Master of Business Administration (MBA) Courses for Graduate Students Only
MBA 605. Business Topics.
Selected topics related to contemporary business issues; variable credits. 1-6 credits. This course may be repeated with a different topic up to a maximum of 6 credits. DEMAND.
MBA 625. Advanced Marketing Information and Research.
Role of information and research in decision-making in business, especially marketing; marketing and competitive intelligence; designing and conducting market research studies. Prereq.: BCIS 542 or equivalent and MBA 629 or permission of instructor. 3 credits DEMAND.
MBA 627. Global Marketing Management.
Management of multinational corporations in dealing with international markets; planning, implementing, controlling and evaluating global marketing programs; role of global competition in world markets. Prereq.: MBA 629 or permission of instructor. 3 credits S.
MBA 629. Marketing Management.
Management of the marketing function in a business organization; marketing analysis and planning in the areas of produce, price, logistics (place) and promotion; role of marketing in strategic planning. 3 credits F, S.
MBA 632. Management Support Systems.
Topics in technology supported business decision making, reengineering, and related management strategies. Management support technologies, modeling and decision making techniques. Prereq.: BCIS 340. 3 credits F.
MBA 633. Topics in Management Information Systems.
Recent development in concepts, theory, practices in the analysis and design of management information systems. Prereq.: BCIS 340. 1-3 credits DEMAND.
MBA 634. Information Technology Management.
Managing information technology to create competitive advantages. Changing business process, adding value to products, and creating sustainability. Prereq.: BCIS 340. 3 credits S.
MBA 635. Management of Technology.
Public policy, product development and managing innovation. Prereq.: BCIS 340 or permission of department. 3 credits DEMAND.
MBA 636. Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Environment of Business.
Effect of the law and regulatory environment on business. Managerial decision-making in a legal and ethical manner. 3 credits F, S.
MBA 640. Advanced Information Security Management.
Advanced analysis of log files, hacking methods and attack sources. Planning comprehensive logging strategies. Using log data to improve the computer security plan. Problems of recruiting and retaining security personnel. Prereq.: BCIS 350 or equivalent. 3 credits DEMAND.
MBA 644. Internship.
Participation in a full time paid position with an approved cooperating business, governmental, or civic organization. A maximum of 3 credits may apply as electives. Permission of MBA Director required. 1-3 credits F, S, SUM.
MBA 651. Global Business Seminar.
Management of multinational corporations and markets. Course will be taught at satellite locations only. 3 credits DEMAND.
MBA 663. Operations Management.
Case studies that emphasize the direction of systems comprising people, material, facilities and information that create goods and/or services. 3 credits F, S.
MBA 667. Organizational Behavior.
Individual and interpersonal behavior, group dynamics and structure, and leadership within the context of work organizations. Conceptual understanding, practical applications, and skill development are included. 3 credits F, S.
MBA 670. Corporate Strategies.
Analysis, case studies, and outside readings in contemporary management problems. This course must be taken in the last semester of the MBA program. 3 credits F, S.
MBA 671. Financial Analysis and Control.
Problems confronting corporate financial management in analyzing financial requirements. 3 credits F, S.
MBA 673. Management of Human Resources.
Individual and group employment relations; theories of selecting, developing, motivating and accounting for human resources. 3 credits S.
MBA 675. Multinational Business Management.
Cultural, economic, socio-political and technological factors in managing multinational corporations. Comparative management approaches suitable for managing human and material resources. Management in multinational corporations. 3 credits SUM.
MBA 676. Multinational Financial Management.
Financial flows in multinational corporations operating in a world-wide or regional environment. Capital budgeting (asset allocation), financing within own or foreign nations, and regulations and taxes affecting flows of monies across international boundaries. 3 credits F.
MBA 683. Accounting for Managers.
Cost functions, cost-volume-profit relationships, performance measurement and evaluation, and the allocation of scarce resources as an aid to the decision-making process. 3 credits DEMAND.
MBA 684. Financial Accounting.
Accounting systems and their role in the evaluation of assets, the determination of income, and the measurement of equities with concentration on the interpretation of published accounting statements. 3 credits F, S.
MBA 693. International Accounting.
Accounting theory and practice, taxation, and reporting problems of major industrial countries. Environmental, political, and cultural considerations. 3 credits DEMAND.