11-Month MBA (MBA)

MBA 5000  Preparatory Course in Accounting  
Credits: 0 (0-0-0)
  

This is a preparatory course in accounting that will serve as a refresher course required for all students who attend the 11 month MBA program.

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MBA 5001  Preparatory Course in Economics  
Credits: 0 (0-0-0)
  

This is a preparatory course in Economics that will serve as a refresher course required for all students who attend the 11-month MBA program.

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MBA 5111  Managerial Accounting  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

Introduction to managerial accounting as it is used to plan, evaluate and control an organization. Emphasis on budgeting, standard costing and analysis of costs and profits.

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5112  Financial Accounting  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

Develops a conceptual framework for understanding and using corporate financial statements. Oriented towards the user of financial accounting data (rather than the preparer) and emphasizes the reconstruction of economic events from published financial data.  .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5116  Project Management  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

This course covers the fundamental concepts and applications for cost effective management of both short-term project and long-term development programs. Topics include planning, scheduling, organizing, and controlling activities necessary for good project. There will be an emphasis of computer tools, which will provide hands-on practical skills with the above topics. .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5117  Operations Management  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

Application of operations strategies, analyses, and processes, including design and selection of processes, process quality and lean manufacturing, Inventory management, and constraint management. .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5122  Leading Organizations  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

This course constitutes a study of various leadership styles and their effectiveness in providing a productive workplace environment. The course examines topics, such as: understanding the various leadership styles and leadership traits, developing leadership skills, maintaining a constructive workplace climate, handling conflict, and addressing ethics in leadership. .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5123  Decision Analysis  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

The focus of the course is the study of statistical methods and management science approach to improve the decision making process. Tools used for framing problems and performing logical analyses for decision-analytic modeling in Excel will be introduced. Various specific subjects and techniques, such as probability distribution, decision trees, linear programming, and sensitivity analysis will be covered throughout the semester. The assumption is that student’s Math skill has already corresponded to that of a typical college Math course..

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA program.

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MBA 5128  Applied Microeconomics  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

This course is an introduction to the concepts and applications of microeconomics to commercial business problems. The course focuses on the quantitative and analytical methods in the context of practical business applications to enhance essential problem-solving skills of business students. The course will include the study of supply and demand, price theory, competition and market structure, market failure and the role of government and other economic issues. .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5129  Applied Macro Economics  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

The Applied Macroeconomics course is designed to familiarize students with the mechanics and dynamics of the economy, the variables that measure the performance of the economy, and the tools that can be used to predict or analyze the impact of fiscal or monetary policies on such variables. .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month, cohort based, MBA program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5130  Supply Chain Management  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

Overview and case study of issues and problems in management of the operations function along the supply chain. Topics include strategy, quality management, just-in-time and process improvement management, customer and supplier relations, forecasting, and supply chain measurement and benchmarking. .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5132  Finance I  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

Introduction to financial theories. Combines theory and case analysis to integrate principles with practice. Topics include the time value of money, analysis of risk and return, and valuation of securities such as stocks and bonds. .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5133  Finance II  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

Combines theory and case analysis to integrate managerial problems related to optimal capital structure principles with practice. Emphasizes the application of theory to managerial problems by examining the capital investment decision-making process, capital structure decisions, cost of capital, and related topics. .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5134  Strategic Analysis  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

Strategic analysis begins with the setting of simple, consistent, long-term goals. These goals must be set in hierarchical order, starting with the organization’s Vision; followed by its Mission and objectives. The idea is to teach students to think strategically, which will help them to understand the factors that contribute to organizational success and help equip students with the necessary tools to rise to high levels in organizations or run their own entrepreneurial ventures. .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5135  Strategic Management  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

This course will introduce students to the concept of strategic management. The history and evolution of strategy and strategic management, the necessity of continued, rigorous environmental analysis, corporate social responsibility, ethics, globalization, and global competitiveness will be discussed. .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5136  Investments  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

