BUS - Business

Scott K. Metlen, Dept. Head, Department of Business (301F J. A. Albertson Bldg. 83844-3161; phone 208/885-7146).

BUS 100 The World of Business

Bus 100 The World of Business (1 cr)

Open only to freshmen and sophomores (less than 58 credits). Examines types of businesses, the management of businesses, and the creation of new businesses. Special focus is placed on the role of the entrepreneur. Introduces the impact of global and domestic economic forces. Considers legal and ethical issues. May involve field trips.

BUS 101 Introduction to Business Enterprises

Bus 101 Introduction to Business Enterprises (3 cr)

May not be taken for credit after Bus 311. General overview of business enterprise, including key concepts and issues in production, human resources, management, marketing, information systems, finance, and accounting, as well as economic environment and ethical/social responsibilities. May involve evening exams.

BUS 103 Introduction to PGA Golf Management

Bus 103 Introduction to PGA Golf Management (2 cr)

This course will examine the golf industry and the golf professional's role within the industry. Attention will focus on the history of the game, PGA Constitution, career enhancement, and the rules of golf. (Fall only)

Prereq: PGM Major

BUS 110 PGA Golf Management Player Development

Bus 110 PGA Golf Management Player Development (1 cr, max arr)

This course will assist PGA Golf Management students in their efforts to pass the PGA of America's Playing Ability Test (PAT) by providing access to a golf game tracking and improvement software along with individual and group golf instruction. All PGA Golf Management students must pass the PAT prior to graduation. Graded Pass/Fail.

Prereq: Marketing - PGA Golf Management major

BUS 150 PGA Golf Management I

Bus 150 PGA Golf Management I (2 cr)

This course will examine the golf industry and the golf professional's role within the industry. Attention will focus on Tournament Operations, Golf Car Fleet Management, Golf Club Repair and Design. Other topics previewed will be Business Planning and Operations and Customer Relations.

Prereq: Bus 103

BUS 190 Integrated Business and Value Creation

Bus 190 Integrated Business and Value Creation (3 cr)

Explores the environment of business and the management of business systems to understand how an organization turns opportunity into value. This course uses an integrated, cross-disciplinary perspective including working in teams. Includes international and ethical issues. May involve evening exams.

BUS 200 Seminar

Bus 200 (s) Seminar (cr arr)

BUS 204 Special Topics

Bus 204 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

BUS 250 Introductory Systems Development

Bus 250 Introductory Systems Development (3 cr)

Introduction to event-driven and object-oriented systems development in a graphical user interface environment; significant hands-on demonstrations and uses of a variety of integrated application development tools.

Prereq: 30 credits

BUS 251 PGA Golf Management II

Bus 251 PGA Golf Management II (2 cr)

This course will examine the golf industry and the golf professional's role within the industry. Attention will focus on Business Communications, Business Planning & Operations, Customer Relations, and PGA/PGM Electives. Other topics previewed will be Merchandising & Inventory Management and Supervising & Delegating.

Prereq: Bus 103, Bus 150 and PGM major

BUS 252 Introduction to Business Analytics

Bus 252 Introduction to Business Analytics (3 cr)

Introduction to business analytics including modeling and sensitivity analysis. Topics include psychology of problem solving, optimization, decision theory, simulation, regression, and related issues. May involve evening exams.

Prereq: Stat 251 or Stat 301; and Math 160 or Math 170 or Math 175

BUS 260 Student Investment Fund Management

Bus 260 Student Investment Fund Management (1 cr, max arr)

Open only to freshman and sophomore students participating in the A.D. and J.E. Davis Student Investment Program. 'Hands on' experience in investment management; students manage a funded portfolio in terms of establishing objectives, security selection, asset allocation, and portfolio performance. May meet concurrently with Bus 460. Graded P/F.

