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Course Schedule

Tentative Course Schedule

2022–2023

For up-to-date scheduling information, visit the Schedule of Classes on Tritonlink.

Please note different classes fulfill different requirements for our programs. Click on the course title for course information and description. To verify which classes are accepted for each minor, please visit the individual minor pages. 

Rady allows students who have completed at least 75 units to enroll in upper-division courses (course numbers 100 and above). If you have completed 75 -89 units, please submit an EASy request for preauthorization to enroll in upper-division MGT courses.

Schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the department. Summer schedule varies.

Course Number Course Title FALL 2022 WINTER 2023 SPRING 2023 SUMMER 2023

Session 1
SUMMER 2023

Session 2
MGT 3 Quantitative Methods in Business



Quantitative Methods in Business introduces several techniques for developing and analyzing data to make informed management decisions, including statistical inference, probability, regression analysis, and optimization. Using these analytic approaches, theory-based formulas, and spreadsheets, students explore managerial applications across all areas of business activity.

Yes Yes Yes
MGT 4 Financial Accounting



This is a lower division course that covers the basic accounting fundamentals including the accounting equation, transaction analysis, financial statements preparation and analysis, and accrual to cash reconciliation. There is emphasis also on working capital accounts: receivables, inventory, accounts payable, and accrued liabilities.

This is a cross-listed course. Credit not allowed for both MGT 4 and ECON 4.

Yes Yes Yes Yes
MGT 5 Managerial Accounting



This is one of the initial courses for the Accounting Minor that covers internal accounting fundamentals, including cost behavior, cost application methods, overhead allocation methods, break- even analysis, budgeting, cost variance analysis, inventory management, and capital budgeting. Students pursuing careers in business areas other than accounting, such as project management, may also have interest in this course

Yes Yes Yes Yes
MGT 12 Personal Financial Management



Course examines management of personal financial assets: savings and checking accounts, fixed assets, and credit cards. Budgeting, loan applications, payment terms, and statement reconciliation will be covered as will credit ratings, cash management, compound interest, bank operations, and contract obligations.

Yes Yes Yes Yes
MGT 16 Personal Ethics at Work



Course examines the ethical foundation for choices individuals make every day both in the workplace and in their private lives, the connection between economic and ethical obligations with examples related to privacy, reporting, whistle-blowing, workplace relationships, confidentiality, and intellectual property.

Yes Yes Yes Yes
MGT 18 Managing Diverse Teams



The modern workplace includes people different in culture, gender, age, language, religion, education, and more. Students will learn why diverse teams make better decisions and are often integral to the success of organizations. Topics include challenges of diversity, and the impact of emotional, social and cultural intelligence on team success. Content will include significant attention to the experiences of Asian Americans and African Americans as members and leaders of such diverse teams.

MGT 18 meets UCSD's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) requirement.

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MGT 45 Principles of Accounting



Covers the principles, methods and applications of general accounting, cost accounting and investment ROI. Development of the three key financial reports and their interrelations, cost identification, product costing, inventory control, operational performance, and investment return calculations are also covered.

Yes Yes Yes Yes
MGT 52 Tests and Measurements at Work



This course introduces students to the psychometric, legal, ethical, and practical considerations of using tests and measurements for evidence-based decision-making in the workplace. Emphasis is given to selection and performance measurements for individual, team, business unit and organization-wide use in marketing, STEM and operations. Student teams will develop managerial recommendations following company specific research and analysis.

Yes Yes
MGT 71 Business & Operations Management


Effective management of operations is vital to every type of organization. Competitive advantages accrue to firms that can excel in execution & achieve sustained & profitable growth. This course covers the systematic design, execution, & improvement of business processes, projects, & partner relationships. Builds up strategic framework of Operations & process management, followed by process analysis including primary Operations metrics. Introduces continuous improvement & Lean Operations

Yes Yes Yes
MGT 100 Customer Analytics


Prerequisites: ECON 120B Econometrics B or MATH 181B Introduction to Mathematical Statistics II

Marketers use empirical models to determine, support and evaluate a wide range of business decisions. This course covers models and estimation techniques commonly used for understanding segmentation, targeting and positioning; product diffusion; advertising response, among other topics.

Yes Yes Yes
MGT 102 E-Commerce



E-Commerce is the online exchange of information leading to mutually beneficial transactions. Students will learn and apply skills related to venture ideation, sourcing, market research, customer interviews, competitor analysis, pricing, fulfillment, branding, positioning, storytelling, store design, user experience testing, website analytics, search engine optimization, social media, content marketing, digital advertising and online experimentation.

