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* Course code Course name Credit
Core
981.501
2
This is an introduction to economics from the managerial perspective. While it deals with basic micro and macro economics, it goes beyond what is taught in traditional introductory economics course. We will discuss the nature of modern firms, the design of organizational structure, the compensation system, and the internal labor and capital markets. In short, we will go beyond the traditional production function approach to firms. We will also cover basic game theory, which will be used to bridge the gap between literatures on managerial strategies and on industrial organization. At the end of the course, students are expected to have a good grasp of general economics and develop the ability to analyze any given environment economically and devise the optimum strategy for the situation. The course will be using a textbook and several cases, which will be analyzed using the analytic techniques developed in class.
Core
981.502
2
Modern corporations operate in relations with numerous outside stakeholders such as investors, creditors, intermediaries, employees, customers, and regulatory bodies. These stakeholders need information about the entity they deal with to make optimal decisions. The information these stakeholders need is diverse in its form and content, but the most important one is accounting information because it aids them to evaluate firm value and credit-worthiness. This course is designed for first-year MBA students who have no prior exposure to accounting. In particular, this course provides an introduction to the concepts and issues in financial accounting. The course will discuss the preparation and the interpretation of corporate financial statements in conjunction with information uses of investors and creditors in the capital market. In addition, the accounting procedures, underlying theories, and problem solving techniques will be emphasized throughout the course.
Core
981.503
2
Many managerial decisions regardless of their functional orientation are increasingly based on analysis using quantitative models from the discipline of statistics and management science. The course is designed to help students understand the basic principles of statistics and optimization. Specifically, this course provides an introduction to the most commonly used MS/OR and statistics techniques and shows how these tools can be implemented using computer programs. From such implementation, students can have an ability to effectively evaluate and act upon statistical reports and data relating to applications in business, and be able to perform certain standard quantitative analyses. This develops students’ skills with a standard tool of today’s business world and opens their eyes to how a variety of MS/OR and statistics techniques can be used in this modeling environment.
Core
981.504
2
This course is designed for the students to learn the basic concepts, tools and techniques of corporate financial management. The students will learn the fundamental principles of asset valuation and financing in competitive global financial markets. The course also provides fundamentals of financing and investment decisions of a modern corporation. Some major topics include: the time value of money; risk and return; capital investment decisions, the cost of capital; financing and dividend decisions; risk and hedging, among others.
Core
981.505
2
Marketing is a rigorous and disciplined science that applies a reasoned framework to the selection of target markets and the optimization of marketing decisions. This course covers concepts, skills, and analytical frameworks essential in marketing strategy, which are the fundamentals for higher level marketing courses.
Core
981.506
2
It is very rare to find a job which does not require working with other individuals. Today's workers need to understand human behaviors to work effectively with other people at work place. Also, the quality of organization is determined by the quality of human resources. It is organizational members that determine how to combine other resources. Thus, in order to be successful and effective in an organization, we need to understand human behaviors. The purpose of this course is to help students develop a fundamental understanding of human behaviors in an organization.
Core
981.507
2
This course considers why some firms consistently outperform others, and it examines the processes through which firms gain and lose competitive advantage. A number of conceptual and analytic frameworks are presented that will help MBA students to assess the strategic health of firms, understand the strategic issues and tradeoffs that they face, and identify needed improvements. Consequently, the course is not only pertinent for students who intend to pursue general management careers, but also to those interested in management consulting, investment banking, venture capital, and other careers where accurate and concise strategic assessments are vital. The course takes a managerial point of view - emphasizing the framing and resolution of large, multi-dimensional problems. As such, the course asks students to act as advisors to general managers or as line managers themselves. This is done by placing students (primarily through cases and projects) in diverse managerial situations: large and small organizations, manufacturing and service industries, growing and mature firms, domestic and international settings.
Core
981.508
2
This course is designed for employees and executives to help create value for firms through costing system designs, cost management, performance management and incentive system designs. While the profit is a function of price, quality and cost, the first part of this course focuses mainly on costs. We deal with various cost concepts such as fixed vs. variable, direct vs. indirect, product vs. period, accounting costs vs. opportunity costs, relevant costs and sunk costs and their implications for value creation. We also address alternative costing system designs that may induce managers to make different valuations on various decision making alternatives and hence different strategic decisions. While cost is only one of many performance measurement objectives, the second part of this course focuses on performance management through performance measurement. Performance measurement provides incentives that influence decision makings and behaviors for employees of organizations. This course deal with alternative incentive system designs that incorporate financial and non-financial performance measures and their potential impacts on strategic decision makings and value creations of firms.
Core
981.509
2
In organizations today, information technology (IT) has become a key component in achieving strategic and operational goals. As such, most organizations expect their employees to have a minimum basic understanding of the technology. This course is a comprehensive introductory course designed to familiarize students with the fundamental concepts and principles of information systems. As an introductory course, the course will focus on breadth of coverage rather than depth in any specific area. The topics that will be covered include: basic information systems concepts, the strategic role of IT, managing IT-related organizational change, knowledge management, enterprise systems, the Internet technologies, systems development methodologies, and emerging technologies. In addition, business case studies allow students to learn how to deal with the specific managerial problems in the real IT environment.
