UT Dallas 2017 Graduate Catalog

Naveen Jindal School of Management

Master of Science in International Management Studies

36 semester credit hours minimum

Faculty

Professors: Ashiq Ali, Indranil R. Bardhan, Alain Bensoussan, Gary Bolton, Metín Çakanyildirim, Daniel A. Cohen, William M. Cready, Milind Dawande, Theodore E. Day, Gregory G. Dess, David L. Ford Jr., Umit G. Gurun, Ernan E. Haruvy, Varghese S. Jacob, Ganesh Janakiraman, Elena Katok, Dmitri Kuksov, Nanda Kumar, Seung-Hyun Lee, Stanley Liebowitz, Zhiang (John) Lin, Sumit K. Majumdar, Vijay S. Mookerjee, B. P. S. Murthi, Vikram Nanda, Shun-Chen Niu, Özalp Özer, Mike W. Peng, Hasan Pirkul, Ashutosh Prasad, Suresh Radhakrishnan, Srinivasan Raghunathan, Ram C. Rao, Brian Ratchford, Michael J. Rebello, Sumit Sarkar, Suresh P. Sethi, Kathryn E. Stecke, Wing Kwong (Eric) Tsang, John J. Wiorkowski, Harold Zhang, Zhiqiang (Eric) Zheng

Professor Emeritus: Dale Osborne

Clinical Professors: John Barden, Britt Berrett, Abhijit Biswas, Pamela Foster Brady, Shawn Carraher, Larry Chasteen, Paul Convery, David Cordell, Tevfik Dalgic, Michael Deegan, Kutsal Dogan, Howard Dover, Greg Durham, Forney Fleming III, Randall S. Guttery, Charles Hazzard, William Hefley, Robert Hicks, Gerald (Jerry) Hoag, Marilyn Kaplan, Peter Lewin, Jeffrey Manzi, John F. McCracken, Dennis McCuistion, Diane S. McNulty, Radha Mookerjee, Joseph Picken, Divakar Rajamani, Daniel Rajaratnam, Kannan Ramanathan, David Ritchey, Arthur Selender, Rajiv Shah, Kenneth Smith, Habte Woldu, Fang Wu, Laurie L. Ziegler

Visiting Clinical Professor: Kyle Edgington

Associate Professors: Nina Baranchuk, Norris Bruce, Huseyin Cavusoglu, Jianqing Chen, Zhonglan Dai, Rebecca Files, Xianjun Geng, J. Richard Harrison, Dorothée Honhon, Kyle Hyndman, Surya N. Janakiraman, Robert L. Kieschnick Jr., Lívia Markóczy, Syam Menon, Toyah Miller, Alp Muharremoglu, Ramachandran (Ram) Natarajan, Valery Polkovnichenko, Orlando C. Richard, Young U. Ryu, Gil Sadka, Jane Salk, Harpreet Singh, David J. Springate, Upender Subramanian, Kelsey D. Wei, Jun Xia, Ying Xie, Yexiao Xu, Alejandro Zentner, Yuan Zhang, Feng Zhao, Yibin Zhou

Clinical Associate Professors: Sonia Leach, Carolyn Reichert, Avanti P. Sethi, Kelly Slaughter, James Szot, Mark Thouin, John McClain Watson

Assistant Professors: Mehmet Ayvaci, Emily Choi, Bernhard Ganglmair, Atanu Lahiri, Sheen Levine, Bin Li, Jun Li, Meng Li, Ningzhong Li, Xiaolin Li, Naim Bugra Ozel, Arzu Ozoguz, Anyan Qi, Alejandro Rivera Mesias, Alessio Saretto, Serdar Simsek, Gonca P. Soysal, Shaojie Tang, Christian Von-Drathen, Malcolm Wardlaw, Han (Victor) Xia, Steven Xiao, Shengqi Ye, Nir Yehuda, Jieying Zhang, Zhe (James) Zhang, Xiaofei Zhao

Clinical Assistant Professors: Shawn Alborz, Athena Alimirzaei, Moran Blueshtein, Judd Bradbury, John Gamino, Ayfer Gurun, Maria Hasenhuttl, Julie Haworth, Jeffery (Jeff) Hicks, Kristen Lawson, Vance Lewis, Liping Ma, Ravi Narayan, Dawn Owens, Parneet Pahwa, Anastasia V. Shcherbakova, Jeanne Sluder, Nassim Sohaee

Visiting Assistant Professor: Lale Guler

Senior Lecturers: Arthur M. Agulnek, Semiramis Amirpour, Frank Anderson, Anindita Bardhan, Daniel Bochsler, Tiffany A. Bortz, Richard Bowen, Monica E. Brussolo, George DeCourcy, Eugene (Gene) Deluke, Alexander Edsel, Amal El-Ashmawi, Carol Flannery, Mary Beth Goodrich, Thomas (Tom) Henderson, Jennifer G. Johnson, Jackie Kimzey, Chris Linsteadt, Michele Lockhart, Joseph Mauriello, Victoria D. McCrady, Edward Meda, Prithi Narasimhan, Madison Pedigo, Matt Polze, James Richards, Debra Richardson, Margaret Smallwood, Steven Solcher, David Spivey, Luell (Lou) Thompson, Amy L. Troutman, Jeremy Vickers, Robert Wright, Kathy Zolton, Hubert Zydorek

Degree Requirements

The Master of Science in International Management Studies (MS IMS) is a minimum 36 semester credit hours degree program that enables students to strategically manage business operations in both domestic and international settings. Students learn about the analysis of functional areas of domestic and international management, while gaining practical and theoretical knowledge of cultural, sociopolitical, and geographical challenges and opportunities affecting international business decisions. Students must take 12 semester credit hours of core courses during their first semester of joining the program, followed by 15 semester credit hours of electives and select nine semester credit hours within a specific concentration.

