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Courses - Spring 2018
BMGT
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BMGT110
Introduction to the Business Value Chain
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: IE
Students are provided with an introduction to the business value chain with an emphasis on inter-organizational and intra-organizational coordination of core business processes. Emphasis is on cross-functional integration and the efficient and effective management of core processes with an emphasis on marketing, operations and supply chain management.
BMGT110S
Introduction to the Business Value Chain
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
CORE: IE
Restricted to College Park Scholars in Business, Society, and the Economy.
BMGT190H
Introduction to Design and Quality
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Restriction: Must be in the Quest program.
Also offered as: ENES190.
Credit only granted for: BMGT190 or ENES190.
Exposes engineering and business students to the principles of total quality, using experiential team-learning and technology-aided approaches. The first of four courses in total quality.
Restricted to QUEST program students. Also offered as ENES190H. Credit granted for ENES190H or BMGT190H.
BMGT198A
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Business and Management; Designing a Purposeful Life and Career
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Restricted to students in the Smith School's Smith Start Program.
BMGT210
Foundations of Accounting for Non Business Majors
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must not have completed BMGT221; and must not be in a major in the R.H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: (BMGT220 and BMGT221) or BMGT210.
Additional information: Does not apply to a Smith School degree. Students pursuing a Smith School minor who have completed both BMGT220 and BMGT221 may substitute these courses for BMGT210. Credit will not be given for both BMGT210 and the combination of BMGT220 and BMGT221.
Provides an understanding of the common statements that report a company's profitability and financial health, and are useful to all economic agents who are engaged with the firm. Students will also recognize and understand managerial accounting as a system for accumulating and modeling information to support decision-making.
Restricted to General Business Minors.
BMGT220
Principles of Accounting I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Basic theory and techniques of contemporary financial accounting. Includes the accounting cycle and the preparation of financial statements for single owner and partnership forms of business organizations operating as service companies or merchandisers.
Restricted to students with 24 credit hours completed. Where a BMGT exam conflicts with another regularly scheduled class, the student will be provided a makeup exam.
BMGT220H
Principles of Accounting I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Basic theory and techniques of contemporary financial accounting. Includes the accounting cycle and the preparation of financial statements for single owner and partnership forms of business organizations operating as service companies or merchandisers.
Restricted to Honors students with 24 hours completed.
BMGT221
Principles of Accounting II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT220.
Basic theory and techniques of accounting for managerial decision making. Involves the introduction of the corporation and manufacturing operations. Includes cost-volume-profit analysis and capital budgeting. Introduces the topics of income taxation and international accounting.
Restricted to students with 24 credit hours completed. Where a BMGT exam conflicts with another regularly scheduled class, the student will be provided a makeup exam.
BMGT221H
Principles of Accounting II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT220.
Basic theory and techniques of accounting for managerial decision making. Involves the introduction of the corporation and manufacturing operations. Includes cost-volume-profit analysis and capital budgeting. Introduces the topics of income taxation and international accounting.
Restricted to Honors students with 24 hours completed. Where a BMGT exam conflicts with another regularly scheduled class, the student will be provided a makeup exam.
BMGT230
Business Statistics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSAR
Prerequisite: MATH113 or MATH115; or must have math eligibility of MATH120 or higher.
Restriction: Must not have completed ENCE302, ENME392, STAT400, BMGT231, or ENEE324.
Credit only granted for: BIOM301, BMGT230, CCJS200, ECON230, ECON321, EDMS451, GEOG306, GEOL351, GVPT422, INST314, JOUR405, PSYC200 or SOCY201. (These courses do not necessarily meet the same major requirements-check with your advisor to see which of these courses will count for your major).
Introductory course in probabilistic and statistical concepts including descriptive statistics, set-theoretic development of probability, the properties of discrete and continuous random variables, sampling theory, estimation, hypothesis testing, regression and decision theory and the application of these concepts to problem solving in business and the application of these concepts to problem solving in business and management.
Where a BMGT exam conflicts with a regularly scheduled class, the student will be provided with a makeup exam.
BMGT230B
Business Statistics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSAR
Prerequisite: MATH113 or MATH115; or must have math eligibility of MATH120 or higher.
Restriction: Must not have completed ENCE302, ENME392, STAT400, BMGT231, or ENEE324.
Credit only granted for: BIOM301, BMGT230, CCJS200, ECON230, ECON321, EDMS451, GEOG306, GEOL351, GVPT422, INST314, JOUR405, PSYC200 or SOCY201. (These courses do not necessarily meet the same major requirements-check with your advisor to see which of these courses will count for your major).
Introductory course in probabilistic and statistical concepts including descriptive statistics, set-theoretic development of probability, the properties of discrete and continuous random variables, sampling theory, estimation, hypothesis testing, regression and decision theory and the application of these concepts to problem solving in business and the application of these concepts to problem solving in business and management.
Restricted to BMGT majors. Where a BMGT exam conflicts with a regularly scheduled class, the student will be provided a makeup exam.
BMGT289A
Social Enterprise: Changing the World through Innovation and Transformative Action
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SB
GenEd: DSSP, SCIS
BMGT289B
How Do Innovators Think?
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP, SCIS
Credit will be granted for only one of the following: BMGT289B or HONR289P. Evening guest speakers 6:30pm-9:15pm are on specific dates. Daytime meetings will be held every week.
BMGT289D
Frauds, Scams, and Thefts: What, How and Why?
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP, SCIS
BMGT289E
Entrepreneurial Thinking for Non-Business Majors: How Not to Miss Great Opportunities Your Life Throws at You
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
CORE: IE
GenEd: DSSP, SCIS
BMGT289I
Why Good Managers Make Bad Decisions
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: MS
GenEd: DSSP, SCIS
BMGT289L
The Proper Role of Government in a Free Enterprise System
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
CORE: SB
GenEd: DSHS, SCIS
BMGT289M
European Debt Crisis: More Integration or Withering of a Dream?
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP, SCIS
BMGT301
Introduction to Information Systems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in a major in BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Additional information: CMSC majors will not receive credit for this course towards their upper level concentration in their CMSC major. All BMGT majors, including students who are a double major in CMCS, must complete BMGT301 for their BMGT degree.