Yes
MGT 103 Product Marketing and Management



Sound marketing is one of the keystones of business’s success and students will study the marketing department and its role within a business organization. They will also examine how to define markets for products and services, how to segment these markets, how to target critical customers within various segments and what strategies can be used to position particular products or services within segments. The critical role of pricing will covered as will market research, product management, advertising/promotion, selling, distribution, and customer support. The importance and methods for meeting customer needs, particularly in the era of e-commerce will also be covered

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MGT 105 Product Promotion and Brand Management



Prerequisites: MGT 100 or MGT 103

Principles and decisions to be considered in overall communications and promotion strategy for traditional channels and emerging social networks. Decisions on promotional mix, ad design, implementation and evaluation for establishing brand equity, measure brand performance and sustaining brand equity

Yes Yes
MGT 106 Sales and Sales Management



Prerequisites: MGT 100 or MGT 103

Examines the sales function from strategic competitive importance to the firm to required direct sales skills of individual salespersons. Major subject areas covered are: the sales process, recruitment and training, organization and focus, "territories", evaluation and compensation.

Yes Yes
MGT 107 Consumer Behavior



Prerequisites: MGT 100 or MGT 103

The course identifies the factors that influence the selection and usage of products and services. Students will be introduced to problems/decisions that include evaluating behavior; understanding the consumers' decision process, and strategies to create desirable consumer behavior

Yes
MGT 108/R Applied Market Research


The "R" in the course title signifies that this is a completely remote asynchronous course, so there is no official meeting day/time. You can engage with the content at your own pace.

 To learn more about the class, watch this short video by Professor On Amir!

The business world revolves around managerial decisions, and those, in turn, ought to be data driven. In this course we will learn about planning, implementing, and analyzing market research, synthesizing multi-methods research, and presenting market research results. We will do this by actually doing it. We will go through the arc of formulating a market research question, exploratory qualitative research, descriptive quantitative market research. We will learn how to plan and conduct various types of interviews, learn how to design, execute, and analyze surveys, as well as learn how to employ cutting edge tools such as adaptive conjoint analysis to quantify attribute levels and trade-offs.

Yes
MGT 109 Topics in Marketing


Prerequisites: MGT 103

MGT 109 is a rotating topics course. Students can repeat MGT 109 with different topics 3 times or up to 12 units of credit. 

Introduces advanced topics of special interest in marketing. Topics may include advertising, consumer behavior, pricing, product life cycles, etc. This course may also cover the unique demands of innovation-driven, biotech, and high-technology markets.

Yes
MGT 112 Global Business Strategy



Prerequisites: MGT 45 or ECON/MGT 4 and MGT 5, MGT 100 or MGT 103, MGT 181 or MGT 187

To be a successful business leader in the 21st Century will require a sound understanding of global business strategy. This course will examine the traditional roles of multinationals, how new global possibilities have led to emerging business and organizational structures, and what ever increasing global competition will mean to the business. Equally important, students will be exposed to the complexities of evolving economic, social and political forces affecting global firms. Considering various future scenarios, they will develop plans and strategies for strategic business growth considering organizational structure, market strategies, required competencies, and competitive positioning.

Yes Yes Yes   Yes
MGT 117 Business Law



Focuses on elements of business law that are essential for the basic management of business operations. Topics include the law of contracts, sales, partnership, corporations, bankruptcy, and securities. Students will also gain knowledge of intellectual property law and dispute resolution.

MGT 119 Topics in Business


MGT 119 is a rotating topics course. Students can repeat MGT 119 with different topics 3 times or up to 12 units of credit. 

Introduces advanced topics of special interest in business and addresses the new frontiers in the industry. Topics may include intellectual property, consumer behavior, market research, analytics and spreadsheet modeling, etc. May be taken for credit three times. 

Winter 2022: Topics in Business – Managing Healthcare & Life Sciences 

This course will explore the business of healthcare and life sciences from a U.S. perspective and will draw comparisons and highlight alternate approaches from around the world. Students will gain an understanding of the roles, motivations, and interdependencies of key stakeholders such as patients, providers, payers, government, and industry. Students will examine how these stakeholders seek to address challenges and gain competitive advantage – both domestic and international. Students will also have a chance to critically evaluate current trends and new approaches and initiatives by various players.

