Business Data Analysis and Statistical Methods
This course provides an overview of statistical analysis and inference. The language and methods of statistics are used throughout the MBA curriculum, both in the classroom and in assigned readings. In addition, the language and methods of statistical analysis have permeated much of academic and professional writing as well as media reporting, both inside and beyond the business community. The goal is to present a broad introduction to statistical thinking, concepts, methods, and vocabulary. The course has an emphasis on business applications. This 3 credit course is listed as SCH-MGMT 650.
Examines and evaluates legal problems as they relate to the business environment. Course will deal with areas of law including contracts, agency, ethics, bankruptcy, business organization and other areas of commercial law. This 3 credit course is listed as SCH-MGMT 783.
Economic Analysis for Managers
This course reviews the foundations of modern economics with an emphasis on its applications in business. Course coverage includes a range of both microeconomic and macroeconomic subjects. Topics include demand and supply analysis, consumer theory, theory of the firm, unemployment, inflation, monetary and fiscal policy, economic growth, the causes and consequences of recessions, and issues in global economics. This 3 credit course is listed as SCH-MGMT 644.
Human Resource Management
Overview of human resource management theory and practice in organizations. Legal framework; job design; recruitment, selection, performance appraisal, separation; compensation; benefits; contemporary issues in HRM. This 3 credit course is listed as SCH-MGMT 770.
Leadership and Organizational Behavior
Provides an overview of different perspectives and approaches to leadership practice and related organizational behavior topics. Relying on a participative multi-learning approach the course goes beyond traditional leadership practices to examine empowering leadership approaches for addressing contemporary organizational behavior challenges such as leading teams. The overall objective is to increase students’ understanding of and ability to apply contemporary leadership and organizational behavior knowledge in work situations. This 3 credit course is listed as SCH-MGMT 680.
This course provides an executive viewpoint of marketing concepts, such as branding and segmentation, for strategic and organizational decision-making. There is an emphasis on tools available for analysis and control of marketing activities, including the use of new media. Topics also include industry life cycles, customer experience, and pricing strategy. This 3 credit course is listed as SCH-MGMT 660. Services Marketing Management (SCH-MGMT 713) can be taken in lieu of Marketing Strategy for the MBA Core requirements.
Services Marketing Management
This course can be taken in place of SCH-MGMT 660 Marketing Strategy in the core curriculum or as an elective. This course covers the essentials of marketing management as they apply to service industries, including health care, hospitality and financial services. A strategic marketing planning approach is used to identify and resolve marketing issues and problems facing firms and organizations in the service sector. Such topics as service quality, segmentation, positioning, consumer expectations, the consumer decision process, service recovery, internal marketing and relationship marketing are presented. This 3 credit course is listed as SCH-MGMT 713.
Strategic Information Management
This course provides an understanding of the strategic role of Information Technologies (IT) in business, how to successfully integrate IT into the organization, how to manage the challenges associated with conceiving, justifying, implementing and maintaining IT-based initiatives and how to be an active and productive participant in management decisions that involve IT. This 3 credit course is listed as SCH-MGMT 632.