Students who have completed twelve or more undergraduate hours in Management, Marketing, Finance, or Accounting may substitute an elective for the corresponding course.
Understanding how firms gain and sustain competitive advantage. Topics include analyzing markets and developing company strategy across business disciplines.
Interdisciplinary course designed to provide students with an integrative perspective of contemporary business environments and development of key professional competencies.
Introduction to quantitative tools used in business decision making. Students are introduced to research design, statistics, data analytics, and data visualization.
A study of how people in organizations respond to managerial and organizational practices, using a systems orientation to analyze how environmental factors influence organizational practices and climate. Topics include reactions of people to structure and control, problems of motivation and performance, resolution of inter-departmental conflicts, adaptation to change.
Course focus is on strategies, concepts, and tools for management of quality and the core function of producing goods and services.
Marketing principles, behavioral concepts, and quantitative techniques utilized in analyzing marketing problems and decisions. Emphasis on strategic and quantitative aspects of decision-making processes in marketing. A strategic marketing simulation game and/or rigorous case analyses are typical.
Analysis of financial problems of business enterprises and the formulation of financial policies. Financing of current operations and long-term capital needs, income management and expansion policies. Includes case studies.
Designed for non-accounting majors. Emphasis on the interpretation and use of accounting data.
Analyzes business information systems components (people, procedures, hardware, software) from organizational and technological perspectives. Cases are used to explore the relationships between organizational and technological issues.
An integrating course analyzing the firm in its environment with emphasis on formulation of policies and strategies and application of concepts through case studies and/or simulation exercises integrating all functional areas.
For more information on these or other courses please visit the course catalog.