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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014


Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business


BUS ADM Business Administration



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88 New Student Orientation. 0 cr. U. Study skills, computer technology, library resources, career opportunities, UWM resources, SBA requirements.|Required of all new students. Prereq: none.
100 (effective 09/02/2014) Introduction to Business. 3 cr. U. Introduction to the nature and functions of business, the culture of the business world and business education, and the skills to be successful in both.|Prereq: not open for cr or regis to Business jr, pre-Business sr, or Business sr.
100 Introduction to Business. 3 cr. U. Introduction to the nature and functions of business, the culture of the business world and business education, and the skills to be successful in both.|Prereq: not open for cr or regis to Business jr, pre-Business sr, or Business sr.
200 Business and Society. 3 cr. U. Integrated understanding of sources of competitive/strategic advantage derived from corporate citizenship in the public policy, social, economics, and ecological environments.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 295 w/same topic. Prereq: soph st.
201 Introduction to Financial Accounting. 4 cr. U. Introduction to accounting and financial reporting concepts for business students. Emphasizes use of financial statements by non-accountants. Basics of accounting and reporting methods.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 207. Prereq: soph st or cons instr.
207 Business Scholars: Introduction to Financial Accounting. 4 cr. U. Introduces financial accounting concepts and investigates current financial reporting issues. Develops ability to prepare financial statements and to understand and analyze annual reports of real-world companies.|Not open for cr to those w/cr in Bus Adm 201. Prereq: soph st; Admis to Business Scholars Prog.
210 (effective 09/02/2014) Introduction to Management Statistics. 4 cr. U. Introduces statistical principles and techniques necessary for management applications. Regression is presented to convey statistical thinking, modeling and analysis.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 211. Prereq: soph st; Math 211(C) or 231(C).
210 Introduction to Management Statistics. 4 cr. U. Introduces statistical principles and techniques necessary for management applications. Regression is presented to convey statistical thinking, modeling and analysis.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 211. Prereq: soph st; Math 211(C) or 231(C).
211 (effective 09/02/2014) Business Scholars: Introduction to Management Statistics. 4 cr. U. Data presentation & statistical inference methods, probability concepts, discrete & continuous probablility models, categorical data & regression methodologies, computer implementation, communication of statistical results, & business applications.|Not open for cr to those w/cr in Bus Adm 210. Prereq: soph st; admis to Business Scholars Prog; Math 211(P) or 231(P).
211 Business Scholars: Introduction to Management Statistics. 4 cr. U. Data presentation & statistical inference methods, probability concepts, discrete & continuous probablility models, categorical data & regression methodologies, computer implementation, communication of statistical results, & business applications.|Not open for cr to those w/cr in Bus Adm 210. Prereq: soph st; admis to Business Scholars Prog; Math 211(P) or 231(P).
230 Introduction to Information Technology Management. 3 cr. U. Information technology management concepts; their role in business; management of formal and informal information systems development; business problem solving using microcomputer tools.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 231. Prereq: none.
231 Business Scholars: Introduction to Information Technology Management. 3 cr. U. Fundamental concepts and application of information technology to support the conduct and management of business activities. Lab tools include common applications software for data gathering, analysis, and presentation.|Not open for cr to those w/cr in Bus Adm 230. Prereq: admis to Business Scholars Prog or dept cons.
292 Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Small Business Formation. 3 cr. U. Explore elements necessary for entrepreneurship to flourish. Larger perspectives of the character and mental set of entrepreneurs and effect on the success of the business.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 295 with similar topic. Prereq: soph st.
295 Management Seminar: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U. Analysis of current topics and issues related to specific management areas of business. Specific topics and additional prerequisites may appear in the Schedule of Classes whenever the course is offered.|May be retaken with change in topic to max of 6 cr. Prereq: soph st.
295 (effective 09/02/2014) Management Seminar: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U. Analysis of current topics and issues related to specific management areas of business. Specific topics and additional prerequisites may appear in the Schedule of Classes whenever the course is offered.|May be retaken with change in topic to max of 6 cr. Prereq: none.
297 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. |May be retaken with change in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
298 Study Abroad: Business Topics: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Immersion (including instruction at an international university) in the economic, cultural, and business practices of selected countries.|May be retaken with change in topic to max of 6 cr. Prereq: soph st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
300 Career and Professional Development. 1 cr. U. Skills necessary to enter the job market. Includes professional correspondence, resume writing, interviewing and networking skills, and professional etiquette.|Prereq: soph st; Bus Adm 301(C) or 335(C) or 330(C) or 350(C) or 360(C) or 370(C).