Yes Yes
MGT 121A Innovation to Market A



Utilizing lectures, readings, case studies, guest speakers and team projects, students will learn how to screen good ideas for good opportunities by examining market needs, the competitive environment, a go-to-market strategy and the management team. Students, working from team derived product/service ideas, will learn how to research potential markets, customers, partners and competitors.

Critical considerations such as pricing versus attributes, alternative distribution channels, and how to gain unfair advantage will also be covered. Finally, they will also learn how to communicate, both orally and in written form, their ideas and their market research in an executive summary.

Yes Yes   Yes
MGT 121B Innovation to Market B



Prerequisites: MGT121A and either MGT 181 (for Business Minor students) or MGT 187 (for E&I Minor students).

This is a second of a two course series where students grapple with the concerns of intellectual property protection, the financing needs of their projects, investment sources, operational planning, financial forecasting, key employee recruitment, business valuation and harvesting possibilities.

They will learn what goes into a professional business plan that they will be required to produce. Lectures, readings and case studies will be augmented with guest speakers and team based decision making. As part of the final, student teams will present their business ideas to a panel of experts.

Yes
MGT 127 Innovation and Technology Strategy



Outlines frameworks & tools for formulating strategy to manage technology & think strategically in fast-moving industries (e.g. high tech, biotech and clean tech). Students will gain insights into technology, strategy, & markets, especially how disruptive technologies create opportunities for startups & transform established firms, & how technology firms achieve competitive advantage through tech-enabled innovations. Illustrated by case studies on cutting-edge startups industry leaders.

Yes
MGT 128/R Business Innovation and Growth



This course is a gentle and technology-friendly introduction to business innovation, growth, and entrepreneurship. The course introduces students to the economic fundamentals that lead to business scalability and sustainability.  Topics of Operations, Supply, Product, and Project management are also introduced. Students gain an understanding of the design and innovation approaches in business and entrepreneurship with exercises and a digital simulation.    

Yes
MGT 129 Topics in Entrepreneurship



MGT129 is a rotating topics course. Students can repeat MGT129 with different topics 3 times 

Introduces advanced topics of special interest in entrepreneurship. Examples of course topics include (but are not limited to) venture capital funding process, entrepreneurial business development and marketing, workplace climate and morale, and developing a capable workforce.

MGT 131A Intermediate Accounting A



Prerequisites: ECON/MGT 4 + MGT 5

This course is required for the Accounting Minor and builds on the basic accounting fundamentals of MGT 4 and MGT 5 by applying those fundamentals in typical practice. This practice includes preparation and interpretation of accounting information under both RASB and IASB guidelines pertaining to revenue expense recognition, receivables and inventories.

Yes Yes Yes Yes
MGT 131B Intermediate Accounting B



Prerequisites: MGT 131A

This course is required for the Accounting Minor and builds on the basic accounting fundamentals of MGT 4 and MGT 5 and the FASB and IASB practices of MGT 131A. This practice includes preparation and interpretation of accounting information under both FASB and IASB guidelines pertaining to property, plant and equipment, leases, intangible assets, investments, long term debt and stockholders’ equity.

Yes Yes Yes
MGT 132 Auditing



Prerequisites: MGT 131B

This course is required for the Accounting Minor and builds on the basic FASB and IASB practices of MGT 131A and B and provides the theory and practice of the attest process: planning and implementing the audit of the financial statements and internal control over financial reporting to ensure compliance with applicable requirements of the Sarbanes–Oxley Act. Includes audit methodologies, documentation of findings, client representations and the auditor’s report.

Yes Yes Yes
MGT 133 Advanced Cost Accounting


Prerequisites: MGT 131B

This course may be taken by a student who wishes to fulfill the accounting education requirement for the Certificate of Public Accounting (CPA). It builds on the learning of MGT 5 and MGT 131B and covers cost accumulation and analysis, for both manufacturing cost components and service activities, budgeting and cost projections, cost variance analysis, relevant costs, and capital investment analysis.

Yes
MGT 134 Federal Taxation- Individuals


Prerequisites: MGT 131B

This course may be taken by a student who wishes to fulfill the accounting education requirement for the Certificate of Public Accounting (CPA). It builds on the learning of MGT 132 and provides the theory and practical application of federal income tax regulations for individuals pertaining to gross income, adjusted gross income, itemized deductions, business operations, passive activities, property transactions, deferred income recognition and reporting standards.

