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Graduate Courses for Business Professionals

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Spring 2013

ACCT 6320.01:
Fina & Managerial Acct.
Instructor:
Glen Moyes
Schedule:
Monday 7:10PM-9:55PM
As Scheduled This course is analytical with detailed coverage of both financial and managerial accounting topics. This course is designed for MBA students, and it will not be accepted as a part of a MACC or MSA degree plan for graduation.
QUMT 6303.01:
Statistical Foundations
Instructor:
Hong Qin
Schedule:
07:10 pm-09:55 pm
As Scheduled An introduction to statistical methodology to include probability concepts, inference techniques, analysis of variance, regression analysis, chi square and other non-parametric analyses. This course focuses on the use of the computer in performing statistical analysis. Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA Program.
QUMT 6310.01:
Bus Research Foundations
Instructor:
Punit Ahluwalia
Schedule:
Monday 07:10 pm-09:55 pm
Business research techniques and methodologies. Topics include scientific method, business information sources, research proposal development and evaluation, research design, scaling and instrument design, sampling design, statistical packages and applications, research reporting and writing and ethical considerations in business research. Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA Program
FINA 6340.01:
Financial Administration
Instructor:
Chintal A. Desai
Schedule:
Wednesday 07:10 pm-09:55 pm
This course covers the management of the flow of funds in the firm. Topics include the optimum utilization of funds, and the behavior of financial institutions and markets. Prerequisite: FINA 6303 or FINA 3383 or equivalent.
ACCT 6301.01:
Principles of Accounting
Instructor:
Eun Young Whang
Schedule:
Wednesday 7:10-9:55PM
As Scheduled The course is designed to provide students with thorough understanding of the basic financial accounting concepts underlying external reporting by corporations. It discusses the role of accounting in business and society, the effects of environmental factors on accounting, the preparation of financial statements, accounting for assets, liabilities and owner's equity. Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA Program.
MGMT 6360.01:
Prod & Operations Mgmt
Instructor:
Joo Y. Jung
Schedule:
Wednesday 07:10 pm-09:55 pm
The study of the role of the production function in the business system and its relationship to marketing and finance. The focus is on the decision-making necessary for productivity improvement in the transformation process of manufacturing and non-manufacturing service organizations. Strategies of production system design, capacity management, quality management; production planning, inventory planning and control, facility location and supply chain mangement are explored. Systems studies include Just-in-Time, Total Quality Management and Flexible Manaufacturing Systems. Prerequisite(s): MGMT 6301, or MGMT 3361
MGMT 6390.01:
Strategic Management
Instructor:
Michael A. Abebe
Schedule:
Wednesday 07:10 pm-09:55 pm
This capstone course integrates knowledge in functional areas and covers strategy formulation, implementation and evaluation. Different types of organizations in all kinds of environments and industries are studied. Technology, culture and ethics are important environmental variables considered. Prerequisite(s): Eighteen hours of MBA core courses. ACC 6320, MGMT 6330, FINA 6340, ECON 6350, MGMT 6360, and MARK 6370.
MGMT 6301.01:
Foundations of Mgmt
Instructor:
Jennifer L. Welbourne
Schedule:
Thursday 07:10 pm-09:55 pm
This course exposes students to the fundamental concepts of organizations and management. It emphasizes the role of a manager as a decision maker and how managers in every organization plan, organize, motivate, and control in rapidly changing environments.
MIS 6330.01:
Mgmt Information Systems
Instructor:
Punit Ahluwalia
Schedule:
Thursday 07:10 pm-09:55 pm
The study of computer information systems used in business. The focus is on types of applications used at different levels of management; operation, tactical and strategic. Emphasis is placed on the use of microcomputer applications in making management decisions. Prerequisite: CIS 3390 or consent of instructor and CIS Department Chair.
ECON 6350.01:
Managerial Economics
Instructor:
Salvador Contreras
Schedule:
Tuesday 07:10 pm-09:55 pm
This course applies economic analysis to managerial issues in the business world. Specific topics considered include demand analysis, production and costs, pricing policies, and market structures. Extensive use is made of case problems. Prerequisite: (ECON 6301 or ECON 2301) and ECON 2302
FINA 6342.01:
Fin Topic Seminar-Investment
Instructor:
Thanh N. Ngo
Schedule:
Tuesday 07:10 pm-08:25 pm
This course is a survey of selected topics in finance. This course may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: 12 hours of graduate business courses.
MARK 6370.01:
Marketing Policy & Mgmt
Instructor:
Michael S. Minor
Schedule:
07:10 pm-09:55 pm
A study of marketing policy and decision making based upon a consumer orientation; innovation and creative adaptation to change; cultural implication of marketing action; and the role of theory in Marketing. Prerequisite: MARK 6301 or MARK 3371
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