MBA Curriculum

Finance

Session 1
Session 2

Financial Accounting
Marketing Management

Session 3

Managerial Accounting
Management of Human Resources

Session 4

Statistical Methods for Managers
Managerial Economics

Session 5

Business Research Analysis
Managerial Finance

Session 6

Financial Markets & Institutions
Legal and Ethical Issues

Session 7

Operations Management
Global and Transnational Management

Session 8

Strategic Management
Investment Analysis

Session 9

MGT511 Individual and Teamwork
The focus of this class is on understanding individual behavior in organizations and on becoming a more successful team member. Problem solving through improved communication and effective management of individual and group processes is studied and practiced.
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CIT514 Information and Decision Support
This course reviews basic information technology and systems, discusses the importance of data, information and knowledge man­agement in organizations, the role these play in obtaining and maintaining competitive advantages, the use of e-commerce nation­ally, internationally and globally and the impact of the digital divide on an increasingly global economy, the formation and appraisal of sound information systems, and issues of cyber crime and cyber ethics.
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ACC510 Financial Accounting
This course will focus on the principles underlying the development and use of financial statements with emphasis on business applications.
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MKT523 Marketing Management
This course examines the role of the marketing function of firms participating in both consumer and business markets, with emphasis on tactical and operating decisions and decision-making processes. Areas studied include market and customer analysis, market segmentation, and marketing mix tactics and implementation.
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ACC512 Managerial Accounting
This course builds on the students’ knowledge of accounting concepts. The focus is on evaluation and use of accounting data for internal planning, control, and decision-making.
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MGT522  Management of Human Resources
The focus of this course is the human side of enterprise. The sub-functions of human resources management, diversity in the workplace, rights of the individual, and the various legal and ethical issues in the area are addressed.
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MAT513 Statistical Methods for Managers
This course provides an in-depth coverage of descriptive and inferential statistics. Students learn how to interpret statistical analy­sis and how to use statistical techniques in managerial problem solving.
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ECO524 Managerial Economics
This course builds on basic concepts of microeconomics, and places an emphasis on the firm’s use of limited information in an uncertain environment. A global perspective is stressed.
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FIN612 Managerial Finance
Financial decision making addressing the structure of capital, its cost, availability, and selection, along with management of cash flows and distributions are the focus of this course.
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MKT611 Business Research Analysis
This course focuses on research methods and tools used by decision makers in organizations. Topics to be covered will include: the scientific method, primary and secondary data, research design, reliability and validity, sampling frames, and applied statistics which are required to make organization decisions.  The student will analyze information generated for and by the organization.
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MGT613 Operations Management
The management of operations in manufacturing and service sectors is the topic of this course. The course builds on a foundation laid by Decision Modeling for Managers. Operations Management and its relationships to the other managerial functions in the organization will also be covered.
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MGT614 Global and Transnational Management
This course deals with the management of multinational enterprises and managing in a global economy. Building on the interdisci­plinary knowledge gained throughout the program, this course deals with cross-cultural issues, sociopolitical and economic con­cerns, and international strategic management.
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MGT623 Legal and Ethical Issues in Management
The ethical and legal issues facing managers in the public and private sectors are the focus of this course. Current issues, regula­tions, trade practices, and liability will be discussed.
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MGT622 Strategic Management
This course brings together the entire curriculum of the MBA Program. It integrates the knowledge and skills gained in the pro­gram into strategic problem-solving ability.
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FIN624 Markets and Institutions
This class introduces students to the institutions and markets that form the worldwide economic system of trading financial and real assets. The course will cover concepts of financial theory, institutional detail, regulations, and the history of the financial markets. Students will be exposed to legal, ethical, technological, and global issues facing financial managers, financial markets, and the financial assets traded in these markets. The course is designed to provide an overview of the financial world, the financial assets that are traded, and the people who participate in the financial markets.
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FIN625 Investment Analysis
This class examines the investment process. The student will learn how to put together a portfolio and understand and interpret news about the financial markets. It will discuss different types of securities (bonds, stocks, mutual funds, derivatives) and how they are combined to form a portfolio. It also includes background information relative to these securities. This information includes topics such as types of markets, placing orders, and what interpreting stock indexes represent.
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FIN626 Emerging Markets Finance
This course will look at investment issues that are unique to emerging economies since these economies are likely to afford significant growth opportunities for global investors. The course will provide a framework for understanding the international financial environment, including markets, systems and institutions and will focus on challenges confronting firms that compete in the global marketplace. An array of issues relevant to firms operating on the global stage, including analyzing international opportunities; developing foreign entry, growth and pricing strategies; financing business operations; and leveraging resources and capabilities internationally will be discussed. We will discuss techniques that will enhance investment decision-making by future managers in emerging markets.
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FIN616 International Financial Management
Structure and operation of global financial markets: The international monetary system, global banking, Eurocurrency markets, global securities markets, foreign exchange markets, emerging capital markets, and global portfolio management. Financial skills required for effective management of companies engaged in international business with an emphasis on international financial management – extension of closed economy financial management techniques to the global market environment. Topics include balance of payments and exchange rate determination, the hedging of exchange rate risk, multinational capital budgeting, political risk management, taxation, the corporate management of short-term and long-term assets and liabilities and financing the global operations of firms.
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