UT Dallas 2013 Graduate Catalog

BPS6321 - Contemporary Business Issues and Strategy

BPS 6321 Contemporary Business Issues and Strategy (3 semester hours) This course focuses on the factors that affect economic growth, contractions and cycles and how they affect specific industries, firm profitability, security of investment, job growth and individual career opportunities. Students make connections between the fundamentals of the global economy, national corporate policy and companies' strategies. These strategies should determine long-term objectives, the adoption of courses of action and the allocation of corporate resources in an evolving complex competitive environment. (3-0) Y