To apply for this degree program, an undergraduate degree is required (all majors are considered). Students must maintain a 3.0 grade-point average (GPA) in both core courses and in aggregate courses to qualify for the MS degree. Students can obtain a dual MS and MBA degree by taking a total of 63 semester credit hours (assuming they meet all the degree requirements for both programs).

Prerequisites

Students pursuing the Master of Science in International Management Studies (MS IMS) degree program are required to complete one semester credit hour of IMS 6102 Professional Development course or equivalent. Degree credit is not earned for program prerequisites, however, the grade achieved in prerequisites will count toward the student's grade-point average (GPA). All program prerequisites must be satisfied within the first 12 semester credit hours of graduate study as a degree-seeking student.

Course Requirements

Core Courses: 12 semester credit hours

All new MS IMS students must take the following core courses during their first semester.

IMS 6304 International Business Management

IMS 6310 International Marketing

IMS 6360 International Strategic Management

IMS 6365 Cross-Cultural Communication and Management

Elective Courses: 15 semester credit hours

Choose five courses from the electives listed below. Students may also seek to substitute only one three semester credit hour graduate-level course within JSOM as a free elective in the degree plan with the approval of program director and the area coordinator.

BPS 6332 Strategic Leadership

BPS 6379 Business Strategies for Sustainability

ENTP 6370 Innovation and Entrepreneurship

IMS 6302 Legal Aspects of International Business Transactions

IMS 6314 Global E-Business Marketing

IMS 6341 International Human Resource Management

IMS 6363 Regional Area Studies1

IMS 6V98 International Management Internship

OB 6301 Organizational Behavior

OB 6303 Managing Organizations

OB 6307 Strategic Human Resource Management

OB 6331 Power and Politics in Organizations

OB 6332 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

Areas of Concentration (9 semester credit hours)

The MS IMS degree program offers students opportunities to focus in a specific track to obtain an in-depth knowledge by taking three courses from the concentrations listed below.

Finance (9 semester credit hours)

FIN 6301 Financial Management

FIN 6308 Regulation of Business and Financial Markets

FIN 6310 Investment Management

FIN 6322 Real Estate Finance and Investment

FIN 6330 Behavioral Finance

FIN 6366 International Financial Management

Human Resources/Organizational Behavior (9 semester credit hours)

IMS 6341 International Human Resource Management

BPS 6332 Strategic Leadership

OB 6301 Organizational Behavior

OB 6303 Managing Organizations

OB 6307 Strategic Human Resource Management

OB 6332 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

Information Management Technology (9 semester credit hours)

MIS 6309 Business Data Warehousing

MIS 6319 Enterprise Resource Planning

MIS 6320 Database Foundations

MIS 6324 Business Analytics with SAS

MIS 6334 Advanced Business Analytics with SAS

MIS 6344 Web Analytics

Innovation and Entrepreneurship (9 semester credit hours)

ENTP 6315 Entrepreneurial Finance

ENTP 6360 Startup Launch I

ENTP 6370 Innovation and Entrepreneurship

ENTP 6375 Technology and New Product Development

ENTP 6380 Market Entry Strategies

ENTP 6388 Managing Innovation within the Corporation

ENTP 6390 Business Model Innovation

ENTP 6392 Entrepreneurship in the Social Sector

Marketing (9 semester credit hours)

MKT 6301 Marketing Management

MKT 6309 Marketing Research

MKT 6310 Consumer Behavior

MKT 6321 Interactive and Digital Marketing

MKT 6332 Advertising and Promotional Strategy

MKT 6339 Capstone Marketing Decision Making

MKT 6350 Competitive Marketing Strategy

Supply Chain Management (9 semester credit hours)

OPRE 6301 Statistics and Data Analysis

OPRE 6302 Operations Management

OPRE 6332 Spreadsheet Modeling and Analytics

OPRE 6340 Flexible Manufacturing Strategies

OPRE 6362 Project Management in Engineering and Operations

OPRE 6364 Lean Six Sigma

OPRE 6366 Global Supply Chain Management

OPRE 6369 Supply Chain Software

OPRE 6370 Global Logistics and Transportation

OPRE 6371 Purchasing, Sourcing and Contract Management

1. Students are encourage to take an international studey trip (IMS 6363) to gain direct experience of business practices in an international setting.

Updated: 2017-01-27 14:58:37
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