Management Undergraduate Courses

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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.  [ 4 cr. ]

Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
D1 IND TBA MCS B19 R 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm

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.   [ 4 cr. ]

Organization and techniques for effective verbal and written communication in the business environment. Emphasis on developing communication skills through practical written and oral assignments.  [ 4 cr. ]

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.   [ 4 cr. ]

Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
B1 IND Bonyhay CAS B06A T 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm

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.   [ 4 cr. ]

Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
C1 IND Keegan FLR 123 W 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
C2 IND Mendlinger FLR 121 W 2:30 pm – 5:15 pm

This is a basic level course combining the elements of quantitative and qualitative decision making for business. The course exposes the student to practical quantitative approaches to mathematical decision making as well as a wind variety of qualitative approaches for both the services and product industries. Emphasis is placed on the definition of the problem, analysis of the approaches available to solve the problem, an understanding of the limitations and strengths of these approaches as well as the resources necessary. The course additionally prepares the student with design and presentation skills necessary to organize the communications of stating the problem and its different solution or outcome possibilities when the rational for taking a particular course of action needs to be presented to others or the material is being prepared for others who will make business decisions based on the information.  [ 4 cr. ]

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B1 IND Mendlinger FLR 123 T 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm

This course description is currently under construction.  [ 4 cr. ]

An examination of the management process and the social environment in which organizations operate, including a discussion of the manager's responsibilities to employees, customers, stockholders, and society.  [ 4 cr. ]

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A1 IND Halfond FLR 134 M 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm

A communications skills course designed to better understand the nature of conflict and its resolution through persuasion, collaboration, and negotiation. Students will learn theories of interpersonal and organizational conflict and its resolution as applied to personal, corporate, historical, and political contexts. Students will assess their own styles, skills, and values, and develop techniques to better resolve disputes, achieve objectives, and exert influence.  [ 4 cr. ]

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B1 IND Marya STH B22 T 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Environmental, economic, political, and social constraints on doing business abroad. Examines the effects of overseas business investments on domestic and foreign economics; foreign market analysis and operational strategy of a firm; and development potential of international operations.   [ 4 cr. ]

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D1 IND Lee MUG 205 R 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Understanding relationships between individuals, social interaction patterns, technology, and organizational arrangements and their environmental context. Dimensions of effective organizational environments. Emphasis on analyzing and evaluating related contemporary theories and issues through case studies.   [ 4 cr. ]

Policy problems of business organizations. Integrates the areas of marketing, finance, accounting, economics, and personnel into a managerial concept of business decision making.   [ 4 cr. ]

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C1 IND Silvia CAS 233 W 2:30 pm – 5:15 pm

This course is intended primarily for international students to introduce them to American institutions -- business, educational, and political in particular -- within the context of American history, popular culture, and society. Students will learn about the unique features of American management and enterprise. The Boston metropolitan area will play an important role in appreciating the overall historical and cultural context, as will contemporary issues, scholarship, and unfolding events in illustrating distinctive features of American life and commerce.   [ 4 cr. ]

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B1 IND Halfond FLR 121 T 12:30 pm – 3:15 pm

This course examines the international business, legal and regulatory environment. Topics include international legal comparisons, the international sale of goods, imports, and exports, technology transfer, intellectual property protection and forms, and regulations of foreign direct investment.  [ 4 cr. ]

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A1 IND Barry CAS 213 M 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Explores the major areas of law as they relate to the business environment. The areas studied include personal injury law, contracts, the Uniform Commercial Code, partnership law, corporate law, transactions, and property law. This course provides a broad background on the legal issues that influence daily business operations.   [ 4 cr. ]

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