Yes
MGT 135 Federal Taxation - Companies



Prerequisites: MGT 131B

This course is required for the Accounting minor and builds on the learning through MGT 132 by providing the theory and practical application of federal income tax regulations for corporations and other enterprises pertaining to formulations, annual operations, distributions, liquidations, reorganizations, affiliations, and reporting standards

Yes Yes Yes
MGT 136 Advanced Accounting



Prerequisites: MGT 132

This course is required for the Accounting Minor and builds on the learning through MGT 135 by covering accounting topics related to consolidated financial statements, variable interest entities, foreign currency translation, segment reporting and business combinations.

Yes Yes Yes
MGT 137 Financial Statement Analysis


Prerequisites: ECON 4/ MGT 4 + MGT 5

Examines tools and techniques to analyze a firm's financial position and performance. This course combines both accounting and finance in a practical framework for debt and equity valuation methods from both a conceptual and practical framework. 

Yes
MGT 139 Accounting Information Systems


Prerequisites: MGT 131B

Develop an understanding of transaction cycles (e.g., sales order and purchase order processing) with a focus on processing steps, internal controls, and data used. Gain hands on experience developing flowcharts, processing transactions in a manual accounting information system, and analyzing transaction data using Microsoft Excel and other tools

Yes
MGT 147 Not-for-Profit and Government Accounting


Prerequisites: MGT131B

Addresses issues faced in government and not-for-profit accounting.  Students will gain insight into how and why these issues may have been resolved either similarly or differently from the for-profit business sector.  Focus will be placed on how revenue and expense recognition, asset and liability valuation, the scope of the reporting entity, reporting cash flows, etc., differ in comparison to for-profit business accounting.

Yes
MGT 148 Mergers and Acquisitions


Prerequisites: MGT 45 or ECON/MGT 4 and MGT 5

This course focuses on the use of financial accounting to express the economic realities of complex organizations as well as the deal structures and transactions that shape the design of these organizations. To this end, we will examine the accounting, economic, and regulatory aspects of a variety of different change-of-control transactions. We will pay particular attention to how the regulatory and institutional environment affects deal structure. We will also discuss the role of institutional investors—including activists and hedge funds—in influencing corporate reporting and governance policies.

Yes
MGT 149 Topics in Accounting


Prerequisites: MGT 131B

Introduces advanced topics of special interest in accounting. Examples of course topics include (but are not limited to): corporate valuation and forecasting, global taxation and business strategy, current issues in the practice and regulation of auditing. May be taken for credit two times for a maximum of eight credits if the topics are substantially different. 

MGT 153 Business Analytics



Prerequisites:
MATH Requirement: MATH 10A or MATH 18 or MATH 20A or MATH 31AH
and
STATISTICS Requirement: BENG 100 or BIEB 100 or COGS 14B or ECE 109 or ECON 120A or MAE 108 or MATH 11 or MATH 180A or MATH 181A or MATH 183 or MATH 186 or MGT 3 or PSYC 60 or SIO 187

This course is designed to help a business manager to use data to make good decisions in complex decision-making situations. Students will gain foundation knowledge of several analytical and econometric methods including decision analysis, probability theory, statistical inference, regression analysis, and hypothesis testing. Students will also learn how to use available computing technology to arrive at optimal solutions.

Yes Yes Yes 
MGT 154 Advanced Business Research



When considering complex business problems, research is often undertaken as a means of aiding decision-making. This course gives an in-depth look at the business research process, including methods of qualitative and quantitative research. Students learn about the design and execution of business analytics (including common descriptive and predictive models), and how models are selected, executed, and evaluated, with focus on extracting impactful information to aid in making informed decisions.

MGT 158 Real Estate and the Tech Sector



This class provides an introduction to the emerging real estate tech sector. In the first part of the class, we examine how newly available financial methods, AI (artificial intelligence) approaches, big data, and machine learning technologies are transforming different approaches and stakeholder's positions in the real estate value chain. The class, here, introduces novel quantitative and visualization methods for analyzing real estate and urban big data, approaches on utilizing and visualizing large datasets, and logics of real estate decision and valuation structures. In the second part of the class, we analyze digitization trends, automated valuation approaches, and novel financial models in real estate and the tech sector. The class, here, specifically stresses the shifting digital, technology, and financial landscape from the perspective of real estate agents, brokers, developers, and regulators.

