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Business Management
Additional tuition will be applied, regardless of the credit plateau, for all students enrolled in the UW-Milwaukee Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business' 200-600 level classes. The differential tuition rate is $21.22 per credit during the 2013-2014 academic year. Additional tuition will enhance the quality of education in the Lubar School of Business.

DISTANCE EDUCATION COURSE FEES are assessed, regardless of the credit plateau, for all students enrolled in undergraduate program courses through UW-Milwaukee. The Distance Education Course fee for the Spring 2014 semester is $300 per 3-credit course. This fee is in addition to standard tuition and additional program costs.

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING PRIORITY ENROLLMENT PLAN FOR UNDERGRADUATE BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION COURSES.

1. Pre-Business Administration Seniors and UWM special students who do not hold an undergraduate degree are not eligible to register for any 400, 500, or 600-level business courses. Please see the Business School academic advising staff in LUB N297 for more information.

2. Non-business degree students can register in 400, 500, or 600-level courses if they have completed course prerequisites and can provide evidence of GPA of 2.50 or above.

3. UWM special students who do not hold an undergraduate degree can register for 100, 200, and 300-level business courses if they meet course prerequisites, including class standing criteria.

4. Guest matriculates from other universities who are continuing degree students at their home universities are eligible to register in any Bus Adm courses if they meet course prerequisites, including class standing criteria.

5. Business Administration courses are not available to students on a credit/no credit grading basis. Exceptions: 394, 396, 397, 398, 400, 439, 449, 459, 469, 479, 489, 490, 494.

6. STRICT ENFORCEMENT OF THE REQUIREMENT FOR ADVANCING TO A MAJOR IN THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Consistent with our grade point average policy for advancement to the business major, students who have a 2.50 cumulative grade point average or above (including transfer work, if any) are guaranteed admission.

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR GRADUATE BUSINESS STUDENTS

1. The Business School has two curricular areas - Business Administration (BUS ADM) and Business Management (BUSMGMT), Please check both areas for courses as well as seminars in management (Bus Adm 795).

2. Masters level foundation courses are Bus Adm 700-703. Contact the Business School Graduate Program Services Office if you have questions.

3. Enrollment in 900-level doctoral seminars is restricted to Ph.D. students.

STUDENTS WHO DO NOT ATTEND CLASSES IN WHICH THEY ARE REGISTERED MAY BE DROPPED FROM THE COURSE. (See Registration portion of this Schedule for information about fees for students dropped by department).

IT IS THE STUDENT'S RESPONSIBILITY TO MEET ALL PUBLISHED PREREQUISITES OF A COURSE; THE STUDENT MAY BE ADMINISTRATIVELY DROPPED AT ANY TIME DURING THE SEMESTER IF THE PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.
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BUSMGMT-704: Accounting Analysis and Control (3 units; G )

Prepares managers to critically analyze, interpret and use financial statements, cost reports, and other financial information provided by accountants and accounting systems.

Notes:
Prereq: admis to MBA Program and BusMgmt 735(P), 736(P), 737(P) & 738(P); or grad st and Bus Adm 703(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 32374 6:00 PM-8:40 PM R 01/21-05/08 Abbott, Lawrence LUB N110  
Consent required to audit.

BUSMGMT-705: Corporate Finance (3 units; G )

Analysis of corporate financial decision-making including security valuation, cash flow estimation, capital budgeting, financial planning, capital structure, dividend policy, and international financial management.

Notes:
Prereq: admis to MBA Program and BusMgmt 709(C), 735(P), 736(P), 737(P), and 738(P); or grad st and Bus Adm 703(P), BusMgmt 709(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 13382 6:00 PM-8:40 PM W 01/21-05/08 McBain, Michael LUB S165  
Consent required to audit.

BUSMGMT-706: Managing in a Dynamic Environment (3 units; G )

Provides frameworks and techniques for managing people and improving organizations. Topics include group dynamics, leadership, performance management, structure, innovation, power, change, and corporate cultures.

Notes:
Prereq: admis to MBA Program and BusMgmt 735(P), 736(P), 737(P), & 738(P); or grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 13126 6:00 PM-8:40 PM T 01/21-05/08 Murphy, Patrick LUB S165  
Consent required to audit.

BUSMGMT-707: Information Technology Management in Contemporary Businesses (3 units; G )

Management of information technology including the role of enterprise systems; business intelligence, mining, & analytics; virtual teams and offshoring; security; and ethical/privacy issues including sustainability and green IT.

