BUSADMIN 5030 Human Resource Management 3 Credits

An introduction to topics such as human resource planning, equal employment opportunity, selection, training and development, performance appraisal, compensation, safety and health, and employee and labor relations. The impact of laws and of societal and business trends on human resource functions is also presented. Each managers role in dealing with human resources is emphasized.
Components: Class
Cross Offering: BUSADMIN 5030
Prereqs/Coreqs: Not in BUSADMIN 3030
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer

BUSADMIN 5100 Compensation Management 3 Credits

An exploration of the discipline of compensation management. The processes of job analysis and job evaluation are discussed as methods to determine internal pay equity. Market wage surveys are presented as a means to ensure external equity. Wage scale development and various employee benefit options are discussed. Other topics include wage and benefit-related laws, performance appraisal, and motivation theories. P: BUSADMIN 5030 or consent of instructor.
Components: Class
Cross Offering: BUSADMIN 5100
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: BUSADMIN 3030 or consent of instructor
Typically Offered: Summer

BUSADMIN 5340 Management, Gender and Race 3 Credits

(Offered under BUSADMIN 5340 and WOMGENDR 5340) This course reviews the changing nature of management and explains why gender and race/ethnicity have become important considerations in business. It examines the status of women and people of color in managerial or administrative positions and discusses socialization processes, stereotypes, equal employment opportunity laws, illegal harassment, and power in organizations. Networking, mentoring, work/life balance, and career planning also are addressed.
Components: Class
Cross Offering: BUSADMIN 5340, WOMGENDR 5340
Typically Offered: Spring/Summer

BUSADMIN 5500 Employee Training and Development 3 Credits

Employee Training and Development is an upper-division course that examines the principles and practices of these two critical processes in a variety of organizational settings. The course presents a comprehensive overview of training and development topics. Throughout the course students acquire and then demonstrate a knowledge base in each of these areas. At the end of the course, students are prepared to conduct efficient and effective training and development programs within the Human Resources department of an organization.
Components: Class
Cross Offering: BUSADMIN 5500
Typically Offered: Spring

BUSADMIN 5530 Organizational Behavior 3 Credits

Organization, in and of themselves, do not behave, the people within them do. This course will give students a comprehensive view of organizational theory and behavior by studying individual and group behaviors and how these interrelate with the organizations structure, systems, and goals.
Components: Class
Cross Offering: BUSADMIN 5530
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer

BUSADMIN 5540 Quality Management 3 Credits

Provides an understanding of the tools, language, and techniques used in the field of Quality Management (QM). The history of the quality movement, major tenets of the field, theorists and their philosophies, and the use of basic tools of Quality Management will be covered in this course. The course focus will be project-based in a team environment.
Components: Class
Cross Offering: BUSADMIN 5540
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring

BUSADMIN 5620 Corporate Finance 3 Credits

An introduction to the finance function and financial management of the firm, including techniques of financial analysis, working capital management, capital budgeting, the acquisition and management of corporate capital, and dividend policy. Analysis of how the financial manager influences the decision-making process within the firm. P: One year undergraduate accounting or graduate equivalent or consent of instructor or department chair.
Components: Class
Cross Offering: BUSADMIN 5620
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring

BUSADMIN 5650 International Finance 3 Credits

This course is a comprehensive study of the role of international finance in business. Topics will include the foreign exchange market, determination of interest rates, international banking, international capital markets, international investments and international corporate finance. P: BUSADMIN 3620 (BUSADMIN 5620) or equivalent, or permission of the department chair.
Components: Class
Cross Offering: BUSADMIN 5650
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: BUSADMIN 3620 (BUSADMIN 5620)
Typically Offered: Fall

BUSADMIN 5720 International Marketing 3 Credits

A conceptual focus on the breadth of the international marketing management area (i.e., problems, strategies and techniques), plus a survey background in such environmental factors as legal, cultural, economic, financial, and regional characteristics. The purpose is to prepare students and practicing business managers for successful operations in the world marketing environment of developing, industrial, and/or technological nations. P: A marketing course or consent of instructor.
Components: Class
Cross Offering: BUSADMIN 5720
Typically Offered: Spring

