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MET MG 101: Accounting I
Basic principles of financial accounting underlying transaction analysis and the preparation of financial statements.
MET MG 102: Accounting II
Undergraduate Prerequisites: MET MG 101
Financial accounting in more specialized areas, such as partnerships, corporations, and the statement of cash flows. Managerial accounting topics, including capital budgeting and manufacturing cost systems for planning and control.
MET MG 202: Personal Financial Planning
The development of personal investment strategies using money and credit. Securities and portfolio management, budgeting, insurance, taxes, retirement programs, and estate planning.
MET MG 205: Information Technologies: Hardware and Software
This introductory course provides an introduction to PC, hardware, and software issues. Various types of software-applications and systems-are introduced. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Access are covered along with DOS and Windows operating systems. Detailed discussions of the latest PC hardware-motherboards, CPUs, memory boards, sound and video cards, CD-ROM drives, DVD drives, Video Capture boards, Zip drives, PCMCIA cards, USB and Firewire ports, and scores of other peripherals and multimedia devices. Instructions on how to use the Internet to upgrade PCs and peripherals. Students will also be able to upgrade/protect notebook computers and laser printers. (If students do not already own a PC, they are required to buy a PC.) Almost all students will buy components for upgrading a PC.
MET MG 301: Introduction to Management
A look at the management of an enterprise from the perspective of the chief executive officer. Covers the functions of organizing for successful management. Survey of theories and techniques. Examination of case studies.
MET MG 302: Introduction to American Management for International Students
Provides an overview of American management, business organizations, and capitalism for the non-American student. An important aspect of this course is the inclusion of assignments designed to promote an understanding of the subject area as well as an improvement in English language and writing skills.
MET MG 304: Principles of Finance
Undergraduate Prerequisites: MET MG 101
Introduction to tools of financial analysis and the problems of financial management including cash, profitability, and capital budgeting. Various sources of corporate funds are considered- short-, intermediate-, and long-term arrangements. MA 120, MA 213, EC 101, and EC 102 are strongly recommended before taking this course.
MET MG 305: Principles of Marketing
The organization and operation of marketing functions within individual firms. A look at methods of product determination, channels of distribution, and advertising and sales promotion. Administration of total marketing program. Readings, class discussions, lectures, and case analyses.
MET MG 310: Business Communication
Organization and techniques for effective verbal and written communication in the business environment. Emphasis on developing communication skills through practical written and oral assignments.
MET MG 315: Operations Management
Introduction to the operating functions of a firm. Emphasis on problem-solving skills using analytical techniques. Includes production planning and inventory control, quality control, forecasting, capacity planning, and work-study. Viewed from the aspect of management.
MET MG 320: Managerial Psychology
Development of management and organization theory; nature and function of the management process. Motivation, perception, anxiety, and communication. Process and problems of organizational change.
MET MG 410: Entrepreneurial Management: Starting, Innovating, and Managing Small-, Medium-, and Large-Sized Ventures
Covers the four key elements of successful entrepreneurial management: choosing a business, organizing, financing, and marketing. Includes preparing a business plan, becoming an entrepreneur, raising venture capital, selling, negotiating, and building an effective organization. Topics given special consideration are the practice of innovation, the art of leadership, and how to relate talents to succeeding in an innovative managed venture and technology management.
MET MG 411: Marketing Communications
Undergraduate Prerequisites: MET MG 305
Examines the tools and techniques of communications used in marketing products, ideas, or services. Focus on analyzing, designing, selecting, and evaluating marketing communication strategies.
MET MG 415: Project Management
An examination of project management concepts, including organizational forms, planning and control techniques, and the role of the project manager. Develops the skills vital to effective management of multidisciplinary tasks through lectures, case studies, and business simulations.
MET MG 420: International Finance
Undergraduate Prerequisites: MET MG 304
Introduction to international financial markets and institutions. Foreign exchange markets, capital flows; speculation and analysis of alternative foreign investment; financial planning for multinational corporations; and analysis of sources and uses of corporate funds abroad.
MET MG 431: International Marketing
Organization of the marketing function in international business. How government policies and practices affect marketing. Comparative marketing strategies for doing business abroad. Examination of case studies.
MET MG 435: Advertising
The structure and operating procedures of advertising agencies and corporate advertising departments in relation to marketing. Active student participation in learning how advertising strategies and concepts are developed and executed. Includes readings, development of advertising strategies, screenings, and analysis of contemporary advertising.
MET MG 448: Electronic Commerce, Systems, and Web Design
The first course in a two course sequence. This course combines (1) the practical aspect of Web design through the use of application software such as Dreamweaver to construct a commercial Web site with (2) a general overview of the marketing, supporting services, systems, security and business strategy issues facing commercial enterprises.
MET MG 460: Senior Project I
The first course of two for completion of the senior project for the degree completion program.
MET MG 461: Senior Project II
The second course of two for completion of the senior project for the degree completion program.