Hide Advanced Options
Courses - Spring 2022
BMGT
Business and Management Department Site
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.
BMGT160
The Intentional Self
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Credit only granted for: BMGT160, BMGT198A, or BMGT198B.
As you navigate adulthood, you will constantly be making decisions that impact your personal and professional well being and success. Making these life choices with intention and a perspective of your whole self will increase your life satisfaction. In this course, you will examine who have been, who you are, and who you want to become. We will be exploring the six pillars of the whole self including purpose/character, relationships, wellness, community, prosperity, and nature and creating a vision for your future self.
BMGT190H
Introduction to Design and Quality
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Restriction: Must be in the Quest program.
Cross-listed with ENES190.
Credit only granted for: BMGT190 or ENES190.
QUEST students learn and apply design practices to design new products and services. Working in multidisciplinary teams, students use quality and process improvement methods to identify, analyze, and recommend solutions to real-world problems.
Restricted to QUEST program students. Cross-listed with ENES190H. Credit granted for ENES190H or BMGT190H.
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.
Restriction: 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.
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, EDMS451, GEOG306, GEOL351, GVPT422, INST314, JOUR405, PSYC200 or SOCY201.
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 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, EDMS451, GEOG306, GEOL351, GVPT422, INST314, JOUR405, PSYC200 or SOCY201.
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 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
In this course, students will hear from real-life social entrepreneurs, explore current day social issues of sustainability, climate change, leadership, disruptive innovations, and create or blueprint business plans to generate positive social change. This class will focus on innovative thinking skills, personal narratives, and social interaction strategies and plans.
BMGT289B
How Do Innovators Think?
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP, SCIS
In this course, students will learn about: a) the innovation process and the role of the individual in generating innovations and b) the attributes, habits, and skills of individuals who have successfully started innovative new businesses or significantly added value to an existing company.
This class will have an additional 5 meetings on Monday evenings from 5-7pm.
BMGT289D
Frauds, Scams, and Thefts: What, How and Why?
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP, SCIS
The primary objective of this course is for students to gain a conceptual understanding of how fraud occurs, how it can be prevented, and how fraud can be detected through practical application of skills and tools. This course provides general background relating to fraud (e.g. history, prevalence, psychology), and it delves into the myriad types of fraud, scams and theft. This course also examines the trends in fraud detection and investigation; and introduces and explores with students the constant tension between public order and civil liberties in white collar crime, forensics, and hacking.
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
In this course, students learn how to analyze the world around them and then notice and define new trends, emerging problems, impending gaps, and how to turn these into exciting opportunities by providing creative solutions. Students will have a chance to not only sharpen their critical thinking skills, but also learn how to take initiative, develop a working solution, identify and resolve conflicts, and be confident and persistent, yet flexible enough to respond to changes. Student teams identify a compelling problem in present day life and then propose a creative solution taking into account possible difficulties in implementation. In addition, students will also be given problems on a much smaller scale and asked to create and present a workable solution. Students will be exposed to how a visionary's mind works and the creative solution process. In addition, students will also learn how entrepreneurial thinking can improve their day-to-day life.
BMGT289I
Why Good Managers Make Bad Decisions
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: MS
GenEd: DSSP, SCIS
This course provides an overview of the concepts, approaches, and vocabulary of evidence-based management (EBM) and provides an understanding of how experts in many disciplines can employ evidenced based decision making. EBM is an emerging movement in business to explicitly use the current best information in management decision making with special emphasis on relevant scientific findings and unbiased organizational facts. The course stresses how individuals practicing EBM learn how to rethink their approaches to data and knowledge in order to make more effective decisions.
BMGT298A
Special Topics in Business and Management; Sports and Entertainment Industry Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restricted to BMGT majors.
BMGT298D
Special Topics in Business and Management; Intentional Leader
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Registered students should be in a leadership role concurrently with this class during Spring 2022. Examples include being an officer for a club, external employment, etc. For additional information please see www.intentionallifelab.org.
BMGT299B
Student Initiated Special Topics; Applied Cloud Computing in Information Systems
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: S-F
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 CMSC, 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.
Sections 0101-0501 Restricted to Information Systmes majors with 45 credit hours and other BMGT majors with 53 credit hours.
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 CMSC, 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
Essential Programming Skills 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 the Computer Science major.
The course introduces structured and object-oriented programming and its applications in business functions and analytics. Students will apply problem-solving skills to create software solutions using programming logic and data structures. The course especially emphasizes learning by doing exercises using a modern, high-level programming language and industry standard software.
Restricted to Information Systems majors with 45 credits completed and other BMGT majors and Business Analytics minors with 53 credits completed. Not open to Computer Science.
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.
BMGT313F
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.
Restriction: Restricted to Banking & Private Wealth Management Fellows (FPFS)
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 Business Analytics minors with 53 credit hours completed.
BMGT340
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT220; 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
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT220; 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
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
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 (FPAF).
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.
Restriction: Restricted to Finance majors with 60 credit hours completed
BMGT345
Foundations of Financial Management for Non Business Majors
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT210 or BMGT220.
