Marketing Internship Opportunity: Venture Development Center at UMass Boston

**This is an external internship opportunity. Applications and inquiries should not be sent to the College of Management. Any questions can be directed to edel.freitas@umb.edu. Thank you!**

The Venture Development Center at UMass Boston is hiring a program management & marketing intern! The VDC is looking for this person to start as soon as possible. Scheduling is highly flexible; 8-10 hours per week.

Click to view full job description and application instructions.

Good luck!

Starting your career or business? Check out the Entrepreneurship Sales & Marketing Course (MKT465)

Dear Students,

Join one of UMBs most celebrated courses, built and delivered by entrepreneurs from Boston’s leading innovation companies: http://vimeo.com/94882715.

If you’d like to get a head start on your own business or just want to secure that first high-paying job, consider signing up for MKT 465 for Fall 2014 semester through WISER now. Graduate students are allowed to enroll in MKT 465 and receive a graduate level credit. If you have any questions please contact vdc@umb.edu.

Job Opportunity: Accounting Associate

**This is an external job opportunity. Applications and inquiries should not be sent to the College of Management.**

Corporate Accountability International, a powerhouse in challenging corporate abuse for more than 35 years, is seeking an
Accounting Associate to ensure the development and implementation of key financial functions across the organization,
with particular attention to general ledger activities.

To Apply: Visit www.stopcorporateabuse.org/employment-opportunities. Attach your résumé to the online application,
and include a cover letter and list of three to five references. Please include where you heard about the position. If you are
having trouble uploading, please email your materials to Sarah Bennett at jobs@stopcorporateabuse.org.

Click here to view the full job description.

Questions about this opportunity may also be directed to Deborah.Federico@umb.edu.

How to register for the Capstone class: MBAMGT 689

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How to register for the Capstone class: MBAMGT 689 

To register for the capstone: MBAMGT 689 Strategic Management you would use the registration request form link:
http://www.umb.edu/academics/cm/student_resources/cm_graduate_registration_request

Once the CM office receives your request, we will verify your degree progress and if eligible, we will register you for the section of the class that you have indicated through the form. These requests are processed within 24-48 hours, so please check your Wiser account to verify before you check with us to verify.

We will contact you if we notice a reason that you would not be eligible at the time of submitting the request to be enrolled in the class.

 

CM Grad Academic Advisors: Tara Norton and Jeff Masse

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CM Graduate students have the option to work with either of the academic advisors, Tara Norton or Jeff Masse. Tara and Jeff will both provide responsive and flexible advising, whether in person, over the phone or via email.

If you have registration questions, holds to address or are looking for course planning, be sure to reach out to one of us.

Tara Norton, Associate Program Director
Tara.Norton@umb.edu

Available appointment times for Tara are Monday, 10am-4pm, Wednesday & Thursday 10am-1pm. If needed, appointments can be arranged outside of these times to accommodate your schedule.

Jeff Masse, Graduate Program Specialist
Jeffrey.Masse@umb.edu

Available appointment times for Jeff are Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:30pm-4:00pm. If needed, appointments can be arranged outside of these times to accommodate your schedule.

Introducing Our New Career Services Specialist, Deb Federico

Deborah Federico, Career Specialist for the College of Management

Deborah is available to meet with College of Management students regarding all aspects of career planning such as resume and cover letter writing; interview preparation/mock interviews; career exploration; networking strategies; LinkedIn usage; and job and internship search strategies. To make an appointment with Deborah, please call the Career Services & Internships Office at 617-287-5519. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays Deborah meets with students on the fifth floor of the McCormack Building (please check in at the College of Management reception area). On Tuesdays and Fridays she meets with students in the Career Services Office in the Campus Center – 1st Floor – 1300 Suite.

Featured Section of MBAMGT 689: Strategic Management

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT (MBAMGT 689) is being offered again this fall (2014) by Prof. M. Suhaib Riaz: Only one section is offered by him, so enroll early!

Prof. Riaz is a winner of multiple teaching awards, including the Joan Moon Award at UMass Boston (twice) and MBA Professor of the Year Award (in an earlier position). He is also an award-winning scholar who is engaged with the latest industry challenges, building upon his professional experience.

What recent MBA students have to say about Prof. Riaz’s course:

“This course was a perfect capstone summary of the entire MBA process at UMass Boston.”

“I found the course to be very informational and interesting. Discussions were always lively and created different points of view…”

“I constantly applied the lessons and the case studies to the end, and I have been extremely satisfied with the results.”

“The cases studies were also very motivating for MBA graduating students, by opening up our eyes to all of the potential opportunities we have ahead.”

