2007-2008 College Catalog by Millsaps College

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4750–4753 special topics 1–4 sem hours 4800–4803 directed studies 1–4 sem hours 4850–4853 internship 1–4 sem hours 4902 student-managed fund i 2 sem hours a course in the practice of portfolio management with focus on management of the general louis wilson fund the student-managed portfolio provides an opportunity for managing the investment of college endowment funds by utilizing economic industry and company analysis in the context of security valuation models combines the study of sophisticated security analysis and portfolio theory management and performance measurement to be taken during the fall semester prerequisite finc 4900 and permission of instructor 4912 student-managed fund ii 2 sem hours a course in the practice of portfolio management with focus on management of the general louis wilson fund the student-managed portfolio provides an opportunity for managing the investment of college endowment funds by utilizing economic industry and company analysis in the context of security valuation models combines the study of sophisticated security analysis and portfolio management with the practical demands of hands-on money management extends the study of portfolio theory management and performance measurement to be taken during the spring semester prerequisite finc 4900 and permission of instructor management 2000 international business—latin america 4 sem hours this is an intense course that requires students to travel and live in latin america for at least a two-week period students are required to assess and understand geographic environmental economic social-cultural political and legal factors that impact the business environment of latin america the course includes six hours of formal classroom instruction at millsaps college before departure for the region and an additional 38 hours of classroom instruction once in the region in addition to the classroom instruction the course provides experiential learning opportunities by requiring students to participate in field trips that expose them to the history and culture of the region as well as to various leaders of business industry and government 3000 introduction to management 4 sem hours provides an introduction to the arts and sciences of management theories of organization structure communication and managerial decision making are addressed particular emphasis is given to organizational behavior additionally a detailed analysis is made of the planning organizing leading and controlling functions prerequisite junior standing offered during the fall semester 3010 entrepreneurship 4 sem hours students incorporate concepts from accounting marketing finance and management to develop a vision for a new business plan prerequisites acct 2000 acct 2010 mgmt 3000 and finc 3000 3020 managerial ethics 4 sem hours this course is intended to help students recognize the ethical dilemmas that employees and managers typically face in day-to-day dealings with colleagues subordinates bosses customers the public and other stakeholders and to provide ethical frameworks for evaluating alternative courses of action the emphasis of the course will be on managerial decisions including those that students are likely to encounter in the early stages of their careers 193