The Girard School of Business and International Commerce seeks qualified adjunct lecturers in a variety of undergraduate and graduate business areas.
Qualifications : Master’s degree in business or related area, Ph.D. preferred. College teaching experience preferred.
Applications should include : resume, syllabi (if applicable), and teaching evaluations (past two years only).
Essentials of Business Analysis & Decision-Making
This is the first, required course for all business majors. This course emphasizes in-class teamwork, group projects, case analyses and presentations. Overall, this course is very interactive and is also a writing-intensive course. Topics include: management and leadership, SWOT, global business, and an introduction to the functional areas of business.
Advanced Business Analysis & Decision-Making
This is a required, junior-level course for all business majors. This course helps students develop more sophisticated decision-making skills, investigates business problems from a cross-functional approach, and includes student teams creating business plans.
This is a required, sophomore-level course for all business majors. The emphasis is on applying statistics to make informed business decisions. Topics include: descriptive summary statistics, hypotheses testing, and regression analysis.
Accounting for Business
This is a required, freshman-level course for all business majors. This course covers the foundational elements (e.g., preparation of financial statements, alternative accounting methods and financing options, use of accounting information to make business decisions, etc.). Case analyses and presentations are some of the key deliverables.
Management Information Systems
This is a required, sophomore-level course for all business majors. This course covers a broad selection of traditional MIS topics and current topics related to ethics, security, and relational databases. The emphasis is on how companies use information technology to gain a competitive advantage.
This is a required, sophomore-level course for all business majors. This course covers the concepts, methodologies, and applications of operations management. Students learn about specific strategies used by OM to gain a competitive advantage, forecasting, inventory models, and quality management, etc.
Legal Environment of Business
This course is a required course for Management concentrates. This course introduces students to both foundational legal topics and ethical topics related to business decision-making.
This course is a required course for Management concentrates. Topics include: how people, workers, and organizations function; behavioral theories; and managerial skills for motivating and working with employees. This course also provides students opportunities to develop their own abilities and skills required to effectively manage people and organizations.
Human Resource Management
This course is an elective for Management concentrates. This course introduces human resource management from a systemic, strategic perspective. Topics include: employee selection, performance appraisal, and compensation; management theories; assessment of human resource policies; etc.
The Girard School of Business and International Commerce offers small class sizes and professors foster engagement and close personal interaction — yet we also provide unique experiential learning opportunities to give you valuable real world experience. Overall, the in-class experience emphasizes teamwork, problem-solving, discussions, and provides many opportunities for students to make presentations.
Effective Managerial Communication
This is a required course in the MSMgt graduate program. This course helps students develop a process for thinking and writing strategically. This two-credit course focuses on developing two specific skills: 1) summarizing lengthy, complex business information into a focused executive summary and 2) creating and delivering a persuasive presentation aimed at influencing a specific business decision.
Financial Measurement, Analysis, & Reporting
This is a required course in the MSMgt graduate program. This course builds on a foundational, practical understanding of accounting and finance. Topics include: assessing a company’s performance, evaluating investment opportunities, and measuring the value of a business.
Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
Experienced instructor, with an established syllabus, to teach Graduate Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility in spring 2013. This course is four credits, meets twice a week for about 2 hours a class, and will be taught in a late afternoon or evening time slot. Interested candidates should have a master’s degree in business or related field, and a Ph.D. is preferred. Also, experienced teachers should submit a copy of a relevant syllabus. This graduate course is part of a new program and we are looking to select the instructor soon since we are now in the planning stage.