301 Intermediate Accounting. 4 cr. U. Understanding the economic impact of business transactions and serving the information needs of statement users. Use of accounting principles to guide financial reporting and disclosure.|Prereq: soph st; Math 211(P); Bus Adm 230(P) or 231(P); a grade of 'B' or better in Bus Adm 201(P) or 207(P) within three years of enrollment; 3.00 cum gpa.
302 (202) Managerial Accounting. 3 cr. U. The analysis, interpretation and use of accounting data for effective managerial planning, control, and decision making.|Not open for credit to Accounting majors. Prereq: soph st; Bus Adm 201(P).
305 Taxes and Personal Financial Planning. 3 cr. U. Introduction to taxation of individuals, with emphasis on the effect of taxation on business, investment and personal planning issues and strategies.|Not open for credit to Accounting majors. Prereq: soph st.
311 Quality and Process Improvement. 3 cr. U. Improvement of manufacturing and service processes with Six Sigma. Methods including flowcharts, Pareto analysis, control charts, capability indices, designed experiments, and Balanced Scorecards.|Prereq: soph st; Bus Adm 210(P) or 211(P).
320 Managerial Economics. 3 cr. U. Role of applied economics in optimal decision-making, product and pricing strategies, demand, production, cost analysis, impact of market structure on corporate policy and strategy.|Prereq: soph st; Econ 103(P); Bus Adm 210(C).
330 Organizations. 3 cr. U. An introduction to human behavior in organizations, organizational structures and processes, and interactions between organizations and their environments. Students will examine various theories and research findings on selected topics.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 331. Prereq: jr st.
331 Business Scholars: Organizations. 3 cr. U. Behavioral theories and management principles for understanding behavior in organizations; individual and organizational processes, and their interaction. Includes current and classic research, and application.|Not open for cr to those w/cr in Bus Adm 330. Prereq: jr st; admis to Business Scholars Prog.
335 Visual System Development. 3 cr. U. Visual-oriented techniques for business applications development; visual-oriented design and development methodologies; use of event driven and graphical controls; implementation with an appropriate language.|Prereq: soph st; a grade of 'C' or better in Bus Adm 230(P) or 231(P).
336 Enterprise Systems and Data Analytics. 3 cr. U. Introduction to business processes and ERP, utilizing ERP to run business simulation game and analysis of results utilizing business analytics.|Prereq: soph st; a grade of 'C' or better in Bus Adm 230(P) or 231(P).
350 Principles of Finance. 3 cr. U. Fundamentals of financial management, asset/liability valuations, risk and return, investment analysis, sources and uses of funds, cost of capital, and cash management.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 351. Prereq: soph st; Econ 103(P) & 104(P); Bus Adm 201(P) or 207(P); Bus Adm 210(P) or 211(P).
351 Business Scholars: Principles of Finance. 3 cr. U. Fundamentals of financial management, analysis of financial statements, risk and return, debt/equity valuations, cost of capital, capital budgeting, capital structure, and dividend policies.|Not open for cr to those w/cr in Bus Adm 350. Prereq: soph st; admis to Business Scholars Prog; Econ 103(P) & 104(P); Bus Adm 207(P) & 211(C).
360 Principles of Marketing. 3 cr. U. The marketing system is analyzed as the process in our socioeconomic system for anticipating and satisfying consumer needs, adjusting to demand, and selling and procuring products and services. Competition, pricing, product line, distribution systems, promotion, and planning are discussed.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 361. Prereq: jr st; Econ 104(P).
361 Business Scholars: Principles of Marketing. 3 cr. U. Marketing theory and tactics in context of current external marketing environment. Discussion of current marketing issues, failures, and successes along with industry and company strategic differences. Analytical tools used for team project.|Not open for cr to those w/cr in Bus Adm 360. Prereq: jr st; admis to Business Scholars Prog; Econ 104(P).
370 Introduction to Supply Chain Management. 3 cr. U. Broad survey of the foundational concepts and principles of managing supply chain operations. Topic areas include customer management, purchasing, logistics, project management, demand planning.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 371. Prereq: soph st; Bus Adm 210(C) or 211(C).
