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Master of Business Administration (MBAM)

5102. MBA Operations Management. 3. Production and operations management. Topics include operations strategy, quality management, facilities location, facilities layout, forecasting, inventory management, production planning, and scheduling. Prerequisite: Admission to the MBAM program.

5103. Research Methods. 3. Introduce the characteristics and various approaches to designing and conducting qualitative research projects in business research. Gain hands-on experience in various qualitative methods and analysis techniques.  Skills covered are applicable to business problems encountered in both consumer and business-to-business markets, and public and private sectors. Prerequisite:  Admission to the MBAM program.

5104. Organization Behavior and Human Resource Management. 3. Enables students to recognize psychological phenomena influencing individual, group & organizational behavior and helps them understand different HRM functions and how HRM fits within the overall organization's strategy. Prerequisite:  Admission to the MBAM program.

5106. Professional Development I. 0. First course is a sequence of courses focused on professional development.  This course will provide "a real world" format where students must express their ideas in every class through verbal presentations, as well as developing written products such as handouts, PowerPoint presentations, white papers and email correspondence. Prerequisite: Admission to the MBAM program.

5107. Decision Making. 3. Overview of (i) business decision making within (ii) its   competitive, economic, legal, ethical and organizational contexts. Prerequisite:  Admission to the MBAM program.

5108. MBA Financial Accounting. 3. Provide you with the necessary tools to read, understand, and use information that emanates from the accounting system within most organizations.  Prerequisite:  Admission to the MBAM program.

5202. Decision Modeling. 3. A graduate course in decision modeling.  Topics include linear programming, optimization modeling, and monte carlo simulation modeling.  Prerequisite:  Admission to the MBAM program.

5203. Entrepreneurial Management. 3. Explores organizations - theories and practical applications of those theories concerning how organizations operate strategically, i.e. in relation to the external environment. Prerequisite:  Admission to the MBAM program.

5204. Financial Management. 3. Provide an in-depth understanding of the job of a financial manager in a corporate setting.  Exposure to other aspects of finance in the economy, such as capital markets and investments. Prerequisite: Admission to the MBAM program.

5206. Professional Development II. 0. Second part of a sequence of courses designed to help students advance their professional skills (written, oral, and interpersonal) and achieve success in career planning, career preparation, and career development. Prerequisite: Admission to the MBAM program.

5207. Marketing Management. 3.  Provide an in-depth understanding of marketing management.  Marketing managers are responsible for co-creating customer value for a sustained competitive advantage. Prerequisite: Admission to the MBAM program.

5208. MBA Managerial Accounting. 3.  Use of accounting information for internal decision making purposes.  Prerequisite: Admission to the MBAM program.

5301. MBA Summer Project. 3. Serves as an externship for individual MBA students or MBA teams to work with a client on a business issue under the supervision of a qualified faculty member in the College of Business.Prerequisite: Successful completion of Fall 1 and Spring semesters in MBAM.

5303. Global Business. 3. Focus on the topics of culture, effects of the macroenvironment on business, and regional economic integration, with predominant themes of leadership and sustainability in business. Prerequisite: Admission to the MBAM program.

5304. MBA Business Law. 3. Broad perspective of the various legal issues associated with managing a business enterprise. Prerequisite: Admission to the MBAM program.

5305. Sustainable Management Strategy (Capstone). 3. Presents general principles of sustainable strategic management, relying heavily on case analysis.  Course material will be managerially relevant, with an analytical and decision-oriented approach. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Fall 1, Spring MBAMsemesters and a B or better in MBAM 5301.

5309. MBA Managerial Economic I. 1. Discuss a variety of tools and concepts intended to give you the background in economics and decision-making you will need to be an effective manager in a world where economic circumstances are uncertain and changing constantly. Prerequisite: Admission to the MBAM program.

5311. MBA Managerial Economics II. 1. Continue discussion of a variety of tools and concepts intended to give you the background in economics and decision-making you will need to be an effective manager in a world where economic circumstances are uncertain and changing constantly. Prerequisites: Admission to the MBAM program, completion of MBAM 5309.

5501. Energy Economics and Policy. 3. Applies the tools of economic analysis to attain and understanding of energy markets and energy policy analysis.  Sec. 1 Overviews the major energy and environmental policy issues facing the United States and the word.  Sec 2 Determinants of energy demand. Sec. 3 Technologies and costs to produce and deliver energy.  Sec. 4 Determinants of energy price. Prerequisite: Permission of MBA Program Director, or student's graduate program coordinator in consultation with MBA Program Director.

5502. Energy Finance: Project Evaluation. 3. Introduction (i) to traditional engineering cost methods to evaluate investments in energy and mineral projects and (ii) to modern techniques to make these decisions under uncertainty given the technical and economic risk facing minerals industries. Prerequisite: Permission of MBA Program Director.

5503. Fundamentals of Accounting in the Energy. 3. Introduces students to basic financial accounting and reporting issues related to energy producing activities.  Specifically, the course will investigate current accounting practices of energy producing companies related to exploration, acquisition, development, and delivery of energy products.  The course will also cover financial requirements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Cross listed with ACCT 5503. Prerequisite: Permission of MBA Program Director, or student's graduate program coordinator in consultation with MBA Program Director.

5504. Supply Chain Management in the Energy Industry. 3. Examines the field of supply chain management in an energy context.  Study procurement and distribution strategies, concepts, tools and techniques that support energy operations.  Course activities and case studies will address effective execution of these strategies and the appropriate supporting activities. Prerequisite: Permission of MBA Program Director, or student's graduate program coordinator in consultation with MBA Program Director.

5506. Energy Finance: Securities, Hedging, and Trading. 3.  Overview of security analysis applied to energy firms, hedging strategies, and trading activities in energy markets. Trading activities covered include the use of forward and futures contracts, swaps, options, and related derivatives. Prerequisite: Permission of MBA Program Director.

5507. Energy Business Strategy (Capstone). 3. Improving an organization's competitiveness in changing global energy environments.  Includes an overview of the geopolitics of global energy, and the risks involved.  Emphasizes skill-development for formulating and implementing business-level, corporate, and global strategies in dynamic environments. Prerequisite: Permission of MBA Program Director, or student's graduate program coordinator in consultation with MBA Program Director.

5508. Marketing and Sustainable Consumption. 3. Focuses on understanding household and business energy consumption.  Emphasizes the environmental, economic, social and psychological influences on consumer decision making and sustainable consumption.  Course deals with developing customer value propositions, and for marketing strategy development in branding, product-line offerings, pricing, retailing and distribution, and public policy. Prerequisite: Permission of MBA Program Director, or student's graduate program coordinator in consultation with MBA Program Director.

5800. MBA Topics. 1-3. A course for MBA students treating contemporary problems in business related areas. Specific area(s) to be considered in a given semester will be printed in class schedule. Prerequisite: Admission to the MBAM program.

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