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Courses - Spring 2019
BUSI
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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.
BUSI640
(Perm Req)
Corporate Finance
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)).
Credit only granted for: BUSI650 or BMGT612.
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.
BUSI662
(Perm Req)
Leadership and Teamwork
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Business and Management (Master's); Business and Management (Master's)).
Credit only granted for: BMGT600, BUSI662, or BUSM600.
Course examines concepts of team-building and leadership which are critical to managerial success. Topics include leadership, decision making, communication and conflict, work motivation, building effective teams, and organizational change and culture.
BUSI758D
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Business; Data Driven Decision II
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUSI758W
Special Topics in Business; Corporate Finance II
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
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: BUSI764 or BUAC721.
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.