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Most of Albers' graduate classes throughout Fall 2020 are online. Most are either synchronous or asynchronous:
Below are current classes open to prospective students. All require arrangements made in advance.
Simply click on the button below your desired class to get information if the class is synchronous or asynchronous, as well as availabilities that will fit your schedule.
Introduction to the basic concepts of federal income taxation for the various forms of business organizations. Use of tax service and research in tax problems.
This course is the study of formal and informal organizations, the individual, group dynamics, communication, leadership, motivation, and organizational design.
Passcode is required.
Introduces computer programming for data extraction, cleaning, transformation, integration, data mining, statistical analysis, data visualization, and others. Class projects will be drawn from real world examples. Designed for students who have prior experience with computer programming.
Class meets 6 p.m. to 8:40 p.m. on Thursdays. Passcode is required.
Interdisciplinary course designed to give students a solid understanding of the field and potential opportunities of entrepreneurship from micro-enterprise and family businesses to high growth ventures and corporate entrepreneurship. Guest speakers, business plans, and activities will be utilized to deepen the students' insight into values-based entrepreneurship in for profit and nonprofit endeavors and how it is relevant in their professional career.
This course presents basic principles of corporate finance and develops tools for financial decisions and valuation in the presence of uncertainty, imperfect information, and conflicting incentives among stakeholders. A series of spreadsheet-based valuation exercises is used to develop firm values using basic financial data for local companies.
Develops essential knowledge and skills for effectively planning, implementing, and controlling marketing activities of an organization. Focus is on the application of basic marketing concepts and principles as well as strategic decision making for achieving and sustaining competitive advantages in the marketplace.
Focus on tools for effective decision making, and concepts of, and practice in, group dynamics. A retreat component, individual growth, team building and group decision making. Draws on research from economics to inform decision making skill development. Lays a foundation for ethical decision making throughout the MBA program.
This course addresses general management and the tasks of strategy formulation and implementation. It builds on and integrates material from all functional areas.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to evaluate leadership theories from historical and contemporary perspectives; analyze leadership styles from the most frequently used perspectives in business; investigate contemporary thinking on leadership and how leadership roles are changing in the 21st century; identify ways leadership in sport organizations can positively affect local and regional communities; develop leadership models for effective organizations; and formulate a personal and professional growth plan as a sport leader.
Class meets Tuesdays, 6 to 7 p.m.