Classes

MGMT E-2000 Principles of Finance

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2020

Gregory Sabin, D.B.A.

This course examines the agents, instruments, and institutions that make up the financial system of the modern economy, such as bonds, the stock market, derivatives, and the money market. Along the way, standard concepts and tools of financial analysis are introduced: present discounted value, option value, and the efficient markets hypothesis. Recent developments in the field—in particular, the application of psychology to financial markets (called behavioral finance)—are also discussed. The course is designed to equip students with the tools they need...

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MGMT S-3012 The Art of Communication

Semester: 

Summer

Offered: 

2020

Mimi Goss, Ph.D.

Today's leaders must convey their messages concisely, confidently, and memorably. This course is for students who want to strengthen their public speaking and writing skills, and develop their authentic voices as professionals. We explore speechwriting, public speaking in victory and crisis, communicating from values, and working with social media and the news media. How can you make every communication a dialogue? How can you advance your goals and those of your listeners? How does speaking from the best of yourself give you confidence? How do you distill a...

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MGMT E-5700 Management Consulting

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2020

Mukul Kumar, PhD

This course offers an in-depth view of the management consulting industry. Topics include the structure, conduct, and performance of the management consulting industry; firms in the industry and their competitive strategies; key strategic and organizational issues facing these firms; ideas, tools, and frameworks that these firms have put into practice; problem-solving, communication, and client relation skills that are necessary for success in the industry; management consulting careers; and ethical issues facing management consultants. Conceptual material is...

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MGMT E-5000 Strategic Management

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2019

Sharon A. Mertz, Ph.D.

To succeed in the future, managers must develop the resources and capabilities needed to gain and sustain advantage in competitive markets both traditional and emerging. The way in which organizations attempt to develop such competitive advantage constitutes the essence of their strategy. This course introduces the concept of strategic management through case analyses, and considers the basic direction and goals of an organization, the environment (social, political, technological, economic, and global factors), industry and market structure, and...

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MGMT E-6655 — Social Media Management

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2019
 offers an in-depth exploration of social media theories and management practices. Students start with understanding prominent theories applied in social media practice and then apply these theories in conducting social media research, executing a social media content analysis, and developing a strategic social media management plan for a real-world organization. They have the opportunity to scrutinize a wide variety of social media tactics, paying particular attention to the unique managerial functions of each. More importantly, students learn the mechanism of social influence and how... Read more about MGMT E-6655 — Social Media Management

MUSE E-130 Museums and Technology

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2018

Katherine Burton Jones, M.A.

The internet has changed the way nonprofits deliver information to constituents and the general public. In this course, we explore the ways in which nonprofits use the web and social media to deliver programmatic content as well as how the web and social media are used in marketing, public relations, and fundraising. We also take a look at the back-of-house systems that these organizations rely on for their information infrastructure, providing an in-depth look at the use of databases and websites to further the organization's mission.

MGMT E-4189 Nonprofit Leadership and Community Engagement

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2017

Madeline Dupre McNeely, M.Ed.

This course focuses on developing twenty-first century leadership skills, values, and habits. A collaborative, inclusive, and equitable approach is essential for sustained, meaningful leadership and community engagement in both local and global contexts. Leaders provide the best possible outcomes when they collaborate at the person, role, and system levels. Students learn how to leverage the wisdom and resources of multiple perspectives and constituencies and to inspire others to act on and align with organizationally espoused and practiced values...

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MGMT E-3310 Grant Proposal Writing

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2017

George T. Kosar, Ph.D.


This project-based course covers the complete process of grant proposal development: identification of an achievable and fundable project, research and assessment of viable funding sources, funder relations, proposal writing, budget development, preparation of a full proposal package for submission, and post-award or rejection follow-up with funders. The course emphasizes grants to private, community, and corporate foundations. Students gain an understanding of the nonprofit philanthropic environment and become familiar with tools and resources...

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