Global MBA Online Newsletter, School of Management, The University of Texas at Dallas

Welcome to the Global MBA (GMBA) Online program Newsletter, published just before the start of a new semester. This is the 5th issue and it includes information on UTD student online resources, course offerings in Spring 03, course preview for Summer 03, the China study tour, the Teaching Award nomination and the new GMBA Advisor. We hope you find this newsletter useful. Please let us know if you have any questions about the online MBA program and provide us your feedback about the newsletter.

-- George Barnes, Director, Global MBA Online Program

Issue #5, Spring 03: Online Resources CoursesChina Tour Teaching Award GMBA Advisorgreen line


George Barnes
GMBA Director
[email protected]

Qin Fang
Instructional Development
[email protected] 

Teresa Harlow
Electronic Media Coordinator/GMBA Support
[email protected]

Manana Argvliani
SOM Graduate Advisor

GMBA Registration
[email protected]

GMBA Tech Support
[email protected]

UTD Help Desk
[email protected]

UT TeleCampus Tech Support
[email protected]
[email protected]

UT TeleCampus Student Services Support
[email protected]

UTD Records Office [email protected]

UTD Bursar
[email protected]

SOM Advising Office
ailing Address:

The University of Texas at Dallas
School of Management - Advising Office
P.O. Box 830688, JO 53
Richardson, TX 75083-0688
Tel: (972) 883-2750
Fax: (972) 883-6425

Helpful Links

Information page for registered online students<

Online Ordering of Textbooks

Schedule of Classes

Access Your Records

Graduate Catalog

Financial Aid

UT TeleCampus

UTTC Tech Support Page

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Comments and Feedback

>Global MBA Online Program
School of Management
University of Texas at Dallas

< December 2002

UTD Student Online Resources and Services

You can access academic information and resources online at UTD. These resources include the course schedules, student information system, UTD library, and UTD catalogs.Effective Spring 2003 semester UTD no longer provides printed copies of the class schedule. Current class information can be found online at the Class Schedule page. A print version of the schedule (PDF format) is also available. You can check important deadlines tuition and payment information, and other information online. The new UTD 2002-2004 Graduate Catalogis also available online.

Students can logon to SIS - the Student Information System for course status, grades, transcripts, tuition payments and much more. Please note that students can also update their personal information in SIS. It's especially important for online course students to keep an accurate and current email address. If you have any email address changes or other contact information changes, please remember to update your record in SIS! To logon to SIS, you need your student ID number and PIN. The default six-digit PIN is your date of birth (DDMMYY).

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Course Offerings for Spring and Summer 2003

The Spring 2003 semester starts on January 13 (2nd 8-week courses start on March 18). Thirteen GMBA online courses will be offered. The Summer 2003 semester will start on 5/16. A preview of the Summer 2003 courses are listed below. Please check the< GMBA Course Offering Page for more information and course updates. TheGetting Started Information Page for Registered Online Students contains additional links and useful information.

Spring 03 Courses

Summer 03 Courses Preview

  • AIM 6305.0T1*
  • AIM 6342.0G1
  • BPS6210.0G2 (2nd 8 wk)
  • FIN 6320.0G1
  • FIN 6350.0G1
  • IMS 5200.0G2 (2nd 8 wk)
  • IMS 6210.0G1* (1st 8 wk)
  • MAS6V07.0T1
  • MIS 6326.0G1
  • MIS 6350.0G1
  • MKT 6301.0G1*
  • OB 6301.0G1*
  • OPRE6301.0G1*
  • BPS6201.0G1
  • IMS6220.0G1
  • IMS6265.0G1
  • MAS6V07.0T1
  • MIS6302.0G1
  • IMS6200.0G1
  • MKT6222.0G1

* Note: Courses currently closed for registration.

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Foreign Study Tour - China

A foreign study tour to China has been scheduled in May 6-18, 2003. The trip and its written assignment provide two credit hours which can be used to substitute for one organized class in the area of International Management electives. It will be listed as IMS 8V40 AREA STUDIES: FAR EAST: CHINA in Summer 03 Class Schedule for course registration.

The China Trip for 2003 is full and no longer accepting applications. For students interested in participating in future study tours to Poland or China, please visit

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Teaching Award

Each year the School of Management honors faculty members who did an outstanding job in teaching. Starting with the 2001-2002 academic year, a teaching award was added to recognize the effectiveness of teaching in the Global MBA Online Program. Students may nominate one outstanding instructor for an online course (or courses) taught in Fall and Spring semesters each academic year. Last academic year, the first online teaching award was awarded to Dr. Habte Woldu.

For the 2002-2003 academic year, students who take online courses in Fall 02 and/or Spring 03 semester are encouraged to submit their nominations online at:

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New Graduate Advisor for GMBA Program

We're glad to welcome our new GMBA graduate advisor, Ms. Manana Argvliani. Manana has a MBA degree and previously worked as a market analyst for telecom industry and was a school editor at the University of Texas at Dallas. She'll be happy to advise and assist students with online course registration, GMBA online program admission, and other information. Manana can be reached at [email protected].

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