Business Online Courses

Credits: 2

Description: Accounting and financial analysis overview course focusing on financial reporting, internal controls and fraud prevention, cost management, budgeting, forecasting, and performance evaluation, with applications to financial management in health-care and other not-for-profit organizations. Labs are designed to further address, through practice and implementation, the content of this course. This course is a foundation course for the MBA program, and is part of the core for the Medical Laboratory Sciences and Community and International Development graduate degree programs. Course grade not included in the MBA GPA calculation.

Format(s) Available: Lecture, Lab, Interactive Online
Cost: $1,185 (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: The use of accounting data in decision making. Special attention is given to cost analysis and control, cost allocation, budgeting, and motivational aspects of accounting.  

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): ACCT 122  or ACCT 205 or ACCT 505  
Format(s) Available: Lecture, Interactive Online
Cost: $1,185(additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: This course develops the skills necessary to interpret and use financial statement information effectively to assess profitability and risk, and provides a framework for business analysis and valuation. Requirements include research and written analysis of financial statements, SEC filings, and other public disclosures.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): ACCT 122  or ACCT 205 or ACCT 505  
Format(s) Available: Lecture, Interactive Online.
Cost: $1,185 (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: Develops business leaders’ financial-statement literacy. Topics include: understanding the nature of business transactions; identification of relevant economic events for reporting; determination of appropriate financial measures for those events; analysis of the effects of those events in organization’s performance and financial condition. Not available for MBA program.

Format(s) Available: Lecture, Interactive Online.
Cost: $1,185(additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements

Credits: 2

Description: Analysis of problems and issues faced by production/operations managers in manufacturing and service industries. Concepts and techniques include quality management with SPSS statistical analysis, supply chain design, procurement, LINDO linear programming, logistics operation, product development, operations scheduling, queues, process analysis, inventory control, forecasting, and project management. A foundation course for the MBA and other graduate programs.Grade not included in the MBA GPA calculation. 

Prerequisite/Corequisite: STAT 285  
Format(s) Available: Lecture, Interactive Online
Cost: $1,185(additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 2

Description: Introduction to general legal principles concerning business organizations, property laws, employment regulation, agency laws, business torts and crimes, constitutional law, regulation of negotiable instruments and contracts, and the Uniform Commercial Code. A foundation course for the MBA and other graduate programs. Grade not included in the MBA GPA calculation. 

Format(s) Available: Lecture, Interactive Online.
Cost: $1,185 (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: Application of behavioral sciences to management. The examination of contemporary theories and principles of human behavior. Topics include perception, personality, attitudes, emotions, motivation, leadership, decision-making, communication, group processes, diversity, organizational change, self-awareness, and stress management. A research paper and case analyses are required. 

Format(s) Available: Lecture, Interactive Online
Cost: $1,185 (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: Issues facing managers in third-sector organizations. Studies of the mission and objectives pursued, strategic leadership and board composition, organizational structure and operation, marketing and fund-raising, financial management, training and motivation of volunteers, assessment of stakeholder satisfaction and overall operating effectiveness. A major field project and a library research project are required. 

Format(s) Available:  Lecture, Blended Learning, Interactive Online
Cost: $1,185 (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 1-3

Description: Topics of current interest in the business area not ordinarily covered in-depth in regular courses.

Format(s) Available: Lecture, Interactive Online
Cost: $1,185 (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: Provides a strategic and structured approach to the design and development of quality programs in manufacturing and service organizations. Addresses the analytical and behavioral aspects of quality and its strategic importance to organizational success.

Prerequisite/Corequisite: BSAD 515  
Format(s) Available: Lecture, Blended Learning, Interactive Online
Cost: $1,185 (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: An exploration of the interrelationship among business, government and society. Stakeholder management, the analysis of the legal and regulatory environment, and the responsiveness of business in its service to society. A study of ethical problems encountered in business and the management of moral dilemmas. 

Format(s) Available: Lecture, Interactive Online
Cost: $1,185 (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: Study of quantitative tools for the analysis of problems arising in the management of organizations, and the application of these tools in the decision-making process of real business problems.

Prerequisite(s): BSAD 475  or BSAD 505 or instructor permission 
Format(s) Available: Lecture, Interactive Online
Cost: $1,185 (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: Requires that students integrate relevant knowledge gleaned from previous core business-course experiences. Extensive case work and library research are demanded. Students work with a real organization to develop a comprehensive strategic plan.