Notes:
Prereq: admis to MBA Program and BusMgmt 735(P), 736(P), 737(P), & 738(P); or grad st & Bus Adm 701(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 32376 6:00 PM-8:40 PM M 01/27-05/08 Srite, Mark LUB N333  
Consent required to audit.

BUSMGMT-708: Marketing Strategy: Concepts and Practice (3 units; G )

Builds key concepts in marketing strategy, develops knowledge of current issues and provides hands-on experience in developing and executing marketing strategies for today's managers.

Notes:
Prereq: admis to MBA Program and BusMgmt 735(P), 736(P), 737(P), and 738(P); or grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 32378 6:00 PM-8:40 PM W 01/21-05/08 Wright, Gene LUB S231  
Consent required to audit.

BUSMGMT-709: Analytic Models for Managers (3 units; G )

Developing statistical thinking through basic concepts for data analysis. Models for analysis of business environment, software tools, interpretation and communication of results for management applications.

Notes:
Prereq: admis to MBA Program and BusMgmt 735(P), 736(P), 737(P), & 738(P); or grad st and Bus Adm 701(P); or cons of instr

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 32379 6:00 PM-8:40 PM M 01/27-05/08 Soofi, Ehsanolah LUB S191  
Consent required to audit.
    3 LEC 203 13383 - 01/21-05/08 Alwan, Layth ONLINE WEB  
Grad Certificate course fee of $2,500 will be assessed for this LEC. This course fee is assessed regardless of the credit plateau for ALL students enrolled in this LEC. The course fee covers tuition for this LEC and additional program costs. Course conducted completely online; Internet/computer access req'd. Recommended for students in the Business Analytics Certificate Program. Though this is a pure online course, this course is not self-paced. There are hard weekly deadlines for activities such as quiz taking or discussion forum posting. Requires continuous broad-band connection for viewing Flash presentations and videos. The course will rely heavily on two statistical software in JMP (product of SAS) and R (open source software).
Consent required to audit.

BUSMGMT-711: Supply Chain Strategies & Competitive Operations (3 units; G )

Integration and synchronization of the logistics, IT, operations, and sourcing functions. Emphasis on fundamental supply chain strategies, tactics for supply chain process improvement and competitive advantage.

Notes:
Prereq: admis to MBA Program and BusMgmt 735(P), 736(P), 737(P), & 738(P); or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 32380 6:00 PM-8:40 PM R 01/21-05/08 Bartling, Mary LUB S230  
Consent required to audit.

BUSMGMT-712: Strategic Management (3 units; G )

Integrative course focused on strategic thinking and decision making at the general management level. Implementing business planning and strategy in a field-based interdisciplinary action project.

Notes:
Not open for credit for students who have completed BusMgmt 720. Prereq: admis to MBA Program and BusMgmt 704(P), 705(P), 706(P), 707(P), 708(P), 709(P), & 711(P); one prereq course may be completed concurrently with BusMgmt 712.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 13127 6:00 PM-8:40 PM R 01/21-05/08 Godiwalla, Yezdi LUB S171  
Audit never allowed.

BUSMGMT-715: Leadership, Team Building, and Effective Management (3 units; G )

Provides a working knowledge of team building, managing change, and effective business communication methods, and an understanding of leadership tools.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 12993 6:00 PM-8:40 PM T 01/21-05/08 Shaffer, Reuben LUB S241  
Consent required to audit.

BUSMGMT-720: Strategic Management in Health Care Organizations (3 units; G )

Application of strategic management tools and techniques to health care organizations. Analyzing external, competitive, and internal environment; developing objectives; understanding current strategy; formulating and implementing future directions.

Notes:
Not open for credit for students who have completed BusMgmt 712. Prereq: grad st; Bus Adm 757(P); BusMgmt 708(P) or Bus Adm 766(P); BusMgmt 704(P), 705(P), 706(P), 707(P), & 711(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 32381 6:00 PM-8:40 PM M 01/27-05/08 Devita, Robert LUB S311  
Consent required to audit.

BUSMGMT-721: Fundraising and Development for Nonprofit Organizations (3 units; G )

Philosophical thoughts on development; basics of fundraising; strategic planning and implementation.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 13128 6:00 PM-8:40 PM T 01/21-05/08 Parry, Jason BOL B84  
Consent required to audit.

BUSMGMT-723: Managing and Negotiating Across Cultures (3 units; G )

Role of culture in international management, including organization, strategy, human resource management, leadership, teams, business ethics, and negotiations.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 32382 6:00 PM-8:40 PM M 01/27-05/08 Resch, Peter LUB S231  
Consent required to audit.

