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Courses: Core and Electives

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MBA Course Offerings

CORE COURSES
These are required courses taken in a specific sequence and, with the exception of the Global Business Experience, taken with the same assigned cohort of students.

  • Structure of Global Industries
  • Financial Reporting Fundamentals
  • Analysis and Reporting of Financial Information
  • Firm Analysis and Strategy
  • Financial Markets and Corporate Decision Making
  • Marketing Analysis and Customer Strategy
  • Managerial Statistics
  • Leadership and Social Intelligence
  • Analytical Problem Solving
  • Operations
  • Business and Public Policy in a Global Economy
  • Principled Leadership in Business and Society
  • Global Business Experience

INTENSIVE LEARNING EXPERIENCES
Intensive Learning Experiences (ILEs) are elective courses offered in short time periods (1-2 weeks). Many of these courses use innovative pedagogies, such as experiential learning, client-centered work, and off-site visits that take advantage of the concentrated time format.

This list is a general guide and is subject to change.

  • The Business of Leadership: Bringing Meaning and Contribution to Life and Work
  • Data Visualization for Business
  • Energy Policy in the Age of Climate Change
  • Ethical Management and White Collar Crime
  • Mad Men is Just Part of it: Advertising Campaign Development from Start to Finish
  • Mobile Strategies, Products, and Business Models
  • National Security, Terrorism, Transnational Crime, and the Global Economy
  • Net Assessment Strategy
  • Project Finance: Emphasis on the Arab-Persian Gulf
  • Public Finance and Municipal Capital Markets: An Overview of Infrastructure Finance in the United States
  • Real Estate Financial Modeling and Analysis
  • Sales: Art, Strategy, Process, and Management
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Startup Factory
  • Understanding Mutual Funds

ELECTIVE COURSES
This list is a general guide and is subject to change.

Accounting

  • Analyzing Earnings Quality
  • Cases in Financial Statement Analysis
  • Corporate Financial Reporting
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Law for Managers
  • Performance as Value Creation
  • Taxes and Business Strategy

Finance

  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Corporate Risk Management
  • Derivatives and Financial Markets
  • Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital
  • Financial Markets and Crises
  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Global Financial Institutions
  • International Finance
  • Investment Analysis
  • Investment Banking
  • Personal Wealth Management
  • Private Client Wealth Management
  • Private Equity
  • Project Finance
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Capital Markets
  • Valuation

Marketing

  • Advertising Strategy
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Consumer Products and Services
  • Global Marketing
  • How to Build Strong Brands
  • Innovation Design and Development
  • Marketing Research
  • Social Media
  • Strategic Market Segmentation
  • Strategic Marketing Planning

Management

  • Advanced Oral Presentations
  • Critical Conversations
  • Defending the Bottom Line
  • Developing Women Leaders
  • Leadership and Management of Nonprofit Orgs
  • Meditation and Leadership
  • Negotiations
  • Sports Leadership

Operations and Information Management

  • Business Forecasting
  • Computer-Based Decision Support Systems
  • Data Mining: Intro to Business Analytics
  • E-Business and Social Networking
  • Global Logistics
  • Project Management
  • Regression Analysis

Strategy

  • Advanced Competitive Strategy
  • Consulting Frameworks, Methods, and Context
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Doing Business in the European Union
  • Entrepreneurial Consulting Clinic
  • Entrepreneurship Practicum
  • Game Theory
  • Global Strategy
  • Impact Investing
  • Launching the Venture
  • Leading Management Consulting Firms
  • Managing Corporate Change
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Organizational Design Strategy
  • Preparing to Launch
  • Price/Value/Profitability
  • Strategic Pricing
  • Technology Strategy
  • Understanding Entrepreneurship