Prereq: Permission

BUS 262 Real Estate Finance

Bus C262 Real Estate Finance (3 cr)

Analysis of sources and methods used in the financing of real estate property construction, development, and purchase. This course has been certified by the Idaho Real Estate Commission. Recommended Preparation: a course in essentials of real estate.

BUS 263 Real Estate Law

Bus C263 Real Estate Law (3 cr)

Study of Idaho real estate law. This course has been certified by the Idaho Real Estate Commission. Recommended Preparation: a course in essentials of real estate; BLaw 265.

BUS 298 Internship

Bus 298 (s) Internship (1-3 cr, max 6)

Student shall complete internship contract in consultation with area internship coordinator prior to enrolling for internship credit. Graded P/F.

Prereq: Major in the Department of Business and Permission

BUS 299 Directed Study

Bus 299 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

BUS 301 Financial Resources Management

Bus 301 Financial Resources Management (3 cr)

This course examines the policies and practices involved in the allocation of financial resources in business organizations; develops the tools needed to use financial data for analysis and financial decision making. May involve evening exams.

Prereq: Acct 201 and Acct 202; and Stat 251 or Stat 301; and Econ 202 or Econ 272; and Bus 252 or Math 330

BUS 302 Intermediate Financial Management

Bus 302 Intermediate Financial Management (3 cr)

Advanced course in managerial finance that addresses more complex issues such as risk in capital budgeting, working capital management, mergers, business failure and reorganization, and lease financing. May involve evening exams.

Prereq: Bus 301

BUS 310 Leading Organizations and People

Bus 310 Leading Organizations and People (3 cr)

Great leaders are made, not born. This course prepares students to effectively acquire and deploy human capital, lead individuals and teams, inspire and motivate people to perform the tasks needed to achieve ambitious goals, and inspire innovation. Includes international and ethical issues. May involve evening exams and presentation practices.

Prereq: Acct 201 and Bus 190; and Econ 201 or Econ 272; and Sophomore Standing

BUS 311 Introduction to Management

Bus 311 Introduction to Management (3 cr)

Organization, planning, leadership, and control; evolution of philosophies of management, decision making, motivation, human relations, and communication; organizational behavior and theory; history and present management practices, showing interrelationships between the needs and expectations of the individual, the organization, and society. May involve evening exams.

BUS 321 Marketing

Bus 321 Marketing (3 cr)

Explores marketing as an integrating function of the firm. Includes the study of product, price, place, and promotions in the creation of customer value, international marketing, and the roles of corporate social responsibility and ethics in marketing decision making. May involve evening exams.

BUS 324 Consumer Behavior

Bus 324 Consumer Behavior (3 cr)

Behavioral science theories, concepts, and methods applied to the understanding and prediction of consumer behavior, including industrial buyer behavior; emphasis on structuring marketing policy to fulfill consumer requirements. May involve evening exams.

Prereq or Coreq: Bus 321

BUS 339 Spreadsheet Modeling

Bus 339 Spreadsheet Modeling (1 cr)

The course is focused on developing student's detailed understanding of modeling and managing data in a business environment. Hands-on material is presented in this course making use of spreadsheets to model and manage data.

Coreq: Econ 340

BUS 350 Managing Information

Bus 350 Managing Information (3 cr)

Introduction to use and management of data to support decision making. Includes discussion of relevant international and ethical issues.

Prereq: Stat 251 or Stat 301; and Bus 252

BUS 351 Introduction to Electronic Commerce

Bus 351 Introduction to Electronic Commerce (3 cr)

Introduction to the economic, technology and management of e-commerce. Discussion of economic basis for e-commerce, business models, information technology, and management of technology related to the operation of an e-commerce business. May involve evening exams.

Prereq: Acct 202 or 205

BUS 353 Application Development

Bus 353 Application Development (3 cr)

Intro to the design and implementation of IS applications. Topics may include programming for mobile and distributed systems, usability, and security.

