MS International Marketing

Class Schedules - Registration Information

The FALL 2012 schedule is available HERE! (Updated 3/12/2012)

Registration for the Fall 2012 Semester begins on March 12, 2012.

Late registration for the Spring 2010 term can be processed on MYSJU or at the Student Service Center, Barbelin 121  (Late Registration fee - $35.00).

WEB REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT VIA THE WEB

Accessing our web system will allow you to do the following:
1) register for courses;
2) View and pay tuition charges;
3) View financial aid;
4) Download the Tuition Deferral  Plan. 

To access this information you must go to:

Netscape Communicator or Internet Explorer
At the location type in: http://my.sju.edu
Type in your login name (NOTE:  QUESTIONS CONCERNING YOUR PASSWORD CONTACT:
INFORMATION  TECHNOLOGY HELPDESK 610-660-3070)
in your Password and click submit
Once you have successfully logged onto mySJU
Click on My Courses
In the Registration and Advising channel, click on Check Registration Status: check to see if you have holds that will prevent registration
Click on Add/Drop courses.
Select term for which you wish to enroll
Then you will be prompted to input your ALTERNATE PIN number - 111111
Click on SUBMIT pin
Then you can begin to INPUT the courses selected
To register courses you MUST input the CRN number of the course
Click the REGISTER button to register courses

Please note that once it has been submitted a notice of results will appear indicating what courses have been registered.  Those that have not been registered will have an explanation.


INSTRUCTIONS FOR  REGISTRATION

1. Students are advised to register early in order to assure that they will receive the classes of their choice. Because of limited class size, some courses are usually closed before in-person registration. Please consult with an advisor in the Graduate Business Office if you are unsure of your program requirements. Advisors may be contacted by phone, mail, or in person. Students are responsible for all prerequisite requirements before they schedule upper level courses. Taking an upper level course and obtaining a satisfactory grade will not eliminate the need to fulfill the Foundation Core requirement. If a student is found to have registered for a course without having taken the prerequisite course, the student will be dropped from the course and withdrawal penalties will be applied.

For all payment information/forms/detailed instruction please visit Student Service Center.

Payment can be made in the following ways:

a) Check – payable to Saint Joseph’s University.

b) Visa/Mastercard/American Express/ Discover, fill out top right hand corner of invoice. 

c) Payment Program – Enrollment in Payment Program must be completed by the due date for tuition each semester. To aply for Go to http://my.sju.edu. Login to secure area and click on the following:  School Services, Student & Financial Aid, Student Records and Payments, Payment Plans. There is a $35.00 non-refundable application fee each term that you participate.  

d) Employer Tuition Deferral Program – students return their tuition deferral form along with a non-refundable participation fee of $42.00 and all required documents by the due date. This form is located on the Student Service Center web site. 

e) Web Payment   Directions – Go to http://my.sju.edu, Login to Secure Area, School Services, Student & Financial Aid, Student Records and Payments, Tuition Account & Make a Payment–Click to Make Credit Card Payment, or Web check payment.

All documentation applicable to the payment of tuition must be submitted when payment is made.  A late fee of $40.00 will be assessed if payment is not received by the due date.


REFUND AND DROP/WITHDRAWAL POLICY

Refund and Drop/Withdrawal Policy along with invoice due dates will be posted on the Student Service Center website.TUITION

MSBI, MSFS, MSHRM, MBA  classes per credit ... $ 892

MSBI, MSFS, MSHRM, MBA three credit course ... $ 2,676


FALL SEMESTER CALENDAR

 
New Student Orientation
Fall Semester Begins Monday, August 27th
Labor Day Holiday (No Classes) Monday, September 3rd
Last Day to Add/Drop Tuesday, September 4th
10-Week Saturday Courses Begin Saturday, September
Fall Semester Break  Monday-Tuesday, October 19th-20th
Last Day to Withdraw  Friday, November 2nd
10-Week Saturday Classes End  Saturday,  November
Thanksgiving Break  Wednesday-Sunday, November 21st-25th
 Fall Classes End  Thursday, December 10th
 Final Examinations  Monday-Thursday, December 12th-18th

 

WHAT'S NEW AND DIFFERENT!

