MBA Course Descriptions
This course focuses on differentiating the conceptual and theoretical aspects and modules of leadership and leadership studies in order for students to apply leadership skills and principles in their places of business. The fundamentals of leadership are taught with an emphasis on how to live out these fundamentals in an ethical manner. 3 credits.
This course develops competence and judgmental skills in using quantitative models for planning and decision-making. Emphasis is placed on recognizing situations where models can be used advantageously, when to work effectively with them, and how to make good use of them once they have been developed. Topics include, decision making under conditions of uncertainty, decision and risk analysis, forecasting, linear programming, modeling applications in marketing, manufacturing, finance and scheduling, and project management methods. 3 credits.
This course provides students with an overview of the principles and concepts underlying international financial reporting. Primary emphasis is placed on the use of financial reports to evaluate corporate performance and the use of accounting information for internal planning and control, cost flow, and financial analysis. 3 credits.
This course explores the basic concepts and fundamentals of marketing and data analysis. It applies these concepts toward improving the prospects of companies faced with opportunities and challenges of doing business today. Focus is on implementation of strategies through pricing, distribution channels, promotion, and new product decisions. Qualitative research techniques are addressed.
To make the study of marketing realistic, exciting, and dynamic, the case analysis approach is used to illustrate how concepts and tools presented can be applied in marketing decision-making. Cases allow the student to work on real marketing problems, to develop an appreciation for the types of problems that exist, and to develop skills of analysis and decision-making necessary for success in marketing and other areas of business. 3 credits.
This course examines the interactive nature of the ever changing marketplace locally, regionally, nationally and internationally is the focus of this course. Learners consider how the dynamics of these relationships provide inherent risks and opportunities, and most likely on unprecedented business opportunities for the future.
The underlying current of this course is the question of how economics and political globalization affects culture and vice versa. Because there is a tendency to view globalization only within the process of economic advancement, this course intends to move beyond that singular conception and encourage learners to identify the cultural, political and social dimensions as well. 3 credits.