Community and Economic Development Specialization 

Advisor:

David Firth

Associate Professor, Management Information Systems

GBB 360

406-243-5979

david.firth@umontana.edu

 

BMKT 412 Nonprofit Marketing 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Prereq., junior standing in Business and BMKT 325 (MKTG 360). Integration of core concepts of marketing into philanthropic and other nonprofit organizations. Includes strategies for large-scale enterprises such as unions, educational and religious institutions to small organizations that provide local support such as cultural services, human and environmental services. Student work with nonprofit organizations creating marketing communications plans in an experiential learning environment.

COMX 204X International and Development Communication 3 cr. Offered yearly. International Communication is concerned with information exchange across national borders while Development Communication focuses on the historical, current, and prospective role of communication in social change, improving living conditions, and enhancing life prospects-mainly in developing countries.

 

MGMT 320E Business Ethics 3 cr. Offered autumn and spring. Prereq., junior standing in Business. Business organizations and their relationship to the external environment and various stakeholders. Focuses on responsibilities to society and their impact on decision making, with particular emphasis on business ethics and values.

 

MGMT 368 International Business 3 cr. Offered every term. Prereq., junior standing in Business. Analysis of business in diverse parts of the globe. Examines the impact of socio-economic, political, legal, educational, and cultural factors on management.

 

MGMT 430 Business Negotiations 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Prereq., junior standing in Business. Theories and processes of negotiation in various business settings. Theories and concepts of negotiation presented through illustrative case studies proven to increase the value of negotiated deals. Students become cognizant of their instinctive negotiation styles and build on their accumulative knowledge progressing to sophisticated skills such as multiparty negotiation, mediation and arbitration.

 

MGMT 478 Electronic Commerce 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Prereq., junior standing in Business. Focuses on the capabilities of the Internet to support and enable commerce. Provides a managerial perspective on topics including effective web site design, emerging technologies, business models, infrastructure architectures, and security.

 

MIS 478 Electronic Commerce 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Prereq., junior standing in Business. Focuses on the capabilities of the Internet to support and enable commerce. Provides a managerial perspective on topics including effective web site design, emerging technologies, business models, infrastructure architectures, and security.

 

MIS 479 Introduction to Consulting 3 cr.  Offered Autumn.  Prereq., junior standing in Business.

PSCI 463 Development Administration 3 cr. Offered autumn. Prereq., junior standing or consent of instr. Study of the functions and processes of public administration in the Third World. Focus on alleviating poverty and underdevelopment. Includes project design and development planning activities.