Comprehensive overview of information systems (IS), which explores the strategic and tactical nature of IS. The basic concepts in analyzing and designing information systems for business applications will be presented. Aspects of data management such as databases, data warehousing, data analysis, and data mining will be analyzed, and the basics of web page and web site design will be outlined. Students will also be introduced to modern information systems infrastructure such as telecommunications, networks, and information systems security. Knowledge of Excel or a similar spreadsheet tool.
BMGT301F
Introduction to Information Systems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in a major in BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Additional information: CMSC majors will not receive credit for this course towards their upper level concentration in their CMSC major. All BMGT majors, including students who are a double major in CMCS, must complete BMGT301 for their BMGT degree.
Comprehensive overview of information systems (IS), which explores the strategic and tactical nature of IS. The basic concepts in analyzing and designing information systems for business applications will be presented. Aspects of data management such as databases, data warehousing, data analysis, and data mining will be analyzed, and the basics of web page and web site design will be outlined. Students will also be introduced to modern information systems infrastructure such as telecommunications, networks, and information systems security. Knowledge of Excel or a similar spreadsheet tool.
Restricted to second year students in the Smith School's Smith Start Program (FPFF).
BMGT302
Designing Applications for Business Analytics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT301; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Restriction: Must be in a major in BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business; and must not be in Computer Science program.
Provides an introduction to structured programming with business applications. Programming logic and data structures are introduced. The course especially emphasizes hands-on exercises using Excel macros and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), and covers business functions and analytics.
Restricted to BMGT majors with 53 credit hours completed. Not open to Computer Science Majors.
BMGT310
Intermediate Accounting I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT221.
Comprehensive analysis of financial accounting topics related to financial statement preparation and external reporting.
BMGT311
Intermediate Accounting II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT310.
Continuation of BMGT310.
BMGT313
Financial Statement Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT221.
Provides students with the tools to conduct a financial statement analysis, which is part of an overall business analysis. Involves understanding and using the information that financial statements are communicating to users.
Restricted to Finance or Accounting majors with 53 credit hours completed.
BMGT321
Managerial Accounting
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT221.
A study of the basic concepts of product costing and cost analysis for management planning and control. Emphasis is placed on the role of the accountant in organizational management, analysis of cost behavior, standard cost budgeting, responsibility accounting and relevant costs for decision-making.
Restricted to BMGT majors with 53 credit hours completed.
BMGT323
Taxation of Individuals
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT221.
Federal taxation of individuals focusing on income, exclusions, deductions, depreciation, credits and capital transactions. Property coverage includes the tax consequences of sales and dispositions of investment and business assets. Both tax planning and compliance issues are covered.
BMGT326
Accounting Systems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT221; and (BMGT201 or BMGT301).
A study of accounting systems and computer and communications technology.
BMGT332
Quantitative Models for Management Decisions
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT231 or BMGT230; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
The aim of this course is to introduce management science techniques for informed decision-making that can be applied in spreadsheet models to assist in the decision-analysis process. Models include Linear Programming, Transportation and Assignment problems, network flow models, Integer and non-linear programming, Simulation and Decision Trees.
Restricted to BMGT majors and QUEST program students with 53 credit hours completed.
BMGT340
Business Finance
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT221; and (BMGT231 or BMGT230).
Topics include: the principles and practices involved in the organization, financing and rehabilitation of business enterprises; the various types of securities and their use in raising funds, apportioning income, risk and control; intercorporate relations; and new developments. Emphasis on solution of problems of financial policy faced by management.
Restricted to BMGT majors with 53 credit hours completed. Interested students who don't meet restrictions should review their eligiblity for BMGT340N.

Meets in a blended format. Approximately half of the scheduled face-to-face course meetings will be replaced by asynchronous online activities, including video lectures, quizzes, and graded assignments.
BMGT340N
Business Finance
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT221; and (BMGT231 or BMGT230).
Topics include: the principles and practices involved in the organization, financing and rehabilitation of business enterprises; the various types of securities and their use in raising funds, apportioning income, risk and control; intercorporate relations; and new developments. Emphasis on solution of problems of financial policy faced by management.
Restricted to Agricultural and Resource Economics majors (0111C) with 53 credit hours completed.
BMGT341
Financial Markets
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in BMGT340.
Formerly: BMGT498G.
Shows the interconnectedness of the markets. The role of the Central bank and monetary policy is included in this context. Students develop an understanding of: (i) the determination of interest rates; (ii) financial instruments, markets and institutions; (iii) the impact of monetary policy on institutions; and (iv) how financial innovations create markets.
Restricted to Finance majors with 60 credits completed.
BMGT341F
Financial Markets
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in BMGT340.
Formerly: BMGT498G.
Shows the interconnectedness of the markets. The role of the Central bank and monetary policy is included in this context. Students develop an understanding of: (i) the determination of interest rates; (ii) financial instruments, markets and institutions; (iii) the impact of monetary policy on institutions; and (iv) how financial innovations create markets.
Restricted to Sophomore Wall Street Fellows. The program code for the restriction is FPAF.
BMGT342F
(Perm Req)
Wall Street Finance
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT340.
Credit only granted for: BMGT448F or BMGT342.
Formerly: BMGT448F.
Using concepts and tools of finance, students will examine a wide range of business problems and explore possible solutions. The course is designed to improve a student's problem solving capabilities, business writing and communication skills, teamwork, and planning skills. Students will also gain experience in analyzing issues frequently faced by financial decision-makers.
Restricted to Junior Wall Street Fellows (FPWS)
BMGT343
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT340.
Credit only granted for: BMGT343 or ECON435.
Additional information: This course cannot be used to fulfill any requirements for majors in Economics.
An introduction to financial investments. Topics include: securities and securities markets; investment risks, returns and constraints; portfolio policies; and institutional investment policies.
BMGT345
Foundations of Financial Management for Non Business Majors
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must not have completed BMGT340; and must not be a major in the R.H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BMGT345 or BMGT340.
Additional information: Course does not apply to a Smith School degree. BMGT340 may substitute for BMGT345.
