Management Division Annual Course Offering Schedule and Prerequisites

Please note that many courses transitioned from 500-level to 800-level during the 2018–19 academic year. This document lists both the old and new number for your reference. Refer to the new number for the current prerequisite(s). Please be aware that prerequisites listed for a course in LionPATH may differ when a course is available at another Penn State campus. When there is a discrepancy, refer to this document.

*This is the typical offering schedule for Division courses. The scheduling of a given course may vary depending on the availability of faculty, and the demands of specific programs.

Management Division Course Offering Schedule and Prerequisites
Course Title Typical Offering Schedule
ACCT 532 - Accounting Information and Decision Systems
Prerequisite: None
Once per year, typically fall
ACCT 545 - Strategic Cost Management – replaces ACCTG 524 - Managerial Accounting
Prerequisite: ACCTG 511 or ACCTG 512  or ACCTG 800
Once per year, typically spring
ACCTG 550 - Professional Responsibilities and Ethics in Accounting
Prerequisite: None
Once per year, typically fall
ACCTG 462 - Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting
Prerequisite: ACCTG 512
Once per year, typically spring
ACCTG 511 - Financial and Managerial Accounting – replaced with ACCTG 800
Prerequisite: None
 
ACCTG 512 - Financial Accounting Theory and Reporting Problems
Prerequisite: None 
Once every fall and online every spring and summer 
ACCTG 524 - Managerial Accounting – replaced with ACCT 545 Strategic Cost Management
Prerequisite: ACCTG 511 or ACCTG 512
 
ACCTG 800 - Financial and Managerial Accounting – formerly ACCTG 511
Prerequisite: None
Two or three offerings per year
ACCTG 806 - Taxes and Business Planning
Prerequisite: ACCTG 405 (Principles of Taxation) or equivalent undergraduate course
Once per year, in fall
ACCTG 831 – Advanced Auditing
Prerequisite: BLAW 444
Once per year, typically in summer
ACCTG 873 - Advanced Topics in Financial Reporting
Prerequisite: ACCTG 512
Once per year, typically spring
BA 800 – Marketing Management replaces MKTG 500
Prerequisite: None
Two or three offerings per year
BA 810 - Supply Chain and Operations Management replaces OPMGT 510 Operations Management
Prerequisites: BUSAD 501 or BUSAD 801 or equivalent
Two or three offerings per year
BADM 828 – Negotiations replaces BUSAD 545 Negotiation Strategies
Prerequisite: None
Once or twice per year, typically summer and other semester TBD
BADM 834 - Portfolio Management replaces FIN 506 - Portfolio Theory and Policy 
Prerequisite: MBADM 820 or FIN 531 or equivalent
Once or twice per year – fall and/or spring and online in spring and summer
BLAW 444 -Advanced UCC and Commercial Transactions
Prerequisite: None
Once per year, typically spring
BUSAD 501 - Statistical Analysis for Managerial Decision Making replaced with  BUSAD 801
Prerequisite: None
 
BUSAD 511 - New Ventures I replaced with BUSAD 811 New Ventures: Ideation and Feasibility Analysis
Prerequisite: MGMT 501 or LEAD 501
 
BUSAD 519 - Developing Creative High Performance Organizations
Prerequisite: MGMT 501
Fall I
BUSAD 522 - New Ventures II replaced with BUSAD 822 New Ventures: Start-up
Prerequisite: BUSAD 511
Once per year
BUSAD 523 - Prices and Markets
Prerequisite: MGMT 501 or permission of the Division
Two or three offerings per year
BUSAD 525 - Quantitative Methods in Finance
Prerequisite: BUSAD 501 or equivalent
Once every fall and online in fall and spring
BUSAD 526 - Current Issues in Corporate Finance replaced with BUSAD 826
Prerequisite: BUSAD 525, ACCTG 512
 
BUSAD 527/MNGMT 897 - Fixed Income Securities replaced with BUSAD 827
Prerequisite: FIN 513
 
BUSAD 528 – Mergers and Acquisitions replaced with BUSAD 828
Prerequisite: BUSAD 526 or permission of instructor
 
BUSAD 530 - Biotechnology and Health Industry Overview replaced with BUSAD 830
Prerequisite: MGMT 501 or LEAD 501, or permission of instructor
 
BUSAD 534 - Ethical Dimensions of Management in the Biotechnology and Health Industry
replaced with BUSAD 834
Prerequisite: MGMT 501 or LEAD 501
 
BUSAD 537 - Management Information Systems replaced with BUSAD 837 Managing Digital Enterprises
Prerequisite: MGMT 501
 
BUSAD 542 – Global Intercultural Management
Prerequisite: MGMT 501 or LEAD 501
Once or twice per year, in fall and/or spring
BUSAD 545 - Negotiation Strategies replaced with BADM 828 Negotiations
Prerequisite: MGMT 501 or LEAD 501
 
BUSAD 551 – Business, Ethics and Society replaced with MBADM 815 Ethical and Responsible Business Leadership
Prerequisite: MGMT 501 or LEAD 501
 
