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 here.

Accounting

ACBU 2222 R11 Principles of Financial Accounting
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

How financial information is developed and used. Methodology of accounting and the application of accounting principles in the preparation of financial statements. (Prereq: Microeconomics)

CRN:
Instructor: Lizza
3 credits


ACBU 2223 R21 Principles of Managerial Accounting
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

The nature of cost accounting; costing of materials, labor and manufacturing expenses; job costing, process costing, and standard costing. Managerial decision making and control.

CRN:
Instructor: Savignano
3 credits


ACBU 3434 R11 Intermediate Financial Accounting I
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
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:
Instructor: Staff
3 credits


ACBU 3435 R21 Intermediate Financial Accounting II
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

The second semester of this advanced course in financial accounting theory covers the following topics in corporate accounting: contributed capital, stock rights, convertible securities, retained earnings, and earnings per share. The accounting for long-term investments, long-term liabilities, deferred taxes, pensions, leases, the preparation of the statement of cash flows, and the concept of price level and fair value accounting are also discussed.

CRN:
Instructor: Staff
3 credits


Business Administration and Communication

CBBU 1001 R21 The Ground Floor
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
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:
Instructor: DiLorenzo
3 credits


CBBU 1006 PW1 Special Topic: Leadership IP
Session I,
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 leadership 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 2018.

CRN:
Instructor: Jason-DiBartolo
1 credits


CMBU 2665 L21 Business Communication
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

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

CRN:
Instructor: Ball
3 credits


CMBU 2665 PW1 Business Communication
Session III, May 29-August 6, 2018
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:
Instructor: D'Agustino
3 credits


Business Law and Ethics

BLBU 2234 R11 Legal Framework for Business
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
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:
Instructor: Davidson
3 credits


BLBU 3436 R11 Commercial Transactions
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
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:
Instructor: Berle
3 credits


BLBU 3443 R21 Ethics in Business
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

This course considers the interplay of ethical criteria, moral values, and social norms in determining the environment in which managers must operate. Performance of selected profit and nonprofit organizations and their contributions to society are examined. This course also discusses current issues and problems such as sustainability, cross-cultural ethical norms and practices, energy, regulation, consumerism, health, transportation, and affirmative action. (Students in GSB are required to complete BLBU 3443, not PHIL 3123, Business Ethics)

CRN:
Instructor: Berle
3 credits


Finance

FNBU 3221 L21 Financial Management
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
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:
Instructor: Bode
3 credits


FNBU 3440 R21 Corporate Financial Policy
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
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:
Instructor: Cannaliato
3 credits


FNBU 3441 L21 Investment and Security Analysis
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
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:
Instructor: Bode
3 credits


FNBU 4454 L11 Special Topic: Financial Modeling
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: 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:
Instructor: Tavel
3 credits


FNBU 4458 R11 Behavioral Finance
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
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:
Instructor: Difiore
3 credits


Management

MGBU 3223 PW1 Principles of Management
Session III, May 29-August 6, 2018
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:
Instructor: D'Agustino
3 credits


MGBU 3438 R11 Operations and Production Management
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

Quantitative aspects of operations and production management applied to problems faced by business decision-makers. Includes methods of production scheduling, process evaluation (location and layout analysis), and quality control. Application of these techniques in an MIS environment will be emphasized.

CRN:
Instructor: Minogue
3 credits


MGBU 4441 R21 Strategy
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

The course focuses on the activities of the chief executive's top management group in defining the objectives and goals of the organization and in developing programs for the achievement of those goals. Major attention is devoted to the sophisticated contemplative action of top-level decision makers.

CRN:
Instructor: Staff
3 credits


Marketing

MGBU 3223 PW1 Principles of Management
Session III, May 29-August 6, 2018
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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:
Instructor: D'Agustino
3 credits


MGBU 3438 R11 Operations and Production Management
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

Quantitative aspects of operations and production management applied to problems faced by business decision-makers. Includes methods of production scheduling, process evaluation (location and layout analysis), and quality control. Application of these techniques in an MIS environment will be emphasized.

CRN:
Instructor: Minogue
3 credits


MGBU 4441 R21 Strategy
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

The course focuses on the activities of the chief executive's top management group in defining the objectives and goals of the organization and in developing programs for the achievement of those goals. Major attention is devoted to the sophisticated contemplative action of top-level decision makers

CRN:
Instructor: Staff
3 credits


MKBU 3225 R11 Marketing Principles
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
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:
Instructor: DeFrancesco
3 credits


MKBU 3434 L11 Integrated Marketing Communications
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

Advertising is the most pervasive element of the marketing mix: the average American family of four is exposed to 1,500 advertising messages a day! Students will study the role of advertising in the marketing communications mix. Topics include: allocating the promotional budget and developing advertising strategy, product positioning, creative development, media planning, research and control, legal issues, and ethical considerations. Students will apply theories to case discussion and develop a full-fledged competitive advertising campaign for a potential 'client.' Since MKBU 3434 is an upper-level business course, credit for this course can only come from accredited business schools (AACSB guidelines) and not from similarly-titled courses from liberal arts colleges.

CRN:
Instructor: DeFrancesco
3 credits


MKBU 4457 R21 Special Topic: Consulting Project
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

A team of undergraduate students will have the opportunity to participate in a one semester 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.

CRN:
Instructor: DiLorenzo
3 credits


Sports Business

BLBU 4436 L21 Special Topic: Business and Ethics of Sports
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 1-4 p.m.

This course is an introduction to the basic business and ethics issues that govern professional and amateur sports in the United States and internationally. It will discuss issues of structure and governance, business models, revenue generation, facilities, and international competition. Ethics issues like doping, race and gender discrimination, and amateurism will be a centerpiece of the course.

CRN:
Instructor: Conrad
3 credits