371 Business Scholars: Introduction to Supply Chain Management. 3 cr. U. Broad survey of foundational concepts and principles of managing supply chain operations. Topics include customer management, purchasing, logistics, project management, demand planning, quantitative and computer applications.|Not open for cr to those w/cr in Bus Adm 370. Prereq: soph st; admis to Business Scholars Prog; Bus Adm 211(P).
380 Introduction to Real Estate Markets. 3 cr. U. The course focuses on real estate investment decisions as they are made within the framework of institutional controls consisting of social, political, and economic forces.|Prereq: jr st; Econ 104(P).
389 Real Estate Internship. 3 cr. U. A faculty-supervised new work experience in the real estate area which covers a minimum of 150 hours during the semester.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 489. Credit/no credit only. Prereq: jr st; Bus Adm 481(P); writ cons instr.
391 Business Law I. 3 cr. U. The court system, tort law, agency and employment law; contract law and sales transactions; professional liability; and legal ramifications of selecting appropriate business organization.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 390. Prereq: jr st.
393 (293) Business Ethics & Social Responsibility. 3 cr. U. Ethical dimensions of economy, management decision-making, and corporate social responsibility. Ethical framework for assessment of business practices. Includes case discussions.|Prereq: soph st.
393 (293) (effective 09/02/2014) Business Ethics & Social Responsibility. 3 cr. U. Ethical dimensions of economy, management decision-making, and corporate social responsibility. Ethical framework for assessment of business practices. Includes case discussions.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 295 with similar topic. Prereq: soph st.
394 Human Resources Management Internship. 3 cr. U. A faculty-supervised new work experience in the human resources management area which covers a minimum of 150 hours during the semester.|Credit/no credit only. Prereq: jr st & admis to HRM major; completion of at least one 400-level course in HRM major; writ cons instr.
395 Special Topics in Business: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U. Current topics and issues related to specific management areas of business. Specific topics and additional prerequisites announced in Schedule of Classes whenever the course is offered.|May be retaken w/chg in topic to max of 9 cr. Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 295 or 495 with same topic. Prereq: jr st.
396 Finance Internship. 3 cr. U. A faculty-supervised new work experience in the finance area which covers a minimum of 150 hours during the semester.|Credit/no credit only. Prereq: jr st & admis to finance major; completion of at least one 400- or 500-level course in finance major; writ cons instr.
397 Marketing Internship. 3 cr. U. A faculty-supervised new work experience in the marketing area which covers a minimum of 150 hours during the semester.|Credit/no credit only. Prereq: jr st & admis to marketing major; completion of at least one 400-level course in marketing major; writ cons instr.
398 Supply Chain & Operations Management Internship. 3 cr. U. A faculty-supervised new work experience in the SCOM area which covers a minimum of 150 hours during the semester.|Credit/no credit only. Prereq: jr st & admis to SCOM major; completion of at least one 400- or 500-level course in SCOM major; writ cons instr.
400 Accounting Professional Internship. 3 cr. U. A defined FT work period, minimum 10 weeks, potentially leading to FT employment in a corporate/governmental/public accounting environment.|Prior approval of intern director is required. Credit/no credit only. Prereq: sr st & admis to accounting major; Bus Adm 300(P); Bus Adm 301(P) and one 400-level accounting course; writ cons instr.
402 Advanced Financial Accounting. 3 cr. U. Study of advanced financial accounting issues such as interim reporting, leases, specialized revenue recognition, tax allocation, dilutive securities, derivatives, and financial troubled entities.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; a grade of 'B' or better in Bus Adm 301(P).
403 (effective 09/02/2014) Consolidations and Governmental Accounting. 3 cr. U. Understand and apply concepts related to accounting for consolidations and for governmental and not-for-profit accounting.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; a grade of "B" or better in Bus Adm 301(P); Bus Adm 402(C).
404 Cost Management. 3 cr. U. Design, implementation, and use of optimal accounting systems for product and service costing, internal and external financial reporting, managerial decision support, and organizational control.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; a grade of 'B' or better in Bus Adm 301(P).
405 Income Tax Accounting I. 3 cr. U. Introduction to tax issues inherent in business and financial transactions, with an emphasis on the federal individual and corporate income tax.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; a grade of 'C' or better in Bus Adm 301(P); or grad st & Bus Adm 721(C).
406 Income Tax Accounting II. 3 cr. U/G. Application of framework developed in Income Tax Accounting I (Bus Adm 405) to more thoroughly analyze the taxation of business entities.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 405(P).
