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Class of 2017

Below is the course schedule for the upcoming educational leadership program. Classes will begin in Fall of 2015. Download a PDF of your course schedule here.

Please note that the curriculum, calendar, and sequence of courses are subject to change.

Fall 2015

Spring 2016

Summer 2016

Fall 2016

Spring 2017

Summer 2017

Course Descriptions

MGMT 700: Management Perspectives and the Graduate Study of Business

Establishes the conceptual foundation of the MBAED Program. Prepares students to work effectively in a collaborative learning environment and as members of productive teams. Also introduces students to University systems and resources.

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MGMT 701: Data Science and Analysis - Data Driven Leadership

The practical applications of statistics and the analysis of data to make meaningful organizational decisions. Topics include probability, sampling, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, regression analysis, and quality improvement.

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MGMT 702: Financial Accounting and Analysis

Accounting concepts and procedures used to prepare corporate financial statements: Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Statement of Cash Flows. Reporting choices within Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) in deriving performance measures and the analysis and interpretation of financial data.

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MGMT 704: Economics

A survey of both microeconomics, the study of individual and organizational decision-making, and macroeconomics, which investigates national and international concerns. Economic theory will be complemented by practical applications and discussions of current policy issues affecting education.

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MGMT 706: Managing People in Organizations

Intensive examination of behavioral science research and theory as a basis for understanding, managing and changing organizations. The course emphasizes effective management with diverse individuals.

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MGMT 707: Executive Leadership for Educators

Further grounding in organizational behavior issues, with a special emphasis on assessing leadership competencies and changing corporate cultures. Includes self-assessments, analyses of leading companies, skill building strategies and direct application of material to individual work settings.

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MGMT 708: Business and Society

Examines the roles and responsibilities of business, relationships with stakeholders, key legal concepts and ethical decision-making processes by individual managers. Blends theory and application for more effective responses to the external environment, including political and social interests.

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MGMT 711: Technology, Commercialization, and Global Environment

Employs a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding how to maximize competitive advantage through technological innovation. Provides the concepts and tools needed to manage effectively in changing technological environments.  Course will also cover the evolution of technology in education and how to use it to enhance student learning and school management.

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MGMT 720: Operations Management

Survey of decision-making methods and models in the management and control of manufacturing, distribution, and service operating systems. Utilizes readings, problem solving, and projects to understand and apply concepts.

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MGMT 722: Managerial Marketing

Overview of concepts and theories related to consumer behavior/segmentation, marketing research, competitive positioning, marketing information systems, distribution, pricing, promotional considerations and relationship marketing. Focuses on products and services, and the creation of an actual marketing plan.

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MGMT 726: Financial Decision Making

Examines the role of finance in management including working capital management, the pricing of capital, the valuation of real assets and financial securities, and the sources of capital and their cost.

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MGMT 798: The Strategic Management Process

Teaches the application of strategic management concepts, principles and techniques through case analyses. Draws upon professional experience and concepts learned in other functional areas to develop a general management perspective and the ability to impact organizational direction and performance.

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