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Management Electives Spring Semester 2009 For information about assigned course professors daystimes and classroom locations go to wwwoscargatechedu Titles for Special Topics courses 4803 are listed on the second line of course title in OSCAR ACCOUNTING MGT 4010 Business Taxation The central objective of this course is to give you an overview of the federal income tax system as it relates to business activities This course examines the basics of income taxation as it relates to multiple entities This course will provide the necessary tax background for a variety of accounting nancial and managerial careers The course will also help you prepare for several qualifying examinations in accounting and finance such as Certi ed Public Accountant CPA Certi ed Management Accountant CMA and Chartered Financial Analyst CFA The course will take a tax analysis and planning approach The basic concepts of federal income taxation will be covered through lecture and problem solving MGT 4026 Financial Reporting amp Analysis I The objectives of this course are to gain a thorough understanding of fundamental accounting techniques and to explore the accounting theory underlying such techniques Course coverage includes assets most of the lefthand side of the balance sheet revenue recognition stockholders equity and earnings income items MGT 4027 Financial Report amp Analysis 11 This course is a continuation of MGT 4026 Financial Reporting and Analysis I The topical coverage of MGT 4027 includes nancial reporting and issues of nancial analysis associated with the statement of cash ows more advanced that the 4026 coverage income taxes more advanced than that in 4026 leases pensions and investments A distinctive feature of this course as well as MGT 4026 is the joint attention given to 1 developing the ability to apply generally accepted accounting principles GAAP in the topical areas identi ed as well as 2 drawing out the implications of the nancial reporting for nancial analysis The subjects of nancial reporting and analysis are treated on an integrated basis The broad framework of nancial quality is employed to draw out some of the nancialanalytical implications of various nancial reporting topics The implications of nancial reporting for a range of nancial ratios are also considered While an equityinvestor orientation is common for intermediate advanced nancial courses this course employs a more creditor lender perspective This has the bene t of broadening the scope of the analysis for most students as well as drawing on the comparative strengths and experience of your instructor Page 1 of 12 MGT 4041 Auditing and Financial Control Systems The course is designed to provide the student with insight about auditing what it is why it s important what it entails and why users of nancial statements should care about it The course is designed for students interested in various aspects of accounting and nance Topics covered in the course include the demand for assurance services management fraud the legal liability of public accounting rms an overview of the audit process and ethical issues facing CPAs MGT 4803 TSD Advanced Financial Reporting Advanced Financial Reporting is the study of advanced topics in nancial reporting The material will be taught using lecture discussion and problemsolving Students are expected to contribute to class discussions to turn in written assignments and to ask and answer questions during class Speci c course objectives include Students will learn generally accepted accounting principles and financial reporting issues and requirements related to business expansion and growth international reporting partnerships governmental and private notforprofit entities Students will learn how nancial reporting requirements in uence and affect reporting and operating decisions faced by nancial managers Pro ciency in nancial reporting requirements terminology and techniques that can be demonstrated on the job and on the CPA CMA and other professional examinations Development of communication skills Development of critical thinking and analytical skills through application of generally accepted accounting principles to nancial reporting issues confronting nancial managers and Exposure to financial reporting issues for companies doing business internationally MGT 4803 TSO Accounting Ethics The course is designed to expose students to issues surrounding accountants professional ethics The course is intended to sensitize students to ethical Jquot that may in their professional lives and to provide students with insight into how to deal with such dilemmas The course is structured around lectures and class discussion The lectures cover material from 1 a textbook and 2 assigned readings all available for download from Georgia Tech s library The classroom discussions revolve around a series of minicases included in the textbook FINANCE MGT 3075 Security Valuation This course teaches students how to use nancial and accounting information to value rms By the end of this course you will be able to implement the three major approaches to security valuation These approaches are discounted cash ow valuation relative valuation and real options In addition you will be able to identify the benefits and drawbacks of each model and the situations where each model is likely to work best Page 2 of 12 This course will present little in the way of new material The emphasis will be on applying the material learned in MGT 3062 Virtually all of the problems we consider will be based on realworld situations MGT 3076 Investments The course is divided into three sections The first begins with an overview of the institutional setting including an introduction to the process of investment planning for both short and longterm needs a description of the essential characteristics of various investment vehicles the organization and operation of the securities markets a critical survey of the more important sources of investment information with emphasis on those available in the Georgia Tech Library as well as on the Internet an examination of the concepts of return and risk the ways in which they can be measured and their signi cance in terms of investor objectives and closes with an introduction to the principles of optimal portfolio formation and administration The second section is devoted in its entirety to an analysis of the major types of securities available to investors It begins with an examination of common stock moves to a consideration of fixed return