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BUSI602
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Leading with a Strategic Mindset
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program OR Permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
This course sits at the intersection of leadership and strategy. Focuses on the aspects of the firm that facilitate reaching strategic objectives. In particular, organizational alignment facilitates the development of innovative ideas, achieving operational efficiency, sustaining organizational growth, adopting new business models, achieving strategic change, and building organizational competence. Use of several tools in analysis, such as congruence analysis, the 7S model, network analysis, and design thinking. Focus on thinking systematically and analytically about managing an organization and leading strategically.
BUSI610
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Introduction to Financial Accounting
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: BUSI610, BUAC602, BUFN602, or BMGT602.
Overview of financial accounting, periodic financial statements and the financial reporting process. Importance of financial statements as information source for creditors and investors and as a means by which managers can communicate information about their firms.
BUSI611
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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)).
Credit only granted for: BUSI611, BUAC616, or BMGT616.
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
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Digital Transformation in Business
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's); or permission of BMGT-Robert H Smith.
Credit only granted for: BUSI621 or BUSO620.
Introduces students to the strategic role of digital transformation within businesses, and provides an overview for how major information technologies may be used to inform and transform the firm's strategic, operational, and tactical decisions. Topics discussed in the course include the strategic use of digital technologies to generate sustainable competitive value; the contributions of new forms of technology infrastructure; the evaluation of new technology investments and the resulting ROI; acquiring, managing and governing technological capabilities within the firm; understanding the role of enterprise systems and social technologies within the firm; and the management of disruptive technologies within and outside the firm.
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)
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.
BUSI690
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Strategic 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: 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.
BUSI710
Competitive and Collaborative Negotiation
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program OR Permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Increase negotiating self-confidence and improve capacity to achieve win-win solutions to organizational problems. Improve effectiveness at finding creative solutions to conflict.
BUSI741
Financial Strategy for Corporations
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BUSI640.
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program OR Permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Advanced course in corporate finance, focusing on the issues that firms face when they plan to raise external capital from financial markets. The focus is on the financing problems faced by mid-market to large firms and on capital raised from public markets. The forms of external finance vary from simple debt or equity to more complex securities that bundle with an element of risk management.
BUSI758F
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Special Topics in Business; Investment Fund Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
BUSI758P
Special Topics in Business; Managing Global Business Risks and Opportunities
Credits: 4
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: 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.
BUSI798D
Global Business Experience; Doing Business in Sweden
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg
BUSI798F
Global Business Experience; Doing Business in Portugal
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg
BUSI798Z
Global Business Experience; Doing Business in Chile: Country at a Crossroads
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg
BUSI799
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Masters Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.