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Courses - Spring 2018
BUSI
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BUSI611
(Perm Req)
Managerial Accounting
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BUSI610.
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Business and Management (Master's); Business and Management (Master's)).
Use of accounting data in corporate planning and control. Cost-volume- profit analysis, budgeting, pricing decisions and cost data, transfer pricing, activity-based management, performance measures, and standard costing.
BUSI621
(Perm Req)
Strategic and Transformational IT
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Business and Management (Master's); Business and Management (Master's)) ; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BUSI620 or BUSI621.
Introduces students to the key issues in managing information technolog (IT) and provides an overview of how major IT applications in today's firms support strategic, opertaional, and tactical decisions. Topics include: synchroizing IT and business strategy; the transformational impacts of IT; evaluating and coping with new technologies; governing, managing, and organizing the IT function including outsourcing/offshoring considerations; assessing the business value of IT and justifying IT projects; and managing IT applications in functional areas to support strategy and business process.
BUSI622
Managing Digital Business Markets
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Business and Management (Master's); Business and Management (Master's)) ; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
The objective is to understand the strategic and tactical issues involved in managing digital businesses and markets. Also, some of the characteristics of digital businesses and markets that make them unique and understand how companies can best manage them will be examined.
BUSI630
(Perm Req)
Data, Models and Decisions
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Business and Management (Master's); Business and Management (Master's)).
Analytical modeling of business decisions; uncertainty, risk and expected utility; regression modeling to infer relationships among variables.
Non-majors should review their registration eligibility in the statement preceding the BUSI courses.
BUSI634
(Perm Req)
Operations Management
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Business and Management (Master's); Business and Management (Master's)) ; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Operations management is concerned with efficient and effective design and operation of business processes for delivering products and/or services. Emphasis is given to process analysis and design, capacity management and bottlenecks, waiting lines and the impact of uncertainty in process performance, quality management, lean, six-sigma, and revenue management.
BUSI640
(Perm Req)
Financial Management
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Business and Management (Master's); Business and Management (Master's)).
Focuses on the valuation of the real assets of firms as well as the valuation of stocks and bonds, the primary financial assets in an economy. While details vary, the conceptual foundations of valuation boil down to three themes: time value of money, no-arbitrage, and systematic risk.
BUSI650
(Perm Req)
Marketing Management
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Business and Management (Master's); Business and Management (Master's)).
Analysis of marketing problems and evaluation of specific marketing efforts regarding the organization's products and services, pricing activities, channel selection, and promotion strategies in both domestic and international markets.
Non-majors should review their registration eligibility in the statement preceding the BUSI courses.
BUSI672
(Perm Req)
Global Supply Chain Management
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Business and Management (Master's); Business and Management (Master's)).
Offers a practical blueprint for understanding, building, implementing, and sustaining supply chains in today's rapidly changing global supply chain environment. It will provide the student with a survey of the fast-moving Supply Chain Management discipline and practice, including the evolution of supply chain strategies, business models and technologies; current best practices in demand and supply management; and methodologies for conducting supply chain-wide diagnostic assessments and formulating process improvement plans.
BUSI758J
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Business; SAP Software & Solutions / Enterprise Resource Planning
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUSI758L
Special Topics in Business; Managers in Society
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUSI758O
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Business; Business Law II
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUSI758R
Special Topics in Business; Business Ethics
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUSI759
(Perm Req)
Independent Study in Business
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
BUSI764
Business Law for Managers
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Business and Management (Master's); Business and Management (Master's)) ; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BMGT793 or BUSI764.
Formerly: BMGT793.
Survey of United States legal institutions and processes as well as substantive areas of the law that affect business. Examination of tort and contract law, the legal forms of business organization and legal liability and major regulatory laws that affect business.
BUSI771
New Venture Financing
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BUSI640; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BMGT740 or BUSI771.
Formerly: BMGT740.
Development of skills for financing new ventures (both small and potentially large). Exploration of various funding sources. Criteria used in evaluation and decision process, including commercial banks, venture capital companies, small business investment companies, underwriters, private placement-financial consultants, mortgage bankers, and small business innovative research grants (U.S. Government).
BUSI785
(Perm Req)
Project Management in Dynamic Environments
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Business and Management (Master's); Business and Management (Master's)) ; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Addresses project management skills that are required by successful managers in increasingly competitive and faster-moving environments. Examines fundamental concepts of successful project management, and the technical and managerial issues, methods, and techniques.
BUSI799
(Perm Req)
Masters Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
For Smith School MS Students only.
Contact department for information to register for this course.