Jun 30, 2022  

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MGT 281 - Market Experience Chicago

Credits: 1
Studies the Chicago market through visits to the Apparel Center, buyers showrooms, resident buying offices, designers, ready-to wear merchants, the Mercantile Exchange, and other areas of interest. Student pays tuition plus all expenses.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 111  or OAT 151  either with a minimum grade of “C” and permission of instructor
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the Chicago Market.
    1. Describe the general Chicago Market, geographically
    2. Explain the significance of the Chicago Market to mid-western business
    3. Identify the key elements of this market
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the Mercantile Exchange.
    1. Discuss the buying and selling of “futures”
    2. Explain how this exchange generates business for individuals in our market
    3. Describe the business value of the exchange
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the market centers.
    1. Describe the Merchandise Mart
    2. Describe the Apparel Center
    3. Describe the Magnificent Mile
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of architecture in and around Chicago.
    1. Discuss Frank Lloyd Wright and his relationship to architectural history.
    2. Identify primary elements in the Chicago market

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