Business (BUSN)

BUSN-659  International Business    4 Credits

Prerequisites: None
An overview of the expanding role of international business in the world marketplace is provided. Emphasis is placed on exploring the complex issues relating to the best practices in International Business. This course will use case studies to illustrate the major topics.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

BUSN-689  Organizational Behavior    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MGMT-639
A comprehensive examination of different organizational behavior theories will be conducted including the analysis at individual, group and organizational levels. Individual levels include perception, personality, and motivation. Group levels will include decision making, group dynamics and team building. Organizational levels will include communications, empowerment, leadership, diversity and cross-cultural issues. Experiential activities will include class exercises such as case studies, videos, and survey instruments as well as team and individual assignments.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0

BUSN-779  MBA Capstone: Innovation & New Ventures    4 Credits

Prerequisites: MGMT-659
This capstone focuses on the creation or startup of a new organization based on an innovation in product, process or delivery. Particular emphasis is placed on creating a new products or services in response to a human need, testing at several stages of the new product development process, gaining initial customers, gaining distribution, obtaining financial support and managing the new organization. This is a “hands on” course where students will actually develop some new product idea and/or prototype, conduct various types of market research and write initial business plans. The course is flexible to support students interested in a variety of fields.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 0