“I liked how we had a structure and how we went over the cases through class discussion…I was able to grasp the concept of what we were doing…enjoyed how we continuously put fresh ideas up on the board.  We would generate class discussion and everyone contributed in the discussions. “

“After this class I know I have a foundation of strategy competence to be successful.”

“The class was a great conclusion to my years as an MBA student at UMass Boston. It provided great takeaways as I move on with my degree.”

Job Openings at MassPort

***These are external job opportunities. Applications and inquiries should NOT be sent to the College of Management. 

You can apply online by going to www.massport.com, clicking on “about Massport”; then “working at Massport”; then “job opportunities”; then the job title you are interested in; and finally on the “Apply link.

Click to view job descriptions:

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MBAMKT 693 Entering International Markets – Online

MBAMKT 693 Entering International Markets with Ed Romar
Fall 2014 – online 

  • Join us for a marketing adventure and gain “hands on experience” in a real life business challenge!
  • Work with colleagues from several European countries in cross-cultural teams.
  • Make yourself more marketable.
  • Entering International Markets is recognized as an innovative, leading edge course.

At the University of Massachusetts Boston virtual team projects encourage students to collaborate, create and communicate with counterparts across the world.”  BizEd, The Magazine of the AACSB, (our accrediting body) March/April 2012.

What you will come away with:

An understanding of the challenges of the contemporary global business environment and the skills necessary to compete successfully in a dynamic, technological and rapidly changing world.

What graduate students say about this course:

“Enjoyed taking this course. I enjoyed the way this course is set up. Would definitely recommend it to others.”

“I loved this course and want nothing more than for it to succeed.”

“It was an experience. Thanks.”

This is very useful and modern way to study. Doing this ‘international’ studies, students may know people from other countries and learn know to work with people from other cultures. It was a big experience for me and I am very glad I took this course.”

Improve your marketability by enrolling in MBAMKT 693 Entering International Markets. Come join us in the fall for a challenging, exciting and fun course!  Contact Dr. Edward Romar at edward.romar@umb.edu  for more information.

Fall 2014 MS Electives Organized by Program

Below is a list of fall 2014 elective courses being offered for our MS programs. We hope you fill find this helpful. For specific questions, please contact our office directly. Thank you!

MSA
MBA AF 615 – International Accounting – Wednesday 7:00-9:45p
MBA AF 616 – Financial Statement Analysis/Advanced Accounting Tuesday 7:00-9:45p
MBA AF 617 – Managerial Accounting & Control – Thursday 7:00-9:45p
MBA AF 633 – Advanced Federal Taxation – Tuesday 7:00-9:45p
MBA AF 637 – Financial Reporting Fraud Examination – Monday 7:00-9:45p

MSF
MBA AF 622 – Global Portfolio Investment Management – Monday 7:00-9:45p
MBA AF 625 – Derivative Securities – Monday 7:00-9:45p
MBA AF 629 – Managing Financial Institutions – Friday 11:00am-1:45p
MBA AF 632 – Student Managed Fund – Monday 5:30-8:15p

MSIM
MBAAF 603 Massachusetts in the Global Economy – Wednesday 7-9:45p
MBAAF 615 International Accounting – Wednesday 7-9:45p
MBAAF 622 Global Portfolio Investment Management – Monday 7-9:45p
MBAMGT 684 Social Enterprise – Wednesday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMKT 693 Entering International Markets –online

MSIT
MSIS 671 Enterprise Data Warehousing for Business Intelligence -online
MSIS 672 Enterprise Data Mining and Predictive Analytics – online
MSIS 611 -Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence Competing in the Knowledge Economy – Tuesday 5:30-8:15p
MSIS 620 Customer Relations Management and Technology – Wednesday 5:30-8:15p
MSIS 632 Introduction to Health Informatics- online
MSIS 633 Health Information Exchange- Management & Technology- online

REMINDER: The registration request form should also be used for any other class that requires instructor permission, or any course for which you have waived the pre-requisite. The form is located at www.umb.edu/academics/cm/student_resources/cm_graduate_registration_request.

 

New Faculty & Featured Courses for Fall 2014: Louise Parker, Professor of Practice in Healthcare Management

Professor Louise Parker joined the College of Management’s faculty this past January and is leading efforts to expand healthcare management education, policy, and research. Professor Parker comes to UMASS Boston from a long career in healthcare policy and research including social change marketing. Previously, Professor Parker was a researcher and policy analyst at RAND, an internationally renowned think tank, a Professor of Organizational Behavior at The Frederick S. Pardee RAND Graduate School, and a consultant to Healthcare organizations nationwide. She has also been at Stanford University, the University of Michigan, and the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom.

