Feb 23, 2024  
2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MB 8120 - Capstone Phase II

1 lecture hours 0 lab hours 1 credits
Course Description
This course is the second phase of a three-phase process that will result in the completion of an effort that allows the student to integrate program learning with an applied project. In this phase, students conduct a review of related literature to identify and incorporate “best practice” into the development of a proposal to address the problem or opportunity identified in their applied project. (prereq: MB 8110 )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Given a scenario, demonstrate an ability to analyze it from multiple perspectives (economic, political, legal, operational, financial, market, stakeholder, etc.)
  • Given a problem, recommend solutions that leverage multiple perspectives
  • Analyze how an organization aligns with a given set of principles from outside own discipline
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct an in-depth analysis of a problem from a given perspective
  • Analyze a problem scenario and formulate a research question that accurately represents the desired solution
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct an in-depth analysis of a problem from a given perspective in a global context
  • Analyze the likelihood that a problem solution that was successful in a given context will be equally successful in a global context
  • For a given organization, identify specific factors that describe its economic, political, regulator, legal, technological, and social contexts
  • Conduct an evaluation of a given organization’s economic, political, regulatory, legal, technological, and social contexts, identifying strengths, weakness, opportunities, and threats
  • Develop a view of organizational systems as a subset of much broader societal systems
  • Demonstrate an ability to perform an objective evaluation of an organization
  • Given a scenario, describe the risks to an organization and ways to minimize or mitigate risk

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Dr. Kathleen Miezio

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