Fall 2013 Entering Class Course Schedule

Students take one course at a time, every other Saturday (except on holiday weekends). Courses are taught using a combination of in-class and distance learning. You can choose to stay at your campus for distance learning, or travel to another location (Wayne College, Medina County University Center, or Lakewood) with the professor.

Fall 2013 | Aug. 24 - Dec. 8

International Business Environment
3 credits |6800:605

This course is intended to develop an understanding of the global business environment and the integrated functions of the multinational corporation.

Aug. 24
Sept. 7
Sept. 21
Oct. 5

Leading and Influencing
1 credit |6700:689

The main topics of the course are authentic leadership and influence within collaborative structures. The emphasis of course is on self-awareness and development of leadership and collaborative competencies.

Oct. 19

Financial Accounting
3 credits |6200:601

Introduction to accounting concepts and terminology. Accounting for assets, liabilities, and equity.

Nov. 2
Nov. 16
Nov. 23
Dec. 7

Spring 2014 | Jan. 11 - May 4

Government and Business
3 credits |6400:655

Public policy with regard to business institutions and issues are considered from an economic, legal, ethical, political framework.

Jan. 11
Jan. 25
Feb. 8
Feb. 22

Process Analysis and Cost Management
3 credits | 6200:610
Investigates management accounting and control systems and the use of accounting information in cost management, risk assessment, planning, decision making, and performance evaluation.

Mar. 8
Mar. 22
Apr. 5
Apr. 12

Negotiations in the Workplace
1 credit | 6700:693

This course introduces students to the skills necessary to successfully navigate career and life negotiations. Contexts covered include job interviews, job offers, and promotions. This course is taught from a practical perspective, with hands-on experience and interactions.

Apr. 26

Summer 2014 | May 17 - Aug. 17

Managing People in Organizations
3 credits | 6500:652

Study of factors which influence human behavior in business organizations. Emphasis on theories of individual and group behavior, motivation, leadership and communication in organizations.

May. 17
May. 31
Jun. 14

Strategic Marketing
3 credits | 6600:620

Managerial assessments of opportunities, threats are explored as are the development and management of appropriate strategic marketing plans and their tactical implementation.

Jun. 28
Jul. 12
Jul. 26

Foundations of Economic Analysis
3 credits (web-based course) |3250:600

Determination of national income, employment and price level; aggregate consumption, investment and asset holding; decision problems faced by household and firm. Partial equilibrium and analysis of competition and monopoly and general equilibrium analysis. May not be substituted for 3250:602, 603, 611, or applied toward the 30 graduate credits required for M.A. in economics.

Online for 13 weeks

May - Aug

Tentative schedule for 2014

Fall 2014 | Aug. 25 - Dec. 7

Managerial Finance
3 credits |6400:602

6400:602 may be taken concurrently with 6200:601. Emphasis on financial decision making related to goal of firm; specifically, the investment decision, the financial decision and the dividend decision.


Management of Supply Chain and Operations
3 credits | 6500:670

An overview of the issues directly related to the management of operations at the strategic, tactical, and operational levels of the organization.



3 credits | 6xxx:xxx


Spring 2015 | Jan. 12 - May 3

Business Analytics and Information Strategy
3 credits |6500:601

Covers information systems foundations, strategic use of core analytical techniques including statistics and data mining to enable firms to better compete


Strategic Financial Decision Making
3 credits 6400:674

Examines the role of financial decision makers as strategic consultants to other business units/functions with integrative risk management as a unifying theme.



3 credits | 6xxx:xxx


Summer 2015 | May 18 - Aug. 16

Professional Integrity
1 credit | 6700:691

This course is designed to examine the issues of integrity, ethics, and business social responsibility facing professionals in today’s world of business globalization.


Organizational Strategy
3 credits | 6500:695

A case oriented course which focuses on integration of theoretical and practical knowledge acquired in core business courses. Students analyze, evaluate, and formulate organization objectives and strategies within domestic and international environmental contexts.



3 credits | 6xxx:xxx
Complete action-based coursework


Students currently admitted to this program may have different course requirements than those listed here. Refer to your official Program Checklist and DARS in My Akron for your program requirements.