securities and concludes with a look at preferred stock and convertible securities The principal emphasis throughout is on fundamental security analysis with its stress on principles and techniques of security valuation however the student is also introduced to the nature and essentials of technical security analysis The concept of efficient markets is also examined in this section Three specialized topics are included in the final section of the course They consist of a study of techniques designed to monitor the performance of a portfolio an examination of mutual funds and the role they can play in an investment program and finally an introduction to options including rights warrants puts and calls This later topic is intended to serve as an introduction to the elective course in Derivative Securities MGT 3084 which those students particularly interested in this subject may choose to take MGT 3079 Management of Financial Institutions The objective of this course is to introduce the students to the role of bank and nonbank financial intermediaries and the management of their operations The course will provide an introduction to the various kinds of financial institutions discuss their operations and highlight their differences from other forms of corporations The main focus of the course is to discuss the various risks faced by financial institutions and a detailed analysis of the various tools and instruments used to manage these risks Special emphasis will be placed on the valuation of various fixed income securities which play a major role in the operation of the financial intermediaries The course is structured into three parts a introduction of financial institutions b measurement of the various risks faced by these institutions and c management and hedging of these risks Areas of asset securitization offbalancesheet financial activities and international financing and operations will also be covered Page 3 of 12 MGT 4070 International Finance The objective of this course is to learn the principles of International Finance and apply these to the study of corporate nance While the focus is on International Corporate Finance the initial few weeks will be spent on fundamentals that form a necessary background for issues that we will address in the latter part of the course The course is structured such that the material covered in the lectures is reinforced using casestudies By the end of this elective course you are expected to be able to make basic decisions on international finance problems facing the managers of a multinational corporation These include but are not limited to 1 understanding the various types of securities used in international financial markets 2 hedging currency risk using these securities 3 ways of raising capital in international financial markets 4 calculating the cost of capital for a large multinational and 5 valuing projects in different countries MGT 4803 TSI Financial Markets Trading and Structure The course focuses on liquidity market structure and trading In equity markets around the world investors are increasingly concerned with controlling transaction costs and innovative trading technologies have been introduced In this context attention is given to the efficiency of trading systems and market centers the impact of computer technology on markets and trading the role of intermediaries and regulatory actions on market structure issues The course examines a number of alternative market structures in terms of their economic and operational underpinnings Simulation software is used to provide handson experience in making tactical trading decisions in different market structures Computer Simulations Simulation software TraderEx will be used in the course for inclass demonstrations and homework assignments When using the simulation you will enter orders and or quotes into a computerdriven market that generates order ow and that responds directly to your orders You will see your results in realtime and analyze them after play Auction dealer and hybrid markets are simulated The simulation should deepen your awareness of what trading involves and sharpen your trading skills INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT MGT 4052 Systems Analysis and Design This course is on the development life cycle of business information systems It covers analysis and design tools and methodology Modern corporate information systems support both an organization s highly structured operational activities eg inventories sales marketing personnel as well as the ad hoc complex business decision problems e g new product introduction plant expansion downsizing stock offerings Without intelligently designed information systems an organization will have a difficult time being competitive in the market The overall course objective is to provide you with the concepts and skills you need to analyze and design information systems The course concentrates on the frontend of the systems development Page 4 of 12 process while only lightly touching upon the development of computer programs and their testing and maintenance Therefore the focus will be on understanding systems analysis and design from a managerial viewpoint not a computer science perspective MGT 4053 Business Data Communications The birth of the internetwork spawned a rash of business opportunities However newly introduced data communication 39 39 39 have 39 J J the J 39 J challenges for rms such as the restructuring organization process redesign personnel training and strategic decisions of adapting new technologies Some will overcome these challenges others may struggle Who will add signi cant ef ciency productivity and pro tability in their organization How do we take advantage of the data communication technologies How does the data communication work In this course we address these issues We begin with understanding the basic knowledge of data communication 7 Wired and Wireless Then we consider security electronic payment trend of telecommunication industry and managerial issues 7 Managing IT organization Cost Saving MampA IT outsourcing etc MGT 4056 Electronic Commerce This course is designed to provide students a fundamental understanding of the impact of Internet technology the World Wide Web and developing technologies e g wireless media convergence on business strategies business models and business competitive capabilities Whether you re a manager in a large established global enterprise or an entrepreneur in the early stages of a business startup e Commerce possibilities and competitive