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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2018 School of Business-Camden Courses Management 620  

Management 620
52:620:210 Excel for Business Applications (1) Introduces students to advanced spreadsheet applications in business using Excel. Topics covered will include VLOOKUP/HLOOKUP; INDEX; array functions; character functions (left, mid, search); graphing; regression analysis (including LINEST); Goal Seek; Solver; etc. that are crucial for the modern business environment.
Prerequisites: 52:623:201 and enrollment in School of Business-Camden (52).
52:620:225 Introductory Python for Data Analytics (1) Introduces students to the Python programming environment and common Python features that data scientists use. Students will learn the fundamentals of programming, including data input/output, conditional statements, looping, and data structures. The course also covers various Python toolkits such as the Pandas library for data cleaning and processing. Prerequisites: 52:620:210 and enrollment in School of Business-Camden (52).
52:620:301 Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business (3) Economic, legal, ethical, and social issues that arise out of a business organization's relationships with such internal and external stakeholders as employees, clients, customers, the government, and the public at large. This course meets the School of Business requirement for an ethics course under the general education requirements. Prerequisite: Must have at least sophomore standing (30 credits).
52:620:303 Organizational Behavior (3) An examination of the human dynamics in organizations, focusing on individuals and small groups in organizational settings. Concentrates on communication, leadership, control systems, organization structures, and the thinking of leading organization theorists. Prerequisite: Must have at least sophomore standing (30 credits) in School of Business-Camden (52).
52:620:310 Ethics and Law in Business (3) Explores the ethics and the intersection with a variety of laws that impact business practice--whether mutually supportive, seemingly contradictory, or areas in which law does not currently exist for direct comparison. This course meets the School of Business-Camden requirement for an ethics course under the general education requirements. Prerequisite: Must have at least sophomore standing (30 credits).
52:620:311 Civic Engagement (3) A service learning course that includes active participation in community service, along with studying its foundations and relevance for business professionals. Projects vary by semester, ranging from standard volunteerism to more complex partnerships with established community groups. A notable portion of course time will be outside the classroom, so scheduling may not be standard; details for each offering must be considered at time of enrollment to avoid conflicts.
Because it includes instruction in a variety of approaches to ethical behavior, this course meets the School of Business-Camden requirements for an ethics course under the general education requirements.
52:620:315 Corporate Restructuring and Turnarounds (3) Analyzes the reasons companies underperform, provides diagnostic tools to identify problems, and discusses the means for pushing a company to superior performance. Topics include headcount management; price strategy; new products and revenue streams; asset management; analysis of products, customers, facilities, and divisions; process improvement; and cost analysis and execution. Prerequisite: Must have at least sophomore standing (30 credits) in School of Business-Camden (52).
52:620:317 Spirituality in Business: Balancing Head and Heart (3) in this course, we study both scientific research and traditional wisdom to better understand our spiritual side. We apply these understandings to the everyday activities of dealing with customers, getting along with others in an organization, and keeping on the path toward achieving our personal goals.
52:620:320 Total Quality Management (3) Key principles of Total Quality Management including information and analysis, strategic quality planning, process quality management, operational results, and customer satisfaction. Focus on increasingproductivity through continuous improvement in quality. Prerequisites: 50:960:183 or 50:960:283 or 52:135:214 and enrollment in School of Business-Camden (52).
52:620:321 Optimization and Spreadsheets (3) Uses spreadsheets to introduce various optimization techniques such as linear programming, network flows, simulation, and network models and their business applications. This course focuses on analytical and managerial aspects of modelling the business environment. Effective fall 2018, this course will replace Management Science I. Credit cannot be received for both this course and Management Science I. Prerequisites: 52:620:210 and (50:960:183 or 50:960:283 or 52:135:214), and enrollment in School of Business-Camden (52).
52:620:325 Operations Management (3) A study of the methods used to solve problems typically confrontedin the management of production facilities and office services. Topics include the location and layout of facilities and operations, methods analysis and work measurement, materials handling, production control, inventory control, quality control, office automation, budgeting, and decision making. Prerequisites: 50:960:283 or 52:960:183, or 52:135:214, and enrollment in School of Business-Camden (52).
52:620:326 Supply Chain Strategy (3) Examines how to improve supply chain interactions in various functional areas (such as engineering, information systems, logistics, operations, purchasing, and sales) across a range of industries; implementation of integrated supply chain strategy. Prerequisites: 50:960:183 or 283 or 52:135:214, and enrollment in School of Business-Camden (52).
52:620:369 Multinational Business (3) The theoretical and practical aspects of a firm operating in an international environment, problems and risks that may be encountered, and various bases for profitable operations. Multicultural course.