Core
981.510A
2
This course emphasizes the strategic, tactical, and operational planning aspects of operations management. Topics encompass all activities associated with procurement of raw materials to production and delivery of products to the end customers. The focus is on forecasting, aggregate planning, procurement and sourcing, network design, logistics, inventory planning, supply planning, and coordination issues in supply chains. The manifest objective of this course is for the students to learn the basics of the Operations Management activities and to understand how these activities fit within the firm. Though you may not end up with a job in Operations Management, you will find it very helpful to have a basic understanding of the concepts and issues in Supply Chain Management.
Core
981.511
2
This course helps students answer the question, why and how some firms can create global competitiveness and others cannot. Unlike the strategic management course that mainly focuses on corporate activities and their interactions with environment, this course provides a wider view; A firm is a player of the entire economy. In this perspective, to build up global competitiveness, corporate strategies should be aligned with contextual conditions of all other players in an economy. For example, it is almost impossible that a world best hotel isolated from all other economic players can maintain its competitiveness in global markets. Thus, this course explores the determinants of national and regional competitiveness building from the perspective of firms, clusters, sub-national units, and entire economies. The course probes the ultimate determinants of a nation’s or region’s productivity, rooted in the global corporate strategy and operating practices of locally-based firms, the vitality of clusters, and the quality of the business environment in which competition takes place. This course examines both advanced and developing economies and addresses competitiveness at multiple levels -- nations, sub-national units such as states or provinces, particular clusters, and the roles that economic coordination among neighboring countries plays in competitiveness
Core
981.512
2
This course addresses the human resource (HR) function as a key strategic function in successful organizations. The course recognizes the dynamic relationship between strategy, people, technology, and the processes that drive organizations. Therefore, the formulation and implementation of HR strategies is no longer the sole responsibility of HR staff. Key topic areas include: strategic HR management, recruiting & staffing, HR development, performance management, compensation, and labor-management relations. The course uses cases, lectures, videos, class discussions, and application activities.
Core
981.513
3
This course is designed to enhance students' understanding of the real-world business practices. CEOs, corporate executives, and business professionals in diverse industries will be invited to deliver special lectures on various current issues.
Core
981.514
2
This course is designed to offer an opportunity for students to apply conceptual knowledge learned in subjects of business administration to analyze actual problems in the field. Students will be asked to perform an in-depth case study throughout project.
Elective
981.516
2
This course is designed for graduate students who had already taken introductory financial accounting. This course covers important concepts and theories underlying firm and equity valuation. The course also focuses on practical applications of the theories/concepts in explaining and predicting corporate behavior and securities prices.
Elective
981.517
2
This class stresses the need for strategic thinking in management and how management accountants can assist management in the planning and implementation of a strategy with respect to cost management and performance evaluation. The course explores the developing area of strategic cost management with its emphasis on cost drivers, the value chain, and on the strategic use of activity-based management. The course also explores the issues related to the strategic performance of a business and presents appropriate performance measures. Students are expected to understand the significance of the relationship between financial and non-financial measures of business performance and to apply these measures to evaluate management decisions in relation to costing, pricing, product selection, and marketing strategies
Elective
981.518
2
This course is designed to develop an understanding of research technique in taxation and how to apply these research techniques in practice. The focus is specifically on the effect of taxes on business activities/transactions and how tax incentives affect a firm's business decisions. In addition, many important tax issues will be discussed, including implicit tax, tax clientele, tax arbitrage, and a tradeoff between tax and non-tax costs.
Elective
981.519A
2
This class is designed to examine selected current issues facing the accounting professional who need to make informed business decisions. Selected topics address contemporary events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the profession and relevant to the professional development of the student. Topics may include specific issues such as strategic decision-making using accounting information, interpretation of accounting information, and accounting information systems.
Elective
981.520
2
Given that the globalization of economy is an increasingly important issue in real world, a single country's economy cannot be understood regardless of international circumstances. This course reviews the market microstructure of various countries, and evaluates risks associated with business cycles, exchange rates, and inflation. In particular, this course studies the theories related to international trading and international balance of payments, and suggests systematic approaches to the study of economic fluctuations as well as the role and limitations of monetary, fiscal and trade policies.
Elective
981.521
2
This course discusses the issues faced by managers who want to convert business idea into viable organizations that create value, and allows students to develop their own approaches, guidelines, and skills for being entrepreneurial managers. The course is intended to teach students how to identify potentially valuable business opportunities, how to obtain the resources necessary to pursue an opportunity and to create an entrepreneurial organization, how to manage the entrepreneurial organization once it has been set up, how to grow the business into a sustainable enterprise, and how to create value for the stakeholders.
Elective
981.522
2
Students examine difficult ethical conflicts and dilemmas faced by managers and corporations, anticipating issues they will confront in their careers. In doing so, they build a framework for thinking through the ethical implications of business decisions. Students take part in collaborative case discussions, exercises, and discussions of theoretical frameworks. This course also provides students with a basic understanding of how the law and the political process affect business strategy and decision making. Topics include how market infrastructure (contracts, commercial law, intellectual property, fraud law, and securities law) influences business strategy.