Provides students an overview of financial management. Students will understand how to accomplish the firm goal of maximizing shareholder value, learn how to conduct a financial statement analysis, and recognize its various elements, including profitability, credit risk, revenue, assets, liability, and cash flows. Understand the relationship between risk and return and how it impacts investment and corporate decisions.
Restricted to General Business Minors.
BMGT349F
(Perm Req)
Private Equity and Venture Capital; Private Equity and Venture Capital
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restricted to students in the Private Equity and Venture Capital Clinic (FPPE) fellows program.
BMGT350
Marketing Principles and Organization
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: ECON200 or ECON205.
An introduction to the concepts and principles of marketing including the marketing of service and nonprofit organizations. Provides an overview of all the concepts in marketing including relationship marketing, product development, pricing, promotion, marketing research, consumer behavior, international marketing, distribution and internal marketing to employees.
Restricted to BMGT majors with 53 credit hours completed. Other interested students should review their eligibility for BMGT 350N.
BMGT350N
Marketing Principles and Organization
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: ECON200 or ECON205.
An introduction to the concepts and principles of marketing including the marketing of service and nonprofit organizations. Provides an overview of all the concepts in marketing including relationship marketing, product development, pricing, promotion, marketing research, consumer behavior, international marketing, distribution and internal marketing to employees.
Restricted to Agricultural and Resource Economics (0111C) and Horticulture (0107C) majors with 53 credit hours completed.
BMGT352
Customer-Centric Innovation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT350.
Addresses the management of new products and services with a focus on the innovation process, specifically the development and launching of new products or services: Opportunity Identification, Concept Generation, Design, Testing and Launch.
Restricted to BMGT majors or students in the QUEST program with 60 credit hours completed.
BMGT353
Retail Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT220 and BMGT350.
Planning and implementing retail marketing strategy. Store and nonstore (catalog, internet) retailing. Evaluation of how environmental trends in the consumer market, competition, the economy and technology affect retail strategy in the U.S. and global market.
Restricted to BMGT majors with 60 credit hours completed.
BMGT355
Foundations of Marketing for Non Business Majors
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must not have completed BMGT350; and must not be a major in the R.H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BMGT355 or BMGT350.
Additional information: Course does not apply to a Smith School degree. BMGT350 may substitute for BMGT355.
Introduces the concepts and principles of marketing. Provides an overview of all the concepts in marketing including relationship marketing, product development, pricing, promotion, marketing research, consumer behavior, international marketing, distribution and internal marketing to employees.
Restricted to General Business Minors.
BMGT360
Strategic Management of Human Capital
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Provides students with the basic knowledge needed to help organizations attract, select, develop, engage, evaluate, and retain talent. Topics covered may include strategic HRM, the role of globalization, legal issues in HRM, work analysis, HR planning, recruitment, personnel selection, performance management and appraisal, training and development, career development, compensation systems, motivating and rewarding performance, labor relations, and employee health and safety.
Restricted to students with 53 credit hours completed.
BMGT362
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must not have completed COMM425.
Credit only granted for: BMGT362 or COMM425.
By using a variety of assessment tools, feedback sources, skill-building exercises, and exercise debriefings, this experiential course is designed to enhance students' negotiating self-confidence and improve students' analytical skills, interpersonal skills, creativity and persuasive abilities.
Restricted to Management majors with 53 credit hours completed.
BMGT363
Leadership and Teamwork in Organizations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Provides a comprehensive understanding of fundamental leadership concepts, theories, and skills in organizations and applies to assessing and developing effective leadership practices in organizations.
BMGT363F
(Perm Req)
Leadership and Teamwork in Organizations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Provides a comprehensive understanding of fundamental leadership concepts, theories, and skills in organizations and applies to assessing and developing effective leadership practices in organizations.
Restricted to students in the Shady Grove Leadership Fellows program.
BMGT364
Managing People and Organizations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
An introduction to selected aspects of human behavior in organizations generally known as organizational behavior (OB). This course is designed to help students develop systematic and fundamental understanding of people and their behaviors in organizations, as well as useful abilities and skills required to effectively and ethically manage various individual, interpersonal, group, and organization-level processes.
Restricted to BMGT majors with 53 credit hours completed. This course requires the purchase of course materials other than standard textbooks for in class simulations. Students will be required to purchase these materials directly from the simulation publisher(s) at a cost of approximately $20(discounts applied for number of students enrolled in course). More information on purchasing these materials will be available when the course begins.
BMGT364H
(Perm Req)
Managing People and Organizations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
An introduction to selected aspects of human behavior in organizations generally known as organizational behavior (OB). This course is designed to help students develop systematic and fundamental understanding of people and their behaviors in organizations, as well as useful abilities and skills required to effectively and ethically manage various individual, interpersonal, group, and organization-level processes.
Restricted to BMGT Honors students with 53 credit hours completed.
BMGT364M
Managing People and Organizations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
An introduction to selected aspects of human behavior in organizations generally known as organizational behavior (OB). This course is designed to help students develop systematic and fundamental understanding of people and their behaviors in organizations, as well as useful abilities and skills required to effectively and ethically manage various individual, interpersonal, group, and organization-level processes.
Restricted to General Business minors.
BMGT364N
Managing People and Organizations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
An introduction to selected aspects of human behavior in organizations generally known as organizational behavior (OB). This course is designed to help students develop systematic and fundamental understanding of people and their behaviors in organizations, as well as useful abilities and skills required to effectively and ethically manage various individual, interpersonal, group, and organization-level processes.
Restricted to Agricultural and Resource Economics (0111C) and Dietetics (1307D) majors with 53 credit hours completed. This course requires the purchase of course materials other than standard textbooks for in class simulations. Students will be required to purchase these materials directly from the simulation publisher(s) at a cost of appoximately $20(discounts applied for number of students enrolled in course). More information on purchasing these materials will be available when the course begins.
BMGT365
Entrepreneurial Finance and Private Equity
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT461 or BMGT361.
Restriction: Junior standing or higher.
Credit only granted for: BMGT365, ENES466 or HLMN471.