BUSADMIN 5740 Consumer Behavior 3 Credits

Consumer behavior reaches for a better understanding of the consumer buying process. It begins with an examination of basic, standard steps that consumers take while making a purchasing decision and moves into consumer motives based on various consumer cohorts. The marketing student after having studied consumer behavior will have a stronger appreciation for the basis of consumer needs and will be better prepared to serve them. P: Introductory marketing course or consent of instructor or department chair.
Components: Class
Cross Offering: BUSADMIN 5740
Typically Offered: Spring

BUSADMIN 6100 Supply Chain Management 3 Credits

This course focuses on the principles and concepts of Supply Chain Management, as well as a review of the role of Supply Chain Management functions within an organization. Analytical and evaluative skills are developed through critical examination of theories, models, tools and techniques employed. Topics covered include Strategic Sourcing, Forecasting and Collaborative Planning, Inventory Management, Customer Relationship Management, and Service Response Logistics. P: ECONOMIC 2410 or MATH 1830 or MATH 4030 or consent of instructor.
Components: Class
Cross Offering: BUSADMIN 6100
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer

BUSADMIN 6160 Purchasing Management 3 Credits

This course focuses on the managerial, administrative, strategic and tactical aspects of the purchasing function. Emphasis will be placed on the pertinent issues in purchasing management for both goods and services business sectors. The course will explore the managerial perspective of the core tasks and challenges required to effectively manage the purchasing function within the context of an integrated supply chain. P: BUSADMIN 4100 or consent of instructor.
Components: Class
Cross Offering: BUSADMIN 6160
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer

BUSADMIN 6200 Employee Recruitment and Selection 3 Credits

This course provides students with an understanding of these two critical processes in a variety of organizational settings. Throughout the course, students acquire and then demonstrate a knowledge base in each of these areas by completing various projects. At the end of the course, students are prepared to conduct efficient and effective recruiting and selection programs within the human resources department of organizations. P: BUSADMIN 5030 or consent of instructor or department chair.
Components: Class
Cross Offering: BUSADMIN 6200
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: BUSADMIN 3030 or consent of instructor
Typically Offered: Spring

BUSADMIN 6330 Labor-Management Relations 3 Credits

Gives an overview of the process of labor relations, in which management deals with employees who are represented by a union. The history of major labor unions and primary labor laws and court cases are covered, along with the general structure and operational aspects of todays labor organizations. Union certification, collective bargaining, and dispute resolution are discussed in detail. Students also participate in a mock labor contract negotiation project and analyze sample grievances. P: BUSADMIN 5030 or consent of instructor or department chair.
Components: Class
Cross Offering: BUSADMIN 6330
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: BUSADMIN 3030 or consent of instructor
Typically Offered: Fall

BUSADMIN 6630 Marketing Management 3 Credits

The determination of market policy; marketing administration and application of principles pertaining to management of marketing resources. P: Two marketing courses or consent of the instructor or department chair.
Components: Class
Cross Offering: BUSADMIN 6630
Typically Offered: Fall

BUSADMIN 7110 Management Decision Analysis 3 Credits

A presentation of theory and applications of quantitative decision methods used in the business setting. Topics include decision theory, linear programming, PERT/CPM, forecasting and inventory control. P: a statistics course or consent of the instructor.
Components: Class
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: a statistics course or consent of the instructor
Typically Offered: Fall

BUSADMIN 7540 Advanced Quality Management 3 Credits

This course focuses on achieving quality through continuous improvement of processes, customer satisfaction, and creation of a team environment. Emphasis on major tenets of the field, systems thinking, Hoshin planning, and data collection and analysis. P: BUSADMIN 3540/BUSADMIN 5540 Quality Management or consent of the instructor..
Components: Class
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring