603 Managerial Economics and the Decisions of the Firm (3:3:0) Develops and applies economic analysis tools in managerial decision situations. Focuses on economic analysis to understand firm’s competitive environment.
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 on information for decision-making, operational control, and performance evaluation.
613 Financial Reporting and Decision Making (3:3:0) Develops framework of concepts and procedures essential for interpreting general-purpose financial statements and internal managerial accounting reports. Emphasizes understanding basic concepts and applying selected procedures to problem-solving situations.
623 Marketing Management (3:3:0) Prerequisite: admission to EMBA program. Develops market-based knowledge and skills for effective marketing strategy design, implementation, and evaluation. Develops ability to make marketing decisions in wide variety of institutional and competitive situations. Emphasis on case studies, team work, and projects.
633 Statistics for Managers (3:3:0) Applies statistical methods in analyzing problems in business decision-making. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability distributions, estimation and hypothesis testing, and linear regression.
638 Strategies for Operations Management: Process and Supply Chain Leadership (3:3:0) Integrates theory and practice of operations management with mathematical modeling and quantitative techniques of management science. Addresses range of operations management issues, including technology and strategy decisions, systems design issues, project operations, quality control, and inventory planning.
641 Building the High-Performing Team (1–3:1–3:0) Develops the knowledge and skills needed for creating powerful, high-performance teams within and among organizational units. Strategies are offered for alignment of goals, building conditions for coordinated action, generating innovation, and resolving breakdowns.
643 Managerial Finance (3:3:0) Introduces 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 development, theories, and practice of management within organizations. Emphasizes human behavior and how it influences organizational effectiveness.
660 Management of Information Technology (3:3:0) Examines computer-based information technologies and their interrelation with management processes, especially problem-solving and decision-making at individual, work group, and organization levels. Topics include management information system life cycle, with emphasis on manager’s perspective, and modeling and analysis to support decision-making.
673 Legal Environment for Management (1:1–3:0) Examines interrelationships among organizations, external environment, and regulatory process. Emphasizes legal and ethical issues and managerial implications.
678 Strategic Management (3:3:0) Integrates 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.
703 Financial Markets (3:3:0) Explores the relationships between financial markets and their impact on corporate financial decision making. Considers cross-market interrelationships, including how financial markets respond by creating financial instruments to meet the varying financial requirements of business firms. The course includes a domestic financial residency in New York that focuses on contemporary developments in these markets.
708 Taxation and Business Strategy (1–3:1–3:0) Examines influences of taxation on decisions of firms, and effects of taxes on performance in competitive setting. Emphasizes specific coverage of international issues, and role of non–tax costs in tax planning.
709 Global Capital Markets (1–3:1–3:0) Considers emerging topics in finance, with focus on links between global markets and strategic firm decisions. Emphasizes understanding valuation of strategic investment opportunities, and identification of financing alternatives.
710 Business, Government, and the Global Economy (1–3:0) Focuses on modern system of international trade, and opportunities that global trading environment creates for firms. Attention to roles of national policies, international agreements, and business activities in system development.
712 International Macroeconomics: Concepts and Country Strategy (1–3:1–3:0) Focuses on the basic concepts of international macroeconomics—national income accounts, monetary and fiscal policies, balance of payments, and exchange rates. These concepts will be introduced and discussed in situations where national economic strategies affect the decisions and performance of business operations.
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 forces that make change necessary, developing vision of appropriate course, aligning organization behind that vision, and motivating people to achieve it.
717 Corporate Governance (1–3:1–3:0) Investigates past, present, and future of corporate governance. Focuses on relationships among shareholders, boards of directors, and top-level managers in examining governance process, with emphasis on rights and responsibilities of participants.
722 Consumer Behavior (3:3:0) Prerequisite: completion of EMBA core requirements or permission of instructor. Examines behavioral science concepts to understand and predict marketplace behavior. Emphasizes applications of product and service strategies, as well as on market segmentation and targeting.
724 Marketing Communications (3:3:0) Prerequisite: completion of EMBA core requirements or permission of instructor. Examines all forms of communication and sources of brand or company contacts as potential message channels in building and managing relationships with various publics. Focuses on an integrated planning process for these communication elements, including consumer and trade advertising, public relations, direct and database marketing, promotions, and sales presentations to achieve synergy in the overall marketing communications program. Emphasis is placed on appreciating the scope, strengths, and weaknesses of these tools.
725 Leadership (3:3:0) Prerequisite: completion of EMBA core requirements or permission of instructor. Explores key leadership roles in organizations and their own leadership competencies. Provides understanding of leadership development, power and influence, motivation, strategic decision making, leading change, the influence of globalization and diversity on leadership, and ethical issues.
727 Applied Macroeconomics (1–3:1–3:0) Examines how firm environment is shaped by economy and macroeconomic policy. Topics include business cycle, determinants of economic growth, influence of fiscal and monetary policies, and use of economic forecasts.
734 Electronic Commerce (1–3:1–3:0) Explores ongoing transformation of business activities and markets by computer and telecommunications technologies. Examines technology and its application in variety of functional areas and industry settings.
735 Systems Thinking for Business Performance (1-3:1-3:0) Enables students to develop, express, improve, and validate holistic mental models of problems. In doing so, they will build a foundation for better decision making leading to improved business performance. The main strength of the systems-thinking approach is its emphasis on long-term strategic outcomes as opposed to short-term tactical ones.
745 Special Topics in Finance (1–3:1–3:0) In-depth examination of advanced topics in finance.
750 Capstone Project: Action Learning Project (1–6:1–6:0) Prerequisite: completion of EMBA core requirements or permission of instructor. The Integrated Project Application is a lab-based course designed to provide an action learning experience that integrates course content from throughout the EMBA program. Students will work in teams to develop solutions to organizational challenges and opportunities.
751 Corporate Strategy and Policy (1–1–3: 1–3.0) Examines issues in strategy for firms operating in multiple markets or businesses, including diversification, portfolio approaches to corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, corporate alliances and joint ventures, restructuring, and coordinating multibusiness corporations.
752 A Strategic View of the Firm (1–3:1–3:0) Examines the interplay between the industry environment and a firm’s resources and capabilities to drive superior performance. The course seeks to integrate multiple functional perspectives to arrive at a complete understanding of the firm within its environment.
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) Considers contemporary interactions of businesses, government, and regulation. Seminars and presentations with business, government, and regulatory officials.
798 International Business Environment (1–3:1–3:0) Develops global perspective through seminars led by 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.