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2019-2020

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MGF 631LEC Financial Management

The scope and objectives of corporate financial management are introduced along with the concept of the risk- return trade-off. The various sources of capital are discussed, along with their costs. Financial planning with special emphasis on the evaluation of capital projects is considered. The implications of the efficient market hypothesis are considered throughout the course.

Credits: variable
Semesters offered:


MGF 659LEC Mergers & Acquisitions Strategy & Financing

Students will learn the various aspects of identifying, analyzing, structuring, and financing acquisitions. The emphasis will be on business concepts, rather than specific tax or legal considerations. The course will include: A description of the process and planning of the various players from private equity to strategic buyers, valuation methods, transaction structure options and considerations, due diligence, financial analysis and transaction documents and post-closing activity.

Credits: 1.50
Semesters offered:


MGG 635LEC Management Communications

The purpose of this course is to emphasize the importance of effective communication techniques in an organizational setting and to provide grounding in communication skills. Team communication skills are also emphasized. Students will have the opportunity to understand leadership and communication strategies, and develop their writing skills through several assignments and class activities. Focus will be placed on improving students? ability to communicate clearly, logically and effectively. Students will have the opportunity to develop oral skills primarily through active learning.

Credits: 1.50
Semesters offered: Fall 2019


MGI 601LEC Workforce Engagement

Our focus is on the critical contribution that the management of people and the development of the organization plays in the success of any organization through the exploration of topics in depth in seminar style format. While the topics are ones of great interest to HR leaders e.g. management of talent, developing leaders, career development, performance management, the perspective we take is of employees, managers, the organization and society, not exclusively HR. The emphasis throughout the course will be on the evolving theories and change utilizing students? own experiences in the world of work. Our goal is to discuss what is changing and what needs to change in workplaces for work to continue to be impactful and meaningful to employees and of value to organizations and society.

Credits: 3.00
Semesters offered: Spring 2020


MGQ 606LEC Statistical Foundations of Analytics

This course covers the fundamental concepts in statistics that are essential for business and data analytics. Probability Theory and Sampling Theory are the two foundations of both descriptive and predictive forms of analytics. Building from these foundations, students are introduced to the statistical concepts of data analysis. Topics covered include: descriptive statistics, probability theory, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling theory, estimation, hypothesis testing, distribution fitting using chi-square tests, simple and multiple linear regression, introduction to causal modeling and predictive data analytics. MS-Excel based data modeling will be used extensively throughout the exposition of the concepts.

Credits: 3.00
Semesters offered: Fall 2019 | Summer 2019


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2018-2019

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MGF 631LEC Financial Management

The scope and objectives of corporate financial management are introduced along with the concept of the risk- return trade-off. The various sources of capital are discussed, along with their costs. Financial planning with special emphasis on the evaluation of capital projects is considered. The implications of the efficient market hypothesis are considered throughout the course.

Credits: variable
Semesters offered:


MGF 659LEC Mergers & Acquisitions Strategy & Financing

Students will learn the various aspects of identifying, analyzing, structuring, and financing acquisitions. The emphasis will be on business concepts, rather than specific tax or legal considerations. The course will include: A description of the process and planning of the various players from private equity to strategic buyers, valuation methods, transaction structure options and considerations, due diligence, financial analysis and transaction documents and post-closing activity.

Credits: 1.50
Semesters offered:


MGG 635LEC Management Communications

The purpose of this course is to emphasize the importance of effective communication techniques in an organizational setting and to provide grounding in communication skills. Team communication skills are also emphasized. Students will have the opportunity to understand leadership and communication strategies, and develop their writing skills through several assignments and class activities. Focus will be placed on improving students? ability to communicate clearly, logically and effectively. Students will have the opportunity to develop oral skills primarily through active learning.

Credits: 1.50
Semesters offered: Fall 2019


MGI 601LEC Workforce Engagement

Our focus is on the critical contribution that the management of people and the development of the organization plays in the success of any organization through the exploration of topics in depth in seminar style format. While the topics are ones of great interest to HR leaders e.g. management of talent, developing leaders, career development, performance management, the perspective we take is of employees, managers, the organization and society, not exclusively HR. The emphasis throughout the course will be on the evolving theories and change utilizing students? own experiences in the world of work. Our goal is to discuss what is changing and what needs to change in workplaces for work to continue to be impactful and meaningful to employees and of value to organizations and society.

Credits: 3.00
Semesters offered: Spring 2020


MGQ 606LEC Statistical Foundations of Analytics

This course covers the fundamental concepts in statistics that are essential for business and data analytics. Probability Theory and Sampling Theory are the two foundations of both descriptive and predictive forms of analytics. Building from these foundations, students are introduced to the statistical concepts of data analysis. Topics covered include: descriptive statistics, probability theory, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling theory, estimation, hypothesis testing, distribution fitting using chi-square tests, simple and multiple linear regression, introduction to causal modeling and predictive data analytics. MS-Excel based data modeling will be used extensively throughout the exposition of the concepts.

Credits: 3.00
Semesters offered: Fall 2019 | Summer 2019


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2017-2018

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MGF 631LEC Financial Management

The scope and objectives of corporate financial management are introduced along with the concept of the risk- return trade-off. The various sources of capital are discussed, along with their costs. Financial planning with special emphasis on the evaluation of capital projects is considered. The implications of the efficient market hypothesis are considered throughout the course.

Credits: variable
Semesters offered:


MGF 659LEC Mergers & Acquisitions Strategy & Financing

Students will learn the various aspects of identifying, analyzing, structuring, and financing acquisitions. The emphasis will be on business concepts, rather than specific tax or legal considerations. The course will include: A description of the process and planning of the various players from private equity to strategic buyers, valuation methods, transaction structure options and considerations, due diligence, financial analysis and transaction documents and post-closing activity.

Credits: 1.50
Semesters offered:


MGG 635LEC Management Communications

The purpose of this course is to emphasize the importance of effective communication techniques in an organizational setting and to provide grounding in communication skills. Team communication skills are also emphasized. Students will have the opportunity to understand leadership and communication strategies, and develop their writing skills through several assignments and class activities. Focus will be placed on improving students? ability to communicate clearly, logically and effectively. Students will have the opportunity to develop oral skills primarily through active learning.

Credits: 1.50
Semesters offered: Fall 2019


MGI 601LEC Workforce Engagement

Our focus is on the critical contribution that the management of people and the development of the organization plays in the success of any organization through the exploration of topics in depth in seminar style format. While the topics are ones of great interest to HR leaders e.g. management of talent, developing leaders, career development, performance management, the perspective we take is of employees, managers, the organization and society, not exclusively HR. The emphasis throughout the course will be on the evolving theories and change utilizing students? own experiences in the world of work. Our goal is to discuss what is changing and what needs to change in workplaces for work to continue to be impactful and meaningful to employees and of value to organizations and society.

Credits: 3.00
Semesters offered: Spring 2020


MGQ 606LEC Statistical Foundations of Analytics

This course covers the fundamental concepts in statistics that are essential for business and data analytics. Probability Theory and Sampling Theory are the two foundations of both descriptive and predictive forms of analytics. Building from these foundations, students are introduced to the statistical concepts of data analysis. Topics covered include: descriptive statistics, probability theory, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling theory, estimation, hypothesis testing, distribution fitting using chi-square tests, simple and multiple linear regression, introduction to causal modeling and predictive data analytics. MS-Excel based data modeling will be used extensively throughout the exposition of the concepts.

Credits: 3.00
Semesters offered: Fall 2019 | Summer 2019


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