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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Special Topics- Readings in Management Classics II

SCH-MGMT

Course Details

Spring 2022

This class is non-credit
Course Notes

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

Spring 2022

This class is non-credit
Course Notes
UWW class; $50/term reg. fee + $900/credit. Refunds differ from Univ. day classes; see www.umass.edu/uww/resources/refund-policy.

Independent Study

SCH-MGMT

Contact department for description.

Course Details

Spring 2022

This class is non-credit
Course Notes
UWW class; $50/term reg. fee + $900/credit. Refunds differ from Univ. day classes; see www.umass.edu/uww/resources/refund-policy.

Statistics for Business

SCH-MGMT

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.

Course Details

Spring 2022

This class is non-credit
Course Notes
UWW class; $50/term reg. fee + $900/credit. Refunds differ from Univ. day classes; see www.umass.edu/uww/resources/refund-policy.

Economic Analysis for Managers

SCH-MGMT

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.

Course Details

Spring 2022

This class is non-credit
Course Notes
UWW class; $50/term reg. fee + $900/credit. Refunds differ from Univ. day classes; see www.umass.edu/uww/resources/refund-policy.

Corporate Finance

SCH-MGMT

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the area of corporate finance and investments. Students will learn about the basic concerns and responsibilities of financial managers, and gain an appreciation of the methods of analysis employed by them. Students will learn both theory and practice of corporate finance and investments.

Course Details

Spring 2022

This class is non-credit
Course Notes
UWW class; $50/term reg. fee + $900/credit. Refunds differ from Univ. day classes; see www.umass.edu/uww/resources/refund-policy.

Financial & Managerial Accounting

SCH-MGMT

An overview of the concepts and language of financial and managerial accounting that covers how accounting information can be used as an effective tool for communication, monitoring, and resource allocation. Topics include the principles and methodologies underlying financial statements and the inherent limitations of that information. Additional topics include behavior, cost analysis, and tools used to motivate and coordinate business activities.

Course Details

Spring 2022

This class is non-credit
Course Notes
UWW class; $50/term reg. fee + $900/credit. Refunds differ from Univ. day classes; see www.umass.edu/uww/resources/refund-policy. This class meets 5 optional times with a virtual synchronous option available at the UMass Center in Springfield from 6:00-9:00 PM on the following dates: Thursday - 2/10, 3/10, 3/31, 4/14, 4/28.

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

Spring 2022

This class is non-credit
Course Notes
UWW class; $50/term reg. fee + $900/credit. Refunds differ from Univ. day classes; see www.umass.edu/uww/resources/refund-policy.

Management Communications

SCH-MGMT

This course is designed to help students meet the demand for effective writing and speaking skills in the professional workplace. Topics include rhetorical considerations involving audience and purpose, writing style and tone, organizational strategies, research skills, evidence-based writing, and page design, along with assignments in professional correspondence, report writing, and public speaking and visual aids. This course satisfies the University's junior year writing requirement.

Course Details

Spring 2022

This class is non-credit
Course Notes
Once the course reaches enrollment capacity the course is full. Overrides are not available for this course. If you are graduating this semester and unable to enroll in SCH-MGMT 310/315, please contact Meghan Smith at msmith@isenberg.umass.edu.

Management Communications

SCH-MGMT

This course is designed to help students meet the demand for effective writing and speaking skills in the professional workplace. Topics include rhetorical considerations involving audience and purpose, writing style and tone, organizational strategies, research skills, evidence-based writing, and page design, along with assignments in professional correspondence, report writing, and public speaking and visual aids. This course satisfies the University's junior year writing requirement.

Course Details

Spring 2022

This class is non-credit
Course Notes
Once the course reaches enrollment capacity the course is full. Overrides are not available for this course. If you are graduating this semester and unable to enroll in SCH-MGMT 310/315, please contact Meghan Smith at msmith@isenberg.umass.edu.
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