Miami Business School


BUS 201 - U80 LEC (10049)
BUS 201 - B80 LEC (10050)
January Intersession
Manny Sicre, 
Tentative syllabus 

Learn about money

  • Become financially literate
  • Understand the basics of banking and saving, making money by investing in stocks, bonds, and mutual funds
  • Learn the fundamentals of buying a home
  • Discover how to plan for retirement
  • See how to start your own business

Fundamentals of Business Technology & Innovation

BTE 210 - U80 LEC (10005)
BTE 210 - B80 LEC (10006)
January Intersession
Tarek Sayed,

Get a fundamental knowledge of computer information systems and application software skills

  • Explore the Internet and World Wide Web technology as a de-facto information system platform
  • Learn critical thinking and information search strategies through Web browsing
  • Focus on computer hardware components including system unit, input, output, and storage
  • Examine application software and system software
  • Develop problem-solving skills in the use of standard microcomputer-based software packages: GUI-based file maintenance, word processing, electronic spreadsheet, database, and presentation graphics

Organizational Behavior

MGT 304 - U80 LEC (9189)
MGT 204 - B80 LEC (9190)
January Intersession
Chet Schriesheim, 
Tentative syllabus

Examine ideas on appropriate action steps that result in desirable outcomes

  • Gain a clear understanding of the challenges faced in becoming an effective manager through the use of lecture material, exercises, and case analysis 
  • Address significant questions: Do personality characteristics relate to job performance? What influences create or destroy positive job attitudes? How do we motivate employees and ourselves?
  • Discover what qualities define an effective manager
  • Learn how employees' behavior and conditions that facilitate organizational effectiveness 

Strategic Management

MGT 401 - U80 LEC (9560)
MGT 401 - B80 LEC (9561)
January Intersession
Yadong Luo, 
Tentative syllabus

Integrate knowledge and concepts learned via this eclectic "capstone" course

  • Explore the process that top executives follow in resolving strategic management and related issues faced by firms
  • Develop knowledge pertaining to the formulation and implementation of strategies
  • Sharpen your conceptual, analytical, communication, and teamwork skills
  • Develop and mature critical thinking skills

Leading Teams

MGT 422 - U80 LEC (9192)
MGT 422 - B80 LEC (9193) 
January Intersession
Sheryl Alonso,

Explore the concepts of creativity and innovation in teams

  • Understand the concepts of working in a team
  • Cultivate interpersonal communication and conflict management skills
  • Develop team leadership skills
  • Learn how to deal with Freeloaders and Social Loafers
  • Participate in several team activities

Entrepreneurship in Entertainment

MGT 498 - U80 LEC (9808)
MGT 498 - B80 LEC (9809)
January Intersession
Susana Alvarez Diaz, 
Tentative syllabus

Discover entrepreneurship

  • Study the history of the different methods of monetizing the arts, sports, and entertainment
  • Look at the current, successful monetization of entertainment and the vehicles through which they are monetized and scaled
  • See how to leverage brand
  • Pitch a business