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Business Summer Classes

Make more of your summer in the city: evening courses available so students can work during the day and complete degree requirements at night.

Learn more about non-credit options offered by the Gabelli School of Business.

Accounting

ACBU 2222 R11 - Principles of Financial Accounting
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 6 - 9 p.m.

This course covers the basic of financial accounting. Students will learn the accounting cycle and accounting terminology, and they will master the major recognition, measurement and disclosure principles that serve as the foundation for financial accounting. In addition, students are introduced to the basics of analyzing financial statements for decision making.

CRN: 11236
Instructor: Staff
3 credits


ACBU 2223 R21 - Principles of Managerial Accounting
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 1 - 4 p.m.

This course covers how to measure and use cost data for internal decision making under uncertainty. Among the topics covered are job costing, process costing, standard costing, activity-based costing, budgeting, balanced scorecard, direct versus indirect cost measures, cost volume profit analysis, and management control systems.

CRN: 11196
Instructor: Staff
3 credits


ACBU 3434 R11 - Intermediate Financial Accounting I
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 6 - 9 p.m.

The first semester of a two-semester course of intensive study in accounting theory and its applications. An in-depth study of the nature of assets and liabilities such as cash, receivables, short-term investments, inventories, plant and equipment, intangibles, and the preparation of financial statements.

CRN: 11206
Instructor: Staff
3 credits


ACBU 3435 R21 - Intermediate Financial Accounting II
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 6 - 9 p.m.

This course is the continuation of ACBU 3434. The course contains rigorous, in-depth coverage of current and noncurrent liabilities, as well as owners' equity. In addition, the course revisits the cash flow statement for additional pertinent topics.

CRN: 11199
Instructor: Staff
3 credits


Business Administration and Communication

CBBU 1001 R21 - The Ground Floor
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 1 - 4 p.m.

This course introduces students to business, to student-focused resources at Fordham, and to personal skills that contribute to success in the study of business administration and beyond. Teamwork and critical thinking are emphasized to encourage students to develop an integrated perspective of business functions. Some sessions will meet offsite.

CRN: 11220
Instructor: Dilorenzo
3 credits


CBBU 1006 PW1 - Special Topic: Leadership IP
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online

Being an effective leader in any organization will require individuals to be self-aware, as well as to understand how they impact the world around them. Mounting evidence suggests that a significant determinant of leadership effectiveness is having an accurate perception of one's own behavior (e.g., decision-making tendencies, approaches to resolving conflict, motivational effectiveness, etc.). Students will learn about leadership theories and explore their own behaviors. This 1-credit course fulfills the Leadership IP requirement for the Gabelli School of Business and is limited to full-time Gabelli School of Business students graduating in summer or fall 2020. By instructor's permission only.

CRN: 11406
Instructor: Jason
1 credits


CMBU 2665 L21 - Business Communication
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Improved competence in written and verbal business communication skills. Corporate cultures, international communication, conversational strategies, interviewing, problem-solving, and business style are discussed.

CRN: 11229
Instructor: Ball
3 credits


CMBU 2665 PW1 - Business Communication
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

Improved competence in written and verbal business communication skills. Corporate cultures, international communication, conversational strategies, interviewing, problem-solving, and business style are discussed.

CRN: 11408
Instructor: D'Agustino
3 credits


CMBU 4443 R11 - Special Topic: Personal Leadership
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Rose Hill: MTWThF, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 4 p.m.; May 26 - June 4

This course is an exploration of self-awareness and motivation. We will uncover your own personality and motives and understand what makes you unique and different. What does "crafting a career and a life" have to do with leadership? Effective leaders are able to tackle complex and ambiguous problems and mobilize people toward resolution. We will reflect on your signature talents and explore how to channel them effectively. In-depth research on topical issues will be conducted by individuals and groups. This class is cross-listed with LPBU 4443.

CRN: 11211
Instructor: McCarthy
3 credits


CMBU 4440 L21 - Special Topic: Theatre in Business
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 1 - 4 p.m.

This course is a highly practical application of theatre skills that support and develop innovative and entrepreneurial business thinking and practice. Experiential and accelerated learning techniques that include storytelling, improvisation, advanced presentation skills, play texts and performance that are used to develop: decision making, problem-solving, risk-taking, and advanced leadership communication.

CRN: 11230
Instructor: Maguire
3 credits


Business Law and Ethics

BLBU 2234 R11 - Legal Framework of Business
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 6 - 9 p.m.

This course covers the fundamental concepts and legal principles applicable to the American business community and the international environment. Topics include sources of the modern legal system; legal ethics and governmental regulation; creation and discharge of contractual rights and liabilities; characteristics of agencies, partnerships and corporations, including the rights and liabilities of agents, partners, and corporate management.

CRN: 11207
Instructor: Cappello
3 credits


BLBU 3436 R11 - Commercial Transactions
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 1 - 4 p.m.

This course completes the legal background of the student and considers the commercial issues in the law of sales, bailments, suretyship, negotiable instruments, insurance, creditors' rights, and bankruptcy.

CRN: 11209
Instructor: Cappello
3 credits


Finance

FNBU 3221 L21 - Financial Management
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 6 - 9 p.m.

This course will discuss financial analysis, planning and control in the business firm; optimum capital structure and leverage; working capital management and sources of suitable short-term funds; long-term investment decisions and capital budgeting; and valuation problems in financing and acquisitions. (Prereq: Principles of Financial Accounting and Principles of Managerial Accounting)

CRN: 11281
Instructor: Bode
3 credits


FNBU 3440 R11 - Corporate Financial Policy
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 6 - 9 p.m.

