Course Openings for Spring 2019

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
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Still looking for MMS courses this semester? Here are a few courses that are still open:

MMS 490 Business Communications

This course provides a conceptual framework for effective business communication, focusing on the principles, techniques, and practices needed to communicate with various audiences in different business environments. The course jointly emphasizes both written and oral communication to help students develop applied, practical communication skills that will enhance their business knowledge and acumen.

SOC 344 Technology and Organizational Environments

How organizations (governments, private corporations, and non-profit organizations) are affected by the social, technological, and cultural environments in which they operate.  Emphasis on how United States and Japanese cultures generate different modes of organization and differing environmental facilitators and obstacles. Competitive strategies (for example, mergers and takeovers) and the impact of technology on organizational structures (for example, the rapid diffusion of information technology). Research paper required, using either quantitative evidence or a case study approach. 

SOC 345 Nations/Regions/Global Economy

The changing configuration of global capitalism, with emphasis on comparing global regions of North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. The internal dynamics of these regions, including the development strategies of selected nations, interregional comparisons (for example, regional divisions of labor, state-society relationships, the nature of their business systems, quality of life issues). 

SOC 359 The Sociology of Entrepreneurship

Analysis of the psychological, religious, cultural, economic, political, and historical roots of entrepreneurship. Supply side and demand side perspectives. How to interpret theories at multiple levels of analysis to understanding entrepreneurship. Examines research on new business formation and the likelihood of success. 

 

You can access the full spring course list here.