International MBA Courses :
530 Global Issues of Social Responsibility and Law
This course is an extensive examination of the major ethical issues and challenges facing today’s global manager. With an overview of international trade law and an examination of the basic principles of business ethics, the student evaluates the legal and social responsibility issues that are encountered in the international marketplace. Specifically, the course includes the areas of contracts, intellectual property rights, product liability, employment issues, environmental concerns and unfair/predatory business practices.
540 Multinational Marketing
This course examines the role of marketers in creating, communicating and delivering value to their customers. Students acquire an understanding of the needs of different customers (both domestic and foreign) and address global issues involving product positioning, development, pricing, distribution and promotion. Sessions in the computer lab familiarize students with how organizations record and report information pertaining to their marketing efforts.
560 Managing in the Global Workforce
This course provides concepts, tools and techniques that are needed to effectively manage a global workforce. The major focus for the course is the roles and activities of the human resources department in managing a global workforce. A secondary focus is the roles and activities of individual managers.
580 Shareholder Value Management
This course is designed to help the student understand the role of managerial accounting in creating value for the organization. It shows how the internally generated accounting information is used as a basis for managerial decision making. Topics covered include the balanced scorecard, activity-based costing system, performance evaluation and cost-volume- profit analysis. The course also emphasizes how management planning and control can have behavioral (social) and ethical implications on the organization and the individuals involved.
600 Leadership for Effective Organizations
This course studies the role that leadership plays in organizational success, with a focus on the importance of emotional intelligence in inspiring and motivating others. It explores the neuroscience research on the role of emotions in leadership behavior and examines different organizational structures and frameworks with a focus on how leadership adapts to be successful in different organizations. There is a significant focus on individual leadership where students identify their own leadership aspirations, behaviors and styles.
620 Managerial Economics
This course introduces the economics of the firm, including price theory, consumer behavior, concepts of elasticity, equilibrium under different market conditions, demand and supply factors of production, introduction to welfare economics and its effects on modern organizations, game theory for decision-making, forecasting technique analysis, production and cost analysis, pricing decisions, economics of capital budgeting, simulation in managerial decision making and applied agency theory in organizations.
640 Operations and Technology
The course provides students with knowledge and application of business technologies in support of operational management areas such as planning and execution. Learners are exposed to key technologies such as ERP (SAP) and latest tools/techniques for achieving increased process integration, flexibility, agility. The course utilizes management case studies along with hands-on, team- oriented exercises to enable learners to improve operational effectiveness by using emerging technologies.
670 International Business Experience
The course focuses on global organizational strategy, and students will participate in a travel experience. Viewing firsthand the environmental factors that influence business decision making provides students a context for the development of global strategies. Site visits to organizations permit students to learn about and discuss items related to organization strategy.
680 International Finance
This course provides concepts, tools and techniques that are needed to effectively analyze financial crises and how they affect multinational companies. The major focus of the course is financial markets, international monetary systems and foreign exchange risk management.
695 Global Strategic Management
This capstone course is the final course in the International MBA program. It focuses on the strategic management process. Students gain an understanding of strategies suitable for conducting business in developing and developed economies by integrating their international experiences and earlier coursework within the framework of theories and issues in strategic management.