BUSAD 555 - Full-Range Leadership Development
Prerequisite: MGMT 501
Fall II and online in fall as LEAD 555
BUSAD 556 - Diversity Leadership
Prerequisite: MGMT 501 or permission of instructor
Spring I and online in summer as LEAD 556
BUSAD 559 - Career Management 
Prerequisite: MGMT 501
Not currently offered
BUSAD 575 - High Tech Venture Development
Prerequisite: MGMT 501
Not currently offered
BUSAD 576 - Ethical Issues in Information Technology replaced with BUSAD 876
Prerequisite: MGMT 501 or LEAD 501
 
BUSAD 578 - Managing Business Processes
Prerequisite: MGMT 501
Once per year
BUSAD 581 - Venture Strategy, Planning and Development
Prerequisite: Six credits in New Ventures
Not currently offered
BUSAD 582 - Social Entrepreneurship & Community Leadership replaced with BUSAD 882
Prerequisite:  MGMT 501
 
BUSAD 585 – Research in Security Valuation transitioning to BUSAD 885
Prerequisite: All core finance courses
 
BUSAD 801 - Statistical Analysis for Managerial Decision Making formerly BUSAD 501
Prerequisite: None
Once every fall and spring. Spring section is online. Students may substitute STAT 500.
BUSAD 802 - Cornerstones of Sustainability
Prerequisite: None
Once per year, typically fall
BUSAD 809 - Triple Bottom Line Accounting
Prerequisite: None
Occasional elective
BUSAD 811 - New Ventures: Ideation and Feasibility Analysis formerly BUSAD 511 New Ventures I
Prerequisite: None
Fall II and Summer II
BUSAD 822 - New Ventures: Start-up formerly BUSAD 522 New Ventures II
Prerequisite: None
Once per year
BUSAD 824 - Finance and Investment for Sustainable Growth
Prerequisite: None
Occasional elective
BUSAD 826 - Current Issues in Corporate Finance formerly BUSAD 526
Prerequisite: BUSAD 525, ACCTG 512
Fall II
BUSAD 827 - Fixed Income Securities formerly BUSAD 527/ MNGMT 897
Prerequisite: FIN 513 or FIN 813
Once per year – typically spring or summer
BUSAD 828 - Mergers and Acquisitions formerly BUSAD 528
Prerequisite: ACCTG 512 or permission of instructor
Once or twice per year – typically summer and/or fall, and online in fall I and spring II
BUSAD 830 - Biotechnology and Health Industry Overview formerly BUSAD 530
Prerequisite: None
Fall I
BUSAD 834 - Ethical Dimensions of Management in the Biotechnology and Health Industry formerly BUSAD 534
Prerequisite: None
Once per year – typically fall
BUSAD 835 - Commercialization of Biopharmaceuticals
Prerequisite: BUSAD 530 or BUSAD 830 or permission of instructor
Once per year, typically spring
BUSAD 837 - Managing Digital Enterprises formerly BUSAD 537 Management Information Systems
Prerequisite: MGMT 501
Two or three offerings per year
BUSAD 841 - Sustainable Marketing
Prerequisite: None
Occasional elective
BUSAD 876 - Ethical Issues in Information Technology formerly BUSAD 576
Prerequisite: None
Once per year in fall
BUSAD 879 - Sustainable Supply Chain Management
Prerequisite: OPMGT 510 or BA 810
Once per year, typically in summer
BUSAD 882 - Social Entrepreneurship & Community Leadership formerly BUSAD 582
Prerequisite: None
Spring II
BUSAD 885 - Research in Security Valuation formerly BUSAD 585
Prerequisite: All core finance courses
Once per year in spring II, and online in summer I and fall II
FIN 504 - Problems in Finance
Prerequisite: FIN 531 or MBADM 820 or equivalent
Not currently offered
FIN 505 - Multinational Managerial Finance replaced with FIN 805
Prerequisite: FIN 531 or MBADM 820 or equivalent
 
FIN 506 - Portfolio Theory and Policy replaced with BADM 834 Portfolio Management
Prerequisite: FIN 531 or MBADM 820 or equivalent
 
FIN 508 - Analysis of Financial Markets replaced with FIN 808
Prerequisite: FIN 531 or MBADM 820 or equivalent
 
FIN 513 - Speculative Markets replaced with FIN 813
Prerequisite: FIN 508
 
FIN 531 - Financial Management replaced with MBADM 820 Financial Management
Prerequisite: MGMT 501 and ACCTG 511 or ACCTG 512
 
FIN 532 - Financial Decision Processes
Prerequisite: FIN 513 or FIN 813 
Once per year in fall or spring, online in fall and spring II
FIN 541 - Security Analysis
Prerequisite: FIN 531 or MBADM 820
Not currently offered
FIN 805 - Multinational Managerial Finance formerly FIN 505
Prerequisite: MBADM 820 or FIN 531 or equivalent
Once per year in spring I and online in fall II and summer I
FIN 808 - Analysis of Financial Markets formerly FIN 508
Prerequisite: MBADM 820 or FIN 531 or equivalent
Once per year in fall, and online in fall and spring II
FIN 813 – Speculative Markets formerly FIN 813
Prerequisite: FIN 508 or FIN 808
Once per year in spring, and online in fall I and spring I
HPA 836 – Health Law
Prerequisites: MGMT 501, BUSAD 530 or BUSAD 830
Occasional elective
HPA 850 – Health Care Marketing
Prerequisites: MGMT 501, BUSAD 530 or BUSAD 830 or three years health care experience
Occasional elective
I B 500 - International Business Management replaced with IB 800
Prerequisite: MGMT 501 or LEAD 501
 
