Master of Business Administration Courses
MBA Course Descriptions
ACCT 6301 – Advanced Management Accounting
A comprehensive study of the preparation of internal accounting reports for decision making, planning and control; cost determination and evaluation; budgeting and quantitative techniques. May not be taken by accounting majors to satisfy requirements in accounting.
Prerequisite: Accounting 2302 or equivalent
ECON 6311 – Managerial Economics
A survey of microeconomic theories and analysis methods with applications in business problems for managerial decision making. Topics include demand analysis and estimation, costs, market structures and pricing.
Prerequisite: Economics 2302 or equivalent
FINC 6301 – Financial Management
Corporate financial management decision-making techniques emphasized in areas of planning the financial structure, management of assets, capital budgeting, obtaining capital, and management of income.
Prerequisite: Finance 3361 or equivalent
MGMT 6301 – Management Information Systems
Addresses the management of the information resources from a senior management viewpoint. Covers the use of information technology to achieve competitive advantage, information technology and the organization, managing information assets, outsourcing, information technology operations and management, and information technology as a business.
MGMT 6302 – Legal and Social Environment of Business
Analysis of the role of business in contemporary society with emphasis on the legal, social, political, and regulatory factors affecting business.
MGMT 6303 – Advanced Data Analytics
This course explores data collection and analysis techniques commonly practiced in business today. Topics include primary and secondary data collection techniques, analysis of collected data, and associated ethical concerns.
MGMT 6311 – Organization Behavior and Leadership
The study of behavioral interactions within organizational contexts, with special attention on dyadic, group, and organizational leadership dynamics. This course examines how leaders can leverage employee individual characteristics (e.g. personality, perception, and motive) and contextual attributes (e.g., culture, diversity, and structure) to create high-performing employees, teams, and organizations.
MGMT 6312 – Operations and Supply Chain Management
Operations and Supply Chain Management consists of three broad areas that include managing processes, managing customer demand and managing the supply chain. Topics include process strategy, quality performance, capacity planning, lean systems, demand forecasting, inventory management, operations planning, resource planning, supply chain design, supply chain logistics networks and supply chain integration.
MGMT 6313 – Strategic Management in a Global Environment (capstone)
An advanced case course dealing with the wide range of management problems involving policy and strategy decisions faced by executives in both domestic and international markets. A capstone course that requires integration of all materials covered in the MBA curriculum in the policy formulation process.
Prerequisite: Permission of MBA Director
MKTG 6301 – Marketing Management
An analysis of the marketing management process for all types of organizations. Included are the topics of
- planning marketing activities
- directing the implementation of the plans
- controlling marketing plans