MBA (Global Business)

Program Architecture

MBA Global Business is an intensive two-year course stretched over six terms of full time study, with every academic year having three terms (trimester).

The Program has five structured levels of courses, Foundations, Management Core, Global Focused Integrative, Functional Specialization, and Elective. A student is required to complete altogether 69 credit hours including a project to get a MBA (Global Business) degree.

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[wptabtitle]Foundation  & Analytical Courses  (19 credit)[/wptabtitle]
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The foundation and analytical courses provide the necessary academic background and analytical tools for MBA study and are pre-requisite to advanced core courses.

  • ACC 515  Financial Reporting and Analysis (3)
  • COM 505 Managerial Communication (2)
  • COM 506 Communications Skills Practicum (1)
  • ECO 511  Economic Analysis for Business (3)
  • ECO 512  Macroeconomics and the Global Economy (2)
  • IMS 521   Management Information System (3)
  • STT  501  Business Statistics (3)
  • STT  502  Data Analysis for Decision Modeling  (2)

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[wptabtitle]Core and Functional Courses (20 credits)[/wptabtitle]
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The core and functional courses provide students with the behavioral skills, analytical tools, and environmental considerations necessary for making decisions in an organization.

  • ACC 516  Management Accounting (2)
  • FIN 531    Financial Management (2)
  • MGT 542  Organizational Behavior and Leadership (2)
  • MGT 543  Human Resource Management (2)
  • MGT 546  Operations and Service Management (2)
  • MGT 549  Business Environment Analysis (3)
  • MGT 550  Strategic Management (3)
  • MKT 561  Marketing Management (2)
  • RES  611 Business Research Methodology (2)

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[wptabtitle]Global Business Focused Integrative Courses (12 credits)[/wptabtitle]
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The integrative courses require students to integrate the skills and knowledge they have acquired in various functional areas of management and apply them in making decisions in the global and regional context.

  • MGT 545 International Business (2)
  • MGT 546 Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation (2)
  • MGT 557 Global Business Development Plan (1)
  • MGT 651 Seminar in Business and Development in  South and Southeast Asia (1)
  • MGT 653 International Management (2)
  • MGT 655 Cross Cultural Communication and Negotiations (2)
  • MGT 790  Seminar in International Strategic Management (2)

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[wptabtitle]Specialization Courses ( 8 credits)[/wptabtitle]
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The courses in the concentration level provide students with an opportunity for in-depth study with particular focus on the global business in one of the areas listed below. They are required to take four courses of two credit hours each from their chosen area. (8 credit)

Finance

  • FIN 610 Global Financial Markets
  • FIN 611 Management of Financial Institutions
  • FIN 620 International Investment Management
  • FIN 621 Financial Engineering and Risk Management
  • FIN 670 Global Financial Management
  • FIN 791 Financial Policy and Strategy
  • FIN 793 Corporate Financial Management

Global Marketing

  • MKT 610 International Marketing research
  • MKT 611 Marketing Communication in Global Business
  • MKT 620 Global culture and Consumer Behavior
  • MKT 630 Services marketing
  • MKT 640 Industrial marketing
  • MKT 651 Global Sales Management
  • MKT 658 Global Brand management
  • MKT 791 Global Marketing Strategy and Implementation

Human Resource

  • MGT 652 Global Organization Development and Change
  • MGT 670 Human Resource Development
  • MGT 672 Compensation Management
  • MGT 674 Employee Relations Management
  • MGT 675 Performance management
  • MGT 676 Seminar in Global Human Resource Management

Information System

  • MSC 623 System analysis and design
  • MSC 625 Decision support system
  • MSC 626 Supply chain and global operations
  • MSC 627 Data –base Management System
  • MSC 628 Business Simulation

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[wptabtitle]Electives ( 4 credits )[/wptabtitle]
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A student is required to take two courses of two credit hours as electives of which one must be outside his area of specialization. The objective of elective courses is to provide flexibility to the students in selecting course in which they have special interest. He can choose any course from the areas offered above or from the following courses:

  • MSC 622 Quality Management Strategies
  • MGT 625 Innovation and Venture Initiation
  • ECO 640 Econometrics and business forecasting
  • MGT 656 Knowledge Management
  • FIN 660 Management Control System
  • PRW 670 Independent study

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