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        Management                                            Thomas Novak, Ph.D. Albert O. Steffey Professor
                                                                of Marketing
                                                                                                                 workshop in communications, leadership,
                                                                                                                 teams, and ethics.
                                                              Amnon Rapoport, Ph.D.,
                                                                                                                 Electives are selected with the assistance of a
        Subject abbreviation: MGT                               Distinguished Professor of Management
                                                                                                                 faculty advisor to meet individual educational
        The A. Gary Anderson                                  Rami Zwick, Ph.D.
                                                                                                                 and career goals. Electives are offered in areas
        Graduate School of Management                         Associate Professors                               such as accounting, entrepreneurial management,
                                                              Jerayr Haleblian, Ph.D.                            finance, human resources management,
          David W. Stewart, Ph.D., Dean                       Jorge Silva-Risso, Ph.D.                           international management, management
            The School of Business Administration             Assistant Professors                               science, management information systems,
            and The A. Gary Anderson Graduate                 Andrea Godfrey, Ph.D.
                                                                                                                 marketing, and production and operations
            School of Management                              Seok-Woo Kwon, Ph.D.
                                                                                                                 management. The program is flexible to meet
                                                              Xing Pan, Ph.D.
          Bajis M. Dodin, Ph.D., Associate Dean                                      **                          individual student interests, and students are
          Mohsen El-Hafsi, Ph.D., Associate Dean              Lecturer
                                                                                                                 also encouraged to take courses in related
                                                              Raj Singh, Ph.D.
          School Office, 162 Anderson Hall                                                                       disciplines such as economics, statistics,
          (951) 827-6329; www.agsm.ucr.edu                                                                       computer science, and sociology.
          Richard Savich, Ph.D., Academic Director,
          Palm Desert Center
                                                            Graduate Program                                     The school has a working agreement with the
                                                            Through The A. Gary Anderson Graduate                Department of Psychology for collaborative
          UCR Palm Desert campus
                                                            School of Management, The School of                  training of doctoral students in consumer
          www.palmdesert.ucr.edu
                                                            Business Administration (SoBA) offers two pro-       behavior/marketing
        Department of Accounting and Information Systems    fessional graduate programs leading to the           Normative Time to Degree for Both Programs
                                                            Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)           7 quarters.
          Michael Moore, Ph.D., Chair
                                                            degree. The Master of Business Administration
          Office, 205 Anderson Hall
                                                            (M.B.A.) program is offered at the UCR cam-
          (951) 827-7325
                                                            pus. The school also offers an Executive Master
                                                                                                                 Master of Business Administration
          Professors                                                                                             Candidates for the M.B.A. are required to com-
                                                            of Business Administration (E.M.B.A.) program
          Woody M. Liao, Ph.D.                                                                                   plete all the general requirements specified in
                                                            at the UCR Palm Desert Graduate Center.
          Theodore Mock, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor                                                          the Graduate Studies section of this catalog.
          Michael Moore, Ph.D.                              Admission Applications for the traditional
                                                                                                                 The program conforms to Plan I or Plan II.
          Waymond Rodgers, Ph.D.                            M.B.A. program are accepted for fall, winter,
          Associate Professors                              and spring entry. The program is open to eligi-      Plan I (Thesis) For thesis work, a maximum of
          Birendra Mishra, Ph.D.                            ble students from all undergraduate majors.          8 units of credit is granted. The thesis is a two
          Erik Rolland, Ph.D.                               Quantitative methods (business calculus, linear      or more quarter research endeavor to be initiat-
                                **
          Lecturers                                         algebra) is a prerequisite to the program. Qual-     ed during a student’s final year in the program.
          Gary Patterson, J.D.                              ified students who have not taken this prereq-       It is expected that most students will develop
          Bruce Samuelson, D.B.A.                           uisite course may be admitted, but must meet         theses related to advanced work in their elec-
          Craig Weaver, M.B.A.                              this requirement during their first two quarters     tives. The format and other details of the thesis
                                                            in residence. Admission to the graduate pro-         must meet the requirements of the Graduate
        Department of Finance and Management Science
                                                            gram is based on several criteria including the      Division of UCR.
          Richard Smith, Ph.D., Chair                       quality of previous academic work, scores on         Plan II (Comprehensive Examination) Students
          Office, 141 Anderson Hall                         the Graduate Management Admission Test               who elect Plan II must complete an industry-
          (951) 827-3554                                    (GMAT), letters of recommendation, and mana-         based group case analysis as part of the man-
                                                            gerial experience.                                   agement synthesis course. This case serves in
          Professors
          Y. Peter Chung, Ph.D.                             Applications for the Executive M.B.A. program        lieu of a comprehensive final examination.
          Bajis M. Dodin, Ph.D.                             are accepted throughout the year for fall entry      Students whose case analyses are deemed
          Mohsen El-Hafsi, Ph.D.                            only. Successful candidates should demon-            “not acceptable” are given one additional quar-
          Sarkis J. Khoury, Ph.D.                           strate progressive personal achievement includ-      ter to revise them to an “acceptable” level.
          Richard Smith, Ph.D., Philip L. Boyd Chair        ing leadership ability and experience, particu-
          Yunzeng Wang, Ph.D., Dean’s Distinguished
              Scholar, Supply Chain Management
                                                            larly mid- to senior-level professionals who have    Executive Master of Business
                                                            the opportunity to complete the E.M.B.A. pro-        Administration Program
          Professor Emeritus
          David Mayers, Ph.D.
                                                            gram on alternative weekends (Friday and             The E.M.B.A. program is a self-supported pro-
          Associate Professor
                                                            Saturdays) over a 20-month period without            gram that is offered at the Richard J.
          Sattar Mansi, Ph.D.                               interrupting their career.                           Heckmann International Center for
          Assistant Professors                              Course Work The M.B.A. program can be                Entrepreneurial Management at the UCR Palm
          Long Gao, Ph.D.                                   completed in two years on a full-time basis or       Desert Graduate Center (PDGC) with three one-
          Sukwon Kim, Ph.D.                                 in three to four years on a part-time basis. In      week residential courses. The first residential
          Canlin Li, Ph.D.
