Graduate Management Studies Courses

ACC/MGT 545 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING AND ANALYSIS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course provides the student with a study of how executives and line managers use financial information. An examination of financial statements and financial and managerial accounting concepts are undertaken to help students increase their understanding of how financial information can be used to make better business decisions. Students will learn how accounting information can be used to facilitate the management of the human resources, operations and marketing functions. Prerequisite: ACC/HA 200 or ACC 211.

ACC 555 ADVANCED FEDERAL INCOME TAXATION

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Students will study and learn how to apply tax statutes to varying fact patterns with the goal of obtaining the most favorable outcome for the taxpayer. Tax research, communication of research results and professional responsibilities of tax practitioners will be integrated throughout the course. Topics include property transactions, corporate organization, capital structure and distributions, partnerships, S corporations, exempt entities, trusts and estates. A case study approach and electronic applications to research, tax planning and compliance will provide the framework for learning. 3 credits Prerequisite: ACC 215.

ACC 665 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING THEORY AND RESEARCH

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course provides students with an opportunity to research, analyze and discuss advanced financial reporting and disclosure issues. Engagement performance and ethical considerations at both the firm and individual levels will be addressed. Select specialized industry accounting practices and regulatory issues will also be examined. Prerequisites: ACC 242 and ACC/MGT 545.

ACC 675 ADVANCED AUDITING

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course provides the student with an opportunity to examine auditing standards and their relationship to recent developments in auditing practice. Financial frauds, their impact on financial reporting and the auditors’ response will be evaluated. Internal and operational auditing, external and compliance auditing and professional ethics will be emphasized. Audit research case studies will provide the framework for learning. Prerequisites: ACC 242, ACC 317 and ACC 320 and ACC/MGT 545.

HCM 511 HEALTH CARE LAW AND MEDICAL ETHICS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course will focus on the many principles and theories of law and medical ethics as they relate to health care management and administration. This course will prepare graduate students to apply the learned principles into actual management/administrative practice. Learning will provide students with not only the necessary foundation to apply these principles in the job setting, but also the ability to understand and apply advanced study in health care law and medical ethics. The health care law component will examine application in law, both generally and in relation to health care liability and risks facing health care mangers and practitioners today. The medical ethics component will focus on the many principles and theories of ethics as they relate to health care delivery, as well as health care administration.

HCM 531 HEALTH CARE INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course focuses on how competitive advantages can be gained through the strategic development of information technologies. The role of the Internet in strategic formulation will be explored. Students will learn about state-of-the-art health care applications from electronic medical records to enterprise-wide systems and the unique health care challenges, like privacy and the lack of investment capital that must be overcome. Case studies from other industries will be used to illustrate the management techniques that lead to successful information technology implementations. Prerequisite: COM 140 or COM 141.

HCM 560 HEALTH CARE SERVICES AND SYSTEMS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course describes the changes in the components of the U.S. health care systems, including historic and current factors influencing the delivery and provision of health care services and products. Particular attention is paid to political and social forces that are responsible for those changes. Prerequisite: CHA 430 or NU 450.

HCM 641 HEALTH CARE FINANCE AND REIMBURSEMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course focuses on the financial drivers of the U.S. health care system. Particular emphasis will be given to how the unique features of the American health care system’s financial condition and reimbursement methodologies are shaped by public policy, market forces, medical innovation and demographic factors. Understanding and transforming financial metrics into management reports will be fully explored. Replaces HCM 640 Health Care Economics and Reimbursement. Prerequisites: ACC 110 or ACC 200 or CHA 496 and CHA 430.

HCM 660 HEALTH CARE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course focuses on managing organizations that deliver health services and products. Health service managers must be prepared to confront change — a constant in this environment. Emphasis is placed on both present and future trends and a case study approach is utilized. Prerequisite: HCM 560.