Studies venture capital and private equity using a combination of cases lectures and guest speakers. Addresses how venture capitalists provide capital to start-up firms in growing industries and how private equity markets provide capital to help established medium-sized firms (often family businesses) grow and restructure. Focuses on how financial, legal, and economic issues are dealt with in the financial contracts between venture capitalists and their limited partners and between capitalists (or other private equity investors) and the firms in which they invest.
Restricted to Shady Grove junior Management minors.
BMGT366
Growth Strategies for Emerging Companies
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT461 or BMGT361.
Restriction: Junior standing or higher.
Offers practical management tools that are needed to build a new venture into a significant enterprise. The competencies, strategies and structures of successful high performance businesses are studied through cases, videos and guest lecturers. Topics include leadership, internal growth strategies, merger, acquisition and franchising.
Restricted to Innovation and Entrepreneurship Minors and Management Majors.
BMGT367
Career Search Strategies in Business
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in a major in BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
An overview and opportunity to practice job search skills critical to obtaining internships and full-time positions. Course will cover strategies for exploring career options, preparing job search materials, development of job search skills such as interviewing and networking. Students are encouraged to take this course in the sophomore or junior year.
Restricted to BMGT students with 45 credit hours completed.
BMGT367F
Career Search Strategies in Business
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in a major in BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
An overview and opportunity to practice job search skills critical to obtaining internships and full-time positions. Course will cover strategies for exploring career options, preparing job search materials, development of job search skills such as interviewing and networking. Students are encouraged to take this course in the sophomore or junior year.
Restricted to students in the Smith School's Smith Start Program (FPFF).
BMGT370
Introduction to Transportation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
An overview of the transportation field with an emphasis on freight movements from the perspective of both providers of capacity and users of freight services. Examines the characteristics of the freight modes and the role of each mode as a major component of logistics and supply chain management. Explores the economics, energy use, and finances of each mode as well as the impact of government policies on each mode's future. Discussion of infrastructure and capacity needs of the transportation system and its ability to support the economy.
Restricted to BMGT students with 53 credit hours completed.
BMGT372
Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Supply chain management involves the coordination of suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers to ensure that products and services are available to the final consumer in a timely and cost-effective fashion. Logistics management is the subset of supply chain management dealing with the physical flows of product and includes such activities as transportation management, warehousing, materials handling, inventory management, and order fulfillment. Attention is paid to the logistics cost trade-offs within the firm and between members of the supply chain.
BMGT380
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Legal aspects of business relationships. Examination of torts and business crimes, contracts and agency. The law of personal property and bailment relationships. Survey of public policy issues.
Restricted to BMGT majors with 53 credit hours completed. Other interested students should review their eligibility for BMGT380N.
BMGT380H
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Legal aspects of business relationships. Examination of torts and business crimes, contracts and agency. The law of personal property and bailment relationships. Survey of public policy issues.
Restricted to BMGT Honors students with 53 credit hours completed.
BMGT380N
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Legal aspects of business relationships. Examination of torts and business crimes, contracts and agency. The law of personal property and bailment relationships. Survey of public policy issues.
Restricted to Agricultural and Resource Economics (0111C) majors with 53 credit hours completed.
BMGT381
Business Law II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT380; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
The Uniform Commercial Code, including sales, commercial paper, secured transactions, bulk sales and documents of title. The law of partnerships and corporations. Reorganization and liquidation under the bankruptcy laws. The law of real property, landlord and tenant relationships and decedents' estates.
Restricted to BMGT majors with 63 credit hours completed.
BMGT382
Marketing and Innovation for Entrepreneurs
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must not have completed BMGT352.
Credit only granted for: BMGT352 or BMGT382.
Additional information: Course will not satisfy a Marketing major requirement.
Marketing and Innovation are two critically important activities that determine success in any business venture. This course will focus on understanding the fundamentals of marketing and innovation from the perspective of an entrepreneur. At a broad level, we will apply proven marketing frameworks (STP and 4Ps) to effectively deliver innovation in an entrepreneurial context.
Restricted to Innovation and Entrepreneurship minors.
BMGT385
Operations Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Credit only granted for: BMGT385 or ENME426.
Studies the design, management and improvement of a firm's processes an systems for creation and delivery of products and services. Includes strategic and operational views of supply chain, product development, and capacity analysis, highlighting the competitive advantages that operations management can provide the firm.
Restricted to BMGT majors and QUEST program students with 53 credit hours completed.
BMGT390H
Systems Thinking for Managerial Decision Making
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENES190 or BMGT190; and must be a QUEST student.
Also offered as: ENES390.
Credit only granted for: BMGT390, ENES390, or ENES498X.
An introduction to the theory, concepts, tools, and practices of system thinking to enhance managerial decision making. Offers a blend of theory, real-life examples, and proven methods to initiate and sustain an organization-wide reorientation towards systems thinking.
Restricted to QUEST program students. Also offered as ENES390H. Credit granted for ENES390H or BMGT390H.
BMGT392
Introduction to International Business Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: ECON200.
A study of the domestic and foreign environmental factors affecting the international operations of U.S. business firms. The course also covers the administrative aspects of international marketing, finance and management.
BMGT397
Mentoring Design and Quality Teams
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Restricted to QUEST Program (TQMP) students.
Also offered as: ENES397.
Credit only granted for: BMGT397, ENES397, or BMGT398D.
Formerly: BMGT398D.
Practice essential skills for leading and coaching multidisciplinary teams. These include effective communications, facilitation, conflict resolution, and the ability to motivate. Students will practice these skills as mentors for student teams from BMGT/ENES 190H. In the process, they will strengthen their knowledge of design and quality techniques.
Restricted to students in the QUEST program. Also listed as ENES397. Credit granted for BMGT397 or ENES397.
BMGT398
(Perm Req)
Individual Study in Business and Management
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
BMGT398A
(Perm Req)
Individual Study in Business and Management; Internship
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Restricted to Smith School of Business students. Interested students should contact Erin Fields Saddler (esaddler@rhsmith.umd.edu) for details and permission.
BMGT398W
Individual Study in Business and Management; Junior Wall Street Fellows
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Restricted to junior Wall Street Fellows.