408 Accounting Information Systems. 3 cr. U/G. Introduction to accounting information systems and related technology, principles of accounting systems design, internal controls and coverage of commercial accounting software packages.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; a grade of 'C' or better in Bus Adm 301(P); or grad st & Bus Adm 721(P).
409 Auditing: Procedures and Applications. 3 cr. U. An introduction to the audit process from an internal and external perspective with an emphasis on practical applications and technological innovations.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; a grade of 'B' or better in Bus Adm 301(P); Bus Adm 402(P) & 408(P).
425 Financial Statement Analysis. 3 cr. U. Techniques for the analysis of financial statements. Projects emphasize interpretation of company results despite across firm differences in accounting methods, inflationary effects, and international practices.|Pre-business seniors & University Special Students without a degree not eligible to register. Prereq: jr st; Bus Adm 202(P) or 205(P); & Bus Adm 350(P).
432 Object-Oriented Systems Development. 3 cr. U. Object-oriented concepts and use in management applications; object-oriented design and development methodologies; managing programs and structures; implementation with an appropriate language.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; a grade of 'C' or better in Bus Adm 335(P).
433 Information Technology Project Management. 3 cr. U. In-depth exposure to key tools, techniques, practices, and knowledge areas of IT project management. Microsoft 2003 used to support. Number of team-based projects involved.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 436(P).
434 Data Base Management Systems. 3 cr. U. Database concepts; data modeling; SQL; fourth generation languages; data resource management; client/server databases; implementation using commercial DBMS products.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; grade of 'C' or better in Bus Adm 335(P).
436 Systems Analysis and Design. 3 cr. U. Systems development methodologies; systems modeling, requirements specification, structured design, and systems implementation; use of automated development tools.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; grade of 'C' or better in Bus Adm 335(P).
438 Information Technology Management Topics: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Contemporary topics for IT practitioners. Typical offerings include distributed information systems, management of IT, decision support systems, end-user computing, multimedia systems. Additional prerequisites announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.|May be retaken with change in topic to max of 6 cr. Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Grade 'C' or better in Bus Adm 335(P); or cons instr.
439 Information Technology Management Professional Internship. 3 cr. U. A defined FT one semester work period, potentially leading to FT employment in a corporate/governmental/management consulting environment.|Credit/no credit only. Prereq: jr st & admis to ITM major; Bus Adm 300(P); one 400- or 500-level ITM course; writ cons instr.
440 Compensation Management. 3 cr. U. Ways organizations use wage and salary management to attract, retain, and motivate employees. Review of traditional and innovative compensation methods for administering pay.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 443 with similar title. Prereq: jr st, admis to Bus Adm major, Bus Adm 444(P) or grad st & Bus Adm 738(P).
441 Diversity in Organizations. 3 cr. U/G. Conceptual and experiential understanding of cultural values and practices among diverse groups in organizations. Addresses institutional and personal discrimination, stereotyping and prejudice.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 443 with similar title. Prereq: jr st, admis to Bus Adm major, & Bus Adm 330(C); or grad st.
442 Industrial Psychology. 3 cr. U/G. Application of psychological principles to industrial problems.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 330(P) or 331(P); & Psych 101(P).
443 Special Topics in Human Resources Management: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Selected topics in human resources management. Specific topics will appear in the Schedule of Classes whenever the course is offered.|May be retaken with change in topic to max of 9 cr. Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 330(P) or 331(P); or grad st.
444 Human Resources Management. 3 cr. U. An examination of the personnel function of the enterprise as an activity concerning all managers within the firm. General topics include the personnel function, maximizing human potential, supervision, and wage and salary administration.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 330(P) or 331(P).
445 Training & Development in Organizations. 3 cr. U/G. Development and evaluation of training and career development programs in organizations. Skills-based approach to understanding needs assessments, learning principles, training development and evaluation.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 443 with similar title. Not open to students w/cr in Commun 327(ER). Prereq: jr st, admis to Bus Adm major, & Bus Adm 444(P); or grad st.
447 Entrepreneurship. 3 cr. U. Study of creation, growth/or acquisition of business through entrepreneurial efforts. Nature of entrepreneurship process and organization of growth oriented companies. Topics include methods of financing, venture capital, leveraged buy-outs and acquisitions.|Prereq: jr st; Bus Adm 350(P).