Elective
981.523
2
It is well-known that M&A has an important role in the firm's long-term strategy, and thereby raising the firm value and firm's competitive power. Despite of these positive roles, top managers or owners of a firm in general do not have a favorable viewpoint about the M&As. This course deals with the economic concept of mergers and acquisitions, M&A implementation process, defensive measures, and legal/institutional aspects of the market for corporate control. In addition, the course encompasses actual acquisition cases, valuation and pricing of mergers, mergers between financial institutions, and cross-border acquisitions. Finally, we analyze the effect of corporate governance on M&A from various angles.
Elective
981.524
2
This course is designed to provide students with necessary backgrounds of theories and practices of investment decision making in capital markets. We will focus on a conceptual framework with which one can understand the investment process, rather than the nitty-gritty institutional details. The course should be of most use to those who want to work on portfolio management, investment advisory services, and security analysis as their career opportunities. Most analysis will focus on stocks and bonds, and student should be familiar with basic mathematics and statistics including linear regressions. We will cover a wide range of topics, including: 1) decision-making under certainty, 2) foundations for portfolio analysis, 3) mean-variance portfolio theory, 4) asset pricing model such as CAPM, APT, etc. 5) efficient market hypothesis, 6) portfolio strategies and performance evaluation, 7) debt securities and the term structure.
Elective
981.525
2
This course is designed for students to understand basic structures and pricing theories of derivatives such as options, futures, forward, and swaps, and to understand various trading strategies using derivative securities. We will also discuss arbitrage, hedging, and their applications to risk management practices. topics to cover include the followings: 1) Structure and pricing theory of options, futures, forward and swap, 2) Arbitrage and hedging transactions, 3) Bond pricing and duration, 4) Term structure and interest rate derivatives, 5) Binomial and Black-Scholes option pricing model, 6) Implied volatility and volatility estimation, 7) Option pricing using numerical approach, 8) Option pricing for exotic options, 9) Evaluation of market and credit risks, 10) Case studies about success and failure of financial risk managements.
Elective
981.526A
2
This course provides an advanced look at major topics of corporate finance, and focuses on evaluating the theories and methods related to firm valuation. We also analyze potential impacts of financial decision making that directly affects firm value. Topics to cover include financial analysis, capital structure, dividend and compensation policy, debt financing, mergers and acquisitions, corporate bankruptcies, corporate governance, agency theory and related issues. The course will emphasize the close connection between corporate financial policies and firm valuation.
Elective
981.527A
2
This course is designed to deepen the knowledge learned from Investments class, and to study basic concepts and empirical evidence related to portfolio management. Especially, We will focus on understanding the close relationship between academic research and practices, and will emphasize learning empirical methodologies and evidence with real data analysis. We will begin by reviewing alternative asset pricing models and well-known market anomalies, along with their practical applications, trading costs, and other new issues of portfolio management.
Elective
981.528
2
Teams have become a basic building block of contemporary business organizations and increasingly more organizations depend on teams to achieve their goals. For this reason, effectively working in organizational teams either as a member or as a leader is a core competence required for high performance. The primary purpose of this course is to improve students’ understanding of the principles of group dynamics and team effectiveness in organizational settings so that they function more effectively in organizational teams. The nature of this course is experiential and a considerable amount of time will be spent in activities that will help students understand the processes and functioning within teams, which include team exercises, case analysis and discussion, peer feedback, and self-reflection.  
Elective
981.529
2
The purpose of this course is to provide students with a working knowledge of the nature and process of industrial relations. The topics that will be covered in this course include different perspectives on industrial relations, understanding the unionization decision, the legal framework, and the issues in collective bargaining and contract administration. This course will have a special emphasis on the practical aspects of collective bargaining and contract administration.
Elective
981.530
2
During the last decade it has become clear that in the global economy, firms must constantly adapt to changing technological, competitive, demographic and other environmental conditions in order to survive and prosper. The importance of acquiring the knowledge and tools for changing organizations successfully cannot be overemphasized. This course focuses on specific concepts, theories and tools that can assist executives entrusted with the task of leading organizational change. This course will emphasize both analytical and clinical skills that are required for change management.
Elective
981.531A
2
Corporate strategy can be executed when organizational subunits and members (1) perform activities that the strategy requires, (2) produce performances that are delineated by the strategy, and (3) produce the talent that is required by the strategy and structure of the organization, generating the skills and mind-sets necessary to implement its chosen direction. Activities and competency building behaviors organizational subunits and members are greatly influenced by organizational structure, process, human resource policies, and reward systems. From this course, students can learn how to structure organization, design organizational processes, devise human resource policies, and design appraisal and reward system for successful strategy implementation.
Elective
981.532
2
The rapid development of information technology and proliferation of the Internet have made a big change on various aspects of corporate management and business strategy as well. This course focuses on the development of digital strategy to achieve business goals. In other words, it addresses the strategic utilization of information technology to create management values such as innovation, competitiveness, and entrepreneurship. This course also discusses business models and business design while focusing on digital businesses. This class helps students to acquire the knowledge on theories and practices of digital strategy for corporate management.
Elective
981.533
2
This course introduces core technologies in current e-business and high-tech industries. The course focuses on how these technologies create firm's competencies and new business opportunities. In this course, technology leading firms for each core technology will be identified and analysis on how these companies have used the technology to create competitive advantages will be examined. Students will learn current trend and future development of each core technology to build strategies for firm's sustained competitive advantage and strategic choices for new business opportunities. Discussion topics include BPM, BPR, and Change Management.
