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Undergraduate Degrees, Majors and Concentrations

MBA Program  
List of all courses and their descriptions
List of all courses, their descriptions and offerings in the schedule book

MBAD6013 - Managerial Accounting
Fall 2014

This course introduces accounting data in terms related to helping managers perform planning and control functions. Responsibility accounting and contribution margin approaches are included. Cost behavior is the focus for decision making. Attention is also given to analyzing relevant costs for problem solving. Several contemporary and innovative techniques will be discussed including activity based costing, just-in-time management, the cost of quality, benchmarking, and target costing.
Prerequisite: MBAP5012 or equivalent
3 Credits

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Schedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, Course starting with MBAD6013
       
MBAD6013-A Managerial Accounting
Full     Credits: 3 Days: ONLINE
       Location: Internet/Online Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Bryan
    Session: 4 (10/18 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
            More Info!
      Prerequisite: MBAP5012 or equivalent
      Course is taught Fully Online.  
      Additional fees apply. See Details for more information.
 
MBAD6013-A Managerial Accounting
1 Seat!     Credits: 3 Days: M
       Location: Moon Room: Business School 119
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Rebele
    Session: 3 (08/25 - 10/16/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisite: MBAP5012 or equivalent
     
 
MBAD6013-A Managerial Accounting
5 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: W
       Location: Pittsburgh(Heinz 57) Room:
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Gilmore
    Session: 3 (01/12 - 03/06/15) Term: Spring 2015
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      Prerequisite: MBAP5012 or equivalent
     
 

MBAD6023 - Economic Found For Dec Making
Fall 2014

Focus of the course is on economic concepts, principles and theory that underlie business decisions. Particular attention will be paid to price theory and the economic theory of the firm. Other topics to be covered include monetary economics, international trade and government regulation of business.
Prerequisites: MBAP5032 and MBAP5042 or their equivalents
3 Credits


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MBAD6023-A Economic Found For Dec Making
1 Seat!     Credits: 3 Days: ONLINE
       Location: Internet/Online Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Holstein
    Session: 2 (08/23 - 10/17/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisites: MBAP5032 and MBAP5042 or their equivalents
      Course is taught Fully Online.  
      Additional fees apply. See Details for more information.
 
MBAD6023-B Economic Found For Dec Making
10 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: T
       Location: Moon Room: Business School 119
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Eschenfelder
    Session: 5 (10/20 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisites: MBAP5032 and MBAP5042 or their equivalents
     
 
MBAD6023-D Economic Found For Dec Making
13 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: ONLINE
       Location: Internet/Online Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Litzinger
    Session: 2 (08/23 - 10/17/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisites: MBAP5032 and MBAP5042 or their equivalents
      Course is taught Fully Online.  
      Additional fees apply. See Details for more information.
 
MBAD6023-A Economic Found For Dec Making
8 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: T
       Location: Pittsburgh(Heinz 57) Room:
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Litzinger
    Session: 5 (03/09 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
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      Prerequisites: MBAP5032 and MBAP5042 or their equivalents
     
 

MBAD6033 - Marketing Management
Fall 2014

This course examines the process of formulating and implementing a marketing strategy to attain organizational goals. Explores the tasks and decisions facing managers for marketing goods and services in today's high change, competitive environment. Emphasis is placed on research, segmentation, target marketing , positioning, development of a marketing mix, and combining of product, pricing, distribution, and promotion strategies needed to sell a product efficiently and effectively. Internal marketing and customer service issues are examined concurrently with all external marketing issues.
Prerequisite: MBAP5072 or equivalent
3 Credits


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MBAD6033-A Marketing Management
1 Seat!     Credits: 3 Days: ONLINE
       Location: Internet/Online Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Chu
    Session: 2 (08/23 - 10/17/14) Term: Fall 2014
            More Info!
      Prerequisite: MBAP5072 or equivalent
      Course is taught Fully Online.  
      Additional fees apply. See Details for more information.
 