This is an introductory investments course. Thus, we will cover basic foundations of investments. .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5138  Business Analytics I  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

Students will explore the latest tools and techniques to design effective data models, as well as building basic dashboards and visualizations to help organizations make better business decisions. Students will learn how to obtain data from a variety of sources and clean it, how to design a data model to navigate and explore relationships within it and how to visualizing data using different data visualization styles and enhanced digital storytelling techniques.  .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5139  Business Analytics II  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

In this course, students will explore the latest tools and techniques to help tackle the world of data acquisition and analysis. Students will review topics like loading, cleaning, transforming, merging, and reshaping data, and creating informative visualizations. Students will learn how to solve real-world business problems with thorough, detailed examples.  .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5140  Negotiations  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

This class is an experiential class designed to improve your understanding of and skill at negotiation, bargaining, and other forms of conflict reduction. Students will be gain an understanding of cutting edge research and theory on the field of negotiation as it applies to their own personal behavior. Additionally, negotiation simulations will provide self-assessment of student skills and an opportunity to practice applying the concepts addressed in this course. Class attendance is required. .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5157  Global Business Management  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

Global economy, culture, and current trends in the global business environment challenging international business organizations.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5161  Marketing I  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

Explores how firms analyze market opportunities; select target markets; develop the marketing mix (product, price, place and promotion); plan; manage; organize and control the marketing resources throughout an enterprise; deal with competition; and extend marketing to the global marketplace. .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5162  Marketing II  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

This course is focused on helping the students understand how to develop executive visions and construct marketing strategy. .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5163  Digital Marketing  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

This course is designed as an introduction to the rapidly evolving world of Digital Marketing. Changes in consumer behavior, opportunities, problems and tactics associated with incorporating digital technologies and methods into a firm’s marketing strategy are examined. Throughout the course, students will explore digital marketing tools such as search engine optimization, paid search marketing, online advertising, email marketing, social media marketing, web and social media analytics, viral marketing, online reputation management, and mobile marketing, from a hands-on perspective. .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5164  Social Media Marketing  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

This course is designed to help you understand how marketing has (and has not) changed due to the rise of social media and changes in various underlying contextual factors, such as dramatically increased speed of information dissemination across consumers and brands. The overarching goal is to obtain a clear perspective on what’s really going on in social media marketing so that you can begin to appreciate its true value to consumers, to managers, and to other corporate stakeholders. It will equip you with the relevant knowledge, perspectives, and practical skills required to develop marketing strategies that leverage the opportunities inherent in social media and consumer-to-consumer social interactions for achieving business and marketing goals. .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5165  Brand Management  
Credits: 1.5 (1.5-0-0)
  

This course is designed to provide an understanding of how to manage a brand or product, with a focus on understanding the concepts underlying brands and branding. Understanding begins with the idea that even the most skillful marketer cannot make customers buy things that they don’t need or want. Hence, we will focus on issues related to customer behavior and customer decision making, especially as it relates to building relevant products and services, and developing product and/or service adjustments or extensions. This course is designed to build on and apply the conceptual tools obtained in the core marketing courses. .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5220  Professional Development Modules  
Credits: 2 (2-0-0)
  

The course is designed to prepare students to compete in the business environment. There are four modules: Team Building, Career Development, Business Etiquette, and International Cultural Immersion. .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5358  Travel Abroad: International Business and Cultural Experience  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Short Term Study Abroad. This course provides a short term study abroad experience in a host country/world region. Pre travel background reading and discussion of target country/region; travel orientation and approval of project; host country observation of business firms; discussions with host country business executives, professors and government officials; post travel reports. .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

MBA 5670  Graduate Internship Program  
Credits: 6 (6-0-0)
  

An off-campus learning experience allowing the acquisition and application of business or related skills in an actual work setting. May not be repeated for credit. .

Prerequisites: Admission to the 11-month MBA cohort-based program.

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.