UTA MBA Programs

MBA Course Descriptions

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
ACCT 5301 - ACCOUNTING ANALYSIS I

Introduction to concepts, purposes, problems, methodology, and terminology of financial accounting. (Fort Worth & Frisco Delivery)

MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING
ACCT 5302 - ACCOUNTING ANALYSIS II

Introduction to concepts, purposes, problems, methodology, and terminology of managerial accounting. (Fort Worth & Frisco Delivery)

LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS
BLAW 5330 – LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS

Study, in a conceptual framework, of the ideas and social and political forces that have led to changes in the business legal environment and legal institutions including current and historical developments affecting the business corporation. Legal framework and ethical problems of managers in serving diverse interests studied in connection with modern social legislation affecting business. (Frisco Delivery Only)

DATA ANALYSIS AND STATISTICS
BSTAT 5325 - ADVANCED STATISTICAL METHODS

Advanced topics in regression, correlation, experimental design, sampling methods, and other statistical methods with emphasis on their application to problems in the administration of operations. (Fort Worth & Frisco Delivery)

ECONOMIC ANALYSIS: FOCUS ON BUSINESS ISSUES
ECON 5311 - ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

Provides an overview of microeconomic foundations of economic analysis with a focus on business applications. Topics include supply and demand, marginal analysis, pricing issues and theory of the firm. An overview of macroeconomics is also provided, covering monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, growth and international trade. Non-credit for MA in Economics. (Fort Worth & Frisco Delivery)

APPLIED MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
ECON 5313 - MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS

Application of economic analysis in formulating business decisions, drawing upon the theoretical foundations of the concepts of demand, cost, production, profits, and competition, with special emphasis on case studies. (Fort Worth & Frisco Delivery)

MANAGING FINANCIAL RESOURCES
FINA 5311 - BUSINESS FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Study of providing the organization with funds necessary for its operation and of achieving effective utilization of funds. Primary emphasis on financial decision-making within organizations, and techniques of financial analysis and forecasting. (Fort Worth & Frisco Delivery)

MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS
INSY 5375 – MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Addresses the management of the information resource from a senior management viewpoint. Covers the use of information technology to achieve competitive advantage, information technology and the organization, managing information assets, managing outsourcing, information technology operations and management processes, and information technology as a business. (Fort Worth & Frisco Delivery)

MANAGEMENT OF THE ENTERPRISE
MANA 5312 - MANAGEMENT

Basic exploration of organizations in their environments. The elementary tools of management, which include: organizational objectives, social responsibility and ethics, policies, plans, and decision making; the design of organizations and jobs; the production and technology aspects of organization; the elements of leadership, behavior, and communication; and the elements of control and performance evaluation. (Fort Worth & Frisco Delivery)

*NEGOTIATIONS & CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
MANA 5330 - NEGOTIATIONS & CONFLICT MANAGEMENT

This course focuses on developing students negotiating skills in a variety of contexts. Throughout the course students will diagnose negotiation situations, strategize and plan for negotiations, and learn how to engage in more effective negotiations. The course also focuses on developing interpersonal conflict resolution skills and strategies. (Fort Worth Delivery)
*This course will satisfy the Advanced Elective requirement for the Fort Worth MBA cohort. Fort Worth students can also review the Two Year Plan for a list of available elective options.

MANAGEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS
MANA 5331 – MANAGEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS

Managerial implications of conducting business in foreign countries. Provides a framework for analyzing and dealing with the management of foreign and multinational organizations as influenced by cultural, political, and economic constraints. (Fort Worth Delivery)

STRATEGIES FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS
MANA 5336 - STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

Integration of the MBA curriculum into a cohesive whole. Treats the several elements of business administration by use of business policy cases and decision simulation methods. Satisfactory completion of this course fulfills the Comprehensive Examination requirement for MBA students. (Fort Worth & Frisco Delivery)

ETHICS AND THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
MANA 5337 - ETHICS AND THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

Uses a strategic perspective to examine ethics, government and the world economy, and how they may affect relationships between business organizations and other institutions of our society. Particular attention is paid to issues such as leadership, technology, and internationalization concordant with the breadth requirements of the UTA MBA plus public policy concerns involving the natural environment, and gender and minority issues. Course activities will include class discussion and analysis of societal dilemmas, contemporary cases and current news stories. (Fort Worth Delivery)

ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT
MANA 5339 – ENTREPRENEURSHIP

New venture opportunity assessment, formation, and development in startup and corporate environments. Students will understand the role of entrepreneurship in the economy and the attributes of entrepreneurial behavior. Students will learn how to assess the market and financial feasibility of a new venture as well as understand how to use equity and debt financing, how to select between starting up, franchising, or buying a business, how to lead the growing company, and how to address family business dilemmas. The cornerstone of the course will be a feasibility assessment project that leads to a business plan for a new venture of the student's choice. For the project, students can explore either an original new venture idea, an already existing venture concept (for example, a franchise), or a new business opportunity in need of assessment for an existing firm or their current employer. (Frisco Delivery)

*EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP
MANA 5350 - EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP

This graduate course uses self-assessment testing with feedback, case studies, selected readings, and guest lecturers from successful leaders and top executive coaches to create a learning laboratory for mature and motivated graduate students of leadership. (Fort Worth & Frisco Delivery)
*This course will satisfy the Advanced Elective requirement for the Fort Worth MBA cohort. Fort Worth students can also review the Two Year Plan for a list of available elective options.

MARKETING PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
MARK 5311 - MARKETING

Survey of activities involved in marketing. Emphasis is on developing a managerial point of view in planning and evaluating marketing decisions of the firm. Analyzes decisions with respect to products, price, channel, and promotional variables and considers questions relating to cost efficiency, demand, social responsibility and regulations. (Fort Worth & Frisco Delivery)

OPERATIONS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
OPMA 5361 - OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Introduction to concepts and problem-solving techniques important in production management and operations management. Topics include demand forecasting, capacity management, resource allocation, inventory management, supply chain management, quality control, and project management. (Fort Worth & Frisco Delivery)

PROJECT MANAGEMENT
OPMA 5364 – PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Course covers concepts and issues important in effectively managing projects. Topics include project selection, project planning, negotiation, budgeting, scheduling, resource allocation, project control, project auditing, and project termination. (Fort Worth & Frisco Delivery)