MBAD6033-B Marketing Management
13 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: W
       Location: Moon Room: Business School 119
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Shock
    Session: 5 (10/20 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisite: MBAP5072 or equivalent
     
 
MBAD6033-A Marketing Management
16 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: R
       Location: Pittsburgh(Heinz 57) Room:
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Shock
    Session: 5 (03/09 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
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      Prerequisite: MBAP5072 or equivalent
     
 

MBAD6035 - Economics Of Public Policy
Fall 2014

The focus of this course is on applying economic concepts to areas of public policy that impact business decisions. Attention will be paid to the economic rationale of public policy as well as the influence such policies exert on business. Areas of analysis might include environmental regulation, anti-trust, labor, public finance, and trade.
Prerequisite: MBAP5032
3 Credits


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MBAD6043 - Managerial/Corporate Finance
Fall 2014

This course develops the financial principles and practices which are essential to business decision-making. Student?s will employ analytical techniques for deciding among alternate strategies based on the effect each strategy is expected to have on the value of the firm. The course?s focus on problem-solving which provides an understanding of the strengths and weakness of various tools for making business decisions. Topics include valuation, risk analysis, capital budgeting, cost of capital, long-term financing alternatives, capital structure, dividend policy and working capital management.
Prerequisite: MBAP5012 and MBAP5022 or equivalents
3 Credits


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MBAD6043-A Managerial/Corporate Finance
5 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: W
       Location: Pittsburgh(Heinz 57) Room: Pittsburgh (Heinz 57) R03
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Racic
    Session: 3 (08/25 - 10/16/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisite: MBAP5012 and MBAP5022 or equivalents
     
 
MBAD6043-A Managerial/Corporate Finance
8 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: T
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Flanegin
    Session: 3 (01/12 - 03/06/15) Term: Spring 2015
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      Prerequisite: MBAP5012 and MBAP5022 or equivalents
     
 
MBAD6043-B Managerial/Corporate Finance
0/7     Credits: 3 Days: ONLINE
       Location: Internet/Online Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Ma
    Session: 4 (03/07 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
            More Info!
      Prerequisite: MBAP5012 and MBAP5022 or equivalents
      Course is taught Fully Online.  
      Additional fees apply. See Details for more information.
 

MBAD6063 - Legal Issues Of Exec Mgmt
Fall 2014

The course is designed to give business students a practical understanding of law and government regulation, and how laws and regulations are developed and applied. Emphasis is on the legal system as a whole rather than on specific laws, although the focus is on laws that effect business decisions. Students are expected to leave the course with the knowledge to recognize potential legal issues and problems. The goal is for students to know when to seek professional legal advice.
3 Credits


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MBAD6063-A Legal Issues Of Exec Mgmt
9 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: T
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Swartz
    Session: 5 (03/09 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
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MBAD6063-B Legal Issues Of Exec Mgmt
Full     Credits: 3 Days: ONLINE
       Location: Internet/Online Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Swartz
    Session: 2 (01/10 - 03/06/15) Term: Spring 2015
            More Info!
      Course is taught Fully Online.  
      Additional fees apply. See Details for more information.
 

MBAD6073 - Organizational Behavior/Theory
Fall 2014

This course offers an in-depth study of the distinctly human dimensions of management and management systems within organizations. The course begins at the micro-level of individuals and teams. This micro level is then integrated into organizational systems. Students are required to read, synthesize, and evaluate current literature in academic and practitioner journals. Through case analysis, the course also emphasizes application that relates real world problems to current thought in producing high performance teams in an increasingly diverse workplace.
Prerequisite: MBAP5062 or equivalent
3 Credits


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MBAD6073-A Organizational Behavior/Theory
Full     Credits: 3 Days: ONLINE
       Location: Internet/Online Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Crawley
    Session: 4 (10/18 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
            More Info!
      Prerequisite: MBAP5062 or equivalent
      Course is taught Fully Online.  
      Additional fees apply. See Details for more information.
 
