Master of Business Administration

(Flexible/Campus)


Fall 2019 Schedule

Monday, August 19 - Monday, December 2, 2019 

Final Exams: December 4-10

 

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. 

 

Note: The UTC Records Office 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.

DELIVERY FORMAT DAY/TIME COURSE COURSE TYPE PREREQUISITES/NOTES

Campus Class (Face to Face)

Tuesday & Thursday

8-9:15 am

ACC 5070  Governmental Accounting 

CRN 40781

Instructor: Greg Thibadoux 

MBA Elective
  • Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in UTC's ACC 3000 (Intermediate Accounting I) or in equivalent coursework. Students having taken a governmental accounting course at the undergraduate level are not eligible for credit in this course.
  • Usually only students with bachelor's degrees in accounting meet these prerequisites.

Campus Class (Face to Face)

 

Tuesday & Thursday

1:40-2:55 pm

ACC 5110 Taxation of Corporations & Partnerships 

CRN 40782

Instructor: Spencer Usery

MBA Elective
  • Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in intermediate accounting and federal tax required, equivalent to UTC ACC 3010 & ACC 3070. Students having a taxation of corporations & partnerships course at the undergraduate level are not eligible for credit in this course.
  • Usually only students with bachelor's degrees in accounting meet these prerequisites.

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.

Campus Class (Face to Face)

Thursday

5:30-8 pm

ECON 5015 Economics for Managers

CRN 41412

Instructor: Sheena Murray

MBA Core
  • Prerequisites: Successful completion of online background module in economics or academic advisor approval based on academic record is required.
  • Required MBA core for anyone admitted FA17 or later.  

Online

 

ETR 5880 Entrepreneurship & New Venture

CRN 42156

Instructor: Adam Wolcott

MBA Elective
(OR Old Curric. Core)
  • Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in all of the following courses: FIN 5820 (Financial Management) & MKT 5860 (Marketing Management) - email your advisor if you qualify but receive a prerequisite error.
  • Fulfills old MBA curriculum as the entrepreneurship core for anyone admitted SU17 or earlier under the old curriculum.
  • Limited seats available on first-come registration basis
Campus Class (Face to Face)

Wednesday

5:30-8 pm

ETR 5885 Corporate Entrepreneurship & Innovation 

CRN 41572

Instructor: Beverly Brockman

MBA Core (FA17 or later)
  • 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  

FIN 5760  International Financial Management

CRN 42157

Instructor: Merita Cani

MBA Elective
  • Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in FIN 5820.
  • Priority in course given to students admitted to MBA: Finance concentration.    
Campus Class (Face to Face)

Tuesday

5:30-8 pm

FIN 5820 Financial Management 

CRN 40321

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

 

MGT 5000R Evidence-Based Management & Improvement in Healthcare 

CRN 42345

Instructor: Deborah Mullen

MBA Elective  
  • Prerequisites: None.  Course does not require previous healthcare experience.
  • 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 Business Analytics Graduate Certificate students, and to MAcc Forensic Analytics students.  
Campus Class (Face to Face)

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 Business Analytics Graduate Certificate students, and to MAcc Forensic Analytics students.    
Campus Class (Face to Face)

Wednesday

5:30-8 pm

MGT 5250 Organizational Behavior & Leadership 

CRN 41321

Instructor: Rich Allen

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  

MGT 5290 EEO and Risk Management 

CRN 42325

Instructor: Katherine Karl

MBA Elective
  • No Prerequisites
  • Limited seats available on first-come registration basis
Web Enhanced

Monday

5:30-8 pm

MGT 5310 Strategic Human Capital Management 

CRN 42587

Instructor: Lisa Burke-Smalley

MBA Elective
  • No Prerequisites
  • Web Enhanced: Approx. 30% of this course will be delivered virtually/online.  The remainder of the course will occur at the regular set evening meeting time each week.  The professor will clearly state the virtual dates on the course syllabus.  This is NOT a fully online course; students are expected to attend face-to-face class when it is scheduled per the syllabus.
Online  

MGT 5810 Information Technology for Business 

CRN 41873

Instructor: Beni Asllani

MBA Core
  • No Prerequisites
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.
Campus Class (Face to Face)

Thursday

5:30-8 pm

MGT 5870 Strategic Management 

CRN 40606

Instructor: Frank Butler

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
  Limited course meetings & international study trip

MGT 5950 International Business Experience: South Africa

CRN 42331

Instructor: Katherine Karl

MBA Elective
  • Includes required 10-13 day international study trip. Course does not meet on regular basis throughout semester so will not interfere with other course meeting days/times. Extra study-trip related costs apply. Scholarships available for eligible students & financial aid may be used towards costs of study trip and course. This course often allows students to take an extra course resulting in expedited progress towards graduation.
  • Study Trip Dates: December 12-19, 2019  (Trip occurs after Fall 2019 final exams but counts as fall course.) 
  • See Rollins COB South Africa course web site for more information on applying, costs, itinerary, etc.

Campus Class (Face to Face)

Tuesday

5:30-8 pm

MKT 5000R Social Entrepreneurship 

CRN 42749

Instructor: Thomas Lyons

MBA Elective
  • No Prerequisites
  • 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.
Online

 

 

MKT 5860 Marketing Management  

CRN 41944

Instructor: TBD

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.

 

 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.  For those in the Healthcare Administration concentration, this course is an approved substitute for BUS 7050 Leadership in a Complex Healthcare System.

 

MKT 5000R Social Entrepreneurship 

Course Description: “Social entrepreneurship” is the application of the mindset, tools, techniques, and skills of business entrepreneurship and the power of markets to the pursuit of a social mission (e.g., providing affordable housing to low income households, feeding the hungry, making a college education accessible to economically disadvantaged youth, etc.).  This highly interactive course will explore the theoretical and conceptual underpinnings of the field, its practice, and the ways in which its impacts are assessed. Case studies and examples from practice will be used to illustrate principles and stimulate discussion.