Elective
981.534A
2
Organizations rely on computer-based information systems for capturing, analyzing, and distributing the information required to develop, implement, and evaluate corporate strategies in all functional areas. Managing data as a corporate resource requires a deep understanding of business processes and of the underlying structure of the data needed to support them. Business intelligence refers to the process of capturing and storing needed data in a data warehouse and utilizing appropriate tools that enable that data to be transformed into useful information to support managerial decision-making. The focus of this course is on concepts central to the management of data resources and the development of business intelligence capabilities.
Elective
981.536
2
Aware of an increasingly complex technological, organizational, and competitive environment, this course emphasizes the ubiquitous, ambiguous, and emergent characteristics of business strategy. The course examines strategic phenomena to provide a comprehensive and dynamic understanding to the field. Ultimately, participants will realize that strategy is not a matter of applying techniques but a matter of thinking strategically. To achieve long term performance, strategists must develop and share a vision of what can be achieved and how. This vision is obviously tailored to the firm, its environment and the situation at hand.
Elective
981.537
2
The purpose of this course is to present and understand foreign exchange markets, international financial markets, exchange rate risks, interest rate risks, international financial institutions and management of financial risk inherent with international business.
Elective
981.538A
2
The world of the modern corporation is being transformed, the old order has started to change. This course studies the most important corporate transformation activities from a strategic perspective. Teams of MBA students have to solve business problems for real world companies who serve as clients.
Elective
981.539
2
This course covers a working knowledge of the major theories and research findings in the area of consumer behavior. The goal of this course is to let students be familiar with a large body of consumer behavior literature in psychology, economics, sociology, and anthropology and also be able to apply this knowledge to a variety of marketing problems.
Elective
981.540
2
This course focuses on frameworks and tools for developing efficient and effective marketing strategies. Specifically, the marketing-related issues and solutions to problems arising from marketing products or services in competitive business environments are examined. The goal of this course is to help students develop their skills in developing, optimizing, and evaluating marketing plans, strategies, and action programs.
Elective
981.542
2
This course is designed to help students learn about newly emerging Topics or issues in marketing. Topics and formats can vary with instructors and student interests.
Elective
981.543
2
There is a great deal of confusion regarding exactly what supply chain management involves. In fact, most people using the name supply chain management treat it as a synonym for logistics or as logistics that includes customers and suppliers. However, successful supply chain management requires cross- functional integration of key business processes within the firm and across the network of firms that comprise the supply chain. The challenge is to determine how to successfully accomplish this integration. The distinction between logistics and supply chain management is identified and a framework for supply chain management is presented. A class session will be devoted to each of the supply chain management issues such as purchasing management, supplier relationship management, demand and inventory management, manufacturing process management, product development and customization, logistics management, customer relationship management, supply chain integration, E-supply chain, performance evaluation, global and strategic supply chain management.
Elective
981.544A
2
This course examines both traditional and new approaches for achieving operational competitiveness in service businesses. Major service sectors such as health care, repair/technical support services, banking and financial services, transportation, restaurants, hotels and resorts are examined. This course addresses both strategic analysis and operational decision-making. Specifically, this course covers the Topics for strategy formulation (service’s strategic positioning, internet strategy, environmental strategy), delivery system design (front-office/back office interface, service process analysis), capacity management (yield management, inventory management, waiting time management), and service system operation (service project management, site selection and layout, performance evaluation, customer selection and resource allocation).
Elective
981.548
2
This course uses a case-based approach to explore advanced financial accounting issues. Topics and cases include unique features of corporate governance in Korea, cutting-edge financial products, foreign currency translation, accounting fraud and fraud detection, international and cultural aspects of financial accounting and ethical issues in financial reporting. This course uses real-world examples on these topical issues. Future fund managers, financial analysts, internal controllers and regulators are encouraged to take this course. Completion of an introductory financial accounting is required
Elective
981.549
2
This course uses a case-based approach to explore advanced financial accounting issues. Topics and cases include unique features of corporate governance in Korea, cutting-edge financial products, foreign currency translation, accounting fraud and fraud detection, international and cultural aspects of financial accounting and ethical issues in financial reporting. This course uses real-world examples on these topical issues. Future fund managers, financial analysts, internal controllers and regulators are encouraged to take this course. Completion of an introductory financial accounting is required
Elective
981.550
2
This course is designed to deal with selected issues that are highlighted recently in finance academics and professionals, including corporate finance, investments, financial institutions, derivatives, risk management, international finance, etc. The purpose of the course is to enhance students' understanding of the selected issues in finance and their ability to apply their knowledge to a real world situation. The class format will be based on lectures, case analysis and discussion of the selected issues
Elective
981.551
2
The purpose of this course is to help the students understand various bargaining theories and bargaining processes. Especially this course focus on the factors that compose bargaining, which will enhance the students' ability to analyse their behavior in the course of bargaining. According to this purpose, the students will study the main psychological concepts about contract and bargaining at first step and the processes of inter-individual/inter-group conflicts and solutions at next step
Elective
981.552
2
This course is designed to address various issues in international business. This course deals with how multinational corporations (MNCs) can create and manage competitive advantage in response to major opportunities and challenges that they encounter in the global competition. This course also addresses international business environments
Elective
981.556
2
This course covers the recent development of information technologies, which can practically and effectively be applied in various business environments. Students will learn the latest theories and best practices of the applications of emerging technologies. The objective of this course is not only to familiarize students with the vast array of current IT, but also to provide students through exemplars a much-needed ability to understand the utilization of these technologies in the enterprise.