MBAD6073-A Organizational Behavior/Theory
24 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: W
       Location: Moon Room: Business School 119
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Hartley
    Session: 3 (08/25 - 10/16/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisite: MBAP5062 or equivalent
     
 

MBAD6083 - Taxation For Bus Dec Making
Fall 2014

Addresses economic implications of selected management decisions involving application of federal income tax laws. Recognition of tax hazards and tax savings will be emphasized. 3 credits
3 Credits


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MBAD6083-A Taxation For Bus Dec Making
20 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: T
       Location: Pittsburgh(Heinz 57) Room:
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Brucker
    Session: 5 (03/09 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
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MBAD6088 - Financial Services Marketing
Fall 2014

This course applies marketing theory and analytical techniques to the financial industry. The structure of the financial industry has significantly changed over the last two decades. The increased role of marketing in financial services intensifies competition, and stimulates financial service innovations. It is crucial for financial services professionals to expand their skill sets and to explore new approaches for successful marketing of their institutions as well as their products and services. An essential part of this course is the development of effective marketing strategies and plans for financial service firms.
Prerequisite: MBAD6033
3 Credits


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MBAD6093 - Operations Mgt Exec Dec Making
Fall 2014

A synthesis of concepts and managerial techniques which relate directly to processes involved in production systems from beginning to end. Concepts and issues in TQM and CQI are emphasized, including a general framework for quality in the production process using Crosby, Juran, Deming and other theory and design techniques in measuring quality by statistical processes, reliability and sampling techniques. Students develop expertise in analyzing and improving process flows, including flows of customers in service operations, material and information flows in order to improve overall efficiency and effectiveness of operations in general.
Prerequisite: MBAP5062 or equivalent
3 Credits


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MBAD6093-A Operations Mgt Exec Dec Making
1 Seat!     Credits: 3 Days: ONLINE
       Location: Internet/Online Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Smith
    Session: 2 (08/23 - 10/17/14) Term: Fall 2014
            More Info!
      Prerequisite: MBAP5062 or equivalent
      Course is taught Fully Online.  
      Additional fees apply. See Details for more information.
 
MBAD6093-A Operations Mgt Exec Dec Making
3 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: M
       Location: Pittsburgh(Heinz 57) Room: Pittsburgh (Heinz 57) R03
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Park
    Session: 5 (10/20 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisite: MBAP5062 or equivalent
     
 
MBAD6093-A Operations Mgt Exec Dec Making
Full     Credits: 3 Days: ONLINE
       Location: Internet/Online Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Park
    Session: 2 (01/10 - 03/06/15) Term: Spring 2015
            More Info!
      Prerequisite: MBAP5062 or equivalent
      Course is taught Fully Online.  
      Additional fees apply. See Details for more information.
 
MBAD6093-B Operations Mgt Exec Dec Making
26 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: R
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Park
    Session: 5 (03/09 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
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      Prerequisite: MBAP5062 or equivalent
     
 

MBAD6100 - Consumer Behavior
Fall 2014

This course analyzes psychological and sociological factors that influence the behavior of consumers and the consumer decision process both in the consumer and industrial marketing structure.
Prerequisite: MBAD6033
3 Credits


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MBAD6100-A Consumer Behavior
14 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: T
       Location: Pittsburgh(Heinz 57) Room:
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Shock
    Session: 3 (01/12 - 03/06/15) Term: Spring 2015
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      Prerequisite: MBAD6033
     
 

MBAD6120 - Investments
Fall 2014

This course is an introduction to commonly used investment vehicles including stocks, bonds, money market securities, investment companies, and futures and options contracts and to basic valuation models and technical analysis. Particular emphasis is given to three competing approaches to stock investment: fundamental analysis, technical analysis and efficient market analysis. Topics to be covered include the distribution of securities to the public, financial markets, the broker-client relationship, different types of orders investors can place with their broker, short-sales of securities, investment companies, margin accounts, speculation, and hedging. Also studied are debt instruments including money market securities, Treasury bonds, government agency securities, municipal bonds, corporate bonds, convertible bonds, and asset-backed securities. Students are introduced to risk concepts associated with various securities including the capital asset pricing model.
Prerequisite: MBAD6043
3 Credits


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MBAD6120-A Investments
14 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: T
       Location: Pittsburgh(Heinz 57) Room: Pittsburgh (Heinz 57) R03
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Flanegin
    Session: 5 (10/20 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisite: MBAD6043
     
 