448 Staffing Human Resources. 3 cr. U. Planning, recruiting, selection, and hiring functions in organizations within the context of its legal environment. Includes application of spreadsheet and data analysis.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 443 with similar title. Prereq: jr st, admis to Bus Adm major; & Bus Adm 444(P); or grad st & Bus Adm 738(P).
449 Human Resources Management Professional Internship. 3 cr. U. A defined FT work period, minimum 10 weeks, potentially leading to FT employment in a corporate/governmental/management consulting environment.|Credit/no credit only. Prereq: sr st & admis to HRM major; Bus Adm 300(P) & completion of at least one 400-level course in the HRM major; writ cons instr.
450 Intermediate Finance. 3 cr. U. Theories of valuation, corporate governance, and capital structure. Other topics explored such as dividend policy, financing methods, corporate and financial restructurings, and global financial management.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; a grade of "C" or better in Bus Adm 350(P) or 351(P).
451 Investment Finance. 3 cr. U. A study of the financial system and institutions and the primary forces, which affect this system within which firms operate. Emphasis is on the instruments and interactions in the money and capital markets, and on analysis of firms for purposes and valuation of bonds and stocks for portfolio management.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; a grade of "C" or better in Bus Adm 350(P) or 351(P); Bus Adm 450(C).
452 Applied Portfolio Management. 3 cr. U. Study institutional setting, legal framework, portfolio strategies, and innovations in investment markets. Explore securities valuation, risk management, behavioral study, and prospects of market developments.|Prereq: jr st; admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 451(P).
453 Corporate Finance Seminar. 3 cr. U. Integration of financial operations with other operations of a business unit, including working capital management, financial planning and financial control.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 450(P).
454 Analysis of Options and Futures. 3 cr. U. Valuate interest rate, equity, and stock index futures and options. Develop strategies using these instruments in hedging interest rate and equity portfolio risk.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 451(P).
455 Financial Institutions. 3 cr. U. Financial intermediation by banks and other financial institutions. Financial instruments and the markets where they trade. Term structure of interest rates and monetary issues.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; a grade of "C" or better in Bus Adm 350(P) or 351(P).
456 International Financial Management. 3 cr. U. Introduction to international financial markets, exchange rate determination theory, concepts/measurement of foreign risk exposure, financial instruments to hedge exchange risk, and financing multinational enterprises.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; a grade of "C" or better in Bus Adm 350(P) or 351(P).
457 Financial Modeling. 3 cr. U. Development and application of computer-based financial models. Models from corporate finance and investments use Microsoft Excel and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 450(P) & 451(P).
458 Venture Finance. 3 cr. U. Corporate financial perspectives. Key institutional features of venture finance. Assess financial need, value of and claims on new ventures. Analyze contracts between entrepreneurs and outside vendors.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 450(P).
459 Finance Professional Internship. 3 cr. U. A defined FT work period, minimum 10 weeks, potentially leading to FT employment in a corporate/governmental/management consulting environment.|Credit/no credit only. Prereq: sr st & admis to finance major; Bus Adm 300(P) & completion of at least one 400- or 500-level course in finance major; writ cons instr.
460 Retail Management. 3 cr. U. Principles of retail management including merchandising, product design and development, sales, store management, distribution and inventory management, public relations and advertising.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 467 with similar topic. Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 360(P) or 361(P).
461 Consumer Behavior. 3 cr. U. Interdisciplinary approach to study of buying behavior of consumers, with emphasis on implications for marketing of theory and findings from the behavioral sciences.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 360(P) or 361(P).
462 Marketing Research. 3 cr. U. Research process as an aid to decision-making in marketing management. Attention is given to planning research and the gathering, analysis, and interpretation of information.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 210(P) or 211(P); & 360(P) or 361(P).
463 Marketing Management. 3 cr. U. Development and implementation of marketing plans. Strategic decision-making and organizational issues pertinent to target markets, advertising, personal selling, channels, pricing, and product development.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 461(P) & 462(P).
464 Management of Promotion. 3 cr. U. Theory and concepts in developing and implementing communications strategies. Analysis of psychological, social and economic variables affecting promotion decisions.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 461(P).
465 International Marketing. 3 cr. U. Focus is on the environment and on the modifications of marketing thinking and practices, occasioned by differences in economic, social and cultural settings of countries.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 360(P) or 361(P).
466 Business to Business Sales and Marketing. 3 cr. U. Development, pricing, promotion and distribution of business productions and services targeted at organizational buyers. Special focus on business sales processes and effective personal selling strategies.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 360(P) or 361(P).
