Form NC:

New Course Proposal





Form NC #:





I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (see instructions).

Mgmt 4500.Variable Topics in Global Business. (IP;2-4cr;repeatable when topic changes; SP-Mgmt 3601or #)

Study of broad epochal changes surrounding the structure, institutional dynamics, and organizational adaptation and challenges of global business. Possible topics include the globalization process, skill formation and global technological change, global labor relations, global oil and energy, child labor and global business, environmental standards and global business, global financial crises, sweatshops and global business, competitive struggle and global business strategy, and business ethics across the global economy.

II. Rationale (see instructions):

To be able to focus on a specific and significant topic within the global business and to develop a further understanding of a segment of global business.

III. Other Course Information

First semester to be offered:

Spring 2002

Principal Faculty Sponsor(s):

Cyrus Bina

Is course repeatable? (if yes, give max cr)

2 – 4 credits, repeatable when topic changes

To what quarter course(s) does this correspond?


Course Type (choose one from instruction sheet):


Course requires:(check all that apply):


Laboratory sections


Recitation/discussion sections

IV. Assessment Information

Please state clearly and briefly the GOALS of this course.

To provide deeper understanding of a particular aspect of global business.

How will you ASSESS the success of this course in achieving the GOALS described above?

Regular lectures/seminar format (?)/written project and oral presentation/exams and /or any other feedback process.

V. GER Exception Request

If no GER category is being designated for this course, give rationale for exception:


VI. Honors Rationale

If an Honors course, please outline how your proposed course will fit the Honors Program guidelines.



Regular Approval Process:

For long-term approval, curricular change forms must go through the following regular approval process (put check in box and date when approved):



Step #




Discipline approves (sends hard copy and electronic copy of proposal to #2)




Division approves (Division Chair sends proposal to #3)




Curriculum Committee approves (sends proposal to #4)




Campus Assembly approves. (New courses become effective immediately following Campus Assembly approval.)