Flexible (Campus) MBA

Spring 2020 Schedule

Monday, January 6 to Monday, April 20, 2020 

Final Exams: April 22 - 28

  

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, and self-paced, contact your advisor, Christine Estoye. 

 

Note: 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.

DELIVERY FORMAT DAY/TIME COURSE COURSE TYPE PREREQUISITES/NOTES

Online

 

ACC 5070 Governmental Accounting 

CRN 21842

Instructor: Amie Haun 

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 this prerequisite.

Hybrid

 

ACC 5110 Taxation of Corporations & Partnerships 

CRN 20711

Instructor: Spencer Usrey

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 21137

Instructor: Mike Owens

MBA Core
  • Prerequisites: Successful completion of online background module in accounting or academic advisor approval based on academic record is required.
  • A new 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.

Online

 

ACC 5855 Accounting for Managers 

CRN 21357

Instructor: Mike Owens

MBA Core
  • Prerequisites: Successful completion of online background module in accounting or academic advisor approval based on academic record is required.
  • A new MBA core for anyone admitted FA17 or later. Also substitutes for ACC 5850 in Pre-FA17 MBA curriclum. Credit not given for both ACC 5855 and ACC 5850.
  • Limited seats available on first-come/first-registered basis.

Campus Class (Face to Face)

Thursday

5:30-8 pm

 

ECON 5015 Economics for Managers

CRN 22510

Instructor: Caleb Watkins

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

Online

 

ETR 5880 Entrepreneurship & New Venture

CRN 21900

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.
Campus Class (Face to Face)

Tuesday

5:30-8 pm

ETR 5885 Corporate Entrepreneurship & Innovation 

CRN 21899

Instructor: Beverly Brockman

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 substitutes for ETR 5880 in Pre-FA17 MBA curriculum. 
Online  

FIN 5460 Investments 

CRN 21438

Instructor: D. Michael Long

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

Thursday

5:30-8 pm

FIN 5820 Financial Management 

CRN 20083

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 Special Topics: Healthcare Management

CRN 22581

Instructor: Deborah Mullen

MBA Elective
  • No Prerequisites
  • Priority in course given to students admitted to MBA: Healthcare Administration concentration. 
  • Approved substitute for BUS 7060 Healthcare Policy & Economics as part of the MBA: Healthcare Administration concentration.

Online

 

MGT 5180 Prescriptive Analytics

CRN 22583

Instructor: Kelly McNamara

MBA Elective
  • Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MGT 5140 or MGT 5810
  • Priority in course given to students admitted to MBA: Analytics concentration, Business Analytics Graduate Certificate program, MS Data Analytics program, and MAcc Forensic Analytics program. 
Campus Class (Face to Face)

Tuesday

5:30-8 pm

MGT 5200 Advanced Data Analytics 

CRN 20646

Instructor: Hemant Jain

MBA Elective
  • Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MGT 5190
  • Priority in course given to students admitted to MBA: Analytics concentration, Business Analytics Graduate Certificate program, MS Data Analytics program, and MAcc Forensic Analytics program.    
Campus Class (Face to Face)

Wednesday

5:30-8 pm

MGT 5250 Organizational Behavior & Leadership 

CRN 21189

Instructor: Rich Allen

MBA Core
  • No Prerequisites
  • A new 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 5260 Business Leadership 

CRN 21998

Instructor: Mark Mendenhall

MBA Elective
  • No Prerequisites
Online  

MGT 5810 Information Technology for Business 

CRN 21297

Instructor: Navid Aghakhani

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

Wednesday

5:30-8 pm

MGT 5835 Quantitative Decision Analysis for Business 

CRN 21298

Instructor: Mohammad Ahmadi

MBA Core
  • Prerequisites: Successful completion of online background module in statistics; grade of C or better in UTC MGT 2110, MATH 2100 or equivalent; or academic advisor approval based on academic record is required.
  • A new MBA core for anyone admitted FA17 or later. Also substitutes for MGT 5830 in Pre-FA17 MBA curriclum. Credit not given for both MGT 5835 and MGT 5830.
Campus Class (Face to Face)

