Surveys concepts and techniques of statistical analysis: descriptive statistics and ungrouped and grouped data, including measures of central tendency and variation; probability theory-rules and distributions; sampling theory: statistical inference-estimation and hypothesis testing, including tests based on z, t, chi-square and F; regression and correlation analysis. Uses statistical packages to analyze computer output.
Introduces the principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics, with emphasis on macroeconomics. The micro section covers supply and demand, marginal analysis, and pricing. The macro section provides the tools to understand and analyze current economic policy issues on a national level. Topics include employment, inflation, fiscal and monetary policies, productivity, and international trade and investment.
Provides students with a survey of the key components of financial analysis and long-range financial planning. The major topics include: financial statement construction and analysis, construction of pro forma financial statements, the time value of money as it relates to risk/return measures, the cost of capital and capital budgeting.
Presents contemporary quantitative tools through business models in order to prepare students for other courses using quantitative methods. Topics are: an introduction to calculus for economics, linearity and linear programming methods, applications of linear programming using the computer, classical decision theory, and topics from queuing theory, inventory methods or simulation. The computer is used to arrive at optimal decisions from among a large set of possible choice.
Examines the firm's marketing activities and organizational objectives and the role of marketing in achieving these objectives. Covers all aspects of marketing management. Case studies are used to apply marketing concepts to real situations.
Survey concepts and techniques of statistical analysis: descriptive statistics of ungrouped and grouped data, including measure of central tendency and variation; probability theory-rules and distributions; sampling theory: statistical inference-estimation and hypothesis testing, including tests based on z, t, chi-square and F; regression and correlation analysis. Uses statistical packages to analyze computer output.
Covers current concepts of human behavior as applied to the organization. Studies the role of the manager with respect to interpersonal relations. Covers anthropological, psychological, and sociological approaches in the identification and solution of the human aspects of business decisions. Evaluates behavioral science contributions to the study of effective leadership.
Develops knowledgeable consumers and effective users of information systems and the associated technologies. Computers and information systems are integral to all modern organizations. Presents a combination of technical and managerial material that is required to understand the operational and strategic uses of computers in organizations - as information processors, decision tools, and as ideas in linking management more closely to the organization.