Miami Business School

Strategic Management

FIRST SUMMER INTERSESSION
MGT 401 section 89
May 15-19, 22-26
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. 
Marina Portnoy, mportnoy@bus.miami.edu

Syllabus

Examine the key elements of the strategic management process (planning, analyzing, leading, formulating, implementing, and controlling). Study the critical elements of an organization's external environment. Conduct an environmental analysis in which an organization operates. Create a company profile analysis to identify organizational strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT).

Leadership and Motivation

FIRST SUMMER INTERSESSION
MGT 360 Section 86 
3 credits Undergraduate
May 15-19, 22-26
Monday through Friday,  5:30 to 9:15 p.m.
Chester Schriesheim, cschries@bus.miami.edu

Syllabus

Vision and daring define leaders. Do special characteristics separate bold visionaries from enthusiastic dreamers? How does a leader motivate others? To what extent are leaders “born” or “made”? Explore these and other issues of leadership in this workshop designed to enhance leadership effectiveness.
Through the use of the novel The Godfather and selected business cases, the instructor guides you through the jungle of leadership do’s and don’ts and helps you improve your leadership skills and abilities. The pragmatic focus of this course relates theory to the “real world,” thoroughly integrating theoretical material with applications and illustrations.

 

Financial Planning and Wealth Management

FIRST SUMMER INTERSESSION
FIN 401 Section 80
3 credits Undergraduate
May 15-19, 22-26
Monday through Friday,  9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Tie Su, tie@miami.edu

Tentative Syllabus

Examine the investment and issues arising from financial planning and personal wealth management activities. Understand the role of financial planners. Discover the construction of a comprehensive financial plan including the identification of client financial status and goals, asset allocation, securities trading, managed funds, tax planning, risk management and insurance, and estate planning. Comprehend the valuation and selection criteria of major investment products and financial securities in order to implement a financial plan.

Negotiation Strategies

FIRST SUMMER INTERSESSION
MGT324  Section 89       3 Credits          Undergraduate 
MGT624  Section 89       3 Credits          Graduate 
May 15-19, 22-26 
Monday through Friday, 5:30 to 930 p.m.
Terri Scandura, scandura@miami.edu

Syllabus

Learn the art and science of negotiation. Get the core management skills necessary for leaders in non-profits, businesses, and other organizations. Understand power, persuasion, creativity, problem-solving, ethics, and cross-cultural negotiation. Participate in self-assessment, role-play negotiation exercises and case studies. Learn the difference between distributive and win-win negotiation. Become a more effective negotiator in business and personal situations.