Minor in Management (MSOM)School of Management
300 Managing Financial Resources (3:3:0). Course may not be taken for credit by School of Management majors. Focus on using basic concepts of accounting and financial management to make investment, credit, and operating decisions for an organization. Emphasis is on using financial reports to aid the planning and control of organizational activities.
301 Managing People and Organizations (3:3:0). Course may not be taken for credit by School of Management majors. Introduces students to key issues in management, organizational behavior, and human resource management. Special attention is given to best practices used by effective managers.
302 Managing Information (3:3:0). Course may not be taken for credit by School of Management majors. Provides an overview of the strategic role of information, the need for information systems, organizing information, integration of information systems in management processes and decision making, and related discussions in electronic business and electronic commerce.
303 Marketing in a Digital World (3:3:0). Course may not be taken for credit by School of Management majors. Presents marketing principles, concepts, strategies, and analytical tools used by profit and nonprofit organizations to market ideas, products, and/or services to selected target groups. Emphasis on how to develop, promote, distribute, and price the firm's offerings in a dynamic economic, social, political, and global environment.
304 Starting and Managing the Enterprise (3:3:0). Prerequisites: MSOM 300, 302, and 303. Course may not be taken for credit by School of Management majors. Exposes students to the behaviors required to successfully launch a new business, tools to identify and evaluate opportunities, and the issues critical to a start up firm. These issues include organizational structure, effective marketing strategy, operational logistics, legal issues, financial projections, and financing options.
305 Managing in a Global Economy (3:3:0). Course may not
be taken for credit by School of Management majors. Managing
in a Global Economy provides a multidisciplinary approach to the global
economy from the viewpoint of managing international business. The course
introduces unique aspects of managing in the global economy including
the theory and political economy of international trade and foreign
direct investment, the global monetary system, and the strategy of international
George Mason University: 2001-2002 University Catalog: Catalog Index: Course Descriptions:Minor in Management (MSOM)