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 a business allocates financial resources in an uncertain environment to maximize shareholder value. In addition students will learn the following: how to apply accounting principles to corporate finance; how to value assets, projects, companies and investment securities; understand the relationship between risk and return and how it impacts investment and corporate decisions; how to calculate a company's cost of capital, and develop an intuitive comprehension of financial concepts and analysis.
Restricted to General Business Minors.
BMGT347
Quantitative Financial Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT340; must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in BMGT343.
Credit only granted for: BMGT347 or BMGT448G.
Formerly: BMGT448G.
Introduces students to data science for financial applications using an industry-standard programming language. Students will use tools ranging from regression models to machine learning to investigate questions across a variety of areas within finance including asset management, corporate finance and FinTech. The course will illustrate how big data and data analytics can improve financial decision-making by focusing on problems facing finance professionals.
Restricted to Finance majors with 72 credit hours completed.
BMGT350
Marketing Principles and Organization
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Recommended: ECON200.
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.
BMGT350M
Marketing Principles and Organization
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Recommended: ECON200.
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 General Business minors (#BU02).
BMGT350N
Marketing Principles and Organization
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Recommended: ECON200.
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.
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.
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.
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, SMLP471 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.
Course restricted to BMGT majors with 72 credits completed and Innovation and Entrepreneurship (#BU03) 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).
BMGT369D
Experiential Learning in Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Ladies First Founders
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
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.
BMGT374
Supply Chain Risk Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Credit only granted for: BMGT478C or BMGT374.
Formerly: BMGT478C.
Since supply chain risk is increasingly more recognized as an organizational threat, and therefore a critical part of corporate strategy; this course examines a wide range of supply chain risk and develops a process to identify, assess, and prioritize this risk. Through a series of readings and case studies, the course focuses on factors that contribute to supply chain risk within the firm as well as the supply chain. Strategies to mitigate risk are explored.
Course restricted to Supply Chain Management majors.
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.
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.
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 and 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 Business Analytics minors with 53 credit hours completed.
BMGT390H
Designing Innovative Systems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENES190 or BMGT190.
Restriction: Must be in the QUEST program.
Cross-listed with ENES390.
Credit only granted for: BMGT390 or ENES390.
QUEST students develop an understanding of complex systems that incorporate elements of business and technical design and analyze how these systems evolve over time and may be shaped by technology disruptions, internal decisions, and external forces. Students apply these concepts to real-world complex systems in a team environment.
Also offered as: ENES390H
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 Multidisciplinary 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 or ENES397.
QUEST students practice essential skills for mentoring 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 (BMGT398A@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 Wall Street Fellows (FPWS).
BMGT402
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 Information Systems majors with 60+ credit hours, and BMGT and Business Analytics minors with 72+ credit hours.
BMGT402F
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 Fellows (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: BMGT302.
Credit only granted for: BMGT404 or CMSC320.
Additional information: CMSC majors will not receive credit for this course towards their upper level concentration in their CMSC major.
Building on prior programming knowledge, this course introduces principles of data science to collect, analyze, and visualize business data. Students will explore application of business analytics in areas such as finance, accounting, marketing, and operations. This course especially emphasizes learning by doing exercises using a modern, high-level programming language and industry standard software.
Restricted to Information Systems majors with 60+ credit hours and BMGT & Business Anlaytics minors with 72+ credit hours.
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.
BMGT408V
Emerging Topics in Information Systems; Data Visualization and Web Analytics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restricted to Information Systems majors with 60+ credits and BMGT and Business Analytics minors with 72+ credit hours. Prerequisite: BMGT301. BMGT302 recommended
Click here for more information about the course.
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.
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 and OM & BA 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.
BMGT438A
Special Topics in Operations Management; Applied Quantitative Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restricted to QUEST students. Cross-listed with ENES498A. Credit granted for BMGT438A or ENES489A.
BMGT438N
Special Topics in Operations Management; Product Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restricted to students in the Quest program.
BMGT438T
Special Topics in Operations Management; Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Quality
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
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 and BMGT347.
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 an industry-standard programming language 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 (0503F) 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 (0503F) majors with 84 credit hours completed.
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.
BMGT448V
Special Topics in Finance; Text Mining for Economics and Finance
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Course Prerequisites: MATH120/140, BMGT230, and BMGT340. Restricted to Finance majors with 60 or more credits completed.
BMGT449F
Investment Fund Management: Lemma Senbet Fund
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: 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
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
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
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.
BMGT461
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Restriction: Must not have completed BMGT361.
Credit only granted for: BMGT261, BMGT361, BMGT461, ENES460, SMLP470 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
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Restriction: Must not have completed BMGT361.
Credit only granted for: BMGT261, BMGT361, BMGT461, ENES460, SMLP470 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 (#BU03).
BMGT461N
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Restriction: Must not have completed BMGT361.
Credit only granted for: BMGT261, BMGT361, BMGT461, ENES460, SMLP470 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 & Entrepreneurship majors (0503I, 0503G, 0503E) 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.