467 Marketing Seminar: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. In-depth focus on specialized topics in marketing such as business-to-business sales and marketing, database and interactive marketing, and international marketing research and strategies.|Retakable w/chg in topic to max of 9 cr. Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 360(P) or 361(P).
468 Internet Marketing. 3 cr. U. Introduction to the principles of internet marketing, types of products that can be marketed online, communication and pricing strategies, customization, channel conflict resolution. Hands-on project required.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 461(P) or 462(P).
469 Marketing Professional Internship. 3 cr. U. A defined FT work period, minimum 10 weeks, potentially leading to FT employment in corporate/governmental/management consulting environment.|Credit/no credit only. Prereq: sr st & admis to marketing major; Bus Adm 300(P) & completion of at least one 400-level course in the marketing major; writ cons instr.
472 Special Topics in Supply Chain and Operations Management: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Selected contemporary topics and issues confronting supply chain and operations managers.|Retakeable with change in topic to max of 9 cr. Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 370(P) or 371(P).
473 Supply Chain Management. 3 cr. U. Introduction to supply chain system activities - inventory management, warehousing, transportation, location and information, and the tools for making supply chain design and coordination decisions.|Prereq: jr st (excluding Pre-Bus srs & Univ Special Students with no undergrad degree); Bus Adm 370(P) or 371(P).
474 Spreadsheet Applications in Operations Management. 3 cr. U. Application of spreadsheet software for statistical and optimization modeling of managerial problems from the operations area and solving them using spreadsheets to make optimal decisions.|Prereq: jr st (excluding Pre-Bus Adm srs & Univ Special Students with no undergrad degree); Bus Adm 370(P) or 371(P).
475 Operations Planning and Control. 3 cr. U. Detailed focus on planning and controlling operations of a service or manufacturing operation. Topics include requirements planning and scheduling.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 370(P) or 371(P).
476 Logistics and Transportation Management. 3 cr. U. Logistics and transportation themes including warehousing, third party logistics.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 472 with similar topic. Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 370(P) or 371(P).
477 Purchasing and Supply Management. 3 cr. U. Domestic and global aspects of the purchasing function in an organization.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 472 with similar topic. Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 370(P) or 371(P).
478 Supply Chain Analytics. 3 cr. U. Topics include linear and nonlinear optimization, network modeling, decision making under uncertainty, time series forecasting, and simulation modeling.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 370(P) or 371(P).
479 Supply Chain & Operations Management Professional Internship. 3 cr. U. Defined FT work period, minimum 10 weeks, potentially leading to FT employment in a corporate/governmental/management consulting environment.|Cr/no cr only. Prereq: sr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 300(P) and completion of at least one 400- or 500-level SCOM course; writ cons instr.
481 Real Estate Finance. 3 cr. U/G. Mechanism of real estate finance, sources of funds, loan contracts, principles of mortgage risk analysis, and the role of government agencies; real estate investment analysis.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 380(P).
482 Valuation of Real Estate. 3 cr. U/G. Economic theories of value applied to real estate; valuation as a guide to business decisions; real estate market which affects value; valuation methods, analysis of evidence of value; appraising residential and income properties.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 380(P).
483 Property Development and Management. 3 cr. U/G. Analysis of real estate development; consideration of site selections, market analysis, financing, design, and construction in connection with subdividing residential community development and shopping centers.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 481(P) or grad st.
484 Real Estate Law. 3 cr. U. Advanced application of business law concepts related to real estate transactions and developments; landlord/tenant law; analysis of legal concerns unique to real estate industry.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 391(P).
485 Environmental Issues in Real Estate. 3 cr. U. Survey course dealing with the impact of governmental environmental regulations on lender and developer liability. Topics include Phase 1 reporting, legal considerations, remediation, and wetland impacts.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 380(P).
490 Entrepreneur Internship. 3 cr. U. A defined work period in an entrepreneurial capacity in a corporate, governmental, or management consulting environment.|Credit/no credit only. Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 447(P) or completion of at least one 400-level course in student's major; writ cons instr instr.
491 Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs. 3 cr. U. Legal issues confronting entrepreneurs including the areas of ethics, forms of business organization, sales contracts, employment, property and business succession.|Not open for credit to Business Scholars who completed Bus Adm 493 with similar topic. Not open for credit to Accounting majors. Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 391(P).