Elective
981.557A
2
The challenge to you as a pricing and promotion manager is to sort out the seemingly endless number of options in a sensible manner. The requires a systematic way of narrowing the set of pricing and sales promotion strategies and then supporting these strategies with data and thoughtful reasoning. In analyzing the problems in systematic manner, we will focus on three key take-always in this course. The first take-away is to see the common threads that tie together different price customization strategies. We will learn how seemingly different pricing and promotion strategies from different industries are actually quite similar. By identifying general properties of pricing strategies, you will walk away with a rich understanding of a broad class of pricing problems. The second key take-away for this course is to leave with a better understanding on how marketers can effectively create, communicate, and capture customer values through pricing and promotion. Third, we will learn how marketers can make better pricing and promotion decisions by collecting and analyzing right data in right ways. A combination of cases, lectures, and empirical applications are used in the class. You can expect to get your hands dirty working with real data, analyzing managerial pricing problems.
Elective
981.558
2
This course is about marketing research which is an essential part of marketing management. Marketing research provides management with the information needed to identify and solve marketing problems. Managers use research to reduce uncertainty. Without marketing research, managers must address questions solely on the basis of accumulated experience and intuitive judgments that may be imperfect. This course covers various topics in marketing research such as problem formulation, research design, sampling, and many statistical analysis techniques including ANOVA, regression, MDS, conjoint analysis, etc. The course requires basic understanding of marketing and statistics.
Elective
981.559A
2
Manufacturing strategy involves developing, positioning, and aligning managerial policies and needed resources so that they are consistent with the overall business strategy. This course covers the topics on general corporate-level strategic initiatives and specific functional-level practices in manufacturing strategy. This course will provide an understanding of some of the key "controversies", schools of thought, methodological options and challenges in manufacturing strategy
Elective
981.560
2
The aim of this course is to help students develop a strong conceptual foundation for managing technological innovation. It introduces concepts and frameworks for analyzing how firms can create, commercialize and capture value from technology-based products and services. The concepts and analytical frameworks are useful and relevant when you need to deal with rapid changes in the technological environment, intellectual property and organizational knowledge. Topics covered include (1) technological change and how it affects competition between new and existing firms, (2) strategies for firms competing in high-technology industries, and (3) how to create and manage an innovative organization
Elective
981.561
2
As customer needs and desires change and competitive offerings make product selection more difficult, companies must change the products and services they offer. This course's primary focus is on product development process, from idea generation through launch. This course provides a comprehensive analytic coverage of various product decisions including the methods to assure (1) maximum match between company capabilities and customer requirements and (2) maximum speed to market.
Elective
981.562
3
This newly created course is designed for foreign students at SNU's MBA programs as well as exchange students from partner schools overseas. Students will visit well-known companies in Korea, and attend special lectures with aim of acquiring and understanding knowledge of Korean economy and culture.
Elective
981.563
2
This course will teach students how to lead and manage successful service organizations by delivering quality services. The course will cover the concepts and applications of service marketing strategies. It introduces an integrated service management framework that involves the strategic elements of a service marketing mix.
Elective
981.565
2
This course introduces modern financial theories on capital markets and studies how to apply them in a real business world. At first, we study fundamental theories such as the choice of consumption-investment, CAPM, APT, option pricing theories, and term structure models, etc., and explain the theories about utility, probability and stochastic process for understanding the fundamental theories. And then, we study microstructure theories related to the role of information asymmetry and transaction costs in price dynamics and deal with institutional features and functions of various capital markets such as stock, bond and derivatives markets. As we introduce practical examples for all topics and analyze them by applying the methods and tools introduced in the course, we will understand how to apply the modern financial theories to practices. Mathematical knowledge is required.
Elective
981.569
2
This marketing elective is intended to expose students to materials about several important topics concerning “Brand Equity Management”: the importance of and pay-offs from building a brand‘s equity; how to build such equity; how to extend it and leverage it in other ways; how to guard it and grow it, etc. The course objectives are: 1) to increase understanding of the important issues in planning and evaluating brand strategies, 2) to provide the appropriate theories, models, and other tools to make better branding decisions, and 3) to provide a forum to apply these principles.
Elective
981.570
2
This course studies the fundamentals of insurance and risk management. It focuses on the efficient design of risk transfer/sharing mechanism, resolution of information problems, and the organization and functions of insurance markets.
Elective
981.571
1
This course aims to provide students with deep understanding on the culture, economy, and society of a foreign country where students visit. Students will attend the lectures of prestigious foreign business to achieve these purpose and learn the business environment and people of the country.
Elective
981.572
1
This course aims for students to learn the best practices of foreign multinational companies, The students will visit various companies located in foreign countries and attend the lectures, and presentations on them. They will learn accounting, finance, human resource management, marketing, and production strategy of the companies.