BUSMGMT-725: Governance and Executive Leadership of Nonprofit Organizations (3 units; G )

Roles and responsibilities of governing boards and executive leaders. Critical review of alternative governance and executive leadership models.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 13046 6:00 PM-8:40 PM R 01/21-05/08 Ihrke, Douglas BOL B95  
Consent required to audit.

BUSMGMT-726: Study Abroad: Business Topics: (1 - 3 units; G )

Immersion (including instruction at an international university) in the economic, cultural, and business practices of selected countries.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st & acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 FLD 111 13109 - 01/21-05/08   OFF CAMPUS  

BUSMGMT-729: MBA Internship (3 units; G )

A defined work experience with a for-profit, non-profit, international, or goverment organization, applying previous coursework to a workplace setting. Project paper required.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; completion of any 12 cr (4 courses) from MBA Core (BusMgmt 704-711); Masters gpa of 3.50 or better; writ cons of instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 FLD 002 13215 - 01/21-05/08 Abbott, Lawrence TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 003 13216 - 01/21-05/08 Alwan, Layth TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 005 32383 - 01/21-05/08 Bhatnagar, Amit TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 006 13380 - 01/21-05/08 Brown, Veena TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 007 13217 - 01/21-05/08 Daugherty, Brian TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 008 13218 - 01/21-05/08 Dobrev, Stanislav TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 009 13219 - 01/21-05/08 Fang, Xiang TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 010 13220 - 01/21-05/08 Fischer, Paul TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 011 13221 - 01/21-05/08 France, Stephen TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 012 13222 - 01/21-05/08 Freeman, Sarah TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 013 13223 - 01/21-05/08 Ghose, Sanjoy TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 014 13224 - 01/21-05/08 Goranova, Maria TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 015 13225 - 01/21-05/08 Haas, Timothy TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 016 13226 - 01/21-05/08 Halford, Joseph TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 018 13227 - 01/21-05/08 Haseman, William TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 019 13275 - 01/21-05/08 He, Tingting TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 022 13228 - 01/21-05/08 Hsu, Hung-Chia TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 023 13229 - 01/21-05/08 Huang, Zhijian TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 024 13230 - 01/21-05/08 Jain, Hemant TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 026 13231 - 01/21-05/08 Kim, Yong-cheol TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 027 13232 - 01/21-05/08 Kimmel, Paul TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 029 13233 - 01/21-05/08 Kren, Leslie TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 030 13234 - 01/21-05/08 Kumar, Sanjeev TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 031 13276 - 01/21-05/08 Kuzu, Kaan TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 032 13235 - 01/21-05/08 Leece, Ryan TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 033 13236 - 01/21-05/08 Levitas, Edward TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 035 13326 - 01/21-05/08 Marcus, Richard TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 036 13327 - 01/21-05/08 Nambisan, Satish TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 037 13238 - 01/21-05/08 Nazareth, Derek TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 040 13239 - 01/21-05/08 Neely, Daniel TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 042 13240 - 01/21-05/08 Ng, Lilian TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 043 13241 - 01/21-05/08 Ostinelli, Massimiliano TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 044 13242 - 01/21-05/08 Papatla, Purushottam TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 045 13243 - 01/21-05/08 Peracchio, Laura TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 047 13244 - 01/21-05/08 Prasad, Velagapudi TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 051 13245 - 01/21-05/08 Ragins, Belle TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 052 13246 - 01/21-05/08 Ramamurthy, Keshavamurthy TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 053 13247 - 01/21-05/08 Ren, Hong TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 055 13248 - 01/21-05/08 Ross, Anthony TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 056 13249 - 01/21-05/08 Schadewald, Michael TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 057 13250 - 01/21-05/08 Shaffer, Margaret TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 058 13251 - 01/21-05/08 Sibilkov, Valeriy TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 063 13252 - 01/21-05/08 Singh, Romila TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 064 13253 - 01/21-05/08 Sinha, Atish TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 065 13254 - 01/21-05/08 Soofi, Ehsanolah TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 068 13255 - 01/21-05/08 Srite, Mark TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 070 13256 - 01/21-05/08 Yang, Xiaojing TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 071 13257 - 01/21-05/08 Yue, Xiaohang TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 072 13258 - 01/21-05/08 Zahedi, Fatemeh TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 073 13259 - 01/21-05/08 Zhao, Huimin TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 074 13260 - 01/21-05/08   TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 FLD 075 13261 - 01/21-05/08   TBA  
Audit never allowed.

BUSMGMT-731: Research Tools for Practitioners in Human Resources and Labor Relations (3 units; G )

Planning and carrying out simple surveys; evaluating policies, programs, and procedures in organizations; interpreting, evaluating and using research conducted by others.