492 Business Modeling of New Ventures. 3 cr. U. Key elements in developing an effective business model; new venture ideas and strategies; the owner manager; management succession.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 292(P) or Bus Adm 447(P).
493 Business Scholars: Seminar in Business: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Current topics and issues in contemporary business theory and management practice, focusing on in-depth study, critical analysis, research and application across functional areas. Specific topics and additional prerequisites announced in Timetable whenever course is offered.|May be retaken with change in topic to a 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; admis to Business Scholars Prog.
494 International Business Internship. 3 cr. U. A supervised international management-related and cross-cultural experience with a for-profit or non-profit organization outside the U.S. Project and organizational evaluation required. Credit/no credit only.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 330(P), 350(P), and 360(P); writ cons instr.
495 Special Topics in Business: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U. Current topics and issues related to specific management areas of business. Specific topics and additional prerequisites announced in Schedule of Classes whenever course is offered.|May be retaken with change in topic to max of 9 cr. Prereq: jr st.
496 International Business. 3 cr. U. The study of major factors specific to the conduct of business in international markets; focuses on the integration of marketing, finance, production, and other management functions into the world business, cultural, social, and political environments.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 330(P), 350(P), 360(P).
497 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U/G. |May be retaken with change in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
498 Study Abroad: Business Topics: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Immersion (including instruction at an international university) in the economic, cultural, and business practices of selected countries.|May be retaken with change in topic to max of 6 cr. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
499 Research in Industry. 1-3 cr. U. Solution of business problems as jointly developed by the student, the assigned faculty, and the cooperating company. Work will consist of problem solving through the use of university resources and library research.|Retakeable for cr only with prior cons Lubar School of Business. Prereq: jr st; cons instr.
530 Introduction to eBusiness. 3 cr. U. Opportunities, technical platforms, and limitations of eBusiness over the Internet. Various eBusiness models and implementation technologies will be discussed.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; a grade of C or better in Bus Adm 335(P).
531 Developing Web Applications Using Web Services. 3 cr. U. Developing n-tier systems with Web Services and the Internet, using visual languages such as Visual Basic Script and C# and the SOAP and XML protocols.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 432(P).
532 Web Development for Open Business Systems. 3 cr. U. Business applications and web development based on platform-independent objective-oriented technologies and database connectivity in creating information systems for eBusiness activities.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 432(P).
533 Information Technology Infrastructure for Business. 3 cr. U. Familiarize students with new infrastructure developments in telecommunications and network technologies, as well as their managerial and business applications.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; a grade of C or better in Bus Adm 335(P).
534 Advanced Information Technology Project Management. 3 cr. U. Student-teams will compete for and work on a real-world IT project and present the completed project to the company's stakeholders.|Credit/no credit only. Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 433(P).
535 Global Information Technology Management. 3 cr. U. Management issues surrounding the effective deployment of information systems in different regions of the world.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm Major; a grade of C or better in Bus Adm 230(P) or 231(P).
536 Business Intelligence. 3 cr. U. Introduction to business intelligence, with a focus on data warehousing and data mining. This course uses SAP Business Information Warehouse software.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; a grade of C or better in Bus Adm 335(P) or 336(P).
537 Enterprise Systems Concepts and Issues. 3 cr. U. Advanced concepts in ERP and integrated nature of business processes, and all major components of SAP R/3 and NetWeaver tools.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; grade of C or better in Bus Adm 335(P) or 336(P).
538 Business Process Integration. 3 cr. U. Business process integration configuration of a hypothetical company using SAP R/3. Create organizational structure, master data and business rules for buying and selling products and tracking processes.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 537(P).
539 Web Application Server Development. 3 cr. U. ERP Web Application Servers; Web Dynpro for Java to develop Web Applications, Web services and portal content which exposes data from SAP Business Suite.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; grade of C or better in Bus Adm 335(P) or 336(P).
540 TERP 10 Certification. 3 cr. U. This course is designed to prepare students for taking the TERP10 Certification Exam - the global baseline certification standard for SAP University Alliances Program.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 536(P), 537(P), and 538(P).
541 Cross-Cultural Management. 3 cr. U. Business cultures around the world; the impact of cultural differences in international management and negotiations.|Bus Adm 541 and Global 541 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major or declared Global Studies program; Bus Adm 330(P).
