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Graduate Business Programs : EMBA : Course Requirements

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) Program consists of foundation courses, functional courses, specialized courses, and a research project. This following is a sample of course offerings. The actual courses to be offered are subject to change and will depend on faculty availability.

Foundation Courses

BUS 883 Economics for Managers

Micro- and macroeconomic analysis for business decisions. Numerical, geometric, and essay applications of intermediate-level economic theory to business operations and management decisions on a local, national, and global issues.

BUS 881 Financial and Managerial Accounting

Preparation and use of corporate financial and managerial accounting information. Measurement and reporting of financial statements. Use of managerial accounting information in planning, control, decision making, and cost management.

BUS 884 The Political, Social, and Legal Environment of Business

Role and impact of business in society. Contemporary social, political, legal, and ethical issues that demonstrate mutual impact of economic and non-economic institutions both domestically and abroad.

BUS 886 Statistics and Operations Analysis

Operations planning and control and related computer applications. Elements of probability and statistics, quality management, inventory control, project management, and demand forecasting. Quantitative analysis and computer applications.

Functional Courses

BUS 888 Managing Organizational Change

How organizations evolve, how they are structured and designed, and how they function. Provides a basis for the application of practical models to increase organizational effectiveness. Diagnosis of organizational problems, management of change, and influence on organizational structure.

BUS 882 Advanced Computer Applications and Information Systems for Management

Information systems architectures and internet/ intranet sites in information technology (IT) strategy, N-tier IT solutions development tools, and project management methodology for IT solutions. In-depth treatment of IT solution specifications, IT architecture development, IT development tools, and IT infrastructure.

BUS 885 Corporate Financial Management

Financial management. Corporate finance: financial statement analysis, valuation, capital budgeting, capital structures, dividend policy, and risk management.

BUS 887 Strategic Marketing Management

Strategic marketing management: the development, evaluation and implementation of marketing plans for product-markets. Strategic decisions, decisions which have a long-term impact on the organization.

BUS 890 Culminating Experience in Strategic Management

Case study analysis as a culminating experience option in fulfillment of the requirements for the master's degree. Strategy formulation, implementation, techniques and decision-making in the context of the economic, social, political and competitive global environment.

Specialized Courses

IBUS 815 Seminar in International Business

Themes of culture in business, and computing and business. Themes of culture and environments; the multinational enterprise and forms of international structure and strategy; rationalization of value chains, locational decisions and FDI; foreign exchange; global and regional economic integration.

MGMT 848 Leadership Patterns and Opportunities

Analysis of leadership patterns and opportunities in increasingly complex organizational environments.

BUS 859 International Business Negotiating

Development of intercultural negotiating skills through cases involving protagonists, organizational contexts, and situations.

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