HCM 641 HEALTH CARE FINANCE AND REIMBURSEMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course focuses on the financial drivers of the U.S. health care system. Particular emphasis will be given to how the unique features of the American health care system’s financial condition and reimbursement methodologies are shaped by public policy, market forces, medical innovation and demographic factors. Understanding and transforming financial metrics into management reports will be fully explored. Prerequisites: ACC 110 or ACC/HA 200 or CHA 496 and CHA 430 or NU 450.

HCM 660 HEALTH CARE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course focuses on managing organizations that deliver health services and products. Health service managers must be prepared to confront change — a constant in this environment. Emphasis is placed on both present and future trends and a case study approach is utilized. Prerequisite: HCM 560.

HCM 680 HEALTH CARE STRATEGIC PLANNING

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course focuses on the rapid growth and the changing environment of health care organizations, both for-profits and not-for-profits and strategic leadership, which is essential for success. Health care managers will be taught how to develop a strategic management plan, including the dynamics of the environment and the methods required to position their organizations for success. Prerequisite: HCM 560.

HRM/MGT/OM 550 STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course is designed to explore human resources management in organizations. Students will investigate human resources issues, strategies and tactics currently being utilized in organizations as well as future trends where the human resources function is an integral part of the business strategy.

HRM 645 STAFFING AND EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course is designed to provide a detailed analysis of the utilization of employees within the organization by focusing on the selection and placement of employees and the development of those employees throughout their careers. Specific attention will be placed on the development of specific employment, staffing, retention, training and development programs and how these affect the individual as well as the achievement of the organization’s overall strategic objectives. Prerequisite: HRM 550.

HRM 665 EMPLOYMENT LAW

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course is designed to provide an overview of private sector fair employment practices laws and other employment laws that impact the workplace. Students will become acquainted with those various laws and understand how to apply the legal principles learned to the day-to-day activities in the human resources function of an organization. Prerequisite: HRM 550.

HRM 685 COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS MANAGEMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

course is designed to acquaint the students with compensation and benefits programs as they relate to human resources programs within organizations. Students will investigate compensation and benefits issues as they are addressed by society as a whole and utilized within organizations. Prerequisite: HRM 550.

MGT 500 LEADERSHIP AND MANAGERIAL DEVELOPMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course will provide students with an opportunity to create a plan for developing the abilities associated with superior managerial performance. It will also provide an orientation to the self-directed, active learning methods of the entire program. This course explores contemporary ideas on effective leadership and management. Team exercises, case studies and assessment tools provide the framework for learning.

MGT 510 LEGAL ISSUES IN MANAGEMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to critical legal issues that impact the manager’s role in the workplace. Issues addressed in this course include an overview of the legal environment in the United States, the court system and the growing trend in the use of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, contracts, business torts and criminal laws, employment law issues affecting management decision-making, international and cyber law issues and ethical concerns in today’s business environment.

MGT 520 ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY AND DESIGN

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course will study how organizations function, how they affect and are affected by the environment and the process by which managers select and manage aspects of structure and culture to achieve organizational goals. The roles of abilities associated with managerial effectiveness are explored. Team exercises and cases provide a framework for learning. Prerequisites BUS 100 or BUS 130 or HA 481 or NU 430.

MGT 525 MARKETING CONCEPTS AND STRATEGIES

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop the core marketing competencies essential to the successful operation of any organization. The course focuses on the marketing concept and proceeds to the development of a marketing strategy within the framework of an organization’s strategic plan. Students will interact with each other in cases that illustrate and apply marketing principles and will culminate in a project that applies those principles to a workplace or industry issue or project.

MGT 530 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course provides students with a practical approach to the effective use of information technology in organizations. Students will learn how to manage and use information in making key project management decisions. Legal and ethical issues in information technology are discussed. Modern systems analysis and design techniques are explored. Examples and case studies are drawn from actual experiences to provide students with information technology solutions to business problems. Prerequisite: COM 140 or COM 141.