Professor Parker will be teaching two courses this Fall 2014:

  • Social Change Management (Special Topics MBAMKT, 697) is a new course that is of interest not only to MBA students in the Healthcare Management track but also to students in Environmental Management and Nonprofit Management tracks.
  • Management of Health Organizations (MBAMGT 680)

Professor Parker taught Healthcare Policy and Systems this past Spring. The course was very well received and a number of students from that class will be taking courses or independent study with her in the Fall.

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Social Change Marketing
(Special Topics MBAMKT 697)
Mondays 5:30 P.M. to 8:15 P.M.
Instructor: Professor Louise Parker 

Why can’t you sell brotherhood and rational thinking like you can sell soap? –  G.D. Weibe

What is Social Change Marketing?

Social change marketing, also known as social marketing, seeks to benefit consumers and society rather than increase profits. Social change marketers apply commercial marketing techniques to achieve changes in behavior that provide individual and societal benefits. These include promoting health, protecting the environment, and reducing violence.

What will you learn in this course?

In this course, you will learn about the origins of social marketing, how it differs from commercial marketing, associated ethical issues, and how to:

  • Analyze the social marketing environment
  • Select target audiences, objectives, and goals
  • Develop social marketing strategies
  • Manage social marketing programs
  • Develop and present a social marketing plan

Who should take this course?  Graduate students interested in learning how to use marketing tools to bring about social change.

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Management of Health Organizations
(MBAMGT 680)
Wednesday 07:00 P.M. to 09:45 P.M.
Instructor: Professor Louise E. Parker 

According to the World Bank, the U.S. healthcare industry accounts for approximately 18% of the total Gross Domestic Product. Not only is it a large industry but one that is also highly complex, dynamic, and affects everyone throughout their entire lives. This course explores the roles of the health systems manager as planner, organizer, leader, and integrator of health programs. Particular attention is given to how these roles differ from other industry’s roles, as well as to the special demands made of the manager in a health systems organization.

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Please email Professor Parker if you have any questions about either of these courses: Louise.Parker@umb.edu

Fall 2014 MBA Electives Organized by Specialization

Below you will find a listing of this fall’s MBA electives organized by specialization and including meeting time. As a reminder, specialization and functional area for all courses can be found in the Master Course List. Thank you!

ACCOUNTING
MBA AF 611 – Intermediate Accounting – Monday 7-9:45p
MBA AF 612 – Cost Accounting – Wednesday 5:30-8:15p
MBA AF 613 – Federal Tax Planning – Wednesday 5:30-8:15p
MBA AF 614 – Financial & Managerial Auditing – Thursday 5:30-8:15p
MBA AF 615 – International Accounting – Wednesday 7:00-9:45p
MBA AF 616 – Financial Statement Analysis/Advanced Accounting Tuesday 7:00-9:45p
MBA AF 617 – Managerial Accounting & Control – Thursday 7:00-9:45p
MBA AF 618 – Accounting Information Systems – Monday 5:30-8:15p
MBA AF 633 – Advanced Federal Taxation – Tuesday 7:00-9:45p
MBA AF 637 – Financial Reporting Fraud Examination – Monday 7:00-9:45p
MBA AF 691 – Financial Accounting Theory & Analysis – 7:00-9:45p

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
MSIS 670 Enterprise Business Intelligence – online
MSIS 671 Enterprise Data Warehousing for Business Intelligence -online
MSIS 672 Enterprise Data Mining and Predictive Analytics – online
MSIS 611 -Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence Competing in the Knowledge Economy – Tuesday 5:30-8:15p
MSIS 620 Customer Relations Management and Technology – Wednesday 5:30-8:15p

ENTREPRENEURSHIP
MBAMGT 669 Entrepreneurship Internship/Practicum – Monday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMGT 673 Clean-Energy Entrepreneurship & Sustainability – Thursday 7:00p-9:45p
MBA AF 623 Financial Modeling – Monday 7-9:45p
MBAMGT 684 Social Enterprise – Wednesday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMKT 677 Internet Marketing – online
MSIS 620 Customer Relationship Management and Technology – Wednesday 5:30-8:15p

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
MBAMGT 671 Introduction to Environmental management – Tuesday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMGT 673 Clean-Energy Entrepreneurship & Sustainability
MBAMKT 697 Special Topics: Social Change Marketing- Monday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMGT674 Climate and Energy: Law, Policy, and Management- Wednesday 5:30-8:15p

