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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2023 Rutgers School of Business-Camden Course Listing and Descriptions Management 620  

Management 620
52:620:102 Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship (3) Introduces techniques and frameworks to design and develop new ventures to improve people, the planet, and/or generate sustainable profit.
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.
Prerequisite: 52:623:201.
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. Prerequisite: 52:620:210.
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. Satisfies the general education theme of ethics and values (EAV). 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. Satisfies the general education theme of engaged civic learning (ECL). Prerequisite: Must have at least sophomore standing (30 credits).
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.   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. 
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).
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 increasing productivity through continuous improvement in quality. Prerequisite: 50:960:183 or 50:960:283 or 52:135:214.
52:620:321 Optimization and Spreadsheet Modeling (3) This course uses spreadsheets to introduce various optimization techniques such as linear programming, network flows, simulation and network models and their business applications. The course focuses on analytical and managerial aspects of modelling the business environment. 
Prerequisite: 50:960:183 or 50:960:283 or 52:135:214 or 52:620:214.
52:620:325 Operations Management (3) A study of the methods used to solve problems typically confronted in 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. Prerequisite: 50:960:183 or 50:960:283 or 52:620:214 or 52:135:214.
52:620:326 Supply Chain Analytics (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. Prerequisite: 50:960:183 or 50:960:283 or 52:135:214 or 52:620:214.
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.         
52:620:401 Leadership (3) Analyzes the skills necessary to lead individuals, teams, and organizations in the 21st century. Exemplary topics include theoretical models of leadership; the influence of technology on leadership practices; the foundations of a diverse workforce and its implications for leadership; motivation of the post-baby boomer generations; decision-making in fast-changing environments; and leading yourself. Practical exercises will help the students to develop their own leadership style. Prerequisite: 52:620:303.
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.
52:620:426 Learning Abroad Program (3) The School of Business-Camden offers a 3-credit course on doing business in a foreign country. The course highlight is a 10- to 12-day study abroad trip where students visit businesses and government/community enterprises to learn about management and marketing opportunities, challenges, and practices in the applicable country. Course meetings will be scheduled prior to the trip, accompanied by class meetings and student presentations following the trip. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
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: 52:620:321, 52:623:447, and 52:620:225.
52:620:450 Business Policy (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). Must be enrolled in School of Business-Camden (school 52).
52:620:483 Entrepreneurship: New Venture Creation (3) Concentrates on the start-up of a 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 (school 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.
52:620:490 Mergers and Acquisitions (3) Mergers and Acquisitions course provides an overview of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and introduces the primary valuation methodologies currently used on Wall Street to value deals. Qualitative dimensions, such as deal structure, form of financing, and acquisition strategies, are incorporated into the merger analysis. To achieve these objectives, the course strikes a balance between lecture and student participation.
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: As determined by instructor.
52:620:495 Honors Thesis in Management (3) Individual research project. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
52:620:497 Management Internship (3) The Rutgers School of Business-Camden internship program offers qualified students an opportunity to gain professional employment experience that complements their academic background in business. The internship program is designed to supplement the academic program by giving students a real-world employment experience prior to graduation.  Satisfies the general education theme of experiential learning (XPL). Prerequisite: Permission of internship director/instructor.
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