MBAD6123 - Environmental Economics
Fall 2014

This course is a graduate level application of principles and models of environmental economics to the evolving field of sustainability and green business practices. Using lectures, discussions, projects, and guest presentations, focus is on the basic framework of economic theory as topics such as emission trading programs, green taxes, markets for green goods, the value of private information in policy plans, global environmental problems, and various aspects of global warming are explored.
Prerequisite: MBAP5032
3 Credits


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MBAD6123-A Environmental Economics
22 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: M
       Location: Moon Room: Business School 119
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Litzinger
    Session: 5 (10/20 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisite: MBAP5032
     
 

MBAD6133 - Consumption/Substainable Mkt
Fall 2014

This course will take a critical look at some of the consumption patterns which have had negative effects on our environment and will address innovative ways to combat these effects and preserve our resources. Specifically, ways to motivate research, education, regulation, and communication that will encourage a shift toward sustainable development and consumption will be discussed. The course will focus on the following aspects of consumption and marketing. These include: Marketing to vulnerable populations (e.g., youth); alcohol and tobacco marketing; food product marketing, labeling, and warning; obesity and marketing; and over-consumption and materialism. Anti-consumption marketing campaigns and sustainability marketing efforts will be discussed. Specifically, green marketing campaigns and recycling programs, green product development, marketing and public policy/regulations, consumer protection, promotion of conservation.
Prerequisite: MBAD6033
3 Credits


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MBAD6133-A Consumption/Substainable Mkt
38 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: M
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Marco
    Session: 5 (03/09 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
            More Info!
      Prerequisite: MBAD6033
     
 

MBAD6145 - Corporate Social Responsibilit
Fall 2014


Prerequisite: MBAP5062 or equivalent
3 Credits


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MBAD6153 - International Business
Fall 2014

International Business provides the conceptual and analytic framework for managerial decision making in the global market. The primary goal of the course is to provide graduate students the tools and skills required to assess and form business strategies to achieve global objectives. The course will apply various academic disciplines in analyzing the environment of international business while learning to manage the countervailing forces that affect the performance of international organizations. This course will also enhance the ability of managers in the domestic environment because of the exposure to the inevitable impact of the global business on the domestic.
Prerequisite: MBAP5062 or equivalent
3 Credits


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MBAD6153-A International Business
Full     Credits: 3 Days: T
       Location: Pittsburgh(Heinz 57) Room: Pittsburgh (Heinz 57) R03
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Vemala Venkata Siva
    Session: 3 (08/25 - 10/16/14) Term: Fall 2014
            More Info!
      Prerequisite: MBAP5062 or equivalent
     
 
MBAD6153-A International Business
6 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: M
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Vemala Venkata Siva
    Session: 3 (01/12 - 03/06/15) Term: Spring 2015
            More Info!
      Prerequisite: MBAP5062 or equivalent
     
 
MBAD6153-B International Business
Full     Credits: 3 Days: ONLINE
       Location: Internet/Online Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Crawley
    Session: 4 (03/07 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
            More Info!
      Prerequisite: MBAP5062 or equivalent
      Course is taught Fully Online.  
      Additional fees apply. See Details for more information.
 

MBAD6160 - International Management
Fall 2014

This course concentrates on managerial issues in the area of global management. The modern business enterprise has no place to hide, but everywhere (global). To succeed corporations must use global strategies. In this course the students will be exposed to managerial strategies incorporating global realities. Trade theories, value of currencies, marketing strategies, accounting/tax applications, financial impact of global trade, models for trade, international organizations as GATT, WTO, International Banks and similar topics are covered in the three other courses offered in the concentration. This course concentrates on managerial issues that are applicable to global business. The concepts of globalization, cultural impact, intercultural communication strategy, structure and systems, social and political behaviors will be discussed in the course.
Prerequisite: MBAP5062 or equivalent
3 Credits


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MBAD6175 - Economics Of Professnl Sports
Fall 2014