                                 **                         the 80-unit program (20 courses), all students       permits students to become acquainted with
          Acting Assistant Professor                        take 36 units in a common body of knowledge          their academic community; they are assigned
          Yun Liu, M.A.                                     that consists of courses in quantitative analysis,   to balanced work-study groups. The second
                                                            managerial economics, financial accounting,          residential is an international trip set during the
        Department of Management and Marketing              finance, operations and management science,          middle of the program designed to expose stu-
                                                            information systems, organizational behavior         dents to current “Global Strategy” as well as
          Donna Hoffman, Ph.D., Chair
                                                            and theory, strategic management, and marketing      other economic issues. The final residential
          Office, 250 Anderson Hall
                                                            management. Thereafter, students complete a          concludes the program by focusing on individ-
          (951) 827-4848
                                                            required internship, 28-36 units selected from       ual professional development planning strate-
          Professors
                                                            electives, a management synthesis course, and        gies. Successful completion of this program
          Donna Hoffman, Ph.D. Chancellor’s Chair
                                                            a thesis or an industry-based case project (in the   results in the awarding of the M.B.A degree.
          Kathleen Montgomery, Ph.D.
                                                            management synthesis class MGT 238). All
                                                            students must complete a non-degree credit
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       This program focuses on an interdisciplinary               decision-making information from data and solving          MGT 210. Human Resources Management (4) Lecture,
       structure with a specific focus on general man-            management problems using common computer                  3 hours; outside projects and reading, 3 hours.
       agement. Admission is based on an assess-                  tools. Covers problem identification and formulation,      Prerequisite(s): MGT 200. Introduces methods for
                                                                  model selection and use, and interpretation of the         managing the firm’s human resources within the con-
       ment of all materials gathered through the
                                                                  results of statistical analysis. Topics include estima-    text of regulatory and economic conditions and chang-
       application process. These materials include
                                                                  tion, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, simple     ing workforce demographics. Topics include recruit-
       and are not limited to official transcripts, test          and multiple regression, time series, and forecasting.     ment and selection, compensation and reward sys-
       scores, professional experience, letters of rec-           May not be taken for degree credit by students in sta-     tems, employee development and appraisal, and
       ommendations, and a personal interview for                 tistics undergraduate or graduate programs.                information systems for meeting HRM objectives.
       admission into the E.M.B.A. program.
                                                                  MGT 202. Financial Management (4) Lecture, 3 hours;        MGT 211. Financial Accounting (4) Lecture, 3 hours;
       Course Work E.M.B.A courses and program                    extra reading, 1.5 hours; outside projects, 1.5 hours.     outside research, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): graduate
       events are open for enrollment and participa-              Prerequisite(s): MGT 201, MGT 211, or equivalents.         standing or consent of instructor. Covers financial
       tion only for those students admitted to the               Provides a foundation in theories of finance. Topics       accounting concepts and the analytical tools needed
       E.M.B.A. program. A student may not receive                include time value of money, security valuation, finan-    to understand and interpret financial statements.
                                                                  cial institutions, theories of risk measurements, man-     Examines the uses of financial accounting information.
       credit for an E.M.B.A. course unless admitted
                                                                  aging a firm’s investment decisions, capital structure,
       into the E.M.B.A. Program.                                                                                            MGT 215. International Comparative Management (4)
                                                                  and sources of financing for a firm.
                                                                                                                             Lecture, 3 hours; outside projects and readings,
       The course work for the E.M.B.A. program is                MGT 203. Economics for Management (4) Lecture, 3           3 hours. Prerequisite(s): graduate standing.
       designed to be completed in less than 20                   hours; individual study, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): MGT     Comparative analysis of significant management prac-
       months. This is a full-time program attended in            403 or equivalent. A study of the use of microeco-         tices. The impacts of cultural, political, social, and
       an accelerated fashion. Candidates spend                   nomics and macroeconomics in managerial decision           economic factors on decision making within the inter-
       extended time in the classroom with fewer vis-             making. Topics include demand and supply, produc-          national arena are examined.
       its to campus. The E.M.B.A. program requires               tion and cost functions, competition, labor supply,
                                                                                                                             MGT 216. Managing a Diverse Work Force (4) Lecture,
       a total of 80 units with a minimum grade point             national income accounting, aggregate output, interest
                                                                                                                             3 hours; individual study, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s):
                                                                  rates, fiscal and monetary policy, inflation, economic
       average of 3.0 in the core and overall. All stu-                                                                      MGT 200 or consent of instructor. Covers manage-
                                                                  growth, and business cycles.
       dents must complete a nondegree credit work-                                                                          ment issues arising from a work force that is increas-
       shop in communications, leadership, teams,                 MGT 204. Cost and Management Accounting (4)                ingly diverse in terms of gender, race, age, ethnicity,
       and ethics.                                                Lecture, 3 hours; outside projects, 3 hours.               culture, and health status. Topics include participation
                                                                  Prerequisite(s): MGT 211 or equivalent. A study of         patterns and career development, stereotyping, com-
       Common Core Courses are identified as the fol-             accounting information for managerial planning and         munication styles, work-family conflicts, reasonable
       lowing: Organizational Behavior, Information               control. Topics include managerial applications for        accommodation and other legislative requirements.
       Systems, Financial Accounting, Statistics,                 product costing, budgeting, and performance evalua-
                                                                                                                             MGT 217. Management-Labor Relations (4) Lecture,
       Managerial Economics, Marketing, Financial                 tion; accounting techniques for modern manufactur-
                                                                                                                             3 hours. Prerequisite(s): MGT 210 or equivalent and
       Management, Operations Management,                         ing systems; activity-based accounting and cost man-
                                                                                                                             consent of instructor. The social forces leading to col-
                                                                  agement; international cost accounting systems; and
       Business Policy & Strategy, Entrepreneurial                                                                           lective employee action in public and private institu-
                                                                  the behavioral implications of accounting information.