Wednesday

5:30-8 pm

MGT 5870 Strategic Management 

CRN 20519

Instructor: Frank Butler

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

MGT 5950 International Business Experience: Balkans 

CRN 21304

Instructor: Beni Asllani

MBA Elective
  • Includes required 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: May 3-17, 2020 (Trip occurs after SP20 final exams and overlaps start of Summer 1 term.)
  • See COB Balkans course web site for more information
  Limited course meetings during semester & international study trip after semester ends

MGT 5950 International Business Experience: Cross-Culture Management in China

CRN 

Instructor: Katherine Karl

MBA Elective
  • Includes required 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: May 3-15, 2020 (Trip occurs after SP20 final exams and overlaps start of Summer 1 term.)
  • See RCOB China course web site for more information
  Limited course meetings during semester & international study trip after semester ends

MGT 5950 International Business Experience: Germany

CRN 21305

Instructor: Michael Jones

MBA Elective
  • Includes required 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: Tentatively set for May 3-16, 2020  (Trip occurs after SP20 final exams and overlaps start of Summer 1 term.) 
  • See COB Germany course web site for more information
Online   

MKT 5000R Special Topics: Marketing Analytics 

CRN 22588

Instructor: Ayse Ozturk

MBA Elective
  • Required Prerequisites: Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (Excel will not be taught by the professor) and a grade of C or better in undergraduate Statistics I course (or equivalent or 80% score in final exam of Statistics Module).
  • Preferred Prerequisites: Completion of MGT/PMBA 5860 Marketing Management or undergraduate principles of marketing course (with a grade of C or better) or advisor’s approval.
  • Note: This course's complete description is not available in UTC's main class schedule. Refer to the description at the bottom of this page.
Online  

MKT 5000R Special Topics: Social Entrepreneurship 

CRN 21918

Instructor: Tom Lyons

MBA Elective
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Note: This course's complete description is not available in UTC's main class schedule. Refer to the description at the bottom of this page.
Online

 

 

MKT 5860 Marketing Management  

CRN 29433

Instructor: Ayse Ozturik

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 Special Topics: Healthcare Management

Course Description: Healthcare management explores the management of complex healthcare organizations. Students will have opportunities to discuss the challenges associated with managing diverse employee and professional groups. Readings and class discussions focus on the understanding of key management functions such as strategic planning, staffing, communication, change management, and organizational design within constrained environments. The course will examine these functions and current issues faced by hospitals, clinics and other healthcare facilities when balancing corporate missions, regulatory requirements, as well as tight financial margins while meeting the triple aim (patient experience, value, costs). Current events and cases will be used by students to apply concepts discussed in class. Priority in course given to students admitted to MBA: Healthcare Administration concentration.  Approved substitute for BUS 7060 Healthcare Policy & Economics as part of the MBA: Healthcare Administration concentration. Prerequisites: none. Course does not require previous healthcare experience. 

 

MKT 5000R Special Topics: Marketing Analytics

Course Description: Marketing Analytics is the application of data science to marketing decision making. This course explores customer data analysis methods and their theoretical foundations to help students acquire analytic skills that can be applied to real world marketing problems. Topics covered include scoring models, marketing mix models, cluster analysis, factor analysis, conjoint analysis, web analytics (content and sentiment analysis), A/B testing, experimentation and data visualization.  This will be will be a hands-on analytics course with a variety of conceptual and methodological content.  Software used includes Excel and R (RStudio and Radiant).  Required Prerequisites: proficiency in Microsoft Excel (Excel will not be taught by the professor), and a grade of C or better in undergraduate Statistics I course or equivalent or 80% score in final exam of Statistics Module; Preferred Prerequisites: completion of MGT/PMBA 5860 Marketing Management or undergraduate principles of marketing course (with a grade of C or better) or advisor’s approval.

 

MKT 5000R Special Topics: 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.  Prerequisites: none.