Notes:
Ind Rel 731 and BusMgmt 731 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: grad st; Econ 210(P) or Bus Adm 210(P) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 13291 6:00 PM-8:40 PM T 01/21-05/08 Adams, Scott LAP 260  
Consent required to audit.

BUSMGMT-733: Enterprise Simulation Game (3 units; G )

Use ERP simulation game, develop understanding of ERP concepts, experience benefits of ERP, develop technical skills using ERP software.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 203 32384 - 01/21-05/08 Srite, Mark ONLINE WEB  
Grad Certificate course fee of $2,500 will be assessed for this LEC. This course fee is assessed regardless of the credit plateau for ALL students enrolled in this LEC. The course fee covers tuition for this LEC and additional program costs. Course conducted completely online; Internet/computer access req'd.
Audit never allowed.

BUSMGMT-735: Advanced Spreadsheet Tools (1 units; G )

Covers advanced spreadsheet decision making tools. Business problems from across the enterprise will be solved using EXCEL functions, pivot tables, scenario evaluation and others.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Bus Adm 701(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 LEC 203 33140 - 01/21-05/08 Deng, Shuyuan ONLINE WEB  
Course fee of $33 will be assessed for this lecture in addition to standard tuition and additional program costs. Course conducted completely online. Course covers advanced spreadsheet decision-making tools. Business problems from across the enterprise will be solved using Excel functions, pivot tables, scenario evaluation and others. Requires dependable connection to the Internet, access to Microsoft Excel (2010, 2013, or 2011 for Mac), and access to a computer with administrator privileges for installing and running course software.
Consent required to audit.

BUSMGMT-736: Understanding and Using Corporate Financial Reports (2 units; G )

Introduces corporate financial reporting practices, accounting terminology, and disclosure concepts. Develops skills in reading and analyzing annual reports. Emphasizes the impact of alternative accounting practices.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Bus Adm 701(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    2 LEC 001 32389 6:30 PM-9:10 PM M 01/21-03/29 Prasad, Sarada LUB S233  
Consent required to audit.

BUSMGMT-737: Business Strategy and Economics (2 units; G )

Economics analysis of applied problems in business. Includes behavioral economics, game theory, pricing in oligopolies, monopolies, price discrimination, and the psychology of pricing.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Bus Adm 701(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    2 LEC 001 32388 6:30 PM-9:10 PM MW 03/31-05/03 Trick, Steven LUB S233  
Five-week course starting 3/31/14.
Consent required to audit.

BUSMGMT-738: Critical and Analytical Thinking in Business (2 units; G )

Provides training, practice, and feedback in the construction, presentation, and evaluation of clear, well-reasoned arguments. Interactive sessions and structured assignments highlight business applications.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Bus Adm 701(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    2 LEC 001 32390 6:30 PM-9:10 PM W 01/21-03/29 Freeman, Sarah LUB S233  
Consent required to audit.
    2 LEC 002 32493 6:30 PM-9:10 PM R 01/21-03/29 Freeman, Sarah LUB N440  
Consent required to audit.

BUSMGMT-806: Business Finance (3 units; G )

Concepts of risk and return, time value of money and discounting, capital budgeting and asset valuation, and capital structure.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; admis to MS-Management program; BusMgmt 804(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 32391 9:00 AM-11:40 AM R 01/21-05/08 Hao, Xiaoting LUB N333  
Consent required to audit.

BUSMGMT-807: Supply Chain Operations (3 units; G )

Fundamental concepts of operations and strategic supply chain management, functions within an organization, flow of goods and information, interface with supply chain partners across firms.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; admis to MS-Management program; BusMgmt 803(P), 804(P), & 805(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 32392 9:00 AM-11:40 AM W 01/21-05/08 Fang, Xiang LUB N333  
Consent required to audit.

BUSMGMT-808: Business Marketing (3 units; G )

Introduction to the concepts and principles of marketing and development of an appreciation of their scope, relevance, application and integration in the operations of organizations.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; admis to MS-Management program; BusMgmt 804(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 32393 9:00 AM-11:40 AM T 01/21-05/08 France, Stephen LUB N333  
Consent required to audit.

BUSMGMT-809: Business Practicum (3 units; G )

Group project to craft integrated solution for business problems. Involves holistic approach integrating knowledge from multiple business disciplines. Career planning.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; admis to MS-Management program; BusMgmt 804(P), 806(C), 807(C), & 808(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 32394 9:00 AM-10:45 AM M 01/27-05/08 Smith, Gregory LUB N333  
Consent required to audit.