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Post-MBA Course Listings

The UB School of Management continues to add value to your MBA or Master of Science degree.

The economy and job market are as competitive as ever. The new Post-MBA option is a smart way to revitalize your skills, broaden your knowledge base and advance your career opportunities.

These classes are available for fall 2015 post-MBA study:

MGF 620 Trading and Exchange (3)

We will focus more on the theoretical underpinnings of these frictions and discuss subjects like: Why does a bid-ask spread exist?  What tradeoffs exist in current exchange design?  How does the SEC propose to handle new technological advances?  While the topics will be essentially the same as the undergraduate course, a higher degree of understanding and mastery will be demanded.

August 31 - December 9, 2015
Monday and Wednesday
Time: 5-6:20 p.m.
Location: 103 Alfiero
Instructor: Wolfe

MGF 620 Trading and Exchange (3)

We will focus more on the theoretical underpinnings of these frictions and discuss subjects like: Why does a bid-ask spread exist?  What tradeoffs exist in current exchange design?  How does the SEC propose to handle new technological advances?  While the topics will be essentially the same as the undergraduate course, a higher degree of understanding and mastery will be demanded.

September 2 - December 9, 2015
Wednesday
Time: 6:30-9:10 p.m.
Location: 103 Alfiero
Instructor: Wolfe

MGH 641 The Business of Healthcare (3)

This course is an overview of the health care industry and a frames the severe challenges facing leaders in field. It will take a business approach to the issues presented, but will always juxtapose financial issues with value creation. It begins with a short look at classic economics, and why they do not always apply in health care. It will take an in-depth look at the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and the implications it has on all parts of the industry. It will follow with a review of each component of the industry: government, health plans, employers, providers, and suppliers. Each review will focus on the unique challenges leaders are facing in a dynamic, changing environment.

Prerequisite: None.

August 31 - December 7, 2015
Monday
Time: 6:30-9:10 p.m.
Location: 103 Alfiero
Instructor: Zielinski

MGO 636 Supply Chains: Designs, Modeling and Optimization (3)

This course focuses on design, modeling and optimization of global supply chain networks. The course deals with modeling approaches and quantitative tools and techniques for design and optimization of global supply chain networks. The course also covers information systems and technologies for supply chain planning and coordination. The topics covered include: supply chain strategy formulation, performance metrics, new forecasting models applicable for supply chain contexts, newsvendor models for capacity and aggregate planning, models for location and design of supply and distribution entities, inter-organizational planning, advanced planning systems, multi-echelon inventory management techniques,  distribution requirements planning (DRP) systems, joint transportation-inventory models, and pricing and revenue management techniques. The course will also be taught in a manner that will enable you to obtain APICS professional certification (CPIM / CFPIM) with minimum preparation after the course. 

Prerequisite: MGO 630.

August 31 - December 7, 2015
Monday
Time: 6:30-9:10 p.m.
Location: 106 Jacobs
Instructor: Wang