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MGMT 605 Law and Ethics (3 credit hours)
This course is an examination of core legal principles as it relates to business transactions. The course will place emphasis on current legal issues and trends in business, and will identify the legal parameters necessary for managerial decision making. Specific case studies in ethics and values, including developing reasoning skills to recognize and respond to challenges facing the business environment will be reviewed.


MGMT 610 Management and Organizational Behavior (3 credit hours)
This course examines cutting-edge management and organizational behavior theories and practices with the aim of enabling students to become effective managers within modern business organizations.


MGMT 650 Marketing Management (3 credit hours)
In this course students will learn the process of developing an integrated marketing program taking into consideration the consumer, the trade, the competition, and regulatory environment. Emphasis will be placed on the marketing concept, the marketing mix, segmentation, positioning, and product/market evolution.


MGMT 670 Managerial Finance (3 credit hours)
Advanced Business Finance is an in-depth study of the role that capital acquisition plays in the decision-making processes of managers. The course provides a framework for analyzing the major type of financial decisions made by businesses in a way that will maximize the market value of the firm. Many of the advances in financial theory are based on the interaction between corporate decision making and capital markets behavior. The issues underlying the theory of finance are therefore of considerable relevance to analysts working in the capital markets.


MGMT 710 Global Business Management (3 credit hours)
This course will show you that the world economy is increasingly advancing toward a global economy and concurrently business is increasingly becoming international business. It is therefore imperative that all managers be well informed on the field of international business. By means of lectures, case study analysis, discussions, and applied research, this course examines international economic, institutional, cultural and legal differences and analyzes their impact on business decisions including: product design, production and marketing, human resources strategy; investment analysis; ethical issues; financial strategy and risk management.


MGMT 720 Managerial Accounting (3 credit hours)
Managers need to understand accounting information to facilitate decision making regarding control of operations, planning for the future, and developing business strategy. This course will consider and apply modern accounting concepts and techniques used by large and small business that are likely to be encountered in both production and service environments. Emphasis will be on accounting tools that managers use to run a business with applications of those tools to case studies.


MGMT 730 Managerial Economics (3 credit hours)
Microeconomics analysis of problems that are likely to be confronted by managers in business, government, and non-profit agencies. Topics include consumer choice and product demand, production and cost analysis, price determination in various market structures, and factors affecting ages, interest, and profits.


MGMT 740 Information Technology(3 credit hours)
Business professionals must take advantage of the rapidly changing capabilities of information technology to attain a competitive edge in the global business environment. This course discusses both the technical and managerial issues related to the acquisition, deployment, evaluation, and evolution of organizational and inter-organizational information systems. It provides an exposure to decision support systems, e-business, knowledge management, enterprise resource planning, database and data warehousing technologies, telecommunications, and Internet technology and applications. The course builds on the conceptual framework and skills necessary to analyze business processes and systems, leverage IT resources to accomplish strategic goals of the organization, and identify IT related opportunities and challenges such as the offshore outsourcing of IT applications.


MGMT 750 Strategic Management(3 credit hours)
This course requires the application of strategic know-how (concepts, principles, techniques) using the case-study approach. Knowledge and skills learned in previous courses are re-examined and managerial skills necessary to transform companies into sustainable, ethical, and profitable entities are further developed.


MGMT 760 Quantitative Methods (3 credit hours)
This course covers fundamental quantitative methods for business decision making, problem formulation and analysis and use of management science tools. Topics include Optimization (including linear and integer programming), waiting line analysis, computer simulation and decision analysis. To facilitate the practical application of these management science techniques, spreadsheets and spreadsheet add-ins will be emphasized.


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Phone: 605.642.6212

Black Hills State University
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Spearfish, SD, USA 57799

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