       Management, Corporate Finance & Investment,                                                                           tions are examined in light of labor legislation, labor
       Human Resource Management, Marketing                       MGT 205. Information Systems (4) Lecture, 3 hours;         law, labor economics, collective bargaining, and the
       Strategy, Logistics & Supply Chain                         laboratory, 1 hour; outside projects and extra reading,    aspirations of social groups.
       Management, and Negotiation for Managers.                  2 hours. Prerequisite(s): graduate standing; familiarity
                                                                                                                             MGT 218. Ethics in Management (4) Lecture, 3 hours.
                                                                  with basic computer operations and software pack-
                                                                                                                             Examines ethical dilemmas faced by managers and
       Electives in the second year are drawn from                ages. Examines the operation and management of
                                                                                                                             organizations and extends decision analysis to include
       traditional functional areas and emerging busi-            information systems as applied to the business envi-
                                                                                                                             the ethical dimension present in most policy deci-
       ness themes, such as: Supply Chain                         ronment. Topics include hardware, software, databas-
                                                                                                                             sions. Seeks to increase the students’ ability to identify
       Management, Web Commerce, Empirical                        es, decision support, and systems analysis. Software
                                                                                                                             and respond to ethical issues in organizations, includ-
       Finance, Audit & Assurance, and Behavior                   packages are used to integrate information systems
                                                                                                                             ing such areas as affirmative action, bribery, decep-
                                                                  concepts and business applications.
       Decision Research.                                                                                                    tion, working conditions, product safety, environmental
                                                                  MGT 207. Operations Management for Competitive             impact, and international relations.
       Executive Coaching The E.M.B.A. program uses               Advantage (4) Lecture, 3 hours; outside projects and
       a common background of group and individual                                                                           MGT 220. Negotiations for Managers (4) Lecture,
                                                                  extra reading, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): MGT
       coaching to integrate course materials, improve                                                                       3 hours; individual study, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s):
                                                                  201, spreadsheet skills. Focuses on managing the
                                                                                                                             graduate standing or consent of instructor. Develops
       learner effectiveness, and create a career                 activities involved directly in the creation of products
                                                                                                                             student understanding of the theory and processes
       action plan. At the conclusion of the program,             and services, such as design, production, and distri-
                                                                                                                             underlying a broad spectrum of negotiation problems.
       student action plans are presented.                        bution. Provides managers with the skills and tools to
                                                                                                                             Students attain competence in negotiations by applying
                                                                  analyze, optimize, and improve production processes
                                                                                                                             analytic and interpersonal skills learned from readings
       Graduate Courses                                           for competitive advantage. Explores issues through
                                                                  lectures, cases, and videos pertaining to various
                                                                                                                             and lectures to negotiation exercises and debriefings.
                                                                  industries.                                                MGT 221. Decision Making Under Uncertainty (4)
       MGT 200. Organizational Behavior and Theory (4)                                                                       Lecture, 3 hours; outside projects and extra reading,
                                                                  MGT 208. Business, Government, and Society (4)
       Lecture, 3 hours; extra reading, 1.5 hours; outside                                                                   3 hours. Prerequisite(s): MGT 207 or consent of
                                                                  Lecture, 3 hours; individual study, 3 hours.
       projects, 1.5 hours. Prerequisite(s): MGT 404 or con-                                                                 instructor. Introduces basic tools for using data to
                                                                  Prerequisite(s): graduate standing. Provides a mana-
       sent of instructor. Enhances student understanding of                                                                 make informed managerial decisions under uncertain-
                                                                  gerial perspective on the relationship between busi-
       complex organizational life using multiple perspectives                                                               ty. Addresses modeling, performance evaluation, and
                                                                  ness and its external stakeholders. Primary focus is on
       at the micro and macro levels. Addresses theories                                                                     optimization of systems with uncertain parameters.
                                                                  the impact of public policy on business and the man-
       and research pertaining to organizational structure,                                                                  Topics include Markov chains, Markov decision
                                                                  agement of public issues in a global environment.
       culture, group dynamics, interpersonal relations, and                                                                 processes, and probabilistic linear and dynamic pro-
                                                                  Case studies and teamwork are emphasized.
       social psychological factors with the goal of developing                                                              gramming. Applications are drawn from operations,
       students’ capabilities for diagnosing organizational       MGT 209. Marketing Management (4) Lecture, 3               finance, marketing, and other management fields.
       problems and identifying appropriate solutions.            hours; individual study, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): MGT
                                                                                                                             MGT 222. Organization Development and Change (4)
                                                                  403 or equivalent. Analyzes the marketing process,
       MGT 201. Quantitative Analysis (4) Lecture, 3 hours;                                                                  Lecture, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): MGT 200 or consent
                                                                  the environment within which it operates, institutions
       discussion, 1 hour. Prerequisite(s): MGT 403 or equiv-                                                                of instructor. Stresses the initiation and management
                                                                  involved, and the functions performed. Examines the
       alent; familiarity with Microsoft's Excel spreadsheet                                                                 of organizational change through the use of applied
                                                                  relationships and trends in a market-based economic
       software. Addresses the process of generating                                                                         behavioral science knowledge. Emphasizes the diag-
                                                                  system. Develops concepts and terms applied to mar-
                                                                                                                             nosis of organizational problems followed by the devel-
                                                                  keting decisions from the perspective of a manager.
                                                                                                                             opment of an improved plan and the strategies and
                                                                                                                             tactics for implementing that plan.
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        MGT 224. Managing for Quality Improvement (4)                research design, questionnaire construction, and            control systems. Emphasizes auditing, accounting
        Lecture, 3 hours; outside research, 3 hours.                 sampling so as to yield the most valuable information.      information systems, ethical and trust systems, and
        Prerequisite(s): MGT 201 or consent of instructor.           Also studies the proper use of statistical methods and      related issues.
