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Business Administration

BADM 6600 - FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

This course is designed to provide the necessary foundation in the basic business concepts of Accounting, Economics, Business Law, Management, Finance and Statistics. This is an online course with the exception of a two-hour face-to-face orientation, which is mandatory, This course is a prerequisite for all students entering the MBA program that do not have the necessary foundation requirements.

BADM 8309 - MANAGEMENT THEORY AND DECISION MAKING PRACTICES

The complex role of the manager in strategic planning, leadership, power, communication, motivation and decision making. Decision theater practice of effective team decision-making processes.

BADM 8310 - LEGAL AND ETHICAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS AND GLOBAL DECISION-MAKING

Legal and ethical study of business, its origins and developing impact on society; the judicial system, cost of litigation vs. alternative dispute resolution techniques, and current issues at the federal and state level in areas such as contract, torts, product liability, deceptive trade, property, business enterprises, electronic commerce, employment and international law. Focus on ethical dilemmas faced in today's business environment. Prerequisite: BADM 8309 and BADM 8317.

BADM 8313 - MANAGERIAL CONTROL SYSTEMS

Control issues of complex organizations, including strategic planning, implementation, coordination of accounting into the planning process, design and control of responsibility centers, development of budgetary models, generally accepted accounting principles, performance measurements, price and costly models, and internal controls. Prerequisite: BADM 8310 or HCMG 7320 (healthcare concentration only) BADM 8309, BADM 8317 and BADM 8325.

BADM 8315 - CORPORATE FINANCE

Emphasizes the development of skills necessary for sound financial decision making within the firm. Includes financial ratio analysis, capital budgeting, risk and return analysis and financial forecasting. Prerequisite: BADM 8310 or HCMG 7320 (healthcare concentration only) BADM 8309, BADM 8313, BADM 8316, BADM 8317, BADM 8325.

BADM 8316 - MARKETING STRATEGIES AND POLICIES

Strategic planning for domestic and international market problems and effective direction and control of marketing operations and strategies of the firm. Emphasis on managing the marketing function within the organizational structure. Prerequisite: BADM 8310 or HCMG 7320 (healthcare concentration only) BADM 8309, BADM 8317 and BADM 8325.

BADM 8317 - INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR MANAGEMENT

Management information as as corporate resource to effect strategic advantage. Includes Information Systems/Information Technology(IS/IT) resources for managerial decision-making, information literacy for managers, and IT-related legal, ethical, and social issues. Current and developing IS/IT trends and techniques to support business best practices within cultural, political, and business environments.

BADM 8318 - STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT: POLICIES AND PRACTICES

Development of human resources policies in organizations;case studies on legal ethical concerns and competition in the diverse, multicultural global workplace.

BADM 8319 - SUPPLY CHAIN AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Overview and case study of issues and problems in management of the operations function along the supply chain. Topics include strategy, quality management, just-in-time process improvement management, customer and supplier relations, forecasting, and supply chain measurement and benchmarking. Prerequisite: BADM 8310 or HCMG 7320 (healthcare concentration only) BADM 8309, BADM 8313, BADM 8316, BADM 8317, BADM 8325

BADM 8322 - INTERNATIONAL STUDY TOUR

A concentrated opportunity to study business operations or economics in an international setting. Prerequisite: Vary with course content, consent of instructor is required. Fee: Varies depending on transportation.

BADM 8325 - THE ECONOMICS OF GLOBAL BUSINESS CONDITIONS

Analyzes the global economy in which business operates today. Attention centers on the key policy issues and major economics forces that affect business activity and on the tools necessary to evaluate these issues and forces. The former include unemployment, inflation, fiscal policy and the truce nature of budget deficits, monetary policy and the changing financial environment, and the roles of the U.S. dollar, productivity and international trade. The course also explores the role played by the U.S. and world financial markets in influencing the domestic and global economic environments. Prerequisite:BADM 8309 and BADM 8317

BADM 8330 - STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS AND PROCESSES

An integrative capstone course to be taken in the final trimester. Examines the role of top management in creating a vision for the enterprise and integrating resources to achieve a competitive advantage in carrying out its mission. Focuses on total enterprise objectives with societal values and a global economy. Prerequisite:BADM 8310 or HCMG 7320 (healthcare management students), BADM 8309, BADM 8313, BADM 8315 or HCMG 7361 (healthcare management students), BADM 8316, BADM 8317, BADM 8319, BADM 8325 and enrollment in final term of the MBA Program. Fee: $50.00