BMGT402
Database Systems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Recommended: BMGT302.
Credit only granted for: INST327 or BMGT402.
The fundamentals of database management systems (DBMS), data models, query processing, and data warehouses, and their application in the development of business information systems will be covered. An important goal of this course is to understand the value of information resources and information management challenges within an organization.
Restricted to BMGT majors and Business Analytics minors with 72 credit hours completed.
BMGT402F
Database Systems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Recommended: BMGT302.
Credit only granted for: INST327 or BMGT402.
The fundamentals of database management systems (DBMS), data models, query processing, and data warehouses, and their application in the development of business information systems will be covered. An important goal of this course is to understand the value of information resources and information management challenges within an organization.
Restricted to students in the Technology and Business Transformation Fel lows (FPTT).
BMGT403
Systems Analysis and Design
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT301; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Recommended: BMGT302.
Techniques and tools applicable to the analysis and design of computer-based information systems. System life cycle, requirements analysis, logical design of databases and performance evaluation. Emphasis on case studies. Project required that involves the design, analysis and implementation of an information system.
Restricted to BMGT majors with 72 credit hours completed.
BMGT404
Essential Data Skills for Business Analytics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT301.
Understand the principles of data science and business analytics to collect, analyze and visualize business data. Students will learn the use of industry standard software with applications in finance, accounting, marketing and operations.
Restricted to BMGT majors and Business Analytics minors with 72 credit hours completed.
BMGT407
Information Systems Projects
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT402 and BMGT403.
Restriction: Senior standing.
Senior capstone course for the decision and information sciences major. Collected knowledge from the DIS courses and application to significant problems of size and complexity. State-of-the-art research ideas and current business and industrial practices in information systems.
Restricted to Information Systems majors with 86 credit hours completed.
BMGT408D
(Perm Req)
Emerging Topics in Information Systems; Google AdWords and Analytics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT301. Restricted to BMGT majors with 72 credit hours completed.
BMGT410
Government Accounting
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT221.
An introduction to the theory and practice of accounting and financial reporting as applied in both federal and state/local governments, with a focus on generally accepted accounting principles applicable in each. Topics include analyzing transactions; recognizing transactions in the accounting cycles; and preparing and analyzing financial statements and the overall financial reports at both the federal and state/local government levels.
Restricted to Accounting majors with 60 credit hours completed.
BMGT411
Ethics and Professionalism in Accounting
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT311.
Restriction: Must be in Accounting program.
Analysis and discussion of issues relating to ethics and professionalism in accounting.
BMGT417
Taxation of Corporations, Partnerships and Estates
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT221.
Federal taxation of corporations using the life-cycle approach-formation, operation, assessment, merger, reorganization and liquidation. Overviews of pass-through entities - partnerships and s-corporations -using the life-cycle approach, and the tax consequences of wealth transfers by individuals - gift and estate taxation. Both tax planning and compliance issues are addressed.
BMGT422
Auditing Theory and Practice
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT310; and must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in BMGT311.
A study of the independent accountant's attest function, generally accepted auditing standards, compliance and substantive tests and report forms and opinions.
Restricted to Accounting majors.
BMGT423
Fraud Examination
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT310.
Covers fraud prevention, detection and investigation techniques. The traditional accounting areas of fraud-fraudulent financial accounting and misappropriation of assets as well as recent and historical cases of fraud will also be examined. Current fraud topics will be discussed.
Restricted to Accounting majors with 60 hours credit hours completed.
BMGT424
Advanced Accounting
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT311.
Advanced accounting theory applied to specialized topics and current problems. Emphasis on consolidated statements and partnership accounting.
Restricted to Accounting majors.
BMGT430
Data Modeling in Business
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT231 or BMGT230; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Explores the role of statistical models in business analytics to drive managerial decision-making and improve performance through the use of relevant data-motivated examples. Topics include regression models (both simple and multiple regression, as well as logistic regression for binary data), model validation, variable transformation, variable selection, discriminant analysis, and forecasting. These topics are modeled using state-of-the-art data analytics software.
Restricted to BMGT majors with 72 credit hours completed or Business Analytics minors.
BMGT431
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT430.
An introduction to the tools and techniques that are central to the analysis of abundant data that is being collected in many forms including web traffic, social network data, and reviews and comments on websites.
Restricted to Business Analytics minors or OM majors.
BMGT434
Analytics Consulting: Cases and Projects
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT332; and (MATH120 or MATH140; or must have completed MATH220). Or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Restriction: Must be in a major in BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
This course assumes that students have already been introduced to the concepts and techniques of operations research/business analytics (OR/BA). Published papers, short cases, and projects in OR/BA will be analyzed and discussed in a thoughtful way, taking into account the soft (people-related) issues and the hard (mathematical/optimization) issues.
Restricted to Business majors, QUEST Program students, and Business Analytic minors with 72 credit hours completed.
BMGT435
Business Process Simulation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT231 or BMGT230; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Restriction: Must be in a major in BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Develop and plan simulation studies, build simulation models with special purpose software, analyze and interpret the results. Extensive use of applications and real-world examples. The emphasis is on model formulation and the interpretation of results, rather than mathematical theory.
Restricted to BMGT majors and Business Analytics minors with 60 credit hours completed.
BMGT438G
Special Topics in Operations Management; Design and Innovation in Silicon Valley
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT190H or ENES190H. Restricted to QUEST Program students. Also offered as ENES489Q. Credit granted for BMGT438G or ENES489Q.

Travel to Silicon Valley during Spring Break required of all class participants.
BMGT440
Advanced Financial Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT340.
Analysis and discussion of cases and readings relating to financial decisions of the firm. The application of finance concepts to the solution of financial problems is emphasized.
Restricted to BMGT majors with 68 credit hours completed.
BMGT440F
Advanced Financial Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT340.
Analysis and discussion of cases and readings relating to financial decisions of the firm. The application of finance concepts to the solution of financial problems is emphasized.
Restricted to students in the Smith School's Emerging CFO's Fellows program.
BMGT441
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT340.
Credit only granted for: BMGT448A or BMGT441.
Formerly: BMGT448A.
Describes important financial instruments which have market values that are sensitive to interest rate movements. Develops tools to analyze interest rate sensitivity and value fixed income securities. Defines and explains the vocabulary of the bond management business.
Restricted to Finance majors with 72 credit hours completed.
BMGT442F
Advanced Portfolio Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT343.
Credit only granted for: BMGT442 or BMGT448C.
Formerly: BMGT448C.
An in-depth coverage of statistical methods for choosing stocks is provided. Financial markets data is used in the class. Students are also expected to learn and use Matlab during the class to implement the concepts of the class.
Restricted to Quantitative Finance Fellows (FPQF).
BMGT443
Applied Equity Analysis and Portfolio Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT343.
Study and application of the concepts, methods, models, and empirical findings to the analysis, valuation and selection of securities, especially common stock.
Restricted to BMGT majors with 84 credit hours completed.
BMGT444
Futures and Options Contracts
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT343.
Credit only granted for: BMGT444 or MATH424.
The institutional features and economic rationale underlying markets in futures and options. Hedging, speculation, structure of futures prices, interest rate futures, efficiency in futures markets and stock and commodity options.
Restricted to Finance majors with 84 credit hours completed.
BMGT445
Banking and Financial Institutions
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT340.
Recommended: ECON330 or BMGT341.
Analysis and discussion of cases and readings in commercial bank management. The loan function is emphasized; also the management of liquidity reserves, investments for income and source of funds. Bank objectives, functions, policies, organization, structure, services and regulation are considered.
Restricted to Finance majors with 84 credit hours completed.
BMGT445F
Banking and Financial Institutions
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT340.
Recommended: ECON330 or BMGT341.
Analysis and discussion of cases and readings in commercial bank management. The loan function is emphasized; also the management of liquidity reserves, investments for income and source of funds. Bank objectives, functions, policies, organization, structure, services and regulation are considered.
Restricted to students in the Financial Services Fellows program.
BMGT446
International Finance
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT340.
Financial management from the perspective of the multinational corporation. Topics covered include the organization and functions of foreign exchange and international capital markets, international capital budgeting, financing foreign trade and designing a global financing strategy. Emphasis of the course is on how to manage exchange and political risks while maximizing benefits from global opportunity sets faced by the firm.
BMGT448L
Special Topics in Finance; Hedge Fund Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT340. Restricted to Finance majors with 72 credit hours completed.
BMGT448P
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Finance; Brazil Embedded Course- A Comparative Study between the U.S. Business and Business in Brazil
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Explore business from an economic/financial standpoint and experience the culture of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Students will compare Brazil and U.S. businesses by examining economic and financial factors. This is an embedded study abroad course and requires a 1-credit on campus portion (BMGT448U). Applications for this course are due by Dec. 1.
BMGT448U
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Finance; UMD-Spring Break: Brazil Embedded Course Pre and Post - A Comparative Study between U.S. Business and Business in Brazil
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Co-requisite for BMGT448P travel course to Brazil. Course meets on campus 2/12, 2/26, 3/12, 4/9, and 4/16.
BMGT449F
Investment Fund Management: Lemma Senbet Fund; Investment Fund Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restricted to students in the Smith School's Lemma Senbet Fund Fellows program.
BMGT450
Integrated Marketing Communications
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT350.
Restriction: Must be in a major in BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BMGT354 or BMGT450.
Formerly: BMGT354.
In-depth study of coordinated marketing activities including advertising, sales promotion, Internet marketing, direct marketing and personal selling. Emphasizes strategic planning to effectively use these promotional tools to communicate with customers and meet marketing goals. Blends theory and current practice to provide managerial orientation.
BMGT451
Consumer Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT350.
Recommended: PSYC100; and PSYC221.
Identifying buyer behavior concepts relevant to a specific marketing problem so that appropriate marketing decisions can be made. Conceptual frameworks are drawn from psychology, sociology, economics, and other social sciences to aid in understanding the behavior of ultimate and industrial buyers.
BMGT452
Marketing Research Methods
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT350 and BMGT230.
Focuses on aiding marketing decision-making through exploratory, descriptive and casual research. Develops student skills in designing market research studies, including selection of data collection method, development of data collection instrument, sample design, collection and statistical analysis of data and reporting the results.
Restricted to Marketing majors with 72 credit hours completed.
BMGT454
Global Marketing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT350.
Marketing functions from the global executive's viewpoint, including coverage of global marketing policies relating to product adaptation, data collection and analysis, channels of distribution, pricing, communications and cost analysis. Consideration is given to the cultural, legal, financial and organizational aspects of global marketing.
Restricted to BMGT majors with 72 credit hours completed.
BMGT455
Sales Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT350.
The roles of the sales executive as a planner, manager of resources and marketing functions and recruiter, trainer, motivator and leader of field sales personnel. Techniques and sequence of problem analysis for selling and sales management decisions and to the practical framework in which these decisions take place. Teaching vehicles feature strong classroom interactions, cases, journal articles, research findings, guest sales managers, debates, and modern company practices.
Restricted to Senior BMGT-Shady Grove cohort students majoring in Marketing. Other students may request enrollment on a space available basis. UMCP undergraduate students are not eligible to enroll at Shady Grove.
BMGT457
Marketing Policies and Strategies
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
CORE: CS
Prerequisite: BMGT350.
This capstone course ties together various marketing concepts using the fundamentals of strategic market planning as the framework. Application of these principles is accomplished by analyzing and discussing cases and by playing a marketing strategy computer simulation game. Analysis of current business articles to understand the link between theory and real-world problem solving.
BMGT458K
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Marketing; Big Data and Technology: Strategic Imperatives for the Hospitality Industry
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restricted to students in the Hospitality Business Program.
BMGT461
Entrepreneurship
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Restriction: Must not have completed BMGT361.
Credit only granted for: BMGT261, BMGT361, BMGT461, ENES460 or HLMN470.
Process of creating new ventures, including evaluating the entrepreneurial team, the opportunity and the financing requirements. Skills, concepts, mental attitudes and knowledge relevant for starting a new business.