MBA 3815 OL1 MATH FOR GRADUATE BUSINESS STUDIES

MBA 3815 is now being offered online as a tutorial.  The students will not need to purchase a textbook, but courseware instead.  They will join into a class that is administered by Ms. K. Campbell of the DSS Department.  The course will cover the topics outlined in the syllabus.  For each topic, the student can go through the tutorial which is a textbook chapter showing students how to solve a particular set of problems.  They can then do some practice problems before taking the test for the topic.  The faculty member  will stay in contact with the students to answer any questions  that the students might have. MBA 4315 OL2 SHAREHOLDER VALUE MANAGEMENT  - ONLINE

 This is an online course and, as such, is designed to be both synchronous and asynchronous.  Enrolled students need to have access to a computer with (1) a reliable high-speed Internet connection as course materials include large audio files to be downloaded and (2) working speakers and a microphone for online classroom participation.  Depending on the location a student intends to utilize for online class participation, consideration should be given to purchasing or otherwise having available headphones with an attached microphone to minimize feedback issues.  The class will meet online in the Blackboard Live Classroom on the first night of the scheduled class - instructions for accessing the Live Classroom will be provided to each student via e-mail prior to the class.  Additional online class sessions will be held regularly during the semester - specific dates will be provided at the beginning of the semester.  More independent study/research is required in an online course than in the more traditional lecture format.  In order to be successful in the course, a student should be comfortable with the use of a computer online and relate well to the less-structured distance learning environment.

MBA 4315 OL1 SHAREHOLDER VALUE MANAGEMENT  - ONLINE

 This is an online course and, as such, is designed to be both synchronous and asynchronous.  Enrolled students need to have access to a computer with (1) a reliable high-speed Internet connection as course materials include large audio files to be downloaded and (2) working speakers and a microphone for online classroom participation.  Depending on the location a student intends to utilize for online class participation, consideration should be given to purchasing or otherwise having available headphones with an attached microphone to minimize feedback issues.  The class will meet online in the Blackboard Live Classroom on the first night of the scheduled class - instructions for accessing the Live Classroom will be provided to each student via e-mail prior to the class.  Additional online class sessions will be held regularly during the semester - specific dates will be provided at the beginning of the semester.  More independent study/research is required in an online course than in the more traditional lecture format.  In order to be successful in the course, a student should be comfortable with the use of a computer online and relate well to the less-structured distance learning environment. 

MBA 4415 OL1 CONTEMPORARY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES - ONLINE

 This is an online course and, as such, is designed to be both synchronous and asynchronous.  Enrolled students need to have access to a computer with (1) a reliable high-speed Internet connection as course materials include large audio files to be downloaded and (2) working speakers and a microphone for online classroom participation.  Depending on the location a student intends to utilize for online class participation, consideration should be given to purchasing or otherwise having available headphones with an attached microphone to minimize feedback issues.  The class will meet online in the Blackboard Live Classroom on the first night of the scheduled class - instructions for accessing the Live Classroom will be provided to each student via e-mail prior to the class.  Additional online class sessions will be held regularly during the semester - specific dates will be provided at the beginning of the semester.  More independent study/research is required in an online course than in the more traditional lecture format.  In order to be successful in the course, a student should be comfortable with the use of a computer online and relate well to the less-structured distance learning environment.

DSS 5035 SIX SIGMA APPLICATIONS AND FOUNDATIONS II

A Six Sigma Green Belt operates in support of, or under the supervision of a Six Sigma Black Belt.  He or she analyzes and solves quality problems and is involved in quality improvement projects.  The DSS department of the Haub School of Business is introducing a new Six Sigma two-course sequence.  It acts as a standalone sequence in preparation for the Six Sigma Green Belt examination for anyone with at least three years of work experience who wants to demonstrate his or her knowledge of Six Sigma Tools and processes.  In addition, it fulfills concentration requirements for students in the MBA Programs at SJU.  The body of knowledge for the Green Belt exam may be found at http://www.asq.org/certification/six-sigma-green-belt/bok.html. The two courses are titled Six Sigma Application and Foundations I and II.  Course I presents an introduction of Six sigma and its vocabulary, coverage of business statistics focusing on hypothesis testing, multiple regression, experimental design, analysis of variance, statistical process control, analytic hierarchy process, discrete event simulation and other tools of six sigma.  This course includes roughly half of the material covered on the green belt certification examination.  Course II takes the students into the world of Six Sigma in much greater depth.  Topics include the six sigma dashboard and related models (DMAIC, DMADV, DFSS, QFD, DFMEA, and PFMEA), selecting and managing projects, organizational goals, lean concepts, process management and capability, and team dynamics and performance.

The collective content of these courses includes all the material tested on the Six Sigma green belt certification exam.  The exam is offered twice a year by the American Society of Quality (ASQ) at their affiliated locations.  Generally, the exam is offered twice a year by the American Society of Quality (ASQ) at their affiliated locations.  Generally, the exams are offered in June and December with registration deadlines falling in April and October.  You don’t have to be a member of the ASQ to take the exams, but you receive a significant discount on the exam fee if you are a member.  You may access general information on the exam at http://www.asq.org/certification/six-sigma-green-belt/index.html.  At the bottom of this page, you will find a link to the pdf  version of the Green Belt examination brochure.  Simply register as a visitor and you will have access to all the information that you need.

