Course List

Undergraduate Business Course List

Listing of courses offered to Undergraduate Business students at the Tepper School of Business.

    • 70453 Business Technology for Consulting

      This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of how to develop and implement computer-based management information systems. Students will be introduced to a variety of system development concepts and techniques. These can include traditional approaches such as top-down o... Read More
    • 70455 Modern Data Management

      The objective of this course is to learn how to manage data for making critical business decisions. "Data Management" in this course includes both the analysis of various sizes and types of data and their synthesis into fact-based, data-driven recommendations. The course teaches the use of advanc... Read More
    • 70456 Telecommunications and Network Management

      This course introduces students to telecommunication and computer network technologies. We discuss computer telecommunications, local area networks and wide area networks. Topics include the ISO reference model; network architecture; data communications; local area networks; and ISDN. Students will ... Read More
    • 70460 Mathematical Models for Consulting

      This course covers a wide variety of mathematical models and techniques used by consultants and which lie at the heart of much decision-support software. Building on the basic methods from the operations research courses, we will discuss the benefits and limitations of different modeling and solving... Read More
    • 70462 Stochastic Modeling and Simulation

      This hands-on course on computer simulation of business, service, and manufacturing systems (that are subject to uncertainty or risk) takes the perspective of the consultant whose job is to analyze stochastic decision problems by building a simulation model and using it to understand the behavior... Read More
    • 70465 Technology Strategy

      This course is about business strategy for technology-intensive industries. Examples of such industries are computer hardware and software, media and entertainment, telecommunications and e-commerce. We will explore the unique economic circumstances facing firms in these industries and identify s... Read More
    • 70471 Supply Chain Management

      During the course we will discuss the basic issues of Supply Chain Management like inventory management, risk pooling, network planning, and supply contracts as well as some of the more concurrent issues. In the face of a globalizing economy we will discuss procurement and outsourcing strategies,... Read More
    • 70474 Quality Management and Productivity

      We will first compare and contrast the ideas of various quality "gurus," examining ways to define and measure quality. In most cases, the goal should be to design and maintain a process which is in statistical control, producing with the "best" nominal value, and with a minimum of variation. How ... Read More
    • 70476 Service Operations Management

      The service sector accounts for approximately 70% of the GDP and 85% of the jobs in the United States. Given the ever-increasing role of services in the economy, it is crucial for a manager to understand both how services differ from manufacturing operations and how traditional operations managem... Read More
    • 70480 International Marketing

      This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of global marketing opportunities, key issues, and strategies. It introduces the main characteristics of international markets and addresses the impact of global environmental factors (economic, social, legal, and cultural) on... Read More
    • 70481 Marketing Research

      The purpose of this course is to teach multiple research techniques used in marketing. This course is an applied marketing course that gives insight into how various techniques are used in marketing research firms. There are three projects and a final. The first project is designed to teach students... Read More
    • 70482 Pricing Strategy

      Pricing is a critical marketing decision which enables a firm to translate customer value into profit. This course provides a first survey of pricing concepts. Instead of discussing pricing in isolation, we focus on the interplay between pricing and other aspects of marketing, such as positioning... Read More
    • 70483 Advertising and Marketing Communications

      This course is designed to help students develop an integrated marketing communications plan to build enduring brand values. Students will work in groups on developing a MarCom plan for a real company. Several marketing managers of the company will come to class, present background information about... Read More
    • 70485 Product and Brand Management

      In this course you will progress through a series of roles, from product assistant to group product manager, that give you the opportunity to experience what is is like to do product and brand management.  Through interactive lectures, case discussions and assignments, you will learn how to con... Read More
    • 70486 Pricing

      The purpose of this course is to present a framework for assessing pricing decisions, the central element of marketing. The course is structured around marketing's three C's: Costs; Customers; and Competitors. In the first part of the course we discuss how costs should, and should not, enter the pri... Read More
    • 70487 Customer Managemnt Using Probability Models

      Forecasting is a critically important activity for all firms. This course provides simple but powerful models that use readily available purchasing data to capture underlying patterns in customer behavior. More importantly, learn how to use these models to provide accurate forecasts for what thes... Read More
    • 70488 Marketing Digital Media

      (Formerly titled "Interactive Marketing") In this course we analyze how marketing practice changes when products are distributed and consumed in digital formats. This course focuses on several areas where digitization is likely to have the most profound affect on the field of marketing. These are... Read More
    • 70492 Investment Analysis

      Students build a strong foundation in Modern Portfolio Theory as well as equilibrium and no arbitrage approaches to asset pricing.  Common stocks and fixed income securities (including mortgage-backed securities) are the principal markets of interest, with tangential coverage of forward, option... Read More
    • 70495 Corporate Finance

      Students develop an advanced financial perspective on how firms make investment, financing, and management decisions. The course starts with simple net present value rules and builds the theoretical framework to address more sophisticated issues and problems including risk management, mergers, ac... Read More
    • 70496 Entrepreneurial Finance: Valuation and Deal

      Students develop an advanced financial perspective on how firms make investment, financing, and management decisions. The course starts with simple net present value rules and builds the theoretical framework to address more sophisticated issues and problems including risk management, mergers, ac... Read More