        Discusses the operational aspects of quality improve-        the use of computers for data analysis.
                                                                                                                                 MGT 243. Product Development (4) Lecture, 3 hours;
        ment in manufacturing and service organizations.
                                                                     MGT 235. Strategic Management (4) Lecture, 3 hours;         outside projects and extra reading, 3 hours.
        Focuses on the broader issues of total quality man-
                                                                     outside projects and extra reading, 3 hours.                Prerequisite(s): MGT 209 or consent of instructor.
        agement, statistical process control, and the difficul-
                                                                     Prerequisite(s): graduate standing. Studies the formu-      Develops a framework for the development of product
        ties in implementing quality efforts in organizations.
                                                                     lation, implementation, and evaluation of business          concepts through new product introduction. Emphasis
        MGT 225. Professional Accounting and Auditing                unit and corporate strategies and the organizational        is given to tactical and strategic decisions in product
        Research (4) Lecture, 3 hours; outside research,             policies and managerial practices that support them.        positioning and policy. Relies on extensive computer-
        3 hours. Prerequisite(s): graduate standing. Provides        Applies theory to actual general management prob-           based analysis.
        an in-depth examination of the professional accounting       lems using cases, group exercises, and other simula-
                                                                                                                                 MGT 244. Corporate Risk Management (4) Lecture,
        and auditing research process. Includes issue identifi-      tions of strategic challenges.
                                                                                                                                 3 hours; written case analyses and reports, 3 hours.
        cation; location and evaluation of authority using
                                                                     MGT 236. Decision Making Under Certainty (4)                Prerequisite(s): MGT 202. Provides an overview of
        online and electronic accounting, auditing, and tax
                                                                     Lecture, 3 hours; outside projects and extra reading,       derivative financial instruments. Focuses on the use
        research databases; developing conclusions and
                                                                     3 hours. Prerequisite(s): MGT 207 or consent of             of derivatives to manage risk in a corporate setting.
        recommendations; and communication of research
                                                                     instructor. Introduces basic tools for using data to         Utilizes the case-method to develop strategies and
        results.
                                                                     make informed managerial decisions under certainty.         policies for managing the risk exposure of an enter-
        MGT 226. Fraud and Forensics Auditing (4) Lecture,           Covers modeling and solution methods in network             prise, as well as to assess the relations between risk
        3 hours; extra reading, 1.5 hours; outside projects,         optimization, integer and nonlinear programming, and        management and value creation.
        1.5 hours. Prerequisite(s): MGT 204 or equivalent.           multiple criteria decision analysis. Examines applica-
                                                                                                                                 MGT 245. Financial Statement Analysis (4) Lecture,
        Addresses forensic accounting and fraud examination          tions and case studies in operations, logistics, finance,
                                                                                                                                 3 hours; outside research, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s):
        in how it pertains to both civil and criminal matters.       and marketing.
                                                                                                                                 MGT 211 or consent of instructor. Explains the role of
        Develops a basic understanding of the characteristics
                                                                     MGT 237. International Financial Management (4)             financial statement analysis in an efficient capital mar-
        of fraud, fraud prevention and detection, investigative
                                                                     Lecture, 3 hours; extra reading, 1 hour; outside            ket. Data from financial statements of major corpora-
        techniques, asset recovery, and use of information
                                                                     projects, 2 hours. Prerequisite(s): MGT 202. Focuses        tions is analyzed to develop skills necessary to inter-
        technology.
                                                                     on the nature, risks, and management of foreign             pret financial accounting information. Designed for
        MGT 227. Fixed-Income Securities and Markets (4)             exchange exposure in a corporate setting. Covers            future professionals who will be intensive users of
        Lecture, 3 hours; extra reading, 1.5 hours; outside          trade and international investment theories. Topics         financial accounting reports (e.g., security analysts,
        projects, 1.5 hours. Prerequisite(s): MGT 201. Covers        include the international financial systems, balance of     credit analysts).
        analytical techniques related to fixed-income securities.    payments, foreign exchange markets, measurement of
                                                                                                                                 MGT 246. Entrepreneurial Management (4) Lecture,
        Includes basic analytical tools in fixed-income mar-         foreign exchange risk, hedging, international asset
                                                                                                                                 3 hours; outside projects, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s):
        kets. Topics include relative pricing of fixed-income        pricing, and trade financing.
                                                                                                                                 MGT 202, MGT 209; or consent of instructor. Study of
        securities, yield-curve estimation, securities with
                                                                     MGT 238. Management Synthesis (4) Lecture, 3 hours;         the entrepreneurial process, its challenges, and the
        embedded options, and trading strategies. Utilizes
                                                                     outside projects and extra reading, 3 hours.                driving forces behind it—the managerial skills, mental
        interest rate swaps, mortgage-backed securities, and
                                                                     Prerequisite(s): MGT 200, MGT 201, MGT 202, MGT             attitudes, and basic knowledge necessary for creating
        credit derivatives.
                                                                     203, MGT 205, MGT 207, MGT 209, MGT 211, MGT                and growing a new venture. Topics include opportuni-
        MGT 228. Consumer Behavior (4) Lecture, 3 hours;             235. A team-taught, integrative case course that            ty assessment; building the management team; mar-
        consultation, 1 hour. Prerequisite(s): MGT 209 or con-       focuses on managing the complex tasks of the total          shalling capital and other critical resources; and har-
        sent of instructor. Analyzes why people buy and              organization. Examines the interdependence of the           vest strategies.
        examines purchase decision processes and out-                functional areas of management. Student teams ana-
                                                                                                                                 MGT 247. Advertising Management (4) Lecture,
        comes. Studies current models of consumer behavior.          lyze cases involving several functional areas and rec-
                                                                                                                                 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): MGT 228 or consent of
        Topics include brand equity, customer delight, global        ommend actions for improvement.