From the standpoint of finance theory, the value created by a corporation depends on the profitability of investments and the mode of financing these profitable investments. This course enables students to analyze and understand the interaction between investment and financing decisions. The course is case-oriented and covers advanced capital budgeting issues, debt-equity choice, dividend decisions, investment banking, convertibles and warrants, and issues of international corporate finance. Business students pursuing finance as a concentration are required to complete FNBU 3440.

CRN: 11214
Instructor: Cannaliato
3 credits


FNBU 3441 L21 - Investments and Security Analysis
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 1 - 4 p.m.

This course covers investing media, features, and characteristics; security markets and their procedures; investment risks, their recognition and evaluation in security analysis; problems in analysis of data; portfolio management techniques.

CRN: 11283
Instructor: Bode
3 credits


FNBU 4454 L11 - Special Topics: Financial Modeling
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 6 - 9 p.m.

This course will introduce the student to the process of designing and building financial models using Microsoft Excel. Examples will be drawn from finance/accounting. The student will learn the steps needed to understand a financial problem, design a solution, then implement the solution in the spreadsheet. Lab time will be used to explore features of Excel frequently used in financial models. The class will also discuss how Excel is used to structure, manipulate, debug, and present financial models and their results. The course will prepare the student to use Excel and financial modeling effectively in a business environment. (Prereq: Financial Management)

CRN: 11215
Instructor: Tavel
3 credits


FNBU 4458 R11 - Behavioral Finance
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 6 - 9 p.m.

Behavioral finance suggests that investors act on the basis of heuristics and not elaborate national models and that there is a need to understand the psychological root of decision-making in order to explain many anomalies and puzzles. Students will study these behavioral anomalies to gain insight into the psychological underpinnings of investor behavior and asset prices.

CRN: 11231
Instructor: Difiore
3 credits


Information Systems

INSY 2300 R11 - Information Systems
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 6 - 9 p.m.

The purpose of this course is to provide all undergraduate business students with an introduction to information and communications systems technologies and their impact on business activities from the end-user perspective. The course includes a set of laboratory exercises for developing basic skills in personal computer use.

CRN: 11232
Instructor: Staff
3 credits


Management

LPBU 3223 PW1 - Principles of Management
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

Special emphasis on the role of the first-line supervisor in balancing, coordinating, and integrating individual and organizational needs. Subjects covered are the development of management thought, the supervisor as a decision-maker, and the process of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling organizational activities.

CRN: 11420
Instructor: D'Agustino
3 credits


LPBU 4443 R11 - Special Topic: Personal Leadership
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Rose Hill: MTWThF, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 4 p.m.; May 26 - June 4

This course is an exploration of self-awareness and motivation. We will uncover your own personality and motives and understand what makes you unique and different. What does "crafting a career and a life" have to do with leadership? Effective leaders are able to tackle complex and ambiguous problems and mobilize people toward resolution. We will reflect on your signature talents and explore how to channel them effectively. In-depth research on topical issues will be conducted by individuals and groups. This class is cross-listed with CMBU 4443.

CRN: 11233
Instructor: McCarthy
3 credits


OPBU 3438 R11 - Operations and Production Management
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

The operations function within an organization is responsible for managing the process flow that an organization has to use to produce a product, deliver a service or both. Operations managers are responsible for the design, the daily operation, and the improvement of these processes. This course provides an introduction to the field of operations management: to understand the key decisions and to see how these decisions directly impact an organization's competitiveness and market performance.

CRN: 11235
Instructor: Zhang
3 credits


Marketing

MKBU 3225 R11 - Marketing Principles
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 1 - 4 p.m.

Marketing's role within an organization is to develop products or services that have value to potential customers, to estimate that value and price accordingly, to distribute the goods efficiently, and to communicate their value and availability effectively. This course introduces students to techniques and theories that help the marketer to accomplish these tasks, whether for a mom-and-pop store or a global or multinational manufacturer.

CRN: 11234
Instructor: Greco
3 credits


MKBU 3435 L21 - Consumer Behavior
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 1 - 4 p.m.

An interdisciplinary approach to the study of consumer behavior and motivation. Topics include behavioral science findings and their implications in the marketing mix; socioeconomics, demographic and cultural influences; theories of promotion and communication; consumer behavior models; attitude measurement; perception and consumerism.

CRN: 11311
Instructor: DeFrancesco
3 credits


MKBU 3440 L21 - Global Marketing
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 6 - 9 p.m.

This course addresses the need for global approaches to today's business by focusing on product design, promotion, distribution channels and pricing strategies that are tailored to diverse international, cultural, political, competitive and economic environments. Specific attention is placed on the feasibility of import/export, and national or global policies regarding marketing issues.

CRN: 11314
Instructor: DeFrancesco
3 credits


MKBU 4454 L21 - Special Topic: Sports Marketing
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 6 - 9 p.m.

The entertainment sector is a major industry. Within that sector, sports activities are targeting a number of demographic and other segments of the population. While some sports (collegiate and professional) are quite successful in their marketing strategies, others struggle to gain or to hold their audience within a competitive market place. This course evaluates the marketing mix of those sports teams and institutions that are successful and assesses the marketing ingredients of those sports activities that are struggling to gain a larger or profitable share of the audience.

CRN: 11315
Instructor: Petit
3 credits


MKBU 4457 R21 - Special Topics: Consulting Project
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 6 - 9 p.m.

A team of undergraduate students will have the opportunity to participate in a project acting as consultants in an advisory role. Students will be given a consulting project and asked to complete a plan for a final course of action for which a company can undertake. Students will apply their academic and individual expertise to the development of this plan.

CRN: 11316
Instructor: Dilorenzo
3 credits