This course provides students a framework to analyze professional sports. The course will be focused on economic analysis of sports--primarily football, basketball, baseball, and hockey. Economic theory will be employed to explain and evaluate such issues as industry growth and change, labor market activity, antitrust concerns, and the role of local government in franchise and facility development. While the primary focus will be on U.S. sports, students will also be expected to demonstrate an understanding of economic issues involved in international sport.
Prerequisite: MBAP5032 or equivalent
3 Credits


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MBAD6193 - Project Management
Fall 2014

As a first course at the graduate level, students will be exposed to the nature of a project as a one-time or infrequently occurring operation with a unique goal, limited lifespan, and limited resources. This course examines project management roles and enviornments, the project life cycle and the various techniques of work planning, and control and evaluation to achieve project objectives through tools currently available to project managers, which are discussed throughout this course.
Prerequisite: MBAD6093 or permission of the Management Department Head
3 Credits


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MBAD6193-A Project Management
0/5     Credits: 3 Days: ONLINE
       Location: Internet/Online Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Haney
    Session: 2 (01/10 - 03/06/15) Term: Spring 2015
            More Info!
      Prerequisite: MBAD6093 or permission of the Management Department Head
      Course is taught Fully Online.  
      Additional fees apply. See Details for more information.
 

MBAD6200 - Adver Strat/Sales Promotion
Fall 2014

This course focuses on the evaluations and integration of the promotional mix (i.e., sales promotion, advertising, packaging, and publicity in the marketing of consumer and industrial goods and services). In addition to lectures and small group discussions, a promotional project will be developed.
Prerequisite: MBAD6033
3 Credits


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MBAD6210 - Accounting Theory
Fall 2014

Theoretical and conceptual issues will play a significant role in defining the future of accounting across the world, as evidenced by the "convergence" of rules by FASB and IASB. This course deals with the theoretical and conceptual aspects of accounting as related to the politics and economics of accounting standards. It presents complex accounting topics in a theoretical framework, and guides the students towards increased understanding of both accounting theory and practice, and the relevant standards. The focus of the course is on logical thought process in addition to accounting presentations.
Prerequisite: Permission of the Department Head
3 Credits


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MBAD6225 - Controllership
Fall 2014

Controllership course is designed to help students think about ways to manage the strategy implementation dilemmas in which operating managers find themselves in. The course is designed to help the student gain knowledge, insights and analytical skills related to design and implementation of formal systems used by firms to plan and control the firm's performance. The course perspective is that of a general manager, rather than that of a corporate controller or chief accountant. The key ideas underlying the course are: a) different organizations have different strategies, and b) different control systems are needed to effectively implement different strategies.
Prerequisites: ACCT3020 and MBAD6120 or Department Head approval
3 Credits


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MBAD6240 - Global Supply Chain Mgt
Fall 2014

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3 Credits


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MBAD6250 - Marketing Research
Fall 2014

This course uses a managerial approach to the marketing research process. The course covers problem definition, research design, construction of the research instrument, data collection, and data analysis, interpretation, and presentation. Students conduct a research project during the course.
Prerequisite: MBAD6033 and MBAP5052
3 Credits


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MBAD6260 - Internal Auditing
Fall 2014

This course is an introduction to the methodology of internal auditing and to the utilization of the results of the audit by management in its decision making. The student also explores concepts and standards of internal auditing and their applications. The role of the internal auditor in detecting fraud, waste, and misuse of assets is studied. Finally, the organization and administration of an internal audit department and its interactions with management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors are covered.
Prerequisite: ACCT4010 and MBAD6210 or Department Head approval
3 Credits


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MBAD6270 - Adv Cost/Managerial Accounting
Fall 2014

Managerial accounting is the process of identifying, measuring, analyzing, interpreting and communicating information in pursuit of the organization's goals. This course relies on advanced problems and cases involving uses of cost and profit analysis for managerial decision making. Analysis of product costs and pricing, transfer pricing, budgeting and capital decisions, and other advanced topics are included.
Prerequisites: ACCT3010 and ACCT6210 or Department Head approval
3 Credits


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MBAD6444 - Corp Indentity and Branding
Fall 2014

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3 Credits


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MBAD6500 - International Financial Mgt
Fall 2014

