Bachelor of Science
Management Courses

Management (620)

This course is an introduction to the concepts, theory and statistical tools for analyzing business conditions, forecasting and decision making. Provides the knowledge base for collecting, organizing and summarizing data and includes such topics as sampling, classifying, frequency distribution, dispersion, regression and correlation analysis, and forecasting.

Open to BABA students only.

This course is designed to provide a mathematical foundation for students interested in majoring in business and economics.  Topics include review of basic algebra, linear equations, functions and graphs, mathematics of finance  (including simple and compound interest, future and present value of annuity), systems of linear equations, limits and derivatives as well as integration.

This course will provide business students with additional statistical tools used in analyzing business conditions, forecasting, and decision making. Instead of focusing on theoretical formulae, students will learn to apply these tools for analyzing and interpreting data routinely collected by businesses in order to formulate marketing strategies, financial plans, and investment decisions. Provides the knowledge base and practical examples of how to select and apply appropriate statistical techniques and to interpret and communicate results. Students will work in teams to collect and analyze data on a local business and present written and oral reports on their statistical findings.

Economic, legal, ethical, and social issues that arise out of a business organization’s relationships with such internal and external stakeholders as employees, clients, customers, the government, and the public at large. This course meets the School of Business requirements for an ethics course under the general education requirements.

An examination of the human dynamics in organizations, focusing on individuals and small groups in organizational settings. Concentrates on communication, leadership, control systems, organization structures, and the thinking of leading organization theorists.

Prerequisite: Must have at least sophomore standing (30 credits) in School of Business-Camden (52).

Explores the ethics and the intersection with a variety of laws that impact business practice–whether mutually supportive, seemingly contradictory, or areas in which law does not currently exist for direct comparison.  This course meets the School of Business requirement for an ethics course under the general education requirements.

A service learning course that includes active participation in community service, along with studying its foundations and relevance for business professionals.  Projects vary by semester, ranging from standard volunteerism to more complex partnerships with established community groups.  A notable portion of course time will be outside the classroom, so scheduling may not be standard; details for each offering must be considered at time of enrollment to avoid conflicts. Because it includes instruction in a variety of approaches to ethical behavior, this course meets the School of Business requirements for an ethics course under the general education requirements.

Analyzes the reasons companies underperform, provides diagnostic tools to identify problems, and discusses the means for pushing a company to superior performance. Topics include headcount management; price strategy; new products and revenue streams; asset management; analysis of products, customers, facilities, and divisions; process improvement; and cost analysis and execution.

Prerequisite: Must have at least sophomore standing (30 credits) in School of Business Camden (52).

Key principles of Total Quality Management including information and analysis, strategic quality planning, process quality management, operational results, and customer satisfaction. Focus on increasing productivity through continuous improvement in quality.

Prerequisite: 50:960:183 or 50:960:283.

Applications of quantitative models drawn from operations research and basic mathematics as applied to simple and multiple criteria decision problems in organizations.

Prerequisite: 50:960:283 or 50:960:183.

A study of the methods used to solve problems typically confronted in the management of production facilities and office services. Topics include the location and layout of facilities and operations, methods analysis and work measurement, materials handling, production control, inventory control, quality control, office automation, budgeting, and decision making.

Prerequisite: 50:960:283 or 50:960:183.

Examines how to improve supply chain interactions in various functional areas (such as engineering, information systems, logistics, operations, purchasing, and sales) across a range of industries; implementation of integrated supply chain strategy.

Prerequisites: 50:960:283

The theoretical and practical aspects of a firm operating in an international environment, problems and risks that may be encountered, and various bases for profitable operations.

Analyzes the skills necessary to lead individuals, teams, and organizations in the 21st century. Exemplary topics include theoretical models of leadership, the influence of technology on leadership practices, the foundations of a diverse workforce and its implications for leadership, motivation of the post-baby boomer generations, decision-making in fast-changing environments, and leading yourself. Practical exercises will help the students to develop their own leadership style.

Prerequisite: 52:620:303

The School of Business-Camden offers a 3-credit course on doing business in South Africa. The course highlight is a 12-day study trip over spring break to South Africa, where students visit businesses and government/community enterprises to learn about management and marketing opportunities, challenges, and practices in this region. Course meetings will be scheduled prior to the trip, accompanied by student presentations following the trip.

Prerequisite: Special permission number from instructor required.

The School of Business-Camden offers a study program on doing business in France. The program highlight is a 10-day study trip to France, where we will visit businesses and government institutions to learn more about management and marketing practices in this region. Introduction to the concepts, framework, and issues of global business and how they influence management decisions: multinational firms, international trade, and the cultural, political, institutional, social, and economic environment of the global marketplace.