542 (effective 09/02/2014) Introduction to Technology Entrepreneurship. 3 cr. U. Introductory concepts related to technology entrepreneurship including opportunity identification, analysis and new venture planning. Prepares students to recognize and pursue viable technology-based entrepreneurial opportunities.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 495 or MechEng 490 with same topic. Jointly offered with & counts as repeat of MechEng 542. Prereq: jr st & admis to Tech Entrep Cert program or admis to business or engineering major.
543 (effective 09/02/2014) Introduction to Technology Management and Innovation. 3 cr. U. Introductory concepts related to technology management and technological innovation. Prepares students to evaluate and plan technology commercialization projects.|Counts as a repeat of Bus Adm 495 with same topic. Jointly offered with & counts as repeat of MechEng 543. Prereq: jr st & admis to Tech Entrep Cert program or admis to business or engineering major.
544 (effective 09/02/2014) New Product Development. 3 cr. U/G. Concepts related to product development including product concept development and testing, and product design. Prepares students to work in cross-functional product development teams.|Counts as repeat of Bus Adm 795 with same topic. Jointly offered with & counts as a repeat of MechEng 544. Prereq: jr st & admis to Tech Entrep Cert program or Bus Adm major or CEAS major; or grad st. & admis to business or engineering program or admis to Tech Entrep Cert program.
546 (effective 09/02/2014) Global Innovation Management. 3 cr. U/G. Concepts related to collaborative innovation in global networks including diverse collaboration models, innovation processes, and capabilities. Prepares students to manage global collaborative innovation projects.|Counts as a repeat of Bus Adm 795 with same topic. Jointly offered with & counts as repeat of MechEng 546. Prereq: jr st & admis to Tech Entrep Cert program or Bus Adm major or CEAS major; or grad st & admis to business or engineering program or admis to Tech Entrep Cert program.
548 (effective 09/02/2014) Technology Venturing Project. 3 cr. U. A capstone course for students to demonstrate their knowledge and skills related to technology/product commercialization. Prepares students to lead their (or corporate) technology ventures.|Jointly offered with & counts as repeat of MechEng 548. Prereq: jr st & admis to Tech Entrep Cert program or admis to business or engineering major; Bus Adm/Mech Eng 542(P).
551 International Investments. 3 cr. U. Introduce institutional arrangements, instruments, and innovations in global investments. Emphasize foreign currency return-risk analysis, risk management, and performance evaluation on international investment portfolios.|Prereq: jr st; admis to Bus Adm major; & Bus Adm 451(P).
552 Investment Management Practice I. 3 cr. U/G. Introduction to the real-time and historic data sets available in the David O. Nicholas Applied Finance Lab. Utilize Bloomberg, FactSet, and other analysis packages.|Prereq: jr st, admis to Investment Mgmt Cert program & Bus Adm 451(P); or grad st, admis to Investment Mgmt Cert program & Bus Adm 771(P).
553 Investment Management Practice II. 3 cr. U/G. Students manage an investment portfolio utilizing the David O. Nicholas Applied Finance Lab. Topics include securities selection, portfolio hedging, behavioral finance, and financial market events.|Prereq: jr st, admis to Investment Mgmt Cert program & Bus Adm 552(P); or grad st, admis to Investment Mgmt Cert program & Bus Adm 552(P).
554 Investment Management Practice III. 3 cr. U/G. Students independently conduct special study to assist individual future professional development and gain maturity and confidence in real world investment management.|Prereq: jr st, admis to Investment Mgmt Cert program & Bus Adm 553(P); or grad st, admis to Investment Mgmt Cert program & Bus Adm 553(P).
571 Quality and Six Sigma Tools. 3 cr. U. Principles and techniques for managing and improving quality in manufacturing and service operations. Topics include lean principles, quality function deployment, FMEA, DOE, others.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 370(P) or 371(P).
576 (471) Enterprise Planning in the Supply Chain. 3 cr. U. Coverage of techniques for managing work processes within and across the supply chain. An integrated perspective is emphasized through hands-on experience with an enterprise software.|Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 475(P), 476(P) & 477(P).
599 Reading and Research-Business Administration. 1-3 cr. U. |Retakeable for cr only with prior approval of Lubar School of Business. Prereq: jr st; cons instr & Bus Adm.
600 Management Analysis. 3 cr. U. Administrative processes under conditions of uncertainty including integrating analysis of policy determination at the overall management level. Capstone course in business administration.|Prereq: sr st & admis to Bus Adm major; Bus Adm 302(202)(P) or 301(P); Bus Adm 330(P), 350(P), 360(P), & English 205(P).

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