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Prerequisite/Corequisite Key

P = Course must be taken previously C = Course must be taken concurrently E = Course can be taken previously or concurrently
(RQ) = Required (RM) = Recommended  

BANA 250

Excel for Business

1 credit hour

Introduction to the main spreadsheet application in Microsoft Office 2013. The use of Excel's basic and advanced features to achieve business objectives will be discussed, demonstrated, and applied. Students will learn worksheet skills that will satisfy upper level business course prerequisites and assist in solving business problems. Formerly MGMT 250.

BANA 320

Operations Management

3 credit hours

Pre-requisite: P (RQ) MATH-132 or MATH 135

Operations Management is the study of the management of the direct resources required to produce the goods and/or services provided by an organization. The course focuses on competitiveness, with emphasis placed on the close coordination of business unit operational decision making and strategic planning. Topics covered include product/process design, aggregate planning, operations scheduling, inventory theory, and quality control and incorporates the use of quantitative techniques for operational decision making. Attention is given to the strategic uses of advanced manufacturing systems such as FMS, MRP and JIT. Comparisons of Western and Japanese management and manufacturing philosophies are also studied. Offered every semester and Fast-Track Spring I. Formerly MGMT 320.

BANA 351

Introduction to Project Management

3 credit hours

This course introduces the student to the functions necessary for all project managers. Covering entire project life cycle, students gain experience in the process and phases of project management. Project phases such as selection, planning, organizing, execution, monitoring, control and closure will be reviewed. Project processes such as scope, risk, communications, quality and procurement management will be addressed. Formerly MGMT 351.