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Business Admin (BUSAD)

BUSAD 501 Statistical Analysis for Managerial Decision Making (3) Use of statistical methods for managerial decision making, with emphasis on problem formulation, data analysis and interpretation, and business applications.
Effective: Summer 2006
 

BUSAD 511 New Ventures 1 (3) Introduction to the issues involved in the development of new ventures within existing business organizations or from start-up.
Effective: Spring 2005
Prerequisite: 6 graduate credits in business  

BUSAD 515 Acquiring the Existing Enterprise (3) The process of acquiring an existing company as an alternative to starting a new venture is explored.
Effective: Spring 2005
Prerequisite: BUSAD 511 or by permission  

BUSAD 519 (LEAD 519) Developing Creative High Performance Organizations (3) This course focuses on how to create high performing organizations based on models provided by business, science and the arts.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: 6 graduate credits in business  

BUSAD 522 New Ventures 2 (3) Examines the financial and legal issues that are critical in the formation, development, and management of new ventures.
Effective: Spring 2005
Prerequisite: BUSAD 511 or by permission  

BUSAD 523 Prices and Markets (3) A survey of analytical concepts and techniques essential to an understanding of the business environment.
Effective: Summer 2002
Prerequisite: MGMT 501  

BUSAD 525 Quantitative Methods in Finance (3) Study of quantitative methods used in financial and investment analysis and modeling.
Effective: Summer 2006
 

BUSAD 526 Current Issues in Corporate Finance (3) Finance topics involving strategic financial decisions, including capital structure and cost of capital, financial forecasting, valuation, and corporate control.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: FIN 531 andBUSAD 525  

BUSAD 527 Fixed Income Securities (3) Analysis and valuation of fixed income securities and interest rate derivatives.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: FINAN 518, BUSAD 525  

BUSAD 528 Mergers and Acquisitions (3) Survey of drivers of success in M&A and develop knowledge and skills in the design and evaluation of M&A transactions.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: ACCTG 512 andBUSAD 526  

BUSAD 530 Biotechnology and Health Industry Overview (3) Organization, financing, policy, trends, problems and issues in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and health industries. Overview of cost, quality, access issues.
Effective: Fall 2002
 

BUSAD 534 Ethical Dimensions of Management in the Biotechnology and Health Industry (3) Ethical managerial decision-making in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and health including ethical implications of technological/scientific advances, medical interventions, and business decisions.
Effective: Summer 2002
Prerequisite: BUSAD 530  

BUSAD 537 Management Information Systems (3) Information system theories and methods applied to administrative structures and management decisions in organizations.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: MGMT 501  

BUSAD 542 Global Intercultural Management (3) This course develops students' global cross-cultural competencies and cultural intelligence to enhance ability to manage global organizations and work interculturally.
Effective: Summer 2009
Prerequisite: MGMT 501 or equivalent graduate-level preparation on organizational behavior or a closely related social science area of inquiry  

BUSAD 545 Negotiation Strategies (3) This course covers strategies and tactics for understanding conflicts, for negotiating effectively, and for dealing successfully with power in organizations.
Effective: Spring 2003
Prerequisite: MGMT 501  

BUSAD 551 Business, Ethics, and Society (2-3) The course focuses upon the exploration and analysis of the ethical, political, technological, social, legal and regulatory environments of business.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: B A 517, MGMT 501  

BUSAD 555 (LEAD 555) Full Range Leadership Development (3) Development of behavioral skills associated with outstanding leadership of individuals, teams, and organizations through advanced information technology, experimental exercises, and case analysis.
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: MGMT 501 orLEAD 501  

BUSAD 556 (LEAD 556) Diversity Leadership (3) Analysis and application of models, theories, and strategies for managing an increasingly diverse workforce and customer base.
Effective: Fall 2005
Prerequisite: LEAD 501 orMGMT 501  

BUSAD 558 Knowledge Management (3) This course examines the strategic value of knowledge and how organizations can manage their knowledge assets for competitive advantage.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: MGMT 501 andACCTG 512  

BUSAD 559 Career Management (3) Provides students with a conceptual understanding of careers/career design making through an examination/discussion of the literature in career management.
Effective: Spring 2002
Prerequisite: MGMT 501  

BUSAD 575 High Tech Venture Development (3) How high tech entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs design, develop, and market new information technology products (e.g., software) and services.
Effective: Spring 2002
Prerequisite: 6 graduate credits in business  

BUSAD 576 Ethical Issues in Information Technology (3) Exploration of ethical issues affected by IT: privacy, free speech, computer crime, intellectual property, IT professionalism, and software product liability.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: MGMT 501  

BUSAD 577 Management of Information Technology (3) This course focuses upon the challenges of aligning IT strategy with organizational goals.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: MGMT 501  

BUSAD 578 Managing Business Processes (3) Develop and evaluate process models, performance metrics, and information flow to facilitate cross-functional business processes for 21st century organizations.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: MGMT 501 andACCT 511 orOPMGT 510  

BUSAD 581 Venture Strategy, Planning and Development (3) This is the capstone course in the New Ventures option of the MBA program. Students develop a strategic or operational plan for a new venture.
Effective: Spring 2005
Prerequisite: 6 graduate credits in New Venture courses or by permission.  

BUSAD 582 (LEAD 582) Social Entrepreneurship and Community Leadership (3) This course will provide an opportunity for students to explore concepts of developing and leading businesses that create social value.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: MGMT 501 for MBA students or completion of 24 credits in the MLD program for MLD students  

BUSAD 583 Future of the Biotechnology and Health Industry: Strategic Implications (3) Strategy in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and health industries; impact of technological innovation and economic, social, political trends, and events.
Effective: Summer 2002
Prerequisite: BUSAD 530  

BUSAD 585 Research in Security Valuation (3) Analysis and valuation of equity investments.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: completion of all core courses in the Master of Finance program  

BUSAD 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or semester.
Effective: Fall 2001
 

BUSAD 802 Cornerstone of Sustainability (3) In-depth exploration of the social, environmental, and organizational sustainability challenges facing business leaders in the 21st Century.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

BUSAD 809 Triple Bottom Line Accounting (3) In-depth exploration of the issues related to implementing measurement, reward and reporting systems for economic, social, and environmentl impacts.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

BUSAD 824 Finance and Investment for Sustainable Growth (3) In-depth exploration of the methods of financing available for sustainable growth in developed and emerging markets.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

BUSAD 835 Commercialization of Biopharmacueticals (3) Review organizational processes, regulatory, and environmental issues in the development and commercialization of biopharmaceuticals in the United States and globally.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: BUSAD 530  

BUSAD 879 Sustainable Supply Chain Management (3) In-depth exploration of sustainability of manufacturing and supply chain operations.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: OPMGT 510  

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