Elective
981.573
1
This course aims to provide students with the direct chance to visit various Korean companies which operates in foreign countries successfully.  Students will learn from the management of those companies for the key factors to success when a Korean firm try to open a business in the foreign country. Lectures from various consulting and government organizations' experts will also be provided to students.
Elective
981.574
2
Firm and Value (FV) aims to understand the firm, management, and values. In general, the majors of the business school provide courses which are independent with each other and focus on functional aspects and tools of business. FV helps students to have insights and comprehensive understanding on the firm and business. FV can be considered a course corresponding to the principles of management for those who want to draw a big picture of firm, business and value. FV studies the historical aspects of company and financial markets, economics revisited, the role of firm, and the effects of uncertainty and information problems.
Elective
981.575A
2
This course deals with advanced topics on strategic management of IT using theories and cases. The course provides students with the fundamental understanding of strategic IT management and aims to enhance the capability of students to see business implications of existing and emerging ITs, have creative insights behind them, and exploit them for their business and managerial use.
Elective
981.576
2
Business administration is value neutral, which may do harm or good to the society. Traditional business curriculum including accounting, finance, human resources and organization, IT, marketing service and operation management implicitly assumes profit maximization is the only objective without explicitly discussing its social implication. This course attempts to reinterpret core issues in business such as profit maximization objective, transparency, customer satisfaction, strategy, risk, agency problem, corporate governance, share holder and stakeholder capitalism, work and life balance in a social and 'value' context both at an individual and a firm level. The objective of this course is to enhance the awareness of social implication of business decision makings so that business students and business firms can be sustainable in a society.
Elective
981.577
1
This course is designed to introduce field applications of various accounting theories discussed in accounting courses in financial, managerial, tax accounting and auditing. While the accounting theory focuses on a few critical variables of interest, accounting practices in a real world is a reflection of numerous variables which are neither discussed nor controlled in simple and abstract accounting theories. The purpose of case studies in accounting will increase the awareness of complexity of practical applications attempting to link field practices with accounting theories.
Elective
981.578
1
This course aims at understanding the special topics in organization and human resource management that challenge practitioners in the market while reviewing systemic solutions to such issues. With a good emphasis on the combination of theory and case-based pedagogy, this course concerns the analysis of managerial issues by employing relevant and up-to-date models, and the suggestion of alternative solutions accordingly.
Elective
981.579
1
This course provides students with practical understanding of strategic management, by applying the theories on the major issues in strategic management to real firms.
Elective
981.580
1
In this course, recent technical trends and industrial issues in information technology businesses are studied, followed by systematic analyses based on profound theories in management. Using case-based studies and discussion, students are expected to learn state-of-the-art knowledge and theories in IT industry and to acquire strategic insights for the future trends in IT business.
Elective
981.581
1
This seminar examines contemporary topics in operations management. Topics may include operations strategy, service science, and supply chain management and special contents will be selected by a lecturer. Invited speakers and students will lead the class, discussing research articles and business cases. Proactive participation is indispensable for enriching the class.
Elective
981.582
1
This course is designed to offer experience in business, to broaden the knowledge of domestic market, and to integrate the business curriculum with the real world experience. At the same time, it aims to help students to prepare their career after graduation. Students are expected to take an active internship in local companies, private enterprises, and public sectors, and to submit a field report.
Elective
981.583
2
This course will familiarize students with the topic of marketing communications and promotion management, and teach the steps for strategically creating an integrated marketing campaign (IMC). The culmination of this course will be an IMC campaign that students will create, working in teams.
By the end of the semester, students should be able to: 1) Identify the major components of an IMC campaign, and discuss the purposes, advantages, and disadvantages of each. 2) Understand how the IMC approach is being used strategically by advertisers and marketers. 3) Carefully develop an IMC campaign, creating an integrated promotional effort. 4) Present students’ work as a team to attempt to acquire a client.
Elective
981.584
3
Campus Asia funds will support this newly created course and it is designed for our MBA students. They will visit Peking Univ. in China and Hitotsubashi Univ. in Japan which are partner schools overseas to learn business in Asia. Students will visit well-known companies in Asia (Korea, China, and Japan), and attend special lectures with aim of acquiring and understanding knowledge of Asian economy and culture.
Elective
981.585
2
This class aims to help students learn application skills with which they can apply their knowledge from introductory courses in finance into real business world cases. By investigating global and local business cases, students can improve various decisions in corporate finance. Also, actual calculations and statistical analyses using data will improve students' ability of quantitative analysis and problem solving.
Elective
981.586
2
To be effective and successful as a manager and an executive, we need to perform various functions and roles. Especially, it is crucial for a manager/executive to lead in and around an organization, since he/she gets things done through other people by definition. Thus, this course is designed to help students understand effective leader behaviors to manage an organization. In order to accomplish this purpose, various teaching methods (e.g. lecture, in class-exercise, and case studies) will be utilized. Also, students are encouraged to actively share their experiences and insights.
