BUAD - Business Administration

BUAD 620 Business Communication

Credits 1 to 3. 1 to 3 Lecture Hours.

Effective oral and written communication for corporate settings; communication theory and practice with core MBA and other courses; practice with oral presentation skills in corporate situations. Classification 6 students may not enroll in this course.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.

BUAD 679 Leadership Development

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours.

Focus on assignments and activities to develop self-awareness as a leader and encourage reflection; strategies to improve leadership and communication with emphasis on leading, influencing and team work in a business context; integration of core business knowledge and skills.
Prerequisite: Enrollment limited to BUAD Classification 7 MBA students.

BUAD 681 Seminar

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

One credit hour seminar focusing upon a variety of skills essential in a management career including communications, business and government relations and interpersonal skills. An Executive Lecture Series may form a component of this course. Classification 6 students may not enroll in this course.
Prerequisite: Enrollment is limited to BUAD classification 7 and 8 graduate students.

BUAD 684 Professional Internship

Credits 1 to 6. 1 to 6 Other Hours.

A directed internship in an organization to provide students with on-the-job training with professionals in organizational settings appropriate to the student's professional objectives. Classification 6 students may not enroll in this course.
Prerequisite: Approval of committee chair and department head.

BUAD 685 Directed Studies

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Directed study of selected problems using recent developments in business research methods. Classification 6 students may not enroll in this course.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor and department head.

BUAD 689 Special Topics in...

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours.

Selected topics in an identified area of business administration.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.

BUAD 693 Professional Study

Credits 1 to 6. 1 to 6 Lecture Hours.

Approved professional study project as part of the Mays MBA Program. Enrollment limited to Business Administration G7 students.

BUAD 700 Value Creation

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours.

Value creation process in business sectors; relationships among the partners in the value chain; theory and frameworks underlying successful business strategies.
Prerequisite: For Master of Science in Business students only.

BUAD 701 Business Collaboration

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours.

Project management collaboration tools and practices; business communication tools and practices; other commonly used business software and applications.
Prerequisite: For Master of Science in Business students only.

BUAD 702 Career Management

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours.

Career management tools, self-assessment, goal development, career planning development and skill building for ongoing career management.
Prerequisite: For Master of Science in Business students only.

BUAD 705 Business Communications and Professional Presence

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours.

Communication theory; written and oral communication skills practice; professional presence; corporation communication; and professional development.
Prerequisite: For Master of Science in Business students only.

BUAD 710 Ethical Decision Making and Conduct

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours.

Role of ethical reasoning, objectivity, independence and other core values to the development of a leader; critical analysis of ethical dilemmas; assimilation of ethical thinking and behavior into personal and professional life.
Prerequisite: For Master of Science in Business students only.

BUAD 715 International Business Environment

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours.

Issues, problems, challenges and opportunities facing organizations competing in a global economy; environment of international business; international finance and accounting; international strategies; forms of organization design used by multinational firms; human resources in an international context; cultural and control issues facing the international leader.
Prerequisite: For Master of Science in Business students only.

BUAD 720 Integrated Business Experience

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours.

Practical application of value creation process; business model development; financial projections; market validation; evaluation of business opportunities and entrepreneurial ventures.
Prerequisite: For Master of Science in Business students only.