Prereq: Junior Standing

BUS 355 Systems Analysis & Administration

Bus 355 Systems Analysis & Administration (3 cr)

Introduction to analysis, development, and management of modern information systems. May involve evening exams.

Prereq: Junior Standing

BUS 370 Process Management

Bus 370 Process Management (3 cr)

This course examines the concepts and tools used to design, implement, manage, evaluate and improve the business processes used to create and deliver value to customers. International and ethical issues associated with process management will also be considered. May involve evening exams.

Prereq: Bus 252 and Stat 251 or Stat 301 or Math 330

BUS 378 Project Management

Bus 378 Project Management (3 cr)

Planning, organizing, staffing, controlling, and directing an organization's resources for special projects; topics include matrix organizations, cross functional teamwork, budgeting, work breakdown structures, critical path method (CPM), program evaluation and review techniques (PERT), capacity planning, and project control. May involve evening exams.

BUS 381 International Finance

Bus 381 International Finance (3 cr)

Study of financial problems facing business engaged in international activities; foreign exchange risk management, international diversification, multinational capital budgeting, country risk analysis, financing foreign investments, international financial markets.

Prereq: Econ 201 or Econ 272; and instructor permission

BUS 385 PGA Golf Management III

Bus 385 PGA Golf Management III (2 cr)

This course will examine the golf industry and the golf professional's role within the industry. Attention will focus on Merchandising & Inventory Management and Supervising & Delegating. Other topics previewed will be an overview of the Final Experience. (Spring only)

Prereq: Bus 103, 150, and 251

BUS 386 Food & Beverage Hospitality with Lab

Bus 386 Food & Beverage Hospitality with Lab (4 cr)

Introduction to hospitality and commercial leisure enterprises. The course will include food and beverage service operation, profit and cost accounting, techniques, marketing, advertising schemes and the relationship between business and leisure programs, services, and products. Field trips required.

Prereq: PGM Major or Permission

BUS 390 Integrated Topics in Business

Bus 390 (s) Integrated Topics in Business (3 cr, max 6)

Each section of the course will offer an in depth study of an integrating topic spanning the business functions. International and ethical issues related to the topic will be explored. May be repeated once with a different topic for credit. See the current course schedule for specific section titles.

Prereq: BLaw 265 and Bus 301 and Bus 321 and Bus 350 and Bus 370 and; Econ 201 or Econ 272

BUS 398 Internship

Bus 398 (s) Internship (1-3 cr, max 6)

Student shall complete internship contract in consultation with area internship coordinator prior to enrolling for internship credit. Graded P/F.

Prereq: Major in the Department of Business and Permission

BUS 400 Seminar

Bus 400 (s) Seminar (cr arr)

BUS 404 Special Topics

Bus 404 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

BUS 407 Financial Institutions

Bus 407 Financial Institutions (3 cr)

Examines management and regulation of financial institutions, including structure of global financial markets and the measurement and management of risk for these institutions.

Prereq: Bus 302

BUS 408 Security Analysis

Bus 408 Security Analysis (3 cr)

Emphasis on theory and practice of security analysis and other techniques of financial analyses; may involve management of actual portfolios.

Prereq: Bus 302

BUS 409 Problems in Financial Management

Bus 409 Problems in Financial Management (3 cr)

Analysis of selected topics in financial management; asset allocation; capital budgeting and valuation; synthesis of financial management skills through case analysis; written and oral reports and computer simulations. May involve evening exams.

Prereq: Bus 302

BUS 411 Acquiring Human Capital

Bus 411 Acquiring Human Capital (3 cr)

An organization's ability to develop and sustain a competitive advantage through human resources begins with successfully attracting and acquiring talented and motivated human capital. This course addresses recruitment and selection practices and their theoretical underpinnings, including such topics as individual differences theories, decision-making heuristics and biases, human perception, staffing strategies, human resource planning, strategic human resource management, EEO and legal issues, job analysis and competency modeling, recruitment methods, selection techniques, and selection validation.