I B 800 - International Business Management formerly IB 500
Prerequisite: MGMT 501 or LEAD 501; and ACCTG 511, ACCTG 512, or ACCTG 800
Once per year
LEAD 501 - Leadership Across the Life Span
Prerequisite: None
Fall I
LEAD 519 - Developing Creative High Performance Organizations
Prerequisite: 6 credits in MLD program
Fall I
LEAD 555 - Full-Range Leadership
Prerequisite: LEAD 501 or MGMT 501
Fall II, and online in fall
LEAD 556 - Diversity Leadership
Prerequisites: LEAD 501 and LEAD 555; MGMT 501 for MBA students
Spring I and online in summer
LEAD 557 - Leadership Models and Methods
Prerequisites: LEAD 501, LEAD 555, or instructor approval
Once per year in spring I
LEAD 561 - Dynamic Communication for Leadership Contexts
Prerequisites: LEAD 501, LEAD 555; MGMT 501  for MBA students
Once per year in spring II starting in 2020
LEAD 562 - Strategic Leadership replaced with LEAD 862
Prerequisites: LEAD 501, LEAD 555, and LEAD 556, or instructor approval; MGMT 501 for MBA students
 
LEAD 582 - Social Entrepreneurship and Community Leadership replaced with LEAD 882
Prerequisite: 24 credits in the MLD program
 
LEAD 862 - Strategic Leadership formerly LEAD 562
Prerequisites: LEAD 501, LEAD 555, and LEAD 556 for students enrolling prior to Fall 2019; LEAD 501, LEAD 555, and LEAD 557 and 24 credits for students enrolling Fall 2019 or later, or instructor approval
Once per year, typically summer II; online in spring
LEAD 863 - Ethical Dimensions of Leadership replaces PHIL 597
Prerequisite: None
Once per year, typically in spring I
LEAD 882 - Social Entrepreneurship and Community Leadership formerly LEAD 582
Prerequisite: 24 credits in the MLD program for students enrolled prior to Fall 2019; none for students enrolled Fall 2019 or later
Once per year, typically in spring II
MBADM 815 - Ethical and Responsible Business Leadership replaces BUSAD 551 Business, Ethics and Society
Prerequisite: None

Two to three offerings per year. (Note that the online course is available only to OMBA students)

MBADM 820 - Financial Management replaces FIN 531
Prerequisite: BUSAD 501 or BUSAD 801 and ACCTG 511, ACCTG 512, or ACCTG 800

Two to three offerings per year. (Note that the online course is available only to OMBA students)

MGMT 501 - Behavioral Science in Business
Prerequisite: None
Two to three offerings per year
MGMT 507 - Positive Organizational Behavior and Well-Being
Prerequisite: None
Once per year and online in spring
MGMT 523 - Organizational Change: Theory and Practice replaced with MGMT 823
Prerequisite: MGMT 501 or LEAD 501
 
MGMT 541 - Human Resources Management replaced with MGMT 841
Prerequisite: MGMT 501
 
MGMT 571 - Strategic Management replaced with MGMT 871
Prerequisites: 27 credits including all foundation courses
 
MGMT 573 - Corporate Innovative Strategies replaced with MGMT 873
Prerequisites: MGMT 501 or LEAD 501
 
MGMT 823 - Organizational Change: Theory and Practice formerly MGMT 523
Prerequisite: None
Once per year online in fall
MGMT 841 - Human Resources Management formerly MGMT 541
Prerequisite: None
Spring I, online in fall
MGMT 871 - Strategic Management formerly MGMT 571
Prerequisites: 27 credits including all foundation courses
At least once every fall, spring, and summer
MGMT 873 - Corporate Innovative Strategies formerly MGMT 573
Prerequisites: MGMT 501 or LEAD 501
Once per year, typically in spring
MKTG 500 - Marketing Management replaced with BA 800 Marketing Management
Prerequisites: MGMT 501, ACCTG 511 or ACCTG 512.  Typically can be waived.
 
MKTG 518 - Global Marketing 
Prerequisites: MGMT 501 and MKTG 500 or BA800
Occasional elective
MNGMT 897 - Special Topics 
Prerequisites vary by course topic. (Note: students may take multiple MGMNT 897 courses during their program depending on their area of interest.)
 
OPMGT 510 - Operations Management replaced with BA 810 Supply Chain and Operations Management
Prerequisites: ACCTG 511 or ACCTG 512, MGMT 501, and BUSAD 501 (formerly MS&IS 510)
 
PHIL 597- Ethical Dimensions of Leadership replaced with LEAD 863 Ethical Dimensions of Leadership
Prerequisites:  LEAD 501, LEAD 555 and LEAD 556 or by permission