                                                                                                                                 instructor. Examines the role and use of advertising
        marketing, behavior modification, and strategic mar-
                                                                     MGT 239. Simulation for Business (4) Lecture,               within the marketing function. The models and
        ket analysis.
                                                                     3 hours; outside projects and extra reading, 3 hours.       research methods appropriate to the field will be
        MGT 230. Databases for Management (4) Lecture,               Prerequisite(s): MGT 201, MGT 205. Introduces com-          explored with special attention given to objective set-
        3 hours; outside projects and readings, 3 hours.             puter simulation as a tool for analyzing complex deci-      ting, copy decisions, media decisions and budgeting.
        Prerequisite(s): MGT 205. Examines the features and          sion problems. Analyzes and discusses the theory and        Social/economic issues are also examined.
        capabilities of database management systems, includ-         practice of modeling through simulation. Topics
                                                                                                                                 MGT 248. Global Marketing (4) Lecture, 3 hours;
        ing database classification, data structures, file           include modeling uncertainty and collecting input
                                                                                                                                 outside research, 2 hours; extra reading, 1 hour.
        organizations, evaluation, and management of                 data, basic simulation principles, Monte Carlo simula-
                                                                                                                                 Prerequisite(s): MGT 209 or consent of instructor.
        database systems.                                            tion techniques, model verification and validation, and
                                                                                                                                 Analyzes global markets and opportunities. Provides
                                                                     analysis of simulation output. Examines applications
        MGT 231. Corporate Finance (4) Lecture, 3 hours;                                                                         an understanding of global environments and the
                                                                     in manufacturing, finance, health services, and
        extra reading, 1.5 hours; outside problem sets, 1.5                                                                      marketing management required to meet the
                                                                     public policy.
        hours. Prerequisite(s): MGT 202. An intensive analysis                                                                   demands of global markets in a dynamic setting.
        of the effects of corporate financial policy decisions on    MGT 240A. Taxation (4) Lecture, 3 hours; outside proj-
                                                                                                                                 MGT 249. Pricing Strategy (4) Lecture, 3 hours; con-
        firm value. Examines the interrelation of firm value,        ects and extra reading, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): MGT
                                                                                                                                 sultation or discussion, 1 hour. Prerequisite(s): MGT
        financing policy, investment decisions, and other con-       211 or equivalent or consent of instructor. Covers fed-
                                                                                                                                 209 or consent of instructor. The concepts of compet-
        siderations. Provides an understanding of the theoreti-      eral income tax laws as they apply to individuals, part-
                                                                                                                                 itive pricing, price leadership, price discrimination,
        cal issues involved in the choice of these policies.         nerships, and corporations. Also discusses tax plan-
                                                                                                                                 price warfare, and the strategic implication of skim-
                                                                     ning, tax policy, and other special tax issues.
        MGT 232. Derivatives and Asset Pricing (4) Seminar,                                                                      ming versus penetration strategies with respect to the
        3 hours; outside research, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s):         MGT 240B. Advanced Taxation (4) Lecture, 3 hours;           experience curve will be developed.
        MGT 202. Explores the pricing of derivatives-based           outside case analysis, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): MGT
                                                                                                                                 MGT 250. Marketing Channels and Sales Force (4)
        securities. Covers various topics in derivatives mar-        240A or equivalent. Articulates advanced topics in
                                                                                                                                 Lecture, 3 hours; outside project, 3 hours.
        kets. Introduces pricing techniques for forwards,            federal taxation and tax planning. Explores many
                                                                                                                                 Prerequisite(s): MGT 209. Examines decisions related
        futures, options, swaps, and other derivatives. Utilizes     facets of the complex body of tax law including tax
                                                                                                                                 to distribution channels and sales force. Discusses
        empirical data and financial modeling.                       research, alternative minimum tax, investment losses,
                                                                                                                                 how to select the most appropriate marketing chan-
                                                                     employee compensation, corporate distributions, and
        MGT 233. Marketing Research (4) Lecture, 3 hours;                                                                        nel. Channel management topics include distribution
                                                                     federal transfer taxes.
        outside projects and extra reading, 3 hours.                                                                             intensity, power, control, and channel conflict. Covers
        Prerequisite(s): MGT 201, MGT 209; or consent of             MGT 241. Accounting Systems and Control (4) Lecture,        issues in sales-force management, compensation,
        instructor. Examines how marketing-related data is           3 hours; extra reading, 1.5 hours; outside projects,        structure, and size.
        gathered from individuals and organizations. Explores        1.5 hours. Prerequisite(s): MGT 204 or equivalent. A
        the importance of integrating problem formulation,           study of the design and implementation of internal
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       MGT 251. Market Assessment (4) Lecture, 3 hours;            information technology, production, and distribution.      modeling of relations between variables, trend analy-
       outside project, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): MGT 209.         Includes presentations by students, invited scholars       sis, and seasonal forecasting. Uses case studies and
       Examines advanced topics in marketing, with empha-          and business professionals. Course is repeatable as        applications from a variety of management areas.
       sis on quantitative tools to aid marketing decision         topics change to a maximum of 8 units.
                                                                                                                              MGT 268. Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture
       making. Topics include demand and market-share
                                                                   MGT 261. Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship (4)       Capital (4) Seminar, 3 hours; extra reading, 1 hour;
       forecasting, conjoint analysis, market segmentation
                                                                   Seminar, 30 hours per quarter; individual study, 30        case studies, 2 hours. Prerequisite(s): MGT 202.
       and cluster analysis, brand positioning and
                                                                   hours per quarter. Prerequisite(s): graduate standing      Covers financing of nonpublic and early-stage venture.
       competitive market structures, and assessing market
                                                                   or consent of instructor. Addresses current issues and      Includes financial modeling, cash needs assessment,
       response to price, advertising, promotion, distribution,
                                                                   innovations in entrepreneurial management to develop       valuation, deal structure, financing alternatives, and
       and sales force.
                                                                   a broad understanding of the interrelationship among       harvesting.