Prereq: Bus 310

BUS 412 Human Resource Management

Bus 412 Human Resource Management (3 cr)

Human resource/personnel management functions including recruitment, training, compensation, performance appraisal, health and safety, labor relations, and legal issues.

Prereq: BLaw 265; and Bus 310 or Bus 311

BUS 413 Organizational Behavior

Bus 413 Organizational Behavior (3 cr)

Micro oriented treatment of areas including communication, motivation, group process, conflict, leadership style.

Prereq: AgEc 278, Bus 310, or Bus 311

BUS 414 Entrepreneurship

Bus 414 Entrepreneurship (3 cr)

This course is intended to provide an overview of the entrepreneurship phenomenon and the process of identifying and commercializing an opportunity. Primary emphasis will be placed on recognizing and creating an opportunity, feasibility analysis, elements of the business plan, and sources of start-up funds. As such, this class will provide the foundation for developing a business plan for a real entrepreneurial venture in subsequent semesters.

BUS 415 New Venture Creation

Bus 415 New Venture Creation (3 cr)

The primary purposes of this course are to help diverse teams of students create business plans detailing the operational and financial aspects of a proposed product innovation, and where appropriate, prepare teams to compete in the VIEW-sponsored Business Plan Competition. In order to accomplish this, students will learn how to research and effectively communicate all aspects of a typical business plan, including, but not necessarily limited to: industry analysis, competitor analysis, target marketing, sales strategy, risk assessment, legal considerations, operational plan, management and staffing plan, financial plan and executive summary. The intention is to have the class be a practical-based 'laboratory' much of the time, with occasional lectures, demonstrations, guest speakers, relevant videos, and student presentations throughout the term.

Prereq: Senior standing or Permission

BUS 416 Developing and Managing Reward Systems

Bus 416 Developing and Managing Reward Systems (3 cr)

A key factor in accomplishing organizational goals is the ability to retain and motivate talented human resources. This course addresses compensation and benefits practices and their theoretical underpinnings, including such topics as motivation theories (e.g., equity theory), learning theories, job evaluation, monetary-nonmonetary reward programs, individual, group and organizational incentives.

Prereq: Bus 310

BUS 417 Deploying and Developing Human Capital

Bus 417 Deploying and Developing Human Capital (3 cr)

Managers work with and through others to achieve organizational goals; therefore, managers must be able to assess and develop an organization's human resources. This course addresses training, development and performance management practices and their theoretical underpinnings, including such topics as motivation theories (e.g., goal setting theory, expectancy theory), learning theories, leadership, employee orientation, needs assessment, training and development methods, evaluating training effectiveness, performance measurement, the HR Scorecard and delivering performance feedback.

Prereq: Bus 310

BUS 418 Managing Organization Design and Leading Changes

Bus 418 Managing Organization Design and Leading Changes (3 cr)

In order for an organization to develop and sustain a source of competitive advantage management must maintain a fit between an organization's strategy and its structure. This course addresses organization design and change practices that are used to integrate an organization's strategy with its people, positions, procedures, processes, culture, technology and or elements that comprise the organization and their theoretical underpinnings; including topics such as the Balanced Scorecard, open systems, organizational effectiveness, organizational technology, organization design for the global environment , power and politics, problem diagnosis, change implementation, resistance to change, the role of change agents, and changing the ethical climate.

Prereq: Bus 310 or Bus 311

BUS 420 Promotional Strategy

Bus 420 Promotional Strategy (3 cr)

Marketing management point of view; objectives, methods, strategies, budgets, and measures of effectiveness; campaign management including advertising, public relations, sales promotion, reseller support, personal selling. May involve evening exams.

