globalization approaches. Emphasizes the introduction of service innovations and new products in the global market.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:Spring & SummerSyllabi:

    MBA 718 B01 Summer 2014

    MBA 718 001 Fall 2014
    MBA 718 002 Fall 2014

  28. MBA 719 - Entrepreneurship Laboratory

    Permits MBA students to work with entrepreneurial community to gain first-hand knowledge of process of soliciting second-stage funding for new businesses, evaluating applications for second-stage funding, consulting for entities seeking funding, and negotiations for obtaining second-stage funding. (Note: May be repeated three times in different semesters.)

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements and permission of instructor.Credits:1.5When Offered:Fall, spring, summerSyllabi:

    MBA719-DL1 (Spring2012)
    MBA719-DL1 (Spring 2013) 

  29. MBA 721 - Marketing Decision Systems

    Develops skills to plan and implement effective marketing research studies. Topics include research design, data collection, statistical analysis, and use of database systems. Offers perspective on how managers can use market data to develop successful product or service strategies.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:FallSyllabi:

    MBA 721 001 Spring 2012


    MBA 721 001 Spring 2013

  30. MBA 722 - Consumer Behavior

    An integrated analysis of internal and external influences on consumer decision making, purchase, and consumption behaviors with attention to marketing strategy implications. Emphasizes demographics, lifestyle, situation, perception, learning, and attitude formation and change, focusing on customer segmentation, satisfaction, loyalty, and product-person relationships.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:SpringSyllabi:

    MBA 722 001 Fall 2014

  31. MBA 723 - Supply Chain Management

    Examines logistics of supply chain systems, including inventory management, distribution channels, and information systems. Emphasizes strategic alliances and international issues.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:SpringSyllabi:

    MBA 723-002 (Spring 2011)
    MBA 723 002 (Spring 2012)
    MBA 723 001 Spring 2014 

  32. MBA 724 - Marketing Communications

    Examines all forms of communication and sources of brand or company contacts as potential message channels in building relationship with customers. Focuses on integrated planning process for all communication elements, including consumer and trade advertising, public relations, direct and database marketing, promotions, and sales presentations to achieve synergy in communicating with various constituencies.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:FallSyllabi:

    MBA 724 Spring 2011

    MBA 724 Spring 2012

    MBA 724 Spring 2013

    MBA 724 001 Spring 2014
    MBA 724 622 Spring 2014

  33. MBA 725 - Leadership

    Overview of major conceptualizations of leadership and motivation in organizations. Integrates theory, research, and applications. Students apply principles of leadership and motivation to their own work situations and case evaluation.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:SpringSyllabi:

    MBA725-001 (Fall 2011)
    MBA725-001 (Fall 2012)
    MBA725-002 (Spring 2013)
    MBA725-001(Fall 2013)
    MBA725-001 (Spring 2014)
    MBA725-001 (Fall 2014)

  34. MBA 726 - Negotiations

    Focuses on theory, processes, and practice of negotiation within and across organizations, including attention to ethical issues. Explores systematic ways to increase quality of negotiated agreements, including methods of preparation, effective communication, and various strategies to increase power. Format includes negotiation exercises, lecture, and discussion.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core.Credits:3When Offered:FallSyllabi:

    MBA 726 (Spring 2011)
    MBA 726 (Spring 2012)
    MBA726-001 (Fall 2013)
    MBA726-001 (Spring 2014)
    MBA726-001 (Fall 2014)
    MBA726-602 (Fall 2014)

  35. MBA 730 - Management of Technology and Innovation Processes

    Students will develop a strong conceptual foundation for managing technological innovation. It introduces frameworks for analyzing how firms can create, commercialize and capture value from products and services. Topics covered comprise the formulation of innovation strategies, the process of developing new products and services, and how to create and manage an innovative organization to drive revenue growth.

    Prerequisites:Admission to the MBA program or permission of the program director. Credits:3When Offered:Fall, SpringSyllabi:

    MBA 730 001 Fall 2013
    MBA 730 001 Fall 2014 

  36. MBA 731 - Business Application and Life Cycle Management

    Studies methods and tools for analyzing and designing business information systems with emphasis on business processes. Topics include data modeling, process modeling, interaction analysis, and user interface.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:Fall
  37. MBA 732 - Knowledge Management

    Examines firms that use knowledge management principles and approaches: intellectual capital, human capital, customer capital, tacit and explicit knowledge, new role of chief knowledge officer, leveraging of knowledge management.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:Summer
  38. MBA 733 - Business Data Communications

    Introduces data communications and telecommunications technologies and application in business, including LANs, WANs, PBXs, voice services, network operating systems, corporate internetworking, and Internet. Analyzes data communications industry, and business applications in manufacturing and service sectors, along with regulatory issues and impact of globalization.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3
  39. MBA 734 - Electronic Commerce and E-Business

    Examines how e-commerce and e-business affect digital economy. Discusses, compares business models, strategies for e-commerce.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:SpringSyllabi:

    MBA 734 (Spring 2011)
    MBA 734 001 (Fall 2011)
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  40. MBA 735 - Systems Thinking for Business Performance

    The business world is increasingly interconnected. “Systems Thinking” is a way to understand the structure of a system and its relationship to behavior, and provides a foundation for making more effective management decisions in an interconnected world. The course introduces fundamentals of systems thinking, and involves hands-on use of “systems thinking” tools and techniques to improve performance in a variety of situations spanning different industries.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:Summer
  41. MBA 737 - Information Technology Governance and Policy

    Considers specific objectives of IT governance and policy, frameworks that help chart roadmap for this function, and tools and techniques used in specific areas of IT governance.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3Syllabi:

    MBA 737 B01 Summer 2013

  42. MBA 738 - Business Intelligence and Data Mining

    Examines how data warehouses and data mining are used to help businesses successfully gather, structure, analyze, understand and act on relevant data, both operational and contextual.
     

