MBA 6600 Leadership Fundamentals: Ethical Leadership & Values Driven Organizations
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.
MBA 6620 Decision Making Methods
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.
MBA 6631 Managerial Accounting
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.
MBA 6640 Ethics, Integrity and Social Responsibility
course will engage learners in the discussion of ethics, studying how
personal values, ethical models and reflective processes shape our
ethical decision making in a leadership context. Discussions and study
will be grounded in western philosophical thought, organizational and
societal moral realities including social responsibility. Research will
focus on ethical leadership, its importance and how leaders/learners
continue to integrate ethics into their own leadership stance. 3
MBA 6651 Marketing Theory and Data Analysis
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.
MBA 6653 Economics in the Workplace
course provides students with a broad perspective of the important
issues in the 21st century global marketplace. Students will engage in
readings and discussions on issues related to global markets,
interrelated global economics, the impact of government mandates, and
the shift to a knowledge based economy. An examination of analysis of
demand, cost and output, market structure, and pricing policy is
included. 3 credits.
MBA 6666 Financial Principles and Policies
course examines the theoretical framework and practical concepts of
financial principles and policies. Particular attention will be given to
the understanding of financial statement analysis from a business
decision-making perspective. Learning components integrate standard
accounting and financial analysis with emphasis on business activities
of day-to-day operations. Students will learn to analyze cost flow and
to construct cost flow statements. 3 credits.
MBA 6700 Competing in a Global Market
on the Marketing Theory and Data Analysis courses, students examine the
types of decisions that marketing managers make when developing foreign
markets. Various economic, political, and legal dimensions of the
world will be related to the global marketplace. Special emphasis is
placed on how business processes are conducted and how to develop global
marketing strategies. 3 credits.
MBA 6705 Markets, Globalization and Culture
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.
MBA 6712 International Law
course will examine business law as it exists in a global environment.
Globalization and the politics of the United States and its trading
partners will be reviewed so that students will acquire an understanding
of the legal basis for businesses in other countries around the world.
Students will be introduced to the basis of contractual negotiation,
examine ethical decision-making processes in multinational enterprises;
and, examine the working of non-government organizations. 3 credits.
MBA 6760 Thesis 3 credits.