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2019-2020 One-year MBA Curriculum

The curriculum was developed with two strategic goals:

  1. Provide students with expert, cutting-edge business knowledge, ethical values, and the ability to execute.
  2. Provide focused education and experiences in a specific area of business to improve student employability.

MBA Core

ACCT 6350 Accounting for Management Decision Making (3 cr.)

Action-oriented case studies to demonstrate management accounting techniques to achieve profit goals and business strategies in a variety of organizations. International accounting and ethical issues are addressed.

FIN 6420 Solving Financial Problems (3 cr.)

Corporate finance case course, dealing with problems in working capital management, capital budgeting, cost of capital problems, and corporate restructuring.

MSLE 6000 Business Fundamentals (1 cr.)

This course provides an understanding of essential, fundamental business principles.  Students review core concepts, theory, and models of operations management, economics, business statistics, spreadsheet design and analysis, and business law. This course is required by all MBA students.

MGT 6500 Managing Individuals and Groups (3 cr.)

Focuses on development of interpersonal and team skills. Includes development of organizational systems supporting effective use of human resources, including performance management, motivation, selection, training, rewards, and career development.

MSLE 6640 ST: Marketing Analytics (3 cr.)

In Development

MGT 6720 Strategic Supply Chain Management (3 cr.)

This course explores strategic decisions that organizations make concerning the flow of goods, services, and information across modern global supply chains. Topics include process flow, operational excellence, ethics and sustainability in supply chains, and supplier selection.

MSLE 6870 Global Strategic Thinking (2 cr.)

This course exposes students to international dimensions of business including cultural, economic, political, and legal environments which influence business strategy, enhancing their agility in responding to dynamic conditions. The course includes an international study abroad seminar during Spring semester.

MSLE 6890 Advanced Strategy (3 cr.)

Taking a CEO’s perspective, this course addresses global competitiveness, strategic assessment, policy development, and strategy execution.

MSLE 6741 Leadership Development (3 cr.)

This course bridges the practice of leadership with the moral philosophy of leadership.  Students learn the long history of leadership theory and the latest research, but they also experience both a hypothetical (case-based) application and real-world application of those ideas.

MSLE 6640 ST: Marketing Research (3 cr.)

In development

Specializations: Select One

Value Creation Specialization

MSLE 6410 Enterprise Creation (3 cr.)

Focuses on development of new ventures, including entrepreneurial competencies, venture teams, recognizing business opportunities, gathering resources, new venture finance, entry strategies, legal structure, licensing and regulatory requirements, patents, copyrights, and product liability.

MSLE 6430 Enterprise Growth and Management (3 cr.)

Analyzes the growth phase of business development. Topics include organizational competencies and systems, growth strategies, growth finance and staging, cash-flow, franchising, estate and family business issues, harvest strategies including buyouts and public offerings, and employment law for small employers.

MSLE 6640 ST: Sales and Professional Presentations (3 cr.)

In development

Business Analytics Specialization

MIS 6230 Database Management (3 cr.)

Theory and application of designing, developing, and maintaining database systems. Principles of management of data resources to support effective information systems in organizations.

MIS 6110 ST Tableau (3 cr.)

Provides a conceptual and practical overview of analytical tools, techniques, and practices used to support date-driven decision making in an organization.

MIS 6860 Business Intelligence and Analytics (3 cr.)

Provides a conceptual and practical overview of analytical tools, techniques, and practices used to support date-driven decision making in an organization.