MBA 705 – Communication for Leaders
Students in this course examine leadership and communication from a theoretical, as well as a practical, hands-on approach. Students apply leadership theories and principles to their own leadership experiences, use critical thinking to assess the subjects of leadership and communication, assess organizational culture, and draw conclusions about how effective communication can foster an environment where everyone benefits. Through a variety of mediums, such as journals, discussions, video uploads, and articles, students develop their own communication skills.
MBA 710 – Ethics Management
This course explores the ethical challenges faced by modern managers and the laws and regulations that address them. The focus is on the moral and ethical obligations of managers towards investors, employees, customers, and the community. Students will learn the language and concepts of business law and ethics, with a particular emphasis on the American legal system. The course will examine the responsibilities of corporations and their officers, directors, and employees. Topics covered will include the sources, types, and origins of law, economic systems, the court systems and litigation process, conflicts of interest and their impact on decision making, corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, antitrust laws, employer-employee relations, diversity and workplace issues, environmental concerns, and intellectual property. The course will address current events and developments in the global business community, with a focus on corporate social responsibility and ethical issues facing businesses and employees.
MBA 715 – Financial Management
This course provides an overview of the financial concepts and techniques used in managing money within organizations that operate in local and global economies. It covers the most up-to-date practices in financial analysis and planning through the use of financial concepts such as financial performance ratios, time value of money, financial markets and institutions, securities and firm valuation, cost of capital, risks and return, long-term financial budgeting, and working capital management.
MBA 720 – General Management
General Management is a graduate-level course that provides students with a broad understanding of the management concepts and practices used in today’s organizations. The course is designed to help students develop the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively manage and lead organizations in a variety of industries. The course will cover a wide range of topics, including strategic management, organizational behavior, human resource management, marketing, and finance. The course will also focus on the challenges and opportunities facing managers in today’s global business environment. The course will be taught through a combination of lectures, case studies, group discussions, and hands-on exercises. The course will be interactive and will provide students with the opportunity to apply the concepts and practices they have learned in real-world scenarios. Upon completion of the course, students will have a solid understanding of the key concepts and practices of general management and will be prepared to effectively lead and manage organizations in today’s fast-paced business environment.
MBA 725 – Human Resources Management
This course aims to familiarize students with the most effective methods for utilizing human resources to gain a competitive advantage within organizations. Students will learn about current trends and practices in workforce management, including legal and regulatory aspects of managing employees, staffing, job analysis, performance evaluation, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination. The course will place a strong emphasis on a strategic approach, including ways to measure the financial impact of human resource practices and an introduction to using a balanced scorecard approach to human resources management.
MBA 730 – International Business
International Business is a graduate-level course that provides students with an in-depth understanding of the complexities and challenges of conducting business in a global environment. The course is designed to help the student develop the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in international business, including understanding the cultural economic, political, and legal factors that influence global business operations. The course will cover a wide range of topics such as international trade and investment, international marketing, cross-cultural management, global supply chain management, and international business strategy. The course will also focus on the challenges and opportunities facing businesses in today’s global marketplace. The course will be taught through a combination of lectures, case studies, group discussions, and hands-on exercises. The course will be interactive and will provide students with the opportunity to apply the concepts and practices they have learned in real-world scenarios. Upon completion of the course, students will have a solid understanding of the key concepts and practices of international business and will be prepared to succeed in a global business environment.
MBA 735 – Leadership: Practice and Theory
This course aims to help students create a personal strategy for leading in the workplace and to study the current theories and practices of organizational leadership. It will delve into the connections between leadership, organizational culture, personal motivation, organizational development, managing change, and team performance. Additionally, the course will examine the influence of values-based leadership.
MBA 740 – Managing Technology
The objective of this course is to enhance student understanding and abilities in managing technological innovation through different stages of the innovation process. The course will examine how both small and large companies can use technology and innovation to succeed in competitive markets. It is designed for students without prior experience in information systems management.
MBA 745 – Marketing Management
This course equips students with the abilities and understanding needed to create, execute, and oversee effective marketing plans. It covers subjects such as analyzing cases, consumer behavior, market research and competitive analysis, segmenting and targeting markets, entering and pricing in a market, retailing, private labels, distribution channels, marketing communications, digital marketing, corporate social responsibility and nonprofit marketing, managing sales, and global marketing.
MBA 750 – Operations Management
This course will introduce you to the field of operations management, which is the management of resources in an organization to ensure that they are utilized in the most efficient way possible. Operations management controls and plans resources to ensure that the organization is operating at peak efficiency. In this course, you will learn about various techniques, procedures, and methodologies that are used to address, prevent, and anticipate issues within an organization.
MBA 755 – Organizational Behavior
This course provides an in-depth examination of the leadership and management techniques needed to be successful in today’s technology-driven organizations. The course will focus on modern organizational structure, the effects of technology on society, decision-making, innovation, management techniques, and managing organizational knowledge.
MBA 760 – Strategic Management
This course is designed to bring together the various business disciplines studied throughout the business degree program. The concepts learned in finance, accounting, operations, management information systems, marketing, and organizational behavior will be applied to the examination of corporate strategy and the role of the general manager.