Yes
MGT 160 Experiments in Firms


PrerequisitesBENG 100 or BIEB 100 or COGS 14B or ECE 109 or ECON 120A or MAE 108 or MATH 11 or MATH 180A or MATH 181A or MATH 183 or MATH 186 or MGT 3 or PSYC 60 or SIO 187

An understanding of how to design and run a good experiment will position students at the cutting edge of decision-making in business and policy. Students will develop their own experiments that can be implemented online and in organizations. Students will learn to: distinguish between a correlation and a causal effect; incorporate behavioral economics into experimental designs; randomize, analyze and critique experimental interventions; and address organizational concerns about experimentation.

Yes Yes
MGT 162/R Negotiation


Starting Winter 2021, this is a 4 unit course. Previously a 2-unit course (Fall 2020 and before). 

This course takes a decision-making orientation to Negotiation. The course will build cumulatively from (seemingly) simple negotiations to those of greater complexity. These structured negotiation exercises are used to isolate and emphasize specific analytic points and essential skills. Cases and readings should help the student integrate the analysis as well as to develop intuition about more complex negotiations.

This course is offered in two formats: 1) asynchronously, remote format, and 2) synchronous, in-person format. 

Yes Yes Yes
MGT 164 Business and Organizational Leadership



Today’s dynamic business environment presents a number of organizational challenges –– personal, interpersonal and cultural. Students will study alternative organizational structures, their stakeholders and corporate cultures and their use in meeting various strategic priorities facing a company. This course provides students with insights into motivational factors, communications networks, organizational cultures and alternative leadership styles. The concept of change management and its challenges is also studied along with power and influence.

Yes Yes Yes Yes
MGT 166 Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility



Will cover ethical conduct issues for leaders from a wide array of organizations and industries including consideration of differences among global trading partners. The issues impacting corporate responsibility will be examined as will full-cycle cost analysis of products and services.

Yes Yes Yes
MGT 167 Social Entrepreneurship



This course examines how entrepreneurs create and sustain social value. Students will learn how to apply entrepreneurial business and innovative skills to effectively tackle challenging social and environmental issues such as environmental degradation, rural health care availability, educational improvements in economically disadvantaged regions, famine in an era of obesity, and clean water development.

Yes Yes
MGT 171 Operations Management



Operations Management (OM) involves the systematic design, execution, and improvement of business processes, projects, and partner relationships. This course provides an essential base for all students who are planning careers in business, engineering and operations, and addresses core process analysis techniques and approaches. It goes beyond cost minimization and is an introduction to the core set of issues that firms large and small must confront and coordinate in their journey towards sustained scalability, growth and profitability. It also examines human factors such as psychological contract, team management, empowerment, employee-initiated process improvements, morale, motivation, rewards and incentives.

Yes Yes Yes
MGT 172/R Business Project Management



This course covers the process aspects of (1) project management (planning, scheduling methods, milestone setting, resource allocation, budgeting, and risk mitigation) and (2) human capital management imperatives (communication, feedback, teamwork, and leadership). R&D road mapping and project portfolio management theory and practice will be covered as well.

Yes Yes Yes Yes
MGT 173 Project Management - Health Services



This course covers efficient techniques for managing health services projects including both the technical aspects of project management as well as the human capital management issues associated with blending administrative and technical staff with healthcare professionals.  Topics include: scheduling methods, milestone setting, governmental regulations, resource allocation, interpersonal skills, and performing research and development projects - all with a health services focus.

Yes Yes Yes
MGT 175 Supply Chain Management



Supply Chain Management involves the flows of materials and information among all of the firms that contribute value to a product, from the source of raw materials to end customers. It is the most significant and critical component in most businesses and accounts for the bulk of the people, cash, and value-add in a company. This course explains how supply chains work, the financial impacts and levers, and describes the major challenges in managing an efficient supply chain. It also discusses various strategic and tactical supply chain issues such as distribution strategy, information sharing strategy, outsourcing, procurement, product design, virtual integration, and risk management. Credit not allowed for both MGT 174 and MGT 175. 

