is a leadership skills development course. BUS 590 General Cost Accounting 3 Credits This course covers principles of planning, measuring, recording, and controlling costs in different types of organizations. BUS 605 Venture Capital Private Equity 3 Credits This course will examine the role of finance and the formation of financial strategies needed to support each phase of the business start-up. The course provides experience with ethical conduct associated within a socially-responsible business. Prerequisite: MAT 540 or equivalent.
In addition, pathways to a sustainable global energy system are presented. With an emphasis on efficiency, course coverage includes: systems design for products and services, inventory management systems, distribution and supply chain management. BUS 696 Strategic Thinking for Entrepreneurs 3 Credits This course focuses on application of key strategic and managerial approaches necessary for entrepreneurs to implement the strategy for a start-up or business takeover enterprise. BUS 636 Media Management Innovation 3 Credits Utilizing the key principles of organizational management, this course will focus on the media approach in an organization and providing systematic guidelines for oversight of the institutional media team. Benefit programs and related employee incentive and service programs are also covered. Topics include group and team dynamics, organizational structure, motivation, leadership, power, and change management. BUS 435 Small Business Ventures 3 Credits This course explores the strategic planning, operating, financing, legal, career and other business issues found in launching a small business or operating family-owned and managed companies or privately-held firms.
Social Impact of Progressing Technology
Individual Freedom Overcomes Social Responsibility
Discussions on the Quality of Social Encounters
BUS 669 Managerial Economic Analysis 3 Credits Managerial economics introduces the basic principles of economic analysis as applied to managerial decisions to determine how an organization can achieve its aims most efficiently. It examines and discusses how firms determine business benefits and project feasibility, report progress, and measure project quality while communicating with key organizational stakeholders. BUS 441 Retail Pricing Management 3 Credits The purpose of this course is to provide an in-depth understanding of the issues and considerations in the pricing of retail products, illustrate the role of pricing and product management in achieving strategic retail business goals, and demonstrate. Students also explore specific financing and investing decisions made by the firms management to mitigate corporate risk using insurance and financial derivatives; valuation of real options; real estate investment decision; issues and methods of corporate financial management in an international environment. Students will learn to compose, format, and manage business letters, memos, reports, email, and resumes. BUS 600 Management Communications with Technology Tools 3 Credits This course is designed to introduce the student to the Ashford University Graduate Business programs, with emphases upon conceptualizing communication and communication processes in the contexts of organizations and leadership. Quality planning, assurance and control are covered as parts of a total quality system.