This course is a study of international financial markets with the purpose of providing an understanding of the tools available to financial managers of international corporations. The focus is on corporate decision making in an international context and the expansion of basic principles of financial management to reflect the complexities of global operations. Topics include letter of credit, banker's acceptances, exchange rate hedging, etc.
Prerequisite: MBAD6043
3 Credits


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MBAD6500-A International Financial Mgt
35 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: W
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Racic
    Session: 5 (03/09 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
            More Info!
      Prerequisite: MBAD6043
     
 

MBAD6550 - Health Care Finance
Fall 2014

Health Care Finance introduces the concepts of sources of funding for health care and the application of those funds to pay for the delivery of health care. Topics include an overview of health care funding in the public and private sectors, the concept of third party payment or reimbursement; and "alternative payment systems" such as self insurance, capitation and discounted care. The course will include discussion about issues related to the uninsured and the implications of uninsured patients for clinical practice. The course will give students an overview of the capital asset evaluation and acquisition process. Students will also gain an appreciation for and understanding of the budget and accounting processes involved in the delivery of health services and practical knowledge relating to managing budgets. The final portion of the course will consider the future of health care finance including national health insurance issues and payment for performance.
3 Credits


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MBAD6600 - Sport In Society
Fall 2014

This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of the central historical developments and social processes that underlay the American sport industry. Considerable emphasis is given to socialization and stratification, as well as the relationship of sport to other institutions such as education, media, and the economic system.
3 Credits


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MBAD6600-A Sport In Society
19 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: R
       Location: Moon Room: Business School 205
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Clark
    Session: 3 (08/25 - 10/16/14) Term: Fall 2014
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MBAD6601 - Sport Management
Fall 2014

This course examines sport and recreation from the framework of organizational processes. The course considers the different organizational structures found in amateur, professional, and commercial sport. Readings and case analyses cover topics such as organizational planning, risk management/liability, financing, and leadership.
3 Credits


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MBAD6602 - Sport Marketing/Promotion
Fall 2014

This course examines theoretical and practical aspects of sport marketing, promotions, public relations, sponsorship and fund-raising. Legal and social issues in the marketing of sports are reviewed. Readings and case studies apply basic marketing concepts to sport and recreation organizations.
Prerequisite: MBAD6033 or permission of Dept. Head.
3 Credits


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MBAD6602-A Sport Marketing/Promotion
32 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: R
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Apostolopoulou
    Session: 3 (01/12 - 03/06/15) Term: Spring 2015
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      Prerequisite: MBAD6033 or permission of Dept. Head.
     
 

MBAD6605 - International Marketing
Fall 2014

This course introduces the student to the complex environment of international marketing. The course stresses the culture, legal, political and economic aspects of international marketing, in addition to international marketing policies and strategies. The basic format of the course covers the markets and marketing techniques in the U.S. and foreign markets; such as market entry, product, management, promotion, pricing, distribution, and marketing organization. Skills to identify and evaluate international marketing opportunities are highlighted.
Prerequisites: MBAD6033
3 Credits


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MBAD6700 - Mergers and Acquisitions
Fall 2014

This course is a study of all types of corporate restructurings including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, spin-offs, joint ventures, leveraged buyouts, bankruptcies, workouts and recapitalizations. Students will learn to analyze relevant economic, legal, and corporate finance considerations associated with restructurings. Particular attention will be paid to the valuation of a business enterprise. Specific techniques used to value public and private business will be studied in depth.
Prerequisite: MBAD6043
3 Credits


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MBAD6720 - Facility Management
Fall 2014

This course will focus on the principles and practices of operating sport facilities, including stadiums/arenas, recreation and community centers, golf and tennis facilities, and swimming pools. The course will cover design, financing and construction of such facilities in addition to operational issues of personnel, access, security, scheduling, risk management, concessions, and other related areas. Students will study existing facilities and are expected to design a proposed facility as part of the course.
Prerequisite: MBAD6601 or permission of the department head
3 Credits


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MBAD7015 - E-Commerce Seminar
Fall 2014

