MASTERS OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA)

Upon completion of studies at the MBA level, a student is expected to have had at least 48 credits. These are divided into general course (4 credits), core courses (16 credits), concentration courses (28 credits including internship and thesis.

MBA programs are offered under the Department of Financial Management and the Department of Human and Socio-Economic Management Sciences. But the following core courses must be taken by all MBA students irrespective of their departmental concentrations.

Core Courses

BUS 610: Management, Organizational Behavior, & Entrepreneurship

BUS 620: Marketing in the Global Economy

BUS 630- Business Law, Ethics, & Corporate Social Responsibility

BUS 640- Managerial Economics

Course Descriptions

BUS 610- Management, Organizational Behavior, & Entrepreneurship

The purpose of this course is to help students to develop the cognitive skills they need to understand the principles and mechanics that regulate everyday business life, to prepare them to deal effectively with the challenges of contemporary life, including issues in the business-society relationship, its history, world events, economic issues, and future expectations. It also examines the factors that lead towards entrepreneurial success, and the skills and behaviors necessary to be a successful entrepreneur. The course will cover design, creativity and entrepreneurship, the characteristics of and types of entrepreneurs, pathways to entrepreneurs and requirements for success.

 

BUS 620- Marketing in the Global Economy

This course deals in depth with the environment and challenges of doing business abroad.  Topics include country-market differences, trade and investment patterns, the international financial environment, issues in business government relations and strategies for international business.

 

BUS 630- Business Law, Ethics, & Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is becoming an expected element of business strategy. This course critically evaluates CSR from a number of perspectives, drawing on material from a variety of different disciplines. Students analyze the emergence of CSR, its theoretical basis, the business case for the adoption of CSR programs, as well as the social impacts of such policies.

 

BUS 640- Managerial Economics

The course examines the role of management in consumer behavior, economic cost analysis and determination of prices; market structures and their impact on business behavior, the relationships among labor, business, and government; business cycles; money creation and the banking system; economic stabilization policies, including deficit financing and taxation; international trade, and prospects for sustainable development.

 

Concentration Courses

 

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