Prerequisite(s): Assumes that the student has completed all MBA core requirements or is currently enrolled in the remaining courses.
Format(s) Available: Lecture, Blended Learning, Interactive Online
Cost: $1,185 (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 2

Description: This course is designed to offer non-economics major students a broad understanding of the world around them at both a microeconomic and a macroeconomic level. Firm decision-making tools and consumer choice mechanisms will be studied. More specifically, the role of the market and its structures will be analyzed through the theory of supply and demand, including price and quantity determination, price elasticity, and the role of government in regulating market size and in addressing market failures. Production function, profit maximization conditions, and the basics of firm behavior will help the student to understand some aspects of the firm decision-making process. At a macroeconomic level, several aggregate variables will be studied, including GDP, the consumer price index, the monetary system, and economic policies implementation. A foundation course for the MBA. Grade not included in the MBA GPA calculation. 

Format(s) Available: Lecture, Interactive Online
Cost: $1,185 (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: The study of global macroeconomic issues facing firms, including the structure of the exchange rate regime. In this context, the forecast of a floating exchange rate and the impact of monetary policies, the interest rate and the inflation rate on the exchange rate setting are studied and analyzed. Within the context of competing economic theories, the course considers domestic policies, international trade and payment issues, economic growth, international institutions and the spread of regional crises, and the impact of stabilization policies on firms. Development of a spreadsheet model of an economy is required. 

Prerequisite(s): ECON 225 or ECON 208 or ECON 508  
Format(s) Available: Lecture, Interactive Online
Cost: $1,185 (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: The use of microeconomic theory and optimization techniques as tools of management decision making within a business firm are studied. Statistical analyses such as regression techniques will be utilized. While microeconomics serves as a foundation, emphasis on quantitative approaches also requires knowledge of basic calculus and statistics. 

Prerequisite(s): ECON 226 or ECON 208 or ECON 508, and STAT 285  
Format(s) Available: Lecture, Interactive Online
Cost: $1,185 (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 2

Description: A managerial approach to financial analysis, planning and control. Management of working capital, long-term assets, and long-term financing. A foundation course for the MBA and other graduate programs.Grade not included in the MBA GPA calculation.

Prerequisite(s): ACCT 122 or ACCT 205 or ACCT 505, and MATH 166  
Format(s) Available: Lecture, Interactive Online
Cost: $1,185 (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: Requires that students integrate relevant knowledge gleaned from previous core business-course experiences. Extensive case work and library research are demanded. Students work with a real organization to develop a comprehensive strategic plan.

Prerequisite(s): Assumes that the student has completed all MBA core requirements or is currently enrolled in the remaining courses.
Format(s) Available: Lecture, Blended Learning, Interactive Online
Cost: $1,185 (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: The financial management of international enterprises and global portfolio analysis. Short- and long-term capital sources and uses. Capital budgeting in changing foreign exchange conditions. Exchange exposure coverage and taxation impacts. Research paper/presentation or case analyses are required.

Prerequisite(s): FNCE 317 or FNCE 500
Format(s) Available: Lecture, Interactive Online
Cost: $1,185 (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: An advanced study of major topics in corporate financial management. These topics include valuation of financial assets, investment in long-term assets, capital structure, dividend policy, working capital management, and other specialized topics, such as risk management. 

Prerequisite(s): FNCE 317 or FNCE 500
Format(s) Available: Lecture, Interactive Online
Cost: $1,185 (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: Study of security risk-and-return concepts, security analysis, and concepts of market efficiency. Emphasizes equity investments, bonds, options, future, and international securities. Case analyses are required. Application of concepts in an investment portfolio simulation. 

Prerequisite(s): FNCE 317 or FNCE 500 
Format(s) Available: Lecture, Interactive Online
Cost: $1,185 (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: Examines the meaning and role of marketing concepts and tools agencies, foundations, and churches. The role of activities such as marketing research, product development, pricing, advertising, publicity, personal selling, and marketing control are examined in the non-profit sector. 

Format(s) Available: Lecture, Interactive Online
Cost: $1,185 (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: Designed to help students think like a marketing strategistto recognize marketing problems, analytically evaluate possible alternatives, and creatively institute strategic solutions. Analysis of contemporary marketing problems, currently corporate marketing strategies and case analysis are used to achieve course objectives. 

Format(s) Available: Lecture, Interactive Online
Cost: $1,185 (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.