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Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
School of Management
603 Managerial Economics and the Decisions of the Firm (3:3:0). Develops and applies tools of economic analysis in managerial decision situations. Focus on using economic analysis to understand the competitive environment of afirm.
612 Managing Costs and Evaluating Performance (1-3:1-3:0). Focuses on developing accounting information for use by managers in planning and control activities. Examines traditional and emerging cost management systems. Special emphasis given to information for decision-making, operational control, and performance evaluation.
613 Financial Reporting and Decision Making(3:3:0). Develops a framework of concepts and procedures essential for the interpretation of general-purpose financial statements and internal managerial accounting reports. Emphasis placed on the understanding of basic concepts and the application of selected procedures to problem-solving situations.
623 Marketing Management (3:3:0). Focuses on the firm's planning and decision making procedures to determine which markets are best served by the portfolio of products and services offered by the organization. Issues relevant to consumer behavior, product development, selection of markets, pricing, promotion, and distribution are covered.
633 Statistics for Business Decision Making (3:3:0). Applies statistical methods in the analysis of problems in business decision-making. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability distributions, estimation and hypothesis testing, and linear regression.
638 Operations Management in a Digital World (3:3:0). Integrates the theory and practice of operations management with the mathematical modeling and quantitative techniques of management science. Addresses a wide range of operations management issues, including technology and strategy decisions, systems design issues, project operations, quality control, and inventory planning.
643 Managerial Finance (3:3:0). Introduces the theories of finance and their application to the formulation of business policy. Topics include internal financial analysis, financial forecasting, valuation, risk and return analysis, capital allocation, and capital structure.
653 Organizational Behavior (3:3:0). Examines the development, theories, and practice of management within organizations. Emphasis given to human behavior and how it influences organizational effectiveness.
660 Information Technology Management (3:3:0). Examines computer-based information technologies and their interrelation with management processes, especially problem-solving and decision-making at the individual, work group, and organization levels. Topics include the management information system life cycle with emphasis on the manager's perspective and modeling and analysis to support decision-making.
673 Legal Environment for Management (1-3:1-3:0). Examines interrelationships between organizations, their external environment, and the regulatory process. Empha sis placed on legal and ethical issues as well as the managerial implications.
678 Strategic Management (3:3:0). Integrates concepts of business strategy and policy with functional knowledge developed in other courses and business practice. Issues include formulation of strategy, industry analysis, building core competencies, and strategy implementation.
708 Taxation and Business Strategy (1-3:1-3:0). Examines the influences of taxation on the decisions of firms and the effects of taxes on performance in a competitive setting. Specific coverage of international issues and the role of non-tax costs in tax planning will be emphasized.
709 Global Capital Markets (1-3:1-3:0). Considers emerging topics in finance, with a focus on the links between global markets and strategic firm decisions. Understanding the valuation of strategic investment opportunities and the identification of financing alternatives will be emphasized.
710 Business, Government, and the Global Economy (1-3:1-3:0). Focuses on the modern system of international trade and the opportunities that the global trading environment creates for firms. Attention will be directed toward the roles of national policies, international agreements, and business activities in the development of the system.
713 Human Resource Management (1-3:1-3:0). Surveys human resource management from a general manager's perspective. Focuses on the role of human resource management and the techniques for developing and effectively using human resources in organizations.
715 Special Topics in Accounting (1-3:1-3:0). In-depth examination of advanced topics in accounting.
716 Managing Change (1-3:1-3:0). Focuses on how organizations can successfully adapt and change. Topics include understanding the forces that make change necessary, developing a vision of an appropriate course, aligning the organization behind that vision, and motivating people to achieveit.
717 Corporate Governance (1-3:1-3:0). Investigates the past, present, and future of corporate governance. Focuses on relationships among shareholders, boards of directors, and top-level managers in examining the governance process, with emphasis on the rights and responsibilities of the participants.
724 Integrated Marketing Communication (1-3:1-3:0). Examines the integrative role of marketing in an organization. Investigates the coordination among marketing and other business functions, organization of the marketing function, and management of the marketing process.
725 Leadership and the Role of the General Manager (1-3:1-3:0). Focuses on the role of executive leadership within organizations. Takes an integrative perspective in focusing on the responsibilities and performance of general managers in areas such as creating and communicating a vision, identifying and pursuing goals, responding to adverse developments, and accomplishing change.
727 Applied Macroeconomics (1-3:1-3:0). Examines how the environment of firms is shaped by the state of the economy and macroeconomic policy. Topics include the business cycle, determinants of economic growth, the influence of fiscal and monetary policies, and the use of economic forecasts.
734 Electronic Commerce (1-3:1-3:0). Explores the ongoing transformation of business activities and markets by computer and telecommunications technologies. Examines technology and its application in a variety of functional areas and industry settings.
735 Special Topics in Decision Science (1-3:1-3:0). In-depth examination of advanced topics in decision science.
745 Special Topics in Finance (1-3:1-3:0). In-depth examination of advanced topics in finance.
751 Corporate Strategy and Policy (3:3:0). Examines issues in strategy for firms operating in multiple markets or businesses. Examines topics such as diversification, portfolio approaches to corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, corporate alliances and joint ventures, restructuring, and coordinating multibusiness corporations.
755 Special Topics in Management (1-3:1-3:0). In-depth examination of advanced topics in management.
765 Special Topics in Management Information Systems (1-3:1-3:0). In-depth examination of advanced topics in management information systems.
775 Special Topics in Marketing (1-3:1-3:0). In-depth examination of advanced topics in marketing.
791 Business, Government, and Regulatory Interface (1-3:1-3:0). A consideration of the contemporary interactions of businesses, government, and regulation. Conducted as a series of seminars and presentations with business, government, and regulatory officials.
798 International Business Environment (1-3:1-3:0). Develops a global perspective through seminars led by university professors and high-level managers, briefings by officials of government and other policy-making organizations, and site visits to production and distribution facilities, research centers, IT units, and other corporate offices.