MBAC 600 The Economics of Management (3.00)
Applies qualitative and quantitative microeconomics, macroeconomics, and international economics to business and the federal government operations from the perspective of the manager including the importance of regionalism and the global economy. NOTE: This Core course should be taken in the first 12 semester hours of the program.
MBAC 601 Ethical & Legal Environment of Business (3.00)
Examines the social and governmental structure within which business operates. Focuses on effective and ethical strategies for addressing issues of public concern including labor and employment law; administrative agency procedures; public issues management; product liability; and social contract, agency and stake-holder models of corporate responsibility. NOTE: This Core course should be taken in the first nine (9) hours of the program.
Cross listing(s): MSAC 601.
MBAC 602 Developing Effective Organizations (3.00)
Effective organizations converge adaptable leadership, engaged workforces and aligned processes. Explores concepts from organizational behavior(OB), organizational development(OD) and human resource development(HRD) and from case studies of current organizations.
MBAC 603 Marketing and Operations Decision Pts. (3.00)
Marketing and Operations are two key elements of any business organization. Focuses on the intersect of these business elements and key concepts in this intersect, both from a marketing and operations perspective.
MBAC 604 Financial Governance, Planning & Control (3.00)
Examines role of financial governance in achieving socially, environmentally, and economically sustainable business operations. Considers forms of financing, capital structures, cost management, and uses of financial statements, budgets, and financial ratios for planning and control.
MBAC 610 Enterprise Management in a Global Enviro (3.00)
Provides a practical management exercise in international strategies, operations, finance and marketing, and ethics using a computer simulation. The simulation requires students to manage a global business from a system?s perspective.
MBAI 602 Issues in International Business (3.00)
Examines issues essential to an understanding of international business activity. Includes the nature of international business, international economic institutions and issues, international monetary issues, government activity affecting international trade, social and cultural effects on international business, human resource management and other related issues.
MBAK 620 Discover Marketing Opportunity (3.00)
Covers how to analyze and develop new market opportunities in changing environments, how to define target markets based on customer needs, prepare environmental and SWOT analyses, conduct research, and estimate market share potential. Discusses methods of industry competitive analysis.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MBAC*603;
MBAM 602 Leadership Management Challenge (3.00)
Developed jointly with Aubrey Daniels International, this course will survey key leadership perspectives and covers utilizing technical tools to bring out the best in people.
Cross listing(s): MSM 602.
MBAM 604 Leadership: Explored & Applied (3.00)
Explores important leadership theories by applying knowledge and skills that enhance individual and organizational performance.
MBAM 615 Managing Change (3.00)
Focuses on business industrial change and control management. Explores change in industry standards through technology innovations, markets and opportunities, corporate skills portfolios, and products and services. Identifies methods available to plan, initiate and direct change for facilitating positive benefits for future forecasts.
MBAO 602 Operations Management (3.00)
Provides practical course studies in Operations Management fundamentals including quality management, forecasting, capacity planning, and geolocation inventory and production control, distribution systems, and planning and scheduling. Provides overviews and interrelationships of general Operations Management subject areas.
MBAO 611 Innovations in Business (3.00)
Presents concepts that will help identify and manage research and development (specifically the technology) as a strategic competitive weapon. Focuses on management of technology and the means to acquire it as it is connected to a firm's overall vision and management philosophy. Examines the relationship between product and process innovation as nonlinear events, and attempts to reconcile innovative discovery with the desire to fit technology into the orderly management of business.
Cross listing(s): MBAG 611.
MBAX 600 Sustainability/Context in 21st Century (3.00)
Provides an opportunity to analyze socially responsible business practices. Topics include: social innovation, global competitiveness, intrapreneurism and sustainability. Includes development of personal and professional development plans that link practices to sustainability.