Miami Business School

Miami Business School InterSession classes:


Strategic Management

March 11-15 • 9 5 p.m
MGT 401, Section 85 = 3 credits – Undergraduate
Yadong Luo: 305-284-4003,
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


Speculative Markets and Derivative Securities

March 9 (Saturday) • 2 to 6:10 p.m.
March 10 (Sunday) •  2 to 6:10 p.m.
March 11-15  •  2 to 6:10 p.m.
March 16  (Saturday) •  2 to 6:10 p.m.
March 17 (Sunday) • 2 to 6:10 p.m.
FIN 422, Section 80 = 3 credits – Undergraduate
Tie Su,
Tentative Syllabus 

Integrate knowledge and concepts learned via this eclectic “capstone” course

  • Discover the basics of the fastest growing areas in financial derivative securities
  • Understand structural differences among options, forwards, futures, and swaps
  • Learn how to trade, price, and use derivative contracts
  • Improve your Excel programming skills
  • Get familiar with the CFA level 1 curriculum in derivatives

Legal and Social Aspects of Business Regulation

March 11-15  •  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
March 16  (Saturday) •  2 to 6:10 p.m.
BSL 305, Section 80 = 3 credits – Undergraduate
Diana Jordan Zamora,

Understand how firms can operate profitably and legally, yet in a socially responsible manner

  • “Bring to life” complex situations where business imperatives, legal rules, and social norm collide; blending theory and practical problem-solving skills for future business managers
  • Acquire an introduction to the regulatory environment of business and the basics of applied philosophy needed to consider both the legal and social aspects of corporate decision making
  • Examine timely and provocative topics through a combination of insightful readings, dynamic lectures, case studies, full-length films, and active classroom discussion
  • Gain facility with the theory, critical terminology, and analytical tools necessary to solve difficult managerial dilemmas