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General Studies courses may be an option for students interested in taking one or two credit-based courses but who are not currently interested in seeking a credential. Students who successfully complete General Studies courses may be eligible to transfer credit toward a certificate, diploma or degree upon formal admission to a program.

Permission to register in General Studies courses requires approval by the Dean or designate. Supporting documentation and/or prerequisites may be required.

For information about non-credit courses, visit Continuing Studies.

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MGMT562: International Business Strategy

 Course Description: Examines new and old mental models to foster a strategist perspective in international business practitioners. Students will explore and think critically about the core strategic international business notions, concepts, tools, models and economic trade theories required by managers to manage and lead their organizations in today’s challenging and turbulent international business ecosystem. Co-requisites: MGMT 561,568, 541A.  Credits: 3.00

MGMT562: International Business Strategy

 Course Description: Examines new and old mental models to foster a strategist perspective in international business practitioners. Students will explore and think critically about the core strategic international business notions, concepts, tools, models and economic trade theories required by managers to manage and lead their organizations in today’s challenging and turbulent international business ecosystem. Co-requisites: MGMT 561,568, 541A.  Credits: 3.00

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
February 26, 2018 May 13, 2018 1902.14 On Campus
May 28, 2018 July 27, 2018 1902.14 Online
June 25, 2018 September 9, 2018 1902.14 On Campus
October 15, 2018 December 16, 2018 TBD Online
February 25, 2019 May 12, 2019 TBD On Campus

MGMT565: International Accounting Tools for Financial Health

 Course Description: Considers financial tools and performance measurements that are widely used in both the public and private sectors. The course focuses on tools that are required by both experienced and aspiring leaders, providing opportunities for hands-on application of tools and measurements by course participants. In individual and team projects, students will examine the controls used by organizations.  Credits: 3.00

MGMT565: International Accounting Tools for Financial Health

 Course Description: Considers financial tools and performance measurements that are widely used in both the public and private sectors. The course focuses on tools that are required by both experienced and aspiring leaders, providing opportunities for hands-on application of tools and measurements by course participants. In individual and team projects, students will examine the controls used by organizations.  Credits: 3.00

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
August 21, 2017 November 5, 2017 TBD On Campus
January 8, 2018 March 11, 2018 1902.14 Online
January 8, 2018 March 25, 2018 1902.14 On Campus
August 27, 2018 November 11, 2018 TBD On Campus

MGMT566: Sustainability and International Corporate Citizenship

 Course Description: Integrates the consideration of human rights and environmental stewardship into assessments of business practices, to determine the “triple bottom line”: the economic, social and environmental impacts of global business. International Corporate Citizenship explores the use of voluntary codes of practice and market-driven certification programs that extend producer responsibility.  Credits: 3.00

MGMT566: Sustainability and International Corporate Citizenship

 Course Description: Integrates the consideration of human rights and environmental stewardship into assessments of business practices, to determine the “triple bottom line”: the economic, social and environmental impacts of global business. International Corporate Citizenship explores the use of voluntary codes of practice and market-driven certification programs that extend producer responsibility.  Credits: 3.00

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
February 26, 2018 May 13, 2018 1902.14 On Campus
May 28, 2018 July 29, 2018 1902.14 Online
June 25, 2018 September 9, 2018 1902.14 On Campus
February 25, 2019 May 12, 2019 TBD On Campus

MGMT567: International Business Negotiations

 Course Description: Prepares the student to be a capable contributor to international or intercultural business negotiations. Students will examine the negotiation process through the lens of interest and culture, developing awareness of their own and others preferences and the importance of cultural issues through discussion and simulation exercises.  Credits: 3.00

MGMT567: International Business Negotiations

 Course Description: Prepares the student to be a capable contributor to international or intercultural business negotiations. Students will examine the negotiation process through the lens of interest and culture, developing awareness of their own and others preferences and the importance of cultural issues through discussion and simulation exercises.  Credits: 3.00

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
February 26, 2018 May 13, 2018 1902.14 On Campus
June 25, 2018 September 9, 2018 1902.14 On Campus
August 13, 2018 October 7, 2018 1902.14 Blended
February 25, 2019 May 12, 2019 TBD On Campus

PJMN501: Managing Complex Projects

 Course Description: Project managers use specific proven techniques and strategies for achieving outstanding results. Several models have evolved to provide contextual frameworks for integrating projects within an organization’s strategic goals. This course includes and examines the benefits realization approach and the SMART (strategically managed, aligned, regenerative and transitional) model.  Credits: 3.00

PJMN501: Managing Complex Projects

 Course Description: Project managers use specific proven techniques and strategies for achieving outstanding results. Several models have evolved to provide contextual frameworks for integrating projects within an organization’s strategic goals. This course includes and examines the benefits realization approach and the SMART (strategically managed, aligned, regenerative and transitional) model.  Credits: 3.00

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
October 16, 2017 December 17, 2017 2196.67 Online
April 30, 2018 June 30, 2018 2196.67 Online
October 15, 2018 December 16, 2018 TBD Online
June 10, 2019 August 11, 2019 TBD Online

PJMN502: Project Planning and Scheduling

 Course Description: Examines the constraints faced by every project manager in any project and timeframe, budget, human resources, specifications, equipment and material-without letting the constraints limit innovation and creativity. The course introduces techniques for work breakdown structure development, estimating, forecasting, evaluating and forecasting, monitoring and reporting costs and interpreting earned-value data.  Credits: 3.00

PJMN502: Project Planning and Scheduling

 Course Description: Examines the constraints faced by every project manager in any project and timeframe, budget, human resources, specifications, equipment and material-without letting the constraints limit innovation and creativity. The course introduces techniques for work breakdown structure development, estimating, forecasting, evaluating and forecasting, monitoring and reporting costs and interpreting earned-value data.  Credits: 3.00

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
January 8, 2018 March 11, 2018 2196.67 Online
January 7, 2019 March 10, 2019 TBD Online