MSCI 615 Business Process Engineering (3.00)
Focuses on the strategic and organizational issues of process management and the use of Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERPs). Topics include major strategic approaches used to understand, analyze and implement efficient business processes, workflow modeling techniques, process modeling techniques and procedure models. Employs SAP R/3 Enterprise Application Software to examine the issues encountered in a typical business organization.
MSCI 625 Supply Chain Management (3.00)
Focuses on supply chain management from order through delivery, encompassing the interactions of suppliers and customers in a systematic process while utilizing the SAP platform to illustrate concepts and facilitate hands-on learning for students.
MSCI 640 Enterprise Technology Management (3.00)
Introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning systems. Emphasizes impacts on organizations, development of practical skills associated with Enterprise Resource Planning systems, and the SAP platform.
MSCI 681 Enterprise Project Systems (3.00)
Focuses on the total Program Management lifecycle. Introduces skills required to define, configure, plan and track different types of projects. Topics include overview of project management and fundamentals; SAP project system; project structures, planning and execution; logistics, accounting and human resources interfaces; budgeting; period end closing and reporting. Microsoft Project will be used to illustrate and execute Enterprise Project Management.
MSM 602 The Leadership Management Challenge (3.00)
Developed jointly with Aubrey Daniels International, this course will survey key leadership perspectives and prepare the student to utilize technical tools to bring out the best in people.
Cross listing(s): MBAM 602.
MSM 612 Making Decisions in Organizations (3.00)
Researches relevant information, interprets that information in the context of the organization's strategy and problem to be solved, and uses consulting with others to make successful organizational decisions. Students will practice these skills while working with a client organization.
MSM 621 Leading Change & Innovation (3.00)
Enables learners to understand that the need for change is both predictable and unpredictable, and can include down-sizing and massive growth spurts that challenge organizational resources. Uses actual workplace situations to diagnose when innovation within organizations is catalyzing change, and when innovation provides a solution for change.
MSM 631 Strategic Mgmt & Financial Rpt Analysis (3.00)
Identifies strategic management areas for organizations and evaluates these in terms of changing environments. Develops skills in strategic planning, alignment of mission, vision, strategies, goals and objectives. Evaluates financial statements as part of a competitive analysis. Examines these processes in terms of future opportunities and the realities of strategic management.
Pre-requisite: MSM*602 MSM*612
MSM 661 Leading in Changing Economies (3.00)
Introduces basic microeconomic and macroeconomic concepts, and explores how economic events affect organizations. Focuses on the global economy and the role of business. Examines economic forces for effects on public policy. Students prepare an economic plan for a nation in its regional context, as well as an analysis of a macroeconomic/fiscal policy problem facing the United States.
Pre-requisite: MSM*602 MSM*612
MSM 682 Leading Responsible Organizations (3.00)
Integrates program concepts such as leadership, financial analysis, risk analysis, research, organizational change, and challenges students to examine these concepts from the perspective of corporate social responsibility.