MGT 610 STATISTICAL APPLICATIONS IN RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course will introduce students to the use of statistical methods and reasoning to help managers make better decisions and improve performance. Specific topics include: probability, sampling techniques, multiple regression, time series analysis, statistical quality control methods, tests of hypothesis and design of experiments. These statistical concepts will be applied in a term project to improve quality and productivity. Prerequisite: MAT 151 or BUS 222, MGT 500 and four 500-level courses.

MGT/OM 630 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course focuses on the study of resource allocation decisions that are made by all types of managers within organizations. The students are provided with the theory and tools essential to the analysis and solution of those problems that have economic consequences. It also explores the constraints imposed on the decision maker (manager) by the global environment. Prerequisite: BUS 226.

MGT 655 OPERATIONS AND QUALITY MANAGEMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course focuses on contemporary practices, ones that have proven to be successful in the management of operations and quality. An interdisciplinary approach is employed so that students learn how operations relate throughout the whole business. Emphasis is on the service sector, with recognition of global competition. Analysis of case studies and teamwork provide the framework for learning. Prerequisite: MGT 610.

MGT 662 CORPORATE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course provides an in-depth perspective on the principles of corporate finance. It focuses on capital budgeting and project management, portfolio theory and valuation, capital structure and dividend policy, working capital analysis and the link between risk and return. Prerequisites: BUS 120 or BUS 226 or CHA 496 and MGT 545.

MGT/OM 670: STRATEGIC PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course provides students with skills to create, implement and execute successful business strategies. It begins with the definition of the institution’s key objectives and mission statement. It discusses the effective use of information technology, globalization and legal, ethical and social responsibility issues. Students will develop or analyze a strategic plan for a new or existing organization or subunit. Prerequisite: MGT 545.

MGT 690 INTEGRATIVE ANALYSIS IN MANAGEMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course provides comprehensive coverage of the research process in organizations. It enables students to understand the nature of the scientific method as applied to managerial concerns. Students will receive didactic instruction in research methods while concurrently creating and executing independent, work-related research projects. Prerequisite: MGT 610 and department approval. (Signature of director or associate director required).

OM 651 PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course presents project management in a holistic, balanced perspective. The importance of both the technical and behavioral aspects of project management is recognized. The major issues encountered domestically and abroad are addressed. The students are provided a road map for managing any type of project, from traditional project-oriented industries such as construction and aerospace to information technology, research and development, engineering design, pharmaceutical and services. The course methodology focuses on the application of course concepts via exercises and case studies. Teamwork provides the framework for learning.

Prerequisites

ACC 110 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A study of accounting principles to enable the student to understand the preparation of financial statements. The course covers a study of the accounting cycle, the recording process, accounting systems and controls. The course also covers forms of business organizations and partnership accounting. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits.

ACC 200 FUNDAMENTALS OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course is an introduction to the field of accounting and to the development and use of financial accounting information in the business world. This course emphasizes accounting techniques and procedures, accounting theory and interpretation and use of accounting information. Topics include financial statements preparation, merchandising accounting, systems and controls, financial assets, plant assets, corporate accounting and financial statement analysis. For non-accounting majors only. Not open to freshmen without prior department approval. Not open to students who have taken ACC 110 or equivalent. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits.

CHA 430 HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEM

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
An in-depth study of the organization of the U.S. health care delivery system. Special attention is given to practices and problems affecting providers and consumers of health care. Recent changes in the financing mechanisms and their impact on distribution of services are discussed. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits.

CHA 496 HEALTH CARE FINANCE AND ECONOMICS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

The course covers analysis of the financial health of health care institutions (globally and facility-specific), financial statements, capital and operating budget techniques, DRG’s and RUG’s and inventory management. The role of the government in regulation and planning is explored, as are changes in reimbursement methodology and payment systems, including HMOs and PPOs. In addition, the course will provide an overview of the economics of the health care system including supply and demand concepts as they relate to the provision of health care services, cost behavior, cost and production functions and comparative health systems. Duplicative of HA 497 Financial Management in Health Care Institutions. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits.

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