This course is a graduate level seminar exploring eCommerce and its application to business and industry. At a macro level, the topics covered will include supply chain applications, business to business applications, retail applications, and industry applications. At a micro level, the topics will include marketing and online consumer behavior issues, security and privacy issues, start-up issues, and technical issues.Students will perform research and deliver a series of white papers and presentations. Special speakers will present the current state of eCommerce activity within their industry and company.
Prerequisites: MBAP5042 and MBAP5052 or equivalents
3 Credits


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MBAD7200 - Fraud Examination For Managers
Fall 2014

Forensic accountants (or fraud examiners) must be knowledgeable about fraud and be skilled at investigating fraud. For example, forensic accountants must know the different types of fraud, how fraud is committed and concealed, and how to prevent and detect fraud. Forensic accountants must also be skilled at conducting investigations and drawing conclusions from evidence gathered during an investigation. The general learning objectives for the course relate to increasing students' knowledge about fraud, helping students develop the skills needed to conduct successful fraud investigations, learning fundamental legal rights of the fraud target and fraud investigator, and learning how to prevent and detect different types of fraud. The course will also help students develop important professional skills, including written and oral communications and critical thinking.
3 Credits


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MBAD7613 - Res Meth Analyzing & Mngng Chg
Fall 2014

This course will enable the student to apply qualitative and/or quantitative based research methodologies to a set of focused research interests. The emphasis of topics for research will primarily be organizational change and the management of change. Methods for the evaluation of organizational performance will be taken from the current academic and practitioner literature. Students will produce a research proposal and implementation strategy for the research initiative in conjunction with the experiential learning- problem-oriented project. 3 credits
3 Credits


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MBAD7713 - Ind Exper Lrng Prob/Proj/Co-Op
Fall 2014

The Problem-Oriented Project represents a formal approach for students to address a business problem situation during an internship/practicum. Based on and linked to the research protocol produced in the research methodology course, students will begin to conduct an analysis of an existing management problem within the organization where they are currently employed or from an organization submitting a problem to be addressed by a student. During the internship/practicum, the student will work under the guidance of a preceptor (mentor) within the business organization and a faculty advisor at the University. A first written proposal will be completed and submitted through the preceptor to the faculty advisor. The proposal should be grammatically and structurally correct and of graduate quality. Final grade will be determined by the faculty advisor in consultation with the preceptor. 3 credits
3 Credits


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MBAD7723 - Ind Exper Lrng Prob/Proj/Co-Op
Fall 2014

The student will continue to work toward completion of the Problem-Oriented Project under the guidance of the preceptor and the faculty advisor. The final product must be grammatically and structurally correct and of graduate quality. Upon completion of the project, students will make a formal oral presentation to the preceptor and the faculty advisor and members of the University faculty and the business organization where the project was conducted. Final grade will be determined by the faculty advisor in consultation with the preceptor. 3 credits
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MBAD7913 - Strategic Management
Fall 2014

This course is the capstone course of the MBA program. Students learn and apply the concepts, processes, and basic theories of strategy using a case methodology. Emphasis is on the fit between external opportunities/threats and internal resources that produce superior performance. Major topics include: mission statements, environmental scanning, strategy formulation, strategy implementation, strategic control.
Prerequisites: MBAD6013, MBAD6023, MBAD6033, MBAD6043 and 21 Credits Hours completed in the MBA program.
3 Credits


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MBAD7913-A Strategic Management
15 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: T
       Location: Moon Room: Business School 205
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Potter
    Session: 5 (10/20 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisites: MBAD6013, MBAD6023, MBAD6033, MBAD6043 and 21 Credits Hours completed in the MBA program.
     
 
MBAD7913-A Strategic Management
Full     Credits: 3 Days: ONLINE
       Location: Internet/Online Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Potter
    Session: 4 (03/07 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
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      Prerequisites: MBAD6013, MBAD6023, MBAD6033, MBAD6043 and 21 Credits Hours completed in the MBA program.
      Course is taught Fully Online.  
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MBAD7913-B Strategic Management
14 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: T
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: ** Staff **
    Session: 5 (03/09 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
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      Prerequisites: MBAD6013, MBAD6023, MBAD6033, MBAD6043 and 21 Credits Hours completed in the MBA program.
     
 

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