MBA 412 Contemporary Business Insights and Leadership Skills
Interdisciplinary course designed to provide students with an integrative perspective of contemporary business environments and the development of key professional competencies.
MBA 411 – Fundamentals of Strategic Decision Making
Understand how companies obtain and maintain a competitive advantage. Topics include market analysis and the development of company strategy across all business disciplines.
MBA 416 – Applied Tools for Business Decision Making
Introduction to quantitative tools used in business decision making. Research design, statistics, data analysis, and data visualization are introduced to students.
MBA 468 – Management Information Systems: organizational and technological issues
Analysis of the components of commercial information systems (people, procedures, hardware, software) from organizational and technological perspectives. Cases are used to explore the relationships between organizational and technological issues.
MBA 430 – Advanced Marketing Management
Marketing principles, behavioral concepts, and quantitative techniques used to analyze marketing decisions and problems. Emphasis on the strategic and quantitative aspects of marketing decision-making processes. Strategic marketing simulation game and / or rigorous cases analyzes are typical.
MBA 450 – Managerial Accounting
Designed for non-accounting studies specialties. Emphasis on the interpretation and use of accounting data.
MBA 421 – Organizational Behavior Analysis
Study of how people in organizations respond to managerial and organizational practices, using guidance systems to analyze how work environment factors influence organizational practices and the work environment. Topics include people’s reactions to structure and control, motivation and performance problems, interdepartmental conflict resolution, adaptation to change.
MBA 440 – Financial Management
Analysis of financial problems of commercial companies and formulation of financial policies. Financing of current operations and long-term capital needs, income management and expansion policies. It includes case studies.
MBA 427 – Operations and Quality Management
The focus of the course is on the strategies, concepts and tools for quality management and the core function of producing goods and services.
MBA 485 – Advanced Organizational Strategy
Integrated course that analyzes the company in its environment with an emphasis on the formulation of policies and strategies and the application of concepts through case studies and / or simulation exercises that integrate all functional areas.
MKT 433 Advanced Integrated Marketing Communication
Rigorous evaluation of the elements for the development, implementation and management of effective integrated advertising and promotional campaigns. Prerequisite: MBA 430.
MQM 426.16 Project Management Fundamentals
The use of projects and project management continues to grow in our society and its organizations. Companies regularly use project management to achieve unique results with limited resources under time-critical conditions. This course is designed to familiarize the graduate student with the basic concepts and techniques of project management. Topics to approach include project scope management, project time management, and project cost management. Prerequisite: MBA 421.
FIL 445 Advanced Corporate Finances
This seminar is an advanced course in corporate finance that will discuss major issues in asset valuation, capital budgeting, cost of capital and structure, dividend policy, and corporate restructuring. The course will be delivered through a combination of lectures, case studies, paper discussions and computer applications. Prerequisite: MBA 440.
MKT 439.06 Product Development Management
This course examines various topics related to innovation, as well as the processes and analytical tools used in the design, development and launch of new products and services. Topics covered include opportunity identification and selection, concept generation, perceptual mapping, concept evaluation, product design, product use testing, launch planning, market testing, and launch management. We review recent marketing and management literature to discover successful new product development strategies and practices. Additional topics are customer knowledge development, service design, cross-functional product development teams, and radical innovation. The course builds on your understanding of marketing research and management concepts.
Upon completion of the course, students must have:
- A deep understanding of product development concepts and processes.
- The ability to use a process-oriented framework to make product development decisions.
- Analytical skills to evaluate market and customer information for effective use in the product development process.