Residential MBA - Fall Course Offerings
AC603 Management Accounting (MBA Module)
The purpose of this module is to build on the students' knowledge of basic accounting concepts, to enhance their ability to properly evaluate and use accounting data for internal planning, control and decision making. Topics include financial statement analysis; management control; agency costs and organizational behavior; goals and strategies; information economics; responsibility center, profit center and investment center accounting; divisional control and transfer pricing; multinational corporations and foreign currency translation. Consideration is also given to usefulness of information contained in general-purpose financial statements.
EC604 Applied Economics (MBA Module)
This course is an advanced and applied course in Managerial Economics. Managerial economics deals with the study of formulating strategic business decisions with the use of economic tools. It is a microeconomic branch that focuses on firms' decision-making processes in the presence of competitors and when information is not complete. We shall also cover the decision-making processes of the consumer and the workings of the entire market. Quantitative techniques and selected econometric procedures are emphasized.
FN607 Financial Management (MBA Module)
This course emphasizes the application of financial tools and models that produce better decisions for the firm in short and long term. Asset selection, risk management, inventory management, credit and capital acquisition, and overall value enhancement are covered. Emphasis is put on the quantitative tools, the practices of existing corporations, and the international environment.
MK609 Marketing Management (MBA Module)
This course provides background on the nature and scope of marketing management processes. Primary emphasis will be placed on developing an understanding of central marketing concepts, applying them to real world marketing problems, and the acquisition of marketing decision-making skills. Real-life applications of marketing concepts will be achieved through a computer-based marketing simulation, a variety of cases, and discussions.
OM602 Decision Analysis and Supply Chain Design (MBA Module)
The purpose of this module is to develop the students' ability to identify problems, construct models and perform decision analysis in management situations. Topics covered include problem definition, model building, linear programming, goal programming, integer programming, decision-making under uncertainty and risk, and the value of information.
OM606 Supply Chain Management (MBA Module)
This course deals with topics and issues related to the development and implementation of operations strategies for firms in manufacturing and non-manufacturing environments. The integration with the other functional areas will be stressed. Specific topics to be covered include: process analysis, employee involvement, materials management (quality management, just-in-time, aggregate planning and logistics), and facilities management.
OS608 Organizational Behavior and Performance Management (MBA Module)
This course examines the complexity of human behavior in organizational settings. The first part of the course is devoted to introducing and examining multiple ‘frameworks’ for understanding organizational behavior. The second part of the course focuses on using these frameworks to better understand specific organizational challenges including leadership, organizational change, performance management, knowledge management, virtual teams, globalization and diversity.
SB609 Corporate Ethical Decision Making (MBA Module)
Utilizing case studies, readings and participants' personal experience, this course will outline and apply various decision procedures to the analysis and resolution of ethical dilemmas within corporate and industrial institutions. Students will acquire a basic understanding of moral theories and principles, become familiar with well known case studies, understand the various social, legal and political forces that influence corporate decision making, and become fluent in applying ethical decision making in their daily professional lives. The modules will also incorporate questions of professional happiness and success against the backdrop of globalization and increased employment pressures.