threats now often shape the business agenda Despite the downturn in Internet company equity valuations and the failure of many dot coms it is clear that how a rm s leadership reacts to new technology driven opportunities the changing values and characteristics of technology empowered consumers and business buyers and rival strategies and competitive actions will largely determine the future winners in an increasing wired eEconomy The course will generally take the perspective of applying Internet technologies to solving business problems typically within the context of larger commercial organizations considering both the businesstobusiness and businesstoconsumer market spaces MGT 4057 Business Process Analysis and Design This is a course on business processes and the underlying software infrastructure that supports them Although the concept of business processes is deceptively simple the complexity lies in the details and the myriad of different ways in which companies structure these processes In a modern organization business processes are supported by a complex software infrastructure partly procured and partly developed inhouse that interlinks automates and increases their ef ciency The emphasis of this course is on this software infrastructure and its relationships to business processes and organizational structure and how firms can manage these relationships most effectively While technology is the facilitator of business process and organizational change our focus will not be on speci c technologies or programming per se Rather our focus will be on the effective management of these technologies to help rms achieve competitive advantage In particular we will view information technology IT as a general purpose technology GPT and to make most effective use of this GPT managers must make complementary investments in process organization and employee Page 5 of 12 training Through better management of IT and its organizational complements a rm can create IT capabilities that give it an advantage over competitors MGT 4058 Database Management This is an introductory course on database technology The purpose of this course is to introduce database technology and provide handson experience in designing and developing databases to meet organizational goals through instruction in database management and design The scope of instruction will include database concepts data modeling relational database development SQL the application of popular database systems software and some additional topics on more advanced database technology and applications MARKETING MGT 3310 Marketing Research This course is designed to introduce you to the concepts methods and applications of marketing research Basically the role of marketing research in the business world is to help marketing managers make sound decisions Thus the various concepts and techniques you learn in this class will help you develop and carry out marketing research projects and implement ndings in order to improve marketing practices This course has an applied orientation therefore you will be expected to participate in discussions of class materials cases and current events Also you must be prepared to use what you learned from the basic marketing management course and the introductory statistics course both theoretical and practical components and apply this 39lt 39 J 39 39 and J quot a marketing research project and interpreting marketing research data MGT 4303 Personal Selling and Sales Management The relationship between companies and their customers has changed profoundly in recent years Customers no longer look to their suppliers as just sources of products and services increasingly they demand that their suppliers add significant value to their business And consistent with this search for value they seek tighter more strategic relationships with their suppliers This has produced a major shift in the role of the salesperson a shift from transactional selling with an emphasis on quot getting the salequot to one of relationship selling where the emphasis is on building and nurturing longterm value based relationships This course is intended to provide students with a basic understanding of the tools and techniques that make for successful relationship selling Among the core topics covered are understanding buyer behavior prospecting for potential customers planning the sales call communicating the sales message recruiting selecting and motivating salespeople evaluating salesperson performance However rather than covering these topics in a lecture format as undergraduate courses often do there will be a special emphasis in this course on quotlearning by doingquot with a major portion of classroom time devoted to Page 6 of 12 0 Role plays covering various elements of the relationship selling and sales management process formal presentations in which presenters will develop and deliver sales presentations to fellow students who play the role of corporate buyers Mini cases and lecturettes in which students will engage typical issues and problems facing sales professionals MGT 4331 Consumer Behavior The major purpose of the course is to introduce the students to the major concepts theories and techniques that make up the area of consumer behavior The very basis of the marketing concept is the satisfaction of consumer needs and wants Consumer behavior studies the why of marketing 7 why consumers prefer certain products and services To explore the why the students will be exposed to perspective on consumption from marketing 39 p J l l g 39 39 J and quot r 39 The students will also learn about the techniques that marketers use to und rstand and in uence consumers desires and how their actions in uence in both positive and negative ways our daily lives MGT 4335 International Marketing The objectives of this course are l to introduce the student to an understanding of the environmental factors affecting international marketing and the similarities and differences versus domestic marketing 2 to provide the knowledge and skills needed for the administration of the international marketing function and 3 to introduce and evaluate the impact of recent environmental changes on international business and marketing MGT 4803 TSP Sales Management The goal of this class is to introduce you to sales management in businesstobusiness settings Topics include the role of personal selling as part of marketing strategy sales force organization and deployment recruiting and selection of salespeople sales training motivating and rewarding salespeople