Yes Yes Yes
MGT 176 Strategic Cost Management



In today’s dynamic, uncertain and competitive business environment, companies don’t compete. Supply Chains Compete. This has been emphasized this past year through increasingly demanding customers, international trade and political tensions, national security concerns and, of course, the coronavirus pandemic. The supply chain has emerged as the main topic of discussion among industry leaders, the stock market, governments and service providers. This course will cover the key cost and working capital elements of the supply chain, the impacts on the financial statements and market value, and the levers in the supply chain. Students will learn about key strategic cost and cash applications such as Total Costs of Acquisition in Supplier Selection, financial and operational analysis in supplier analysis, and Costs-to-Serve in evaluating Customers. This class will enable students to understand the financial implications of the supply chain and international trade, discuss these with executives, and apply them in their companies

MGT 177 Analytics and Spreadsheet Modeling in Supply Chain Management



This course is designed to provide students with knowledge and techniques to apply management science principles and spreadsheet modeling to support decision-making in supply chain management. Given the complex nature of supply chains contributed by advancement of information technology and globalization, making right decisions under uncertainty has become critical for modern businesses in nearly any industry sector. Moreover, now we enter the new era of Industry 4.0, in which manufacturing companies adopt smart manufacturing which marries physical production and operations with information technology to increase productivity through a better connected ecosystem. Thus, computer-aided decision-making is a very important skill for business managers these days.

In this course, we learn the fundamentals of management science, analytical modeling, and problem solving using spreadsheet. This course will cover decision problems in various business contexts, with emphasis on the context of supply chain management. However, background knowledge in supply chain management is not required. While students will do much of hands-on problem solving using spreadsheet throughout the course, the emphasis will be also on analytical model building, logical thinking and managerial insights. Students are expected to have basic knowledge in business analytics and to have some familiarity with MS Excel spreadsheets such as typing, basic arithmetic operations and basic formula.

MGT 180 Business Finance


Prerequisites: ECON 100A, ECON 120A, MAE 108, MATH 180A, MATH 183, MATH 186, or ECE 109

This course provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts in corporate finance. Topics include discounted cash flow, capital budgeting, bond and stock valuation, portfolio theory, market efficiency, the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), the determinants of capital structure and options. We will seek a balance between theoretical paradigms, the empirical facts, and their applicability to real world issues. Emphasis will be placed on general principles and problem solving.

Yes Yes Yes
MGT 181 Enterprise Finance



Prerequisites: MGT 3, MATH 10A, or 20A. Plus MGT 45 or both MGT 4/ECON 4 and MGT 5.

This course examines the financial issues associated with a broad range of organizations. It reviews the process of raising capital from several perspectives including: donations, bootstrapping, angel investing, debt financing and equity financing.

Topics include assessing and responding to the mindset of various kinds of investors, identifying sources of and ways to structure debt financing for growing firms, and deal structures for venture capital financing. Students will learn how to read financial statements and do financial statement analysis, recognize the importance of cash flow management, and understand how to value a company.

Yes Yes Yes Yes
MGT 183 Financial Investments



Prerequisites: MGT 180, MGT 181, MGT 187, MGT 189 (only from Winter 2022), or ECON173B

Examines financial theory and empirical evidence useful for making investment decisions. Portfolio theory, equilibrium models, and market efficiency are examined for stock securities and fixed income instruments. Risk adjusted ROIs for capital investments’ impact on stock prices and free options will also be studied.

Yes
MGT 184 Money and Banking



Prerequisites: MGT 180, MGT 181, MGT 187, MGT 189 (only from Winter 2022), or ECON173B

Focuses on role of financial institutions, implications for firm financing and valuation as well as the Federal Reserve, financial regulation, the money supply process, and monetary policy. Mechanisms through which monetary policy affects businesses and credit channels will be covered.

Yes
MGT 185 Investment Banking



Prerequisites: MGT 180, MGT 181, MGT 187, or MGT 189 (only from Winter 2022)

This course provides an overview of the investment banking industry including IPOs, equity offerings, debt offerings, valuation, mergers and acquisition, private equity, asset securitization, prime brokerage, sales and trading, and market making. Students will also learn about the changes in the investment banking industry since the financial crisis including Dodd-Frank as well as the rise of boutique investment banking firms. Emphasis will be on traditional corporate finance which includes equity and debt offerings as well as mergers and acquisitions.

Yes Yes
MGT 187 New Venture Finance



This course examines how innovation is funded and the financial tools necessary over the life cycle of a new venture- development, growth, maturity, and exit. Students will learn to perform financial analysis to determine the feasibility of financing new, transformed, and growing ventures. The course will also cover term sheets, valuation methods, and the role of private equity investors – angels, VC’s and vendors. Prerequisite: upper-division standing.

Yes Yes Yes
MGT 189 Topics in Finance



Prerequisites:  MGT 181  or  MGT 187

MGT 189 is a rotating topics course. Students can repeat MGT 189 with different topics 3 times or up to 12 units of credit. 

Yes