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Adriana Kulakowski

Senior Lecturer

Department of Business Studies
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

585-475-6574
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Adriana Kulakowski

Senior Lecturer

Department of Business Studies
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Education

BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, Nazareth College of Rochester; MBA, State University College at Oswego

585-475-6574

Currently Teaching

MGIS-101
1 Credits
This course provides students with hands-on experience with the analytical software tools and techniques that are used in today's businesses. Emphasis will be placed on the application of spreadsheet models for supporting management decision-making. A variety of spreadsheet-based cases in market research, financial analysis, accounting applications and other business domains will be utilized to show how to effectively analyze and solve business problems using the spreadsheet tool.
NACC-130
3 Credits
This course provides students with information and resources needed to understand the creation and implementation of a budget, use of credit and borrowing money responsibly, financial rights and ways to safeguard their money, and factors used to determine their readiness to buy a home or make other major purchases. Information on financial institutions such as banks, credit unions, and savings and loan organizations will also be covered. This course will provide students with basic financial literacy so they can develop sound financial management of their personal income as well as an understanding of the economic events that can influence their financial well being and society as a whole.
NAST-160
3 Credits
Emphasis will be on creating, formatting, and enhancing worksheets; creating and applying formulas and functions; building and formatting charts; using What-If analysis and creating templates. Upon completion, students will be able to design and enhance basic spreadsheets.
NAST-220
3 Credits
This course introduces the fundamental concepts of a database management system for creating, maintaining, manipulating, retrieving, and printing business data. Students will learn to create various forms and design reports for storing and displaying data. In addition, the student will create switchboard systems and allow users to view data in multiple dimensions. Students will also learn to save database objects in HTML format so they can be viewed by a browser and imported or exported in XML format.
NBUS-200
3 Credits
This course introduces students to a broad overview of the form and structure of multinational organizations. It provides students with a basic knowledge of the history, organization and operation of business and its particular vocabulary.
NBUS-223
3 Credits
This course introduces the field of marketing and its focus on how consumer behavior effects in the marketplace (domestically and internationally). Emphasis will be placed on understanding the marketing mix and its impact on the external market environment.
NBUS-224
3 Credits
This course will provide students with a comprehensive view of the American legal system. It will begin with an introduction to the fundamentals of business law and traverse into actual case studies for the purpose of observing the development and applications of legal principles in a business activity. Topics covered include the foundations of law, courts and court procedures, crimes and torts, employment and agency relationships, contracts, sales, and negotiable instruments. Students will exit the class with a working knowledge of the legal framework within which formal business organizations must operate.
NBUS-226
3 Credits
The purpose of this course is to provide students with the tools to understand and analyze behaviors of individuals, groups and the organization itself. Through class discussions, assignments and case analysis, students will determine the impact of the behaviors on the organization. Students will then determine how the organization can be managed more effectively to enhance employees work experiences while maintaining organizational success. Students will exit the course with a clearer understanding of how to create and maintain a productive work environment that will help organizations perform more effectively.