and evaluation of performance This sales management course is designed to a Expose you to the multifaceted nature of the sales manager s job b Build awareness of current sales management practices and relevant managerial issues c Illustrate the interaction of sales management with the other elements of the marketing program and organization and d Develop analysis and problemsolving skills within a sales management framework OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT MGT 3510 Management of Technology This course focuses on analysis of the challenges associated with managing a firm39s resources technology work force materials information knowledge for longterm competitive advantage Particular emphasis is placed on planning under conditions including rapid technological innovation in products and processes international competition and changing markets Specific topics include Page 7 of 12 positioning strategies innovation and diffusion technology strategy technology transfer performance measurement technology justification and implementation of new technology Students are typically exposed to cases in actual manufacturing and service industry domains readings from publications such as the Harvard Business Review deals with management practice 1 and leading research in academic journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly Management Science and Production and Onera nnc MGT 3744 Managing Product Service amp Technology Development Previously taught as Special Topic M GT 4803 Collaborative Product Development No credit allowed for both M GT 3744 amp M GT 4803 Collaborative Product Development Research and development RampD of products and services have emerged as one of the key themes of competitiveness after the 1990s And yet it is still treated in many firms as a quotblack holequot into which management pours lots of money hoping that enough useful things come out to sustain the company for a few more years quoton the runquot Have you worked or done internships in marketing finance or sales Then you likely are familiar with that view This course offers a systematic overview of the management issues that arise during the process of new product development NPD The development process requires integration across the traditional management functions The course introduces tools and concepts for both linking development to strategy and for managing the development process for speed efficiency and market impact Through a combination of cases and reading articles the course covers a wide range of topics MGT 4360 Global Operations The creation of free trade agreements such as NAFTA and GATT and the easing of trade laws and tariff structures have helped to create a global marketplace Today it is not uncommon to see a company develop a product in one country manufacture or outsource it in a different country and sell it to a third country In addition new products could be introduced in several countries almost simultaneously and suppliers with special expertise and technology could collaborate with manufacturers in different countries to create global products As the world moves toward an international economy the battle cry for corporations is increasingly becoming one of global operations While globalization promises enormous strategic benefits by coordinating operations located in different countries it is imperative for managers to develop a global perspective and be able to understand the intricacies of the global marketplace Managing manufacturing and supply chain operations across cultural economic and political boundaries is a formidable challenge because of which many globalization efforts are falling far short of their promise MGT 4366 Service Operations Management This case course explores the dimensions of successful service firms It prepares students for enlightened management and suggests creative entrepreneurial opportunities Outstanding service organizations are managed differently than their quotmerely goodquot competitors Actions are based on totally different assumptions about the way success is achieved The results show not only in terms of conventional measures of performance but also in the enthusiasm of the employees and quality of customer satisfaction Page 8 of 12 Beginning with the service encounter service managers must blend marketing technology people and information to achieve a distinctive competitive advantage This course will study service management from an integrated viewpoint with a focus on customer satisfaction where the material will integrate operations marketing strategy information technology and organizational issues Finally because the service sector is the fastest growing sector of the economy this course is intended to help students discover entrepreneurial opportunities MGT 4803 TSN Management of Healthcare Operations This course is primarily intended for senior MGT majors interested in learning about the roles of operations management and information technology management in the healthcare enterprise Students in ISyE and Computing interested in learning about operating and managing a healthcare enterprise will also benefit from this course The learning objectives for the course are as follows 1 Learn the structure of a patientcentric healthcare enterprise and gain an understanding of the challenges facing the enterprise 2 Identify the opportunities for transforming the healthcare enterprise by applying 3 Information technology tools systems such as Electronic Medical Records EMR Computerized Physician Order Entry Systems CPOE National Health Information Infrastructure NHII Radio frequency Identification Systems RFID and IT Standards e g HL7 4 Learn the Regulatory processes for Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices 5 Explore emerging trends in enhancing healthcare such as retail storefront clinics pay for performance and the Leapfrog Group initiatives 6 Understand the barriers to change in the healthcare enterprise including the adoption of technology and management practices OTHER MANAGEMENT ELECTIVES MGT 4191 Entrepreneurship Forum This course is an entrylevel course in entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial management providing a broad overview of Entrepreneurship and what it takes to successfully start and run a business Central to the course is the opportunity for students to meet listen to and interact with entrepreneurs and business leaders in both the forprofit and nonprofit sectors and to be exposed to real life lessons learned from individuals with credibility