2007-2008 College Catalogue by UCI - University of California Irvine

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business 175 fully employed m.b.a program the fully employed m.b.a femba program gives emerging managers an opportunity to earn an m.b.a degree with minimal disruption to their ├é┬Ěprofessional lives students attend classes on weeknights and/or saturdays during the program the femba program admits new students for enrollment in spring or fall students beginning the program in spring attend classes nine consecutive quarters and complete the program in 27 months students beginning the program in fall attend classes nine non-consecutive quarters summers off and complete the program in 33 months the program consists of both core courses and electives allowing students to establish a solid foundation of traditional business skills and then customize their education based on personal interests and goals the curriculum provides constant interaction between information presented in the classroom and what is being used on the job reinforcing and enhancing the studerics learning experience in addition to classroom work students .attend three residential sessions including one abroad focusing on global markets in this concentrated setting students and faculty have an opportunity to explore in depth a variety of business challenges and how those challenges can best be met using contemporary management tools further information may be obtained by contacting the university of california irvine m.b.a programs for working professionals 202 graduate school of management irvine ca 92697-3125 telephone 949 824-4565 web site http www.merage.uci.edu courses in management undergraduate 5 managing in contemporary organizations 4 equips students with working knowledge of several major subject areas within the context of business and society studies topics include role of management in organizations corporate social responsibility and responsiveness ethics and values in business government regulation and international business 6 introduction to business 4 introduction to the study of modern business enterprise including a broad exposure to areas of study vocabulary and careers exposure to faculty from the area of marketing is economics accounting finance operations and decision technologies and organization and strategy 7 statistics for business decision making 4 basics of data analysis and the fundamental notion of statistical inference emphasizing applications to administrative and management decision problems classical estimation and hypotheses testing regression correlation analysis of variance nonparametric methods and statistical probability only one course from management 7 biological sciences 7 or mathematics statistics 7 may be taken for credit no credit for management 7 if taken after mathematics 67 v 10 business and management in the world today 4 accounting scandals e-commerce and globalization are only a few examples that show the profound impact of business practices on individuals and on society at large provides students with a broad overview of business functions and management practices 30a principles of accounting i 4 first in a series of two introductorylevel courses in accounting theory and practice emphasis on financial accounting concepts including the corporate financial statements their content and interpretation and the impact of financial transactions upon them 30b principles of accounting ii 4 second in a two-course series continuation of financial accounting concepts and introduction of managerial accounting concepts managerial accounting topics include product costing and decision making prerequisite management 30a l02 managing organizational behavior 4 basic theory and concepts which provide the manager with tools for understanding behavior of people in organizations areas such as individual group and organizational determinants prerequisite management 5 is recommended formerly management 181 105 introduction to marketing 4 basic marketing concepts discussion of the role marketing plays in modem society topics industrial and consumer marketing promotion distribution and pricing theory formerly management 187 107 introduction to management information systems 4 provides exposure to the major features and issues relating to the deployment use and impact of information technology within public and private organizations topics include selection and feasibility assessment of information technology it application of it to business and design and implementation of it for merly management 188 i09 introduction to managerial finance 4 basics of financial administration capital budgeting cosr of capital cash budgeting working capital management and long-term sources of funds provides a basic understanding of issues and techniques involved in financial decision making prerequisites mathematics 2b and management 30a formerly management 186 110 strategic management 4 addresses management of the entire business role of the general manager in organizations industry analysis core competencies growth through vertical integration innovation acquisition and diversification globalization strategy implementation and the ethical and moral responsibilities of a manager prerequisites management 102 105 and 109 119 global strategies 4 examines the phenomena of technology and globalization and the impact on global business strategy macro approach considers the implications for the development of flexible yet focused business strategy and the creative and agile execution of policies class discussions are stimulated by case analyses prerequisite management 102 121 global collaboration 4 working in collaborations requires skills in cross-cultural communication technology use and dynamic planning and design understanding of the components that comprise global collaborations including lean1ing to identify key factors that influence performance prerequisite management 102 122 communication in organizations 4 addressing communication at three levels-interpersonal group/meeting and organizational dealing with conflict interpersonal problems being effective in meetings and getting your message heard experiential course prerequisite management 102 i 123 critical thinking and creativity in organizational problem solving 4 learn about your own thinking process develop the ability to think both logically and creatively and to understand how emotions affect your thinking class sessions involve discussion and experiential exercises business problems and issues are used for discussion and exercises prerequisite management 102 125 negotiations 4 negotiating well is a skill the objective is to assist students in developing an understanding of different theoretical perspectives exploration of feelings and beliefs about negotiation negotiation skills and putting theory into action by practicing new negotiation .skills prerequisite management 102 128 international management 4 impact of different cultures and political/economic systems on assumptions expectations and organizational practices relevant to conducting business in different national settings under standing of the challenges of cross-national management and resources utilized to work and conduct business outside the united states prerequisite management 102 129 leadership 4 challenges facing today s le.aders case analyses freeform discussion and written assignments designed to develop critical think ing skills experiential exercises encourage students to develop their ability to nsk innovation foster collaboration manage conflict and value diversity prerequisite management 102 101 management science 4 concepts and methods of management science which applies mathematical modeling and analysis to management problems topics include linear and integer programming project scheduling inventory management queuing analysis decision analysis and simulation prerequisite management 7 formerly management 183 uc irvine 2007-2008