Miami Business School

Strategic Management

FIRST SUMMER INTERSESSION
MGT 401 section 89
May 13-17, 20-24
Monday through Friday, noon to 3:45 p.m. 
Marina Portnoy,  mportnoy@bus.miami.edu

Sample 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 13-17, 20-24
Monday through Friday,  5:30 to 9:15 p.m.
Chester Schriesheim, cschries@bus.miami.edu

Sample 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. 

Trading and Markets

FIRST SUMMER INTERSESSION
FIN 415 Section 80
3 credits Undergraduate
May 13-17, 20-24
Monday through Friday,  4 to 8 p.m.
Lorenzo Naranjo, lxn176@miami.edu 

Sample Syllabus

Possess a firm understanding of trading in modern financial markets.  Demonstrate the ability to integrate concepts across the business curriculum. Solve business problems by employing appropriate analytical models and tools. Develop the ability to think critically.

Legal Reasoning and Effective Advocacy

FIRST SUMMER INTERSESSION
BSL 498 Section 80
3 Credits  Undergraduate  
May 13-17, 21-22
Monday through Friday, Tuesday through Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  
Diana Jordan Zamora, d.jordan6@bus.miami.edu 

Sample Syllabus

Learn the basics of the American legal system and prepare for the first year of law school. Discover research databases, such as Lexis Advance, and see how to conduct thorough legal research. Use drafted research to argue basic motions throughout the course. Read and outline cases and take an issue-spotter exam. Visit federal court to observe hearings and a trial.