FIN 5005 OL1 PERSONAL FINANCIAL PLANNING - ONLINE

This is an online course and, as such, is designed to be both synchronous and asynchronous.  Enrolled students need to have ready access to an up-to-date computer with a reliable high-speed Internet connection.  As the class will meet online in the Blackboard Live Classroom at least twice during the course, students will also need working speakers in order to hear the presentation - participation can be accomplished using a microphone for voice communication or by texting.  Instructions for accessing the Live Classroom and other information will be provided to each student via e-mail prior to the first scheduled class.  More independent study/research is required in an online course than in the more traditional lecture format.  In order to be successful in the course, a student should be comfortable with the use of a computer online and relate well to the less-structured distance learning environment.


FIN 5075 TOPICS IN FINANCE

For this course a number of significant readings from the finance literature will be discussed. After each discussion, student teams will evaluate Harvard-type case studies which relate to the readings.

Specific topics include financial modeling and forecasting, management of a firm’s capital structure and estimating its cost of capital, optimal allocation of a firm’s resources, valuing the firm (acquisitions and buyouts), and finally ethics in finance, a very timely topic.

Grading will be based upon presentations presented by and reports written by student teams, a final examination, and classroom participation.

STUDY TOURS

ACC 5085 ACCOUNTING STUDY TOUR – FIN 5085 FINANCE STUDY TOUR (SUMMER)

An Accounting/Finance Tour is being offered to MBA students in the Summer 2009 Session Understanding the European Union (EU) and the European Monetary Union (EMU).  Since its inception in 1999, EMU faces new challenges and recent developments signal future tensions among the members nations.  This course intends to assess the accounting, financial, economic, political, legal and cultural impact of EMU since its inception and to debate its future challenges.  Students will travel and study in Cologne (Germany), Paris (France), Amsterdam, and Praque (Czech Republic), visiting  a variety of institutions and corporations.  The tour is three credits, applied to the Accounting, Finance, or General specializations.  It can also be applied for the International Finance course in the International Business area.  Tour dates are May 22 to June 7, 2009.  The price of the tour includes trips, airfare, ground transportation, transfers, and four-star quality hotel accommodations (double) with breakfast and several site seeing tours (tuition is extra).  Faculty for the course are Professor Joseph Ragan, Chair and Associate Professor of Accounting and Dr. Ginette M. McManus, Associate Professor of Finance.  For more information and/or an application, please contact the Center for International Programs, at (610) 660-1675.

MIM/MBA INTERNATIONAL MARKETING STUDY TOUR (JANUARY 2010)

This course will focus on the best marketing practices in Asia.  Faculty member leading the tour is Dr. Michael Solomon, Professor of Marketing and Director for the Center of Consumer Research.  Students will visit corporations in Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon), Hanoi, and Hong Kong.  Study Tour will take place from January 3, 2010 through January 15, 2010. Price to be determined once logistics of trip are finalized.


INCLEMENT CLOSING HOTLINE

Saint Joseph’s University has a “Hot Line” for information on University closing and opening delays at 610/660-3333.  Listen to KYW, 1060 AM radio station for the emergency closing #2104 for the Philadelphia campus.  For the Ursinus campus, the evening division code number is Montgomery County, #2429.  The announcement is also found on the Ursinus Evening Division website:  evening programs.ursinus.edu.


ID PHOTOS/CARDS

1.     ID photos for Saint Joseph’s University will be taken at the Security and Public Safety Office, BL 13,  24 hours, 7 days a week. The first ID card is free, the 2nd is $10, and all others are $20.

2.     ID cards are required for borrowing circulating materials at St. Joseph’s libraries and for  the computer labs.  The academic buildings are locked at 7:00 P.M.  Those students leaving the building during class will need their ID cards to swipe back in after 7:00 P.M. 

3.   Ursinus ID cards are needed to check books out of  Myrin Library.   If you need an ID, please stop by The Center for Continuous Learning, Fetterolf House, Collegeville.  Hours are between noon and 7:00 PM, Monday through Thursday, or between  noon and 4:00 PM on Friday.  An ID card will be supplied at no charge. 


PARKING DECAL REGULATIONS

PHILADELPHIA CAMPUS:  Parking permits purchased for the Spring 2009 Semester are valid through August 31.  Parking permits for the Summer Semester may be purchased for $20.00.  A parking permit can be obtained by going to http://www.sju.edu, at the bottom of the screen, click on mysju, login with your user name and password, on the left hand side, click on purchase parking permits follow directions and submit.  Permits will be available for pick-up in the Security Office located in Barbelin 13, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  All vehicles parking on campus must display a valid parking permit.  Permits are good for the entire campus both the Merion and Philadelphia sides.  Also, when a parking permit is purchased, your ID card is activated for the new parking facility, Hawks’ Landing.  Purchase of a permit does not guarantee a preferred parking space.  Lack of a convenient parking place does not permit a driver to park illegally. 

URSINUS COLLEGE: Parking permits are required to use Ursinus College parking lots.  The fee is $20 for the current school year and they can be obtained by stopping by the Center for Continuous Learning offices in Fetterolf House, at the address and during the hours listed above.