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Courses - Summer 2024
BUSO
Online MBA Program
Open Seats as of
06/15/2024 at 09:30 AM
BUSO703
Action Learning Project II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BUSO702.
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
The objective of the Action Learning Project I and II is for teams to identify and solve/dissolve business problems that currently exist in organizations and inthe process, to provide significant value to organizations and their stakeholders. The experience of solving/dissolving business problems will both enablestudents to apply knowledge learned in core courses and to develop the wisdom, skills, and problem-solving capabilities of team members. This course isdesigned to promote independent learning. Faculty members will offer mini-modules on key themes such as organizational support, team dynamics and peerfeedback, but their primary role will be to facilitate the ALP process and serve as consultants to the student teams.
Access to this course will be restricted until teams have been created in your ALP I class.
BUSO704
Ethical Leadership
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.
Credit only granted for: EMBA678 or BUSO704.
This course will examine business ethics issues across a variety of business contexts. You will learn toapply a number of ethical theories to business problems, primarily through case studies and discussion.The goal is for you to engage actively with the material and understand the complexity of many ethical dilemmas that businesses and business owners face. Often in ethics there is not one right answer; rather,businesses and individuals must wrestle with ethical principles that may compete and conflict with one another in arriving at a resolution. We will explore conflicts between personal values and organizationalgoals, ethics as part of a business strategy, and various ethical frameworks businesses may use in understanding and implementing ethical approaches to problems.
BUSO705
Business Communications
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.
Develop the ability to communicate with and about data.
BUSO713
Supply Chain Management
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.
Credit only granted for: BUSI672, BULM720 or BUSO713.
Offers a practical blueprint for understanding, building, implementing, and sustaining supply chains in today's rapidly changing global supply chain environment. It will provide the student with a survey of the fast-moving Supply Chain Management discipline and practice, including the evolution of supply chain strategies, business models and technologies; current best practices in demand and supply management; and methodologies for conducting supply chain-wide diagnostic assessments and formulating process improvement plans.
BUSO716
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.
Many different skills are required in arriving at informed managerial decisions. Among these are analytical and quantitative skills. Decision Modeling is one in a sequence of two courses that seeks to develop these two important skills. More formally, the goals of this course are: to introduce business optimization modeling techniques to aid in complex decision making environments, decision trees to structure strategic decision making problems in an uncertain environment, and Monte-Carlo simulation to help analyze and assess the risk associated with decisions in an uncertain environment. We will demonstrate the use of all techniques in this course in a spreadsheet environment.
BUSO732
Managing Digital Business Markets and Platforms
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.
Credit only granted for: BUSI622, BUSM622 or BUSO732.
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.
BUSO741
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BUSM612; or BUSO612; or BUSI650.
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BUMK715, BUSM702 or BUSO741.
Analysis of customer decision-making and how marketing strategy can be used to influence those decisions. The framework is a buyer behavior model, in which concepts from psychology, sociology, and economics are applied to individual and organizational purchase decisions. Marketing strategies of leading firms in consumer products, technology, and services (including internet services) are analyzed using a variety of case study formats. Focus is consumer behavior; however, principles can also be applied to the decision-making of business.
BUSO750
Global Trade Logistics
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: BMGT773, BULM733 or BUSO750.
Acquaints students with managerial issues in international logistics and transportation, and provides students with an understanding of issues related to import/export management and the global marketplace.
BUSO758J
Special Topics in Business; Corporate Finance II
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUSO758P
Special Topics in Business; Applied Equity Analysis
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Students registering for BUSO758P should not register for BUSI718F due to a significant overlap in coursework.