Undergraduate Programs

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Coursework

Hands-on learning is incorporated into coursework across LeBow. Below are a sampling of courses available to undergraduate students that incorporate an experiential learning component.

BUSN 101 - Foundations of Business I

Introduces the fundamental structures and functions of business organizations and the opportunities for career advancement within such organizations. Develops relevant business skills for professional success, emphasizing teams, communication, and real-world examples.

FIN 341 - Applied Portfolio Management

This course covers topics related to portfolio management. Students will learn how to analyze industries, select securities for inclusion in investment portfolios, and analyze portfolio performance. Students will participate in the management of a real investment portfolio for the duration of the course. Find out more about the Dragon Fund.

FIN 342 - Advanced Portfolio Management

This course covers advanced topics related to portfolio management. Students will learn how to analyze industries and the investment potential of individual securities in depth. They will also learn advanced methods for analyzing portfolio performance and investment strategy. Students will participate in the management of a real investment portfolio for the duration of the course. Find out more about the Dragon Fund.

MGMT 372 - Startup Consulting

This course provides students with real-world consulting experiences with entrepreneurs. It is designed so that student teams work with start-up companies or with start-up projects inside established companies; topics include but are not limited to market research, feasibility assessment, business model testing, business plan development and new product launch. Students work with companies in order to gain experience with entrepreneurs and consulting, in addition to learning about the opportunities and challenges that entrepreneurs face every day in their businesses.

MGMT 371 - Business Consulting for Nonprofits

Students act as consultants to local and national nonprofits working on real business issues. Student teams, with the support of advisors and faculty, will
focus their energy on helping clients achieve new insights to business challenges through data driven decisions. Projects integrate various business disciplines; students will define conceptual and theoretical issues, conduct research, and analyze data central to these organizations. Students will present plans and recommendations to help resolve clients business challenges. In addition to the project, students will also learn about some of the unique aspects of the governance of non-profit organizations. Clients and projects vary each term. Client team meetings may occur during business hours. Can be used as a business elective requirement.

MIS 347 - Domestic and Global Outsourcing Management

To introduce the student to issues in managing the outsourcing of Information Systems. This will be done in a mixture of lectures and student team presentations. The lectures will introduce the students to some of the central themes of outsourcing IS by summarizing current literature. Parallel to these lectures students will form study teams to investigate other important topics of IS outsourcing through a guided literature reading.

ORGB 300 - Organizational Behavior

Provides conceptual understanding of various principles of management and organizational processes and the opportunity for skill-building in the areas of individual, interpersonal, and intergroup organizational behaviors. This is a writing intensive course.