NC State Online Courses

NC State Poole College of Management of North Carolina State University, U.S.A. drives excellence in business and industry. The Poole focuses on developing and supporting leaders with an entrepreneurial mindset and analytical problem solving capabilities to positively impact our data-rich, dynamic, global economy.
Discover our offer of 4 online courses and take your choice!

Courses

Marketing Research

The use, collection, organization and analysis of information pertinent to marketing decisions. Use of qualitative and quantitative data in the solution of specific marketing problems.

Days

Monday / Wednesday

Class time (local time zone)

15:00 – 16:15

Home Credit

3 US Credits

Product and Brand Management

Provides an in-depth understanding of marketing planning and implementation involved in product and brand management. The course places emphasis on developing specific marketing strategies to support the creation and launch of new products and to successfully manage existing products and brands.

Days

Monday / Wednesday

Class time (local time zone)

11:45 – 13:00

Home Credit

3 US Credits

Decision Modeling and Analysis

Structured framework and process for modeling and analyzing business decisions. Business decisions are frequently made difficult by the presence of uncertainty and complex interactions among key drivers of the decision. In today’s global environment the stakes of bad outcomes may be too high to justify learning by experience. Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice, this course covers the essential tools and techniques to improve your skills, such as: decision trees, influence diagrams, spreadsheet-based decision modeling, Monte Carlo simulation, demand forecasting, and methods to obtain and model decision-relevant data from subject matter experts in an unbiased manner.

Days

Tuesday / Thursday

Class time (local time zone)

11:45 – 13:00

Home Credit

3 US Credits

Business Opportunity Analysis

Issues and management processes related to the identification of new business opportunities with emphasis on commercializing new technologies. Students will analyze and develop individual plans for commercialization of a new technology or other innovation. New venture formation is the primary focus, but the processes and skills students develop are relevant to new product introductions by existing firms.

Days

Monday

Class time (local time zone)

13:30 – 16:15

Home Credit

3 US Credits

Human Resouces Compensation Systems

Compensation philosophy, strategy, and policy. Earnings, individual and group incentive plans, voluntary and mandated benefits. Legal, regulatory, economic, and strategic issues affecting compensation and benefits. Strategies for developing the structure and level of compensation to enhance organizational performance.

Days

Tuesday / Thursday

Class time (local time zone)

08:30 – 09:45

Home Credit

3 US Credits

Human Resources Analytics

This course is an introduction to common analytical approaches used in human resource management. Various methods and analyses are helpful for HR professionals to evaluate questions and issues. Students in this course will learn statistical techniques that are often used to interpret organizational situations and information decision making. At the end of the course, students will be able to [a] develop and test research questions relevant for the organizational context; [b] critically evaluate quantitative information and illustrations you encounter; [c] communicate your understanding of statistics to others; and [d] perform common statistical analysis in Microsoft Excel, SAS, and/or R.

Days

Tuesday / Thursday

Class time (local time zone)

11:30 – 13:00

Home Credit

3 US Credits

How to Sign-up

Registration Deadline is 4 January 2021

NC State Students – OUTBOUND

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA be in good academic standing
  • Must meet the specific prerequisites listed for each course
  • Must have a completed and approved course approval form to ensure credits will transfer back to NC State

NC State Students – INBOUND

Proof of English proficiency if English is not your mother tongue:

  • Undergraduate: 80 (16 in each subscore) on TOEFL ibt or 6.0 on IELTS

Academic transcripts are required with your application:

  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Must meet the specific prerequisites listed for each course