Graduate Business Administration
2017 Fall Term
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SEMINAR IN CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS ISSUES
Business Administration 800
The seminar in contemporary business issues allows program participants to explore current issues facing business professionals and consider ways to apply DBA activities and ideas to their current and future professions.
MEASUREMENT AND RESEARCH DESIGN IN BUSINESS
Business Administration 810
This course main goal is to provide students with the necessary skills to conduct original research. The course will provide an overview of key concepts relevant to the design and conduct of organizational research and to help them develop critical thinking skills to evaluate the study designs of other researchers.
APPLIED MULTIVARIATE METHODS
Business Administration 840
This course covers multivariate data analysis with an emphasis on applications for business and market research. The course compares and contrasts many different multivariate techniques. The course emphasizes applications of multivariate analysis from a conceptual viewpoint as well as research design.
SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY IN BUSINESS
Business Administration 860
This course provides students with an understanding of principles of scientific research pertinent to business research. A scientific approach implies the recognition of gaps in the literature that is addressed through specific approaches. The course will help students understand the approach to enable them to identify a personal research interest.
MACRO ISSUES IN BUSINESS
Business Administration 880
The primary purpose of the course is to expose students to key macro level areas in finance, management and marketing as they apply to business research. This course should help students understand this perspective and determine whether they want to pursue personal areas of research interests in this domain.
Business Administration 988
Students develop essays to investigate business problems that are of strategic importance to a firm/organization. A dissertation proposal must be completed and approved by the student's disseration committee before the student moves on to collect data in the area of research. A final defense before the disseration committed is required.