Explanation of Course Numbers
- Courses in the 1000s are primarily introductory undergraduate courses
- Those in the 2000s to 4000s are upper-division undergraduate courses that can also be taken for graduate credit with permission and additional work
- Those in the 6000s and 8000s are for master’s, doctoral, and professional-level students
- The 6000s are open to advanced undergraduate students with approval of the instructor and the dean or advising office
Experimental offering; new course topics and teaching methods.
Topics vary by semester. May be repeated for credit provided topics differ. Consult the Schedule of Classes for more details.
Assigned topics. Permission of the advisor required prior to enrollment. May be repeated once for credit.
Historical and philosophical foundations of the business–government relationship. Regulation, international trade, and corporate political activities. Public policy issues facing business and the business community’s political response. Prerequisite: MBAD 6284 .
Strategies, tactics, and techniques used by business in representing itself to the legislative and executive branches and regulatory agencies of the federal government. Legal and practical constraints. Ethical considerations.
Applications of economic theory to public and private decisions with emphasis on public policy analysis. Focus on market structure and its implications. Imperfect information, common property, public goods and externalities. Economic analysis of government behavior and legal institutions. Prerequisites: ECON 6217 or ECON 6219; and MBAD 6222.
The identification, examination, and evaluation of how environment, energy, and technology are interrelated and how these interactions influence policy formulation and implementation at the international, national, regional, industrial, and organizational levels. Same as PPPA 6067.
Determination of national income, employment, inflation, and interest rates. The role of expectations in the economy. Impact of government purchases, tax policy, and deficits. Monetary policy institutions. The global economy and exchange rates. Prerequisites: ECON 6218 or ECON 6219; and MBAD 6222.
Analysis and discussion of selected issues by students and representatives of government and business. Prerequisite: SMPP 6202 or MBAD 6284.
Examination and analysis of the orientation and actions of private, public, and nonprofit sectors in relation to their natural environments. Emphasis on organizational interaction and effectiveness, particularly regarding business firms and industry, on issues of environmental quality and sustainability.
The body of management theory and practice that has evolved to identify, analyze, and resolve strategic organizational issues. Methodology of the field; applications to critical issues in labor relations, energy and pollution, marketing and consumerism, business–government relations, and the global economy.
Theories and methods of planning, introducing, and coping with change in management through the helping process. Intended both for managers seeking an understanding of the consultative approach to planned change and for persons in staff or consultative roles seeking understanding of the consultative process. Same as TSTD 6214.
The theory, practice, and public policy environment of corporate governance. Purpose, functioning, and responsibilities of boards of directors. Power, control, and compensation of corporate management. Shareholders and stakeholders. Corporate governance in comparative national settings. Same as ACCY 6801.
The socioeconomic foundations of government regulation and public policy cooperation for the governance of firms, markets and globalization. The evolution of national, transatlantic and multilaterial frameworks for market and civil society governance, international competition policy cooperation, regulatory harmonization and industry standards. (Same as PPPA 6018).
Business engagement in policy making bodies through business organizations. Topics vary by semester. See department for more details.
SMPP 6271. Corporate Envir Mgmt & Policy. 1.5 Credit.
Experimental offering; new course topics and teaching methods. May be repeated once for credit.
An in-depth, comprehensive exploration, analysis, and evaluation of specific for profit and nonprofit organization values, approaches, and outcomes related to multiple ethical ideals, systems, and practices.
Required for students in the graduate certificate in responsible management program. Students complete a project or case study on a relevant topic with an organization or faculty member; attend and submit written reports on a series of seminars, panel discussions, or other pre-approved events related to responsible management; and complete designated community service hours. Restricted to students in the graduate certificate in responsible management program.
The history of American business institutions in manufacturing, distribution, transportation, and finance. Particular attention will be given to the period since industrialization, with consideration of business institutions in their economic, legal, governmental, and social contexts. Same as HIST 6322.
SMPP 6295. Interm Qual&Quant Analysis. 3 Credits.
Same as FINA/IBUS/Mgt/MKTG 6297. May be repeated for credit.
Supervised readings or research. Admission by prior permission of instructor. May be repeated once for credit.
An analysis and critique of alternative theoretical frameworks for describing, understanding, and predicting the nature, values, and actions of American public and private institutions. Problems, potentials, and alternatives for structuring public and private institutional arrangements to meet the needs of society. Same as PPPA 8111. Prerequisite: doctoral degree candidate status.
Develops understanding of the major research streams in strategic management; exposure to theoretical research frameworks and methodological issues and approaches.
Designing sound theory-based, empirical research projects for the study of questions relevant to the field of strategic management.
Examination of major current issues, both theoretical and empirical, affecting the development of the business enterprise. Topics to be announced. Emphasis on policy and strategic issues affecting the total enterprise. (Offered as the demand warrants).
May be repeated for credit. Restricted to doctoral candidates preparing for the general examination.
May be repeated for credit. Restricted to doctoral candidates.
- GWSB Course Syllabi
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