Prereq: Bus 321

BUS 421 Marketing Research and Analysis

Bus 421 Marketing Research and Analysis (3 cr)

Applied research focusing on marketing information needs for managerial decision making; includes research design, data collection methods, statistical analysis, and use of marketing information systems to forecast market and sales potential, measure effectiveness of promotions, and analyze new products and distribution of goods and services. May involve evening exams.

Prereq: Stat 251 or Stat 301; and Bus 321

BUS 422 Personal Selling and Sales Force Management

Bus 422 Personal Selling and Sales Force Management (3 cr)

Personal Selling including prospecting, approaching customers, consultative sales presentations, closing techniques, and servicing the sale. Sales Management including recruiting, selecting, training, compensating, motivating, supervising, and directing selling efforts. May involve evening exams.

Prereq: Bus 321

BUS 424 Pricing Strategy and Tactics

Bus 424 Pricing Strategy and Tactics (3 cr)

Formulation of pricing strategies and tactics for new and existing products and services; survey of pricing dynamics; competitor response to pricing strategies at the firm and product level; assessment of buyer price sensitivity.

Prereq: Bus 321, and Econ 202 or 272

BUS 425 Retail Distribution Management

Bus 425 Retail Distribution Management (3 cr)

Analysis of retail operations including location, market selection, capital and physical requirements, store layout, merchandise management, customer relations, channel structure, and channel member relations. May involve evening exams.

Prereq: Bus 321

BUS 426 Marketing Channels Management

Bus 426 Marketing Channels Management (3 cr)

Analysis of planning, organization, and control issues related to distribution of goods and services; topics include retail and wholesale institutions, channel member behavior patterns, and vertical marketing systems.

Prereq: Bus 321

BUS 427 Services Marketing

Bus 427 Services Marketing (3 cr)

Survey of concepts addressing distinctive marketing problems and opportunities in service industries, as well as current issues and trends in the service sector; includes discussion of strategies for marketing services, emphasizing the distinctive challenges and approaches that make the marketing of services different from marketing manufactured goods. May involve evening exams.

Prereq: Bus 321

BUS 428 Marketing Management

Bus 428 Marketing Management (3 cr)

Discussion of major marketing management functions, including market and environmental analysis, as well as marketing planning, strategy, implementation, and control concepts; special emphasis on application of such concepts by developing a marketing plan that identifies market opportunities and proposes relevant marketing programs for a given case study. May involve evening exams.

Prereq: Bus 324, 421, and one Tier 1 marketing elective

BUS 429 Vandal Solutions

Bus 429 Vandal Solutions (1-6 cr, max 6)

In this class students learn business by doing business. Students will run a business that provides, for a fee, market research products to clients (both external and internal to the UI). Students will apply concepts learned in the business curriculum such as the selling process, the market research process, integrated marketing communications, marketing and business plans, human resource management, financial management, and cross-functional collaboration. Members of Vandal Solutions decide how profits generated are dispersed with the general guideline being that funds should be used to support student activities such as club activities, field trips, career planning, and scholarships. Recommended Preparation: Junior standing.

Prereq: Permission

BUS 439 Systems and Simulation

Bus 439 Systems and Simulation (4 cr)

Distribution theory, random numbers, modeling concepts and simulation of queuing and inventory systems. Students must have access to a laptop computer for use in class. 3 lectures and one 3 hour lab a week. May involve evening exams. May involve field trips. (Spring only)

Prereq: Bus 370, ChE 453, ME 313, or MSE 453; or Permission

BUS 441 Maintaining Employee and Labor Relations

Bus 441 Maintaining Employee and Labor Relations (3 cr)

Effective employer-employee relationships contribute to successful productivity, motivation, morale and retention. This course addresses employee and labor relations practices and their theoretical underpinnings, including such topics organizational culture and climate, intergroup conflict, communication, conflict resolution, investigating and resolving complaints, unionization and collective bargaining, applying and interpreting employment and labor laws, and maintaining positive relationships.

Prereq: Bus 310 or Bus 311

BUS 446 Six Sigma Innovation

Bus 446 Six Sigma Innovation (3 cr)
See STAT 446.

