Icon Transferable Skills

(9 Credit Hours)

  • MST 6010 Effective Communication
    • Demonstrate presentation skills including: audience analysis, topic selection; effective introductions, conclusions, and delivery
  • MST 6011 Sustainable Business Practices
    • Describe both the imperative for sustainable business practices as well as the profitable business opportunities presented by environmental pressures
    • Develop business strategies that are sustainable and profitable
    • Formulate marketing plans consistent with green marketing principles
    • Identify best practices in operations methods; such as ecological foot printing, eco-efficiency, life cycle analysis and industrial ecology
  • MST 6012 Accounting and Finance
    • Understand and contextualize the role modern accounting plays in any functional organization dealing with money
  • MST 6020 Leadership and Management
    • Apply current leadership theories and practices to their roles as leaders
    • Understand the full range of organizational dynamics and their influence on leadership actions
  • MST 6021 Strategic Planning and Marketing
    • Identify core concepts of marketing and the role of marketing in business and society
    • Develop marketing strategies based on product objectives
    • Communicate the unique marketing mixes and selling propositions for specific product offerings
  • MST 6022 Production and Operations Management
    • Identify the four functions of operations management: planning, organizing, implementing and controlling
    • Understand the uses of technology in efficient inventory management and have an understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Material Resource Planning (MRP) systems
    • Understanding of the complications of change and know effective ways to introduce change in a system
  • 3 credits of graduate coursework from the David Eccles School of Business