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. Cross-listed with ENES498R. Credit granted for ENES498R or BMGT468R.

A Fearless Ideas Course from the Academy for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (AIE). 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.
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.
BMGT473
Supply Chain Consulting Fellows II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT370, BMGT372 and BMGT471.
Credit only granted for: BMGT478D or BMGT473.
Formerly: BMGT478D.
This second course of the Supply Chain Consulting Fellows program is designed to build upon the skills and concepts learned in the initial course to produce polished, skilled consultants who can build a consulting project from its initial stages and carry it through to a set of actionable initiatives and conclusive results. The initial component of this course will be to enhance and complete the started projects in the previous semester's course so that each research project can be formally presented to the project sponsor, i.e., the Board of Advisors for the Intermodal Association of North America. Student teams will serve as project consultants and tackle a real-world problem presented by a designated firm. Students will also participate in a national conference devoted to Intermodal/Logistics/Supply Chain issues. The conference will involve individual academic sessions and reports by the students based on the content provided. The class will also include several Executive Leader sessions.
Restricted to Supply Chain Management Fellows.
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.
BMGT484
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.
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 Information Systems majors with 60 credit hours completed and other BMGT majors and QUEST students with 72 credit hours completed.
BMGT490H
QUEST Capstone Professional Practicum
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: ENES390 or BMGT390.
Cross-listed with: ENES490.
Credit only granted for: BMGT490 or ENES490.
The capstone course for the QUEST Honors Program provides students with an opportunity to learn in multidisciplinary teams of business, engineering, and science students in a real-world setting. Companies engage teams of QUEST students with real organizational challenges and dedicate resources to help students address these problems. Student teams must enhance their skills in quality management, process improvement, and systems design and will apply these to add value to a client. In the process, students will improve their teamwork skills.
Restricted to QUEST program students. Cross-listed with ENES490H. Credit granted for ENES490H or BMGT490H.
BMGT491
Scoping Experiential Learning Projects
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: BMGT190 or ENES190.
Restriction: Restricted to QUEST Program (TQMP) students.
Cross-listed with ENES491. Credit only granted for: BMGT491 or ENES491.
QUEST students cultivate relationships with new and current corporate partners and prepare project scopes for QUEST's introductory course, BMGT/ENES 190H, and 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. Cross-listed with ENES491. Credit granted for BMGT491 or ENES491.
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.
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.
BMGT498L
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Business and Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
BMGT614
Strategic Management
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business; or must be in Business and Management (Master's) program.
Credit only granted for: BUSI690 or BMGT614.
Analyze and identify profit opportunities and threats in different industry and competitive environments; Analyze and identify a firm's valuable assets, resources and capabilities and how they might be protected, leveraged, and extended in the market; Learn how to organize your company to be the best prepared to adapt its strategy over time as the market environment changes; and how to use organic growth as well as mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, alliances, and divestitures to ensure that the firm maintians the proper scale and scope to compete effectively over time.
BMGT758A
Special Topics in Business and Management; AI: Implications for Business Strategy
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BMGT758E
Special Topics in Business and Management; Business Ethics
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BMGT758N
Special Topics in Business and Management; Negotiation and Conflict Management
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BMGT758O
Special Topics in Business and Management; Navigating Organizational Networks
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BMGT808D
Special Topics in Information Systems; Special Topics in Information Systems in Economics I
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT808E
Special Topics in Information Systems; Special Topics in Information Systems in Economics II
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT808K
Special Topics in Information Systems; Quality Transparency and the Value of Information
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
BMGT818R
Special Topics in Accounting and Information Assurance; Workshop in Accounting Research
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT818Y
Special Topics in Accounting and Information Assurance; Management Accounting and Cyber Risk Management
Credits: 3
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.
BMGT838M
Special Topics in Operations Management/Management Science; Maching Learning for Casual Inference and Decision Support
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT838O
Special Topics in Operations Management/Management Science; Operations Management Seminar
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT838P
Special Topics in Operations Management/Management Science; Emerging Topics 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, S-F
Prerequisite: Permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Seminar in selected classic and current theoretical and empirical research in corporate finance.
BMGT848B
Special Topics in Finance; Special Topics in Seminar in Finance Methods II
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT848F
Special Topics in Finance; Workshop in Finance Research
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT848T
Special Topics in Finance; Industrial Organization and Financial Economics
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT858C
Special Topics in Marketing; Consumer Behavior
Credits: 3
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
BMGT868G
Special Topics in Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management; Multilevel Analysis Methods Workshop
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT868P
Special Topics in Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management; Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management Presentations
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT868X
Special Topics in Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management; NDTIONS
Credits: 2
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
BMGT878J
Special Topics in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship; Entrepreneurial Ecosystems
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT878O
Special Topics in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship; Organizational Economics
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT878P
Special Topics in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship; Strategy and Entrepreneurship PhD Presentations
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT878Q
Special Topics in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship; Historical Methods in Strategy Research
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BMGT888E
Special Topics in Supply Chain Management; Empirical Research in Supply Chain Management
Credits: 3
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: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.