BUS 452 Business Telecommunications Management

Bus 452 Business Telecommunications Management (3 cr)

Survey of telecommunications management issues in a business environment; topics include local and wide area networks, telephony, public networks, and application of telecommunications technology in strategic business management.

Prereq: Bus 350, Bus 353, or Bus 355

BUS 453 Database Design

Bus 453 Database Design (3 cr)

Introduction to modern database management systems and their use in solving business problems. May involve evening exams.

Prereq: Bus 350, Bus 353, Bus 355, or CS 120

BUS 454 Issues in Information Systems

Bus 454 Issues in Information Systems (3 cr)

Discussion of major topics of current importance in information systems.

Prereq: Bus 350, Bus 353 or Bus 355

BUS 456 Quality Management

Bus 456 Quality Management (3 cr)

Same as Stat 456. Principles of total quality management, with emphasis on problem solving techniques to continually improve processes; customer-driven quality, management and employee participation, statistical process control, product/process design, and process capability. May include evening exams. May involve field trips.

Prereq: Stat 251 or Stat 301

BUS 460 Advanced Student Investment Fund Management

Bus 460 Advanced Student Investment Fund Management (1 cr, max arr)

Open only to students participating in the A.D. and J.E. Davis Student Investment Program. 'Hands on' experience in investment management; students manage a funded portfolio in terms of establishing objectives, security selection, asset allocation, and portfolio performance. May meet concurrently with Bus 260. Graded P/F.

Prereq: Permission

BUS 463 Portfolio Management

Bus 463 Portfolio Management (3 cr)

Application of security selection, portfolio theory and construction; financial futures; risk and return in investments; may involve management of actual portfolios.

Prereq: Bus 302

BUS 464 Derivatives and Risk Management

Bus 464 Derivatives and Risk Management (3 cr)

This course will cover methods used to establish the fair price of derivative securities and the creation of synthetic securities, demonstrate the practical uses of derivatives in speculation, hedging and arbitrage, and examine the process of measurement and management of financial risk. (Fall only)

Prereq: Bus 302

BUS 465 Introduction to Market Trading

Bus 465 Introduction to Market Trading (3 cr)

Provides students practical experiences in the analysis of financial conditions and markets with the objective of developing trading and risk management strategies. Professional trading analysis software is used. The major topics covered include financial instruments, fundamental and technical analysis of markets, inter-market analysis, and risk management. Recommended Preparation: Econ 201 and Econ 202 or Econ 272; and Stat 251. (Fall only)

Prereq: Permission

BUS 466 Market Trading Strategies

Bus 466 Market Trading Strategies (3 cr)

Provides students practical experiences in the analysis of financial conditions and markets with the objective of developing trading and risk management strategies. Professional trading analysis software is used. Students in this class will develop strategies that can be submitted for funding by the Barker Trading Program. (Spring only)

Prereq: Bus 465 and Permission

BUS 467 Barker Capital Management Group

Bus 467 Barker Capital Management Group (1 cr, max 6)

Graded P/F. The course is a 1-credit hour extra-curricular course taken on a Pass-Fail basis. Students in this course will function as a member of the Barker Capital Management Group (BCMG) and will work individually and in teams to manage a portion of the Barker Endowment Fund. The class will identify and research investment opportunities for the fund, develop and implement risk management strategies for the portfolio, monitor the results and make adjustments to the portfolio as required.

Prereq: Permission

BUS 468 Market Trading Lab

Bus 468 Market Trading Lab (1 cr, max 6)

Graded Pass/Fail. This course is a lab to complement Bus 465 Introduction to Market Trading and Bus 466 Market Trading Strategies. Students who take this course will either trade a portfolio funded by the Barker Capital Markets and Trading Program endowment, or be actively working towards qualifying for a funded portfolio. Students will receive mentoring from the instructor and other faculty participating in the Barker Program. The students will also interact with other funded traders and, on occasion, provide mentoring to students in earlier stages of the program. Recommended Preparation: Stat 251 or equivalent, Econ 201 and 202, or 272 or equivalent.