Elective
981.587
2
Human Capital has been considered a core knowledge asset of the firm for implementing business strategies and sustaining competitive advantage. This course helps students to understand the nature of human capital and human capital emerges and interacts with other forms of intellectual capital such as social and organizational capital to influence firm-level outcomes. In particular, this course focuses on strategic development and utilization of human capital to support organizational innovation, learning and change. Students will also understand intra-and inter-firm difference of human capital and draw practical guidelines for managing a variety of human capital groups such as star employees, executives, R&D employees and a variety of professional organizations such as law firms, accounting firms, advertising agencies, and financial institutions.
Elective
981.588
1
This seminar course covers various topics in finance. Topics may be selected by a lecturer, and relevant articles and cases will be presented and discussed. Invited speakers and students will lead the class discussion and proactive participation ins indispensable for enriching the class. It aims to help students improve practical understanding of finance by applying the major financial theories to real world empirical analysis and discussion.
Elective
981.589
2
Students are expected to learn how to acquire technologies and plan the adoption of these to realize the benefits of these in the organizations. Also, strategic planning for new product development, its execution, and specialized management of technologies in network businesses are closely examined. To help students to understand these, representative managerial cases are analyzed in details while theoretical methodologies are studied together.
Elective
982.501
2
The business is not an independent organization but surrounded by various environments. For example, business can be affected by government policy, law, foreign relationship. In addition, the social trend can influence business. Thus, successful CEO must be aware of the changes in the business environments. In this class, various specialists will be invited to the class and students will have a chance to listen their lectures.
Elective
982.502
2
Marketing for technology-based products is different from that for consumer packaged goods. This course aims to prepare students with the understanding of major issues and problems that are prevalent in the so-called "high-tech" industry. The topics include chasm model, disruptive innovation, standards war, high-tech product strategy, pricing strategy, communication strategy, and time-based strategy. The course will be led by both lectures and case analyses.
Elective
982.504
2
Humanities is the science which investigate the nature of human being. The corporation is an organization composed of many human being and thus the rule of humanities can be applied to corporations. To understand the nature of human being will help us to understand the behavior and manage corporations. In this course, students are going to study classics on humanities, history, philosophy etc., which encourage students to apply classroom knowledge on humanities to real life. In addition, this course can develop the sense of academic balance between business and humanities, which subsequently teach future CEOs to contribute their communities and economies meaningfully. In the academic perspective, we expect to exploit new ways of thinking and implications by combining the business studies with literature, philosophy, and history.
Elective
982.505
2
Arts become one of the most essential inputs for the contemporary management. The corporation is an organization composed of many human being and thus the arts, as the original components of human beings, can be a meaningful input for successful management in the current business world. To understand the nature of human being will help us to understand the behavior and manage corporations. In this course, students are going to study music, paintings, architecture, performance, etc., which encourage students to apply classroom knowledge to real business worlds. In addition, this course can develop the sense of academic balance between business and arts, which subsequently teach future CEOs to contribute their communities and economies meaningfully. In the academic perspective, we expect to exploit new ways of thinking and implications by combining the business studies with the various inputs of arts.
Elective
M2136.001700
3
This course is to participate in the network week designed and operated by GNAM, and each participating school will organize a weeklong course consisting of classroom instruction and company visits around specific theme. SNU and GNAM networking students will participate in the course according to GNAM week schedule, and outgoing SNU students who completed the course will receive credits upon "Understanding Global Business".
Elective
M2136.001800
2
This course is built around six global resource systems-materials, energy, food, water, climate, land and biodiversity. It provides a vehicle for students to explore the ways in which businesses are dependent on these resources, as well as the risks facing continued access to them and the accompanying opportunities for innovation. It is primarily geared towards graduate-level business students with no prior background in sustainability or natural resources.
Elective
M2136.001900
2
Quality management has become integrated into the practices of manifold firms. TQM itself has evolved and broadened to include such key words as the learning organization and knowledge management. In short, to meet the demands of today's customers, it is crucial that every firm adopt an integrative view of its processes as captured by the framework of TQM. This course is for students seeking a comprehensive introduction to TQM. This course encompasses the full range of quality-related issues, including quality planning, analysis, and control. The managerial approach includes understanding customer needs, product and service design, conformance to design in production, and continuous quality improvement. Specific subTopics include methodologies for assessing customer satisfaction, setting quality objectives through quality/cost studies, leadership for continuous improvement, process variation and measurement, data gathering and analysis, statistical process control fundamentals, design of basic experiments, employee and management behavior, and ISO 9981.
Elective
M2136.002000
2
This course discusses major Topics in operations management and operations research. Emphasis on research and, where appropriate, application of quantitative analysis and computers. Topics to be covered include simulation model analysis, manufacturing strategies, production-inventory system, operations planning, management science, scheduling, location theory and facility layout, technology management, revenue management. On successfully completing this subject, students will be able to understand basic knowledge on operations management and acquire some skills related to operations research.
Elective
M2136.002100
2
This course is designed for graduate students in the MBA program who have already taken financial accounting, micro-economics, statistics and finance courses. This course introduces several accounting topics associated with the capital markets and covers important accounting concepts and theories related, but not limited, to the following issues: security valuation, income management, accruals, positive theories of accounting choices, executive compensation contracts, corporate governance, auditing, voluntary disclosure, analyst forecasts, and litigation.
