• 401. Leadership Foundations

    Units: 2

    Three-day residential format. Managing and working with people, with emphasis on motivation and development of individuals, leadership and interpersonal relationships, and group dynamics in complex organizational settings. Letter grading.

  • 402. Data and Decisions

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 402.) Lecture, three hours. Topics include probabilities, random variables (expectation, variance, covariance, normal random variables), decision trees, estimation, hypothesis testing, and multiple regression models. Emphasis on actual business problems and data. Letter grading.

  • 403. Financial Accounting

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 403.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for graduate students. Introduction to fundamental financial accounting methods and procedures, with emphasis on financial statements. Provides basis for firm understanding of language of business--accounting. Letter grading.

  • 405. Managerial Economics

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 405.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for graduate students. Analysis of consumer, producer, and market behavior. Market structure, pricing, and resource allocation. Applications to managerial strategy and public policy, with emphasis on competition, market power, and externalities. Letter grading.

  • 408. Foundations of Finance

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 408.) Lecture, three hours. Introduction to managerial finance. Topics include time value of money, discounting and present values, valuation of bonds and stocks, risk and return, construction of optimal portfolios, capital budgeting, and weighted average cost of capital. Letter grading.

  • 409. Organizational Behavior

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 409.) Lecture, three hours. Requisites: courses 401A, 401B. Introduction to human resource management function and management of human behavior in organizations. Emphasis on relationships among individuals, groups, and organizational units as they influence managerial process and development of prospective general managers. Letter grading.

  • 410. Operations Technology Management

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 410.) Lecture, three hours. Requisites: courses 402, 403. Principles and decision analysis related to effective utilization of factors of production in manufacturing and nonmanufacturing activities for both intermittent and continuous systems. Production organizations, analytical models and methods, facilities design, and design of control systems for production operations. Letter grading.

  • 411. Marketing Management

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 411.) Lecture, three hours. Principles of market-driven managerial decision making: consumer, competitor, and company analysis, market segmentation, definition of target markets, and product positioning. Management of marketing function: product and pricing decisions, channels of distribution, marketing communications. Letter grading.

  • 420. Business Strategy

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 420.) Lecture, three hours. Evaluation and formulation of organization's overall policies and strategies. Economic, heuristic, and social process approaches to policy formulation, environmental analysis, and organizational appraisal. Senior management's role in managing policy process. Letter grading.

  • 427A. Global Access Program

    Units: 5

    (Formerly numbered Management 427A.) Fieldwork, 60 hours. Requisites: courses 401A, 401B, 402, 403, 405, 408, 409, 410, 411, 420. Limited to Fully Employed MBA Program students. Must be taken in third year. Faculty-guided consulting project with international company or U.S. company with international project focus. Establishment of client relationships, identification of problems or strategic questions, design of study, collection and analysis of secondary and primary research data, development of comprehensive business plan, and formal presentation of findings and recommendations. In Progress grading (credit to be given only on completion of course 427B).

  • 427B. Global Access Program

    Units: 5

    (Formerly numbered Management 427A.) Fieldwork, 60 hours. Requisites: courses 401A, 401B, 402, 403, 405, 408, 409, 410, 411, 420. Limited to Fully Employed MBA Program students. Must be taken in third year. Faculty-guided consulting project with international company or U.S. company with international project focus. Establishment of client relationships, identification of problems or strategic questions, design of study, collection and analysis of secondary and primary research data, development of comprehensive business plan, and formal presentation of findings and recommendations. Letter grading.

  • 428A. Business Creation Capstone

    Units: 6

    Lecture, three hours; fieldwork, three hours. Limited to fully-employed MBA program students. Designed for students interested in launching their own business. Student teams work on business idea and develop comprehensive strategy for launching that business. Fulfills FEMBA comprehensive examination requirement. In Progress grading (credit to be given only on completion of course 428B).

  • 428B. Business Creation Capstone

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; fieldwork, three hours. Limited to fully employed MBA program students. Designed for students interested in launching their own business. Student teams work on business idea and develop comprehensive strategy for launching that business. Fulfills FEMBA comprehensive examination requirement. Letter grading.