       MGT 252. Investments and Portfolio Management (4)           all functions of management, including marketing,
                                                                                                                              MGT 269. The New Venture and the Business Plan (4)
       Seminar, 3 hours; outside research, 3 hours.                finance, accounting, information technology, produc-
                                                                                                                              Seminar, 3 hours; outside research, 2 hours; case
       Prerequisite(s): MGT 202. Discusses standard asset          tion, and distribution. Discusses topics such as family
                                                                                                                              study preparation, 1 hour. Prerequisite(s): MGT 246
       pricing models, portfolio theory, and empirical uses of     business management, entrepreneurial marketing,
                                                                                                                              or consent of instructor. Focuses on the entrepreneur-
       securities data. Addresses pricing in the capital mar-      managing growth, strategies for innovation, and mar-
                                                                                                                              ial process from conception to birth of a new venture.
       kets and empirical issues in testing asset pricing mod-     ket entry and exit decision making.
                                                                                                                              Explores the process of developing an opportunity
       els. Other topics include risk-adjusted portfolio per-
                                                                   MGT 262. Advanced Topics in Management (4)                 assessment, structuring and rewarding the founding
       formance, term structure, bond pricing, and bond
                                                                   Seminar, 30 hours per quarter; outside research,           management team, and marshalling necessary critical
       portfolio management.
                                                                   30 hours per quarter. Prerequisite(s): graduate stand-     resources through the development of a full-scale
       MGT 253. Internet Marketing (4) Seminar, 3 hours;           ing or consent of instructor. Intensive study of select-   business plan.
       outside research, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): MGT 209         ed topics in management. Includes readings, discus-
                                                                                                                              MGT 270. Corporate Social Responsibility (4) Lecture,
       or consent of instructor. Examines the role of the          sion, and presentation of research. Requires comple-
                                                                                                                              3 hours; extra reading, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): grad-
       Internet in an organization’s overall marketing frame-      tion of an analytical research paper based on recent
                                                                                                                              uate standing. Addresses managerial and ethical
       work. Discusses marketing applications of personal-         advances in management strategy. Topics include
                                                                                                                              issues in the social, political, and legal environments
       ization, traffic generation, online search, community,      leadership, change, value creation, and innovations in
                                                                                                                              of business. Focuses on strategies that firms employ
       online experience, and other current Internet-enabled       strategies related to the functional areas of manage-
                                                                                                                              to enhance performance, given their multiple stake-
       marketing techniques. Emphasizes Internet retailing.        ment. Course is repeatable as topics change to a
                                                                                                                              holders (e.g., consumers, suppliers, government,
                                                                   maximum of 8 units.
       MGT 254. Internet Retailing Project (4) Lecture,                                                                       local communities, activists, nongovernmental
       3 hours; extra reading, 1.5 hours; outside projects,        MGT 263. Advanced Topics in Entrepreneurship (4)           organizations). Uses domestic and international
       1.5 hours. Prerequisite(s): MGT 209; consent of             Seminar, 30 hours per quarter; outside research,           cases to illustrate the strategic use of corporate social
       instructor. A practical examination of the Internet         30 hours per quarter. Prerequisite(s): graduate stand-     responsibility.
       retailing customer chain from a managerial perspec-         ing or consent of instructor. Explores various topics
                                                                                                                              MGT 272. Global Strategy and Management (4)
       tive. Involves special-topic lectures, directed readings,   relevant to the development of entrepreneurial skills in
                                                                                                                              Seminar, 3 hours; outside projects, 3 hours.
       active discussion, and student presentations. Culminates    a variety of management functions, including market-
                                                                                                                              Prerequisite(s): MGT 200, MGT 202, MGT 209; or
       in a class-written book comprised of chapters focusing      ing, finance, and operations. Includes lectures, case
                                                                                                                              consent of instructor. Provides an overview of the
       on team-developed solutions to industry problems.           studies, presentations by entrepreneurs, and exercises
                                                                                                                              strategic issues that multinational firms and managers
       Course is repeatable to a maximum of 8 units.               to provide students with a realistic understanding of
                                                                                                                              encounter in a global marketplace. Topics include the
                                                                   entrepreneurial challenges.
       MGT 257. Marketing Strategy (4) Seminar, 3 hours;                                                                      globalization of the world economy, mode of entry into
       consultation, 1 hour. Prerequisite(s): MGT 209 or con-      MGT 264. Information Systems Resources                     markets, analysis of political risk, global strategic
       sent of instructor. A framework is developed for strate-    Management (4) Seminar, 3 hours; outside research,         alliances, and competing in emerging economies.
       gic marketing planning. Topics emphasized include           2 hours; extra reading, 1 hour. Prerequisite(s): MGT
                                                                                                                              MGT 274. Special Topics in Finance (4) Seminar,
       market audits and futures research, product-market          205 or consent of instructor. Provides an understand-
                                                                                                                              3 hours; outside research, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s):
       identification, product portfolio balancing, target mar-    ing of the issues, strategies, and tactics involved in
                                                                                                                              MGT 202. Explores the latest developments in theoret-
       ket strategy, and integrated marketing program plan-        managing information systems in large organizations.
                                                                                                                              ical and empirical finance. Topics include asset pric-
       ning. Relies heavily on an extensive computer-based         Topics include cost allocation, capacity planning, con-
                                                                                                                              ing, performance evaluation, derivative securities,
       market simulation.                                          gestion problems, and distributed information sys-
                                                                                                                              market microstructure, corporate finance, and corpo-
                                                                   tems. Relies heavily on case studies.
       MGT 258. Logistics and Supply Chain Management (4)                                                                     rate control and governance.
       Lecture, 3 hours; individual study, 3 hours.                MGT 265. Decision Support and Expert Systems (4)
                                                                                                                              MGT 276. Financial Strategy and Corporate Control (4)
       Prerequisite(s): MGT 207 or consent of instructor.          Seminar, 3 hours; outside projects and extra reading,
                                                                                                                              Seminar, 3 hours; outside research, 3 hours.