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3When Offered:FallSyllabi:

    MBA 738 001 (Fall 2011)
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    MBA 738 001 Fall 2014 

  43. MBA 741 - Information Technology Auditing

    Introduces methodologies to assess security and control issues concerning accounting and other information systems. Key feature of course is applying computer-assisted audit tools and techniques to test effectiveness of application. (Equivalent to ACCT 741)

    Prerequisites:Admission to MSA or MBA program, or permission of program director.Credits:3When Offered:FallSyllabi:

    MBA 741 (Spring 2011)

  44. MBA 742 - Corporate Governance and Ethics

    Focuses on developing understanding of corporate governance issues and ethical decision-making. Topics include examination of internal and external and international governance issues, and ethical analysis in current business environment. (Equivalent to ACCT 742)

    Prerequisites:Admission to MSA or MBA program, or permission of program director.Credits:3When Offered:SpringSyllabi:

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  45. MBA 743 - Corporate Financial Reporting

    Addresses contemporary issues in corporate financial reporting. Focuses on role of financial reporting in providing decision-useful information to participants of capital market, and theoretical and empirical assessments of performance. (Equivalent to ACCT 743)

    Prerequisites:Admission to MSA or MBA program, or permission of program director.Credits:3When Offered:SummerSyllabi:

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  46. MBA 744 - Fraud Examination

    Introduces strategies and techniques for fraud prevention and detection. Focuses on financial fraud such as bribery, contract rigging and kickbacks, embezzlement, fraudulent financial reporting, payroll fraud, and misappropriation of inventory and other assets. (Equivalent to ACCT 744)

    Prerequisites:Admission to MSA or MBA program, or permission of program director.Credits:3When Offered:FallSyllabi:

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  47. MBA 745 - International Financial Reporting

    Examines accounting from an international perspective, including the study of various functional areas of accounting across countries and the reporting requirements encountered by companies engaged in international trade and making foreign direct investments. (Equivalent to ACCT 745)

    Prerequisites:Admission to MBA program and completion of core curriculum.Credits:3
  48. MBA 746 - Real Estate Analysis and Valuation

    Overview of real estate assets, markets, and decisions. Emphasizes development of analytical techniques and information required for implementation. Includes legal, economic, and public policy perspectives. (Equivalent to GSOM 746)

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements, or permission of instructor.Credits:3Syllabi:

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    MBA 746 001 (Fall 2012)

    MBA 746 001 (Fall 2011)

    MBA 746 X01 (Summer 2011)

  49. MBA 747 - Real Estate Finance

    Examines financing of residential and income-producing real estate from perspectives of both suppliers and users of funds. Focuses on financing alternatives, primary and secondary markets, and decision implications of available arrangements. (Equivalent to GSOM 747)

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA or MSA core requirements or permission of the program director.Credits:3Syllabi:

    MBA 747 (Spring 2011)

  50. MBA 748 - Real Estate Investment

    Develops frameworks for analyzing decisions about investing in real estate assets. Focuses on acquisition and analysis of information required to evaluate potential performance of assets. Applications of theories and techniques through case studies. (Equivalent to GSOM 748)

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA or MSA core requirements or permission of the program director.Credits:3Syllabi:

    MBA 748-001 (Fall 2012)

    MBA 748-001 (Fall 2011)

     

     

  51. MBA 752 - Turning Ideas into Successful Companies

    An advanced course in entrepreneurship focused on discovery and development of an achievable business concept. The centerpiece of the course is development of the formal business plan and associated presentation materials. Students are assigned to teams and must hypothesize a new business, research and test their hypothesis, and develop a comprehensive written business plan. The plan must be for an actual business that the students intend to start upon the successful completion of the course. Technology-based projects are encouraged, but not required. Because the course is cross-listed with IT&E and School of Business, most teams will include both engineering and business students. Weekly presentations of the team’s progress are required.

    Prerequisites:Completion of MBA core requirements and MBA 711 (for MBA students), or permission of the instructor.Credits:3When Offered:Spring
  52. MBA 795 - Global Business Perspectives

    Applies MBA core courses to global business enterprise through site visits to facilities located outside the United States.

    Prerequisites:Admission to the MBA program or permission of the program director.Credits:3When Offered:Summer and SpringSyllabi:

    MBA 795 (Spring 2011)
    MBA 795 X02 (Summer 2011)
    MBA 795 X02 (Summer 2012)
    MBA795 (Spring-Summer 2013)
    MBA795 (Summer 2013)
    MBA795-001 (Spring 2014)
    MBA795-002 (Spring 2014)
    MBA795-B02 (Summer 2014)

  53. MBA 796 - Directed Studies in Business Administration

    Approval by faculty member and MBA program director required prior to registration. Studies specialized topics in business administration not otherwise available in curriculum.

    Notes: May be repeated for up to 3 credits.

    Prerequisites:Admission to the MBA or MSA program or permission of the program director.Credits:1-3
  54. MBA 797 - Special Topics in Business

    Sections established as necessary to focus on various topical issues that emerge in practice of business administration.

    Prerequisites:Admission to the MBA program or permission of the program director.Credits:1-3When Offered:Fall, Summer and SpringSyllabi:

    MBA797-001 (Fall 2011)
    MBA797-B02 (Summer 2012)
    MBA797-B01 (Summer 2012)
    MBA797-X01 (Summer 2012)

    MBA797-001 (Fall 2013)

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