Prerequisite: Special permission number from instructor required.

The School of Business-Camden offers a 3-credit course on doing business in Brazil. The course highlight is a 12-day study trip over spring break to Brazil, where students visit businesses and government/community enterprises to learn about management and marketing opportunities, challenges, and practices in this region.  Course meetings will be scheduled prior to the trip, accompanied by student presentations following the trip.

Prerequisite: Special permission number from instructor required.

The study and field trip will relate the history, culture, economy, politics, and geography of Argentina to conducting business and career development. In addition to study at home, students and faculty will travel to Argentina to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of this country and international business.

Prerequisite: Special permission number from instructor required.

An integrative course in general management oriented to an overall view of policy formulation from the perspective of senior managers. Case studies used as supplementary readings. Students expected to analyze situations, isolate major problems, and recommend solutions.

Prerequisites: 52:390:301, 52:620:303, 52:620:325 (or 620:321) and 52:630:321.

Concentrates on the start up of new venture. The main objectives are (1) understanding entrepreneurs, (2) seeking and evaluating opportunities for new ventures, and (3) marshaling resources to convert these opportunities into businesses. Students conduct a feasibility analysis and write a business plan for a new venture they have chosen.

Prerequisite: 52:010:101.

Analyzes the issues in starting and growing a consulting business, and develops a plan for implementation.

Individual study under the supervision of the management faculty, usually on a specified project or paper, to deepen and broaden the student’s professional horizon and enrich the educational experience.

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

Explores the challenges faced by a general manager in the creation and exploitation of new technologies and innovations. The first module of the course deals with technology evolution, forecasting, and assessment of new technologies; creation of technological competencies; organization of the innovation process; and strategies for exploiting innovations. The second module analyzes the strategic and organizational implications of e-commerce and emerging innovations.

Examines the financial and accounting correlates of corporate insolvency; develops strategies for turning around a firm, including accounting, financial, legal, management, and marketing policies; and illustrates the concepts through several case studies.

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

Explores the incentives and processes for using various modes of corporate development to achieve corporate strategic objectives; use of mergers, acquisitions, and alliances for corporate growth and capability building; analytical techniques used in corporate development decisions as well as process issues, such as negotiation strategies, competitive bidding, and post-merger integration; problems faced in managing acquisitions; and alternative modes of market entry, such as joint ventures and internal development.

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

Designed to integrate course materials, introduce newer philosophies and techniques in management, and apply them to selected problems. Extensive readings and research reports required. Topics vary from semester to semester.

Individual research project.

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

A structured, practical program conducted by a business in cooperation with the School of Business-Camden.

Prerequisites: Cumulative grade-point average of 3.000; permission of internship director.

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BLDP Shadowing Days Application

After being notified of a match, students are responsible for providing personal information to the matched executive (e.g., current resume and cover letter with information on career ambitions). The information on this application is for internal use only, for us to match you as well as possible with and executive from among our alumni database.

BLDP Application

The Fall 2020 Application is now open! 

Priority will be given to applications received by Monday, May 25, 2020. Applications are accepted until all seats are filled.

The seminar application process is our gateway for entry into the program. Upon acceptance into BLDP, students will be emailed their acceptance letter plus a special permission number allowing registration for the BLDP seminar.

Requirements

Seminar applications are solicited each semester and require

  1. completed application form (submitted online and found elsewhere on this website),
  2. a personal essay, and
  3. two letters of recommendation (one academic; one other).

Rutgers-Camden students are invited to apply to apply for enrollment in the BLDP seminar. All applicants are expected to meet both of the following selection criteria:  Have sophomore standing or above and have an overall GPA of 3.0 or above. First-semester transfer students will be evaluated based on their GPA earned at Rutgers. Students who fail to meet these admission criteria may still be allowed to apply for (and possibly enroll in) the BLDP seminar, but they will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

The director balances evaluations to make final decisions on people accepted for the seminar (up to a maximum of 15-20 each semester).

Students who are admitted to the BDLP are rquired to adopt the BLDP Code of Conduct. A signed contract is required from each student.

Students may count activities toward “leadership units” that were initiated prior to taking a seminar, as long as those activities occur primarily during their enrollment in their academic program.

Application for Admission to BLDP Seminar

Applications For BLDP Seminar will be ongoing until class is filled.

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  • Please write a short essay between 150 to 350 words, in which you discuss the reasons why your application should be considered for the Business Leader Development Program, including what you hope to gain from the program and what you can contribute.

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