Flexible (Campus) MBA (Master of Business Administration)

 

Given the changing nature of the University's COVID-19 response, check back frequently for updates to course delivery.


Fall 2020 Schedule

(last updated July 24, 2020)

Monday, August 17 - Saturday, November 21, 2020

** There will be no Labor Day break or Fall Break **

Final Exams: December 2-8, 2020 (all final exams will be conducted online)

2020-2021 Academic Calendar

MBA BACKGROUND MODULES
NOTE: The UTC Graduate Catalog requires MBA students to complete all program background requirements before the completion of six hours of MBA courses. For more information about accessing and/or completing these modules, which are online, zero-credit hour, & self-paced, contact your advisor, Christine Estoye. 

 

The UTC Registrar reserves the right to make schedule changes up to the first day of class.  Refer to the Official UTC Class Schedule for the most up-to-date schedule and for course meeting location, day, time, etc.

 

Asynchronous: This delivery method does not include any required meetings, though optional virtual meetings may be offered.  Expect to have weekly deadlines that must be met.  All coursework deadlines are due at the time stated in the syllabus following Eastern Time Zone.

Synchronous: This delivery method has set meeting days and times during which the professor will hold class as specified under the "Day/Time" column below.  Students are expected to attend class during the specified time and should expect to have weekly deadlines that must be met.  All coursework deadlines are due at the time stated in the syllabus following Eastern Time Zone.

DELIVERY FORMAT

Day/Time

COURSE COURSE TYPE PREREQUISITES and NOTES

Campus Class (Face to Face)

Monday

5:30-8 pm

ACC 5855 Accounting for Managers 

CRN 41410

Instructor: Anne Wilkins

MBA Core
  • Prerequisites: Successful completion of online background module in accounting or academic advisor approval based on academic record is required.
  • Required MBA core for anyone admitted FA17 or later. Also substitutes for ACC 5850 in Pre-FA17 MBA curriculum. Credit not given for both ACC 5855 and ACC 5850.
  • This course will be held in a classroom where social distancing will be maintained.  Wearing a mask will be required for everyone.
  • This course may be split into multiple meeting times each evening and students may be assigned to a specific meeting time – OR – you may not meet each week.  Any meeting times will fall within the regular scheduled course time.  The professor will share that information closer to the start of the semester.
  • Delivery remains subject to change in response to current COVID-19 conditions.

Online

Asynchronous

 N/A

ECON 5015 Economics for Managers

CRN 43290

Instructor: 

Peggy Douglas

MBA Core (FA17 or later)
  • Prerequisites: Successful completion of online background module in economics (micro and macro) or academic advisor approval based on academic record is required.
  • Required MBA core for anyone admitted FA17 or later. 
  • May be used as elective for anyone in the Pre-FA17 MBA curriculum with advisor approval.

Online

Asynchronous

 N/A

ETR 5885 Corporate Entrepreneurship & Innovation 

CRN 43331

Instructor: Steve Olson

MBA Core
  • Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in FIN 5820, MGT 5250, ACC 5855, & MKT 5860. 
  • Priority given to students in their final semester of study.
  • Priority given to students admitted under the new MBA curriculum (FA17 or later).
  • New MBA core for anyone admitted FA17 or later. Also, with advisor approval, substitutes for ETR 5880 in Pre-FA17 MBA curriculum. 

Online

Asynchronous

 N/A

FIN 5181 Financial Institutions & Markets

CRN 43335

Instructor: Nilesh Sah

MBA Elective
  • Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in FIN 5820.
  • Counts as Finance concentration course.
  • Priority in course given to students admitted to MBA: Finance concentration.    

Online

Asynchronous

 N/A

FIN 5820 Financial Management 

CRN 43336

Instructor: D. Michael Long

MBA Core
  • Prerequisites: Successful completion of online background modules in accounting, economics, & statistics or academic advisor approval based on academic record is required.

Online

Asynchronous

 N/A

MGT 5000R Evidence-Based Management & Improvement in Healthcare 

CRN 42345

Instructor: Deborah Mullen

MBA Elective  
  • Prerequisites: None.  Course does not require previous healthcare experience.
  • Priority in course given to students admitted to MBA: Healthcare Administration concentration.
  • For those in the MBA: Healthcare Admin concentration, this course is an approved substitute for BUS 7050 Leadership in a Complex Healthcare System.
  • Note: This course's complete description is not available on UTC's main class schedule. Refer to the description at the bottom of this page.

Campus Class (Face to Face)

Tuesday

5:30-8 pm

MGT 5140 Databases and Data Warehouses

CRN 40704

Instructor: Beni Asllani

MBA Elective
  • Priority in course given to students admitted to MBA: Business Analytics concentration, to MS Data Analytics program, to Business Analytics Graduate Certificate, and to MAcc Forensic Analytics program. 
  • This course will be held in a classroom where social distancing will be maintained.  Wearing a mask will be required for everyone.
  • This course may be split into multiple meeting times each evening and students may be assigned to a specific meeting time – OR – you may not meet each week.  Any meeting times will fall within the regular scheduled course time.  The professor will share that information closer to the start of the semester.
  • Delivery remains subject to change in response to current COVID-19 conditions.