Restricted to BMGT majors with 72 credit hours completed. Non-majors should register for BMGT461N. BMGT minors should register for BMGT461M.
BMGT461M
Entrepreneurship
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Restriction: Must not have completed BMGT361.
Credit only granted for: BMGT261, BMGT361, BMGT461, ENES460 or HLMN470.
Process of creating new ventures, including evaluating the entrepreneurial team, the opportunity and the financing requirements. Skills, concepts, mental attitudes and knowledge relevant for starting a new business.
Restricted to Innovation & Entrepreneurship Minors.
BMGT461N
Entrepreneurship
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Restriction: Must not have completed BMGT361.
Credit only granted for: BMGT261, BMGT361, BMGT461, ENES460 or HLMN470.
Process of creating new ventures, including evaluating the entrepreneurial team, the opportunity and the financing requirements. Skills, concepts, mental attitudes and knowledge relevant for starting a new business.
Open to all non-BMGT majors with 72 credit hours completed. BMGT majors should register for BMGT 461. Not open to Innovation and Entrepreneurship minors.
BMGT463
Cross-cultural Challenges in Business
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in a major in BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Examines in depth the nature of international cultural value-differences and their behavioral-related effects in the workplace. Topics include decision-making and leadership styles and reactions to various work assignments and reward structures.
Restricted to International Business, Management, & Entrepreneurship majors with 72 credit hours completed.
BMGT466
Global Business Strategy
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in a major in BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Focuses on the strategic challenges that directly result from and are associated with the globalization of industries and companies. Topics include drivers of industry globalization, difference between global and multi-domestic industry, global expansion strategies, sources of competitive advantage in a global context, and coordination of a company across a global network.
Restricted to International Business, Management, and Entrepreneurship majors with 72 credit hours completed.
BMGT467
Strategic Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Credit only granted for: BMGT467, ENES463 or HLMN472.
Provides an understanding of how innovation affects the competitive dynamics of markets, how firms can strategically manage innovation, and how firms can create and implement strategies to maximize their likelihood of success.
Restricted to Innovation and Entrepreneurship minors. Meets in-person every other week.
BMGT468E
Special Topics in Management and Organization; Smith Store 2.0: Rebuilding an Onsite and Online Retail Experience
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restricted to BMGT majors with 30 credit hours completed.
BMGT468P
Special Topics in Management and Organization; Practicum in Global Business
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restricted to students in the Smith School's Global Fellows Program.
BMGT468R
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Management and Organization; Fearless Founders: New Venture Practicum
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business. Also offered as ENES498R. Credit granted for ENES498R or BMGT468R.

A Fearless Ideas Course from the Academy for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (AIE): http://ter.ps/iamFEARLESS Click here for more information on the Fearless Ideas Courses.
BMGT468T
Special Topics in Management and Organization; Creativity for Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs Outdoor Edition
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restricted to students with 45 credit hours completed. Course requires participation in activities outside the scheduled meeting time, including site visits to Under Armour and in the outdoors.
BMGT468U
Special Topics in Management and Organization; Fearless Founders: Social Entrepreneurship Laboratory
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restricted to students with 45 credits earned.

A Fearless Ideas Course from the Academy for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (AIE): http://ter.ps/iamFEARLESS Click here for more information on the Fearless Ideas Courses.
BMGT468W
Special Topics in Management and Organization; Social Innovation Practicum: Consulting and Venture Creation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restricted to Social Innovation Fellows.
BMGT470
Carrier Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT370.
The study of the wide range of issues facing managers in transportation This includes decisions on market entry, pricing, competitive responses, service levels, marketing strategies, capital structure, and growth objectives. Specific management decisions and overall strategies pursued by management are examined.
Restricted to Supply Chain Management majors.
BMGT472
Purchasing and Inbound Logistics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT372.
Analysis of the resupply activities of logistics management, including purchasing policies, transportation planning, and inventory control. Attention is directed toward total cost minimization and the establishment of a sustainable competitive advantage based on procurement.
Restricted to Supply Chain Management majors.
BMGT476
Technology Applications in Supply Chain Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT372.
An understanding of the role of technology in managing the supply chain Provides students with hands-on experience in advanced software systems that build on top of enterprise resource planning systems. Major emphasis is placed on demonstrating that these systems result in supply chain cost reductions and service improvements.
Restricted to Supply Chain Management and Information Systems majors.
BMGT477
International Supply Chain Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
The study of the importance of the supply chain management within a global context. Topics covered include: the structure, service, pricing and competitive relationships among international carriers and transport intermediaries as well as documentation, location decisions, international sourcing/distribution and management of inventory throughout the international supply chain.
BMGT478C
Special Topics in Supply Chain Management; Supply Chain Risk Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restricted to Supply Chain Management majors.
BMGT478D
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Supply Chain Management; Applied Research in Intermodal Transportation and Logistics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restricted to students in the Supply Chain Management Fellows program.
BMGT484
Digital Marketing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT350.
Restriction: Must be in a major in BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Examines the process of developing, implementing, and analyzing strategies for successfully marketing a variety of existing and potential products and services through digital means, including the web, social media, and mobile apps. Both the development and analysis of digital media for marketing will be discussed.
Restricted to BMGT majors with 60 credit hours completed.
BMGT485
Project Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT231 or BMGT230; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Restriction: Must be in a major in BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Modern project management techniques that are used by modern practicing professionals will be covered. Particular attention is given to the management of technology based systems and projects in a business enterprise. The topics covered include: defining project scope, alignment of projects with enterprise strategy, managing project cost, time and risks using tools such as CPM/PERT, and measuring project performance.
Restricted to BMGT majors and QUEST program students with 72 credit hours completed.
BMGT488F
Special Topics in Logistics, Business, and Public Policy; Introduction to Sports Management II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restricted to Sports Management Fellows students (FPSM).
BMGT490H
Quest Consulting and Innovation Practicum
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: ENES390 or BMGT390.
Also offered as: ENES490.
Credit only granted for: BMGT490 or ENES490.
Final course in the QUEST Honors Fellows Program three-course curriculum. Based on a team-based consulting project with one of QUEST's professional partners. A project advisor and professional champion supervise each student team. Requires extensive out-of-class work.
