S-Business in the Movies

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Isenberg School of Management

Course Number: 
491K
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
This course combines written historical materials and film to develop insights in to the relationship of business to American society. The films include commercial fiction films by leading directors (e.g., Altman, Coppola, Polanski) as well as historically significant documentaries. The films along with articles, cases and texts will be used to explore central themes, from frontier and farm to urban growth, from mercantile enterprise to the multinational corporation, from self-reliant producers to organized workers.
Comments: 

This class is open to Isenberg BBA Seniors, Juniors, and Sophomores only.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
25401

Course Sections

S-Business in the Movies
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0

Lawrence Zacharias

TU 4:00PM 7:00PM