       Studies the integration of value-creating elements in       3 hours. Prerequisite(s): MGT 205, MGT 207; or con-
                                                                                                                              Prerequisite(s): MGT 202. Covers the nexus among
       supply, procurement, manufacturing, distribution, and       sent of instructor. Covers advanced topics in manage-
                                                                                                                              finance, strategy, governance, and corporate control.
       logistics processes, using information technologies as      ment support systems, including problem theory,
                                                                                                                               Examines the theory and empirical evidence for mod-
       a main enabler. Topics include distribution networks,       decision support, and expert systems. Examines key
                                                                                                                              els of corporate financial policy and the market for
       demand management, sourcing, transportation,                issues involved in using information systems for deci-
                                                                                                                              corporate control. Emphasizes critical evaluation of
       pricing, supply chain coordination, information             sion making. Explores how information systems are
                                                                                                                              the evidence for different models of corporate finan-
       technology, and e-business.                                 used to solve management problems.
                                                                                                                              cial policy.
       MGT 259. Operations Planning and Control (4)                MGT 266. Project Management (4) Seminar, 3 hours;
                                                                                                                              MGT 277. Advanced Financial Accounting (4) Seminar,
       Seminar, 3 hours; outside projects and extra reading,       extra reading and project, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s):
                                                                                                                              3 hours; outside research, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s):
       3 hours. Prerequisite(s): MGT 207. A study of the           MGT 207 or equivalent. Addresses issues of project
                                                                                                                              BUS 165C or equivalent (may be taken concurrently).
       design of systems used for controlling assets, plan-        planning and control. Topics include differences
                                                                                                                              Covers advanced financial accounting and reporting
       ning, and scheduling in manufacturing and service           between projects and production systems; project
                                                                                                                              practices. Emphasizes topics such as consolidated
       operations. Includes analysis of operating systems and      selection; project teams; breakdown structures of
                                                                                                                              financial statements, branch accounting, foreign
       discussion of planning and scheduling methods,              organization and work; scheduling and budgeting;
                                                                                                                              transactions, segment reporting, partnership account-
       heuristics, and interfaces with MRP and JIT inventory       resources management; project control and evalua-
                                                                                                                              ing, and accounting for nonprofit organizations.
       systems. Emphasizes the importance of integration,          tion; and current project management software.
       flexibility, and automation of the operation system.                                                                   MGT 278. Auditing and Assurance Services: Theory and
                                                                   MGT 267. Applied Business Forecasting (4) Seminar,
                                                                                                                              Practice (4) Seminar, 3 hours; outside research,
       MGT 260. Contemporary Issues in Management (4)              3 hours; outside project, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s):
                                                                                                                              3 hours. Prerequisite(s): BUS 165B or equivalent. An
       Seminar, 30 hours per quarter; individual study, 30         MGT 201 or equivalent. Provides experience in devel-
                                                                                                                              in-depth examination of audit processes and proce-
       hours per quarter. Prerequisite(s): graduate standing       oping forecasting models and applying them to prob-
                                                                                                                              dures. Develops audit judgment skills through the
       or consent of instructor. Focuses on recent develop-        lems in marketing, production, inventory manage-
                                                                                                                              identification and resolution of issues associated with
       ments and selected topics in contemporary manage-           ment, business economics, and other fields.
                                                                                                                              the auditing practice.
       ment practices. Discusses innovative practices in           Discusses issues in data acquisition, data analysis,
       areas such as marketing, finance, accounting,
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        MGT 280. Business Issues in Electronic Commerce (4)
        Seminar, 3 hours; outside project, 3 hours.                  Professional Courses                                       2. Four courses from the following dealing with
                                                                                                                                   applications of Marxist studies in various
        Prerequisite(s): MGT 205 or consent of instructor.                                                                         fields:
        Provides an understanding of the various business            MGT 302. Apprentice Teaching (1-4) Seminar, 1-4
        strategies, management issues, and pertinent tech-           hours. Prerequisite(s): limited to departmental teach-        a) ANTH 131
        nologies related to electronic commerce. Explores sev-       ing assistants; graduate standing. Supervised individ-        b) CPLT 180X
        eral of the problems surrounding electronic commerce         ual instruction in teaching including monitoring of
        including security issues, privacy, encryption, safe-        teaching assistant’s activities and regular consultation      c) ECON 175
        guarding of intellectual property rights, acceptable use     with assistant concerning teaching responsibilities.
                                                                                                                                   d) POSC 160
        policies, and legal issues.                                  Graded Satisfactory (S) or No Credit (NC). May be
        MGT 281. Systems Analysis and Design (4) Seminar,            repeated; not for degree credit.                              e) WRLT 170/ETST 170
        3 hours; outside project, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s):          MGT 403. Review of Quantitative Methods for                See Minors under the College of Humanities,
        MGT 205, MGT 230; or consent of instructor.                  Management (4) Lecture, 3 hours; laboratory, 1 hour;       Arts, and Social Sciences in the Colleges and
        Provides an understanding of the systems develop-            individual study, 2 hours. Prerequisite(s): graduate       Programs section of this catalog for additional
        ment life cycle with emphasis on the analysis and            standing. Reviews quantitative concepts and tech-          information on minors.
        design phases. Familiarizes students with the tools          niques related to the various functional areas of man-
        and processes used by system developers to analyze,          agement. Topics include properties of functions, sys-
        design, and construct computer-based systems.                tems of equations and matrices (linear algebra), differ-
        Provides experience in analyzing and designing a
        computer-based system.
                                                                     entiation and integration (calculus), and basic proba-
                                                                     bility concepts. Not for degree credit. Satisfactory (S)
                                                                                                                                Materials Science
        MGT 282. Business Data Communications (4) Seminar,
        3 hours; outside project, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s):
                                                                     or No Credit (NC) grading is not available.