Online

Synchronous

Thursday

5:30-8 pm

MGT 5190 Data Mining & Analytics 

CRN 40705

Instructor: Hemant Jain

MBA Elective
  • Prerequisites: Successful completion of online background module in statistics; or, grade of C or better in UTC MGT 2110, MATH 2100 or equivalent; or, academic advisor approval based on academic record is required.
  • Priority in course given to students admitted to MBA: Business Analytics concentration, to MS Data Analytics program, to Business Analytics Graduate Certificate, and to MAcc Forensic Analytics program.   
  • This course will meet virtually via Zoom at the specified day/time each week.

Online

Asynchronous

 N/A

MGT 5250 Organizational Behavior & Leadership 

CRN 41321

Instructor: Katherine Karl

MBA Core
  • No Prerequisites
  • Required MBA core for anyone admitted FA17 or later. Also substitutes for MGT 5840 in Pre-Fall 2017 MBA curriculum. Credit not given for both MGT 5250 and MGT 5840.

Online

Asynchronous

 N/A

MGT 5310 Strategic Human Capital Management 

CRN 42587

Instructor: Lisa Burke-Smalley

MBA Elective
  • No Prerequisites
Campus Class (Face to Face)  

Monday

5:30-8 pm

MGT 5810 Information Technology for Business 

CRN 41873

Instructor: Navid Aghakhani

MBA Core
  • No Prerequisites
  • This course will be held in a classroom where social distancing will be maintained.  Wearing a mask will be required for everyone.
  • If applicable, the professor will share any special meeting information closer to the start of the semester.
  • Delivery remains subject to change in response to current COVID-19 conditions.
Campus Class (Face to Face)

Wednesday

5:30-8 pm

MGT 5835 Quantitative Decision Analysis for Business 

CRN 41323

Instructor: Mohammad Ahmadi

MBA Core
  • Prerequisites: Successful completion of online background module in statistics; or, grade of C or better in UTC MGT 2110, MATH 2100 or equivalent; or, academic advisor approval based on academic record is required.
  • Required MBA core for anyone admitted FA17 or later. Also substitutes for MGT 5830 in Pre-FA17 MBA curriculum. Credit not given for both MGT 5835 and MGT 5830.
  • This course will be held in a classroom where social distancing will be maintained.  Wearing a mask will be required for everyone.
  • If applicable, the professor will share any special meeting information closer to the start of the semester.
  • Delivery remains subject to change in response to current COVID-19 conditions.

Online

Asynchronous

 N/A

MGT 5870 Strategic Management 

CRN 40606

Instructor: Nai Lamb

MBA Capstone
  • Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in FIN 5820, MGT 5835, MGT 5250, ACC 5855, ECON 5015 & MKT 5860
  • Prerequisite or Corequisite: MGT 5810
  • Priority given to students in their final semester of study

 

Online

Asynchronous

 

 N/A

MKT 5860 Marketing Management  

CRN 41944

Instructor: Prashant Srivastava

MBA Core
  • Prerequisites: Successful completion of online background module in economics; or, grade of C or better in UTC ECON 1010 and ECON 1020 or equivalent; or, academic advisor approval based on academic record is required.

 

Online

Asynchronous

 

 N/A

MKT 5000R Special Topics: Digital Marketing   

CRN 43420

Instructor: Ryan Russell

MBA Elective
  • Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MKT 5860.
  • Note: This course's complete description is not available on UTC's main class schedule. Refer to the description at the bottom of this page.

 

 For course descriptions, see the main UTC Class Schedule or the UTC Graduate Catalog.

* Special Topics Course Descriptions *

(not available in UTC Graduate Catalog or through UTC main class schedule)

MGT 5000R Evidence-Based Management & Improvement in Healthcare

Course Description: Examine the uses of different improvement techniques in Health Care including: six sigma, lean production, patient and family engagement, and other organizational standards (JCAHO, IHI, ICSI, NCQA, CMS).  Select and evaluate referents and benchmarks from literature and improvement efforts. Design a quality/process improvement process to address issues of care delivery. Understand the role of managers in leading change and supporting the improvement efforts of their organizations with special focus on maintaining improvements long term and working with professionals from across the health care environment. Describe the business case for improvement efforts.  No prerequisite.  Priority in course given to students admitted to MBA: Healthcare Administration concentration. For those in the Healthcare Administration concentration, this course is an approved substitute for BUS 7050 Leadership in a Complex Healthcare System.

 

MKT 5000R Special Topics: Digital Marketing

Course Description: This course introduces students to the changing landscape of digital media and its use as a new tool in the marketing mix. The course will explore digital marketing in a tangible and conceptual manner, its appropriate use as part of a comprehensive marketing plan, and endeavor to give students a framework for adapting to the rapid changes in these mediums. The objective of this course is to provide knowledge of how to strategically think about deploying marketing initiatives through digital marketing. This course is aimed at students considering a career in the digital marketing fields in various sectors (writing, design, social media, SEO, email, search, etc.) or any profession where digital marketing can be applied.  Prerequisite: MKT 5860 Marketing Management.