International MBACurriculum

Professional Development Seminar’s:

There are four Professional Development Seminars (PDS) that students are required to take for successful completion of the program. Students will complete a Team Building, Presentation Skills, Case Analysis and Career Services PDS prior to the end of the first semester.

Core courses:

ACG 6026 - Accounting for Managers (AC)

Presentation of the nature, techniques and uses of accounting from the perspective of people who manage businesses and investments in businesses. Covers both financial and management accounting.

QMB 6357C - Business Analysis for Decision Making

Review of the relevant quantitative techniques required for business analysis and decision making, including decision models, mathematical programming, statistics and forecasting. This is a WebCT and Excel based course. Prerequisites: College Algebra, computer literacy and working knowledge of Excel.

FIN 6406 - Corporate Finance

In-depth examination of asset, liability and capital structure management, with emphasis on valuation capital budgeting techniques; risk evaluation; working capital management; and methods of short-term, intermediate and long-term financing. Prerequisites: ACG 6026 or equivalent.

MAR 6816 - Corporate Simulation

Course emphasis is on application and integration of concepts and tools, through participation in the marketing management of a firm in competition with other firms. The course's focal point is a computerized marketing management simulation. Prerequisites: ACG 6175, FIN 6406, and MAN 6501.

ACG 6175 - Financial Reporting and Analysis

Comprehensive treatment of analysis of financial statements as aid for decision making; looks at current state of financial reporting practices and impact of published statements on economic systems. Prerequisites: ACG 6026, FIN 6406 or equivalent.

FIN 6644 - Global Financial Strategy

Aspects of strategic financial environment and management of firms that operate in a global arena; to include recent developments in financial strategy, international trade and economic decision making. Prerequisite: FIN 6406.

MAN 6608 - International Business

This course examines the environmental variables affecting international operations, trade and investment theories, international institutions, and regional economic groups. It also focuses on international finance, international accounting, international marketing, and international management problems and issues.

BUL 6810 - Legal Environment of Business

Examines current legal, regulatory, ethical, and political issues within the context of public law. Topics include employment, antitrust, administrative, cyberlaw, and contracts and tort.

MAR 6805 - Marketing Management in the Global Environment

Analysis and application of theory and problem solving for marketing management in the global environment. Emphasis will be on the role of marketing in the organization; planning the marketing effort; management of the marketing organization; control of marketing operations; and evaluation of the marketing contribution.

An interdisciplinary research project on an international business problem, which may include field work (including internship), library research, computer modeling, or the use of an approved research methodology.

MAN 6501 - Operations Management

This course covers analysis, design, and operations of organizational systems. The systems approach is used to provide a framework or general model of analysis, to which specific concepts, quantitative techniques, and tools can be related. The material presented has application to any organization of people and machines, including hospitals, governmental agencies, service organizations, and industrial concerns. Prerequisites: QMB 6357.

MAN 6245 - Organizational Behavior

Individual, interpersonal, and small group behavior in complex organizations. Focus on behavior, its causes, and management interventions to improve organizational effectiveness. Research methods to study organizational behavior.

MAN 6830 - Organization Information Systems

Introduction to information systems and their role in organizations from a user's viewpoint. Survey and application of the basic concepts necessary for understanding information systems. Study of the main activities in the development cycle used to acquire information systems capability.

MAN 6726 - Strategic Management

The use of cases, guest lectures, and gaming to integrate the analysis and measurement tools, the functional areas and public policy issues. The objective is to develop skill in broad areas of rational decision-making in an administrative context of uncertainty. Should be taken in the last semester of master's program.

Summer Options:

In addition to our rigorous curriculum, the International MBA program includes options for the final semester studies. Students may choose a business internship, elective course or a study abroad.

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