                                                                     MGT 404. Communications, Leadership, Teams, and
                                                                                                                                and Engineering
        MGT 205. Provides insight into the role of telecommu-        Ethics (2) Lecture, 7 hours per quarter; workshop,
        nications in business, with an emphasis on informa-          28 hours per quarter. Prerequisite(s): graduate stand-     Subject abbreviation: MSE
        tion management. Specific topics include data com-           ing. Uses case discussions, presentations, and theo-       The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns
        munications (hardware components, interfaces, and            retically informed readings to develop communication,  ,     College of Engineering
        link protocols), architecture and technology (protocols,     presentation, and leadership skills; examine the prin-
        local area networks, and emerging digital services),         ciples of effective teamwork; and introduce represen-
        and network management (control and security).               tative ethical issues confronting managers. Not for
                                                                                                                                   Alexander A. Balandin, Ph.D., Chair
                                                                     degree credit.                                                Advising Office, A159C Bourns Hall;
        MGT 284. Issues in Asian and American Business
                                                                                                                                   (951) 827-3647 (ENGR)
        Interactions (4) Seminar, 3 hours; individual study,
                                                                                                                                   www.engr.ucr.edu/mse
        3 hours. Prerequisite(s): graduate standing or consent
        of instructor. Studies American and Asian business
        interactions, including international trade, outsourcing,
                                                                     Marxist Studies Minor                                      Program Committee
                                                                                                                                   Alexander A. Balandin, Ph.D., (Electrical
        joint-venture agreements, foreign direct investments,                                                                         Engineering)
        and multinational organizations. Develops an under-          College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences              Sakhrat Khizroev, Ph.D., (Electrical Engineering)
        standing of the opportunities for business and trade                                                                       Mart Molle, Ph.D. (Computer Science and
        between American and Asian organizations and the                                                                              Engineering)
                                                                        Joseph Childers, Ph.D., Chair
        skills required to manage resources and successfully                                                                       Nosang Myung, Ph.D. (Chemical and Environ-
                                                                        Thomas Patterson, Ph.D., Acting Chair
        implement multinational business strategies.                                                                                  mental Engineering)
                                                                        HMSS 2109
        MGT 285 (E-Z). Special Topics in Management (4)                                                                            Cengiz Ozkan, Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering)
                                                                        (951) 827-1829;                                            Valentine Vullev, Ph.D. (Bioengineering)
        seminar, 3 hours per week or 30 hours per quarter;              www.marxiststudies.ucr.edu
        assignment of the remaining hours varies from seg-
        ment to segment. Prerequisite(s): graduate standing;         Committee in Charge                                        Major
        consent of instructor. Additional prerequisites are            Edna Bonadich, Ph.D. (Sociology/Ethnic Studies,          The B.S. degree in Materials Science and
        required for some segments of this course; see the                Emeritus)                                             Engineering is offered jointly by the five partici-
        School. Covers topics not contained in a regular               Christopher Chase-Dunn, Ph.D. (Sociology)                pating departments of The Marlan and
        course. Topics are announced at the time of offering.          Joseph Childers, Ph.D. (English)                         Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering. The
                                                                       Jennifer Doyle, Ph.D. (English)                          program aims to produce students who are
        MGT 290. Directed Studies (1-6) Prerequisite(s): con-
                                                                       Carole Fabricant, Ph.D. (English)                        effective team players in materials engineering
        sent of instructor. Directed studies and research in
                                                                       Christine Gailey, Ph.D. (Women’s Studies)
        selected problems or theories of management for                                                                         or related engineering, science or managerial
                                                                       Michael Kearney, Ph.D. (Anthropology)
        advanced graduate students to pursue special areas                                                                      positions, who use and improve on their skills
                                                                       Victor Lippit, Ph.D. (Economics)
        of interest. Graded Satisfactory (S) or No Credit (NC).                                                                 in the job; who can enter into graduate or pro-
                                                                       Brian Lloyd, Ph.D. (History)
        Course is repeatable.                                                                                                   fessional degree programs; and who are
                                                                       Bernd Magnus, Ph.D. (Philosophy, Emeritus)
        MGT 297. Directed Research (1-6) Prerequisite(s):              B. Toby Miller, Ph.D. (Media and Cultural Studies)       responsible engineers, professionals or scien-
        consent of instructor. Directed research in selected           Ken Rogers, Ph.D. (Art History)                          tists demonstrating ethical and professional
        problems of management for graduate students with              Georgia Warnke, Ph.D. (Philosophy)                       responsibility and continuing to learn through a
        special research interests. Graded Satisfactory (S) or         Stephen E. Cullenberg, Ph.D.                             variety of educational experiences.
        No Credit (NC). Course is repeatable.                             Dean, College of Humanities, Arts, and Social
                                                                          Sciences, ex officio                                  The program aims to produce graduates who:
        MGT 298-I. Fieldwork in Management (1-4) Field, 3-12
        hours; consultation, 1 hour. Prerequisite(s): consent of     The Marxist Studies minor integrates courses               • can apply knowledge of the scientific and
        instructor. Supervised field experience culminating in       from various disciplines in order to examine the             engineering principles underlying major ele-
        a final report or other academic component. May be           theory and main applications of Marxism in the               ments of materials engineering -- the struc-
        repeated for up to 8 units of credit toward the degree.      social sciences and humanities disciplines.                  ture, properties, processing, and perform-
                                                                                                                                  ance of materials
        MGT 299. Research for Thesis or Dissertation (1-12)
                                                                     Requirements for the minor (24 units)
        Prerequisite(s): consent of instructor. Graded                                                                          • can design and conduct experiments rele-
        Satisfactory (S) or No Credit (NC). Course is repeat-        1. Theory, method, and history of thought                    vant to materials science and engineering as
        able.                                                           requirement                                               well as analyze and interpret experimental
                                                                        a) ECON 115                                               data

                                                                        b) PHIL 153                                             • can identify, formulate, and solve materials
                                                                                                                                  selection and design problems

								
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