Restricted to QUEST program students. Also offered as ENES490H. Credit granted for ENES490H or BMGT490H.
BMGT491
Defining Consulting and Innovation Projects
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: BMGT190 or ENES190.
Restriction: Restricted to QUEST Program (TQMP) students.
Also offered as: ENES491.
Credit only granted for: BMGT491, ENES491 or BMGT438D.
Formerly: BMGT438D.
Cultivate relationships with new and current corporate partners and prepare project scopes for QUEST's capstone course, BMGT/ENES 490H. Requires independent work communicating with clients and class visits to a variety of potential project sites.
Restricted to QUEST program students. Also offered as ENES491. Credit granted for BMGT491 or ENES491.
BMGT494H
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT493.
Restriction: Permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business; and must be in the Smith School Honors Fellows program.
Second semester of the senior year. The student shall continue and complete the research initiated in BMGT 493, additional reports may be required at the discretion of the faculty advisor and Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Studies.
Restricted to BMGT Honors students.
BMGT495
Strategic Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
CORE: CS
GenEd: DSSP
A case-based course where students learn to play the role of the "strategic manager" who defines the scope of its business operations and, within the chosen scope, how the firm will compete against rivals. This course focuses on how a firm can both formulate effective business-level and corporate-level strategies to achieve competitive advantage and earn above average profits.
Restricted to BMGT Honors students with 100 credit hours completed.
BMGT495H
(Perm Req)
Strategic Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
CORE: CS
GenEd: DSSP
A case-based course where students learn to play the role of the "strategic manager" who defines the scope of its business operations and, within the chosen scope, how the firm will compete against rivals. This course focuses on how a firm can both formulate effective business-level and corporate-level strategies to achieve competitive advantage and earn above average profits.
BMGT495M
Strategic Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
CORE: CS
GenEd: DSSP
A case-based course where students learn to play the role of the "strategic manager" who defines the scope of its business operations and, within the chosen scope, how the firm will compete against rivals. This course focuses on how a firm can both formulate effective business-level and corporate-level strategies to achieve competitive advantage and earn above average profits.
Restricted to General Business minors.
BMGT496
Business Ethics and Society
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: 1 course in BMGT; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
A study of the standards of business conduct, morals and values as well as the role of business in society with consideration of the sometimes conflicting interests of and claims on the firm and its objectives. Emphasizes a strategic approach by business to the management of its external environment.
Restricted to BMGT majors with 53 credit hours completed.
BMGT498L
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Business and Management; Innovo Consulting Practicum: Transform Learning
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Innovo Scholars is a new program offering an elite group of students the opportunity to particpate in the innovation of teaching and learning at Smith. In addition to completing normal teaching assistant activities, the Scholars will be responsible for designing and implementing improvements to an existing Smith course or program.
BMGT498M
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Business and Management; Business Consulting: Social Enterprise & Impact Organizations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
BMGT808D
Special Topics in Information Systems; Information Systems Economics I
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT808E
Special Topics in Information Systems; Information Systems Economics II
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT808R
Special Topics in Information Systems; Research Seminar in Decision, Operations and Information Technologies
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT818B
Special Topics in Accounting and Information Assurance; Topics in Financial Accounting
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT818C
Special Topics in Accounting and Information Assurance; Corporate Governance and Accounting
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT818R
Special Topics in Accounting and Information Assurance; Workshop in Accounting Research
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT828
Independent Study in Business and Management
Credits: 1 - 9
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
BMGT831
Operations Research: Extension of Linear Programming and Network Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: BMGT830; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Concepts and applications of network and graph theory in linear and combinatorial models with emphasis on computational algorithms.
BMGT834
Operations Research: Probabilistic Models
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH241; and (STAT400; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department). Or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Theoretical foundations for the construction, optimization, and applications of probabilistic models. Queuing theory, inventory theory, Markov processes, renewal theory, and stochastic linear programming.
BMGT837
Applied Multivariate Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Recommended: BMGT836 or equivalent course. BMGT837 assumes working knowledge of matrices and elementary linear algebra and a sound understanding of univariate statistics, including random variables, statistical inference, ANOVA, and ordinary least squares regression.
Multivariate statistical methods and their use in empirical research. Topics include: summarization and visualization of multivariate data, the multivariate normal distribution, tests on mean vectors, multivariate paired comparisons, multivariate analysis of variance, repeated measures designs, test on covariance matrices, discriminant analysis and classification, canonical correlation, principal components, factor analysis and cluster analysis. Maximum likelihood estimation and the likelihood ratio method of test construction.
BMGT838O
Special Topics in Operations Management/Management Science; Seminar in Operations Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT838R
Special Topics in Operations Management/Management Science; Research Seminar in Decision, Operations and Information Technologies
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT841
Seminar in Corporate Finance
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Seminar in selected classic and current theoretical and empirical research in corporate finance.
BMGT848F
Special Topics in Finance; Workshop in Finance Research
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT858E
Special Topics in Marketing; Experimental Design
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT858G
Special Topics in Marketing; Analytical Modeling
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT858L
Special Topics in Marketing; Marketing Strategy
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT858R
Special Topics in Marketing; Marketing Research Seminar
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT868C
Special Topics in Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management; Career and Professionalization Workshop in Management and Organization
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT868E
Special Topics in Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management; Emotions in Organizations
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Meets Jan 29, Feb 5, Feb 12, Feb 19, Feb 26, Mar 5, Mar 12.
BMGT868L
Special Topics in Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management; Seminar in Leadership
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Meets Mar 26, Apr 2, Apr 9, Apr 16, Apr 23, Apr 30, May 7.
BMGT868P
Special Topics in Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management; Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management Presentations
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT878C
Special Topics in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship; Cross Discilpinary Workshop in Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT878P
Special Topics in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship; Strategy and Entrepreneurship PhD Presentations
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT888C
Special Topics in Supply Chain Management; Inventory Research
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
BMGT888P
Special Topics in Supply Chain Management; People and Performance
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BMGT888W
Special Topics in Supply Chain Management; Workshop in Supply Chain Management
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
BMGT898
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
BMGT899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.