Elective
M2136.002200
2
This course covers the content and process of business strategy formulation and implementation in diverse contexts. Emphasis is placed on analyzing industry environments, and appraising a firm's critical strengths and weaknesses relative to its competitors. This course particularly discusses competitive strategies of firms in various stages of industry evolution from emerging industries to mature industries. This course also addresses the importance of competitive dynamics
Elective
M2136.002300
2
This course is designed to provide conceptual, analytical, and theoretical frameworks that enable managers to formulate and implement an effective managerial and technological innovation strategy with creativity. This course takes strategic management perspective focusing on how managers in charge of competitive strategies can create and manage sustainable competitive advantage by undertaking innovative and/or creative strategies in response to major opportunities and challenges in the global competition.
Elective
M2136.002400
2
This course is designed to study valuation tools and investment strategies for a variety of fixed-income securities and their derivatives. Major topics include basic mathematics of fixed-income cash flows, yield-to-maturity, measures of interest rate risk, term structure models, interest rate derivatives, MBS, ABS, structured products, credit risk management, and bond portfolio management. This course also deals with empirical papers and cases on related issues so that students can have a good understanding of empirical evidence as well as empirical analysis skills.
Elective
M2136.002500
2
In this course students will debate and discuss whether business enterprises can address the needs of the "base of the pyramid" in a financially sustainable manner, as a for-profit business. By analyzing a series of real life case studies of such inclusive businesses, as well as by listening to social entrepreneurs who are running inclusive businesses, the course will reveal the various challenges that are embedded within such business models and some of the creative means by which social entrepreneurs have dealt with such challenges, sometimes successfully and sometimes not
Elective
M2136.002600
2
An understanding of competition policy and enforcement across countries and regions requires an appreciation of what is common in competition policy as well as what is different across regions. This course will begin with a series of classes to provide a common economic, legal, and business framework upon which student groups can develop their research projects. After the first four classes the remainder of the course will be focused on the team research projects, which will be supervised by faculty and organized with the assistance of Yale SOM facilitators. Faculty and external experts will evaluate the research project and presentations.
Elective
M2136.002700
2
Though technologies for mobile banking available are pretty standard around the world, the solutions that succeed in various countries diverge. Students will work in cross-national teams across universities to understand why current business models differ and propose new business models from the perspective of an assigned institution (e.g., bank, telecom provider, startup) that are appropriate for an assigned country or region. By comparing the solutions proposed by different teams, the course will help students gain insights into strategies for success for different market participants with different competencies and assets across countries.
Elective
M2136.002800
2
In today's world New Product Development (NPD) is critical to the success and survival of organizations. This course is aimed at teaching the tools and techniques developed to support the NPD process, to gain insight from real NPD success and failure case studies and to implement the tools, techniques and insights in a simulated environment.
Elective
M2136.002900
2
The aim of this course is to develop capacity for critical engagement and effective action in humanitarian emergencies, particularly in the context of complex humanitarian situations of international development. The course draws from the fields of operations management, information systems, and development. It attributes particular importance on information and the potential of information and communication technologies to enable effective action for managing emergency crises and for addressing long term problems of socio-economic development.
Elective
M2136.00300
2
The course will focus on the crucial issues related to the strategic management of the organization’s compensation and benefit system. Theories and models relevant to employee compensation from the sciences of economics, psychology, and sociology will be examined. Compensation management practices, including the analysis and evaluation of jobs, criteria and procedures for determining pay levels, individual pay determination, forms of pay, and incentive systems will be covered. Upon completion, the student should be able to not only recognize how pay decisions help the organization achieve a competitive advantage but also analyze, integrate, and apply the knowledge to solve compensation related problems in organizations.
Elective
M2136.003100
2
This course aims to students learn culture and economics of North American Countries through intensive lectures and corporate visits to foster a sense of global business management. Following the program, students reflect on the insights gained from the experience and will present the right scheme of future development of global business environment.
Elective
M2136.003200
2
This course aims to students expand depth in culture and business of developed society through visiting world's leading business school in Europe countries. Students will study business managements skill, human resource management, and marketing strategy. Participants will also analyze details of latest management theories and cases, and learn theory and practice of well-known companies in Europe.
Elective
M2136.003300
2
This course aims to provide students deeper understanding on the culture and business management of global and local firms in area of Asian country. Students will learn and study business management skills through lectures and company visits in the center of Asian Country acting as a world's trading hub.
Elective
M2136.003400
2
This course has the purpose of introducing MBA students how to use Electronic Commerce Channel which comes up as an important new channel with advanced information technologies. As the power of information technologies advances with enormous speed, their impacts on businesses are at the strategic level of businesses which decides the fate of the businesses.
In class, new business models and issues such as priceline, social network services and App store will be analyzed and discussed. Also, various case studies will be covered in class. After taking this class, students are expected to understand the strategic nature of electronic commerce and information technologies and know how to use the power of IT resources in acquiring competitive advantages in Electronic Commerce.
Elective
M2136.003500
2
This course introduces the fundamental concepts and key elements of information technologies and systems which are widely applied in management activities. The course covers various issues that allow students to explore theories and practical applications of information technologies and systems to sustain competitive advantages in organizations. Students will understand the recent trends in information technology, and will discuss how to make practical application of these technologies to improve the performance of each organization. This will help students of this course to find out the major issues of managing information technologies.