Courses

BADM 1250 (1.5) Designing Your Leeds

Designing Your Leeds is a class about customizing your college experience to get the most out of it. Using a process rooted in Design Thinking, the course equips students with tools to design and prototype a college experience that best aligns with who they are and what they hope to get from college. Students will explore the purpose of college, reflect on personal values and strengths, learn about educational and career opportunities, and create a prototype of their 4 year experience. Through in-class activities and out of class assignments, students will also learn and practice professional and self-leadership skills.

Requisites: Restricted to Business (BUSNU) majors only.
Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

BADM 1260 (2) First-Year Global Experience

In today's world of increased mobility, globally aware students have more choices for employment upon graduation and are immediately ready to contribute in global environments. They are aware of global issues and cultural differences, and their global mindset allows them to recognize good ideas from whenever they might come and new market/product opportunities wherever they might exist. This course is the first step toward the development of a global mindset. It provides a meaningful global experience to first-year business students through an in-depth perspective of a specific country or region outside the United States and a short academic trip to the region.

Requisites: Restricted to Business (BUSNU) majors only.

BADM 2010 (1) Excel in Business

Teaches beginner to intermediate level Excel skills, emphasizing efficient use of Excel to make sense of substantial data sets. The course is designed to increase students' proficiency with Excel through a series of hands-on workshops. The workshops have a business problem solving orientation and use real data from Leeds' corporate partners. The workshops emphasize the most important skills that employers value.

Requisites: Restricted to Business (BUSNU) Majors or students with a Business Minor (BUSM-MIN)
Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

BADM 2020 (3) Fundamentals of Quantitative Analysis

Focuses on the application of calculus and statistics in financial analysis with emphasis on theory and problem solving in excel. Calculus topics covered in the class will include: series, limits and continuity, calculating derivatives, graphing and optimization. Descriptive statistics will be reviewed in the context of financial data. Applications to finance will include portfolio optimization, calculation and graphing of historical stock returns, along with calculation of bond prices, returns, and duration.

Requisites: Restricted to students with the Business Minor (BUSM-MIN) plan.

BADM 2050 (3) Honors/Special Topics

Variable topics in business, drawing from a variety of disciplines.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 6.00 total credit hours.
Requisites: At least a 3.50 cumulative GPA is required.
Additional Information: Arts Sciences Honors Course

BADM 2880 (3) Special Topics

Explores historical developments, contemporary issues, industry trends and best practices pertinent to the business of sports. Examines how sports enterprises are managed and the impacts that such enterprises have on the economic and social fabric of communities. Designed to provide sufficient background for educated consumption of this literature and pursuit of further study if desired.

Requisites: Restricted to students with 27-180 credits (Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors) only.

BADM 2900 (1-3) Independent Study

Department consent and departmental form required.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 3.00 total credit hours.
Requisites: Restricted to Business (BUSNU) majors only.

BADM 3100 (1) Professional Development

Designed to provide opportunities to understand and develop professional competencies for successful careers in business. Designed to increase knowledge of job search strategies and formulate a career management plan for transitioning to the worksplace. Topics such as resumes, cover letters, personal branding, job search strategies, internships, career choices, networking and social media will be covered. A Self-Marketing Plan will be developed to help focus on long-term career goals.

Requisites: Restricted to Leeds School of Business majors only.
Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

BADM 3200 (1) Internship Accelerator

Three-week intensive seminar focused on developing competencies critical to a successful transition into the workplace. Discusses interpersonal communication, situational awareness, giving and receiving constructive feedback, maximizing networking opportunities, deciphering professional expectations, and adaptability in the workplace. Several modules will be taught by industry professionals. Also includes a 2.5 day "micro" internship at a top Boulder-area company.

Requisites: Restricted to Business (BUSN) majors.
Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

BADM 3880 (3) Special Topics

Introduces students to the many facets of the marketing of sport and marketing through sport. Theoretical and practical applications of marketing sport are examined. Provides students with an understanding of current marketing concepts and best business practices, related to sports enterprises and a foundation for pursuit of further study and work in sports and event marketing.

Requisites: Restricted to students with 57-180 credits (Juniors or Seniors).

BADM 3900 (1) Independent Study

Department consent and departmental form required.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 3.00 total credit hours.
Requisites: Restricted to Business (BUSNU) majors only.

BADM 3930 (1-6) Internship

Student training and participation in government or industry environment under faculty supervision. Instructor consent required.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 6.00 total credit hours.
Requisites: Requires prerequsite courses of BCOR 1000 and BCOR 1020 and BCOR 2000 and BCOR 2400 (all minimum grade D-). Restricted to students with 57-180 credits (Juniors or Seniors).
Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

BADM 4820 (1-6) Special Topics

Variable topics in business drawing from a variety of business disciplines.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 6.00 total credit hours. Allows multiple enrollment in term.
Requisites: Restricted to Business (BUSN) majors with 52-180 units completed.

BADM 4825 (3) Experimental Seminar

Offered irregularly to provide opportunity for investigation of new frontiers in Business Administration.

Requisites: Restricted to students with 57-180 credits (Juniors or Seniors).

BADM 4830 (1-3) Special Topics

Various topics in business and society drawing from a variety of business disciplines.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 3.00 total credit hours.
Requisites: Restricted to Business (BUSNU) majors only.

BADM 4900 (1-3) Independent Study

Intended only for exceptionally well qualified business seniors. Department form required.

Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 3.00 total credit hours.
Requisites: Restricted to Business (BUSNU) majors only.

BADM 4910 (2) VITA-Volunteer Tax Assistance

Offers students the opportunity to gain professional work experience in an accounting position while still in school. Provides academically relevant work experience that complements students' studies and enhances their career potential.

Requisites: Requires prerequsite courses of BCOR 2000 and ACCT 3440 or ACCT 5440 (all minimum grade D-). Restricted to Business (BUSN) majors with 52-180 units completed.
Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

BADM 6820 (1-3) Topics in Business Administration

Offered irregularly to provide opportunity to investigate new topics in business administration.

BADM 6930 (3) Commercializing Sustainable Energy Technologies

Addresses the opportunities and problems of commercializing new renewable energy technologies. Focuses on energy markets, opportunity identification, life cycle analysis, policy economics, project financing and economic analysis as they relate to bringing renewable energy technologies to market.

Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: ENST 5002

BADM 6940 (3) Land Use Law

Examines Federal, state and local regulations governing land use in the U.S. and surveys the basic principles of urban planning and public finance. Describes basic tools governments use to control land use: Euclidean zoning, nuisance law, police power, eminent domain and takings, Planned Urban Developments, historic preservation, wetlands and flood zones, airports, endangered species, view restrictions, and environmental law.

Requisites: Restricted to Master of Business Administration (MBAD), MBA with dual degree (DMBA), Joint Juris Doctor/MBA (JMBA), Professional MBA (PMBA) or MS Real Estate (REAL-MS) students only.
Grading Basis: Letter Grade