and thoughtprovoking life experiences Upon completion the student will have a basic understanding of what it takes to start a business develop a business concept and feasibility study and determine whether they have an interest in further studies in the entrepreneurial field MGT 4192 IMPACT Forum Previously taught as Special Topics M GT 4803 IMPACT Forum No credit allowed for both MGT 4192 and MGT 4803 IMPACT Forum Page 9 of 12 Each individual has a unique capacity to contribute their expertise talents insights and experience to create a signi cant impact in their lives and in the lives of others The objective of this course is to 0 Investigate discuss and develop key competencies for creating personal Impact internal Examples of competencies include Awareness 7 range of perspectives points of view and possibilities Criticalthinking 7 ability to investigate and assess situations opinions and actions Emotional Intelligence 7 ability to manage ourselves and our relationships Communication 7 writing speaking listening Curiosity and compassion 7 ability to seek out and understand the complexity of diversity Explore the concept of Impact 7 across a range of environments external Develop a personal Impact Statement 0000 MGT 4193 Service Leadership Values and Systems Previously taught as Special Topics M GT 4803 Presence Values amp Systems No credit allowed for both MGT 4193 and MGT 4803 Presence Values amp Systems Leadership is often perceived in terms of an individual s skills and abilities to in uence others While these are important ingredients of leadership in order to be truly effective it is also critical for students to understand the environments in which they operate the values that drive their decisions and actions and the consequences that those decisions and actions will have on others within their organization and beyond All individuals should be aware that their current behavior either limits or expands their ability to exercise leadership and in uence others in the future This course has been designed to enhance students awareness of their values and the ways in which those values are re ected in their decisions and actions We will explore the gap and tension between stated organizational values and those that drive actions Students will gain a better understanding of the systems in which they operate and learn how to identify points of leverage to affect change Contemporary concepts of integrating values and systemlevel thinking will be studied providing the student with knowledge that may in uence their philosophy style and strategy MGT 4670 Entrepreneurship This course provides an introduction to the process of establishing a technologybased new venture and examines the entrepreneurial approach to business development and growth The learning experience is designed to expose students to the entrepreneurial process of new venture creation with a focus on technology entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship is viewed in this course as longterm value creation Accordingly the course will focus on a study of the activities associated with the assessment creation development and successful operation of high potential new and emerging ventures Course participants working in a small team environment will have the opportunity to develop their new venture management skills through a combination of classroom exercises case analysis and existing business plan analysis and through the development of a detailed opportunity analysis and venture business plan Page 10 of 12 MGT 4803 HP Honors Social Entrepreneurship Social Entrepreneurship is a concept that has gained momentum during the past few years It is a process that applies innovative solutions to the world s most pressing social problems It has become an attractive alternative for students who wish to utilize their leadership and managerial skills to address the challenges of the world According to Dees 2001 social entrepreneurship incorporates the following elements 0 A mission that seeks to create and sustain social value 0 Designing processes for the organization to pursue opportunities to support that mission through innovation adaptation and learning 0 Attracting the resources necessary to achieve the mission and sustain the organization while driving efficiency and leveraging existing resources to expand the scope of their service 0 A clear focus on the needs ofthose being served This course has been designed to Introduce students to the concept of social entrepreneurship Expose them to trends to understand shifts in the character of social entrepreneurship Expose them to critical components for success and Expand their knowledge and understanding of how they may integrate social entrepreneurship into the professional and personal arenas of their lives MGT 4803 TSB Real Estate Competition The course will expose students to the dynamics that drive commercial real estate development and investment The course is centered on a group project competition in which student teams are given a real development opportunity challenge in the region and are asked to create a developmentbusiness plan for such The teams present their plans to a panel of executives and the winning team then represents Georgia Tech in the NAIOP Competition against UGA Emory GSU and Kennesaw State University The plans will incorporate elements of finance land planningdesign sales amp marketing community and government relations The class meets Tuesdays from 430730 and each session includes guest speakers from various aspects of the real estate industry lenders investors architects and planners developers govemmentpolicy makers giving students direct exposure to local executives and industry leaders In addition to interacting with guest speakers each team will have a quotcoachquot to advise them as they formulate their plan Class time will be used for teams to meet with their coaches and outside advisors to develop their plans MGT 4803 TSH Gender amp Ethnicity in United States and Global Organizations The face of the global and domestic workplace has changed radically in recent decades This change has provided great opportunity for growth but it has also created new concerns for the individual and the organization as we learn to harness the power of this new workforce in the most productive ways This course will examine how managers and employees become more effective leaders by understanding the role gender race and ethnicity plays in the life of the organization Page 11 of 12
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