Spring Study Descriptions

Course Descriptions

All residency clourses have three mandatory on-site meetings and an online Moodle component. The mandatory Saturday on-site meeting dates are Feb. 9, March 16 and April 13, 2019.

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4 credits, advanced, liberal studies

This study is designed to facilitate an understanding of philosophy of ethics and ethical decision-making process. The study emphasizes the overall philosophies, theories, and concepts of moral reasoning in making informed ethical decisions in various areas of business and business management. Prerequisites: Principles of Management or equivalent management knowledge

Meets Gen Ed requirement?
yes, humanities

4 credits, advanced, liberal studies

This study provides an introduction to the issues, theory and methodology that comprise a framework for rational decision-making by financial managers.  We will emphasize the role of the financial manager as decision maker, how a financial manager might proceed in a given situation and the need for managerial input and judgment. Basic concepts, theories and issue include:

  • financial markets and interest rates
  • financial statements and cash flows
  • financial performance
  • time value of money
  • risk and return
  • bond valuation
  • stock valuation
  • international business finance.

Meets Gen Ed requirements?
no

4 credits, introductory, liberal studies

This study surveys the major theories, evidence based practices, concepts of crisis intervention assessment and intervention. Students will demonstrate crisis intervention skills and illustrate ethical, legal, and cultural considerations.

Meets Gen Ed requirements?
 no

4 credits, advanced, liberal studies

The purpose of this study is to help students develop self awareness about their perceptions and biases, and how these may impact their work within the helping profession. Students will critically analyze power differentials including race, class, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, ability, and how these forces overlap and influence practice. This course is aligned with the Community and Human Services Area of Study guidelines for Diversity.

Meets Gen Ed requirements?
 no

4 credits, advanced, liberal studies

This study explores the theory and practice of effective leadership. Some of the topics students will explore include leadership theories, the nature of managing and leading, behavioral indicators of leadership and the complex nature of power and influence within organizations This course was previously BME-214624 Managerial Leadership

Meets Gen Ed requirements? 
no

4 credits, advanced, non-liberal studies

This study will enable you to:

  • learn about the conceptual foundations and key components of information systems
  • gain an understanding of the value of utilizing information systems in supporting not only routine or critical business operations, but also management-level strategic decisions
  • learn about the evolution of information technologies and recognize their importance in information systems implementations
  • learn about a series of information systems and recognize how those systems help businesses improve the quality of their operations
  • gain knowledge in different approaches that can be used to develop information systems
  • have an understanding of how to manage information systems at a global level.

Meets Gen Ed requirements?
no

4 credits, advanced, liberal studies

This study in organizational behavior (OB) explores the sociological and psychological foundations of behavior in organizations and seeks to understand how the behavior exhibited by individuals and groups affects organizational structures, processes, and ultimately, performance and effectiveness. This study focuses on the core concepts, theories, and methods of human and of organizational behavior. Its main objective is to analyze, understand, and manage the development of complex and multifaceted contemporary organizational behavior. Topics include the changing environment of organization, foundation of individual behavior, motivation, communication, conflict and negotiation, power, politics, organizational justice, leadership, decision making and problem solving, organization culture, and organization change and development. This course meets the understanding people in an organizational context area of study guidelines for students in the business, management and economics area. Prerequisites: Principles of Management or Equivalent knowledge

Meets Gen Ed requirements?
 no

4 credits, advanced, non-liberal studies

In this study, you will gain an in-depth understanding of how to develop and implement an effective social media strategy for an organization. You will learn about the primary benefits and challenges of utilizing social media technologies and explore the role of such technologies in helping organizations conduct their business functions and achieve their goals. You will study the changing roles and responsibilities of specific stakeholders and evaluate the need to establish new positions in organizations as a result of their adoption of social media technologies.

You will also learn about how to create and implement a social media policy to guide an organization’s use of social media and gain skills in identifying key performance indicators to measure the success of the organization’s social media implementations.

Meets Gen Ed requirements? 
no

4 credits, introductory, liberal studies

This study focuses on theoretical and practical frameworks for understanding and intervening in distressful individual, couple, and family issues. An emphasis is placed on the Contextual Model of Family Stress (CMFS) as a way of underscoring cultural differences in stress interpretation and coping. This course is aligned with the Community and Human Services Area of Study guidelines for Knowledge of Human Behavior and Diversity.

Meets Gen Ed requirements? 
no

4 credits, advanced, liberal studies

In this course, students will examine the work-life within the workplace. In addition to learning general concepts associated with work-life issues, we will explore and discuss societal influences on work-life in the workplace, the development and usage of organizational work-life policies, and the role of the supervisor in work-life issues. Students will also explore and apply work-life issues, concepts and tools to their own work-life dynamics.

Meets Gen Ed requirements? 
no

Want more information?

Lori McCaffrey
Residency Specialist
Central New York Center

518-783-6203