Course List

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In keeping with our tradition of innovation, the MBA faculty may revise the curriculum and course offerings at any time.


    • 45876 Intellectual Property and Internet Commerce

      For any company today, the protection of its intellectual property assets (patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets) has become of such importance that failure perils the company’s very existence.  With globalization of commerce, that protection must be pursued both within and outs... Read More
    • 45877 Contracts

      The purpose of the course will be to provide a business understanding of the laws  governing contracts (sale of goods both internationally and domestically; providing of services);how the choice of law governs how and when contracts are formed; how contracts are administered; and how to protect... Read More
    • 45880 Strategic IT

      The goal of this course is to study the strategic role of information technology (IT) in businesses today. IT not only commands more than a third of firm capital budgets, it also is a major driver of business successes and failures. It is now clear that the road to the digital transformation of busi... Read More
    • 45881 Modern Data Management

      The objective of this course is to learn how to organize and manipulate 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 with illust... Read More
    • 45882 Digital Marketing and Social Media Strategy

      This course posits to explore issues related to digital and social media marketing. This is a hands-on class where you will use real world data. We will cover the following topics in class.  Search Engine Optimization: how search engines, keyword auctions, and search engine marketing work, and how ... Read More
    • 45885 Information Security and Privacy

      Description: As layers upon layers of technology mediate increasingly rich business processes and social interactions, issues of information security and privacy are growing more complex too. This course takes a multi-disciplinary perspective of information security and privacy, looking at technolog... Read More
    • 45886 Innovation Ecosystems

      Innovation, the only sustainable source of competitive advantage, seldom happens in a vacuum. Networks are the key to bringing knowledge to bear in new contexts, and in remixing ideas in fruitful and unexpected ways. This course will cover innovation ecosystems from management, social science, and t... Read More
    • 45887 Mobile and IoT Computing Services

      Students enrolled in 45-887 who only want to work on a team project in mini 3, should contact Linda Moreci (laf20@cs.cmu.edu) to enroll for an extra 3 units of credit under 08-767.” Course Description   http://www.normsadeh.com/ms-course-overview Read More
    • 45888 Introduction to Human Computer Interaction for Technology Executives

      Technology Leadership Track second year. Human computer interaction (HCI) is an interdisciplinary field in which computer scientists, engineers, psychologists, social scientists, and design professionals play important roles. The goal of HCI is to solve real problems in the design and use of technol... Read More
    • 45890 Consulting and Conflict Resolution

      Consulting and Conflict Resolution offers you a systematic methodology for improving your interpersonal communications skills as well as your effectiveness as a consultant, mediator, and business leader. In the course students learn how employ the strategies that experts use to handle difficult peop... Read More
    • 45891 Presenting Competitively

      This course provides opportunities for you to hone your business leadership skills by competing in five in-class contests, debates, and case competitions with other MBA students. Competitive presentation techniques are absolutely essential to every MBA’s toolkit. It isn’t enough to pul... Read More
    • 45892 Executive Communication Skills

      As you advance up the managerial ladder you’re likely to find yourself facing irate shareholders or analysts or legislators or consumers or—worst of all in the eyes of many executives—journalists and broadcasters who are covering your company’s relationships with one or more... Read More
    • 45894 Communicating Change

      Organizations must change to remain competitive, yet employees are often slow to accept change.  In this course, students will develop strategies for understanding, identifying, and clarifying the reasons for this and develop communication strategies to earn support.  Responding to cases, ... Read More
    • 45895 Acting for Business I

      The purpose of this Business Acting course is to widen your public comfort zone & to unlock your potential for greater expressive power for use in business communications.  This experiential course helps participants to get "out of themselves" and to become more expressive, outgoing & c... Read More
    • 45896 Acting for Business II

      Prerequisites: 45-895 Business Acting is a prerequisite for this course. Purpose: Business Acting II is an opportunity to further unlock your potential as a communicator through becoming more proficient, thorough & masterful at the principles & practical techniques introduced in the first c... Read More
    • 45897 Corporate Communications Simulation

      Corporate Communications Simulation is an elective course that enables students to enact the communications methodologies, mediums, and strategies they will need to fulfill in managerial roles within a corporation.  Students will take on roles of top executives in a corporate environment (e.g.,... Read More
    • 45898 Writing for Managers

      This elective focuses on best practices in written communication for business people in managerial positions. Students will receive instruction and feedback to help them understand the expectations of future and present employers and Tepper faculty to: target decision-making audiences at all company... Read More
    • 45901 International Financial Statement Analysis

    • 45902 Modern Banks: Financial Reporting Strategy and Regulations

      The main goal of the course is to provide students with an in-depth understanding of how financial reports provide unusually accurate and detailed (but not perfect) information about the risks and performance of financial institutions, mostly banks and bank like financial institutions (thrifts, mort... Read More
    • 45903 Taxes and Business Strategy