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Courses - Summer 2024
BUSI
Part-Time MBA Program Department Site
Open Seats as of
06/15/2024 at 08:30 AM
BUSI641
Corporate Finance II
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.
Builds on the concepts and analytic methods covered in Corporate Finance I. Students will learn about the structure of financial markets, the financing and payout choices of large and small corporations, and the role of risk management in the corporation. In particular, the following issues will be addressed: The drivers of shareholder value; Corporate financing alternatives and the design of a company's capital structure; Coordinating investment, financing and payout policies; Corporate Finance Issues for Start-up firms; Key issues in international corporate finance.
BUSI718F
Special Topics in Business; Advanced Financial Modeling & Equity Analysis
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Students registering for BUSI718F should not register for BUSO758P due to a significant overlap in coursework.
BUSI730
Marketing Research Methods
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BUSI650 and BUSI630.
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program OR Permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
The process of acquiring, classifying and interpreting primary and secondary marketing data needed for intelligent, profitable marketing decisions. Evaluation of the appropriateness of alternative methodologies, such as the inductive, deductive, survey, observational, and experimental. Recent developments in the systematic recording and use of internal and external data needed for marketing decisions.
BUSI744
Derivative Securities
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.
Standard types of derivatives contracts are presented, and illustrated as to how they are used in practice. The theory of pricing these contracts is then presented in detail. The use of static and dynamic replication strategies, and the concept of no-arbitrage strategies is illustrated in numerous ways. Standard valuation techniques are covered, and standard formulas are presented. The theory is then applied to develop specific pricing and hedging strategies for various types of derivatives on different underlying assets. The management of the exposure of various risks is covered in detail as well.
BUSI752
Data Mining and Predictive Analytics
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BUSI630.
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program OR Permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Data mining techniques and their use in business decision making. A hands-on course that provides an understanding of the key methods of data visualization, exploration, classification, prediction, time series forecasting, and clustering.
BUSI758D
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Business; Business Decoded
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUSI758E
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Business; Business Decoded
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUSI758M
Special Topics in Business; Digital Marketing Strategy
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUSI758Q
Special Topics in Business; MBA Consulting Practicum
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg
BUSI758R
Special Topics in Business; Ethical Leadership
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUSI759
(Perm Req)
Independent Study in Business
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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.
BUSI785
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.
BUSI786
Technology Management Capstone Action Learning Project
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 will function as an experiential practicum to apply the skills and learning outcomes accumulated throughout the Technology Management curriculum toward solving real-world problems and cases. Projects will be chosen and executed in teams, and when possible sponsored by student employers or school partners. Project selection and maturation will receive iterative faculty facilitation.
For students in the Technology Management Certificate program only. In person meetings on 6/1, 6/15, and 6/22.
BUSI787
Integrative Capstone
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.
Provide students with an integrative experience to utilize the functional tools amassed in the MBA program and acquire new knowledge in the areas of international business, business ethics and executive/leadership presence, provide students with the opportunity to work with multiple functional areas at a time to drive business growth and utilize cases to address domestic and international challenges, enabling you to sharpen your skills in utilizing several methods for adding economic value when expanding globally. Additionally, students will raise awareness of best practices in building executive/leadership presence, as functional knowledge and business expertise is not enough to ensure successful career progression.
In-person meeting dates are 6/8 and 6/9. Registration for this course ends March 22, 2024