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Courses with the MGTOP Subject

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Management And Operations (MGTOP)

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No letter-graded course offered by the Carson College of Business may be taken for a Pass, Fail (P, F) grade.


215 Business Statistics 4 (3-2) Course Prerequisite: MATH 201, 202, 106, 140, 171, 172, 220, or ALEKS score of 80%; B A 204 or 212, or concurrent enrollment. Data presentation, probability, distributions, inferences, and linear regression as applied to business and economics.

340 Operations Management 3 Course Prerequisite: MGTOP 215, STAT 212, STAT 360, or STAT 370; MATH 202, 140, 171, 172, 182, or 220; B A 204, 205, and 206, or B A 212; junior standing. Management of operations, emphasizing production planning, inventory control, scheduling, forecasting, quality management, supply chain management, and facility layout and location.

340 (Effective through Spring 2022) Operations Management 3 Course Prerequisite: MGTOP 215, STAT 212, STAT 360, or STAT 370; admitted major (any college); junior standing. Management of operations, emphasizing production planning, inventory control, scheduling, forecasting, quality management, supply chain management, and facility layout and location.

412 [M] Data Analysis and Business Forecasting 3 Course Prerequisite: MGTOP 215, STAT 212, STAT 360, or STAT 370; junior standing. Regression models, inference, residual analysis, time series modeling and forecasting as applied to business.

418 Quality Improvement for Management 3 Course Prerequisite: MGTOP 215, STAT 212, STAT 360, or STAT 370; junior standing. Total quality management as used in industries; philosophy of Deming and others, control charts, process capability analysis, team tools.

452 Supply Chain Management in the Digital Age 3 Course Prerequisite: MGTOP 340. Managing and modeling commercial supply chains, emphasizing electronic commerce, purchasing, supplier selection, logistics, global distribution networks, and supply chain coordination.

470 Business Modeling with Spreadsheets 3 Course Prerequisite: MATH 202, 140, 171, 172, 182, or 220; junior standing. Use of advanced spreadsheet tools and Visual Basic programming to build and analyze mathematical models of business problems.

470 (Effective through Summer 2022) Business Modeling with Spreadsheets 3 Course Prerequisite: B A 204 or 212; MATH 202, 140, 171, 172, 182, or 220; junior standing. Use of advanced spreadsheet tools and Visual Basic programming to build and analyze mathematical models of business problems.

496 Seminar 3 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: By department permission.

498 Internship V 2-15 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 15 credits. Course Prerequisite: By department permission. Cooperative educational internship with a business, government or non-profit organization. S, F grading.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: By department permission. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. S, F grading.

516 Time Series 3 ARIMA models; identification, estimation, diagnostics, and forecasting; seasonal adjustments, outlier detection, intervention analysis and transfer function modeling. (Crosslisted course offered as MGTOP 516, STAT 516). Recommended preparation: STAT 443. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

519 Applied Multivariate Analysis 3 Multivariate normal distribution, principal components, factor analysis, discriminant function, cluster analysis, Hotteling's T2 and MANOVA. (Crosslisted course offered as MGTOP 519, STAT 519). Recommended preparation: STAT 443.

540 Deterministic Business Models 3 Decision analysis, linear optimization models, nonlinear models, network analysis including PERT, and dynamic programming as applied to business.

556 Advanced Business Modeling 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Spreadsheet modeling and solution of business problems using mathematical programming; Monte Carlo simulation, queuing theory, and decision analysis.

581 Operations Management 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Analytical approach to solving problems in production and operations management.

591 Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions 3 Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Analytical skills for decision-making; data collection and analysis, sampling, inferential, regression methodologies, experimental design, time series, forecasting analysis.

596 Doctoral Topics 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 34 credits. Course Prerequisite: Admission to PhD programs in business. Advanced topics in management and operations.

597 Doctoral Topics 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. Course Prerequisite: Admission to PhD programs in business. Advanced topics in management and operations.

598 Research and Professional Development 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 credits. Course Prerequisite: Admission to PhD programs in business. Ph.D.-level professional development colloquium designed to improve research, teaching, and presentation skills and to provide professional socialization. S, F grading.

600 Special Projects or Independent Study V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA, Master of Accounting, or Business PhD programs. Independent study, special projects, and/or internships. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor before enrolling in 600 credit, which cannot be used toward the core graded credits required for a graduate degree. S, F grading.

702 Master's Special Problems, Directed Study, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Independent research in special problems, directed study, and/or examination credit for students in a non-thesis master's degree program. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 702 credit. S, U grading.

800 Doctoral Research, Dissertation, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Admitted to the Business Administration - Operations and Management Science PhD program. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their doctoral research, dissertation and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 800 credit. S, U grading.

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