Prerequisite: Must have at least sophomore standing (30 credits).        
52:620:420 International Study Management-South Africa (3) The School of Business-Camden offers a 3-credit course on doing business in South Africa. The course highlight is a 12-day study trip over spring break to South Africa, where students visit businesses and government/community enterprises to learn about management and marketing opportunities, challenges, and practices in this region. Course meetings will be scheduled prior to the trip, accompanied by student presentations following the trip. Prerequisite: Special permission number from instructor required.
52:620:421 International Study Management-France (3) The School of Business-Camden offers a study program on doing business in France. The program highlight is a 10-day study trip to France, where we will visit businesses and government institutions to learn more about management and marketing practices in this region. Introduction to the concepts, framework, and issues of global business and how they influence management decisions: multinational firms, international trade, and the cultural, political, institutional, social, and economic environment of the global marketplace. Prerequisite: Special permission number from instructor required.
52:620:422 International Study Management-Brazil (3) The School of Business-Camden offers a 3-credit course on doing business in Brazil. The course highlight is a 12-day study trip over spring break to Brazil, where students visit businesses and government/community enterprises to learn about management and marketing opportunities, challenges, and practices in this region. Course meetings will be scheduled prior to the trip, accompanied by student presentations following the trip. Prerequisite: Special permission number from instructor required.
52:620:423 International Study Management-Argentina (3) The study and field trip will relate the history, culture, economy, politics, and geography of Argentina to conducting business and to career development. In addition to study at home, students and faculty will travel to Argentina to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of this country and international business. Prerequisite: Special permission number from instructor required.
52:620:430 Introduction to Big Data Applications (3) Introduces students to the Hadoop ecosystem, a popular environment to store and manipulate extremely large datasets. Students will learn to read and write data to the Hadoop distributed file system and manipulate the data with state-of-the-art data mining algorithms. The course also provides an introduction to Spark and will address building machine learning applications with Spark. Course effective fall 2018.
Prerequisites: 52:620:225, 52:620:321, and 52:623:447, and enrollment in School of Business-Camden (52).
52:620:432 Text and Social Media Mining (3) This course has two primary objectives. First, students will be exposed to various data science tools for extracting and analyzing information from social media such as Twitter and will analyze this data to develop business insights. Second, students will be exposed to toolkits for analyzing unstructured information and text mining constructs such as dictionary creation, document classification, retrieval and clustering of documents, and entity extraction. Prerequisites: 52:620:225, 52:620:321, 52:623:447, and enrollment in School of Business-Camden (52).
52:620:450 Business Policy and Strategy (3) An integrative course in general management oriented to an overall view of policy formulation from the perspective of senior managers. Case studies used as supplementary readings. Students expected to analyze situations, isolate major problems, and recommend solutions. Prerequisites: Completion of 90 credits and (52:390:301 and 52:630:201 and 52:620:303 and 52:620:325) or (52:390:301 and 52:630:201 and 52:620:303 and 52:620:321) and the ethics and writing requirements. Must be enrolled in School of Business-Camden (52).
52:620:483 Entrepreneurship: New Venture Creation (3) Concentrates on the start-up of new venture. The main objectives are: (1) understanding entrepreneurs; (2) seeking and evaluating opportunities for new ventures; and (3) marshaling resources to convert these opportunities into businesses. Students conduct a feasibility analysis and write a business plan for a new venture they have chosen. Prerequisite: 52:010:101.
52:620:486 Developing a Consulting Business (3) Analyzes the issues in starting and growing a consulting business, and develops a plan for implementation. Prerequisites: 52:010:101 and enrollment in School of Business-Camden (52).
52:620:487 Independent Study in Management (BA) Individual study under the supervision of the management faculty, usually on a specified project or paper, to deepen and broaden the student's professional horizon and enrich the educational experience. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
52:620:488 Strategic Management of Technology (3) Explores the challenges faced by a general manager in the creation and exploitation of new technologies and innovations. The first module of the course deals with technology evolution, forecasting, and assessment of new technologies; creation of technological competencies; organization of the innovation process; and strategies for exploiting innovations. The second module analyzes the strategic and organizational implications of ecommerce and emerging innovations. Prerequisite: Enrollment in School of Business-Camden (52).
52:620:491,492 Special Topics in Management (3,3) Designed to integrate course materials, introduce newer philosophies and techniques in management, and apply them to selected problems. Extensive readings and research reports required. Topics vary from semester to semester.
Prerequisites: May apply.
52:620:495 Honors Thesis in Management (3) Individual research project. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
52:620:497 Management Internship (3) A structured, practical program conducted by a business in cooperation with the School of Business-Camden. Prerequisites: Cumulative grade-point average of 3.000; permission of internship director.
 
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