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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Independent Study

SCH-MGMT

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Course Details

Summer 2022

This class is non-credit
Course Notes
UWW class; $60/term reg. fee + $925/credit. Refunds differ from Univ. day classes; see www.umass.edu/uww/resources/refund-policy.

Business Law

SCH-MGMT

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.

Course Details

Fall 2022

This class is non-credit
Course Notes
UWW class; $60/term reg. fee + $925/credit. Refunds differ from Univ. day classes; see www.umass.edu/uww/resources/refund-policy. Open to Online MBA Students.

Leadership and Organizational Behavior

SCH-MGMT

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.

Course Details

Fall 2022

This class is non-credit
Course Notes
UWW class; $60/term reg. fee + $925/credit. Refunds differ from Univ. day classes; see www.umass.edu/uww/resources/refund-policy. Open to Online MBA Students.

Ethics and Professional Responsibilities for Accountants

SCH-MGMT

This course introduces students to important ethical issues in the context of business activities. Students will gain an understanding of the relationship between business organizations and society at large, and gain an awareness of the social and economic environments in which ethical issues arise. Students will be introduced to ethical frameworks and theories to help them develop the reasoning and analytical skills essential to addressing these important and sometimes difficult issues. The course will focus on the importance of ethics in decision-making to the long-term success of the business enterprise.

Course Details

Fall 2022

This class is non-credit
Course Notes
UWW class; $60/term reg. fee + $850/credit. Refunds differ from Univ. day classes; see www.umass.edu/uww/resources/refund-policy.

Exploring Data Analytics for Accounting Professionals

SCH-MGMT

This is an introductory course in analytics tailored for accounting professionals. Through hands-on work, students learn to ask the right business questions, extract and transform relevant data from an enterprise system, evaluate the integrity of the data, detect patterns and anomalies, apply data analytic techniques, and interpret and present results in order to make data-driven decisions.

Course Details

Fall 2022

This class is non-credit
Course Notes
UWW class; $60/term reg. fee + $850/credit. Refunds differ from Univ. day classes; see www.umass.edu/uww/resources/refund-policy.

Leadership and Organizational Behavior

SCH-MGMT

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.

Course Details

Fall 2022

This class is non-credit
Course Notes
UWW class; $60/term reg. fee + $925/credit. Refunds differ from Univ. day classes; see www.umass.edu/uww/resources/refund-policy. Open to Online MBA Students.

Project Management

SCH-MGMT

This graduate course provides comprehensive coverage of project management, focusing on the methods and competencies needed to effectively manage projects. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to understand different project management techniques, terminology and trends; define project success measures and methods; improve quality, cost and efficiency with the project management process; and gain basic competency using project management software.

Course Details

Fall 2022

This class is non-credit
Course Notes
UWW class; $60/term reg. fee + $925/credit. Refunds differ from Univ. day classes; see www.umass.edu/uww/resources/refund-policy. This elective counts towards the Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Healthcare Administration, Marketing and Sport Management. Open to Online MBA Students.

Strategic Information Management

SCH-MGMT

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.

Course Details

Fall 2022

This class is non-credit
Course Notes
UWW class; $60/term reg. fee + $925/credit. Refunds differ from Univ. day classes; see www.umass.edu/uww/resources/refund-policy. Open to Online MBA Students.

Business Intelligence and Analytics

SCH-MGMT

This course provides an introduction to Business Intelligence, including the processes, methodologies, infrastructure, and current practices used to transform business data into useful information and support business decision-making. Business Intelligence requires foundation knowledge in data storage and retrieval, thus this course will review logical data models for both database management systems and data warehouses. Students will learn to extract and manipulate data from these systems and assess security-related issues. Data mining, visualization, and statistical analysis along with reporting options such as management dashboards and balanced scorecards will be covered.

Course Details

Fall 2022

This class is non-credit
Course Notes
UWW class; $60/term reg. fee + $925/credit. Refunds differ from Univ. day classes; see www.umass.edu/uww/resources/refund-policy. This elective counts towards the Business Analytics and Entrepreneurship Focus Areas.
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