Content with Disciplines : Business/ Management

Accounting Information Systems

Office: 208 Rockwell Office Hours: Tues. and Thurs. 1-4 PM or by appt. Text: Accounting Information Systems: Essential Concepts and Applications by Wilkinson and Cerullo. Wiley & Sons, ISBN 0-471-05592-1. Course Objectives: To develop a knowledge base of the elements, the relationships, and the issues associated with manual and computerized accounting information systems, of internal control concepts and to develop strong documentation and communication skills. Suggestions for the Students: Nurture interest in the topics of this course. Read related current events. Talk with professionals. Ask questions when you do not understand. Help your classmates out when needed. Do your part…

Managerial Accounting

Course Description: Managerial Accounting focuses on the accounting information needs of the various levels of internal management within an organization. Internal reporting is directed at three major areas of management responsibility: cost determination, planning and control, and long-term decision-making. Co-Requisite: ACG2071L (Managerial Accounting Lab) Pre-Requisite: ACG2001 and ACG2011 or ACG2021 Objectives: You, the student, will learn the needs of internal reporting, and how these reports should be presented to management. Also, you will learn concepts, principles, and procedures related to the following subject matters: 1) Job Order and Process Cost Systems 2) Cost Behavior 3) Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis 4) Budgeting 5)…

TAX 2000 (Individual Income Taxes)

Course Description: This is a basic federal individual income tax course which will introduce terminology, concepts and applications of the law. The theory must be learned before it is applied “hands on” at the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Center. Pre-Requisite: None Objectives: Students will learn the following : Procedures and Techniques on how to interview the taxpayers to successfully obtain the necessary information to complete their individual income tax returns. Ethical Behavior and Responsibilities inherent in the preparation of individual income tax returns. Tax Rules and Regulations on how to prepare the Forms 1040EZ, 1040A and 1040. Miscellaneous Advanced…

Business Spanish

Department of Foreign Literature and Languages University of Massachusetts Dartmouth M/W/F 10:00-10:50, I-114 Spring 2003 Office: Room 351, Group I Office phone: 910-6469 Office Hours: Wednesday 2-5 p.m. or by appointment Email: cbenavides@umassd.edu Textbook: -Saldo a Favor and accompanying Workbook (Manual de Actividades e Investigaciones) -A bilingual dictionary is strongly recommended. Course Description: Spanish for correspondence, banking, administration, personnel, and publicity. Practice in business-related vocabulary and writing. Readings and selections on business-related and cultural topics for comprehension. Service learning project, in collaboration with the Community Economic Development Center (CEDC) of Southeastern Massachusetts. Goals: By the end of this course, students…

Social and Ethical Issues in Business

College of Business Administration Meets: T 4:00-6:40 pm, BA 342 Schedule Number: 22315 Instructor: Assoc. Professor Craig P. Dunn, Ph.D. Office: SS 3105 Office Hours: 3:00-4:00 pm T and by appointment COURSE DESCRIPTION: Ethics of various issues in business, including social responsibility, environmental protection, privacy, individual rights, occupational safety and health, product liability, equality of opportunity, and the morality of capitalism. What is the corporation? Do corporations–and more particularly the managers who represent them–have any responsibilities beyond seeking to maximize shareholder wealth? Is the term “business ethics” an oxymoron? What is the source of moral truth? These and other related…

The Economics of Social Issues

College of Business EC 211 – Course Outline Semester: Spring 2000 Class Sessions: The class meets on Wednesdays from 7:45-10:10 Course Description This course utilizes economic principles and techniques to analyze social issues. Topics include: the allocation of resources, the distribution of wealth and income, health care, crime, education, environmental, tax and regulatory issues. In addition to providing an economic analysis of four current issues, you will participate in a service learning project as a means of applying the concepts discussed in class and examining the complexities often involved in projects which entail a number of potential economic and social…

Social and Economic Justice

“Charity, vertical, humiliates. Solidarity, horizontal, helps.” – Eduardo Galeano Course Description Social and Economic Justice will review and study historical and contemporary issues in social and economic justice as they relate to US policy. It will explore the distribution of power, status, and resources in society. It will also address how issues of discrimination affect the vulnerable populations and how advocates can work in the political arena. Objectives: -exhibit an awareness and understanding of self in relation to diverse populations; -analyze the impact of social welfare populations on populations-at-risk; -identify the forms and mechanisms of oppression and discrimination in society;…

Organizational Communication

Speech & Communication Studies Fall Semester 1999 OVERVIEW This course explores theories and practices of organizational communication from a critical, historical, and applied perspective. The primary objective of the course is to provide in-depth analytical treatments of issues related to the personal, relational, cultural, group, business, global, and ethical dimensions of everyday communication practices. A second objective is to apply what you are learning to the organization and management of communication in professional contexts through involvement in a Service Learning project. OPERATING PROCEDURES The course is designed to be communication intensive. This means you will be expected to read, write,…

Lehigh CORPS Regional Economic Development Practicum

This Lehigh Community Research and Policy Service course will. involve teams of students in community-oriented research projects. The twin purposes of the program are: 1) to provide real-world, team oriented learning experiences to Lehigh students and 2) to provide a resource for local governments and community organizations that would allow them to draw upon the expertise of our students as consultants in analyzing problems and formulating policy. The students will participate in the design and execution of a specific research project identified by a Lehigh Valley development agency. A description of this year's projects is attached. The results of this…

Management – Organizational Behavior

Fall Semester 1997MWF 9:00 a.m.Office: 207 Hyde HallOffice Hours: WMF 10: 00- It: 00 a.m.M 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. (or by appointment) Course DescriptionOrganizational behavior is the study of human behavior, attitudes, values and performance within organizational settings. It is an interdisciplinary field, which draws on social and clinical psychology, sociology, labor relations, anthropology, industrial engineering, and industrial psychology. We will be discussing and experiencing the theory, methods and principles of these diverse disciplines to learn about individual perceptions, values, and learning styles; group structure and dynamics; and organizational processes that occur on a daily basis within any social gathering….

Principles of Quality Management

Introduction to the principles of quality management, with an emphasis on cross-functional problem solving. Topics include customer driven quality, leadership, employee participation and training, continuous process improvement, design quality and error prevention, management by facts, and strategic quality planning. This course will provide a basic understanding of the philosophy, conceptual frameworks and the tools of the Total Quality Movement. Moreover, the course will underscore the importance of individual and corporate responsibility to the community. 1. Students in the class provide a needed service. At least one organization/agency will be selected to which students will be assigned for the design and completion…

Communication: Tech Tutors

Course DescriptionThe focus of this service learning experience is applying the techniques and knowledge gained in the classroom to the real and practical demands of a designer /client relationship. Student designers work onsite, using technology to solve the communication needs of non-profit agencies. Students develop needs analyses and write and implement proposals to meet their community partners' needs. These may involve print, Multimedia, design for the Web, networking, and other Computer applications. Course DescriptionThe focus of this service learning experience is to apply Management and Design Principles to identify the needs of the community to bridge the Digital Divide, and…