Prereq: Bus 465, Bus 466 and Permission

BUS 469 Risk and Insurance

Bus 469 Risk and Insurance (3 cr)

Examines risk and insurance, covering risk identification and measurement, risk reduction and hedging, and insurance pricing.

Prereq: Bus 302

BUS 470 Supply Chain Management

Bus 470 Supply Chain Management (3 cr)

In-depth study and analysis of the supply chain management integrated approach to business with emphasis on the transportation, purchasing, packaging, inventory management, and international logistics functions, as well as issues in negotiation and relationship management. May involve evening exams.

Prereq: Bus 370

BUS 472 Operations Planning and Scheduling

Bus 472 Operations Planning and Scheduling (3 cr)

In-depth study of planning and scheduling techniques with emphasis on material requirements planning. May involve evening exams and field trips.

Prereq: Bus 370

BUS 482 International Marketing

Bus 482 International Marketing (3 cr)

Foreign market operations; economic, cultural, and political aspects of international markets and how they interact with the marketing mix.

Prereq: Bus 321

BUS 483 Topics in Financial Analysis

Bus 483 Topics in Financial Analysis (3 cr)

This course examines various topics relevant to the CFA Institute's Common Body of Knowledge. Topics will vary based on current issues in the financial analysis industry.

Prereq: Bus 302

BUS 490 Strategic Management

Bus 490 Strategic Management (3 cr)


Gen Ed: Senior Experience

Capstone, integrative senior experience course focusing on the formulation and implementation of competitive strategy in both domestic and international contexts. Emphasizes approaches that executives take to provide ethical and strategic leadership to an organization as well as approaches used to achieve alignment of strategy with action across the various functional areas of the business. Application of strategy concepts in practice will be stressed. May involve evening exams.

Prereq: Bus 301, Bus 310, Bus 321, Bus 350, Bus 370; and Engl 207 or Engl 208 or Engl 313 or Engl 317 or Phil 201; and senior standing

BUS 495 Product Development and Brand Management

Bus 495 Product Development and Brand Management (3 cr)

Gen Ed: Senior Experience

See RMat 495. (Fall only)

BUS 498 Internship

Bus 498 (s) Internship (cr arr)

BUS 499 Directed Study

Bus 499 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

BUS 502 Directed Study

Bus 502 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

BUS 504 Special Topics

Bus 504 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

BUS 505 Workshop

Bus 505 (s) Workshop (cr arr)

BUS 513 Leadership and Organizational Behavior

Bus 513 Leadership and Organizational Behavior (3 cr)

Micro oriented treatment of areas including communication, motivation, group process, conflict, leadership style.

BUS 551 Managing Scientific Projects

Bus 551 Managing Scientific Projects (3 cr)

Study of business principles needed to manage scientific projects with emphasis on accounting, financial, and scheduling concepts. Course topics include revenue and cost analysis, analysis of financial return, assessing project impact on financial statements, budgeting, project scheduling and capacity planning, risk management, and project control.

Prereq: Graduate student in science or engineering discipline

BUS 552 Management of Scientific Innovation

Bus 552 Management of Scientific Innovation (3 cr)

Study of business and economic principles needed to manage scientific innovation with emphasis on strategy, organizational leadership, and marketing concepts. Course topics include the role of innovation in strategy, the development of systems and processes that support innovation, the management of technical teams, the commercialization and regulation of scientific innovation, and the protection of intellectual property.

Prereq: Graduate student in science or engineering discipline

BUS 599 Non-thesis Master's Research

Bus 599 (s) Non-thesis Master's Research (cr arr)

Research not directly related to a thesis or dissertation.

Prereq: Permission