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Courses - Summer 2024
BMGT
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06/15/2024 at 09:30 AM
BMGT099
(Perm Req)
BMGT110
Introduction to the Business Value Chain
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
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.
All course material is delivered online.
BMGT120
Accounting: The Key to Business Decisions
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Accounting has long been known as the language of business. Like any other language, accounting is an invaluable skill set that can be applied to every aspect of your life. Accounting teaches you a brand-new way of thinking which can be translated to any industry or career. This course will cover how basic financial statements are created, what each statement represents for a company, and how to interpret these financial statements to draw meaningful conclusions and make sound business decisions. This course is good preparation for future introductory accounting courses like BMGT220 Principles of Accounting I.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BMGT262
The Enterprising Leader
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP, SCIS
Designed to help students develop their leadership skills in order to identify their personal and professional purpose with an entrepreneurial mindset, and create strategies that will help them develop their abilities and achieve their aspirations by collaborating within teams and organizations. Students will apply insights from recent scholarship in entrepreneurship, leadership and strategic management to themselves in order to identify solutions to problems they find meaningful to solve in their own world. This self-discovery course will introduce students to the "CEO of ME, Inc." framework and tools such as the strategic initiatives matrix and business model canvas that they can use to help guide the choices that lie ahead, and develop collaborative, win-win relationships. In doing so, students will learn how to unlock the value of business in society and develop entrepreneurial and leadership skills that enable personal happiness and upward mobility.
This course is part of Terp Young Scholars a program designed for high school students. Enrollment for undergraduate students by permission only (email tys@umd.edu).
BMGT289I
Why Good Managers Make Bad Decisions
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
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.
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.
Major restriction is not applicable this summer course. Any interested student may register.
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.
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.
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.
BMGT355
Foundations of Marketing for Non Business Majors
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must not have completed BMGT350; and must not be a major in the R.H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BMGT355 or BMGT350.
Additional information: Course does not apply to a Smith School degree. BMGT350 may substitute for BMGT355.
Introduces the concepts and principles of marketing. 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.
BMGT357
(Perm Req)
Marketing Internship
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT350.
Restriction: Permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business; and must be in a major in BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Supervised work experience with a firm engaged in marketing goods or services. Students apply concepts learned in marketing classes and analyze the firm's organizational structure, environment and marketing strategy.
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.
BMGT372
Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Credit only granted for: BMGT375 or BMGT372.
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.
All course material is delivered online.
BMGT373
(Perm Req)
Supply Chain Management Internship
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BMGT370 or BMGT372.
Restriction: Permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Involves supervised work experience in supply chain management, logistics and/or transportation. Students will be expected to relate course material to work experience in an analysis of a firm's operations.
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.
Course includes a weekly synchronous online meeting in addition to asynchronous activities. All course content will be delivered online.
BMGT386
(Perm Req)
General Business Internship
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business; and must be in a major in BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Supervised work experience in business. Students will be expected to relate course material to work experience in an analysis of a firm's operations.
BMGT395
Principles of Management for Non Business Majors
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must not have completed BMGT364; and must not be a major in the Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BMGT395 or BMGT364.
Additional information: Course does not apply to a Smith School degree. Course may be substituted by BMGT364 for General Business minor students only.
Introduces concepts related to organization behavior. Topics include leadership, team decision making and management, conflict resolution and negotiations, organizational culture, and organization change. Students will learn how to apply those concepts and theories to understanding and critically analyzing various individual, interpersonal, group, and organizational management processes.
BMGT398
(Perm Req)
Individual Study in Business and Management
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
BMGT488B
Special Topics in Logistics, Business, and Public Policy; The Business of Music
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
BMGT495
Strategic Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
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.
BMGT828
(Perm Req)
Independent Study in Business and Management
Credits: 1 - 9
Grad Meth: Reg
By permission only of the Graduate Director.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
BMGT898
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
BMGT899
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact Graduate Program Director to make arrangements.
Contact department for information to register for this course.