FINANCE
MBA AF 622 – Global Portfolio Investment Management – Monday 7:00-9:45p
MBA AF 623 – Financial Modeling – Monday 7:00-9:45p
MBA AF 625 – Derivative Securities – Monday 7:00-9:45p
MBA AF 626 – International Financial Management – Thursday 7:00-9:45p
MBA AF 628 – Portfolio Analysis & Investment Management – Wednesday 7:00-9:45p
MBA AF 629 – Managing Financial Institutions – Friday 11:00am-1:45p
MBA AF 632 – Student Managed Fund – Monday 5:30-8:15p
MBA AF 635 – Mergers & Acquisitions – Thursday 7:00-9:45p

HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT
MBAMGT 680 Management of Healthcare Organizations – Wednesday 7-9:45p
MBAMKT 697 Special Topics: Social Change Marketing- Monday 5:30-8:15p
MSIS 632 Introduction to Health Informatics- online
MSIS 633 Health Information Exchange- Management & Technology- online

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
MBAMGT 652 Labor Management – Thursday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMGT 664 Legal Environment of Business – Saturday 9:30a-12:15p or Wednesday 7-9:45p
MBAMGT 683 Leadership and Management in the 21st Century- Friday 2:00-4:45p
MBAMGT 666 Diversity in the Global Workplace – Tuesday 5:30-8:15p

INFORMATION SYSTEMS
MSIS 611 -Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence Competing in the Knowledge Economy – Tuesday 5:30-8:15p
MSIS 615 Object Oriented Information Systems – Tuesday 5:30-8:15p
MSIS 620 Customer Relations Management and Technology – Wednesday 5:30-8:15p
MSIS 630 Project and Change Management – Monday 5:30-8:15p

INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
MBAAF 603 Massachusetts in the Global Economy – Wednesday 7-9:45p
MBAAF 615 International Accounting – Wednesday 7-9:45p
MBAAF 622 Global Portfolio Investment Management – Monday 7-9:45p
MBAAF 626 International Financial Management – Thursday 7-9:45p
MBAMGT 666 Diversity in the Global Workplace – Tuesday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMGT 675 Managing in the Global Economy – Thursday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMGT 684 Social Enterprise – Wednesday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMKT 674 International Marketing – Monday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMKT 693 Entering International Markets –online

INTERNET MARKETING
MBAMKT 671 Marketing Research – Tuesday 7-9:45p
MBAMKT 675 Business to Business Marketing – Wednesday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMKT 677 Database and Internet Marketing – online
MSIS 611 -Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence Competing in the Knowledge Economy – Tuesday 5:30-8:15p
MSIS 630 Project and Change Management- Monday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMKT 691 Social Media – Tuesday 5:30-8:15p

LEADERSHIP & ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE
MBAMGT 683 Leadership and Management in the 21st Century- Friday 2:00-4:45p
MBAMGT 666 Diversity in the Global Workplace – Tuesday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMKT 691 Social Media – Tuesday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMGT 664 Legal Environment of Business – Saturday 9:30a-12:15p or Wednesday 7-9:45p
MBAMGT 666 Diversity in the Global Workplace – Tuesday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMGT 671 Introduction to Environmental management – Tuesday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMGT 675 Managing in the Global Economy – Thursday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMGT 684 Social Enterprise – Wednesday 5:30-8:15p

MARKETING
MBAMKT 671 Marketing Research – Tuesday 7-9:45p
MBAMKT 675 Business to Business Marketing – Wednesday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMKT 677 Database and Internet Marketing – online
MSIS 611 -Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence Competing in the Knowledge Economy – Tuesday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMKT 674 International Marketing – Monday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMKT 691 Social Media – Tuesday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMKT 693 Entering International Markets -online

NON-PROFIT MANAGEMENT
MBAMGT 684 Social Enterprise – Wednesday 5:30-8:15p
MBAMGT 680 Management of Healthcare Organizations – Wednesday 7-9:45p
MBAMKT 697 Special Topics: Social Change Marketing- Monday 5:30-8:15p

SUPPLY CHAIN & SERVICE MANAGEMENT
MBAMS 652 Lean & Six Sigma – Wednesday 7-9:45p
MSIS 630 Project Management – Monday 5:30-8:15p

 

REMINDER: to register for the MBA capstone, MBAMGT 689-Strategic Management, you will need to fill out the online registration request form located at www.umb.edu/academics/cm/student_resources/cm_graduate_registration_request. Although WISER asks for instructor permission to register for this course, you should fill out the registration request form and the Graduate Programs Office will register you if you are eligible to take the class.

The registration request form should also be used for any other class that requires instructor permission, or any course for which you have waived the pre-requisite.